Defiance Cultural Events Calendar

May 2017

Justin RobertsMay 5, 7:00 p.m. ~ Young Audience Series Presents Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players, Stroede Center for the Arts

Event is free and open to the public

May 12, 7:30 p.m. ~ Andrew L. Tuttle Museum, Hall of Fame Induction, Stroede Center for the Arts

Event is free and open to the public. The Tuttle will be open following the program.

May 13, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ~ Lilac Festival, Downtown Defiance

The Maltese FalconMay 13, 7:30 p.m. ~ Cinema at the Stroede Presents "Maltese Falcon," Stroede Center for the Arts

A classic film is shown at the Stroede Center on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Event is free and open to the public. Concessions available.

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June 2017

June 8, 7:30 p.m. ~ Music In Your Parks Presents Defiance College Community Band, Veterans Memorial Park (Latty's Grove)

Event is free and open to the public

June 10, 7:30 p.m. ~ Cinema at the Stroede, Stroede Center for the Arts

A classic film is shown at the Stroede Center on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Event is free and open to the public. Concessions available.

June 16, 6:45 p.m. ~ Milt's Music & Words with Biographer Willard Woodward, Stroede Center for the Arts

Meet some of Milt's family. Enjoy remarks and book signing by Willard "Woody" Woodward, Author of "Milt Buckner: The Life and Music of a Unique Jazz Pianist and Organist." Listen to Milt's music performed by Denny "Dude" McDonad. Visit the Tuttle Museum. Event is free and open to the public

June 17, 5:00 p.m. ~ 5th Annual Take Me to the Rivers Jazz Festival, Defiance, Kingsbury Park, Defiance

Honoring "Wild" Bill Davison and Milt Buckner. Performers ~ 6:00 pm Jason Quick Trio, 7:30 pm Atla & Matt DeChamplain, 9:00 pm Blair Clark. Host Band ~ All That Jazz w/Ned Clark and Larry Livolsi.

J.R.'s Jazzy Joint Children's Musical Activities ~ 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Food Vendors ~ Sweetwater Chophouse, Rusty's Road Trip, Whip & Chill, Degage Jazz Cafe. Beer, Wine & Water ~ Defiance Optimists

NotalgiaJune 29, 7:30 p.m. ~ Music In Your Parks Presents Nostalgia, Riverside Park

Event is free and open to the public

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July 2017

Hey MavisJuly 13, 7:30 p.m. ~ Music In Your Parks Presents Hey Mavis, Triangle Park (Park Subject to Change)

Event is free and open to the public

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August 2017

August 3, 6:00 p.m. ~ Music In Your Parks Presents Bud Widmer's Rube Band, UAW Park

Event is free and open to the public. The band performs in conjunction with an ice cream social sponsored by the Defiance Senior Center.

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