Defiance Cultural Events Calendar

April 2018

April 19, 7:00 p.m. ~ The Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum Town & Gown Series Presents "Black Hoof," Stroede Center for the Arts

Rusty Cottrell will portray the Shawnee Native American Black Hoof who played an important role during the War of 1812. Event is free and open to the public.

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May 2018

May 11, 7:00 ~ City of Defiance/The Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum, Hall of Fame Induction, Stroede Center for the Arts

Event is free and open to the public

May 12 ~ Lilac Festival, Downtown Defiance

The Prize Winner of Defiance, OhioMay 12, 7:30 p.m. ~ Cinema at the Stroede Presents "The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio," 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.

May 17, 7:00 p.m. ~ Defiance County Historical Society Presents "Breweries of the Maumee," Stroede Center for the Arts

Taylor Moyer of the Henry County Historical Society will discuss the "Breweries of the Maumee."

Opera On WheelsMay 18, 7:00 p.m. ~ Young Audience Series, Opera On Wheels Presents "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf," Stroede Center for the Arts

Event is free and open to the public. Opera On Wheels will present "An Introduction to Opera" on May 18, 4:00 p.m. at the Defiance Public Library. This event is also free and open to the public.

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June 2018

Defiance Community BandJune 7, 7:30 p.m. ~ Music In Your Parks Presents "Defiance Community Band," Veterans Memorial Park

Event is presented in partnership with the City of Defiance and is free and open to the public.

June 9, 7:30 p.m. ~ Cinema at the Stroede Presents "Best in Show," 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.

Jazz FestivalJune 16 ~ DCCC Presents 6th Annual Take Me to the Rivers Defiance Jazz Festival, Kingsbury Park

 

Gates open 5:00 p.m. Entertainment ~ 6:00 p.m. - Planet D'Nonet, 7:30 p.m. - Anna Givens & the Atlas Jazz, 9:00 p.m. - Adrian Crutchfield, and Host Band - All That Jazz. Gates Open 5:00 p.m. Children's Events 5:30-7:30 p.m. Food Vendors ~ Beer ~ Wine. Admission $5.00 Adults, Children/Students FREE.

June 21-24 ~ Fort Defiance Summer Performance

Great Northern String BandJune 28, 7:30 p.m. ~ Music In Your Parks Presents "Great Northern String Band," Triangle Park

Event is presented in partnership with the City of Defiance and is free and open to the public.

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July 2018

Mo' MojoJuly 12, 7:30 p.m. ~ Music In Your Parks Presents "Mo' Mojo," Bronson Park

Event is presented in partnership with the City of Defiance and is free and open to the public. There will be a Zydeco Dance Class prior to the concert at 6:00 p.m. This event will also take place at Bronson Park.

July 14, 7:30 p.m. ~ Cinema at the Stroede Presents "Field of Dreams," 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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August 2018

Bud Widmer's Rube BandAugust 2, 6:00 p.m. ~ Music In Your Parks Presents "Bud Widmer's Rube Band," UAW Park

Event is presented in partnership with the City of Defiance and is free and open to the public. This event is also co-sponsored with Defiance County Senior Services. An ice cream social will be held prior to the concert starting at 4:00 p.m.

August 11, 7:30 p.m. ~ Cinema at the Stroede Classical Movie, 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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