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Saturday, Feb 24, 2018
Live Music at RockSide Winery with Jim Volk
Location: RockSide Winery & Vineyards - 2363 Lancaster Newark Rd NE, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: 5:00 PM
Website/Facebook: https://www.rocksidewinery.com/
Organization: Rockside Vineyards
Contact: Ryan Coolidge
Phone: 740-687-4414
Details:

Join us Saturday for the best live entertainment in the state! We
feature a wide variety of local entertainment from musicians across
the state of Ohio. There is never a cover charge, no reservations
required and wine is available by the taste, glass, and bottle. We
also serve appetizers and local craft beer!

Come out and join us for a night of beautiful music with Jim Volk.



Thursday, Mar 01, 2018 - April 15, 2018
Artists of the Winding Road, A-Z
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact:
Phone: 740-681-1423
Details:

The first exhibition of the year, “Artists of the Winding Road A-Z,” runs Jan. 20 to April 15, 2018. It showcases the works of 12 Appalachian Ohio artists who, through innovative work in media ranging from cloth and clay to bottle caps and asphalt, are raising an artful Appalachia and, in the process, helping to redefine the economy of Ohio’s Appalachian region.

Co-curated by David Mitzel, director of Appalachian Hills of Ohio Territory, and Zanesville-based painter Michael Seiler, this exhibition features works by artists from Athens, Muskingum and Perry Counties. Those areas of Ohio were once mined for natural resources but have recently become known for artistic riches that are catalyzing economic revival.

“The (region’s) economy had been basically an economy of extraction- whether it be coal or oil or gas or timber. So instead of extraction, we’re looking for attraction- we want people to come here, we want people to stay here, we want people to live here,” Mitzel said.

The unique exhibition will feature works of more than 10 artists from the region.



Saturday, Mar 10, 2018
"Glass House" Author Talk & Booksigning
Location: Ohio Glass Museum
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Website/Facebook: https://ohioglassmuseum.org
Organization: Ohio Glass Museum
Contact: Evalyn O'Reed
Phone: 740-687-0101
Details:

Get up close and personal with Brian Alexander, the author of “Glass House: The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the American Dream,”  the book that examined Lancaster, Anchor Hocking, and the current economic situation.  Q&A will follow a brief presentation, with a booksigning to conclude the program.  Bring your questions and comments and your copy of the book.  “Glass House” will also be available for puchase at the Ohio Glass Museum gift shop in advance and at the program.



Sunday, Mar 11, 2018
With Strings Attached
Location: Crossroads Event Center, 2095 W. Fair Ave., Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: 3:00 pm
Website/Facebook: http://www.lancastercommunitychorus.com/#Concert
Organization: Lancaster Community Chorus
Contact:
Phone:
Details:

The Ohio Christian University Chamber Orchestra will accompany the Lancaster Community Chorus in a mostly classical music program. For more information, email lancasterchorus@gmail.com. 

Doors open at 2:30pm.  Tickets are $10 and are available in advance by calling 740-653-5207 or at the door.



Sunday, Mar 18, 2018
Artists of the Winding Road, A-Z: Artist of the New Appalachia
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: 2:00 PM
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact:
Phone: 740-681-1423
Details:

Panel discussion with exhibition artists John Taylor-Lehman, Linda Gall, Paul Emory, moderated by Michael Seiler.

$8.00/$5.00 members with reservations, or $10.00 at the door.



Sunday, Mar 18, 2018
Artists of the Winding Road, A-Z: Children's Found Object Sculpture Class
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: 2:00 PM
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact:
Phone: 740-681-1423
Details:

Create a sculpture using found objects with artist Michelle Stitzlein.

Cost is $25.00/$22.00 member



Sunday, Apr 01, 2018 - April 15, 2018
Artists of the Winding Road, A-Z
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact:
Phone: 740-681-1423
Details:

The first exhibition of the year, “Artists of the Winding Road A-Z,” runs Jan. 20 to April 15, 2018. It showcases the works of 12 Appalachian Ohio artists who, through innovative work in media ranging from cloth and clay to bottle caps and asphalt, are raising an artful Appalachia and, in the process, helping to redefine the economy of Ohio’s Appalachian region.

Co-curated by David Mitzel, director of Appalachian Hills of Ohio Territory, and Zanesville-based painter Michael Seiler, this exhibition features works by artists from Athens, Muskingum and Perry Counties. Those areas of Ohio were once mined for natural resources but have recently become known for artistic riches that are catalyzing economic revival.

“The (region’s) economy had been basically an economy of extraction- whether it be coal or oil or gas or timber. So instead of extraction, we’re looking for attraction- we want people to come here, we want people to stay here, we want people to live here,” Mitzel said.

The unique exhibition will feature works of more than 10 artists from the region.



Sunday, Apr 08, 2018
Artists of the Winding Road, A-Z: Poets of the Appalachian Region
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: 2:00 PM
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization:
Contact: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Phone: 740-681-1423
Details:

The Ohio Poetry Association is sponsoring an afternoon in celebration of National Poetry Month. Twelve poets with their own roots in Appalachia will read original poems written in response to artwork found in the exhibition.

$8.00/$5.00 members with reservations, or $10.00 at the door.



Sunday, Apr 22, 2018
The Seven Stars-Music of Jonathan Dove
Location: St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church- 132 S. High St., Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: 4:00 PM
Website/Facebook: http://www.lancasterchorale.com/program3/
Organization: Lancaster Chorale
Contact:
Phone: 740-687-5855
Details:

Sun and Moon and Stars
A Prayer of the Middle Ages – Howard Hanson
An die Sterne – Robert Schumann
Stars – Ēriks Ešenvalds
There Will Be Rest – Frank Ticheli
Lux aeterna (from Enigma Variations) – Edward Elgar / arr. Cameron
The Creation Rose – Stephen Caracciolo
Song of Creation – Stephen Caracciolo



Friday, Apr 27, 2018 - April 28, 2018
Cats! by The Lancaster Playhouse
Location: The Lancaster Playhouse 201 S. Broad @ Chestnut, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: Friday 7:00 PM, Saturday 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Website/Facebook: https://www.thelancasterplayhouse.org/index.html
Organization: The Lancaster Playhouse
Contact:
Phone: 740-974-6648
Details:

Based on T. S. Eliot’s whimsical collection of poems, Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s popular musical brings together a tribe of Jellicle cats on a moonlit evening, who must make the “Jellicle choice” to decide which of them will ascend to the mysterious Heaviside Layer to be reborn. Featuring such celebrated standards as the haunting “Memory,” Cats was an international phenomenon and its original production is still the fourth-longest-running show on Broadway, with a new revival that opened in summer 2016. A magical, moving, and often hilarious glimpse into the lives of others, Cats takes Eliot’s lyrical poetry and puts it into the mouths of a diverse company of singing, dancing felines.”



Saturday, May 19, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Creating the Illusion: Costumes and Characters from the Paramount Archive
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, Sunday 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact:
Phone: 740-681-1423
Details:

From May 19 to August 12, 2018, the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio will bring the magic of Hollywood to Lancaster with its second exhibition of the year, “Creating the Illusion: Costumes and Characters from the Paramount Archive.” The exhibition is curated by Randall Thropp, Paramount Pictures costume archivist.

Costumes from the films “Coming to America,” “Forrest Gump” and “Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation” are among the many films that will be featured in this exhibition that showcases memorable characters from more than modern-day Paramount Pictures films.

The exhibition was inspired by the book, “Creating the Illusion,” by Jay Jorgensen and Donald Scoggins. Forty-two costumes culled from the Paramount Archives will be on display in this colorful exhibition.



Friday, Jun 01, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Creating the Illusion: Costumes and Characters from the Paramount Archive
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, Sunday 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact:
Phone: 740-681-1423
Details:

From May 19 to August 12, 2018, the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio will bring the magic of Hollywood to Lancaster with its second exhibition of the year, “Creating the Illusion: Costumes and Characters from the Paramount Archive.” The exhibition is curated by Randall Thropp, Paramount Pictures costume archivist.

Costumes from the films “Coming to America,” “Forrest Gump” and “Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation” are among the many films that will be featured in this exhibition that showcases memorable characters from more than modern-day Paramount Pictures films.

The exhibition was inspired by the book, “Creating the Illusion,” by Jay Jorgensen and Donald Scoggins. Forty-two costumes culled from the Paramount Archives will be on display in this colorful exhibition.



Sunday, Jun 10, 2018
Fabulous Fifties
Location: Crossroads Church
Time: 3:00pm
Website/Facebook:
Organization: Lancaster Community Chorus
Contact:
Phone:
Details:


Sunday, Jul 01, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Creating the Illusion: Costumes and Characters from the Paramount Archive
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, Sunday 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact:
Phone: 740-681-1423
Details:

From May 19 to August 12, 2018, the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio will bring the magic of Hollywood to Lancaster with its second exhibition of the year, “Creating the Illusion: Costumes and Characters from the Paramount Archive.” The exhibition is curated by Randall Thropp, Paramount Pictures costume archivist.

Costumes from the films “Coming to America,” “Forrest Gump” and “Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation” are among the many films that will be featured in this exhibition that showcases memorable characters from more than modern-day Paramount Pictures films.

The exhibition was inspired by the book, “Creating the Illusion,” by Jay Jorgensen and Donald Scoggins. Forty-two costumes culled from the Paramount Archives will be on display in this colorful exhibition.



Wednesday, Aug 01, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Creating the Illusion: Costumes and Characters from the Paramount Archive
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, Sunday 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact:
Phone: 740-681-1423
Details:

From May 19 to August 12, 2018, the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio will bring the magic of Hollywood to Lancaster with its second exhibition of the year, “Creating the Illusion: Costumes and Characters from the Paramount Archive.” The exhibition is curated by Randall Thropp, Paramount Pictures costume archivist.

Costumes from the films “Coming to America,” “Forrest Gump” and “Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation” are among the many films that will be featured in this exhibition that showcases memorable characters from more than modern-day Paramount Pictures films.

The exhibition was inspired by the book, “Creating the Illusion,” by Jay Jorgensen and Donald Scoggins. Forty-two costumes culled from the Paramount Archives will be on display in this colorful exhibition.



Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 - December 23, 2018
Imagining a Better World: The Artwork of Nelly Toll
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact:
Phone: 740-681-1423
Details:

As a Jewish girl, Nelly Toll was in secret hiding with her mother during the Second World War in Poland. Her artwork depicts her real and imagined world during the Nazi occupation. She dreamed through her watercolor paintings, which showed her hope and imagination through an unfathomable hardship.

“The historical backdrop of World War II and occupied Poland provides context for Nelly’s personal narrative and illustrations; but this is not an exhibition about the Holocaust,” says Alexandra Nicholis Coon, executive director of the Massillon Museum, the organization traveling the exhibition. “Rather, it is a powerful story of surviving even the darkest of times through imagination, hope, and love.”

Today, Dr. Toll uses her personal experience as a platform to address bullying, emphasizing the importance of exercising compassion for all people. Toll’s most complete collection of original artwork will be on display at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio from September 15 to December 23, 2018.



Monday, Oct 01, 2018 - December 23, 2018
Imagining a Better World: The Artwork of Nelly Toll
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact:
Phone: 740-681-1423
Details:

As a Jewish girl, Nelly Toll was in secret hiding with her mother during the Second World War in Poland. Her artwork depicts her real and imagined world during the Nazi occupation. She dreamed through her watercolor paintings, which showed her hope and imagination through an unfathomable hardship.

“The historical backdrop of World War II and occupied Poland provides context for Nelly’s personal narrative and illustrations; but this is not an exhibition about the Holocaust,” says Alexandra Nicholis Coon, executive director of the Massillon Museum, the organization traveling the exhibition. “Rather, it is a powerful story of surviving even the darkest of times through imagination, hope, and love.”

Today, Dr. Toll uses her personal experience as a platform to address bullying, emphasizing the importance of exercising compassion for all people. Toll’s most complete collection of original artwork will be on display at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio from September 15 to December 23, 2018.



Thursday, Nov 01, 2018 - December 23, 2018
Imagining a Better World: The Artwork of Nelly Toll
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact:
Phone: 740-681-1423
Details:

As a Jewish girl, Nelly Toll was in secret hiding with her mother during the Second World War in Poland. Her artwork depicts her real and imagined world during the Nazi occupation. She dreamed through her watercolor paintings, which showed her hope and imagination through an unfathomable hardship.

“The historical backdrop of World War II and occupied Poland provides context for Nelly’s personal narrative and illustrations; but this is not an exhibition about the Holocaust,” says Alexandra Nicholis Coon, executive director of the Massillon Museum, the organization traveling the exhibition. “Rather, it is a powerful story of surviving even the darkest of times through imagination, hope, and love.”

Today, Dr. Toll uses her personal experience as a platform to address bullying, emphasizing the importance of exercising compassion for all people. Toll’s most complete collection of original artwork will be on display at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio from September 15 to December 23, 2018.



Sunday, Nov 18, 2018
On Behalf of a Grateful Nation
Location: Faith Memorial Church
Time: 3pm
Website/Facebook:
Organization: Lancaster Community Chorus
Contact:
Phone:
Details:


Saturday, Dec 01, 2018 - December 23, 2018
Imagining a Better World: The Artwork of Nelly Toll
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact:
Phone: 740-681-1423
Details:

As a Jewish girl, Nelly Toll was in secret hiding with her mother during the Second World War in Poland. Her artwork depicts her real and imagined world during the Nazi occupation. She dreamed through her watercolor paintings, which showed her hope and imagination through an unfathomable hardship.

“The historical backdrop of World War II and occupied Poland provides context for Nelly’s personal narrative and illustrations; but this is not an exhibition about the Holocaust,” says Alexandra Nicholis Coon, executive director of the Massillon Museum, the organization traveling the exhibition. “Rather, it is a powerful story of surviving even the darkest of times through imagination, hope, and love.”

Today, Dr. Toll uses her personal experience as a platform to address bullying, emphasizing the importance of exercising compassion for all people. Toll’s most complete collection of original artwork will be on display at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio from September 15 to December 23, 2018.



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