Local Events Calendar
Sidney Dance Company Presents: The Nutcracker
Start date: December 3, 2020
End date: December 13, 2020
Come enjoy the magical Christmas journey of Clara and the Nutcracker!
Performance dates and times:
Thursday, December 3rd at 7pm
Friday, December 4th at 7pm
Saturday, December 5th at 2pm
Sunday, December 6th at 2pm
Thursday, December 10th at 7pm
Friday, December 11th at 7pm
Saturday, December 12th at 7pm
Sunday, December 13th at 2pm
All seating is reserved for each show. Tickets are limited, therefore purchases are limited to 12 tickets or less per performance. Seating is arranged in groupings of 4, and are spaced for social distancing.
Presale Tickets are available November 2nd – December 2nd. Presale Prices are: $13 per adult ticket and $9 per Child/student/senior ticket.
At the Door tickets will be $15 per adult ticket and $10 per child/student/senior ticket.
PRESALE TICKETS MAY ONLY BE PURCHASED ONLINE WITH A CREDIT CARD.
Christmas of Yesteryear
Start date: December 5, 2020
End date: December 5, 2020
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
All ages welcome. Visiting children will take home a complimentary goody bag full of Christmas fun that includes Gingerbread House Kits, Wreath Ornament Kits, and Wooden Ornament Kits. Say hello to Santa. Enjoy popcorn and chestnuts roasted on an open fire. Be sure to check out the wood carving demonstrations and don’t miss the train display across the street at 115 East North Street. Merry Christmas!
Winter Wonderland Parade
Start date: December 5, 2020
End date: December 5, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
This year, we’re getting creative! The Winter Wonderland Parade will be stationary and YOU’LL drive to see the floats community members have assembled in the spirit of Christmas. Additional details and the actual driving route will be announced soon. As a bonus, we’ll be sharing how you can take the announcers along as you move through the parade!
A Christmas Carol: Live Radio Play
Start date: December 17, 2020
End date: December 18, 2020
A charming take on a family favorite that will leave no one saying “Bah Humbug!” Local actors play memorable characters as this beloved story unfolds: Three ghosts take Ebenezer Scrooge on a thrilling journey to teach him the true meaning of Christmas.
Both productions will be live-streamed on the Historic Sidney Theatre Facebook page and recorded for everyone to enjoy again and again!
A limited number of tickets to both productions will be sold. Patrons must wear a face covering and abide by all State mandates. Additional details are available on the ticketing page.
Charter Day Celebration
Start date: January 2, 2021
End date: January 2, 2021
Event planning continues – more details coming soon so please check back.
Gateway Arts Council Presents: Restless Heart
Start date: February 14, 2021
End date: February 14, 2021
For over 30 years, Restless Heart has been dominating the country music scene. This Nashville-based country outfit has been bringing their hit country tunes to stages all over the world for several decades and can be compared to fine wine—it only gets better with age. Restless Heart has enjoyed one of the most successful careers in country music history, thrilling fans with blockbuster songs that are now considered country classics such as “The Bluest Eyes in Texas,” “Wheels,” “That Rock Won’t Roll,” “I’ll Still Be Loving You,” “A Tender Lie” and “Why Does It Have To Be Wrong Or Right?” With six consecutive No. 1 hits under its belt, the group has seen four of its albums certified “gold” by the RIAA, has won dozens of awards from many organizations, including the Academy of Country Music for Top Vocal Group of the Year, and in addition received six Grammy and multiple CMA nominations. Few bands can have as impressive of careers as Restless Heart and continue to perform, but these country musicians can’t be slowed down. No matter where they step on stage, fans go wild, as this country outfit cranks out some of the greatest country hits in music history know, how to put on an awesome show.
Gateway Arts Council Presents: Jefferson Starship
Start date: April 25, 2021
End date: April 25, 2021
The members of Jefferson Starship past and present have been exploring the mysteries of music for more than 1000 collective years. Give or take. But who’s counting? Jefferson Airplane founding member Paul Kantner created Jefferson Starship with that collective spirit in mind and carried it with him throughout his life. Kantner knew that combining powerful creative forces, personalities, and talents could create something far greater than the sum of its parts. Between 1974 and 1984, Jefferson Starship released eight gold and platinum selling albums, twenty hit singles, sold out concerts worldwide, and lived out legendary rock and roll escapades. Ciao Med Spa presents today’s Jefferson Starship, who remains dedicated to breathing new life into the living catalog of the Jefferson legacy, going to the edge, pushing the sonic boundaries and staying true to the original spirit of the music, on and off stage. Times have changed, but the music remains as relevant as ever. Massive hits like” White Rabbit”, “Somebody to Love”,” Volunteers”, and “We Built This City” continue to reverberate in pop culture today.
Gateway Arts Council Presents: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Start date: May 9, 2021
End date: May 9, 2021
Get into the swing of things with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy! Celebrating 25 years and countless appearances in film and television—including a remarkable seven appearances on The Tonight Show, the Super Bowl XXXIII halftime show, Dancing With the Stars, and performances for three U.S. Presidents—this nine-piece band takes music to the next level with a high-octane, deliriously fun show, fusing together jazz, blues, swing, and more!
Call (937) 498-2787 for ticket information.
Sidney Music & Arts Festival
Start date: June 18, 2021
End date: June 19, 2021
Downtown Sidney comes alive at the first ever Sidney Music & Arts Festival. Immerse yourself in great music all day long on two large stages. Talented local and regional artists will be featured. Food trucks accompanied by downtown Sidney’s restaurants and pubs are sure to satisfy. A Kidz Zone for children ages 12 & under round out the fun.
Gateway Arts Council Presents: Neil Diamond – “Sweet Caroline Tour”
Start date: June 27, 2021
End date: June 27, 2021
Experience the ultimate Neil Diamond Tribute! This show features the #1 Neil Diamond performer in the world, Jay White. Each expression of every Neil Diamond song, sung by Jay White evokes the power and the passion of the American musical icon.
For over 25 years Jay White has performed all over the world, while reflecting the stage persona of this Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Legend. Validation came from a Las Vegas Riviera Showroom headliner, sparking national interest and recognition. In 2008 Jay was cast by Director Ron Howard to play Neil Diamond in the Academy Award Nominated film “Frost/Nixon”, and in 2012, was cast as the lead in a musical drama entitled “Beautiful Noise”. Jay has appeared on the “Tonight Show” with Legends in Concert, while Leeza Gibbons of “Entertainment Tonight” wrote: “Jay is uncanny and truly amazing!” White is also honored to have performed for First Lady Nancy Reagan, was a celebrity presenter at the world televised Miss Universe Pageant, received a 2003 “Outstanding Performance Award”, all while rubbing elbows with Hollywood celebrities like Kevin Bacon, William Shatner, and James Spader.
50th Anniversary of the Sidney High School “30 and 0 + 50 years”
Start date: September 3, 2021
End date: September 3, 2021
This game commemorates the most significant local sports achievement of Sidney’s 200 years, 30 straight football wins during the three perfect seasons of 1968/69/70. Team members will be introduced at the game with Tipp City.
Tickets can be purchased through Sidney High School Sports Box Office
Vietnam Traveling Wall and Field of Crosses
Start date: September 15, 2021
End date: September 19, 2021
-The AVTT-TWF Traveling Wall is a replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. Accompanying the Vietnam Wall this year will be the Field of Crosses, surrounded by flags. There will be 1000 crosses, each will have military dog-tags with the names of US soldiers that have perished while on active duty between 1975 and today. Please join us to honor these men and women.
Please check back for more details!