Sidney Alive Presents: Paddles Pedals & Pints

Start date: September 11, 2021

End date: September 11, 2021

9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Downtown Sidney
109 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, OH

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Sidney Alive Presents: Irish Stroll Bar Crawl

Start date: March 11, 2021

End date: March 13, 2021

Thursday/Friday 4:00 p.m. to Midnight Saturday Noon to Midnight

Downtown Sidney
109 S Ohio Avenue
Sidney, OH

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by joining Sidney Alive for the first ever downtown Irish Stroll!
Don’t forget to wear your green!
Stop by any of the 4 locations to purchase your DORA (Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area) bracelet for $1, your DORA drink, and your Irish Stroll Entry Card/Sticker! Stroll on to the other 3 locations to collect their stickers when you purchase a DORA drink at their location.
When you’ve filled your card, drop it into the mail slot in the front door of the Sidney Alive office located between Tavolo & KB’s Taphouse at 109 S. Ohio Avenue where you’ll be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card to each of the 4 participating locations! 4 winners will be drawn! Be sure to stop by all of our DORA-friendly businesses as well! ALL state, federal and local laws apply. DORA regulations must be followed in order to participate.

Shelby County Historical Society Presents: Historic Barns of Ohio

Start date: April 24, 2021

End date: April 24, 2021

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sidney-Shelby County Senior Center
304 South West Avenue
Sidney, OH

The Shelby County Historical Society welcomes author and artist Robert (Bob) Kroeger for a palette knife barn painting demonstration accompanied by stories of historic barns he’s painted throughout Ohio. Signed copies of Robert’s book will be available for purchase and the painting he creates will be raffled.

To learn more about Robert, you can follow him on Facebook.

10:00 a.m. to Noon – Painting Begins

Noon to 1:00 p.m. – Barn Story Experiences

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. – Book Signing & Raffle

* health related guidelines for events will be followed

SIDNEY ALIVE PRESENTS: Kentucky Derby Affair on the Square

Start date: May 1, 2021

End date: May 1, 2021

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Shelby County Court Square
109 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, OH



A Christmas Carol: Live Radio Play

Start date: December 17, 2020

End date: December 18, 2020

7:00 p.m.

Historic Sidney Theatre
120 West Poplar Street
Sidney, Ohio 45365

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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.


Sidney Dance Company Presents: The Nutcracker

Start date: December 3, 2020

End date: December 13, 2020

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The Historic Sidney Theatre
120 West Poplar Street
Sidney, Ohio 45365

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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.


Angels in the Attic Craft Show

Start date: November 11, 2020

End date: November 14, 2020

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Ross Center
201 North Main Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365

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Available for sale and sure to catch your eye is a wide array of handcrafted items by more than 20 local artists. Stop by, browse, and pick up something special for that special person on your gift list. Free refreshments and door prizes. Admission is $2 per person.

Hours: November 11, 12, and 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. November 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Credit and Debit cards accepted.

Sidney Alive Presents: Virtual Costume Contest

Start date: October 12, 2020

End date: October 18, 2020


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Submit your photos of your child(ren)/pets to our Messenger. Please include name & age. VOTING will be October 18-25 with winners announced the week of the 25th. We can’t wait to see your costumes!!!


Zenas King Bridge Dedication

Start date: October 17, 2020

End date: October 17, 2020

2:30 p.m.

Tawawa Park
12 Tawawa Drive
Sidney, OH

All are invited to join as we dedicate the restored 1879 Zenas King bridge, recently relocated to Tawawa Park. Guest speakers include Ohio History Connection CEO Burt Logan, Ohio Historic Bridge Association President David Simmons, Ohio Department of Transportation Division 7 Deputy Director Randy Chevalley, Old World Research Principal and Shelby County Historical Society Board Member Mary Ann Olding, City of Sidney Director of Parks and Recreation Duane Gaier, District 12 State Senator Matthew Huffman, and Bach Steel’s Derek Pung. Tim Hemmelgarn, who donated the bridge to the City of Sidney, will also briefly speak.  Hemmelgarn “inherited” the bridge when he purchased the farm on which it was located. Dan Bennett, retired Auglaize County bridge engineer who volunteered to “superintend” the project, will also speak.

Auto Vue Drive-In Theatre Presents – Metallica

Start date: August 29, 2020

End date: August 29, 2020

Sidney Auto Vue Drive-In Theatre
1409 4th Avenue
Sidney, OH

Metallica returns to the stage for the first time since September 2019 with an all new, exclusive concert. This is a SAFE, FUN and SOCIALLY DISTANT way to enjoy live music during the pandemic.

Metallica is the first rock band to be featured in the Encore Drive-In Nights series of concerts filmed exclusively for drive-in theaters. The band will play a full set of classics, plus some surprises. This concert will go down as one of the most unique and memorable Metallica experiences of all time.

Every ticket purchase admits one carload of up to six people and will include four digital downloads of Metallica’s S&M2, the long awaited album documenting the two historic concerts that reunited the band and San Francisco Symphony for the first time in 20 years.

Tickets are ON SALE NOW at