Music on the Levee, Friday, Jim Smith; Saturday, Country Pickers; May 20, Sentimental Journey; May 21, Pickin'on Country; May 27, Tom & Carol Wriston; May 28, Country Horizon; Lions Kreamy Kreations at 110-112 Greene Street, Marietta; weather permitting; bring lawn chair; ice cream; music.
"Nothin' Fancy" bluegrass show, kitchen open at 5 p.m., show at 7 p.m., Friday, Pennyroyal Opera House, Fairview; Deep Water opening; $12 for adults, children under 12 are free; off I-70 at exit 198; (740) 695-6291 or www.pennyroyaloperahouse.com.
Seventh annual Nelsonville Music Festival, Friday through Sunday, at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College; weekend pass, $70; Friday only, $50; Saturday only, $65; Sunday only, $50; camping available; presented by Stuart's Opera House; featuring The Flaming Lips, Saturday; George Jone, Friday; Neko Case, Sunday; many more on multiple stages, kids activities, art vendors, local food, beer garden; ww.nelsonvillefest.org.
American music of the decade, big band style, 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, The Castle, 418 Fourth St., Marietta; featuring pianist Michael Tobar, sax player John Horne, vocalist Jessica Baldwin; for reservations, 373-4180.
Country music, 6 p.m., covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Bethel Community Center; everyone welcome; free but donations accepted: Ohio 260 and Ohio 537, Marr; (740) 934-9515 or (740) 934-2545.
Live gospel and country music and dinner, noon to 3 p.m., Sunday, Decatur Community Center, 4550 Two Mile Run Road, Cutler; $7 for adults, $4 for ages 4-12; dinner hosted by the Cutler Ladies Aid; musicians hosted by Jim Blair and Friends; proceeds benefit Cutler Community Center; 989-2706.
Front & Center, free music event for school age kids, noon to 1 p.m., Saturday, ARTS/West, 132 W. State St., Athens; poet Wendy McVicker with flutist Emily Prince and young pianists; second half of event is an open stage for kids, solo or group, to share instrumental or vocal music or just listen.
Spring Salon Series Trillium Piano Trio Concert "We're Wild About Harry", 3 to 5 p.m., May 22, The Castle, 418 Fourth St., Marietta; music composed by Harry Warren and Harold Arlen; refreshments; for reservations, 373-4180; individual tickets for one concert are $15 for adults, $10 for students.
ABC Players present The Pajama Game, 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m., Sunday, Stuart's Opera House, 52 Public Square, Nelsonville; $10 advance, $12 door, $7 students; (740) 753-1924 or stuartsoperahouse.org.
Fort Frye Drama Department presents Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr., 7 p.m., May 21; 2 p.m., May 22; Fort Frye High School Auditorium, 420 Fifth Street, Beverly; $5 for children, $8 for adults; (740) 984-2376, ext. 206, www.mtishows.com.
Square dance, 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Waterford High School gym, featuring the Buckeye Travelers; $10 for family of four; $8 per couple; $5 per person; sponsored by Waterford Elementary PTO.
Beverly Eagles dance contest, 6 p.m., David Long Karaoke, 8 p.m., dance contest; May 21; 984-4733.