Friday, October 31, 2014

2014 Gallipolis Christmas Parade

Deadline to register for the 2014 Gallipolis Christmas Parade is

Friday, November 14, 2014.

Registrations can be picked up at the Visitors Center
Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm

For more information, call 740-446-6882 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Symphony Spooktacular

Saturday, November 1st 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

740-446-ARTS (2787)

Brian Evans teaches voice and speech, stage combat and acting in the School of Dance, Film and Theater.  He is an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework and a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors.  As an actor, he has worked at venues including Human Race Theatre, the Colorado, Illinois and Oxford Shakespeare Festivals, South Coast Repertory, Porthouse Theatre and CATCO.  Television credits include Chapelle’s Show and Judging Amy.  He produced and directed award-winning theatre while working in Los Angeles, at theaters including the Raven Playhouse, Metropole Theatre Works and Elephant Stageworks.  Directing credits include Romeo and Juliet at Monomoy Theatre, Henry IV, Part One at Oxford Shakespeare Festival, and Brecht’s Man Equals Man at OU.  In the area, Brian often works with Available Light Theatre in Columbus and Brick Monkey Theater Ensemble.  He received his M.F.A. in Acting from UC, Irvine.  Brian is a member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors’ Equity Association.

French 500 Flea Market ~ November 7th, 8th & 9th

November 7, 8, 9, 2014 ~ French 500 Flea Market & Farm Market
Free Admission  

The French 500 Flea Market is located at the Gallia County Jr. Fairgrounds, 189 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis.  Vendors are located inside and outside.  You will never know what hidden treasure you will find along with fresh produce and fresh baked goods.  Admission and Parking are free.  Open daily 8:00 am-5:00 pm, held every second full weekend monthly April-December (except August).

For more information, call (740)446-4120.

Carl Michael ~ Magic & Illusions

The art of magic is making the impossible possible.  Carl Michael is such a performer and he will be performing his Magic & Illusions show twice at the historic Ariel Theatre on Saturday, November 8 at 7 pm and Sunday, November 9 at 2 pm in downtown Gallipolis, Ohio. 

From childhood, Carl Michael has immersed himself in the study and practice of magic and illusion. His voracious quest for perfection, relentless work ethic, enormous talent, and astonishing skill and creativity have yielded one of the most brilliant young illusionists of our day. We invite you to enter the world of Carl Michael. It is a world where everything you know is wrong, what is real and what is illusion merge into a new kind of possibility, a new take on reality. Your journey awaits you!

It is the first time Carl Michael has brought his full illusion show back to his hometown! He was the 2013 Readers Digest Magician of the Year and he headlines his own show in Myrtle Beach SC. He is currently on tour throughout the US and Canada.

The show will be audience interactive, featuring Vegas style grand illusions, comedy, mentalism, elegant slight of hand and much more . Fun for all ages ... Get your tickets now before they all DISAPPEAR ! Visit the Ariel website at to purchase your reserved seat tickets online.

740-446-ARTS (2787)

Gallia County Artisan Market

Lafayette Square Mall, Court Street & Second Avenue, Gallipolis, Ohio

Saturdays 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Local and surrounding artisans selling their arts and crafts.
Call 740-853-2364 for more information.

The Wizard of Oz 75th Anniversary Celebration