Top 10 things to do this week

Yellow Cab Night Market is hosting their second annual Thanksgiving Show from 5-10 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2016. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

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Yellow Cab Night Market is hosting their second annual Thanksgiving Show from 5-10 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2016. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Obviously, it’s one of the biggest party weekends of the year. So there’s that.

But here are a bunch of other events happening this weekend and into next week that you should know about.

>> Your guide to St. Patrick’s Day parties around Dayton

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What a night it was at Flanagan’s Pub! Shenanigan paid them a visit and made some new friends on St. Patrick’s Day.

Credit: Kamron Taylor

What a night it was at Flanagan’s Pub! Shenanigan paid them a visit and made some new friends on St. Patrick’s Day.

Credit: Kamron Taylor

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What a night it was at Flanagan’s Pub! Shenanigan paid them a visit and made some new friends on St. Patrick’s Day.

Credit: Kamron Taylor

Credit: Kamron Taylor

1) ST. PATRICK’S DAY

Dublin Pub, 300 Wayne Ave., Dayton, hosts one of the biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in town and this year is no exception. The multiday bash, Friday through Sunday, March 16 through 18, features live music, Irish food and drink specials. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. Friday, 5:30 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday.

The first 100 people through the door on Saturday receive a free T-shirt. This year's entertainment includes 9 Castle Close, Spungeworthy, Father, Son & Friends, Stranger and Jameson's Folly. Call 937-224-7822 or visit www.dubpub.com.

WTUE-FM (104.7) and ALT 103.9 present the long-running St. Pat-Rocks Party at Flanagan’s Pub, 101 E. Stewart St., Dayton, at 6 a.m. Saturday, March 17. The event features games, prizes, drink specials and appearances from on-air talent from WTUE and ALT 103.9.

Live music is presented by Dulahan, Hey There Morgan, Ithika and others. Cost: $10 one-time entry, $15 all-day entry. Free admission from 6-8 a.m. Call 937-228-5776 or visit www.flanagansdayton.com.

>> The biggest, baddest St. Patrick’s Day party in the STATE is held right here in Dayton – here’s what you need to know to go

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Country singer Alan Jackson, who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in October, brings his Honky Tonk Highway Tour to the Nutter Center in Fairborn on Friday, March 16. CONTRIBUTED

Country singer Alan Jackson, who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in October, brings his Honky Tonk Highway Tour to the Nutter Center in Fairborn on Friday, March 16. CONTRIBUTED

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Country singer Alan Jackson, who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in October, brings his Honky Tonk Highway Tour to the Nutter Center in Fairborn on Friday, March 16. CONTRIBUTED

2) ALAN JACKSON

Alan Jackson has released 16 studio albums, nine of which were certified multi-platinum, and has received dozens of industry awards. However, the Georgia native isn't resting on his laurels. After a successful run of his Honky Tonk Highway Tour, Jackson has extended the roadshow into 2018. The singer, who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in October, performs at the Nutter Center, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Fairborn, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 16. Cost: $39.99-$129.99. Call 937-775-4789 or visit www.nuttercenter.com.

>> Alan Jackson is heading to town this weekend — and you can still grab your tickets

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Gabriel Iglesias. CONTRIBUTED

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Gabriel Iglesias. CONTRIBUTED

3) GABRIEL IGLESIAS

Gabriel Iglesias has been open about canceling some 2017 dates following struggles with depression, alcohol and diabetes after the death of his mother. The comedian, known to his fans as "Fluffy," has begun working through the pain and is back out on the road. Iglesias, whose credits include voice work on the films "Coco" and "The Book of Life," brings his One Show Fits All Tour to the Nutter Center, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Fairborn, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22. Cost: $28-$48. Call 937-775-4789 or visit www.nuttercenter.com.

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Soprano Angela Mortellaro (pictured) and baritone Grant Youngblood join the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra for A Sea Symphony at the Schuster Center in Dayton on Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17. CONTRIBUTED

Soprano Angela Mortellaro (pictured) and baritone Grant Youngblood join the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra for A Sea Symphony at the Schuster Center in Dayton on Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17. CONTRIBUTED

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Soprano Angela Mortellaro (pictured) and baritone Grant Youngblood join the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra for A Sea Symphony at the Schuster Center in Dayton on Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17. CONTRIBUTED

4) DPO & THE SEA

The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra presents two different but related programs at the Schuster Center, Second and Main streets, Dayton this weekend. The DPO presents "A Sea Symphony" at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17. Soprano Angela Mortellaro, baritone Grant Youngblood and the DPO Chorus under the direction of Hank Dahlman will also perform. Cost: $8-$64.30. The DPO presents "The Sea: Vaughan Williams' Siren Call" at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 18. Cost: $8-$43. Call 937-228-3630 or visit www.ticketcenterstage.com.

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5) SOMETHING ROTTEN

Brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are struggling playwrights in the late 1500s when their fortunes are altered by advice from a soothsayer. That's the set up for the 10-time Tony Award-nominated musical comedy, "Something Rotten!" The breakout 2015 play from the creative team of Karey Kirkpatrick, John O'Farrell and Wayne Kirkpatrick launched a national tour in 2017. The Victoria Theatre Association's Premiere Health Broadway Series presents "Something Rotten!" at the Schuster Center, Second and Main streets, Dayton, Tuesday through Sunday, March 20 through 25. Show times are 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, with 2 pm. matinees Saturday and Sunday. Cost: $25-$98. Call 937-228-3630 or visit www.ticketcenterstage.com.

>> The best theater events in March

6) HOME & OUTDOOR LIVING SHOW

If you're planning on using your upcoming tax return on updates to your living space, the Dayton Home & Outdoor Living Show is a great place to start. The expo, at the Dayton Convention Center, 22 E. Fifth St., Dayton, Friday through Sunday, March 16 through 18, features more than 225 exhibitors, including plumbers, contractors, interior decorators and landscape architects. Show hours are noon to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $6 in advance, $10 at the door. All senior citizen tickets are $4. Children 12 and younger are admitted free. Call 937-333-4072 or visit www.daytonconventioncenter.com.

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The Miami Valley Community Concert Association presents Duo Baldo, the musical comedy team of actor/pianist Aldo Gentileschi (left) and violinist Brad Repp, at the Performing Arts Center at Centerville High School on Thursday, March 22. CONTRIBUTED

The Miami Valley Community Concert Association presents Duo Baldo, the musical comedy team of actor/pianist Aldo Gentileschi (left) and violinist Brad Repp, at the Performing Arts Center at Centerville High School on Thursday, March 22. CONTRIBUTED

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The Miami Valley Community Concert Association presents Duo Baldo, the musical comedy team of actor/pianist Aldo Gentileschi (left) and violinist Brad Repp, at the Performing Arts Center at Centerville High School on Thursday, March 22. CONTRIBUTED

7) DUO BALDO

Actor/pianist Aldo Gentileschi and violinist Brad Repp were already successful performers when they formed Duo Baldo in 2004. It was the case of two great tastes going great together. Since then, the musical comedy team has been entertaining audiences with a unique combination of virtuosity and humor. The Miami Valley Community Concert Association presents Duo Baldo at the Performing Arts Center, Centerville High School, 500 E. Franklin St., Centerville, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22. Cost: $30 adults, $5 students. The next Miami Valley Community Concert Association program is Daniel & Heather Narducci on May 22. Call 937-853-8292 or visit www.mvcconcert.org.

8) THE OTHER PLACE

In her play, "The Other Place," Sharr White explores health problems, family dysfunction and a failing marriage. Dayton Theatre Guild's production of the play opens at the Caryl D. Philips TheatreScape, 430 Wayne Ave., Dayton, on Friday, March 16. "The Other Place" is presented weekends through April 1. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday opening weekend, and 8 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday the following weekends. Cost: $20 adults, $18 seniors and $13 students. Call 937-278-5993 or visit www.daytontheatreguild.org.

9) ORCHESTRA FROM PLANET X

For its latest concert, the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra will be joined by special guests the Magic Circle Mime Company. The Youth Orchestra, which is comprised of more than 90 musicians from 28 area schools, presents the Family Series concert, "Orchestra from Planet X," at the Schuster Center, Second and Main streets, Dayton, at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 17. Cost: $14-$22. Call 937-228-3630 or visit www.ticketcenterstage.com.

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July's Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally was held Friday, July 21, 2017. PHOTO / Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

July's Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally was held Friday, July 21, 2017. PHOTO / Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

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July's Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally was held Friday, July 21, 2017. PHOTO / Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

10) FOOD TRUCK RALLY

It's clear spring is drawing near because Yellow Cab Tavern, 700 E. Fourth St., Dayton, is hosting its first Food Truck Rally of the year from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 16. El Meson, Smokinbeebeeq, the Drunken Waffle and Son of a Biscuit are among the local mobile food purveyors setting up that evening in the back parking lot of the former taxi cab depot. Cherry Lee and the Hot Rod Hounds will perform. Cost: Free. Visit www.yellowcabtavern.com.

>> Yellow Cab kicks off food truck season in Dayton

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