• Off Stage Productions will have auditions for “A Doublewide Texas Christmas” from 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 12 and 13 at St. Mary of the Assumption School gymnasium, 611 Jennings Road, Van Wert, Ohio. Performance dates are Oct. 18-20 and 25-27. For additional information, call 773-793-4456 or go to Off Stage's Facebook page.
• University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts will have auditions for “The Sound of Music” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29 at 2702 Spring St. Performances are Nov. 8-10 and Nov. 15-17.
PLEIN AIR EVENT: The Fort Wayne Artists Guild will have its annual Kekionga Plein Air event during the Taste of the Arts event from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 23 and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Arts Campus, 300 E. Main St. For more information, go to www.fortwayneartistsguild.org.
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