From Snoopy and Tarzan to big band and the Beatles, opportunities for enjoying the arts abound in Westerville during July.

There will be something for everyone at the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce's Music & Arts Festival, celebrating its 45th year by presenting more than 130 fine arts and crafts artisans from around the country, more than 30 local musicians and entertainers, a wide range of food trucks and concessions, and activities for youth. Festivities take place 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 14 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15.

To celebrate this anniversary and the chamber's 50th, there will be an Anniversary Concert featuring Shucking Bubba on the Middlefield Banking Company Main Stage beginning at 7:30 p.m., along with BrewDog and Temperance Row Brewing Co. craft beers on draft and food trucks.

Admission into the festival is $1, free for youth ages 16 and younger. The location is Heritage Park, 60 N. Cleveland Ave.

Linda Wilkins is a member of the Arts Council of Westerville.

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July calendar of exhibits and events

The Westerville ArtsLine column and calendar is provided by the Arts Council of Westerville and printed as a public service by ThisWeek Westerville News & Public Opinion. Email listings to artscouncilwesterville@gmail.com.

Throughout July -- Westerville Senior Center Art Exhibition at the Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave.

July and August -- Watercolors by Kevin Buckland and charcoals by Don Slobodien at the Java Gallery, Java Central, 20 S. State St., java-central.com or 614-839-0698.

Every Tuesday -- Acoustic Jam hosted by fingerstyle guru John Morgan, 8 to 9:30 p.m. Open to all levels. Java Central, 20 S. State St., free, java-central.com or 614-839-0698.

Every Tuesday -- Lunchbox Concerts, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free live music including oldies, pop/rock, jazz, country, folk, blues. Bring a lunch. Hosted by Westerville Parks and Recreation, Arts Council of Westerville and Westerville Uptown Inc. Location: City Hall Courtyard.

Every Friday -- Acoustic Open Mic, 7 to 10 p.m. Featuring 12 or more diverse performers every week. Java Central, 20 S. State St., free, java-central.com or 614-839-0698.

June 30 -- "The Pride and Spirit of America," 5 p.m. June 30 at Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mount Royal Ave. Generations Performing Arts Center presents a musical tribute to those who serve this country. Tickets: www.tututix.com/gen-pac. Veterans and those currently serving active duty are admitted free with a guest. 614-794-3298.

July 1 -- Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30 p.m. Westerville Symphony will perform patriotic favorites, Cabot Rea will sing Aaron Copland's "A Lincoln Portrait" and Peter Schickele's "American Birthday Card." The Irregulars, a fife and drum corps, will perform. Free. Amphitheater at Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St.

July 5-21 -- Otterbein Summer Theater performance of "Snoopy!" The musical provides a dog's eye view of the Peanuts pals. Tickets: boxoffice@otterbein.edu or 614-823-1109. Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, Otterbein University, 30 S. Grove St.

July 5 -- Writer's Circle, 7 to 9 p.m. Writers of all genres meet and discuss their work, creative/technical issues and writing as an art. All levels of writers invited. First Thursday of the month, Java Central, 20 S. State St., java-central.com or 614-839-0698.

July 6 -- Color Me Calm for Seniors, 1 to 2 p.m. Relax while listening to calming music and coloring. Materials provided. Presented by Westerville Public Library staff for members of Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St.

July 7 -- Jazz at the Amp, 6:30 p.m., performance by Nick Colionne. Free. Amphitheater at Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St.

July 8 -- Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30 p.m., Rick Brunetto Orchestra presents big band music. Free. Amphitheater at Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St.

July 8 -- Li'l Red and the Rooster, 3 to 5 p.m. Award-winning duo performs upbeat '40s-'50s blues and jazz and originals. Java Central, 20 S. State St., free, java-central.com or 614-839-0698.

July 10 -- Lunchbox Concert: Bluegrass music with Grassahol, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free. Hosted by Westerville Parks and Rec, the Arts Council of Westerville and Uptown Inc. Location: Civic Green at City Hall.

July 11 -- JC Songwriters' Circle hosted by Dick Plunk, 7 to 9 p.m. Share an original song or come to learn and meet the music community. Every second Wednesday, Java Central, 20 S. State St., free, java-central.com or 614-839-0698.

July 11 -- Family Concert, 6:30 p.m., Endless Recess presents music for children. Free. Amphitheater at Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St.

July 11 and 24 -- WACkY Kids Art Workshops, 5:30 to 7 p.m., 30 E. College Ave. Art lessons that stretch the imagination and give ages 7 to 12 the freedom to express themselves. The Westerville Arts Council for Kids & Youth offers classes on second Wednesdays and fourth Tuesdays for a $15 fee.

July 12 -- Concert and Artist Reception, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Artists Kevin Buckland and Don Slobodien will perform as the music duo Rockwell presenting '60s-'70s rock favorites. Java Central, 20 S. State St., free, java-central.com or 614-839-0698.

July 13 -- Uptown Friday Night: Arts in Uptown, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Pop-up locations of free art activities for children. Uptown Westerville, artsinuptown.com.

July 15 -- Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30 p.m., the British Invasion, a Beatles tribute band, performs. Free. Amphitheater at Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St.

July 15 -- Sunday Family Funday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free crafts for children of all ages from Arts in Uptown and beer specials for the adults. No registration necessary. The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Road.

July 16 -- Creative Writing for Seniors, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Develop writing skills through life experiences. Presented by Westerville Public Library staff for members of Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St.

July 16 -- Arts Council of Westerville meeting, 5:30 p.m. Get involved in the arts in Westerville. Blair IT, 653 McCorkle Blvd. Suite L.

July 17 -- Lunchbox Concert: Big Band singer Cherie Mannino and keyboardist Marc Rubenstein, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free. Hosted by Westerville Parks and Rec, the Arts Council of Westerville and Uptown Inc. Location: Civic Green at City Hall.

July 17 -- Poetry Discussion and Open Mic, 7 to 9 p.m. Share work with the Westerville Poetry Group and discover ways others are writing and publishing poetry. Optional open mic. Everyone invited. Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St

July 17 -- Sip & Sketch, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. "From Fireflies to Butterflies" using acrylic paints. Fee includes supplies and two glasses of wine. Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. Advance registration at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.

July 18 -- Family Concert, 6:30 p.m., juggler Matt Jergens. Free. Amphitheater at Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St.

July 19 -- The Circle: Exploring the Art of Storytelling and Poetry. 7 to 9 p.m. Regional poets and professional "tellers" from the Storytellers of Central Ohio perform and discuss their works. Q&A. Featuring poet in residence Julia Baker from California. Hosted by Carol Milligan and Father Joseph Kovitch. Third Thursday of the month, Java Central, 20 S. State St., free, java-central.com or 614-839-0698.

July 20 -- Classic Movie Series, "Honey I Shrunk the Kids," shown at dusk on the side of Everal Barn at Heritage Park. Bring blanket and snacks. Rain location will be inside barn. Free. 60 N. Cleveland Ave.

July 20 -- Uptown Friday Night: Rockn' Uptown, 6 to 8 p.m. Multiple Uptown businesses present live music.

July 20 -- "Sleeping Beauty," 6:30 p.m. Presented by Westerville Parks and Recreation Theatre Camp. Amphitheater at Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St.

July 21 -- Bohemian Highway, 7 to 10 p.m. Folk quartet featuring Beki Test on vocals and guitar, Mike Neely on guitar, mandolin and Irish whistle, Carl Yaffey on banjo, Karl Wohlwend on bass and Nina Hawranick on vocals. Java Central, 20 S. State St., free, java-central.com or 614-839-0698.

July 22 - Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30 p.m., classic rock with the Lords of Literature. Free. Amphitheater at Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St.

July 24 -- Lunchbox Concert: Singer/songwriters Dick, Chris and TJ, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free. Hosted by Westerville Parks and Rec, the Arts Council of Westerville and Uptown Inc. Location: Civic Green at City Hall.

July 25 -- Family Concert, 6:30 p.m., Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. Free. Amphitheater at Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St.

July 26 -- Meet the Author Series: Linwood Barclay, 7 to 8 p.m. Bestselling author Barclay discusses his newest book, "A Noise Downstairs," a thriller with the twists and turns of Gillian Flynn and the suspense of Harlan Coben. Free. Registration required at westervillelibrary.org. Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St.

July 26-29 -- Westerville Civic Theater production of "Tarzan: The Stage Musical," $15. Tickets online at westerville.org/registration or at the Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. Performance location: Westerville Central High School.

July 27 -- Arts Alley at Mount Carmel St. Ann's 4th Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. Hands-on art activities for children. Westerville Art League members will offer original art work, prints, photography, cards, fused and stained glass and jewelry. Union Savings Bank parking lot and north sidewalk at Hanby Magnet School, artscouncilofwesterville.org.

July 28 -- Jazz at the Amp, 6:30 p.m. performance by Eric Darius. Free. Amphitheater at Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St.

July 28 -- Brady Fulton, 7 to 10 p.m. Fulton's CD release event features a diverse and upbeat program with vocals, uke and percussion. Java Central, 20 S. State St., free, java-central.com or 614-839-0698.

July 29 -- Shohei Toyoda, 3 to 5 p.m. International fingerstyle guitar champion and Japan resident returns to Java as part of his U.S. tour. Java Central, 20 S. State St., free, java-central.com or 614-839-0698.

July 29 -- Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30 p.m., Westerville Concert Band presents family-friendly music. Free. Amphitheater at Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St.