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Feb
11
Sun
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: A Palace Junior Production @ Marion Palace Theatre
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Take a plunge with Alice down the famous rabbit hole and discover a delightful, madcap world of childhood fantasies and delicious adventures.

In this wildly entertaining stage play performed by local youth, audience members will meet all the classic characters immortalized by the Lewis Carroll novel including the habitually late White Rabbit, the frantic Mad Hatter, the tyrant Queen of Hearts, the sneaky Cheshire Cat and the comical twins Tweedledee and Tweedledum, just to name a few.

The wonder-filled world of Alice is a fantastic magical journey for all ages and gives a modern view to an old classic, where nonsense makes quite good sense.

Reserved Seating $18 adults, $12 children age 12 & younger.

Feb
16
Fri
Shades of Buble @ Marion Palace Theatre
Feb 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

SHADES OF BUBLÉ: A Three-Man Tribute to Michael Bublé celebrates the continuing outstanding career of Bublé by performing his swinging standards and pop hits in an unforgettable high-energy concert event. This world-class tribute act honors (but doesn’t imitate) the sophistication, retro style, and spirited fun that Michael himself brings to his concerts while engaging die hard fans with thrilling three-part vocal arrangements.

Starring three incredibly talented gents with charming good looks, the trio seamlessly combines big-band standards from the jazz era, classic Motown hits of the 50s, and Billboard chart toppers from today. Delivering a set list comprised only of songs recorded or performed live by Michael, SHADES OF BUBLÉ will perform Feeling Good, Moondance, Come Fly With Me, Home, Everything, Fever, Save the Last Dance for Me, Haven’t Met You Yet, and many more.

Whether you’re planning a romantic night out with your significant other or prefer a fun night out with friends, the SHADES OF BUBLE concert at the Palace is the perfect place to be this Valentine’s!

Mar
8
Thu
Five Nights on Campus: Alina Kiryayeva in “Sonatas” @ The Ohio State University at Marion
Mar 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are pleased to welcome back to our stage the gifted pianist, Alina Kiryayeva. Her last performance for Five Nights on Campus earned her a standing ovation! Praised for her powerful command of the instrument, unique interpretations and clarity of sound,captivates the audiences with her profound philosophical insight and charismatic stage presence. Her new program features three sonatas and a rhapsody composed by Ludwig van Beethoven, Frédéric Chopin, Franz Liszt, and Sergei Prokofiev.

Mar
10
Sat
Brass Transit @ Marion Palace Theatre
Mar 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

With a world-class horn section, a rocking rhythm section and vocals stacked sky-high, BRASS TRANSIT has established itself as the world’s foremost Chicago experience! But it’s not the band’s management saying that. It’s the growing legion of fans, who have heard this eight-piece Toronto group flawlessly rip through Chicago’s catalogue of hits from the ’70s. With spectacular attention to detail, the group performs hits like: Saturday In The Park, 25 Or 6 To 4, If You Leave Me Now, Feelin’ Stronger Every Day, Beginnings, Make Me Smile, Call On Me, Wishing You Were Here, Old Days, Questions 67 & 68, and Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?

Formed in 2008, BRASS TRANSIT brought together 8 of Canada’s most talented, accomplished and award-winning players. The group goes far beyond just imitating the songs; they embody the music and leave crowds in awe, evoking multiple standing ovations and comments like: “Spine-Tingling!” “Brought me back to my youth!” and “Perfect in every detail!”

Get ready for a high-energy performance, sing along to your favorite songs, and re-visit the most memorable times of your life when BRASS TRANSIT takes the historic Marion Palace Theatre stage!

Mar
16
Fri
OH-Way Wrestling Tournament @ Veterans Memorial Colieum
Mar 16 – Mar 18 all-day

All wrestling teams that have qualified from regionals will be attending this tournament. It is state-wide and includes all four districts. For more information visit www.ohiowaywrestling.com.

Mar
23
Fri
Night at Heritage Hall – Flash Light Tour @ Heritage Hall
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Marion County Historical Society will present first person portrayals program inside Heritage Hall. Courageous participants explore the dimly lit museum with flashlights, meet historic personalities and discover many new things about the past as they travel among exhibits throughout the historic 1910 era Federal Post Office that spring to life to tell their stories. Some of the characters have been the 121st Ohio Volunteer Infantry Soldiers which roam and tell their story of the many battles they have fought showing and explaining their muskets and knives. Gypsy Queen, Cleo roams the halls and local legend says she was the head of a tribe of Brazilian gypsies and died in Marion County near Meeker in 1905. Meet Annie Oakley, The Gardner Sisters, Chief Plenty Coups, Lucy Webb Hayes and more.

Lone Raven @ Marion Palace Theatre
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Fiery Irish reels, Gypsy fiddle tunes of Romania, and haunting melodies will fill the air when Central Ohio’s renowned Celtic group, LONE RAVEN takes center stage at the Palace.

A favorite among many concert-goers, the band performs an eclectic blend of traditional music from various areas of the world, as well as their own original compositions. The group uses over 20 instruments in their performances, including a variety of unique ethnic instruments. Their instrumentals are fueled by the twin fiddles of Elizabeth Blickenstaff and Kara Markley. Adding layers of instrumental depth are a rhythm section driven by the skilled hand of Craig Markley and award-winning guitar playing by Neil Jacobs. Additionally, Kara’s highly acclaimed vocal stylings are showcased throughout the concert, performing songs in both English and Irish Gaelic.

Don’t miss this concert that sold out the May Pavilion in 2014! Reserved Seating $15.

Mar
24
Sat
OH-Way Wrestling Tournament @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Mar 24 all-day

All wrestling teams that have qualified from regionals will be attending this tournament. It is state-wide and includes all four districts. For more information visit www.ohiowaywrestling.com.

Night at Heritage Hall – Flash Light Tour @ Heritage Hall
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Marion County Historical Society will present first person portrayals program inside Heritage Hall. Courageous participants explore the dimly lit museum with flashlights, meet historic personalities and discover many new things about the past as they travel among exhibits throughout the historic 1910 era Federal Post Office that spring to life to tell their stories. Some of the characters have been the 121st Ohio Volunteer Infantry Soldiers which roam and tell their story of the many battles they have fought showing and explaining their muskets and knives. Gypsy Queen, Cleo roams the halls and local legend says she was the head of a tribe of Brazilian gypsies and died in Marion County near Meeker in 1905. Meet Annie Oakley, The Gardner Sisters, Chief Plenty Coups, Lucy Webb Hayes and more.

Mar
25
Sun
NINE @ Marion Palace Theatre
Mar 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us for an uplifting and joyous Easter Celebration when NINE (No Instruments Needed Ever) takes the historic Marion Palace Theatre stage!

The a capella singing group is comprised of ERIC KLENZMAN, SCOTT FORRY, TITUS RITCHEY, ERIC MOSLEY, LUKE HENRY, SCOTT RUTH, WES PETERS, MATT CRAYCRAFT, STEVE DEWEBER, and MATT HOLSINGER. Using only their voices to create a captivating sound, this group of men entertains listeners with a spiritual, gospel collection and pure and simple Gaither-style songs.

NINE first introduced their vocal harmonies to the public during Christmas at the Palace in 2011, and immediately audiences fell in love with the fun-loving group of guys. Popular demand brought the group back to the stage in 2012 and 2013 with fresh holiday acts. The men went on to perform a full scale show for an enthusiastic full house at the Palace in 2014. Described as endearing entertainers, NINE’s performances radiate with humor, friendship and their devotion to God.

Visitor's Guide

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Upcoming Events

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