August 1 events.

The Dublin Irish Festival
This is one of America's largest celebrations of Celtic music, dance, food and culture. There will be more the 140 performances over the three-day festival. Festival housrs are Friday, 4 p.m. - 12 a.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. - 12 a.m.; and Sunday, 1 a.m. - 9 p.m. For more information, visit Dublinfestival.org.

The Ohio State Fair
It's time again for an Ohio tradition—an event for the whole family with food, games, rides, livestock, entertainment and more. Gates are open from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., except August 10 until 8 p.m. Tickets range from $8-$10. For more information, visit ohiostatefair.com.

Perkins Observatory Guest Night
Come view the stars as only the Perkins Observatory can show you. Program begin at 9 p.m. at 61 S. Sandusky St., Powell. Tickets and more information are available at 740-363-1257.

Summer Fridays at the Statehouse
Bring a lunch to the Statehouse and enjoy music and lunch on the lawn. The program will run from noon until 1 p.m. Performing today is Opera Columbus.

Thoroughly Modern Millie presented by Weathervane Playhouse
A high-spirited musical romp that has all of New York and the audience dancing the Charleston. Tickets start at $15 and are available at 740-366-4616. Theatre is located at 100 Price Rd, Newark. Showtimes are 8 p.m., and on August 2 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. For more information, visit weathervaneplayhouse.org.

Worthington Library's Summer Concert Series presents Justin Roberts
Justin Roberts is a kids' music sensation whose quirky melodies and irrepressible lyrics make it easy to see why kids and their parents love him. This free outdoor concert is at the Northwest Library, 2280 Hard Rd. at 7 p.m. For more information call 614-807-2626.