The Wexner Center's 25th Anniversary exhibit "Transfigurations" is the big art event this fall, but there a bunch of other happenings around Columbus. Here's a rundown of some of the more notable exhibits, performances and events this fall.

The Wexner Center's 25th Anniversary exhibit "Transfigurations" is the big art event this fall, but there a bunch of other happenings around Columbus. Here's a rundown of some of the more notable exhibits, performances and events this fall.

Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

The fall incarnation of the avant-garde show features more than 100 artists, crafters and more selling their wares.

St. Agatha Catholic Church

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 20

1860 Northam Rd., Upper Arlington

avantgardeshows.com

Sixth Annual Columbus Creative Industry Mixer

This party with creatives is sure to be a big event. Hobnob with art directors, designers, stylists, models, photographers, talent agents and print, film, music and television producers while enjoying food and drinks from local purveyors. Wunderkind local performer Nina West hosts.

Roharik Productions Ltd.

9:30 p.m. Sept. 20

1185 Chesapeake Ave., Grandview

columbuscreativeindustrymixer.com

"Rock Out!"

The Columbus Dance Theatre's opening to the 2014-14 season features a live string quartet and guest musicians Andrew Lipke and Get the Led Out. Delving into the world of classic rock, the troupe's dancers will perform to hits like, "White Room," "Welcome to the Jungle" and "Freebird."

Columbus Commons

8 p.m. Sept. 20

160 S. High St., Downtown

columbusdancetheatre.com

"25 ON HIGH: A Photographic Journey"

Twenty-five local photographers spent a year documenting Columbus' main drag, High Street, capturing the faces, landmarks, overlooked alcoves and affairs of the thoroughfare, from the south end to Worthington. Reception is 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 25.

OSU Urban Arts Space

Sept. 20-Nov. 8

50 W. Town St., Downtown

uas.osu.edu

"Twisted: a Trio of Excellence"

To kick off its 2014-15 season, BalletMet joins with Opera Columbus and the Columbus Symphony and Chorus to present a powerhouse performance highlighting the best of Columbus' performing arts.

Ohio Theatre

Sept. 25-28

39 E. State St., Downtown

balletmet.org

The Ohio Made Festival

The Art and Artists Of, The Columbus Idea Foundry, Columbus Cultural Art Center, The Ohio Art League and the Ohio History Connection have formed a partnership to present a daylong festival featuring an art marketplace, juried exhibition, installations and demos highlighting Ohio's finest artists.

Ohio Historical Society

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 27

800 E. 17th Ave., North Side

oal.org

"The Events"

This award-winning play, written by Scottish playwright David Greig, deals with the aftermath of a tragic mass shooting. The performance features cast members from Britain's Actors Touring Company, with the choir from the Harmony Project serving as a Greek chorus.

Wexner Center for the Arts

Sept. 30-Oct. 5

1871 N. High St., Campus

wexarts.org

"Possible Impossible: Terry Allen Study Drawings for Public Works"

Coinciding with his public art project "Scioto Lounge," multidisciplinary artist Terry Allen presents drawings and sketches focused on his public commissions in this exhibit. A public dedication of Allen's sculpture is Sept. 30.

OSU Urban Arts Space

Sept. 30-Nov. 8

50 W. Town St., Downtown

uas.osu.edu

"Sunset Boulevard"

The Short North Stage presents this rarely produced Broadway masterpiece with a melodic score by Andrew Lloyd Webber to kickoff its 2014-15 season. Based on the classic Billy Wilder 1950 film, the Broadway production won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Garden Theater

Oct. 2-19

1187 N. High St., Short North

shortnorthstage.org

"In __ We Trust: Art and Money"

This group show features 20 artists from various backgrounds and practices examining the complex nature of money and its relationship to art, using currency as a material, inspiration or subject. The exhibit focuses on art created after the 2008 financial crisis.

Columbus Museum of Art

Oct. 3-March 1

480 E. Broad St., Downtown

columbusmuseum.org

"The Lion King"

Broadway Columbus presents the hit Tony Award-winning production based on the beloved Disney film. The experience is truly spectacular, with stunning visuals - the costumes! - and a pulse-pounding score.

Ohio Theatre

Oct. 14-Nov. 9

39 E. State St., Downtown

columbus.broadway.com

Columbus Comedy Festival

The premiere local comedy festival features the best stand-up comedy, sketch, improv and more from Columbus' best funny people. Not to be missed.

Wild Goose Creative

Oct. 23-25

2491 Summit St., Campus

wildgoosecreative.com

"Gallery of Echoes"

After a successful and sold-out performance in May, "Gallery of Echoes" returns this fall. This collaboration between Shadowbox Live and the Columbus Museum of Art is a short-run show with a 21-song, multimedia performance complemented by artwork from the museum's permanent collection.

Shadowbox Live

Nov. 5-16

503 S. Front St., Brewery District

shadowboxlive.org

"Miranda July: New Society"

As part of the Wex's 25th Anniversary slate of events, the center invites former artist-in-residency Miranda July for a one-night-only performance. July's characteristic humor and insight will dissect the complexity of life in this blending of fictional and true stories.

Capitol Theatre

8 p.m. Nov. 20

77 S. High St., Downtown

wexarts.org

"The Vessel Show"

This group show, curated by Devon Palmer, features a number of local artists exhibiting hollow vessels (literal or interpretive) in wood, glass or ceramic mediums to explore the historical and cultural reflections they hold.

Cultural Arts Center

Nov. 21-Dec. 27

139 E. Main St., Downtown

thevesselshow.com

"Think Outside the Brick: The Creative Art of LEGO"

The annual group exhibit showcasing some extraordinary Lego art returns to Columbus. This is one of the most fun and accessible exhibits of the season.

Columbus Museum of Art

Nov. 21-Jan. 18

480 E. Broad St., Downtown

columbusmuseum.org

John Oliver

John Oliver is one of the hottest names in standup right now, thanks in part to his excellent new HBO news series, "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver." Make sure to see him on tour if you like to laugh and think.

Palace Theatre

8 p.m. Dec. 6

34 W. Broad St., Downtown

capa.com