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Smith Center Performance Calendar- Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts
Season of the Arts 2016-2017

Performance Calendar Spring and Summerfest 2017
(updated June 6, 2017; events may be added or changed throughout the season)
Event Date Time Tickets*
Troika Ensemble March 10 8:00pm $20/$15
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Dances, Songs, and Stories by Ohlone Community Band March 15 7:30pm $10/$5
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23rd High School Theatre Festival March 17-18 - Not available
American Nostalgia by Ohlone Wind Orchestra March 26 2:00pm $15/$10
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The Psychology of False Confessions by Dr. Patrick O’Reilly, Psychology Club Speaker Series March 30 7:00pm $10
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Fanfares, Films, and Fun by Mission Peak Brass Band March 31 8:00pm $15/$10
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In Over Around and Through, Spring Dance Production

April 20-22

8:00pm $15/$12
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Smith Center Presents! Comedy Sportz April 28 8:30pm $20/$15/$12
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Playwrights Festival 2017 (NUMMI Studio Theatre) May 4-5 8:00pm $10
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Brass Bouquet by Mission Peak Brass Band May 5 8:00pm $15/$10
World of Cultures United In Art, Food and Dance May 6

5:00pm - 7:30pm

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Auditions: The Illusion, Theatre and Dance Department May 10 6:00pm -
Jazz & Rock - Jazz/Rock Emsembles May 12 7:00pm $15/$10
Pops in the Park! by Ohlone Community Band and Ohlone Tuba Ensemble May 13 12:00pm Free
Imagination and Inspiration by Ohlone Wind Orchestra May 21 2:00pm $15/$10
Summerfest 2017 - Rock of Ages July 7-8, 13-16, 21-22 (ASL Interpreted July 8 & 16) 8:00pm $30/$25/$20
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Events may be added or changed throughout the season; all information and ticket prices subject to change without notice.

Unless otherwise noted, all Summerfest performances will be presented in the Outdoor Amphitheatre at the Smith Center at Ohlone College in Fremont, California.

Event Parking Permit: $4 (required at all times).

* Ticket prices, performances, dates, times, and location are subject to change without notice. Purchase tickets in advance through the Smith Center Box Office. Music Department and Bands/Ensembles concert ticket prices may be higher at the door.

Past Events for 2016-2017 Season of the Arts

Past Fall 2016 Events
Event Date Time
Dr. Marty Klein: Pornography 2016: PornPanic, Public Health, and Porn Literacy (Psychology Club Speaker) Friday, October 14 7:00pm
"Scion" by Brian Copeland Thursday, October 27 7:00pm
Aileen Chanco, Pianist Friday, October 28 8:00pm
Mysteries of Life by Ohlone Wind Orchestra Sunday, October 30 2:00pm
Suite Celebration by Ohlone Community Band Wednesday, November 2 7:30pm
Fall Formal by Mission Peak Brass Band Friday, November 4 8:00pm
Spending the End of the World on OkCupid, Fall Theatre Production, Theatre and Dance Department

November 4-5, 10, 12, 17-19

Music on the Hill by Ohlone College Vocal & Instrumental Ensembles Friday, December 2 7:00pm
9th Annual Holiday Extravaganza - Ohlone College Band Program: Ohlone Tuba Ensemble, Mission Peak Brass Band, Ohlone Community Band, Ohlone Wind Orchestra Saturday, December 3 1:00pm
Jazz & Rock by Ohlone College Jazz/Rock Ensembles Friday, December 9 7:00pm
The Nutcracker by Yoko's Dance & Performing Arts Academy and Fremont Opera Orchestra Saturday, December 10
  • 2:00pm
  • 8:00pm
Applied Music Showcase by Ohlone College Applied Music Students Saturday, December 10 7:00pm
The Nutcracker by Yoko's Dance & Performing Arts Academy and Fremont Opera Orchestra Sunday, December 11 2:00pm
Nutcracker by Berkeley City Ballet
  • Saturday, December 17
  • Sunday, December 18
  • 1:00pm
  • 5:00pm