1. JazZoo: Blues at the Zoo (Aug. 16, 8 p.m.)
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, 4850 W. Powell Rd., Powell
Sean Carney joins the Columbus Jazz Orchestra for the blues-packed final JazZoo performance of the summer. http://www.jazzartsgroup.org
2. Sangria Festival (Aug. 17, 6-9 p.m.)
Signature Wines, 3816 April Ln.
The fourth annual Sangria Festival features Latin cuisine, desserts, music from Déjà vu Latin Fusion and Enrique Infante, and, of course, Signature Wines’ signature sangria. http://www.signaturewinesofohio.com
3. Lonestar (Aug. 21, 9 p.m.)
Hollywood Casino Columbus, 200 Georgesville Rd.
The country music juggernaut brings its 20th anniversary tour through central Ohio with a show in Hollywood Casino’s o.h. lounge. http://www.hollywoodcolumbus.com
4. Cirque du Soleil presents TOTEM (Aug. 22 – Sept. 15)
Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th St.
The acrobatically-inclined performance troupe known the world over presents a show focused on evolution, natural imagery and mythology. http://www.cirquedusoleil.com
5. George Bellows and the American Experience (Aug. 23 – Jan. 4)
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St.
More than 35 of Columbus native son George Bellows’ paintings, as well as a collection of his lithographs, will be on display in the Columbus Museum of Art’s latest exhibition. http://www.columbusmuseum.org