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Charlie Campbell

Charlie Campbell wants to spread the news of so many wonderful aspects in the greater Dayton area. He is a cheerleader and a real believer that our area is the place to be. He has been active in this area for almost 40 years and you can hear him weekly at WYSO.

Dayton Visual Arts Center (DVAC) exterior sign
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Not Your Ordinary Book Sale. There are hundreds of like-new collectible quality books which came from the estate of Father Joseph Goetz who donated his entire collection of more than 2500 books. It is at the Woodbourne at Cross Pointe Library branch, 101 E. Alex-Bell Road (next to Outback Steakhouse) in Centerville and is available today until 9pm and Saturday, 9am to 6pm.

Art on the Commons is Sunday, 11a.m. to 5p.m.
courtesy of Fraze Pavillion

The Germanfest Picnic is at RiverScape MetroPark and there is fabulous German food, plenty of German Beer on tap, live musical entertainment on two stages all day long. And a KidZone, Culture Display, 5K and 10K race. And lots of handcrafts and German items. It is today, 5 to 11; Saturday, 11am to 11pm; and Sunday, 11am to 6pm with Polka Mass at 10am.

The Oakwood Farmers Market is Saturdays, 9am - 1pm.
via the Oakwood Farmers Market

Celebrate Dayton's rich collection of visual and performing arts on a special event that kicks off the third annual juried art show! Join local businesses, artists, and other organizations to "paint, perform, and party" around downtown Dayton during Art in the City. This is tonight on 5 to 9pm.

Aullwood's Prairie Walk is Saturday beginning at 11am.
courtesy of Aullwood

The Old Court House's elegant 1850 courtroom comes to life at Old Case Files. Audience members hear testimonies from witnesses, arguments from the prosecution and defense, converse with costumed spectators, study period newspapers, and view historical exhibits to uncover the events surrounding the trial. This show is tonight, Saturday and Sunday.

courtesy of Dayton History

The Old Court House's elegant 1850 courtroom comes to life at Old Case Files. Audience members hear testimonies from witnesses, arguments from the prosecution and defense, converse with costumed spectators, study period newspapers, and view historical exhibits to uncover the events surrounding the trial. This show is tonight, Saturday and Sunday.

The Voss Hoss Cruisin is tonight, 5 to 9pm at Voss Used Cars, 99 Loop Road in Centerville. In addition to seeing all kind of Hot Rods there are Door Prizes, a 50/50 Raffle, lots of Music and Local Food.

Levitt Pavilion Dayton
Friends of Levitt Pavilion Dayton

First Friday in Downtown Dayton is tonight. It is the perfect time to celebrate downtown's "independents" - mom-and-pop shops that dominate the consumer-based businesses. Galleries and museums have special activities. Bars and restaurants feature food and drink specials, and many host live performances later that night. Retailers offer hand-selected merchandise and carefully curated clothing, home goods, accessories, cosmetics, and more.

An expert, Laura Jones, shares her experiences as a production manager for four years on Art21, which is a PBS documentary series. She provides behind the scenes personal accounts meeting the artists and she focuses on visual contemporary art and artists in the twenty-first century. Bring your chair, your snacks and drinks to the Dayton Society of Artists Tonight at 8pm.

Miami Valley Native American Council

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra celebrates the 100th birthday of composer, conductor, and educator Leonard Bernstein with excerpts from his signature creation, West Side Story. The second part celebrates the Symphony's 75th anniversary season with some orchestral fireworks. This is tonight, 8pm, Veteran's Park Amphitheater, in Springfield.

DeWeese Ridgecrest Civic Association

Trash and Treasure is in the Saint Anne's Hill neighborhood. Antique furniture, art book collections, original framed prints, paintings by Dennis Towners and Karen Fisher and over 1000 pieces of original artwork by David Smith!!! Dayton Society of Artists, 48 High St, in Dayton, Saturday 8am to 1pm.

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