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What's Great in Dayton: August 7 - 13, 2020

Front Street Gallery in Dayton

The annual Art on the Commons in Kettering features fine arts created by 97 artists in ceramics, digital art, fiber, leather, and glass jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, and sculpture works. This online arts festival is now through Sunday!

The third annual Tour de Gem Dayton Cycling Classic is a fundraising cycling event for local nonprofits to raise money and bring awareness to their important missions. This is a fun, family-friendly way for cyclists of all ages and abilities to have a positive impact in their community and explore the many Gems Dayton has to offer.

Cedar Bog is up near Urbana and is now open. It has many rare plants and animals as well as excellent orchid, prairie, and woodland wildflower displays. In fact, Cedar Bog is home to 40 percent of Ohio’s rare species.

The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company is providing a six day online workshop series created as a way to engage with the DCDC extended family. All series workshops and chats are appropriate for ages 10 to senior citizens. No previous dance training is required, and you move at your own pace.

The ARTery Gallery at Front Street is open tonight from 5 to 9pm. Great art, music, and new friends.

On Saturday, Art in the City is a celebration of downtown Dayton’s great collection of visual and performing art. It's virtual from Saturday noon to 8pm.

The Garden Table offers plants, fresh produce, eggs, baked goods and all kinds of jams. Donations are accepted as ALL monies go to support the Dayton Food Bank. This is at the parking lot of Westminster Presbyterian Church every Saturday rain or shine 10:30am to Noon.

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Charlie, It’s Great In Dayton, 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.