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What's Great In Dayton: September 10 - 16, 2021

Shakespeare in South Park will perform Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" this weekend.
Shakespeare in South Park will perform Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" this weekend.

Charlie Campbell's picks for what to do and see this week in the Miami Valley.

Both tonight and Saturday there are bands playing at Levitt Pavilion. There is no cost for this….but you do need to bring a blanket or a chair. It’s at 7pm and to see who is playing go to: levittdayton.org

And another music event is on Saturday up in Troy. It’s their PorchFest. The Artisan Tent Village opens at noon and the music is from 1 to 6pm.

If you want some theater tonight, Saturday, and Sunday you can see Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest." This is in the South Park Historical Green and is being performed by Shakespeare in South Park. It’s scheduled outside so bring a chair BUT if it is raining it’s in a church close by. Admission is free but donations gladly accepted.

Dayton Ballet’s The Nutcracker is back, and there are auditions for children’s roles in it. Auditions will be held on Saturday, September 25 from noon to 3pm at Dayton Ballet’s downtown studios and to read all about the criteria go to: daytonperformingarts.org/nutcracker-auditions

The PBS TV channels 14/16 are doing their General Action Auction. All bidding is online and items will be shown on-air through Saturday night.

If you want all kinds of fresh local foods then head to the Second Street Market. On Saturday, it’s 8am to 3pm, and Sundays from 11am to 3pm.

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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.