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What's Great in Dayton: October 8 - 14, 2021

The Black Box Improv Theater has reopened in downtown Dayton.
The Black Box Improv Theater has reopened in downtown Dayton.

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

Tomorrow, Saturday morning you can meet and hear Earl McDaniel talk about his 3,600 mile bike ride from California to Rhode Island. He talks about the people he met, the lands he crossed, and the challenges he overcame. It's at the Woodbourne Library (6060 Far Hills Avenue) 11am to noon.

On Sunday at Aullwood is the Fall Colors Extravaganza. Join a naturalist to learn about tree chemistry and why tree leaves change their colors in the fall. It’s at 2:30pm.

Also on Sunday the Six Feet Apart Band are playing. It’s in Oakwood at the corner of Shafor Boulevard and East Dixon Avenue. They are doing its greatest hits and its at 4pm.

The Black Box Improv Theatre have reopened and now have a new season of improvisational comedy performances as well as classes and other special events.

The Dayton LGBT Film Festival is now in action at The Neon. Every film screens two times tonight through next Thursday. Check it out at

Mock Turtle is a literary magazine published and distributed for free in the Miami Valley. It includes prose, fiction, poetry, non-fiction, photography, and art, mostly by local people. If you’d like to submit your creative work the guidelines are on the website.

Dayton Live are offering young people several opportunities to explore their creativity in the PNC Arts Annex. There is dancing, acting, improv, and more for students ages 4-18! These classes are FREE but registration is required.

Welcome to October…
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.