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What's Great in Dayton: September 11 - 17, 2015

The Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival is Saturday

Cyclops Fest is turning 5! It is on Saturday for a day filled with handmade shopping, craft beer, great food, amazing music and D.I.Y. wonderfulness!!! Bring a friend, tell a family member or just come solo and ride in on the back of your favorite majestic mythological creature! FREE unicorn parking! Bryan Center in Yellow Springs. On your Facebook go to cyclopsfest.

Fall is a traditional time to prune shrubs and trees. If pruning is a mystery to you, or you'd just like a refresher, then you'll definitely want to come to pruning boot camp, taught by retired Wegerzyn horticulturalist Chris Jensen on Saturday, 10am - noon at Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark.

The Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival is  Saturday, from 10:30 am - 4:30 pm. Activities include bouncy houses and carnival games for the kids and a simulator of the 1911 Wright Model B airplane. Seven static aircraft will be on display as well as a glider and hot air balloons. There will also be radio controlled model planes flying and sheep herding demonstrations. This is at the Huffman Prairie Flying Field and there is no cost.

The Rosewood Arts Centre free program is Saturday. The Mid-Century Modern and Suburbia Expo will bring together dynamic speakers, interactive activities and expertise from a wide range of artists, architects, historians and enthusiasts to celebrate mid-century modern art and design. Learn about everything from the ranch home to the Eames chair to the hula hoop!

WYSO's 2015 Community Concert is Sunday, at 6pm at RiverScape MetroPark in downtown Dayton. Trey Stone and the Ringers will headline with Todd the Fox opening the evening. WYSO and Yellow Springs Brewery will unveil Vox Populi, an American Pale Ale. Food trucks will be on site as well. THIS FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Bring a chair, and see this event!

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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.