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What's Great in Dayton: October 14 -20, 2011

The logo for this year's Masquerage.

If you like old time Rock & Roll dancing, then Friday evening, Corky’s Band is playing your favorite 50’s, 60’s & 70’s tunes. It’s at the American Czechoslovakian Club, on Valley St.

You can interact with the Wright brothers or Paul Laurence Dunbar on Friday from 6:00 - 8:00 . Go to the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center It’s at the corner of Williams and Third in Dayton.

Saturday….9 a.m. an all-female bike ride in downtown Dayton. They are planning to have stops for: a massage station, a chocolate fountain, and a wine tasting. The ride begins at Artemis Center on Monument Ave. All proceeds benefit domestic violence victims.

A family-friendly morning of arts is at Wright State’s Creative Arts Center, They call it ArtsFair and you and the kids can be doing lots of things….including Hands-on percussion, Drawing on the Walls ,and Face painting , Saturday, 9 a.m. – Noon.

Masquerage 2011 - One Decade of Decadence is Saturday This is supporting the AIDS Resource Center. Mix and mingle with Disco Queens, Circus Freaks, Superhero's, Angels and Demons - but masks are required , 8pm-1am at The Roundhouse, South Main Street across from Miami Valley Hospital.

The Roswell UFO story and its connection with Wright-Patt. Was it a top secret military reconnaissance balloon or something far more mysterious? On Sunday, at 2:00 PM, at the Wright Library in Oakwood there will be a presentation all about this.

Every week I e-mail out a summary of interesting things going on in this area. Go tohttp://www.GreatDayton.com and you can see what I do and sign up.

Gotta go….Charlie, I need a new costume, Campbell