Charlie 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.

Greater Dayton Lebanese Festival
Greater Dayton Lebanese Festival

If you are a stamp collector then the AIRPEX 2019 have more than 15 stamp dealers from across the country with varied philatelic offerings and supplies. Novice, youth and avid stamp collectors are welcome to stop by to talk and shop with stamp dealers and club members. It’s at the IBEW Union Hall, on Poe Ave, today and Saturday.

African American Cultural Festival in Dayton

The 11th Annual African American Cultural Festival is at Dayton Island MetroPark ….the one off Helena Street on Saturday. There are tons of things going on from noon to 8pm.

The Great American Beer Tasting is at The Dayton Dragons on Saturday from 2 to 6pm.

Germanfest Picnic at RiverScape MetroPark

The 36th Germanfest Picnic gives a glimpse of the German heritage that has given Dayton some of its cultural identity. It's at Riverscape MetroPark in Downtown Dayton tonight, Saturday and Sunday.

The Friends of Washington-Centerville Public Library are having a “Better Books Blow-out.” It's at Centerville Library on Spring Valley Road today until 6pm and Saturday from 10am to 5pm.


Art in the City celebrates Dayton’s rich collection of visual and performing arts. Artists, and others “paint, perform, and party” around downtown Dayton today from 5 to 9pm. And one of the performers is me playing my accordion from 5 to 7 outside the Schuster Center.

Dayton Celtic Festival stage

The Dayton Celtic Festival is at RiverScape MetroPark. It begins this evening and is all weekend.

A Small Farm & Food Fest is for all-ages and it promotes healthy eating and sustainable living. There are dozens of hands-on activities, a pop-up farmers market, demonstrations, speakers and more. It's at Carriage Hill MetroPark on Saturday, from 10am to 5pm.

Levitt Pavillion Dayton sign

Trivia Night at the Dayton Art Institute is in conjunction with their special exhibition Our Century: Dayton Area Collects and is hosted by one of The Rubi Girls. It’s tonight at the DAI from 5:30 to 8pm.

Cedar Bog Nature Preserve in Urbana

The Cool Films are back and it is at The Schuster. Tonight you can see Napoleon Dynamite …the preshow & fun is 5:30 and the film at 7pm.

Interested in learning more about the food system, building a cooperative business, or capitalism? You will have the opportunity to choose between multiple workshops of short presentations followed by discussions and refreshments. This is Saturday, at Central State University - Dayton, 1 to 3:30pm

Our Century: Dayton Area Collects is on display now at Dayton Art Institute
Dayton Art Institute

First Friday celebrates the city’s “independents.” Downtown Dayton’s collection of independently owned restaurants, boutique shops, craft breweries, galleries, and other small businesses are taking their moment in the spotlight. This is tonight from 5pm to midnight.

Dayton Metro Library's Party in the Park

Celebrate the rich history of Hills & Dales MetroPark! Learn about the park's beginnings, how it became publicly owned land, and how it has developed during the past 100 years. And the plans to care for it in the future. This is tonight, 5 to 8pm.

The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center has an historic exhibit about Troy’s Musical Moments. It takes a look at the people and places that are a part of Troy’s music history. The opening reception is today from 5 to 6:45 pm.

2nd Street Market - Five Rivers MetroParks
WYSO/Joshua Chenault

The Carillon Park Rail Festival is a two-day family fun event featuring miniature train rides, live steam engines, model train displays, historical displays, train merchandise, rail vendors, food vendors, and much more. It is Saturday, 9:30 am to 5pm; and Sunday, 11am to 4pm.

The 2nd Street Market is open Thursday and Friday from 11am to 3pm, Saturday from 8am to 3pm, and now Sunday from 11am to 3pm. You enjoy live music and offerings from more than 40 vendors, which are small locally owned businesses.