Around the Miami Valley
12:31 pm
Fri December 21, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: December 21 - 27, 2012

The Nutcracker in the 2012 production of the Dayton Ballet's Nutcracker
The Nutcracker in the 2012 production of the Dayton Ballet's Nutcracker
Credit courtesy of the Dayton Ballet

Santa Visits PNC 2nd Street Market, today and tomorrow from 11:30 -1:30pm.  Bring a camera and snap a photo of Santa and your friends.

Fifth Street Brewpub (FSB) will host an open house Saturday from noon to 8 p.m.  to benefit Toys for Tots. They will also offer a sneak preview of the brewpub's renovations to date. You can see where the customized seven-barrel brewing system will be housed. Attendees are asked to not bring a toy; instead, a cash donation will be made by Fifth Street Brewpub to benefit Toys for Tots.

For the Love of Dance: The Story of The Dayton Ballet is a new book honoring the 75th anniversary of the Dayton Ballet with an inspiring history of the school and professional company. Lots of exclusive photos and fun activities for kids. It's a fun stocking stuffer or special Hanukkah gift to open the hearts of children to the wonder of dance.

Make sure to purchase your 2013 Calendar at the Museum Store at Carillon Historical Park. The new calendar commemorates the Great Dayton Flood of 1913 through a series of historic images and facts to mark important events surrounding the most influential natural disaster in the history of the Miami Valley.

Tonight, Saturday and Sunday, at The Schuster Center you can see the Dayton Ballet doing the Nutcracker. But now, for the first time in many years, the full Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra will join the Dayton Ballet to perform this beautiful score - live. This timeless classic takes on new life this season!

Gotta go…..
Charlie, Merry Everything, Campbell