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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.

Play Ball! On Saturday, 9am - 3pm at the U.S. Air Force museum you will have the chance to learn about the science behind baseball and other sports with interactive programs. Learn how a baseball curves, how a skater spins so fast, how to find the "sweet spot" on a baseball bat or tennis racket, and see the Magnus Effect in action as you "throw" a curve ball.

A Day Of Small-Town Hoopla! Over 200 arts, crafts, and food vendors, two music stages, a beer garden, and street performers throughout the Yellow Springs Street Fair. This is a festival like no other and they usually get between 20,000 - 25,000 visitors throughout the course of the day. This is Saturday, 9am-5pm.

The Oakwood Farmers Market is Saturday from 9am - 1pm...and from 9 - 11 you can hear me playing on my accordion!

First Friday events are tonight and it is full of art, live entertainment, local music, dining specials, and more. It's also the kickoff for Pride weekend and the Greater Dayton LGBT Center kicks it off with the annual Affair on the Square tonight on Courthouse Square.

It's a Bird...It's a plane... it's the Super 5k of all! The Humane Society of Greater Dayton is fighting animal homelessness and on Saturday they are having a 5k run or walk. Afterwards they have flying high dog acts, a kids zone, food truck rally, beer and wine garden, live music and so much more!

Guys and Dolls is an oddball romantic comedy. There’s a gambler, his girlfriend who laments that they've been engaged for 14 years and a lot of other characters! Victoria Theatre, tonight and Saturday at  2  and 8.

The World's Largest Convention of Amateur Radio Operators which we know as Hamvention is this weekend. Nearly 25,000 attendees from all over the world are expected. The Flea Market and the Exhibit Hours are today Saturday  and Sunday.

The 12th Annual Dayton Sideshow is Friday, 5pm-1am and Saturday, 3pm-1am in The Yellow Cab Building. This event has Sculpture, Painting, Music, Performers, Dancers, Comedy, Food Trucks, Local Brews, Photography and much, much more. It also feature a special Kid's Sideshow.

Enjoy a wonderful day of baby animals, farm experiences, great food and good old fashioned fun at Aullwood's Farm Babies Fest on Saturday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. General admission for the festival is $10 per car.

Today is the grand opening of the River Run at RiverScape MetroPark! Around 5 pm, the ceremonial "first paddlers" will kayak through the new bank stabilization project. Around 6 pm, the first Pickin' in the Park concert of the summer will begin under the covered pavilion at RiverScape.

DVAC’s Art Auction is tonight at Sinclair College. This is their biggest and best, all art, all Dayton, wildly fun, eclectic, affordable, talent-packed, cool, casual, original art party of them all! Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the live auction begins promptly at 7:30 p.m.

The Washington-Centerville Library Book Sale has thousands of hardback and paperback books for all ages, movies, CDs and more. Today until 9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Centerville Library, 111 W. Spring Valley Rd.

Run For the Health of It  is a 5K or a 10K on Saturday. All proceeds benefit the Junior League of Dayton's literacy and wellness programs for children and their families in Montgomery County.

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Unveiled: A Cabaret Dayton is hosted by INNOVAtheatre, and this is on Saturday from 6  to 10 PM at MJ's on 20 N Jefferson St, in downtown Dayton.

And also on Saturday at 6pm is a show at The Victoria Theatre called In Between. It’s about a little five year old girl who tragically lost her memory and struggled to live while refusing to die.

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