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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.

Downtown's newest fine art gallery's grand opening is tonight from 3 to 5 pm. This is the Edward A. Dixon Gallery, at 12 S. Ludlow Street. In addition, a unique exhibition, What Is Art (to you?), will be on display.

Oktoberfest at the DAI boasts more than 50 artisans from throughout the region, unique foods, ample domestic, international and craft beers, international wines, kid-friendly art activities, live music on two stages throughout the weekend, and much more! Saturday & Sunday.

A longtime fixture of the Dayton food truck scene, Katie Marks of The Wicked 'Wich of Dayton, will be closing at the end of this season to deal with recently discovered serious health concerns. The Yellow Cab and all of the trucks for the Friday, 5-10pm monthly rally will be participating by donating some money from every sandwich for her medical bills.

At Rosewood Arts Center you connect with other artists, be part of the maker's community, and pick-up some supplies! Come by the Maker's Market and shop while networking! Various items including painting, scrapbooking, sewing, sculpting supplies, and more! Saturday, 10am - 2pm.

As the city slips out of summer and into fall, there's no better way to kick off the long weekend than with First Friday activities throughout downtown Dayton! Discover a new artist at a gallery opening; kick back with food and drink specials at a bar or restaurant; groove to a local band playing at a nearby pub and many other things to do. Whatever mood strikes, downtown's growing number of independent businesses are ready to serve a proper summer send-off. This starts tonight at 5pm.

On Saturday at St. Anne's Hill Historic District you can stroll the neighborhood and hear local music at the first of what will be an annual festival celebrating the quality and diversity of the Dayton music scene. It starts at 3:30 PM…And at 4pm at 1436 East 4th Street you can hear two accordion guys playing on the porch.

On your facebook go to DaytonPorchfest

courtesy of Dayton History

The Great Dayton Adventure Race is tonight. The race will take you to all corners of the downtown area, and you are sure to discover new things about our city! You will navigate the city with a map, answering the questions and performing tasks on the clue sheet in this action-packed adventure. 

Let's Clear the Shelters and give a home to animals at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton. On Saturday they are during their NAME YOUR OWN PRICE Adoption Event! This is Noon to 4 pm.

Runway Fest is Friday, from 6-10pm and it includes aircraft static displays, airplane rides, inflatables, food vendors, hot air balloons, face-painting, and it is capped off with fireworks at 9:30pm.

Now in its 34th year, the Germanfest Picnic is a  celebration of the Miami Valley's rich German heritage. It is at RiverScape MetroPark and will feature the great food, the great beverages, and entertainment. It is tonight, Saturday and Sunday.

This evening in Downtown Dayton is Art in the City. It is a celebration of Dayton's rich collection of visual and performing artists. If you go to the K12 Gallery they will be installing a giant yarn bomb to cover 7 blocks and there will be "creation stations", artist demonstrations and other interactive booths for everyone to enjoy!

The Summer Restaurant Week is wrapping up Sunday and it is offering meals from nearly 50 restaurants across the Dayton area.

A true cult classic and an all-time favorite films, CLUE, has everything - murder, comedy, intrigue - all leading up to an ending (Or two? Or three?). This is at the  Victoria Theatre, tonight & Saturday at 7pm & Sunday, 3pm.  

Downtown Dayton Partnership

Two hours of urban trekking on foot is a fast-paced scavenger hunt in and around downtown Dayton. You'll experience the city in a whole new way as you weave through downtown tonight during First Friday. Racers will navigate the city with a map, answering the questions and performing tasks on the clue sheet.

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