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.

The Dayton Art Institute is celebrating 45 years of art, cheers and beers at its annual Oktoberfest which is Saturday & Sunday. Great art to see and buy, great food, and great entertainment….including our accordion band on Saturday afternoon. The Aullwood Apple Fest is Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Sample apple pie baked in a Dutch oven, freshly pressed cider, apple dumplings, apple butter, and many other choices. Everyone enjoys a visit with farm animal friends and a...

Tonight in downtown Dayton there’s a huge after-work street party! Enjoy live performances and demonstrations in music, theater, dance, puppetry and more. This festival takes place on Main Street between First and Second streets. Food and beer also will be part of the fun. Friday, 5-9pm. And in the same area The Rubber Duck Regatta is happening where 20,000 bright yellow rubber ducks will be "released" from the Riverside Drive Bridge and race down the Great Miami River for some really great...

Tonight, Saturday, & Sunday Shakespeare in South Park is doing "As You Like It," a madcap romantic comedy set in the 1920s. Gender reversal of some principal roles will leave you thinking Shakespeare assigned the wrong genders in the first place. Bring your chair or blanket. At the 2016 Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival you celebrate the Wright brothers and all things aviation. The event showcases the work of Orville and Wilbur in the development of practical flight and highlights some...

Dayton Visual Arts Center (DVAC) is presenting 25 works of art by 25 artists for celebrating its 25th year . The 25 artists came together to create new works in pairs or groups resulting in this groundbreaking exhibition. The opening reception is tonight 6-8 pm and is open to all. On Saturday you can go into some people’s homes and see their private art collections. This is A Self-Guided Tour of Yellow Springs Private Art Collections . The homes are located all around town, so biking or...

Tonight you can go to an outdoor movie. "Homeward Bound" will be shown outdoors at SICSA in Kettering . Local vendors will be on site from 8:00 PM - 9:15 PM with pet-related items for sale, as well as snacks and treats. The movie will begin at 9:15 PM. You are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs for seating in the lawn. The 23rd Annual Greater Dayton Lebanese Festival will feature Middle Eastern dancing and entertainment, cultural displays, crafts booths and amusement rides for all ages....

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There are a few festivals that celebrate German traditions around the city, but Germanfest gives a glimpse of the German heritage that has given Dayton some of its cultural identity. They offer its food, drink, music, the crafts, and an appreciation of its history all while enjoying an import beer and a schnitzel. The Germanfest Picnic is tonight, Saturday and Sunday at The Carillon. And on Saturday you can see The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Victoria Theater . Come dressed for a true...

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The Downtown Adventure Night is tonight. Get ready to experience your city in a whole new way. There are dozens of fun, active lifestyle-themed activities and there will be plenty of action waiting for you at Courthouse Square, Second Street, RiverScape MetroPark, and other downtown locations at this jam-packed urban adventure! Dayton History's Old Case Files courtroom drama is now open. The murder trial reenactment is the 1896 case of Albert Frantz who is accused of shooting his lover. You...

On Saturday at 10am you can go on a Hidden Oakwood Walk . Tucked into one Oakwood neighborhood you'll find three natural parks that invite calm reflection and appreciation of nature. The 1.5 mile walk will begin and end in front of Wright Library, and water will be provided. And if you want to check out some Solar cars that are racing cross country go to the Carillon Historical Park from 1:30 - 6pm on Saturday. Depending on traffic, weather, and energy management decisions each solar car will...

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FutureFest is the 26th annual festival of six original plays , each performed once, and adjudicated by theatre professionals from across the USA. It starts tonight at 8 PM and concludes Sunday. Dayton History's Old Case Files courtroom drama is now open. The murder trial reenactment is the 1896 case of Albert Frantz who is accused of shooting his lover. You will learn what law and order was like in our city at the turn of the 20th century. This is an interactive courtroom drama at the Old...

The Poetic Transformation and Identity show features the 2x Grammy Award winning Soul Singer-Songwriter Timothy Bloom and The House Band is the authentic feel good neo-soul jazzy funk, and rhythm & blues music of Vibe 5. This 2 hour production includes a variety of comics, singers and visual artists. This is tonight and the show starts at 9. The Hungry, Hungry Farm Animals Farm Walk is Saturday at 2:30 p.m. This experience is about getting your hands dirty and smelling like something...

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