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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.

The Dayton Auto Show is today until 9pm, Saturday 10am to 9pm and Sunday 10am to 6pm. This is at the Dayton Convention Center.

We want the funk! The Funk Center in downtown Dayton’s Fire Blocks District is having its grand opening from 6:30 to 8:30pm tonight at the Dayton Metro Library in downtown Dayton.

The 59th annual Spring Orchid Show and Sale is at the Cox Arboretum MetroPark. This is Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 4pm. There is no charge and open to the public.

Jurassic Quest is a family friendly event for dinosaur lovers of all ages! The exhibit features over 100 life-size animatronic dinosaurs. Activities include face painting, green screen photo, bounce houses, educational stations and much more! It is today and this weekend.

Zoot artists are developing a new show called Hope In Flight, and it premieres on Saturday and Sunday, 2pm in the downtown Dayton Library's Eichelberger Forum. The family-friendly show has no cost and open to everyone.

The Yellow Cab Tavern has their Mid-Winter Beach Party tonight beginning at 6pm. Working with Catholic Social Services and Goodwill Easter Seals bring some donations of clothing to the party, which Goodwill will turn into vouchers for winter clothing for families relocated to Dayton.

Ed Davis

Learn about the exciting field of robotics. Designed for children and adults of all ages, this offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. Demonstration and activity stations teach fun aerospace principles, such as the role of robotics in the Air Force, examples of robotic toys, working robotics and more. This is Saturday, 9am to 3pm at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

The Mountain Dulcimer Society of Dayton and an accomplished hammered dulcimer player guest are performing at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center tonight at 7:30pm. Since there is no cost for this concert it is suggested that you come early as reservations for this popular event will not be taken.

Returning for the third year, Adventures on the Great Miami is hosting The Great Christmas Tree Bon Fire on Saturday. It opens at 5pm with the bonfire at 7. This features live music and a food truck. There is no cost for the Christmas Tree Burn.

A Christmas Story. Remember the film? Now you can see it in a fresh new way. All the elements from the beloved movie are in this play including, the "double dog dare ya" with the flagpole at school, Ralphie's dad's the leg lamp, and much more -- all live on stage at the Victoria Theatre this weekend.

The holiday season has many moods . . . from sacred and traditional to young-at-heart and popular. Tonight and Saturday at 8pm the focus is on swing. Those catchy rhythms that the hippest of the hip use to make everything, including the holidays, just a little more cool. This is the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra.

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