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 Gem City Ballet is on stage this weekend. They will be doing Swan Lake Act II; an  "Ellington Suite," and "Copper," choreographed by former Daytonian Penny Freeh. Tonight Saturday and Sunday. On your Facebook find Gem City Ballet

Snow is part of the beauty of winter. It is a great protector when it blankets the ground and insulates hibernating animals against winter's cold winds. Join an Aullwood naturalist for an evening walk in the light of the beautiful Snow Moon. Bundle up for the cold night air. Saturday, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at The Aullwood Farm.

courtesy of Glen Helen

There are Robots Among Us and you can learn about the exciting field of robotics from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday. This is at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Designed for children and adults of all ages it offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. There are examples of robotic toys, working robotics and more. Plus, a special guest appearance by R2-D2 is expected!


Need something to do tonight? Why not go to the movies. At 7:30pm at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center you can see the 1986 action drama, Top Gun. This is open to the public and it includes an introduction to the film, café style seating, popcorn and soft drinks.

SICSA will hold the annual Home 4 the Holidays adoption event tomorrow, Saturday from 11am-5pm at the Dayton Mall. There will be lots of adoptable dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens. Take a new furry friend Home for the Holidays! On your Facebook find Home 4 Holidays Adoption Event

Hear Yee Hear Yee…come one, come all, and enjoy traditional English fare, amidst the antics of jesters, dancing and revelry, the puppet master, and the madrigal songs. See the Wright State Student Union transformed into the Great Hall of Wright Manor. This Madrigal Dinner is tonight, Saturday and Sunday.

courtesy of Dayton Contemporary Dance Company

A stage play about Grandma Moses, America's best-known folk artist, follows her as a child, a young woman, a middle-aged widow, and a 100-year-old international celebrity. This play is at the Dayton Art Institute now thru Sunday.

The SICSA Pet Adoption Center is offering "name your price" for all adoptable pets. This is now to 7pm. You can stop by their adoption center to visit with these pets who are currently awaiting their forever homes. On your Facebook go to SICSA Pet Adoption Center

The "yellow springs" in Glen Helen Nature Preserve.
C.J. Geiger / Flickr/Creative Commons

Glen Helen needs your help to remove invasive honeysuckle! This is tomorrow, Saturday, 9 am – noon. Become a Habitat Hero! Join for a special four hour event to remove invasive honeysuckle from select areas throughout the Glen. Honeysuckle is an invasive shrub that can out compete and smother beneficial native species. Removing it promotes a healthy ecosystem for the return of beneficial native species.

The 45th annual Dayton Book Fair is tonight, Saturday and Sunday in the Coliseum Building at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Lots of books and bargains galore….check it out at

Many of the greatest wood artists in the country are here for the 34th annual Artistry In Wood Show which is on Saturday and Sunday. You will have a chance to see the greatest compilation of wood art ever.