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 begins its 23rd season with two premieres: Autumn Nights by Barbara Pontecorvo and a new work by Gregory Robinson, and two other favorites from their repertory. Come join them for a dance-filled weekend, tonight, Saturday, and Sunday.

Fall has arrived and downtown Dayton businesses will show off their more colorful sides today during First Friday from 5-10 p.m.

If you want to buy some used books, the Dayton Metro Library are having their Fall Booksale today, tomorrow and Sunday at Hara Arena. Admission and parking are free.

Beekeeping 101: A Getting Started Workshop is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. From beeswax to honey, discover how such a small insect makes a mighty impact. Learn about what goes on inside a hive. Find out what equipment is needed and what to consider before getting started.

Downtown Dayton has the Urban Nights event starting at 5p.m. tonight. This is a free event that showcases downtown's dining, nightlife, art, music, retail, urban living options and more. Go to facebook and find UrbanNightsDayton

DVAC's Exhibition Season Premier is tonight, and they are featuring Variations on Likeness. This exhibition is a study in classic portraiture presenting early 19th century tintype processes through cutting edge digital installations.

Street Beats is a welcome return we don’t nearly see enough. This is dance performed in outdoor venues. Carillon Park will be the place for DCDC to venture into great dance art performed before a live audience out of doors. This is tonight at 7:30pm.

The Montgomery County Fair is going on right now and will be here until 9:00pm on Monday. Check it out at

Tonight from 5-8pm., at the Garden Station, which is at 509 East 4th St in downtown Dayton, activists, visionaries, and volunteers in the greater Dayton area are coming together. David Cobb of the Move to Amend national team will share his message of “Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule.” Go into facebook for We the People Rally for Change

The 2014 Eichelberger FilmDayton Festival showcases locally connected films, the "best of the fests" and great short and feature films. It is tonight, Saturday, and Sunday at the Neon Movies.

Learn the value of the antique quilt that is stored in your attic or bring in a contemporary quilt. On Saturday, 10AM - 4PM, two certified quilt appraisers will be available at the Dayton International Peace Museum to provide information on the value of quilts.

Enjoy performances by American Indian flutists from throughout the region, and sample their foods including Indian tacos, bison burgers and corn. It is this afternoon and evening and Saturday and Sunday at the SunWatch Indian Village.

The Germanfest Picnic is at the Carillon Historical Park.  There are many ways to enjoy a culture; its food, its drink, the music, the crafts, and an appreciation of its history. Tonight, Saturday and Sunday.

This is First Friday in downtown Dayton....check it out on Facebook.

If you go to 48 High Street Gallery guest Artist Abby Rose Maurer is displaying her edgy contours. Her show is titled "Tylenol + Beer" and consists of new works by this award-winning artist.