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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.

Come see what Dayton's local breweries and distilleries have to offer. Featuring Belle of Dayton Distillery, Buckeye Distillery, Buckeye Vodka, and many others!  A TICKET INCLUDES A SAMPLING GLASS AND 10 TASTES! Small plates and snacks available for purchase. Friday, 6:00PM,  at Wintergarden - Schuster Center

On Saturday, at 10:30am the SunWatch Winter Lecture Series is having a presentation about a World War II prisoner of war camp in northernmost Norway. The labor camp for Soviet prisoners was established in 1942 and in late fall 1944 the camp, the coastal fort, and the local Norwegian hamlet were abandoned and destroyed.

The Mountain Dulcimer Society of Dayton is performing tonight, 7:30pm at the Troy-Hayner Center. This  concert features a wide variety of music played beautifully with warmth and humor.

On Saturday at 6pm right here on WYSO there is a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion. The great musical guests are Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), and comedian Beth Stelling.
 

Dutoit Gallery is having a solo exhibition by artist Mychaelyn Michalec  and the opening is tonight, 6-10pm. The show entitled, "I've never stopped wondering what my life would have been like" will feature new works including paintings and drawings which reflect on domestic life, memories, and the contrast of idealism versus reality.

Santa Visits The 2nd Street Market on Saturday, 10 am-1 pm. Bring a camera and snap a photo of Santa with your friends and family and he will have a treat for everyone who stops by.

Gather with friends of the Tecumseh Land Trust and Glen Helen for an evening of poetry in honor of the Winter Solstice. Twelve scheduled poets will share work based on the winter solstice. A wine and cheese reception and an open mic session will follow the scheduled poets. This is at the Glen Helen Auditorium today 7 - 9PM.

A Bizarre Holiday And Bake Sale is at The Dayton Area Peace Museum. You will not only be able to buy over-looked gems from past Peace Museum boutiques at bargain prices, but there will be a bake sale featuring members favorite cookies and special treats. Tonight from 6 pm to 8 pm and Saturday, 10 am. to 4 pm.

The Grande Illumination tree lighting is tonight at 7:45 p.m. at Courthouse Square in downtown Dayton. Watch the holidays light up during Dayton's traditional tree lighting. Approximately 100,000 colored lights will brighten the three-story-tall tree on Courthouse Square…and there are all kind of activities and fun things happening.

Aullwood's Holiday Shop Around and Art Fair is open today from 3 to 8pm and Saturday 9:00 am to  5pm at both the Farm and the Aullwood Center! This brings local museum stores, nonprofits, vendors, crafters, and artisans together at both Farm and Center for your One Stop Holiday shopping experience!

Dayton Metro Library's Fall Book Sale is this weekend at Hara Arena
courtesy of Dayton Metro Library

If you like to buy some used books with great bargains then The Book Fair is available today, Saturday and Sunday.  This is in the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in the Coliseum.

Tonight at 7:30 p.m. the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center will present a special Veterans Day showing of the 1950 musical comedy, At War With the Army. There is no charge and open to the public and it includes an introduction to the film, café style seating, popcorn and soft drinks.

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