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.

Lots of things going on for our last weekend of June!

Hillary Rodham Clinton will be at Books & Co. tonight at 7 pm to sign her book, Hard Choices. The memoir is an account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of State.

The DeWeese Ridgecrest Garden Showcase, Art Show and Tea is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ten gardens in Dayton's DeWeese Ridgecrest neighborhood will be on the tour.

The Oregon Historic District Society is also having its annual Garden Tour of nine distinctive private gardens on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It is a rich mix of historic and contemporary homes, with architecture ranging from the mid-1800s to modern.

The World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating is going on now through Sunday. This is their 21st annual event, and it is at Eastwood Park.

The St. Anne's Hill Historic Society is presenting their Home & Garden Tour. It will include a variety of unique gardens, galleries, and parks along the charming Victorian-era streets in Dayton's St. Anne's Hill Historic District. It is this evening and Saturday.

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You can explore, create, and stay out late. The beginning of every month starts with a bang in downtown Dayton. First Friday is a free art hop event held from 5 to 10 p.m. in several locations throughout downtown.

And on First Friday the Dayton Society of Painters and Sculptors will open an exhibit of the work of five emerging local artists. Opening reception is 5 to 8 Friday. The show runs through June 30.

The Dayton Art Institute takes you back to high school for the Prime Time Prom tonight, 7-11pm. Dress up and relive your high school glories (or create the prom experience you never had). Go elegant or go garish, just make sure you don't miss this unforgettable grownup prom!

SMAG Dance Collective's Spring Fling is on Saturday, at 4 and 8pm at Dayton Playhouse! Spring Fling is purely devoted to the art of dance; challenging, physical, dynamic and insightful works are performed. This season's concert features the work of many of Dayton's OWN.

Dayton Hamvention: The Future of Ham Radio, it’s going on right now until Sunday.

Out-of-this-world activities - and perhaps even some "extra-terrestrials" - await you in the Air Force Museum during Space Fest on Friday and Saturday. 

Walk on downtown Dayton's creative side! Tonight is the spring Urban Nights event from 5 to 10 p.m.  More than 30,000 people are expected to pack the streets, so come join the fun and experience your downtown!

The dance department at Stivers School for the Arts has a milestone to celebrate: five seniors plan to major in dance at universities next year-the largest number of students in the department's history to do so. A special dance titled “Joy” will be held Friday and Saturday, 7 PM at Stivers.

For the fifth consecutive year, hundreds of book lovers will convene at the Dayton Book Expo. The all-day event includes panel discussions for aspiring authors, activities for children in the Kidz Zone and book signings! The event is free and open to public and it is Saturday, 11:00 - 4:00pm. at Sinclair College – Building 12.

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courtesy of Dayton History

The Signature: A Poetic Medley Show, is tonight, 9:00p.m. at The Human Race. This live production has earned a reputation for being edgy, thought provoking, funny, engaging, sexy, racy, diverse and very spontaneous.

The Dayton Theatre Guild is doing AN INSPECTOR CALLS. A family is celebrating their daughter's betrothal and it is interrupted by a police inspector.

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