What's Great in Dayton: July 18 - 24, 2014

Jul 18, 2014

Longtime columnist Dale Huffman will speak this evening as part of the 5th Annual Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News Archive lecture series. Program begins at 7 pm. in the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library at Wright State University. Free and open to the public.

The Old Courthouse in downtown Dayton is the setting for Dayton History's Guilty or Innocent...You Decide event.
The Old Courthouse in downtown Dayton is the setting for Dayton History's Guilty or Innocent...You Decide event.
Credit courtesy of Dayton History

Innocent or Guilty...YOU DECIDE!  This murder trial reenactment at the Old Court House in downtown Dayton features the 1908 trial of Harry Crooks. He was accused of chasing down and shooting his ex-wife in the middle of a Dayton street. This play is located at the court house and is tonight, Saturday and Sunday.

The Signature: A Poetic Medley Show is a live production that is edgy, thought provoking, vibrant, ground breaking, funny, engaging, sexy, racy, diverse, and very spontaneous. This 2 hour production will also include a variety of local comics, singers and visual arts at the Loft Theatre. Tonight at 9:00pm.

Commemorate several milestone space explorations during Family Day from 9 am-3 pm on Saturday, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. You can participate in demonstration stations and hands-on activities to learn about space exploration and rocketry.

Freedom & Justice for All; Jesse Gooding, a leading civil rights activist for over 50 years, will discuss his recent book and his long fight for equal opportunities and justice in Dayton and nationally. Saturday, 2:00 PM in our Dayton Main Library downtown.

Come out the 3rd Sunday of the month starting this Sunday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. This is on East Third and Bates and is an open air market featuring local artists and vendors, food trucks, antiques and collectibles, you name it. Go to your Facebook for 3rd on 3rd.

Gotta Go....
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