Aullwood Audubon Center

Aullwood Candle Dipping is on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2:30. Candle dipping using beeswax creates special memories at Aullwood. The glow of a dipped candle is the perfect way to “warm up” a cold winter night.

The Dayton Gay Men's Chorus will offer their classic and wildly entertaining vocal performances during the evening on Saturday, at 6:00pm. This year it will include again the incomparable Rubi Girls.

The Muse Machine is doing Crazy For You and you can see it at the Victoria tonight, Saturday, or Sunday. It has many of the greatest songs ever written for musical theatre - including I Got Rhythm, They Can't Take That Away From Me, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Embraceable You, and many others. This is now a fresh new show that is fast paced, genuinely funny and full of show-stopping production numbers.

Adam Alonzo

The Dayton Holiday Festival Kickoff Events begin at the Courthouse Square in Downtown Dayton; 4-9 p.m. today. The festival kicks off with the Grande Illumination and the Dayton Children's Parade Spectacular in Lights. A full evening of fun holiday entertainment and activities including live Main Stage entertainment, the Gingerbread Homes for the Holidays contest, the Street Fair on Third, horse-drawn wagon rides and much more.

Courtesy of Cityfolk

Dayton’s Community Day of the Dead is part of the First Friday, tonight, 6-10 p.m. The parade, led by Michael Bashaw and students, will line up on Wyandot Ave., behind Hauer Music and Arby’s, at 6 p.m. You are encouraged to participate and all that is needed is some sort of skeleton mask or other Day of the Dead attire. The parade will go down Fifth Street shortly after 6 p.m., arriving at Missing Peace Art Space around 6:30 p.m.

A Night at the Museum at the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park is tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. You will hunt for clues as you encounter costumed characters who will help them in their quest to translate coded messages, find hidden pictures, seek clues to a treasure, and hopefully win a prize! You may also make crafts to take home!

courtesy of the Dayton Art Institute

Although it is still September we are doing Oktoberfest at the Dayton Art Institute this weekend. It kicks off this evening with the annual Oktoberfest Preview Party, and Saturday and Sunday.

This weekend the Dayton Opera is doing Carmen, and you will experience a Carmen like you have never seen before - intense, intimate and bitingly tragic! It's Carmen unplugged!

Hamvention…..opening tonight and all weekend at the Hara…you will be “internationally connected."

Courtesy of Zoot Theatre Company

Niki….Friday the 13th…..be careful of everything!!!

The Zoot Theatre Company presents The Pearl, Friday and Saturday in the Mathile Theatre of the Schuster. The Pearl tells the story of Kino, a poor pearl diver who gets his hands on the “pearl of the world” and through his journey, discovers the greed and evil that comes with such a prize.

Photo by by John Broughton

Do you have any CD’s of Franki Valli and the 4 Seasons? Right now at the Schuster the Broadway show is all about them It’s called the Jersey Boys and it’s a WOW! Great production….great cast…. and everyone in my
era remembers all the tunes.

And talking about music, on Saturday at the Stivers High School, they will be having one of America's finest jazz trumpeters, Derrick Gardner. This is a fundraiser so the Stivers High School Jazz Orchestra can go to New York City for national competition.

Pages