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When are the Touch a Trucks?

When are the Touch a Trucks?

UPDATED FOR 2024 - When and where you'll find the Touch-a-Trucks in Kettering, Fairborn, Springboro, Miamisburg, Centerville, Vandalia & Beavercreek.

Small Farm & Food Fest

Small Farm & Food Fest

Join us for a whole day dedicated to eating healthy, small farms, hobby farming and homesteading skills.

8/4 Memorial Unveiling and Dedication

8/4 Memorial Unveiling and Dedication

Please join us for the 8/4 Memorial Unveiling and Dedication as we remember those we lost and celebrate the strength of our community.

First Friday: July - Independence and Independents' Edition

First Friday: July - Independence and Independents' Edition

Friday, July 5, you're invited to celebrate Independence Day in Dayton and see for yourself what downtown has to offer!

Happy Paws & Claws Open House

Happy Paws & Claws Open House

Join us for an Open House on July 13th at our new veterinary clinic! Bring your furry friends, tour our clinic, enjoy desserts!

C-47 Fly-in at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

C-47 Fly-in at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

"That's All Brother" will fly into the museum the afternoon of July 28 and be on display for public viewing 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. July 29 - 31.

Grand Opening: Cowtherine's Carousel at Young's Jersey Dairy

Grand Opening: Cowtherine's Carousel at Young's Jersey Dairy

Get ready to go round and round on Cowtherine's Carousel at Young's Jersey Dairy! Rides on Cowtherine’s Carousel will be $3 each

Pepper Fest

Pepper Fest

**NEW FESTIVAL FOR 2024 ** "Fraze and Spice and Everything Nice"—If you like spicy food, rockin’ music and a hearty party, then you’ll love this FREE festival at the Fraze in Kettering

Blimey! The Last Queen Pub Imports a British Double Decker Bus!

Blimey! The Last Queen Pub Imports a British Double Decker Bus!

Move over RTA, there's a new bus in town! The Last Queen Pub in Enon recently announced their exciting acquisition of a genuine British double decker bus

Dayton Live Announces New President & CEO

Dayton Live Announces New President & CEO

Dayton Live, the Miami Valley's hub for the arts and entertainment downtown, has filled the role of President & CEO. After a nationwide search, Gabriel van Aalst will take the helm this fall.

Keitaro Harada to be the next leader of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra

Keitaro Harada to be the next leader of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra

The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance has appointed conductor Keitaro Harada as the fifth director of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra.

SICSA's 50th Anniversary Community Celebration June 23

SICSA's 50th Anniversary Community Celebration June 23

SICSA Pet Adoption and Wellness Center will host their 50th Anniversary Community Celebration on June 23rd from 11:00AM to 3:00PM at their shelter in Washington Township. Half Off Adoption Fees June 17-23

Five Rivers MetroParks Seeks New Levy to Protect Parks, Maintain Amenities

Five Rivers MetroParks Seeks New Levy to Protect Parks, Maintain Amenities

Montgomery County voters to decide on additional funding for MetroParks in November ballot. Levy will ensure parks remain safe, clean, and accessible for all while protecting natural areas and wildlife.

Yellow Springs Street Fair

Yellow Springs Street Fair

All day festival entertainment, street performers, fine arts & crafts, clothing, jewelry, fair trade items, unique gifts, more.

Ohio Expands 2024 Sales Tax Holiday

Ohio Expands 2024 Sales Tax Holiday

Great news for Ohio families! Extended financial relief for shoppers in Ohio this summer during the longest sales tax holiday in state history.

First Friday: June - Summer Celebration Edition

First Friday: June - Summer Celebration Edition

We’re rolling into the summer with warm weather, sunny skies, and tons of fun in beautiful downtown Dayton—June is First Friday Summer Celebration Edition!

New for 2024: Rec Your Hood

New for 2024: Rec Your Hood

Rec Your Hood offers free admission and an afternoon of fun for all ages including games, DJ-curated music, a kids' zone, creative challenges and food/beverages.

Centerville announces Veterans Memorial expansion at Stubbs Park

Centerville announces Veterans Memorial expansion at Stubbs Park

The City of Centerville will expand the existing Stubbs Park Veterans Memorial Plaza to recognize the newest military branch, the United States Space Force.

200+ Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in 2024

200+ Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in 2024

Feel the Rhythm! Over 200 Free Summer Concerts & Music Festivals will rock Dayton & the Miami Valley in 2024!

RED WHITE & BLOOM Floral Arranging! (Benefits Dayton Children's Hospital)

RED WHITE & BLOOM Floral Arranging! (Benefits Dayton Children's Hospital)

Join us for a fun floral arranging event to support Dayton Children's Hospital hosted by TWIGS 11 and 3! No experience necessary and all supplies will be provided. Cost is $50.

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