Miami Valley native scOtt summitt represents the Gem City on the silver screen this holiday when he appears in the upcoming feature film BELIEVE, opening across the nation this December. “I play a character named Charlie,” summitt says. “He’s a salt of the earth, no nonsense kind of fellow. A simple man with a big heart. He’s the right hand man to the lead character in his journey towards finding his hope again.” The film was shot in Bristol and Grundy, Virginia earlier this year and completed post- production in Los Angeles in time for its December holiday release. While the film has … [Read more...] about Miami Valley Actor Appears in Christmas Themed Film BELIEVE- Opening Nationwide Today.
The Dayton Book Fair Foundation hosted it's 2016 book sale just a couple of weeks ago and proceeds were donated to 3 local non-proftits- FilmDayton, K12 Gallery & TEJAS, Learning Tree Farm. Now it's time to find 3 new beneficiaries for the 2017 sale, which will be held the second week in November. The application process could not be simpler— there’s no form or report or presentation. We simply need a letter from your group. Your letter should tell us something about the group’s mission, your role in our community, and how you envision a partnership with the Book Fair … [Read more...] about Book Fair Accepting Applications for 2017 Charity Partners
Tonight at 6pm Miamisburg brewery Star City is hosting a Chilli Cook Off. Bring your best chili recipe down and let the public vote which one they like best. Winner will receive a special gift from the brewery: One free room rental for either the Mill, Heritage, or Peerless Room. (A $750 value) Host a business party, a family gathering, or a game night with your friends. What you do with it is up to you. Voters will need to purchase tickets to vote for the chili they like the best. "One Ticket, One Taste, One Dollar." Meaning, If you see three chilis you want to try, spend three dollars to … [Read more...] about Star City Brewing Chili Cook Off Tonight
Present in almost every restaurant and bar, vodka is perhaps the most versatile of spirits. Come to taste and learn all about this liquor with our kitchen and bar experts at The Vodka Tasting on Friday, December 2. “Vodka is the key spirit in a number of different cocktails but it can be rich in flavor on its own too,” Bill Castro, owner of El Meson said. “This event will feature a few classic vodka cocktails and also explore the varying styles and differences in distilling.” The Vodka Tasting features five vodka and vodka cocktails that have been paired with selected tapas to help bring … [Read more...] about Vodka Tasting this Friday
Ohio State-Michigan. Just the mention of the two storied programs evokes visions of some of the most memorable games in college football history. The heated rivalry has reached a new exciting chapter rivaling the years of Woody Hayes versus Bo Schembechler now that Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh are the field generals, and the winner of this Saturday’s clash will likely reach the playoffs while the loser will settle for a bowl game. The SVG Motors Grand Opening Block Party will embrace the featured attraction by showing the big game on a big screen TV and introduce fans for former Ohio State … [Read more...] about SVG Motors Grand Opening Block Party
The Beach Mountain is open for its third and most exciting season yet on Friday, November 25th at noon! This season will feature real snow, real fun, and serious snow tubing at brand new price points! … [Read more...] about Snow Tubing Season Kicks Off This Weekend
Whether you’re a skating rookie or have been lacing up your skates for decades, and whether you’re looking for a leisurely afternoon with the family or a competitive night on the ice, there is a full slate of activities to choose from at the MetroParks Ice Rink. The ice rink is located within RiverScape MetroPark and features sweeping views of both the Great Miami River and the downtown Dayton skyline. It measures 70 feet by 150 feet and is sheltered under a pavilion. The rink has something for everyone: beginners’ lessons, open skating, broomball and curling, not to mention hot chocolate and … [Read more...] about MetroParks Ice Rink Opening Weekend
Opening Night for the ‘Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill’ is Friday, November 25, 2016. Gates open at 5 pm. Precisely at 6 pm, with the flip of one switch, nearly 4 million lights come on at once transforming the night into a shimmering world of fantasy. For over a quarter of a century Clifton Mill has been lighting up the winter holidays. What began as a simple idea of stringing a few strands of lights on the historic mill for the enjoyment of family and friends has become one of the largest outdoor holiday displays for miles around. The Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill now features close … [Read more...] about Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill light up the holidays for 29th season!
Chris Paxton, owner of Centerville's Whiskeryman Grooming Company is partnering with Warped Wing Brewing Company to present Dayton's 2nd Annual Pints & Whiskers Beard and Mustache Competition at Warped Wing Brewery this Saturday night, Nov 26th. While it's free to compete, participants must register, startingat 6pm and judging will take place at 8pm. The four categories will be: 1. Best Beard 2. Best Mustache 3. Best Partial Beard 4. Best Whiskerina - This is the women's fake beard category. Fake beards are usually crazy and handcrafted monstrosities, made of everything from … [Read more...] about Pints & Whiskers