The Montgomery County Agricultural Society Board of Directors is pleased to announce the new site for ’The Montgomery County Event Center and Fairgrounds’ at in Jefferson Township. The board voted Tuesday, March 14, 2017 for the proposed first class facility. “We’ve been working non-stop searching for the perfect fit, not only for the municipality where the event center is located, but the entire region in general and we’ve found it.” Says Tim Terrill, Vice President of the Montgomery County Agricultural Society. The site is located on 130 acres at Dayton Liberty & Infirmary Roads, … [Read more...] about Fairgrounds To Move To Jefferson Township
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The Bloody Mary is THE brunch cocktail. There can be an argument for the mimosa, but it lacks the vibrancy a Bloody Mary offers. The vodka and tomato juice are essentially blank canvases for the spices the bartender chooses to add. When concocted during Prohibition, it was a half and half blend of vodka and tomato juice. The tomato juice was a gift from American bartenders fleeing to practice their craft; the vodka was provided by Russians fleeing an unstable country. They met in Paris, and the rest is history. Eventually the mixture was spiced up. The story goes that a Russian businessman had … [Read more...] about Five For Drinking: Bloody Mary Edition
We've heard through a source that a deal has been struck to sell the Montgomery County Fairgrounds for a reported sum of $15 million dollars. The 2017 fair will continue at the current location. Plans beyond that have not been revealed Earlier this week The City of Dayton, Montgomery County Commissioners and the Montgomery County Agriculture Society rejected two offers that had been submitted from Miller-Valentine Group and Indiana's Thompson Thrift saying neither proposal addressed all the required components from the RFP. This was Miller-Valentine's second at bat for acquiring the … [Read more...] about Breaking News: Montgomery County Fairgrounds Has A Buyer (or Two)
The Montgomery County Agricultural Society Board announced today that the Montgomery County Fair will remain at its current location in Dayton through the 2017 fair season. “As we consider a new home for the Montgomery County Fair, the Board recognizes the importance of extending the process in order to thoughtfully consider options and ultimately select the ideal location,” said John Friedline, President of the Agricultural Society Board. “The fair will remain in Dayton for 2016 and 2017.” The Agricultural Society Board continues to work with the City of Dayton, … [Read more...] about Fairgrounds To Remain Downtown Through 2017 Fair
The 2015 Dayton Horse Show kicks off on Wednesday July, 29 and lasts until Saturday, August 1, at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. This is an event that is not to be missed, as the horse show spans over 140 years! There is something to be seen for every horse enthusiast. There will be American Saddlebred horses, western style horses, Hackney ponies, exhibition horses, Frisians, and a special presentation by the Therapeutic Riding Institute. There will also be a dog show and a hall of fame induction ceremony. In addition to equestrian activities there will be a food truck rodeo on … [Read more...] about The Dayton Horse Show Is In Town!
There is a reason people love brunch on the weekends. It is a nice, long, leisurely meal with friends and family. All of the best food options are there, from Eggs Benedict to thick burgers, Belgian waffles to savory paninis, every food option you can think of is available. To top it all off, it is perfectly acceptable to have a few cocktails with the meal, either as a way to kick off the day or to shake off the night before. Brunch is not a meal as much as it is an event, and one of the long running stars of brunch is the classic Bloody Mary. It is a hearty cocktail to anchor this event. Much … [Read more...] about Seeking The Greatest Bloody Mary in Dayton – The Bloody Mary Showdown
Cold beer and hot chili is a recipe for a Food Adventure. Last Friday night, a large crowd enjoyed all the chili, adult beverages and gambling action they wanted at the 26th Annual AMBUCS Chili Cookoff and Casino night at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. All the proceeds went to benefit Dayton AMBUCS, a charity service organization that is creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities. The Big Ragu and the Food Adventures Crew was lucky enough to be asked to be "Special Judge" for the event. We had a blast, hung out with Dayton Mayor Gary Leitzel, and ate some … [Read more...] about The Big Ragu Releases the AMBUCS Chili Cook-off Votes!