November And It’s Great In Dayton!
Vote Like Your Life Depends Upon It, Because It Does. 100% of Americans have strong opinions on a whole range of things. They write impassioned letters to the editor, they call in to talk radio shows, they berate their family, friends, and colleagues with endless diatribes about what is wrong with America. Then when Election Day comes, they stay away from the polls as if they’re afraid they might catch cooties if they touch an actual voting machine.
Charlie”s Top 12 To Do’s in Dayton This Week
|What’s this years Esther’s Li’l Secret creation? It’s a secret. But there’s one way to find out. Come to the official ELS release party at the brewery. They are celebrating the 5th year ELS collaboration with their friends at Esther Price Candies and have a li’l something extra special planned for you. Rumor has it you won’t be disappointed. At Warped Wing, Thursday, 5pm.
The Own Your Future Workshop is for individuals 50+ who are thinking about: Changing Careers; Seeking Fulfillment in Retirement; Starting a Business; Looking to be an Expert Volunteer. The Next Chapter Workshop is at the Dayton Metro Library – Main on Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30pm and Friday, 9:30 to 11:30am.
The Flyer Launch Party. The first rides on The Flyer will leave from Courthouse Square during this event, which will feature giveaways, hot drinks and comments from RTA and partners about the new service. The Flyer provides easy access to offices, local dining, nightlife, entertainment, parks, hotels, parking, and all that downtown Dayton has to offer in 10 minutes or less. Courthouse Square, Friday, 10am to noon.
The annual Kreative Korner Christmas Bazaar is on Friday and Saturday at the Franciscan Center. There are hand-crafted Christmas decor and holiday food treats. New this year is “Grandma’s Attic” which includes a large selection of beautiful, one of a kind vintage items.
It’s the 48th Annual Dayton Book Fair at Montgomery County Fairgrounds! Ohio’s largest used book sale begins on Friday, November 9th and runs through Monday, November 12th at noon. Hundreds of thousands of books, collectible books, children’s books, paperbacks— sorted into 70 different categories. Bag and Box Day is Sunday, and on Monday, pay $1 to get in and take all you want.
The One Stop Holiday Shop. You can peruse gift items from all of your local favorite area museum stores, community non-profit organizations and local artisans. You’re sure to find distinctive gifts and treasures that will please friends and family. Include the Aullwood Café in your shopping adventure day and enjoy warm soups, delicious sandwiches and delectable treats. Admission is free. Saturday, 9am to 5pm.
The Miami Valley Folk Dancerssponsor a Balkan and Central European Folk Dance Workshop on Saturday and Sunday at the Michael Solomon Pavilion, 2917 Berkley St., Dayton. Internationally known folkdance instructor, Steve Kotansky, leads the dance instruction both days.
Make it & Take It. Art lovers of all ages can drop in to create handmade items. For a $5 donation, create ornaments to keep for yourself or give away as gifts! You be the artist, they will provide the supplies and clean up the glitter! We Care Arts, 3035 Wilmington Pike, Saturday, 10am to 1pm.
Put together a team of four for the Oregon District Barstool Open, a crazy-fun 9-hole indoor miniature golf outing in the Oregon District. The participating bars, are Trolley Stop, Crafted & Cured, Dublin Pub, The Troll Pub at the Wheelhouse, Toxic Brew Co., Wiley’s Comedy Club, Oregon Express, Newcom’s, Blind Bob’s, Tumbleweed Connection. All proceeds benefit local children and adults with disabilities at United Rehabilitation Services! Saturday.
Discover more about World War II with Dr. Anthony Milburn of Central State University as he explores the history, tribulations and legacy of the 477th Bomber Group. The 477th was the only Black bomber group serving during World War II. This legendary group of pilots and soldiers produced famous leaders such as Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., Gen. Daniel James and future Detroit mayor Coleman Young. Saturday, 2pm.
The 28th annual Pet Afflaire gala and dinner with your pet is a fancy dinner for you AND your beloved animals! Schuster Performing Arts Center, Saturday, 6 to 9pm.