Happy Restaurant Week! Hopefully you have already started taking advantage of some of the great deals at our area’s fabulous restaurants. In addition to Restaurant Week, here are a few other options of things to do in Dayton.
On Wednesday, celebrate the Submarine House’s One Year Anniversary (Beavercreek Bar and Grill), where they will have great specials, as well as prizes and raffles. During your lunch hour, listen to Frequency, an a’capella group who will be performing at Courthouse Square as part of The Square Is Where. Wish you could be like Tiffany’s and make your own jewelry? Consider heading to the Cannery Art and Design Center for Art by the Glass. Learn about how to shop at farmers’ markets and what questions to ask, all the while consuming a tasty beverage as part of Dayton Green Drinks at Company7 BBQ. Flock to Pasha Grill for their FLOC (For the Love of Children) Charity Dinner, which will help to support children who have been neglected, abused, or are in foster care. And if it’s not too hot, consider listening to music as part of Jazz on the Green at Yankee Trace or watching the Dragons play the Fort Wayne Tincaps.
On Thursday, utilize what you learned on Wednesday at the Dayton Green Drinks event and pick up some fresh local produce at the Centerville Farmers Market. If you love wine but don’t want to break the bank, stumble your way to Arrow Wine in Centerville for a wine tasting featuring wines under $20. You will be able to drink wine AND exercise as part of Grape and Lotus: A Wine and Yoga Practice at Metropolitan Arts Center. For some live music, make your way to Dublin Pub to see Nick Mitchell or to RiverScape for their Big Band Nights featuring the Dayton Jazz Orchestra. In addition, the Dragons will continue their series against the Fort Wayne Tincaps.
On Friday, be sure to be downtown, as that is where all the best bets are. Listen to another concert at Courthouse Square during your lunch hour for The Square Is Where, where Minions of Fate will be performing. If you are a beer lover, you are in luck, as there will be an Epic Brewery Welcome to Ohio Party at Lucky’s. At Victoria Theatre, watch Young Frankenstein as part of the Michelob Ultra Cool Films Series. At Fifth Third Field, catch the Dayton Dragons as they once again play the Fort Wayne Tincaps. And finally, whether you are Irish or not, you will not want to miss the Dayton Celtic Festival!
On Saturday, take the kids to the 2nd Street Market for Kids Day. I told you not to miss the Dayton Celtic Festival on Friday, but if you did, you must put it at the top of your list for Saturday. And if you already went on Friday, you can still go as well! In addition to the many festivities already going on, there will be 5K Run/Walk in order to burn off the calories from all that Irish beer! Also at RiverScape, you will be able to take part in the Dayton River Ride. Over at Wegerzyn Gardens, watch A Midsummer Nights Dream, presented by Free Shakespeare. If you feel like catching a movie in an ultra cool place, then be sure to head to Victoria Theatre for the Michelob Ultra Cool Films Series, where Blazing Saddles will be shown. Art lovers should plan to attend DVAC’s 20th Birthday Bash. After all, who doesn’t love a birthday party? And if you’re caught up in good 80s music, then be sure to get your tickets to see 38 Special at the Fraze…and hold on tightly to them!
On Sunday, start your day off right with the Dayton Celtic Festival Breakfast at RiverScape, followed by their Bike Ride. Then enjoy the rest of the Festival’s festivities. You will also be able to listen to live music at Stubbs Amphitheater in Centerville by the Sound Body Jazz Orchestra or at Riverfront Park in Miamisburg for the Pizzazz in the Park Concert Series featuring Chazz. And if you prefer to stay indoors, watch The Producers as part of the Michelob Ultra Cool Films Series at Victoria Theatre.
Plus…don’t forget that this week is Restaurant Week, so be sure to make reservations at your favorite restaurants all week long!
And now it’s time for the Dumb Joke of the Week. Drum roll please…
What’s the definition of a farmer? One who is outstanding in his field.
These are just a few best bets from the DMM Calendar. There are plenty more events listed there, so if you haven’t, I encourage you to check it out today! Also, if you have an event to share or promote, please submit it– it’s great marketing and better yet, it’s FREE! And finally, if you have a dumb joke to share, I’m all ears!
Have a great week Dayton!