things to do.jpg

 July             

Piqua Community Farmers Market | July 7

This market features 18 vendors offering produce, baked goods and homemade crafts, plus a number of special events throughout the season. It takes place in front of the Fort Piqua Plaza (library) from 3-6 p.m. Learn more HERE.

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Woodlawn/Windmere Neighborhood in Tipp City | July 7-9

Kathy Slack 46th Annual Summer Ice Skating Competition in Troy | July 7-10
This public event takes place at Hobart Arena.

Independence Day Family Value Week at Young’s Dairy in Yellow Springs | July 7-10

Take advantage of a special Family Value wristband good for all day, unlimited family fun at Young’s Jersey Dairy. Play Udders & Putters miniature golf, batting cages, driving range, Wagon Ride on the Farm, Moovers & Shakers, Cowvin’s Fast Slide, and Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral. Each wristband is good for all day fun on the date purchased. Wristbands are $16 (ages 12 & over) $10 (ages 11 & under) and can be purchased at Udders & Putters.


Greenville Farm Power of the Past & Flea Market | July 7-10
See threshing and bailing demonstrations, tractor pulls, gas engine machines, antiques, classic tractors, draft tractors and equipment, a flea market and craft show, food, music and camping, all at the Darke County Fairgrounds. More than 100 flea market and craft vendors set up for the event. The fairgrounds is located at 800 Sweitzer St.

Yoga at the Beach in Wayne Lakes | July 7
Located in Darke County, the Little Beach at Wayne Lakes will be the location of beachside yoga classes every Thursday evening from 7:30-8:15 p.m. through Aug. 11 at 1180 Main Dr. This is a gentle yoga practice suitable for all ages and body types. The cost is $10 for drop in or $48 for the full six weeks. To register, e-mail joysjunque@gmail.com.

Club Teenado in Pleasant Hill | July 7

Teens can join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., at 3 p.m. to swim through art projects using different materials. Make sure to wear something that can get messy. Each week has a different theme and project. This week's theme is Under the Water Ceramics. Registration is required and available at the library, by calling (937) 676-2731 or online HERE.

Parking Lot Palooza in Pleasant Hill | July 7

Join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from 5-6:30 p.m. for fun activities and outdoor games including sidewalk chalk, hula hoops, corn hole, and more for the whole family to enjoy. No registration is required. Call the library at (937) 676-2731 for more information.

El Buen Taco Truck & I Heart Ice Cream in Pleasant Hill | July 7
Food trucks will be set up from 5-8 p.m. at the intersection of St. Rt. 48 and 718 in downtown Pleasant Hill.

 

Feud Trivia at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Huber Heights | July 7

Last Call Feud is a spin on the classic Family Feud style game, where teams have to identify the top surveyed answers rather than identifying the single correct answer. Feud lasts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.


Kayak Rentals at RiverScape MetroPark in Dayton | July 7-8
From 4-8 p.m., rent a kayak for $10 and paddle around one of the largest water fountains in the world and the confluence of several rivers in downtown Dayton. Rentals are available at RiverScape through Taiter’s Kayak Solutions.

LIVE MUSIC:  Central Jazz Big Band in Dayton | July 7
Bring a lawn chair to RiverScape MetroPark and enjoy this free concert from 7-9 p.m.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Second Echo in Troy | July 7

Takes place in the Beer Garden at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St. from 6-9 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.

 

LIVE MUSIC:  Geoff Edwards and Route 88 in Vandalia | July 7

Takes place on the patio at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., from 7-10 p.m. Click HERE for more details.

 

Morris Spring 2022.jpg
280251890_410331074428634_3509781442729771210_n.jpg

LIVE MUSIC:  The Michelle Robinson Band in Troy | July 8
Recently nominated Cincinnati’s Country Band of the Year, The Michelle Robinson Band (pictured above) will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Prouty Plaza in downtown Troy. It is free, but bring a seat.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Steve Worley at the Old Mason Winery in West Milton | July 8
The show starts at 6 p.m. at 4199 S. Iddings Rd. Wine will be available to purchase.

Ornament Premiere & Charles Schulz’s 100th Birthday at Readmore’s Hallmark in Piqua | July 8-10

Be the first to see the newest Hallmark ornaments, plus win prizes and celebrate a milestone starting at 11:30 p.m. (that’s correct) on Friday and lasting until 1:30 a.m. On Friday night, guests can register to win ten $10 gift certificates, plus enjoy special promotions, trivia and refreshments. The fun continues Saturday and Sunday with special promotions and birthday cake. Located at 430 N. Main St. in downtown Piqua. For more information, call (937) 615-0820.

Friday Night Cruise In at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Huber Heights | July 8

Cruise ins are open to all makes and models from 4-10 p.m. at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Outside food and drink available as well as inside dining and soft serve ice cream at the Rip Rap Shake Shack. For more information click HERE.

St. Paris Farmers Market | July 8

Described as a small laid-back farmers market with fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, essential oils, homemade crafts and crochet items, among others. There is also live entertainment and food trucks throughout the season. Rain or shine from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St.

Bugs.jpg
Moth Walk.jpg

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs in Covington | July 8

Bring your elementary aged kids and take a hike with a naturalist to find some of the coolest and strangest creatures at Stillwater Prairie Reserve from 7-8 p.m. This program is free. Learn more HERE.

Moth Walk in Covington | July 8
Join a park district naturalist to discover some of the most gorgeous nighttime critters, moths from 9:30-11 p.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve. Naturalists will be black lighting and sugar baiting to lure in these beautiful insects. Learn more HERE.

The Beach at Wayne Lakes | July 8-10

The Beach at Wayne Lakes is open from noon to 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 14 and the cost of admission is $5 per person. There are also after-hours party rentals available. Located at 1180 Main Dr., Greenville. For more information, call (937) 547-1033. 

 

LIVE MUSIC: Hey There Morgan in Dayton | July 8

Takes place at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9 p.m. Click HERE for more details.

LIVE MUSIC:  Sheryl Crow in Huber Heights | July 8
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 8 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

LIVE MUSIC: Britches Down in Vandalia | July 8

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. starting at 8 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit HERE for more details.

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Kingscreek Township Community Garage Sale in Urbana | July 9
Takes place throughout the township.

Rummage Sale in Piqua | July 9-10

The St. Boniface and St. Mary Mission Committee will host the 9th Annual Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at the Caserta Activity Center, 218 S. Downing St. in Piqua. Along with the sale there will be food available to purchase, including sandwiches and homemade goods. On Sunday, everything is half price.

 

Cars and Motorcycle Show in Covington | July 9
The Rusty Geezers Car Club will present the Crusing with John Car & Motorcycle Show from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Covington Community Park, 140 W. Broadway St. in Covington. Dash plaques for the first 50 vehicles. There will be a 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Awards will be at 4 p.m. Registration is from 10:30 a.m. to noon and the entry fee is $10, with all proceeds benefiting the John Schwartz family in his memory.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Mike Sedamk at the Old Mason Winery in West Milton | July 8

The show starts at 6 p.m. at 4199 S. Iddings Rd. Wine will be available to purchase.


Butterfly & Pollinator Walk in Greenville | July 9
Tag along with a naturalist while conducting a survey of butterfly populations around Shawnee Prairie Preserve. This is a great way to learn your local butterfly species and to see some up close. It is free and takes place from 2-3 p.m.

Snack Off! in Pleasant Hill | July 9

Join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from 11-11:45 a.m. and try to identify mysterious (and yummy) treats. The winner receives a prize. No registration is required. Call the library at (937) 676-2731 for more information or click HERE.

14th Annual Bob Mikolajewski Memorial Piqua Optimist 5k Run/Walk in Piqua | July 9

The walk/run begins at 8:30 a.m. at Piqua High School, 1 Indian Trail. All finishers will receive a medal at the finish and donuts from Dobos Delights. Awards will be given to the top finishers in each age bracket. All funds raised will be used to support youth programs in Piqua. Registration is $10 for children under 18 and $25 for adults. Click HERE to register.


“Dragons and Damsels” at Cedar Bog Nature Preserve in Urbana | July 9
Jim Lemon will present this talk at 10 a.m. at 980 Woodburn Rd. The cost is $5 per person. Call (937) 484-3744 for more information.

FESTIVAL Kickin’ Chicken Wing Fest 2022 in Kettering | July 9
If you like bold food, rockin’ music and a hearty party, then you’ll love this festival taking place from 3-10 p.m. at the Fraze in Kettering. While you’re enjoying the food, enjoy some live music on the Lincoln Park stage with Britches Down at 3 p.m., The Growlers Band at 5:30 p.m., and The McCartney Project at 8 p.m.

 

Moth Night at Cedar Bog Nature Preserve in Urbana | July 9 & Aug. 20
Explore moths at night during this free hike at 8 p.m. at 980 Woodburn Rd. The cost is $5 per person. Call (937) 484-3744 for more information.

 

Cemetery Walk in Arcanum | July 9
Meet a Justice of the Peace, Ithaca's Founder, a woodworker, Revolutionary War soldier and wife, early settler's wife and shopkeeper and the local doctor at this special event at 9 a.m. at Ithaca Cemetery on Rt. 503 in Arcanum. Bring a lawn chair and move from stone to stone hearing first-hand accounts from live actors. The rain date is July 16.

 

Music BINGO at Bunkers in Vandalia | July 9

Music Bingo starts at 8:30 p.m. at Bunkers Sports Bar and Grill, 893 E. National Rd. Music Bingo is a fun-filled and fast-paced take on traditional bingo.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Danny Schneible in Troy | July 9

Danny Schneible will play live at the Leaf & Vine, 108 W. Main St., starting at 9 p.m. There is no cover charge. Learn more HERE.


LIVE MUSIC:  Defiance Jazz Festival | July 9
A full day of jazz music, food and fun in a great city. This is a ticketed event.

LIVE MUSIC: Until Rust in Huber Heights| July 9

Takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd. from 7-10 p.m. Click HERE for more information.

LIVE MUSIC:  Ithika in Vandalia | July 9

Takes place at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9 p.m. Click HERE for more details.

Dine, Donate and Adopt in Huber Heights | July 9
Mention the Humane Society of Greater Dayton when dining at the Skyline Chili Huber Heights location at 7603 Old Troy Pike in Huber Heights from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and 20% of your sale will be donated to animals in need. The Humane Society will also be on site with adorable dogs that are looking for forever homes. Learn more about adoption at www.hsdayton.org/adopt/adoption-application.

Labor of Love Pet Rescue FUNdraiser in Troy | July 9

From 6-10 p.m. at Ducky's Snowballs and Ice Cream, 100 W. Market St.,10% of your purchase will go towards Labor of Love Pet Rescue for their FOSPICE Care Mission. 

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | July 9

The market features a variety of growers, farmers and crafters offering everything from produce and baked goods to artwork and music, all located next to many other shopping opportunities in downtown Troy from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on South Cherry Street between Main and Franklin streets.

Arcanum Farmers Market | July 9

Find a variety of local produce, plus crafts, antiques and other rare finds. Anyone interested in selling garden produce, baked goods or handmade crafts and arts are welcome to set up at no charge, with no need to register in advance. The market takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at Veterans Memorial Park, 119 W. George St. 

Champaign County Farmers Market in Urbana | July 9

The farmers market takes place on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon at 127 E. Market St. The market consists of locally grown vegetables, homemade items and baked goods.

The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | July 9

This market featuring local produce, baked goods and more (plus entertainment and special activities) takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 15. Learn more HERE.

New Carlisle Farmers Market | July 9
Market vendors set up on the sidewalks in front of downtown merchants and offer organic produce, specialty foods, fruits and vegetables, nuts, crafts, handmade goods, flowers, jams and jellies, artwork, clothing and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown New Carlisle.

Yellow Springs 4 Seasons Farmers Market | July 9

This event takes place at the John Bryan Community Center parking lot (100 Dayton St. in Yellow Springs) from 8 a.m. to noon a.m. every Saturday. Find fresh, local food.

Greenville Farmers Market | July 9
The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse in downtown Greenville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find fresh produce, honey, craft items, handcrafted jewelry, fudge, seedlings, organic produce, herbs, baked goods, homemade noodles, fresh flowers, dog treats and more. 


Farmers Market at The Heights | July 9
This family owned and operated community farmers market is a producer-only market that offers a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats and services and artisans and homemade crafters, as well as local musicians and other entertainment each week. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6178 Chambersburg Rd.

3 Joes Banner Thin copy.jpg

Montgomery County Fair in Dayton | July 10-16
Country fun in the city all week long. Plan your visit HERE.

The Paris Flea Market at the Dixie Drive-In in Dayton | July 10

Customers can arrive starting at 6 a.m. for a $1 entry fee to browse, or, pay $8 and set up and sell at the event. Takes place from 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday morning through October (weather permitting). Learn more HERE.

LIVE MUSIC: Thick & Thin in Troy | July 10

Takes place in the Beer Garden at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St. from 3-6 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.

LIVE MUSIC: Reyna and Rob in Dayton | July 10

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. from 6-9 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.

Get to Know" Miami Soil & Water Conservation District in Pleasant Hill | July 11

Meet Linda Raterman of the SWCD and learn about the resources available to you as a resident or landowner at the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St. at 5:30 p.m. Topics will include soil formation & erosion, water resources, wildlife habitats, recycling, geology, and more. For adults. No registration is required. Call the library at (937) 676-2731 for more information.

Storytime & Craft in Pleasant Hill | July 11

Join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., for weekly storytime with singing, dancing, and playing from 11:30 a.m. to noon. For toddlers. No registration is required. Call the library at (937) 676-2731 for more information.

Buckeye Burgers Food Truck at Chaffee’s Brewhouse in Tipp City | July 11

Buckeye Burgers food truck will set up outside of Chaffee’s Brewhouse starting at 5 p.m. on Mondays through Sept. 12. Located at 15 S. 2nd St. Chaffee’s has a full bar, craft beer, craft cocktails and mocktails, wines and charcuterie boards.

 

Dive into Art for Tweens in Pleasant Hill | July 12

Tweens can join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from noon to 1 p.m. to do ocean-themed crafts. Dress for the mess. Each week has a different theme and project. This week's theme is Hand Print Mermaid. Registration is required and available at the library, by calling (937) 676-2731 or online HERE.

Indoor Fitness Walking in Pleasant Hill | July 12

Join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., for 30 minutes of indoor walking at 9 a.m. Bring a water bottle and wear loose-fitting clothes and good athletic shoes. All fitness levels are welcome. For ages 16+. No registration is required. Learn more HERE.

LIVE MUSIC:  Tyler Cochran Trio in Troy | July 12
The Tyler Cochran Trio (original rock, blues and jazz fusion) will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St. in downtown Troy.

Butterfly Walk in Covington | July 12
Participants will join a park district naturalist on the trail to learn about butterfly species and the different types of flowering plants these insects love. They will also help collect data for the Ohio Lepidoptera’s Butterfly Monitoring Program. The program is free and takes place from 2-4 p.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve.

 

Community Night at Moeller Brew Barn in Troy | July 12

20% of sales will benefit Reading for Change at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St. from 5-9 p.m.

Bookmobile in Your Parks in Troy | July 12

Miami County Park District and the Troy library partner for this great program focusing on books and nature. From 2-3 p.m. participants will enjoy story time and connecting with nature at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 St. Rt. 41. Bring your valid library card so you can take a book home.

 

Open Mic Night in Dayton | July 12

Open mic night takes place every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., on the patio (inside if it rains). Sign up the night of or, early at wingsopenmic@gmail.com. Click HERE for more details.


A Ride in the Darke – Full Moon Bike Ride in Greenville | July 12
Bring your bike, bright clothing, a helmet and at least one bright headlight or taillight to the Bish Discovery Center at 9:30 p.m. for a nighttime ride on the Ohio to Indiana Trail in Greenville. The ride will be about 5-7 miles. It is free.

FESTIVAL Wapakoneta Summer Moon Festival | July 12-17

Celebrate the first steps on the Moon in Neil Armstrong’s hometown during this annual event taking place at the Neil Armstrong Museum and throughout Wapakoneta. The large festival contains crafts, a car show, moon pie eating contests, live music and much more. Learn more at summermoonfestival.com.

Ocean Art-Graphy for Adults in Pleasant Hill | July 13

Come to the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from 3:30-4:30 p.m. to get creative and unwind in the DIY Center. Be inspired by the library's summer reading ocean theme. For adults. Dress accordingly. Each week has a different theme and project. This week's theme is Sea Rock Painting. Registration is required and available at the library, by calling (937) 676-2731 or online HERE.

LIVE MUSIC: Bike Night with Route 88 at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | July 13

Bike Night takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse every Wednesday night from 6-9 p.m. and features food, drinks, live music, vendors, ice cream and sometimes over 1,000 bikes. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.

Family Games in Pleasant Hill | July 13

Bring the family to the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from 3:30-4:30 p.m. to enjoy a little competition, make new friends, and maybe even leave with a prize. No registration is required. Call the library at (937) 676-2731 for more information or click HERE.

Portals to Piqua's Past at the Piqua Library | July 13

Portals to Piqua’s Past will be held from 7-8 p.m. in the Founders Room. The history program takes place every second Wednesday of the month. July’s topic is early newspapers. For more information call (937) 773-6753. 

 

LIVE MUSIC: Mad Hatter in Dayton | July 13

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. from 8-11 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.


COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Parkridge Community Garage Sale in Piqua | July 14-16
Visit dozens of sales west of Sunset on Park Ave., plus Dubios, Parkway Dr., Westview, Willshire, Britton, Carol, Beckert, Carlyle and Clifton streets. The event also features food trucks and more.

Piqua Community Farmers Market | July 14

This market features 18 vendors offering produce, baked goods and homemade crafts, plus a number of special events throughout the season. It takes place in front of the Fort Piqua Plaza (library) from 3-6 p.m. Learn more HERE.

Hot Dish Food Truck in Pleasant Hill | July 14
Food trucks will be set up from 4:30-7 p.m. at the intersection of St. Rt. 48 and 718 in downtown Pleasant Hill.

Club Teenado in Pleasant Hill | July 14

Teens can join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., at 3 p.m. to swim through art projects using different materials. Make sure to wear something that can get messy. Each week has a different theme and project. This week's theme is Sea Rock Painting. Registration is required and available at the library, by calling (937) 676-2731 or online HERE.

Kayak Rentals at RiverScape MetroPark in Dayton | July 14
From 4-8 p.m., rent a kayak for $10 and paddle around one of the largest water fountains in the world and the confluence of several rivers in downtown Dayton. Rentals are available at RiverScape through Taiter’s Kayak Solutions.

Feud Trivia at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | July 14

Last Call Feud is a spin on the classic Family Feud style game, where teams have to identify the top surveyed answers rather than identifying the single correct answer. Feud lasts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.

Yoga at the Beach in Wayne Lakes | July 14

Located in Darke County, the Little Beach at Wayne Lakes will be the location of beachside yoga classes every Thursday evening from 7:30-8:15 p.m. through Aug. 11 at 1180 Main Dr. This is a gentle yoga practice suitable for all ages and body types. The cost is $10 for drop in or $48 for the full six weeks. To register, e-mail joysjunque@gmail.com.

LIVE MUSIC: Cory Breth in Troy | July 14

Takes place in the Beer Garden at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St. from 6-9 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.

LIVE MUSIC: Jake Roberts in Dayton | July 14

Takes place at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., from 7-10 p.m. Click HERE for more details.

FESTIVAL North Star Community Picnic | July 15-17
This small town festival packs a big punch and includes lots of good food, fun and a parade, among other family friendly attractions.

LIVE MUSIC:  Amber Hargett and the Who’s Who in Troy | July 15
Folk music with string, percussion and piano, plus guitars, this band will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. at Prouty Plaza in downtown Troy. It is free, but bring a chair.
 

LIVE MUSIC: The Cult with Special Guests Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Zola Jesus in Huber Heights | July 15

Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7:30 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

LIVE MUSIC: Paul Cullen in Dayton | July 15

Takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd. from 7-10 p.m. Learn more HERE.

Public Ice Skating in Troy | July 15
Cool off with some indoor ice skating from 8-10 p.m. at Hobart Arena. Admission is $7 for adults and $4 for seniors. Skate rental is $3.

 

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | July 15

Find produce, plants, baked goods, honey and syrup, crafts plus food trucks and entertainment from 5-8 p.m. at the Newton school lot, 201 N. Long St.

St. Paris Farmers Market | July 15

Described as a small laid-back farmers market with fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, essential oils, homemade crafts and crochet items, among others. There is also live entertainment and food trucks throughout the season. Rain or shine from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St.

 

Moonlight Bingo in Covington | July 15

EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St., hosts Bar Bingo with a twist starting at 7 p.m. Follow the event HERE.


Date Night Series “Slice of Nature” in Covington | July 15
Schedule an hour-long timeslot at Stillwater Prairie Reserve for Date Night. Take your date on a peaceful walk, enjoy 2 slices of pie and watch the sunset reflecting in the pond. Timeslots are available at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Call the Miami County Park District to reserve a spot.

Grandparent’s Weekend at Poor Farmer’s Campground in Fletcher | July 15-17
Campers can enjoy a hot dog roast, a Moonlight Mania Scavenger Hunt, a full day of activities including fishing, crafts, water games, ice cream and more, and a drive-in movie night with popcorn provided. Reserve a campsite by calling (937) 368-2449 or online.

 

Friday Night Cruise In at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | July 15

Cruise ins are open to all makes and models from 4-10 p.m. at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Outside food and drink available as well as inside dining and soft serve ice cream at the Rip Rap Shake Shack. For more information click HERE.

LIVE MUSIC: Counting Skeletons in Dayton | July 15

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. starting at 8 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit HERE for more details.

LIVE MUSIC: The Weekend Effect in Dayton | July 15

Takes place on the patio at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. There is a $5 cover. Click HERE for more details.

The Beach at Wayne Lakes | July 15-17

The Beach at Wayne Lakes is open from noon to 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 14 and the cost of admission is $5 per person. There are also after-hours party rentals available. Located at 1180 Main Dr., Greenville. For more information, call (937) 547-1033.


Miami County in Bloom Garden Tour | July 16
Presented by the Miami County Master Gardener Volunteers, this tour will visit six beautiful gardens in Troy and Tipp City from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $15 presale by calling (937) 440-3945 or visiting the OSU Extension Office, 510 W. Water St. in Troy. Tickets are $20 the day of the tour.

288639664_5549728781728348_4621549176357607506_n.jpg
Wayne Lakes Beach 1.jpg

Miami County BBQ in Troy | July 16
The Miami County Ag Society will host the Miami County BBQ from 2:30-10 p.m. at the Duke Lundgard Building at the Miami County Fairgrounds in Troy. Along with breakfast and lunch, there will be a car show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Moeller’s Beer Barn will be on site from noon to 11 p.m., Kiddie Barrel rides from 2:30-8 p.m. and a kid’s area from 2:30-6 p.m., a Hay Bale Toss Competition at 4 p.m. (register at 3 p.m.), an Axe Throwing Competition from 5-8 p.m., BINGO and prizes from 6-8 p.m. and a dance from 8-11 p.m. Breakfast will be served from 8-10:30 a.m. with pancakes, eggs and choice of sausage or bacon with hashbrowns is $8. From 2:30-8 p.m., chicken and pork chop sandwiches will be served, along with additional sandwiches, sides and drinks. Camping is available. Meals can be pre-ordered at www.miamicountyohiofair.com/yearRoundEvents.

Stay Positive - Walk for Ben in Covington | July 16

Ben Wilson is a 2011 graduate from Covington. He was recently diagnosed with Glioblastoma, Stage 4 Brain Cancer. Help raise funds for Ben starting at 10 a.m. with a 1 mile walk/run followed by an auction, 50/50, pull tabs, mug slide and more at the Covington Eagles, 715 E. Broadway. Sign up for the walk and learn more HERE.

Waynesville Street Faire | July 16
Booths line both sides of the core block in this historic town with vendors selling their favorite finds and handmade items. You’ll see a variety of art, unusual finds, maybe some home decor not seen anywhere else, antiques, specialty items and a few surprises along the way. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Tipp City Children's Business Fair | July 16

The first annual Tipp City Children's Business Fair takes place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the historic Roundhouse at City Park. The event is sponsored by Acton Academy, the Acton School of Business, and the support of donors and volunteers. 

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | July 16

The market features a variety of growers, farmers and crafters offering everything from produce and baked goods to artwork and music, all located next to many other shopping opportunities in downtown Troy from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on South Cherry Street between Main and Franklin streets.

New Carlisle Farmers Market | July 16
Market vendors set up on the sidewalks in front of downtown merchants and offer organic produce, specialty foods, fruits and vegetables, nuts, crafts, handmade goods, flowers, jams and jellies, artwork, clothing and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown New Carlisle.

Arcanum Farmers Market | July 16

Find a variety of local produce, plus crafts, antiques and other rare finds. Anyone interested in selling garden produce, baked goods or handmade crafts and arts are welcome to set up at no charge, with no need to register in advance. The market takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at Veterans Memorial Park, 119 W. George St. 

 

Champaign County Farmers Market in Urbana | July 16

The farmers market takes place on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon at 127 E. Market St. The market consists of locally grown vegetables, homemade items and baked goods.

The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | July 16

This market featuring local produce, baked goods and more (plus entertainment and special activities) takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 15. Learn more HERE.

Yellow Springs 4 Seasons Farmers Market | July 16

This event takes place at the John Bryan Community Center parking lot (100 Dayton St. in Yellow Springs) from 8 a.m. to noon a.m. every Saturday. Find fresh, local food.

 

Greenville Farmers Market | July 16
The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse in downtown Greenville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find fresh produce, honey, craft items, handcrafted jewelry, fudge, seedlings, organic produce, herbs, baked goods, homemade noodles, fresh flowers, dog treats and more. 


Farmers Market at The Heights | July 16
This family owned and operated community farmers market is a producer-only market that offers a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats and services and artisans and homemade crafters, as well as local musicians and other entertainment each week. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6178 Chambersburg Rd.


Crazy Cardboard Boat Regatta in West Chester | July 16
People make boats out of cardboard, tape and glue and race them at the lakes at Voice of America MetroPark, 7850 VOA Park Dr. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and numerous awards are given out. It is free to watch.

LIVE MUSIC:  Air Supply in Huber Heights | July 16
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 8 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

LIVE MUSIC:  Cory Breth and Baylor Griffin in Troy | July 16
The June Collective, a new event space in Troy, invites the community to a night of music and coffee starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 pre-sale and $15 at the door. To purchase tickets click HERE. The June Collective is located at 107 W. Main St.

LIVE MUSIC: Trippleshot in Covington| July 16

Trippleshot will rock the 80s starting at 8:30 p.m. at EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St. Follow the event HERE.

 

LIVE MUSIC: The Locals in Dayton | July 16

Takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd. from 7-10 p.m. Learn more HERE.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Crying Out Loud in Dayton | July 16

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. starting at 8 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit HERE for more details.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Spungewurthy in Dayton | July 16

Takes place on the patio at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9 p.m. Click HERE for more details.


FESTIVAL Barnstorming Carnival in Springfield | July 16-17
This free community event at the Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport, 1251 W. Blee Rd., allows you to experience the Golden Age of Aviation. The Barnstorming Carnival is the opportunity to experience some of the rarest 1920's,1930's, and 1940's aircraft gathered together in our local area. Biplane rides are available for $80. A pancake breakfast is served both mornings from 8-11 a.m. Children can enjoy a wide variety of activities and entertainment, from paper rocket and foam glider building to Lucky the Clown, a magic show and more. A Classic Car Cruise In takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and a food truck rally will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.


Antique Boat Show at Indian Lake | July 16
The Indian Lake Vintage Boat & Auto Show features water and land displays of vintage boat along side of a cruise-in style car show at Russells Point Harbor from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The show is not judged and is free to attend.

 

8th Annual Victory Church Community Weekend and Car, Truck & Bike Show in Tipp City | July 16

Victory Church, 4645 S. Co. Rd. 25A, will hold their event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. rain or shine. There will be inflatables, games, a bake sale, food trucks and a 50/50 raffle. The car show registration takes place from 9 a.m. to noon with awards at 2 p.m. Proceeds benefit Miami Valley Pit Crew & Troy Lincoln Center.

FESTIVAL Art Affair on the Square in Urbana | July 16
A multi-arts festival featuring artists' market, juried art show, demonstrations, exhibits, and children's arts activities and taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in historic downtown Urbana. Enjoy live entertainment from performing artists on the Courthouse Plaza stage. Feast on specialty and gourmet foods from vendors and downtown restaurants. Join guided riding and walking tours of the city's abundance of 19th century architecture.

Railroad Rendezvous at Pike Lake State Park | July 16
Come to Pike Lake State Park and relive the glory days of railroading with displays of railroad memorabilia and model railroads in scales Z to G in operation. Kids can even blow a real train horn. There will also be a display of antique tractors and trucks by the Southern Ohio Farm Power of the Past tractor club. A craft show, featuring handmade items from local artists, will also be an attraction of this event. Make sure to grab a campsite at this, one of the best campsites in the state.


Troy Kids Triathlon | July 17
The triathlon consists of 4 components–swimming at the Troy Aquatic Park, biking in the Hobart Arena parking lot and bike path, running at the Troy Memorial Stadium, and transitions. The kids will race against other kids in their same age group. Triathlon challenges the kids both physically and mentally while offering a fun, safe, healthy, active environment. Register at troykidstriathlon.com.

Dog Social “Working Dogs” in Troy | July 17
Dog Socials allow you and your pup to meet new friends while spending time outdoors. This fun program takes place from 1-3 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve in Troy. This months theme is "Working Dogs.” Special guest Chris Thompson will be leading a sheep herding demonstration with his Border Collies and real sheep. The program is free.

The Paris Flea Market at the Dixie Drive-In in Dayton | July 17

Customers can arrive starting at 6 a.m. for a $1 entry fee to browse, or, pay $8 and set up and sell at the event. Takes place from 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday morning through October (weather permitting). Learn more HERE.

LIVE MUSIC: Mora & the Boys in Troy | July 17

Takes place in the Beer Garden at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St. from 3-6 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.

LIVE MUSIC: Mark Sowers Duo in Dayton | July 17

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. from 6-9 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.

ATG Halloween Banner copy.jpg

Bonnie Griffith Pastel Workshop in Piqua | July 18-21

Nationally and Internationally awarded artist, Bonnie Griffith, will be coming to Apple Tree Gallery, 405 N. Main St., from Monday, July 18 to Thursday, July 21 to teach a pastel workshop, held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Lunches Provided. Maximum of 16 participants. The cost of the workshop is $350 for Non-Piqua Arts Council Members and $325 for Members. Register at www.piquaartscouncil.org/workshops.

Storytime & Craft in Pleasant Hill | July 18

Join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., for weekly storytime with singing, dancing, and playing from 11:30 a.m. to noon. For toddlers. No registration is required. Call the library at (937) 676-2731 for more information.

Buckeye Burgers Food Truck at Chaffee’s Brewhouse in Tipp City | July 18

Buckeye Burgers food truck will set up outside of Chaffee’s Brewhouse starting at 5 p.m. on Mondays through Sept. 12. Located at 15 S. 2nd St. Chaffee’s has a full bar, craft beer, craft cocktails and mocktails, wines and charcuterie boards.

LIVE MUSIC:  Sax B and MWB in Troy | July 19
Sasophonist Brandon Monford and his band will perform a free smooth jazz concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center in downtown Troy.

Wild Gardens Class at the Piqua Library | July 19

The Piqua library, 116 W. High St., will hold a wild gardens class from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Founder’s Room. Learn about native plants, their value to wildlife, and how you can increase the native plants on your own property. For more information call (937) 773-6753.

Dive into Art for Tweens in Pleasant Hill | July 19

Tweens can join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from noon to 1 p.m. to do ocean-themed crafts. Dress for the mess. Each week has a different theme and project. This week's theme is Woven Jelly Fish. Registration is required and available at the library, by calling (937) 676-2731 or online HERE.

Indoor Fitness Walking in Pleasant Hill | July 19

Join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., for 30 minutes of indoor walking at 9 a.m. Bring a water bottle and wear loose-fitting clothes and good athletic shoes. All fitness levels are welcome. For ages 16+. No registration is required. Learn more HERE.

Community Night at Moeller Brew Barn in Troy | July 19

20% of sales will benefit the Miami County Dental Clinic at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St. from 5-9 p.m.

Storybook Trail with MCPD in Pleasant Hill | July 19

Enjoy a storywalk and activities at the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., presented by the Miami County Parks District from 1-2 p.m. For all ages. No registration is required. Learn more HERE.

Open Mic Night in Dayton | July 19

Open mic night takes place every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., on the patio (inside if it rains). Sign up the night of or, early at wingsopenmic@gmail.com. Click HERE for more details.

LIVE MUSIC:  Barenaked Ladies in Huber Heights | July 19
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.


Buckeye Woodcarver’s Round-Up in Fletcher | July 20-23
This event takes place at Poor Farmer’s Campground and is open to the public.
 

LIVE MUSIC:  Bonnie Riatt with special guest Mavis Staples in Huber Heights | July 20
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7:30 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

Ocean Art-Graphy for Adults in Pleasant Hill | July 20

Come to the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from 3:30-4:30 p.m. to get creative and unwind in the DIY Center. Be inspired by the library's summer reading ocean theme. For adults. Dress accordingly. Each week has a different theme and project. This week's theme is Sea Glass Frames. Registration is required and available at the library, by calling (937) 676-2731 or online HERE.

LEGO Club in Pleasant Hill | July 20

Children aged 6-12 can tackle a new challenge each session to encourage creativity and STEM learning with LEGOs. No registration is required. Call the library at (937) 676-2731 for more information.

LIVE MUSIC: Bike Night with Pandora Effect at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | July 20

Bike Night takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse every Wednesday night from 6-9 p.m. and features food, drinks, live music, vendors, ice cream and sometimes over 1,000 bikes. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.

LIVE MUSIC: Black Water Voodoo in Dayton | July 20

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. from 8-11 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.

FESTIVAL Third Thursdays in Downtown Piqua | July 21 
Enjoy food, music, street activities and vendors and family fun from 5-8 p.m. in downtown Piqua.

 

FESTIVAL Third Thursdays in Downtown West Milton | July 21 

Enjoy live music and food trucks from 4-8 p.m. at this free family event in downtown West Milton. 

Summer Carnival at the Troy Library | July 21

The carnival takes place from 2-4 p.m. behind the library at Brukner Park. Enjoy a mix of crafts and fun carnival games. For kids of all ages. No registration is required. The library is located at 419 W. Main St.

Parking Lot Palooza in Pleasant Hill | July 21

Join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from 5-6:30 p.m. for fun activities and outdoor games including sidewalk chalk, hula hoops, corn hole, and more for the whole family to enjoy. No registration is required. Call the library at (937) 676-2731 for more information.

Yoga at the Beach in Wayne Lakes | July 21

Located in Darke County, the Little Beach at Wayne Lakes will be the location of beachside yoga classes every Thursday evening from 7:30-8:15 p.m. through Aug. 11 at 1180 Main Dr. This is a gentle yoga practice suitable for all ages and body types. The cost is $10 for drop in or $48 for the full six weeks. To register, e-mail joysjunque@gmail.com.

Club Teenado in Pleasant Hill | July 21

Teens can join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., at 3 p.m. to swim through art projects using different materials. Make sure to wear something that can get messy. Each week has a different theme and project. This week's theme is Sea Glass Frames. Registration is required and available at the library, by calling (937) 676-2731 or online HERE.

Piqua Community Farmers Market | July 21

This market features 18 vendors offering produce, baked goods and homemade crafts, plus a number of special events throughout the season. It takes place in front of the Fort Piqua Plaza (library) from 3-6 p.m. Learn more HERE.

Momma’z Boyz Food Truck in Pleasant Hill | July 21
Food trucks will be set up from 4:30-8 p.m. at the intersection of St. Rt. 48 and 718 in downtown Pleasant Hill.

 

Feud Trivia at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | July 21

Last Call Feud is a spin on the classic Family Feud style game, where teams have to identify the top surveyed answers rather than identifying the single correct answer. Feud lasts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.


Firefly Hike in Greenville | July 21
Meet at Shawnee Prairie Preserve at 9 p.m. for a night hike in search of fireflies. Watch for “glow patterns” and learn more about these bioluminescent beetles. The program is free.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Ryan Mundy in Troy | July 21

Takes place in the Beer Garden at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St. from 6-9 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.

LIVE MUSIC:  Boney James and Will Downing in Huber Heights | July 21
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

 

LIVE MUSIC:  Bohemian Funk in Dayton | July 21

Bring a chair to RiverScape and enjoy a free “Rock N Soul” concert from 7-9 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC: Geoff Edwards and Route 88 in Dayton | July 21

Takes place on the patio at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 7 p.m. Click HERE for more details.

Kayak Rentals at RiverScape MetroPark in Dayton | July 21
From 4-8 p.m., rent a kayak for $10 and paddle around one of the largest water fountains in the world and the confluence of several rivers in downtown Dayton. Rentals are available at RiverScape through Taiter’s Kayak Solutions.

Friday Night Cruise In at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | July 22

Cruise ins are open to all makes and models from 4-10 p.m. at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Outside food and drink available as well as inside dining and soft serve ice cream at the Rip Rap Shake Shack. For more information click HERE.

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | July 22

Find produce, plants, baked goods, honey and syrup, crafts plus food trucks and entertainment from 5-8 p.m. at the Newton school lot, 201 N. Long St.

St. Paris Farmers Market | July 22

Described as a small laid-back farmers market with fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, essential oils, homemade crafts and crochet items, among others. There is also live entertainment and food trucks throughout the season. Rain or shine from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St.
 

Public Ice Skating in Troy | July 22
Cool off with some indoor ice skating from 8-10 p.m. at Hobart Arena. Admission is $7 for adults and $4 for seniors. Skate rental is $3.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Mojoflo Party Band in Downtown Troy | July 22

Enjoy live music by Mojoflo Party Band at this free concert on the Square in downtown Troy at 7:30 p.m. Bring a chair for seating, or reserve a seat at a restaurant with outdoor seating overlooking the Square.


Discovery Night Hike in Bradford | July 22

Have you ever been curious about what happens in the park after dark? Join a park district naturalist and explore the amazing world of nature at night. This leisurely night walk in the park will vary from .5 to 1.5 mile and takes place from 9-11 p.m. at Maple Ridge Reserve near Bradford.

LIVE MUSIC: The Locals in Dayton | July 22

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. starting at 8 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit HERE for more details.

LIVE MUSIC: My Sister Sarah in Dayton | July 22

Takes place at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9 p.m. Click HERE for more details.

284004921_555060559301620_6890789377994247405_n.jpg
Hank.jpg

LIVE MUSIC:  Brit Floyd in Huber Heights | July 22
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 8 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

LIVE MUSIC:  Hank Williams Jr. at the Nutter Center | July 22
Hank Williams Jr. and special guest Ashley McBryde will be at the Nutter Center at 7 p.m. Purchase tickets and learn more HERE.
 

FESTIVAL Lake Festival at Grand Lake St. Marys State Park | July 22-24
The Celina Lake Festival has fireworks on Friday night, a parade on Saturday, amphicars (drive on land and in water), a huge craft show, abundant entertainment, a farmers market, a pet show and much more. See the full schedule of events HERE.

 

The Beach at Wayne Lakes | July 22-24

The Beach at Wayne Lakes is open from noon to 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 14 and the cost of admission is $5 per person. There are also after-hours party rentals available. Located at 1180 Main Dr., Greenville. For more information, call (937) 547-1033.

 

Plein Air Event in Downtown Troy | July 23

This event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come watch and shop and dine as artists paint scenes from around the historic downtown.

North Dayton Reptile Expo in Piqua | July 23

The North Dayton Reptile Expo Show will feature all kinds of reptiles in the old Sears store at the Miami Valley Centre Mall, 987 E. Ash St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entry fees are: adults (19+)- $5, kids (5-18)- $3, kids under age 5 are free. Purchase discounted tickets at Dynamite Liquidations in the mall for $3/adult, $1/child. Learn more HERE.

Fun with the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium in Pleasant Hill | July 23

Stop by the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. to explore the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium's Mobile Discovery Lab featuring ocean-themed fun including sea turtles, sharks, and more. For all ages. No registration is required. Call the library at (937) 676-2731 for more information.

Sports Collectibles Show in Piqua | July 23-24

Sc Collectibles, located in the Miami Valley Centre Mall, hosts a collectibles show featuring almost 50 tables throughout the mall showcasing sports cards, collectibles, memorabilia, comic books, and additional sports themed items for the NFL, MLB, Ohio State, and many more. For more information click HERE.


Late Summer Creek Float in Greenville | July 23
Darke County Parks hosts this canoe float from 2-5 p.m. Meet at the Bish Discovery Center. Paddle with a partner, or solo in a kayak, all led by a naturalist. To register for this free program, call (937) 548-0165.

FESTIVAL Garlic Festival in Dayton | July 23
17 food vendors putting garlic twists on their food and more than 30 craft vendors also keeping with the theme. Takes place from 1-10 p.m. at Carroll High School. The event also includes gambling, a dunk tank and a garlic eating contest. Admission is free.

LIVE MUSIC: Hoghead Blues in Troy | July 23

Hoghead Blues will play live at the Leaf & Vine, 108 W. Main St., starting at 9 p.m. There is no cover charge. Learn more HERE.

LIVE MUSIC: Kodebreaker in Covington | July 23

Kodebreaker plays an 80s Hair Rock Show from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St. Follow the event HERE.

LIVE MUSIC: Hey There Morgan in Dayton | July 23

Takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd. from 7-10 p.m. Learn more HERE.

LIVE MUSIC: Ithika in Dayton | July 23

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. starting at 8 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit HERE for more details.

LIVE MUSIC: Saint Hellion in Dayton | July 23

Takes place at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9 p.m. Click HERE for more details.

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | July 23

The market features a variety of growers, farmers and crafters offering everything from produce and baked goods to artwork and music, all located next to many other shopping opportunities in downtown Troy from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on South Cherry Street between Main and Franklin streets.

New Carlisle Farmers Market | July 23
Market vendors set up on the sidewalks in front of downtown merchants and offer organic produce, specialty foods, fruits and vegetables, nuts, crafts, handmade goods, flowers, jams and jellies, artwork, clothing and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown New Carlisle.

Arcanum Farmers Market | July 23

Find a variety of local produce, plus crafts, antiques and other rare finds. Anyone interested in selling garden produce, baked goods or handmade crafts and arts are welcome to set up at no charge, with no need to register in advance. The market takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at Veterans Memorial Park, 119 W. George St. 

 

Champaign County Farmers Market in Urbana | July 23

The farmers market takes place on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon at 127 E. Market St. The market consists of locally grown vegetables, homemade items and baked goods.

The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | July 23

This market featuring local produce, baked goods and more (plus entertainment and special activities) takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 15. Learn more HERE.

Yellow Springs 4 Seasons Farmers Market | July 23

This event takes place at the John Bryan Community Center parking lot (100 Dayton St. in Yellow Springs) from 8 a.m. to noon a.m. every Saturday. Find fresh, local food.

 

Greenville Farmers Market | July 23
The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse in downtown Greenville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find fresh produce, honey, craft items, handcrafted jewelry, fudge, seedlings, organic produce, herbs, baked goods, homemade noodles, fresh flowers, dog treats and more. 


Farmers Market at The Heights | July 23
This family owned and operated community farmers market is a producer-only market that offers a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats and services and artisans and homemade crafters, as well as local musicians and other entertainment each week. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6178 Chambersburg Rd.


Music in the Park “Heartbeat of the Earth” in Troy | July 24

Join Spirit of Thunder, John De Boer as he plays soft meditative Native American Flute for this "Heart Beat of the Earth" themed evening at Hobart Urban Nature Preserve from 6-8 p.m. Bring a blanket or chair.

LIVE MUSIC: Christopher Salyer in Troy | July 24

Takes place in the Beer Garden at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St. from 3-6 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.

LIVE MUSIC:  Dayton Blues Festival | July 24
Takes place from 1-9 p.m. at Levitt Pavilion, 134 S. Main St.
 

LIVE MUSIC:  Tedeschi Trucks Band with special guests Los Lobos and Gabe Dixon in Huber Heights | July 24
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 6:30 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Hammer Head Tadpoles in Dayton | July 24

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. from 6-9 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.

The Paris Flea Market at the Dixie Drive-In in Dayton | July 24

Customers can arrive starting at 6 a.m. for a $1 entry fee to browse, or, pay $8 and set up and sell at the event. Takes place from 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday morning through October (weather permitting). Learn more HERE.

Newark Earthworks Open House in Newark | July 25
A worthwhile free event, explore this remnant of a 2,000 year-old complex that is the largest set of geometric earthworks ever known. Take a guided tour with experts and see this world treasure like no other time of year. Guided tours take off at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Learn more about the event HERE. Learn about the fascinating history behind the earthworks HERE.

Storytime & Craft in Pleasant Hill | July 25

Join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., for weekly storytime with singing, dancing, and playing from 11:30 a.m. to noon. For toddlers. No registration is required. Call the library at (937) 676-2731 for more information.

Buckeye Burgers Food Truck at Chaffee’s Brewhouse in Tipp City | July 25

Buckeye Burgers food truck will set up outside of Chaffee’s Brewhouse starting at 5 p.m. on Mondays through Sept. 12. Located at 15 S. 2nd St. Chaffee’s has a full bar, craft beer, craft cocktails and mocktails, wines and charcuterie boards.

Annie Oakley Festival Greenville - 4.jpg
Proper Couple at the Gathering at Garst Greenville.jpg

LIVE MUSIC:  The Wingwalkers (string trio) in Troy | July 26
This free concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St. in downtown Troy.

 

Bookmobile in Your Parks in Troy | July 26

Miami County Park District and the Troy library partner for this great program focusing on books and nature. From 2-3 p.m. participants will enjoy story time and connecting with nature at Hobart Urban Nature Preserve, 1400 Tyrone Rd. Bring your valid library card so you can take a book home.

 

Indoor Fitness Walking in Pleasant Hill | July 26

Join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., for 30 minutes of indoor walking at 9 a.m. Bring a water bottle and wear loose-fitting clothes and good athletic shoes. All fitness levels are welcome. For ages 16+. No registration is required. Learn more HERE.

Dive into Art for Tweens in Pleasant Hill | July 26

Tweens can join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from noon to 1 p.m. to do ocean-themed crafts. Dress for the mess. Each week has a different theme and project. This week's theme is Construction Paper Whale. Registration is required and available at the library, by calling (937) 676-2731 or online HERE.

Community Night at Moeller Brew Barn in Troy | July 26

From 5-9 p.m. 20% of sales at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St., benefit the Miami County Foundation.

 

Ocean Art-Graphy for Adults in Pleasant Hill | July 27

Come to the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from 3:30-4:30 p.m. to get creative and unwind in the DIY Center. Be inspired by the library's summer reading ocean theme. For adults. Dress accordingly. Each week has a different theme and project. This week's theme is Aquariums. Registration is required and available at the library, by calling (937) 676-2731 or online HERE.

Spring Creek Confluence Wetland Project Workshop for Educators in Troy | July 27-28

The Spring Creek Confluence Wetland Project is a newly created stream overflow habitat located just north of Duke Park. This 40-acre floodplain field has been restored to approximately 26 acres of Riparian Floodplain forest and 14 acres of off channel wetland habitat. This will be a hands-on event with habitat lessons, water quality and research practices, exploring how rivers form, how projects of this magnitude are created and much more. Contact Linda at LRaterman@miamiswcd.org or (937) 335-7645 to learn more. Click HERE to view the flyer.

Family Games in Pleasant Hill | July 27

Bring the family to the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from 3:30-4:30 p.m. to enjoy a little competition, make new friends, and maybe even leave with a prize. No registration is required. Call the library at (937) 676-2731 for more information or click HERE.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Smithville South in Dayton | July 27

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. from 8-11 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.


COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Versailles Community Garage Sale | July 28-30
Takes place in and around Versailles.

Club Teenado in Pleasant Hill | July 28

Teens can join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., at 3 p.m. to swim through art projects using different materials. Make sure to wear something that can get messy. Each week has a different theme and project. This week's theme is Aquariums. Registration is required and available at the library, by calling (937) 676-2731 or online HERE.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Rockwood Taylor in Troy | July 28

Takes place in the Beer Garden at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St. from 6-9 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.


LIVE MUSIC:  The McCartney Project in Fairfield | July 28
Fans of Paul McCartney will enjoy this free tribute show at 7 p.m. at Fairfield’s Village Green Park, 301 Wessel Dr. There will also be family friendly activities and food trucks.

 

Smokin Barrels BBQ and Lazy Baker Pizza Maker in Pleasant Hill | July 28
Smokin Barrels will be set up from 5-8 p.m. at the intersection of St. Rt. 48 and 718 in downtown Pleasant Hill and Lazy Baker Pizza Maker from 6-9 p.m.

Piqua Community Farmers Market | July 28

This market features 18 vendors offering produce, baked goods and homemade crafts, plus a number of special events throughout the season. It takes place in front of the Fort Piqua Plaza (library) from 3-6 p.m. Learn more HERE.

LIVE MUSIC:  Earth, Wind & Fire in Huber Heights | July 28
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Jake Roberts in Dayton | July 28

Takes place on the patio at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., from 7-10 p.m. Click HERE for more details.

Feud Trivia at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | July 28

Last Call Feud is a spin on the classic Family Feud style game, where teams have to identify the top surveyed answers rather than identifying the single correct answer. Feud lasts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.


Meteor Shower Viewing at Hocking Hills State Park | July 28
If conditions are right, head to the John Glen Astronomy Park from 9-10 p.m. to watch a meteor shower. It is free.

 

Mercer County Council on Aging Indoor Garage Sale in Celina| July 28-31

The Mercer County Council on Aging will hold an indoor garage sale at 217 Riley St. Tickets are$10 and the money benefits the Senior Angel Tree Gift Program. Hours are Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday noon to 4 p.m. On Saturday, everything is half-priced and on Sunday 2 bags for $1, everything included.

 

Health Screenings in Pleasant Hill | July 28

Premier Community Health (PCH) will offer free blood pressure and blood glucose screenings at the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from 11:30-1:30 p.m. Screenings are free to the public and all are welcome. Learn more HERE.

Yoga at the Beach in Wayne Lakes | July 28

Located in Darke County, the Little Beach at Wayne Lakes will be the location of beachside yoga classes every Thursday evening from 7:30-8:15 p.m. through Aug. 11 at 1180 Main Dr. This is a gentle yoga practice suitable for all ages and body types. The cost is $10 for drop in or $48 for the full six weeks. To register, e-mail joysjunque@gmail.com.


FESTIVAL Annie Oakley Days Festival in Greenville | July 29-31
Celebrate the life and legacy of legendary sharp-shooter and Darke County native, Annie Oakley, during this three-day festival at the Darke County Fairgrounds, 800 Sweitzer St. There are wild west shows and demonstrations, food trucks, vendors, live entertainment and more. Plan your visit HERE.

FESTIVAL The Gathering at Garst in Greenville | July 29-31
Experience this exceptional event held outside on the beautiful grounds of Garst Museum in Greenville, Ohio. Featuring juried artists, antique dealers, garden exhibits, skilled historical craftsmen, along with musical performances and unique food vendors. A living history encampment with participants from the French and Indian War through the Civil War is staged nearby. The sound of cannons and muzzleloaders will ring out along with the clip clop of trotting horses as carriage rides are offered both days on the tree lined street bordering the Garst grounds. Visit Garst Museum's comprehensive collection of Annie Oakley memorabilia, local Native American Indian artifacts, and the history of The Treaty of Greene Ville. Learn more HERE.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Bova in Downtown Troy | July 29

Enjoy live music by Bova at this free concert on the Square in downtown Troy at 7:30 p.m. Bring a chair for seating, or reserve a seat at a restaurant with outdoor seating overlooking the Square.

Legendary Annie Oakley Sidewalk Sales in Greenville | July 29-31
The biggest sales of the year move outdoors on Main Street during this annual event in downtown Greenville.

 

FESTIVAL The United Irish of Dayton Celtic Festival | July 29-31
Discover the sights and sounds of Ireland, Scotland and Wales at Dayton's original United Irish of Dayton Celtic Festival at RiverScape MetroPark in downtown Dayton. Featuring three stages of international, national and regional artists providing continuous live musical and dance entertainment with covered seating. There will be children's activities, food, beverages, whiskey tastings, beer garden, traditional Gaelic Mass, Celtic breakfast, and more. Admission is free. Hours are 5:30-11 p.m. Friday; 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.


Christmas in July Campout in Fletcher | July 29-31
Have Christmas dinner with Santa, watch a Christmas Golf Cart Light Parade, decorate your campsite and enjoy Christmas cheer in July while camping at Poor Farmer’s Campground. Reserve a campsite by calling (937) 368-2449 or online.

Lunch on the Lawn in Troy | July 29

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Harrison St. entrance to the Miami County Fairgrounds, The Miami County Cattlemen's Association will sell meals (3 options) drive-thru style. Choices include: a $10-Ribeye sandwich meal, $7-Hamburger sandwich meal and $5-All Beef Hotdog meal. All meals include the sandwich, chips, cookies, and pop or water.

Friday Night Cruise In at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | July 29

Cruise ins are open to all makes and models from 4-10 p.m. at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Outside food and drink available as well as inside dining and soft serve ice cream at the Rip Rap Shake Shack. For more information click HERE.

LIVE MUSIC: Spungewurthy in Dayton | July 29

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. starting at 8 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit HERE for more details.

The Beach at Wayne Lakes | July 29-31

The Beach at Wayne Lakes is open from noon to 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 14 and the cost of admission is $5 per person. There are also after-hours party rentals available. Located at 1180 Main Dr., Greenville. For more information, call (937) 547-1033.


NTPA Tractor Pulls in Fort Recovery | July 29-30

Gates open at 4 p.m. and the battle begins at 7 p.m. Learn more at fortpull.com.

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | July 29

Find produce, plants, baked goods, honey and syrup, crafts plus food trucks and entertainment from 5-8 p.m. at the Newton school lot, 201 N. Long St.

St. Paris Farmers Market | July 29

Described as a small laid-back farmers market with fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, essential oils, homemade crafts and crochet items, among others. There is also live entertainment and food trucks throughout the season. Rain or shine from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St.

LIVE MUSIC: Bohemian Funk in Dayton | July 29

Takes place at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9 p.m. Click HERE for more details.

DSC_0235.JPG
Johnston Farm Canal Boat from a Distance.jpg

FESTIVAL History Alive at the Johnston Farm in Piqua | July 30-31
Some of the very best reenactors will gather at the Johnston Farm to present an historical timeline of the years 1748 (Pickawillany) – 1862 (Camp Piqua). These years mark the period of the greatest historical significance for this land. The events that took place and the people involved all had great impacts on the course of both America and Ohio’s history. A wide variety of camps, demonstrations, and activities will take visitors back to some of the most exciting times this place has ever seen. The Johnston home, the Indian and Canal Museum, and the canal boat General Harrison of Piqua all will help visitors visualize a time long past. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. both days with canal boat rides offered at 12:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Admission is charged. Learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL Dayton Air Show in Vandalia | July 30-31
See the Blue Angels, the U.S. Army Golden Knights, A F-16 Viper demo and so much more from noon to 4:15 p.m. both days at the Dayton International Airport. Admission is charged. As an alternative, many planes fly over Kyle Park and the Great Miami River in Tipp City. Learn more HERE.


7th Annual Car Cruise-In and Chick BBQ in Conover | July 30

Located between Piqua and Urbana on U.S. Rt. 36, A.B. Graham Memorial Center, will host a cruise-in with registration starting at 1 p.m. All collector vehicles are welcome. There is a $10 registration fee and every 10th registration will receive a free meal voucher. Plus, free dash plaques for the first 50 registrations. Concessions will be available all day and chicken dinners from 4-6 p.m. (carry-out available). Meals include:  ½ chicken, 2 sides & a drink for $10 (there is a kids meal option as well). Awards will be presented at 5:30 p.m. plus door prizes, and a 50/50 raffle. Visit abgraham.org for more information or call (937) 368-3700. Located at 8025 E. U.S. Rt. 36.    


Waynesville Car Show | July 30
Takes place in historic downtown Waynesville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Summer Jamboree at the Pleasant Hill Library | July 30

The Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., is hosting a block party to celebrate the end of Summer Reading from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy face painting, music, outdoor games, food provided by the Village of Pleasant Hill, and more. Kids can turn in their final reading logs to be entered into the Grand Prize drawings. A raffle of two American Girl Dolls will be held at 12:30 p.m. For all ages. No registration is required. Learn more HERE.

Comedy Night in Covington | July 30

EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St., hosts the Pub & Grub comedy tour starting at 8 p.m. Follow the event HERE.

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | July 30

The market features a variety of growers, farmers and crafters offering everything from produce and baked goods to artwork and music, all located next to many other shopping opportunities in downtown Troy from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on South Cherry Street between Main and Franklin streets.

New Carlisle Farmers Market | July 30
Market vendors set up on the sidewalks in front of downtown merchants and offer organic produce, specialty foods, fruits and vegetables, nuts, crafts, handmade goods, flowers, jams and jellies, artwork, clothing and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown New Carlisle.

Arcanum Farmers Market | July 30

Find a variety of local produce, plus crafts, antiques and other rare finds. Anyone interested in selling garden produce, baked goods or handmade crafts and arts are welcome to set up at no charge, with no need to register in advance. The market takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at Veterans Memorial Park, 119 W. George St. 

 

Champaign County Farmers Market in Urbana | July 30

The farmers market takes place on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon at 127 E. Market St. The market consists of locally grown vegetables, homemade items and baked goods.

The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | July 30

This market featuring local produce, baked goods and more (plus entertainment and special activities) takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 15. Learn more HERE.

Yellow Springs 4 Seasons Farmers Market | July 30

This event takes place at the John Bryan Community Center parking lot (100 Dayton St. in Yellow Springs) from 8 a.m. to noon a.m. every Saturday. Find fresh, local food.

Greenville Farmers Market | July 30
The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse in downtown Greenville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find fresh produce, honey, craft items, handcrafted jewelry, fudge, seedlings, organic produce, herbs, baked goods, homemade noodles, fresh flowers, dog treats and more. 


Farmers Market at The Heights | July 30
This family owned and operated community farmers market is a producer-only market that offers a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats and services and artisans and homemade crafters, as well as local musicians and other entertainment each week. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6178 Chambersburg Rd.

LIVE MUSIC: 90's Bash with Sponge and Blessid Union of Souls in Dayton | July 30

Takes place at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 8 p.m. Click HERE for more details.

LIVE MUSIC:  Big Mother in Dayton | July 30

Takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd., from 7-10 p.m. Click HERE for more information.

Antiques and Artisans Show in Zoar | July 30-31
More than 60 dealers of high-quality country antiques will be on site selling historic treasures at Zoar Village from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Tours of Zoar Village will be offered for $10 per ticket and free for those 12 and under. Learn more HERE.
 

The Paris Flea Market at the Dixie Drive-In in Dayton | July 31

Customers can arrive starting at 6 a.m. for a $1 entry fee to browse, or, pay $8 and set up and sell at the event. Takes place from 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday morning through October (weather permitting). Learn more HERE.

LIVE MUSIC: Jenna Drees in Troy | July 31

Takes place in the Beer Garden at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St. from 2-5 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.

LIVE MUSIC:  Buddy Guy and John Hiatt & the Goners featuring Sonny Landreth in Huber Heights | July 31
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

LIVE MUSIC: Sowders and Cole in Dayton | July 31

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. from 6-9 p.m. Visit HERE for more details.

Mojos Banner Feb 2018 copy.jpg

 August             

 

Buckeye Burgers Food Truck at Chaffee’s Brewhouse in Tipp City | Aug. 1

Buckeye Burgers food truck will set up outside of Chaffee’s Brewhouse starting at 5 p.m. on Mondays through Sept. 12. Located at 15 S. 2nd St. Chaffee’s has a full bar, craft beer, craft cocktails and mocktails, wines and charcuterie boards.

Tipp City National Night Out | Aug. 2

The free family, community night takes place at Kyle Park, 500 S. First St., from 6-9 p.m.

Adult Exploration Hike in Troy | Aug. 2
Join park district naturalist Sassafras Susan to discover the birds, plants and trees along the trail at Twin Arch Reserve from 9-11 a.m.. These hikes are a great opportunity to get out in nature and learn together. Walks last about two hours and are not strenuous or fast-paced.

LIVE MUSIC:  Goo Goo Dolls in Huber Heights | Aug. 3
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

LIVE MUSIC: Bike Night with Ithika at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Aug. 3

Bike Night takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse every Wednesday night from 6-9 p.m. and features food, drinks, live music, vendors, ice cream and sometimes over 1,000 bikes. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE The 127 Yard Sale “World’s Longest” | Aug. 4-7
Takes place along all of U.S. Route 127 from Michigan to Alabama.

 

El Buen Taco Food Truck in Pleasant Hill | Aug. 4
Food trucks will be set up from 5-8 p.m. at the intersection of St. Rt. 48 and 718 in downtown Pleasant Hill.

FESTIVAL Coldwater Community Picnic | Aug. 4-7
Four days of fun, from live music, beer tents and fireworks (dusk on Aug. 5) to sidewalk sales, petting zoos, magic, BINGO, pony rides and more, this festival has it all. See a parade at 1 p.m. Sunday. See the full schedule of events at coldwaterpicnic.com/schedule.

 

Piqua Community Farmers Market | Aug. 4

This market features 18 vendors offering produce, baked goods and homemade crafts, plus a number of special events throughout the season. It takes place in front of the Fort Piqua Plaza (library) from 3-6 p.m. Learn more HERE.

Feud Trivia at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Aug. 4

Last Call Feud is a spin on the classic Family Feud style game, where teams have to identify the top surveyed answers rather than identifying the single correct answer. Feud lasts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.

Kayak Rentals at RiverScape MetroPark in Dayton | Aug. 4
From 4-8 p.m., rent a kayak for $10 and paddle around one of the largest water fountains in the world and the confluence of several rivers in downtown Dayton. Rentals are available at RiverScape through Taiter’s Kayak Solutions.

 

Try Fly Fishing for Free in Dayton | Aug. 4
Give fly fishing a try at Eastwood MetroPark from 5-8 p.m. This will teach basic fly casting techniques in a controlled environment. It is free.


First Friday Putt Putt in Tipp City | Aug. 5
Get a team together and visit various holes in downtown Tipp City during this ticked event from 5-8 p.m. Call (937) 667-0883 to register.

FESTIVAL Canoegrass in Houston | Aug. 5-6

Bluegrass music, water fun and camping highlight this event held at 5486 St. Rt. 47. See the full lineup of music and activities and purchase tickets at canoegrass.com.

FESTIVAL The Hocking Hills Bigfoot Festival | Aug. 5-6
Described as a free, recreational, nature-savvy Bigfoot themed festival, guests will find local vendors, national speakers, art exhibits and even a Squatch Walk. See the full schedule of events at hockinghillsbigfoot.com.

 

Friday Night Cruise In at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Aug. 5

Cruise ins are open to all makes and models from 4-10 p.m. at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Outside food and drink available as well as inside dining and soft serve ice cream at the Rip Rap Shake Shack. For more information click HERE.


Champaign County Fair | Aug. 5-12
See the full schedule of events HERE.

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | Aug. 5

Find produce, plants, baked goods, honey and syrup, crafts plus food trucks and entertainment from 5-8 p.m. at the Newton school lot, 201 N. Long St.

St. Paris Farmers Market | Aug. 5

Described as a small laid-back farmers market with fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, essential oils, homemade crafts and crochet items, among others. There is also live entertainment and food trucks throughout the season. Rain or shine from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St.


Jordon Agency Artisan Stroll on First Friday in Greenville | Aug. 5
This event will feature multiple different vendors, each offering arts, crafts and handmade items. It takes place from 6-9 p.m. and also includes live music and food from local restaurants.

Owls & Howls Night Hike in Piqua | Aug. 5
Join park district naturalist Amalee Houk as she tries to call two animals uncommonly seen by humans, owls and coyotes. Learn about these mysterious creatures while on a leisurely hike. Registration is required for this free program. It takes place from 9-11 p.m. at Garbry Big Woods Reserve.

First Friday: Non-Profit Night in Troy | Aug. 5
Come learn more about the community from 5:30-8 p.m. throughout the downtown.

LIVE MUSIC:  Kyleen Downes and The Pullouts in Dayton | Aug. 5
This free outdoor concert will take place from 6-9 p.m. at RiverScape MetroPark.

 

The Beach at Wayne Lakes |Aug. 5-7

The Beach at Wayne Lakes is open from noon to 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 14 and the cost of admission is $5 per person. There are also after-hours party rentals available. Located at 1180 Main Dr., Greenville. For more information, call (937) 547-1033.


Evening on the Canal in Piqua | Aug. 6
The Johnston Farm & Indian Agency will host this event at 6:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy a catered meal in the Education Center overlooking the Miami and Erie Canal. Following the meal, take a rare twilight ride on the General Harrison of Piqua canal boat. The cost is $35 for adults and $40 for children and can be purchased by calling (937) 773-2522.

LIVE MUSIC:  American Pride: A Statler Brothers Tribute in Troy | Aug. 6
This free concert will take place at Treasure Island Park in Troy at 7:30 p.m. Bring a chair for seating.

FESTIVAL Small Farm and Food Fest in Huber Heights | Aug. 6
Join Carriage Hill Farm, 7800 E. Shull Rd., for a whole day dedicated to eating healthy, small farms, hobby farming and homesteading skills. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. there will be educational talks on a variety of subjects. Shop for locally made goods and produce in an outdoor farmers market. Demonstrations will be conducted throughout the day on skills such as canning, milling, and gardening. Concessions also will be sold. Admission is free.

 

Eldora Speedway Family Fireworks Night | Aug. 6

Along with racing, this family themed event offers bounce houses, balloon twisting clowns and more, plus fireworks at dusk. Learn more HERE.

 

Music BINGO at Bunkers in Vandalia | August 6

Music Bingo starts at 8:30 p.m. at Bunkers Sports Bar and Grill, 893 E. National Rd. Music Bingo is a fun-filled and fast-paced take on traditional bingo.


FESTIVAL Rock the Lake at Indian Lake | Aug. 6
Takes place in and around Old Field Beach at Indian Lake State Park and features National Christian bands, a triathlon, food vendors and more. See the full lineup and purchase tickets at rockthelakeohio.com.


Art in the City in Dayton | Aug. 6
Discover the visual and performing arts throughout downtown Dayton.
 

FESTIVAL Defiance Balloon Fest | Aug. 6
Takes place at the Defiance County Airport and offers hot air balloon flights (dozens of them!) in the morning and evening, with an encore glow event at the end of the night. There is also live music, a kid’s fun zone, food and a marketplace. Plan your visit at defianceballoonfest.com.

FESTIVAL Hippie Fest in Hocking Hills | Aug. 6-7
Art, music, tie-dye, Bohemian shopping, a car show, food trucks, live entertainment and more, for all ages, at 28508 Murphy Road in Logan. Learn more and purchase tickets HERE.

Butterfly & Pollinator Walk in Greenville | Aug. 6
Tag along with a naturalist while conducting a survey of butterfly populations around Shawnee Prairie Preserve. This is a great way to learn your local butterfly species and to see some up close. It is free and takes place from 2-3 p.m.
 

LIVE MUSIC:  Elvis Costello & The Imposters in Huber Heights | Aug. 6
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 8 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

LIVE MUSIC:  Doug Hart in Dayton | Aug. 6

Takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd., from 7-10 p.m. Click HERE for more information.

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | Aug. 6

The market features a variety of growers, farmers and crafters offering everything from produce and baked goods to artwork and music, all located next to many other shopping opportunities in downtown Troy from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on South Cherry Street between Main and Franklin streets.

New Carlisle Farmers Market | Aug. 6
Market vendors set up on the sidewalks in front of downtown merchants and offer organic produce, specialty foods, fruits and vegetables, nuts, crafts, handmade goods, flowers, jams and jellies, artwork, clothing and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown New Carlisle.

Arcanum Farmers Market | Aug. 6

Find a variety of local produce, plus crafts, antiques and other rare finds. Anyone interested in selling garden produce, baked goods or handmade crafts and arts are welcome to set up at no charge, with no need to register in advance. The market takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at Veterans Memorial Park, 119 W. George St. 

 

Champaign County Farmers Market in Urbana | Aug. 6

The farmers market takes place on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon at 127 E. Market St. The market consists of locally grown vegetables, homemade items and baked goods.

The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | Aug. 6

This market featuring local produce, baked goods and more (plus entertainment and special activities) takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 15. Learn more HERE.

Yellow Springs 4 Seasons Farmers Market | Aug. 6

This event takes place at the John Bryan Community Center parking lot (100 Dayton St. in Yellow Springs) from 8 a.m. to noon a.m. every Saturday. Find fresh, local food.

Greenville Farmers Market | Aug. 6
The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse in downtown Greenville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find fresh produce, honey, craft items, handcrafted jewelry, fudge, seedlings, organic produce, herbs, baked goods, homemade noodles, fresh flowers, dog treats and more. 


Farmers Market at The Heights | Aug. 6
This family owned and operated community farmers market is a producer-only market that offers a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats and services and artisans and homemade crafters, as well as local musicians and other entertainment each week. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6178 Chambersburg Rd.

The Paris Flea Market at the Dixie Drive-In in Dayton | Aug. 7

Customers can arrive starting at 6 a.m. for a $1 entry fee to browse, or, pay $8 and set up and sell at the event. Takes place from 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday morning through October (weather permitting). Learn more HERE.

St. John Festival Flea Market Tipp City July.jpg
hot-air-balloons-1867279_960_720.jpg

Buckeye Burgers Food Truck at Chaffee’s Brewhouse in Tipp City | Aug. 8

Buckeye Burgers food truck will set up outside of Chaffee’s Brewhouse starting at 5 p.m. on Mondays through Sept. 12. Located at 15 S. 2nd St. Chaffee’s has a full bar, craft beer, craft cocktails and mocktails, wines and charcuterie boards.

Try Mountain Biking for Free in Fairborn | Aug. 9
Five Rivers MetroParks will have mountain bikes on hand for guests to try on a designated mountain bike trail at Huffman MetroPark in Fairborn from 4-7 p.m.


St. John Annual Flea Market in Tipp City | Aug. 10-14
Tons of items under a huge tent, getting progressively less expensive each day! Takes place at 753 S. Hyatt St.

 

Portals to Piqua's Past at the Piqua Library | August 10

Portals to Piqua’s Past will be held from 7-8 p.m. in the Founders Room. The history program takes place every second Wednesday of the month. August’s topic is German immigrants. For more information call (937) 773-6753. 


COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Buy-Way Yard Sale on the Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) | Aug. 11-13
Takes place in multiple states on U.S. Route 30.
 

FESTIVAL St. Mary’s SummerFest | Aug. 11-14

Fun on Grand Lake St. Marys, including a cruise-in, craft and vendor show, the SummerFest Parade at 4:30 p.m. Saturday; fireworks at 10 p.m. Saturday, live music galore , food, contests and more. Plan your visit at www.stmaryssummerfest.com/schedule.html.

Feud Trivia at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Aug. 11

Last Call Feud is a spin on the classic Family Feud style game, where teams have to identify the top surveyed answers rather than identifying the single correct answer. Feud lasts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.

Hot Dish Food Truck in Pleasant Hill | Aug. 11
Food trucks will be set up from 4:30-7 p.m. at the intersection of St. Rt. 48 and 718 in downtown Pleasant Hill.

FESTIVAL All Ohio Balloon Feat in Marysville | Aug. 11-13
Takes place at the Union County Airport and, along with hot air balloons of all shapes, sizes and designs, features live music (Bret Michaels, Night Ranger, Niko Moon and more), plus food, rides and glows. Learn more at allohioballoonfest.com.

LIVE MUSIC:  Ted Nugent in Huber Heights | Aug. 11
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

 

Piqua Community Farmers Market | Aug. 11

This market features 18 vendors offering produce, baked goods and homemade crafts, plus a number of special events throughout the season. It takes place in front of the Fort Piqua Plaza (library) from 3-6 p.m. Learn more HERE.

Kayak Rentals at RiverScape MetroPark in Dayton | Aug. 11
From 4-8 p.m., rent a kayak for $10 and paddle around one of the largest water fountains in the world and the confluence of several rivers in downtown Dayton. Rentals are available at RiverScape through Taiter’s Kayak Solutions.

LIVE MUSIC:  Kim Kelly Orchestra in Dayton | Aug. 11
Bring a chair for this free big band concert at RiverScape in downtown Dayton from 7-9 p.m.

Miami County Fair Phone Pic nice.JPG
Miami County Fair Promo - 2.jpg

Miami County Fair | Aug. 12-18
Carnival rides, farm animals and shows, food, fun and more. Highlights this year is the Rolling Stone Rodeo on Friday evening; tractor pulls on Saturday; a Veterans Ceremony on Sunday afternoon and a livestock scramble and performance by Nashville Crush on Sunday night, harness racing on Monday and Tuesday evening; a demolition derby on Wednesday evening and KOI Drag Racing on Thursday evening. Plus much more. Click HERE for more information.

LIVE MUSIC:  Berach Valley Concert and Movie Showing in Downtown Troy | August 12

Enjoy live bluegrass music by Berach Valley at this free concert on the Square in downtown Troy at 7:30 p.m. Bring a chair for seating, or reserve a seat at a restaurant with outdoor seating overlooking the Square. In addition to the concert a showing of the movie “Mulberry Man” will take place at 8:30 p.m. The band’s bluegrass music is featured in the film.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Tower of Power & Lettuce in Huber Heights | Aug. 12

Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

FESTIVAL Brick Street Block Party | Aug. 12-13
This block party features a car show, cornhole tournament, live music, food trucks and more.

FESTIVAL Germanfest Picnic in Dayton | Aug. 12-14
Authentic German food, a Polka Mass, large selection of German beer, a fashion show, craft vendors, a massive schedule of live music and more. Takes place 5-11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at 1400 E. Fifth St. Admission is free.

Friday Night Cruise In at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Aug. 12

Cruise ins are open to all makes and models from 4-10 p.m. at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Outside food and drink available as well as inside dining and soft serve ice cream at the Rip Rap Shake Shack. For more information click HERE.


Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing near Serpent Mound | Aug. 12
This free event will take place at Soaring Eagle Retreat next to Serpent Mound from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Learn more HERE.

 

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | Aug. 12

Find produce, plants, baked goods, honey and syrup, crafts plus food trucks and entertainment from 5-8 p.m. at the Newton school lot, 201 N. Long St.

The Beach at Wayne Lakes |Aug. 5-7

The Beach at Wayne Lakes is open from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $5 per person. There are also after-hours party rentals available. Located at 1180 Main Dr., Greenville. For more information, call (937) 547-1033. This is the last weekend.

St. Paris Farmers Market | Aug. 12

Described as a small laid-back farmers market with fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, essential oils, homemade crafts and crochet items, among others. There is also live entertainment and food trucks throughout the season. Rain or shine from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St.

FESTIVAL Down a River, Down a Beer! In Piqua | Aug. 13
This ticketed event allows guests to choose from 100 craft beers and features river activities and floats. It takes place from 6-9 p.m. To purchase tickets, call (937) 773-9355.

Bi-Plane Rides at the WACO Air Museum in Troy | Aug. 13-14
Call ahead to book a once-in-a-lifetime experience of flying in an open cockpit biplane. Call the museum for reservations and information at (937) 335-9226.

FESTIVAL Party at the Beach at Indian Lake | Aug. 13

Live music, food and drinks on the beach at Indian Lake State Park. Tickets $20 and boat passes are $25. Visit visitindianlakeohio.com/party for more information.

FESTIVAL Dayton Potato Festival | Aug. 13
Enjoy all things potato from noon to 8 p.m. at Courthouse Square in downtown Dayton.

Paddles, Pedals & Pints in Sidney | Aug. 13
Sidney Alive hosts this event on the Great Miami River and nearby parks in Sidney from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Sixty Year’s War for Ohio: American Revolution in Perrysburg | Aug. 13-14
A living history encampment and battle reenactment commemorating those actions of the American Revolution in the far-flung Ohio Country. The Sixty Years’ War for Ohio is a decades long struggle of settlement between clashing cultures encompassing the era of America’s War for Independence. Takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Rd. Learn more HERE.

Indoor Plant Swap Social in Greenville | Aug. 13
Bring your indoor plant cuttings, propagations and mature plants and swap them with other indoor plant lovers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bish Discovery Center.
 

LIVE MUSIC:  Ziggy Marley – A Live Tribute to His Father in Huber Heights | Aug. 13
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7:30 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

 

FESTIVAL Waynesville Street Faire | Aug. 13
Booths line both sides of the core block in this historic town with vendors selling their favorite finds and handmade items. You’ll see a variety of art, unusual finds, maybe some home decor not seen anywhere else, antiques, specialty items and a few surprises along the way. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FESTIVAL Englewood Festival | Aug. 13-14
Known for its extensive arts and crafts, this festival starts with a parade at 9 a.m. Saturday and continues at Centennial Park with the Art Festival from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The Air Force Band of Flight will close the entertainment at 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Learn more HERE.

 

FESTIVAL Bacon Fest 2022 in Kettering | Aug. 13

Free and open to the public, savor the flavor of breakfast’s favorite side items–bacon, as well as live music from 3-10 p.m. at the Fraze and Lincoln Park. This festival will allow you to sample local restaurants as they showcase all of the many ways you can baconate your meal. Admission is free, but bacon for the bacon.
 

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | Aug. 13

The market features a variety of growers, farmers and crafters offering everything from produce and baked goods to artwork and music, all located next to many other shopping opportunities in downtown Troy from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on South Cherry Street between Main and Franklin streets.

New Carlisle Farmers Market | Aug. 13
Market vendors set up on the sidewalks in front of downtown merchants and offer organic produce, specialty foods, fruits and vegetables, nuts, crafts, handmade goods, flowers, jams and jellies, artwork, clothing and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown New Carlisle.

Arcanum Farmers Market | Aug. 13

Find a variety of local produce, plus crafts, antiques and other rare finds. Anyone interested in selling garden produce, baked goods or handmade crafts and arts are welcome to set up at no charge, with no need to register in advance. The market takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at Veterans Memorial Park, 119 W. George St. 

 

Champaign County Farmers Market in Urbana | Aug. 13

The farmers market takes place on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon at 127 E. Market St. The market consists of locally grown vegetables, homemade items and baked goods.

The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | Aug. 13

This market featuring local produce, baked goods and more (plus entertainment and special activities) takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 15. Learn more HERE.

Yellow Springs 4 Seasons Farmers Market | Aug. 13

This event takes place at the John Bryan Community Center parking lot (100 Dayton St. in Yellow Springs) from 8 a.m. to noon a.m. every Saturday. Find fresh, local food.

Greenville Farmers Market | Aug. 13
The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse in downtown Greenville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find fresh produce, honey, craft items, handcrafted jewelry, fudge, seedlings, organic produce, herbs, baked goods, homemade noodles, fresh flowers, dog treats and more. 


Farmers Market at The Heights | Aug. 13
This family owned and operated community farmers market is a producer-only market that offers a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats and services and artisans and homemade crafters, as well as local musicians and other entertainment each week. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6178 Chambersburg Rd.

LIVE MUSIC:  Boz Scaggs in Huber Heights | Aug. 14
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 8 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.


Art on the Commons in Kettering | Aug. 14
The Rosewood Arts Center presents this free event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lincoln Park Civic Commons. The event includes art to purchase, live music and food.
 

LIVE MUSIC:  Dayton Funk Festival | Aug. 14
Takes place from 1-9 p.m. at Levitt Pavilion, 134 S. Main St. Admission is free.

The Paris Flea Market at the Dixie Drive-In in Dayton | Aug. 14

Customers can arrive starting at 6 a.m. for a $1 entry fee to browse, or, pay $8 and set up and sell at the event. Takes place from 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday morning through October (weather permitting). Learn more HERE.

The Spot 2021 Order Online.jpg
Leaf and Vine April 2022.jpg

Buckeye Burgers Food Truck at Chaffee’s Brewhouse in Tipp City | Aug. 15

Buckeye Burgers food truck will set up outside of Chaffee’s Brewhouse starting at 5 p.m. on Mondays through Sept. 12. Located at 15 S. 2nd St. Chaffee’s has a full bar, craft beer, craft cocktails and mocktails, wines and charcuterie boards.

Wild Gardens Class at the Piqua Library | Aug. 16

The Piqua library, 116 W. High St., will hold a wild gardens class from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Founder’s Room. Learn about native plants, their value to wildlife, and how you can increase the native plants on your own property. For more information call (937) 773-6753.

LIVE MUSIC: Bike Night with Saint Hellion at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Aug. 17

Bike Night takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse every Wednesday night from 6-9 p.m. and features food, drinks, live music, vendors, ice cream and sometimes over 1,000 bikes. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.

LIVE MUSIC:  Lake Street Dive in Huber Heights | Aug. 17
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 8 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

 

FESTIVAL Third Thursdays in Downtown Piqua | Aug. 18
Enjoy food, music, street activities and vendors and family fun from 5-8 p.m. in downtown Piqua.

 

Piqua Community Farmers Market | Aug. 18

This market features 18 vendors offering produce, baked goods and homemade crafts, plus a number of special events throughout the season. It takes place in front of the Fort Piqua Plaza (library) from 3-6 p.m. Learn more HERE.

Smokin Barrels BBQ and Lazy Baker Pizza Maker in Pleasant Hill | Aug. 18
Smokin Barrels will be set up from 5-8 p.m. at the intersection of St. Rt. 48 and 718 in downtown Pleasant Hill and Lazy Baker Pizza Maker from 6-9 p.m.

Kayak Rentals at RiverScape MetroPark in Dayton | Aug. 18
From 4-8 p.m., rent a kayak for $10 and paddle around one of the largest water fountains in the world and the confluence of several rivers in downtown Dayton. Rentals are available at RiverScape through Taiter’s Kayak Solutions.

Feud Trivia at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Aug. 18

Last Call Feud is a spin on the classic Family Feud style game, where teams have to identify the top surveyed answers rather than identifying the single correct answer. Feud lasts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.


LIVE MUSIC:  Joslyn & the Sweet Compression in Dayton | Aug. 18
Bring a chair for this free funk and soul concert at RiverScape in downtown Dayton from 7-9 p.m.


Date Night Series “Sunset Canoe” in Covington | Aug. 19
Spend the evening with your special someone at Stillwater Prairie Reserve for this months Date Night. Test your paddling skills with a short canoe ride on Stillwater Prairie pond. After some time paddling around the pond together enjoy the view of the setting sun and your favorite beverage (BYOB). Please feel free to bring a picnic basket of goodies to enjoy with your date or you may add on a charcuterie box for an additional $10 at check out. Register for a timeslot by calling (937) 335-6273.

Friday Night Cruise In at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Aug. 19

Cruise ins are open to all makes and models from 4-10 p.m. at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Outside food and drink available as well as inside dining and soft serve ice cream at the Rip Rap Shake Shack. For more information click HERE.

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | Aug. 19

Find produce, plants, baked goods, honey and syrup, crafts plus food trucks and entertainment from 5-8 p.m. at the Newton school lot, 201 N. Long St.

St. Paris Farmers Market | Aug. 19

Described as a small laid-back farmers market with fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, essential oils, homemade crafts and crochet items, among others. There is also live entertainment and food trucks throughout the season. Rain or shine from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St.


The Great Darke County Fair | Aug. 19-27
Midway carnival rides and games, tons of live music (including 38 Special), food trucks galore, plus agricultural exhibits and shows, a cheerleading competition, regional and county tractor pulls, harness racing, the Smash It Demolition Derby, motorcycle races and more. Plan your visit HERE.

FESTIVAL Bremenfest in New Bremen | Aug. 19-21
A power-packed small town festival with awesome competitions, great food and entertainment, games of chance, a beer garden, a car and motorcycle show and lots of children and families to enjoy. See the full schedule of events HERE.

Outdoor Movie: Disney’s “Brave” in Huber Heights | Aug. 19
Bring a blanket and snacks and enjoy this film under the stars from 7:30-11 p.m. at Thomas A. Cloud Park, 4707 Brandt Pike. The event is free.
 

LIVE MUSIC:  Paul Cullen in Dayton | Aug. 19

Takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd., from 7-10 p.m. Click HERE for more information.

FESTIVAL Rock the Hill Festival in West Milton | Aug. 20
The free family festival takes place at the West Milton Park, 249 E. Tipp Pike from 4-9 p.m. and includes live music throughout the day, a Beer Garden, food trucks and a kids area with inflatables and an air tattooist. Follow the event HERE.

FESTIVAL Versailles Fare Fest | Aug. 20
Receive a complimentary wine glass while enjoying 3 hours of unlimited food, beer, and wine from restaurants and beverage distributors throughout the Miami Valley, plus live musical entertainment. Call (937) 526-3020 for more information. Must be 21 to attend.

FESTIVAL Dayton African American Cultural Festival | Aug. 20

This family event brings the richness of the African American experience to Dayton through culture, education and music and takes place from noon to 8 p.m. at Island MetroPark, 101 E. Helena St. See an African village and a pavilion of paintings. Enjoy live R&B, gospel and jazz performances. Visit the Kids Korner for a variety of activities, community talent show and giveaways. Merchandise and food vendors will be onsite. Admission is free.

Springfield Antiques Show & Flea Market in Springfield | Aug. 20-21
Takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Clark County Fairgrounds.

North Dayton Reptile Expo in Piqua | Aug. 20

The North Dayton Reptile Expo Show will feature all kinds of reptiles in the old Sears store at the Miami Valley Centre Mall, 987 E. Ash St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entry fees are: adults (19+)- $5, kids (5-18)- $3, kids under age 5 are free. Purchase discounted tickets at Dynamite Liquidations in the mall for $3/adult, $1/child. Learn more HERE.


FESTIVAL Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival | Aug. 20-21
Along with sweet corn and other food, this festival offers a variety of different entertainment from live music and magic to clogging and belly dancing, plus vendors and more. See the full lineup HERE.

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | Aug. 20

The market features a variety of growers, farmers and crafters offering everything from produce and baked goods to artwork and music, all located next to many other shopping opportunities in downtown Troy from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on South Cherry Street between Main and Franklin streets.

New Carlisle Farmers Market | Aug. 20
Market vendors set up on the sidewalks in front of downtown merchants and offer organic produce, specialty foods, fruits and vegetables, nuts, crafts, handmade goods, flowers, jams and jellies, artwork, clothing and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown New Carlisle.

Arcanum Farmers Market | Aug. 20

Find a variety of local produce, plus crafts, antiques and other rare finds. Anyone interested in selling garden produce, baked goods or handmade crafts and arts are welcome to set up at no charge, with no need to register in advance. The market takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at Veterans Memorial Park, 119 W. George St. 

 

Champaign County Farmers Market in Urbana | Aug. 20

The farmers market takes place on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon at 127 E. Market St. The market consists of locally grown vegetables, homemade items and baked goods.

The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | Aug. 20

This market featuring local produce, baked goods and more (plus entertainment and special activities) takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 15. Learn more HERE.

Yellow Springs 4 Seasons Farmers Market | Aug. 20

This event takes place at the John Bryan Community Center parking lot (100 Dayton St. in Yellow Springs) from 8 a.m. to noon a.m. every Saturday. Find fresh, local food.

 

Greenville Farmers Market | Aug. 20
The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse in downtown Greenville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find fresh produce, honey, craft items, handcrafted jewelry, fudge, seedlings, organic produce, herbs, baked goods, homemade noodles, fresh flowers, dog treats and more. 


Farmers Market at The Heights | Aug. 20
This family owned and operated community farmers market is a producer-only market that offers a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats and services and artisans and homemade crafters, as well as local musicians and other entertainment each week. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6178 Chambersburg Rd.


LIVE MUSIC:  Dayton PorchFest | Aug. 20
Free mini concerts will be performed on dozens of porches throughout the St. Anne’s Hill district in Dayton. It takes place from 1:30-6:45 p.m. Learn more HERE.  

LIVE MUSIC:  Newsboys in Versailles | Aug. 20
Christian Rock and American Christian pop music will be performed by Newsboys and special guest Adam Agee starting at 7 p.m. at the BMI Indoor Speedway in Versailles.

LIVE MUSIC:  Common Ground in Dayton | Aug. 20

Takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd., from 7-10 p.m. Click HERE for more information.

 

LIVE MUSIC: The Weekend Effect in Dayton | Aug. 20

Takes place at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. There is a $5 cover. Click HERE for more details.

LIVE MUSIC:  Troy Mayor’s Concert – Oakwood Brass | Aug. 21

Oakwood Brass will perform at 7 p.m. on Sunday on the Square in downtown Troy. The concert is free, but bring a chair for seating. Learn more about Oakwood Brass HERE.


DAACF Gospel Explosion in Dayton | Aug. 21

Join the Dayton African American Cultural Festival as they celebrate blessings and ancestors through a series of lectures, a church service, and gospel entertainment from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Island MetroPark, 101 E. Helena St. Merchandise and food vendors will be onsite.


Dog Social “Hero Dogs” in Covington | Aug. 21
Dog Socials allow you and your pup to meet new friends while spending time outdoors. This fun program will have Buckeye Search and Rescue on site giving a search and rescue demonstration with their dogs. It takes place from 1-3 p.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve.

The Paris Flea Market at the Dixie Drive-In in Dayton | Aug. 21

Customers can arrive starting at 6 a.m. for a $1 entry fee to browse, or, pay $8 and set up and sell at the event. Takes place from 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday morning through October (weather permitting). Learn more HERE.

BW3s January 2022 Banner.jpg

Buckeye Burgers Food Truck at Chaffee’s Brewhouse in Tipp City | Aug. 22

Buckeye Burgers food truck will set up outside of Chaffee’s Brewhouse starting at 5 p.m. on Mondays through Sept. 12. Located at 15 S. 2nd St. Chaffee’s has a full bar, craft beer, craft cocktails and mocktails, wines and charcuterie boards.

Trailing Moms and Tots in Tipp City | Aug. 23

Trailing Moms and Tots is an opportunity for moms/dads and their tots to get outside with other parents and tots. This program for little ones and their parents is a naturalist led, stroller accessible, hike through Charleston Falls. Siblings are welcome. Takes place from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and is free.

LIVE MUSIC: Bike Night with Route 88 at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Aug. 24

Bike Night takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse every Wednesday night from 6-9 p.m. and features food, drinks, live music, vendors, ice cream and sometimes over 1,000 bikes. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.

LIVE MUSIC:  Fleetwood Gold in Fairfield | Aug. 25
This free Fleetwood Mac tribute show will take place at 7 p.m. at Fairfield’s Village Green Park, 301 Wessel Dr. There will also be family friendly activities and food trucks.

Backyard Smoke & Grill & I Heart Ice Cream in Pleasant Hill | Aug. 25
Food trucks will be set up from 5-8 p.m. at the intersection of St. Rt. 48 and 718 in downtown Pleasant Hill.

 

Piqua Community Farmers Market | Aug. 25

This market features 18 vendors offering produce, baked goods and homemade crafts, plus a number of special events throughout the season. It takes place in front of the Fort Piqua Plaza (library) from 3-6 p.m. Learn more HERE.


What To Do With Herbs! In Greenville | Aug. 25
Meet at the Log House at Shawnee Prairie Preserve at 5:30 p.m. and learn about herbs that are easy to grow. Explore ways of cooking them fresh, drying them and other ways to preserve herbs from your garden.

LIVE MUSIC:  Gov’t Mule and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

in Huber Heights | Aug. 25
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

 

Kayak Rentals at RiverScape MetroPark in Dayton | Aug. 25
From 4-8 p.m., rent a kayak for $10 and paddle around one of the largest water fountains in the world and the confluence of several rivers in downtown Dayton. Rentals are available at RiverScape through Taiter’s Kayak Solutions. For ages 14 and up.

LIVE MUSIC:  Neo American Pioneers in Dayton | Aug. 25
Bring a chair for this free rock concert at RiverScape in downtown Dayton from 7-9 p.m.

Feud Trivia at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Aug. 25

Last Call Feud is a spin on the classic Family Feud style game, where teams have to identify the top surveyed answers rather than identifying the single correct answer. Feud lasts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.

Health Screenings in Pleasant Hill | Aug. 25

Premier Community Health (PCH) will offer free blood pressure and blood glucose screenings at the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from 11:30-1:30 p.m. Screenings are free to the public and all are welcome. Learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL Donut Jam in Troy | Aug. 26-27
This event offers live music and drinks Friday evening and Saturday during the Tour De Donut bicycle event happening in Troy over the weekend. The Donut Jam is from 5-10:30 p.m. in downtown Troy and admission is free. To see the music line up click HERE.

Miami County Job Fair in Troy | Aug. 26

The job fair is for those seeking careers (at every level) in manufacturing, health care and more. It's hosted by the Piqua, Troy and Tipp City chambers of commerce, Ohio Means Jobs, Grow Piqua Now, Troy Development Council, Miami County Office of Development, Edison State Community College and Upper Valley Career Center Adult Division. The job fair takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hobart Arena, 255 Adams St.


Discovery Night Hike in Piqua | Aug. 26
Take a guided night hike with the Miami County Park District from 8:30-10:30 p.m. at Garbry Big Woods Sanctuary in Piqua.

 

Friday Night Cruise In at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Aug. 26

Cruise ins are open to all makes and models from 4-10 p.m. at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Outside food and drink available as well as inside dining and soft serve ice cream at the Rip Rap Shake Shack. For more information click HERE.

Lunch on the Lawn in Troy | Aug. 26

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Harrison St. entrance to the Miami County Fairgrounds, The Miami County Cattlemen's Association will sell meals (3 options) drive-thru style. Choices include: a $10-Ribeye sandwich meal, $7-Hamburger sandwich meal and $5-All Beef Hotdog meal. All meals include the sandwich, chips, cookies, and pop or water. 

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | Aug. 26

Find produce, plants, baked goods, honey and syrup, crafts plus food trucks and entertainment from 5-8 p.m. at the Newton school lot, 201 N. Long St.

St. Paris Farmers Market | Aug. 26

Described as a small laid-back farmers market with fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, essential oils, homemade crafts and crochet items, among others. There is also live entertainment and food trucks throughout the season. Rain or shine from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St.

LIVE MUSIC:  Brothers Osborne in Huber Heights | Aug. 26
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 8 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.


Twilight Hike at Ash Cave in Hocking Hills State Park | Aug. 26
Meet at the entrance to Ash Cave at 8 p.m. for this peaceful and scenic walk.

Trans Am Nationals Car Show Tipp City.JPG

Tipp City Trans Am Cruise In | Aug. 27
See Trans Ams, Firebirds, Formulas, Firehawks and GTAs, plus enjoy a 50/50 drawing, live DJ music, food from restaurants and vendors and more. It takes place throughout historic downtown Tipp City from 5-9 p.m. and is free. Car registration is $10.

Rockin’ River Duck Drop in Piqua | Aug. 27
Thousands of numbered rubber ducks will be released into the Great Miami River at 6 p.m. and will race toward the finish line. The winning number gets a $1,000 grand prize. Ducks can be purchased at the Mainstreet Piqua office, 326 N. Main St. Ducks are $5 each or 6 for $25.
 

LIVE MUSIC:  The Fab Four in Huber Heights | Aug. 27
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 8 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

 

LIVE MUSIC:  Whiskey Would in Dayton | Aug. 27

Takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd., from 7-10 p.m. Click HERE for more information.

Rolling Thunder, Inc. Remembers Ride in Piqua | Aug. 27

This event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Piqua Harley-Davidson and honors all veterans past and present. Proceeds benefit the William H. Pitsenbarger Memorial. Piqua Harley-Davidson is located at 1501 E. Ash St.


Bob Pool “Orphan” Car Show in Yellow Springs | Aug. 27
The Tri-State Chapter Studebaker Drivers Club and the Wright Brothers Region Packard Auto Classics will co-host the Annual Bob Pool “Orphan” vehicle show at Young’s Jersey Dairy from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The show will feature cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles and specialty vehicles from Independent Manufacturers that are no longer in business and “Big Three Orphans” such as Edsel, DeSoto, Corvair, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Plymouth, etc. Car registration is $5.

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | Aug. 27

The market features a variety of growers, farmers and crafters offering everything from produce and baked goods to artwork and music, all located next to many other shopping opportunities in downtown Troy from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on South Cherry Street between Main and Franklin streets.

New Carlisle Farmers Market | Aug. 27
Market vendors set up on the sidewalks in front of downtown merchants and offer organic produce, specialty foods, fruits and vegetables, nuts, crafts, handmade goods, flowers, jams and jellies, artwork, clothing and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown New Carlisle.

Arcanum Farmers Market | Aug. 27

Find a variety of local produce, plus crafts, antiques and other rare finds. Anyone interested in selling garden produce, baked goods or handmade crafts and arts are welcome to set up at no charge, with no need to register in advance. The market takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at Veterans Memorial Park, 119 W. George St. 

 

Champaign County Farmers Market in Urbana | Aug. 27

The farmers market takes place on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon at 127 E. Market St. The market consists of locally grown vegetables, homemade items and baked goods.

The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | Aug. 27

This market featuring local produce, baked goods and more (plus entertainment and special activities) takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 15. Learn more HERE.

Yellow Springs 4 Seasons Farmers Market | Aug. 27

This event takes place at the John Bryan Community Center parking lot (100 Dayton St. in Yellow Springs) from 8 a.m. to noon a.m. every Saturday. Find fresh, local food.

 

Greenville Farmers Market | Aug. 27
The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse in downtown Greenville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find fresh produce, honey, craft items, handcrafted jewelry, fudge, seedlings, organic produce, herbs, baked goods, homemade noodles, fresh flowers, dog treats and more. 


Farmers Market at The Heights | Aug. 27
This family owned and operated community farmers market is a producer-only market that offers a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats and services and artisans and homemade crafters, as well as local musicians and other entertainment each week. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6178 Chambersburg Rd.


Fort Meigs After Dark Lantern Tours | Aug. 27
This two hour guided tour is a unique way to see the historic grounds of Fort Meigs. Led by candlelight, the event focuses on the American Army’s activities once the sun has set. This includes a soldier’s free time, camp and sleeping conditions, the reading of the Fort’s General Orders, the musical Retreat and Tattoo ceremonies for the end of day, and the lonely work of sentinels guarding the army as she sleeps. Space is limited to 50 guests. Advanced registration is required by calling (419) 874-4121. Fort Meigs is located at 29100 W. River Rd. Learn more HERE.

Music in the Parks “We are the Stars that Sing” in Covington | Aug. 28

Join Spirit of Thunder, John De Boer as he plays soft meditative Native American Flute for this "We are the Stars that Sing" themed evening at Stillwater Prairie Reserve from 9-11 p.m. The stories under the stars series includes a night trek in the park with stories about the stars and nocturnal animals.

The Paris Flea Market at the Dixie Drive-In in Dayton | Aug. 28

Customers can arrive starting at 6 a.m. for a $1 entry fee to browse, or, pay $8 and set up and sell at the event. Takes place from 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday morning through October (weather permitting). Learn more HERE.

Buckeye Burgers Food Truck at Chaffee’s Brewhouse in Tipp City | Aug. 29

Buckeye Burgers food truck will set up outside of Chaffee’s Brewhouse starting at 5 p.m. on Mondays through Sept. 12. Located at 15 S. 2nd St. Chaffee’s has a full bar, craft beer, craft cocktails and mocktails, wines and charcuterie boards.

Katherine Wright, Those Flyboys from Dayton at the Piqua Library | Aug. 30

Historical First Impressions' debut performance of their new program: Katherine Wright, Those Flyboys from Dayton, takes place at the Piqua Library, 116 W. High St. at 6:30 p.m. According to the library's Facebook: "Behind the genius of the Wright brothers, Wilbur and Orville, was their beloved and devoted sister, Katherine. She may be often overlooked by history but make no mistake, She was the integral variable in the equation that solved the mystery of controlled flight." For more information call the library at (937) 773-6753.

 September             

 

LIVE MUSIC: Il Divo in Huber Heights | Sept. 1
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

Piqua Community Farmers Market | Sept. 1

This market features 18 vendors offering produce, baked goods and homemade crafts, plus a number of special events throughout the season. It takes place in front of the Fort Piqua Plaza (library) from 3-6 p.m. Learn more HERE.

Smokin Barrels BBQ and Lazy Baker Pizza Maker in Pleasant Hill | Sept. 1
Smokin Barrels will be set up from 5-8 p.m. at the intersection of St. Rt. 48 and 718 in downtown Pleasant Hill and Lazy Baker Pizza Maker from 6-9 p.m.

 

Feud Trivia at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Sept. 1

Last Call Feud is a spin on the classic Family Feud style game, where teams have to identify the top surveyed answers rather than identifying the single correct answer. Feud lasts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.


Popcorn & Prohibition on First Friday in Greenville | Sept. 2
This themed event celebrates exactly what it says and takes place from 6-9 p.m. at establishments throughout downtown Greenville.

First Friday: A Starry Evening in Troy | Sept. 2
The Stillwater Stargazers will bring their telescopes to Prouty Plaza from 8-10 p.m. to help the public view the stars.

Owls & Howls Hike in Tipp City | Sept. 2
Miami County Park naturalist Amalee Houk leads this hike at Charleston Falls Preserve in search of owls and coyotes. It is free and takes place from 8-10 p.m.

Friday Night Cruise In at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Sept. 2

Cruise ins are open to all makes and models from 4-10 p.m. at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Outside food and drink available as well as inside dining and soft serve ice cream at the Rip Rap Shake Shack. For more information click HERE.

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | Sept. 2

Find produce, plants, baked goods, honey and syrup, crafts plus food trucks and entertainment from 5-8 p.m. at the Newton school lot, 201 N. Long St.

St. Paris Farmers Market | Sept. 2

Described as a small laid-back farmers market with fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, essential oils, homemade crafts and crochet items, among others. There is also live entertainment and food trucks throughout the season. Rain or shine from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St.


Labor Day Weekend at Poor Farmer’s Campground in Fletcher | Sept. 2-5
There will be a Shriner’s breakfast and steak and potato dinner, cornhole tournaments and an adults only comedy show featuring Jeff Banger and Friends! Reserve a campsite by calling (937) 368-2449 or HERE.

FESTIVAL West Liberty Labor Day Festival | Sept. 2-5
This quaint town and festival offers parades, antique equipment, vendors, food trucks and daily entertainment. Admission is free. While in town, visit nearby Ohio Caverns and Piatt Castles.

LIVE MUSIC:  Linus Tate in Dayton | Sept. 2

Takes place at Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd., from 7-10 p.m. Click HERE for more information.


LIVE MUSIC:  Immortal Christian Rock Festival in Versailles | Sept. 2-4
The BMI Event Center presents three days and 11 Christian Rock bands at one location during this first-ever event.
 

LIVE MUSIC: Retrobution in Dayton | Sept. 2

Takes place at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd. starting at 8 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit HERE for more details.

FESTIVAL River Days in Portsmouth | Sept. 2-4
River Days takes place on the Ohio River (next to the town’s famous murals) over Labor Day Weekend. There are carnival rides and games, food, vendors and lots of entertainment. Plan your visit HERE.

Fort Rowdy Wide Shot.JPG
Apple Dumpling Fort Rowdy Gathering.JPG

FESTIVAL Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington | Sept. 3-5
This small town festival takes place on both sides of the Stillwater River at Covington Community Park. One side of the festival depicts a bustling, small trading village set in the late 1700s and early 1800s, including teepees, vendors, and many people dressed in period clothing. The other side of the river features live entertainment, food from local vendors (including apple dumplings, pictured above right) and some vending. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday. Admission is free.
 

Urbana Antique Show & Flea Market | Sept. 3-4
Takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Champaign County Fairgrounds, 384 Park Ave.

FESTIVAL The Fair at New Boston in Springfield | Sept. 3-4

Meet the heroes and pioneers of early Ohio (1790 to 1810). See the Opening Day Parade each day, the Mounted Rangers, artillery, and militia. Enjoy music and period entertainment, sample hearty foods of the past, and shop juried artisans and craftspeople. Explore the Native American Village and watch the battle unfold on the hill each afternoon. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at George Roger Clark Park. There is an admission. Learn more HERE.

Chocolate Walk in Troy | Sept. 3

Troy Main Street hosts a Chocolate Walk from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Troy. Tickets are $25/person and include a chocolate and chocolate-themed goodie from all participating merchants. Follow the event for more details HERE.


Catfish Derby in Minster | Sept. 3
Free and open to kids 17 and under, this event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon near the beach parking lot on St. Rt. 362.

 

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | Sept. 3

The market features a variety of growers, farmers and crafters offering everything from produce and baked goods to artwork and music, all located next to many other shopping opportunities in downtown Troy from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on South Cherry Street between Main and Franklin streets.

New Carlisle Farmers Market | Sept. 3
Market vendors set up on the sidewalks in front of downtown merchants and offer organic produce, specialty foods, fruits and vegetables, nuts, crafts, handmade goods, flowers, jams and jellies, artwork, clothing and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown New Carlisle.

Arcanum Farmers Market | Sept. 3

Find a variety of local produce, plus crafts, antiques and other rare finds. Anyone interested in selling garden produce, baked goods or handmade crafts and arts are welcome to set up at no charge, with no need to register in advance. The market takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at Veterans Memorial Park, 119 W. George St. 

The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | Sept. 3

This market featuring local produce, baked goods and more (plus entertainment and special activities) takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 15. Learn more HERE.

 

Greenville Farmers Market | Sept. 3
The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse in downtown Greenville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find fresh produce, honey, craft items, handcrafted jewelry, fudge, seedlings, organic produce, herbs, baked goods, homemade noodles, fresh flowers, dog treats and more. 


Farmers Market at The Heights | Sept. 3
This family owned and operated community farmers market is a producer-only market that offers a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats and services and artisans and homemade crafters, as well as local musicians and other entertainment each week. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6178 Chambersburg Rd.


FESTIVAL Ohio Renaissance Festival in Harveysburg | Saturdays & Sundays Sept. 3 through Oct. 30
Go back in time to a 16th century village filled with thrilling shows, food and drink, unique shops and fantasy adventure like no other. Plan your visit and purchase tickets at renfestival.com.

LIVE MUSIC:  2 Dudes in Troy | Sept. 4

Takes place from 3-6 p.m. at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St. Follow the event HERE.


LIVE MUSIC:  Dayton Reggae Festival | Sept. 4
Takes place from 1-9 p.m. at Levitt Pavilion, 134 S. Main St.

The Paris Flea Market at the Dixie Drive-In in Dayton | Sept. 4

Customers can arrive starting at 6 a.m. for a $1 entry fee to browse, or, pay $8 and set up and sell at the event. Takes place from 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday morning through October (weather permitting). Learn more HERE.


Ring of Fire at Indian Lake State Park | Sept. 4
Campers and homeowners surrounding the lake light fires, creating a ring of fire for boaters and land lovers. The event is free. Area bars and restaurants host live music and food specials during the holiday weekend and event.

Miami Co Visitors B Half Spring 2022.jpg
Johnston Farm Summer 2022.jpg
Mainstreet Piqua 2022 summer.jpg

Adult Exploration Hike in Troy | Sept. 6
Join park district naturalist Sassafras Susan to discover the birds, plants and trees along the trail at Lost Creek Reserve from 9-11 a.m. at Lost Creek Reserve. Walks last about two hours and are not strenuous or fast-paced.

Piqua Community Farmers Market | Sept. 8

This market features 18 vendors offering produce, baked goods and homemade crafts, plus a number of special events throughout the season. It takes place in front of the Fort Piqua Plaza (library) from 3-6 p.m. Learn more HERE.

Feud Trivia at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Sept. 8

Last Call Feud is a spin on the classic Family Feud style game, where teams have to identify the top surveyed answers rather than identifying the single correct answer. Feud lasts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.

Hot Dish Food Truck in Pleasant Hill | Sept. 8
Food trucks will be set up from 4:30-7 p.m. at the intersection of St. Rt. 48 and 718 in downtown Pleasant Hill.

LIVE MUSIC:  Oteil & Friends in Huber Heights | Sept. 8
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

 

Try Paddlesports Free in Dayton | Sept. 8
Five Rivers MetroParks will have equipment on hand for guests to try paddle boarding and other watercraft from 4-7 p.m. at Eastwood MetroPark, 1385 Harshman Rd.

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | Sept. 9

Find produce, plants, baked goods, honey and syrup, crafts plus food trucks and entertainment from 5-8 p.m. at the Newton school lot, 201 N. Long St.

St. Paris Farmers Market | Sept. 9

Described as a small laid-back farmers market with fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, essential oils, homemade crafts and crochet items, among others. There is also live entertainment and food trucks throughout the season. Rain or shine from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St.

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE New Knoxville Community Wide Garage Sale | Sept. 9-10
Takes place in and around the community.
 

Friday Night Cruise In at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Sept. 9

Cruise ins are open to all makes and models from 4-10 p.m. at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Outside food and drink available as well as inside dining and soft serve ice cream at the Rip Rap Shake Shack. For more information click HERE.

FESTIVAL BalloonFest in Urbana | Sept. 9-10
Along with hot air balloons, launches, tethered rides and glows, this unique festival at Historic Grimes Field, 1636 N. Main St., has a wing and pizza eating contest, live music, beer gardens, food trucks and children’s activities. Plan your visit at balloonfestohio.com.

'

FESTIVAL Vandalia Oktoberfest | Sept. 9-10
A large arts and crafts area, games of chance, plenty of food and drinks and live entertainment highlight this event at the Vandalia Sports Complex, 1111 Stonequarry Rd. from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday and noon to midnight Saturday. Admission is $5. Learn more HERE.
 

FESTIVAL Fall Festival at Grand Lake St. Marys State Park | Sept. 9-11
Arts and crafts, live entertainment, food vendors and more, all on the lake and free to attend.

Troops in Town in Troy | Sept. 9-11

The Miami Valley Veterans Museum, 2245 S. Co. Rd. 25A, will host a Military History event with vintage military vehicles, reenactors, displays, speakers, museum exhibits, vendors, gift shop, children's activities, food vendors and more over the weekend. Hours are Friday 2-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information click HERE.

Hayner Fall 2021.jpg
Troy PorchFest Promo Pics 10.jpg

FESTIVAL Troy Porchfest | Sept. 10
More than 40 bands and solo artists will perform a variety of different music on porches and side yards throughout the Southwest Historic District in Troy from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Visit the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center and Troy Library for more entertainment, plus a vending area, food and more. Admission is free. A walkable map of the bands and porches is available at each location. Learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival in Urbana | Sept. 10-17-24
Over three Saturdays in September, come out to Freshwater Farms of Ohio, 2624 N. U.S. Rt. 68 in Urbana for a freshwater shrimp harvest and feast, live music, vendors, games and activities for the whole family. Highlights include live displays of fish, frogs, turtles and native critters, gourmet smoked trout products, the Trout Feeding Frenzy, sand castle play zone and more. The event is open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. each Saturday. An admission is charged.
 

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Pleasant Hill Community Wide Garage Sale | Sept. 10
Takes place in and around the community.

 

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE St. Anna's Hill Historic District Neighborhood Rummage Sale in Dayton | Sept. 10


Rolling 50s Classic Fall Cruise-In in Greenville | Sept. 10
This is one of Ohio’s largest cruise-ins. It will take place along Main Street in downtown Greenville from 2-8 p.m. Entry fees for the cruise-in are $10. It is free to the public.

Fall Wildflower Walk in Piqua | Sept. 10
This guided wildflower walk will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at Garbry Big Woods Reserve.

3-Mile Hike in Troy | Sept. 10
The Miami County Park District will lead a three-mile hike at Lost Creek Reserve from 10 a.m. to noon. Along the trail, learn hiking skills and tips.

North Dayton Reptile Expo in Piqua | Sept. 10

The North Dayton Reptile Expo Show will feature all kinds of reptiles in the old Sears store at the Miami Valley Centre Mall, 987 E. Ash St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entry fees are: adults (19+)- $5, kids (5-18)- $3, kids under age 5 are free. Purchase discounted tickets at Dynamite Liquidations in the mall for $3/adult, $1/child. Learn more HERE.

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | Sept. 10

The market features a variety of growers, farmers and crafters offering everything from produce and baked goods to artwork and music, all located next to many other shopping opportunities in downtown Troy from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on South Cherry Street between Main and Franklin streets.

New Carlisle Farmers Market | Sept. 10
Market vendors set up on the sidewalks in front of downtown merchants and offer organic produce, specialty foods, fruits and vegetables, nuts, crafts, handmade goods, flowers, jams and jellies, artwork, clothing and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown New Carlisle.

Arcanum Farmers Market | Sept. 10

Find a variety of local produce, plus crafts, antiques and other rare finds. Anyone interested in selling garden produce, baked goods or handmade crafts and arts are welcome to set up at no charge, with no need to register in advance. The market takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at Veterans Memorial Park, 119 W. George St. 

The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | Sept. 10

This market featuring local produce, baked goods and more (plus entertainment and special activities) takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 15. Learn more HERE.

 

Greenville Farmers Market | Sept. 10
The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse in downtown Greenville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find fresh produce, honey, craft items, handcrafted jewelry, fudge, seedlings, organic produce, herbs, baked goods, homemade noodles, fresh flowers, dog treats and more. 


Farmers Market at The Heights | Sept. 10
This family owned and operated community farmers market is a producer-only market that offers a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats and services and artisans and homemade crafters, as well as local musicians and other entertainment each week. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6178 Chambersburg Rd.


Mystery Weekend Campout at Maumee Bay State Park | Sept. 10
Take the kids camping and play a camping version of the game Clue at the campground shelter.
 

LIVE MUSIC:  Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in Huber Heights | Sept. 10
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 8 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.


Fishing Derby in Covington | Sept. 11
Join the Miami County Park District for the 28th annual Youth Fishing Derby at Stillwater Prairie Reserve from 1-4 p.m. Bring your pole and enjoy Grandparents Day with a family afternoon of fishing. The Derby is for children ages 3-16. Pre-registration strongly encouraged for this event. Check-in for ages 3-9 starts at 1 p.m. with fishing from 1:30-2:30 p.m. and check-in for ages 10-16 starts at 2:30 p.m. with fishing from 3-4 p.m. Various trophies will be awarded. All Grandparents in attendance will be entered in a prize drawing.

The Paris Flea Market at the Dixie Drive-In in Dayton | Sept. 11

Customers can arrive starting at 6 a.m. for a $1 entry fee to browse, or, pay $8 and set up and sell at the event. Takes place from 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday morning through October (weather permitting). Learn more HERE.

Poor Farmers Flea Market.jpg
WACO Fly-In 2019-2.JPG

Buckeye Burgers Food Truck at Chaffee’s Brewhouse in Tipp City | Sept. 12

Buckeye Burgers food truck will set up outside of Chaffee’s Brewhouse starting at 5 p.m. at 15 S. 2nd St. Chaffee’s has a full bar, craft beer, craft cocktails and mocktails, wines and charcuterie boards.

LIVE MUSIC:  Crowded House in Huber Heights | Sept. 12
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7:30 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.


Butterfly Walk in Covington | Sept. 13
Participants will join a park district naturalist on the trails of Stillwater Prairie Reserve from 2-4 p.m. to learn about butterfly species and the different types of flowering plants these insects love. They will also help collect data for the Ohio Lepidoptera’s Butterfly Monitoring Program.
 

Try Mountain Biking for Free in Fairborn | Sept. 13
Five Rivers MetroParks will have mountain bikes on hand for guests to try on a designated mountain bike trail at Huffman MetroPark in Fairborn from 4-7 p.m.

Portals to Piqua's Past at the Piqua Library | Sept. 14

Portals to Piqua’s Past will be held from 7-8 p.m. in the Founders Room. The history program takes place every second Wednesday of the month. September’s topic is early football. For more information call (937) 773-6753. 

Carl Springer Memorial Tractor, Engine Show & Flea Market in Fletcher | Sept. 15-18
A huge flea market throughout the campground, food trucks and vendors, tractor pulls, antique engines and tractors and much more. Reserve a campsite or vending spot by calling (937) 368-2449 or HERE.

 

Lilia’s Outside Café & El Beun Taco in Pleasant Hill | Sept. 15
Food trucks will be set up from 5-8 p.m. at the intersection of St. Rt. 48 and 718 in downtown Pleasant Hill.

LIVE MUSIC:  Boy George & Culture Club with the English Beat 

in Huber Heights | Sept. 15

Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 8 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

Feud Trivia at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Sept. 15

Last Call Feud is a spin on the classic Family Feud style game, where teams have to identify the top surveyed answers rather than identifying the single correct answer. Feud lasts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.

Piqua Community Farmers Market | Sept. 15

This market features 18 vendors offering produce, baked goods and homemade crafts, plus a number of special events throughout the season. It takes place in front of the Fort Piqua Plaza (library) from 3-6 p.m. Learn more HERE.


FESTIVAL WACO Celebration & Fly-In in Troy | Sept. 16-18
WACO owners from throughout the United States fly their aircraft back to Troy (where WACOs come from) and showcase them for the public. There is also food, vendors, children’s activities and more. Takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Admission is charged, which includes the museum.

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | Sept. 16

Find produce, plants, baked goods, honey and syrup, crafts plus food trucks and entertainment from 5-8 p.m. at the Newton school lot, 201 N. Long St.

St. Paris Farmers Market | Sept. 16

Described as a small laid-back farmers market with fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, essential oils, homemade crafts and crochet items, among others. There is also live entertainment and food trucks throughout the season. Rain or shine from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St.

Springfield Antiques Show & Flea Market Extravaganza in Springfield | Sept. 16-18
Features more than 2,000 vendors and takes place from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Clark County Fairgrounds. Admission is charged.

 

Friday Night Cruise In at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Sept. 16

Cruise ins are open to all makes and models from 4-10 p.m. at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Outside food and drink available as well as inside dining and soft serve ice cream at the Rip Rap Shake Shack. For more information click HERE.

Outdoor Movie: “Paw Patrol” in Huber Heights | Sept. 16
Enjoy “Paw Patrol” from 7:30-11 p.m. at the Eichelberger Amphitheater at The Heights. It is free.

FESTIVAL Scarecrow Festival in Washington Courthouse | Sept. 16-18
Enjoy live music, food and craft vendors, a car show, carnival rides, games and plenty of scarecrows around town. Follow the event HERE.

 

FESTIVAL Ohio Pawpaw Festival in Albany | Sept. 16-18

Learn about and taste Ohio’s official fruit—the pawpaw—and enjoy other festivities at this one-of-a-kind festival in Albany. See the full schedule of events at ohiopawpawfest.com.

 

LIVE MUSIC:  Illumination Festival in Greenville | Sept. 17
This Christian music festival brings the best Christian music and activities to the Darke County Fairgrounds. See the full lineup at illuminationfestival.org.

 

Apple Gathering Day in West Milton | Sept. 17

The Pink House Orchard, 5669 W. Kessler-Cowlesville Rd., will host a family fun day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Apples are $10 per quarter-bushel bag (smaller bags available). Vendors for the event include: Aprons for Nicaragua, Trades of Hope, The Moons Creations abd Jonda WoodWorks. Learn more HERE.


Intro to Geocaching in Piqua | Sept. 17
Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity in which participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device to hide and seek containers, called "geocaches." Join the Miami County Park District at Garbry Big Woods Reserve from 1-3 p.m. to learn about this fun hobby. A park naturalist will be on hand to teach participants all about the technology needed and how to find your first cache.

Music BINGO at Bunkers in Vandalia | Sept. 17

Music Bingo starts at 8:30 p.m. at Bunkers Sports Bar and Grill, 893 E. National Rd. Music Bingo is a fun-filled and fast-paced take on traditional bingo.


Hispanic Heritage Festival in Dayton | Sept. 17

The 21st Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival will offer something for all ages. Dance to hot and electrifying Latin music and enjoy delicious food. Enjoy children’s activities and entertainment to include demonstrations of art, food, crafts, and traditional dance and dress. Takes place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at RiverScape, 237 E. Monument St. Admission is free.

 

FESTIVAL Waynesville Street Faire | Sept. 17
Booths line both sides of the core block in this historic town with vendors selling their favorite finds and handmade items. You’ll see a variety of art, unusual finds, maybe some home decor not seen anywhere else, antiques, specialty items and a few surprises along the way. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | Sept. 17

The market features a variety of growers, farmers and crafters offering everything from produce and baked goods to artwork and music, all located next to many other shopping opportunities in downtown Troy from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on South Cherry Street between Main and Franklin streets.

New Carlisle Farmers Market | Sept. 17
Market vendors set up on the sidewalks in front of downtown merchants and offer organic produce, specialty foods, fruits and vegetables, nuts, crafts, handmade goods, flowers, jams and jellies, artwork, clothing and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown New Carlisle.

The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | Sept. 17

This market featuring local produce, baked goods and more (plus entertainment and special activities) takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 15. Learn more HERE.

Greenville Farmers Market | Sept. 17
The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse in downtown Greenville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find fresh produce, honey, craft items, handcrafted jewelry, fudge, seedlings, organic produce, herbs, baked goods, homemade noodles, fresh flowers, dog treats and more. 


Farmers Market at The Heights | Sept. 17
This family owned and operated community farmers market is a producer-only market that offers a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats and services and artisans and homemade crafters, as well as local musicians and other entertainment each week. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6178 Chambersburg Rd.

LIVE MUSIC:  Jon Pardi in Huber Heights | Sept. 17
Takes place at the Rose Music Center at 7 p.m. Visit rosemusiccenter.com for tickets.

FESTIVAL 26th Annual Wool Gathering in Yellow Springs | Sept. 17-18
Observe sheep, llamas, alpacas, cashmere goats, Angora rabbits and other wool-bearing animals at the show.  There will be shearing demonstrations, wool spinning, weaving and much more to see and learn. There are over 100 vendors from several surrounding states.  Admission to this event is free and it takes place at Young’s Jersey Dairy from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

FESTIVAL Fall Festival at Lake Loramie State Park | Sept. 18
Antique tractors and power show, kids games and activities, arts and crafts exhibitors, entertainment and a mountain men encampment. Takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FESTIVAL Concours d’Elegance in Dayton | Sept. 18
Dayton’s premier antique and classic automobile and motorcycle show takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd. Admission is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Children are $10 each.

Mellow Yellow Walk at Cedar Bog Nature Preserve | Sept. 18
Take a self-guided tour of the preserve and its wildflowers and find naturalists located along the trail to answer questions. Takes place from noon to 2 p.m. and the cost is $5.

Trash ‘n Treasure Event in Dayton | Sept. 18
This yard sale event takes place throughout the day in the St. Anne’s Hill Historic District.

The Paris Flea Market at the Dixie Drive-In in Dayton | Sept. 18

Customers can arrive starting at 6 a.m. for a $1 entry fee to browse, or, pay $8 and set up and sell at the event. Takes place from 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday morning through October (weather permitting). Learn more HERE.

Covered Wagon Summer 2022.jpg
Old Mason Winery Summer 2022.jpg

Trailing Moms and Tots in Tipp City | Sept. 20

Trailing Moms and Tots is an opportunity for moms/dads and their tots to get outside with other parents and tots. This program for little ones and their parents is a naturalist led, stroller-accessible, hike through Charleston Falls. Siblings are welcome. Takes place from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and is free.


Sip & Shop Artisan Market in Bradford | Sept. 22
Twenty One Barrels, a cidery and winery near Bradford, will host this event from 4-8 p.m. There will be cider and wine tasting, fresh local food and shopping for unique and locally made goods from area artists. Located at 9717 Horatio-Harris Creek Rd.

Lilia’s Outside Café & El Beun Taco in Pleasant Hill | Sept. 22
Food trucks will be set up from 5-8 p.m. at the intersection of St. Rt. 48 and 718 in downtown Pleasant Hill.

 

Piqua Community Farmers Market | Sept. 22

This market features 18 vendors offering produce, baked goods and homemade crafts, plus a number of special events throughout the season. It takes place in front of the Fort Piqua Plaza (library) from 3-6 p.m. Learn more HERE.

Feud Trivia at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Sept. 22

Last Call Feud is a spin on the classic Family Feud style game, where teams have to identify the top surveyed answers rather than identifying the single correct answer. Feud lasts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Learn more HERE.

Mercer County Council on Aging Indoor Garage Sale in Celina| Sept. 22-25

The Mercer County Council on Aging will hold an indoor garage sale at 217 Riley St. Tickets are$10 and the money benefits the Senior Angel Tree Gift Program. Hours are Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday noon to 4 p.m. On Saturday, everything is half-priced and on Sunday 2 bags for $1, everything included.

 

Friday Night Cruise In at Rip Rap Roadhouse in Dayton | Sept. 23

Cruise ins are open to all makes and models from 4-10 p.m. at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. Outside food and drink available as well as inside dining and soft serve ice cream at the Rip Rap Shake Shack. For more information click HERE.

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | Sept. 23

Find produce, plants, baked goods, honey and syrup, crafts plus food trucks and entertainment from 5-8 p.m. at the Newton school lot, 201 N. Long St.

St. Paris Farmers Market | Sept. 23

Described as a small laid-back farmers market with fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, essential oils, homemade crafts and crochet items, among others. There is also live entertainment and food trucks throughout the season. Rain or shine from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St.


FESTIVAL Indian Lake State Park Fall Festival | Sept. 23-25
Fall crafts, food and events for the entire family to enjoy.

Discovery Night Hike in Covington | Sept. 23
Take a night hike with a naturalist from the Miami County Park District from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Stillwater Prairie-Rangeline Road Access park. The program is free.

FESTIVAL Oktoberfest at the Dayton Art Institute | Sept. 23-25
All things German—food, music, beer and fun. Plan your visit HERE

Fireman's Waffles at Mum Festival.JPG
Mum Festival Mum Flowers.JPG

FESTIVAL Tipp City Mum Festival | Sept. 23-25

This event starts on Friday evening with a car show and cruise-in in the historic downtown and continues at City Park on Saturday and Sunday where food, crafts, entertainment and a children’s area can be enjoyed. Admission is free. Plan your visit HERE.

FESTIVAL New Bremen PumpkinFest | Sept. 23-25
A hidden gem of a festival, find hometown food and treats, a large, free kid’s area with inflatables, beer gardens, lots of food and entertainment and more. Follow the event HERE.
 

FESTIVAL Prairie Days in Greenville | Sept. 24-25
Apple butter cooking over the fire, pioneers in and around the Log House, vendors displaying their wares, tall-tales being spun, crafts to make. This is Prairie Days, an annual event that takes place at Shawnee Prairie Preserve. The event focuses on the prairie way of life in and around 1780-1810 and will feature many crafts, games and trades of the time period. Many crafts are free for children and with a select few requesting a small donation. There is plenty of good food to enjoy.

 

Harvest Extravaganza in Greenville | Sept. 24-25
This unique, vintage, and handmade shopping event will take place