Champioin Guitarist Mark Kroos Plays Canal Public House


Guitar champion Mark Kroos plays two guitar necks at the same time with a tapping technique that involves both hands fretting the strings. It creates a very explosive and energetic genre that is as entertaining to watch as it is to listen to. In July 2011, Mark won Guitar Player Magazine's International Guitar Superstar Competition in Nashville and has since shared the stage with artists like Sister Hazel, Edwin McCain and Phil Keaggy. Mark has also picked up sponsorships from Ovation Guitars, D'Addario Strings and Kyser Musical Products. “Mark Kroos plays with a sensitivity to the music … [Read more...]

You’re Invited to DVAC’s Sunflower Paint-Out


Paint the sunflowers at Whitehall Farm; all skill levels and ages welcome! Saturday, September 13, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (rain date: September 14) Presented by Tecumseh Land Trust & DVAC … [Read more...]

25 Things Not to Miss at the 25th Annual Ohio Renaissance Festival


The Ohio Renaissance Festival  welcomes you to their village with over  150 costumed characters! Rub elbows with Royalty as you cheer your favorite knight to victory in the thrilling Full-armored Tournament Joust. Enjoy a festive day in the village surrounded by dueling swordsmen, rowdy pirates, nobles, peasants, and daring jugglers.  The sprawling landscape is dotted with hundreds of unique shops in the Medieval Marketplace featuring many one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted items. See time-honored crafts of glassblowing, stone carving, blacksmithing, leather tooling, boot making, and more … [Read more...]

AlterFest- A Labor Day Tradition!


The Alter Family Fun Fest,  an Alter Booster sponsored fundraiser for Archbishop Alter High School in Kettering , Ohio kicks off tonight at 7pm and hundreds of volunteers  give endless hours to raise money for the school. Rides and games for Kids, Blackjack and Texas Hold'em, Big 6 and the famous chicken dinner are all part of the fun! … [Read more...]

Riff Raff Tavern Celebrates First Anniversary!


In August of 2013 a dream and vision became a reality and Riff Raff Tavern on the canal opened its doors. What had once been a vacant building has had the entire lower floor remodeled to create a comfortable place for people to gather and have a good time while listening to live music which includes Blues, Southern Rock, Rock and Roll and Country, shooting pool, grabbing a bite to eat or just enjoying good company and a drink.  Mike and Bev spent a lot of time choosing the right décor to give it a relaxed atmosphere. The Blues Brothers are there to greet you when you arrive. An antique back … [Read more...]

The Taste Takes Over Lincoln Park Commons Thursday


The 26th Annual The Taste festival takes place this Thurs, Aug 28th from 5-9pm at Fraze Pavillion's  Lincoln Park Commons.  As the Kettering, Moraine Oakwood Chamber's largest fundraiser and premier food event in the region will showcase more than 40 restaurants as they offer their fare to attendees.  Live music, food and networking will be included in the event. You can also win incredible prizes! You can purchase tickets  online at  or stop by the KMO office at 2977 Far Hills Ave.  Enjoy samples of delicious food from a variety of local restaurants. Tickets are $25 in advance … [Read more...]

Disney’s Resourceful Young Hero & Wise-Cracking Genie Come To Miamisburg


Childrens' Performing  Arts of  Miamisburg is proud to present Disney's Aladdin, Jr. Sept 12-21 at the Memorial Auditorium on South Sixth Street at Park in Miamisburg.  This current favorite Broadway  hit is popular with kids of all ages!  Music written by Alan Menken and Lyrics by Tim Rice and Howard Ashman. Additional lyrics and book adapted by Jim Luigs. With one rub of the magic lamp, you will be transported into a world of color and energy. Hitch a ride on the magic carpet and travel to Agrabah – the City of Enchantment – where every beggar has a story, every camel has a tail and every … [Read more...]

Wright “B” Flyer Inc. Launches Replacement Project

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Wright “B” Flyer Inc., an all-volunteer organization that flies a lookalike of the Wright brothers’ first production airplane, has launched a project to replace its venerable flying machine. The not-for-profit organization has been flying Wright “B” Flyer No. 1, also known as the “Brown Bird” or “Iron Bird,” since 1982. The one-of-a-kind airplane resembles a 1911 Wright Model B airplane, but its design meets modern airworthiness standards, and it’s built from modern parts and materials. The airplane has made flybys of the Rose Bowl and the Statue of Liberty and has been on display in … [Read more...]

WYSO Awarded $50,000 Signature Grant from the Dayton Power and Light Foundation

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Public Radio station WYSO is pleased to announce that it's been awarded a second “Signature Grant” for $50,000 from Dayton Power and Light Foundation to continue local economics and business reporting. WYSO used its first grant in 2013 to expand our newsroom capacity, including hiring Lewis Wallace as Economics and Business Reporter. Wallace came to WYSO from WBEZ in Chicago. Since his arrival, he has filed nearly daily stories and created innovative new programs like WYSO Curious? “This re-investment from DP&L ensures that we can continue to provide local reporting that digs deeply … [Read more...]

Warped Wing & MikeSells- The Perfect Pairing


During Dayton Beer Week  two of Dayton’s local, family owned and operated companies are teaming up to delight the Miami Valley’s taste buds. Mikesell’s, a staple of Dayton kitchens, barbecues and parties since 1910, is launching two new snack flavors: Beer Can Chicken Groovy Chips and Southwest Queso Cheese Curls. … [Read more...]