Oregon District Merchants Offer Holiday Shopping Promotion


With over 25 dining and entertainment options and 20 retail establishments, the Oregon District is a great place to purchase diverse holiday gifts from local businesses. This year, the independent businesses have come together to showcase what the Oregon District has to offer with a new stamp card promotion that rewards people with thousands of dollars in prize incentives. Each business will have stamp cards available, which will be stamped whenever a purchase is made at one of 45 businesse

Dayton Holiday Festival Kicks Off Friday


The Dayton Holiday Festival is your source for family-friendly holiday fun in downtown Dayton. Started by Mrs. Virginia Kettering more than 40 years ago so that all children could enjoy the holiday season regardless of their economic means, the Festival continues today with free attractions for the community.

Dayton Named “All-Star City” for LGBT Rights


Dayton is a really LGBT friendly city according to the Human Rights Campaign’s MEI, based on openness & inclusion of a city as a place to live & an employer.

Dayton: A City Worth Fighting For


Learn about milestones achieved via the Greater Downtown Dayton Plan since its launch in 2010. Our city has momentum and you can be part of its revitalization.

Call for submissions: EarthFest 2015 Poster Contest!


EarthFest is a volunteer-created Earth Day Festival hosted by Garden Station featuring over 35 hands-on DIY Sustainable Living Workshops, Live Local Music, Booths by over 40 environmentally friendly organizations, a non-GMO Heirloom Plant Sale and more! The first EarthFest happened in 2013, was organized by 2 people and over 1000 attended. Last year a team of 7 volunteers organized the event that drew almost 5000 attendees. This year a Neighborhood Mini-Grant by the City of Dayton was awarded to expand the festival. A part of that expansion includes inviting local artists to design this year’s … [Read more...]

Organizing 101 with Kim Metter of Designed to Organize


Kim Metter, Professional Organizer and Owner of Designed to Organize, LLC sits down to answer some questions about her business and organizing.

Plan To Be A Part of the Santa Pub Crawl, Benefitting Toys for Tots


This is the ninth year the Santa Pub Crawl participants don their most festive holiday attire, bring toys for tots and drink their way through the Oregon District.

Oregon Historic District Society Candlelight Tour Now Taking Reservations


This guided Oregon Historic District Annual Holiday Candlelight Tour takes you through beautiful historic homes, artfully decorated for the holidays.

Synergy Incubators Is Hanging Up Its Apron


After two years of challenging and exciting work, it’s time for us to step away. But first, we’d like to thank you. We’re in awe of the passionate support of people like you. Your generosity and engagement kept us inspired and drove us forward.

Food Summit Celebrates Local, Healthful Eating


Explore why it's important to support our local producers, examines what our children are learning about food and farming in the classroom and how can boost our local economy & bring fresh, local food into our homes?