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 April            

LIVE MUSIC: Casting Crowns 20th Anniversary Tour: A Live Symphony Experience in Dayton | April 24
For the first time ever, Casting Crowns has been joined by a live symphony on this special anniversary tour at 7 p.m. at the Schuster Center. LEARN MORE

Crossway Farms Greenhouse Opening Day in Sidney | April 24

Come out for opening day at Crossway Farms Greenhouses, 117 Front St., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shop a wide range of plants and flowers including hanging baskets, patio pots, garden starts, herbs, and  more. LEARN MORE

Amateur Talent Night in Piqua | April 24

Every Wednesday starting at 8 p.m. at Ron's Mug & Jug, 8285 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Huber Heights | April 24

Join Alematic Brewing, 6182 Chambersburg Rd., from 7-9 p.m. for four rounds of ten questions each. Prizes for first and second place each round. Wednesdays are also Burger Night, any full draft pour and any burger for $15. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Fort Loramie | April 24

Takes place at The Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St., from 7-9 p.m. with prizes awarded. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Sideshow in Vandalia | April 24

Enjoy live music from Sideshow at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd., starting at 8 p.m. LEARN MORE

Huge Indoor Garage Sale in Casstown | April 25-27
The Light on the Hill venue in Casstown will host this multi-family indoor garage sale at 2900 N. Rugged Hill Rd. LEARN MORE

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Anna | April 25-27

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Minster | April 25-27

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Berlin (Amish Country) | April 25-27

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Centerville | April 25-28

The sales take place Thursday through Saturday then, on Sunday a Curbside Treasure Hunt occurs. Anything that doesn't sell is put to the curb for people to "treasure hunt" through. 


COMEDY: John Crist: The Emotional Support Tour in Dayton | April 25

John Crist is one of today’s fast-rising stand-up comedians, with more than one billion video views, over five million fans on social media and sold-out shows from coast to coast. He will perform at 7 p.m. at the Schuster Center. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Dogwood Festival in Piketon | April 25-28
A small town festival that takes place while Dogwood trees are in full bloom in the Appalachian region. Includes food, vendors, entertainment, contests, tractors and more. Admission is free. LEARN MORE
 

Library Land of Magical Creatures at Troy-Miami County Public Library | April 25

Join us for Library Land of Magical Creatures, a family-friendly evening adventure, at Troy-Miami County Public Library on Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m. Dragons and fairies will come to life for a night of fantastical fun. No place is better to play make-believe than the land of books. For all ages and no registration is required.

Food Truck Thursday in Pleasant Hill | April 25

Momma Boyz food truck will be in Pleasant Hill at Monument Park from 4-8 p.m. LEARN MORE

Cold War Submarine Communications Lecture in Troy | April 25

The WACO Aviation Lecture Series takes place at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., at 7 p.m. April's presentation is titled "Cold War Submarine Communications" and will be presented by Joe Stewart. The program will detail the need to communicate with submerged fleet ballistic missile submarines and the efforts the Navy went through to develop an airborne capability to meet the need. The talk will include technical content about radio frequencies, antenna equipment and aircraft configurations including the use of the Lockheed EC-121, Lockheed EC-130, Lockheed EP-3B, Boeing E6A Mercury aircraft. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Winter Market in Celina | April 25

The winter market offers locally grown produce, eggs and meats from area farms, homemade dog treats, local honey and syrup, jams and jellies, locally roasted coffee, wine and other edibles and more. Vendors sell on Thursdays from 4-7 p.m. at the PBS Building at the Mercer County Fairgrounds, 1001 W. Market St. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | April 25

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Karaoke in Sidney | April 25

Join KB's Tap House, 111 S. Ohio Ave., every Thursday from 7-11 p.m. for karaoke. LEARN MORE

 

Fish Fry in Covington | April 26
St. Teresa Catholic Church, 6925 U.S. Rt. 36 in Covington, will host a Fish Fry from 4:30 p.m. until gone. The cost is $10 (drinks and desserts are extra) and guests can dine-in or carryout.


Poultry Show in Greenville | April 26-28
The Dayton Fancy Feathers Club will host this event all weekend at the Darke County Fairgrounds. Poultry and poultry accessories.
 

Dayton Modelrama | April 26-27
One of the country’s largest model swap meets and auctions takes place in two buildings and 42,000-square-feet of space at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. It features RC airplanes, boats, radios, helicopters, drones, field equipment and supplies and much more, plus on-site concessions and door prizes. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10. Learn more at daytonmodelrama.com.

 

Archaeology Tours at Serpent Mound in Peebles | April 26; May 10 & 24: June 14 &28

Site Manager Bill Kennedy is offering site archaeology tours at 1:30 p.m. on the second and forth Friday of every month in 2024 at Serpent Mound, 3850 St. Rt. 73. Tours start right outside the Visitor’s Center. Regular site admission applies. Follow the event HERE.


LIVE MUSIC: Michael Jackson Live in Van Wert | April 26

The #1 Michael Jackson Tribute Concert in the World! Featuring all his biggest hits. Relive the energy, excitement, spectacle and pure joy of this legendary superstar and his music and witness the awesome sound, lighting and effects. Takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $29. LEARN MORE
 

LIVE MUSIC: Noah Back at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | April 26
Enjoy live music from 6-9 p.m. at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd.

 

LIVE MUSICSideShow in Troy | April 26

Enjoy live music from 7-10 p.m. at Dunaways, 508 W. Main St. LEARN MORE

Earl Buck & Friends Comedy Show in Englewood | April 26

Takes place at Courtyard Lounge, 320 W. National Rd. Doors open at 8 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. 21 and over only, $10 at the door. LEARN MORE

Karaoke in Covington | April 26

EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St., hosts karaoke every Friday night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: ACT-3 in West Milton | April 26

ACT-3 performs live at Sourmugs Tavern, 101 N. Miami St., starting at 9 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: The Bowl Cuts in Vandalia | April 26

Enjoy live music from The Bowl Cuts at Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Rd., starting at 8 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: That One Party Band in Vandalia | April 26

Live music at Wing's Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

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5K Run Wild at Brukner Nature Center in Troy | April 27

Register for this annual event and run/walk the trails of this beautiful park starting at 9:30 a.m. LEARN MORE & REGISTER

Sports Collectible Show at the Piqua Center | April 27-28
Find sports cards, collectibles and related items from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Piqua Center, 987 E. Ash St. Admission is free.

Bridal Sip & Shop in Piqua | April 27-28

This is a free event and open to the public consisting of two days of shopping for all your wedding, bridal party, and bridal shower needs. Vendors will be ready to answer questions and offer their services for your special day. Sip a bubbly mimosa while you spend the afternoon exploring special details for your big day at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St. Takes place from 1-4 p.m. both days. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Nathan Osmond in Sidney | April 27
Country musician Nathan Osmond will perform at Sidney High School Auditorium. Tickets are $46 and can be purchased through the Gateway Arts Council. LEARN MORE

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Pleasant Hill | April 27

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Kettering | April 27

Takes place indoors at Lathrem Senior Center, 2900 Glengarry Dr.

LIVE MUSICComstock Load in Troy | April 27

Enjoy live music from 7-10 p.m. at Dunaways, 508 W. Main St. LEARN MORE

Blessing of the Bikes in Sidney | April 27
As the warm weather nears, bicycles, motorcycles, and ATVs will begin dotting our landscape as those who like to ride take to the streets and trails. The day’s itinerary includes a blessing at 10 a.m., followed by a car show, live entertainment and food trucks from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is free and sponsored by the Shelby County Health Department, Sidney Alive, and the City of Sidney.

Springtime at Aullwood in Englewood | April 27

Every spring, Aullwood Garden blooms with bright and beautiful daffodils, Virginia bluebells and other colorful flowers. Enjoy a morning of picture-taking in Aullwood's flowerbeds, woods, creek and prairie. The event is for those 18 and older and takes place from 10-11:30 a.m. The cost is $20.

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FESTIVAL: Cridersville Fire Department Food Truck Festival & Jeep Invasion | April 27
There will be 30 food trucks, craft vendors, “Best Jeep” awards, a large cornhole tournament and live music from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 100 E. Main St. There is a $10 entry free for Jeeps. Otherwise, admission is free. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Darke County Wine Festival | April 27
Get ready to sip, swirl, and savor at the 2024 Darke County Wine Festival and support our local Humane Society. Discover flavors at 8 local wineries, shop at 40+ local vendors and enjoy great food from noon to 7 p.m. at the Darke County Fairgrounds. Tickets available online. LEARN MORE
 

LIVE MUSIC: Simple Daze at the EndZone in Covington | April 27
Alternative/Rock from 90s and 2000s, Simple Daze will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St.

 

LIVE MUSIC: The Flat Out Band in Englewood | April 27

Takes place at Courtyard Lounge, 320 W. National Rd., from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 21 and older only, $5 cover charge. LEARN MORE


LIVE MUSIC: The Unreal Tour featuring Sanctus Real, Unspoken & JJ Weeks in Versailles | April 27
These Christian bands will perform at 7 p.m. at the BMI Event Center. Tickets start at $20. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA in Dayton | April 27
It’s the best ABBA tribute band on Earth performing the band’s greatest hits at 7:30 p.m. at the Mead Theatre. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Rick Sylvester at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | April 27
Enjoy live music from 6-9 p.m. at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd.

LIVE MUSIC: Graham Coning in Piqua | April 27

Enjoy live music from 5-7 p.m. at Susie's Big Dipper, 323 N. Main St. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSICSuper Villain Band in Piqua | April 27

Takes place at Ron's Mug & Jug, 8285 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9 p.m. LEARN MORE

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FESTIVAL: Asian Food Fest in Cincinnati | April 27-28
Asian and Asian-inspired cuisines, crafts, beer and entertainment from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Court Street Plaza. Free admission. LEARN MORE

BALLET: In Freedom in Dayton | April 27-28

Artistic Director Shonna Hickman-Matlock will commission both young and seasoned choreographers to explore themes of what it means to live with and without freedom. The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company’s D2 will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Kenndy Union Boll Theatre on the campus of UD. LEARN MORE

American Revolution Experience Traveling Exhibit in Greenville | April 27-May 29

Fort GreeneVille Chapter DAR and Garst Museum are hosting the new American Revolution Experience traveling exhibit in partnership with the American Battlefield Trust. The exhibit will be open to view Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 27 through May 29. Two special Garst Museum Lecture Series will take place: Saturday, April 27, 2 p.m. "America 250! Loyalists Become Revolutionists" and Saturday, May 11, 2 p.m. with Lady Karen and John reenacting John and Abigail Adams and their pre-Revolutionary war correspondence. The exhibit and lecture series are free admission. (Regular admission rates apply for those interested in touring the museum). The museum is located at 205 N. Broadway. LEARN MORE


The Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience in Dayton | April 27
The Perondis and their cast of human performers and dogs will delight audiences of all ages. They will be at Victoria Theatre at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Taste of Granville | April 27
Food, beer, wine and music at this annual event hosted by the Granville Rotary. Starts at 4 p.m. and tickets are required. LEARN MORE

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LIVE MUSIC: Tippecanoe Community Band Spring Concert in Tipp City | April 28
The Tippecanoe Community Band spring concert will be 3 p.m. (doors open at 2:15 p.m.) at the Tipp Center, 855 N. Third St. The theme for this concert is Classic Legends. The band will immerse their audience in music from the 1900s to now. Admission is free. All ages are welcome.


5K Run/Walk for Autism Awareness in Fletcher | April 28
Poor Farmer’s Campground will host this annual benefit at 2 p.m. Register at cantstoprunningco.com by April 15 to receive a T-shirt.
 

Wings on Strings Kite Fly in Troy | April 28

The Troy Noon Optimist Club and The WACO Air Museum and Aviation Learning Center are pleased to announce their annual upcoming Wings on Strings Kite Fly to be held on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at historic Waco Airfield, 1865 S. County Rd. 25A in Troy. Kids aged 15 and under who come out will be eligible to show off their kite-flying skills while competing for prizes in various categories.  In case of inclement weather, the rain date for the Kite Fly will be the following Sunday, May 5 at the same time. LEARN MORE

Global Artisan Market in Dayton | April 28

The 2nd Street Market is inviting special guest artisans who recently arrived in this country to share their cultures with the Market community. Visit from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to enjoy music, culture sharing and artisan wares to kick off the Spring shopping season.

 

Music in the Park “Heartbeat of the Earth” in Covington | April 28

Bring a blanket sit in the shade of the old oak trees and listen to the sounds of nature from 2-4 p.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve near Covington. Hear the beat and the harmonic vibrations that surround us while the sounds relax the mind and body.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Dennis & Brad's Great Brewery Tour in Troy | April 28

Dennis O'Hagan teams up with his son, Brad Wehlitz, for a series of shows as a duo. Both are multi-instrumentalist and will be trading off on guitar, bass, mandolin, lap steel, bouzouki, harp, and percussion, and harmonies on their own material, traditional Americana and Celtic tunes, punk folk, and eclectic covers. Also hear tales of their travels playing more than 700 craft breweries in 45 states. Takes place at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St., at 2 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Paris Flea Market in Dayton | April 28

The Flea Market is open 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday (weather permitting) through October. The entry fee is $1 per person/$2 per carload. The Paris Flea Market is located on the grounds of the Dixie Drive-In, 6201 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE


MOMIX: Alice in Dayton | April 28

Travel down the rabbit hole MOMIX-style with Pendleton’s newest creation, ALICE, inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice in Wonderland. Takes place at 7 p.m. at Victoria Theatre. LEARN MORE
 

Quilt Lawns at Troy-Miami County Public Library | April 29

Come to the Troy-Miami County Public Library on Monday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. to learn about the biodiverse quilt lawn and its contribution to a more ecologically peaceful backyard presented by Ryan W. McEwan, PhD, Professor & Schuellein Endowed Chair, Department of Biology, University of Dayton. Ancestor trees will also be discussed. No registration is needed. For adults.

Bridge at the Tipp City Library | April 29

Join the library from 1-2 p.m. for a game of Bridge. Located at 11 E. Main St. LEARN MORE

Euchre Mondays in Covington | April 29

Play Euchre every Monday at 6 p.m. at EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St. No set partners, straight not bid. LEARN MORE

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LIVE MUSIC: Tutti Solisti in Troy | April 30
Enjoy this free chamber concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St. in downtown Troy. LEARN MORE

 

Free Yoga Class at the Tipp City Library | April 30

Join Molly from Inhabit Yoga from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St., for an introduction to fundamental yoga breathing, postures, alignment, and core muscle engagement to support your lifelong yoga practice. Suitable for all levels. LEARN MORE

Just Joshin' Around Trivia in Piqua | April 30

Live trivia with Josh Kirby every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St. Enjoy delicious food and drink s and win prizes. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Huber Heights | April 30

Join Todd Moore every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for trivia at The Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Open Mic Night in Vandalia | April 30

Musician Open Mic Night at Wing's Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

MAY

 May            

Adult Nature Discovery Hike in Piqua | May 1
Join a Miami County Park District naturalist to discover the birds, plants and trees along the trail at Garbry Big Woods Sanctuary. Walks last about two hours and are not strenuous or fast-paced. Takes place from 9-11 a.m. and is free.


Disney’s The Lion King in Dayton | May 1-12

Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before in this live performance with numerous shows to see at the Schuster Center. LEARN MORE

 

MVVM Presents "Abby" Auclaire, Vietnam Nurse  on the Front Line in Troy | May 1

In 2016, legislation was passed which allowed women to serve in every combat role in the U.S. military. Some might believe, however, that women were serving in combat many decades earlier. Registered nurse Caroline “Abby” Auclaire will be the speaker at the May, 1, meeting of the Miami Valley Veterans Museum in Troy at 9 a.m. 
Cpt. Auclaire was stationed at the 85th Evacuation Hospital at Phu Bai, Vietnam. Veterans, active duty military, and friends of the military are invited to attend the meeting where a full breakfast will be served beginning at 8:30
a.m. The museum is located at 2245 S. Co. Rd. 25A.


Birding with the Director in Greenville | May 1
Springtime birdwatching with the Director will take participants on a walk the trails of Shawnee Prairie Preserve searching for spring migrant visitors like warblers, tanagers and vireos. It is free and starts at 8 a.m.
 

Chess Club in Troy | May 1

Open to all ages and skill levels. Takes place from 6-7:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at the Troy library, 419 W. Main St. Peer instruction only. LEARN MORE

 

Amateur Talent Night in Piqua | May 1

Every Wednesday starting at 8 p.m. at Ron's Mug & Jug, 8285 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Greenville | May 1

Sure Shot Tap House, 117 E. Fifth St., hosts trivia night every first and third Wednesday of the month starting at 7 p.m. Prizes awarded to the top winners. LEARN MORE

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Taste of Tipp & Business Expo in Tipp City | May 2
Learn about local businesses, restaurants and caterers and sample food at The Tipp Center, 855 N. 3rd St. Admission is $5. All are welcome. Takes place from 4-7 p.m.

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Bellbrook | May 2-4

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Coldwater | May 2-4


FESTIVAL: Vinton County Wild Turkey Festival | May 2-5
Visit this rural, peaceful county in Appalachia and enjoy a variety of live music (and karaoke), amusement rides, a motorcycle show, lots of food, a Grand Parade and more. Plan your visit at vcwtf.com.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | May 2

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

Karaoke in Sidney | May 2

Join KB's Tap House, 111 S. Ohio Ave., every Thursday from 7-11 p.m. for karaoke. LEARN MORE

Owls & Howls Night Hike in Covington | May 3
Join a Miami County Park naturalist as you try to call two animals uncommonly seen by humans, owls and coyotes. Learn about these mysterious creatures while on a leisurely hike from 9-11 p.m. at Maple Ridge Reserve. Registration is required for this free program.


First Friday “Family Fiesta” in Greenville | May 3
Family Fiesta will take place Friday, with shopping promotions starting at 10 a.m. and the fiesta taking place from 6-9 p.m. There will elements that highlight fiesta-themed cuisine, drinks and more, so put on your sombreros and plan to head downtown the First Friday of May for a Fiesta and patronize, celebrate and honor small businesses! LEARN MORE


Spring Rummage & Bake Sale in Piqua | May 3-4
Lots of Clothing, household goods, electronics, toys, books, and more, plus homemade goodies to enjoy. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church, 248 Wood St. Admission is free.


FESTIVAL: Spring Fest in Van Wert | May 3-4
Spring Fest is held in early spring to start prepping your beautiful outside lawn and garden. Come to the Van Wert County Fairgrounds for plant sales of annuals and perennials, various demonstrations, food trucks, craft vendors, a car show, campers, pony rides, and more.  LEARN MORE

Mayberry Market in Wapakoneta | May 3-4
This market contains 80+ vendors and takes place in 3 indoor barns at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds. Shop an array of products from boutiques to home decor, handmade to vintage finds. Takes place 5-9 p.m. Friday for $7 at the door and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday for $5. LEARN MORE

MayFair Plant Sale in Dayton | May 3-5

Takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 2nd Street Market. Plants offered will include annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, herbs and vegetables. LEARN MORE

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FESTIVAL: Dandelion Festival in Dover | May 3-4

Every year, the hills of Amish Country turn a delightful shade of yellow when the dandelions go into full bloom. And this festival celebrates the occasion with dandelion-inspired food and wine, plus soaps, crafts and jewelry. Food items include dandelion gravy, bread, lasagna and more. There will be a scavenger hunt for kids and more. Takes place at Breitenbach Vineyards, 5773 Old Rt. 39 from noon to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: A World A’Fair in Xenia | May 3-5

More than 35 organizations representing over 50 countries with food samples, entertainment, exhibits, dancing, storytelling and more. Takes place from 5-10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Greene County Expo Center, 120 Fairgrounds Rd. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Mike Sedmak at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | May 3

Enjoy live music from 6-9 p.m. at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd.

LIVE MUSIC: The Weekend Effect in Vandalia | May 3

Enjoy live music at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 7:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Luv Locs in Dayton | May 3

Dayton-based Carribean-Funk band Luv Locs will perform at Levitt Pavillion, 134 S. Main St., starting at 7 p.m. 

FESTIVAL: Toledo Tattoo Festival | May 3

Features live tattooing from 200 of the world’s best artists, plus tattoo competitions, fine art, live performances, charity fundraisers, and much more. Takes place at the Glass City Center and tickets are required from tattootoledo.com.

The Biggest Week in American Birding in Oak Harbor | May 3-12
Visit biggestweekinamericanbirding.com to sign up for this world-famous birding event on Lake Erie. LEARN MORE

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Opening Season Weekend (and Fireworks) at Poor Farmer’s Campground in Fletcher | May 3-5
May the 4th Be With You at this power-packed camping weekend in Miami County. On Saturday, start the day with an ice cream breakfast, followed by Star Wars themed activities for all ages. Finish the day with dinner, live music with Tommy Knox & Overdrive and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. On Sunday, take part in the golf scramble at nearby Lakeland Golf Course. Learn more at poorfarmerrvs.com.

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Russia | May 3-4


Godspell at the Troy Civic Theatre | May 3-5 & May 10-12
Based on the Gospel of Matthew, Godspell features an eclectic group of people who team up with Jesus to teach his lessons in a new day and time. Learn more at troycivictheatre.com.

Karaoke in Covington | May 3

EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St., hosts karaoke every Friday night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. LEARN MORE

St. Paris Farmers' Market | May 3

The St. Paris Farmers' Market takes place on Fridays from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St. Find fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, jewelry and more. LEARN MORE

First Friday in Dayton | May 3
This art hop features exhibit openings at the galleries, along with a variety of entertainment options, including street performances and roaming entertainers, arts demonstrations, live music, dining and shopping specials, and more. It takes place from 5-10 p.m. throughout the downtown and is free to attend.

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COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Tipp City | May 4
Takes place all day throughout Tipp City and Monroe Twp.

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in West Carrollton | May 4


Zip & Climb Adventure in Troy | May 4 & June 7

If you are interested in challenging yourself on the Miami County Park District’s Zip & Climb Adventure Tower at Lost Creek Reserve (pictured above right), sign up for this exciting program. The district’s trained staff will lead you through the climbing walls, up the cargo net and down the zipline. Each participant must be registered. Program fee is $10 for county residents and $20 for nonresident. Contact the park district for details.

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Spring Open House at Bear’s Mill in Greenville | May 4
Takes place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with new products and free samples, plus grinding demonstrations at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Located at 6450 Arcanum-Bears Mill Rd. It is free. LEARN MORE
 

Darke County Food Truck Rally & Craft Show in Greenville | May 4
Food trucks, indoor and outdoor craft vendors, live music, pony rides, a petting zoo and the Circus Spectacular performing at 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7 p.m. Takes place from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Garden Market at the Barn in West Milton | May 4

Shop rare and common plants and succulents, concrete for your garden, handmade items, baked goods, along with many other vendors at 7315 Milton Potsdam Rd., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition, it will be their second annual hanging basket sale. Admittance and parking are free. Rain or shine. LEARN MORE


LIVE MUSIC: Fool House: The Ultimate 90s Dance Party in Versailles | May 4
Fool House pays homage to the golden era of boy bands, pop stars, hip hop, and pop punk in the 90s. With a larger than life production, this show recreates the sights, sounds, and energy of the biggest stars of the 90’s. The show is at 7 p.m. and tickets are $20. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Ithika in Vandalia | May 4

Live music at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE


Sidney Alive’s Kentucky Derby Soiree | May 4
Join the fun with a bourbon tasting, derby food, derby drinks, derby-themed raffles, and games from 1-4 p.m. And, don’t forget to wear your best Derby Day attire. Takes place at The Bridge Restaurant, 127 W. Poplar St. Get your tickets through Sidney Alive. LEARN MORE

Herb Day Festival in Gahanna | May 4

Herb Day takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Creekside Plaza. Explore artisanal/craft/herb vendors and commercial vendors, plus the Ohio Herb Center Plant Sale and a local vegetable vendor. Details available at ohioherbcenter.org.

May the 4th Be With You in Dayton | May 4

All ages are welcome at Wegerzyn Gardens from 1-3:30 p.m. at 1301 E. Siebenthaler Ave. Explore the beautiful gardens and natural areas while enjoying "Star Wars" themed activities for the whole family. Test your Jedi skills on an obstacle course, try a scavenger hunt or hike the Marie Aull trail to learn about the planets and creatures of the Star Wars universe. Costumes welcome! Registration is required but the event is free.

LIVE MUSIC: Molly Hatchet in Van Wert | May 4
Enjoy the southern rock sounds of Molly Hatchet at 7:30 p.m. at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. Tickets range in price from $19-$59. TICKETS

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LIVE MUSIC: Outside the Box in Troy | May 4

Enjoy this show from 7-10 p.m. at Dunaway's, 508 W. Main St. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Cole Ritter and The Knight Owls in Piqua | May 4
Enjoy this show at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 204 W. Ash St.

 

Champaign County Flea Market, Antique & Art Show in Urbana | May 4-5

The Champaign County Flea Market, Antique & Art Show features vendors with a unique blend of antiques, arts, and crafts. Admission is $2 per person. Takes place at the Champaign County Fairgrounds, 384 Park Ave. Hours are Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. LEARN MORE


Ohio Civil War Show in Mansfield | May 4-5
This show attracts dealers and collectors from across the country and also features demonstrations, exhibits, camps and more. Takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Richland County Fairgrounds, 750 N. Home Rd. Admission is $7. 12 and under are free. Learn more at ohiocivilwarshow.com.

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party in Fairborn | May 4-5
Fans of all ages can experience the thrill of watching their favorite Hot Wheels Monster Trucks in the dark, but glowing, at the Nutter Center at 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets available at nuttercenter.com.
 

Craft Swap in Pleasant Hill | May 4

Bring your unwanted craft supplies to swap with others at the library, 12 N. Main St., from 11 a.m. to noon. Get tickets for items you bring in, and redeem those tickets to increase your crafting stash. Play games for chances to earn even more tickets. Any unclaimed item will become the property of the library. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Amanda Livingston at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | May 4

Enjoy live music (and the Momma Boyz food truck) from 6-9 p.m. at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd.

 

Finds on the Farm Spring Craft Show in Hamilton | May 4
This outdoor craft show features over 50 unique vendors and is a great place to find a gift for Mother's Day. Takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Niederman Family Farm, 5110 Lesourdsville West Chester Rd. Admission is free. LEARN MORE


London Fish Hatchery Open House | May 4

The hatchery building at 2470 Roberts Mill Rd. will be open for viewing with musky and carp fry. Carp eggs can also be viewed being incubated on the egg battery. Rainbow trout and brown trout will be in the raceway and several ponds. Visitors will have the opportunity to shoot at the archery trailer (equipment provided). Fish biologists will have survey boats and nets set up to explain how the equipment captures fish, how the data is used to manage fish populations, and answer questions about Ohio’s fish populations. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is free.

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Paris Flea Market in Dayton | May 5

The Flea Market is open 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday (weather permitting) through October. The entry fee is $1 per person/$2 per carload. The Paris Flea Market is located on the grounds of the Dixie Drive-In, 6201 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE

Macramé Plant Hanger Craft in Troy | May 6

Learn some simple macramé knots, then put those skills to use to make a macramé plant hanger at the Troy library, 419 W. Main St., from 6-7:30 p.m. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required. Reserve a spot beginning Monday, April 22 at www.tmcpl.libcal.com/event/11960757.

Create Your Own Fresh Herb Pot Class in Lewisburg | May 6

Learn how to plant and grow your own fresh herb pot, along with information on how to use the herbs as they thrive outside this summer. Everything you will need is provided and the class takes place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 1893 Storehouse Co., 210 N. Commerce St. The cost is $60 (includes instruction, 5-7 herbs (depending on availability of chives, rosemary, basil, oregano, and Italian parsley or others), complete pot, and food sampling.

RSVP by calling or texting (937) 830-5751 by May 1. LEARN MORE

Bridge at the Tipp City Library | May 6

Join the library from 1-2 p.m. for a game of Bridge. Located at 11 E. Main St. LEARN MORE

 

The Crafting Studio in Pleasant Hill | May 6

Join the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St., from 6-6:45 p.m. for a monthly craft. All supplies provided. This month’s craft is button art. For adults. LEARN MORE

 

Euchre Mondays in Covington | May 6

Play Euchre every Monday at 6 p.m. at EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St. No set partners, straight not bid. LEARN MORE

Butterfly Walk in Covington | May 7
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 from 2-4 p.m. at Stillwater Prairie reserve. Participants will also help collect data for the Ohio Lepidoptera’s Butterfly Monitoring Program.

 

Free Yoga Class at the Tipp City Library | May 7

Join Molly from Inhabit Yoga from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St., for an introduction to fundamental yoga breathing, postures, alignment, and core muscle engagement to support your lifelong yoga practice. Suitable for all levels. LEARN MORE

 

Spring Night Market in Troy | May 7

Join the Miami County Locally Grown Virtual Farmers Market for a Spring Night Market inside at First Place Christian Center, featuring the vendors of Miami County Locally Grown from 4-7 p.m. They'll have free samples, seasonal produce, cheese, meats, eggs, baked goods including gluten-free, body care products, raw honey, coffee and tea, maple syrup, spice mixes, jams and jellies, artisan crafts, and more. Located at 16 W. Franklin St. LEARN MORE

Crossway Farm Market Opening Day in Sidney | May 7

Come out for opening day at Crossway Farms Market, 2211 Cisco Rd., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shop a large variety of produce, Amish jams, salsa, local honey, maple syrup and much more. LEARN MORE


LIVE MUSIC: Amon Amarth at the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights | May 7
The show starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets available at rosemusiccenter.com.
 

Just Joshin' Around Trivia in Piqua | May 7

Live trivia with Josh Kirby every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St. Enjoy delicious food and drink s and win prizes. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Huber Heights | May 7

Join Todd Moore every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for trivia at The Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE

Mother's Day Vendor Shop and Ladies Night in Piqua | May 8

Six vendors including Scentsy, a flower bar, permanent jewelry, wreaths, charcuterie boards and baked goods will be at Buffalo Wings and Rings, 989 E. Ash St., from 5-8 p.m. Also enjoy Happy Hour and $1.19 tenders. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Jimmy Felts in Piqua | May 8

Enjoy music from Jimmy Felts at Susie's Big Dipper, 323 N. Main St., from 10:30 a.m. to noon. LEARN MORE

 

Amateur Talent Night in Piqua | May 8

Every Wednesday starting at 8 p.m. at Ron's Mug & Jug, 8285 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Fort Loramie | May 8

Takes place at The Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St., from 7-9 p.m. with prizes awarded. LEARN MORE

TALK: Migration and Genealogy in Arcanum | May 9
Kelli Bergheimer, writer, teacher, editor and international genealogical speaker will discuss "Migration and Genealogy Research" at this free program taking place at 7 p.m. at the Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society, 123 W. George St.

 

Food Truck Thursday in Pleasant Hill | May 9

U Wanna Pizza Me food truck will be in Pleasant Hill at Monument Park from 4-8 p.m. LEARN MORE

Englewood Market | May 9

The family friendly, outdoor market in Englewood takes place on the second Thursday of the month (through October) at Wagoner Power Equipment, 520 W. National Rd., from 5-8 p.m. LEARN MORE

Rummage Sale in Vandalia | May 9-11

Polk Grove United Church of Christ, 9190 Frederick Pike, is holding their annual Rummage Sale Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | May 9

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

Karaoke in Sidney | May 9

Join KB's Tap House, 111 S. Ohio Ave., every Thursday from 7-11 p.m. for karaoke. LEARN MORE

Brunch and BINGO in Piqua | May 10

The community is invited to a complimentary brunch and BINGO at Piqua Manor, 1840 W. High St., at 9:30 a.m. consisting of ten games with prizes. For more information call Kathy at (937) 418-7624.

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Botkins | May 10-11

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Sugarcreek (Amish Country) | May 10-11

ANNUAL YARD SALES at VFW in Kettering Annual Yard Sale | May 10-11

Takes place at 3316 Wilmington Pike.


Putting Down Roots Vintage Inspired Home Market in Dayton | May 10-11
Find home décor, boutiques, vintage fins, plants and more, plus enjoy live music and food trucks from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the Montgomery County Fairground. Admission is $12 on Friday and $8 on Saturday and children 12 and under are free. Learn more at thecitymercantile.com.

St. Paris Farmers' Market | May 10

The St. Paris Farmers' Market takes place on Fridays from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St. Find fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, jewelry and more. LEARN MORE


LIVE MUSIC: Dallas String Quartet in Van Wert | May 10
Immerse yourself in the elaborate world of Bridgerton with a romantic evening of today’s most popular love songs, on a level you’ve never heard live before in this Bridgerton inspired show. Takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $19. LEARN MORE
 

Karaoke in Covington | May 10

EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St., hosts karaoke every Friday night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Steve Worley at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | May 10

Enjoy live music from 6-9 p.m. at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd.
 

LIVE MUSIC: Gary Allan at the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights | May 10
The show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets available at rosemusiccenter.com.

LIVE MUSIC: Jake Roberts Full Band in Vandalia | May 10

Live music at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

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Downtown Troy Cruise In | May 11
The Downtown Troy Cruise In will take place from 5:30-8 p.m. around the historic Square. Admission is free.
 

Noisy Neighbors in Tipp City | May 11
Tours will take you behind the scenes into unique locations in historic downtown Tipp City. Takes place at 5 p.m. Learn more through the Downtown Tipp City Partnership.

Mother's Day Plant Sale in Piqua | May 11

The Piqua-Caldwell Historic District will host a Mother's Day Plant Sale starting at 10 a.m. and lasting while supplies last. 7" Geranium pots (variety of colors) will be $15 and blooming hanging baskets and 10" mixed pots will be $28.Takes place at the corner of Spring and Ash Streets (across form WellCare in the Winan's Factory parking lot). LEARN MORE

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Self-Led Mother’s Day Stroll in Covington | May 11-12

Take a leisurely curated stroll past wild hyacinths and wild geraniums at Stillwater Prairie Reserve all day Saturday and Sunday while learning about animals that are worse mothers than you. This comical walk will help remind moms just how great they are while enjoying the wildflowers along the scenic Stillwater River.

The Wandering Willow Market in Casstown | May 11

The market includes home decor, clothing, sweets, and more and starts at 10 a.m. at The Light on the Hill, 2900 N. Rugged Rd. While you shop enjoy mimosa and mock-tails, live music playing throughout the venue, photo backdrop for selfies, on site services/ pampering offered, Muscles & Mimosas Workout and more. General admission is $5 at the gate or presale. Kids 12 and under are free. Rain or shine. Tickets can be purchased at wanderingwillowbtq.com.

 

Sweet Treats Fest in Vandalia | May 11

Sweet Treats Fest will have plenty of sweet options plus non-food vendors, wine/beer garden, live music, and other activities. Takes place from 4-8 p.m. at the Vandalia Recreation Center, 1057 Stonequarry Rd. Free admission. LEARN MORE


LIVE MUSIC: Beethoven and Brahms with Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra in Troy | May 11
Beethoven's Violin Concert and Brahms's sparkling Symphony No. 4. Violin Virtuoso Filip Pogády joins at 7 p.m. at the Arbogast Performing Arts Center. Purchase tickets at arbogastpac.com.


LIVE MUSIC: Toledo Symphony Orchestra in Greenville | May 11
Purchase tickets to see this performance at 7 p.m. at St. Clair Memorial Hall. Call (937) 547-0908 for details.

FESTIVAL: Lilac Festival & Street Fair in Defiance | May 11

A large selection of arts and craft vendors, unique food vendors and children’s activities  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Clinton Street. Free lilacs to the first 750 attendees. LEARN MORE


FESTIVAL: Real Taco Fest in Cincinnati | May 11
Try the best tacos in town at this festival on the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati. LEARN MORE

Candlelight Dinner on the Prairie in Greenville | May 11
The table is set, the servants are in position, and we are poised to provide you with a remarkable historical evening in our log house. You’ll enjoy a hearth-cooked meal served family-style and fabulous period entertainment during this unique experience. The evening is a fund-raising event with all proceeds going towards maintenance, repairs, and cultural programming within the log house. Space is limited, so reserve your place today by calling (937) 548-0165.

Cincinnati Circus at Goldman Park in Middletown | May 11

Spend the afternoon outdoors with performers from the Cincinnati Circus Company from noon to 8 p.m. Free admission. LEARN MORE


Hamilton Flea | May 11 & June 8

This urban, curated market features a wide variety of local artisans who specialize in handcrafted goods and unique, high-quality services. Food trucks are on site for when hunger strikes. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Marcum Park, 106 N. 2nd St. in Hamilton. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Rick Sylvester at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | May 11

Enjoy live music (and the Godown Fixins food truck) from 6-9 p.m. at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Roger DeMange and Rick Heyne in Fort Loramie | May 11

Takes place at The Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St., from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Loveland Food Truck Rally | May 11

Takes place from noon to 8 p.m. at the Shoppers Haven Center, 655 Loveland Maderia Rd. Along with dozens of food trucks, there will be live music by Counting Skeletons and HiFi Honey, as well as an assortment of beer, wine, water and soda. LEARN MORE

 

Downtown Tipp City Mom Shop Hop | May 11

Stop by any participating Mom Shop Hop stop during this event and enter to win a downtown merchants' raffle basket. With eleven participating stops, you can enter to win eleven times. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. LEARN MORE

The Market in Kettering | May 11

Come shop with local crafters and direct sale vendors at The Market, held the second Saturday from January through October from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Towne & Country Shopping Center, 300 E. Stroop Rd. LEARN MORE


FESTIVAL: Appalachian Festival in Cincinnati | May 11-12
Crafters will display their goods, such as hand-made quilts and clothing, furniture, pottery, metal sculptures, dried flower arrangements, hand-crafted jewelry, children's toys, leather goods, stained glass, musical instruments, baskets, handmade dolls, and more at Coney Island. A talented collection of fiber arts specialists in weaving, drop spinning, braiding, and loom work will also be on hand-making and selling their masterpieces. There’s also plenty of food, entertainment and more. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for children. LEARN MORE

Mystic Giants Tree Tour at Spiegel Grove in Fremont | May 11

Tour departs from the home/museum of Rutherford B. Hayes at 10 a.m. View some of the larger trees at Spiegel Grove, learn how to determine the age of trees and how trees effect their environment. Tickets are required and are available at rbhayes.org. Tickets for non-members are $10 for adults, $7 for ages 6 and over. LEARN MORE

 

FESTIVAL: Maifest at Historic Zoar Village in Zoar | May 11
This German-themed festival offers German food drink, including Cleveland Kraut, craft beers, music, a car show, guest speakers, games and more, plus free museum tours at the historic village and more. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Liars for Hire in Vandalia | May 11

Live music at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

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Lockington Fire Department Hosting Off Road Gathering | May 12
LOCKINGTON – The Lockington Volunteer Fire Department will host an Off Road Gathering starting at noon on May 12 at 10363 Museum Trail. Registration is from 10 a.m. to noon and the cost is $10 per vehicle. The event will include food trucks, a live DJ, a 50/50 drawing, trophies and more. Admission is free for the public. Follow the event HERE.

 

Mother's Day Brunch in Troy | May 12

Long Shots, 2315 S. Co. Rd. 25A, will be hosting a Mother's Day Brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. First come, first serve. No reservations will be taken. LEARN MORE

Paris Flea Market in Dayton | May 12

The Flea Market is open 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday (weather permitting) through October. The entry fee is $1 per person/$2 per carload. The Paris Flea Market is located on the grounds of the Dixie Drive-In, 6201 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE

May is for Milk – Miami County Dairies Presentation in Troy | May 13

As suburban living flourished in America and farming became less common, local dairies supplied people with their milk and milk products. Come to the Troy Local History Library, 100 W. Main St., from 6-7:30 p.m., to hear some local historians and see artifacts from their collections that commemorate the pinnacle of the dairy industry in our area. LEARN MORE

 

Bridge at the Tipp City Library | May 13

Join the library from 1-2 p.m. for a game of Bridge. Located at 11 E. Main St. LEARN MORE

 

Trailing Moms & Tots in Tipp City | May 14
This Miami County Park District 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.

 

Free Yoga Class at the Tipp City Library | May 14

Join Molly from Inhabit Yoga from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St., for an introduction to fundamental yoga breathing, postures, alignment, and core muscle engagement to support your lifelong yoga practice. Suitable for all levels. LEARN MORE

 

Just Joshin' Around Trivia in Piqua | May 14

Live trivia with Josh Kirby every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St. Enjoy delicious food and drink s and win prizes. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Huber Heights | May 14

Join Todd Moore every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for trivia at The Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE

Friends of the Library Book Sale | May 15-18

Join Friends of the Library for their seasonal book sale at the Troy library, 419 W. Main St., in the lower level's Community Room. Specials and bargain books will be available, and their bookstore will also be open. Sales feature a selection of donations and gently used library materials. Memberships will be available at the sale. All proceeds benefit the Troy-Miami County Public Library. Hours are Wednesday (Members’ Only Preview) 4-7 p.m.,

Thursday 4-7 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (all Items 1/2 price).

Amateur Talent Night in Piqua | May 15

Every Wednesday starting at 8 p.m. at Ron's Mug & Jug, 8285 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Greenville | May 15

Sure Shot Tap House, 117 E. Fifth St., hosts trivia night every first and third Wednesday of the month starting at 7 p.m. Prizes awarded to the top winners. LEARN MORE

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COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE in West Milton | May 16-18
 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE in Osgood | May 16-18

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE in Vandalia | May 16-19

Mercer County Council on Aging Indoor Garage Sale | May 16-19

The garage sale takes place at 217 Riley St. in Celina on Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m. On Sunday get two bags for $1, all items included. LEARN MORE

Stretch & Dance Hour in Piqua | May 16

Join Patrice Link Dancing School at the Piqua Center, 987 E. Ash St., from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for stretching exercises and group line dancing. Comfortable clothes are suggested. Appropriate for all ages, everyone welcome. Refreshments provided. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | May 16

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Karaoke in Sidney | May 16

Join KB's Tap House, 111 S. Ohio Ave., every Thursday from 7-11 p.m. for karaoke. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Piqua Taste of the Arts | May 17
Sample food from local restaurants and caterers, view live art demonstrations, listen to live music and enjoy family fun from 5-9 p.m. throughout downtown Piqua. Admission is free.

Date Night Series “Trivia Trek” in Troy | May 17
You and your date will face the ultimate challenge of knowledge as you hike through Lost Creek Reserve and have trivia rounds along the trail. Bring a picnic along, there are plenty of spots around Lost Creek that provide the perfect picnic location. Add on a charcuterie box to pack in your bag to take along with you. This is a drop in program. You can arrive any time during the hour you select. The cost is $5 per couple. Time slots are at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.


Springfield Antique Show and Flea Market Extravaganza | May 17-19
More than 2,000 vendors displaying antiques, vintage and flea market items from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Clark County Fairgrounds. Admission is charged.

LIVE MUSIC: Sideshow 17 in Dayton | May 17-18
Two days of local bands and artists at the Yellow Cab Tavern, 700 E. 4th St.

Dayton Hamvention in Xenia | May 17-19

The theme of this year’s event is “Expanding Our Community.” Takes place at the Greene County Fair & Expo Center. Plan your visit at hamvention.org
 

Boardwalk Boat & Bike Show in Celina | May 17-18
This show on Grand Lake St. Marys will feature boat, jet ski, motorcycle, golf cart, razor, ATVs and more. Enjoy food trucks, live music, vendors, and a weekend of fun on the lake. The event takes place at 725 Westbank Rd.

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St. Paris Farmers' Market | May 17

The St. Paris Farmers' Market takes place on Fridays from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St. Find fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, jewelry and more. LEARN MORE

 

Karaoke in Covington | May 17

EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St., hosts karaoke every Friday night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: My Sister Sarah in Vandalia | May 17

Live music at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE


Setter’s Encampment at Auglaize Village in Defiance | May 18-19
Step back in time to 1750-1815 and see how settlers survived. The weekend is filled with demonstrations and instructions on the necessities of life, ranging from plant dying and food preparation to the fur trade and weapons of that era. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Auglaize Village. Admission is $5. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Miami County Food Truck Rally & Competition in Troy | May 18
Dozens of food trucks fill the Miami County Fairgrounds in Troy from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Also enjoy vendors and entertainment. Admission is $5 per carload and $2 for walk-ins. LEARN MORE

 

Master Gardener Plant Sale in Troy | May 18

The plant sale takes place at the Miami County Fairgrounds (in the poultry building), 650 N. Co. Rd. 25-A, starting at 10 a.m. and going until they are sold out. Find perennials, annuals, natives, herbs, veggies and more. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Liverpool Legends: The Beatles 60th Anniversary Show in Versailles | May 18
Liverpool Legends are four lads who were hand-picked by Louise Harrison, sister of the late George Harrison of The Beatles. The internationally acclaimed group has toured the world and will be in Versailles for this special show (costumes and all) at 8:30 p.m. The show opens with Intrepid (Unplugged) at 7 p.m. LEARN MORE


Free Saturday Morning Yoga in Troy | May 18

Join the owner of Coral Bloom Wellness for this drop-in yoga class at the Troy library, 419 W. Main St., from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. For all levels. Bring your yoga mat. For adults. LEARN MORE

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LIVE MUSIC: Jo Dee Messina & Tracy Byrd at Hobart Arena in Troy | May 18
Catch this mega-show at 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets at hobartarena.com.  
 

LIVE MUSIC: Hotel California in Troy | May 18
Hotel California: The Music of The Eagles will perform at 7 p.m. at the Arbogast Performing Arts Center in Troy. Purchase tickets at arbogastpac.com.
 

LIVE MUSIC: Planet of the Little Green Men in Sidney | May 18

The group combines elements of sci-fi fantasy, mythical imagery, and experimental music as the framework for their evolving sound. The Reverie will open at 7 p.m. PLGM will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12. Takes place at the Historic Sidney Theatre, 120 W. Poplar St. TICKETS

LIVE MUSIC: Saint Hellion in Vandalia | May 18

Live music at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

Downtown Piqua Pub Crawl “Sports Attire” | May 18
The theme of this month’s Downtown Pub Crawl is “Sports Attire.” Get dressed in your favorite jersey or outfit and visit five restaurants, bars and pubs in downtown Piqua for a chance to win a gift card. The after party will be at Referee’s Sports Bar.

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Germantown | May 18-19

 

Spring Wildflower Walk in Greenville | May 18
Darke County Parks will host this colorful walk from 1-2 p.m. at Shawnee Prairie Preserve. It is free.


West Liberty’s Annual Fire Sales (Garage Sales) | May 18
Find sales in town and throughout the community (garage sale-style) starting at 8 a.m. and lasting until about 5 p.m.
 

Trash ‘N Treasure Neighborhood Rummage Sale in St. Anne’s Hill Historic District in Dayton | May 18

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Spring Wildflowers Walk in Greenville | May 18
Takes place from 1-2 p.m. at Shawnee Prairie Preserve. It is free.

LIVE MUSIC: Windoborne’s Music of Whitney Houston in Dayton | May 18
Broadway sensation Rashidra Scott joins Windborne and the Philharmonic to celebrate Whitney Houston’s extraordinary talent with an evening of her biggest hits, “Saving All My Love,” “How Will I Know,” and “I Will Always Love You.” Takes place at 7:30 p.m. at Mead Theatre.


Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County 2024 Remembrance Walk | May 18
The Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County 2024 Remembrance Walk offers families and friends an opportunity to honor the memory of a loved one and raise funds to support patient care and services. These include community-wide grief counseling; complementary therapies such as music, art and massage; and financial assistance for patients unable to pay for their care. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the walk is at 10 a.m. at the Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County, 3230 N. CR25-A. Individual walkers are $25. Veterans are $20 and youth walkers 12 and under are $15. Sign up at ohioshospice.org.

Aullwood Spring Fest 2024 in Vandalia | May 18-19

Aullwood Spring Fest 2024 will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at Aullwood Audubon Farm, 9101 Frederick Pike. Admission to Spring Fest is $20 per carload per day. Spring Fest will be full of free activities for everyone including the Ohio School of Falconry's Raptor Roadshow, watch their majestic birds free fly, and learn about the ancient art of falconry. Visit Aullwood’s animal ambassadors and explore an expanded variety of children’s activities. Be part of a community-created mural, shop craft vendors and browse the Greenview Garden Club's Plant Sale. Take a free wagon ride around the beautiful pastures and more. Food, drinks and treats will be available for purchase from a variety of food trucks and vendors. LEARN MORE


LIVE MUSIC: Bela Fleck with the Springfield Symphony | May 18
Béla Fleck, banjo virtuoso, will perform a centennial celebration of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. at the Clark State Performing Arts Center in Springfield.
 

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | May 18

Enjoy live music from 6-9 p.m. at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd.  

“Sedges of Ohio” at Cedar Bog in Urbana | May 18

Learn about the sedges of Ohio at 10 a.m. at Cedar Bog Nature Preserve, 980 Woodburn Rd. The cost is $5.

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in German Village Neighborhood (Columbus area) | May 18

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES Put-In-Bay (Island wide) | May 18

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Civil War Grave Marking Ceremony in Troy | May 19
A Civil War Grave Marking Ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 19 at Knoop Cemetery, located next at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 St. Rt. 41 in Troy. The day will start at 1 p.m. with a Civil War Encampment and Civil War-era music and will be followed by the ceremony with a caparisoned horse and 21 gun salute at 2 p.m. All are welcome.

Fleurs de Fete at Carillon Park in Dayton | May 19

Guests can enjoy a sampling of the more than 400 different wines that will be poured between 1-4 p.m. at Carillon Historical Park. Local restaurants will be serving their signature gourmet dishes to compliment the drinks of the day. For tickets, call (937) 293-2841. LEARN MORE

Shelby County Coin Club Show in Sidney | May 19

The club’s coin show takes place at The Shelby County Veterans Center, 1265 Fourth Ave. in Sidney. Their picnic is on Aug. 3 at Tawawa Park.

Paris Flea Market in Dayton | May 19

The Flea Market is open 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday (weather permitting) through October. The entry fee is $1 per person/$2 per carload. The Paris Flea Market is located on the grounds of the Dixie Drive-In, 6201 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE

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Bridge at the Tipp City Library | May 20

Join the library from 1-2 p.m. for a game of Bridge. Located at 11 E. Main St. LEARN MORE

 

Free Yoga Class at the Tipp City Library | May 21

Join Molly from Inhabit Yoga from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St., for an introduction to fundamental yoga breathing, postures, alignment, and core muscle engagement to support your lifelong yoga practice. Suitable for all levels. LEARN MORE

 

Just Joshin' Around Trivia in Piqua | May 21

Live trivia with Josh Kirby every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St. Enjoy delicious food and drink s and win prizes. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Huber Heights | May 21

Join Todd Moore every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for trivia at The Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE


Shrek the Musical in Springfield | May 22

The tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue, Shrek the Musical will be at the Clark State Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

Amateur Talent Night in Piqua | May 22

Every Wednesday starting at 8 p.m. at Ron's Mug & Jug, 8285 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Fort Loramie | May 22

Takes place at The Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St., from 7-9 p.m. with prizes awarded. LEARN MORE

Food Truck Thursday in Pleasant Hill | May 23

Smokin Barrels food truck will be in Pleasant Hill at Monument Park from 4-8 p.m. LEARN MORE

Memorial Day Fun at Young’s Jersey Dairy in Yellow Springs | May 23-27
A full carnival with rides and games can be enjoyed with all-day passes, or one ride/game at a time from 3-10 p.m. Thursday and Friday; noon to 11 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday. Also on the property, enjoy putt-putt golf, batting cages, a driving range, feed animals and lots of great food and ice-cream.
 

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | May 23

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Karaoke in Sidney | May 23

Join KB's Tap House, 111 S. Ohio Ave., every Thursday from 7-11 p.m. for karaoke. LEARN MORE

Ranch Days at the Grassroots Bison Ranch in Piqua | May 24-26

A full schedule of events for all ages is planned all three days, including guided tours, a scavenger hunt, food samples, demonstrations and more. See the full line-up and learn more at the link above. Located at 10825 N. Spiker Rd. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. LEARN MORE

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Memorial Day Weekend at Poor Farmer’s Campground in Fletcher | May 24-27
Three days of fun and camping, starting on Saturday with a golf cart show, obstacle course and parade, plus a cornhole tournament, pizza and quarter auction. Continue on Sunday with a poker run, karaoke and BINGO. Stick on Monday and visit nearby Fletcher to watch the Memorial Day Parade at 1 p.m. Monday. Learn more at poorfarmerrvs.com.

Buckeye Farm Antiques Show in Sidney | May 24-26

Features a craft and flea market, children’s petting zoo, quilt display, tractor parts area, blacksmith, wood sculpture, shingle mill, car-truck-motorcycle show and kiddie tractor pulls, plus live music and food. Takes place at the Shelby County Fairgrounds.


Cinderella in Sidney | May 24-26

The Sidney Repertory Theatre presents Cinderella at the Historic Sidney Theater, 120 W. Poplar St. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $20 for adults and $16 for students/seniors. LEARN MORE

Discovery Night Hike in Troy | May 24

Join a park district naturalist and explore the amazing world of nature at night at Lost Creek Reserve, east of Troy. This leisurely night walk in the park will vary from .5 to 1.5 mile and is free to attend.

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LIVE MUSIC: Dark Star Jubilee in Thornville | May 24-26
Grateful Dead fans will enjoy this 3-day music festival at Legend Valley. The Dark Star Orchestra, Greensky Bluegrass, Melvin Seals & JGB, Grateful Gospel and many more will perform. Camping, food and vendors round things out. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Feast of the Flowering Moon in Chillicothe | May 24-26

This festival offers plenty of family-friendly entertainment for residents and visitors to Chillicothe. Featured activities include Native American music and dancing, crafters, exhibitors, Mountain Man Encampment with working craftsmen and demonstrations, entertainment and much more. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Side Piece in Vandalia | May 24

Live music at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Luv Locs in Dayton | May 24

Dayton-based Carribean-Funk band Luv Locs will perform at Riverscape, 237 E. Monument Ave., starting at 6 p.m. 


Ohio Bike Week in Sandusky | May 24-June 1
A huge 9-day party with block parties, bands, scenic rides, vendors and more. Learn more at ohiobikeweek.com.

Cars & Parts Swap Meet & Car Show in Springfield | May 24-26
The largest event of its kind in the entire region, with over 700 Cars-For-Sale in the car corral, plus hundreds and hundreds of vendor spaces, food, entertainment and more. Takes place at the Clark County Fairgrounds. Admission is $10. Learn more at ohioswapmeet.com.
 

St. Paris Farmers' Market | May 24

The St. Paris Farmers' Market takes place on Fridays from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St. Find fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, jewelry and more. LEARN MORE


Lantern Lit Owl Prowl at Mohican State Park | May 24

Join the Naturalist at the Pleasant Hill Dam for an easy to moderate 3-mile loop hike at night. Along the hike guests will stroll along the beautiful Clear Fork Scenic River, under the towering Eastern Hemlocks, next to our trickling waterfalls, through the Covered Bridge and across our Pleasant Hill Dam. The naturalist will attempt to call in owls as well as telling stories along the way. Takes place from 9-11:30 p.m.
 

Karaoke in Covington | May 24

EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St., hosts karaoke every Friday night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Celtic Heritage Festival in Piqua | May 25-26
Find traditional crafts, live demonstrations, food and craft vendors, a frontier encampment, canal boat rides, Highland games, live music and entertainment (including the Drab Irish Band and Highland Dancers), museum and house tours and more at Johnston Farm & Indian Agency. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission applies. LEARN MORE


FESTIVAL: Downtown Sidney Spring Street Fair | May 25

This kick-off to summer will feature art, food, music, activities and other entertainment on the courthouse square. This is opening day of the Great Sidney Farmer’s Market too! Takes place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Native Plant Workshop and Sale in Troy | May 25
The Miami County Park District will host a workshop at 10 a.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, located just east of Troy on St. Rt. 41. Learn about native plants, how to landscape with them and why planting them is important. There is a $5 fee which includes a free native plant. Also starting at 10 a.m. and lasting until 2 p.m. shoppers will have the opportunity to speak with the experts from knowledgeable vendors and purchase local plants to use at home. It is free to attend.

The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market Opening Day | May 25
Opens at 8 a.m. every Saturday in the spring and summer and offers fresh produce, baked goods, homemade items and much more. Takes place on the courthouse square.

LIVE MUSIC: Rick Sylvester at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | May 25

Enjoy live music from 6-9 p.m. at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd.

FESTIVAL: Taste of Cincinnati | May 25-27
A huge selection of food, plus music, children’s activities and more on Fifth Street. Visit tasteofcincinnati.com.

FESTIVAL: Mohican Arts & Crafts Festival in Loudonville | May 25
Artisans and craftsmen will be selling and displaying their creations in beautiful downtown Loudonville from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy great food, craftsmanship and more. Stick around for a hike at Mohican State Park or Malabar Farm State Park. LEARN MORE
 

“Large Odonata” at Cedar Bog in Urbana | May 25

Learn about the large odonatas (damselfly) at 10 a.m. at Cedar Bog Nature Preserve, 980 Woodburn Rd. The cost is $5.


Dog Show/Bully Gathering in Greenville | May 25
This dog show takes place in the Youth Building at the Darke County Fairgrounds.
 

Waterfall Hike at Rocky Fork State Park in Hillsboro | May 25-26

Join a Naturalist on this guided hike to a nearby waterfall with scenic views. The length of the hike may vary due to the time available. Meet at the Welcome Center. Takes place from 2:30-5:30 p.m. and is free.
 

Stand Up Paddle Boarding for Free at Caesar Creek State Park | May 25
Meet at the campground boat ramp at 1:30 p.m. and try out paddle boarding.

LIVE MUSIC: Don't Tell Steve in Vandalia | May 25

Live music at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

Heritage Day with the Dayton Philharmonic at Carillon Park | May 26

After a full day of historical demonstrations, miniature train rides, and general merriment, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra fills the air with beautiful music. Heritage Day is a festive and patriotic way to ring in summer. The Carillon Park Concert Band performs at 6 p.m., followed by the Dayton Philharmonic at 7 p.m. Admission is $14 for adults; $12 for seniors: and $10 for children. Hours are noon to 7 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Paris Flea Market in Dayton | May 26

The Flea Market is open 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday (weather permitting) through October. The entry fee is $1 per person/$2 per carload. The Paris Flea Market is located on the grounds of the Dixie Drive-In, 6201 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE


Memorial Day Parade in Greenville | May 27
The parade takes place at 1 p.m., with activities before and after in the downtown.
 

Bridge at the Tipp City Library | May 27

Join the library from 1-2 p.m. for a game of Bridge. Located at 11 E. Main St. LEARN MORE

 

Free Yoga Class at the Tipp City Library | May 28

Join Molly from Inhabit Yoga from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St., for an introduction to fundamental yoga breathing, postures, alignment, and core muscle engagement to support your lifelong yoga practice. Suitable for all levels. LEARN MORE


The Kite Runner in Dayton | May 28-June 2
Based on Khaled Hosseini’s beloved, international best-selling novel, The Kite Runner is a powerful new play adapted by Matthew Spangler that follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption. Numerous show times at Victoria Theatre. LEARN MORE
 

Just Joshin' Around Trivia in Piqua | May 28

Live trivia with Josh Kirby every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St. Enjoy delicious food and drink s and win prizes. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Huber Heights | May 28

Join Todd Moore every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for trivia at The Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE

 

Kettering Block Party | May 29
Free Dilly bars and hot dogs, a performance by the Kettering Civic Band at 7 p.m. and vendors from 6-8 p.m. at Lincoln Park. Admission is free.

 

Historic National Road Yard Sale (US Route 40) (Baltimore, Maryland to St. Louis, Missouri)  | May 29-June 2

 

Amateur Talent Night in Piqua | May 29

Every Wednesday starting at 8 p.m. at Ron's Mug & Jug, 8285 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE


FESTIVAL: Frontier Days in Milford | May 30-June 1
A parade at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday gets things started and is followed by a full weekend of carnival rides, games, children’s activities, demonstrations, a beer garden, live music and much more. LEARN MORE
 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Covington | May 30-31 & June 1


FESTIVAL: Community Days in Jackson Center | May 30-June 2
Community Days includes the street carnival, live bands all weekend, 50/50 drawings, dodgeball tournament, lots of food, drinks, games, rides, free pony rides, parades and more. LEARN MORE
 

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | May 30

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Karaoke in Sidney | May 30

Join KB's Tap House, 111 S. Ohio Ave., every Thursday from 7-11 p.m. for karaoke. LEARN MORE

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Covington | May 31 & June 1

 

LIVE MUSIC: Hookahville music festival in Thornville | May 31-June 1
The 30th anniversary music festival (with camping) takes place at Legend Valley in rural Appalachia Ohio. LEARN MORE

 

Karaoke in Covington | May 31

EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St., hosts karaoke every Friday night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. LEARN MORE

 

St. Paris Farmers' Market | May 31

The St. Paris Farmers' Market takes place on Fridays from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St. Find fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, jewelry and more. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: The Big WAZU in Vandalia | May 31

Live music at Wings Sports Bar & Grille, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

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FESTIVAL: Troy Strawberry Festival | June 1-2
The 48th annual Troy Strawberry Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in downtown Troy and along the Great Miami River levee. Enjoy food including strawberry delights, arts & craft vendors and entertainment on 3 stages. Free parking and shuttles to the festival available. Plan your visit at troystrawberryfest.com.
 

Zip & Climb Adventure in Troy | June 1

If you are interested in challenging yourself on the Miami County Park District’s Zip & Climb Adventure Tower at Lost Creek Reserve, sign up for this exciting program. The district’s trained staff will lead you through the climbing walls, up the cargo net and down the zipline. Each participant must be registered. Program fee is $10 for county residents and $20 for nonresident. Contact the park district for details. LEARN MORE 

 

Champaign County Flea Market, Antique & Art Show in Urbana | June 1-2

The Champaign County Flea Market, Antique & Art Show features vendors with a unique blend of antiques, arts, and crafts. Admission is $2 per person. Takes place at the Champaign County Fairgrounds, 384 Park Ave. Hours are Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE - Christiansburg | June 1

There will be a flea market, swap meet and food trucks in the park as well.


LIVE MUSIC: Let’s Sing Taylor at the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights | June 1

The show is a live band experience that celebrates the music of Taylor Swift. It starts at 8 p.m. Tickets available at rosemusiccenter.com.
 

LIVE MUSIC: The Music of Green Day in Dayton | June 1
Rock out to a full symphonic production featuring music from five-time Grammy Award-winning punk rock band Green Day. You’ll hear the band’s iconic hits, including their multi-million sellers, “Basket Case” and “Good Riddance,” performed by professional rock musicians and singers, plus your Rockin’ Orchestra. Takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the Mead Theatre. LEARN MORE


LIVE MUSIC: Amanda Livingston at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | June 1

Enjoy live music (and the Momma Boyz food truck) from 6-9 p.m. at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd.

FESTIVAL:  Ohio Valley Indigenous Music Festival in Springboro | June 1-2
Indigenous music, vendors, workshops, food and family fun from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Patricia Allyn Park, 7266 St. Rt. 48. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Dayton Beer 5K | June 1

The 2024 Dayton Beer 5K & 1/4 mile walk and tasting will bring together 12 local microbreweries and the running community to enjoy a fun, athletic event with a relaxing beer tasting after party. Learn more at beer5k.com.

LIVE MUSIC: An Afternoon with Will Liverman in Dayton | June 2

In this recital, Will Liverman performs works from Black composers alongside other pieces from the classical music canon. Takes place at 2:30 p.m. at the Mead Theatre. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Music in the Park in Covington | June 2
Come out to Stillwater Prairie Reserve and listen to “Night Songs Under the Stars” from 8-11 p.m. The program is free.
 

Paris Flea Market in Dayton | June 2

The Flea Market is open 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday (weather permitting) through October. The entry fee is $1 per person/$2 per carload. The Paris Flea Market is located on the grounds of the Dixie Drive-In, 6201 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE

Bridge at the Tipp City Library | June 3

Join the library from 1-2 p.m. for a game of Bridge. Located at 11 E. Main St. LEARN MORE

 

Free Yoga Class at the Tipp City Library | June 4

Join Molly from Inhabit Yoga from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St., for an introduction to fundamental yoga breathing, postures, alignment, and core muscle engagement to support your lifelong yoga practice. Suitable for all levels. LEARN MORE

 

Just Joshin' Around Trivia in Piqua | June 4

Live trivia with Josh Kirby every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St. Enjoy delicious food and drink s and win prizes. LEARN MORE

 

Trivia Night in Huber Heights | June 4

Join Todd Moore every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for trivia at The Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE

 

Trivia Night in Greenville | June 5

Sure Shot Tap House, 117 E. Fifth St., hosts trivia night every first and third Wednesday of the month starting at 7 p.m. Prizes awarded to the top winners. LEARN MORE

 

Chess Club in Troy | June 5

Open to all ages and skill levels. Takes place from 6-7:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at the Troy library, 419 W. Main St. Peer instruction only. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Jimmy Felts in Piqua | June 5

Enjoy music from Jimmy Felts at Susie's Big Dipper, 323 N. Main St., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Trivia Night in Fort Loramie | June 5

Takes place at The Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St., from 7-9 p.m. with prizes awarded. LEARN MORE

Antique Tractor, Engine Show & Flea Market in Fletcher | June 6-9
The public is invited to camp and/or set up a flea market site during this four-day event at Poor Farmer’s Campground. This popular event features dozens of campsites filled with flea market finds, plus food trucks, tractor pulls, tractor and engine displays and more. The annual Kiddie Tractor Pull will be at 12:30 p.m. on June 9. Admission to the grounds is $1.

 

The Bish Cooperative Market | June 6

The Bish Cooperative Market takes place on the first and third Thursday of the month from June through October at the Bish Discovery Center, 404 N. Ohio St., from 4-7 p.m. Find local vendors selling produce, baked goods, handmade jewelry, local art and more. LEARN MORE

Food Truck Thursday in Pleasant Hill | June 6

U Wanna Pizza Me food truck will be in Pleasant Hill at Monument Park from 4-8 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

FESTIVAL: Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival | June 6-8
Food vendors, kiddie rides, craft booths, musical entertainment, children’s activities, fireworks, night glow, and hot air balloon launches, plus free admission. Takes place at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds. LEARN MORE

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Union | June 6-8

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Ansonia | June 6-8

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Trotwood | June 6-9

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Huber Heights | June 6-9

 

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | June 6

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Karaoke in Sidney | June 6

Join KB's Tap House, 111 S. Ohio Ave., every Thursday from 7-11 p.m. for karaoke. LEARN MORE

Jeep Cruise-In in Tipp City | June 7
After a huge first year, this event returns to the streets of historic downtown Tipp City from 4-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

The Amazing Downtown Race in Sidney | June 7
Teams are tasked to deduce clues, navigate themselves around the downtown area and race to complete challenges at each stop. The top 3 finishing teams will be awarded. Contact Sidney Alive at (937) 658-6945 to register your team. LEARN MORE

First Friday “Summer Jam Non-Profit Night” in Greenville | June 7
Visit historic downtown Greenville and support local organizations from 6-9 p.m.
 

LIVE MUSIC: Steve Worley at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | June 7

Enjoy live music from 6-9 p.m. at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd.

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Lost Creek Garden & Antique Show in Troy | June 7-8
Vintage garden accessories, antiques, flowers, herbs, plants, landscape design, artisans and more, plus great food, all at a private historic country home located 2 miles east of Troy at 1058 Knoop Rd. Admission is $5. Hours are 6-9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. This is the 25th year of the event.
 

FESTIVAL: St. Christopher Summer Festival in Vandalia | June 7-9
Rides and carnival games, gambling, BINGO, food, live bands and more from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday; 1 p.m. to midnight Saturday; and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at 435 E. National Rd. LEARN MORE
 

Owls & Howls Night Hike in Covington | June 7
Join a Miami County Park naturalist as you try to call two animals uncommonly seen by humans, owls and coyotes. Learn about these mysterious creatures while on a leisurely hike from 9-11 p.m. at Maple Ridge Reserve. Registration is required for this free program.

 

First Friday in Dayton | June 7
This art hop features exhibit openings at the galleries, along with a variety of entertainment options, including street performances and roaming entertainers, arts demonstrations, live music, dining and shopping specials, and more. It takes place from 5-10 p.m. throughout the downtown and is free to attend.

 

FESTIVAL: Van Wert Peony Festival | June 7-8
A car show, vendor fair, children's fishing derby, live bands, food trucks, entertainment and more in the historic downtown. LEARN MORE


FESTIVAL: Cork Fest in Eaton | June 7-8
Wine, music, vendors and food at the Olde Schoolhouse Vineyard & Winery, 152 St. Rt. 726. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Black Diamond Music & Arts Festival in Nelsonville | June 7
A celebration of country and bluegrass music. Get your tickets online and learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL: The Botkins Carousel | June 7-9
Three days of carnival rides and games, food, music, tractor pulls and more. LEARN MORE
 

St. Paris Farmers' Market | June 7

The St. Paris Farmers' Market takes place on Fridays from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St. Find fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, jewelry and more. LEARN MORE

 

Karaoke in Covington | June 7

EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St., hosts karaoke every Friday night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. LEARN MORE

Canal Music Fest with Draw the Line “Aerosmith Tribute Band” in Tipp City | June 8
Enjoy an evening of music, food and drinks at City Park with the music of Aerosmith, and opening act Michael Williams, who was a finalist on The Voice and American Idol. Gates open at 5 p.m. Admission is free. Bring a chair or blanket for seating. Learn more at canalmusicfest.com.

2nd Saturday Arts, Crafts & Antique Show at the Piqua Center | June 8

40 tables inside of the mall from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the former Miami Valley Centre Mall. LEARN MORE


Downtown Putt Around in Sidney | June 8
Teams of 4 putt around the downtown for their chance to win 1 of 3 prizes. Register at sidneyalive.wpcomstaging.com or by calling (937) 658-6945.

Poetry at the Hayner: A Mosaic of Voices in Troy | June 8
10 featured potes will read the first hour, with open mic to follow in the second hour. Hors d’oeuvres, a wine bar and book sales will be available. Admission is free. The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is located at 301 W. Main St.

FESTIVAL: Yellow Springs Street Fair & Music and Beer Fest | June 8
More than 250 vendors, plus 65 shops and eateries, entertainment and more in downtown Yellow Springs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A Music & Beer Festival takes place from noon to 7 p.m. LEARN MORE

Back to Our Roots Antique Show in Dayton | June 8
Find pilgrim, early country antiques, primitive and handmades from 50 dealers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Admission is $5.
 

LIVE MUSIC: Rick Sylvester at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | June 8

Enjoy live music from 6-9 p.m. at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd.

 

Goat Yoga in Troy | June 8

GoatCountry LLC will bring their goats to Long Shots, 2315 S. Co. Rd. 25A, for goat yoga at 2 p.m. Tickets are $45 which includes the class and a pint of beer or glass of wine. This is a beginner level yoga class. Bring a yoga mat, or some beach towels. A sweatshirt/ jacket is recommended. TICKETS

LIVE MUSIC: Come Together a Rooftop Beatles Tribute in Troy | June 8

Beatles tribute band Come Together will perform a rooftop concert on the roof of the Mayflower at 7 p.m. in downtown Troy. This is a free event and people can watch from Prouty Plaza and all around the downtown Square. LEARN MORE

Waynesville Street Faire | June 8
Booths filled with antiques, crafts and art line both side of the core of historic downtown Waynesville (along with the regular shops), plus food, entertainment and history. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Orchid Walk at Cedar Bog in Urbana | June 8
Naturalists will be on the boardwalk to help visitors explore the orchids during this self-guided tour taking place between noon and 2 p.m. at Cedar Bog Nature Preserve, 980 Woodburn Rd.

Arts & Crafts Fair at Hueston Woods State Park | June 8-9
Held on the grounds of the Pioneer Farm at Hueston Woods State Park this unique event is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days with an admission of $4 for adults. The art and high-quality crafts are exhibited and sold in this juried show representing artisans from the region. Works are all original and include such creative products as paintings and prints, photography, floral arrangements, stained glass, yard sculpture, jewelry, soaps and candles, gourd carvings, pottery, furniture, clothing, Christmas ornaments, baskets, rugs and rock engravings. Food vendors will be available. Located at 6924 Brown Rd.

Antique Tractor Show, Fiber Arts Festival & Flea Market in Defiance | June 8-9
This event takes place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Auglaize Village. Admission applies.
 

The Market in Kettering | June 8

Come shop with local crafters and direct sale vendors at The Market, held the second Saturday from January through October from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Towne & Country Shopping Center, 300 E. Stroop Rd. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Triple Nickle Band in Piqua | June 8

From 8-11 p.m. at Referees Sports Bar, 311 N. Main St. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: The Locals in Vandalia | June 8

Starts at 7 p.m. at Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd. LEARN MORE

 

Paris Flea Market in Dayton | June 9

The Flea Market is open 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday (weather permitting) through October. The entry fee is $1 per person/$2 per carload. The Paris Flea Market is located on the grounds of the Dixie Drive-In, 6201 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Steve Lewis in Fort Loramie | June 9

Takes place at The Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St., from 3:30-6:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

Family Value Wristband Week at Young’s Dairy in Yellow Springs | June 10-16

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, Moovers & Shakers, Wagon Tour on the Farm. Cowvin’s Fast Slide and Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral. Each wristband is good for all day fun on the date purchased. Wristbands are $20 (ages 12 & over) $14 (ages 11 & under) and can be purchased at Udders & Putters.

 

Bridge at the Tipp City Library | June 10

Join the library from 1-2 p.m. for a game of Bridge. Located at 11 E. Main St. LEARN MORE

 

Butterfly Walk in Covington | June 11

Participants will join a Miami County Park District naturalist on the trail to learn about butterfly species and the different types of flowering plants these insects love. Participants will also help collect data for the Ohio Lepidoptera’s Butterfly Monitoring Program. Takes place from 2-4 p.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve. It is free.

 

Free Yoga Class at the Tipp City Library | June 11

Join Molly from Inhabit Yoga from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St., for an introduction to fundamental yoga breathing, postures, alignment, and core muscle engagement to support your lifelong yoga practice. Suitable for all levels. LEARN MORE


Mama Mia! in Dayton | June 11-16
A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget. Numerous shows at the Schuster Center. LEARN MORE

Just Joshin' Around Trivia in Piqua | June 11

Live trivia with Josh Kirby every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St. Enjoy delicious food and drink s and win prizes. LEARN MORE

 

Trivia Night in Huber Heights | June 11

Join Todd Moore every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for trivia at The Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE


FESTIVAL: Fort Recovery Harvest Jubilee | June 12-16
This celebration of Ft Recovery will begin on Wednesday evening with a Taste of Fort Recovery event from 5:30-10 p.m. on Brick Street. Sample delicacies from your favorite local eateries. Also enjoy beer and wine tastings with some great live music mixed in.The Jubilee will continue throughout the weekend with numerous activities for all ages, including duck races, inflatables, rides and amusements, softball, BBQ chicken and so much more. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Open Mic Night in Fort Loramie | June 12

Takes place at The Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St., from 6:30-9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE - Sherwood/Nottingham Neighborhood (Troy) | June 13-15

Englewood Market | June 13

The family friendly, outdoor market in Englewood takes place on the second Thursday of the month (through October) at Wagoner Power Equipment, 520 W. National Rd., from 5-8 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Food Truck Thursday in Pleasant Hill | June 13

Smokin Barrels food truck will be in Pleasant Hill at Monument Park from 4-8 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | June 13

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Karaoke in Sidney | June 13

Join KB's Tap House, 111 S. Ohio Ave., every Thursday from 7-11 p.m. for karaoke. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Poultry Days in Versailles | June 14-16
Home of World Famous Barbecue Chicken, Poultry Days is a large festival that also includes carnival rides and games, a huge parade (11 a.m. on Saturday), BINGO, tractor pulls, live music and so much more. Admission is free. Visit versaillespoultrydays.com.

Juneteenth Eve in Troy | June 14
The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center will host this kick-off event at McKaig and Race Park in Troy with live music and refreshments. All are welcome.
 

Brunch and BINGO in Piqua | June 14

The community is invited to a complimentary brunch and BINGO at Piqua Manor, 1840 W. High St., at 9:30 a.m. consisting of ten games with prizes. For more information call Kathy at (937) 418-7624.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Warrant at the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights | June 14
The show starts at 7:30 p.m. with special guests Firehouse and Bulletboys. Tickets available at rosemusiccenter.com.


Date Night Series “Shoot & Survive” in Covington | June 14
Learn how to shoot bow and arrow and then test your survival skills on our survival trail at Stillwater Prairie Reserve. Couples will have an hour archery lesson then will encounter scenario signs that will describe a survival situation where an individual would have to make decisions that would ultimately decide their fate in the wilderness. Thankfully, you won’t have to decide if you need to resort to cannibalism because after you survive you can enjoy treats from ReU Juicery & Organic Kitchen. Three time slots are open and a fee is charged. Visit the Miami County Park District to sign up.

FESTIVAL: Anna Homecoming Festival | June 14-15
Food, drinks, a car show, pageants, gambling, a craft show, parade, tournaments and entertainment for all ages. Opens at 5 p.m. on Friday and lasts until midnight on Saturday at 607 N. Pike St. Admission is free.
 

FESTIVAL: Unique, Boutique & Antique Festival in Hillsboro | June 14-15
A variety of items from area merchants and vendors, plus the Bluegrass Music Festival and camping! Takes place 4-7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Highland County Fairgrounds, 7335 Fairgrounds Rd.

 

LIVE MUSIC: The Menus at the Fraze in Kettering | June 14
The energetic band The Menus perform this annual concert at 8 p.m. at Fraze Pavilion. Admission is $5 in advance at fraze.com.

 

Karaoke in Covington | June 14

EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St., hosts karaoke every Friday night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. LEARN MORE

 

St. Paris Farmers' Market | June 14

The St. Paris Farmers' Market takes place on Fridays from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St. Find fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, jewelry and more. LEARN MORE

Putt Around the Lake at Indian Lake | June 15

Putt around to 22 different establishments by boat or by car around Indian Lake. Choose 9 out of 22 of your best scores to win. You can putt 9 or all 22. Registration is $100 per team of four. This event starts at 10 a.m. and concludes at 6 p.m. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. LEARN MORE

Boots in the Street in Sidney (ticketed event) | June 15
This country music event will take place on Main Avenue in downtown Sidney. The headliner will be Tyler Hubbard. Along with music, guests can enjoy food and beer from local vendors and more. TICKETS
 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Jackson Center | June 15

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in St. Paris | June 15

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in NorthParks Neighborhood in Piqua | June 15

Takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


FESTIVAL: Celtic Fest Ohio in Waynesville | June 15
This festival takes place on the grounds of the Renaissance Festival at 10542 St. Rt. 73 and includes all things Celtic, from music, food and drinks to demonstrations, dance and storytelling. Takes place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and an admission is charged. Visit celticfestohio.com.

FESTIVAL: Black Heritage Festival in Urbana | June 15
Explore a vendor market and car show, enjoy entertainment and music and dine from food trucks at Barbara Howell Park, 213 Market St. Learn more at urbanablkheritagefest.com.

FESTIVAL: Toledo Beer & Bacon Festival | June 15
Excellent craft beer and bacon dishes wrapped into one festival at 224 Paine Ave. This is a ticketed event. 
 

LIVE MUSIC: Kevin Ashba in Fort Loramie | June 15

Takes place at The Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St., from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure in Arcanum | June 15-22
This year’s tour goes through three counties—Butler, Preble and Darke—and features more than 1,500 bicyclists. Register at goba.com.


Springfield Antique Show and Flea Market | June 15-16
Find antiques, vintage and flea market finds from 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.

Free Saturday Morning Yoga in Troy | June 15

Join the owner of Coral Bloom Wellness for this drop-in yoga class at the Troy library, 419 W. Main St., from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. For all levels. Bring your yoga mat. For adults. LEARN MORE

 

SKS Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser at Dunaways in Troy | June 15

Festivities will include a Euchre Tournament ($25 buy in and winner takes half), Silent Auction, Prize Raffle, 50/50 Drawing and live music from John Jakubek & Friends (in the back parking lot) at 7 p.m. Plus, There will be a $5 cover charge starting at 6 p.m. with all proceeds going towards the SKS Memorial. Located at 508 W. Main St. LEARN MORE

Young’s Farmstead Cheese Anniversary Weekend in Yellow Springs | June 15-16

Young’s Deep Fried Cheddar Cheese Curds are on sale during this special event at Young’s Jersey Dairy. Guests can also sample Young’s Farmstead Cheese, which is on sale all week. Purchase one piece of homemade cheese, pint of fresh cheddar curds, or sampler package, get one of equal or lesser value for only $4.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | June 15

Enjoy live music from 6-9 p.m. at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd.

 

Midwest Exotic Animal Expo at the Piqua Center | June 15

The Reptigirls Reptiles will be on-hand at the Piqua Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For $5, guests can learn, see, touch and even purchase reptiles. ReptiGirls Reptiles is an educational reptile exhibit with a variety of animals from little tiny geckos to tortoises, a wide variety of snakes, lizards, and monitors. The Piqua Center is located at 987 E. Ash St. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Joey Fatone & AJ McLean in Kettering | June 15

This collaboration of Joey Fatone of *NSYNC and AJ McLean of the Backstreet Boys starts at 8 p.m. at Fraze Pavilion. Tickets start at $55 at fraze.com.

LIVE MUSIC: Breakfast with the Beatles in Kettering | June 16

This free event starts at 9 a.m. at Lincoln Park Civic Commons around the fountains. Listen live to Breakfast with the Beatles on 104.7. Admission is free and enjoy Beatle related activities. A continental breakfast is available a la carte. LEARN MORE

Paris Flea Market in Dayton | June 16

The Flea Market is open 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday (weather permitting) through October. The entry fee is $1 per person/$2 per carload. The Paris Flea Market is located on the grounds of the Dixie Drive-In, 6201 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE

Bridge at the Tipp City Library | June 17

Join the library from 1-2 p.m. for a game of Bridge. Located at 11 E. Main St. LEARN MORE

 

Free Yoga Class at the Tipp City Library | June 18

Join Molly from Inhabit Yoga from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St., for an introduction to fundamental yoga breathing, postures, alignment, and core muscle engagement to support your lifelong yoga practice. Suitable for all levels. LEARN MORE

 

Just Joshin' Around Trivia in Piqua | June 18

Live trivia with Josh Kirby every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St. Enjoy delicious food and drink s and win prizes. LEARN MORE

 

Trivia Night in Huber Heights | June 18

Join Todd Moore every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for trivia at The Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with Special Guest Big Boi of Outkast in Huber Heights | June 18
The show starts at 7:30 p.m. at The Rose Music Center. Tickets available at rosemusiccenter.com.

LIVE MUSIC: Juneteenth Celebration in Kettering | June 19

Dayton-based Carribean-Funk band Luv Locs (pictured above) will perform at Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd. Gates open at 5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. There will also be food trucks, local vendors and crafts for children. LEARN MORE 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Arcanum | June 19-22

 

Trivia Night in Greenville | June 19

Sure Shot Tap House, 117 E. Fifth St., hosts trivia night every first and third Wednesday of the month starting at 7 p.m. Prizes awarded to the top winners. LEARN MORE

 

Trivia Night in Fort Loramie | June 19

Takes place at The Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St., from 7-9 p.m. with prizes awarded. LEARN MORE

Third Thursday in Piqua | June 20
Downtown Piqua will be filled with activities for all ages from 6-8 p.m.
 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in Bradford | June 20-22

 

The Bish Cooperative Market | June 20

The Bish Cooperative Market takes place on the first and third Thursday of the month from June through October at the Bish Discovery Center, 404 N. Ohio St., from 4-7 p.m. Find local vendors selling produce, baked goods, handmade jewelry, local art and more. LEARN MORE

 

Stretch & Dance Hour in Piqua | June 20

Join Patrice Link Dancing School at the Piqua Center, 987 E. Ash St., from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for stretching exercises and group line dancing. Comfortable clothes are suggested. Appropriate for all ages, everyone welcome. Refreshments provided. 

 

Graceland Cemetery Tour in Sidney | June 20
Join the Shelby County Historical Society for its 24th Annual Tour of Graceland Cemetery. The tour takes place at 8 p.m. at 975 S. Main Ave. and is free. The gentle rolling hills of Graceland Cemetery are now home to many of the men and women who struggled and toiled to build Sidney’s strong foundation which we still enjoy today.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Ohio Dreamfest in Ansonia | June 20-23
This is a music and arts festival that includes camping, vendors, food, fire and flow performances, live artists and more. It takes place at the J&M Ranch, 6129 Reed Rd. Tickets are available online. LEARN MORE 

 

Summer Solstice Sunrise at Fort Ancient in Oregonia | June 20
Join Fort Ancient in welcoming the first day of summer through this exciting program of observing the sunrise as the Ancient people did 2,000 years ago. Watch the sunrise between two walls of earth when aligning yourself between the earthen wall and a stone covered mound. Free admission until 10 a.m. Located at 6123 St. Rt. 350.

 

FESTIVAL: London Strawberry Festival | June 20-22

Numerous strawberry themed contests and events take place over this 3-day festival in downtown London. Highlights include a car and motorcycle show, strawberry foods (and other food), amusement rides and games, a parade at 3 p.m. on Saturday and much more. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Friends of Serpent Mound Summer Solstice Celebration in Peebles | June 20-23
This festival highlights the area’s history, heritage, ecology, as well as the multitude of aspects associated with the Serpent Mound Park and takes place at the Soaring Eagle Retreat (next to Serpent Mound). A full lineup of educational, musical, recreational and historical activities will be offered each day.

Summer Solstice Sunrise at Fort Ancient in Oregonia | June 20
Join Fort Ancient in welcoming the first day of summer through this exciting program of observing the sunrise as the Ancient people did 2,000 years ago. Watch the sunrise between two walls of earth when aligning yourself between the earthen wall and a stone covered mound. Free admission until 10 a.m.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | June 20

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Karaoke in Sidney | June 20

Join KB's Tap House, 111 S. Ohio Ave., every Thursday from 7-11 p.m. for karaoke. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Maria Stein Countryfest | June 21-23
Known for its famous tractor square dancing, the Maria Stein Countryfest also offers a large craft show, big-time entertainment (including trapeze acts), go kart races and lift-a-thons, live music, food and so much more. Starts at 5 p.m. on Friday and lasts through 10:30 p.m. on Sunday. LEARN MORE

 

Downtown Piqua Pub Crawl “Superhero” | June 21
The theme of this month’s Downtown Pub Crawl is “Superhero.” Dress up as your favorite super hero (or villain) and visit five restaurants, bars and pubs in downtown Piqua for a chance to win a gift card. The after party will be at the Liquid Lounge.

 

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES in New Carlisle | June 21-23

 

LIVE MUSIC: The Fab Four at the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights | June 21
The Ultimate Beatles Tribute starts at 8 p.m. Tickets available at rosemusiccenter.com.

 

Summer (Outdoor) Movie Series in Huber Heights | June 21
Enjoy an outdoor movie at Cloud Park.

 

St. Paris Farmers' Market | June 21

The St. Paris Farmers' Market takes place on Fridays from 3-6 p.m. at 135 W. Main St. Find fresh local produce, local raw honey, homemade baked goods, jewelry and more. LEARN MORE

 

Karaoke in Covington | June 21

EndZone Sports Lounge, 601 E. Broadway St., hosts karaoke every Friday night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. LEARN MORE

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Dayton Air Show | June 22-23
The Blue Angels and many other special acts will help the Miami Valley celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Dayton Air Show. Other highlights include the USAF F-16 Viper Demonstration Team, Tora! Tora! Tora! (with giant explosions), Rob Holland Ultimate Airshows, the Titan Aerobatic Team, U.S. Army Golden Knights and many more. Along with the show, there is food and fun for all ages. LEARN MORE & TICKETS

Vintage in the Village in Tipp City | June 22
The streets of historic downtown Tipp City will be lined with antique and vintage vendors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also enjoy food trucks and shopping and dining at local businesses. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

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Rock “N Roll Car Show in Piqua | June 22
Walk the streets of historic downtown Piqua to view cars and trucks, including hot rods, low riders and classics. Also find food trucks, local restaurants and other entertainment. Admission is free. Takes place from noon to 5 p.m.
 

LIVE MUSIC: Crush: Bon Jovi Experience in Troy | June 22

This free show will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Treasure Island Park. Food and beverage trucks will be available.

 

Gem City Charity Rally Fundraiser and Bike Show in Vandalia | June 22

The Gem City Rally to Benefit Dayton Children's Hospital takes place from noon to 4 p.m. at Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd.  The event includes live music, vendors, a gun raffle, 50/50, silent auction and bike show (all bikes welcome, cash prizes).  There is a $10 donation for entry. LEARN MORE

 

Bash at Bish in Greenville | June 22

Join the Bish Discovery Center for this free special event, focused on outdoor recreation and taking place from noon to 7 p.m. at 404 N. Ohio St. This event will offer a wide range of activities for visitors to enjoy, including BMX stunt shows, paddling, tree climbing, face painting, yard games and more. There will be several food trucks on site and live music throughout the day. LEARN MORE

Piqua Comic-Con | June 22-23
Find comics, art (and artists), toys, video games, specialty dealers and more at the Piqua Comic-Con. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days at the Knights of St. John, 110 S. Wayne St. in Piqua. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Independence Day Celebration in Christiansburg | June 22-23
Food, games, music, a parade, a Sweet Auction and more, plus fireworks at Christiansburg Community Park. LEARN MORE

Carillon Park Rail Festival in Dayton | June 22-23
Carillon Historical Park is home to B&O #1, John Quincy Adams (the oldest existing American-built locomotive), a Barney & Smith wooden parlor car, an Interurban, a train station, and more. Presented by the Carillon Park Rail & Steam Society, Rail Festival is a perfect complement to Carillon Historical Park’s rail-themed artifacts, many of which are located in the James F. Dicke Family Transportation Center. There are miniature train rides, model train displays, food and more. Takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Carillon Historical Park. Admission is $14 for adults; $12 for seniors; and $10 for children. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Mr. Speed (KISS tribute) at the Fraze in Kettering | June 22
The “World’s #1 KISS Tribute” performs at 8 p.m. at the Fraze Pavilion. Admission is $20 in advance at fraze.com.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Soundtrack Magic: John Williams & Friends in Dayton | June 22
Grab your popcorn for an evening of beloved musical works from the silver screen. Featuring familiar songs from movies like 2001: A Space Odyssey, Casablanca, and The Lord of the Rings, this concert shines the spotlight on blockbuster film scores. Takes place at 7:30 p.m. at Mead Theatre. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Rick Sylvester at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | June 22

Enjoy live music from 6-9 p.m. at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd.


FESTIVAL: Multicultural Festival in Huber Heights | June 22
Celebrate diversity with food, entertainment and family fun, and stick around to enjoy the Community Wide Garage Sale.
 

“Gardening for Moths” at Cedar Bog in Urbana | June 22
Chelsea Gottieb will present this talk at 8 p.m. at Cedar Bog Nature Preserve, 980 Woodburn Rd. The cost is $5. There will be a moth hike held for free following the program and all are welcome.

“Bugs, Bugs, Bugs” in Covington | June 22

Come learn about bugs with the Miami County Park District from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve. The program is free.
 

C&E Gun Show in Dayton | June 22-23
Takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Admission is $10.

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Paris Flea Market in Dayton | June 23

The Flea Market is open 6 a.m. to noon every Sunday (weather permitting) through October. The entry fee is $1 per person/$2 per carload. The Paris Flea Market is located on the grounds of the Dixie Drive-In, 6201 N. Dixie Dr. LEARN MORE

Bridge at the Tipp City Library | June 24

Join the library from 1-2 p.m. for a game of Bridge. Located at 11 E. Main St. LEARN MORE

 

Trailing Moms & Tots in Tipp City | June 25
This Miami County Park District 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.

 

Free Yoga Class at the Tipp City Library | June 25

Join Molly from Inhabit Yoga from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St., for an introduction to fundamental yoga breathing, postures, alignment, and core muscle engagement to support your lifelong yoga practice. Suitable for all levels. LEARN MORE

 

Just Joshin' Around Trivia in Piqua | June 25

Live trivia with Josh Kirby every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St. Enjoy delicious food and drink s and win prizes. LEARN MORE

 

Trivia Night in Huber Heights | June 25

Join Todd Moore every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for trivia at The Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Spass Nacht an Austrian Festival in Kettering | June 26

In honor of Kettering’s sister city, Steyr, Austria, celebrate with a Spass Nacht (translation: Fun Night) with authentic food, beverages, polka music and live entertainment from the Chardon Polka Band. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. at Lincoln Park. LEARN MORE

Food Truck Thursday in Pleasant Hill | June 27

Momma Boyz food truck will be in Pleasant Hill at Monument Park from 4-8 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | June 27

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Karaoke in Sidney | June 27

Join KB's Tap House, 111 S. Ohio Ave., every Thursday from 7-11 p.m. for karaoke. LEARN MORE

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | June 28
Dozens of vendors, plus food trucks and live music from 5-9 p.m. at 201 Long St. Bring a lawn chair for seating.

FESTIVAL: Liberty Days in Fort Loramie | June 28-30
Friday night fireworks, carnival rides, BBQ chicken dinners (and lots of other food), kids scavenger hunts and games, tractor pulls, turtle races, live music and much more. LEARN MORE
 

Summer Cruise-In & Grandparent’s Weekend in Fletcher | June 28-29
Take the family camping at Poor Farmer’s Campground and enjoy a Moonlight Mania Scavenger Hunt on Friday evening and a full day of activities on Saturday, including a Summer Cruise-In from 4-8 p.m. Learn more at poorfarmerrvs.com.

FESTIVAL: New Knoxville Independence Day Celebration | June 28-29
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