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What's Great in Dayton: July 26 - August 1, 2019

The Dayton Celtic Festival is this weekend.
The Dayton Celtic Festival is this weekend.

is at RiverScape MetroPark. It begins this evening and is all weekend.

A Small Farm & Food Fest is for all-ages and it promotes healthy eating and sustainable living. There are dozens of hands-on activities, a pop-up farmers market, demonstrations, speakers and more. It's at Carriage Hill MetroPark on Saturday, from 10am to 5pm.

Old Case Files takes place at Dayton’s Old Court House and you hear testimonies from witnesses; arguments from the prosecution and defense; chatting with costumed spectators to uncover the events surrounding the trial. It begins this weekend and is through August 11.

Nominations are now being accepted for the Miami Valley Access to Justice Awards. This is your opportunity to nominate individuals, organizations, and businesses for their extraordinary assistance in helping low-income Miami Valley residents to receive fairness and equal justice. The deadline for entries is Wednesday, July 31. Submit a nomination online at:

Sculptures on the Square features 22 life-sized sculptures. Forever Marilyn is placed in front of The Mayflower Arts Center. Be sure to stop by for a photo with her and see the other sculptures in downtown Troy. It’s all there now until the fall.

StoryCorps is right here at WYSOto record, preserve, and share the stories of Miami Valley veterans and their families. This provides opportunities for veterans, service members, and military families to share their stories. In doing so we honor their voices, amplify their experiences, and let them know that we—as a nation—are listening. This is from July 30 to August 8.

And finally, our longtime blues host, Shakin’ Dave Hussong is retiring. You can hear his final episode of Hall of Fame Blues on Sunday, 3 to 5pm.

Gotta go….

Charlie, I’m a Vietnam Vet and have signed up for StoryCorps, Campbell

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Charlie Campbell wants to spread the news of so many wonderful aspects in the greater Dayton area. He is a cheerleader and a real believer that our area is the place to be. He has been active in this area for almost 40 years and you can hear him weekly at WYSO.