Dayton Montgomery County CVB

The Birthplace of Aviation and So Much More

Calendar of Events

Exhibit: Dayton Celebrates Glass
Jul 26 all-day

On the heels of the 50th anniversary of the Studio Glass movement in America in 2012, the special exhibition, Dayton Celebrates Glass: Chihuly, Littleton, Labino and Beyond, showcases the Dayton Region’s love of studio glass, ranging from the early pioneers of the studio movement through today’s artistic innovators.

Exhibit: Decked Out
Jul 26 all-day

Featured permanent collection objects in the exhibition include portraits, textiles, Asian belt buckles, Byzantine rings, African bracelets, European lace and Asian fans. Costumes from the Wright State Theater Departmentwill be displayed alongside artists’ installations and hands-on gallery activities for all ages, preschool to adult.

Exhibit: Peace Labyrinth – Quilting the Golden Rule
Jul 26 all-day

Imagine yourself walking through a labyrinth lined wiht quilts that tell you about the world’s major faiths. As you walk through the labyrinth, you become aware that the central message in all of these life-views have their roots in the same moral belief.

Exhibits: Michelle Frantz & Rosalie Campbell
Jul 26 all-day
RiverScape Rentals
Jul 26 all-day
The 23rd Annual Open Members Show
Jul 26 all-day

This exhibit is open to all members – every submission will be included, celebrating our diverse community of visual artists.

Medicine on the Move
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Chat with your doctor while taking a stroll, during the Medicine on the Move Walking Program, presented by the Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton. A variety of local doctors covering a variety of topics.

Wild Lands, Wild Life Art Quilt Exhibit
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

What images come to mind? The mega-fauna of the Artic, Serengeti and Amazon? The bison of Yellowstone, the Snowy Egrets of the Everglades, or the wildflowers of the Great Smokey Mountains? Perhaps thoughts turn to the denizens of a backyard pond or the multitude of insects in an urban garden. The Hallway of Wonder at the Marie S. Aull Education Center is a wonderful place to view the 22nd annual art quilt exhibit Wild Lands, Wild Life. Enjoy these works of art by talented fiber artists from around the country who have interpreted this theme.

Summer Reading Club
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Join the Wright Memorial Public Library’s Summer Reading Club and win fabulous prizes!

Calling readers of all ages – come join the Wright Memorial Public Library’s Summer Reading Clubs! Readers can participate in ten weeks of free activities and win great prizes!

Weekend Trail Rides
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

ail rides are offered on Saturdays and Sundays from May 31 through October 26, 2014. Rides are one hour, walk-only, guided trails through the woods at Carriage Hill MetroPark. The cost is $30 per person. The minimum age is 8. We take up to 6 people per trail. Rides go out at 10 a.m. / noon / 2 p.m. Reservations are required.   We’ll begin taking reservations on May 1, 2014 for the 2014 trail ride season.