Upcoming Holiday Bazaars and Craft Shows

So many of our favorite events have been cancelled over the past year or two, but there are still so many events going on for the holidays!

    • Old Fashioned Holiday Bazaar
      When:
      Saturday, November 6
      9am-3pm
      Where:
      Holy Trinity Church
      Trinity Center
      266 Bainbridge Street
      Dayton, Ohio 45402
    • Holiday Arts & Craft Show
      When:
      Saturday, November 13th
      9am-4pm
      Where:
      Kettering Recreation Complex
      2900 Glengarry Drive
      Kettering, Ohio 45420
    • St. Helen Christmas Bazaar
      When:
      Saturday, December 4th
      9am-3pm
      Where:
      St. Helen Catholic School
      5086 Burkhart Road
      Riverside, Ohio 45431

Ida Weller

Ida Evaline Albrecht (later Albright) was born in 1876 to farmer parents. Her father’s farm was located on the western side of State Route 48, where Bethany Lutheran Village now stands.

In 1893, At the age of 17, Ida graduated from the Washington Township High School on West Franklin Street. The building still stands today, and until recently, was the Las Piramides Mexican restaurant. Two years later at the age of 19, Ida earned her teaching certificate from Ohio Northern College and from 1895-1897, Ida taught at Schoolhouse Number 8, which was located at McEwen Road and State Route 725.
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Oktoberfest is back for 2021!

The Dayton Art Institute’s Oktoberfest is back for 2021! This year Oktoberfest is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. The DAI Oktoberfest was started in 1971 and is the largest annual fundraiser for the Dayton Art Institute.

Lunch and Preview Party
Friday, September 24th
Advance Tickets
– $55 for DAI members
– $75 for non-members
At the gate: $95.

Oktoberfest
Saturday, September 25th, 12pm-11:30pm
Sunday September 26 12pm-7pm
Advanced Tickets:
– Adults: $8
– Seniors (60+) and Ages 7-18: $5
– Children under 6: Free
At the Gate:
– Adults: $10
– Seniors (60+) and Ages 7-18: $7
– Children under 6: Free

Where:
Dayton Art Institute
456 Belmonte Park North
Dayton, OH 45405

Please Note: The DAI does not allow pets (except service dogs), backpacks and large bags, or weapons of any kind.

Sara’s Book Sale & Signing at Bonnett’s Book Store!

Sara will be selling her book in front of Bonnett’s Book Store! Stop on by to buy the book and chat with us!

When:
Thursday, August 19th, 6pm-9pm
Where:
Bonnett’s Book Store (in front)
502 East 5th Street
Dayton, OH 45402

A World A’Fair 2021 is Postponed

After the 2020 A World A’Fair was postponed, and then cancelled, we were so disappointed. Unfortunately, it seems like that may be the case again. Originally scheduled for Friday May 21st through Sunday May 23rd, the festival has once again been postponed, and will potentially be rescheduled for the fall.

Please enjoy some pictures from past years of A World A’Fair.

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Stillwater Christmas Bazaar

We finally got to attend an event this year! We told you about the Stillwater Christmas Bazaar a few weeks ago and we went and had such a great time!

We loved all of the different crafts and products, and we saw a few familiar faces (we’re looking at you, Lindsey @ Yellowquil). Check out the pictures below!

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Also, for the first time in over 25 years, the Holiday Bazaar at Be Hope Church (formerly Beavercreek Church of the Nazarene) is cancelled. We are so sad we won’t be able to attend this, as it is one of our favorite holiday events.

Check out our past posts about the Holiday Bazaar:

The Night Run Starring Dion McElrath has premiered!

Last month, we told you about the new local late-night show The Night Run Starring Dion McElrath which would be premiering soon!

We are so excited to share that The Night Run Starring Dion McElrath has premiered and now has 3 episodes available for your viewing pleasure! Please make sure to check them out!

World A’Fair 2020 is Cancelled

With so many events cancelled this year, we were probably the most sad that World A’Fair was first postponed, then fully cancelled.

We have been attending this event for several years, and can’t wait to attend again, hopefully next year.

Please enjoy some pictures from previous years!

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Stillwater Christmas Bazaar is tomorrow!

We are so excited to share an event that hasn’t been cancelled this year!

The Stillwater Christmas Bazaar in October is being held tomorrow, October 10th at Stillwater Church! This event is being held outdoors in the church parking lot, and will have all kinds of vendors to find fall and holiday favorites!

When:
Saturday, October 10th
9am-3pm
(if the event is rained out, it will be Saturday, October 17th)

Where:
Stillwater on Frederick Pike
6911 Frederick Pike
Dayton, Ohio 45414