June

Saturday, Jun 21, 2014
Family Day: Whirlybirds
– Celebrate the anniversary of the first flight of the world’s first practical helicopter by learning about the aircraft that can go backwards, forwards, spin and even hover in place through fun demos and hands-on activities. Free admission. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
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Saturday/Sunday, Jun 28-29, 2014
Vectren Dayton Air Show www.daytonairshow.com

Sunday, Jun 29, 2014

Don Pepe invites you to La Michoacana Mexican Market #5 of Dayton, Ohio’s 8th Anniversary. Festivities begin at 12am. We’ll be having the Principes of Mexico and Sonido Vaquero, a great show of dancing horses and ponys for the kids, merchandise raffle, free food and drinks, great offers and surprises. Don’t miss out!

July

Friday, July 11 through Saturday, July 19, 2014 – The Three Rivers Festival welcomes Hanning & Bean as our new Title Sponsor! If you’re looking for great events & activities, this is the place for family-friendly fun! It’s Fort Wayne’s biggest summer party since 1969!  Save the date for fun to come!

The Detroit Arrow
JULY 12th & 13th
DETROIT, MI – FORT WAYNE, IN
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This summer, steam locomotive no. 765 will operate round-trips each day between Detroit (4200 Allen Road, Allen Park) and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Departing Allen Park at 8AM, passengers will arrive in downtown Fort Wayne at noon to experience the city’s Three Rivers Festival, Indiana’s second largest festival. After disembarking at the elevated railroad station, passengers can enjoy Art in the Park and Crafter’s Market at Freimann Square, downtown midway, food alley, historic Old Fort, and Headwaters Park during the layover.

Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19 and be part of the best Three Rivers Festival Children’s Fest yet!

Jul 13-20 2014
National Model Railroad Association Convention in Cleveland
http://www.2014cleveland.org/default.htm

Saturday, Jul 19, 2014
Family Day: To the Moon
  – Commemorate the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing by learning about rocketry and space flight through fun demos and hands-on activities. Free admission. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
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Friday-Sunday  July 25-27, 2014
Dayton Celtic Festival – www.unitedirishofdayton.org

August

Saturday/Sunday, Aug 9-10, 2014
Englewood Arts Festival – www.englewood.oh.us

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Fort Wayne Railroad Open House | August 15th, 16th, 17th 10AM-4PM each day  Experience the 765 under steam and explore the collection of the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society.

Cab tours, demonstrations, 30 minute caboose rides, tours, attractions, and more will be featured. Admission is free, train rides are $4.

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014
Family Day: National Aviation Day
– Commemorate National Aviation Day (and Orville Wright’s birthday) by learning about aerospace technology and history from 1903 to 2014 and beyond through fun demos and hands-on activities. Free admission. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
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August 22-23rd, 2014
Join us for the largest D-Day Conneaut ever!
Once again D-Day Ohio, Inc. will invade the Lake Erie shores of Conneaut, Ohio, and stage the largest  D-Day (1944) living history reenactment in the country. Featuring nearly 1,000 reenactors from across the US and Canada, spectators witness men, women, and their machines perform a living tribute to the veterans of WWII through dress, mock battles, and living history displays.
Come join us at this Admission FREE event and experience what many call the most realistic and educational D-Day reenactment showcasing the WWII era.
The event occurs within the beautifully kept grounds of Conneaut Township Park, in Conneaut, Ohio. Just off Interstate 90 (Exit 241), 5 miles west of the Pennsylvania border, Conneaut is just about half way between Cleveland Ohio and Erie Pennsylvania. There’s plenty of free parking with speedy shuttles.  *Entry is free but donations of any size are always appreciated.
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Friday, Aug 29, 2014
Giant Scale RC Model Aircraft Air Show
– See daring acrobatics performed by model jets, helicopters and warbirds during a three-day air show of giant scale radio-controlled aircraft on the runway behind the museum. Sponsored by the Dayton Ohio Giant Scalers. Free admission. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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September

Friday/Saturday/Sunday, Sept 5-7, 2014
Greek Festival – www.daytongreekfestival.com

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Saturday/Sunday Sept 20-21, 2014
http://www.ww2rockfordevent.com/

11am Museum opens to the public
11:30am Viginettes/skits start, will run throughout the day
11:30am 1st Woods Scenario
12:00pm Patton Briefing of Lorraine Campaign in 3rd Army tent
1:30pm First Skirmish in Main Field
2:30pm 2nd Woods Scenario
3:30pm Second Skirmish in Main Field
4:00pm Patton Briefing of Lorraine Campaign in 3rd Army tent
4:30pm 3rd Woods Scenario

Friday/Saturday/Sunday Sept. 26-28, 2014
Oktoberfest www.daytonartinstitute.org

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Friday/Saturday/Sunday Sept. 26-28, 2014
World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I in Europe as one of the nation’s premier historical aviation events brings the excitement and adrenaline of early air power to Ohio. The three-day World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous features vintage original and reproduction WWI aircraft, radio-controlled models, era automobiles, period re-enactors and a collector’s show. This flying event is offered by the museum and the Great War Aeroplanes Association. FREE admission and parking.

October

Saturday 10/11/2014
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The Ohio Sauerkraut Festival has grown from a small local event in 1970 to one of the premier craft festivals in the nation. We jury our 450+ vendors to ensure that all items are handcrafted, and select items based on quality and variety.
Our unique food offerings range from sauerkraut pizza to fudge. Visitors return year after year to sample their favorites, making the Ohio Sauerkraut Festival a favorite Midwest destination

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Sunday 10/12/2014
http://consumer.discoverohio.com/searchdetails.aspx?detail=84839
If you’re a muscle car fan you don’t want to miss the 10th annual Jack Roush Day in Manchester, Ohio.  Racing legend Jack Roush, of Roush Racing, returns to his hometown for a day of festivities and a car show that features hundreds of classic cars. During the day Jack Roush autographs everything from fenders to car hoods and Ford engines.

Address 7021 U.S. 52 Manchester, Ohio 45144 Phone Number(s) Local Number: (937) 549-3628 E-mail Address(es) info@adamscountytravel.org Hours Sunday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Special Hours:  Website(s) Homepage Admission FREE  Parking FREE

November

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November 1 – 2, 2014 http://www.haracomplex.com/daytontrainshow
Each November the members of the “Miami Valley” Division 3 of the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA), Inc., Mid-Central Region sponsor an annual train show. The show is one of many events through which our members experience fellowship, inspiration, knowledge and growth in the pursuit of a creative and rewarding hobby.  Many new things and exhibits are planned for 2014, so make plans to come on out to Hara Arena,

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