Free Weekend Events: August 18-20, 2012

The weather this weekend should be perfect. Here are a few events and activities that you may want to check out.

Saturday, August 18

Taylorsville MetroPark @9am-11am

Come out and try hiking in one of the metroparks that we have to offer in Dayton.  Volunteers will be at the trailhead providing park information, a short orientation on the trails and to answer any questions that you may have before you head out.

You can participate in a group led hike by visiting www.daytonhikers.org

Riverscape MetroPark: Zumba in the Park @10am-11am

Come out to the pavilion at Riverscape for a great workout for all ages. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring plenty of water.

Carmela Douglass is a certified personal instructor and will be your instructor for this exercise party.

Huffman Prairie Flying Field: Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival @10am-4pm

This will be a fun event for the entire event and you will learn about the early days of the 1910s along with the early days of flight. Some activities include:

  • Hot Air Balloons
  • Flight Simulator
  • Radio Control Model Aircraft
  • Participate in Heritage Baseball Game

Also, there will be bounce house, face painting, games and more.  Sounds like a great way to spend the afternoon with the family and learning about the Wright Brothers.

National Museum of the Air Force: Family Day @9am-3pm

Come out and celebrate National Aviation Day for Orville and Wilbur Wright’s birthday at the Air Force Museum during family day. Some activities include:

  • “Flying” in F-16 Simulator
  • Building and Flying Foam Gliders
  • Bernoulli Skee Ball
  • Storytime 11:30am & 1:15pm along with a craft

Also, there will be special prices for the IMAX theater for the Air Racers movie.  Adults is $6 and Kids ages 3 and up for $4.50.

Fairborn: Sweet Corn Festival @11am-7pm

The Sweet Corn Festival will be held at Community Park. There will be craft and food vendors, entertainment,  along with activities for the kids.  Also, Parking is free.

Donatos Famiy Movie Night at Fifth Third Field @6pm-10pm

Don’t forget if you took advantage of the free tickets by purchasing a large Donatos pizza to the family movie night.  Gates will open at 6pm and the Wizard of Oz will start at 8pm.  Bring your blankets and hang out with Heater and Gem for this fun filled night!

Riverscape MetroPark: 92.1 Summer Nights @7:30pm-9:30pm

DJs from 92.1 WROU will be playing R&B Music under the Pavilion.  Bring your chairs and enjoy some free music and the forecast is calling for a beautiful evening.

 Sunday, August 19

Fairborn: Sweet Corn Festival @11am-7pm

The Sweet Corn Festival will be held at Community Park. There will be craft and food vendors, entertainment,  along with activities for the kids.  Also, Parking is free.

Riverscape: 91.3 WYSO Concert @6pm-9pm

This should be a great night for a free concert at Riverscape.  They will be live bands and refreshments will be available for purchase.  For more information, you can contact Niki Dakota at 937-767-6420

For More Free Events, Check out the Dayton Savings Calendar!

by Savings Lifestyle: Bridgett on August 17, 2012

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