Free Dayton Events: June 11-12

Here are some things going on this weekend that you can do that are either Free or pretty close to it!

Young's Jersey Dairy Farm: 2nd Annual Farmstead Cheese Festival, June 11-12, 11am-8pm

Bring the family out to Young's Jersey Dairy Farm for their 2nd Annual Cheese Festival.  You will be able to sample several of the cheeses that are made at Young's.  Some of the events scheduled during the festival include:

  • 11am-8pm- Sample Cheeses
  • 1pm-4pm Tour the Cheese Production Facility to see how the cheese is made
  • Cheese Scavenger Hunt
  • Guess the weight of blocks of Swiss Cheese or Toreador's Aged Cheddar
  • Cheese Specials

While you are there, you can still enjoy playing miniature golf, batting cages, feed the goats, or get some ice-cream.  We always have a great time when we visit Young's.  You may want to check out the Yellow Springs Street Fair while you make the trip.

Yellow Springs Street Fair, June 11 from 9am-5pm

This event is held twice a year in Yellow Springs with over 200 booths selling fine arts & crafts, jewelry, gift items, clothing and more.  There will also so be international food items to choose from and much more.  Highlights for the festival:

  • Vendors
  • Street Performers
  • Live Entertainment

If you do come out, parking is free and you can take a Free shuttle from Young's Dairy.

Island MetroPark: Contemporary Christain Concert @6pm

Grab a lawn chair and come out for a Free Contemporary Christian concert at Island MetroPark.  The concert will begin at 6pm with the Penny Loafers, and Todd Agnew will be on stage 7pm.

New Lebanon: Stagecoach Days Festival, June 10-12

The Stagecoach Days Festival will be held this weekend at Don Rusk Memorial Park located on 201 S. Fuls Road in New Lebanon.  This event is free event with entertainment, carnival rides, food and More! Here are the highlights for the festival on June 11th:

  • 12pm- Parade
  • 2pm-8pm-Kiddie Corral
  • 2pm-Top Dog Pageant
  • 10pm-Fireworks

Sounds like fun if you head that way, and well fireworks are always fun for the whole family!

Lowe's Build and Grow: Goofy Golf @10am

Bring the kids out to build a Goofy Golf Game for a Father's Day gift.  It looks not only fun to build but fun to play once completed.  You will want to register online for your local Lowe's store to ensure space is available for the kids.

Each participant will receive the kit, goggles, apron, project themed patch and a certification of merit upon completion of the project.

Michaels: In-Store Make-It Take-It Events, June 11-12

There are a few Make-It Take-It Events scheduled this weekend that would make some really cute Father's Day gifts.  These are not totally free because you will have to buy the frame, Tie or T-shirt to decorate for that special Dad or Grandpa.

  • June 11 @ 10am-12pm-Father's Day Frame
  • June 12 @1pm-3pm-Tie or T-Shirt Event

While you are there, don't forget to print your Michael's coupon for $5/$25 Purchase.

For more Free Upcoming Events, check out the Dayton Savings Lifestyle Calendar!


by Savings Lifestyle: Andrea on June 10, 2011

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