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    Wright-Patterson AFB, OH Festivals Arts

    The Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center is home to the Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera, Victoria Theater Association, and Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, and occasionally other events.

    The Loft Theatre / Victoria Theatre is a major cinema and live performance theater, home of the Human Race Theater Company.

    The Dayton Playhouse is a major community theater, which puts on a variety of plays through the year.

    The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company presents a variety of modern dance performances at their own studio.

    You might think the home of American aviation has quite an air show. You'd be right! The Vectren Dayton Air Show is held in June, at the Dayton International Airport, and features flyers and planes from around the world.

    Winter Guard International
    is based in Dayton, and their championships are held here. Winter guard is an indoor color guard performance sport.

    Radio enthusiasts may be interested in the Dayton Hamvention, which convenes in Dayton in May, and features ham radio equipment vendors, hobbyists, and instructors from around the country.

    The Dayton Celtic Festival is a gathering to see and hear and learn traditional Celtic (Irish, Welsh, Scottish) music, dance, and poetry, join a whiskey tasting, wear a kilt, and learn about traditional Celtic culture from the old country.

    The Dayton Blues Society is a local blues promoting club with regular blues outings and show announcements.

    Dayton Reggae Fest
    is a corporate sponsored free event, in September, in downtown Dayton, with live music, craft vendors, and dancing.

    Dayton Urban Nights
    are a large multi-block street party in Spring and Fall with many local businesses either staying open late or putting on an extra effort and discount; the party includes live stage and wandering entertainers, open art galleries, and other fun, in downtown.

    The Dayton African American and Cultural Festival is held in August, with a variety of African/African-American arts, crafts, cultural activities, plus film and events available.