With the passing of Halloween, the holiday season begins. But, don’t worry, there is still time to enjoy the Halloween events for one more weekend. It is a weekend of a great outdoor event, a weekend of great theatre and the kick off of the Christmas season with Christmas Bazaars and Arts & Crafts festivals. Get out this weekend and have some fun. Here are the top five events this weekend in the Dayton area.
Nov. 1st -3rd
Ghostly History Walking Tour
Museum at the Friends Home
115 N. Fourth St.
Cost: $10 a person; reservations required
Experience the past in a ghostly manner walking the streets of Waynesville learning about historical events of the area. From the Civil War and the underground railroads to the turn of the century, learn the rich history through stories and exhibits. From deaths, murders, horrific fires, Waynesville has more than its fair share of ghosts wondering through the tiny town. If your lucky, you might witness one of the “flapper girls” making their way to the long ago speak easy on the corner of Main and North Street.
Fiddler on the Roof
The Loft Theatre
126 North Main St.
It’s hard to change tradition in the town of Anatevka. This charming and heartwarming musical draws love to the characters as a father struggles with his five daughters decision to pick their own husband rather than have an arranged marriage.
Mud Guts & Glory Extreme Mud Obstacle Run
5778 Hwy. 350
Time: 8 a.m. to Noon
Push your body to the limits with an obstacle course like no other. Designed to hit all terrain, this 5 mile, 30 obstacles with over 1,200 feet of climbing involves creeks, cliffs, fallen trees, huge rocks and of course mud. See what you and your family are made of. Compete as a family or as an individual. Pricing is based on courses and group size.
St. Albert The Great Art & Craft Fest and Bazaar
3033 Far Hills
Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Enjoy the beauty of handmade and handcrafted unique gifts this holiday season. Find one-of-a-kind items such as jewelry, wreaths, baked goods, hand bags and more. Support local artists and find great gifts while having a great time exploring all that is available.
Enjoy the weekend!