The holidays are a special time of year here in Dayton. A festive mood descends on the city like fresh snow. Cheerful sounds of carolers and the happy laughter of children awaiting the arrival of St. Nick help turn Dayton into a holiday wonderland.
It’s never too early to get a head start on your holiday planning. So your friends here at your neighborhood Dayton Honda dealership, Germain Honda of Beavercreek, offer the following handy Dayton 2015 Holiday Event Guide.
St. Peter Catholic Church Annual Christmas Bazaar, Nov. 14-15
St. Peter Catholic Church in Huber Heights once again hosts their annual Christmas Bazaar. Take advantage of the savings and purchase some unique gifts, holiday decorations, and more.
The Specialty Shops Of West Milton Annual Holiday Open House, Nov. 19 – 21
The community of West Milton welcomes you to get a head start on your holiday shopping. Visit our 8 shops, enjoy refreshments and snacks, and register to win a grand prize. The town will be decorated for this festive season. If avoiding large shopping malls is for you, then take a ride up to West Milton in your new Honda from Honda of Beavercreek for some old-fashioned shopping fun.
Fairmont Athletic Boosters Craft Show, Saturday, Nov. 21 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. At The James S. Trent Arena In Kettering
This popular shopping event gives you the opportunity to get a jump on your holiday shopping. More than 200 booths will feature an array of unique items for sale. Purchase that perfect handcrafted gift and help support the Firebirds of Fairmont High School.
Trebein Holiday Bazaar At Trebein Elementary School in Xenia, Saturday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Local vendors, crafters, and a kids’ holiday shop make a visit to nearby Xenia for your Christmas shopping a must. You’ll enjoy getting your picture taken with Santa, door prizes, and much more.
35th Annual National Holiday Gift Show At The Hara Arena, Nov. 27-29
More than 370 vendors make this Dayton holiday traditon one of the largest gift shows in Ohio. Find that perfect holiday gift, purchase some new holiday décor, and get into the spirit of giving. There’s no better place to do your holiday shopping than at this popular Thanksgiving Weekend shopping extravaganza.
Dayton Holiday Festival Grande Illumination Tree Lighting & Children’s Parade, Third & Main Streets, Friday, Nov. 27 at 4 p.m.
More than 40 years ago, Virginia Kettering started a free holiday tradition so that less-fortunate children could enjoy a wonderland of holiday excitement. Once again, Dayton welcomes the holidays with this amazing and festive event for the entire family. Experience a delightful and heartwarming Children’s Parade. Participate in the official Tree Lighting ceremony; enjoy a family movie series at The Neon, and a whole lot more. These happy holiday events continue throughout the month of December.
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Concert At The Schuster, Wednesday, Dec. 2
GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Chip Davis once again brings the remarkable sounds of Mannheim Steamroller to The Schuster. Enjoy a wonderful evening of Christmas favorites as only this unique orchestra can perform them. You’ll be dazzled by an eye-popping multimedia performance that makes the holiday season come alive.
A Celtic Tenors Christmas At The Schuster Center, Dec. 4th & 5th
These three remarkable singers take the stage at The Schuster performing a variety of Irish folk music and Christmas classics. These critically acclaimed artists offer a wonderful evening of musical entertainment as their rich voices reverberate through this festive holiday season. Don’t miss this exceptional musical event.
Waynesville Christmas In The Village, Dec. 4-6
The quaint community of Waynesville hosts a relaxing and fun-filled shopping experience complete with live entertainment, carriage rides, costumed characters and that Jolly Old Elf himself. Wander among the shops, enjoy delicious dining, and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city during this enchanting holiday weekend.
A Christmas Carol At The Victoria Theatre, Dec. 5 & 6
Charles Dickens’ beloved tale about a misguided and miserly businessman, a faithful and loving father trying to provide for his family, and the true meaning of the Spirit of Christmas unfolds on the Victoria Theatre stage. Presented by The Nebraska Theatre Caravan, this excellent production of A Christmas Carol is a holiday tradition for the entire family to enjoy.
Dayton Ballet Performs The Nutcracker, Dec. 11 – 18 At The Schuster Center
Another beloved holiday tradition unfolds at The Schuster Center as the Dayton Ballet once again presents the enchanting story of little Clara, a nutcracker, and dreams of sugar plum fairies. The Dayton Ballet brings this holiday classic alive, along with Tchaikovsky’s memorable score, for an evening of holiday entertainment that simply shouldn’t be missed.
Miamisburg Community Holiday Event & Parade, Saturday, Dec. 12
The residents of Miamisburg get into the holiday spirit with this festive parade and a variety of events for the entire family. The Baum Opera House opens its doors for games, crafts, entertainment, and more. The kids will love visiting the Elves’ Workshop and taking their pictures with Santa. Plus, do your Christmas shopping at Miamisburg’s many fine shops.
South Dayton Dance Theatre Annual Production Of The Nutcracker, Dec. 12 -13 At The Dayton Convention Center
Guest artists, members of Wright State’s dance troupe, and students from the South Dayton School of Dance join the South Dayton Dance Theatre for this heartwarming annual production of The Nutcracker that is sure to delight young and old.
National Museum Of The U.S. Air Force Free Holiday Concert At Wright-Patterson AFB Saturday, Dec. 12
Celebrate the sounds of the season as the superb U.S. Air Force Band of Flight takes you on a holiday musical journey that will have your spirit soaring.
Jim Brickman’s 19th Annual 2015 “Comfort & Joy” Tour Dec. 16 At The Victoria Theatre
GRAMMY® and Billboard® awarded artist Jim Brickman presents his unique contemporary song stylings that strike a chord of togetherness and Christmas cheer. As part of his annual coast to coast tour, Brickman will be performing many of his hits, along with new musical selections. He’ll be joined on stage by special musical guests.
Celebrate A Season Of Savings At Germain Honda Of Beavercreek
No matter where you go this holiday season, you’ll get there in style in a new Honda. We’re kicking off the holiday season at your local Dayton Honda dealership in Beavercreek with festive savings on our entire lineup of award-winning 2015 Hondas. Unwrap the deals with special offers that will put help put a new Honda in your driveway, just in time for the holidays. Save even more on our large inventory of Certified Pre-Owned Hondas.
If you’re shopping for a new or used car in Dayton this holiday season, then don’t pass up the opportunity to celebrate savings at Germain Honda of Beavercreek. Stop by our Honda showroom today at 2300 Heller Drive, Beavercreek, OH, or give us a call at (937) 426-9564.
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