Steins, Stems, Savories and Sweets

You can’t get more Dayton than this! Steins, Stems, Savories and Sweets is this weekend!

Enjoy treats from Dayton vendors such as:

Steins:
Fifth Street Brewpub
Warped Wing Brewing Co.
Carillon Brewing Co.

Stems:
Rumbleseat Wine

Savories:
Archer’s Tavern
Coco’s Bistro
El Meson
Greek Street Food Truck
Lily’s Bistro
Nibbles – Watermark
Rue Dumaine – Bar Dumaine
Salar

Sweets:
Esther Price
Ginniebug Creations

Where:
Carillon Park
1000 Carillon Blvd
Dayton, Oh 45409

When: April 29, 2017 7pm-11pm

Proceeds from this event go to support Hospice of Dayton. For more information, visit their website.

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Exercise Dayton – Riverscape Inventors Walk

Tired of the same exercise routine? Try visiting some of Dayton’s notable spots while you exercise!

Enjoy fresh air and history as you experience the Dayton Inventors River Walk.

The Route:

Starting with a brick medallion at the corner of Monument Avenue and Main Street, the Inventors Walk continues around Riverscape with informative tiles in the pavement, leading to the Automobile Self Starter, the first of 7 invention stations. Continue toward North Patterson Boulevard, visiting the Cash Register and Ice Cube sculptures. Cross the bridge on Patterson Boulevard to continue reading the tiles. Approximate distance is 1 mile (see map below).

Features:

  • Automobile Self Starter
  • Hydraulic Jump Fountain
  • Search Engine
  • Wright Flyer
  • Pop-Top Can
  • Cash Register
  • Ice Cube Trays

Miamisburg Mound

Located at 900 Mound Street, Miamisburg Mound pre-dates Dayton – but it is very important to Dayton History. Here are some facts:

  • The Mound is actually a burial mound, and it is one of the largest conical mounds in North America, and is the largest conical mound in Ohio.
  • The Mound is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Mounds like this served as cemeteries, and may have also marked boundary lines for tribal territories.
  • The Mound is 65 feet tall. It was originally 68 feet tall, before an excavation attempt in 1869.
  • Built by the Adena people.
  • There are 116 steps leading from the bottom to top.
  • This mound has never been systematically excavated.
  • In 2004, crop circles appeared in the field nearby to the Mound.
  • It is believed that the high hills of Woodland Cemetery and Calvary Cemetery may have also been burial mounds at one time.