|Rail Festival at Carillon Park
Presented by the James F. Dicke Family
Saturday, June 25th · 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, June 26th · 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dayton History and Carillon Park Rail and Steam Society
are proud to present the 6th Annual Rail Festival
presented by the James F. Dicke Family.
Visitors young and old alike will be fascinated by indoor and outdoor model railroad displays of all sizes and varieties. Vendors offering unique railroad merchandise will be on-site so that you can find the perfect gift for your favorite railroad fan. The festival is beautifully set against the backdrop of Carillon Historical Park’s transportation collection and you won’t want to miss this opportunity to see the exhibits in a new light.
- Live Steam engines
- Model Train displays
- Historical exhibits
- Free miniature train rides
- Fun for all ages
- Food and merchandise vendors
Regular admission prices will be in effect during the festival. Dayton History members will be welcomed free of charge. Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, no additional fees will be charged to ride the Carillon Park Rail and Steam Society’s trains during the event.
Additional support for educational programming is provided by The Mary H. Kittredge Fund of The Dayton Foundation.
For more information visit www.daytonhistory.org or call 937-293-2841
|A Toast To Dayton
At The Dunbar House
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join Dayton History for a poetry slam in honor of the 139th anniversary of Paul Laurence Dunbar’s birth.
Poetry performances by:
Musical entertainment from Premium Blend.
Admission: $15 per person, collected at the door.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Tours of the Dunbar House
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm – Poetry readings and musical performances
The Dunbar House
219 Paul Laurence Dunbar Street
Dayton, OH 45402
For more information please call 937-313-2010
or visit www.daytonhistory.org
|Flight by Night @ Carillon Park
July 8th to 9th
6:00 pm – 8:00 am
Ever wonder what happens to the Museum at night? The learning and fun continue with our Flight by Night Overnight Program in the John W. Berry, Sr., Wright Brothers Aviation Center for children ages eight to twelve. Discover flight in an entertaining, educational, and interactive way through a discovery hunt, crafts, games, films and much more. Bring your sleeping bag and pillow so you can sleep among the exhibits.
The $35 Dayton History member or $40 non-member fee includes snacks, a light breakfast and a free admission ticket to Carillon Park.
Space is limited and advanced registration is required.
For more information or to reserve your spot, please call 937-293-2841 ext. 107 or bpicek.
|Carillon Park Concert Band
The Carillon Park Concert Band consists of approximately 100 high school musicians from two dozen Miami Valley High Schools. They will perform musical selections at seven concerts during the summer. The group is the descendent of the Old River Band operated by NCR for decades. Today’s band is under the direction of Mr. Michael Berning of the Kettering City School District. Mr. Berning is assisted by Mr. Bryce Newton of the Miamisburg City School District.
June 25, 2:00 during the Rail Festival June 26, 2:00 during the Rail Festival
July 9, 2:00 at the Patterson Homestead Historic House Museum
July 10, 3:00 for a concert jointly with carillonneur, Larry Weinstein, at Deeds Carillon at Carillon Historical Park
|Settler Survival Camp
July 18-22, or August 1-5
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Experience the Miami Valley from an early settler’s perspective. Participate in everyday chores and activities that enabled settlers to survive on the wild frontier. Learn about firearms, early travel methods, hearth cooking, woodworking, textiles, gardening, candle making and games.
Costumed interpreters will lead the children through an intense history experience.
A few activities children will do:
· Make their own hand-dipped beeswax candle
· Cook their lunch over the hearth
· Play the same games children did 200 years ago
· Practice using a drop spindle to make yarn
· Use a shaving horse to work with wood
· Identify herbs in the heirloom garden
· Learn about musket firing and watch a demonstration
Dates: July 18-22 or August 1-5
Times: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Dayton History Members receive a $10 discount
Two or more camp registrations in the same family receive a $10 discount per child.
Registration Deadline: One week before the start of each camp
For more information or registration contact :
Phone: (937) 293-2841 ext. 107
Or visit us on the web: www.daytonhistory.org
|The Value of a Membership will be
Higher than Ever in 2011!
With the unveiling of many new buildings and exhibits in 2011, the value of a Dayton History membership will be higher than ever.
- New Buildings & Exhibits: On Sunday April 17th, we unveiled two newly relocated historic buildings at the Park: the Hetzel Summer Kitchen and the Newcom House.
- Walking Trails: On May 25th, we opened the first phase of a new system of walking trails at the Park. The Moraine Interpretive Center is now open to the public.
- Culp’s Café: Our members now receive a 10% discount at Culp’s Café. (Be sure to let your server know you are a member.)
- Annual Meeting And So Much More: Attend the members-only Annual Meeting on August 19, 2011, when we will officially dedicate the new Heritage Center of Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship at the Park.
- Walk through the original Deeds Barn and see our new special exhibition, “Dayton’s Self Starters…Igniting a Legacy.”
- Take a ride on our new Dayton Carousel of Innovation.
- Stroll through the Heritage Center’s extensive new exhibit space.
As a result of these exciting additions, we plan to slightly raise membership rates for Individuals, Families and Grandparents on
July 1, 2011.
To avoid the rate increase, why not renew your 2011 membership early?
Renew at the current rate before July 1st online at http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=mianuscab&et=1104634302344&s=0&e=001k_7IZKtTUtP4P_2IGfvAOgVK6Yb_tktV2AwBacV4AT6nTPM6pBnB868KqiH2mLWkuhy8lapYCBHzBpq51f8Xe3hOtj5EFjNZaS06tTiDUyb9kYY6ATzkQ3R-saeBzM9LEEfdGWcqc9o=, or call our Membership Department at (937) 293-2841 ext. 119 to renew by phone.
Sunday, June 26 – 4:00 pm
Rail & Steam Society
Train Run Schedule
The Carillon Park Rail and Steam Society will be operating their scale train rides (for an additional $1 fee) for the visiting public from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm, unless otherwise noted, on the following dates:
Saturday, June 25 *
Sunday, June 26 *
Saturday, July 9
Saturday, July 23
Saturday, August 6
Saturday, August 20
Saturday, September 10
Sunday, September 18
Saturday, October 1
Saturday, October 15
Saturday, November 26
Saturday, December 17
*No charge for train run
Culp’s Café…Chef José has a new kitchen…a new menu…stop in and have a taste of history, go to our website at www.daytonhistory.org and click on the Culp’s Café button to see the new menu items.
|Spring Items Available in the Museum Store
Little Farmer’s Kids Tools $8.00
Little Farmer’s Kids Tools Tote $22.00
Flower Thumbtoy $3.50
Starter seeds to plant in
Biodegradable eco-friendly garden kit includes eco pot, soil wafer and seed packet. Basil
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