The latest Downtown Dayton News is out! This newsletter is a publication of the City of Dayton and the Dayton Community Development Association. Interested in upcoming downtown events, upcoming new businesses, potential changes to Miller Fountain, and water news? Download it and read about what’s going on in the city and downtown here (pdf file): Dayton May 2014 Newsletter
Friday nights in Dayton, Oregon are set to get a lot more exciting this summer, as the Dayton Community Development Association (DCDA) announces the launch of “Friday Nights”. Every Friday between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Downtown Dayton will come alive with family-friendly activities in the town’s historic square and local businesses will feature dining specials, cruise-ins, and more.
Every Friday Night between Memorial Day and Labor Day between 5 pm and 9 pm, downtown Dayton will come alive as businesses and local vendors offer exciting summertime specials, live music and fun activities around the historic town square. Presented by the Dayton Community Development Association (DCDA) and the downtown business community, with support from the City of Dayton, the “Friday Nights” events will kick off on May 23rd with a classic car cruise-in, children’s activities and a family-friendly atmosphere.
Throughout the summer, local businesses will offer special activities to entertain locals and visitors alike. Classic cars and unique vehicles of all kinds will line Dayton’s Fourth Street on Friday nights from 5 pm to 9 pm as Archie’s Ice Cream and Eatery hosts a free “cruise-in”. Another local business, Dayton Electric & Lighting, will offer a free drop-in art activity and balloons for families with children from 5 pm to 8 pm in the historic town square, close to the playground.
Restaurants and businesses on Dayton’s Ferry Street will offer specials and extended opening hours until at least 8 pm. Participating businesses at press time include Seufert Winery, The Barlow Room Restaurant & Bar, The Block House Cafe and Lupita’s Mexican Food.
For more information, visit the DCDA website at http://www.daytonoregon.org.
Performers and vendors interested in participating at Friday Nights in Downtown Dayton should call 971-241-2076 or contact us for more information.
We’ll be picking up trash along 3rd Street/Wallace Rd./Hwy 221
Join us on Saturday, April 26th, 2014 from 8:00 am – 11 a.m. Meet at the Block House Cafe at 302 Ferry Street at 8 a.m.
The DCDA will provide trash bags and supplies! Bring work gloves if you have them.
Please share the flyer and bring your friends, neighbors, kids (age 16 and up) and family!
Rescheduled to Feb. 23rd!
A Five Course Dinner & Auction Event will be held on February 23rd, 2014 from 5-9 p.m. at Stoller Winery in Dayton, presented by the Amity/Dayton Cohort of the Ford Family Foundation (FFF) Leadership Program. Tickets are $125 (limited to the first 72).
The event is a fundraiser for the program’s community project, a “Gathering Place” in both towns featuring a kiosk including information, seating, and bike racks.
There will be special live entertainment, photo opportunities with local treasures, and a silent and oral auction. Contact Evonne Foshee at 503.864.2508 or MaryAnn Stoller at 503.868.7173 for more information.
Congratulations to Tom and Paulette Gardner, the Dayton Community Development Association’s Volunteers of the Year! They received the award at the DCDA’s annual board meeting for their hard work this past year, such as on the three DCDA sponsored photo booths, the city/DCDA partnered newsletters and the scarecrow contest. Thanks, Tom and Paulette!