Meetings

May
11
Sat
Town of Dayton Yard Sales
May 11 @ 7:00 am
Town of Dayton Yard Sales

Individual Residences Throughout the Town

May
18
Sat
Dove Park’s “Family-Style” Gathering @ Dove Park (College Street Pavilion)
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dove Park's "Family-Style" Gathering @ Dove Park (College Street Pavilion) | Dayton | Virginia | United States

Prior to the airing of our first movie of the season, Star Wars –The Last Jedi, please join us for a family-style gathering at the Pavilion as we celebrate the facility’s new name — DOVE PARK. Feel free to bring your own “show & tell” items to share when the location was Jim’s Drive-In!  Enjoy a free hotdog, and then sit back to enjoy the movie! May the “force” be with you!

 

Jun
15
Sat
Bonfire @ Parkview Federal Credit Union
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bonfire @ Parkview Federal Credit Union | Dayton | Virginia | United States

Join us for the annual Bonfire behind the Parkview Federal Credit Union!  This will be an opportunity to hang out with family, friends and neighbors. We will have S’Mores’ ingredients available (while supplies last). Note: We will also have a separate portable grill available for the roasting of the marshmallows.

Jun
22
Sat
Fort Harrison Colonial Trades Fair @ Fort Harrison
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fort Harrison Colonial Trades Fair @ Fort Harrison | Dayton | Virginia | United States

Come learn about trades of the past from our talented tradespeople! Dance with the Shenandoah Colonial Dance group. Learn how a flintlock musket is fired.  Hand crafted goods for sale. Food available. Free to all who seek to learn about colonial history.

Jul
6
Sat
Mini Water Park @ Sunset Park
Jul 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mini Water Park @ Sunset Park | Dayton | Virginia | United States

The annual Mini Water Park is for “kids of all ages” and we invite you and your family to join us for the summer fun! We’re aiming to have plenty of ways for you to get wet — inflatable pools, slides, water games, etc.

Aug
10
Sat
Town Social: Dayton’s DJ Dance Party @ Blue Ridge Christian School
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Town Social: Dayton's DJ Dance Party @ Blue Ridge Christian School | Dayton | Virginia | United States

Another Town Social — Join Mayor Sam Lee and fellow residents as we enjoy an evening of music and dance at the Blue Ridge Christian School (still know by some as the Dayton Learning Center)!  Bring your family and friends to this free event.

Aug
17
Sat
Cardboard Boat Races – Canceled @ Silver Lake, Dayton
Aug 17 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Cardboard Boat Races have been canceled due to a lack of registrations. We apologize for any inconvenience and/or disappointment this may cause.

Sep
14
Sat
Weenie Roast @ Dove Park (College Street Pavilion)
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Weenie Roast @ Dove Park (College Street Pavilion) | Dayton | Virginia | United States

We’re hoping for a lovely Fall-weather like evening to grill hotdogs and enjoy a peaceful outing at Dove Park!  The Town will supply chips and water as well.  We will also have the ingredients available for S’mores!

At dusk, we can enjoy the LEGO BATMAN movie that will be shown on our large, outdoor movie screen. Please bring your lawn chair and/or a blanket; don’t forget to bring / invite your family and friends!

No charge for the food or movie! Food available while supplies last.

 

 

Oct
5
Sat
40th Annual Dayton Days / Autumn Celebration @ Town of Dayton
Oct 5 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
40th Annual Dayton Days / Autumn Celebration @ Town of Dayton | Dayton | Virginia | United States

NOTE TO POTENTIAL VENDORS: This event is sold out; nonetheless, we are accepting applications to be placed on a Waiting List (for homemade Arts & Crafts only). Due to various circumstances, we have had vendor space openings, and although there are no guarantees, we welcome interested parties. If you would like an application emailed to you, then send your contact information to the following: townofdayton@gmail.com.

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Prepare for a full-day of shopping with hundreds of vendors and local businesses for our 40th Annual Dayton Days / Autumn Celebration. Your taste buds will also be in for a day of delights with our vast and varied Food Vendors!

Our Dove Park (College Street Pavilion) entertainment will feature the following: Highlander String Band (8:30 – 10:30 a.m.), Brent Funkhouser (10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.) and RELENTLESS (1:15 – 4:00 p.m.).

Entertainment will also be provided by Doug Tumer, Soloist at The Thomas House Restaurant and Keith Engle will be performing as The Traveling Fiddler.

Enjoy the free concerts and shuttle services.

Handicap and wheelchair accessible free shuttle service available all day.  Pick up and Drop off at the following locations:

Turner Ashby High School (800 North Main St., Bridgewater)

John Wayland Elementary School (801 North Main St., Bridgewater)

WoodmenLife Building (3045 John Wayland Highway / Rt. 42, Dayton)

Click here for more details about the day’s events!

Shelia Helsley’s one on one interview with Bob Corso on WHSV

See our Dayton Days / Autumn Celebration Facebook page for more information!

Dayton Days

 

Note: Severe weather date is Saturday, October 12th.

Dec
7
Sat
Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting @ Town of Dayton & Dove Park
Dec 7 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting @ Town of Dayton & Dove Park | Dayton | Virginia | United States

Join us for our annual Christmas Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting celebration. The parade will go through town and end at Dove Park. The tree lighting, Christmas carols, hot cocoa, etc. will all occur within Dove Park!

If you wish to participate, click here for an application.