There is popcorn, pork and spaghetti at food events in September

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Prepare to travel back in time to 16th century England when the village of Willy-Nilly comes back to life at the Ohio Renaissance Festival. The festival offers almost 100 shows daily on 11 stages, more than 135 craft shops, delicious food and much more. Bring the fried turkey legs! Visit www.renfestival.com for more information.

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Celtic Fest Ohio returned to Renaissance Park near Waynesville on Saturday, June 19, 2021. The 2020 festival was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Activities offered included live music, dancing, eating and drinking, and shopping. Did we find you there? TOM GILLIAM / WRITING PHOTOGRAPHER

Photo credit: Tom Gilliam

Photo credit: Tom Gilliam

September 9: HVO Old Forester Collection tasting and dinner

Hidden Valley Orchards, 5474 North State Route 48, Lebanon

Hidden Valley Orchards offers a bourbon tasting of the Old Forester Collection with the vintages 1870, 1897, 1910 and 1920, as well as a welcome cocktail. Dinner consists of lettuce, braised ribs with garlic-battered potatoes and root vegetables roasted with herbs. A bourbon chocolate pecan cake is the dessert. Visit www.hiddenvalleyorchards.com for more information.

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10.-12. September: Greek Festival Express

Dayton Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 500 Belmonte Park N., Dayton

Get your orders for Tiropita, Gyros, Souvlaki, Pastistio, pastries and more. Order and pay in advance and pick up your food at the drive-through. Orders can be placed on the festival website from now until the festival weekend. Visit www.daytongreekfestival.com for more information.

10.-12. Sept .: Italian Autumn Festival

Bella Villa Hall, 2625 County Line Road, Kettering

Celebrating Italian cuisine and heritage, the 44th annual festival features baked pasta dinner on Friday, stuffed mussels dinner on Saturday, and spaghetti and meatballs dinner on Sunday. Visit www.italianfallfesta.com for more information.

Jollity, 127 E. 3rd St., announced that it will be holding a private soft opening event this weekend, but reservations for the next week will open this Friday, May 21st.subtitle

Jollity, 127 E. 3rd St., announced that it will be holding a private soft opening event this weekend, but reservations for the next week will open this Friday, May 21st.

Credit: CONTRIBUTED

Credit: CONTRIBUTED

September 11th: Brunch at Jollity

127 E. 3rd St., Dayton

Jollity, a great new restaurant in downtown Fire Blocks, is now serving brunch on Saturdays. It’s a 10 am-1:45pm option for those looking for fresh brunch options. Visit www.jollitydayton.com for more information.

September 11th: Great American beer tasting

Day Air Ballpark, 220 North Patterson Blvd., Dayton

Watch the Ohio State game on the big screen as you enjoy over 100 different beers, ciders and seltzer. This year’s event showcases the largest number and largest selection of beers in the history of Great American Beer Tasting. Visit www.milb.com/dayton for more information.

September 11: Feast & Fest Food Truck Rally & Craft Show

Darke County Fairgrounds, 800 Sweitzer St., Greenville

Treat your family to a day of shopping at the handicraft market, delicious food from various food trucks and music from live bands. Round off the evening with the Xtreme Roughstock Rodeo Show. Visit darkecountynow.com for more information.

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11.-12. September: Beavercreek Popcorn Festival

Shoup Park, 1341 Meadowbridge Drive, Beavercreek

With more than 200 stalls selling festival food, crafts and popcorn specialties, this popular festival is back after kicking off in 2020. It’s good to know that the celebration of one of the world’s most popular snacks is back. Visit www.beavercreekpopcornfestival.org for more information.

September 12: Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally

700 E. 4th St., Dayton

Food trucks, street food, vendors, craft beer and cocktails are back every second and fourth Sunday of the month from 5 to 9 p.m. Participating food trucks include: East Coast Eatz, All Smoked Up, Vegan Thick Eatery, Griddles and Cheese, The Pizza Bandit, Fifty5 Rivers Cold Brew, Purely Sweet Bakery and I Heart Ice Cream. This month will be a bubble festival with bubble machines, large bubble ropes, bubble guns, and more. Organizers encourage guests to bring their own bubble making equipment and fill the space with bubble joy. Visit www.yellowcabfoodtrucks.com for more information.

Sept. 16-19: HVO cider donut week

Hidden Valley Orchards, 5474 North State Route 48, Lebanon

Cider donuts, cider donut sundaes, live music, face painting, a scavenger hunt and even more cider donuts. Visit www.hiddenvalleyorchards.com for more information.

The Hispanic Heritage Festival celebrated its 18th year of dancing, food and fun on Saturday, September 15th at the RiverScape MetroPark in Dayton.  TOM GILLIAM / WRITING PHOTOGRAPHERsubtitle

The Hispanic Heritage Festival celebrated its 18th year of dancing, food and fun on Saturday, September 15th at the RiverScape MetroPark in Dayton. TOM GILLIAM / WRITING PHOTOGRAPHER

Photo credit: Tom Gilliam

Photo credit: Tom Gilliam

September 18: Hispanic Heritage Festival

RiverScape MetroPark, 111 E. Monument Ave., Dayton

Hot Latin music and spicy, delicious Latin food add a fiery, bold fun to the month of September. For the 20th anniversary of the popular festival, it starts early with a parade at lunchtime. Visit pacodayton.org for more information.

18.-19. September: Preble County Pork Festival

Preble County Fairgrounds, 722 S. Franklin St., Eaton

Head to the Porkhaus or Swine N ‘Dine for hot, ready-made pork dishes, then head to the Country Store Meat Market for fresh meats including bacon, ham, pork loin, roast pork, sausage, pork chops, ribs, Crackle, jerky and pig sticks. Be sure to grab one of the cider slushies while you can. Visit www.porkfestival.org for more information.

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September 19: Dayton Vegan Food & Drink Festival

Courthouse Square, 23 N. Main St., Dayton

At this festival, plant-based whole-food dishes and vegan dishes and drinks are celebrated. Vendors include Baked Better, Be the Light LLC, Billie Gold Bubble Tea, Burrito Babe Bakery, Cabin Fever Confections, Cruelty-Free Stitchery, Done Right Dressing Pop Up, Eyvonne Essentials, Foreverland Farm, Ghostlight Coffee, Krisxmoon Bakery, Lava B . Jewelry LLC, Like Mom’s Only Vegan, Liv Naturally Co, Loving Healthy, Mztickle Creations, Northwest Ohio Vegan Advocates, Om Nom Mobile Cafe, Patchwork Garden, Power Plant Kitchen, Purely, Sweet Bakery, Sprouting Dreams LLC, The Lumpia Queen, The Wild banana and delicious side hustle. Visit www.facebook.com/DYTveganfestival to find out more.

The Fashion Meets Food Truck Rally, hosted by Fashion Remedy Mobile Boutique, attracted a socially distant crowd with masks in the Welcome Stadium on Sunday, August 30th, 2020.  The annual event celebrates the end of summer.  TOM GILLIAM / COMMUNICATING PHOTOGRAPHERsubtitle

The Fashion Meets Food Truck Rally, hosted by Fashion Remedy Mobile Boutique, attracted a socially distant crowd with masks in the Welcome Stadium on Sunday, August 30th, 2020. The annual event celebrates the end of summer. TOM GILLIAM / COMMUNICATING PHOTOGRAPHER

Photo credit: Tom Gilliam

Photo credit: Tom Gilliam

Sept 19: Fashion meets Food Truck Rally

1435 Cincinnati St., Dayton

More than 100 vendors will take part in the Fashion Meets Food Truck Rally, including popular food trucks and mobile fashion boutiques. Business advice from the Montgomery County Business Solutions Center is also available. Visit www.daytonpowerhouse.com/events to find out more.

September 23: Pacific Northwest Food & Wine

DLM Culinary Center, 6177 Far Hills Ave., Washington Twp.

Chef Carrie Walters creates a typical menu of the Pacific Northwest with mushroom stew with goat cheese toast, crispy salmon with sesame seeds and herbs, braised lamb with beets and white beans and a tasting plate with PNW treasures – cherries, chocolate and hazelnuts. Visit www.dorothylane.com/classes to learn more.

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24.-26. Sept .: Tipp City Mum Festival

35 Parkwood Drive, Tip City

As if the quaint Tipp City couldn’t get quieter … When mums take the helm alongside family activities, delicious food and live entertainment, it’s a cute little town that is slowly falling into disrepair. Don’t miss the Mum Festival Antique and Show Car Cruise-In when it fills the historic downtown area with hundreds of quality and unique vehicles or the Saturday morning parade. Visit tippmumfestival.org to learn more.

The Dayton Art Institute launched the virtual Oktoberfest 2020.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS / DAYTON ART INSTITUTEsubtitle

The Dayton Art Institute launched the virtual Oktoberfest 2020. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS / DAYTON ART INSTITUTE

24.-26. Sept .: 50th anniversary of the Oktoberfest

Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton

Oktoberfest returns to the Dayton Art Institute for its 50th anniversary in 2021. The return of the Lederhosen Lunch and Preview Party on Friday is planned for Oktoberfest 2021, followed by the Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday and Sunday. The Lederhosen Lunch on Friday, organized by the former advisory board of the DAI, offers the only free entry of the weekend with bratwurst, Mettwurst, schnitzel rolls, German side dishes and more for sale. Visit www.daytonartinstitute.org/upcoming-events/special-events to find out more.

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