It all began on Oct. 15, 1888, when a group of women gathered at the home of Mrs. E. Morgan Wood in hopes of forming a new club “to develop the musical talent of members and to stimulate musical culture in Dayton.”
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How To Go:
What: The Dayton Music Club’s 125th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
When: 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21
Where: Dayton Woman’s Club, 225 N. Ludlow St., Dayton
Featuring: Guitarist Jim McCutcheon, MC Don Hageman, and a presentation on the Past, Present and Future of the Club.
Tickets: $40 for one person, $70 for two, and $30 for each additional dinner. The admission price includes a history booklet.
For reservations: Contact Kay Nelson, (937) 298-3165. Deadline is Sept. 17.
ALSO: The October musicale sponsored by the Dayton Music Club is scheduled for noon on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Christ Episcopal Church, 20 W. First St. in downtown Dayton. The free concert will feature pianist Richard Bobo, singers Alice Hotopp, Tamra Francis, David Sievers and Amy Houck and organist Judy Bede. No reservations are necessary.
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