Eat.Drink.Arts! in Dayton is a collaborative effort bringing together culinary, visual, and performing artists to cultivate and enhance resources for our visual and performing arts community.

January 16-21, 2018, enjoy creative cocktails, inspired menus, and one-of-a-kind arts experiences at your favorite Dayton-area restaurants. A smorgasbord of area eateries is partnering with Culture Works to satisfy your palate and stimulate your artistic senses—all while supporting local arts organizations.


Join us and raise a glass for the arts. Together, we can keep art and culture
thriving in the Dayton Region.



SOLD OUT Tuesday, Jan 16th, 7pm – Blue Note Bistro & Lounge
Enjoy a meat and cheese plate and bottle of house wine for just $35/couple while you enjoy Deron Bell & Daniel Cook in a dueling piano battle. Request your favorite song and be prepared to sing along. Doors open at 5pm for seating.


SOLD OUT Tuesday, Jan 16th, 5-9pm – Brixx Ice Company
Dine on an 8oz premium center-cut sirloin grilled to perfection with your choice of two sides. Dare to Defy will present scenes from their upcoming production of Tommy at 6:30pm. Just $15/person


SOLD OUT Tuesday, Jan 16th, 6pm – Christopher’s Restaurant (Vegetarian Dinner)
Chef Don Warfe will create a three-course dinner featuring vegetarian cuisine. Optional wine pairing for each course. Featuring a preview of The Human Race Theatre Company’s Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End, which debuts this April! $25/person dinner only; $30/person with wine pairing.


Wednesday, Jan 17th, 6-9pm – Mudlick Tap House
Earth, Water, Fire & Air: A Food & Art Experience

A private four-course elements-themed dinner with select wine pairings!
Featuring a sneak peek of the upcoming DVAC exhibition, Stratum, the artists Amy Kollar Anderson & Kate Huser Santucci will create a painting during the dinner in a lightning round collaboration. $55/person


Wednesday, Jan 17th, 4-8pm – Whole Foods
Bring the family by for this delicious Family Meal Deal (eat in or take to-go) which includes 1 large cheese or pepperoni pizza, 1 bucket of wings (flavors: plain, BBQ, & buffalo) and 1 two-liter of 365 Soda for $25. For an extra $5 your kids can create their own work of art with the help of K12 Gallery & TEJAS. Instructors will be on site 6-8pm. No advance ticket needed. 


Thursday, Jan 18th, 6-8pm – Texas Beef & Cattle Company
Dine on authentic South Texas-style BBQ while watching The Mural Machine (local artists ‘ETCH’ Chris Weyrich and Tiffany Allyn Clark) bring history to life in a brand new art piece they’ll create before your eyes! Brisket, Sausage or Pulled Pork Plate (comes with 2 sides) for dinner with banana pudding and tea or lemonade. $20/person


SOLD OUT Thursday, Jan 18th, 6pm – Old Scratch Pizza
A three-course dinner curated by Chef Nate. This will not be your typical pizzeria dinner! It will include a beverage, a special appetizer, salad, and a unique, arts- themed pizza –paired with music from a classical-jazz crossover quartet with violin, bass, guitar, and keyboard from the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. $20/person


Friday, Jan 19th, 6:30pm – Amber Rose Restaurant
Enjoy a four-course dinner paired with a taste of the arts
First Course: Charcuterie Board, Second: Butternut Squash Soup, Third: Smoked Bone-in Pork Chop topped with Cinnamon Apple chutney served with Savory Smashed Sweet Potatoes, Fourth: Chocolate Mousse with fresh berries. Just $35/person
More details to come…


Sunday, Jan 21st, 11am and 1pm – Table 33
You’ll enjoy a brunch entree with a mimosa/cocktail and performance by Dayton Contemporary Dance Company. $25/person


Sunday, Jan 21st, All Day – Dublin Pub
Enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner and 10% of your bill will be donated to Culture Works. Entertainment by Ashley Knapp, a young bluegrass and traditional country band, in the early evening. No advance ticket needed. 


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