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Now through Aug 19, 2018

Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion

Sawyer Point

Downtown

Now through Aug 19, 2018

Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion

Sawyer Point

Downtown

The Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion Celebration was inaugurated in August 1989 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is held annually the 3rd weekend of August in various locations that includes a day-long celebration at Sawyer Point and Yeatman's Cove. Through the generous support of...

The Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion Celebration was inaugurated in August 1989 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is held annually the 3rd weekend of August in various locations that includes a day-long celebration at Sawyer Point and Yeatman's Cove. Through the generous support of...

Now through Aug 19, 2018

An Apothecary Soul Garden

Krohn Conservatory

Uptown

Now through Aug 19, 2018

An Apothecary Soul Garden

Krohn Conservatory

Uptown

Take a stroll through the apothecary garden filled with herbs and healing plants. Not only will you learn about traditional remedies and recipes used to treat ailments, but you can explore our own rendition of a rustic and charming apothecary shop! You will find a calming blend...

Take a stroll through the apothecary garden filled with herbs and healing plants. Not only will you learn about traditional remedies and recipes used to treat ailments, but you can explore our own rendition of a rustic and charming apothecary shop! You will find a calming blend...

Now through Sep 16, 2018

Everything Thomas

EnterTRAINment Junction

North

Now through Sep 16, 2018

Everything Thomas

EnterTRAINment Junction

North

Enjoy a celebration of Thomas the Train with Thomas-themed train layouts, videos, scavenger hunt, coloring and crafts. Enjoy the kid’s train ride PLUS see all our Thomas & Friends merchandise all 15%-50% off! 

Enjoy a celebration of Thomas the Train with Thomas-themed train layouts, videos, scavenger hunt, coloring and crafts. Enjoy the kid’s train ride PLUS see all our Thomas & Friends merchandise all 15%-50% off! 

Now through Aug 31, 2018

Pirates of the Ohio Cruise

BB Riverboats

South

Now through Aug 31, 2018

Pirates of the Ohio Cruise

BB Riverboats

South

Ahoy Mateys! Board the Captain's boat for an afternoon cruise full of fun and games for the entire family. The kids will pick up their free pirate hat and eye patch before boarding this popular cruise on the Ohio River. Get your pirate tattoo or participate in one of our pirate...

Ahoy Mateys! Board the Captain's boat for an afternoon cruise full of fun and games for the entire family. The kids will pick up their free pirate hat and eye patch before boarding this popular cruise on the Ohio River. Get your pirate tattoo or participate in one of our pirate...

Aug 17, 2018

Explore Day-Explore Astronomy

Creation Museum

South

Aug 17, 2018

Explore Day-Explore Astronomy

Creation Museum

South

Have you ever wondered what a sun spot is or why the planet earth is so special in our universe? Buckle up for an adventure-filled day and prepare to marvel at God’s handiwork as we “Explore” Astronomy. Whether day or night, Dr. Danny Faulkner has proven an excellent guide...

Have you ever wondered what a sun spot is or why the planet earth is so special in our universe? Buckle up for an adventure-filled day and prepare to marvel at God’s handiwork as we “Explore” Astronomy. Whether day or night, Dr. Danny Faulkner has proven an excellent guide...

Now through Aug 18, 2018

St. Mary of the Assumption Parish Festival

St. Mary of the Assumption Parish

South

Now through Aug 18, 2018

St. Mary of the Assumption Parish Festival

St. Mary of the Assumption Parish

South

Delicious chicken dinners will be served on Saturday from 3:30pm - 7:30pm in the air-conditioned cafeteria. Carry outs will also be available. There will be games, concessions, and booths for all ages. Children will enjoy the bounce houses and kiddie land. Friday night will...

Delicious chicken dinners will be served on Saturday from 3:30pm - 7:30pm in the air-conditioned cafeteria. Carry outs will also be available. There will be games, concessions, and booths for all ages. Children will enjoy the bounce houses and kiddie land. Friday night will...

Now through Aug 19, 2018

St. William Parish Festival

St. William Church

West

Now through Aug 19, 2018

St. William Parish Festival

St. William Church

West

Thursday, August 16, 5:00 PM - 11:00 PMNo Limit Hold'em Tournament | Doors open at 5:30PM, starts at 6:30PM  | $50 buy-in (no re-buys) | 50% Payout  | Food and Beverages available | Call 921-0247 to register Friday, August 17, 6:00 PM - 12:00 AMADULT ONLY...

Thursday, August 16, 5:00 PM - 11:00 PMNo Limit Hold'em Tournament | Doors open at 5:30PM, starts at 6:30PM  | $50 buy-in (no re-buys) | 50% Payout  | Food and Beverages available | Call 921-0247 to register Friday, August 17, 6:00 PM - 12:00 AMADULT ONLY...

Aug 17, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Stanbery Park

East

Aug 17, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Stanbery Park

East

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Aug 17, 2018

August Flower Bar & Farm Tour

The Marmalade Lily

East

Aug 17, 2018

August Flower Bar & Farm Tour

The Marmalade Lily

East

Enjoy an evening of inspiration and creative bliss at the flower farm! Begin with snacks and refreshments. Bring your favorite wine to share and we will provide the stemware! Take a look behind the scenes during the farm tour before we begin creating with buckets of colorful...

Enjoy an evening of inspiration and creative bliss at the flower farm! Begin with snacks and refreshments. Bring your favorite wine to share and we will provide the stemware! Take a look behind the scenes during the farm tour before we begin creating with buckets of colorful...

Aug 17, 2018

After Tennis Party

The Roosevelt Room

North

Aug 17, 2018

After Tennis Party

The Roosevelt Room

North

Make a racket at The Roosevelt Room for our first annual ATP (After Tennis Party), sponsored by Ketel One Botanicals! • Walk the red carpet and strike a pose for the camera • Watch TV coverage of the Western & Southern Open • Sip on themed cocktails and enjoy exclusive...

Make a racket at The Roosevelt Room for our first annual ATP (After Tennis Party), sponsored by Ketel One Botanicals! • Walk the red carpet and strike a pose for the camera • Watch TV coverage of the Western & Southern Open • Sip on themed cocktails and enjoy exclusive...

Now through Sep 28, 2018

Rockin' Friday

Rockin' Jump Cincinnati

North

Now through Sep 28, 2018

Rockin' Friday

Rockin' Jump Cincinnati

North

Rockin’ Friday is Rockin’ Jumps, The Ultimate Trampoline Park’s, weekly Friday night program for teens and tweens ages 11-17. Drop them off from 8pm-10pm every Friday for fitness and fun with all their friends!

Rockin’ Friday is Rockin’ Jumps, The Ultimate Trampoline Park’s, weekly Friday night program for teens and tweens ages 11-17. Drop them off from 8pm-10pm every Friday for fitness and fun with all their friends!

Now through Sep 29, 2018

Rockin' Tots

Rockin' Jump Cincinnati

North

Now through Sep 29, 2018

Rockin' Tots

Rockin' Jump Cincinnati

North

At Rockin’ Jump, the Ultimate Trampoline Park, toddlers 6 and under can expend all their endless energy on our trampolines 6 days a week with Rockin’ Tots.

At Rockin’ Jump, the Ultimate Trampoline Park, toddlers 6 and under can expend all their endless energy on our trampolines 6 days a week with Rockin’ Tots.

Now through Aug 19, 2018

Day Out With Thomas

Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad

North

Now through Aug 19, 2018

Day Out With Thomas

Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad

North

Thomas the Tank Engine visits Lebanon, OH for a 25 minute train ride and children's activities.

Thomas the Tank Engine visits Lebanon, OH for a 25 minute train ride and children's activities.

Aug 18, 2018

OPEN HOUSE

Anderson Community Center

East

Aug 18, 2018

OPEN HOUSE

Anderson Community Center

East

TV Toastmasters Has Openings for New Members, Anderson Twsp. See yourself speak on TV, TV Toastmasters is unique. The entire meeting is videotaped for fast track public speaking improvement. Our method will help you overcome public speaking fears and anxiety. We’re the only...

TV Toastmasters Has Openings for New Members, Anderson Twsp. See yourself speak on TV, TV Toastmasters is unique. The entire meeting is videotaped for fast track public speaking improvement. Our method will help you overcome public speaking fears and anxiety. We’re the only...

Aug 18, 2018 through Aug 19, 2018

My Furry Valentine SUMMER Mega Pet Adoption Event

Sharonville Convention Center

North

Aug 18, 2018 through Aug 19, 2018

My Furry Valentine SUMMER Mega Pet Adoption Event

Sharonville Convention Center

North

Join us August 18th & 19th, for PhoDOGrapher’s first-ever Summer My Furry Valentine, the Tri-State’s largest companion animal adoption event. Sponsored by The Petco Foundation, the event aims to find homes for the area’s rescue and shelter animals to help end the...

Join us August 18th & 19th, for PhoDOGrapher’s first-ever Summer My Furry Valentine, the Tri-State’s largest companion animal adoption event. Sponsored by The Petco Foundation, the event aims to find homes for the area’s rescue and shelter animals to help end the...

Now through Aug 18, 2018

Super Hero Cruise

BB Riverboats

South

Now through Aug 18, 2018

Super Hero Cruise

BB Riverboats

South

BB Riverboats requests your presence for this 2-hour cruise complete with official Super Hero Training. Bring the whole family to learn the ins and outs of being a Super Hero and test out your skills as you learn them. After you have mastered your special powers, show them off...

BB Riverboats requests your presence for this 2-hour cruise complete with official Super Hero Training. Bring the whole family to learn the ins and outs of being a Super Hero and test out your skills as you learn them. After you have mastered your special powers, show them off...

Aug 18, 2018

Hops in the Hangar: A Craft Beer Event

Middletown Regional Airport

North

Aug 18, 2018

Hops in the Hangar: A Craft Beer Event

Middletown Regional Airport

North

The First Annual Hops in the Hangar is a unique, craft beer aficionado's event that will surely take flight. Gathering a blend of craft beer fans and aviation enthusiasts in an airplane hangar, Hops in the Hangar will be an EPIC event here in the tri-state area. Beer has never...

The First Annual Hops in the Hangar is a unique, craft beer aficionado's event that will surely take flight. Gathering a blend of craft beer fans and aviation enthusiasts in an airplane hangar, Hops in the Hangar will be an EPIC event here in the tri-state area. Beer has never...

Now through Aug 25, 2018

Chuck Wagon Dinner Ride

Bonnybrook Farms

North

Now through Aug 25, 2018

Chuck Wagon Dinner Ride

Bonnybrook Farms

North

A Chuck Wagon Dinner Ride offers a FUN Evening of GREAT Food and Camaraderie for Families, Friends and Groups of all Sizes on a Beautiful and Historic 370 Acre Working Farm. Work up a hearty appetite before dinner with some "Fun on the Farm" Activities: Clodhopper Golf • Giant...

A Chuck Wagon Dinner Ride offers a FUN Evening of GREAT Food and Camaraderie for Families, Friends and Groups of all Sizes on a Beautiful and Historic 370 Acre Working Farm. Work up a hearty appetite before dinner with some "Fun on the Farm" Activities: Clodhopper Golf • Giant...

Aug 18, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant

North

Aug 18, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant

North

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Now through Sep 29, 2018

Rockin' Saturday

Rockin' Jump Cincinnati

North

Now through Sep 29, 2018

Rockin' Saturday

Rockin' Jump Cincinnati

North

Rockin’ Saturday at Rockin’ Jump the Ultimate Trampoline Park is for ALL ages! Enjoy a night of jumps every Saturday 8pm-10pm. Just $18 per jumper!

Rockin’ Saturday at Rockin’ Jump the Ultimate Trampoline Park is for ALL ages! Enjoy a night of jumps every Saturday 8pm-10pm. Just $18 per jumper!

Aug 19, 2018

CEC 4th Annual CAR SHOW

CEC

North

Aug 19, 2018

CEC 4th Annual CAR SHOW

CEC

North

Free to view the cars. plus DJ Phil Pre-register a car for $10, It's $15 day of the show. Delicious lunch options, raffle prizes, door prizes, split the pot and so much more!!! 25 Trophies will be awarded All Entries Welcome! A.M.M.Y! Dash Plaques to the first 100 vehicles Guest...

Free to view the cars. plus DJ Phil Pre-register a car for $10, It's $15 day of the show. Delicious lunch options, raffle prizes, door prizes, split the pot and so much more!!! 25 Trophies will be awarded All Entries Welcome! A.M.M.Y! Dash Plaques to the first 100 vehicles Guest...

Aug 19, 2018

Holocaust and Humanity Center Open House - Holocaust Rescue Story

Rockwern Academy

North

Aug 19, 2018

Holocaust and Humanity Center Open House - Holocaust Rescue Story

Rockwern Academy

North

Learn the fascinating story of how Dr. Fred Wagshul's search for his biological family led to the discovery of how the unwavering morality and unfathomable courage of one man, Dr. Mohamed Helmy, an Arab, saved an entire Jewish family during the Holocaust. That family was Fred's...

Learn the fascinating story of how Dr. Fred Wagshul's search for his biological family led to the discovery of how the unwavering morality and unfathomable courage of one man, Dr. Mohamed Helmy, an Arab, saved an entire Jewish family during the Holocaust. That family was Fred's...

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Historic Buildings Open House

Shawnee Lookout

West

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Historic Buildings Open House

Shawnee Lookout

West

Take a step back in time and catch a glimpse of life in the 1800s. See a cabin built in 1795 and two-story springhouse/schoolhouse dating from 1800.

Take a step back in time and catch a glimpse of life in the 1800s. See a cabin built in 1795 and two-story springhouse/schoolhouse dating from 1800.

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Family Flight Time

Rockin' Jump Cincinnati

North

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Family Flight Time

Rockin' Jump Cincinnati

North

#FamilyFlightTime is back tonight for only $55! Grab your family for the fun that never ends on our trampolines. #RockinFun #FamilyandFun

#FamilyFlightTime is back tonight for only $55! Grab your family for the fun that never ends on our trampolines. #RockinFun #FamilyandFun

Aug 19, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Washington Park

Downtown

Aug 19, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Washington Park

Downtown

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Aug 20, 2018 through Aug 25, 2018

5-Year Anniversary

The St. Clair

Uptown

Aug 20, 2018 through Aug 25, 2018

5-Year Anniversary

The St. Clair

Uptown

It's been a wild 5 years, so we're celebrating our anniversary with a week-long party starting on Monday, August 20th! Take advantage of our reverse countdown specials leading up to the blowout bash on Saturday, August 25th! Join us to party hard one last time before classes...

It's been a wild 5 years, so we're celebrating our anniversary with a week-long party starting on Monday, August 20th! Take advantage of our reverse countdown specials leading up to the blowout bash on Saturday, August 25th! Join us to party hard one last time before classes...

Aug 22, 2018

Explore Day-Explore Genetics

Creation Museum

South

Aug 22, 2018

Explore Day-Explore Genetics

Creation Museum

South

Have you ever wondered why DNA makes you “you”? Have you ever said to someone, “Stop copying me!” Interestingly, this is not something we want say to our DNA. One of God’s incredible biological designs is the DNA alphabet of life. If you are interested in exploring the...

Have you ever wondered why DNA makes you “you”? Have you ever said to someone, “Stop copying me!” Interestingly, this is not something we want say to our DNA. One of God’s incredible biological designs is the DNA alphabet of life. If you are interested in exploring the...

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Rockin' Wednesday

Rockin' Jump Cincinnati

North

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Rockin' Wednesday

Rockin' Jump Cincinnati

North

Every Wednesday gather your friends and head to Rockin’ Jump, The Ultimate Trampoline Park, for two hours of fun for the price of one!

Every Wednesday gather your friends and head to Rockin’ Jump, The Ultimate Trampoline Park, for two hours of fun for the price of one!

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