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Now through Oct 01, 2021

Hans Papke - a retrospective of paintings & sculptures

Mary Ran Gallery
3668 Erie Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45208

Now through Oct 01, 2021

Hans Papke - a retrospective of paintings & sculptures

Mary Ran Gallery
3668 Erie Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45208

Hans Papke was born in Germany in 1937 and came to the United States in 1963. He has been a creative artist his whole like and worked at C.G. & E while raising his family. Hans is married to Ute who is president of the Munich Sisters City colaboration

Hans Papke was born in Germany in 1937 and came to the United States in 1963. He has been a creative artist his whole like and worked at C.G. & E while raising his family. Hans is married to Ute who is president of the Munich Sisters City colaboration

Now through Oct 12, 2021

Fountain Feud

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 12, 2021

Fountain Feud

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Fountain Square’s version of the classic TV Gameshow, Feud challenges you to identify the most popular answers instead of having to know the correct answers. Feud is hosted with Last Call Productions.Fountain Square offers bar service with beer, wine, hard seltzer and...

Fountain Square’s version of the classic TV Gameshow, Feud challenges you to identify the most popular answers instead of having to know the correct answers. Feud is hosted with Last Call Productions.Fountain Square offers bar service with beer, wine, hard seltzer and...

Sep 22, 2021

Rug Event: Fair Trade, Hand Knotted Rugs from Pakistan!

Ten Thousand Villages
2011 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208

Uptown

Sep 22, 2021

Rug Event: Fair Trade, Hand Knotted Rugs from Pakistan!

Ten Thousand Villages
2011 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208

Uptown

The rugs are coming back to Cincinnati! For a limited time, hundreds of beautifully intricate handknotted rugs from our job creation program in Pakistan will be in store. From 1x1 all the way up to 11x14, we have every size and style to match your taste-plus a rug expert to help...

The rugs are coming back to Cincinnati! For a limited time, hundreds of beautifully intricate handknotted rugs from our job creation program in Pakistan will be in store. From 1x1 all the way up to 11x14, we have every size and style to match your taste-plus a rug expert to help...

Now through Jun 29, 2022

Holocaust Speaker Series

Nancy and David Wolf Holocaust and Humanity Center
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Jun 29, 2022

Holocaust Speaker Series

Nancy and David Wolf Holocaust and Humanity Center
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors sharing stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Visit the website for a list of upcoming speakers and to register. Generously sponsored by...

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors sharing stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Visit the website for a list of upcoming speakers and to register. Generously sponsored by...

Now through Sep 23, 2021

S0FT GH0ST UNIVERSE

Clifton Cultural Arts Center
2728 Short Vine, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Now through Sep 23, 2021

S0FT GH0ST UNIVERSE

Clifton Cultural Arts Center
2728 Short Vine, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Explore the world of artist Dai William’s alter ego, S0FT GH0ST, a character best experienced across genres and iterations. Then, learn techniques from the artist themselves at a three-part workshop held in conjunction with the exhibition. Exhibit opens on August 27 from 6-8...

Explore the world of artist Dai William’s alter ego, S0FT GH0ST, a character best experienced across genres and iterations. Then, learn techniques from the artist themselves at a three-part workshop held in conjunction with the exhibition. Exhibit opens on August 27 from 6-8...

Now through Sep 30, 2021

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 30, 2021

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Salsa on the Square brought to you by P&G, is back every Thursday with live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, and Latin Jazz.  Mazunte will be serving up tacos, tostados, and guacamole to hungry patrons on-site. Fountain Square...

Salsa on the Square brought to you by P&G, is back every Thursday with live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, and Latin Jazz.  Mazunte will be serving up tacos, tostados, and guacamole to hungry patrons on-site. Fountain Square...

Now through Sep 26, 2021

Kaplan New Works Series

Eden Park
Seasongood Pavilion, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 26, 2021

Kaplan New Works Series

Eden Park
Seasongood Pavilion, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Ballet season starts with the annual Kaplan New Works Series, but with a twist! This year the production takes place outdoors at Seasongood Pavilion in Eden Park. Featuring groundbreaking choreography, the program includes world premieres from DANCEFIX phenom Heather Britt...

The Ballet season starts with the annual Kaplan New Works Series, but with a twist! This year the production takes place outdoors at Seasongood Pavilion in Eden Park. Featuring groundbreaking choreography, the program includes world premieres from DANCEFIX phenom Heather Britt...

Now through Sep 24, 2021

Reading Farmers Market

Corner of Vine Street and Reading Rd
9150 Reading Rd, Reading, OH 45215

North

Now through Sep 24, 2021

Reading Farmers Market

Corner of Vine Street and Reading Rd
9150 Reading Rd, Reading, OH 45215

North

Shop for fresh produce, baked goods and handcrafted items.

Shop for fresh produce, baked goods and handcrafted items.

Now through Oct 29, 2021

Vernon McIntyre Appalachian Grass

Fibonacci Brewing Company
1445 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

Now through Oct 29, 2021

Vernon McIntyre Appalachian Grass

Fibonacci Brewing Company
1445 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

Join us in the beer garden at our farm for music and food. Food will start at 5pm. Vernon McIntyre’s APPALACHIAN GRASS is a bluegrass band with style and always delivers an entertaining stage show with driving instrumentals, close-knit harmonies, amusing novelty songs, and...

Join us in the beer garden at our farm for music and food. Food will start at 5pm. Vernon McIntyre’s APPALACHIAN GRASS is a bluegrass band with style and always delivers an entertaining stage show with driving instrumentals, close-knit harmonies, amusing novelty songs, and...

Now through Dec 17, 2021

Final Friday

Pendleton Art Center
1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 17, 2021

Final Friday

Pendleton Art Center
1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Studios of the Pendleton Art Center are open to the public, giving guests the opportunity to view creative art space, as well as purchase one-of-a-kind artwork directly from artists. Meet artists, view and purchase their artwork, attend lectures, watch live demonstrations and...

Studios of the Pendleton Art Center are open to the public, giving guests the opportunity to view creative art space, as well as purchase one-of-a-kind artwork directly from artists. Meet artists, view and purchase their artwork, attend lectures, watch live demonstrations and...

Now through Sep 25, 2021

Lawrenceburg Fall Music Fest

Downtown Lawrenceburg
118 Walnut St., Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

West

Now through Sep 25, 2021

Lawrenceburg Fall Music Fest

Downtown Lawrenceburg
118 Walnut St., Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

West

Live music, car show, beer garden and food trucks. Friday night is rock night and Saturday is country night.

Live music, car show, beer garden and food trucks. Friday night is rock night and Saturday is country night.

Now through Sep 26, 2021

Oktoberfest Newport

Festival Park Newport
Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Sep 26, 2021

Oktoberfest Newport

Festival Park Newport
Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071

South

Event canceled for 2021 due to food vendor availability and staffing issues. The Newport Oktoberfest celebration is promised to be the most authentic Oktoberfest in the area. Newport Oktoberfest brings a true Munich feel with the event’s large fest tent...

Event canceled for 2021 due to food vendor availability and staffing issues. The Newport Oktoberfest celebration is promised to be the most authentic Oktoberfest in the area. Newport Oktoberfest brings a true Munich feel with the event’s large fest tent...

Sep 24, 2021 through Sep 25, 2021

Loveland Oktoberfest

Downtown Loveland
, Loveland, OH 45140

Sep 24, 2021 through Sep 25, 2021

Loveland Oktoberfest

Downtown Loveland
, Loveland, OH 45140

Head to historic Loveland for German fun and food including a stein hoist competition, weiner dog races, Nisbet Park Biergarten featuring Warsteiner (tips to benefit Cancer Free Kids!), lederhosen competition.

Head to historic Loveland for German fun and food including a stein hoist competition, weiner dog races, Nisbet Park Biergarten featuring Warsteiner (tips to benefit Cancer Free Kids!), lederhosen competition.

Now through Sep 25, 2021

Fifth & Vine Live

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 25, 2021

Fifth & Vine Live

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy free concerts on the Square every Friday and Saturday.

Enjoy free concerts on the Square every Friday and Saturday.

Sep 25, 2021 through Sep 26, 2021

Great Outdoor Weekend 2021

Greater Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky / Southeast Indiana
Multiple Locations, ,

Sep 25, 2021 through Sep 26, 2021

Great Outdoor Weekend 2021

Greater Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky / Southeast Indiana
Multiple Locations, ,

Each year, Great Outdoor Weekend presents opportunities for children and adults to sample the best outdoor recreation and nature awareness programs available in the Greater Cincinnati region – with nearly 100 events across 3 states, all free and open to the public. Click here...

Each year, Great Outdoor Weekend presents opportunities for children and adults to sample the best outdoor recreation and nature awareness programs available in the Greater Cincinnati region – with nearly 100 events across 3 states, all free and open to the public. Click here...

Now through Sep 25, 2021

Rooftop Yoga at The Summit Hotel

The Summit Hotel
5345 Medpace Way, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Now through Sep 25, 2021

Rooftop Yoga at The Summit Hotel

The Summit Hotel
5345 Medpace Way, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Elevate your practice with Rooftop Yoga at The Summit Hotel! Every Saturday at 9 a.m. May 8 through September 25, 2021, enjoy for a complimentary, donation-based class led by an experienced yoga instructor. Classes are open to all ages and skill levels. *No class 8/14/21

Elevate your practice with Rooftop Yoga at The Summit Hotel! Every Saturday at 9 a.m. May 8 through September 25, 2021, enjoy for a complimentary, donation-based class led by an experienced yoga instructor. Classes are open to all ages and skill levels. *No class 8/14/21

Sep 25, 2021

Great Outdoor Weekend: Pursuing Pawpaws

Sharon Woods/Sharon Centre
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

Sep 25, 2021

Great Outdoor Weekend: Pursuing Pawpaws

Sharon Woods/Sharon Centre
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

Go on the hunt for Ohio's native tropical fruit and chat about all things pawpaw with a nature interpreter along the way! Great Parks is following protocols from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ohio Department of Health. Physical distancing and...

Go on the hunt for Ohio's native tropical fruit and chat about all things pawpaw with a nature interpreter along the way! Great Parks is following protocols from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ohio Department of Health. Physical distancing and...

Now through Sep 25, 2021

Liberty Township Fall Festival

Liberty Park
6703 Yankee Road, Liberty Township, OH 45044

North

Now through Sep 25, 2021

Liberty Township Fall Festival

Liberty Park
6703 Yankee Road, Liberty Township, OH 45044

North

Come out to a family-friendly, community event with live music, food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, inflatables, touch-a-truck and kids activity zone.

Come out to a family-friendly, community event with live music, food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, inflatables, touch-a-truck and kids activity zone.

Sep 25, 2021

Great Outdoor Weekend: Meet & Greet with Great Parks Ambassadors

Sharon Woods/Harbor
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

Sep 25, 2021

Great Outdoor Weekend: Meet & Greet with Great Parks Ambassadors

Sharon Woods/Harbor
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

Drop in to meet and greet a variety of local, native wildlife! Nature interpreters will be on-hand to answer your burning wildlife questions. Cameras and selfies with the animal ambassadors are welcome. Great Parks is following protocols from the Centers for Disease Control...

Drop in to meet and greet a variety of local, native wildlife! Nature interpreters will be on-hand to answer your burning wildlife questions. Cameras and selfies with the animal ambassadors are welcome. Great Parks is following protocols from the Centers for Disease Control...

Sep 25, 2021

Art Waves Enjoy the Arts @ Parks: Fernbank Park

Fernbank Park
50 Thornton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45233

West

Sep 25, 2021

Art Waves Enjoy the Arts @ Parks: Fernbank Park

Fernbank Park
50 Thornton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45233

West

Great Parks has partnered with ArtsWave to host free outdoor concerts this season! Enjoy the Arts @ Parks, presented by Macy’s, for multiple performances at your favorite parks. Enjoy free, live performances from Madcap Puppets, Cultural Centre of India, Revolution of Dance...

Great Parks has partnered with ArtsWave to host free outdoor concerts this season! Enjoy the Arts @ Parks, presented by Macy’s, for multiple performances at your favorite parks. Enjoy free, live performances from Madcap Puppets, Cultural Centre of India, Revolution of Dance...

Sep 25, 2021

Great Outdoor Weekend: Pursuing Pawpaws

Sharon Woods/Sharon Centre
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

Sep 25, 2021

Great Outdoor Weekend: Pursuing Pawpaws

Sharon Woods/Sharon Centre
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

Go on the hunt for Ohio's native tropical fruit and chat about all things pawpaw with a nature interpreter along the way! Great Parks is following protocols from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ohio Department of Health. Physical distancing and...

Go on the hunt for Ohio's native tropical fruit and chat about all things pawpaw with a nature interpreter along the way! Great Parks is following protocols from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ohio Department of Health. Physical distancing and...

Now through Oct 30, 2021

Xander Wells

Fibonacci Brewing Company
1445 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

Now through Oct 30, 2021

Xander Wells

Fibonacci Brewing Company
1445 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

Join us in the beer garden at our farm for music and food. Mahope will be on-site at 5pm with amazing Cambodian cuisine prepared with fresh ingredients. You'll keep coming back each week for these street tacos! Xander Wells is a solo singer/songwriter, heavily influenced by...

Join us in the beer garden at our farm for music and food. Mahope will be on-site at 5pm with amazing Cambodian cuisine prepared with fresh ingredients. You'll keep coming back each week for these street tacos! Xander Wells is a solo singer/songwriter, heavily influenced by...

Now through Sep 26, 2021

Ish Festival

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 26, 2021

Ish Festival

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The festival brings artists and communities together to explore Jewish and Israeli cultural traditions through the arts. Saturday night is a ticketed night market and concert. Sunday is open and free to the public.

The festival brings artists and communities together to explore Jewish and Israeli cultural traditions through the arts. Saturday night is a ticketed night market and concert. Sunday is open and free to the public.

Sep 25, 2021

FREEKBOT

Music Resource Center - Cincinnati
3032 Woodburn, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Sep 25, 2021

FREEKBOT

Music Resource Center - Cincinnati
3032 Woodburn, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Cincinnati superstars FREEKBOT (Freekbass and Tobotius) will be rocking the MRC stage as part of our Fall Live Music Series!

Cincinnati superstars FREEKBOT (Freekbass and Tobotius) will be rocking the MRC stage as part of our Fall Live Music Series!

Now through Oct 31, 2021

Hyde Park Farmers' Market

Hyde Park Square
2700 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208

Uptown

Now through Oct 31, 2021

Hyde Park Farmers' Market

Hyde Park Square
2700 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208

Uptown

The Hyde Park Farmers' Market (HPFM) is a family-friendly, free event. It brings the community and local farmers/food artisans together on Hyde Park Square every Sunday morning from mid-May until the end of October. HPFM strives to bring our patrons the best tasting, most...

The Hyde Park Farmers' Market (HPFM) is a family-friendly, free event. It brings the community and local farmers/food artisans together on Hyde Park Square every Sunday morning from mid-May until the end of October. HPFM strives to bring our patrons the best tasting, most...

Sep 26, 2021

Great Outdoor Weekend: Butterfly Walk

Woodland Mound/Seasongood Nature Center
203 Woodland Mound Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45255

Sep 26, 2021

Great Outdoor Weekend: Butterfly Walk

Woodland Mound/Seasongood Nature Center
203 Woodland Mound Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45255

Walk around the prairie at Woodland Mound in order to spy some butterflies. Learn about the fall flowers that draw these insects to this type of habitat, identify local butterfly species and make your own citizen science observations. Great Parks is following protocols from...

Walk around the prairie at Woodland Mound in order to spy some butterflies. Learn about the fall flowers that draw these insects to this type of habitat, identify local butterfly species and make your own citizen science observations. Great Parks is following protocols from...

Sep 26, 2021

2021 Cincinnati Asian Arts Festival

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Sep 26, 2021

2021 Cincinnati Asian Arts Festival

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

The Cincinnati Art Museum is collaborating with local Asian community groups to jointly present the Cincinnati Asian Arts Festival on Sunday, September 26, 2021. The event will celebrate the theme "Inclusion, Diversity, and Life" with the hopes of building a more vibrant,...

The Cincinnati Art Museum is collaborating with local Asian community groups to jointly present the Cincinnati Asian Arts Festival on Sunday, September 26, 2021. The event will celebrate the theme "Inclusion, Diversity, and Life" with the hopes of building a more vibrant,...

Sep 26, 2021

Taproom Tailgate at MadTree Brewing

MadTree Brewing Company
3301 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209

Sep 26, 2021

Taproom Tailgate at MadTree Brewing

MadTree Brewing Company
3301 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209

Cheer on your Cincinnati Football team while they take on their arch rivals in the division. We're throwing a tailgate in the taproom with raffle prizes after every quarter, beer pitchers, food specials, watch the game on projector screens, and more!

Cheer on your Cincinnati Football team while they take on their arch rivals in the division. We're throwing a tailgate in the taproom with raffle prizes after every quarter, beer pitchers, food specials, watch the game on projector screens, and more!