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Now through Oct 06, 2020

Strauss Troy Market

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 06, 2020

Strauss Troy Market

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Spend your lunch hour enjoying one of the city’s most unique shopping experiences. Every Tuesday from 11a-1:30p, local vendors will offer everything from fresh produce and lunch food, to sweet treats and handmade items at the Strauss Troy Market on Fountain Square.

Spend your lunch hour enjoying one of the city’s most unique shopping experiences. Every Tuesday from 11a-1:30p, local vendors will offer everything from fresh produce and lunch food, to sweet treats and handmade items at the Strauss Troy Market on Fountain Square.

Now through Sep 02, 2020

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 02, 2020

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Free movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening.Washington Park sells beer, wine, liquor, Coca-Cola products and light snacks. We feature craft beer offerings from local favorites Taft’s Ale House, Rhinegeist,...

Free movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening.Washington Park sells beer, wine, liquor, Coca-Cola products and light snacks. We feature craft beer offerings from local favorites Taft’s Ale House, Rhinegeist,...

Now through Sep 03, 2020

Roots Revival

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 03, 2020

Roots Revival

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy an evening of free Bluegrass, Roots, and Americana music over at Washington Park’s bandstand. Washington Park’s concessions offer full bar service, including beer, wine, liquor, and coke products.

Enjoy an evening of free Bluegrass, Roots, and Americana music over at Washington Park’s bandstand. Washington Park’s concessions offer full bar service, including beer, wine, liquor, and coke products.

Now through Sep 24, 2020

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 24, 2020

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

P&G’s Salsa On The Square features live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Latin Jazz. In addition to the live music, local dance instructors host large dance classes teaching basic and intermediate Latin dancing. Great food and cold...

P&G’s Salsa On The Square features live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Latin Jazz. In addition to the live music, local dance instructors host large dance classes teaching basic and intermediate Latin dancing. Great food and cold...

Now through Jun 06, 2020

German American Day

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 06, 2020

German American Day

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Wiggle into some lederhosen, grab your favorite beer stein and a brat and join us in a celebration of Cincinnati’s rich German Heritage. Listen to German proclamations and poetry and find plenty of Christian Moerlein beer in the OTR Biergarten.

Wiggle into some lederhosen, grab your favorite beer stein and a brat and join us in a celebration of Cincinnati’s rich German Heritage. Listen to German proclamations and poetry and find plenty of Christian Moerlein beer in the OTR Biergarten.

Now through Jun 06, 2020

Bluegrass Music Art & Craft Festival

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant
11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45252

North

Now through Jun 06, 2020

Bluegrass Music Art & Craft Festival

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant
11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45252

North

Vinoklet Winery is very excited to continue a new tradition of great bluegrass music with the Second Annual Bluegrass Music Festival.   Family fun with a full day of music from 6 local Bluegrass Bands that you are sure to love. Also, enjoy great tasting food at one of the...

Vinoklet Winery is very excited to continue a new tradition of great bluegrass music with the Second Annual Bluegrass Music Festival.   Family fun with a full day of music from 6 local Bluegrass Bands that you are sure to love. Also, enjoy great tasting food at one of the...

Now through Nov 01, 2020

Fibonacci's Mount Healthy Farmers Market

Fibonacci Brewing Company
1445 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

Now through Nov 01, 2020

Fibonacci's Mount Healthy Farmers Market

Fibonacci Brewing Company
1445 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

For 2020 we will be adding a few more months, vendors, and programming for these markets. We will also be adding SNAP and Produce Perks for the market.   So far we have the following items for sale and will be providing more information on the vendors over the next few...

For 2020 we will be adding a few more months, vendors, and programming for these markets. We will also be adding SNAP and Produce Perks for the market.   So far we have the following items for sale and will be providing more information on the vendors over the next few...

Jun 09, 2020

Second Screens: NSFW

The Lodge
231 6th Ave., Dayton, KY 41074

South

Jun 09, 2020

Second Screens: NSFW

The Lodge
231 6th Ave., Dayton, KY 41074

South

Curated by C. Jacqueline Wood NSFW (Animation For Adults) is a short animation screening that considers the various ways that sex and the human form are represented in both historical and contemporary styles of animation. The program, curated by C. Jacqueline Wood, ranges in...

Curated by C. Jacqueline Wood NSFW (Animation For Adults) is a short animation screening that considers the various ways that sex and the human form are represented in both historical and contemporary styles of animation. The program, curated by C. Jacqueline Wood, ranges in...

Now through Dec 23, 2020

Finneytown Music Workshop

Lucky Turtle
8621 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

Now through Dec 23, 2020

Finneytown Music Workshop

Lucky Turtle
8621 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

Four-piece ensemble featuring saxophone, stand up bass, drums, guitar. Exciting jam sessions with variety of guest players.

Four-piece ensemble featuring saxophone, stand up bass, drums, guitar. Exciting jam sessions with variety of guest players.

Now through Jun 14, 2020

Italianfest

Festival Park Newport
Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Jun 14, 2020

Italianfest

Festival Park Newport
Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071

South

Authentic Italian food and live Italian music performances.

Authentic Italian food and live Italian music performances.

Jun 13, 2020 through Nov 21, 2020

Red Dog's Mutt Market

Red Dog Park
5081 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Jun 13, 2020 through Nov 21, 2020

Red Dog's Mutt Market

Red Dog Park
5081 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

We are excited to introduce Red Dog's Mutt Market...a market for all you crazy dog parents out there! A Mutt Market is like a Farmer's Market or Flea Market BUT FOR YOUR DOG! Leash up your pup and come shop from all of Cincy's coolest pet vendors! Stock up on your local pet...

We are excited to introduce Red Dog's Mutt Market...a market for all you crazy dog parents out there! A Mutt Market is like a Farmer's Market or Flea Market BUT FOR YOUR DOG! Leash up your pup and come shop from all of Cincy's coolest pet vendors! Stock up on your local pet...

Jun 14, 2020

Southwest Ohio Take Steps Walk

Voice of America MetroPark
7850 VOA Park Dr, West Chester, OH 45069

North

Jun 14, 2020

Southwest Ohio Take Steps Walk

Voice of America MetroPark
7850 VOA Park Dr, West Chester, OH 45069

North

Southwest Ohio Take Steps Walk   Stand Together for Hope. Walk Together for Cures. Nearly 3.1 Million Americans suffer from Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. Join hundreds of patients, caregivers, friends and families for a morning of family friendly fun.  ...

Southwest Ohio Take Steps Walk   Stand Together for Hope. Walk Together for Cures. Nearly 3.1 Million Americans suffer from Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. Join hundreds of patients, caregivers, friends and families for a morning of family friendly fun.  ...

Now through Oct 31, 2020

Celene Hawkins

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 31, 2020

Celene Hawkins

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

There is a strong tradition of grand or dramatic depictions of landscape in art. I am interested, instead, in details of the landscape that are often overlooked. I use a range of materials and practices to explore order and entropy in Nature. Some of the works shown here are...

There is a strong tradition of grand or dramatic depictions of landscape in art. I am interested, instead, in details of the landscape that are often overlooked. I use a range of materials and practices to explore order and entropy in Nature. Some of the works shown here are...

Now through Jun 17, 2020

Dress Up, Speak Up: Regalia and Resistance

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 17, 2020

Dress Up, Speak Up: Regalia and Resistance

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Bedecked and bejeweled, the figures populating Dress Up, Speak Up occupy fluid space and time, evoking past and present, fact and fiction, memory and desire, to illuminate the complexity of contemporary identity. Whether clad in the stylized garb of Enlightenment-era Europe, the...

Bedecked and bejeweled, the figures populating Dress Up, Speak Up occupy fluid space and time, evoking past and present, fact and fiction, memory and desire, to illuminate the complexity of contemporary identity. Whether clad in the stylized garb of Enlightenment-era Europe, the...

Jun 16, 2020 through Aug 09, 2020

One Each: Still Lifes by Cézanne, Pissaro and Friends

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

Uptown

Jun 16, 2020 through Aug 09, 2020

One Each: Still Lifes by Cézanne, Pissaro and Friends

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

Uptown

This one-gallery exhibition features still life paintings by five celebrated French painters, all created in the mid-1860s–the formative years of Impressionism. Joining the Cincinnati Art Museum’s great painting by Paul Cézanne are sterling examples from the hand of...

This one-gallery exhibition features still life paintings by five celebrated French painters, all created in the mid-1860s–the formative years of Impressionism. Joining the Cincinnati Art Museum’s great painting by Paul Cézanne are sterling examples from the hand of...

Now through Jul 06, 2020

Vhils: Haze

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jul 06, 2020

Vhils: Haze

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The CAC is excited to host an exhibition of Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto (aka Vhils) in Spring 2020. Vhils is renowned for his unusual technique of removing the surface layers of urban walls to create riveting portraits and imagery. Using construction tools like...

The CAC is excited to host an exhibition of Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto (aka Vhils) in Spring 2020. Vhils is renowned for his unusual technique of removing the surface layers of urban walls to create riveting portraits and imagery. Using construction tools like...

Jun 17, 2020 through Aug 23, 2020

Tania Candiani: Cincinnati Project

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jun 17, 2020 through Aug 23, 2020

Tania Candiani: Cincinnati Project

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Cincinnati Project is a solo exhibition by Mexico City-based artist Tania Candiani (b. 1974) that reimagines the Cincinnati Industrial Expositions that took place between 1870 and 1888. Candiani investigates site and history for each exhibition she creates. For Cincinnati...

Cincinnati Project is a solo exhibition by Mexico City-based artist Tania Candiani (b. 1974) that reimagines the Cincinnati Industrial Expositions that took place between 1870 and 1888. Candiani investigates site and history for each exhibition she creates. For Cincinnati...

Jun 17, 2020 through Aug 23, 2020

Joan Tanner: FLAW

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Jun 17, 2020 through Aug 23, 2020

Joan Tanner: FLAW

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Californian artist Joan Tanner’s oeuvre has evolved from her origins as a painter to the large sculptures and installations that now preoccupy her. Throughout her prolific, 60 year career Tanner has been absorbed with ideas of history, disruption, and inconsistency in her...

Californian artist Joan Tanner’s oeuvre has evolved from her origins as a painter to the large sculptures and installations that now preoccupy her. Throughout her prolific, 60 year career Tanner has been absorbed with ideas of history, disruption, and inconsistency in her...

Now through Aug 05, 2020

Party on the Purple

Purple People Bridge
Access via Newport on the Levee in KY, Newport, KY 41071

Now through Aug 05, 2020

Party on the Purple

Purple People Bridge
Access via Newport on the Levee in KY, Newport, KY 41071

The parties, which are open to the public, will be held each Wednesday night from 6 to 11 p.m. from April 15 to August 5, 2020 with different live bands taking the stage in the middle of the bridge during the course of the summer. The events will include beer, food trucks, soft...

The parties, which are open to the public, will be held each Wednesday night from 6 to 11 p.m. from April 15 to August 5, 2020 with different live bands taking the stage in the middle of the bridge during the course of the summer. The events will include beer, food trucks, soft...

Now through Jun 18, 2020

Comedy in the Courtyard

The Righteous Room
641 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 18, 2020

Comedy in the Courtyard

The Righteous Room
641 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

You're going to erupt with laughter… The third Thursday of every month the courtyard of The Righteous Room will transform into a comedy club with the iconic volcano mural serving as the backdrop. We’ve partnered with Bombs Away! Comedy to bring you the best up-and-coming...

You're going to erupt with laughter… The third Thursday of every month the courtyard of The Righteous Room will transform into a comedy club with the iconic volcano mural serving as the backdrop. We’ve partnered with Bombs Away! Comedy to bring you the best up-and-coming...

Jun 19, 2020

Touch-A-Truck

Springfield Township Arts Center Parking Lot
9150 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

Jun 19, 2020

Touch-A-Truck

Springfield Township Arts Center Parking Lot
9150 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

Springfield Township’s annual Touch A Truck brings over 50 service, construction and luxury vehicles to one place on Friday, June 19th! Kids can climb aboard, honk the horns and meet the workers!!! It’s always a great event to bring your camera!!   Families can look...

Springfield Township’s annual Touch A Truck brings over 50 service, construction and luxury vehicles to one place on Friday, June 19th! Kids can climb aboard, honk the horns and meet the workers!!! It’s always a great event to bring your camera!!   Families can look...

Now through Jun 21, 2020

Taps, Tastes, & Tunes

Streets of West Chester
9448A Waterfront Drive, West Chester Township, OH 45069

North

Now through Jun 21, 2020

Taps, Tastes, & Tunes

Streets of West Chester
9448A Waterfront Drive, West Chester Township, OH 45069

North

Fill up on the flavors of Butler County at the second annual Taps Tastes and Tunes Festival presented by Miller Lite. This exciting summer event will appeal to the senses with the smells and tastes of the delicious local fare, the sounds of the areas booming live music scene and...

Fill up on the flavors of Butler County at the second annual Taps Tastes and Tunes Festival presented by Miller Lite. This exciting summer event will appeal to the senses with the smells and tastes of the delicious local fare, the sounds of the areas booming live music scene and...

Now through Dec 12, 2020

The City Flea at Washington Park

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 12, 2020

The City Flea at Washington Park

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The City Flea is Cincinnati's original curated, urban flea market that takes place once a month at Washington Park and various other locations through out the year. Since its conception in 2011 The Flea has seen dozens of vendors grow from hobby to full time business and it is...

The City Flea is Cincinnati's original curated, urban flea market that takes place once a month at Washington Park and various other locations through out the year. Since its conception in 2011 The Flea has seen dozens of vendors grow from hobby to full time business and it is...

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