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Feb 24, 2018

Trail Run

Miami Whitewater Forest

North

Feb 24, 2018

Trail Run

Miami Whitewater Forest

North

Enjoy trails at quicker speed. Bring own water and gear. Advance registration required.

Enjoy trails at quicker speed. Bring own water and gear. Advance registration required.

Feb 24, 2018

Awakening the Dreamer Symposium

St. George Catholic Church

East

Feb 24, 2018

Awakening the Dreamer Symposium

St. George Catholic Church

East

A transformative educational program that explores the challenges facing humanity at this critical moment in time and the opportunities we as a human family have to create a new future.

A transformative educational program that explores the challenges facing humanity at this critical moment in time and the opportunities we as a human family have to create a new future.

Feb 24, 2018

Cardinal Bazaar Vendor & Craft Fair

Colerain High School

North

Feb 24, 2018

Cardinal Bazaar Vendor & Craft Fair

Colerain High School

North

Shop over 100 vendors and crafters. Food for sale through our culinary students. Raffle tickets for sale for items donated by our vendors and crafters.

Shop over 100 vendors and crafters. Food for sale through our culinary students. Raffle tickets for sale for items donated by our vendors and crafters.

Now through Mar 09, 2018

Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us)

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Downtown

Now through Mar 09, 2018

Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us)

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Downtown

Social experiment featuring 200 artists from 16 countries. Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones.

Social experiment featuring 200 artists from 16 countries. Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones.

Now through Mar 15, 2018

Romancing the Stacks

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Now through Mar 15, 2018

Romancing the Stacks

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Take look at history of love stories and romance novels with books from library's collection.

Take look at history of love stories and romance novels with books from library's collection.

Now through Feb 28, 2018

Open Access to Ark Grounds

Ark Encounter

South

Now through Feb 28, 2018

Open Access to Ark Grounds

Ark Encounter

South

Explore everything outside the Ark for free from November 1, 2017, to February 28, 2018. See the Ark in rainbow lights and access the entire Ark Encounter grounds including Ararat Ridge Zoo, Emzara's Kitchen, the gift shop, fair trade market, and more! Enjoy ChristmasTime at the...

Explore everything outside the Ark for free from November 1, 2017, to February 28, 2018. See the Ark in rainbow lights and access the entire Ark Encounter grounds including Ararat Ridge Zoo, Emzara's Kitchen, the gift shop, fair trade market, and more! Enjoy ChristmasTime at the...

Now through Mar 03, 2018

ManaTots

Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore

East

Now through Mar 03, 2018

ManaTots

Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore

East

Stories and songs for children up to age 4.

Stories and songs for children up to age 4.

Now through Feb 25, 2018

Swoon

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Now through Feb 25, 2018

Swoon

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Major survey of era-defining artist Caledonia Curry, better known as Swoon, showcases dimensions of multi-faceted practice, including new large-scale public installation, re-stagings of past landmark projects and survey of her socially-driven work in countries like Haiti and...

Major survey of era-defining artist Caledonia Curry, better known as Swoon, showcases dimensions of multi-faceted practice, including new large-scale public installation, re-stagings of past landmark projects and survey of her socially-driven work in countries like Haiti and...

Now through Apr 22, 2018

Glenn Kaino

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Now through Apr 22, 2018

Glenn Kaino

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

The chameleon-esque practice of Japanese-American artist Glenn Kaino utilizes sculpture, spectacle, video and performance to convey political restlessness and the uncanny blurring of news with fallacy.

The chameleon-esque practice of Japanese-American artist Glenn Kaino utilizes sculpture, spectacle, video and performance to convey political restlessness and the uncanny blurring of news with fallacy.

Now through Jun 30, 2018

Telling a People's Story: African- American Children's Illustrated Literature

Miami University Art Museum

North

Now through Jun 30, 2018

Telling a People's Story: African- American Children's Illustrated Literature

Miami University Art Museum

North

First major museum exhibition devoted to art found within pages of African-American children's picture books. Exhibition emphasizes strength of illustrations as visual narrative representations of African-American experience.

First major museum exhibition devoted to art found within pages of African-American children's picture books. Exhibition emphasizes strength of illustrations as visual narrative representations of African-American experience.

Now through Apr 08, 2018

Malcolm Cochran: Requiem

Cincinnati Arts Association

Downtown

Now through Apr 08, 2018

Malcolm Cochran: Requiem

Cincinnati Arts Association

Downtown

Memorial to deaths from genocide, massacres, warfare, and human suffering from social and economic injustices and exploitation. Exhibit continues through April 8.

Memorial to deaths from genocide, massacres, warfare, and human suffering from social and economic injustices and exploitation. Exhibit continues through April 8.

Now through Apr 28, 2018

All Ages Story Time

New Richmond Branch Library

North

Now through Apr 28, 2018

All Ages Story Time

New Richmond Branch Library

North

Experience fun of reading using music, songs, rhymes and movement to accompany stories.

Experience fun of reading using music, songs, rhymes and movement to accompany stories.

Feb 24, 2018

Rock the Blocks

Salem Township Public Library

North

Feb 24, 2018

Rock the Blocks

Salem Township Public Library

North

Open Lego build for all-age builders.

Open Lego build for all-age builders.

Now through Feb 24, 2018

Toddler Playdate

Loveland Branch Library

North

Now through Feb 24, 2018

Toddler Playdate

Loveland Branch Library

North

Meet new friends and socialize through unstructured play. Toys provided.

Meet new friends and socialize through unstructured play. Toys provided.

Feb 24, 2018

Writing Circle

Salem Township Public Library

North

Feb 24, 2018

Writing Circle

Salem Township Public Library

North

Group meets twice monthly on Saturdays to share creative writing pieces. Free coffee.

Group meets twice monthly on Saturdays to share creative writing pieces. Free coffee.

Now through Mar 04, 2018

Ana England: Kinship

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Now through Mar 04, 2018

Ana England: Kinship

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Artist is fascinated by foundational and fundamental connections inherent in nature, and believes that connections between us are much stronger than that which separates us.

Artist is fascinated by foundational and fundamental connections inherent in nature, and believes that connections between us are much stronger than that which separates us.

Now through Feb 24, 2018

Two + Two

Greenwich House Gallery

East

Now through Feb 24, 2018

Two + Two

Greenwich House Gallery

East

Featuring 2 rooms, each with 2 of Cincinnati's leading artists: Lisa Schuster, Jeannine Dostal, Megan Triantafillou and Stephanie Evans. Continues through Feb. 24.

Featuring 2 rooms, each with 2 of Cincinnati's leading artists: Lisa Schuster, Jeannine Dostal, Megan Triantafillou and Stephanie Evans. Continues through Feb. 24.

Now through May 20, 2018

William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Now through May 20, 2018

William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Contemporary South African artist William Kentridge's powerful film installation encircles viewer with 7 screens as travelers pass across animated landscape accompanied by brass band.

Contemporary South African artist William Kentridge's powerful film installation encircles viewer with 7 screens as travelers pass across animated landscape accompanied by brass band.

Now through Mar 10, 2018

Bern Porter

Clay Street Press Gallery

Downtown

Now through Mar 10, 2018

Bern Porter

Clay Street Press Gallery

Downtown

Works from underground artist-writer-philosopher-scientist spanning 1941-1993. Includes collages, found objects, photographs, books, prints and more. Exhibit continues through March 10.

Works from underground artist-writer-philosopher-scientist spanning 1941-1993. Includes collages, found objects, photographs, books, prints and more. Exhibit continues through March 10.

Feb 24, 2018

Taste of the Nations

Endeavor Elementary

North

Feb 24, 2018

Taste of the Nations

Endeavor Elementary

North

Come celebrate the world and the beauty of its diverse cultures through food, dance, music and entertainment. While attending this free event, you will be able to travel the world in ONE place! You will be offered a guided tour through the nations, with the opportunity to taste...

Come celebrate the world and the beauty of its diverse cultures through food, dance, music and entertainment. While attending this free event, you will be able to travel the world in ONE place! You will be offered a guided tour through the nations, with the opportunity to taste...

Now through Feb 25, 2018

Maple Sugar Days

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve

North

Now through Feb 25, 2018

Maple Sugar Days

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve

North

Celebrate traditional craft of making maple syrup. Maple sugar treats available for small fee.

Celebrate traditional craft of making maple syrup. Maple sugar treats available for small fee.

Now through Apr 07, 2018

Exhibition for New Collectors

Carl Solway Gallery

Downtown

Now through Apr 07, 2018

Exhibition for New Collectors

Carl Solway Gallery

Downtown

50 works drawn from gallery's 50-year collection. Special pricing. Continues through April 7.

50 works drawn from gallery's 50-year collection. Special pricing. Continues through April 7.

Feb 24, 2018

Beer Choir Games

Urban Artifact

North

Feb 24, 2018

Beer Choir Games

Urban Artifact

North

Members from over 25 local choral organizations lead sing-alongs. $1 per beer sold during event benefits ArtsWave.

Members from over 25 local choral organizations lead sing-alongs. $1 per beer sold during event benefits ArtsWave.

Now through Mar 24, 2018

Trauth and Hoffman: Warmth and Light

Wash Park Art Gallery

Downtown

Now through Mar 24, 2018

Trauth and Hoffman: Warmth and Light

Wash Park Art Gallery

Downtown

Paintings of Barbara Widmeyer Trauth and photography by Ron Hoffman.

Paintings of Barbara Widmeyer Trauth and photography by Ron Hoffman.

Now through Apr 21, 2018

ArtsWave Days

Multiple venues

Downtown

Now through Apr 21, 2018

ArtsWave Days

Multiple venues

Downtown

Each Saturday from February 3rd through April 21st, ArtWave Days will feature a set of curated events with a different theme, focus and venue. Visit website for information on time and venue. 

Each Saturday from February 3rd through April 21st, ArtWave Days will feature a set of curated events with a different theme, focus and venue. Visit website for information on time and venue. 

Feb 24, 2018

Wild Things Mid-Century and Art Glass Afterparty

Wild Things Antiques

Uptown

Feb 24, 2018

Wild Things Mid-Century and Art Glass Afterparty

Wild Things Antiques

Uptown

Wild Things Antiques is hosting the first ever Mid-Century and Art Glass Afterparty. Please join us for beer (from Woodburn Brewery), wine, snacks and a specially curated shop full of priced-to-sell Mid-Century furniture, art glass, antiques, eclectic fare and wall art. Bring...

Wild Things Antiques is hosting the first ever Mid-Century and Art Glass Afterparty. Please join us for beer (from Woodburn Brewery), wine, snacks and a specially curated shop full of priced-to-sell Mid-Century furniture, art glass, antiques, eclectic fare and wall art. Bring...

Now through Mar 31, 2018

Live Racing at Turfway Park

Turfway Park

South

Now through Mar 31, 2018

Live Racing at Turfway Park

Turfway Park

South

Enjoy live Thoroughbred racing and vintage charm at Turfway Park through March 31. Simulcast racing is available daily except Monday and Tuesday.

Enjoy live Thoroughbred racing and vintage charm at Turfway Park through March 31. Simulcast racing is available daily except Monday and Tuesday.

Feb 24, 2018

Denver Bierman

Cheviot United Methodist Church

West

Feb 24, 2018

Denver Bierman

Cheviot United Methodist Church

West

Feb 24, 2018

CCM Presents the Starling Chamber Orchestra

Robert J. Werner Recital Hall

Uptown

Feb 24, 2018

CCM Presents the Starling Chamber Orchestra

Robert J. Werner Recital Hall

Uptown

Kurt Sassmannshaus, music director.

Kurt Sassmannshaus, music director.

Feb 24, 2018

Presidential Pub Crawl

Taft's Brewing Co. Brewpourium

Uptown

Feb 24, 2018

Presidential Pub Crawl

Taft's Brewing Co. Brewpourium

Uptown

Celebrate President's Day with a pub crawl featuring 12 bars in 3 neighborhoods. Participating bars include: Northside Yacht Club Higher Gravity Chameleon Arcade Legacy: Bar Edition Mount Lookout Tavern Million's Cafe and more!      ...

Celebrate President's Day with a pub crawl featuring 12 bars in 3 neighborhoods. Participating bars include: Northside Yacht Club Higher Gravity Chameleon Arcade Legacy: Bar Edition Mount Lookout Tavern Million's Cafe and more!      ...

Now through Dec 29, 2018

Karaoke

VFW Post 9630

North

Now through Dec 29, 2018

Karaoke

VFW Post 9630

North

No membership required to participate.

No membership required to participate.

Now through Mar 31, 2018

Karaoke

Delhi Pub

West

Now through Mar 31, 2018

Karaoke

Delhi Pub

West

Food available for purchase, featuring Empress Chili.

Food available for purchase, featuring Empress Chili.

Now through Mar 29, 2018

Show and Tell on the Farm

Chrisholm Historic Farmstead

North

Now through Mar 29, 2018

Show and Tell on the Farm

Chrisholm Historic Farmstead

North

Each program is different with special guest stars, some furry and some feathery, and fun activities.

Each program is different with special guest stars, some furry and some feathery, and fun activities.

Now through May 27, 2018

Leo Coffeehouse

Queen City Balladeers

East

Now through May 27, 2018

Leo Coffeehouse

Queen City Balladeers

East

Weekly venue of live acoustic folk, Americana, bluegrass, and roots music. Scheduled performances begin at 7 p.m. Informal song circle jam starts at 5:30 p.m. Open mic every first and third Sunday. Free to members. Donations welcome from non-members.

Weekly venue of live acoustic folk, Americana, bluegrass, and roots music. Scheduled performances begin at 7 p.m. Informal song circle jam starts at 5:30 p.m. Open mic every first and third Sunday. Free to members. Donations welcome from non-members.

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