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Now through Dec 30, 2019

Pumpkin Blow Event

Neusole Glassworks
11925 Kemper Springs Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

Now through Dec 30, 2019

Pumpkin Blow Event

Neusole Glassworks
11925 Kemper Springs Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

With help from our professional glassblowers, you will sculpt your own pumpkin from hot molten glass! Everyone must be 5 years or older. Reservations required by phone (513-751-3292). Scheduled in 30 minute increments per person. $40 per person. Payment due upon scheduling....

With help from our professional glassblowers, you will sculpt your own pumpkin from hot molten glass! Everyone must be 5 years or older. Reservations required by phone (513-751-3292). Scheduled in 30 minute increments per person. $40 per person. Payment due upon scheduling....

Now through Apr 12, 2020

Women Breaking Boundaries

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

Downtown

Now through Apr 12, 2020

Women Breaking Boundaries

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

Downtown

A special exhibition that explores the role of women in art and art history at the Cincinnati Art Museum through artworks from the museum’s permanent collection created by female artists from the seventeenth century to today. The cross-departmental selection of 38 artworks...

A special exhibition that explores the role of women in art and art history at the Cincinnati Art Museum through artworks from the museum’s permanent collection created by female artists from the seventeenth century to today. The cross-departmental selection of 38 artworks...

Now through Jan 19, 2020

Treasures of the Spanish World

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

Uptown

Now through Jan 19, 2020

Treasures of the Spanish World

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

Uptown

The exhibition tells a rich story of the cultures of Spain across the past three millennia, through some of the finest artworks from the Iberian Peninsula and the Spanish colonies. With over 200 works of art and historical documents, the highlights of the Hispanic Society of...

The exhibition tells a rich story of the cultures of Spain across the past three millennia, through some of the finest artworks from the Iberian Peninsula and the Spanish colonies. With over 200 works of art and historical documents, the highlights of the Hispanic Society of...

Now through Feb 17, 2020

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Feb 17, 2020

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Relive the first steps and remarkable achievement of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and thousands of people behind the scenes in stunning footage, much of it revealed to the public for the first time. Crafted from a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70mm...

Relive the first steps and remarkable achievement of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and thousands of people behind the scenes in stunning footage, much of it revealed to the public for the first time. Crafted from a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70mm...

Now through Nov 22, 2019

Cuba: Journey to the Heart of the Caribbean

Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Nov 22, 2019

Cuba: Journey to the Heart of the Caribbean

Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

In association with BBC Earth, and filmed exclusively for OMNIMAX screens, discover a land preserved in time, yet continually poised on the cusp of dramatic change. Dive into the culture of the largest island in the Caribbean, a vibrant mix of meticulously maintained colonial...

In association with BBC Earth, and filmed exclusively for OMNIMAX screens, discover a land preserved in time, yet continually poised on the cusp of dramatic change. Dive into the culture of the largest island in the Caribbean, a vibrant mix of meticulously maintained colonial...

Nov 19, 2019

Zero Waste for Beginners

Ten Thousand Villages
11316 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249

North

Nov 19, 2019

Zero Waste for Beginners

Ten Thousand Villages
11316 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249

North

Every day we hear more about how the environment needs our help and how harmful plastics are filling landfills and clogging our oceans. Are you interested in implementing a more sustainable, earth-friendly lifestyle but unsure where to begin?   We will be joined by Rachel...

Every day we hear more about how the environment needs our help and how harmful plastics are filling landfills and clogging our oceans. Are you interested in implementing a more sustainable, earth-friendly lifestyle but unsure where to begin?   We will be joined by Rachel...

Now through Dec 31, 2019

Holiday in Lights

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Now through Dec 31, 2019

Holiday in Lights

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Holiday in Lights, produced by The Alleen Company, is an affordable outdoor light display at Sharon Woods, a Great Park of Hamilton County, viewed by guests from the comfort of their own vehicle. Holiday in Lights is built with over 1 million lights and over 250 light displays,...

Holiday in Lights, produced by The Alleen Company, is an affordable outdoor light display at Sharon Woods, a Great Park of Hamilton County, viewed by guests from the comfort of their own vehicle. Holiday in Lights is built with over 1 million lights and over 250 light displays,...

Now through Jan 05, 2020

Christmas Nights of Lights

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Now through Jan 05, 2020

Christmas Nights of Lights

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Visitors of all ages will be awed by the larger-than-life trees, glowing snowflakes, dancing candy canes and fantastic tunnels of lights! In the warmth of your own car, you can sing along to the sounds of the season synchronized to each holiday display. Christmas Nights of...

Visitors of all ages will be awed by the larger-than-life trees, glowing snowflakes, dancing candy canes and fantastic tunnels of lights! In the warmth of your own car, you can sing along to the sounds of the season synchronized to each holiday display. Christmas Nights of...

Now through Dec 31, 2019

Hit The Mic Cincy @ Zola's Place

Zola's Place
4 Endicott Street, Cincinnati, OH 45218

North

Now through Dec 31, 2019

Hit The Mic Cincy @ Zola's Place

Zola's Place
4 Endicott Street, Cincinnati, OH 45218

North

Enjoy a family-friendly open mic night of poetry, art, and music with Hit The Mic Cincy @ Zola's Place, hosted by MoPoetry Phillips. Admission is free. If you would like to hit the mic, it will be a $2.00 suggested donation. Cash only bar is available. Great food can be ordered...

Enjoy a family-friendly open mic night of poetry, art, and music with Hit The Mic Cincy @ Zola's Place, hosted by MoPoetry Phillips. Admission is free. If you would like to hit the mic, it will be a $2.00 suggested donation. Cash only bar is available. Great food can be ordered...

Nov 19, 2019

A Magical Cirque Christmas

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 19, 2019

A Magical Cirque Christmas

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

he producers of Broadway’s smash hit “The Illusionists” have brought together the world’s greatest entertainers for a spell-binding and incredible new holiday production – A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS! Experience the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and...

he producers of Broadway’s smash hit “The Illusionists” have brought together the world’s greatest entertainers for a spell-binding and incredible new holiday production – A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS! Experience the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and...

Nov 19, 2019

Elvis Costello and The Imposters

Taft Theatre
317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 19, 2019

Elvis Costello and The Imposters

Taft Theatre
317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Elvis Costello and The Imposters will hit the road again in October, as sole headliner after their summer excursion with Blondie. The tour is entitled, “Just Trust” in answer to the musical questions: “Will they play my favourite song?," or, “Are...

Elvis Costello and The Imposters will hit the road again in October, as sole headliner after their summer excursion with Blondie. The tour is entitled, “Just Trust” in answer to the musical questions: “Will they play my favourite song?," or, “Are...

Now through Nov 19, 2019

Jazz Ensembles

Hall Auditorium
101 S. Campus Ave., Oxford, OH 45056

North

Now through Nov 19, 2019

Jazz Ensembles

Hall Auditorium
101 S. Campus Ave., Oxford, OH 45056

North

Featuring The Queen City Horns

Featuring The Queen City Horns

Now through Dec 20, 2019

​Kevin Harris' FOOTPRINTS: A Retrospective of Explorations of the Landscape in Printmaking

Harmon Museum
105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Now through Dec 20, 2019

​Kevin Harris' FOOTPRINTS: A Retrospective of Explorations of the Landscape in Printmaking

Harmon Museum
105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Footprints is a retrospective of over 30 years of work by Kevin Harris ranging from woodcuts to digital prints, combining traditional methods and contemporary technology. The exhibition is a record of Kevin’s observations of his familiar surroundings as well as a visual log of...

Footprints is a retrospective of over 30 years of work by Kevin Harris ranging from woodcuts to digital prints, combining traditional methods and contemporary technology. The exhibition is a record of Kevin’s observations of his familiar surroundings as well as a visual log of...

Now through Dec 23, 2019

Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s

Cabela's
7250 Cabela Drive, West Chester, OH 45069

North

Now through Dec 23, 2019

Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s

Cabela's
7250 Cabela Drive, West Chester, OH 45069

North

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event returning to Cabela’s this holiday season. Cincinnati-area families are invited to enjoy this enchanting Christmas village offering FREE 4x6 studio-quality photos with Santa and free family holiday activities...

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event returning to Cabela’s this holiday season. Cincinnati-area families are invited to enjoy this enchanting Christmas village offering FREE 4x6 studio-quality photos with Santa and free family holiday activities...

Now through Dec 23, 2019

Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops at the Cincinnati Mall
300 Cincinnati Mills Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

Now through Dec 23, 2019

Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops at the Cincinnati Mall
300 Cincinnati Mills Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event. The magic returns to Bass Pro Shops and Cincinnati-area families are invited to enjoy this enchanting Christmas village offering FREE 4x6 studio-quality photos with Santa and free family holiday activities...

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event. The magic returns to Bass Pro Shops and Cincinnati-area families are invited to enjoy this enchanting Christmas village offering FREE 4x6 studio-quality photos with Santa and free family holiday activities...

Now through Feb 07, 2020

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Feb 07, 2020

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Destination Moon gives guest the rare opportunity to see artifacts that made the 953,000-mile journey possible, like Buzz Aldrin’s gold-plated extravehicular helmet visor and thermal-insulated gloves. The dizzying star chart that helped Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael...

Destination Moon gives guest the rare opportunity to see artifacts that made the 953,000-mile journey possible, like Buzz Aldrin’s gold-plated extravehicular helmet visor and thermal-insulated gloves. The dizzying star chart that helped Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael...

Now through Jan 12, 2020

Robert Colescott Art and Race Matters

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 12, 2020

Robert Colescott Art and Race Matters

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

Downtown

The Contemporary Arts Center is proud to open our 2019 – 2020 exhibition season with Art and Race Matters, the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott (1925-2009). The exhibition will reveal 85 total...

The Contemporary Arts Center is proud to open our 2019 – 2020 exhibition season with Art and Race Matters, the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott (1925-2009). The exhibition will reveal 85 total...

Now through Dec 01, 2019

Fearful Symmetry: A Multimedia Installation by Alice Pixley Young

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 01, 2019

Fearful Symmetry: A Multimedia Installation by Alice Pixley Young

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Multimedia artist Alice Pixley Young’s immersive installations bring together a wide range of materials including cut paper, cast glass, ash, and salt, intermingled with video projections, sound, light, and shadow. Her work invokes 19th-century landscape traditions while...

Multimedia artist Alice Pixley Young’s immersive installations bring together a wide range of materials including cut paper, cast glass, ash, and salt, intermingled with video projections, sound, light, and shadow. Her work invokes 19th-century landscape traditions while...

Nov 20, 2019

Sunset Salons: Jazz

The Monastery Studio
766 William Howard Taft Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Nov 20, 2019

Sunset Salons: Jazz

The Monastery Studio
766 William Howard Taft Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Melody, harmony, rhythm and improvisation: the expert panel at Clifton Cultural Arts Center’s second installment of their 2019-2020 Sunset Salons series brings some serious chops to a hot set of all things jazz. From Louis Armstrong to Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis to Winton...

Melody, harmony, rhythm and improvisation: the expert panel at Clifton Cultural Arts Center’s second installment of their 2019-2020 Sunset Salons series brings some serious chops to a hot set of all things jazz. From Louis Armstrong to Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis to Winton...

Now through Jan 01, 2020

Wine Wednesday with Old Green Eyes & BBG

BrewRiver Creole Kitchen
4632 Eastern Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226

East

Now through Jan 01, 2020

Wine Wednesday with Old Green Eyes & BBG

BrewRiver Creole Kitchen
4632 Eastern Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226

East

BrewRiver is offering /2 off on boutique wine choices with the bonus of the best music in town. Old Green Eyes and BBG bringing The Great American Song Book back every Wednesday Night!

BrewRiver is offering /2 off on boutique wine choices with the bonus of the best music in town. Old Green Eyes and BBG bringing The Great American Song Book back every Wednesday Night!

Nov 20, 2019 through Mar 04, 2020

Bluegrass Music

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

North

Nov 20, 2019 through Mar 04, 2020

Bluegrass Music

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

North

Each Wednesday Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass plays at Vinoklet Winery & Restaurant. Free admission but we ask for a reservation to ensure we can find you a place to sit. All you can eat spaghetti available for $12 includes spaghetti, meatballs, rolls, salad, and ice...

Each Wednesday Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass plays at Vinoklet Winery & Restaurant. Free admission but we ask for a reservation to ensure we can find you a place to sit. All you can eat spaghetti available for $12 includes spaghetti, meatballs, rolls, salad, and ice...

Now through Nov 26, 2019

The Golden Ticket 2019 Juried Artist Exhibition

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

Uptown

Now through Nov 26, 2019

The Golden Ticket 2019 Juried Artist Exhibition

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

Uptown

Clifton Cultural Arts Center’s 10th Annual Golden Ticket will feature the diverse, talented artists living or working within a 25-mile radius of CCAC. All fine art disciplines were encouraged to apply.   This year’s esteemed jurors are Melvin Grier, award-winning...

Clifton Cultural Arts Center’s 10th Annual Golden Ticket will feature the diverse, talented artists living or working within a 25-mile radius of CCAC. All fine art disciplines were encouraged to apply.   This year’s esteemed jurors are Melvin Grier, award-winning...

Now through Dec 12, 2019

Shake & Stir: A Cocktail Class

New Riff Distilling
24 Distillery Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Dec 12, 2019

Shake & Stir: A Cocktail Class

New Riff Distilling
24 Distillery Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

New Riff presents Shake n Stir, a spin on the traditional cocktail class. Join one of our Ambassadors in the Doubler Room for a hands-on experience that promises to up your cocktail mastery and help you wow your friends. After a fun cocktail demo you’ll get to sip on three...

New Riff presents Shake n Stir, a spin on the traditional cocktail class. Join one of our Ambassadors in the Doubler Room for a hands-on experience that promises to up your cocktail mastery and help you wow your friends. After a fun cocktail demo you’ll get to sip on three...

Nov 21, 2019

Zero Waste for Beginners

Ten Thousand Villages
2011 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208

East

Nov 21, 2019

Zero Waste for Beginners

Ten Thousand Villages
2011 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208

East

Every day we hear more about how the environment needs our help and how harmful plastics are filling landfills and clogging our oceans. Are you interested in implementing a more sustainable, earth-friendly lifestyle but unsure where to begin?   We will be joined by Rachel...

Every day we hear more about how the environment needs our help and how harmful plastics are filling landfills and clogging our oceans. Are you interested in implementing a more sustainable, earth-friendly lifestyle but unsure where to begin?   We will be joined by Rachel...

Now through Nov 23, 2019

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"

Walter Deye Auditorium
St. Xavier High School, Cincinnati, OH 45224

North

Now through Nov 23, 2019

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"

Walter Deye Auditorium
St. Xavier High School, Cincinnati, OH 45224

North

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" tells the story of a gifted boy named Christopher Boone. He investigates the killing of a dog and in doing so has an adventure of self-discovery. Based on the novel by Mark Haddon and adapted for stage by Simon Stephens. This...

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" tells the story of a gifted boy named Christopher Boone. He investigates the killing of a dog and in doing so has an adventure of self-discovery. Based on the novel by Mark Haddon and adapted for stage by Simon Stephens. This...

Nov 21, 2019

Theresa Caputo

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 21, 2019

Theresa Caputo

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Theresa Caputo, star of the hit TLC show Long Island Medium, will share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works. She will deliver healing messages to audience members and give people comfort knowing that their loved ones who passed are still with them,...

Theresa Caputo, star of the hit TLC show Long Island Medium, will share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works. She will deliver healing messages to audience members and give people comfort knowing that their loved ones who passed are still with them,...

Now through Dec 22, 2022

SwinGallery - Vintage Swing Dancing

Liberty Exhibition Hall
3938 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45215

North

Now through Dec 22, 2022

SwinGallery - Vintage Swing Dancing

Liberty Exhibition Hall
3938 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45215

North

The region's longest running swing dance venue. With weekly dance lessons in Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, Charleston and more. Live music on the first Thursday of every month with the Jazz Coasters. All ages welcome. No partner required.

The region's longest running swing dance venue. With weekly dance lessons in Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, Charleston and more. Live music on the first Thursday of every month with the Jazz Coasters. All ages welcome. No partner required.

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