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Plan Your NKY Weekend 10/12 – 10/14

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Friday, October 12   Newport Aquarium Mermaid Overnight Friday, 7:30 p.m. 1 Aquarium Way, Newport – 1-800-406-3474 Newportaquarium.com $49.99 general admission, $40.00 season passholder Embark on a journey to a magical underwater mermaid world at Newport Aquarium. The evening will include a pizza party, mermaid appearances, animal encounters and a mermaid tale before bedtime. The… Read more »

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Best of Fort Thomas

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Love Fort Thomas? So do we, so we rounded up some of our favorite sweet spots around town. BEST NEW CRAFT SHOP: JUST SEW Three generations of sewers joined together to create something beautiful, and no, not a quilt this time, but an amazing family storefront to sell fabrics and help others tap into their… Read more »

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Plan Your NKY Weekend 10/5 – 10/7

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Friday, October 5 Kinman Farms 12th Annual Fall Fest Fridays 12 – 10 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sundays 12 – 7 p.m. 4175 Burlington Pike, Burlington – 859-689-2682 http://kinmanfarm.com/fall-fest/ New this year, you can join Kinman Farms for their Fall Fest on Friday nights! Take a ride on the Great Pumpkin Express… Read more »

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Gameworks’ New ‘Bar None’ Menu

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The Newport on the Levee Gameworks, food and fun for everyone, recently upgraded their style and changed their bar menu to “bar none.” Their menu now has all new choices in the appetizer, dinner and brunch menu for all ages.  Their new menu includes Bavarian pretzels, hand-stretched pizzas, buffalo-fried cauliflower, spiced and seared yellowfin tuna sashimi,… Read more »

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Plan Your NKY Weekend 9/28 – 9/30

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Friday, September 28 Mermaids and Pirates return to Newport Aquarium All weekend 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 1 Aquarium Way, Newport – 1-800-406-3474 Newportaquarium.com The Mermaids and Pirates experience is included with admission. Arrrrrgh you ready to play with pirates and meet a mermaid? Be sure to welcome the mermaids back to the underwater paradise… Read more »

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Graeter’s New Scoop

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It’s official – Graeter’s Ice Cream has scooped up the last remaining franchise stores in Kentucky as well as Indiana.  In the first time in three decades, all of Graeter’s Ice Cream parlors will be family-owned. Changes? Nope. Everything remains the same, only the warm fuzzy feeling of the Graeter’s family atmosphere will now fill… Read more »

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Plan Your NKY Weekend 9/21 – 9/23

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Friday, September 21 Northern Kentucky University Haile Planetarium Shows Friday, 6 p.m. “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure” (recommended for children ages 4 through 3rd grade) 7:30 p.m. “Sunstruck” “Solar Quest” and a night sky tour (recommended for grades 4 and up) 409 Natural Science Center, Highland Heights https://inside.nku.edu/artsci/departments/pget/planetarium/calendar.html – 859-572-5309 Did you know… Read more »

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Fall Art Series at The Carnegie

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Voted the “Best Art Class,” by our readers, The Carnegie’s ArtShop Artist Series’ workshops are a perfect fall-themed activity for all ages.  Preschoolers love the Preschool Art Class where they enjoy their favorite autumn-themed children’s books as they act out characters, dance, make up songs and create works of art taught by artists Jackie Smith… Read more »

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Plan Your Kentucky Weekend 9/14-9/16

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Friday, September 14 Country Pumpkins Fall Festival Friday, 2 – 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday, 12 – 5 p.m. Country Pumpkins Farm 1835 Sherman Mount Zion Road, Dry Ridge http://Countrypumpkins.com  859-905-9656 Feeling like it’s time for some fall fun? Head to Country Pumpkins Farm for u-pick pumpkins, hayrides, barrel train rides,… Read more »

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Love the Cov

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FAVE BREAKFAST: LIL’S BAGELS Located discreetly along the side of a building is Lil’s Bagels adorable walk-up “windough.” You’ll love their bagel, egg and cheese sandwiches — the kids’ll love the chocolate chip bagels. Yum! Lil’s Bagels is located at 308 Greenup St., Covington. Call 859-412-6922 or visit lilsbagels.com. FAVE SWEETS SHOP: CREMA & CO…. Read more »

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