Things To Do

FREE SPANISH PLAY DATE

@ La Casita Learning Center,

Join Miss Ana for a fun, engaging, hands on Spanish play time where you and your family will be exposed to the Spanish language. Singing and playing with the family are the key to our great play/class.  Bubbles, music, toys, maracas, and prizes will be part of this fun time.

Categories: Playgroups Ages: 2 – 3 Years

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FREE FAMILY FESTIVAL: STREET ART

@ Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

KIDS FIRST’S SPOOK-A-PALOOZA

@ Kids First Sports Center, Cincinnati

PUMPKINS

@ Highfield Discovery Garden inside Glenwood Gardens, Cincinnati

KROHN HOLIDAY SHOW: THE CINCINNATI CHOO CHOO

@ Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati

Arts Entertainment →

HATS OFF!

@ Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

FREE THIRD SUNDAY FUNDAY: MAGIC IN THE AIR

@ Taft Museum of Art,

HILLS OF NORTHERN KENTUCKY DULCIMERS

@ Behringer-Crawford Museum , Covington

A MADCAP CHRISTMAS CAROL

@ Woodward Theater, Cincinnati

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FREE BALANCING FAMILY IN A BEAUTIFUL UNCERTAIN WORLD

@ Cooper Creek Event Center, Blue Ash

OUTDOOR ARCHERY

@ Winton Woods, Cincinnati

FREE BABY FAIR

@ Fort Hamilton Hospital,

TURKEY DAY TABLE DECOR

@ Glenwood Gardens, Cincinnati

Classes & Activities →

Check out the ongoing events and classes happening in Middle Tennessee every day!

The Dailies

Sunday, October 22

Sawyer Point, Cincinnati

Take a walk or join a chip-timed race through the park and help raise funds to find a cure for brain tumors.

$$ Categories: Fundraisers, Health and Safety Ages: All ages

Mainstrasse Village, Covington

Peruse everything from antiques and art to vintage and re-purposed items, including furniture, home decor, jewelry, collectibles and more.  

Categories: Exhibits, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati

Take a look at hundreds of beautiful and exotic orchids, get all your questions answered by horticulturalists, and pick up supplies and plants from local vendors.  

$ Categories: Exhibits Ages: All ages

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Neusole Glassworks, Cincinnati

Bring the family to make a beautiful glass pumpkin with help from professional glassblowers. RSVP for a 30-minute time slot between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Festival Grounds, Waynesville

It’s time for turkey legs, jousting, swordsmen, fine artisans and crafters, live music, and some brand-new features including performances from Circa Brava, and Theatre in the Ground’s “Mudde Show.”  Take a joyful step back in time and relish in the sights, sounds and smells of the Renaissance-era!  Open 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., weekends, Sept…. Read more »

$$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Living History Ages: All ages

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Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad, Lebanon

Fall is a great time for a train ride!  Hop aboard and enjoy the colors of the season as you ride through Warren County for a visit to The Black Barn for fun and activities.  Trains depart Saturdays beginning Oct. 7 at 10 a.m., 12, 2 and 4 p.m.; on Sundays beginning Oct. 8 at… Read more »

$$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Carol Ann's Carousel, Cincinnati

It’s a day devoted to comics, superheroes, and more.  Learn some drawing techniques, play video games, purchase comic books and merchandise, create a superhero or villain badge, and enter one of several contests to win prizes!  

$$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

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Kings Island, Mason

Older kids will enjoy big scares at Kings Island’s annual haunted park, while little ones can spend the day in the Great Pumpkin Fest where it’s a little less scary, but still a lot of fun!  Halloween Haunt runs 6 p.m. – 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28; the Great Pumpkin Fest… Read more »

$$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Coney Island, Cincinnati

Enjoy a Trick-or-Treat Trail for kids, a pumpkin launch, carriage rides, the Fright Lights musical light show, Coney’s Classic Rides, live entertainment, farmyard friends and more.  

$$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

St. John's United Church of Christ

Enjoy corn dogs for lunch from 11:30-12:30. Then, head outside to meet some furry friends from Party Animals Petting Zoo, and give the kids a chance to bounce out their energy in Mr. Cowpie’s bounce house. We’ll have pumpkin decorating, hay rides and fellowship. This fun event is open to the public, and is sure to… Read more »

Categories: Animal Encounters, Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Voice of America MetroPark

Bark your calendars for a Pupper Costume parade, a trick-or-treat trail designed for dogs and kids, a doggy obstacle course, vendors and more!  Use some tail-wagging teamwork for the 2.4 Doggy Dash, and meet some dogs that are currently looking for a home.   

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

Trick-or-treat with the animals, visit the Beauty Shop of Horrors, search for the Golden Frisch’s Big Boy, catch Phil Dalton’s Theater of Illusion Shows at 1 and 3 p.m. each day, take a ride on the Hogwarts Express Train Ride (additional fee applies), and take a spin on the Scare-ousel (additional fee applies).  It’s so… Read more »

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Caldwell Nature Preserve, Cincinnati

Brew up some fun with your favorite canine – take a walk on the trail, collect a goody bag, and get info on caring for your pet.

RSVP $ Categories: Animal Encounters, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Wyoming Civic Center, Cincinnati

Bring the pups for fun parade and contests to support Wyoming Youth Services.  Online registration begins at 1 p.m., with the parade at 2 p.m.  Be sure to stick around for the Halloween Hooplah, complete with a pumpkin decorating/carving contest, spooky music, a hay maze and more.  

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Mercy Health, Cincinnati

Bring the gang for a community screening of a movie on a fun party bus — arrive early, seating is first-come, first-served!

Categories: Films Ages: All ages

Timberlakes Program Shelter, Miami Whitewater Forest, Harrison

Animals leave all kinds of signs for us to see. Join the naturalist on this hike to see how you can read the stories left in the ground.

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Seasongood Nature Center, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

The leaves are changing colors and falling to the ground. Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet at the nature center and go in search of the many different leaves out in the park. Return by 3 p.m. for a prize.

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum, Cincinnati

Ages 8 and older are invited to this performance from Playhouse in the Park that features a mythical adventure about discovering one’s inner strength.  

$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: 9 – 12 Years

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Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Meet some special guests of the furry and feathery sort, and enjoy some fun activities.  

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Interact with “touchable” art objects at one of the gallery’s stations.  

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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