Things To Do

FREE AN OLD KENTUCKY CHRISTMAS

@ First Church of Christ, Burlington

Take a step back in time to enjoy a colonial Kentucky Christmas with the smell of Grandma’s cookies, the sound of carolers singing, horse-drawn carriage rides, ornament-decorating and more old-fashioned fun.  Saturday, December 14th from 10 a.m. to noon, the Village will be open to families with Special Needs. 

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

Best Bets This Week →

FREE FALL CARNIVAL

@ Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch, Newport

CRIPPLE CREEK MUSIC FESTIVAL

@ Blue Barn , Covington

FAMILIES CREATE! LIGHT, MY WAY (register)

@ Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati

JUNIOR GIRL SCOUT PROGRAM: DETECTIVE (register)

@ Winton Woods/ Parky's Farm , Cincinnati

Arts Entertainment →

THE ARIEL QUARTET: DARKNESS AND LIGHT

@ Werner Recital Hall, Cincinnati

CASPER THE FRIENDLY MUSICAL

@ Taft Theatre , Cincinnati

FREE SENSORY SATURDAYS

@ Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

CCM WIND SYMPHONY: MR. TAMBOURINE MAN

@ Corbett Auditorium, Cincinnati

Planning Ahead →

FREE SWEET POTATO WINE MAKING (register)

@ Gorman Heritage Farm , Cincinnati

NATIVE NEIGHBORS FAMILY OVERNIGHT (register)

@ Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

CCM PRESENTS 42ND STREET

@ Corbett Auditorium, Cincinnati

NUTS ABOUT NUTS (register)

@ Gorman Heritage Farm , Cincinnati

Classes & Activities →

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

The Dailies

Sunday, September 22

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Hyde Park Square, Cincinnati

Browse local food, flowers and more while enjoying live music with the family; this weekly event runs on Sundays through October 27. 

Categories: Exhibits, Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Neusole Glassworks , Forest Park

Looking for a truly unique way to celebrate the harvest season? Join professional glassblowers to create a pumpkin out of hot molten glass! For children ages 5 and up. Register a 30 minute  slot for each participant. Glass pumpkins will be ready for pickup in 7 days. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Art, Crafts Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

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Sugar Ridge Family Farm, Walton

Spend some time at the farm this fall; this fest includes a petting zoo, hayrides, games, bouncy houses, a playground, cornhole and new in 2019, a nature hiking trail. 

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

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Krohn Conservatory , Cincinnati

See the grains that have nourished mankind since the dawn of civilization. The beauty, excellence and joy of bread are the focal point of Krohn Conservatory’s Fall Floral Show. 

$ Categories: Exhibits, Nature Ages: All ages

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Ohio Renaissance Festival , Harveysburg

Watch the Queen’s Parade while gnawing on a turkey leg! Take the family back to medieval times to explore 30 acres of fun, enjoy 16th Century games, rides, shopping and shows.    Themed weekends:  8/31 – 9/2 Opening weekend 9/7 – 8 Time travelers weekend  9/14 – 15 Pirates weekend 9/21 – 22 Fantasy weekend… Read more »

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

Washington Park , Cincinnati

Cincinnati’s Jewish & Israeli Arts and Culture Festival is back for it’s second biennial event. The event will feature 30+ visual artist vendors of a variety of media, music and dance performances, nosh! (food), hands-on workshops, demos and experiences. 

Categories: Art, Dance, Festivals and Fairs, Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Joseph Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

Enjoy daily story times at 11 a.m.; these fun story times feature interactive songs, beloved children’s books and more. 

Categories: Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Kings Island , Kings Mills

Pet barnyard animals, create crafts with Woodstock, ride a pedal tractor, go trick-or-treating, take in an entertaining Charlie Brown and friends show… then enjoy all of the rides Planet Snoopy has to offer! This event is festive and fun, not scary.   

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

Downtown Cincinnati, Cincinnati

Spend the weekend at a quintessential Cincinnati event! Dine on delicacies like metts, sauerkraut and creme puffs, enjoy live music, bust out some dance moves (including the chicken dance!), watch the infamous weiner dog race, observe the World Brat Eating Championship (featuring world renowned “eater”, Joey Chestnut) and SO much more. 

Categories: Dance, Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Parents' Night Out Ages: All ages

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Joseph-Beth Booksellers Crestview Hills Location, Crestview Hills

Every day at 11 a.m., bring the little ones to Joseph-Beth in Crestview Hills to sing, dance and hear stories.

Categories: Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve/Ellenwood Nature Barn , Cincinnati

Browse Harper inspired works of arts featuring a unique medium- quilts. Brett Harper will be signing books on 11/16 and 11/17 from 1 – 3 p.m.

Categories: Art, Crafts, Exhibits Ages: All ages

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Country Pumpkins Farm, Dry Ridge

Fall fun for the whole family: U-pick pumpkins, a pumpkin launcher, hayrides, barrel train rides, a corn maze, corn boxes, farm animals and MORE!  

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

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Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum , Hamilton

Inspired by pollution and the current condition of marine ecosystems, artist Joan Hall created this sculpture exhibit to be a catalyst for change. See this exhibit to understand “the underlying danger to our planet that is caused by the pollution of our oceans and waterways” -Joan Hall. 

$ Categories: Art, Exhibits, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Sharon Woods/Sharon Centre, Sharonville

Use Ohio’s official state native fruit (the pawpaw) to create some delicious ice cream! 

$ Categories: Nature Ages: All ages

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Joseph-Beth Booksellers , Crestview Hills

Make friends, play BINGO and win prizes every Sunday in September. 

Categories: Playgroups Ages: All ages

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Shawnee Lookout, Historic Cabin Area, North Bend

Take a step back in time to discover what life was like in the early 1800’s by visiting the historic springhouse schoolhouse. 

Categories: Living History, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

Learn about some awesome flowers during this program; kids will make a craft, partake in hands-on activities and enjoy a snack. 

Categories: Crafts, Nature Ages: All ages

Ralph and Patricia Corbett Showtime Stage, Cincinnati

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in the United States; through story and song, follow the tales of strong women making triumphant strides in this inspiring production. 

Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

, Mason

Follow Matilda’s musical childhood journey with the power of imagination and hopes for a better life. This energetic production features over 50 local, talented young performers from the tri-state. 

$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

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