Things To Do

TRAIN DAYS AT HERITAGE VILLAGE

@ Heritage Village Museum , Sharonville

Watch model trains chug around villages, mountains and through tunnels in these large model train displays inside an actual historic train station and Hayner House.

$ Categories: Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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TODDLER TIME AT DEFY FLORENCE

@ Defy Florence, Florence

WEBELOS ADVENTURE DAY (register)

@ Sharon Woods/ Sharon Centre , Sharonville

TRAIN DAYS AT HERITAGE VILLAGE

@ Heritage Village Museum , Sharonville

JAKE SPEED SINGS TRAIN SONGS

@ Behringer Crawford Museum, Covington

Arts Entertainment →

BAH HUMBUG! A ONE-MAN CHRISTMAS CAROL

@ Showtime Stage , Cincinnati

THURSDAY ART PLAY: HOLIDAY GIFT MAKING

@ Contemporary Arts Center , Cincinnati

FAMILIES CREATE! MOVING PICTURES (register)

@ Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati

CCM WIND SYMPHONY: MASLANKA 4

@ CCM's Corbett Auditorium , Cincinnati

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HOLIDAY IN LIGHTS 5K (register)

@ Sharon Woods/ Sharon Centre , Sharonville

WEBELOS ADVENTURE DAY (register)

@ Sharon Woods/ Sharon Centre , Sharonville

CHIPPIE’S SENSATIONAL SCIENCE LABS: SANTA’S SCIENCE (register)

@ Behringer Crawford Museum, Covington

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA (register)

@ Grove Event Center , Cincinnati

Classes & Activities →

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

The Dailies

Saturday, November 16

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Rockin' Jump Cincinnati, Groesbeck

Toddlers 6 years old and under can bounce and play the mornings away! This family friendly promotion is available Mon – Fri from 9 – 11 a.m. and Sat from 8 – 10 a.m. 

$$ Categories: Fitness, Playgroups Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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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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Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington

The Behringer-Crawford Museum’s 28th annual train display will surely dazzle and delight your family with over 30 animated, guest-operated features and 250 feet of track rolling through busy cities and snowy countrysides.  Also on display is Wahoo’s Winter Wonderland, a kid-sized animated exhibit based on “The Holiday Adventures of Wiley Wahoo & Me”, the Dickens… Read more »

$ Categories: Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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EnterTRAINment Junction

Create memories that last a lifetime and experience the magic of the holidays at the world’s largest train display; then take a journey to the North Pole to meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus! 

$ Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati

Choo  choo ! Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains is pulling into its home at Cincinnati Museum Center. Children of all ages will enjoy the whimsical train displays, hands-on components like playful dress-up snowmen and a train that young engineers can ride (additional fees apply).  Holiday Junction will have limited extended hours on select dates…. Read more »

$$ Categories: Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Arlington Reception Center , Cincinnati

The Arlington Memorial Gardens is hosting “Surviving the Holidays: A Grief Seminar”, a free event that is open to the public. Sue Slusher, Arlington’s Life Tribute Celebrant will be offering tips and suggestions on managing emotions, expectations and stress during the holiday season.

RSVP Categories: Parent Education, Seasonal/Holiday, Support Groups Ages: Parents Only

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Jump Zone!

Children ages 2 – 12 years old can jump and play with friends on giant inflatables; there is also a toddler zone that is perfect for younger kiddos. 

$ Categories: Fitness, Playgroups, Sports Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Krohn Conservatory , Cincinnati

Continue a family tradition! Watch as trains chug past beautiful evergreens and poinsettias and Cincinnati landmarks during Krohn Conservatory’s holiday show, A Zinzinnati Holiday. Extended hours are available on some holiday nights, please visit Cincinnati Park’s website for more information. 

$ Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Cocoon Coffee

Come grab a cup of coffee and join Tamara at Meet the Doula. Tamara is available to answer all your questions – what does a doula do, how can a doula support you during pregnancy, birth and postpartum?

RSVP Categories: Classes, Parent Education Ages: Parents Only

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Cincinnati Fire Museum , Cincinnati

Gobble, gobble! Search around the Cincinnati Fire Museum to hunt down 20 turkeys for a small prize. 

$ Categories: Exhibits, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Huffman Park Shelter A , Fairfield

Animals have all kinds of homes… from in the ground, to in the trees, to under water. Go on a hike to explore these different animal homes to see who lives in Huffman Park and who is preparing for winter! Please prepare for winter as well and dress for the weather.

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Glenwood Gardens/ Highfield Discovery Garden , Cincinnati

Celebrate and rejoice in the changing season; experience harvest tradition and show appreciation for nature with daily programs Wed – Sat. 

$ Categories: Nature Ages: All ages

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Taft Museum of Art , Cincinnati

The stockings are hung with care and the halls have all been decked; come celebrate the holidays with Taft’s annual display of antique ornaments, toys and decorations! 

$ Categories: Art, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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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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Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

Explore the visual culture of Spain and Latin America over 4,000 years; artworks in this exhibit include sculptures, Mexican featherwork mosaics, textiles, paintings, metalwork and more. 

$$ Categories: Art, Exhibits Ages: All ages

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KCPL, Kenton County Administrative Building and Independence Courthouse, Kenton County Animal Shelter

Santa’s workshop is really humming this time of year. He is busy checking the naughty or nice list and reading letters from children. Drop a letter to Santa at a special mailbox located at the Kenton County Public Libraries, Kenton County Administrative Building and Independence Courthouse or the Kenton County Animal Shelter. Mail a letter… Read more »

Categories: 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

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LM & M Railroad , Lebanon

Hop aboard a holiday train filled with festive merriment; sip hot cocoa, enjoy a yummy cookie, meet elves and say hello to Santa during this jolly train journey! Each child will receive a bell and a special “North Pole Express” train ticket. 

$$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sharon Woods/ Sharon Centre , Sharonville

Immerse yourself in the sounds of nature with local composer, Rich Bitting. Expose your ears to surrounding sounds in a woodland habitat. Moderate hilly walk, about 1 mile in length. For ages 12 and up. 

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Tri-State Warbird Museum , Batavia

Head to the Tri-State Warbird Museum to explore the cockpits of three amazing air crafts. 

$ Categories: Exhibits, Living History, Museum Events, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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