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Sunday, December 16

Happening thru:

Taft Theatre

After 1,000 years of faithful service, Santa Claus has decided to retire. But not all the elves in Santa’s Workshop are too thrilled about his chosen replacement. With the help of his tech-savvy daughter, Beatrice, website designer Nick is in for the adventure of his life as he prepares to take over the reins to… Read more »

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater, Music, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

20th Century Theater

Join Pipsqueak Theatre for their 7th annual holiday extravaganza! Enjoy a show featuring Santa, Mrs. Claus and Elves, then after the show decorate giant cookies, get your face painted, create crafts and write letters to Santa. Be sure to register, this annual event sells out fast!

RSVP $ Categories: Acting & Theater, Crafts, Dance, Music, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Tuesday, December 18

Happening thru:

Blue Manatee, Cincinnati

The Blue Manatee tradition of great books, easy laughs, and sweet songs continues with this program for pint-sized book enthusiasts. For children ages 0-4 years old. 

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

Blue Manatee

Are your little ones wide awake and ready to go? Head to Blue Marble for story time featuring songs, stories and silliness with Miss Erin! 

Categories: Music, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Westwood Branch

Sing your holiday favorite at this month’s library karaoke. 

Categories: Library Events, Music, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Friday, December 21

Happening thru:

Blue Manatee, Cincinnati

A fun introduction to language including finger plays, rhymes, songs and bouncy time for the  youngest ManaBabies. 

Categories: Classes, Music, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months

Cincinnati Nature Center

Join Cincy Nature Center on the “midnight of the year” for a modern observance of an ancient tradition. Gather around a fire and explore the history of this event and the modern day symbolism still around today. Lit by the light of the full moon, a group hike will deepen your understanding of the significance… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Music, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Wednesday, December 26

Krohn Conservatory

Enjoy beautiful dulcimer music at the seasonal Krohn Conservatory show. 

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

Friday, December 28

Behringer Crawford Museum

It’s American folk, bluegrass and ragtime with Jake Speed, who returns to BCM’s Rivers Gallery for another rollickin’  holiday concert.

$ Categories: Museum Events, Music Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Music Hall

Cars fly, trees fight back and monsters are loose on the big screen with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone! Enjoy Harry’s second year at Hogwart’s as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra performs every note of John William’s unforgettable score. 

$$ Categories: Films, Music Ages: All ages

Tuesday, January 1

Happening thru:

Scheben Branch, Union

Stimulate your baby’s development, and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs, and music. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Library Events, Music, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Wednesday, January 2

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Ballet Center

Children ages 4 – 9 are welcome to ward off their winter blues with this fun camp. There will be 3 days of crafts, games and wintry tunes with friends. No formal dance experience is necessary for winter dance camp. 

RSVP $$$ Categories: Acting & Theater, Classes, Dance, Music, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Friday, January 18

Happening thru:

Music Hall , Cincinnati

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing with beautiful intergalactic music and images. JMR and the Pops inspire wonder with this all-new program celebrating the marvels of the universe accompanied by draw-dropping NASA images by creative partner Lightborne. 

$$ Categories: Music Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Monday, January 21

Anderson Branch

What could be better than story time? How about a story time told in rhymes! Adam Hayden of the children’s storytelling group “The Corner” will be at the library to present this fun, upbeat and engaging hip hop story time. Recommended for children ages 3 – 7 years old. 

Categories: Library Events, Music, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Saturday, January 26

Happening thru:

Greaves Concert Hall

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra dusts off Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley’s rarely performed 1966 musical “Stop the World — I Want to Get Off!” with a complete semi-staged production. Hit songs include “What Kind of Fool am I”, “Gonna Build a Mountain”, “Once in a Lifetime” and others. Starring: Joshua Steele & Brooke Steele. Brian… Read more »

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

Saturday, February 16

Greaves Concert Hall

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra serves up a slice of today’s Americana  with a techno-driven opener and a leather-clad closer that you must experience. The program includes the tri-state premiere of Mason Bates’ “Mothership,” Ferde Grofe’s Grand Canyon Suite, Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto featuring Sandy Cameron, violin. She’ll also play Danny Elfman’s Suite from Edward Scissorhands…. Read more »

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

Thursday, March 7

Happening thru:

U.S. Bank Arena

Be a part of Anna’s adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. Join Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven as they encounter wintry conditions and mystical trolls in a race to bring back summer. Hosted by Mickey and Minnie, your whole family will sing along to unforgettable… Read more »

$$ Categories: Dance, Music Ages: All ages

Saturday, May 11

St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra closes its season with the region’s first indoor – outdoor performance. Celebrate the liturgical and secular classical hits of the “Red Priest,” Antonio Vivaldi. Three area choirs (VOCE, The Bishops’s Choir, and KSO Chorale) join the KSO for Vivaldi’s Gloria. Then the concert moves outside, where a consortium of area photographers… Read more »

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

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