The Dailies

Saturday, December 16

Behringer Crawford Museum, Covington

The Wump Mucket Puppets will tell the stories of The Many Names of Santa Claus and The Great Marshmallow Harvest today!

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

Pleasant Ridge Branch Library, Cincinnati

 Holiday stories, songs, music, craft and snacks! Make a bell decoration to ring and sing along with holiday songs! Registration is not necessary.

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

Happening thru:

Forestville Baptist Church

Enjoy animals from Honey Hills Farm that kids can pet and feed, along with free coffee or hot chocolate and cookies, as well as live musical performances to celebrate Christmas!  

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

Happening thru:

IMAX Theater, Newport on the Levee, Newport

The magic of the Polar Express arrives at the Levee — wear your PJs for a special screening of the film, complete with hot cocoa, cookies and popcorn.  

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

Washington Park, Cincinnati

Peruse the wares of local vendors and craftsmen in this outdoor market in the park.  

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

Washington Park, Cincinnati

Head to the park for the City Flea’s annual holiday market where you can pick up some unique (and local) gifts for family and friends. 

Categories: Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sunday, December 17

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

Find a wide variety of handmade and unique gifts, holiday items, home decor, accessories, food, and more. Proceeds from this event support our youth who will travel to Houston, Texas this summer to attend the annual church-wide youth gathering and perform community service projects.  

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

Winton Woods

RSVP by Dec. 15. Take a 1.1-mile moderate hike to discuss some tips and enjoy the great outdoors.

RSVP $ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Learn how early farmers made their own soap, and then try making your own. 

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

blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Furry friends from Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati will be in the store for customers of all ages to meet and read to in order to practice their reading skills.  

Categories: Animal Encounters Ages: All ages

Main Library, Boone County Public Library, Burlington

Delight to the music, dance, and costumes of this timeless story.

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

Evendale Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati

If you think you know the story of miserly old Scrooge, think again! Madcap turns this Christmas ghost story into a fantastically funny tale, bringing your favorite Dickens characters to life with giant puppets and exciting new twists. Arrive early for a fun holiday inspired craft activity.

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

Blue Cocoon's Mommy + Me Play Cafe, Montgomery

Parents, grandparents and caregivers can choose from certification or non-certification in this must-take safety course.

RSVP $$ Categories: Health and Safety, Parent Education Ages: Parents Only

Main Library, Boone County Public Library, Burlington

Read to one of the library’s therapy dogs. Call the Main Library to schedule your 15-minute time slot.

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati

Enjoy Christmas classics along with a select of compositions from award-winning Chip Davis, as the group celebrates 30 years of holiday music live on stage.  

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

Monday, December 18

blue manatee children's bookstore

Ages 3 – 6 will read a picture book then make a piece of fused glass art (final pieces will be picked up at a later date).

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Storytimes Ages: 4 – 5 Years

Northside Branch Library, Cincinnati

 Celebrate Wright Brothers Day by making your own glider. No registration required.

Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati

Enjoy the beauty of the Krohn exhibit by the light of holiday twinkle with live music, and other special programs, including visits with Santa and other costumed characters.  Get a complete schedule at the web site. 

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

Main Library, Boone County Public Library, Burlington

Read new books before they hit the shelves. Publishers and authors will receive your reviews.

Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Tuesday, December 19

Behringer Crawford Museum, Covington

Deck the halls and the walls and the tree with keepsake holiday crafts created by you and your toddler. 

$ Categories: Crafts, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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