Plan Your Cincy Weekend 3/15 – 3/17

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Check out something fun this weekend, like The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's production of Rumpelstiltskin, with your Cincy Family! Happy St. Patrick's Day! Don't forget to wear green :)

Friday, March 15

MARVEL WEEKEND AT THE CINCINNATI CYCLONES

7:30 p.m.

U.S. Bank Arena, 100 Broadway St.

Come meet Marvel characters Black Widow, Captain America, Iron Man and Black Panther as the Cincinnati Cyclones take on the Nailers.

$17 and up day of tickets, $15 and up advance tickets.

Call 513-421-4111 or visit cycloneshockey.com for more information.

Saturday, March 16

Take a spin with your family around Carol Ann’s Carousel!

FREE CAROL ANN’S CAROUSEL: CAROUSEL IN BLOOM

11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Carol Ann’s Carousel, 8 East Mehring Way

Hooray, spring is coming!  “Bee” inspired and learn all about pollinators, meet live amphibians, play games and make a fun springtime craft.

Free event, ride tokens available for purchase.

Call 513-381-3756 or visit cincinnatiparks.com for more information.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with traditional Irish dancing.

FREE MCGING IRISH DANCERS PERFORMANCE

3 – 3:45 p.m.

Madeira Branch, 7200 Miami Ave.

Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day and enjoy a spirited performance by the McGing Irish Dancers. Call 513-369-6028 or visit cincinnatilibrary.org for more information.

Take in a family-friendly show this weekend!

TCT PRESENTS RUMPELSTILTSKIN

Sat, March 16 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Sun, March 17 2 p.m.

Bring the whole family out for a theatrical retelling of a beloved classic fairytale. Watch the story of the miller’s daughter, her boastful father and a handsome prince unfold on stage.

Ralph and Patricia Corbett Showtime Stage, 4015 Red Bank Road;

$13 plus processing fees per ticket.

Call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com for more information.


Sunday, March 17


FREE 3RD SUNDAY FUNDAY: SPLASH OF COLOR

1 – 4 p.m.

Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike St.

Hello springtime; hello, sunshine! Create artwork using all of the colors of the rainbow during this colorful Sunday Funday. Pones Inc. will perform using Dr. Seuss’s My Many Colored Days as inspiration at 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. Then explore the Paint 3D app with the help of the Microsoft Store, become an art detective at the art cart and more.

Call 513-684-4517 or visit taftmuseum.org for more information.

EXPLORE NATURE! PANCAKES IN THE WOODS

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

California Woods Nature Preserve, 5400 Kellogg Ave.

Do you love pancakes and syrup? Come celebrate maple season with a tour of the “sugarbush” to learn all about the the syrup making process from sap collecting to boiling to tasting. Then enjoy pancakes and sausage grilled by local celebrity chefs. Yum! Don’t miss out on this educational and delicious event!

$7 per person

Call 513-231-8678 or visit cincinnatiparks.com for more information.

SHOW AND TELL ON THE FARM: LUCK OF A 4-LEAF CLOVER

2 – 4 p.m.

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, 2070 Woodsdale Road, Trenton

Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with a visit to the farm. Create a leprechaun trap, learn who eats clover and plant some lucky clover of your own.

A valid MetroParks vehicle permit is required to enter the park.

Call 513-867-5835 or visit yourmetroparks.net for more information.

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).

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