Friday, September 28
International Fair Trade Show
4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Episcopal Church of the Redeemer 2944 Erie Ave. Cincinnati – 513-321-6700
Fair Trade and Direct Trade organizations will be selling diverse wares at this fun market show. Browse through unique, handcrafted items that are created ethically; treat yourself and feel good about it!
Saturday, September 29
The Great Pumpkin Fest at Kings Island
11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
6300 Kings Island Drive, Kings Mills – 513-754-5700
Buy online and save: adults $46.99, children $39.99 (Sunday online pricing, $34.99)
Enjoy fall family fun during the day with The Great Pumpkin Fest at Kings Island! Pet barnyard animals, create crafts with Woodstock, ride a pedal tractor, go trick-or-treating, take in an entertaining Charlie Brown and friends show, and then enjoy all of the rides Planet Snoopy has to offer! This event is festive and fun, not scary. This Great Pumpkin Fest is on Saturdays and Sundays through October 28.
Great Outdoors Weekend: Rock Climbing
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Cincinnati – 513-521-7275
Free program, a valid Great Parks of Hamilton County vehicle permit is required to enter the park.
Come visit the Adventure Outpost to climb the rock tower, and learn about playing outside responsibly with Leave No Trace.
Sunday, September 30
Jack-O-Lantern Junction at EnterTrainment Junction
Jack-O-Lantern Junction begins September 29 and runs through October 31
7379 Squire Court, West Chester Twp. – 513-898-8000
Choo choo! A cargo train filled with pumpkins is chugging it’s way through the neighborhoods of the world’s largest train display. Your family will love the Halloween-themed scavenger hunt, indoor pumpkin patch and trick-or-treating at EnterTrainment Junction.
Laurie Keller Author Visit at Blue Manatee
3084 Madison Road, Cincinnati – 513-731-2665
Join Blue Manatee Bookstore as they welcome Laurie Keller to celebrate the release of her newest book, Potato Pants. Kids can dress their own potato during a fun craft, and get their copy of Potato Pants of signed during this fun author visit.