Plan Your NKY Weekend 11/30 – 12/2

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Friday, November 30

 

PIONEER GAMES

6:30 p.m.

Scheben Branch- 8899 US-42, Union

Unplug and imagine what life was like in the 1800’s. Play games and understand how times have changed.  

Call 859-342-2665 or visit bcpl.org for more information

 

WATER WONDERLAND WITH SCUBA SANTA

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

1 Aquarium Way, Newport

Make memories by visiting the only underwater Santa in Greater Cincinnati. Scuba Santa has returned to the Aquarium for a holiday dive in an enchanted Water Wonderland, surrounded by lights and bubbles and even dancing.  Meet Scuba Santa one-on-one, or write your holiday wishes on a magic bubble and drop it in his mailbox. Scuba Santa will be in town through Dec. 31 (minus Christmas Day)

Cost is $24.99 Adults, $17.99 ages 2 – 12, Free for Members

Call 1-800-406-3474 or visit newportaquarium.com for more information.

 

Saturday, December 1

 

HOLIDAY MOVIE MARATHON

11 a.m.

Newport Branch- 901 E. 6th St., Newport

Watch 3 movies and enjoy snacks throughout the day: 11 a.m. How the Grich Stole Christmas (2001) 12:45 p.m. Elf (2003) 2:15 Arthur Christmas (2011).

Call 859-572-5035 or visit cc-pl.org for more information.

 

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

1000 Highland Ave., Fort Thomas

Santa is on his way and he’s making a stop at the library! He will tell a story before meeting all of the kids to hear what they want for Christmas. The Chris Comer Trio will perform holiday favorites from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Call 859-572-5033 or visit cc-pl.org for more information.

 

INDEPENDENCE CHRISTMAS WALK

6 – 9 p.m.

Courthouse Sq., Independence

Stroll through the city of Independence to see lights and visit local business during this annual Christmas Walk. From 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. you can enjoy a royal visit with Frozen characters Anna, Elsa and Olaf, too (“chilling” with Frozen friends sponsored by the Kenton County Public Library).  

Visit cityofindependence.org for more information.

 

MODEL TRAINS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Covington Branch, 502 Scott Blvd., Covington

N-TRAK has taken over the Covington Branch library with their annual model train display; come with your family to have a look at the specially designed holiday scenery.

Call 859-962-4000 or visit kentonlibrary.org for more information.

 

THE HILLS OF KENTUCKY DULCIMER PERFORMANCE

2 – 4 p.m.

Behringer-Crawford Museum, 1600 Montague Road, Covington

The popular dulcimer group will perform seasonal music at the beautiful Behringer Crawford. Your family will delight at the festive details in the holiday train display!  

Cost is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors 60+ and $5 for children, Free for members.

Visit bcmuseum.org or call 859-491-4003 for more information.

 

Sunday, December 2

 

CITY OF FORT THOMAS HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS WALK

5:30 – 8 p.m.

Fort Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas

Enjoy a night of family friendly holiday fun in Fort Thomas. There will be free horse-drawn carriage rides through the city and treats at local businesses. Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the fire station while you enjoy live music.

Visit http://ftthomas.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2018-Holiday-Walk-Brochure.pub_.pdf for more information.

 

SANTA CLAUS, CRAFTS AND COOKIES!

1:30 – 3 p.m.

Erlanger Branch, 401 Kenton Lands Road, Erlanger

Bring the whole family for a festive day of fun. Visit with Santa and dancers from Kinderballet’s production of The Christmas Carol, decorate cookies, create holiday crafts and more.

Call 859-962-4000 or visit kentonlibrary.org for more information.

 

STROLLING CAROLERS AT BCM

2 – 4 p.m.

Behringer Crawford Museum, 1600 Montague Road, Covington

The Covington Carolers in Victorian garb will fill the halls of BCM with holiday songs. Behringer Crawford Museum

Cost is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors 60+ and $5 for children, Free for members.

Call 859-491-4003 or visit bcmuseum.org 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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