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June 24, 2024

Plan Your Weekend | Nov 5 – 7

Spend the weekend with your Cincinnati Family during one of these exciting events!

From live shows, Holiday markets and holiday traditions… there is plenty to do the first weekend of November! 

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Audiences will be wowed by dazzling original illusions, impossible escapes and incredible mind reading during this sensational magic show.  Procter & Gamble Hall, 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati; 7:30 p.m.; tickets starting at $50; 513-621-2787 or

CHRISTKINDLMARKT GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKET Browse merchandise imported from Germany, locally handcrafted items, carriage rides, a children’s Lantern Parade, petting zoo, delicious German fare and so much more at this traditional German Christmas market ! 

  • Friday, Nov 5, 5 – 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov 6, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov 7, 12 – 5 p.m.

Germania Society , 3529 West Kemper Road, Cincinnati; 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.; $5 per person ; 513-742-0060 or


Complete with puppets, projections and jousting, this ballet is fit for royalty- so bring the whole castle and court to enjoy! Music Hall, 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati;

  • Friday, November 5: 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 6: 2 and 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 7: 1 p.m.                                                                                               

tickets starting at $29; 513-621-2787 or


Watch as a little mermaid goes on a big adventure from the ocean to land!   

presented by Lexington Children’s Theatre

Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 South Monument Avenue, Hamilton; 7:30 p.m.; $7 non-member, $5 member; 513-863-8873ext. 110 or


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DINO STROLL Go back in time to the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods and get up close to life-like and life-size dinosaurs!  Duke Energy Convention Center , 525 Elm Street, Cincinnati;

  • Saturday, November 6: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 7: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

$24.99, free for children 23 months and younger;

TRAINS AND TRADITIONS, A CINCINNATI HOLIDAY Experience a tapestry of colorful poinsettias, charming garden railways and beautiful replicas of Cincinnati landmarks created out of “Botanical Architecture” by local artisans; Applied Imagination. Krohn Conservatory is where holiday traditions take place in the warmth of the tropics.   The Crib of the Nativity, sponsored by the Western & Southern Fund, will be open December 10 – January 2nd daily from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; $10 adults, $7 children 5 – 17, free for children 4 and under. ; 513-421-5707 or

FREE WINTER CRAFT SHOW The perfect place to do some last minute holiday shopping- browse dozens of local vendors and small businesses at the Expo Room!  EnterTRAINment Junction , 7379 Squire Court, West Chester; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; 513-898-8000 or


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ICE SKATING & BUMPER CARS (register) Keep it cool with the family by ice skating or hitting the ice with bumper cars.    see website for hours of operation and reservations UC Health Ice Rink at Fountain Square, 500 Vine Street, Cincinnati; 12 p.m.; $15 bumper + skating, $10 skating only; 513-445-8546 or


It’s never too late in the year to enjoy s’mores by the campfire. Drop by the Nature PlayScape for a free campfire treat that will fuel you up for a full afternoon of fun.  Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford; 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.; included in admission, $9 adults, $4 children ages 4 – 12; (513) 831-1711 or

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Amanda Ciani

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).