FREE YAPPY HOUR AT FISHBOWL
A perfect night out for parents… and their pups! Fishbowl at The Banks now welcomes dogs on its patio for Monday Yappy Hour. Pups will receive complimentary canine “cocktails,” doggie desserts and puppy treats. Human guests can enjoy a drink to go and enjoy the large DORA district with their dogs. Fishbowl, 141 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati; 4 – 7 p.m.; http://facebook.com/fishbowlatthebanks.
JONAS BROTHERS: THE REMEMBER THIS TOUR
Don’t be a “sucker” and miss the Jonas Brothers concert; grab tickets today! Featuring special guest Kelsea Ballerini. Concert goers must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test upon entry. Riverbend Music Center , 6295 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati; 7 p.m.; tickets starting at $29.95; 513-232-5882 or http://riverbend.org
FREE MILKWEED AND MONARCH (register)
Weed or wizard? Learn about local milkweed, a plant that bleeds milk, makes fluff and is a keystone species; participants will even make milkweed seed balls! Nisbet Park, 126 Karl Brown Way, Loveland; 4 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.; 513-369-4476 or http://cincinnatilibrary.org.
FREE THURSDAY ART PLAY
Join the CAC every Thursday morning for creative playtime at Washington Park’s Porch. This family program uses hands-on activities and yoga to excite and educate the youngest art enthusiasts. Beautiful Butterflies. Learn about butterfly migration and create painting and banners inspired by this journey. Washington Park’s Front Porch, 1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati; 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.; 513-345-8400 or https://www.contemporaryartscenter.org/programs/family-programs/thursday-art-play.
PUPS, PINTS & PUMPKINS (register)
Fido and the family will have a ball of a time at Pups, Pints and Pumpkins!
- Fall on the Farm Admission: play yard, corn maze, bounce pad, farm animals and more!
- Doggie Bag included with each dog admission.
- Sniffari: take a journey with your four-legged adventurer and have them sniff their way through different checkpoints on the way to the corn maze where they will find fun and unique smells!
- Pup Cup: Bakery & Market open for shopping and treats- be sure to get your pup cup filled with whip cream at the bakery.
- Food & Drinks: grab a hot dog or brat and wash it down with a local craft beer, wine or seltzer from the Beer Garden!
See doggy guidelines and more information at Pups, Pints, and Pumpkins 2021 (ticketspice.com) Blooms & Berries , 9669 Ohio 48, Loveland; 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; $12.95 human admission, $4.95 pup admission; 513-697-9173 or http://bloomsandberries.com.
sat 25 & sun 26
Browse 300 arts, crafts and food vendors and hear some live music, too! $1 admission for ages 13 and older; Warren County Fairgrounds, 665 North Broadway Street, Lebanon; 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; 513-850-1770 or http://www.countryapplefest.com/.
KINGS ISLAND TRICKS AND TREATS FALL FEST (register)
Put on a costume and get in the harvest spirit; families can enjoy tasty treats, watch lively entertainment and go on lots of exciting rides at the Tricks and Treats Fall Fest. Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason; 12 p.m.; see website for ticket information; 513-754-5700 or http://visitkingsisland.com.
PYRAMID HILL ART AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
Families will adore all of the art and music to be explored at this fabulous festival! The fair brings over 70 artists together for a juried show; there will be live music, food vendors and tons of family activities. A new attraction for 2021 is the Cardboard Castle, sponsored by Saica US, which welcomes attendees to build and enjoy.
- Saturday, September 25: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
- Sunday, September 26: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum , 1763 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton; 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; $10 per carload, $15 two day pass.; 513-868-1234 or https://www.pyramidhill.org/art-music-festival.