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October 17, 2021

Plan Your Cincy Weekend 10/12 – 10/14

Friday, October 12


Haunted Farms at Heritage Village

6 – 10 p.m.

Heritage Village – 11450 Lebanon Road, Cincinnati

$10 per person, museum members and free for 2 and under

Encounter a fortune teller, a witch, mad scientist and headless horseman or even walk through a haunted cemetery … if you dare. This slight-fright event, all set in a 19th century village, also features a wagon ride, face painting and balloon animals.  


Kamikaze Fireflies

7:30 p.m.

Finneytown Performing Arts Center , 8916 Fontainebleau Terrace, Cincinnati

$30 and up

Your families jaws will drop when they see the four-time Guinness Book of World Record holders, the Kamikaze Fireflies, perform their vaudeville show. The duo will spin in gigantic metal cubes, juggle, walk on stilts, breathe fire and perform other daring stunts.


Saturday, October 13


Cincinnati Family Magazine Fall Family Fest

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Mason Community Center, 6050 Mason Montgomery Road, Mason

Bring the family for a day of fun fall festivities!  Wear your costume to join the costume dance party at 1 p.m., trick-or-treat with local vendors, enjoy some Halloween games, live music and entertainment. Get there early, the first 250 kids will each receive a small pumpkin!


49th Annual Sauerkraut Festival

October 13 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
October 14 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Fill your belly, listen to live music and do some shopping. With over 450 craft vendors from 28 states and over 60 food vendors, there is sure to be something to please every member of your family!  


Sunday, October 14


Artie Knapp Book Signing

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Blue Marble Bookstore

3094 Madison Road, Cincinnati

Join acclaimed local author Artie Knapp to celebrate the release of his newest book, Little Otter Learns to Swim. This new children’s book follows Little Otter as her mother teaches her how to swim, dive and play. As she bravely goes into the world, she realizes it is a big world out there for a little otter, so she heads to the safety of home. Copies of Little Otter Learns to Swim can be pre-purchased at the Blue Manatee Bookstore, or purchased the day of the event.


About the Author

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).