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February 3, 2023

Plan Your NKY Weekend 12/14 – 12/16

Friday, December 14


Newport Aquarium, 1 Aquarium Way, Newport

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (except Christmas Day). 

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

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


Saturday, December 15


Carrico/ Fort Thomas Branch, 1000 Highland Ave., Fort Thomas, Ky

1 p.m.

Come decorate some delicious cookies and make a special holiday ornament. 

Call 859-572-5033 or visit for more information.




Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way, Newport 

3 – 4 p.m.

Approximately 80 tuba (and Euphonium) musicians will join together to present a free public concert.    

For tuba players of all ages wishing to play, please arrive at 12:30 p.m. to register and rehearse. The cost to register is $10, and the holiday music booklet is $15. 

Free show, $25 for musicians to participate. ; 859-250-5761 or



Sunday, December 16



Behringer-Crawford Museum, 1600 Montague Road, Covington

1  – 5 p.m.

The Behringer-Crawford Museum’s 27th annual train display will surely dazzle and delight your family with over 30 animated, guest-operated features and 250 feet of track rolling through busy cities and snowy countrysides.  Also on display is Wahoo’s Winter Wonderland, a kid-sized animated exhibit based on “The Holiday Adventures of Wiley Wahoo & Me”, the Dickens Village and more! 

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

Call 859-491-4003 or visit for more information. 



Erlanger Branch, 401 Kenton Lands Road, Erlanger

2 – 3 p.m. 

Ba humbug! Your family will love seeing the Kinderballet’s production of A Christmas Carol at the library.

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

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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).