Activities in Cincinnati This Week: May 25-31 October

Tuesday October 26th

MUSIC: Pilots of the Stone Temple, Madison Theater. With Tyler Bryant and the shakedown.

Wednesday October 27th

MUSIC: Mittelland, Music center icon. With Hailey Whitters.

MUSIC: Yasmin Williams, Ludlow garage. With Eli Winter.

MUSIC: Tauk, Madison Theater.

MUSIC: Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express, Revival of the Southgate House. With Matt Jaffe.

SPORT: FCC party before the game, 4.30pm-7.30pm, Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.

SPORT: FC Cincinnati vs. Nashville SC, 7:30 p.m., TQL Stadium, 1501 Central Parkway, West End.

Thursday October 28th

ART: The studio box: Gee Horton, 6 pm-9pm, Rheingeist Brewery, 1910 Elm St., Across the Rhine. Live art from a purpose-built mini-studio in the taproom. Every Thursday in October. For free.

Book Signing: Jim Steiner: “Mount Adams: A History”, 5-7pm, Crowley’s, 958 Pavilion St., Mount Adams. Hardcover book at the discounted price of $ 40 while signing. Chance to win Crowley’s Gift Card and Free Beer while supplies last.

CHARITY: Tender Mercies Halloween Bash, 6.30pm-10pm, Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. Celebrity hosts Christian Gill (Food Network) and Bridget (96 Rock Mornings).

MUSIC: Black Veil Brides, Bogarts.

Black Veil Brides play from Bogart on Thursday night.

MUSIC: The tubes, Ludlow garage.

THEATER: Murder on the menu: Anne Marie Hahn Story, 6:30 p.m., Washington Platform, 1000 Elm St., downtown. The story of the OTR serial killer unfolds during a 4-course menu with accompanying wine. $ 55.

HALLOWEEN: movie night on the dike, 7-9pm, Newport on the Levee, One Levee Way, Newport. Hocus-pocus.

Friday October 29th

ART: Cut off the bias 4-7pm, ArtWorks V2 Gallery, 901 E. McMillan Ave., Walnut Hills. Runs October 29th through December. 18. The exhibition shows unique metal quilts from the art collaboration of Bradly Gilvin and Karla Batres Gilvin. Reservations:

ART: The Golden Ticket 2021 Jury Art Exhibition, 6-9pm, Clifton Cultural Art Center, 2728 Short Vine. This exhibition is considered one of the most prestigious awards for local artists and showcases works by over 450 artists who work in all media of the visual arts. The winners will be announced during the opening ceremony. Mask requirement in the gallery. Runs from Oct 29th to Dec 3rd.

ART: Our city, 4-7pm, Cincinnati Art Galleries, 225 E. Sixth St., Downtown. With works by gallery artists. Runs October 29th through November. 26. 513-381-2128.

ART: Last Friday, 5-9pm, Pendleton Art Center, 1310 Pendleton St., Pendleton. Over 250 artist studios are open to the public to see and buy art direct from the artist. Free, $ 5 valet parking available at the door. Artist of the Month is Jess Sheldon, Studio 512. Dragonfly Foundation Fundraiser Art Sale on the eighth floor. 513-421-4339;

SOON END: Cedric Michael Cox: Mindful Joy, 5:30 pm-8:30pm, Baker Hunt Arts and Culture Center, 620 Greenup St., Covington. Closing of the reception. Free of charge, but reservation required.

COMEDY: We’re not finished yet, Funny Bones Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Runs October 29-30. From 21 years.

MUSIC: Earth, Wind & Fire, Hard rock casino. Grand opening ceremony of the casino, unveiling of the guitar sign at 11am Various activities throughout the day.

Earth, Wind and Fire will be performing at the Hard Rock Casino on Friday.

MUSIC: Brett Young, Andrew J Brady Icon Music Center. With Maddie & Tae and Filmore.

MUSIC: Mat Kearney, Taft theater. With the national parks.

MUSIC: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, 7.30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhein.

MUSIC: Night Circus: Possession, 8 p.m., Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. Enchanting stage entertainment. From 18 years. $ 200 balcony table for 4, $ 120 VIP table for 2, $ 30 general.

EXPOS: Flying Pig Expo, Noon-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown. For free.

FAMILY: Madcap Puppets’ Legend of Sleepy Hollow, 7 p.m., Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive. $ 17, $ 12 for children under 12.

Madcap Puppets' Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a fun, family-friendly performance taking place on October 29th at the Fairfield Community Arts Center.  Children who come dressed in Halloween costumes get a special treat.

FOOD: Autumn fish rolls, 4-7pm, St. Francis Xavier, 202 W. Second St., Falmouth. Cod, prawns, crab cakes, chicken, two side dishes of your choice. $ 13 $ 15, $ 6 under 12. Runs October 29th, November 5th and November 12th. Mask required. Execution only. Call beforehand: 859-910-6656 or 859-910-6657.

RUNS: Fifty West Mile, 7 p.m., W. Pete Rose Way, downtown. Benefits of Over-the-Rhine Brewery District.

HALLOWEEN: City of Terror, 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Friday-Saturday, 1449 Greenbush Cobb Road, Williamsburg. Runs September 3rd through November 3rd. 6. $ 25- $ 35.

SOON END: Halloween Haunt, Friday-Saturday, Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason. Runs Sept. 24th through Oct. 30th

It's the final weekend of Kings Island's Halloween Haunt.

SOON END: Brimstone Haunt, Friday-Saturday, Renaissance Festival Grounds, 10542 E. Ohio 73, Waynesville. Runs Sept. 24th through Oct. 30.

OUTDOORS: tails of the past of animals, 7 p.m., Miami Whitewater Forest, 9001 Mount Hope Road, Harrison. Interactive, family-oriented night hike. From age 6. $ 5. Register by October 28th.

SHOPPING: Black Market, 5pm – 10pm Friday-Saturday, 12pm – 5pm Sunday, Court Street Plaza, Court St., Downtown. Concert Saturday.

Saturday October 30th

CHARITY: Billy Rock Halloween Costume Concert, 8 p.m., Little Miami Brewing Co., Milford. Including evening buffet and all drinks. Benefits of the Dragonfly Foundation. $ 100 for couples, $ 60 for singles.

CHARITY: Wine above water, 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Purple People Bridge, Newport. With exceptional food and drink from a wide variety of restaurants and liquor stores. $ 500 VIP table for 4, $ 250 VIP table for 2, $ 40 general. Benefits Brighton Center.

COMEDY: Fortune Feimster, Taft theater.

Comedian Fortune Feimster will perform at the Taft Theater this Saturday.

MUSIC: Todd Rundgren, Andrew J. Brady Icon Music Center.

MUSIC: Saint Jhn, PromoWest pavilion at Ovation.

MUSIC: Rodney Crowell, Memorial hall.

MUSIC: Peabo Bryson, Ludlow garage.

SOON END: Ohio Renaissance Festival: Tricks or Treats, 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Renaissance Park, 10542 E. Ohio 73, Waynesville. Runs Sept. 4-Oct. 31.

FILM: Rolls on Wheels, 7 p.m., Campground, 2866 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. Free, including popcorn and drinks.

RELAXATION: Hello weekend at Roebling Point, Saturday 7 am-10pm, Sunday 7 am-7pm, Roebling Point, Covington. Companies like Keystone Bar & Grill, Smoke Justic, Frosthaus, Ice House, Molly Malone’s Irish Pub, and Covington Yard host the Flying Pig Watch Party Saturday and Sunday mornings. Covington Farmers Market and costume competitions on Saturday and Sunday, with the Bengals vs. Jets game shown on a giant outdoor projection screen.

RUNS: Flying Pig 10K, 5K, Queen Bee 4-Mile, Flying Fur Run, Downtown. 10 km at 7:30 a.m., 5 km at 9:30 a.m., Queen Bee 11 a.m., Flying Fur 12:30 p.m.

HALLOWEEN: Halloween Dressup & Jam, 8 p.m., Legends, 3801 Harrison Ave., Cheviot. Costume party and show. From 18 years. $ 10.

HALLOWEEN: Cocktails and Puppy Dog Tails, 7-9pm, Coppin’s Restaurant at the Covington Hotel, 638 Madison Ave., Covington. Dog owners invited their furry friends and themselves to dress up in dog themes for Halloween. Prices. Reservations:

SOON END: Tricks & Treats, Saturday-Sunday, Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason. Familyfriendly. Runs September 25th through October. 31.

SOON END: Pumpkin Patch Express, 10:00 am, 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm Saturday-Sunday, LM&M Railroad, 16 E. South St., Lebanon. 45 minute train ride, visit to Creech’s Garden Center, free small pumpkin pie. The total travel time is two hours. Ends October 31st. $ 25, $ 20 ages 2-16 and over 62.

HALLOWEEN: Boo & Brews, 7-10pm, Bridgeview Box Park, Newport on the Levee, One Levee Way, Newport. Dance party, live music, costume competition with prizes, shopping and dining options and more. Free admission.

HALLOWEEN: Halloween Pub Crawl, 4:00 p.m. to midnight, Below Zero Lounge, 1120 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine. Check-in at Below Zero, then check-in at 7 other locations.

MUSEUMS: Interactive, Death & Dying at Dinsmore Farm, 12: 00-5: 00 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dinsmore Homestead Museum, Burlington. Learn about mourning rituals of the past and how our ancestors saw death. In conjunction with the Falcon Theater, meet six people from the past, hear their stories, and ask questions. The tours start on the hour. $ 7, $ 3 ages 5-15. Reservations: 859-586-6117; [email protected].

RUNNING: Queen City Beer Mile, 12 noon-6 p.m., Queen City Exchange, 32 W. Court St., Downtown. 1 mile run / walk in which participants 12 oz. Beer at four separate bars along the racetrack. Registration includes a t-shirt, beer along the route, and a 16-oz. Draft beer at QCE after the race. $ 30.

SPORT: Cincinnati Cyclones vs. Indy Fuel, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown.

THEATER: need your love Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mount Adams Circe, Mount Adams. World premiere piece by KJ Sanchez. Runs October 30th through Dec. 12. The life and times of King Records star Little Willie John.

Sunday October 31st

MUSIC: Joe Bonamassa, Taft theater.

RUNS: Flying Pig Marathon, Half Marathon, 4 Relay and Queen Bee Half Marathon, 7:30 a.m. downtown.

From left Shawnee Lewis and Amy Beyer run through Eden Park in the Flying Pig Marathon on May 5, 2019.

MUSIC: On your hands, 3 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth Street, Downtown. Joe Miller directs the Chamber Choir, Chamber Orchestra, and Conductor Alumni Choir of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. 513-556-4183;

END SOON: Historic Mount Adams Walking Tours, 1 p.m., Mount Adams Bar & Grill, 938 Hatch St., Mount Adams. 2-hour guided walking tour of the neighborhood. Wear comfortable shoes and a mask. Runs Sundays through October 31st. Benefits of the Mount Adams Civic Association. $ 10.

looking ahead

CHARITY: Fireman Cook-off, November 13, Cincinnati Fire Museum, 315 W. Court St., downtown. Local firefighters show off their culinary talents to raise funds for the Cincinnati Fire Museum. Dishes judged by a panel of local food experts including Executive Chef Jean-Robert de Cavel, Executive Chef Jon Diebold of Washington Platform and Travis Setter, Founder of Cincinnati Chowdown. Guests have the opportunity to try each dish and vote for their favorite. Live music, raffles and more. $ 75.

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