Things to do in Cincinnati this week: Aug. 9-15

Monday, Aug. 9

CHARITY/HEALTH: Goat (and Puppy) Yoga, 7-8 p.m., Crescent Springs Park, Shelter 3, 800 Buttermilk Pike. Benefits Shop with Officers and Firefighters for Villa Hills and Crescent Springs. $20. eventbrite.com.

FAMILY: Butterflies of Bali, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Timed ticket entry. Runs May 8-Sept. 6. Reservations: krohn.ticketspice.com/butterflyshow.

RECREATION: Trivia on the Square, 6-8 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Weekly through Oct. 11. Free. myfountainsquare.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 10

FOOD: Taft’s + Frisch’s Pies & Flights, 5-8 p.m., Taft’s Brewpourium, 4831 Spring Grove Ave.,  Spring Grove Village. Self-guided tasting includes flight of 4 beers, each paired with slice of Frisch’s pie. $15. eventbrite.com.

HEALTH: Outdoor Fitness Series, 7 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Springfield Township. Rotating series of HIIT, boot camp and zumba every Tuesday June 1-Aug. 31. greatparks.org.

MUSIC: Crown Jewels of Jazz, 6:30-8:30 p.m., St. Aloysius Lawn, 4721 Reading Road, Bond Hill. Featuring Cincinnati Pops Orchestra with conductor John Morris Russell and special guests Kathy Wade and J.D. Allen. Free parking at Mercy Health with shuttle van from parking lot entrance. Free. learningthroughart.com/crown-jewels-of-jazz.

MUSIC: Summermusik, 8 p.m., Moonlite Gardens at Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra performs. Program: The Fab Five + Friends. $35-up. 513-723-1182; ccocincinnati.org.

MUSIC: Summer Concert Series, weekly, Nature Park, 4337 Cooper Road, Blue Ash. This week: Comet Bluegrass All Stars. blueashevents.com.

MUSIC: Acoustic Lunch Series, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Piatt Park, 100 Garfield Place, Downtown. Runs Tuesdays and Thursdays June 1-Aug. 31.

THEATER: Shakespeare in the Park, 7 p.m., Delhi Park, 5125 Foley Road, Delhi Township. Romeo and Juliet. Free.

TOURS: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.Tuesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth St., Aurora. Guided tours of historic home. $10, $4 ages 7-13, free ages 6-under. Discounts on Thursdays for seniors and veterans. 812-926-0087; hillforest.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 11

ART: Wild Frictions: The Politics and Poetics of Interruption, Contemporary Arts Center, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, noon-7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 44 E. Sixth St., Downtown. Runs April 9-Sept. 19. Closed Sunday-Tuesday. contemporaryartscenter.org.

FILM: Summer Cinema, 9-11 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. This week: Stomp the Yard. Free. 

MUSEUMS: Free Days at the Village, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Heritage Village Museum, 11500 Lebanon Road, Sharonville. Learn about Ohio in the 1800s. Historic buildings open, interpreters in historical clothing do demonstrations, and Plein Air artists paint scenes. Free. heritagevillagecincinnati.org.

MUSIC: Reggae Wednesday, 6-9 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Live reggae music. Runs weekly May 12-Oct. 13. Free. myfountainsquare.com.

MUSIC: Wednesdays in the Woods, 7-9 p.m., Burnet Woods Bandstand, 3251 Brookline Ave., Clifton. Live music from The Yolo Band. Free. cliftonculturalarts.org.

SPORTS: Florence Y’alls vs Windy City Thunderbolts, 5 p.m. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Y’alls Stadium, 7950 Freedom Way, Florence. florenceyalls.com.

Thursday, Aug. 12

COMEDY: Bombs Away! Comedy: DeAnne Smith, 8-10 p.m., The Pitch, 1430 Central Pkwy, West End. $15. bombsawaycomedy.com.

COMEDY: Russell Peters, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Runs Aug. 12-14. liberty.funnybone.com.

CONCERTS: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Classical Roots, Quinn Chapel A.M.E., 10998 Southland Road, Forest Park. cincinnatisymphony.org.

CONCERTS: Jason Aldean, Riverbend Music Center. With Lainey Wilson.

Country music star Jason Aldean performs Thursday at Riverbend Music Center.

CONCERT: Bryce Vine, Bogart’s, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. Club reopens tonight.

DANCING: Salsa on the Square, 7-10 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Weekly dance series with live salsa bands. Runs May 6-Sept. 30. Free. myfountainsquare.com.

FAIRS: Hamilton County Fair, 7801 Anthony Wayne Ave., Carthage. Runs Aug. 12-15. hamiltoncountyfair.com.

FESTIVALS: Great Inland Seafood Festival, 5-11 p.m. Thursday-Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday, Festival Park at the Levee, Newport. Seafood of all kinds, live music, craft vendors and more. Free admission.

MUSIC: Music on the River, 7-9 p.m., Civic Park, 111 E. High St., Lawrenceburg. Family-friendly atmosphere with live music, food trucks, vendors and beer garden. Bring lawn chairs. Free. This week: Full Moon Fever.

MUSIC: Roots Revival, 7-9 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Free.

MUSIC: The Takeover, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, The Square at Union Centre, 9285 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester Township. Free live music Thursdays June-August. This week: Swagg. westchesteroh.org.

SHOPPING: Citywide Garage Sale, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, City of Franklin. franklinohio.org.

THEATER: Shakespeare in the Park, 7 p.m., Flagship Park, 4060 Deerchase Drive, Erlanger. Romeo and Juliet. Free.

TOURS: Outdoor Tours of Music Hall, 4 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. Saturday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. 60-minute tours for groups of up to 8 people. $15, $5 ages under 12. 513-621-2787; friendsofmusichall.org.

Friday, Aug. 13

ART OPENING: Four Exhibitions, 6-9 p.m., Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, 2727 Woodburn Ave., Walnut Hills. Featuring four different exhibitions: Nude 13, Cut, Bloom and Scott Ramming & Colby A. Sanford. Runs Aug. 13-Sept. 10. 513-861-3638; manifestgallery.org.

ART OPENING: The Art of Willis “Bing” Davis, 6:30 p.m., Harmon Museum, 105 S. Broadway St., Lebanon. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks with artist. Free. 513-932-1817; [email protected]

CHARITY/FOOD: Union Centre Food Truck Rally, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Clock Tower Plaza, Union Centre, 9285 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester Township. 35 food trucks and vendors will be on hand, with live music starting at 1 p.m. Headliners are Crown Watts and the Everyday People Band. Benefits Cincinnati Children’s StarShine Hospice. Rain or shine. ucbma.com.

FESTIVALS: Carlisle Railroad Days, 5-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Carlisle Local Schools, 250 Jamaica Road, Carlisle. Runs Aug. 13-14. Live music, food booths, wrestling show, craft vendors, kids games and more. Parade 9 a.m. Saturday. Free. facebook.com.

FESTIVALS: Our Lady of Visitation Visifest, 6:30 p.m.-midnight Friday, 5 p.m.-midnight Saturday, 4-10 p.m. Sunday, 3172 South Road, Mack. Live music, food, beer with ID. Chicken dinner on Sunday. 

FESTIVALS: St. John the Baptist, 509 Harrison Ave, Harrison. Food, rides, games, live music and more. Friday music: E5cap3: Journey tribute band; Saturday music: Dreamboat Annie: Heart tribute band. Runs Aug. 13-14. 513-367-9086.

FESTIVALS: Sacred Heart Festival, 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, 5 p.m.-midnight Saturday, 3-9 p.m. Sunday, 400 Nilles road, Fairfield. Live music, battle of the bands, food, adult beverages, raffles. Runs Aug. 13-15. 513-858-4210; sacredheart-fairfield.org. 

FILM: Float-in Movies at Lake Isabella, 9:30 p.m., Lake Isabella, 10174 Loveland Madeira Road, Loveland. Watch film from boat. Boats can be rented for $40 for up to 4 people. This week: The Goonies. greatparks.org.

FILM: Hollywood Drive-In Theater, 9:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1538 Cedar Ave., College Hill. Friday: Guardians of the Galaxy. Saturday: Shrek. $25 per car. hollywooddriveintheater.com.

FOOD: Skip’s Pop-Up Pizza, 6-8 p.m., The Welcome Project, 2936 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. Served family-style. Includes one drink ticket and all-you-can-eat pizza. $15. eventbrite.com.

MUSEUMS: Future Retrieval: Close Parallel, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. New exhibit of artworks from the museum’s permanent collection are reimagined. Runs Feb. 26-Aug. 29. Members have special access all day Friday and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday. Guests should limit visit to 2 hours. Masks must cover nose and mouth at all times. Advance online registration required. Free admission. cincinnatiartmuseum.org.

MUSIC: Fifth and Vine Live, 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Fountain Square, 520 Vine St. Downtown. Friday: Maps & Atlases with New Moons. Saturday: Diane Coffee. Free. myfountainsquare.com.

Catch Diane Coffee Saturday night at Fountain Square as part of the Fifth & Vine Live Music Series.

MUSIC: Summer Concert Series, weekly, Towne Square, 4343 Cooper Road, Blue Ash. This week: Stagger Lee. blueashevents.com.

MUSIC: Red Light Jazz Room, 7 p.m., Five Points Alley, 2425 Gilbert Ave., Walnut Hills. Outdoor performances of R&B, jazz, funk and more. Presented by Lex Nycole and Cincy Nice. Free. eventbrite.com.

RECREATION: Hoots & Hops, 6-10 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center, 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford. Beer tastings, interactive nature stations along trails, dessert samples from area restaurants and caterers, live music at Krippendorf Lodge. Ages 21-up. $45. cincynature.org. SOLD OUT

RECREATION: Delhi Skirt Game, 6 p.m., Delhi Park, 421 Delhi Park Drive, Delhi Township. Tailgate party on Thursday, game on Friday. Softball game benefits families with special needs. delhiskirtgame.org.

THEATER: Shakespeare in the Park, 7 p.m., Upper Millcrest Park, 1700 Mills Ave., Norwood. Romeo and Juliet. Free.

THEATER OPENING: Little Shop of Horrors, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday, Covington Plaza Amphitheater, 144 Madison Ave., Covington. Runs Aug. 13-22.  $32, $29 Carnegie members, $25 students. thecarnegie.com.

Saturday, Aug. 14

ART OPENING: Paul Shortt: Signs to Change Cincinnati, 6-8 p.m., Wave Pool Gallery, 2940 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. Artist explores language of street signs and creates his own through collaborative process with the community. Runs Aug. 14-28. Free. wavepoolgallery.org.

Paul Shortt's Signs to Change Cincinnati opens Saturday at Wave Pool Gallery in Camp Washington.

ART: Sistahs Loving Art Show and Concert, 6-9 p.m., Centennial Barn, 110 Compton Road, Springfield Township. Artwork by Le’Wanda LaBoy and Sharon Smith. Prize for most creative mask. $25, includes dinner. Cash bar. RSVP: 513-514-4312.

ART: Closing Reception: Billy Simms: A Preliminary Presentation of the 7th Hole Religion of Crafttowne, 2-4 p.m., Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, 1763 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton. Indoor exhibition explores the genesis of seven folk artists from Craftowne, Maryland. Exhibit contains some explicit images that may not be suitable for some audiences. Runs June 14-Aug. 24.

CHARITY/RECREATION: Unfrozen 5K/10K, 9 a.m., Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. Normally held in the dead of winter, this year hockey fans can celebrate early. Course follows the banks of Ohio River and through transit center underneath Second St. Registration includes technical shirt, finisher medal and 1 Cyclones voucher for any regular season home game. Benefits Cincinnati Cyclones Foundation. $45. cycloneshockey.com.

CONCERTS: Billy Bob Thornton & the Boxmasters, 8 p.m., Top Cats, 2820 Vine St., Corryville. ticketmaster.com.

CONCERTS: Counting Crows, PNC Pavilion. With Sean Barna and Matt Sucich.

FAMILY: Madcap Puppets: Pinocchio, noon and 2 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Free, but tickets required. memorialhallotr.com.

Madcap Puppets bring Pinocchio to Memorial Hall on Saturday, Aug. 14.

FESTIVALS: Not Your Average Craft Beer Fest, 5-9 p.m., N. Broad St., Middletown. Beer garden with 10 breweries, live music, food trucks and more. Part beer garden, part pub crawl through downtown Middletown. Ages 21-up. $30-$50. eventbrite.com.

FESTIVALS: St. Bernadette Mini Festival, 6-11 p.m., 1479 Locust Lake Road, Amelia. Live music, food and drinks, raffles and more.

FESTIVALS: St. Max Mini Fest, 5:30-11 p.m. Saturday, 5720 Hamilton Mason Road, Liberty Township. Food, games, basket raffle, wine pull, silent auction. saint-max.org. 

MUSIC: Summermusik, 6 and 8 p.m., Wings of Wonder Amphitheater, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, 3400 Vine St., Avondale. The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra performs. Program: SummerZOOzik, featuring animal-themed classical works performed by a woodwind quintet. Free Zoo admission and parking included with ticket. $35-up. 513-723-1182; ccocincinnati.org.

MUSIC: Keehner Park Concert Series, 7-9 p.m., Keehner Park, 7211 Barret Road, West Chester. This week: Hauer Swing Band.

MUSIC: Amped Up Concert Series, 6-8 p.m., Schott Amphitheatre at Sawyer Point, 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Downtown. This week: MyGirl Friday. 

RECREATION: Trap Olympics 2021, 4-8 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Springfield Township. Dress code is early 2000s. Networking, BBQ and field day. Black-owned vendors. $30. eventbrite.com.

RECREATION: Drink N Dash, 8-10 p.m., Fifty West Brewery, 7605 Wooster Pike, Columbia Township. Help celebrate the grand opening of new Fleet Feet location with a fun beer mile. Run a lap around designated route three times. Before each lap, drink a beer. Ages 21-up. $40. fiftywestbrew.com.

SHOPPING: Joy and Matt’s Book Shop Grand Opening, 1515 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine. 20% of all sales today donated to The Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati.

SHOPPING: Hamilton Flea, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Marcum Park, 106 N. Second St., Hamilton. Free.

SHOPPING: Second Saturday Flea Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Laurel Bend, 86 Oldham Drive, Falmouth. Runs the second Saturday of each month Feb. 13-Dec. 11. Market is both indoors and outside. Vendors of all kinds. 

SHOPPING: The O.F.F. Market, Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash. 

SHOPPING: Waynesville Street Faire, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Main St., Waynesville. Features 40 arts and vintage/antique vendor booths set up in the street. Live entertainment. Other dates: Sept. 11. 

SPORTS: FC Cincinnati vs Philadelphia Union, 8 p.m., TQL Stadium, 1501 Central Pkwy, West End. 

SPORTS: Western & Southern Open, Lindner Family Tennis Center, 5460 Courseview Drive, Mason. Runs Aug. 14-22. wsopen.com.

Roberto Bautista Agut, of Spain, returns a shot against Richard Gasquet, of France, during a quarterfinal match of the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio.

THEATER: Shakespeare in the Park, 7 p.m., Amphitheatre at Union Township Civic Center, 4350 Aicholtz Road, Union Township. A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Free.

Sunday, Aug. 15

CONCERTS: Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Tower Park Amphitheater, Cochran Ave., Fort Thomas. 

CONCERTS: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Classical Roots, 4 p.m., Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. cincinnatisymphony.org.

DANCING: Dance in the Fort, 2-4 p.m., Tower Park Amphitheater, Cochran Ave., Fort Thomas. 

FOOD: All Things Beyonce Drag Brunch, 11 a.m., Below Zero Lounge, 1120 Walnut St. Over-the-Rhine. Celebrate Queen Bey at this all-ages brunch in safe, welcoming environment. Packages sold in tables of 2 or 4. $31 per person. eventbrite.com.

MUSIC: Summermusik, 4 p.m., Moonlite Gardens at Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra performs. Program: Her Voice. Highlighting female composers and performers. $35-up. 513-723-1182; ccocincinnati.org.

THEATER: Shakespeare in the Park, 1 p.m., Carnegie Center, 3738 Eastern Ave., Columbia Tusculum. Macbeth Free.

TOURS: Historic Mount Adams Walking Tours, 1 p.m., Mount Adams Bar & Grill, 938 Hatch St., Mount Adams. 2-hour guided walking tour of neighborhood. Wear comfortable shoes and mask. Runs Sundays through Oct. 31. Benefits Mount Adams Civic Association. $10. mtadamscincy.org.

Looking ahead

TOURS: Sears Home Walking Tours, Sept. 11 and Sept. 18. Part of the Cincinnati Museum Center’s Cincinnati Heritage Programs. Registration required: 513-287-7001.

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