musical activities for kids in Cincinnati

Music Lessons and Music Related Activities for Kids in Cincinnati

Music Lessons in Cincinnati: Cincinnati School of Music has locations in Mason, Montgomery, and Anderson. They offer private music lessons in piano, voice, guitar, ukulele, violin, drums, & more. In addition to classes throughout the year, they also offer musical summer camps. Here’s one that surprised me – College Conservatory of Music (CCM) Preparatory Department offers a … Read more

Wood working tools at Manufactory

Getting Creative at Manufactory

Crafty people of Cincinnati – I’ve found a GREAT place for you to explore… a MakerSpace on steroids!  Let me introduce you to Manufactory! Located just a tiny bit north of the 275 loop on Mosteller Road, Manufactory is basically a giant warehouse space FULL of every kind of tool and equipment you can imagine. It’s the … Read more

sewing flags at the National Flag Company

Touring The National Flag Company

I recently took a “behind the scenes” tour of the National Flag Company, a full service flag company in Cincinnati. National Flag is a full service flag company that not only serves the Greater Cincinnati region, but also flag dealers and corporate accounts nation-wide. They produces all kinds of flags – from “Old Glory” to unique custom products. … Read more

Bengals Tiger on the Carousel at Smale Riverfront Park

Carol Ann’s Carousel at Smale Riverfront Park

Smale Riverfront Park will host nine ribbon cuttings in May and June, 2015. One of those ribbon cuttings will be for the spectacular Carol Ann’s Carousel. Located along the Ohio riverfront and between Great American Ballpark and Paul Brown Stadium, this carousel is a true work of art. The carving and painting of the animals/characters and … Read more

sewing machines at MakerSpace at the Cincinnati Public Library

MakerSpace at the Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library

Our Cincinnati Public Library is an award winning library system, recognized for their service to the community. Just when you think it can’t get any better they go and add something like this – MakerSpace. MakerSpace is a new addition, located at the main branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. It’s … Read more

American Sign Museum

Here we are with another installment of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we are featuring The American Sign Museum. You may remember our previous visit to The American Sign Museum.  But what you may not realize is that the American Sign Museum has a new home. The expansion and move to a … Read more

Tour of the Powel Crosley Mansion

Here we are with another installment of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we’re featuring the upcoming “Upstairs Downstairs Historic House Tour at Pinecroft”. The “Upstairs Downstairs Historic House Tour” is an annual event put on by the Cincinnati Preservation Association (CPA for short).  This tour typically features a number of historic homes … Read more

Carnegie Libraries

Here we are with another installment of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we are featuring a few of The Andrew Carnegie Library branches here in Cincinnati. Cincinnati is fortunate to have a number of Carnegie Libraries.  These libraries were all built in the early 1900’s with funds from Andrew Carnegie – entrepreneur, … Read more

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Lloyd Library and Museum

It’s Day 313 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we’re featuring The Lloyd Library and Museum. The Lloyd Library is housed in a downtown building with an obvious “1970’s vibe”.  But don’t let that ordinary brick exterior fool you.  Inside you’ll find an amazing wealth of Cincinnati history, world history, plant history … Read more

EnterTRAINment Junction and the Amazen Fun House

It’s Day 296 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we’re featuring an exciting place for kids of all ages – Entertrainment Juncion. Did you know that the world’s largest indoor train display is right in our own backyard?  That’s right – Entertrainment Junction houses the world’s largest indoor train display.  With more … Read more

Tour of St. Peter in Chains Cathedral

It’s Day 242 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we took a tour of St. Peter in Chains Cathedral. St. Peter in Chains is a Catholic Cathedral located downtown.  This particular Cathedral was not the first Catholic Church in Cincinnati nor was it the first Cathedral.  A much smaller church served as … Read more