Things to Do in Cincinnati This Weekend, July 20-22

Crafty Supermarket in Washington Park

Friday, July 20:

Moon Day Blast Off hosted by Blue Manatee Bookstore 2:00pm-3:00pm Celebrate the anniversary of the first walk on the moon with stories, crafts, and an outer space adventure! Details 

Book Talk/Lassoing the Sun hosted by The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton Co. and The Taft Museum of Art, 1:30pm-2:30pm. Travel through twelve national parks with writer Mark Woods a memoir that mixes observations on natural beauty with personal stories of life and loss. FREE. Museum and special exhibition admission sold separately. This event will take place at the Taft Museum of Art. Reservations are recommended. Details 

Science Camp hosted by Joseph-Beth Cincinnati, 2:00pm-3:30pm. The glory of science – sometimes gross, sometimes weird, but always fun! Enjoy an afternoon of fun and jump into the weird side of science with some experiments where you’ll learn the “how” behind digestion, the “why” behind popcorn, and the “whaaaaat in world” behind your sense of smell. Registration is required. Details 

Schützenfest Cincinnati 2018 hosted by Kolping Cincinnati and Schützenfest, 6:00pm-12:00am. Schützenfest is a traditional German Festival dating back to medieval times. This is America’s longest running German Festival. Enjoy food and festivities along with traditional German music. Details 

2018 Ohio Challenge Hot Air Balloon Festival hosted by The Ohio Challenge, 4:00pm-10:30pm in Middletown. The Ohio Challenge Balloon Festival will include outdoor concerts, food vendors, arts & crafts and carnival rides. Details

 

Saturday, July 21:

Summer Concerts in the Park at Winton Woods, 7-9pm. Enjoy tunes from the UC Community Band. Details

City Flea at Washington Park,  10:00am-4:00pm. A little something for everyone! 100+ local/regional vendors selling the good stuff you won’t find at every Target in America! Come celebrate what makes Cincinnati unique! Details 

NamasDEY 2018 hosted by The Yoga Bar 10:00am Hey Who Dey Nation! July 21st in the Jungle for the 4th annual yoga class on the field at Paul Brown Stadium brought to you by U by Kotex, Advil, Thermacare, and Kroger in partnership with Sweet Cheeks Diaper Bank to help provide feminine care products to local women in need! Details 

Sensory Science Story Time: Melodic Connections – Newport Branch hosted by Campbell County Public Library and Melodic Connections 11:30am-12:15pm Enjoy this monthly Sensory Science Story Time! Children are invited to use all of their senses to explore stories, songs and hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities. This program is designed for children with sensory integration challenges but is open to children of all abilities. Details

Civil War Days hosted by The Dinsmore Homestead, 1:00pm-4:00pm. Come visit Civil War reenactors and find out what life was like during the 1860s for soldiers and civilians. Details 

Homearama 2018 – Highlands at Heritage Hill, 12:00pm-10:00pm. The 2018 show will mark the 55th year for the new home showcase. HOMEARAMA® regularly attracts thousands of enthusiastic Cincinnatians. HOMEARAMA® 2018 will feature 10 homes and a variety of architectural styles. Details 

Artist Workshop: Weaving hosted by the Cincinnati Art Museum, 1:00pm-3:00pm. Visitors of all ages are welcome to join us for this workshop led by a local artist. Take a closer look at the special feature, Jane Busse: Innovations in Weaving, before creating your own hands-on weaving project. Children must be at least 6 years old to participate. Details

Schützenfest Cincinnati 2018 hosted by Kolping Cincinnati and Schützenfest 4:00pm-12:00am Schützenfest is a traditional German Festival dating back to medieval times. This is America’s longest running German Festival. Enjoy food and festivities along with traditional German music. Details 

2018 Ohio Challenge Hot Air Balloon Festival hosted by The Ohio Challenge 4:00pm-10:30pm in Middletown. The Ohio Challenge Balloon Festival will include outdoor concerts, food vendors, arts & crafts and carnival rides. Details

Saturnday hosted by The Cincinnati Observatory, 9:00pm-11:00pm. The lord of the rings shines in prime time! The magnificent planet, most breathtaking object in the universe – Saturn – takes center stage at the Cincinnati Observatory for Saturnday. There will be viewing of Saturn through the telescopes (weather permitting), running talks, and tours of the buildings. Details

Join Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) docents for a half-hour guided tour of the 21C galleries followed by a half-hour tour of the Contemporary Arts Center exhibitions. After the tour, explore the CAC on your own since your tour includes free museum admission. Meet in the lobby of the 21C. Free. 1-2pm. Details. 

 

Sunday, July 22:

Tunes at the Taft at the Taft Museum of Art, 2:30pm. Enjoy the sweet sounds of summer with Tunes at the Taft—a contemporary music series featuring the city’s top talent. Join us outside under the tent for an afternoon of music, friends, and fun. Details

Sunday Summer Sessions at Rhinegeist, 3pm. Head to the rooftop every Sunday from 3-8PM for FREE live music and Summer drink specials! Details

Fib Farm Workshop: DIY Body Care Products hosted by Fibonacci Brewing Company 12:30pm-1:45pm Tree Essentials will walk you through using shea butter, coconut oil, aloe gel, essential oils and other ingredients to create your own body butter, moisturizer, and lip balm. You will also receive a self care booklet and a beer for $25. Details

Civil War Days hosted by The Dinsmore Homestead 1:00pm-4:00pm Come visit Civil War reenactors and find out what life was like during the 1860s for soldiers and civilians. Details 

Schützenfest Cincinnati 2018 hosted by Kolping Cincinnati and Schützenfest 1:00pm-9:00pm Schützenfest is a traditional German Festival dating back to medieval times. This is America’s longest running German Festival. Enjoy food and festivities along with traditional German music. Details

Baroque & Beyond hosted by Collegium Cincinnati and Christ Church Cathedral, 4:00pm-5:00pm. Join the SummerSing Chamber Choir as they present smaller works from the Baroque from Monteverdi to Bach and back! Under the leadership of master interpreter Christopher Shepard, this is an hour of music you won’t forget in a stunningly beautiful space. Details 

 

Ongoing:

Mission Aerospace is the newest exhibit at Cincinnati Museum Center

Newport Aquarium has an evening deal for you. During Summer Family Hours, get one free children’s admission with each full-price adult. Offer valid Sunday-Friday after 4 pm. This offer is available online only.

Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emporer of China is at the Cincinnati Art Museum through August 12

Homearama 2018 running now through Sunday August 12th. Developed by Highlands One, LLC, Highlands at Heritage Hill is a beautiful community in Union Township, Warren County in the highly ranked Kings School District.

 

*Great Parks for Hamilton County requires a Motor Vehicle Permit for entrance to the parks.

 

All events were accurate at the time of this posting but things do happen and events do occasionally get canceled or postponed. You should always double check with the event source before you head out the door. Links for each event are provided so that you can be sure the date is still accurate before you head out.

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