Things to Do in Cincinnati This Weekend, Sept. 21-23

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Fall on the Farm opens this weekend at Blooms and Berries Farm Market (see details below)

Friday, September 21:

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, 5:00pm-11:00pm. Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is the largest Oktoberfest celebration in the country. More than half-a-million herren und frauen will converge on Second and Third streets (between Elm and Walnut) in downtown Zinzinnati to eat, sing, mingle, sport lederhosen, listen to polka music, try to speak German, and perform the Chicken Dance! Details: http://www.oktoberfestzinzinnati.com/

Autumn Fun at Carol Ann’s Carousel hosted by Smale Riverfront Park, 11:00am-3:30pm. Fall into step with Carol Anne’s Carousel at Autumn Fun on September 21st. They’ll be doing fun fall crafts and taking rides on the Carousel! Details https://www.facebook.com/events/202038993845692/


Saturday, September 22:

Fall on the Farm Opening Weekend, Saturday 10am – 7pm and Sunday 10am – 6pm. Special pricing this weekend only plus you get a kids’ free pony ride if you buy online.  Admission includes: hayrides, corn maze, kids’ corn maze, Cow Train, play area, farm animals, Spookley, & more! Details: https://www.bloomsandberries.com/check-out-our-fall-fun-festival/

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, 11:00am-11:00pm. Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is the largest Oktoberfest celebration in the country. More than half-a-million herren und frauen will converge on Second and Third streets (between Elm and Walnut) in downtown Zinzinnati to eat, sing, mingle, sport lederhosen, listen to polka music, try to speak German, and perform the Chicken Dance! Details: http://www.oktoberfestzinzinnati.com/

BLHD Walking Tour hosted by the Betts House, 1:00pm-3:00pm.  This guided walking tour of the BLHD will explore the architecture and history of this unique neighborhood. The tour will occur regularly during walking tour season. Details http://www.thebettshouse.org/p/programs_28.html

Autism Family Exploration hosted by The Cincinnati Art Museum, 9:00am-11:00am. This program is designed for families with children who have autism or other developmental disabilities to explore the museum in a comfortable environment. Upon arrival, families will be given a map of the museum indicating multi sensory learning centers. Each learning center is led by a specially trained docent and explores a different gallery. Details https://www.facebook.com/events/350459659024384/

Short Vine Urban Flea for All hosted by Uptown Cincinnati and My Short Vine, 11:00am-4:00pm. Grab your family, friends or classmates and join My Short Vine as they launch The Short Vine Flea For All, a one of a kind outdoor market event. The Short Vine Flea For All will feature local artists, one of a kind vintage & handmade items, fresh market, organic goods & fashion – in other words, some really cool stuff! Details https://www.facebook.com/events/1023660087807681/

Family Festival Bodacious Botanicals hosted by The Contemporary Arts Center, 12:00pm-3:00pm. Make time for this free botanical themed festival, inspired by the artist Karl Blossfeldt. Visitors will be planting and painting with nature, making floral crowns and pressing flowers. Don’t miss special guests from Cincinnati Parks! Details https://www.facebook.com/events/558575074592812/

Gilded Brew Tour hosted by the Brewing Heritage Trail and the Over-the-Rhine Brewery District, 1:00pm-3:00pm. Starting at the Findlay Market Biergarten, you will witness the evolution of the brewing industry through the size, complexity, & architectural grandeur of Cincinnati’s historic breweries. Along the way, they will share the stories of those who built or doomed these brewing empires during beer’s industrial revolution. Tours include a visit into the vast subterranean lagering cellars of the Jackson Brewery. Details https://otrbrewerydistrict.thundertix.com/events/126585

Museum Day: Enjoy free admission at a number of museums on Saturday as part of Smithsonian’s Museum Day. Find the free Cincinnati area museums here: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2018/

Sunday, September 23:

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, 11:00am-9.:00pm. Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is the largest Oktoberfest celebration in the country. More than half-a-million herren und frauen will converge on Second and Third streets (between Elm and Walnut) in downtown Zinzinnati to eat, sing, mingle, sport lederhosen, listen to polka music, try to speak German, and perform the Chicken Dance! Details: http://www.oktoberfestzinzinnati.com/


Fall on the Farm Opening Weekend, Saturday 10am – 7pm and Sunday 10am – 6pm. Special pricing plus you get a kids’ free pony ride if you buy online (this weekend only).  Admission includes: hayrides, corn maze, kids’ corn maze, Cow Train, play area, farm animals, Spookley, & more! Details: https://www.bloomsandberries.com/check-out-our-fall-fun-festival/

The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales hosted by Art House Theater Day and The Esquire Theater. Art House Theater Day celebrates the art house theater and the cultural role it plays in a community. It is a day to recognize the year-round contributions of film and filmmakers, patrons, projectionists, and staff, and the brick and mortar theaters that are passionately dedicated to providing access to the best cinematic experience. Details https://www.facebook.com/events/281714349275820/?active_tab=about

Drunk Education: Oktoberfest hosted by Know Theatre of Cincinnati, 2:30pm-4:30pm. Drunk Education, the event formerly known as Drunk TED Talks, comes to Cincinnati for the first time! Travis McElroy will teach you not just what to drink, but why. Topics may include: how to throw a period-accurate 1920s theme party, the monastic history of brewing, and what it’s like working with beer today. Details https://www.cincyticket.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=4350

Under One Roof Sukkah Art Exhibit Traditions hosted by Mayerson JCC, 7:00am-7:00pm. Step inside the 1,300-square-foot sukkah highlighting works of art created by nearly 50 organizations from around the city. View these large multimedia fabric panels exploring this year’s theme, Traditions: Looking to the Past and Reaching for the Future , on display to celebrate the festival of Sukkot. Details https://www.mayersonjcc.org/cultural-arts/under-one-roof/

ETC Essentials | Finding Direction In the Stars hosted by The Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, 1:00pm-2:00pm. Enjoy this starlit discussion with illustrious astronomer Dean Regas! In this pre-show conversation, Regas will shed some light on the science that inspires rock-fable musical FLY BY NIGHT. Details https://www.facebook.com/events/225297885005972/?active_tab=about

Ready fall fun? See our October and Halloween Fun post!

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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