Hurray for the weekend! We don’t know about you, but the visit from the sun on Thursday got our families itching to get and and enjoy the city. As always, here are a few of our picks for fun things to do this weekend. If you’ve got something fun on your agenda for this weekend that we don’t have listed, please leave it in the comments if it’s something you think FFC readers might enjoy too.
CANstruction (Downtown) – Check out fun large sculptures built from canned goods at the Weston Art Gallery downtown. Exhibit benefits the FreestoreFoodbank. Cost: Attendees encouraged to bring canned goods for donation; Hours are Sat. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sun. 12pm to 5 p.m. Visit http://www.westonartgallery.com for details.
Princess Tea Party (Cincinnati) – Children ages 3-8 will enjoy this magical event at Beech Acres Park RecPlex. Fun includes treats, pretend tea and a visit from a real live princess! Saturday, March 6, 10:30 – 12pm. Cost is $15, $12 residents. Registration required. Visit www.andersonparks.com or call (513) 388-4515 for details.
Lebanon Quilt & Fabric Show (Lebanon) – Take your children back in time to learn about the art and craft of quilting. Show includes quilt exhibit & sales from more than 35 vendors. Benefits Warren County Historical Society. Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Cost is $6; for additional information visit http://www.wchsmuseum.org or call (513) 932-1817 for details.
Bead Crazy Earing Class (Springdale) – A great way to spend the day with your daughter! Participants will learn how to make two pairs of earrings. Saturday, March 6, 10am – 3pm. Appropriate for ages 12 and up (children must be accompanied by an adult). Visit www.beadcrazygirl.com or call (513) 671-3456 for details.
Cincinnati Home & Garden Show (Downtown) – Who’s ready for spring?? Head downtown this weekend for the Fifth Third Bank Cincinnati Home and Garden Show at the Duke Energy Convention Center. Show runs this Saturday & Sunday (and next weekend too). Cost is $11 adults, children 13 and under free. For complete details visit http://www.hartproductions.com.
Jack & The Bean Stalk (Downtown) – Check out the final performance of the Children’s Theatre’s production of Jack & The Bean Stalk this Saturday, March 6th at the Taft Theatre. Show starts at 2pm and tickets range in price from $7-$20. Visit http://www.thechildrenstheatre.com or call (513) 569-8080, ext. 10 for more information.
Percussion Group Cincinnati (Clermont County) – Music from Scratch – Part of Calico Children’s Theatre at UC Clermont College. March 5 at 7pm and March 6 at 10:30am. $6/adults and $4/kids. More info on http://www.ucclermont.edu/collegecalendars/calico_theater.html.
Rosenthal Next Generation Series (Mt. Adams) – World of Wonder – Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park – Saturday, March 6 – 10:30am & 1pm. $5/kids 4-18 and $6/adults. Free parking.
Family First Saturday (Eden Park) – Cincinnati Art Museum – Saturday, March 6 – 1-4pm – Great free family event where you can introduce your kids to the art musuem and take part in lots of fun activities including art making, story telling, dancing, and much more.
Learning Through Play Conference (Downtown) – Cincinnati Musuem Center – Saturday, March 6 – 9:30am-4pm – Great parenting forums and interactive workshops for kids.
Madcap Puppets – Annie Oakley’s Wild West Show – Part of Xavier University’s Hat’s Off Series – March 6 & March 7. $7/ticket.