Man, you can really tell that fall is on it’s way. The weather is starting to feel brisk, sweaters are being drug out and we cannot lie….. It is our FAVORITE TIME OF YEAR! Like just about every weekend in Cincinnati (we are all so lucky), there is a TON of fun to be had. Enjoy the time with your families!
Ps. In case you missed it, here’s a link to our listing of fall activities around Cincinnati- farms, pumpkin patches and more!
The Durr Branch of the Kenton County Public Library is hosting a Chicken Rodeo and Wedding. Have fun as they attempt to re-enact the famous “Chicken Wedding” as performed on Cincinnati’s Paul Dixon Show over 40 years ago. This Saturday, Sept 22, 11 am. Register at www.kentonlibrary.org/events
Family Saturdays continue Saturday at the Contemporary Arts Center with Feel the Beet! Featured artist Trinidad Mac-Auliffe will lead the families in creating art by using raw foods as the primary material, most namely beets!
Entertrainment Junction’s Jack O’Lantern Junction opens for the fall season on Saturday, running through Oct. 31! Walk-thru a trick or treat maze and see kid friendly ghosts, skeletons and more. Stop and color, or see Halloweenville , a miniature animated display. Plus come and enjoy an Pumpkin Patch, where kids get a free mini pumpkin and two outdoor kid’s train rides themed for the Halloween season.
Head to blue manatee children’s bookstore and decafe Saturday at 11:30 to meet illustrator Will Hillenbrand and get a signed copy of “Bear in Love” Free to attend.
Celebrate the coming of fall with Apple Daze Saturday and Sunday at Hidden Valley Fruit Farm. There will be apple goodness of all kinds – Apple cider, pumpkins, corn maze, music, arts and crafts booths, and food. This event is free and so is the parking.
Kids grades 6 and up can learn to crochet and make a scarf, have fun doing open crafting, or learn basic quilting Saturday at the Kenton County Library Durr Branch. www.kentonlibrary.org
Head to Sawyer Point Saturday for the 4th annual Bluegrass for Babies charitable concert from 4-9:30pm. Fun includes live music, family activities, farmers market and a selection of local food and beverages including Green B.E.A.N. Delivery, Turophilla Quesadillas, Fireside Pizza, Street Pops, Taste of Belgium and Mt. Carmel Brewing Company. Benefits Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Tickets are (Suggested Donation): Online: Adults $15, Children Free or At the Gate: Adults $20; Children Free
The Great Outdoor Weekend celebration is this weekend! Tons of great outdoor events, including at YMCA Camp Ernst!
Get ready to chicken dance and watch huge numbers of wiener dogs take over downtown, Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is this weekend!
Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s ArtReach presents: “The Sword in the Stone” at the Mayerson JCC Sunday at 1pm.
Shalom Family hosts Sensory Sunday: Stories, Songs and Fun for You and Your Little one on Sunday from 2-3pm. Open to families in the Jewish community with children two years and younger in which at least one parent is Jewish. Plus, two families will each win a $50 Target Gift Card at every event!RSVP at www.myshalomfamily.org.
The Newport Aquarium invites you down Saturday to party with the Radio Disney Road Crew. Fun includes music, games, giveaways and great prizes from 2:30 p.m – 4:30 p.m.
Fun on the Farm is back at Bonnybrook Farms this Saturday and Sunday! activities include “Pick your Own” Pumpkin Patch; Adventure Hayride with professional theater actors; Clodhopper Golf; Crazed Corn Maze; Pony Rides; Giant Slingshots; Horse Shoe Hill with 80’ underground slide; Farm Yard Play Area; farm animals to pet and lots, lots, lots more!
You better giddy up if you haven’t yet made it out to the Old West Festival! It’s back Saturday and Sunday.
Want to run/walk for a cause? Panera Bread’s Panerathon is THIS Sunday!
The 2nd annual “Cut Out Childhood Cancer Fundraiser” will be held at Lucid Salon in Lebanon on Sunday, September 23, 2012. The event is to raise money for CancerFree Kids, The Dragonfly Foundation , and Jessica Elam. honor of the event, Lucid Salon will be providing $8 haircuts (symbolic for Elam’s 8th relapse) from their professional stylists on September 23, 2012. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the two charities. Learn More
Grab the whole family and head to Brazee Street Studios Saturday between 10am – 1pm and have fun creating a one of-a-kind fused glass standing portrait! Cost is just $15 each.