Holiday Trains at Cincinnati Museum Center

Duke Energy Holiday Trains

Duke Energy Holiday Trains at the Cincinnati Museum Center The Holiday season in Cincinnati is officially beginning with the opening of Holiday Junction featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains at the Cincinnati Museum Center on November 8. This is one of my favorite kid friendly activities in Cincinnati, and my family has been going since… [read more]

Greater Cincinnati Family Fun This Weekend (Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2012)


Who’s ready to kick off December with a big ol’ holiday-filled bang? Lots to do, so get to it! Friday Reach for the stars at Northern Kentucky University’s Haile Digital Planetarium. Watch as the moon formed, visit places that could be the origin of life, learn about the phases of the moon, seasons, and see eclipses… [read more]

2012 Holiday Fun in Downtown Cincinnati & Over-The-Rhine

downtown holiday collage

I’m not sure how it’s happened (didn’t I just put the pool bag away?!) but we are already on the edge of my favorite time of the year…the Holiday season!  Everyone is planning their Thanksgiving menu and Black Friday shopping trips or making travel arrangements to go over the river and through the woods to… [read more]

A Cincinnati Tradition Finds a New Home at the Museum Center


Giveaway Closed. Congratulations to FFC reader, Jessie W.! Thanks to everyone who entered! There is nothing more Christmas in Cincinnati than the Duke Energy Holiday Train collection. Generations of families make this an annual pilgrimage and you’d be hard-pressed to find a native that doesn’t have a fond memory or two from a holiday visit… [read more]

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Final Final Santa

The holiday season has begun and one of the main attractions is the man in the big red suit.  There are plenty of chances to visit with Santa Claus, get your photo taken, write him a letter, or enjoy some holiday tidings.  We thought it might make your lives easier if we listed some of… [read more]

What's Up This Weekend (Dec. 24-26, 2010)

We know many Cincinnati families will be spending lots of time with loved ones this weekend while they celebrate Christmas. Just because it’s a major holiday doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to do, though. In fact, some popular events and activities are open on Friday and even Saturday, with lots more re-opening on Sunday. If… [read more]

Cincinnati Museum Membership Deal

The Cincinnati Museum Center is my all time favorite museum in Cincinnati and they forwarded me this great deal so I thought I’d pass it along  to our FFC friends. It would make a great Christmas gift.  You have to purchase the tickets in person at the Cincinnati Museum Center or by phone (513) 287-7041… [read more]

What's Up This Weekend

Another Friday is upon us.  I don’t know about you guys but I feel like these weeks are just flying by. I mean the holidays are about to be in full swing and I feel like summer vacation just ended yesterday! Well never fear, there’s lots to to this weekend! Holiday in Lights – On… [read more]