Things to do in Cincinnati this week: October 25-31
Tuesday October 26
MUSIC: Pilots of the Stone Temple, Madison Theater. With Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown.
Wednesday October 27
MUSIC: Midland, Icon music center. With Hailey Whitters.
MUSIC: Yasmin Williams, Ludlow Garage. With Eli Winter.
MUSIC: Tauk, Madison Theater.
MUSIC: Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express, The rebirth of Southgate House. With Matt Jaffe.
SPORTS: FCC Pre-Game Party, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.
SPORTS: FC Cincinnati vs. Nashville SC, 7:30 p.m., TQL Stadium, 1501 Central Parkway, West End.
Thursday October 28
ART: The studio box: Gee Horton, 6-9 p.m., Rhinegeist Brewery, 1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Live art created from a custom built mini studio inside the faucet room. Every Thursday in October. To free.
BOOK SIGNATURE: Jim Steiner: “Mount Adams: A History” 5-7 p.m., Crowley’s, 958 Pavilion St., Mount Adams. Hardcover book at a reduced price of $ 40 upon signing. Chance to win a Crowley’s gift card and free beer while supplies last.
CHARITY: Tender Mercies Halloween Bash, 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. The celebrities welcome Christian Gill (Food Network) and Bridget (96 Rock Mornings).
MUSIC: The Brides of the Black Veil, Bogart.
MUSIC: The Tubes, Ludlow Garage.
THEATER: Murder on the menu: the story of Anne Marie Hahn, 6:30 p.m., Washington Platform, 1000 Elm St., Downtown. The story of the OTR serial killer unfolds over a 4-course dinner with food and wine pairings. $ 55. cincymurderdinners.com.
HALLOWEEN: Movie night on the lift, 7-9 p.m., Newport on the Levee, One Levee Way, Newport. Hocus Pocus.
Friday October 29
ART: Cut the bias, 4-7 p.m., ArtWorks V2 Gallery, 901 E. McMillan Ave., Walnut Hills. Operates from Oct. 29 to Dec. 18. The exhibition features one-of-a-kind metal quilts by the artistic collaboration of Bradly Gilvin and Karla Batres Gilvin. Reservations: artworkscincinnati.org.
ART: Le Billet d’Or 2021 Art exhibition with jury, 6-9 p.m., Clifton Cultural Art Center, 2728 Short Vine. Considered one of the most prestigious awards for local artists, this exhibition features the works of over 450 artists working in all mediums of fine art. Announcement of the winners at the opening reception. Masks compulsory inside the gallery. Operates from Oct. 29 to Dec. 3.
ART: Our City, 4-7 p.m., Cincinnati Art Galleries, 225 E. Sixth St., Downtown. With works by artists from the gallery. Operates from Oct 29 to Nov 26. 513-381-2128. cincyart.com.
ART: last Friday, 5-9 p.m., Pendleton Art Center, 1310 Pendleton St., Pendleton. Over 250 artist studios open to the public to view and buy works of art directly from the artist. Free valet parking at $ 5 available at the door. Artist of the month is Jess Sheldon, studio 512. Dragonfly Foundation fundraising art sale on the eighth floor. 513-421-4339; pendletonartcenter.com.
END SOON: Cedric Michael Cox: Mindful Joy, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center, 620 Greenup St., Covington. Closing reception. Free, but reservation required. bakerhunt.org.
COMEDY: We haven’t finished yet, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Runs from October 29th to 30th. From 21 years old. liberty.funnybone.com.
MUSIC: Earth, Wind & Fire, Hard Rock Casino. Big casino opening party, guitar sign unveiled at 11 a.m. Various activities throughout the day.
MUSIC: Brett Young, Andrew J Brady Icon Music Center. With Maddie & Tae and Filmore.
MUSIC: Mat Kearney, Taft Theater. With National Parks.
MUSIC: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Friday to Saturday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. cincinnatisymphony.org.
MUSIC: Night circus: Possession, 8 p.m., Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. Bewitching scenic animation. From 18 years old. $ 200 balcony table for $ 4, $ 120 VIP table for $ 2.30 general. cincyticket.com.
EXHIBITION: Flying Pig Expo, Noon-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown. To free. flyingpigmarathon.com.
FAMILY: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Madcap Puppets, 7 p.m., Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive. $ 17, $ 12 for 12 and under. fairfieldoh.gov/tickets.
FOOD: Fall fish fry, 4 pm-7pm, St. Francis Xavier, 202 W. Second St., Falmouth. Cod, shrimp, crab cake, chicken fillets, 2 sides of your choice. $ 13 to $ 15, $ 6 for 12 and under. Operates October 29, November 5, and November 12. Mask required. To take away only. Call ahead: 859-910-6656 or 859-910-6657.
RACE: Fifty West Mile, 7 p.m., chemin W. Pete Rose, downtown. Amenities Over-the-Rhine Brewery District. 50westmile.com.
HALLOWEEN: City of terror, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday to Saturday, 1449 Greenbush Cobb Road, Williamsburg. Runs Nov 3-3, 6. $ 25 to $ 35. allhallowsevellc.com.
COMING SOON: Halloween Haunt, Friday to Saturday, Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason. Runs September 24. 30. visitkingsisland.com.
COMING SOON: Brimstone Haunt, Friday-Saturday, Renaissance Festival Grounds, 10542 E. Ohio 73, Waynesville. Runs September 24. 30. brimstonehaunt.com.
EXTERIOR: Tails from animal past, 7 p.m., Miami Whitewater Forest, 9001 Mount Hope Road, Harrison. Interactive and family night hike. From 6 years old. $ 5. Register before October 28. greatparks.org/calendar.
SHOPPING: Black market, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Court Street Plaza, Court St., Downtown. Concert Saturday.
Saturday October 30
CHARITY: Billy Rock Halloween Costume Concert, 8 p.m., Little Miami Brewing Co., Milford. Includes buffet dinner and all drinks. Benefits of the Dragonfly Foundation. $ 100 for a couple, $ 60 for a single person. cincyticket.com.
COMEDY: Fortune Feimster, Taft Theater.
MUSIC: Todd Rundgren, Andrew J. Brady Icon Music Center.
MUSIC: Saint Jhn, PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation.
MUSIC: Rodney Crowell, Memorial hall.
MUSIC: Peabo Bryson, Ludlow Garage.
ENDING SOON: Ohio Renaissance Festival: Tricks or Treats, 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday to Sunday, Renaissance Park, 10542 E. Ohio 73, Waynesville. Operates from September 4 to October 4. 31. renfestival.com.
FILM: Reels on Wheels, 7:00 p.m., CampSite, 2866 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. Free, includes popcorn and drinks. cindependentfilmfest.org/book-ici.
RUNS: Flying Pig 10K, 5K, Queen Bee 4-Mile, Flying Fur Run, Downtown. 10K at 7:30 a.m., 5K at 9:30 a.m., Queen Bee 11 a.m., Flying Fur 12:30 p.m. flyingpigmarathon.com.
HALLOWEEN: Halloween costume and jam, 8 p.m., Legends, 3801 Harrison Ave., Cheviot. Costume party and show. From 18 years old. $ 10. cincyticket.com.
HALLOWEEN: Cocktails and Puppy Dog Tails, 7 to 9 p.m., Coppin Restaurant at the Covington Hotel, 638 Madison Ave., Covington. Dog owners invited to dress up their furry friends and themselves for a dog-themed Halloween. Price. Reservations: hotelcovington.com/dining.
ENDING SOON: Tricks and treats, Saturday to Sunday, Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason. Friendly and family. Operates from Sep 25 to Oct 31. visitkingsisland.com.
ENDING SOON: Pumpkin Patch Express, 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Saturday to Sunday, LM&M Railroad, 16 E. South St., Lebanon. 45 minutes by train, visit to Creech’s Garden Center, free small pumpkin pie. The total journey time is two hours. Ends October 31. $ 25, $ 20 for ages 2 to 16 and over 62s. lebanonrr.com.
HALLOWEEN: Boos & Brews, 7-10 p.m., Bridgeview Box Park in Newport on the Levee, One Levee Way, Newport. Dance party, live music, costume contest with prizes, special shopping and dining offers and more. Free entry.
HALLOWEEN: Halloween bar crawl, 4 p.m. to midnight, Below Zero Lounge, 1120 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine. Check in at Below Zero, then crawl to 7 more locations. crawlwith.us/cincinnati.
MUSEUMS: Interactive, Death & Dying on the Dinsmore Farm, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dinsmore Homestead Museum, Burlington. Learn about mourning rituals from the past and how our ancestors viewed death. In collaboration with Falcon Theater, meet six people from the past, hear their stories and ask questions. Tours depart on time. $ 7, $ 3 for 5-15 year olds. Reservations: 859-586-6117; [email protected]
ROUTE: Queen City Beer Mile, 12 pm-6pm, Queen City Exchange, 32 W. Court St., Downtown. 1 mile run / walk in which participants drink a 12 oz. beer in four separate bars along the route. Registration includes a t-shirt, beers along the course and a 16 oz. draft beer at QCE after the race. $ 30. eventbrite.com.
SPORTS: Cincinnati Cyclones vs. Indy Fuel, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. cycloneshockey.com.
THEATER: Need your love, Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mount Adams Circe, Mount Adams. KJ Sanchez’s world premiere play. Operates from Oct. 30 to Dec. 12. The Life and Times of King Records star Little Willie John. cincyplay.com.
Sunday October 31
MUSIC: Joe Bonamassa, Taft Theater.
ROUTE: Flying Pig Marathon, Half-marathon, Relay 4 people and Queen Bee Half-marathon, 7:30 am Downtown. flyingpigmarathon.com.
MUSIC: By hands, 3 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth St., Downtown. Joe Miller conducts the Chamber Choir, Chamber Orchestra and Alumni Choir of the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. 513-556-4183; ccm.uc.edu/boxoffice.
ENDING SOON: Historic Walking Tours of Mount Adams, 1 p.m., Mount Adams Bar & Grill, 938 Hatch St., Mount Adams. 2 hour guided walking tour of the neighborhood. Wear comfortable shoes and a mask. Operates from Sunday to October 31. Benefits the Mount Adams Civic Association. $ 10. mtadamscincy.org.
CHARITY: Firefighter Cook-off, November 13, Cincinnati Fire Museum, 315 W. Court St., Downtown. Local firefighters show off their cooking skills to raise funds for the Cincinnati Fire Museum. Dishes judged by a panel of local food experts including Chef Jean-Robert de Cavel, Washington Platform Chef Jon Diebold and Travis Setter, Founder of Cincinnati Chowdown. Guests have the opportunity to taste each dish and vote for their favorite. Live music, raffles and more. $ 75. cincyfiremuseum.com/celebrate.