Events and activities in Southwest Ohio in January 2019

Annual travel, sports and boat show

Cincinnati Travel, Sports, and Boat Show January 20 and March 23-27 January at the Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Cincinnati. The opening times are: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. January 20, 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. January 23 to 25, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. January 26, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. January 27.

There will be exhibitors, boats and sports professionals, seminars, demonstrations and more.

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Motorhome exhibition planned

The 2019 Cincinnati-Dayton RV Show will take place January 24-27 at the Dayton Convention Center, 22 E. 5th St. and January 27th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A motorhome show for motorhome enthusiasts. Many brands and models to choose from. With the latest brands and models of recreational vehicles from all the leading manufacturers in the country.

Tickets are $ 10 for adults, and children 12 and under are free. Good Sam Club members receive a 50 percent discount on tickets (for up to two tickets).

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Theater presents “The Christians”

As part of its 40th anniversary season, the Middletown Lyric Theater (MLT) is bringing “The Christians” to the First United Methodist Church in Middletown from January 25-26. Shows take place every evening at 8:00 p.m. On Saturdays there is an additional matinee at 3:00 p.m. Performances will take place at the First United Methodist Church of Middletown, 120 S. Broad St. Directed by Charley Shafor, the production focuses on influence and belief in a mega-church.

Admission is $ 15 for reserved seats (plus ticket fees). Purchase from Advance booking recommended. If available, tickets can be purchased for each performance.

For more information, visit or call 513-425-7140.

Family performance of “Cyrano”

The Miami University Performing Arts Series is presenting a Family Performance Series by Cyrano on January 25th at 7:00 pm at the Oxford Community Arts Center, 10 S. College Ave.

Based on the book by Edmond Rostand. Cyrano de Bergerac is a master of the sword and word game, but a “great Mount Everest of a nose” blocks his path to true love. Christian borrows Cyrano’s words with his tongue to woo the beautiful Roxane – but does she fall in love with Christian’s looks or Cyrano’s soul?

The performance is recommended from the third grade.

Concert scheduled for January 26th

Panic! At the Disco: Pray for the Wicked Tour with Two Feet takes place on January 26th at 7:00 p.m. at US Bank Arena, 100 Broadway, Cincinnati.

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Orchestra for big band music

The Franz Klaber Orchestra (also known as Klaberheads) will be hosting an evening with favorites from the big band era on January 26th at 8 p.m. at the Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive. Hits like “In the Mood”, “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” and “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” as well as ballads like “Moonlight Serenade”, tangos, foxtrot and waltzes are fun and fun Joy for all ages.

Tickets are $ 18 for adults and $ 16 for seniors or students. Call the FCAC box office at 513-867-5348 or buy online at

Fitton holds showstopper

Fitton Showstopper will be on January 26th at 7.30pm at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave. Present “A Night at the Opera”.

Opera stars from Cincinnati College – Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati will fill the Fitton Family Theater with their great voices as they perform some of the world’s most popular opera arias, duets, trios and ensembles. With four opera singers, a pianist and a special guest host for the evening, this performance is perfect for opera connoisseurs and beginners alike.

Tickets are $ 27 for members and $ 35 for non-members.

For more information, visit or call 513-863-8873.

Aquarium for winter family days

The Newport Aquarium is hosting Winter Family Days through February 28th. During the Winter Family Days, one child has free entry with each adult at full price. A family experience where you can see majestic marine life, touch amazing creatures and explore the marine life.

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Zoo hosts Pinguintage

The Cincinnati Zoo penguin vintage runs through March 8th. Enjoy half the price of admission to the zoo every day. Every weekend, guests can watch penguins, polar bears, and even elephants enjoy the winter weather in their own way with a variety of animal enrichment activities. Plus, enjoy heated indoor animal displays throughout the park. The penguin parades return in 2019. It has to be below 50 degrees for the penguins to walk.

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Museum opens its 2019 gallery season

The Harmon Museum opened its 2019 gallery show season with a glimpse into the enduring tradition of handcrafted ceramics with a host of Warren County’s best-known contemporary potters. Both earthenware and stoneware are presented in a wide range of beautiful glazes and decorations. The show opened on January 18th and will run through February 22nd. Visitors to the show will experience ceramics ranging from extremely functional and durable to interpretive and delicate ceramics.

The Harmon Museum (Warren County Historical Society) is located at 105 S. Broadway, Lebanon. Visitors should park in the new Lebanon Library car park behind the Harmon Museum and enter through the generally accessible west entrance. For more information, visit or call 513-932-1817.

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