Things to do in Cincinnati this week: Sept. 6-12

Monday, Sept. 6

CONCERTS: Kentucky Symphony Orchestra: The Boy Band Diaries, 7 p.m., Woodside Cemetery & Arboretum, 1401 Woodside Blvd., Middletown. From barbershop quartets and gospel singing groups to the doo-wop sounds of the 50s and R&B, this show showcases the diversity and sounds of all-male acts like Ink Spots, Beach Boys, Temptations, Alabama, Boys II Men and NSYNC. Register: kyso.org.

MUSIC: Chris Comer Trio, 4 p.m. The Madison Place, 4200 Plainville Road, Fairfax. Free.

MUSIC: Keehner Park Concert Series, 7-9 p.m., Keehner Park, 7211 Barret Road, West Chester. This week: West Chester Symphony Orchestra.

PETS: Dogfest & K9 Kerplunk, 5-8 p.m., Montgomery Community Pool, 8075 Hopewell Road, Montgomery. Families and canine friends can take dip in pool. On-stage contests, prizes, vendors, rubber pup regatta and more. $3, free for pool members. 

Tuesday, Sept. 7

CONCERTS: St. Vincent, Andrew J. Brady Icon Music Center. 

CONCERTS: Animal Collective, 7-10 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St. Downtown. Free. myfountainsquare.com.

Wednesday, Sept. 8

COMEDY: Ed Bassmaster, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Ages 21-up. liberty.funnybone.com.

FILM: Summer Cinema, 9-11 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. This week: Soul. Free. 

Thursday, Sept. 9

CHARITY: Flavor of Findlay, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Findlay Market, 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine. 16 tasting stations, wine pairings and event cocktail. Benefits Findlay Market initiatives. $150 VIP, $90 general. findlaymarket.org/news/flavoroffindlay.

CONCERTS: Brothers Osborne, Andrew J. Brady Icon Music Center, Downtown. iconmusiccenter.com.

FESTIVALS: Harvest Home Fair, 6-10 p.m. Thursday, 5-11 p.m. Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Sunday, Harvest Home Park, 3961 North Bend Road, Cheviot. Parade 6 p.m. Thursday. Games, exhibits, competitions, food trucks, artisan market and more. No carnival rides or horse show this year. Runs Sept. 9-12. $5. harvesthomefair.com.

The annual Harvest Home Parade kicks off Thursday in Cheviot. The 8.3 mile parade runs down Harrison and North Bend avenues. Pictured: The Oak Hills High School Marching Band performs at the Harvest Home Parade in 2019.

MUSIC: Queen City Cabaret celebrates Rosemary Clooney, 7-9:30 p.m., Caffe Vivace, 975 E. McMillan St., Walnut Hills. $10-$30. eventbrite.com.

MUSIC: Jah Sun & the Rising Tide, 7 p.m., JD Legends, 65 Millard Drive, Franklin. $10-$20.

Friday, Sept. 10

ART OPENING: Melissa Haviland: Flourish, 5-7 p.m., Lloyd Library & Museum, 917 Plum St., Downtown. Featuring works by artist-printmaker Melissa Haviland. Free. Ticketed event offers two time slots with reduced capacity. Masks required. eventbrite.com.

ART OPENING: Paintings from the Estate of Ken and Judy Klosterman, 4-7 p.m., Cincinnati Art Galleries, 225 E. Sixth St., Downtown. Collection includes paintings reflecting couple’s shared passion for impressionism and equine art. Runs Sept. 10-Oct. 22. cincyart.com.

COMEDY: Guy Torry, Friday-Saturday, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Ages 21-up. liberty.funnybone.com.

COMEDY: Brewery Comedy Tour, 8 p.m., Wooden Cask Brewery, 629 York St., Newport. $11. eventbrite.com.

CONCERTS: Billy Joel, 8 p.m., Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown. ticketmaster.com.

Billy Joel performs Friday night at Great American Ball Park.

FESTIVALS: Art & Wine Festival, 6-9 p.m. Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Vinoklet Winery, 11069 Colerain Ave., Colerain Township. More than 50 artists exhibit and sell work. Live music, food and wine. Free admission. vinokletwines.com.

FESTIVALS: Horror Hound Weekend, 5-10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road.  $30-$65. horrorhoundweekend.com.

FESTIVALS: Covington Oktoberfest, 5-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, Goebel Park, 501 Philadelphia St., Covington. Family-friendly event featuring live music, local artists and local food and drink vendors, including Braxton Brewing Co.

FESTIVALS: St. Clement Festival and Pig Roast, 7-11 p.m. Friday, 3-11 p.m. Saturday, 1-8 p.m. Sunday, Vine Street Park, St. Bernard. Live music all weekend, rides, food, games, sports bar. Runs Sept. 10-11.

FESTIVALS: St. Saviour Festival, 4136 Myrtle Ave., Sycamore Township. Games, online auction in lieu of basket booths. Runs Sept. 10-12. stsaviourparish.org.

HALLOWEEN: Terror Town, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday-Saturday, 1449 Greenbush Cobb Road, Williamsburg. $25-$35. allhallowsevellc.com.

MUSIC: Fall Concert Series, 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Fountain Square, 520 Vine St. Downtown. Friday: 2nd Wind. Saturday: Lee Fields and the Expressions, Mockery. Free. myfountainsquare.com.

SPORTS SEASON ENDING: Florence Y’alls vs Schaumberg Boomers, 7 p.m. Friday, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Y’alls Stadium, 7950 Freedom Way, Florence. florenceyalls.com.

THEATER OPENING: End of the Rainbow, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday, Covington Plaza Amphitheater, 144 Madison Ave., Covington. Judy Garland biography. Runs Sept. 10-19. Not recommended for ages under 13. $32, $29 Carnegie members, $25 students. thecarnegie.com.

Kim Schroeder Long stars in The Carnegie's production of the Judy Garland biography

THEATER OPENING: The Outsider, Walton Creek Theater, 4101 Walton Creek Road, Columbia Township. Runs Sept. 10-26. Ned Newley doesn’t even want to be governor. He’s terrified of public speaking; his poll numbers are impressively bad. To his ever-supportive Chief of Staff, Ned seems destined to fail. But political consultant Arthur Vance sees things differently: Ned might be the worst candidate to ever run for office. Unless the public is looking for… the worst candidate to ever run for office. A timely and hilarious comedy that skewers politics and celebrates democracy. mariemontplayers.com.

Saturday, Sept. 11

ART OPENING: C.R.A.S.H., 6-9 p.m., Wave Pool Gallery, 2940 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. Free. wavepoolgallery.org.

CHARITY: Twilight in the Gardens, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center, 620 Greenup St., Covington. Live music, art demonstrations, raffle, art show and 5-course meal with wine. Benefits Baker Hunt programming and outreach. $250 VIP, $100 regular. bakerhunt.org.

FAMILY: The Flying Circus Model Air Show, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Butler County Regional Airport, 2820 Bobmeyer Road, Hamilton. Hosted by the Greater Cincinnati Radio Control Club, this air show features over 200 model aircraft of all kinds, plus historical reenactments. $5, Free ages 7-under. 513-608-8521; rcflyingcircus.com.

The Flying Circus Model Air Show takes place Sept. 11-12 at the Butler County Regional Airport in Middletown.

CANCELED: Crazy Cardboard Regatta, 11 a.m. Sept. 11, Voice of America MetroPark, 7850 VOA Park Drive, West Chester Township. yourmetroparks.net. 

FASHION SHOW: Every Woman Fashion Show, 7-10 p.m., Metropolitan Club, 50 E. Rivercenter Blvd., Covington. Ticket includes drink, light hors d’oeuvres, fashion show, dancing, live DJ and fashion pop-up shop. $50-$80. eventbrite.com.

FESTIVALS: Ohio Renaissance Festival, Saturday-Sunday, Renaissance Park, 10542 E. Ohio 73, Waynesville. Runs Sept. 4-Oct. 31. renfestival.com.

FILM: Reels on Wheels, 7 p.m., Bramble Park, 6395 Bramble Ave., Madisonville. Free, includes popcorn and beverage. cindependentfilmfest.org/book-here.

MUSIC: Amped Up Concert Series, 6-8 p.m., Schott Amphitheatre at Sawyer Point, 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Downtown. Presented by Cincinnati Parks. This week: Acoustic Abuse. 

MUSIC: Great Parks Summer Concert, 7-9 p.m., Sharon Woods, Cardinal Crest Meadow, 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville. Jamwave. Free. greatparks.org.

RECREATION: Vintage Motorcycle Rally & Bike Show, 8 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Boone County Fairgrounds, 5819 Idlewild Road, Burlington. Sponsored by the Classic British Motorcycle Club of Cincinnati. Features British, European, American, Japanese, Competition and Custom classes. Vendors, dealers, swap meet, parts, door prizes, raffles and food trucks. $10 both days, $7 single day. Free ages under 12. $10 to enter your bike in the show. cincybritishbikes.com.

RECREATION: Village Green Car Show, 3:30-10 p.m., Village Green Park, 301 Wessel Drive, Fairfield. Open to all makes and models, including motorcycles. Awards. Live music by the Belairs at 7 p.m. Free admission. fairfield-city.org.

RECREATION: Loveland Frogman Race, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Loveland Canoe & Kayak, 174 Karl Brown Way, Loveland. Race comprised of 5-mile kayak, 8-mile bike and 5K run. $130 team, $70 individual. lmrchamberalliance.org.

RECREATION: FCC Pre-game Party, 5-8 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.

SHOPPING: Ludlow Record Show, Vintage HiFi & Sneaker Bazaar, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Bircus Brewing Co., 322 Elm St., Ludlow. Shop for records, CDs, cassettes, vintage hifi equipment as well as sneakers and streetwear. Free admission. bircus.com.

Cratediggers will love the Ludlow Record Show, Vintage Hi-Fi and Sneaker Bazaar, happening Saturday at Bircus Brewing Co. in Ludlow.

SHOPPING: Troop 725 Vendor & Craft Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church, 509 W. State St., Trenton. Inside and outside booths, local crafters and vendors, door prizes, food vendors. Benefits Boy Scout Troop 725.

SHOPPING: Fall Bazaar, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Northside Christian Church, 4114 Fergus St., Northside. Crafts, jewelry, specialty items, gifts, floral, beauty and more. Free admission. 

SHOPPING: The City Flea, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Curated urban flea market. Free admission. thecityflea.com.

SHOPPING: Second Saturday Flea Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Laurel Bend, 86 Oldham Drive, Falmouth. Runs the second Saturday of each month Feb. 13-Dec. 11. Market is both indoors and outside. Vendors of all kinds. 

SHOPPING: The O.F.F. Market, Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash.

SHOPPING: Liberty Home Association Craft & Vendor Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 2361 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton. libertyhome.net.

SHOPPING: Waynesville Street Faire, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Main St., Waynesville. Features 40 arts and vintage/antique vendor booths set up in the street. Live entertainment.

SHOPPING: Sports Card Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Holiday Inn Eastgate, 4501 Eastgate Blvd., Union Township. Over 50 dealers. Free admission.

SHOPPING: City-wide Yard Sale, Harrison. harrisonohio.gov.

SPORTS: FC Cincinnati vs Toronto FC, 8 p.m., TQL Stadium, 1501 Central Pkwy, West End. 

THEATER: Wheels on Fire, 7 p.m., Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, 4015 Red Bank Road, Oakley. Cleveland’s Dancing Wheels Dance Company performs integrated dance technique using challenged dancers using wheelchairs alongside able-bodied dancers. $35. vulcansforgepac.org.

Sunday, Sept. 12

MUSIC: Cincy Blues Challenge, Germania Park, 3529 W. Kemper Road, Colerain Township. Local blues competition featuring 24 acts. Cash prizes and winners will represent Cincy Blues Society at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. cincyblues.org.

NEIGHBORHOOD: Second Sunday on Main: King Records Month, noon-5 p.m., Main Street between Twelfth and Liberty, Over-the-Rhine. Street festival with over 100 local vendors, live music, street artists, outdoor biergarten and more than 50 participating shops, galleries, restaurants and bars. Free. secondsundayonmain.org.

RECREATION: Buckeye Hair Fashion Awards & Buckeye Talent Awards, 2-5:30 p.m., 20th Century Theater, 3021 Madison Road, Oakley. $22.50-$55. buckeyeawards.com.

RECREATION: British Car Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Harbin Park, 1300 Hunter Road, Fairfield. Over 100 British cars on display, awards, food and drink, door prizes and DJ. $5.

RECREATION: Court Street Cruise-In, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Court St., Downtown. 

SPORTS: Cincinnati Bengals vs Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m., Paul Brown Stadium, One Paul Brown Way, Downtown.

Cincinnati Bengals take on the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Sept. 12 at Paul Brown Stadium.

THEATER: Shakespeare in the Park, 1 p.m., Sharon Woods Cardinal Meadow, 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville. Romeo and Juliet. Free.

TOURS: Historic Mount Adams Walking Tours, 1 p.m., Mount Adams Bar & Grill, 938 Hatch St., Mount Adams. 2-hour guided walking tour of neighborhood. Wear comfortable shoes and mask. Runs Sundays through Oct. 31. Benefits Mount Adams Civic Association. $10. mtadamscincy.org.

Looking ahead

CHARITY: The Warrior Run, Oct. 2, Dogwood Park, Mariemont. 5K, 1-mile walk and Kids’ Fun Run. Benefits 1N5. cincywarriorrun.org.

CHARITY: Layers of Creativity, Nov. 19, Cincinnati Museum Center. Exclusive after-hours access and bar hop across 3 museums. Ages 21-up. $175 early bird price through Oct. 19. cincymuseum.org.

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