Things to do in Cincinnati this week: November 7-13
Monday, November 7
CHARITY: The Harry James Orchestra, Ballroom of the Music Hall, Outre-Rhin. The dance floor will be open. WMKV/WLHS advantages. $35, $30 upfront.
Tuesday, November 8
MUSIC: Live music at lunch: Brussels sprouts, 12:10 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth St., Downtown. Free.
MUSIC: Too many Zooz, Woodward Theatre. With Yam Yam.
Wednesday, November 9
FILM: “Meet Me in the Bathroom” 7:30 p.m., Woodward Theatre, 1404 Main Street, Over-the-Rhine. $12.
MUSIC: Mania – Tribute to ABBA, Taft Theatre.
Thursday November 10
COMEDY: Comedic hypnotist Rich Guzzi, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. One night only. freedom.funnybone.com.
COMEDY: Nate Craig, Go Bananas Comedy Club, 8410 Market Place Lane, Montgomery. From November 10 to 13. gobananascomedy.com.
COMEDY: My brother, my brother and me, Taft Theatre.
MUSIC: Puscifer, Andrew J. Brady Music Center.
MUSIC: Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Ludlow Garage.
Friday November 11
ART: arch, fourth wall, balance, 6-9 p.m., Manifest Gallery, 2727 Woodburn Ave., Walnut Hills. Three separate exhibits. From Nov. 11 to Dec. 11 9. Free.
COMEDY: Donnie Baker, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. From November 11 to 12. freedom.funnybone.com.
CRAFT SHOW: Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown. General admission $12. $25 VIP, $15 Early Bird, $6 Girls Night. cincinnatiholidaymarket.com.
DANCE: Step Afrika, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Hall Auditorium, University of Miami, 101 S. Campus Ave., Oxford. $22, $21 seniors, $11 students. Miamioh.edu.
HOLIDAYS: Holiday Junction, Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. Opening November 11. $10 or $5 with the purchase of any other museum experience. Cincymuseum.org.
HOLIDAYS: Nights of Lights, Coney Island, Anderson Township. From Nov. 11 to Jan. 2. coneyislandpark.com.
HOLIDAYS: light up the fair, Boone County Fairgrounds, 5819 Idlewild Road, Burlington. Northern Kentucky’s only drive-in light show. Now over two miles long. From Nov. 11 to Dec. 11 31. $15 per pair, $25 per carload. lightupthefair.com.
MUSIC: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra: Get Happy: Judy Garland Centennial, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. cincinnatisymphony.org.
MUSIC The Mavericks, Taft Theatre.
MUSIC: Yellowjackets, Ludlow Garage.
MUSIC: Iron Fest XIII, Revival of Southgate House.
SPORTS: Cyclones vs. Indy Fuel, Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, downtown. Military Recognition/Veterans Day Friday, Fundraising Night Saturday. cycloneshockey.com.
THEATER: Little Women, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, 1195 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Adapted from the novel by Louisa May Alcott, this classic tells the story of the March family and their four daughters. From Nov. 11 to Dec. 11 3. cincyshakes.com.
THEATER: The Odd Couple: female version, 7 p.m. Friday to Saturday, Sharonville Cultural Arts Center, 11165 Reading Road.
VETERANS DAY: Great Hamilton County Parks. Free admission to all major parks without the need for a motor vehicle license. greatparks.org.
VETERANS DAY: Fundraising, 11am-1pm, Ali’s Bar and Grill, 7820 Camargo Road, Madeira. The Madeira Woman’s Club is sponsoring this dine in or take out fundraiser to benefit the Joseph House for Homeless Veterans. A portion of the sales benefits the charity.
VETERANS DAY: Ceremony, 11 a.m., Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Eden Park. The guest speaker is Victoria Parks. Sponsored by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 10. Free.
Saturday November 12
ART: The Don, 5-8 p.m., Wave Pool Gallery, 2940 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. Opening reception. From Nov. 12 to Feb. 12 25.
ART: Ngoc Nguyen: Room for two, Table for ten, 5-8 p.m., The Welcome Project, 2936 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. Opening reception.
ART: YART: the Yard Art Sale, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Campbell County Public Library, 901 E. Sixth St., Newport. Browse works by dozens of local artists. Everything is $30 or less. Arts and crafts vendors will be spread across both floors of the library.
CARITY: Cincinnati Firefighter Cook-off, 7 p.m., Cincinnati Fire Museum, 315 W. Court St., Downtown. The region’s firefighters are vying for the title of best fire chief. Local food experts judge the contest and guests vote for their favorite dish. Benefits Cincinnati Fire Museum. 513-621-5553; cincyfiremuseum.com/celebrate.
COMEDY: Kathleen Madigan, Taft Theatre.
COMEDY: Helltown Comedy Showcase, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., The Comet, 4579 Hamilton Ave., Northside. Weekly showcase of local and professional comedians. This week’s headliner: Joe Kelley. Free. bombsawaycomedy.com.
FESTIVAL: Jungle Jim International Wine Festival, Oscar Event Center, 5440 Dixie Hwy, Fairfield. More than 400 wines from around the world are offered. Those on the east side of town can take the Eastgate bus from the grocery store to the event. Tickets start at $35.
FESTIVAL: Saint-Martin de Tours Martinfest, 3720 Place Saint-Martin, Cheviot. 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday. From 21 years old only. 513-661-2000.
HOLIDAYS: Christmas at the Junction, EnterTrainment Junction, 7379 Squire Court, West Chester. The world’s largest indoor train exhibit is decked out for the holidays. Take a trip to the North Pole and meet Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus. From Nov. 12 to Jan. 1. Entertainmentjunction.com.
HOLIDAYS: Holly Jolly Days, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Behringer-Crawford Museum, 1600 Montague Road, Covington. See costumes and props from the movie “White Christmas” courtesy of Rosemary Clooney House, enjoy holiday model trains and a winter wonderland in NaturePlay. From Nov. 12 to Jan. 8. bcmuseum.org.
HOLIDAYS: Winter Wonderland Ice Rink, Todd Creech Park, 305 W. Tate St., Lawrenceburg. Protective roof over the skating rink, fireplace, indoor toilets. Skating sessions last 90 minutes and admission includes skate rentals. From Nov. 12 to Jan. 9. $8 from 13 years old, $6 from 5 to 12 years old. downtownlawrenceburg.com.
HOLIDAYS: Ice rink at Summit Park, Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash. No reservation necessary, first come, first served. Nov. 12 to Jan. 8. $7 fee includes skate rental. Rink State Line: 513-745-6259; SummitparkBlueash.com.
MUSIC: Vocal Arts Ensemble: Mass for the Endangered, 7:30 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth St., Downtown. Directed by Craig Hella Johnson.
MUSIC: Youth Voices United, 4:30 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Young singers in grades 8-12 perform. Free.
MUSIC: John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band, Ludlow Garage.
POETRY: Cincinnati Poetry Slam Season Finale, 5-9 p.m., Artsville, 5021 Whetsel Ave., Madisonville.
SHOPPING: Tis the Season: Holiday Open House, 4-8 p.m., downtown Lawrenceburg. Retail and foodservice specialties, free horse-drawn carriage rides downtown, free parking. downtownlawrenceburg.com.
THEATER: The Lion, Federal Tilt Theater in Warsaw, 801 Matson Place, East Price Hill. Part of Playhouse in the Park’s off-site productions. From Nov. 12 to Dec. 12 4. 513 421-3888; cincyplay.com.
Sunday November 13
CHARITY: Oy Vey 5K, 10:00 a.m. Mayerson JCC, 8485 Ridge Road, Amberley Village. The family run/walk benefits the Mayerson JCC. mayersonjcc.org/oyvey5k.
COMEDY: Carolanne Miljavac, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. One night only. freedom.funnybone.com.
COMEDY: Lee Kimbrell, 7 p.m., Queen City Radio, 222 W. Twelfth St., Over-the-Rhine. Presented by Bombs Away Comedy. $5. eventbrite.com.
FESTIVAL: Wool Festival, noon-4 p.m., Hellmann Creative Center, 321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Covington. Knitters, goat herders, dyers, spinners and lovers of all things plush share their fiber knowledge and products. Free. 859-466-4055.
FILM: “Seeing Red” 4 p.m., Garfield Theatre, 719 Race St., Downtown. A retrospective of independent Dayton filmmaker Julia Reichert. Guest speakers after each screening. Students from $5 to $7.
MUSIC: Kingdom Tour: Maverick City Music and Kirk Franklin, Heritage Bank Center.
MUSIC: Lucy Kaplansky, Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary.
END: Sister Act, Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 4990 Glenway Ave., West Price Hill. From Oct. 20 to Nov. 13. 513-241-6550. cincinnatilandmarkproductions.com.
CHARITY: Community breakfast, November 17, Schiff Family Conference Center, Cintas Center, 1624 Herald Ave., Evanston. Benefits of the LifeCenter Organ Donor Network. $30, $10 children. communitybreakfast.eventbrite.com.
CHARITY: Fall Party Coat Drive, November 18, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown. Drop off lightly used adult and children’s coats, mittens and scarves from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
MLK DAY: Celebrating the King’s Legacy, Jan. 16, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 E. Freedom Way, Downtown. The keynote speaker is Brittany Packnett Cunningham. $50, live stream $25. Freedomcenter.org/klc23.
Do you have an event you would like to tell us about? Send full details to [email protected] with “things to do” in the subject line.