Monday, July 12
ART: On Her Shoulders, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. Showcases the work of internationally acclaimed artist and poet Annie Ruth. Exhibition celebrates the diversity of voices and experiences in our country through 12 murals that share an intimate look at the lives of Black women. Free with museum admission. Runs July 9-Aug. 30 in CMC’s Museum of Nature History and Science. cincymuseum.org.
CHARITY: The Point.Arc Golf Classic, Triple Crown Country Club, 1 Triple Crown Blvd., Union. $1200 per foursome, $300 per player, $50 dinner.
FAMILY: Butterflies of Bali, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Timed ticket entry. Runs May 8-Sept. 6. Reservations: krohn.ticketspice.com/butterflyshow.
FOOD: Cincinnati Burger Week, participating restaurants throughout Greater Cincinnati. Burgers $6. Runs July 12-18. cincinnatiburgerweek.com.
MUSEUMS: Our Neighborhood Story: A Tour of this Walnut Hills Block, daily, Harriet Beecher Stowe House, 2950 Gilbert Ave., Walnut Hills. Outdoor exhibit is free and open to public during daylight hours. stowehousecincy.org.
RECREATION: Trivia on the Square, 6-8 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Weekly through Oct. 11. Free. myfountainsquare.com.
Tuesday, July 13
ART: Paintings, Politics and the Monuments Men: The Berlin Masterpieces in America, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. See some of the world’s most iconic European paintings that left Germany immediately after WWII and toured the U.S. in what became the first blockbuster art exhibition of our time. Cincinnati’s own Walter Farmer played a central role in this pivotal episode in the history of art and war. Runs July 9-Oct. 3. cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
HEALTH: Outdoor Fitness Series, 7 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Springfield Township. Rotating series of HIIT, boot camp and zumba every Tuesday June 1-Aug. 31. greatparks.org.
MUSEUMS: In a New Light: Treasures from the Taft, Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike St., Downtown. Runs July 3-May 1. Exhibition highlights Anna and Charles Taft’s vision as art collectors and their legacy to the people of Cincinnati. taftmuseum.org.
MUSIC: Acoustic Lunch Series, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Piatt Park, 100 Garfield Place, Downtown. Runs Tuesdays and Thursdays June 1-Aug. 31.
MUSIC: Summer Concert Series, weekly, Nature Park, 4337Â CooperÂ Road, Blue Ash. This week: Monday Night Big Band. blueashevents.com.
SPORTS: Florence Y’alls vs Evansville Otters, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday,Â UC Health Stadium, 7950 Freedom Way, Florence. florenceyalls.com.
TOURS: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth St., Aurora. Guided tours of historic home. $10, $4 ages 7-13, free ages 6-under. Discounts on Thursdays for seniors and veterans. 812-926-0087; hillforest.org.
Wednesday, July 14
COMEDY: Steve Burton and Bradford Anderson: The Stone Cold and Jackal Tour, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township.Â liberty.funnybone.com.
FAMILY: Summer Series for Kids, noon-1 p.m., Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum, 1763 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton. Every Wednesday in June and July the museum hosts fun activities for kids and families. pyramidhill.org.
FILM: Summer Cinema, 9-11 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. This week: Love & Basketball. Free.Â
MUSIC: Party on the Purple, 6-10:30 p.m., Purple People Bridge, Ohio River between Cincinnati and Newport. Summer series features live music, food trucks and drinks. Runs May 5-Aug. 4.Â This week: Marsha Brady.
MUSIC: Reggae Wednesday, 6-9Â p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Live reggae music. Runs weekly May 12-Oct. 13. Free. myfountainsquare.com.
MUSIC: Wednesdays in the Woods, 7-9 p.m., Burnet Woods Bandstand, 3251 Brookline Ave., Clifton. Live music from Jess Lamb and The Factory. Free. cliftonculturalarts.org.
Thursday, July 15
COMEDY: Shayne Smith, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. One night only. liberty.funnybone.com.
DANCING: Salsa on the Square, 7-10 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Weekly dance series with live salsa bands. Runs May 6-Sept. 30. Free. myfountainsquare.com.
FESTIVALS: ItalianFest, Riverboat Row, Newport. Runs July 15-18. Italian food, live music and more. italianfestnewport.com.
GRAND OPENING: Hard Rock Casino and Hard Rock Cafe, 100 Broadway, Downtown. Ages 21-up. Free concert at 9 p.m. by Blessid Union of Souls. hardrockcasinocincinnati.com.
MUSIC: Music on the River, 7-9 p.m., Civic Park, 111 E. High St., Lawrenceburg. Family-friendly atmosphere with live music, food trucks, vendors and beer garden. Bring lawn chairs. Free.Â This week: Pure Grain.
MUSIC: Roots Revival, 7-9 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Free.
MUSIC: The Takeover, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, The Square at Union Centre, 9285 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester Township. Free live music Thursdays June-August. This week: Pandora Effect. westchesteroh.org.
MUSIC: Summer Music Festival, 6-10 p.m., Ault Park, 5090 Observatory Circle, Mount Lookout. This month: Marsha Brady. Free.
RECREATION: Warbird Rides, Lunken Airport, 262 Wilmer Ave., East End. Book your ride on “Gunfighter,” one of the world’s most famous P-51s. Runs July 16-18. $1,999 for 30-minute ride, $3,099 for 50-minute ride. 513-442-9233; warbirds.clubexpress.com.
SHOPPING: The Peach Truck, 12:30-2 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.
Friday, July 16
ART: On Her Shoulders Gallery Talk, 1-3 p.m., Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. Artist and poet Annie Ruth hosts talk. Free with museum admission. cincymuseum.org.
COMEDY: Brad Williams, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Runs July 16-18. liberty.funnybone.com.
FESTIVALS: St. Cecilia Festival, 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, 5 p.m.-midnight Saturday, 4-9 p.m. Sunday, 3105 Madison Road, Oakley. All new kids zone, petting zoo, festival food and beer, raffles, bid-n-buy, flea market. Live music nightly.Â Â stceciliacincinnati.org/festival.
FESTIVALS: Kolping Schutzenfest, 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, 4 p.m.-midnight Saturday, 1-9 p.m. Sunday, Kolping Society, 10235 Mill Road, Springfield Township. New under-21 zone. Grand raffle, several exclusive German beers: Konig Ludwig Helles, Konig Ludwig Weissbier Dunkel and Warsteiner Brewers Gold.Â kolpingcincinnati.com.
FILM ENDING SOON: The Sundance Film Festival Short Films, Thursday-Saturday, Garfield Theatre, 719 Race St., Downtown. $10. Runs July 9-18. cincyworldcinema.org.
FILM: Hollywood Drive-In Theater, 9:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1538 Cedar Ave., College Hill. Friday: Raya and the Last Dragon. Saturday: Tenet.Â $25 per car. hollywooddriveintheater.com.
MUSIC: Fifth and Vine Live, 7-10Â p.m. Friday-Saturday, Fountain Square, 520 Vine St. Downtown. Friday: Sarah Barrios. Saturday: The Shivers. Free. myfountainsquare.com.
MUSIC: Friday Flow, 6-9 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Free.
MUSIC: Summer Concert Series, weekly, Towne Square, 4343 Cooper Road, Blue Ash. This week: Final Order. blueashevents.com.
MUSIC: Concerts in the Park, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Victory Park, 2078 Mills Ave., Norwood. This week: The Norwoodians. Free.
MUSIC: Amped Up Concert Series, 7-9 p.m.,Â Schott Amphitheatre at Sawyer Point, 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Downtown. Â This week: The Sunburners.
POETRY: Art & Poetry 2021, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Findlay Market, 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine. Poetry slam, live music, workshops, open mic and more. findlaymarket.org/news/artandpoetry.
SHOPPING: Pop-Up Party, 6-9 p.m., Towne Center, 130 N. Fort Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas. Vendors, food trucks, beer and music.
SPORTS: Florence Y’alls vs Windy City Thunderbolts, 7 p.m. Friday, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, UC Health Stadium, 7950 Freedom Way, Florence. florenceyalls.com.
THEATER: Shakespeare in the Park, 7 p.m., Eden Park, Seasongood Pavilion, 1600 Art Museum Drive, Mount Adams. AÂ Midsummer Night’s Dream. Free.
Saturday, July 17
CHARITY/RECREATION: 3v3 Basketball Tournament, Cottell Park, 5847 Irwin Simpson Road, Deerfield Township. 3v3 tourney, 3-point shootout. Prizes.Â Benefits outreach programs at Countryside YMCA. Register: countrysideymca.org.
FAMILY: Grand Carnivale, 5-10 p.m. daily, Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason. Runs July 17-Aug. 1. Larger than life festival celebrating the rich traditions of Spain, Italy, France, India, Germany and a little bit of New Orleans. Spectacle of Color parade, music, dancers, activities and more. visitkingsisland.com.
FESTIVALS: Bastille Day, 4-11 p.m., Downtown Montgomery. Food trucks and vendors, live music on two stages includes Pandini Brothers, the Mistics, Ricky Nye Inc. and the Menus. No kids area this year. montgomeryohio.gov.
FESTIVALS/CHARITY: Cincy Summer BeerFest, 1 p.m., Smale Riverfront Park, 166 W. Mehring Way, Downtown. Hundreds of craft beer, plus seltzers, cocktails and wine. Benefits the Big Joe Duskin Music Education Foundation. $45. cincybeerfest.com.
FESTIVALS: Cincinnati Opera Summer Festival, 8:30 p.m., Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash. Runs July 17-30. Carmen July 17, 22, 26, 30. Tosca July 23, 27, 31. The Barber of Seville July 24, 29. Tickets start at $15. Many shows already sold out.Â cincinnatiopera.org.
FESTIVALS: Tequila Fest, 6-10 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Over 50 tequilas to sample. Ticket includes 12 samples, tostadas from Mazunte, live entertainment, souvenir, cash bar with drink specials. $125 VIP, $55 cash at door, $50 advance. tequilafestcincinnati.com.
MUSIC: Keehner Park Concert Series, 7-9 p.m., Keehner Park, 7211 Barret Road, West Chester.Â This week: Jump’n’Jive Big Band.Â
MUSIC: Summer Concert Series, 6-9 p.m., Harry Whiting Brown Community Center, 205 E. Sharon Road, Glendale. Live music on the lawn every Saturday in June-July.Â ThisÂ week: The Big Johnson Brothers & The Rhumba Girls.
MUSIC: Great Parks Summer Concert, 7-9 p.m., Winton Woods, Harbor Amphitheater, 10245 Winton Road, Springfield Township. The Newbees. Free. greatparks.org.
RECREATION: Regal Rhythms Poetry Slam, 7-10 p.m., The Oasis at The Annex, 5501 Hamilton Ave., College Hill. Featuring Hoodraised. Vendors, food and drinks available. Prizes. $20. 513-344-0870.
RECREATION: Great Parks of Hamilton County Celebrates 91 Years. Experience over 17,700 acres of natural habitat, nearly 80 miles of trails, lakes and river access, playgrounds, dog parks, golf courses and more without the need for a Great Parks Motor Vehicle Permit. greatparks.org.
RECREATION: Dirt Drags and Field Meet, 1-10 p.m., 1086 Corwin Road, Oregonia. Dirt drag racing for bikes and quads. $10 admission, $15 sign up per class. daytonmc.com.
SHOPPING: Summertime & Sunshine Craft Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Entertrainment Junction, 7379 Squire Court, West Chester Township. Over 50 vendors visit. First 200 guests receive swag bag.
SHOPPING: The Market at Medpace, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 5375 Medpace Way, Madisonville.
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. Other dates: Aug. 14, Sept. 11.Â
THEATER: Shakespeare in the Park, 7 p.m., Bicentennial Park, 7 Cherry St., Lebanon. Romeo and Juliet. Free.
TOURS: Campbell County Backroads Farm Tour, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., participating farms. Self-guided driving tour of agricultural operations, vineyards, equestrian centers, beef cattle operations and horticultural operations. Farmers share their stories and answer questions. Rain or shine. campbellkyconservation.org.
Sunday, July 18
DANCING: Dance in the Fort, 2-4 p.m., Tower Park Amphitheater, Cochran Ave., Fort Thomas.Â
FAIRS: Pendleton County Youth Fair, 4 p.m. daily, Pendleton County Fairgrounds, 68 Fairgrounds Road, Falmouth. Carnival, agricultural exhibits, livestock shows, craft fair, demolition derby, tractor pull and more. Runs July 18-24. pcyouthfair.com.
SHOPPING: Burlington Antique Show, 6 a.m.-3 p.m., Boone County Fairgrounds, 5819 Idlewild Road, Burlington. Features over 200 dealers of antiques, vintage jewelry, primitives, garden & architectural elements, mid-century collectibles, Americana, memorabilia and retro and vintage furniture. $6 early birds (6-8 a.m.), $4 general admission. Ages 12-under free. burlingtonantiqueshow.com.
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.
CHARITY: Dave Parker Parkinson’s Awareness Night, Aug. 5, Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way. Benefits Dave Parker Foundation. Special sections reserved. $13.68.Â daveparker39foundation.com.