The Krohn Conservatory is doing their holiday floral show Swedish style. “Lucia’s Garden,” as it’s called, fills the conservatory with colorful poinsettias and cyclamen, accented by a traditional train display chugging along Cincinnati landmarks. Candles representative of the winter solstice in Sweden will be plentiful, as will the decorative holiday displays to give you that magical holiday feeling. Through Jan. 3.
Grab a Gateway Quarter shopping bag on the corner of 12th and Vine streets and shove as many goods as you can in the bag to receive 20 percent off your purchases. Check out Park and Vine for environmentally friendly goods or get unique arts and crafts from MiCA 12/v. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday.
Looking for a fun and affordable, old-fashioned outing for the whole family? The Bank of Kentucky Center can help when the Royal Hanneford Circus rolls into town, bringing their talented performers, animals and over 100 years of experience with them. Nov. 6-8.
Grab your costume and head to the Bite Me Ball at the Contemporary Arts Center. Check out the galleries or shop for a cool trinket from the CAC store. After you’ve satisfied your art craving, grab a drink from the cash bar and dance until you drop to some frightfully good tunes from the PROJECTMILL crew. Just be sure to bring your costume A-game. 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Bring the whole family to check out their "Laser Spooktacular" and see the planetarium sky filled with colorful Halloween-themed images and animations, set to a monster musical soundtrack. For the adult crowd, stay a little later to treat yourself to the Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon show that will be sure to throw you back into the ‘70s. Sit back and enjoy a colored laser show, highlighting classic Pink Floyd music. Shows run Friday-Sunday.