Come out to the Stardust runway show at the Northside Tavern, Saturday and see drag kings and queens own the catwalk in '80s fashion. The super-cool Northside vintage shop Chicken Lays An Eggs has provided the glittery garb and co-sponsored this event. The boutique is also giving you an opportunity to strut your stuff. Anyone in costume can work the catwalk for an opportunity to win gift cards to Chicken Lays an Egg or Sushi Bears, or a $50 bar tab at a surprise Northside gay bar.
The first official Bockfest fund-raiser is taking place this Friday in Over the Rhine. Pretzelfest will be at Venue 222 from 5-10 p.m. Local eateries like MOTR, Shadeau, Taste of Belgium, EAT WELL Catering, Skirtz & Johnson and Mecklenberg Gardens will showcase their unique sourdough creations. Admission is $35, which includes a sampling of freshly baked pretzels, beer/drink tickets, a freshly cooked brat and a chance to win prizes.
Have you considered becoming a vegetarian but are not sure where to begin? CincyVeg has just the solution for you; it is a one-stop green-shop for all things veggie in the Tri-State. This new online resource is hosting a launch party 6-9 p.m. Friday at Park and Vine (1202 Main St., Over-the-Rhine). You will be able to sample local products from Sweet Peace Bakery, Lucky John's Slow Market, PhroZEN Vegan ice cream and more.
Is Music Hall haunted? Come find out for yourself Friday from 7-9 p.m. Participants will hear stories about Music Hall with deep historical roots, most stemming from the early days of the city and the graveyard located in the area. This event is hosted by the Cincinnati Research and Paranormal Studies (CRPS) organization, which is dedicated to investigating, documenting and researching paranormal activity.
New Year's Eve at The Greenwich features smooth jazz by the popular Cincinnati jazz collective Triage, joined by steel drum legend Othello Molineaux, plus free champagne and special party favors. Not to mention an authentic organic breakfast. Mimosa anyone?
Pucker up for the New Year this Friday at 9 p.m. as The Greenwich hosts a midnight to remember. The gala features smooth Jazz by the popular Cincinnati collective Triage (featuring Eugene Goss, Billy Larkin and "Baba" Charles Miller), free champagne and special party favors. Not to mention an authentic organic breakfast. Mimosa, anyone? Triage provides the setting for a return of the steel drum legend Othello Molineaux, who has played on classic recordings with Jaco Pastorius, Chicago, Monty Alexander, Michael Urbaniak and others.
Hundreds of strands of lights have been pulled from storage and untangled to create the Christmas classic Holiday Lights on the Hill. The event is running nightly at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park in Hamilton. More than 2 million lights will create the spectacular display that runs through the park. You won't have to leave the comfort of your warm car to see Candy Cane Lane, a quarter-mile stretch of road lined with 12-foot-tall candy canes or any of the other light displays that run through the park.
The Beach Waterpark's tropical oasis has been transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with millions of festive lights, holiday rides and attractions. Come to The Beach on Ice 5-10 p.m. daily to skate on Ohio's largest outdoor rink, ride the toboggan slide, pet and feed animals and check out the amazing miniature train display. Day skating is also available every Saturday and Sunday noon-4 p.m.
Ever watched 'Jurassic Park' and thought that something was missing? Wanna create a new soundtrack for a Spielberg classic? Join Cincinnati native Chris Collins for REDUX, an improvised redubbing of 'JP.' This fan-dub will occur in three 30-minute secessions, one each for sound effects, vocals and music. Make sure to bring your culture baggage and noisemakers this Saturday to CS13 gallery/event space in Over-the-Rhine.
Step into the 19th century for the 17th annual East Row Victorian Christmas Tour from noon-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the East Row Historic District of Newport. The tour will showcase seven historic homes, five of which have never opened to the public. The event will begin with the mansion tour where visitors will walk through the Queen Anne and Italianate-style homes that feature many original historic amenities: wood, marble or slate fireplace mantles, ornate staircases and plaster crown moldings.