Things to do in Cincinnati this week: November 1-7


Monday November 1

MUSIC: Zach Bryan, that of Bogart.

Tuesday, November 2

CIVIC: election day. Go out and vote!

MUSIC: Girl, Andrew J. Brady Icon Music Center. With Sevendust, Tremonti and Travis Bracht.

Wednesday November 3

COMEDY: Craig Conant, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. One night only. From 21 years old.

MUSIC: The Neighborhoods, Madison live. With Girlpuppy.

MUSIC: Raul Midon, Memorial hall.

MUSIC: Daniel Sloss, that of Bogart. With Kai Humphries.

MUSIC: Exhumed, Captions. With Creeping Death, Bewitcher and Enforced.

FAMILY: Wave Foundation with Anna Lang, 11:30 a.m., Fitton Center for the Arts, 101 S. Monument St., Hamilton. Live shark tour from Newport Aquarium. $ 23, includes buffet lunch and drinks. 513-863-8873 ext. 110;

FOOD: Crab Festival, Wednesday through Sunday through November 22, Washington Platform, 1000 Elm St., Downtown. Reservations: 513-421-0110.

The Washington Platform Crab Festival runs until November 22.

Thursday, November 4

COMEDY: Northside & Southside Vibe, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. From 21 years old.

COMEDY: Ginger Billy, Ludlow Garage.

COMEDY: Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: Time Bubble Tour, Taft Theater.

COMEDY: Geoff Tate and Amy Miller, Woodward Theater. With Karl Spaeth.

MUSIC: Tech N9ne, Bogart.

FILM: Movie night on the rise, 7-9 p.m., Newport on the Levee, One Levee Way, Newport. November 4: Raya and the last dragon. November 11: Peter Rabbit 2. November 18: Cruella. 25 Nov L The Croods a new age. December 2: Elf. December 9: The Grinch. December 16: Father Christmas. December 23: The Polar Express. To free.

MUSEUMS: A portrait of the Jews of Cincinnati, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Skirball Museum, 3101 Clifton Ave., Clifton. The exhibition features portraits of influential people in Cincinnati from the early 19th century to the present day. Reservations required for the opening reception, which includes remarks from community representatives and descendants of some of the subjects in the portrait. Operates from November 4 to January 4. 30. 513-487-3231;

POETRY: Say it out loud: poetry and written word, 7 p.m., Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Kara Walker is a storyteller with a unique storytelling style. Discover Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick and Walker’s Storytelling Trends with an intimate evening of poetry and spoken word by local Cincinnati voices. Plus, come early and discover the exhibition opening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free, but reservations required for the poetry event due to current COVID-19 guidelines.

SPORTS: Cincinnati Cyclones vs. Iowa Heartlanders, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. $ 1 beer night and Pucks & Pups night.

Bring your puppy to the game Thursday night.  It's Pucks & Pups night at the Heritage Bank Center when the Cincinnati Cyclones take on the Iowa Heartlanders.

Friday November 5

ART: Signal, Micheal McCaffrey, Misfits, Epiphanies, 6-9 p.m., Manifest Gallery, 2727 Woodburn Ave., Walnut Hills. Four unique openings. Operates from November 5 to December 5 3.

ART: Kara Walker: Cut to life, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. The contemporary artist reexamines the archetypes of American history that continue to shape the structures of modern culture. The exhibit implores the viewer to look deeper, rather than far. Operates from November 5 to January 5. 17. $ 12.

COMEDY: Dan Cummins: Symphony of Insanity Tour, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Operates November 5 and 6. From 21 years old.

MUSIC: Ledisi, Taft Theater. With Kenyon Dixon. The wild cards tour.

Ledisi performs Friday night at the Taft Theater.

MUSIC: The Del McCoury Band with Slippery Creek, Memorial hall.

HOLIDAYS: German Christmas market at Christkindlmarkt, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Germania Park, 3529 W. Kemper Road, Colerain Township. German cuisine, pastries, imported goods from Germany, local handicrafts, artisan demonstrations, carriage rides, children’s lantern parade and petting zoo and more. $ 5 entry. free for children under 12. From November 5 to 7.

DANCE: Cincinnati Ballet: King Arthur Camelot, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. From November 5 to 7.

THEATER: A Christmas Story: The Musical, La Comedia Dinner Theater, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro. Operates from November 5 to December 5, 31.

FAMILY: The Little Mermaid, 7:30 p.m., Fitton Center for the Arts, 101 S. Monument St., Hamilton. $ 5 to $ 7.

END OF THE HALLOWEEN: Terror Town, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday to Saturday, 1449 Greenbush Cobb Road, Williamsburg. Runs Nov 3-3, 6. $ 25 to $ 35.

HOLIDAYS: Comforting holidays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Main Street, Waynesville. Shop local, specialty, art, antique and boutique stores decorated for the holidays.

THEATER: Champions of Magic, Friday through Saturday, Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Downtown.

Saturday 6 November

CHARITY: DAV 5K, 9 a.m., The Banks, Downtown. Run, walk, roll or ride to raise awareness of the issues our ill and injured veterans face every day.

CHARITY: Star and Stripes, 5:30 p.m., Waypoint Aviation, Lunken Airport, 4765 Airport Road East End. Buffet dinner, cash bar, silent auction, docudrama short film premiere, live music and dancing. Benefits Tri-State Honor Flight. $ 50. 513-277-9626;

MUSIC: Styx, Hard Rock Casino.

MUSIC: Silversun pickups, PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation. With Zella Day.

Los Angeles band The Silversun Pickups will take the stage on Saturday night at the PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation in Newport.  The group includes left-hand drummer Christopher Guanlao, keyboardist Joe Lester, bassist Nikki Monninger and vocalist Brian Aubert.

MUSIC: Led Zeppelin Party by Jason Bonham, Andrew J. Icon Music Center.

FAMILY: Dino Balade, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown. Travel back in time to the Mesozoic era with prehistoric dinosaurs that move and roar. In addition to the 75 dinosaurs, see and interact with dragons. Timed tickets every 30 minutes. $ 24.99. Free for children under 2, soldiers and veterans with military ID.

FESTIVAL: Whiskey City Festival, 7-10 p.m., Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St. Showcases the city’s connections to the distillation industry with whiskey-related activities, including special tastings by selected distillers, master distillers, craft breweries and local wineries, as well as educational exhibits, live music, and food. The Whiskey City Spirit 5K at 11 a.m. includes a running jersey and a commemorative drinking glass. $ 60 VIP, $ 25 designated driver.

HOLIDAYS: Ice rink and bumper cars, 10 am-10pm, Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Opening weekend. Grand opening and tree pruning party on the square on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.

MUSIC: Goodbye Angelina, 8 p.m., Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive. $ 31 to $ 34. 513-867-5348;

Sunday November 7

COMEDY: Bill Maher, Taft Theater.

MUSIC: “Celebration of Life” for Larry Goshorn, Madison Theater.

FAMILY: Harvest Jamboree from the 1800s, 1 to 5 p.m., Shawnee Lookout, 2008 Lawrenceburg Road, North Bend. Family activities and fun games include tomahawk throwing, old school games, Dutch baking and food preservation demonstrations and more. To free.

MUSIC: Westwood’s first concert series: Faux Frenchmen, 2:30 p.m. Westwood First Presbyterian Church, 3011 Harrison Ave. Free. 513-661-6846.

LEISURE: Bud Light Tailgate Zone at The Banks, 10 am-1pm, Freedom Way between Main Street and Walnut Street. Pre-game night with live music, Bud Bar, jersey makeovers and more. Free entry.

Cincinnati Bengal fans gather in the lots near Paul Brown Stadium and the Bud Light Tailgate area before the start of the game.  Pictured: Aaron and Aeja McClure and John Harshaw.

LEISURE: FCC Pre-Game Party, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.

SPORTS: FC Cincinnati v Atlanta United FC, 3:30 p.m., TQL Stadium, 1501 Central Pkwy, West End.

SPORTS: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m., Paul Brown Stadium, One Paul Brown Way, downtown.

END: The West End, Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mount Adams Circe, Mount Adams. World premiere of the play by Keith Josef Adkins. Runs Oct. 9 through Nov. 7. Set in 1941 in Cincinnati’s West End, this drama highlights a transformative chapter in local history.

Look ahead

CHARITY: Cooking for Critters Crockpot Cook-Off, November 14, Patrick’s Sports Bar, 5060 Crookshank Road, Westwood. $ 5 to taste and judge. Benefits UCAN Non-Profit Pet Care Clinic. 513-721-7387;

CHARITY: Aeqai Fundraiser, November 18, The Annex Gallery at Pendleton Arts Center, 1310 Pendleton St., Pendleton. Offers a silent auction of works by local, regional and national artists in an organized exhibition. Light snacks and cash bar. Benefits Aeqai online visual arts magazine. Free to attend. Reservations before November 11. [email protected]

CHARITY: Independence Ball, November 20, Sterling Event Center, 4042 Turkeyfoot Road, Erlanger. Dinner, drinks and dancing to honor the people and businesses who have had the most impact on local veterans this year. Sponsored by American Legion Moon Brothers Post 275. $ 30.


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