Cincinnati offers a plethora of activities to keep you entertained, especially during the weekend of October 20-22. Whether you're a fan of literature, music, or outdoor festivals, there's something for everyone in the Queen City. Here are ten activities you can indulge in to make the most of your weekend.
Arts Equity Collective's Black Book Fair
Taking place on October 21 from noon to 6 p.m. at Oasis at Grace in College Hill, this event is a celebration of black literature and culture. Organized by the Arts Equity Collective, the fair aims to increase the representation of Black voices in publishing.
The Zombies at Ludlow Garage
If you're a fan of classic rock, catch The Zombies live on October 20 at 8:30 p.m. at Ludlow Garage in Clifton. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will be performing hits from the '60s to the present.
Cincinnati Coffee Festival
Coffee aficionados should head to Music Hall in Over-the-Rhine on October 21 and 22. The festival features "world-class" roasters, coffee shops, and professional baristas. Plus, it benefits the Ohio River Foundation.
Barks and Books
On October 21 from noon to 4 p.m., Roebling Books & Coffee in Newport is hosting a storytelling and book signing event. The event also offers dog adoption options and information, making it a perfect outing for pet lovers.
Fall Festival and Costume Contest
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wyoming is hosting an outdoor festival on October 21 from 2-4 p.m. It's a family-friendly event where you can try out your Halloween costumes.
National Apple Day Festival
Celebrate National Apple Day on October 21 from 3-11 p.m. at Northwood Cider Company in Norwood. The event features apple cider and apple pie, and dogs are welcome too.
Halloween Carnival & Carpool Cinema
Clifton Recreation Center is the venue for a Halloween carnival and movie night on October 21 from 5-10 p.m. Organized by the Clifton Cultural Arts Center, the event will feature the classic film "E.T."
Cincinnati Plant Party
Plant lovers should head to Knox Joseph Distillery at the OTR StillHouse in Over-the-Rhine on October 22 from 1-7 p.m. The event features local plant vendors and artists.
United for Ukraine Benefit Concert & Marketplace
On October 22 from 2-4 p.m., Pilgrim United Church of Christ in Cheviot is hosting a concert to raise awareness and funds for disaster relief in Ukraine.
Girl From the North Country
This musical, featuring Bob Dylan songs, is running through October 29 at the Aronoff Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Cincinnati.
So, whether you're into arts, music, or simply looking to have a good time, Cincinnati has got you covered this weekend. Don't miss out on these enriching experiences that offer something for every taste and interest.