Monday, July 5
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.
RECREATION: Trivia on the Square, 6-8 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Weekly through Oct. 11. Free. myfountainsquare.com.
Tuesday, July 6
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.
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, 4337 Cooper Road, Blue Ash. This week: Miami Steel Drum Band. blueashevents.com.
SPORTS: Florence Y’alls vs Lake City Crushers, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 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 7
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.
MUSIC: Party on the Purple, 6-10:30 p.m., Festival Park, Newport. Summer series features live music, food trucks and drinks. Runs May 5-Aug. 4. This week: Party Town.
MUSIC: Reggae Wednesday, 6-9 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. This week: Natural Progression. Free. cliftonculturalarts.org.
RECREATION: FCC Pre-Game Party, 4-10 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Free.
SPORTS: FC Cincinnati vs Columbus Crew, 7:30 p.m., TQL Stadium, 1501 Central Parkway, West End. The Hell Is Real Derby.
Thursday, July 8
CHARITY: CABVI Anniversary Party for Braille Ale, 6-9 p.m., West Side Brewing, 3044 Harrison Ave., Westwood. Introducing Braille Ale Raspberry Gose, which has actual raised braille on can. Split-the-pot, chance auction, blindfolded beer tasting and more. Benefits CABVI. cincyblind.org.
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.
FAMILY: Drive-in Laser Light Show, 9 p.m., Thursday, 9 and 10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 9 p.m. Sunday, Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. Family-friendly laser shows with cutting-edge effects, high-powered lasers and dual large screen video projection, choreographed to some of your favorite musical hits from current pop to classic rock. Each show is approximately 40 minutes. $29.99 per car, VIP packages available. freshtix.com/events/laser-coneyisland.
FESTIVALS: Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival, Thursday-Sunday throughout Over-the-Rhine. Check out film screenings, panels, and parties. Play the OTR Global Village Scavenger Hunt, participate in panel Q&As, view maps, network with other film festival attendees and share your experience on social media. Runs July 8-11. otrfilmfest.org.
FESTIVALS: Bacon, Bourbon and Brew Festival, 5-11 p.m. Thursday-Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday, Festival Park at the Levee, Newport. Runs July 8-11. Free admission. cincinnatifestivalsandevents.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. This week: Queen Flash.
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. Live music Thursdays June-August. This week: Naked Karate Girls. Free. westchesteroh.org.
TOURS: Outdoor Tours of Music Hall, 4 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. Saturday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. 60-minute tours for groups of up to 8 people. $15, $5 ages under 12. 513-621-2787; friendsofmusichall.org.
Friday, July 9
ART OPENING: 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.
ART OPENING: Semblance, Pattern, Cherished, Master Pieces 15, 6-9 p.m., Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, 2727 Woodburn Ave., Walnut Hills. Featuring four different exhibitions. Runs July 9-Aug. 6. 513-861-3638; manifestgallery.org.
ART OPENING: New Acquisitions, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Cincinnati Art Galleries, 225 E. Sixth St., Downtown. Over 60 newly acquired paintings. 513-381-2128; cincyart.com.
COMEDY: Corey Holcomb, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Runs July 9-11. liberty.funnybone.com.
COMEDY: Mark Chalifoux, 7 and 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Chameleon, 4114 Hamilton Ave., Northside. Free. chameleonpizza.com.
FESTIVALS: St. Pius X Summer Festival, 6 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 4-10 p.m. Sunday, 348 Dudley Road, Edgewood. Rides, music, games, food, beverages and fun.
FESTIVALS: IHM Summer Fest, 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, 5 p.m.-midnight Saturday, 4-10 p.m. Sunday, Immaculate Heart of Mary, 5876 Veterans Way, Burlington. Games, rides, food and live music. Friday music: Dan Varner Band; Saturday music: DV8; Sunday music: Zack Attack.
FILM: Float-in Movies at Lake Isabella, 9:30 p.m., Lake Isabella, 10174 Loveland Madeira Road, Loveland. Watch film from boat. Boats can be rented for $40 for up to 4 people. This week: Moana. greatparks.org. SOLD OUT
FILM: Hollywood Drive-In Theater, 9:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1538 Cedar Ave., College Hill. Friday: Wizard of Oz. Saturday: Raiders of the Lost Ark. $25 per car. hollywooddriveintheater.com.
MUSIC: Fifth and Vine Live, 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Fountain Square, 520 Vine St. Downtown. Friday: Red Wanting Blue. Free. myfountainsquare.com.
MUSIC: Findlay Park Summer Series, 5 p.m., Findlay Park, 1811 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine. This week: Ma Crow & Company. Free. otrmuseum.org.
MUSIC: Friday Flow, 6-9 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Free.
MUSIC: Summer Concert Series, Towne Square, 4343 Cooper Road, Blue Ash. This week: Forever Diamond. Free. blueashevents.com.
RECREATION: Hoots & Hops, 6-10 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center, 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford. Beer tastings, interactive nature stations along trails, dessert samples from area restaurants and caterers, live music at Krippendorf Lodge. Ages 21-up. $45. cincynature.org.
THEATER: Shakespeare in the Park, 7 p.m., Eden Park, Seasongood Pavilion, 1600 Art Museum Drive, Mount Adams. A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Free.
TOURS: Indoor Tour of Music Hall, 1 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Indoor tours of the majestic Samuel Hannaford-designed building resume this weekend. Tours led by knowledgeable guides from Friends of Music Hall. $15, $5 ages under 12. 513-621-2787.
Saturday, July 10
ART: SOS Art: For a Better World 2019, 2020 & 2021, 2-4 p.m., The Annex Gallery at Pendleton Art Center, 1310 Pendleton St., Pendleton. Poetry readings in conjunction with exhibit. Free.
ART OPENING: Paul Thie: Copy Cave-Cincinnati, 2-4 p.m., Weston Art Gallery, Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. Opening reception. Gallery talk with artist at 2 p.m. July 24. cincinnatiarts.org.
ART OPENING: Eric S. England: 25c gods, 2-4 p.m., Weston Art Gallery, Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. Opening reception. Gallery talk with artist at 2 p.m. July 17. cincinnatiarts.org.
ART OPENING: Breanne Trammell: Slow Burn, 2-4 p.m., Weston Art Gallery, Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. Opening reception. cincinnatiarts.org.
ART OPENING: Lorena Molina: Reconciliation Garden, 6-8 p.m., Wavepool Gallery, 2940 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. Opening reception and coffee tasting. Part of Camp Washington’s Second Saturday art walk. Runs July 10-Oct. 30. wavepoolgallery.org.
CONCERTS: Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Devou Park, 1201 Park Drive, Covington. Free. kyso.org.
FESTIVALS: Water Lantern Festival, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Eden Park, 980 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Food trucks, music, fun. Design lantern and launch into lake. $35.99-$55.99. waterlanternfestival.com.
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. This week: Dead Centric. Free.
MUSIC: Karrikin Summer Music Series, 7 p.m., Karrikin Spirits, 3717 Jonlen Drive, Fairfax. This week: The Burning Caravan. Free.
RECREATION: Biergarten Experience at Germania Park, 5-10 p.m., Germania Park, 3529 W. Kemper Road, Colerain Township. Enjoy German bier, food, music and games. Free admission. germaniasociety.com.
SHOPPING: East Row Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Historic East Row Neighborhood, Newport.
SHOPPING: Sports Card Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Holiday Inn Eastgate, 4501 Eastgate Blvd., Union Township. Over 50 dealers.
SHOPPING: Second Saturday Flea Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Laurel Bend, 86 Oldham Drive, Falmouth. Runs the second Saturday of each month Feb. 13-Dec. 11. Market is both indoors and outside. Vendors of all kinds.
SHOPPING: The O.F.F. Market, Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash.
SHOPPING: The City Flea, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Curated urban flea market. Free admission. thecityflea.com.
THEATER: Shakespeare in the Park, 7 p.m., Keehner Park. 7411 Barrett Road, West Chester Township. Romeo and Juliet. Free.
Sunday, July 11
ART/MUSIC: Breanne Brammell: Slow Burn, 7-10 p.m., Hoffner Lodge, 4120 Hamilton Ave., Northside. Live performance featuring Rhythm/Rhythm Society, a multi-sensory music and performance variety show organized by Chris Reeves. cincinnatiart.org.
CONCERTS: Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Tower Park Amphitheater, Cochran Ave., Fort Thomas. kyso.org.
CONCERTS: Opera in the Park, 7:30 p.m., Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash. Outdoor concert showcasing favorite selections from opera and musical theater. SOLD OUT. 513-241-2742; cincinnatiopera.org.
FOOD: Summer Food Fest, 1-4 p.m., Waypoint Aviation Hangar at Lunken Airport, 4765 Airport Road, East End. To coincide with Cincinnati Magazine’s Best Burgers issue, this event features burgers of all kinds: beef, salmon, turkey and plant-based sliders, plus fries and desserts. Local DJ, balloon animals and games. Ticket includes unlimited samples and two beverages. $30, $25 advance, $10 ages 6-12 free under age 6. cincinnatimagazine.com.
MUSIC: Fitton on the Hill, 2 p.m., Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum, 1763 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton. Presented by Fitton Center for Creative Arts. Featuring Butler Philharmonic Orchestra. fittoncenter.org.
MUSIC: Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, 2 p.m., Smale Park Schmidlapp Stage, 124 E. Mehring Way, Downtown.
NEIGHBORHOOD: Second Sunday on Main: Pride on Main, noon-5 p.m., Main Street between Twelfth and Liberty, Over-the-Rhine. Street festival with over 100 local vendors, live music, street artists, outdoor biergarten and more than 50 participating shops, galleries, restaurants and bars. Free. secondsundayonmain.org.
RECREATION: Court Street Cruise-In, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Court St., Downtown.
THEATER: Shakespeare in the Park, 7 p.m., Washington Park, 1410 Race St., Over-the-Rhine. Romeo and Juliet. Free.
TOURS: The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Peter in Chains, noon, Cathedral Basilica, 325 W. Eighth St., West End. Guided tours the second Sunday of each month. Free, but reservations required by Friday. 513-263-3374.
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: Fur Ball Gala: Disco InFURno, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28, Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville. Dinner, auction, raffles, dancing and more. Benefits SPCA Cincinnati. $250. spcacincinnati.org.
CHARITY: Dress for Success Fashion Show, noon-1:30 p.m. Sept. 21, Hard Rock Casino, 1000 Broadway, Downtown. $100. dfscincy.org.
CHARITY: Layers of Creativity, Nov. 19, Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. After-hours access features food from city’s culinary experts and local brews. Ages 21-up. Benefits CMC’s Champion More Curiosity campaign. $175 advance, $225 after Oct. 19. cincymuseum.org/layers.