Things to do in Cincinnati this week: Oct. 25-31 – The Cincinnati Enquirer

Tuesday, Oct. 26

MUSIC: Stone Temple Pilots, Madison Theater. With Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown.

Wednesday, Oct. 27

MUSIC: Midland, Icon Music Center. With Hailey Whitters. 

MUSIC: Yasmin Williams, Ludlow Garage. With Eli Winter. 

MUSIC: Tauk, Madison Theater. 

MUSIC: Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express, Southgate House Revival. With Matt Jaffe. 

SPORTS: FCC Pre-game Party, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.

SPORTS: FC Cincinnati vs. Nashville SC, 7:30 p.m., TQL Stadium, 1501 Central Parkway, West End. 

Thursday, Oct. 28

ART: The Studio Box: Gee Horton, 6-9 p.m., Rhinegeist Brewery, 1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Live art created from within a custom-constructed mini studio inside taproom. Every Thursday in October. Free. 

BOOK SIGNING: Jim Steiner: “Mount Adams: A History,” 5-7 p.m., Crowley’s, 958 Pavilion St., Mount Adams. Hardcover book at reduced price of $40 during signing. Chance to win Crowley’s gift card, and free beer while supplies last. 

CHARITY: Tender Mercies Halloween Bash, 6:30-10 p.m., Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. Celebrity hosts Christian Gill (Food Network) and Bridget (96 Rock Mornings). 

MUSIC: Black Veil Brides, Bogart’s. 

MUSIC: The Tubes, Ludlow Garage. 

THEATER: Murder on the Menu: Anne Marie Hahn Story, 6:30 p.m., Washington Platform, 1000 Elm St., Downtown. Tale of OTR serial killer unfolds during 4-course dinner with wine pairings. $55. cincymurderdinners.com.

HALLOWEEN: Movie Night on the Levee, 7-9 p.m., Newport on the Levee, One Levee Way, Newport. Hocus Pocus.

Friday, Oct. 29

ART: Cut the Bias, 4-7 p.m., ArtWorks V2 Gallery, 901 E. McMillan Ave., Walnut Hills. Runs Oct. 29-Dec. 18. Exhibit features one-of-a-kind metal quilts by art collaborative of Bradly Gilvin and Karla Batres Gilvin. Reservations: artworkscincinnati.org.

ART: The Golden Ticket 2021 Juried Art Exhibition, 6-9 p.m., Clifton Cultural Art Center, 2728 Short Vine. Considered one of the most prestigious awards for local working artists, this exhibition showcases works of over 450 artists working in all fine art mediums. Winners announced during opening reception. Masks required inside gallery. Runs Oct. 29-Dec. 3. 

ART: Our Town, 4-7 p.m., Cincinnati Art Galleries, 225 E. Sixth St., Downtown. Featuring works by gallery artists. Runs Oct. 29-Nov. 26. 513-381-2128. cincyart.com.

ART: Final Friday, 5-9 p.m., Pendleton Art Center, 1310 Pendleton St., Pendleton. Over 250 artist studios open for the public to view and purchase art directly from the artist. Free, $5 valet available at door. Artist of the month is Jess Sheldon, studio 512. Dragonfly Foundation fundraiser art sale on eighth floor. 513-421-4339; pendletonartcenter.com.

ENDING SOON: Cedric Michael Cox: Mindful Joy, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center, 620 Greenup St., Covington. Closing reception. Free, but reservations required. bakerhunt.org.

COMEDY: We Ain’t Done Wild’n Yet, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Runs Oct. 29-30. Ages 21-up. liberty.funnybone.com.

MUSIC: Earth, Wind & Fire, Hard Rock Casino. Grand opening celebration for casino, guitar sign unveiled at 11 a.m. Various activities throughout the day.

MUSIC: Brett Young, Andrew J Brady Icon Music Center. With Maddie & Tae and Filmore. 

MUSIC: Mat Kearney, Taft Theatre. With The National Parks.

MUSIC: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. cincinnatisymphony.org.

MUSIC: Night Circus: Possession, 8 p.m., Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Over-the-Rhine.  Bewitching stage entertainment. Ages 18-up. $200 balcony table for 4, $120 VIP table of 2, $30 general. cincyticket.com.

EXPOS: Flying Pig Expo, noon-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown. Free. flyingpigmarathon.com.

FAMILY: Madcap Puppets’ Legend of Sleepy Hollow, 7 p.m., Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive. $17, $12 ages 12-under. fairfieldoh.gov/tickets.

FOOD: Fall Fish Fry, 4-7 p.m., St. Francis Xavier, 202 W. Second St., Falmouth. Cod, shrimp, crab cake, chicken tenders, choice of two sides. $13-$15, $6 ages 12-under. Runs Oct. 29, Nov. 5 and Nov. 12. Mask required. Carryout only. Call ahead: 859-910-6656 or 859-910-6657.

RUNS: Fifty West Mile, 7 p.m., W. Pete Rose Way, Downtown. Benefits Over-the-Rhine Brewery District. 50westmile.com.

HALLOWEEN: Terror Town, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday-Saturday, 1449 Greenbush Cobb Road, Williamsburg. Runs Sept. 3-Nov. 6. $25-$35. allhallowsevellc.com.

ENDING SOON: Halloween Haunt, Friday-Saturday, Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason. Runs Sept. 24-Oct. 30. visitkingsisland.com.

ENDING SOON: Brimstone Haunt, Friday-Saturday, Renaissance Festival grounds, 10542 E. Ohio 73, Waynesville. Runs Sept. 24-Oct. 30. brimstonehaunt.com.

OUTDOORS: Tails of Animals’ Past, 7 p.m., Miami Whitewater Forest, 9001 Mount Hope Road, Harrison. Interactive, family-oriented night hike. Ages 6-up. $5. Register by Oct. 28. greatparks.org/calendar.

SHOPPING: Black Owned Market, 5-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Court Street Plaza, Court St., Downtown. Concert Saturday.

Saturday, Oct. 30

CHARITY: Billy Rock Halloween Costume Concert, 8 p.m., Little Miami Brewing Co., Milford. Includes buffet dinner and all drinks. Benefits Dragonfly Foundation. $100 couple, $60 single. cincyticket.com.

COMEDY: Fortune Feimster, Taft Theatre. 

MUSIC: Todd Rundgren, Andrew J. Brady Icon Music Center. 

MUSIC: Saint Jhn, PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation.

MUSIC: Rodney Crowell, Memorial Hall. 

MUSIC: Peabo Bryson, Ludlow Garage. 

ENDING SOON: Ohio Renaissance Festival: Tricks or Treats, 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Renaissance Park, 10542 E. Ohio 73, Waynesville. Runs Sept. 4-Oct. 31. renfestival.com.

FILM: Reels on Wheels, 7 p.m., CampSite, 2866 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. Free, includes popcorn and beverage. cindependentfilmfest.org/book-here.

RECREATION: Hallo-weekend at Roebling Point, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Roebling Point, Covington. Businesses including Keystone Bar & Grill, Smoke Justic, Frosthaus, Eishaus, Molly Malone’s Irish Pub and Covington Yard host Flying Pig watch party Saturday and Sunday morning. Covington farmers market and costume contests on Saturday and on Sunday, viewing the Bengals vs. Jets game on giant outdoor projector screen.

RUNS: Flying Pig 10K, 5K, Queen Bee 4-Mile, Flying Fur Run, Downtown. 10K at 7:30 a.m., 5K at 9:30 a.m., Queen Bee 11 a.m., Flying Fur 12:30 p.m. flyingpigmarathon.com.

HALLOWEEN: Halloween Dressup & Jam, 8 p.m., Legends, 3801 Harrison Ave., Cheviot. Costume party and show. Ages 18-up. $10. cincyticket.com.

HALLOWEEN: Cocktails and Puppy Dog Tails, 7-9 p.m., Coppin’s Restaurant at Hotel Covington, 638 Madison Ave., Covington. Dog owners invited to dress up their furry friends as well as themselves for a dog-themed Halloween. Prizes. Reservations: hotelcovington.com/dining.

ENDING SOON: Tricks & Treats, Saturday-Sunday, Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason. Family-friendly. Runs Sept. 25-Oct. 31. visitkingsisland.com.

ENDING SOON: Pumpkin Patch Express, 10 a.m., 12:30 and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, LM&M Railroad, 16 E. South St., Lebanon. 45-minute train ride, visit to Creech’s Garden Center, free small pie pumpkin. Total trip time is two hours. Ends Oct. 31. $25, $20 ages 2-16 and ages over 62. lebanonrr.com.

HALLOWEEN: Boos & Brews, 7-10 p.m., Bridgeview Box Park at Newport on the Levee, One Levee Way, Newport. Dance party, live music, costume contest with prizes, shopping and dining specials and more. Free admission.

HALLOWEEN: Halloween Bar Crawl, 4 p.m.-midnight, Below Zero Lounge, 1120 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine. Check in at Below Zero then bar crawl 7 other locations. crawlwith.us/cincinnati.

MUSEUMS: Interactive, Death & Dying on the Dinsmore Farm, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dinsmore Homestead Museum, Burlington. Learn about mourning rituals of the past and how our ancestors viewed death. In conjunction with Falcon Theatre, meet six people from the past, hear their stories and ask questions. Tours leave on the hour. $7, $3 ages 5-15. Reservations: 859-586-6117; ccollopy@dinsmorefarm.org.

RUNS: Queen City Beer Mile, noon-6 p.m., Queen City Exchange, 32 W. Court St., Downtown. 1-mile run/walk in which participants drink a 12 oz. beer at four separate bars along the race route. Registration includes t-shirt, beers along route and one 16-oz. draft beer at QCE after the race. $30. eventbrite.com.

SPORTS: Cincinnati Cyclones vs. Indy Fuel, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. cycloneshockey.com.

THEATER: Need Your Love, Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mount Adams Circe, Mount Adams. World premiere play by KJ Sanchez. Runs Oct. 30-Dec. 12. The life and times of King Records star Little Willie John. cincyplay.com.

Sunday, Oct. 31

MUSIC: Joe Bonamassa, Taft Theatre.

RUNS: Flying Pig Marathon, Half Marathon, 4-person Relay and Queen Bee Half Marathon, 7:30 a.m. Downtown. flyingpigmarathon.com.

MUSIC: To the Hands, 3 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth St., Downtown. Joe Miller conducts the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Chamber Choir, Chamber Orchestra and Choral Conducting Alumni Choir. 513-556-4183; ccm.uc.edu/boxoffice.

ENDING SOON: 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.

Looking ahead

CHARITY: Firefighter Cook-off, Nov. 13, Cincinnati Fire Museum, 315 W. Court St., Downtown. Local firefighters show off their culinary talents to raise money for the Cincinnati Fire Museum. Dishes judged by a panel of local food experts including Chef Jean-Robert de Cavel, Chef Jon Diebold of Washington Platform, and Travis Setter, founder of Cincinnati Chowdown. Guests have opportunity to taste each dish and vote for favorite. Live music, raffles and more. $75. cincyfiremuseum.com/celebrate.