Monday, Nov. 1
MUSIC: Zach Bryan, Bogart’s.
Tuesday, Nov. 2
CIVIC: Election day. Come out and vote! vote411.org.
MUSIC: Daughtry, Andrew J. Brady Icon Music Center. With Sevendust, Tremonti and Travis Bracht.
Wednesday, Nov. 3
COMEDY: Craig Conant, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Only one night. From 21 years and up. liberty.funnybone.com.
MUSIC: The districts, Madison live. With girl puppy.
MUSIC: Raul Midon, Mindehallen.
MUSIC: Daniel Sloss, Bogart’s. With Kai Humphries.
MUSIC: Excavated, Legends. 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 sharks visit from Newport Aquarium. $ 23, includes breakfast buffet and beverages. 513-863-8873 locally. 110; fittoncenter.org.
FOOD: Crab Festival, Wednesday-Sunday through Nov. 22, Washington Platform, 1000 Elm St., Downtown. Reservations: 513-421-0110.
Thursday, Nov. 4
COMEDY: Northside & Southside Vibe, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. From 21 years and up. liberty.funnybone.com.
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, Bogarts.
FILM: Movie Night on the Levee, 19-21, Newport on the Levee, One Levee Way, Newport. November 4: Raya and the last dragon. Nov. 11: Peter Rabbit Nov. 18: Cruella. Nov 25 L The Croods and New Age. Dec 2: Elf. December 9: Grinchen. December 16: Santa Claus. December 23: Polar Express. For free.
MUSEUM: A Portrait of Jewish Cincinnati, 17.30-20.00, Skirball Museum, 3101 Clifton Ave., Clifton. The exhibition features portraits of Cincinnati movers and shakers from the early 19th century to the present day. Reservations required to open the reception, which includes comments from community representatives and descendants of some of the portrait subjects. Runs Nov. 4-Jan. 30. 513-487-3231; csm.huc.edu.
POETRY: Say it out loud: Poetry and written words, 19.00, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Kara Walker is a storyteller with a unique way of telling stories. Experience Kara Walker: Cut to Quick and Walker’s narrative inclinations with an intimate evening of poetry and spoken word performances by local Cincinnati voices. Plus, come early and experience the exhibition opening from kl. 17-19. Free, but reservation required for the poetry event due to current COVID-19 guidelines. cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
SPORT: Cincinnati Cyclones vs. Iowa Heartlanders, 19:30 Thursday, 19:30 Saturday, Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. $ 1 beer night and it’s Pucks & Pups night too. cycloneshockey.com.
Friday the 5th of November
ART: Signal, Micheal McCaffrey, Misfits, Epiphanies, 18-21, Manifest Gallery, 2727 Woodburn Ave., Walnut Hills. Four unique openings. Runs November 5-Dec. 3. manifestgallery.org.
ART: Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Contemporary artist re-examines archetypes from American history that continue to shape structures in modern culture. The exhibition asks the viewer to look deeper instead of away. Runs Nov. 5-Jan. 17. $ 12. cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
COMEDY: Dan Cummins: Symphony of Insanity Tour, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Runs 5.-6. November. From 21 years and up. liberty.funnybone.com.
MUSIC: Ledisi, Taft Theater. With Kenyon Dixon. Wild Card Tour.
MUSIC: Share McCoury Band with Slippery Creek, Mindehallen.
HOLIDAY: Christkindlmarkt German Christmas Market, 17.00-22.00 Friday, 11.00-22.00 Saturday, noon-17.00 Sunday, Germania Park, 3529 W. Kemper Road, Colerain Township. German food, cakes, merchandise imported from Germany, locally handmade objects, craft demonstrations, car rides, children’s lantern parade and children’s zoo and much more. $ 5 admission. free for 12-under. Runs 5.-7. November. germaniasociety.com.
DANCE: Cincinnati Ballet: King Arthur’s Camelot, 8pm Friday, 2pm and 8pm Saturday, 1pm Sunday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Runs 5.-7. November. cballet.org.
THEATER: A Christmas Story: The Musical, La Comedia Dinner Theater, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro. Runs November 5-Dec. 31. lacomedia.com.
FAMILY: The Little Mermaid, 19:30, Fitton Center for the Arts, 101 S. Monument St., Hamilton. $ 5- $ 7. fittoncenter.org.
HALLOWEEN CLOSES SOON: Terror Town, 19: 00-02: 00 Friday-Saturday, 1449 Greenbush Cobb Road, Williamsburg. Runs Sept. 3-Nov. 6. $ 25- $ 35. allhallowsevellc.com.
HOLIDAY: Warming holiday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Main St., Waynesville. Buy local, specialty, art, antique and boutique shops decorated for the holidays. waynesvilleshops.com.
THEATER: Champions of Magic, Friday-Saturday, Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Downtown.
Saturday the 6th of November
DIGNITY: DAV 5K, 9.00, The Banks, Downtown. Run, walk, roll or ride to raise awareness of the problems our sick and wounded veterans face every day. dav.org.
INSTRUCTIONS: Star and stripes, 17:30, Waypoint Aviation, Lunken Airport, 4765 Airport Road East End. Dinner buffet, cash bar, silent auction, docudrama short film premiere, live music and dance. Benefits Honor Flight Tri-State. 50 USD. 513-277-9626; honorflighttristate.org.
MUSIC: Styx, Hard Rock Casino.
MUSIC: Silversun Pickups, PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation. With Zella Day.
MUSIC: Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening, Andrew J. Icon Music Center.
FAMILY: Dino Stroll, 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 moving and roaring. In addition to the 75 dinosaurs, you can see and interact with dragons. Timed tickets every 30 minutes. $ 24.99. Free for children under 2 years, military and veterans with military ID. dinostroll.com.
FESTIVAL: Whiskey City Festival, 19.00-22.00, Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St. Demonstrates the city’s ties to the distillation industry with whiskey-related activities, including special tastings of selected distillers, master distillers, craft breweries and local wineries, plus educational exhibitions, live music, food and more. Whiskey City Spirit 5K at 11 includes running shirt and souvenir drinking glasses. $ 60 VIP, $ 25 designated driver. downtownlawrenceburg.com.
HOLIDAY: Skating rink and bumper cars, 10.00-22.00, Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Opening weekend. Large opening and felling party on the square at 8-12 Saturday.
MUSIC: Farewell Angelina, 20.00, Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive. $ 31- $ 34. 513-867-5348; fairfieldoh.gov/tickets.
Sunday, Nov. 7
COMEDY: Bill Maher, Taft Theater.
MUSIC: “Celebration of Life” for Larry Goshorn, Madison Theater.
FAMILY: 19th Century Harvest Jamboree, 13.00-17.00, Shawnee Lookout, 2008 Lawrenceburg Road, North Bend. Fun family activities and games include tomahawk throwing, old-fashioned games, Dutch oven cooking and demonstrations of food preservation and more. For free. greatparks.org.
MUSIC: Westwood First Concert Series: Faux Frenchmen, 14:30, Westwood First Presbyterian Church, 3011 Harrison Ave. For free. 513-661-6846.
RECREATION: Bud Light Tailgate Zone at The Banks, 10.00-13.00, Freedom Way between Main and Walnut streets. Pregame party with live music, Bud Bar, jersey makeover and more. Free access.
LEISURE: FCC Pre-game Party, 12.30-15.30, Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.
SPORT: FC Cincinnati vs Atlanta United FC, 15.30, TQL Stadium, 1501 Central Pkwy, West End.
SPORT: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Cleveland Browns, 13.00, Paul Brown Stadium, One Paul Brown Way, Downtown.
END: West End, Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mount Adams Circe, Mount Adams. World premiere game by Keith Josef Adkins. Runs October 9-Nov. 7. This drama takes place in 1941 in Cincinnati’s West End and sheds light on a transforming chapter in local history. cincyplay.com.
Look forward to
CHARITY: Cooking for Critters Crockpot Cook-Off, Nov. 14, Patrick’s Sports Bar, 5060 Crookshank Road, Westwood. $ 5 to taste and rate. Benefits UCAN Non-Profit Pet Care Clinic. 513-721-7387; ucancincinnati.org.
INSTRUCTIONS: Aeqai Fundraiser, Nov. 18, Annex Gallery at Pendleton Arts Center, 1310 Pendleton St., Pendleton. Contains silent auction of works by local, regional and national artists in a curated exhibition. Light snacks and cash bar. Benefits Aeqai online visual art magazine. Free to join. Reservations no later than 11 November firstname.lastname@example.org.
INSTRUCTIONS: Independence Ball, November 20, Sterling Event Center, 4042 Turkeyfoot Road, Erlanger. Dinner, drinks and dancing to honor individuals and businesses that gave the most impact this year to local veterans. Sponsored by American Legion Moon Brothers Post 275. $ 30. eventbrite.com.