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Fun things to do around town this weekend

Kelly Rippin hangin' out with the fish Friday morning at the Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show. Kelly Rippin hangin' out with the fish Friday morning at the Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show.
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Everyone rejoice. The weekend is finally here.

Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show

Calling all outdoor and sports enthusiasts. There are more than 400 vendors representing boats, marine services, campers, travel trailers, travel destinations and outdoor recreation.

Details: Jan. 17 - Jan. 26. 525 Elm St., Downtown. www.cincinnatiboatshow.com.

Cincinnati Golf Show

21st annual show coincides with the Travel, Sports & Boat Show at Duke Energy Convention Center. It offers professional instruction, deals on golf equipment, club fittings and even a free computerized swing analysis. "To find a man's true character, play golf with him." – P.G. Wodehouse

Details: Friday-Sunday. 525 Elm St., Downtown. www.cincinnatigolfshow.com.

'Avant Garden' Spring Floral Show at Krohn Conservatory

Possibly the best smelling spot in town. You'll find a variety of exotic spring bulbs, fragrant shrubs and bright annuals not typically found in the common spring garden. We're talking red crown imperials, twisted grasses, water hyacinths, brilliant blue delphiniums and even black tulips. I actually don't know what any of those look like.

Details: Opens Saturday through end of March. 1501 Eden Park Dr., Eden Park. www.cincinnatiparks.com/krohn.

Jungle Jim's Barrel Aged Beer Bash

A festival welcoming beer enthusiasts with an appreciation for the darker side of beer. Try rare barrel aged creations from several different breweries from across the country inside the Oscar Event Center.

Details: Friday, 7-9 PM. General admission $35. Designated Driver $15. 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield. www.junglefests.com.

Mascot Broom Ball at Fountain Square

Bring your family down for an epic broomball showdown between Cincinnati's favorite mascots. Just some of the characters you'll see - Mr. Redlegs, Flying Pig, XU's Blue Blob and even P&G's Charmin Bear. Meet & greet opportunities before and after the game. And it's free.

Details: Saturday beginning at 11:30 AM. 520 Vine St., Downtown. www.myfountainsquare.com.

Prohibition Party at Rhinegeist

Break out the top hats, canes and zoot suits and get ready to party like it's 1929. Sip some Rhinegeist brews while enjoying music by the 9-piece party horn band, The Cincy Brass. There's even a Flapper/Dapper Contest for the best dressed.

Details: Saturday at 8 PM. No cover. 1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. www.rhinegeist.com.

CCM's Moveable Feast

Enjoy artistic and culinary delights while exploring CCM village at the University of Cincinnati. Performances include musical theatre, dance, opera, choral music, chamber music, wind symphony, piano and more.

Details: Friday. UC's College-Conservatory of Music. 2600 Clifton Ave., Clifton Heights. www.ccm.uc.edu.

African Culture Fest at Cincinnati Museum Center

The 28th annual event gives you a taste of Africa's diversity. Sample authentic goods and food from an African marketplace, listen to tales by narrators and watching performances by African drummers and dancers. There's even an African village with full-size huts and demonstrations.

Details: Saturday through Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. www.cincymuseum.org.

Journey to the South Pacific at Omnimax Theater

Explore the South Pacific coral reefs and learn about the people living on the surrounding islands who work to live in harmony with ocean marine life. The movie teaches the importance of protecting the ocean and its inhabitants. Plus, everything looks cool at the Omnimax.

Details: Opens Friday. 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. www.cincymuseum.org.

Euchre Tournament at The Sandbar

Are you a master at Euchre? Then grab a friend and register to play in a Euchre tournament this weekend. First and second place win cash prices, plus food and drink specials. Proceeds benefit the Midwest Rugby Development Foundation. 

Details: Saturday, 12:30-5 PM. 4609 Kellogg Ave., East End. www.thesandbarcincinnati.com.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events

See a list of scheduled events happening Monday around the Tri-State.

 

Do you have an upcoming event you'd like to see here? Email or tweet me. See more at events.fox19.com/.

-Kelly Taylor @cincywanderlust

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