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Fun things to do around town this weekend

Photo provided by BLDG Gallery. Photo provided by BLDG Gallery.
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Opening Day isn't until Monday, but there are plenty of events happening this weekend to get you pumped for the Cincinnati Reds.

Not a baseball fan? There are also several things planned that aren't Reds-related. Surprisingly.

BLDG Gallery

An Opening Day art event at BLDG Gallery with work from more than 40 artists ranging from a local to international scale themed around baseball, Cincinnati and Opening Day. Event includes music and home run derby. Celebration continues outside as Pike Street shuts down and transforms into a pop-up wiffle ball stadium.

Details: 4 p.m. Friday. Artwork on display weekdays through April 25. 30 W. Pike St., Covington. www.bldgrefuge.com.

NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Midwest Regionals

The 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Midwest Regional comes to U.S. Bank Arena for two nights. The NCAA tournament on ice is down to 16 teams, and four of those teams play in Cincinnati.

Details: 4 p.m. Friday Ferris State vs. Colgate, 8 p.m. Friday North Dakota vs. Wisconsin. Tickets $30. 100 Broadway, Downtown. www.ncaa.com.

28th Annual Oyster Festival

The Washington Platform Saloon & Restaurant with a fresh oyster menu, including Smoked Oyster Salad, Fried Oyster Tacos, and Oyster Stuffed Jalapenos. Full festival menu here.

Details: Mar. 28-May 3. 1000 Elm St., Downtown. www.washingtonplatform.com.

Art After Dark: Rococo Vibrations

The Cincinnati Art Museum invites visitors from an evening of happy hour and exclusive after hours in the galleries. Get in touch with your inner diva with the tours of powerful ladies in the Art Museum's permanent collection and the special exhibition Genius and Grace: François Boucher and the Generation of 1700.

Details: 5-9 p.m. Friday. Free. Guided tours 5:30 p.m. (members-only), 6:30 & 7:30 (general public). www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org.

Streetpops 2014 Opening Party

Celebrate spring with new flavors from the deep-freeze of Streetpop's kitchen and some eats at the C'est Cheese food truck.

Details: 5-10 p.m. Friday. 1437 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. www.streetpops.com.

Reds Opening Day "Eve" Party at the Phoenix

Get excited for Opening Day with live music, food, beer, wine and cocktails at the Reds Opening Day 'Eve' Party. The event benefits the Reds Community Fund with a silent auction, split the pot and a Reds merchandise raffle.

Details: 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday. $25, $20 in advance. 812 Race St., Downtown. www.thephx.com.

FF&E: BIG 2014

An evening to recognize the movers and shakers around Cincinnati that have founded successful companies, events or influenced culture in the Queen City. Molly Wellmann , who owns Japp's, Old Kentucky Bourbon Bar and co-owns of Neon's, hip-hop artist Buggs Tha Rocka, Bob Bonder of Tazza Mia/co-founder of Rhinegeist, and Jon Curl (Jon Jon) of Q102 are among those being recognized. Entertainment by Scooter and Lavelle. DJ Clockwork's official Birthday Bash and Miss Dakota's Gypsy Rose Burlesque Show.

Details: 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday. Free. Age 21+. Cincinnati Horseshoe Casino, 1000 Broadway St., Pendleton. www.horseshoecincinnati.com.

Baseball Art/Memorabilia Party at Christian Moerlein Brewery & Taproom

Kick off the 2014 baseball season two days before Opening Day at Christian Moerlein's new venue in Over-the-Rhine. The event includes sports artists Chris Felix, Brent Naughton and Scott Hannig, a sports memorabilia silent auction and live music. Proceeds benefit the Reid Rizzo Foundation.

Details: 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday. 12 p.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Free. 1621 Moore St., Over-the-Rhine. www.christianmoerlein.com.

YP Fur Night - Shop + Sip Fur A Cause

Shop women's clothing and accessories at Sloane Boutique and 20% of all retail sales will be donated to SPCA Cincinnati. Complimentary wine and sweets from wineCRAFT, 1215 Wine Bar & Coffee Lab and Sweet Petit Desserts. Limited quanity of YP Fur Ball tickets available for purchase for $75.

Details: 7-10 p.m. Saturday. Sloane Boutique, 1216 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine. www.spcacincinnati.org.

Brunch Unplugged

The Famous Neon's Unplugged is serving classic brunch dishes by Taste513. Menu includes smoked bacon burger, ‘Eggs not Benedict,' chorizo taco and croissant sandwich. Bloody Marys and Mimosas all day long. Music by Jeremy Pinnell and the 55's from 2-5 p.m.

Details: 12-5 p.m. every Sunday (weather permitting). Neon's, 208 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine. www.neons-unplugged.com.

 

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-Kelly Taylor @cincywanderlust

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