Taste of Blue Ash, a popular event north of downtown Cincinnati, takes place over three days serving a variety of food, big music acts and family events. (Photo: Flickr user haglundc)
Find out what's on tap this weekend around Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and make a plan.
Taste of Blue Ash
The popular (and delicious) event north of downtown Cincinnati takes place over three days serving a variety of food, big music acts and family events. Headliners include The Charlie Daniels Band, Michael McDonald + TOTO and Kellie Pickler.
The reds take on a three-game series at home against the Atlanta Braves. Fans enjoy Fireworks Friday, Cincinnati Zoo Bald Eagle Nights on Saturday and the first 8,000 kids 14 and younger on Sunday get a Todd Frazier plush toy.
Details: 7:10 p.m. Friday, 7:10 p.m. Saturday, 1:10 p.m. Sunday. Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown. $5-$230. www.reds.com.
Cincy Brew Ha-Ha
The 8th annual beer and comedy festival features more than 100 beers and 50 comedians across four stages. Event benefits local charities like The Cure Starts Now Foundation, an organization aiming to cure all cancers.
Details: 5 p.m.-midnight Friday, 4 p.m.-midnight Saturday. Sawyer Point, Pete Rose Way, Downtown. $5 wristband, beer tickets $1 each, comedy free. Ages 21 and up. www.cincybrewhaha.com.
Germania Society Oktoberfest
The 50th annual event serving authentic German foods, Wine, Schnapps and 60 taps of beer. Entertainment includes music, Tug-o-War and kids activities.
Two-day festival for jazz lovers from around the region, presented by Learning Through Art, Inc. Event includes concerts at Washington Park and School for Creative and Performing Arts. Friday features Gregory Porter and Mandy Gaines. Saturday includes CJ2 Jazz Camp, A Black Anthology of Music with Kathy Wade, Phil DeGreg and Baba Charles Miller and Piano Picnic in the Park with Jim Connerly, Phil DeGreg, Billy Larkin, Charles Ramsey, III, Cheryl Renee, Steve Schmidt and Erwin Stuckey.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Saturday (performance times vary).Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Free admission. www.crownjewelsofjazzfestival.com.
Cincy Summer Streets
A celebration of Cincinnati's city streets and public spaces by creating a car-free area with art, dancing, bike riding, yoga and more.
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