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Cincinnati Weekend: Jan. 8-10

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Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Here's a list of happenings that you don't want to miss out on. 

Cincinnati Bengals watch party at Fountain Square: Couldn’t get a ticket to the big game? Watch the Bengals take down the Steelers at Fountain Square on the Fountain Square video board. The U.S. Bank Ice Rink will be open along with the Lykins Energy Solutions Warming Tent. The game starts at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, but the ice rink and concessions are open in the afternoon.

Snow tubing at Beach Mountain: Slide down a snowy 400-foot-long run and then ride the moving carpet back up to the top. The hill features 10 lanes for tubing with sessions starting at 2 hours each. Warm up and buy hot food and beverages at the Winter chalet. There's also a play area for small children to make snowmen or snow angels and tube on a mini slop. 2590 Waterpark Drive, Mason. Friday-Sunday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Tickets range from $17-$25. 

Cincinnati Museum's Tree of Life: The 16-foot- tall Tree of Life by local artist Matt Kotlarczyk is ready for everyone's New Year's wishes. The tree is a giant interactive exhibit that encourages visitors to place handwritten wishes for the New Year into glass vials that then adorn the tree, bringing it to life. After January 10, the wishes will be collected and burned. The ashes will then be used to fertilize a new tree, planted in the spring, signifying rebirth and a new start. 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati. Free admission. 

Amsoil Arenacross: As the official feeder system for the Monster Energy Supercross, AMSOIL Arenacross brings up-and-coming motocross riders from around the world, competing to make it to the top tier of the sport. The event, held at U.S. Bank Arena, features some of the tightest tracks in the world, filled with difficult challenges, airtime, intense speed, and close-contact racing. Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 12 p.m. 100 Broadway, Cincinnati.  Tickets range from $10-$50.

Free Stargazes at Stonelick State Park: Join amateur astronomers to view planets, galaxies, nebulae, star clusters and stars Saturday night. Astronomers will be on hand to answer questions and provided telescope views. Begins at dusk, weather permitting. Stonelick State Park, Goshen.

I'm Every Woman: Covers of Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald performed by local vocalists and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. Tickets: $20 - $100+, Music Hall.

Cincinnati Wedding Showcase: With 30,000+ square feet of imaginative exhibits from over 100 of the industry’s top wedding professionals offering the most innovative and exciting ideas in wedding planning, attendees will experience the ultimate bridal experience at the Cincinnati Wedding Showcase. The event is a great way for brides, with their families and friends, to sample catering and wedding cakes, view fashion and floral trends and meet with professionals in the wedding industry. Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd. Admission is $10 and parking is free. 

Golden Globes Watch Party: The Cincinnati Film Commission will host a Golden Globes Party in honor of the Cincinnati-shot film "Carol." "Carol,”is nominated for five Golden Globes featuring nominations for Best Drama and Best Score along with nominees Cate Blanchett (Best Drama Actress), Rooney Mara (Best Drama Actress), and Todd Haynes (Best Director). Sunday beginning at 7 p.m. through the end of the Golden Globes broadcast at The Trancept, 1205 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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