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Things to do in Cincinnati this weekend

The “Queen of Soul” is making her Cincinnati Pops debut. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Ryan Arrowsmith) The “Queen of Soul” is making her Cincinnati Pops debut. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Ryan Arrowsmith)
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With temperatures nearing record highs this weekend, don’t let the heat keep you from checking out some of the city’s coolest events!

Saturday, July 23

62nd Annual Jerry Moore Antique and Classic Car Parade

Visitors can walk around and talk to owners or just admire hundreds of classic cars.

Location: Walmart Supercenter (1505 Main St.) to 101 High St., Time: 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Admission: FREE Website: http://antiquecars.org/

Cincy Soul: The Black Taste of Cincinnati

It’s the first year for the event which will feature 34 small, minority-owned eateries from the Cincinnati area.

Location: 5th Street, between Vine and Walnut. Time:11:00 am- 6:00 pm. Admission: FREE Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/274173642947246/

FC Cincinnati vs. Louisville City FC

Location: Nippert Stadium, 2700 Bearcat Way, Time: 4:00 p.m., Tickets: Starting at $5, Website: http://www.fccincinnati.com/tickets

X-Mas in July with Naked Karate Girls

This Christmas in July extravaganza will feature an ugly Christmas shirt contest and photos with Santa and his elves. Proceeds will benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation, and Toys for Tots will be accepting new, unwrapped toys as donations.

Location: Bogart’s, 2621 Vine St., Time: 7:00 p.m., Admission: $10 Website: http://www.bogarts.com/EventDetail?tmeventid=160050DCACC53FB9&offerid=27628

Tosca

Cincinnati Opera presents Tosca, one of the best-loved operas of all time. The performance will be sung in Italian with projected translations, and it will run approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Location: Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Time: 7:30 p.m., Tickets: Starting at $39, Website: http://www.cincinnatioperanow.org/tosca/

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo

We Live For Love Tour

Location: Taft Theatre, 317 E. Fifth St., Time: 8:00 p.m., Tickets: Starting at $32.50, Website: http://tafttheatre.org/events/2016/07/pat-benatar-neil-giraldo

Bye Bye Liver: The Cincinnati Drinking Play

Sketch comedy and social satire that pokes fun at the follies of drinking in various sketches, and audience interactions

Location: Below Zero Lounge, 1120 Walnut St., Time: 8:00 p.m. Admission: $18, $15 in advance, 21+, Website: byebyeliver.com

Sunday, July 24

MainStrasse Village Bazaar

A monthly marketplace featuring a variety of antique, vintage and re-purposed items such as furniture, home goods and decor, architectural elements, tools, jewelry, clothing, gadgets, collectibles and more.

Location: MainStrasse Village, Main St., Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Admission: FREE Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/499086283524425/

USTA National Father and Son Clay Court Championships

Watch some of the best amateur tennis in the Midwest, including local, regional, and national teams.

Location: Cincinnati Tennis Club, 1880 Dexter Ave., Time: 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m., Admission: FREE Website: http://www.fsclay.com/

The Good People Festival

A family-friendly day of gratitude, featuring music, local vendors, food trucks, and craft stations for the kids!

Location: Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center, 620 Greenup St., Time: 12:00 – 6:00 p.m., Admission: FREE Website: https://www.gratefulgrahams.com/good-people-festival/

All the Great Books (Abridged)

Cincy Shakes presents a comically compact compilation of the world's greatest literature. Watch three actors cover over 90 books in 90 minutes, featuring works from 1984 to Wuthering Heights.

Location: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, 719 Race St., Time: 2:00 p.m., Tickets: $22-38 Website: http://cincyshakes.com/events/all-the-great-books-abridged/

PNC Bank Summer Music Series: Gospel Sunday

Weekly free gospel music performances at Fountain Square.

Location: Fountain Square, Fifth and Vine St., Time: 4:00-7:00 p.m.(Doug Williams), Admission: FREE Website: http://myfountainsquare.com/

Aretha Franklin with Cincinnati Pops

The “Queen of Soul” is making her Cincinnati Pops debut.

Location: Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave.,Time: 8:00 p.m., Tickets: Starting at $35 Website: http://cincinnatisymphony.org/pops

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