Monday, April 18
FAMILY: Butterflies Along the Nile, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Soar back in time to ancient Egyptian gardens and immerse yourself in lush floral exhibits with inspiration taken from actual paintings found in temples and tombs. Colorful butterflies float gracefully around the room. $10, $7 children, free ages 4-under. Runs March 19-June 19.
FOOD: Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Week. Runs April 18-24 at participating restaurants. 3-course prix fixe dinners for $26, $36 and $46. greatercincinnatirestaurantweek.com.
MUSIC: Jazz at the Memo: A Tribute to Kenny Garrett featuring the Cole Baker Trio, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Series features some of the finest of Cincinnati’s thriving jazz scene. $8, $6 students. memorialhallotr.com.
Tuesday, April 19
HEALTH: Workout on the Green, 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Free workouts on the great lawn. Runs April 5-May 31. washingtonpark.org.
MUSIC: Justin Bieber, Heritage Bank Center.
MUSIC: Music Live at Lunch: Danielle Hundley, 12:10 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth St., Downtown. Free. christchurchcincinnati.com.
Wednesday, April 20
FILM: Cindependent Film Series: “Donbass,” 6:30-9:30 p.m., Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. Screening of anti-war dark comedy by Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa. A discussion follows. Free. cindependentfilmfest.org.
HEALTH: Yoga on the Levee, 6 p.m., Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way. Sage Yoga Hot + Pilates leads classes at Aquarium Plaza. Runs Wednesdays April 6-Oct. 26. Free.
MUSIC: Candlebox Unplugged, Memorial Hall.
THEATER: Disney’s Frozen, The Broadway Musical, Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. This all-new production was created for the stage by an award-winning creative team, featuring the songs you know and love from the original film, plus an expanded score with a dozen new musical numbers. This production is for ages 6-up. Children under the age of 2 will not be admitted. Runs April 20-May 1. cincinnatiarts.org.
THEATER: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Warsaw Federal Incline Theater, 801 Matson Place, East Price Hill. Broadway’s greatest farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and funny. The play takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2,000-year old comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville. Runs April 20-May 15. 513-241-6550. cincinnatilandmarkproductions.com.
Thursday, April 21
COMEDY: Tim McLaughlin, Go Bananas, 8410 Market Place Lane, Montgomery. Runs April 21-24. $10-$15. gobananascomedy.com.
COMEDY: Lewis Black: Off the Rails Tour, Taft Theatre.
MUSIC: Tunes & Blooms: The Cliftones, 6 p.m., Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3400 Vine St., Avondale. Live music every Thursday in April.
MUSIC: James McMurtry, Memorial Hall. With BettySoo.
THEATER: Oklahoma!, 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Sharonville Cultural Arts Center, 11165 Reading Road. $15. sharonvilleculturalarts.org.
Friday, April 22
ART OPENING: 8th Biennial Member Show, Fitton Center for the Arts, 101 S. Monument St., Hamilton. Runs through July 1. fittoncenter.org.
ART OPENING: Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 E. Freedom Way, Downtown. Exhibition features works by non-incarcerated artists as well as those formerly incarcerated and those personally impacted by the U.S. prison system. Exhibition is included with museum admission. freedomcenter.org.
ART OPENING: Alissa Ohashi: Sonder, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Baker Hunt Cultural Center, Covington. Columbus-based artist showcases over a dozen new works. Runs April 22-May 13. Registration required. bakerhunt.org.
COMEDY: Bill Bellamy, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Runs April 22-23. liberty.funnybone.com.
DANCE: Dance ’22, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, NKU’s School of the Arts, Corbett Theatre, Nunn Drive, Highland Heights. Featuring a company of young dance artists and new, innovative works by faculty, guest artists and nationally renowned choreographers. nku.edu.
FAMILY: Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters, 7:30 p.m., Fitton Center for the Arts, 101 S. Monument St., Hamilton. $5-$7. fittoncenter.org.
MUSIC: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Classical Roots, 7:30 p.m., Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Featuring Classical Roots Community Mass Choir, William Henry Caldwell, resident conductor, Ciara Harper, soloist, Noël Walton, soloist, Talise Trevigne, soprano, Norm Lewis, baritone, Members of the Nouveau Program, Marion Peraza de Webb, artistic advisor and coach; Felipe Morales-Torres, coach. cincinnatisymphony.org.
MUSIC: Bluegrass Night with Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass, 7-9 p.m., Fibonacci Brewing Co., 1445 Compton Road, Mount Healthy. Free.
MUSIC: Live at the Levee, 7-9 p.m., Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way. This week: Frankly Speaking. Free.
MUSIC: The Mortals, Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary. With the Raging Nathans, Ravagers, Suzi Moon.
MUSIC: Spring Concert Series, 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. April 22: Ark Band. April 23: Hurricane. April 29: Sarah Asher with Dan Van Vechten and New Moons. April 30: Madqueen. May 7: Cincy Cinco. May 13: Naked Karate Girls. May 14: Maurice Mattei and the Tempers, with the New Usuals and the Electric Indigo. May 20: Noah Smith’s Crooner Circus. May 21: Siri Imani with Eugenius and Deuces II. May 27: Erin Coburn with Michael Moeller and LoopManDan. May 28: Veronica Grim with Alex Salcido and Hayden Kaye. May 29: Jeremy Pinnell with Wonky Tonk and Dead Man String Band. Free. myfountainsquare.com.
OUTDOORS: Community Day: Earth Day, Great Parks of Hamilton County. Free entry at all Great Parks without the need for a motor vehicle permit. greatparks.org.
SPORTS: Cincinnati Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals, Great American Ball Park. Runs April. 22-24..
THEATER: Motherhood Out Loud, Lyric Theater, 1530 Central Ave., Middletown. Shatters traditional notions about parenthood. Runs April 22-30. 513-425-7140; middletownlyric.org.
THEATER: Hexes and Vexes, A Dungeons and Dragons Interactive Experience, 7 p.m. Friday, 7 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday, Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, 1763 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton. Playhouse in the Park Off the Grid. $30. cincyplay.com.
Saturday, April 23
ART: In the Clouds Workshop, 1-3 p.m., The Carnegie, Scott St., Covington. Community can participate in artist-led workshop to make cloud installations to be exhibited. Free. thecarnegie.com/education.
ART: Workshop: Confessional Writing, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Women Writing for (a) Change. Ajanae Dawkins leads workshop exploring authenticity in writing. Free, but registration required. womenwriting.org.
ART: Closing Reception: Duncanson Artist-in-Residence, 7-9 p.m., Artsville, 5021 Whetsel Ave., Madisonville. Lively night of spoken word and music with artist Ajanae Dawkins. Free, but registration required. taftmuseum.org.
BARS: Braxton Anniversary Party, 11 a.m.-midnight, Braxton Brewing Co., 27 W. Seventh St., Covington. DJ playing tunes on the rooftop, live music in the taproom, new merchandise, alcoholic slushies on the rooftop, and the release of anniversary beer Lemon Raspberry Milkshake IPA.
CHARITY: Kara-palooza PJ Party, 7-11 p.m., The Windamere, 2 S. Main St., Middletown. Benefits Kara Goheen Friends & Furball Fund. Games, movies, snacks, raffles and cash bar. Be 13 again and wear your favorite PJs. $20. eventbrite.com.
COMEDY: Dave Stone Takes Over Helltown, 7:30 p.m., The Comet, 4579 Hamilton Ave., Northside. $20. bombsawaycomedy.com.
COMEDY: Tim Dillon, Taft Theatre.
EARTH DAY: Greater Cincinnati Earth Day Festival, noon-5 p.m., Summit Park,4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash. One of the largest environmental educational events in the region. Over 125 exhibitors, local music, local vegetarian food, MadTree Brewing craft beer and more. facebook.com.
EARTH DAY: Art & Earth Day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum, 1763 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton. Local experts from Miami University lead guided tree tours, bird hikes, Ancient Sculpture Museum guided tours, yoga classes, and multiple kids’ workshops throughout the day. A juried “en plein air” art competition takes place during the day, and food and beverages will be available for purchase. $10, $5 ages 6-12, free ages 5-under. pyramidhill.org.
FAMILY: President U.S. Grant Birthday Party, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Susanna Way, New Richmond. Village-wide birthday party to celebrate the 200th birthday of Ulysses S. Grant. discoverclermont.com.
FILM: Winterfilm IX, 6 p.m., Woodward Theater, Main St., Over-the-Rhine. 20 filmmakers from around the southeastern and central Ohio region created 20 independent short films in one month. Watch each and vote for your favorite. $15. cincyticket.com.
FOOD: Tony Pagano Italian Dinner, 5-7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Visitation Church, 3172 South Road, Green Township. Drive-thru only. Sponsored by St. Joseph of the Three Rivers K of C. $12, $5 ages 6-10, free ages under 5. 513-477-2217; stjosephkofc.org.
HEALTH: Health Fair, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Price Hill Recreation Center, 959 Hawthorne Ave., East Price Hill. Free COVID-19 test kits, vaccines including second boosters for those ages 50-up, food distribution, food trucks, health screenings and more. Free.
MUSEUMS: Heroines of Our History, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Heritage Village Museum, 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville. Celebrate some extraordinary women from our region with reenactors, vendors and hands-on activities. $10, $5 ages 5-11. heritagevillagecincinnati.org.
MUSIC: Shades of Buble, 7:30 p.m., Fitton Center for the Arts, 101 S. Monument St., Hamilton. fittoncenter.org.
MUSIC: Jimmy Webb: The Glen Campbell Years, Memorial Hall.
MUSIC: SONUS, 7 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth St., Downtown. A cappella choir performs music from centuries-old European works to beloved modern composers. Free. christchurchcincinnati.com.
MUSIC: Aly & AJ, Bogart’s.
MUSIC: For King & Country, BB&T Arena.
MUSIC: Kenny Loggins, Hard Rock Casino Ballroom.
SHOPPING: Hull Pottery Regional Show and Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 9306 Schulze Drive, West Chester Township. Free admission. Information: Harold Marmon 302-249-2842.
SHOPPING: Cincinnati Zoo’s Native Plant Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bowyer Farm, 2210 Mason-Montgomery Road, Lebanon. Credit cards only. Advance reservations required due to limited parking. Few appointments remain for this sale, but future sales take place May 14, May 28, June 11, July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Sept. 24 and Oct. 8. Register: cincinnatizoo.org.
THEATER: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown: The Musical, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Sharonville Cultural Arts Center, 11165 Reading Road, Sharonville. $15. sharonvilleculturalarts.org.
TOURS: Milford Historic Home Tour, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Promont House, 906 Main St., Milford. Start at Promont to receive tour book, visit nine historic homes in any order. First historic home tour in Milford since 2009. Homes range from 90 years to over 200 years old, from small bungalows to large three-story homes. $40. eventbrite.com.
Sunday, April 24
CHARITY: March for Babies, 9 a.m., 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Downtown. Benefits March for Babies. Information: Grace Rohlfs 513-370-5006; marchforbabies.org.
CHARITY: Dinika Thomas Memorial Walk, 8:30 a.m., Xavier University, Evanston. Begins near Manor House Apartments on Ledgewood Drive. Benefits Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. $30. https://bit.ly/3JBapg5
COMEDY: Rob Ward’s Funny Bone Showcase, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. liberty.funnybone.com.
FOOD: Beer Burger Brunch, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., PAR-Projects, 1662 Hoffner St., Northside. Enjoy a free burger, live music and studio tours. Cash bar. parprojects.com.
MUSIC: Robyn Hitchcock, Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary.
MUSIC: Westwood First Concert Series: Heather MacPhail/The Mighty Organ, 2:30 p.m., Westwood First Presbyterian Church, 3011 Harrison Ave., Westwood. Free. 513-661-6846.
MUSIC: Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra: Poetic Epics, 2 and 7 p.m., Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.
MUSIC: Musical Brunch: The Queen City Silver Stars, Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. Includes live music, brunch buffet, two tickets to mimosa/bellini bar or bloody mary bar, coffee, hot and iced tea, and free parking. $55. cincinnatimagazine.com/musicalbrunch.
SHOPPING: Burlington Antique Show, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Boone County Fairgrounds, 5819 Idlewild Road, Burlington. Over 200 dealers of antiques, vintage jewelry, primitives, garden and architectural elements, mid-century collectibles, memorabilia, Americana, one of a kind finds and retro furniture. $6 early birds (6 a.m. entry), $4, free ages 12-under. burlingtonantiqueshow.com.
SPORTS: FC Cincinnati vs LAFC, TQL Stadium, 1501 Central Parkway, West End. Orange Out Night. fccincinnati.com.
TOURS: Beyond the Curb: Newport, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wooden Cask Brewing Co., 629 York St., Newport. Self-guided tour of 14 properties in Newport’s west side and Clifton neighborhoods. Pick up wristband and tour booklet at brewery to start. $15. eventbrite.com.
CHARITY: Signmakers Circus, June 18, American Sign Museum, 1330 Monmouth Ave., Camp Washington. Benefits American Sign Museum. $50. americansignmuseum.org.