Category: Event Preview

Fests, fairs and outdoor fun in Cincinnati

City Flea at Washington Park

Summertime fun is always close at hand in Cincinnati. It’s a rare weekend that doesn’t have a festival, fair or music event to make the steamy summer air sizzle. Here’s a Makers’ dozen of summer attractions that support our local creatives and charitable organizations.

Cincinnati Opera 2018 season preview

During the trial, Pink (Étienne Dupuis) is taunted by the specter of his wife (Caroline Bleau) while The Judge (Marcel Beaulieu) looks on.

Not unlike some events traditionally scheduled during the summer, Cincinnati Opera’s 2018 season will offer “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” – plus Giuseppe Verdi’s beloved classic “La Traviata,” to boot.

What to Do/See/Hear | May 30-June 5

Summerfair Cincinnati

Astronomers and sticklers will tell you that summer does not officially begin until June 21. These people have apparently not experienced either Cincinnati’s arts scene or humid heat in late May and early June. To my allergy-clouded eyes, it looks like summer to me. Judge for yourself.

Summerfair makes a splash at Coney Island

Patrons of Summerfair Cincinnati walk the grounds of Coney Island

The first weekend of June signals the opening of Summerfair at Coney Island. The fine arts and crafts show marks its 51st year with more than 300 exhibitors from across the U.S. The juried exhibition includes works ranging from ceramics and sculpture to painting and photography.

Nonprofit Leadership Summit promotes building a strong culture

Kishshana Palmer

The Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Cincinnati Chapter will hold its 17th annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit titled “Culture Eats Philanthropy for Breakfast.” Kishshana Palmer will speak on building a successful organizational culture to enhance the satisfaction of a nonprofit’s team, its donors and the community.