Monday, May 22
FAMILY: Butterflies of the Meadow, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Runs March 25-June 18. Admission is $10, $7 for ages 5-17 and free for ages 4-under. cincinnati-oh-gov.
FILM: “Cadejo Blanco,” 7:30 p.m., Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. $12-$15. Cincyticket.com.
MUSEUM: Bricktionary: The Ultimate Lego A-Z, Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. Runs Thursday-Monday through June 5. Timed entry: $11.50-$22.50 general; VIP enter any time: $16.50-$27.50. cincymuseum.org.
MUSIC: Jazz at the Park: Ben Levin, 6-9 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Free. washingtonpark.org.
SPORTS: Cincinnati Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 6:40 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 12:35 p.m. Thursday, Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown. Reds.com.
Tuesday, May 23
MUSIC: Jazz at the Square: Keigo Hirakawa Trio, 6-9 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Free. myfountainsquare.com.
MUSIC: Leonid & Friends, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Clifton. $40-$65. ludlowgaragecincinnati.com.
MUSIC: Live at Lunch: Gray Dogs, 12:10 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth St., Downtown. Free. 513-621-1817; cincinnaticathedral.com.
Wednesday, May 24
COMEDY: Jon “Polar Bear” Gonzalez, 7:30 p.m., Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. One night only. $32-$42. liberty.funnybone.com.
MUSIC: The Gilmour Project plays Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon 50th Anniversary Tour, 8 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. $30-$48. memorialhallotr.com.
MUSIC: Reggae Wednesday: Earthkry, 6-10 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Free. washingtonpark.org.
MUSIC: JAMII Community Open Mic Night, 6-9 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. 15 open mic spots and two local performers each week. Hosted by Siri Imani. Runs May 3-Sept. 27. Free. myfountainsquare.com.
OPERA: Opera Rap: The Knock, 7 p.m., Armory Mess Hall, 801 Cochran St., Fort Thomas. Cincinnati Opera presents the world stage premiere of this intimate new opera that explores the stories of military families awaiting news of their loved ones abroad. Free, reservations required. 513-241-2742; cincinnatiopera.org.
Thursday, May 25
ART: Artist Talk: Inside Out, Interplay Between Mark and Word, 6 p.m., Westheimer Gallery, 11165 Reading Road, Sharonville. Artist Priya Rama discusses her art, which is born from chronic migraines. Free.
ART: Auction of the Getty Collection, 6 p.m., Cincinnati Art Museum, Fath Auditorium, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Steven Zick discusses the 2022 auction. Hosted by Decorative Arts Society of Cincinnati. Reception follows. Free.
COMEDY: Jay Larson, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Go Bananas Comedy Club, 8410 Market Place Lane, Montgomery. $20. Gobananascomedy.com.
COMEDY: Chad and JT, 7:30 p.m., Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. One night only. $32-$57. liberty.funnybone.com.
DANCE: Salsa on the Square: Somos Musica y Sabor, Heather Sommer, 7-10 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Free. Myfountainsquare.com.
FESTIVAL: Riverfront Wine Festival, 6-10 p.m., Purple People Bridge, Newport. Celebrate National Wine Day with local wineries, live music, craft vendors and food trucks.
FILM: “If You Could Read My Mind: Remembering Gordon Lightfoot,” 7 p.m., Garfield Theatre, 719 Race St., Downtown. Documentary of Canada’s greatest singer-songwriter. $8-$12. cincyworldcinema.org.
MUSIC: Larry Fleet, 7 p.m., MegaCorp Pavilion, 101 W. Fourth St., Newport. $25-$65. promowestlive.com.
MUSIC: Gozu, 8 p.m., Southgate House Revival, Revival Room, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport. With Ancient Days, Howl at the Sky. $15-$18. southgatehouse.com.
MUSIC: Brandee Younger, 7 and 9 p.m., Caffe Vivace, 975 E. McMillan St., Walnut Hills. $30-up. caffevivace.com.
MUSIC: May Festival, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Thursday is Mozart’s Requiem; Saturday is Mahler’s Symphony of a Thousand featuring baritone Christian Immler. mayfestival.com.
MUSIC: Rockin’ the Roebling: Natural Progression, 6-10 p.m., Smale Riverfront Park, Schmidlapp Lawn, Downtown. Free.
MUSIC: RiversEdge Concert Series: Eggy, 7-10 p.m., RiversEdge Amphitheater at Marcum Park, 116 Dayton St., Hamilton. Free, upgrades available. riversedgelive.com.
NIGHTLIFE: Paper Lanterns: Burlesque & Aerial Variety Show, 7-10:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Somerhaus, 1415 Republic St., Over-the-Rhine. Celebrating Frankie Fictitious and an ensemble of performers. $45-up. eventbrite.com.
THEATER: Origin Story, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre at Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mount Adams Circle, Mount Adams. Runs through June 25. cincyplay.com. Opening night is sold out.
THEATER: Trouble in Mind, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, 1195 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Runs May 13-June 3. cincyshakes.com.
Friday, May 26
ART: Art After Dark: All Hail the Queen City, 5-9 p.m., Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Free admission. cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
ART: Final Friday, 5-9 p.m., Pendleton Art Center, 1310 Pendleton St., Pendleton. Valet parking $10 at the door, free admission. 513-421-4339; pendletonartcenter.com.
CRUISE: Murder Mystery Cruise: The Ghost of Mike Fink, 7 p.m., BB Riverboats, 101 Riverboat Row, Newport. Interactive murder mystery dinner where you solve the mystery. Reserved seating, cash bar. $65. Bbriverboats.com.
CRUISE: Rock the Boat, 10:30 p.m., Queen City Clipper, 100 O‘Fallon Ave., Dayton. Wear white for this Memorial Day Weekend party. $50. Eventbrite.com.
DANCE: USO Show and Swing Dance, 6-10 p.m., Moonlite Pavilion, Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. Sponsored by Cincinnati Warbirds Squadron 10. $20. coneyislandpark.com.
FAMILY: Fountain Festivities, 10 a.m., Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. Fun programming and activities around the fountain, which switches on at 10:30 a.m. Free. cincymuseum.org.
MUSIC: Citizen Cope, 8:30 p.m., Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Clifton. $35-$65. ludlowgaragecincinnati.com.
MUSIC: Nine Pound Hammer, 8 p.m., Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport. With Appalachiatari, Skunkdog. $12-$15. southgatehouse.com.
MUSIC: Rodney Carrington, 9 p.m., Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St., Lawrenceburg. $49-up. thelawrenceburgeventcenter.com.
MUSIC: Anthony Brown, 8 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. $26-$62.50. memorialhallotr.com.
MUSIC: Indie Friday: Jay Hill, 7-10 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Runs May 5-Sept. 29. Myfountainsquare.com.
MUSIC: Indigenous Music from the Andes, 7-9 p.m., Campbell County Public Library, 1000 Highland Ave., Fort Thomas. Featuring music from Abya Yala. Registration required. cc-pl.org/arts-culture-series-23.
MUSIC: I’m Every Woman, 8 p.m., The Redmoor, 3187 Linwood Ave., Mount Lookout. Featuring Jessica Lynne Moon, Ariel Underwood, Aprina Johnson, Lakeisa Ealy, Alexandria Hudson, Rosalind Govan and DJ Sue. $20-up. Eventbrite.com.
MUSIC: Vegas Ultimate Variety Show, 6:30-10 p.m., Gangster’s Dueling Piano Bar, 18 E. Fifth St., Newport. Dinner and show by The Edwards Twins features music of Cher, Billy Joel and more. $35-$70. Eventbrite.com.
Open Mic: Mental Health Talent Show of America, 6-9 p.m., Mecklenburg Gardens, 302 E. University Ave., Corryville. Features open mic, DJ, cash bar, early buffet and door prizes. $12.
SHOPPING: Citywide Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Villa Hills and Crescent Springs. Maps available at both city’s city buildings. villahillsky.org.
THEATER: Mama Won’t Fly, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield. Runs May 26-28. $15. fairfieldfootlighters.org.
THEATER: James and the Giant Peach, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Sorg Opera House, 63 S. Main St., Middletown. $18-$23. Cincyticket.com.
Saturday, May 27
FESTIVAL: Taste of Cincinnati, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday, Fifth St. from Walnut to Sentinel, Downtown. Tasteofcincinnati.com.
ART OPENING: AAPI Cultural Heritage Celebratory Art Exhibit, 2-6 p.m., Mount Auburn Presbyterian Church, 103 William Howard Taft Road, Mount Auburn. Free. Sosartcincinnati.com.
CHARITY: Fight Fire with Fire: Kansas Experience, 8 p.m., School for Creative and Performing Arts, Central Parkway, Over-the-Rhine. Concert features John Elefante, former lead singer with Kansas. Benefits Cincinnati Cancer Advisors. $50. eventbrite.com.
COMEDY: Christopher Titus, 7 and 9:45 p.m., Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. One night only. $37-$47. liberty.funnybone.com.
COMEDY: Helltown Comedy Showcase: Mandee McKelvey, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m., The Comet, 4579 Hamilton Ave., Northside. $10. Bombsawaycomedy.com.
CRUISE: AfroBeat Boat Ride, 9:30 p.m., 101 Riverboat Row, Newport. Ages 21-up. $45-up. eventbrite.com.
MUSIC: Dave Matthews Band, 7:30 p.m., Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. Walk Around the Moon Tour. $49-up. riverbend.org.
MUSIC: After 7, Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Clifton. $55-$85. ludlowgaragecincinnati.com.
MUSIC: Punks Care 2, Part II, 5:30 p.m., Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport. $15-$20. southgatehouse.com.
MUSIC: Fifth and Vine Live: 2nd Wind, 7-10 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Runs May 6-Oct. 7. Free. myfountainsquare.com.
MUSIC: Harlem Nights Affair, 6-11:30 p.m., The Redmoor, 3187 Linwood Ave., Mount Lookout. Music by Positive Vibe Band, Lady Joya Band. $20-$160. Eventbrite.com.
OUTDOORS: Forager’s Gathering: Spring Greens, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center, Long Branch Farm & Trails, 6926 Gaynor Road, Goshen. Hands-on activities feature gathering wild edible greens during the progressive station-based foraging day for both novice and experienced foragers. $60. Register: cincynature.org.
OPENING: Sunlite Pool, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. Coneyislandpark.com.
OPENING: Land of Illusion Aqua Adventures, 11 a.m., 8762 Thomas Road, Middletown. Runs May 27-Aug. 27. Landofillusion.com.
OPENING: Soak City at Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason. Runs May 27-Sept. 4. Visitkingsisland.com.
RECREATION: Westwood Live, 6-9 p.m., Westwood Town Hall, 3017 Harrison Ave., Westwood. Live music, Dora district and family fun on the fourth Saturday of each month May 27-Sept. 23. Free.
RECREATION: Venus Night, 8:30 p.m., Cincinnati Observatory, 3489 Observatory Place, Mount Lookout. View the brightest star-like object in the night sky. $15, $10 child. Eventbrite.com.
RECREATION: Wiedie Mile & Chug-a-Lug Relay, 11:30 a.m., Wiedemann Brewery, Saint Bernard. 1-mile race begins and ends in beer garden. Benefits St. Bernard-Ludlow Grove Historical Society. $25. runsignup.com.
THEATER: Maytag Virgin, 7 p.m., Ensemble Theatre, 1127 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine. Runs May 27-June 18. $38. ensemblecincinnati.org.
THEATER: Cin City Burlesque and Drag Revue: Spring Feast, 9 p.m., Oakley Kitchen Event Center, 3715 Madison Road, Oakley. Ages 21-up. $25. cincyticket.com.
Sunday, May 28
COMEDY: Ben Brainard, 7 p.m., Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. One night only. $27. liberty.funnybone.com.
FILM: Reels on Wheels, 7-11 p.m., Brain Brew Custom Whiskey, 3849 Edwards Road, Newtown. Kid-friendly film 8:45 p.m., adult session 9:30 p.m. All tickets include hot dog bar and popcorn. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for purchase. $25-$45. Eventbrite.com.
MUSIC: Quiet Hollers, MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. With Mol Sullivan, Lacey Guthrie. Free. motrpub.com.
MUSIC: Robert DeLong and Dreamers, Top Cats, 2820 Vine St., Corryville. $25. topcatscincy.com.
SHOPPING: ArtisanFest513, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Celebrate small businesses and community animal shelters. Free admission.
TOURS: Fourth Sunday History Tour, noon and 1:30 p.m., Cincinnati Observatory, 3489 Observatory Place, Mount Lookout. Detailed, guided tour for ages 12-up. $10, $5 ages under 18. Eventbrite.com.
TOURS: Celebrating 200 Years of Shaker Industry 1823-2023, 2-5 p.m., White Water Shaker Village, 11813 Oxford Road, Harrison. Free.
CHARITY: Liver Life Walk, June 3, Sawyer Point Park, 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Downtown. Registration at 8 p.m. Benefits American Liver Foundation. Liverlifewalk.org/cincinnati.
CHARITY: Queen City 5K, July 22, Paycor Stadium, One Paul Brown Way, Downtown. Starts at stadium, continues along Smale Park past Great American Ball Park and Heritage Bank Center. Benefits Queen City Foundation. $35-$50. runsignup.com.
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