If you're looking for things to do in Cincinnati this weekend, you've come to the right place. Here's our weekly breakdown of all the best events happening in the Tri-State this weekend, Feb. 27-March 3.
The Rocketman continues his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour with a stop Wednesday at the U.S. Bank Arena. When: Wednesday, 8 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Where: U.S. Bank Arena, 100 Broadway St., Downtown Cost: $200-$1,200
The Broadway hit from Lin-Manuel Miranda continues its residence at the Aronoff Center.
Here’s how to PURCHASE tickets and how to WIN special lottery tickets. When: Wednesday, Feb. 20 through Sunday, March 10 Where: Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Downtown Cost: Varies
Folk duo The Milk Carton Kids sports a full band and special guest Vera Sola as they take over the newly-renovated Memorial Hall. When: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Where: Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm Street, Downtown Cost: $30-$45
Taft’s Brewing Co. teamed up with Gold Star Chili to celebrate National Chili Day with a Cincy-chili inspired brew! Plus, the first 25 people to walk in the door at 5 p.m. will get a gift basket from Taft’s and Gold Star! When: Thursday, 5 p.m. Where: Taft’s Brewporium, 4831 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati Cost: Free to enter
Almost Heaven weaves together the songs of John Denver to create a uniquely theatrical narrative that reflects upon the country during the years in which he wrote them. When: Thursday-Sunday, and March 7-10 Where: Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 4990 Glenway Ave., Cincinnati Cost: $27
We’re just going to quote Space Jesus in his own words. His about page says, “Space Jesus explores the electronic auditory universe in search of lower frequencies, future feels, and fire beats.” Groovy. When: Thursday, 9 p.m. Where: Bogart’s, 2621 Vine St., Corryville Cost: $37-$52 (18+ show)
The beer-tastic celebration of Spring and Cincinnati’s brewing heritage will kick off its 27th year on Friday and we couldn’t be happier. When: Friday-Sunday Where: Over-the-Rhine (All Over) Cost: Free to enter
We’re not in Hogwarts anymore Hagrid! The league-leading Cincinnati Cyclones add some magic to the ice as they celebrate the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The first 3,000 fans will receive a wand! When: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Where: U.S. Bank Arena, 100 Broadway St., Downtown Cost: Free
John Hughes eat your heart out! Grab your shades, matching track suits and get ready to party to your favorite ’80s tunes! When: Saturday, 8 p.m. Where: Bogart’s, 2621 Vine St., Corryville Cost: $5-$14
Shakespeare’s magical tale of wrath and redemption, of loves lost and then found is a sure way to warm the heart on a cold winter’s night. When: March 1-March 23 Where: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, 1195 Elm Street, Downtown Cost: $33
Gaelic Storm’s mix of traditional Irish music with modern influences is sure to get you up and dancing in this rousing show at the Taft Theatre. When: Saturday, 8 p.m. Where: Taft Theatre, 317 E. 5th St., Downtown Cost: $33-$38
Experience the splendor of Paris at the turn of the twentieth century in this new exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum. When: March 1-March 6 Where: Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati Cost: $6-$12
Enjoy a hike through the “Big Woods” & designated State Nature Preserve, and learn the art of maple syrup production as well as the cultural and natural history of the area. When: March 2 & March 3 at 8 a.m.; March 9 & March 10 at 8 a.m. Where: Hueston Woods State Park, 6301 Lodge Road, College Corner Cost: $19-$35
Baritone and Cincinnati favorite Jesse Blumberg, along with the dazzling pianist Jocelyn Dueck, grace the Cincinnati stage in a riveting all-French program. When: Saturday, 3 p.m. Where: Church of Our Saviour, 65 East Hollister Street, Downtown Cost: $5-$20