Find out what's on tap this weekend around Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and make a plan.
Teams of four race against each other to complete tasks at various locations around town. The event benefits Learning Is Cool, a program designed to encourage students in grades 1-8 at Cincinnati Public Schools, Covington Independent Public Schools, North College Hill Schools and Middletown City Schools to make "A'' honor roll each quarter. An ‘After Scurry Party' will be held at The Holy Grail.
Details: Friday. 5-8 p.m. After-party. Registration required. www.thescurry.com.
Art After Dark: Speed of Light
After-hours access to art galleries, docent-led tours of "Todd Pavlisko: Crown" and a chance to win a special Mother's Day lunch on May 11. Music by The Happy Couple Duo and performances by OTR Improv. Cash bar and food available for purchase.
Details: 5-9 p.m. Friday. Free admission. $4 parking, free for members. Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Dr., Walnut Hills. www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
The Red Door Project Final Friday: Yard Art
Artists from all over Cincinnati are coming together to launch the city's newest art gallery, The Red Door Project. Inspired by the idea that art is in the eye of the beholder, the gallery will feature artwork by dozens of Cincinnatians from all backgrounds and walks of life. Enjoy a night of bidding on your favorite local artwork along with complimentary appetizers and drinks.
Details: 6-10 p.m. Friday. Free. 1232 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine. https://www.facebook.com/thereddoorproject?fref=tswww.facebook.com/thereddoorproject.
University of Cincinnati DAAP Fashion Show
The DAAPworks Annual Fashion Show, sponsored by Macy's, features the work of students in the Fashion Design program at the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning. Ticket includes complimentary after party.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday. $40. UC Campus Recreation Center, 2820 Bearcat Way, Clifton Heights. daap.uc.edu.
Co-starring opposite Amy Poehler in the NBC series "Parks and Recreation," comedian Aziz Ansari presents his "Modern Romance" stand-up tour to the Pavilion for two performances.
Details: 7 and 10 p.m. Friday. $45 and up. Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati, 1000 Broadway St., Downtown. www.horseshoecincinnati.com.
Goo Goo Dolls
The Goo Goo Dolls perform the spring acoustic tour, "The Otis Midnight Sessions." Show performed in a "story tellers" format at the intimate Dave Finkelman Auditorium. Show opens with Run River North. Sponsored by Miami university Regionals Artist Series.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday. $40. Miami University Middletown, 4200 N. University Blvd., Middletown. http://www.miamioh.edu/boxoffice.
The Color Purple
Based upon Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walkerand. Ages 18 and up. Presented by Cincinnati Black Theatre Company.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $35. Aronoff Center, Jarson-Kaplan Theater, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. www.cincinnatiblacktheatre.org.
Cincinnati Ballet and Over the Rhine Live
A live music performance collaboration between the Cincinnati Ballet and the folk music band Over the Rhine. Two choreographic world premieres and one piece from the band's 2011 hit "Infamous Love Songs."
Details: 8 p.m. Friday. 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Saturday. $32-$120. Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. www.cballet.org.
Exhibit showcasing different styles and eras of baseball equipment of 19th century, presented by Heritage Village Museum.
Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday & Saturday. 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Through Sept. 28. $2, $1 ages 5-11; free ages 4 and under and members. Sharon Woods Park, 11450 Lebanon Rd., Sharonville. www.heritagevillagecincinnati.org.
Crafty Supermarket Spring Show
Indie craft show with 50-plus makers selling handmade wares, live DJ, hands-on craft activities, local food and swag bags of crafty goodies for first 100 shoppers.
Details: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Free. Clifton Cultural Arts Center, 3711 Clifton Ave., Clifton. craftysupermarket.wordpress.com.
Bye Bye Liver: The Cincinnati Drinking Play
628 Productions presents a sketch comedy about the social follies experienced while "sipping the sauce."
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday. $18, $15 advance. Ages 21 and up.Below Zero Lounge, 1122 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine. www.byebyeliver.com.
Art on Vine
Up to 25 artists displaying and selling fine arts and crafts organized by James Jenkins, owner of Photography for the People. Event benefits Over-the-Rhine Community Housing. Art on Vine proof of purchase gets any A Tavola signature pizza and High Life pitcher for $15, and 10 percent off framing needs at Framshop.
Sharonville Classic Car Show
View antique and classic cars and motorcycles. Prizes and trophies awarded in various classes. Barbecue, drinks, hamburgers, ice cream and more. Music by DJ.
Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. Creek and Reading roads, Downtown Sharonville. www.sharonvilleclassiccarshow.com.
History in Bloom Spring Tours
Horse drawn carriage rides through Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum show off trees, blossoms, green foliage, art, architecture and wildlife. Learn from notable "residents" dressed in character around the property as well as guided walking tours.
Details: 12-3:30 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. Spring Grove Cemeterey and Arboretum, 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Spring Grove Village. www.springgrove.org.
Comedian Charity Basketball Game
Comedians hit the court for a game of basketball and a stand-up comedy halftime show. Proceeds go to the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Details: 4 p.m. Sunday. $5. Seven Hills School, 5400 Red Bank Rd., Madisonville. www.afsp.org.
Pura Vida: Butterflies of Costa Rica
Walk among thousands of butterflies at Krohn Conservatory's annual butterfly show. "Pura Vida: Butterflies of Costa Rica" features exotic butterflies throughout Krohn Conservatory and celebrates the life, culture and country of Costa Rica.
Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through June 22. $7 adults, $4 children, ages four and under free. Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Dr., Walnut Hills. www.cincinnatiparks.com.
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