January 12, 2023

7 Things to Do in Cincinnati This Weekend (Jan. 13-15)

This weekend, Greater Cincinnati is serving up a perfect antidote to cabin fever with an assortment of fun events. Whether you're looking to shop 'til you drop (while supporting local artists) or to eat until you drop, these events have a bit of something for everyone.

If you’re looking for even more to do every day of the week, visit the CityBeat events calendar, which is free to use if you have something planned that you’d like to advertise to CityBeat readers.
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Grieg: Peer Gynt in Concert at Music Hall
7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 and 14
Peer Gynt is a satirical Norwegian play that follows a peasant who abducts a bride on the day of her wedding and then abandons her to travel the world. The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will perform Edvard Grieg’s score of the play, which was directed by Bill Barclay, the artistic director of Concert Theatre Works. Tickets, which start at $15, can be purchased on the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s website. 7:30 p.m. Jan 13 and 14. 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, cincinnatisymphony.org.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Grieg: Peer Gynt in Concert at Music Hall

7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 and 14
Peer Gynt is a satirical Norwegian play that follows a peasant who abducts a bride on the day of her wedding and then abandons her to travel the world. The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will perform Edvard Grieg’s score of the play, which was directed by Bill Barclay, the artistic director of Concert Theatre Works. Tickets, which start at $15, can be purchased on the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s website. 7:30 p.m. Jan 13 and 14. 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, cincinnatisymphony.org.
Asian Cuisine Week
Jan. 13-15
Cincinnati's Asian Cuisine Week is bringing you deals and secret menu items from over 40 Asian restaurants throughout the Greater Cincinnati area now through Sunday, Jan. 15. A week ahead of the Lunar New Year, participating restaurants are offering customers up to five $10 dishes or combos, and some restaurants are also including vegan items on their lists. Read CityBeat's story to find out which local restaurants are participating and what sort of delicious items are on the menu. Jan. 13-15. Taking place at multiple restaurants throughout Greater Cincinnati.
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Asian Cuisine Week

Jan. 13-15
Cincinnati's Asian Cuisine Week is bringing you deals and secret menu items from over 40 Asian restaurants throughout the Greater Cincinnati area now through Sunday, Jan. 15. A week ahead of the Lunar New Year, participating restaurants are offering customers up to five $10 dishes or combos, and some restaurants are also including vegan items on their lists. Read CityBeat's story to find out which local restaurants are participating and what sort of delicious items are on the menu. Jan. 13-15. Taking place at multiple restaurants throughout Greater Cincinnati.
Drag Bingo at BrewDog Cincinnati
7-9 p.m. Jan. 13
Drag queens, bingo and plenty of beer make for the perfect evening out on Jan. 13. Hosts Aubrey Damned and Molly Mormen will lead patrons in a few games of bingo. A $10 ticket to the event also includes a Headliner BrewDog beer and a chance to win some swag. 7-9 p.m. Jan. 13. BrewDog Cincinnati, 316 Reading Road, Pendleton, facebook.com/brewdogcincy.
Photo: Alejandro Garay, Unsplash

Drag Bingo at BrewDog Cincinnati

7-9 p.m. Jan. 13
Drag queens, bingo and plenty of beer make for the perfect evening out on Jan. 13. Hosts Aubrey Damned and Molly Mormen will lead patrons in a few games of bingo. A $10 ticket to the event also includes a Headliner BrewDog beer and a chance to win some swag. 7-9 p.m. Jan. 13. BrewDog Cincinnati, 316 Reading Road, Pendleton, facebook.com/brewdogcincy.
AdamCon 2023 at Capstone Games Store
5 p.m.-midnight Jan. 13 and 9 a.m.-midnight Jan. 14 and 15
AdamCon, which proclaims itself to be the "largest free, fun, family-friendly board game convention in the tri-state area," according to a description from CityBeat's event calendar, will be taking place at Capstone Games Store this weekend. The convention will feature a myriad board games, card games — even Dungeons and Dragons. The event will also be raising money for Cincinnati Children's Hospital through a raffle with over 100 prizes. Admission is free. 5 p.m.-midnight Jan. 13 and 9 a.m.-midnight Jan. 14 and 15. Capstone Games Store, 2 Techview Dr., Lincoln Heights, theadamcon.com
Photo: Mireille Raad, Unsplash

AdamCon 2023 at Capstone Games Store

5 p.m.-midnight Jan. 13 and 9 a.m.-midnight Jan. 14 and 15
AdamCon, which proclaims itself to be the "largest free, fun, family-friendly board game convention in the tri-state area," according to a description from CityBeat's event calendar, will be taking place at Capstone Games Store this weekend. The convention will feature a myriad board games, card games — even Dungeons and Dragons. The event will also be raising money for Cincinnati Children's Hospital through a raffle with over 100 prizes. Admission is free. 5 p.m.-midnight Jan. 13 and 9 a.m.-midnight Jan. 14 and 15. Capstone Games Store, 2 Techview Dr., Lincoln Heights, theadamcon.com
Chili Fest at Findlay Market
10 a. m.-4 p. m. Jan. 15
Findlay Market’s annual Chili Fest is back this weekend. This year’s fest will have 23 vendors offering a variety of chili to be sampled. Chili fest will also include drink samples like beer from Sonder Brewing, a local brewery that is the official beer sponsor for the event, as well as live music. Tickets are five for $10 or 12 for $20, available at Market Center or on Findlay Market’s website. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 15. 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine, findlaymarket.org.
Photo: American Heritage Chocolate, Unsplash

Chili Fest at Findlay Market

10 a. m.-4 p. m. Jan. 15
Findlay Market’s annual Chili Fest is back this weekend. This year’s fest will have 23 vendors offering a variety of chili to be sampled. Chili fest will also include drink samples like beer from Sonder Brewing, a local brewery that is the official beer sponsor for the event, as well as live music. Tickets are five for $10 or 12 for $20, available at Market Center or on Findlay Market’s website. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 15. 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine, findlaymarket.org.
Cincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore Ravens at Paycor Stadium
8:15 p.m. Jan. 15
Do you smell that? It's the postseason, and the Cincinnati Bengals are ready. With their Jan. 8 win over the Baltimore Ravens (and eight straight wins to close the regular season), the Bengals earned the AFC North crown in back-to-back seasons for the first time. Now No. 3 seed Cincinnati will battle No. 6 seed Baltimore again during the Wild Card playoff game at home, with Joe Burrow, Ja'Marr Chase and company hoping for another eventual run at the Super Bowl. Those not attending the game can watch on NBC or listen on 700 WLW-AM. 8:15 p.m. Jan 15. 1 Paycor Stadium, Downtown, bengals.com.
Photo: Bengals media assets

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore Ravens at Paycor Stadium

8:15 p.m. Jan. 15
Do you smell that? It's the postseason, and the Cincinnati Bengals are ready. With their Jan. 8 win over the Baltimore Ravens (and eight straight wins to close the regular season), the Bengals earned the AFC North crown in back-to-back seasons for the first time. Now No. 3 seed Cincinnati will battle No. 6 seed Baltimore again during the Wild Card playoff game at home, with Joe Burrow, Ja'Marr Chase and company hoping for another eventual run at the Super Bowl. Those not attending the game can watch on NBC or listen on 700 WLW-AM. 8:15 p.m. Jan 15. 1 Paycor Stadium, Downtown, bengals.com.
Art on Vine at Rhinegeist Brewery
Noon-7 p.m. Jan. 15
This month’s market will be at Rhinegeist Brewery, so support local creatives and do a bit of shopping at Art on Vine. There, you can buy handmade crafts from your neighbors and, being at a brewery, there’s a pretty good chance a beer or two is in your future as well. There’s no shame in getting tipsy to support the arts. Jan. 15. Noon-7 p.m. Rhinegeist Brewery, 1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.

Art on Vine at Rhinegeist Brewery

Noon-7 p.m. Jan. 15
This month’s market will be at Rhinegeist Brewery, so support local creatives and do a bit of shopping at Art on Vine. There, you can buy handmade crafts from your neighbors and, being at a brewery, there’s a pretty good chance a beer or two is in your future as well. There’s no shame in getting tipsy to support the arts. Jan. 15. Noon-7 p.m. Rhinegeist Brewery, 1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.