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What To Do in Cincinnati This Week: Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Cincinnati Moon Festival, Brews on the Block, Newport Oktoberfest, Champ Kind from 'Anchorman,' Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Week and more

By CityBeat Staff

FRIDAY 28-SUNDAY 30
    COMEDY: David Koechner
    You know David Koechner from, well, tons of things. He’s most recognized as Todd Packer, Michael Scott’s best friend on The Office, and as Champ Kind from The Anchorman films. Early in his career, though he had steady work, he sought a bit of work stability. “I didn’t ever want to be without a job, so I called my agent and asked, ‘Can you put me on the road?’ ” he says. A week later, she had 11 gigs lined up for him. “They were three months out, so I just worked up an act in town, put a bunch of character pieces together and went out on the road.” These days his set is more family-driven. “I’m married with five kids,” he says. “I call my show Symphony of Chaos, because that’s what my life is.” 
    7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday; 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday. $20-$50. Funny Bone Liberty, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township, liberty.funnybone.com .
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16 Fun Cincinnati Fall Festivals

The fall season officially starts on Sept. 22, but pumpkin spice is already back on the menu, which means it’s time for…

By CityBeat Staff

SATURDAY 13-SUNDAY 14
    EVENT: Ohio Renaissance Festival
    For weekends steeped in magic, chivalry, Arthurian flair and fantasy vibes, don your favorite corset or suit of armor and pick your favorite themed weekend to join in. Cheer on your favorite jouster with a giant turkey leg in hand, then wash it down with ale. 
    10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 29. $23 adult; $9.50 child. 10542 E State Route 73, Waynesville, renfestival.com.
    Photo: Checkmate Photography
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