Guide: Things to do this weekend

The following is a list of things to do in Butler and Warren counties. To see more or submit an event, go online to journal-news.com/events.

TODAY

  • Public Skate Session, at Goggin Ice Center, 610 S. Oak St., Oxford. 8:15 to 9:15 p.m. For all ages and experience levels.
  • Diamond Rio with Mo Pitney Live, Taft Theatre, 317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $22.50-$42.50 through Ticketmaster.
  • January Pint Night, Jungle Jim’s International Market, 5440 Dixie Hwy., Fairfield. Visit the tasting bar to try beverages from multiple brewing companies and there may be a special pint glass. Various brewers featured every Friday in January. 5 to 9 p.m.
  • Friday Night Lights: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, the 1971 musical movie showing free at the Oxford Community Arts Center, 10 College Ave., Oxford. Starts at 7 p.m.

SATURDAY

  • Intro to Winter Tree ID, at Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, 2070 Woodsdale Road, Trenton. 10 a.m. to noon. For ages 16 and older. yourmetroparks.net
  • Run the Parks 5k Series, at Rentschler Forest Metropark, 5701 Reigart Road, Fairfield Twp. 10 a.m. yourmetroparks.net
  • Ears are for Reading, at Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, 2070 Woodsdale Road, Trenton. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Children ages 4-9 along with an accompanying adult can read to a farm animal. Registration is required by Jan. 6 by calling 513-867-5835. Half-hour reading time slots are available at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and noon. yourmetroparks.net
  • Trenton Historical Society Museum Open House, at 17 E. State St. 1 to 3 p.m. The museum has items from Trenton schools, business, police, fire and social history.
  • Sorg Opera House Historical Tour, at 63 S. Main St., Middletown. 3 p.m. Each tour will include a discussion of the history of the theater. Free but donations accepted.
  • New Year, New Me 2023: One Love Yoga, 14 N. Third St., Hamilton. Meditation practice, participants receive a journal. Cost is $33. 4 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Winter Market at Mulhauser Barn, 8558 Beckett Road, West Chester Twp. 2 to 4 p.m. Next one is Jan. 21.
  • Wendy’s Bridal Show and Wedding Expo, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Cincinnati. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Cin City Reptile Show, Holiday Inn Cincinnati North-West Chester, 5800 Mulhauser Road. $7 entry. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Dinosaur Adventure Cincinnati, life-size dinosaur exhibits and more for all ages, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Cincinnati. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets dinosauradventure.com/cincinnati.

JAN. 11

  • Celebrating Self presents Tisha Livingston of 80 Acres Farm, at Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton. 11:30 a.m. fittoncenter.org
  • SongFarmers, at Miami Downtown Hamilton, 221 High St., Hamilton. 7 p.m. Acoustic jam session.

JAN. 12

  • Discovery on the Farm - Winter PJ Party, at Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, 2070 Woodsdale Road, Trenton. 10 a.m. yourmetroparks.net
  • Seinfeld Trivia Night, at Pinball Garage, 113 N. 3rd St., Hamilton. 7 to 10 p.m. Free to enter. All ages welcome.

JAN. 14

  • Chocolate Meltdown, at Oxford Community Arts Center, 10 S. College Ave., and Uptown Park. 1 to 5 p.m. chocolatemeltdown.com
  • Miami University Middletown Athletic Hall of Fame, at Miriam G. Knoll Campus and Community Center, (Johnston Hall), Miami University. 5 p.m. For tickets, call 513-727-3313.
  • Creativa Convergence, at Miami Downtown Hamilton, 221 High St., Hamilton. Sign up for this open-mic program begins at 7 p.m. Performances start at 7:30 p.m.

JAN. 14-15

  • Cincinnati Wedding Show by A Bridal Affair, at Marriott Cincinnati North, 6189 Muhlhauser Road, West Chester Twp. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. Reservations required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/459056770157.

JAN. 16

  • Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr, at Miami Downtown Hamilton, 221 High St., Hamilton. 7 p.m. Tina Jones presents local talent in a program of spoken word, music, poetry and more in recognition of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

JAN. 18

  • Communication As Art: Public Speaking 101, at Miami Downtown Hamilton, 221 High St., Hamilton. 5:30 p.m. Other sessions are Jan. 25, and Feb. 1. No charge, but RSVP to vaughnjh@miamioh.edu.

JAN. 19-22

  • INNOVATheatre presents “Of Men and Cars,” at Sorg Opera House, 63 S. Main St., Middletown. sorgoperahouse.org

JAN. 20

  • Fitton Family Fridays presents The Tricky Max AbraKIDazzle Show, at Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton. 7:30 p.m. fittoncenter.org

JAN. 20-22

  • Enlightened Studios presents “Love’s Not Enough,” at Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield. fairfield-city.org

JAN. 20-22 AND JAN. 27-29

  • Performing Arts Academy presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel,” at Performing Arts Academy, 4400 Lewis St., Middletown. theperformingartsacademy.com

JAN. 21

  • Let’s Go Hiking - Wintertime Wonder, at Harbin Park, 1300 Hunter Road, Fairfield. 10:30 a.m. Free and open to all ages. Registration is recommended by calling 513-867-5348.
  • Jazz & Cabaret present Take Five: An Evening of Dave Brubeck, at Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton. 7:30 p.m. fittoncenter.org

JAN. 27

  • The Boomer Boys Musical, at Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield. fairfield-city.org

This list of events is created from information submitted to the Journal-News. To submit an activity for consideration of publication, or to see an online list, visit journal-news.com/events.

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