Weekly guide: Things to do this weekend in Southwest Ohio


  • Fitton Family Fridays presents Digging Up Dessa, at Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton. 7:30 p.m. fittoncenter.org
  • Glow Up, at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum, 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton. Attendees will enjoy desserts and drinks. There will be a hot air balloon glow, live music, dessert reception, and open bar with signature drink. www.pyramidhill.org


  • Rise Up Performing Arts present “Descendants the Musical,” at Fairfield Freshman School, 8790 N. Gilmore Road, Fairfield.
  • Fairfield Footlighters present “And Then There Were None,” at Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield. 513-867-5348


  • Autumn Birding, at Harbin Park, 1300 Hunter Road, Fairfield. 8 to 9:30 a.m. Free and open to all ages. Pre-registration recommended by calling 513-867-5348.
  • Home Run for Warrior Homesteads 5K Run/Walk, at Armco Park, Ohio 741, Lebanon. 9 a.m. Runners will be timed, but families and walkers are welcome. Timingspot.com
  • Historical Days and Fall Gathering Festival at Preble County Historical Society, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Liberty Twp. Fall Festival, at Liberty Park, 6757 Yankee Road. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be live music, inflatables, vendors, Touch-a-Truck area, and more.
  • Hispanic Heritage Festival & Expo, at Village Green Park, 301 Wessel Drive, Fairfield. Noon to 5 p.m. Enjoy crafts, performances, fun activities for the whole family and so much more.
  • Corn Stand Jam 2022, at RiversEdge, 116 Dayton St., Hamilton. 1 to 11 p.m. Bands include Rumpke Mountain Boys, The Inturns, CFG & Family, Josh Lawson & the Kokotto Comeback, and Frech & Co. Proceeds benefit Mental Health awareness.
  • Meditation and Mindfulness, at Miami University Hamilton Downtown, 221 High St., Hamilton. 2 p.m.
  • Warren County Park District 2022 Fall Concert Series, at Landen-Deerfield Park, outdoor amphitheater, 2258 U.S. 22/3. Maineville. Community activities 4:30 to 7 p.m. Live music from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Jazz on the Square, at Governor’s Square Park, Central Ave. and S. Broad St., Middletown. 6 to 9 p.m. Free, www.downtownmiddletown.org
  • Hamilton Witches Market, around the Butler County Courthouse at Second and High streets, Hamilton. 7 to 10 p.m. Free


  • Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum Annual Art Fair, at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum, 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton. www.pyramidhill.org
  • Germantown Pretzel Festival, in Veterans Memorial Park, 190 W. Warren St. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday
  • Lebanon Country Applefest, at Warren County Fairgrounds, 665 N. Broadway St., Lebanon. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $1 entry for anyone older than 12.


  • The Music Cafe, at Miami Hamilton Downtown Center, 221 High St. 7 p.m.


  • Current Events Roundtable, at Miami Hamilton Downtown Center, 221 High St. Noon


  • Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre presents Steel Magnolias, at Parrish Auditorium, Miami University Hamilton, 1601 University Blvd., 513-737-PLAY

SEPT. 30

  • Magic Carpet Theatre: Robert Post: How to Survive Middle School, at Oxford Community Arts Center, 10 S. College Ave., Oxford. 7 p.m. oxarts.org
  • The Cleverlys Return, at Sorg Opera House, 63 S. Main St., Middletown. 8 p.m. sorgoperahouse.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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