ALL WEEKEND LONG:
Cincinnati Coffee Festival – Music Hall in Over-the-Rhine. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ONLY!
Light up the Fair – Opening weekend! A new drive thru light show synchronized to music located at the Boone County Fairgrounds. This event will be a mile long display with over 1/2 a million lights! Going on now through January 5th.
Christmas Nights of Lights – All weekend long at Coney Island through Dec. 31! Larger-than-life trees, glowing snowflakes, dancing candy canes and tunnels of lights. In the warmth of your own car, sing along to the sounds of the season synchronized to each holiday display.
International Wine Festival – 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday at Jungle Jim’s International Market in Fairfield. Includes over 90 wineries and 400 wines.
Blues Brews and BBQ – 6:30-10 p.m. at Urban Artifact. Music by Chuck Brisbin & Cold Tuna, barbeque, craft beer, silent and live auction and more. Benefits Mill Creek Alliance.
Brink for a Cause: Gardner Center for Parkinson’s Disease – 5 p.m.-midnight at Brink Brewing Company. Schmidion Dubbel Down Belgian Dubbel release. $1 from all pints sold go to UC Health Gardner Center for Parkinson’s Disease.
Fall Harvest Dinner – 7 p.m. at Mecklenburg Gardens. Full pig roast featuring fall and German sides.
Harry Potter themed Yule Ball – 7-10 p.m. at Gangsters Dueling Piano Bar in Newport. Three-course family-style dinner along with Honeydukes-inspired candy buffet. Get your fortune read by Professor Trelawney. Let Sorting Hat tell you which house you belong to and more.
Woodcarving Show – Saturday and Sunday at Clarion Hotel in Sharonville. Features 40 woodcarving artists from 6 states displaying and selling work. Raffles and door prizes.
Cincinnati Bearcats vs. South Florida Bulls – Noon at Nippert Stadium. NCAA Football.
Xavier Musketeers vs. Evansville Purple Aces – 4 p.m. at the Cintas Center, Schiff Family Conference Center. NCAA Basketball.
Dance With Your Heart Charity Gala – Hosted by Mollie Watson! 6 p.m. at The Newport Syndicate.
Harvest Pancake Brunch – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Imago Earth Center in East Price Hill. Two sittings 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Veteran’s Day – 11 a.m. at Memorial Hall in Over-the-Rhine. Morning lecture and afternoon military dress exhibition, culminating in a performance by Memorial Hall’s longtime resident wind symphony, the Queen City Concert Band (QCCB).
Art on Vine – Noon at Rhinegeist Brewery in Over-the-Rhine. Art show featuring fine art and handmade goods for sale from 70+ local Cincinnati artists.
Cincinnati Bengals vs. New Orleans Saints – 1 p.m. at Paul Brown Stadium.
Salute to the US Military: A Concert Honoring Veterans – 3-4 p.m. at Matthews Auditorium, 150 Viking Way, Sharonville.
On Tour All-Stars Comedy Showcase – 8 p.m. at Go Bananas in Montgomery.
NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEKEND:
The Grinch – (PG) Benedict Cumberbatch
The Girl in the Spider’s Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story – (R)
The Front Runner – (R) Hugh Jackman