ALL WEEKEND LONG:
Disney’s The Lion King – Aronoff Center for the Arts. Through Feb. 2.
Snow Banks at The Banks – All weekend long downtown! Friday night there will be a Winter Luau from 5-9! Dress up and join the fun.
Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show – Jan. 17-19 and next weekend at Duke Energy Convention Center. More than 300 displays and exhibits. Boats, equipment, gear, seminars, guides, outfitters and more.
Used Book Sale – 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Friday-Saturday at Union Township Library. Books, audio books, music and movies at low prices individually or for $5 a bag and $10 a box.
Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo – Jan. 17-19 and 24-26 at Sharonville Convention Center.
Cincinnati Cyclones v Komets | Marvel Super Hero Weekend – 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Bank Center.
Aretha: The Queen of Soul – 7:30 p.m. at Aronoff Center for the Arts. Charity Lockhart accompanied by spectacular vocalists and musicians as they celebrate life and music of Aretha Franklin.
Moveable Feast – 6:30 p.m. at CCM Village, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Benefits University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Attendees roam CCM village, socializing and enjoying dinner-by-the-bite while creating their own menu of artistic experiences!
One Direction Vs. Jonas Brothers Tribute Night – 7 p.m. at Bogart’s.
Barrel Aged Beer Bash – 7-9:30 p.m. at Jungle Jim’s Oscar Event Center. More than 47 breweries will have one or more offerings amongst the 100-plus beers participants can sample.
Chocolate Meltdown – 1-5 p.m. at Oxford Community Arts Center. Multi-faceted family event to celebrate all things chocolate and the vibrancy which the arts bring to the greater Oxford community.
Art on Vine – noon-7 p.m. at Rhinegeist Brewery. This monthly local boutique art market is for all ages and free to the public. Over 80 local markers display and sell fine art and handmade goods inside Rhinegeist Brewery.
East Carolina Pirates at Cincinnati Bearcats Mens Basketball – 6 p.m. at University of Cincinnati, Fifth Third Arena.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY:
Martin’s Dream – Jan. 19 and 20 at The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s Ralph & Patricia Corbett Showtime Stage on Red Bank Road.
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center – Free admission from 12-5 pm on Monday, Jan. 21. You’ll get an important history lesson at this local museum, which will help contextualize King’s place and presence in 1960s America.
MLK Day Commemorative March – In honor of Dr. King, starts at the Freedom Center at 10:30 am and concludes at Music Hall.
Living His Dream: Celebrating Martin Luther King Day – Jan. 21 beginning at 10 am at Cincinnati Museum Center. Join the CMC to celebrate the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Engage with interactive programming, live performances and diverse vendors throughout the day.
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County – As always, the public library is a great resource for kids to learn about special holidays. The library is offering lots of programs in honor of Dr. King.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis – Are you up for a little road trip? The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis opens its doors with FREE admission to all children and families to celebrate the life, achievements, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Listen to storyteller Portia Jackson speak about courageous children from the Civil Rights Movement and enjoy music from The Griot Drum Ensemble between 10 am and 3 pm.
Bad Boys For Life – (R) Will Smith, Vanessa Hudgens, Martin Lawrence
Dolittle – (PG) Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen
The Wave – (R) Kristen Stewart
Lookin’ for something fun to do for a deal?