thursday 10/12

10:30pm: architects of air! architects of air will be blink’s only paid and ticketed attraction. visitors remove their shoes before entering an airlock. once inside they can wander freely or just lay back and enjoy the ambiance of the structure. washington park. $5. >>

5pm: oyster mania! $1 oysters, $1 pbrs and $6 martinis. reservations recommended! the anchor-otr. free. >>

6pm: art of she: bourbon, butternut squash and broadway! spend a cool fall evening in mary ellen cody’s art-filled penthouse at the glamorous ascent at the roebling bridge in covington. sample delectable treats by local celebrity chef, amy tobin and tasty bourbon by hannah lowen of new riff distillery and event center. you’ll also experience the musical talent of kim schroeder long as she reprises her role of rosemary clooney in the carnegie’s production of tenderly: the rosemary clooney musical! the carnegie. free. >>

6pm: blink bike ride! bike riders of all ages, from across the region will come together for a slow ride starting in the blink parade at dusk and continuing around the footprint of blink after the parade. riders will decorate their own bikes with battery operated lights and other lighted, shiny things, joining a participatory decorating group event before the parade if they like. findlay market. free. >>

6:30pm: stand up, fight back! southgate house revival. $10 donation. >>

7pm: mug club! get yourself some cheap mother fu*#in beer every thursday. start your weekend early with branded mugs + beer that keeps on flowin’ for a real fu*#in cheap price! mug: $6 + first beer free, domestic beers: $2 in the mug and craft beers: $4 in the mug. video archive. free. >>

7pm: blink cincinnati 2017! expected to be one of the largest light, art and projection mapping events in the nation, will feature large-scale projection mapping, murals, urban artscape, media light and interactive art. enjoy four days, october 12-15, exploring the rich diversity of cincinnati! downtown cincinnati. free. >>

7pm: turnpike tavern trivia! the turnpike tavern. free. >>

7pm: open mic / open jam night! come out at 6pm for some dinner from the bg’s grill food truck! darkness brewing. free. >>

8pm: bar bingo night! bar bingo and thursday night football! numbers are called in between plays so you won’t miss a minute of the action. prizes awarded at the end of every round! queen city exchange. free. >>

8pm: the crooners: the legacy of sinatra, dean, sammy, nat and bing: michael feinstein! taft theatre. $35.50-$73.50. >>

8pm: peter bradley adams at live! at the ludlow garage! live at ludlow garage. $35-$75. >>

8pm: arcade legacy: bar edition trivia w/ tom caruso! arcade legacy: bar edition. free. >>

8pm: drew holcomb and the neighbors w/ lewis watson! 20th century theater. $18-$58. >>

8:30pm: phil degreg & brasilia! the greenwich. $5. >>

9pm: twiddle! madison theater. $22-$25. >>

9pm: carriers w/ slow caves, fycus and rich wizard! urban artifact. free. >>

9pm: marc governanti w/ zijnzijn zijnzijn and smomid at the listing loon! the listing loon. free. >>

9pm: monster mash 2017: ft. michale graves (misfits), crypt seeker, bloodgate, treason, pagan holiday and the scarecrow show! northside yacht club. $10. >>

9pm: the very easy doughty family muy fácil reunion! the mockbee. free. >>

9pm: onewerd – breaking ground tour! performces by weirdose, ap, toph and k savage! chameleon. free. >>

9pm: soul tunes at japp’s with jess lamb! japps since 1879. free. >>

9pm: trivia night at che otr w/ justin schafer! che otr. free. >>

9pm: harlequins w/ denim gremlin, ppeell and stallone n’ roses! motr pub. free. >>

9pm: pears w/ big ups and russian girlfriends! revival room. southgate house revival. $12-$15. >>

9:30pm: knife the symphony w/ twelves, war brides and siren suit! the lounge. southgate house revival. free. >>

10pm: self diploma night! $1 wells and no cover w/ student id from 9-11pm. live music and dj till close! cinci tin roof. free. >>

11pm: late night pierogies! goes from 11pm-2am. longfellow cincinnati. One for $2, 3 for $5, 5 for $8. >>