wednesday 10/14

pictured: goebel goats
pictured: goebel goats

around town today

5pm: meet the goebel goats! last spring, the goebel goats were introduced to covington. now, you get the chance to introduce yourself to the goebel goats at braxton brewing company.
the goebel goats project, funded through a $5,000 creative community grant from the center for great neighborhoods, called for the use of seven to 13 female goats to help clear invasive plants that have overgrown in the lower portion of goebel park and gradually reclaim and improve the woods. the herd has also been used to engage and educate the community about the benefits of animal husbandry, farming and good land management practices. free. braxton brewing company. free. >>

7pm: dead shells do tell tales. dr. susan kidwell of the university of chicago evaluates humans’ impact on nature using the youngest fossil record. cincinnati museum center. free. >>

7pm: ohio democratic party blue cocktail hour w/ jerry springer. come on out to motr pub, enjoy hanging out with your fellow dems, raise some funds for the ohio Democratic Party, and hear from jerry springer! this is going to a real fun evening. motr pub. $25 minimum donation. >>

7:30pm: sex with strangers. when popular blogger ethan meets novelist olivia, their backgrounds couldn’t be more different. but as they discover a common passion for writing during a snow-in in michigan, a fire begins to kindle. playhouse in the park. $30. >>

8pm: the norwegians. a strong, bitter comedy about women scorned in minnesota and the really, really nice gangsters—norwegian hit men—they hire to whack their ex-boyfriends. clifton performance theater. $15. >>

8pm: pub quiz. $2 draft special. molly malone’s. free. >>

8pm: lilith velkor, commercial, weakness. helltown. $5. >>

8:30pm blue wisp big band. urban artifact. free. >>

9pm: sexy time live band karaoke. northside tavern. free. >>

9:30pm: mamadrones – october artist in residence. southgate house revival lounge. free. >>

10pm: bird cloud, mountain sprout, blaine cartwright duo. motr. free. >>

Author: Jennifer Spriggs

Cincinnati-based designer and going-out enthusiast.