friday 11/26

pictured: vacation
pictured: vacation

around town today

2pm: communati. communati is a celebration of community empowerment and skill sharing! for the fourth time, this event will act as the pre-show workshop series for papadosio in cincinnati! the event will consist of workshops, art displays, and plenty of stimulating conversation to set the energy high for an evening of merriment! grace episcopal church. free. >>

4pm: cincideutsch christkindlmarkt opening weekend. the most authentic german christmas market in cincinnati continues to grow every year with glühwein (hot spiced wine) and hot chocolate, christian moerlein beer, traditional baked goods, holiday gifts and decorations, and live entertainment! fountain square. free. >>

4pm: bff launch party. victor athletics club is pumped to host the soft launch of brush factory’s first collection of solid hardwood furniture, bff. come by on black friday with friends and family– we’ll have entertainment, beer, and food by sleepy bee. in addition to being one of the first to see the first collection of bff in person, we’ll raffle off a vac x bff collaborative piece valued at $750. victor athletics club. free. vic

5pm: jody & sammy stapleton. southgate house revival lounge. free. >>

5:30pm: november firkin’ friday. braxton brewing company. free. >>

6pm: the happy hour jazz combo. arnold’s bar and grill. free. >>

6pm: macy’s light up the square. bring your family and friends to witness the unofficial beginning of the 2015 holiday season. fountain square will be lit up with the welcoming glow of a giant christmas tree. whether you’re planning to skate in the ice rink, dance to live music, or gaze in awe at the fireworks display, this is a great way to kick off the winter. fountain square. free. >>

7pm: papadosio w/ thriftworks. bogarts. $18. >>

7:30pm: as you like it. cincinnati shakespeare company. $39/$26 students. >>

8pm: low down dirty blues. playhouse in the park. >>

8pm: all childish things. know theater. free. >>

8pm: geezerfest 4 w/ lumpy and the rutherfords and retro. madison theater. $10. >>

8pm: psychodots w/ dawg yawp. woodward theater. $18. >>

8:15pm: michael glabicki (rusted root). live at the ludlow garage. $15-25. >>

8:30pm: freekbass w/ the almighty get down. southgate house revival. $15. >>

9pm: vibrant troubadours, filthy beast, new moons. urban artifact. 21+ free / under 21 $5. >>

9pm: prim & twin limb. motr. free. >>

9pm: vacation, pale angels, everyday objects. northside yacht club. $7. >>

10pm: black friday blackout 2015. sounds provided by northside nick, michael g. fischer, chuck d. visuals by jacqueline wood. the littlefield. free. >>

10pm: queen city soul club w/ djs grover & bryan dilsizian. northside tavern. free. >>

10pm: darlene. the comet. free. >>

10pm: android 86. the crow’s nest. free. >>

Author: Jennifer Spriggs

Cincinnati-based designer and going-out enthusiast.