thursday 3/24

rhinegeist home run derby

4pm: short’s brewing company’s bar premiere. come out for the first keg tapping of short’s beers here in cincinnati! the famous neons unplugged. free. >>

5pm: hustle home run derby for a cause. come out for the launch of hustle rye pale ale and enjoy some wiffle ball home run derby. a $5 donation will get you 10 swings and the chance to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place. all proceeds benefit bow tie cause and butler county challenger baseball. prizes include a limited edition rhinegeist-branded bat from louisville slugger, free tickets to the galloping pig polo event, rhinegeist merch, and more! there will be some ballpark style hot dogs provided by dutch’s larder and you can take home a hustle pint glass for a $1 w/ the purchase of a hustle rye pale ale. rhinegeist. free. >>

5pm: attitude choreography workshop preview hosted by attitude: cincinnati ballet young patrons. experience firsthand a rehearsal for new pieces choreographed by our very own cincinnati ballet dancers along with our favorite moerlein brews and light bites from the chef bambina culinary team. cincinnati ballet. free. >>

5pm: third annual preach release party. come out and enjoy the tapping of preach and a jesus look a like contest. winner will get a $25 taproom gift card and a free t-shirt.  ei8ht ball brewing. free. >>

6pm: $1 oysters. $1 beers. $6 martinis. the anchor otr. >>

6pm: aged in oak. enjoy barrel-aged cocktail drink specials and live music by jody stapleton. taft’s ale house. free. >>

6pm: north high brewing’s stardust to stardust tapping. come out for the tapping of ‘stardust to stardust’ imperial ipa that was brewed to honor the late david bowie. there will a special guest appearance and bowie tunes will be playing for all the bowie fans. marty’s hops and vines. free. >>

6pm: opening reception of works by emily sites karns, colleen kelsey and courtney huber. phyllis weston gallery. free. >>

7pm: crit-night. come early to sign up and bring work for others to look at. there will be time for about 6 artist critiques that will be given roughly 15-20 minutes per artist. for those that don’t want to shareI, but just want to come and talk art, you are welcome to do just time. wave pool. free. >>

7pm: adult egg hunts for ages 18 and up. three egg hunts feature a mass start where participants gather as many eggs as possible. there will be “special” eggs that will contain tickets to be redeemed for a prize and empty eggs are redeemed for a gift card. riverside park and soccer complex. $2 per person, per hunt. >>

7pm: austin radcliffe – things organized neatly. joseph-beth Cincinnati. free. >>

7pm: artist showcase w/ dave hawkins and triple the trouble. washington platform. free. >>

7pm: the veer union w/ artifas, krashkarma, and lying in ruins. madison live! $15. >>

7:30pm: warped wing brewery tap takeover. arcade legacy: bar edition. free. >>

7:30pm: ricky nye and rob lumbard. arnold’s. free. >>

8pm: t[here] – a multidisciplinary performance involving spoken word, modern dance, video art, and originally composed music. art academy of cincinnati. free. >>

8pm: boombox: bits & pieces tour. madison theater. $22. >>

8pm: nirvana nevermind 25th anniv. tribute show feat. orchid in the ivy w/ friendly faux. sanctuary. southgate house revival. $10. >>

8pm: matt woods w/ big shoals and arlo mckinley. revival room. southgate house revival. $10. >>

8pm: bluegrass w/ them there mountain boys. 1/2 off bottles of wine & brick oven pizza. molly malone’s. free. >>

9pm: casino warrior w/ phoul phil andt gull. the drinkery. free. >>

9pm: karaoke fantastic. northside tavern. free. >>

9pm: ‘banned from the back porch’ nysc patio party series feat. nervous passenger and dj hail satan. northside yacht club. free. >>

9pm: life brother w/ super origami, and appalachian intellect. urban artifact. 21+ free/under 21 $5. >>

9:30pm: the gage brothers w/ randy steffen and john ford. the lounge. southgate house revival. free. >>

10pm: brad myers jazz quartet. motr. free. >>