monday 4/4 *happy opening day!*

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9am: opening day at arnold’s. breakfast serving at 9am-11am. tapping 16 rare and highly sought after beers at 9am. in what has become an arnold’s tradition, we will be marking the bottom of 1 out of every 5 random beer cups. If you get one of the marked cups you win vintage 1950’s reds baseball cards or autographed cards and game used memorabilia from pete rose, joey votto, brandon phillips, george foster, billy hamilton, jay bruce, adam dunn and more. over 100 prizes in all. circus performers from circus mojo will be in the building all day roving the crowd and performing 1 on 1 circus acts for people in attendance. todd hepburn’s music company will be on the piano to play every baseball song that you can think of from 11-3. cincinnati shakespeare company’s own, jeremy dubin and justin mccombs will be performing casey at the bat and who’s on first on our stage. jim tarbell will be in this house dressed at peanut jim shelton playing the mouth harp. arnold’s bar and grill. free. >>

9am: the season opener. celebrate reds opening day and the first birthday of taft’s ale house. taft’s ale house. free. >>

10am: opening day kegs ‘n’ eggs and game day shuttle. rhinegeist. free. >>

11am: city flea opening day mini-market and opening day celebraton. the park will also offer live music, food, beer, a livecast of the game at 4pm and opportunity to watch the parade at noon. perfect place to check out on opening day. washington park. free. >>

11am:  reds opening day party. there will be cold $4 local can beers, plus over 7 local draft beers, grilled food, and live music from dj brian guinness out on the patio. the gruff. free. >>

11am: opening day at braxton. come out for opening day and enjoy any beer in a braxton baseball pint glass. for $10, you get the beer, a bag of cracker jacks and you get to keep the limited edition glass. braxton brewing company. free. >>

12pm: findlay market opening day parade. parade starts on race street and goes through downtown. findlay market. free. >>

12pm: neon’s and jim beam’s opening day big screen patio party. the famous neons unplugged. free. >>

12pm: opening day party! free hot dogs during the game. following the game there will be live music by the heffron brothers. the drinkery. free. >>

12pm: top of the park opening day. come out and celebrate the opening season of baseball. there will be drink specials and live music from the kelsey mira band at band. top of the park. free. >>

12pm: opening day at igby’s. stop in for tito’s sampling and swag, fuseamania and simo djing from 12-4pm, plus a ballpark menu featuring brats, burgers, and more! come join for a chance to win cincinnati reds tickets to opening night! igby’s. free. >>

12pm: reds opening day at the lackman. on tap enjoy two of cincy’s favorite breweries: rhinegeist hustle rye pale ale and madtree rounding third american ipa. happy hour from 4-8pm features: $2 off drafts, $2.50 domestics, $3.50 imports, $5 wine, $4 calls and $3 wells. the lackman. free. >>

4pm: reds opening day viewing. $2 hot dogs, $4 chili dogs, $4 ballpark style nachos and $10 of 5 domestic beer bottle buckets. boswll’s. free. >>

4pm: opening day radio broadcast, grill-out, and patio party! old kentucky bourbon bar. free. >>

6pm: inclusive feminism: allyship and activism. public library of cincinnati and hamilton county. free. >>

6pm: rocky  catanese w/ tooth lures a fang and kid stardust. urban artifact. free. >>

7pm: monday night can night. $3 cans all night. gypsy’s in mainstrasse. free. >>

7:30pm: pure bathing culture w/ pillar point. woodward theater. $12. >>

8pm: monday night trivia. northside tavern. free. >>

8pm: bluegrass jam session. $2 bulleit bourbon. molly malone’s. free. >>

9pm: the cantaloupes w/ brain dead breath. motr. free. >>

9pm: northside comedy showcase presents: sean patton w/ special guest karl spaeth, cam o’conner, alex leeds, josh faust and jeremy johnston. hosted by john hays. northside yacht club. free. >>

9:30pm: jazz mondays w/ the qtet. northside tavern. free. >>

9:30pm: carson mchone w/ max fender of alone at 3am and elijah ford the southgate house revival. free. >>

10pm: monday night at the comet presents: calumet w/ ben knight & the well diggers. the comet. free. >>