*BOCKFEST WEEKEND* 3/3-3/4

saturday

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3:30pm: oyd happy hour! coming to the ohio young democrats meeting? can’t make it to the ohio young democrats meeting? no problem! stop by queen city radio after the event and grab a drink and some chili cheese fries with your fellow young democrats. queen city radio. free. >>

3:30pm: on the brink of extinction: zoo academy fundraiser! join us at brink brewing co on saturday, march 3rd for a charity event benefiting the cincinnati zoo academy and the endangered egyptian vulture. brought to you by the good people of people. pints. purpose. brink brewing co. free. >>

5pm: 2nd annual bockfest beard baron competition! attention all bearded and stached. do you love beer? do you enjoy pretzels, sausage and bier cheese? have you ever worn lederhosen in public? if you answered yes to any of these questions, then bockfest is for you! bockfest. free. >>

5:30pm: jayme shaye – “detoxic” album release! come celebrate the release of jayme shaye’s debut album “detoxic” revel otr urban winery. Sales ended. >>

7pm: bryan mohr, mainspring, red metafor! the underground. $10. >>

7pm: madison theater- semi finals! we’ve made it to the big stage💕 please come out to support us so we can make it to the finals and win!! madison theater. free. >>

7:30pm: the dramatic rhythms experience! dramatic rhythms world fusion beats will manifest a rhythm that moves you and captures the audience attention with a unique music experience! we invite you to dance and flow! the mockbee. free. >>

8pm: smoke healer with moonbow, crooked rook, and woolper creek mafia! madison live!. free. >>

9pm: rivers and rust! the southgate house revival. $12-$15. >>

9pm: sausage queen final round! the renowned (and sometimes notorious) bockfest sausage queen helps lead the bockfest parade by carrying a symbolic tray of bockwurst sausage. the sausage queen is bockfest royalty who is anointed in the least aristocratic manner we could create: a gender-neutral pageant that has multiple preliminary rounds in local bars. winning contestants receive prizes, but are mostly vying for the honor and prestige of being the 2018 sausage queen, an honor to both themselves and their sponsoring saloon. bockfest. free >>

9pm: kyle cook the southgate house revival. $12-$15. >>

9pm: boytoy ✿ leggy ✿ mardou at urban artifact! urban artifact. free. >>

9:30pm: sing me a drink! all the bar’s a stage! bartenders and friends perform… for your tips! know theatre of cincinnati free. >>

10pm: watchfrogs live at quincy’s 3/3! that’s right, watchfrogs are back at it at quincy’s thanks to entertainment delivered. get ready for some brand new froggy brews of blues to enter your brain saturday, because we’ve got 5 (5!!) new covers and some new originals to share with you! quincy’s free. >>

10pm: hrc saturday night dance party! it’s time for another tea dance (itfatd) is supporting and helping to publicize a fun saturday night dance party. this event has been organized by the human rights campaign of cincinnati and itfatd is proud to have helped plan this event. we will be following the same “recipe” as the sunday tea dances, except it will be on a saturday night. so it’s technically not a tea dance. it is a dance to raise awareness of hrc and the lgbtq community in cincinnati and the call to action needed to achieve full inclusion and fair treatment of lgbtq people in this country. join us and #risewithus the woodward theater free. >>

sunday

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9am: brunch date: childbirth class! a light helping of our childbirth uncensored class, perfect for full calendars (mimosas not included). the frock free. >>

9:30am: modo yoga with art! 21c museum hotel free. >>

11am: channel your flannel! summon your inner lumberjack for an afternoon to benefit staf! join us in your best flannel as we raise funds for the dogs and cats at staf with raffles, a themed photo booth, and lots of beverages to keep the fun flowing! streetside brewery free. >>

11am: strength & cardio class w/ peggy edwards! come enjoy a free fun, challenging, cardio and strength class from peggy edwards with training personally. this class is for all levels! bring a mat or large towel and water. this class will be a blast! west side brewing free. >>

12pm: bockfest little links pageant! bockfest invites our smallest fans to participate in our first little links pageant. little links participants are invited to dress in their best “welcome spring” attire, from traditional german attire, goats, monks – you name it! participants will participate in a parade across the stage, and a select group picked by our “celebrity” judges will be asked a couple of fun questions to pick the winners. bockfest free. >>

1pm: yoga and the organs: dynamic embodied support! rooted yoga $30. >>

1pm: book club with the cincinnati bartenders’ guild! join the cincinnati bartenders’ guild for their first book club meetup of 2018! maplewood kitchen and bar free. >>

2pm: comedysportz cincinnati sunday matinee march 4 at 2pm! memorial hall otr free. >>

2pm: noah wotherspoon & jessi bair: music and mimosas! the skeleton root free. >>

6pm: bee’s barbecue on sundays! and we’re doing back to back sundays at dutch’s bar! too soon? we think not soon enough. we heard you loud and clear, so we’re bringing it hard this week and making more food than ever before. more meat, more sides, so basically, more happiness. see you this weekend! 🐷 dutch’s bar free. >>

7pm: anna wise, madison mcferrin & zenizen in cincinnati w/poc! grammy award winning songstres, anna wise is accompanied by madison mcferrin & zenizen for the first stop of their #loveyourselftour! featuring an opening set by cincinnati’s own poc. revel otr urban winery free. >>

8pm: kevin devine! the southgate house revival $14-$17. >>

8pm: oscars watch party! join us for our third annual oscar watch party. come in your comfiest clothes or pjs for a casual tv night with your favorite stars. overlook lodge: a rustic watering hole free. >>

9pm: oak house // fycus! motr free. >>

9pm: z.g.s tour kickoff w/ dead man, john underwood & amuse! the southgate house revival free. >>