thursday 5/5 *happy cinco de mayo*


2pm: cinco de mayo extravaganza. come out for a fun filled day of margaritas, ice cold cerveza, tequila and quesadillas! mac’s pizza mainstrasse. free. >>

3pm: cinco de nada 2016! nada. free. >>

3pm: throwback thursday @ moerlein. drink specials on retro beers from 3pm-6pm. moerlein lager house. free. >>

4pm: happy birthday, okbb! come out and celebrate 4 years w/ okbb. breaking out the forester birthday bourbon to ring in the day, along with some fancy champagne cocktails, and a bourbon birthday cake from happy chicks bakery! old kentucky bourbon bar. free. >>

4pm: cinco de mayo 1800 event. celebrate cinco de mayo with a night full of snacks from nada and margaritas! overlook lodge. free. >>

4pm: $3 drafts all night long! gypsy’s mainstrasse. free. >>

4pm: yappy hour! come out and mix and mingle with some great drink specials with your furry best friend. always a good time. also the deck is open till 10pm. washington park. free. >>

5pm: salsa on the square! fountain square. free. >>

5pm: madtree / crafted collaboration (cinco de mead-o). the brass tap. free. >>

5pm: cinco at cinco at cinco. celebrate the renovation of five points alley (which includes lights!) and welcome gomez salsa to the neighborhood. five points alley. free. >>

5pm: cinco de mayo. will be offering $5 on everything. $5 margaritas, $5 2 tacos, $5 mexican draft+tequila shot, $5 spanish wine, and $5 local beers. calle cantina. free. >>

5pm: django western taco cinco de mayo party. fresh margarita’s, ice cold cervezas, tasty grub. drink specials all night. gringo taco special. dj mowgli playing latin tunes on the patio. there will be a plethora of pinatas and mustaches. sure going to be a good time. django western taco. free. >>

5pm: helms trust traveling exhibition. art academy of cincinnati. free. >>

5:30pm: party on the plaza w/ backbeat. anderson party on the plaza. free. >>

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

6pm: may drink & draw – whale of a good time! come out and unwind with some drinks and art. get inspired by our chasing the whale exhibition & the famous novel moby-dick to draw your own nautical adventure. please note that crowds are large and our supplies are limited, so we encourage visitors to bring their own sketchbooks, coloring books and preferred art supplies. contemporary art center. free. >>

6pm: rhinegeist / tsghr drink & draw. join us every first “thirstday” of the month in the lounge for a fun hoppy hour of $5 rhinegeist drafts and art supplies to release your inner creative genius. art supplies included. the southgate house revival. free. >>

7pm: books on tap. braxton brewing company. free. >>

7pm: cinco de heavy metal. backstage cafe. $8. >>

7pm: yoga in the garden hosted by yogi and the farmer. garden in covington. free. >>

7:30pm: buffalo wabs and the price hill hustle. the carnegie. $21. >>

7:30pm: dottie warner and wayne shanon. arnold’s bar and grill. free. >>

8pm: eilen jewell. 20th century theatre. $17-20. >>

8pm: last call trivia. in the tap room. christian moerlein brewing co. free. >>

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

8pm: the new stew feat. corey glover and roosevelt collier performing the album, “bill wither’s: live from carnegie hall”, in it’s entirety. live at the ludlow garage. $20-$50. >>

9pm: purson w/ smoke signals. northside yacht club. free. >>

9pm: karaoke fantastic w/ sean p. hafer. northside tavern. free. >>

9pm: the grove w/ sundae drives and dynamite thunderpunch. urban artifact. free. >>

9pm: jerry queen & mark zero. the listing loon. free. >>

9:30pm: cinco de mayo fiesta w/ anthony ray wright and friends. the southgate house revival. free. >>

9:30pm: imarhan (tamanrasset, algeria) w/ ernie johnson from detroit (cincinnati). motr pub. free. >>

10pm: the fibbs acoustic duo. strasse haus. free. >>

10pm: my empty phantom. rake’s end. free. >>