This Weekend in Awesome

Hey guys! Guess what? Spring is here. And the return of spring means the return of flowers and Washington Park Deck hours and so many fun things to do outdoors. I have never been one to love hot weather, but you’re dang right I love being outside — even if this beautiful, mild weather only lasts a month or so.

Starting in April, you’ll see flowers and trees bloom, creamy whips open, Ludlow Bromley Yacht Club float back to life, The Root Beer Stand serve up its legendary fare (for the 60th year!), farmers markets spring up around the region, and so much more. Regular [free] events in the city include:

Tuesdays
Strauss Troy Market on Fountain Square, 11am–2pm
FSQ FIT at Fountain Square, 6–8pm
Spring Workout on the Green at Washington Park, 6–8:30pm

Wednesdays
Spring Workout on the Green at Washington Park, 6–8:30pm

Thursdays
FSQ Eats at Fountain Square, 11am–2pm
Yappy Hour at Washington Park Dog Park, 5–8pm

Fridays
Tiny Deck Concert at Washington Park, 7–9pm

Saturdays
Weekend Workout Powered by YMCA at Washington Park, 9–10am

Additional goings on around the city this weekend:

3/30: Thirsty Thursday at Municipal Brew Works, 5–10pm
3/30: YPCA Mixer at Queen City Radio, 6–8pm
3/30: Zoogeist at Rhinegeist Brewery, 6–10pm

3/30: Roosters 1st Paint pARTy (Roosters – Milford), 6:30–8:30pm

3/31: Art After Dark at Cincinnati Art Museum, 6–9pm
3/31: Final Friday at Pendleton Art Center, 6–10pm
3/31: The Yugos with JOUNCE at MOTR Pub, 10:30pm

3/31: Plenty of Fish Frys

4/1: Spring Sidewalk Sale! at Lillywood in Westwood’s Historic District, 10am–4pm
4/1: Northside Record Fair at North Presbyterian Church, 11am–4pm
4/1: Rabbit Hash General Store Grand Re-Opening, 1–8:30pm

4/1: Die Innenstadt Watch Party: Pittsburgh Riverhounds at rhinehaus, 4–7pm
4/1: Opening Day Weekend Art Show Featuring Chris Felix at Christian Moerlein Brewing Co., 5pm–12am

4/2: Cincinnati Preservation Collective March Photowalk – Look Here!, 1–4pm
4/2: Dave Concepcion & George Foster Autograph Session at Sports Gallery, 2–4pm
4/2: Camp Springs Tavern Bluegrass JAM at Camp Springs Tavern, 3:30–6:30pm

Also keep in mind that Opening Day is on Monday, 4/3. The game is at 4:10pm, with festivities happening at Washington Park from 10am until 7pm; the 98th Opening Day Parade beginning at Findlay Market at noon; Rally on the Square at Fountain Square from 10am until 6pm; and the Opening Day Block Party at The Banks from 11am to 4pm. Click here for more Opening Day fun.

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