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Make a day of it!

There's more than just drama going on in historic Over-the-Rhine! Whether it's the annual GO OTR 5K Run/Walk and Summer Celebration, farmer's markets, or historical tours, there's bound to be something for everyone in addition to visiting the theatre.

Washington Park Summer Series
From farmer's markets to yoga to live music, there is always something going on at the beautifully renovated Washington Park, conveniently located only two blocks from the theatre.

Second Sundays on Main
Second Sunday on Main is a hip, eclectic neighborhood event, presented by the Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce. The event takes place on the second Sunday of every month from Noon to 5 p.m. in historic Over-the-Rhine on Main Street and 13th Street.The event is free and open to the public.

Final Fridays
Last Friday of each month, 6-10 pm Monthly gallery hop in historic Pendleton and on North Main Street, that continues throughout the year on the last Friday of every month.

Findlay Market
1801 Race St. | 513.665.4839
Open year-round, Findlay Market is Ohio's oldest continuously operated public market and one of Cincinnati's most cherished institutions. From fresh fish, baked goods, jams, jellies and specialty items, Findlay Market offers a variety of items from local merchants and farmers. Farmer's Market also available seasonally.

BockFest and BockFest 5K
March 6-8, 2015

A three-day celebration that kicks off with a parade and the crowning of the Sausage Queen on Friday, and features the Annual Bockfest 5K on Saturday morning. The festival features live music, bock beer, food, along with home brew competitions, exhibitions, and Prohibition Tours.

MusicNow Festival
2015 Dates TBA
MusicNOW invites contemporary music and artists that take risks and do not fit neatly into categories.

Queen City Underground Tours
Tours start at Cincy Haus, 1332 Vine St. Enjoy a stroll through the Gateway District, home to America's largest set of historical landmarks. Visit buildings that were home to over 130 saloons, bars and beer gardens, and theaters that hosted iconic entertainers Charlie Chaplin and Wild Bill Hickok. 2012 Tour Season starts April 21st.

Architreks Tours
Every Saturday at 10 am, May 1-October 30 Guided walking tours of the city and near suburbs, including Over-the-Rhine, Findlay Market/Brewery District, and Civil War tours.

OTR 5K Run/Walk and Summer Celebration
SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, May 16, 2015
The day kicks off with a 5K Run/Walk through Over-the-Rhine, followed by the Summer Celebration that features community-based art and kids activities and events, a fine arts fair with many local merchants and artists, food, beer as well as live music throughout the day. The event is centered at the surface lot at 12th and Vine Streets.

Cincinnati Fringe Festival
2015 Dates TBA
The Cincinnati Fringe Festival will celebrate its 12th year in 2015. During the festival local, regional, national and international artists invade downtown Cincinnati for 12 days of artistic celebration in both traditional and non-traditional spaces. These artists represent a variety of media including theatre, dance, music, poetry, visual art, film and beyond.

CityFlea
An urban flea market. Browse through vintage clothing, band posters, handcrafted goodness or sipping coffee along with something yummy to eat from food trucks and other artisan style foods. Click here for 2014 CityFlea dates and times.

Cincinnati Brewery/Prohibition Resistance Tours
Every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm, starting May 3. Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood is home to one of the largest collections of pre-Prohibition brewery architecture, in the middle of one of the largest historic districts in the country. This walking tour will explore the heart of Cincinnati's Brewery District.

Midpoint Music Festival
September 25-27, 2014
Music festival that focuses on helping emerging artists gain quality exposure at multiple venues throughout Over-the-Rhine and downtown.