Local Events (and Socially Distanced) Fun Things To Do – March 2021

Spring is almost here! Be sure to grab your mask and head out to enjoy a fun, local event. Although some events are virtual, there are still quite a few things to do throughout our communities in person. Events are listed by region and date.

CINCINNATI AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY

Rapunzel’s Hairy Fairy Tale
Through March 21, 2021
Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati – Redbank location, Cincinnati, Ohio
Public and digital performances

Harriet Tubman: Straight Up Outta’ The Underground
Through June 25, 2021
Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati
Digital performances. Interactive storytelling experience.

Martin’s Dream
Through June 30, 2021
Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati
Digital performances. Learn all about Martin Luther King, Jr.

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March First Friday
March 5, 2021
The Windamere at 2 S. Main St., Middletown, Ohio
Tasting Away in Margaritaville!

Pintscher Conducts Mahler’s The Song of the Earth
March 5–6, 2021
Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio
This concert by the Cincinnati Symphony will also be livestreamed

28th Annual Bockfest 
March 5–7, 2021
Bockfest Hall and various venues in Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio
Celebrate the Coming of Spring, Over-the-Rhine’s brewing heritage, and bock beer at the largest Bockfest in the United States

The Kaplan New Works Serves Streaming for Free
March 5–7, 2021
Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Ballet performs online!

Rumors
March 5–7, 2021
Sorg Opera House, Middletown, Ohio
A mysterious and thrilling play

United Kennel Club Ohio Classic
March 5–7, 2021
Roberts Centre at 123 Gano Rd., Wilmington, Ohio
Agility, obedience and conformation feats by man’s best friend

Virtual: Butler Philharmonic Orchestra
March 6, 2021
Enjoy the music from your home!

First Friday/Second Look Saturday
March 6–7, 2021
Pendleton Art Center at 1105 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio
Art, music and food!

The Root Beer Stand Opens
March 8, 2021
11566 Reading Rd., Sharonville, Ohio
Old-fashioned root beer and footlong cheese coneys – a local tradition!

Out of the Darkness Exhibition
March 8 – May 22, 2021
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum at 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, Ohio
Indoor exhibit about art and COVID-19.

Scribble Showdown
March 9, 2021
Taft Theatre, Cincinnati, Ohio
Improvisation animation game show.

Founder’s Day
March 11, 2021
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum at 1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd., Hamilton, Ohio
Free admission to the park

Virtual: 2nd Friday Virtual Concert
March 12, 2021
Oxford Community Arts Center presents bluegrass music!

Alpha and Omega
March 13–14, 2021
Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio
Conrad Tao, pianist, performs

Traveling with Mozart
March 13–14, 2021
Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio
Melissa White, violinist, plays with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Cin City Reptile Show
March 14, 2021
Holiday Inn at Centre Park of West Chester at 5800 Mulhauser Road, West Chester Ohio
Ssssssssnakes!

Virtual: Show and Tell on the Farm: Ohio Feeds the World
March 18, 2021
MetroParks presents a virtual show and tell on Facebook and the MetroParks website

Let’s Go Hiking! Scavenger Hunt
March 20, 2021
Huffman Park at 2100 John Gray Rd., Fairfield, Ohio
Find objects along the trail. Space is limited.

Pruning Seminar

March 21, 2021
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Learn from the experts how to prune from this outdoor walking seminar. Rain or shine.

Virtual: Show and Tell on the Farm: We are Rockin’
March 25, 2021
MetroParks presents information about rocks found at farms.

Easter Egg Hunt
March 27, 2021
Liberty Park at 6757 Yankee Rd, Liberty Township, Ohio
Have fun searching for eggs!

Easter in Candyland
March 27, 2021
Liberty Home Association: 2361 Hamilton Cleves Rd., Hamilton, Ohio
The candyland trail guides you! Easter Bunny breakfast.

Easter Egg Hunt
March 27, 2021
Freedom Park at 550 Freedom Park Dr., Edgewood, Kentucky
Masks required. 2pm event.

Easter Egg Bunny Express
March 27–28 + April 2–4, 2021
LM&M Railroad at 127 S. Mechanic Street, Lebanon, Ohio 45036
Enjoy a train ride with the Easter Bunny! Kids will enjoy an easter egg hunt

Things That Flutter: Rookeries
March 27, 2021
Gilmore MetroPark at 7950 Gilmore Rd., Hamilton, Ohio
Observe birds and learn about their nesting grounds. Space is limited.

Egg Orienteering
March 28, 2021
Forest Run MetroPark Timberman Ridge area at 1976 Timberman Rd., Hamilton, Ohio
Forest Run MetroPark Wildlife Preserve area at 1810 Hamilton-New London Rd., Hamilton, Ohio
Egg hunt course with a map. Pre-registration required.

Egg-Splorers
March 29 – April 4, 2021
Fairfield Parks
Six large wooded Easter eggs will be placed in 6 of the city’s 29 parks. Find all six eggs — take a photo of them by April 5 and email the pics to bthellman@fairfieldoh.gov. Prizes to be awarded!

Best Restaurants Event
March 29, 2021
Delta Hotel by Marriott at 11320 Chester Road, Sharonville, Ohio
Cincinnati Magazine presents local restaurants offering tasting portions

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SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA

Perfect North Spring Carnival
March 7, 2021
10974 Perfect Lane, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Confirm event before attending

Spring Junkin Trail
March 11–14, 18–20, 2021
SE Indiana
Various shops throughout SE Indiana. Confirm event before attending.

Holtkamp Winery St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
March 13, 2021
10868 Woliung Road, Sunman, Indiana
513-602-5580 – Pizza and wine specials

Party Place Bridal Expo

March 14, 2021
RomWeber Marketplace at 7 South Eastern Ave., Batesville, Indiana
View SE Indiana’s premier wedding venue

St. Patrick’s Day – All Day Party
March 17, 2021
The Sherman at 35 S. Main Street, Batesville, Indiana
Everyone’s Irish!

American Longriflle Show
March 26, 2021
NMLRA Education Center at 7436 S. Co. Rd., E Versailles, Indiana
Their first show!

Easter at the Park
March 27, 2021
Versailles State Park t 1004 US 50, Versailles, Indiana
Annual Ripley County Easter Egg Hunt

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DAYTON AND SPRINGFIELD, OHIO

Now and Then
The Loft Theatre Dayton, Ohio
Through March 7, 2021
Play about a chance meeting

First Thursday ay the National Museum of the US Air Force
March 4, 2021
Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio
The museum and gift shop will be open late until 8pm

1st Friday Art Hop at Front Street
March 5, 2021
1001 East 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio
Art, live entertainment – bring your mask!

Reading Rainbow First Friday
March 5, 2021
Troy Main Street, Troy, Ohio
Children can listen to stories being read in the Troy businesses by local volunteers

The Surprising Story of the Three Little Pigs
March 5–14, 2021
Beavercreek Community Theatre at 3868 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek, Ohio
Enjoy this youth-theater production

Women in the Air Force: From Yesterday into Tomorrow – A virtual event
March 5, 2021
Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio
Learn all about women’s role in the US Air Force

Wild Woman Project Moon Circle
March 11, 2021
Tend & Flourish: 1906 Brown Street, Dayton, Ohio
Guided meditation

Feats of Filmmaking with Bryan Smith and Kether Ladzinski – streaming
March 16, 2021
Dayton Live Presents
Stories of adventure from some of the world’s most remote locations

The Best of John Williams
March 20, 2021
Schuster Theatre, Dayton, Ohio
America’s composer – listen to the Dayton Pops as they perform movie music

3rd Sunday Market
March 20–21, 2021
1001 East 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio
Art, live entertainment – bring your mask!

Antique Show & Flea Market
March 20–21, 2021
Clark County Fairgrounds, at 4401 S. Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio
Find a treasure!

Church Basement Ladies
March 25–April 18, 2021
La Comedia Dinner Theatre, Springboro, Ohio
Musical comedy

Adult Easter Egg Hunt
March 26, 2021
Kettering Recreation Center at 2900 Glengarry Dr., Kettering, Ohio
Bring your flashlights to hunt in the dark for big prizes. Registration required.

Flashlight Egg Hunt
March 27 and 28, 2021
Kettering Rec Complex, Kettering, Ohio
Must register in advance

Angel Blue: Opera Start Recital Live Stream
March 28, 2021
Dayton Opera
Soprano star Angel Blue will present a special recital

Mysterious Seas with Diva Amon and David Gruber – streaming event
March 30, 2021
Dayton Live Presents
View deep into the ocean with all of the amazing creatures who live there