Enjoy Your Weekend: 20-22 Nov 09

November 19, 2009 in Events

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We know that our readers appreciate the value of our local businesses and cultural organizations. This weekend, in particular, is a celebration of local shopping that supports our Cincinnati neighbors and keeps our local economy going strong. From Cincinnati Unchained to the Secret ArtWorks fundraiser to the Crafty Supermarket, we’ve got tons of events going on this weekend! Feel free to add your own events in the comments and, if there’s something happening in the near future that you think our readers would like to know about, email us at events [at] buycincy [dot] com. Enjoy your weekend!


O’Bryonville Holiday Walk
shops on Madison Rd., O’Bryonville
6pm Thu 19 Nov-3pm Sun 22 Nov
FREE but bring your wallet!
O’Bryonville’s Third Thursday Wine Walk will feature snacks, wines and extended business hours, plus live music by Raison D’Etre. Saturday will feature live music by Leisure and Stilt-Walking Reindeer. Live music by Raison D’Etre will be featured on Sunday. -VL
Christkindlmarkt
Germania Park, 3529 W. Kemper Rd., Cincinnati
times vary, Fri 20 Nov-Sun 22 Nov
$3
Traditional German holiday festival (yet indoors!) with German food, crafts, candy, ornaments and entertainment. -DB
Secret ArtWorks
Grand Ballroom, Westin Cincinnati, 21 East 5th St., downtown
6-9pm, Fri 20 Nov
$75+
Secret ArtWorks is an annual fundraising event featuring the exhibition and sale of approximately 1,000 5×7-inch works of art made and donated by local, national and international artists. Proceeds support ArtWorks‘ programming. -VL
Jewelry Trunk Show Benefitting Ruth Lyons Children’s Fund
5th Street Gallery, 55 West 5th St., downtown
6-9:30pm, Fri 20 Nov
FREE
Shop for a good cause — feauturing lampworked glass bead necklaces, earrings, bracelets and wine stoppers by Lisa Inglert, as well as Shine Your Light healing jewelry by Jimi Merk, and his brand-new Naluum and Fireworks jewelry lines. -VL
CSO Friday Night Jean-Robert Moveable Feast
Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine
6:30pm, Fri 20 Nov
$50 dinner+$10-$95 ticket
Jean-Robert, Cincinnati’s own rockstar chef, and students at the Midwest Culinary Institute serve up a delicious dinner before the Hear & Now concert featuring Henning Kraggerud on violin. “Pay what you can” concert ticket prices start at $10; call 513.381.3300 to order and to place your dinner reservation. -VL
Fabricate Grand Opening Party
4012 Hamilton Ave. [inside Red Polly], Northside
7pm, Fri 20 Nov
FREE but bring your wallet!
Celebrate the grand opening of this new gallery, boutique and an arts and crafts supply store in Northside. -VL
Cincinnati Unchained
small businesses all over Cincinnati
all day, Sat 21 Nov
FREE but bring your wallet!
Check out our list of participating businesses, which are offering special promotions and deals, some with proceeds supporting local non-profit organizations. -VL
Crafty Supermarket
Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Ave., Northside
noon-6pm, Sat 21 Nov
FREE
Shop for handmade wares by 20 designers and crafters from Cincinnati and beyond, plus music by Projectmill, waffled by Taste of Belgium, a DIY table for crafts on the fly, and swag bags for the first 50 people through the door. This is also a book launch party for Grace Dobush’s Crafty Superstar: Make Crafts on the Side, Earn Extra Cash and Basically Have It All. -VL
Balluminaria
Mirror Lake, Eden Park, Mt. Adams
4-6pm, Sat 21 Nov
FREE
The hot air ballon glow along Mirror Lake returns! -DB