Thursday, February 20, 2014

March 2014: Local Events and Attractions

It is finally warming up after a rough winter for most of the country, so we have gathered a list of upcoming events in our area to inspire spring travel!

March 1
MainStrasse Village Mardi Gras Celebration 
Grande Parade on Saturday begin at 8:00 p.m. will travel down Main Street.
Main Street, Covington, KY 41011
mainstrasse.org, 859-491-0458

March 5-23
Wicked by Broadway Across America 
Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
cincinnatiarts.org

March 6-8
International Wine Festival 
"This festival is a celebration of wine, food and music, and has earned its reputation as a world-class culinary event for both experienced and novice wine and food lovers. Offering a full complement of wine-related events, it is one of the Midwest's largest such festivals."
525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-723-9463

March 7-9
Bockfest 
"Bockfest is a celebration of historic Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati's brewing heritage and the coming of spring. There are several bock beer festivals that take place around the world, but Cincinnati's Bockfest is the oldest and largest in the United States."
1619 Moore Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
bockfest.com, 513-604-9812

March 8-9
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra: Cocktail Hour with Music of the Mad Men Era 
Music Hall, 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
cincinnatipops.org, 513-381-3300

March 15
Downtown St. Patrick's Day Celebration 
"Celebrate with traditional Irish fare, dancing and live entertainment on Fountain Square."
Fountain Square, Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-763-8036, myfountainsquare.com

March 17
MainStrasse Village St. Patrick's Day Celebration
"Celebrate the luck of the Irish in MainStrasse Village."
Main Street, Covington, KY 41011
mainstrasse.org, 859-491-0458

March 27
Annual Friends of Boone County Arboretum Spring Tea
This year's event features guest speaker Tony Works discussing "The Language of Flowers" and it is located at the Boone County Extension Office. You can register online or with Lacey Laudick at the Boone County Extension office: 859-586-6101. The event will be 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM.

March 28-29
Globetrotting with the KSO: A Classical Hit Parade
"Travel the world through music with works by composers from nine countries and five continents."
Greaves Concert Hall, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY 41099
 859-431-6216

*Some events are free and some require advanced ticket purchase, so you may want to visit the associated websites and/or call the organization's phone number for details. Enjoy!

For a full list of links to ongoing area attractions, you can also visit our website at http://www.burligrave.com/attractions.html.

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