From Paddlefest to the Panegyri Greek Festival to Pride Week, here’s 10 fun things to do around Cincinnati this week.
June 21-23: Paddlefest
Thursday: Ohio River Paddlefest Kids Outdoor Adventure Expo, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township.
Friday: Ohio River Paddlefest Music and Outdoor Festival, 10 a.m.-midnight, Coney Island.
Saturday: Paddlefest and Finish Line Festival, 6:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m., Yeatman’s Cove, 805 Pete Rose Way, Downtown.
More information | Photos: Paddlefest 2011
June 22: Phish
7:30 p.m., Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township.
Doors open 5:30 p.m. $60 reserved pavilion, $45 lawn; plus fees.
800-745-3000 | Get tickets
June 22-24: Panegyri Greek Festival
5-11 p.m. Friday, 3-11 p.m. Saturday, 1-8 p.m. Sunday, Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 7000 Winton Road, Finneytown.
Authentic Greek cuisine, pastries, music, dancing, raffles, games and amusement rides. Free parking at and shuttle from St. Xavier High School. Portion of admission price donated to Freestore Foodbank. Family friendly.
$2; free ages 12 and under. 513-591-0030
Photos: Festival through the years | More information
June 23-24: WestFest
1 p.m.-midnight Saturday, 1-10 p.m. Sunday, Downtown Cheviot, Harrison Avenue, Cheviot.
Food, beer, games, rides, three music stages and craft tent. Classic Car Show Saturday.
Photos: Westfest 2011 | More information
June 23: Summerbration
11 a.m.-10 p.m., Bridgewater Falls Lifestyle Shopping Center, 3385 Princeton Road, Fairfield Township.
Music, food, entertainment and giveaways. Music by Leroy Ellington and His Pink Flamingos, the Whammies and the Mistics. Rozzi’s Fireworks display at 10 p.m.
Free. 513-895-6800 | More information
June 23: International Wine Festival
4 p.m.-midnight, Kolping Center, 10235 Mill Road, Springfield Township.
Wine tasting at 4 p.m. with bistro piano music. Robin Lacy and DeZydeco at 7 p.m. in outdoor Pavilion. Full cash bar and 54 different wines. Gourmet finger foods available. Ages 21 and up. Benefits Kolping Society.
June 23: Roeblingfest
11 a.m.-11 p.m., Roebling Point Entertainment District, Court Avenue and E. Third Street, Covington.
Celebration of history, architecture, engineering and art. Tours, raffles and silent auction. All tours: $20 family, $5 per person.
Photos: Roeblingfest 2010 | More information
June 23: Red, Pink & Blue
7-10 p.m., Purple People Bridge, Downtown.
A party and fashion show to benefit heart, breast and diabetes health. $10 per person, ticket includes access into event, a seat along the fashion show runway. Standing Room Only tickets will be on sale until midnight on June 22.
Photos: 2011 Red, Pink & Blue | More information
June 23: Sign Museum reopening
9:30 a.m. ribbon-cutting, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. regular hours. 1330 Monmouth St., Cincinnati. The newly transplanted, 19,300-square-foot museum will welcome guests as they walk beneath a giant genie and enter a fantasy world of American advertising straight out of yesteryear. Private groups tours available.
$15 adult; $10 seniors; $10 students; $10 active-duty military; $10 groups of 10 or more; children under 12 free with paid adult.
Photos: American Sign Museum preview | More information
June 23-July 1: Cincinnati Pride Week
8:07 p.m. Saturday and 3:07 Sunday, Cincinnati Men’s Chorus; 8-11 p.m. Tuesday, Cruise-IN with Amy & Freddy; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, “Thy Will Be Done”; 7 p.m. Thursday, Greater Cincinnati Pride Interfaith Service; 9 p.m.-3 a.m. Friday, Skyy Vodka Pub Crawl; 11 a.m. Saturday, Cincinnati Pride 2012 Parade; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, After Pride Brunch.
Photos: 2011 parade | Photos: 2010 parade | More information