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    October 17, 2020

    The season may be over for the Cincinnati Reds, but you can still enjoy a baseball-themed event. The weekend Brews, Brunch and Baseball Tour begins with brunch at the Moerlein Lager House while learning about the local history between baseball and beer, followed by a tour of the Moerlein Lager House brewing facility, as well as the location of the old Riverfront Stadium site, with historical facts and moments from Reds history. At the end of the tour, attendees will receive a voucher for one-day admission to the newly renovated Reds Hall of Fame and Museum. Tours will be offered on Sundays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. through November 8. For more details and to purchase tickets, click here.

    If you’re looking for kid-friendly Halloween-themed events, visit the Cincinnati Museum Center for Saturdays at the BOO!seum, happening every Saturday in October. Enjoy fun activities and programming including magic shows, dance parties, costume parades, spooky science experiments, scavenger hunts and more. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and tickets can be purchased here.  

    The Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library has partnered with UC Health and The Health Collaborative in providing free COVID-19 testing to the community. Walk-up testing will be provided at the Main Library Branch downtown tomorrow, October 16 from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., in the North Parking Lot at Walnut and 9th streets. Appointments are not required, but pre-registration is available here.

    Enjoy a delicious meal while supporting local food entrepreneurs with Food Tour in a Box from Cincinnati Food Tours. Each purchase supports five locally owned merchants at Findlay Market in addition to Cincinnati Food Tours: Dean’s Mediterranean ImportsChurchill’s Fine TeasOTR Bagel BarMaverick Chocolate, and Eckerlin Meats. Boxes are $35 each and include free domestic shipping, and you can receive a 10% discount if you purchase 3 or more boxes. For more information, click here.

    Celebrate Cincinnati Taco Week with $2 tacos at dozens of local restaurants, with each location offering their own, unique taco. Participating restaurants in Downtown Cincinnati include Bakersfield OTRLaloLucius QMazunte Centro, and Sugar n’ Spice Diner. Stop in at these locations before the event ends on Sunday, October 18.

    The Cincinnati Ballet just announced its next performance, Cincinnati Made, which will be held at Music Hall November 5-8. This series will feature contemporary works, performed in an intimate setting with guests seated at tables of up to four people. To purchase tickets, click here.