EVENT DATE : 20–21
Kathryn Stagge-Marr Community Park

Goshen Township is turning 200—and they’re throwing a weekend-long birthday bash. The main event starts Saturday from noon through fireworks at 10 p.m. Then a vintage baseball game on Sunday at 2 p.m., with the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings taking on the Dayton Clodbusters—it was a banner year for baseball, and this game (and weekend!) should be no different. Facebook.com/GoshenOhio2019

EVENT DATE : July 26, 3:00PM
Wolterman Law Office

Your hometown law experts are throwing a party—don’t miss Wolterman’s Open House! Have questions about their practice? What they specialize in? How they can help you? This is your chance to talk firsthand, tour their office, enjoy small bites and take home a gift or two. From taxes to business to estate law—they’ve got you covered. 3–6 p.m. WoltermanLaw.com

EVENT DATE : 26–28
St. Margaret of York Church

Festival fun continues, and SMOY’s three-day extravaganza is packed with rides, refreshments, music (and mass). It’s a jam-packed weekend, Friday and Saturday, 6 p.m. to midnight, with the Rusty Griswolds headlining both nights. Sunday is Family Funday, 3–10 p.m., featuring an ice-cream-eating contest and an afternoon of Second Wind’s rock ’n’ roll soul. Parking info and full schedule at SMOYFest.org.

EVENT DATE : July 29–Aug. 1
Out of Thyme Kitchen Studio

Talk about hands-on for a trip across tastes—young chefs will whisk and mix, bake and chop (and even compete), then bring it all home to share (viola, dinner!). It’s a different daily regional feast for campers to create—think Chicago deep dish to New England clam chowder to SoCal tacos and more. Monday–Thursday, 3–6 p.m. $250 per camper, ages 9–14. OutOfThymeChef.com

EVENT DATE : August 1, 9:00AM
Cincinnati Nature Center

Craft beer, music, woods and wildlife—secure your spot now for this year’s annual evening of exploration and libations at the Nature Center. Tickets for this “hootenanny” are a hot commodity, so don’t wait to get yours. Hoots and Hops takes place the eve of Sept. 13 at Rowe Woods, adults only. CincyNature.org

EVENT DATE : August 1, 6:30PM
Bark Park at Symmes Township Park

It’s all going to the dogs—and we love it! Join fellow dog lovers and their pups for this free dog social at one of our favorite dog parks. Mingle, sniff and play in this fun, dog-safe enclosure—large enough for even the biggest of pooches to run and jump to their furry-hearted delight. 6:30–7:30 p.m. SymmesTownship.org/Events

EVENT DATE : August 6, 6:00PM
Milford Walmart Parking Lot

Across the nation, August brings together law enforcement and locals—a community-building, community-focused effort to promote partnership and camaraderie for safer, stronger neighborhoods. Meet Miami Township and Milford Police and Fire departments at this family-fun fest filled with games, vehicles, music, food and more. 6–9 p.m. MilfordOhio.gov

EVENT DATE : August 7, 1:00PM
Symmes Township Library

¿Qué tan bueno es tu español? No idea? There’s a beginner session for that. If the meaning escapes you, maybe you need a refresher. If you answered, “pretty good,” you could be ready for a literature challenge. Beginner, intermediate or advanced, every Wednesday in August features a free Spanish hour. Intro: 1 p.m., literature: 2 p.m., refresh: 3 p.m. CincinnatiLibrary.org/Branches/Symmes.html

EVENT DATE : August 15, 7:30PM
Loveland Stage Company

A mother, a daughter, three possible fathers. It’s love, laughter and hilarity, center stage in downtown Loveland. How can you resist this Greek isle journey of song, dance and ABBA? Come on—you know the words: “You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life … ooh-ooh-ooh, see that girl ...” Evenings, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 3 p.m. LovelandStageCompany.org

EVENT DATE : August 16, 7:00PM
The Marmalade Lily

Summer’s final flower bar offers bliss at first blush—a night of sunset picking right in the heart of the Marmalade Lily’s fields. Share sweet delights on vintage china, a behind-the-scenes farm tour and open gardens to fill your bucket—and your soul—with whatever blooms strike your fancy. Plus a free wine tasting? Yes, please. Space is limited, $82. 7–9 p.m. TheMarmaladeLily.com

EVENT DATE : August 22, 6:00PM
Out of Thyme Kitchen Studio

Let’s get sharp. Then chop, slice, dice and chiffonade. With summer winding down, the holidays will be here before you know it (eek!). Whether you’re a casual cook or entertaining expert, take time now to fine-tune your knife skills with this hands-on class featuring prepping shortcuts, pro techniques and cutlery care. Signup required, space is limited. $55, 6–8 p.m. OutOfThymeChef.com

EVENT DATE : August 24, 4:00PM
Little Miami High School

Food truck rallies are a summer fave. (Dare we say staple?) This one comes pleasantly paired with a fundraiser and community outreach. Sample a bite (or more!) from your trucks of choice, then take in the fun from local Little Miami partners and businesses. An annual eve of entertainment now celebrating its third year. 4–9 p.m. Facebook.com/LittleMiamiFTR

EVENT DATE : August 24, 6:00PM
Gorman Heritage Farm

This is farm-to-table at its finest—an annual event benefiting GHF itself, featuring fare raised right on this stunning 122-acre farm. Plus MadTree, wine selections, Piebird pies, live music, a silent auction and more. Show your support of this local farm working to give back now and educate for the future. Tickets will sell out: $75 admission, $100 VIP. 6–10 p.m. GormanFarm.org

EVENT DATE : August 25, 6:00PM
Nisbet Park

It’s the last one of the summer! Don’t miss this final chance to enjoy live music in historic Loveland’s park—big-band-style. From jazz to dance to modern tunes, this unique and seasoned ensemble group (composed entirely of P&G employees and retirees) will surely close out the season in true toe-tapping style. 6–8 p.m. LovelandOH.gov