ScopeOut Telescope Festival
Sept. 8, noon – 11 p.m.
Cincinnati Observatory, 3489 Observatory Place, Cincinnati
ScopeOut is an opportunity for people of all ages to look at astronomical equipment offered by local and national vendors. Activities include classes, educational materials for teachers, kids spacecrafts, safe viewing of the sun, tours of the observatory buildings and door prizes.
Price: $7/adults, $5/kids for main displays, suggested $5 donation for viewing through old telescopes from 9-11 p.m.
More info: www.cincinnatiobservatory.org/
Sept. 8, 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Pulse Nightclub, 700 West Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati
Drink specials ($4 Three Olives vodka) for 21 and up, still open to 18 and up. Music provided by DJ Sab.
Price: $15 ages 18 and up men, $10 ages 18 and up women, $5 ages 21 and up; free ages 21 and up women before 10 p.m.
More info: www.pulsenightclub.com
Sept. 9, 7 p.m.
Madison Theater, 730 Madison Avenue, Covington
A band that blends psychedlia, electro and rock music together will take the Madison’s stage Sunday night. Show is all ages.
More info and tickets: www.ilovemetric.com, www.madisontheateronline.com
Frank Smith with Mike Oberst of The Tillers
Sept. 9, 10 p.m.
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main Street, Cincinnati
Hailing from Boston, Frank Smith (the band) is bringing their countryish, rootsy, folk-rock sound to downtown Cincinnati. Show begins at 10 p.m., must be 21.
More info: www.franksmithmusic.com/news/