What’s Happening?

What’s Happening

 

Fort Thomas Renaissance has plenty of activities to prolong the summer for you.  Tuesday, September 4, the Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra will perform at Tower Park at 7:00 p.m.  This will end our summer concert series.

The next week on Tuesday, September 11th, we are privileged to host a simulcast of the USO concert benefiting our veterans.  Deemed “The World’s Biggest USO Tour,” this will be held at the Mess Hall.  You can get in at 7:15 p.m. and listen to some great local music.  The televised concert begins at 8:00 p.m.  There will be cookies and drinks.

Don’t forget that the Farmers Market continues until the end of October in Tower Park.  It begins at 3:00 p.m. each Wednesday.

The Fort Thomas Military and Community Museum has a whole new look.  You can visit Thursday through Saturday noon until 4:00 p.m.  If your group wants a special showing, please contact us at 859-572-1225 or fortthomas@gmail.com

September 22nd from 1 p.m. to 12 a.m. Merchants & Music, our biggest music festival of the year, features our local businesses, food trucks, and lots of drinks.  Sponsored by Braxton Brewery and Jim Beam, this year will be another great time.  The bands include Shut Up & Drive, The Tillers, Element 3, Scott Miller and the Commonwealth, and 10,000 Maniacs.  The Leftovers will end the evening.  If you would like to participate, please contact Debbie Buckley at 859-572-1225 or dbuckley@ftthomas.org.  We also welcome all volunteers.

October 13th will be the Tweed Bike Ride beginning at Best Furniture Gallery, 1123 S. Ft. Thomas Avenue from 2-6 p.m. Pull out your tweed clothing and join us for the fun.

Our annual Veterans Day celebration will be November 10 at the Charters of Freedom located in Tower Park at noon.

Renaissance is designing more banners for our city.  This time, Cathy Sonnett has designed a template to honor all our
veterans.  For $200 you can feature your favorite veteran on a banner.  All we need is the photo (if it’s color, we will turn it into a b/w).  We need the name of the soldier and the branch of service.   For the form, please see the city’s website (ftthomas.org) or our Facebook page.  They are also available at the Finance Department of the City Building.

 

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