Nightlife in Monfort Heights

Erin Foley: Lady with Pockets Comedy Tour on January 22 or 24 (Up to 48% Off)

Erin Foley: Lady with Pockets Comedy Tour

Multiple Locations

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Erin Foley brings TV- and club-sharpened skills to the stage, demonstrating an acerbic wit shown on Comedy Central and Conan

$23 $12

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Growler Packages with Glasses and Snacks at Growler Stop (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Growler Stop

Newtown

Fill up a 64 oz. or 32 oz. growler with your favorite beer from brewers such as Fifty West and MadTree; root-beer growlers also available

$17 $10

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Standup with Bottomless Sodas for Two at Funny Bone Comedy Club & Restaurant (Up to 51% Off)

Funny Bone Comedy Club & Restaurant

Funny Bone Comedy Club & Restaurant

Established headliners and emerging comics incite guffaws at a popular comedy-club franchise

$61.50 $30

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Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Old Spaghetti Factory

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

$60 $29

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Two or Four Tickets to the Ghostly Gala Halloween Party at Elk Creek Vineyards Friday, October 31 (Up to 50% Off)

Elk Creek Vineyards

Owenton, KY

Wine makes Halloween even more fun when it’s paired with seasonal appetizers and themed desserts; the costume contest yields fun prizes

$20 $11

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Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Food Pairing and Souvenir Glasses at Indian Creek Winery (Up to 52% Off)

Indian Creek Winery

Georgetown

Georgetown winery pairs red and white sips with cheese, dried fruit, and summer sausage; each person receives a voucher toward wine bottles

$30 $15

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Wine and Gifts at Talon Winery (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Talon Winery

Shelbyville

Shop for gifts, gourmet treats, and wines produced produced in a lush, 5-acre vineyard

$20 $11

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Bluegrass Youth Ballet's "The Nightingale" at the Singletary Center for the Arts on October 24 or 25 (Up to 45% Off)

Bluegrass Youth Ballet Presents: "The Nightingale"

Singletary Center For The Arts Concert Hall

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Youth ballet adapts a Hans Christian Andersen fairytale about an emperor charmed by a sweet-singing nightingale

$14.50 $8

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Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four with Cheese Plate and Credits at Chateau de Pique Winery (Up to 56% Off)

Chateau de Pique Winery

Multiple Locations

Sip glasses of wine and snack on cheeses inside tasting rooms of local winery's two satellite locations

$40 $20

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Relient K at Mercury Ballroom on October 30 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 48% Off)

Relient K

Mercury Ballroom

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Christian pop-punk ensemble celebrates the 10th anniversary of their seminal album Mmhmm

$23 $12

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Susan Boyle at The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts – Whitney Hall on Friday, October 24 (Up to 42% Off)

Susan Boyle

The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

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Beloved vocalist who moved the audience & judges on “Britain’s Got Talent” sings powerful renditions of “I Dreamed a Dream” & “Wild Horses”

$136.95 $80

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Abbey Road On The River at The Galt House Hotel and Belvedere Festival Park, October 24–26 (Up to 43% Off)

Abbey Road On The River

Belvedere Festival Park

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Beatles tribute acts, original Wings members, and touring rockers celebrate Sir Paul McCartney's impending first trip to Louisville

$64.44 $40

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Midwest Clean Comedy All-Stars at The Bard's Town Theater on September 26–November 22 (Up to 44% Off)

Midwest Clean Comedy All-Stars

The Bard's Town Theater

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Laugh along to standup comics without the worries of crassness in sets suitable for all ages

$14.18 $8

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Derby City Magic Show for Four at The Laughing Derby on Saturdays at 3 p.m. Through December 27 (Up to 75% Off)

Derby City Magic Show

The Laughing Derby

Magic show in its seventh year treats guests to family-friendly tricks and jokes

$40 $10

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Murder-Mystery Dinner Show for One or Two at The Dinner Detective (Up to 51% Off)

The Dinner Detective

Fairgrounds

Guests dig into appetizers and a 3-course meal while trying to solve an interactive murder mystery, where actors blend in among the diners

$79.94 $39

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$11 for $20 Worth of Pub Food at Gypsy's Sports Grille

Gypsy's Sports Grille

Louisville

Cod-cake sliders with jalapeño-ranch dressing and pork-tenderloin sandwiches served up at a restaurant that supports no-kill animal shelters

$20 $11

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One or Two Social Speed-Dating Events from Dinner With Friends Social Club (50% Off)

Dinner With Friends Social Club

Multiple Locations

Groups of eight meet at local bars and restaurants for an evening of dining, cocktails, and getting to know each other

$199 $99

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$30 for the Zombie Ball with Dinner on Saturday, November 1, at Chrisman Mill Vineyards ($60 value)

Chrisman Mill Vineyards

Nicholasville

The day after Halloween, the undead gather for one last hurrah that includes appetizers, dinner, drinks, music, and a zombie king and queen

$60 $30

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"Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus LIVE!" at Old National Centre on Friday, November 28 (Up to 50% Off)

"Men Are From Mars Women Are From Venus"

Egyptian Room at Old National Centre

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Based on the hit book by John Gray, Peter Story’s live performance elicits knowing laughter from both sexes

$72.50 $36

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$5 for a Movie Outing with a Ticket at Studio Movie Grill (Up to $10.25 Value)

Studio Movie Grill

College Park

A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

$10.25 $5

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$49.99 for a 90-Minute In-Home Wine-Tasting Party for Up to Eight from PRP Wine ($265 Value)

PRP Wine

Redeem from Home

A wine consultant leads a tasting of eight wines during a 90-minute tasting party for up to eight guests

$265 $49.99

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Five-Course Murder-Mystery Dinner for Two, Four, or Eight at from Occasions Divine (Up to 58% Off)

Occasions Divine

Near Northside

121-year-old Victorian clubhouse hosts a five-course dinner, spiced up by 1 of 10 devious murder mysteries

$400 $169

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Select Local Merchants

Craig and Laura Decker seem to have a difficult time making up their minds. They also seem to have a knack for turning this indecisiveness into an advantage at every turn. When it came to opening their new business, for example, they briefly wondered whether it should feature a wine shop, a wine bar, or a gourmet bistro. Their solution? All three.

This spirit of inclusivity pervades The Wine Guy Bistro, where the Deckers pair seasonal wine varietals with globally inspired cuisine. Rather than choose between European elegance and New-American pizzazz, they settled on a compromise they describe as “Old World chic.” This label suits a menu that features small plates of housemade meatballs and bruschetta alongside assorted cheeses from around the world. The focus on small plates is in keeping with the Deckers’ have-it-all mentality and gives diners the option to sample several dishes without having to barter with adjacent tables.

2692 Madison Rd
Cincinnati,
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The independently-owned Mayday offers a variety of unique burgers, made from turkey, black bean, or beef patties with toppings such as Korea-style kimchi and cilantro chili sauce. Patrons pair the burgers with oven-baked fries and draft beer at this hub of the Northside neighborhood, along with trivia, comedy, and live rock and roll, and a two-tiered patio provides a fun atmosphere for the whole family.

The boldness of burgers isn't all Mayday specializes in, however. The subtle flavors of fine whiskey and charcuterie reward more ambitious palates, while a full array of hotdogs?served on homemade pretzel buns?add an upscale spin to comfort food. To top it off, customers can add a fried egg to anything on the menu, just like when we were kids, frying eggs on the sidewalk to top off our summer ice cream cones.

4227 Spring Grove Ave
Cincinnati,
OH
US

Founded in 1963 at a local YMCA, the Cincinnati Ballet grew into a major regional company by adhering to its mission to express the human experience through dance. Today, it continues upholding that vision by housing resident artists who entertain audiences with dance performances of both classic and original work. Beyond supporting local audiences and their right to clap, the Cincinnati Ballet also seeks to nurture artists through the Otto M. Budig Academy. There, a professional faculty trains aspiring performers at all skill levels. These training opportunities are supplemented by outreach programs such as CincyDance!, which provides free training and dance attire to children.

1555 Central Pkwy
Cincinnati,
OH
US

From behind a pair of baby grand pianos, two pianists take audience requests each Friday and Saturday night at The Penguin Dueling Piano Bar, urging the crowd to sing along in a display of musical showmanship. The ivory ticklers hail from all over the country and belt out popular tunes from the past 50 years that they’ve memorized by heart or tattooed on the inside of their eyelids. Onlookers seated at tables around the stage or nestled into plush couches in the lounge sip cocktails, quaff brews, and dive into salty snacks. Although the show runs on Fridays and Saturdays, drinks specials pop up each night and salsa-night Wednesdays promise copious amounts of hip shaking.

441 Vine St
Cincinnati,
OH
US

Within Anand Indian Restaurant's bustling kitchen, a team of culinary alchemists carefully blends herbs and spices for its diverse range of Indian dishes. The chefs call upon North Indian traditions to craft tandoori plates, where a special clay oven locks seasoned juices inside cuts of meat better than a mime gives directions to the highway. Meanwhile, South Indian recipes forge Uttappam, Indian-style pancakes crowned with chilis and vegetables, and dosa, thin rice crêpes bundled with savory fillings. Meanwhile, more than 20 meatless dishes offer mouthfuls of creamed lentils, house-made cheese cubes, and sweet baby carrots imbued with light spices.

10890 Reading Rd
Cincinnati,
OH
US

The Cincinnati Film Festival showcases moving pictures from all over the globe from October 8 to October 16. Your all-day pass (a $20 value) gets you access to a full day of screenings and workshops. Start your cineday with the Shorts Block 9, a collection of short films playing at the Esquire Theater, and then hop over to Main St. Cinema to catch "Runaways: Producing In Ohio," as a panel of local industry insiders discuss the past, present, and future of Ohio film production. Locavores can cheer on hometown heroes at the Esquire during 48 Hour Film Project: Take 2, a mash-up of mini-movies produced by Cincinnati filmmakers, before indulging in behind-the-scenes voyeurism with a screening of Saturday Night, a 90-minute Saturday Night Live documentary directed by actor James Franco. The weeklong film fest's Awards Gala will be held on Friday, October 15 at Memorial Hall, where a special award will be presented to musician/TV personality/producer Nick Lachey for his contributions to the local production community. A ticket to the gala (a $25 value) gives formal-loving filmophiles an excuse to break out tuxes and ball gowns, as this gala is black-tie optional with a required tweed-based business-dress minimum. Check the program guide for a complete list of screenings. Organizers recommend you arrive at all events 30 minutes ahead of time to procure the best seats in the house, away from the permanent front-row installations of 10-gallon hats and actual honey-filled beehives.

320 Resor Ave
Cincinnati,
OH
US