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What's on tap this weekend: August 8-10

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Be part of the 'World's Longest Yard Sale' Friday and Saturday in Covington's MainStrasse Village. You never know what you'll stumble upon! (Photo: Flickr/Randy Heinitz) Be part of the 'World's Longest Yard Sale' Friday and Saturday in Covington's MainStrasse Village. You never know what you'll stumble upon! (Photo: Flickr/Randy Heinitz)
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Find out what's on tap this weekend around Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and make a plan.

World's Longest Yard Sale

The annual event, also known as 127 Corridor Sale, is 675 miles long, running from Hudson, Mich. to Gadsen, Ala. Nearly 100 vendors selling everything from antiques, crafts and home-made quilts to kitchen sinks.

Details: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Sixth Street Promenade and Goebel Park, MainStrasse Village, Covington. Free admission. Vendor $15 fee. www.127sale.com.

Hamilton County Fair

Five-day festival includes demolition derby, ATV and dirt bike drag, mud runs, exotic animal petting zoo, fire dancers, flower show, food, fair games and more.

Details: 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-10 p.m. Sunday. Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 7801 Anthony Wayne Ave., Carthage. $5 (plus $5 parking per car). www.hamiltoncountyfair.com.

Glier's Goettafest

Food, live entertainment, family-friendly games and a celebration of everything goetta.

Details: 5-11 p.m. Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday. Festival Park, Riverboat Row, Newport. Free admission. www.goettafest.com.

Toby Keith

The country superstar brings his Shut Up & Hold On tour to Cincinnati featuring Colt Ford and Krystal Keith.

Details: 7 p.m. Friday. Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. $23.50-$89 plus taxes and fees. www.ticketmaster.com.

Food Truck Rally

Gourmet food trucks, beer and wine. Music by Chuck Evans, 3 Day Rule and DV8.

Details: 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday. The Square at Union Centre, 9285 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester Township.  Free admission. www.ucbma.com.

PNC Summer Music Series: MidPoint Indie Summer

The 2014 Indie Summer Series lineup of local, regional and national artists, as part of the PNC Summer Music Series. Lineup includes Man Man, Injecting Strangers, Ohio Knife and Skeleton Hands.

Details: 7-11 p.m. Friday. Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Free admission. www.mpmf.com.

Art on Vine

More than 40 artists displaying and selling arts, crafts and photography organized by James Jenkins, owner of Photography for the People. Portion of artist entry fees are donated to local nonprofit organizations. Art on Vine proof of purchase gets any A Tavola signature pizza and High Life pitcher for $15, as well as discounts at Frameshop, Core a Movement studio and the Little Mahatma.

Details: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Free admission. Facebook event page. (513) 344-3401. 

OTR Community Festival

Neighborhood picnic. Games, face painting, food, fundraising raffles, children's talent show, music by DJ and other live entertainment.

Details: noon-5 p.m. Saturday. Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.  Free admission. www.washingtonpark.org.

Bobby Mackey

Country music singer, Kentucky native and owner of Bobby Mackey's Music World performs downtown.

Details: 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Smale Riverfront Park, Mehring Way and Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown. Free admission. www.cincinnatiparks.com.

SelfDiploma Summer Concert Series Week 11: Dizzy Wright

The Queen City's live music event every Saturday night in the heart of downtown. Dizzy Wright, Trademark Aaron, Young Ill, Jaylee, Odd Fella, MCB and Jameze Latrail on the P&G Music Stage.

Details: 7-11 p.m. Saturday. Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Free admission. www.selfdiploma.com.

Slammin' Saturday Night

Wrestling event featuring Legends of the Squared Circle stars like heavyweigh champion Bit T and Sgt. Ledbetter, "Trophy" Todd Mullins, Richie O'Ryan, the 3MB and more.

Details: 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) Saturday. LSC Arena, 555 North Verity Parkway, Middletown. $6 admission. www.wrestleohio.com.

Florence Freedom

Florence's minor league team faces the Normal Cornbelters of Normal, Illinois at home. Live post-game music by 4th Day Echo Saturday and Bark in the Park 2 during a double header on Sunday.

Details: 6:05 p.m. Saturday, 1:05 p.m. and 5:05 p.m. Sunday. UC Health Stadium, 7950 Freedom Way, Florence. $10-$14. www.florencefreedom.com.

Western & Southern Open

Professional tennis tournament bringing the top players in the world, including Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic, to Mason. Event includes local food vendors, music and family-friendly games.

Details: 10 a.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday (through Aug. 17). Lindner Family Tennis Center, 5460 Courseview Drive, Mason. Match prices vary. www.cincytennis.com.

Second Sunday on Main

OTR's eclectic monthly street festival with more than 90 local vendors and food trucks, live music and street performers, the Cincinnati Sports League's outdoor beer garden, as well as sales and specials from shops along Main Street. This month's theme is "Game On."

Details: noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Main Street, between 13th and Liberty streets, Over-the-Rhine. Free admission. www.secondsundayonmain.org.

 

 

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