The Zombie Ball Dance of the Undead returns to Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum on Oct. 20.

From Zombie Ball to fall beers: 10 local events to check out

Sebastian Bach

Since leaving the hair metal band Skid Row in 1996, Sebastian Bach has acted in film, television and on Broadway. He has also released two live albums, a compilation album, and three solo albums, the latest being 2014’s “Give ‘Em Hell.” See him at Bogart’s, 2621 Vine St., Cincinnati, on Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 513-872-8801 or visit

An Evening with Ron Chernow

When Ron Chernow published his biography of Alexander Hamilton in 2004, he probably didn’t guess it would one day be turned into a Broadway musical, but here we are. He will answer questions about his life and work and discuss his latest biography of Ulysses S. Grant. A book signing will follow. See him at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5-$100. For more information, call 513-621-2787 or visit


Be sure to wear your Halloween costume as you wander this market filled with local farmers, crafters and bakers. There’s also a selfie scavenger hunt, games, live entertainment, a book walk, and face painting. Check it out at Village Green Park, 301 Wessel Drive, Fairfield on Oct. 17 from 4-7 p.m. There is no admission cost. For more information, call 513-867-5348 or visit

Tribute to Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney, singer, actress, and aunt of George, passed away in 2002. But you can still wish her a happy birthday (she would’ve turned 90) at this tribute show where the R.L Big Band and Nancy James will perform her tunes. See it at the Sorg Opera House, 57 S. Main St., Middletown, on Oct. 19 from 8-10:30 p.m. Tickets are $25. For more information, visit

Andrea Bocelli will be at the U.S. Bank Arena on Oct. 19.

Andrea Bocelli

Between his 15 albums of pop and classical music and nine operas, this Italian singer/songwriter has sold over 90 million albums. He released his 16th studio album, “Si,” earlier this year. See him at the U.S. Bank Arena, 100 Broadway St., Cincinnati, on Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $79-$359. For more information, call 513-421-4111 or visit

Kickin’ Some Brass

Just Strange Brothers are a Cincinnati-based, 12-piece band that has performed shows devoted to David Bowie and women of rock. Now, they’ve returned with Kickin’ Some Brass, showcasing the music of Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind & Fire, Ray Charles, Chicago, Sly & The Family Stone, and more. See them at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton, on Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35. For more information, call 513-863-8873 or visit

Zombie Ball: Dance of the Undead on Pyramid Hill

Dress up as your favorite vampire, zombie, mummy (or something else completely whacked) and come out for this undead dance party, which also includes a horror-themed buffet, ghoulish cocktails, a zombie photo booth, a haunted hayride, and an opportunity to pull up in a hearse and walk the (blood) red carpet. Check it out at the Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum, 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, on Oct. 20 from 7-11 p.m. Tickets are $30-$100. For more information, call 513-863-8336 or visit

Jungle Jim’s Fall Smash

This annual fall-themed party will include pumpkin and sour beers, hard cider, live entertainment, and local food trucks. Check it out at Jungle Jim’s International Market, 5440 E. Dixie Highway, Fairfield on Oct. 20 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tickets are $20. For more information, call (513) 674-6055 or visit

Chicago by Cincinnati Transit Authority

This eight-piece band is devoted to Chicago, the famous “rock band with horns.” This particular show will focus on the era of Terry Kath, a guitarist, singer, and founding member of Chicago until his untimely death in 1978. Check it out at the Sorg Opera House, 57 S. Main St., Middletown, on Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20-25. For more information, visit

George Lopez will perform at the Taft Theatre on Oct. 20.

George Lopez

This stand-up comedian, author, and TV sitcom star is known for his jokes about ethnic relations and for being a gateway for other Latino entertainers. See him at the Taft Theatre, 317 E. 5th St., Cincinnati, on Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $39-$69. For more information, call 513-232-6220 or visit

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