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Big Fun Weekend in Covington

There will be lots to do for the young and old in Covington this weekend with events all over town, including some opportunities to be charitable. Check out the list:

FRIDAY

Ladies Night in Mainstrasse Village

Get your holiday shopping started early in MainStrasse Village!  Shop, listen to live music, visit a gallery, enter to win a MainStrasse Gift Basket (lot of gift certificates in it!), and enjoy lots of discounts!

Details and specials: MainStrasse Village

Nine opens at The Carnegie

The Opening Reception for this Carnegie Gallery show is from 6:00-9:00PM. Nine features an array of pieces from glass and ceramic creations to mixed media, painting and sculpture. Each gallery tells a different story from a unique point of view, creating a singular experience that will have something for everyone.

Details: The Carnegie

Book Signing in Mainstrasse Village

"What do your children dream about? Penny and Tubs dream about an adventure to the City of the Sea. Your children will embrace these loveable characters as they discover an imaginary world of floating homes and underwater playgrounds. They learn how different people live and make new friends". As a part of Ladies Nite in MainStrasse Village this, Friday, noted Author Marcie May will be signing her recently released book "The City on the Sea the Adventures of Penny and Tubs". Ms. May will be at Stoney's, Gifts, All Things Princess & Fairy from 6 pm to 9 pm. As part of the Ladies Nite festivities, Stoney's will be offering a 10% discount on purchases along with snacks and fun!

Details: Hulafrog

Walk n Chalk - Interactive Public Art

At the Pike Street Arcade between Pike & Seventh Streets. A real-time public chalk art installation with public participation encouraged. Interactive dance choreography by Pones, Inc. FREE. 4:00-8:00PM.

Details: Renaissance Covington

SATURDAY

Covington Urban Golf Tournament

Putt-putt golf on the top of the Center City Parking Garage (behind City Hall) with each hole having a theme designed by a local business or organization. The River City News wrote about the event here: Downtown Covington to Be Made Over by UC Class. 10:00AM-5:00PM. 

Details: Facebook Event

Holmes Swim Team Rock-a-Thon

The team is hosting a fundraiser to bring in money for breast cancer victims. Members and supporters will be rocking in chairs for twelve hours for the Blanket of Hope Society in Louisville which provides pink fleece blankets to women with breast cancer. The team hopes to raise $500 to be able to present six blankets. Check them out in the Holmes High School cafeteria.

Holiday Toy Trains at Behringer-Crawford Museum

The 21st Annual Holiday Toy Trains display is on track for its Nov. 17 opening. Hosted by Behringer-Crawford Museum, it is the largest interactive, child-friendly holiday train display in Northern Kentucky. The layout features more than 25 stations for kids of all ages, 250 feet of track, Lionel toy train and Plasticville accessories from the past and present. Admission to the museum, which includes the Holiday Toy Trains, the Faragher Train Layout and Model Community, Dickens Christmas Village, DIVIDED WE STOOD, and the permanent collection, is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors (60+), and $4 for children (3+) but FREE to museum members.

TANK and Remke Feed the Hungry

At the Remke Biggs in Crescent Springs from 10:00AM-2:00PM bring food to donate to the cause that benefits Be Concerned in Covington,

Details: TANK

PHOTO: Kiosk in Mainstrasse Village/RCN