Oktoberfest Zinzinnati USA – September 21-23, 2012

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September 21-23, 2012 OktoberfestCincinnati, Ohio
The largest Oktoberfest celebration in the country and the second largest in the world. Attendance: 500,000.

When:
Festival Hours:
Friday, Sept. 21, 2012
Noon-midnight (Fountain Square only)
Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012
11 a.m.-midnight
Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012
11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Where:
On six blocks of Fifth Street, from Vine Street to Sentinel in Downtown Cincinnati.

Cost:
Free!

Parking:
Convenient parking can be found in the Fountain Square Garage for only $5. Parking info.

Features:

Oktoberfest Sneak Peek
Friday, Sept. 21, 2012
Noon-midnight
Fountain Square ONLY

6th Annual John Morrell Running of the Wieners
Friday, Sept. 21, 2012
Noon-1 p.m.

Gemuetlichkeit Games
Friday, Sept. 21, 2012
1:15-2:15 p.m.

Opening Ceremony and Keg Tapping
Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012
11:30 a.m.

The World’s Largest Chicken Dance
Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012
1:30 p.m., Fountain Square

Samuel Adams Stein Hoisting Championship
Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012
5:00 p.m., Fountain Square

Cincinnati.com Glockenspiel
Every hour on the hour,
at Fifth and Broadway

http://www.oktoberfestzinzinnati.com/

The Future of Food: 2050 – Food Day

September 12, 2012 at 2:41 PM | Posted in cooking, Food | 2 Comments
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The Future of Food2050

Hosted by Hon. Chellie Pingree

Welcome by Michael F. Jacobson, Center for Science in the Public Interest

5:00 p.m. Reception (location TBA)

6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

 

What will we be eating in the year 2050?  How will that food be produced?  Where is the food movement going?  Food Day’s national marquee event conference will bring together forward-thinking experts on agriculture policy, nutrition, and sustainability to discuss the future of Americans’ diet and food system.  Save the date if you can join us, stay tuned for details, and get your crystal ball ready!

July 20-22, 2012 Jazz & Rib Fest – Columbus, Ohio

July 19, 2012 at 11:28 AM | Posted in cooking, Festivals, Food, grilling, pulled pork, ribs | Leave a comment
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July 20-22, 2012 Jazz & Rib Fest – Columbus, Ohio
The Jazz & Rib Fest has become one of the most anticipated traditions in Columbus–thanks to hot ribs, cool jazz and great fans!

Celebrate summer with hot ribs and cool jazz! Three stages will host the finest local, regional and international jazz artists, while barbeque pit masters serve up sizzling ribs, chicken and more. Savor the best ribs from around the country as 23 award-winning barbeque teams compete for “Best Ribs” bragging rights. Admission is FREE!

2012 Festival Hours:
Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Downtown Columbus, Ohio along the Arena District riverfront in McFerson Commons and North Bank Park

http://www.hotribscooljazz.org/

The 14th Flying Pig Marathon | Sunday, May 6, 2012 6:30 a.m.

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The 14th Flying Pig Marathon |  Sunday, May 6, 2012  6:30 a.m.

The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon, powered by P&G, is the third-largest first-time marathon in the country. Welcoming athletes of all running abilities and from across the country and world, Flying Pig Marathon weekend offers activities and events for the whole family. More than 25 support stations and entertainment all along the course make the event one of the premier marathons in the country. Runners World magazine even declared the Flying Pig the best named marathon inthe country, so come fly with the swine in Cincinnati USA!

Sunday, May 6, 2012

6:15 a.m.
Opening Ceremonies, start line, Mehring Way

6:25 a.m. Start
Wheelchair Start

6:30 a.m. Start
Flying Pig Marathon, Half Marathon, City Dash 4-Person Relay and Paycor, Business Courier and McGohan Brabender Corporate Relay Start, including Pump N’ Run

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Post Race Party at Yeatman’s Cove lawn stage

http://www.flyingpigmarathon.com/

Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati USA

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Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati USA is an outdoor festival held in downtown Zinzinnati, Ohio that showcases the rich German heritage of Southwestern Ohio, as well as tasty samples of German-style music, food and beer. First held in 1976, the event has grown to be North America’s largest Oktoberfest with over 500,000 people attending each year.

Where: On six blocks of Fifth Street, from Race Street to Broadway in Downtown Cincinnati.

Cost: Free!

Parking: Convenient parking can be found in the Fountain Square Garage for only $5. Parking info

Sneak Peek
Friday, Sept. 16, 2011,
noon.-midnight
Fountain Square ONLY

Festival Hours:
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011,
11 a.m.-midnight
Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011,
11 a.m.-10 p.m.

5th Annual John Morrell Running of the Wieners
Friday, Sept. 16, 2011,
noon-1 p.m.

Gemuetlichkeit Games
Friday, Sept. 16, 2011,
1-2 p.m.

Opening Ceremony and Keg Tapping
Saturday, Sept 17, 2011,
11:30 a.m.


http://www.oktoberfestzinzinnati.com/

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