Thursday, June 19, 2014

Get Groovin’ in The BC

Warm weather and sun shine, the perfect combination to take advantage of the concert series’ throughout Butler County. Whether you’re looking for jazz, pop or blues, The BC has a concert for you to kick back and enjoy the tunes.

Every Thursday until August 28
·       7/3: SWAGG  
·       7/10: Stays in Vegas
·       7/17: Midnight Special
·       7/24: Color Blind
·       7/31: Lt. Dan's New Legs
·       8/7: My Sister Sarah
·       8/14: Zack Attack
·       8/21: Fast Forward Band
·       8/28: Naked Karate Girls

Broad Street Bash – Middletown
Every other Wednesday until August 27
·       7/9: The Eric Jerardi Band with Rock Candy
·       7/23: Perspective with Carnival of Chaos and Josh Mack
·       8/6: The Gary Jeffries Band with The X-Toads
·       8/20: The Beaumonts with Adrienne Rose Music
·       8/27: Burning Iris with Vinyl Junkies and Will Fluke

Every Thursday until August 28
·       7/10: Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle
·       7/17: After Midnight
·       7/24: Robin Lacy & DeZydeco 
·       7/31: Zack Attack
·       8/7: Kick N Flava
·       8/14: The Klaberheads
·       8/21: Sentimiento Bachata Show Band
·       8/28: BlueStone Ivory 
Every other Wednesday until August 27
·       7/16
·       7/30
·       8/13
·       8/27
Every Thursday until August 28
·       7/3: Smokestack Lightning
·       7/10: Lisa Biales and The Belle of the Blues Band
·       7/17: Stagger Lee Band
·       7/24: The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra
·       7/31: My Girl Friday
·       8/7: David Gerald Band
·       8/14: The SunBurners
·       8/21: John Kogge and the Lonesome Strangers
·       8/28: Saffire Express

RiversEDGE Concert Series – Hamilton
·       7/10: Freekbass
·       7/11: The Roasters  
·       8/14: Okeanas/The Delta Saints
·       9/20: The Sweet Beats Concert
·       9/25: Seven Bridges Road Concert
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy free, impromptu music from members of the Pioneer Church. Get involved and bring your own instrument to play!
Second Sunday in July and August
·       7/13
·       8/10

Swingin’ on the Green – Fairfield
Third Monday in July and August
·       7/21: The Ft. Hamilton Jazz Band (Featured vendor: Hot Head Burrito)
·       8/18: The After Hours Band (Featured vendor: Captain D's)

Friday, June 6, 2014

4th July Weekend Getaway in The BC

4th of July getaways in Butler County are the perfect way to celebrate and show off your red, white and blue at a variety of celebrations. Here are just a few:

July 3 – Village Green Park – Fairfield

July 4 – Downtown Hamilton

July 4 – 5K Run and Parade

July 4 – Hamilton

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Cool Down in Butler County, Ohio





Feel the rush of adrenaline and wind at Start Skydiving and Team Fastrax in Middletown.

Or, spend the day in the water at Wake Nation in Fairfield where you can wakeboard, wake skate, water ski and kneeboard at the only cable wake park in the region.

The kids are sure to love the splash parks in Butler County at Douglass Park and Smith Park, both in Middletown, or Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Uptown Oxford.

Finally, here are a few BC ice cream spots sure to help you cool off and please that sweet tooth:

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Farmers Markets in Butler County, Ohio

Enjoy the outdoors and fresh produce at one of Butler County’s Farmers Markets:

Bridgewater Falls Farmers Market – Fairfield Township
Every Thursday:
7/3-10/16 – 5 to 8 p.m.

Downtown Farmers Market – Middletown
The first Friday and every Saturday:
Fridays: 6/6, 7/4, 8/1, 9/5 – 5 to 8:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 6/7-9/27 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Every Saturday:
5/24-11/1 – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

RiversEDGE Farmer's Market – Hamilton
Thursday 8/14 – 5 to 8 p.m. 
Thursday 8/28 – 5 to 8 p.m.
Thursday 9/25 – 5 to 8 p.m.

Every Saturday:
5/17-10/11 – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Summer 2014 in Butler County

Here’s a look at what to do and where to visit this summer for some fun in The BC:

Cruise-Ins:
Every Monday from May 5 to September 15
5 to 8 p.m.

Canal District Cruise-In – Middletown
Twice monthly on Fridays from June 13 to September 26
5 p.m.

Outdoor Evening Events:
Every Thursday from May 22 to August 28
6 to 9 p.m.

Movies in the Park – Fairfield
Monthly on the first Friday from May 2 to October 3
Starts at dusk

Every Thursday from June 5 to August 28
7 to 9:30 p.m.

Farmers Markets:
Bridgewater Falls Farmers Market – Fairfield Township
Every Thursday from July 3 to October 16
5 to 8 p.m.
 
            Downtown Farmers Market – Middletown
            Monthly on the first Friday from June 6 to September 5
            5 to 8:30 p.m.

            Historic Farmer’s Market – Hamilton
            Every Saturday from May 24 to November 1
            7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Every Saturday from May 17 to October 11 
9 a.m. to 1 p.m