CINCINNATI — This weekend features fast cars, a little opera, a few German dance moves, Pride in the Bluegrass and a whole lot of country.
Valley Vineyards Wine & Beer Festival: 5-11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday. Valley Vineyards, 2276 E. US 22 & 3, Morrow. $5 parking fee. It’s one of the biggest summer events in Warren County. The 49th annual Valley Vineyards Wine & Beer Festival: A Taste of Warren County will feature live, local music, delicious food, drink and royalty from the Ohio Renaissance Festival. There will also be tours of Valley Vineyards during the event. www.valleyvineyards.com
Three Fest: 11 a.m.-midnight Saturday. 3 Points Urban Brewery, 331 E. 13th St., Pendleton. Three Points Urban Brewery is holding a daylong party to celebrate its first anniversary. Three Fest will feature art by Jenny Ustick, a chance for everyone to paint and a special Double IPA version of Origami. There also will be music, giveaways and live art outdoors. 3pointsbeer.com
Downtown Block Party: 6-10 p.m. Friday. Downtown Mason Plaza, Mason. Free. Mason will kick off its free summer concert series Friday. The evening will feature music by Chuck Brisbin and the Brother Smith Band. There also will be local vendors, exhibitors and beverages for sale. For more information visit the event Facebook page.
Schwabenfest: 6 p.m.-midnight Friday; 1 p.m.-midnight Saturday. Cincinnati Donauschwaben Society, 4290 Dry Ridge Road, Colerain Township. $3 admission; free admission 12 and under. Enjoy great music, food, entertainment and performances by German dancers during this weekend's ninth annual Schwabenfest. The event is hosted by the Cincinnati Donauschwaben Society. www.cincydonau.com
NKY Pride "Y'all Means All!": 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Goebel Park, 501 Philadelphia St., Covington. The 10th annual Northern Kentucky PrideFest will begin with a parade through Covington starting at 1 p.m. Sunday. The NKY Pride Parade will step off at the Covington Landing, travel north on Madison Avenue, then turn right on Seventh Street before ending at Goebel Park. PrideFest in the park will feature live music, family activities, vendors and beverages from local breweries. Festivities will continue with a Pride after-party at Hotel Covington starting at 6 p.m. www.nkypride.org
Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Ault Park Pavilion, 5090 Observatory Ave., Mount Lookout. $30 adults; $15 students with school ID; free for children ages 12 and under. The 42nd annual Concours d’Elegance classic car show is themed "Mid-Century Modern: American Style, 1948-1965." More than 200 premier collector vehicles will be on display in Ault Park. Remote parking and free shuttle service to the park will be available throughout the day. ohioconcours.com
"Cuba: Journey to the Heart of the Caribbean": Opens Friday. Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. $9 adults; $8 seniors; $7 children ages 3-12; free under age 3; $6 museum members. "Cuba" is coming to the Cincinnati Museum Center's Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater this Friday. The immersive movie explores the island nation's history, culture, colonial architecture and ecosystems. The theater will offer multiple showtimes throughout the day. The museum center is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. www.cincymuseum.org
Beyond Black Rock: 7-11 p.m. Friday. Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. $75. Ages 21 and older. The Cincinnati Museum Center's new summer fundraising event draws its inspiration from "No Spectator: The Art of Burning Man." Friday's event will feature live music, food and drinks. Beyond Black Rock is also part of the second-phase opening of the special exhibition. The first phase of "Burning Man" opened at the museum on April 26. Both phases of the exhibit will close on Sept. 2. cincinnatiartmuseum.org
Luke Bryan "Sunset Repeat Tour": 7 p.m. Saturday. Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati. $44.50-$129.50. Two-time Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan is bringing a whole crew to Riverbend as part of his "Sunset Repeat Tour." Cole Swindell, Jon Langston and DJ Rock will join Bryan on the Riverbend main stage. www.riverbend.org
Summitfest 2019: 2-11 p.m. Saturday. Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash. Free. Country music superstar Lee Brice, with Tyler Farr, will headline Saturday's Summerfest at Summit Park. Farr is set to perform at 6:30 p.m., followed by Brice at 9 p.m. The free fest also will feature food trucks and vendors, a beer and whiskey garden and a place to buy concert swag. blueashevents.com
Opera in the Park: 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Free. Celebrate the start of Cincinnati Opera’s 99th Summer Festival with a magical evening of music in Washington Park. The Cincinnati Opera Chorus and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will perform. www.cincinnatiopera.org