EVENT DATE : December 1, 6:00PM - December 23, 10:00PM

Celebrate the holiday season with a Liberty Center carriage ride in The Park! Carriage Rides will run every weekend through December 23. Enjoy rides Fridays and Saturdays from 6-10 p.m. and Sundays from 3-7 p.m. Liberty-Center.com

EVENT DATE : December 1, 6:00PM - December 30, 9:00PM

Experience the magic of the holiday season at the annual Niederman Family Farm Christmas Walk. Visitors will enjoy tens of thousands of lights that illuminate the path, which is wheelchair and stroller accessible. As you complete the walk, the Niederman family will treat you to cookies and hot chocolate! Weekdays 6-9 p.m. and weekends 6-10 p.m. Donations are appreciated. NiedermanFamilyFarm.com

EVENT DATE : December 16, 12:30PM - December 16, 3:00PM

Don't miss out on this family-friendly, fun breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 16! Enjoy the yummy buffet and entertainment by Charlie Cadabra before getting your picture with Santa. Registration closes on December 11 and space is limited, so make sure to reserve your seat today. Tickets are available online. YourMetroParks.net

EVENT DATE : December 27, 6:00PM - December 27, 8:00PM

Work off your holiday treats by enjoying a mid-winter night walk. Bring the whole family along for this adventure through Forest Run MetroPark to enjoy the nighttime sights and sounds on Thursday, December 27 from 6-8 p.m. This event is free for all, so don't miss out on this winter hike!

EVENT DATE : January 1, 11:00AM - January 1, 1:00PM

Join Orienteering Cincinnati, Inc. to learn about and play this fun sport. Don't worry if you're new to the sport, there will be instruction for beginners. Courses of various length and difficulty will be offered. The cost is just $10 for non-Orienteering members. A MetroParks of Butler County vehicle permit is required and available to purchase at the event. OCIN.org

EVENT DATE : Wednesdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Every Wednesday, CycleBar in Liberty Township offers Wine Down Wednesday. Come rock their classic ride and earn yourself some refreshing white or red wine to cap off your evening with after class! The 50-minute classes begin at 5:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Wednesdays in January. LibertyTownship.CycleBar.com

EVENT DATE : Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; times vary

Enjoy wine tasting at the West Chester Wine Cellar at The Spice Olive every Thursday and Friday 4-7 p.m. and on Saturdays 3-6 p.m.  Pours are $1 each and guests can enjoy light snacks. TheSpicyOlive.com

EVENT DATE : January 4, 6:00PM - January 4, 8:00PM

Dining for Women (DFW) is an international organization dedicated to transforming lives and eradicating poverty among women and girls in developing nations. A new DFW chapter has formed in West Chester, and you are invited! Join the group for a Potluck dinner Thursday, January 4, 6-8 p.m. Contact Diane K. Bray, 541-484-4288, dianekbray@gmail.com. DiningForWomen.org

EVENT DATE : January 4, 6:30PM - January 4, 8:00PM

Looking to try something new this year? West Chester Academy is hosting a special workshop for beginners interested in trying out the aerial silks and hoops on Thursday, January 4 from 6:30-8 p.m. Participants do not need to be current students to attend. Cost is $29. WestChesterAcademy.com

EVENT DATE : January 5, 6:00PM - January 5, 9:00PM

Prepare for a night full of crime solving and delicious food! Join The Murder Mystery Co. for an interactive dinner at the Voice of America Lodge Friday, January 5 at 6 p.m. Tickets are only $35; book with a group of eight or more to receive a special discount. YourMetroParks.net

EVENT DATE : January 6, 11:00AM - January 7, 4:00PM

Brides-to-be, get ready for the ultimate bridal experience with Cincinnati Wedding Showcase January 6-7 at the Sharonville Convention Center. Meet wedding vendors and get inspired for your big day! Tickets are just $10 and can be purchased online or at the door. CincinnatiWeddingShowcase.com

EVENT DATE : Sundays, January 7, 14, 21, 28

Each Sunday CycleBar in Liberty Township offers a Brunch Ride. Come rock a unique class and then enjoy some breakfast bites after class! The 50-minute classes are on Sundays in January. LibertyTownship.CycleBar.com

EVENT DATE : January 9, 9:30AM - January 9, 11:00AM

Welcomers of Cincinnati is a social organization dedicated to helping new residents develop friendships and assimilate into the community. Join this group on January 9 at 9:30 a.m. for a presentation by Donna Thurman about The Dragonfly Foundation. WelcomersCincinnati.com

EVENT DATE : January 13, 6:00PM - January 14, 1:00AM

The Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School (MTCES) Derby Dance is an annual fundraiser party featuring video horse races, raffles, gaming tables, food and drink, and live music. My Sister Sarah, one of Cincinnati's most successful bands, will play a selection of hits. Tickets are $35/person. Doors open at 6 p.m. on Saturday, January 13. MTCES.org

EVENT DATE : January 13, 7:30PM - January 13, 9:30PM

In this adults-only show, watch world-champion jugglers, acrobats and magicians perform stunts you can only imagine. You'll see live cabaret mixed in with a crazy circus show. Start off the new year right with Wizbang Cabaret Circus at the Fitton Center January 13 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 for non-members. FittonCenter.org

EVENT DATE : January 15, 10:30AM - January 15, 1:30PM

You're invited to join the 2018 Live the Dream: Declaration of Unity events celebrating Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 15. The March for Unity will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Clocktower at The Square in Union Centre. Immediately following the march will be a program and lunch at Lakota West. All are invited to attend. LiveTheDreamWCL.weebly.com

EVENT DATE : January 16, 7:00PM - January 16, 8:00PM

Lighten Up With Laughter is an entertaining and interactive presentation which highlights the health benefits of humor and provides practical ideas for enjoying more laughter in our daily living. Enjoy this unique presentation at MidPointe Library on Tuesday, January 16 at 7 p.m. All are invited to attend. MidPointeLibrary.org

EVENT DATE : January 19, 7:30PM - January 19, 9:00PM

Dr. T-Rex returns to the Fitton Center as Poof Daddy, to teach kids how to make their school safe and bully-free. In this energetic show, see lovable over-sized puppets alongside Poof Daddy's comic genius. Prepare for anything in this unforgettable show of wonderful acts on Friday, January 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for members, $7 for non-members. FittonCenter.org

EVENT DATE : January 20, 10:00AM - January 20, 12:00PM

Learn the basics of what to look for when practicing tree ID. After learning tips, explore the forest on a guided hike to test your knowledge! Registration is requested for this free event, but walk-ins are always welcome. Bring the whole family to learn more about tree ID in the winter on Saturday, January 20 at 10 a.m. YourMetroParks.net

EVENT DATE : January 20, 11:00AM - January 20, 4:00PM

Join Jungle Jim's for a day of family-friendly activities, health screenings, food samples, demos and more. World-class health industry professionals from Mercy Health—Fairfield Hospital and food industry specialists will be ready to answer questions and provide new, exciting ways to make positive lifestyle changes for you and your family. Join the fun January 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. JungleJims.com

EVENT DATE : January 26, 12:00PM - January 28, 5:00PM

Don't miss the annual Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo, a comprehensive three-day expo filled with innovative displays showcasing the latest trends in design and product offerings. The Expo begins January 26 at noon and runs until Sunday, January 28 at 5 p.m. at the Sharonville Convention Center. Admission is $5 for adults; children under 18 are free. HomeShowCenter.com

EVENT DATE : January 28, 2:00PM - January 28, 5:00PM

Prospective families will have the opportunity to experience all that Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School (MTCES) at the Open House on Sunday, January 28 from 2-5 p.m. Tour the school, talk with teachers and staff, learn about curriculum, faith formation, tuition assistance and more. For more information, contact Noel Balster at 513.779-6585. MTCES.org

EVENT DATE : January 31, 6:30PM - January 31, 8:30PM

Explore the park after dark on a guided hike to see the seasonal blue moon on Wednesday, January 31 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Look for the nocturnal animals and experience the sounds and scents of the night. Great for scouts, youth groups and families of all ages. For more information call 513.867.5835. YourMetroParks.net

EVENT DATE : February 4, 2:00PM - February 4, 3:00PM

In honor of Black History Month, the MidPointe Library will host “Hidden Figures: A Story of Gender, Race, and Space” on Sunday, February 4 at 2 p.m. Eric Guttag will give the presentation, and will then open the discussion for questions/comments from the audience. All are invited to attend. MidPointeLibrary.org