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Friday, September 12, 2014

Mama on a Budget: September Guide to Family Fun

Summer’s over and the pool is closed.  Kids are back in school and weekends are filling up with soccer games, camping trips, and homework.  However, in between these activities, what is there to do?

If you find your weekend calendar suddenly empty, take a look at the below for a guide to family fun.  All events are either free or less than $10!

Touch a Truck
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Area Companies will have various trucks and equipment on display. It’s an event put on by Fort Thomas Recreation. You will get to climb up into trucks and buses.
Where: Tower Park
When: September 13th, 12-3pm
Cost: Free

Big Top Festival
Games for all ages, inflatable bouncers, silent auction, basket raffle, outdoor food, airbrush face and hair painting, cake-walk and chance to win prizes.
Where: Samuel Woodfill Elementary School
When: Sun, Sep 21, 12 p.m.- 6 p.m.
Cost: Free

Furry Fort Thomas Dog Show
Show off your furry friend or come just for the fun at the 6th Annual Furry Fort Thomas Dog Show! Pet enthusiast Marsie Hall Newbold of Marsie's Menagerie will emcee this year’s just-for-fun show. Don't want to enter your dog in a contest? No problem! Bring them along anyway for a chance to win a door prize! 
PLEASE NOTE All dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. Owners will be required to sign a release/waiver (provided on date of show) prior to admittance.
Where: Fort Thomas Library
When: September 21, 2pm
Cost: Free

Fort Thomas Forest Conservancy
Come share in the feast of good food and good company.  Learn more about the good work of the Conservancy and how you can get involved.
 Enjoy organic and sustainable wine tastings, local and organic music by Kyle English, local and organic meat ground by Chef Matt Buschle and fresh salads and veggies from local Gardens.
Where: Tower Park, Picnic Shelters by Tennis Courts
When September  21, 4-7pm
Cost: $5 Members $10 Non-Members Email for Reservations:

Merchants and Music Festival
The 11th annual Merchants & Music Festival is brought to you by the Fort Thomas Renaissance Board. The Merchants & Music outdoor festival celebrates the merchants of Fort Thomas, KY and pairs them with nationally-known recording artists and fun activities for the entire family. It includes a full day of country music, shopping with our local merchants and farmers market patrons and all in a family-friendly environment. Headliner Dustin Lynch
Where: Tower Park
When: September 27, 2-11:00 PM
Cost: Free entry.  Food available for purchase.

So, get out there and enjoy all our town has to offer.

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