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Insider's Guide to November

November, where did you come from? We have two months remaining this year, and plenty of time for fun and festivities! There's a giant games night, shopping events, performing arts and holiday light displays just to name a few. Here's your guide to what's going on in November!


Sara's House Christmas Open House

Sara's House

November 14-16 

Sara's House is a holiday shopping must! During the first weeks of November this boutique magically transforms into a winter wonderland.

Sara's House Hamilton

Silent Sky

Presented by Fairfield Footlighters

Fairfield Community Arts Center 

November 15-24  

Despite not being allowed to touch a telescope, Henrietta and her coworkers made ground breaking discoveries. If you enjoyed the movie Hidden Figures, you won't want to miss this luminously breathtaking play. 

Fall Farmers Market

Fairfield Community Arts Center

November 6 & 20 from 4-6pm

Just because it's no longer summer, doesn't mean you have to give up farmers market finds! Shop local goods at Fairfield's new Fall Farmers Market inside. With more than 85% of the products at the Market grown or produced in Butler County.

International Wine Festival

Jungle Jim's International Market

November 8-9

Calling all oenophiles (and casual wine sippers too)! This wine festival is for you. Find over 400 wines from over 90 wineries, plus enjoy international food pairings. Raise your glass to a great night at Jungle Jim's!

International Wine Festival

Image: Jungle Jim's International Market

Christmas at the Junction

EnterTRAINment Junction

November 16 – January 1, 2020

The world's largest indoor train display, turns winter wonderland! Take a journey to the North Pole where Mrs. Claus will greet you, and treat you to cookies in her kitchen. Prepare a wish list for Santa, as he'll be eagerly awaiting your visit. Don't miss the Main Street Holiday Trains, a beautiful winter train display.

Christmas at the Junction

Image: EnterTRAINment Junction

Bruce Murray - Piano

Oxford Community Arts Center

November 18

Feel relaxed and inspired by an evening listening to Oxford's Favorite pianist. As he performs an intriguing program showcasing his interpretations of classics both acoustic and electronic.

Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony

Liberty Center

November 23

The magic of Christmas comes alive at Liberty Center! This highly anticipated holiday event will entertain and delight with performers, giant parade balloons, a tree lighting ceremony and a magical holiday lights show in The Park.

Liberty Center Parade

Image: Todd Joyce - Liberty Center

Hamilton Welcomes the Holidays

Downtown Hamilton

November 23 

Embrace the start of the holiday season in downtown Hamilton. Gather outside the Butler County Courthouse to view the holiday tree lighting and visit with Santa Claus.

Holiday Lights on the Hill

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum

November 22 – January 5, 2020

Bring your family to this award-winning 2-mile driving light display this holiday season. Weave your way around the hills and be in awe of the millions of sparkling lights glowing amongst monumental sculptures. A family favorite is Candy Cane Lane; a stretch of the path that is lined with 10-foot candy canes.

Holiday Lights on the Hill

Light Up Middletown

Smith Park

November 28 – December 31  

The journey begins with a twinkling tunnel of lights. This driving tour fantasyland has an abundance of themed areas. You’ll come across a floating sea serpent in the lake, Santa’s workshop and sleigh, a penguin village and more. Deer leap over the road and there are surprises around each dazzling turn.

Light up Middletown


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