The weekend beings with Fireworks Friday wowing fans with a post-game fireworks show about 15 minutes after the game. The first 25,000 fans to Saturday's game get the Homer Bailey Duel No-Hitter Bobblehead commemorating the right-hander's two no-nos.
Details: 7:05 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1:10 p.m. Sunday. $5-$265 plus taxes/fees. Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown. www.reds.com.
Cincinnati May Festival
Experience the oldest continuous choral festival in the Western Hemisphere (141 years strong) featuring the May Festival Chorus, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Cincinnati Children's Choir and Music Director James Conlon. The event is held during the last weekends in May.
Details: May 7, 9, 11, 16-18. Times and tickets vary. Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. www.mayfestival.com.
Celebrate Appalachian heritage with music, storytelling, food and more at the 45th annual festival. Each adult bringing three non-perishable items for the Freestore Foodbank will get $2 off the adult general admission ticket.
Details: 9 a.m.-9 .m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. $10 Adults 12+, $5 Senior Citizens, $2 Kids 4-11, Ages under 4 are free. $6 parking. Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. www.appalachianfestival.org.
Cincinnati Beer Run
A not-so-traditional walk/run going through Newport and Cincinnati before ending back in the 859 for an after-party with music, food and drinks. Every half mile of the 2.5 mile course features a craft-beer sampling. The event benefits the Marvin Lewis Community Fund.
Details: 12-3 p.m. Saturday. Western Bowl, 6383 Glenway Ave., Green Township. www.westernbowl.com.
Bella Vite Wine Tasting
Enjoy $1 tastings with an assortment of different wines, sponsored by E.& J. Gallo Winery. Staff will be on site to help guests navigate the selection of tastings. Jazz performances and a full bar and food menu available.
The aquarium is celebrating its 15th anniversary. Guests can purchase discounted general admission tickets for $19.99, which is in homage to the year Newport Aquarium opening to the public. Tickets must be purchased on or prior to May 15.
Daryl Hall and John Oates, commonly known as Hall & Oates, have sold more albums than any other duo in music history. They are best known for their No. 1 hits like "Rich Girl", "Kiss on My List", "Private Eyes", "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)", "Sara Smile" and "Out of Touch", as well as many other songs in the Top 40. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.
Details: 8 p.m. Sunday. $42.50, $59.50, $85 plus taxes/fees. (SOLD OUT). Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. www.riverbend.org.