The WU — March 14-16
Gear up for St. Paddy’s day with a fun weekend planned! It’s going to be great!
Leapin Lizard Art Gallery Opening: If you like the cool, the unusual, the eclectic, the cute, the colorful, the thought-provoking, the vintage, the recycled … you belong at Leapin Lizard! This gallery and gift shop is an abandoned church transformed into an art sanctuary, complete with stained glass windows and a giant pipe organ. After over a year of elbow grease, they are officially opening the second floor, Gallery II, and christening it with an awesome exhibit of Kinetic creations by Tom Binger, and cool large scale paintings by Kurt Einhaus. Refreshments, hip people, good times. You’ve gotta go! 5-9 p.m. Leapin Lizard Gallery, 726 Main St. Covington, 41011. 859-581-2728. Free.
Get your Green on at The Museum Center’s Celtic Lands Culture Fest, a day full of folk art from Ireland, Scotland and Wales – with performances by skilled story tellers, Celtic musicians and Celtic dancers. An array of booths will also display traditional crafts and wares. Noon-5 p.m. Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Avenue, 45203. 513-287-7000. Free. Program repeats Sunday.
Indian Tea Concert at Essencha Tea House. Know the difference between Ceylon Tea and Oolong? If not, you’ll want to attend … and if so, you’ll still want to attend! Essencha will offer a tea tasting of premium grade Indian teas, accompanied by a buffet of delicious Indian food, accompanied by the award-winning trio Mohenjo Daro. Their music is sultry, exotic and uplifting – make sure to RSVP as space is limited! 3:30-5:30 p.m. Essencha Tea House, 3212 Madison, 45209. 513-533-4832. $25/individual, $40/couple.
Saturday, try out Kama Salsa’s new beginner’s salsa session at 11 a.m. at 1018 Delta in Mt. Lookout – burn off the winter blahs! $65 for six-week session, $15/individual class. Please wear comfy clothes and leather-soled shoes.