If you're tired of being stuck in the house, due to cold, snowy weather, never fear; Butler County has a list of fun events for the month of March that will get you and your family out of the house and out on the town to have a good time! Here is a look at some of them.
March 1st: Beginning March 1st and running through May 2nd, the LaComedia Dinner Theatre in Middletown will be performing "Phantom." Come out for a great performance plus a great buffet dinner!
March 3rd: If you're looking for a fun, educational activity for you and your children, West Chester Township will host "The Nature Basket Program" at the Station Road Schoolhouse. The storytime and nature-inspired craft is a great activity for preschool age children.
March 5th: If you're looking for an evening of great music, head out to the Fairfield Community Arts Center on March 5th. Larry Kinley will team up with a quartet for a concert. Kinley has performed with musical greats such as Tony Bennett and Nick Clooney. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors.
March 6th: The Middletown Symphony Orchestra will be performing at the Finkelman Auditorium at Miami University at 8:00 PM. Selected performances will include: Samuel Barber's "School for Scandal Overture," Beethoven's "Symphony No. 2," and Brahm's "Double Concerto for Violin and Cello."
March 12th: For just $10 you can attend the Best of '09 Fest at Little Sonoma. The wine tasting event takes place on the 12th from 4:30 - 7:30 PM and the 13th from 3:00 - 6:00 PM. You'll have the opportunity to sample six winning wines from the 2009 Cincinnati Wine Festival. Cheese and crackers will also be available for purchase.
March 13th: Have fun, get fit, and give to a good cause at the 4th Annual Shamrock Shuffle in West Chester. The event will include a 5K, 10K, "Kegs & Eggs" breakfast at the DingleHouse Pub, and a block party. All proceeds go to The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty and the Union Centre Boulevard Merchant Association.
March 14th: If you like Celtic music and are looking for a way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, the free concert from White Orchid at the Oxford Community Arts Center is for you! It starts at 3:00 PM and includes a variety of musical style from seven Celtic nations.
March 17th: For even more St. Patrick's Day fun, Miami University's Hamilton campus will be hosting a Taste of Ireland. Enjoy traditional Irish food and and a film of Irish culture. The event is free to attend!
March 20th: If you're little one is already anxiously awaiting the Easter Bunny, you can have lunch with him or her at the Michael J. Colligan Lodge in Hamilton on the 20th. The event will last from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and include lunch, crafts, a visit with the Easter Bunny himself, as well other entertainment and a 4x6 photo to take home. Cost is $14.
March 27th: Country music fans can enjoy this two-hour concert by Hal Ketchum and the Quebe Sisters Band, beginning at 7:30 PM. The event takes place at Miami University Hamilton. Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and staff, and just $15 for students and children under twelve.
To find out more about these events or find out what else Butler County has in store for March, visit Butler County March Events