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Community Block Party with Essen Kitchen

  • Findlay Street at Republic Street Cincinnati 45202 (map)

Bring your lawn chairs! Bring the kids! Join us for the Over-the-Rhine Museum's Community Block Party with Essen Kitchen to celebrate our new home! The event will take place on Saturday, June 29, 2019 on Republic Street at Findlay Street from 2 to 5 pm.

Enjoy great music by Tracy Walker and Adam Sanregret and a delicious custom menu from Essen Kitchen with 20% of all proceeds going to the Over-the-Rhine Museum!

Tracy Walker Duo: For over two decades Tracy Walker has been at the forefront of Cincinnati's independent music scene. Walker’s style sits at the crossroads of Folk, Rock, Country, Jazz and Blues. Walker possesses a soaring alto demanding of attention. She has won two Cincinnati Entertainment Awards and two CAMMY Awards for music. She was voted Best Local Musician in CityBeat's Best Of Cincinnati readers' poll. Tracy will be joined by her bassist of 22 years, Adam Sanregret, a Cincinnati native, and seasoned musician of many genres in the city music circuit.  

Essen Kitchen will offer a summer grill menu of plant-based burgers, sausages, and sides with 20% of proceeds going to the museum.

Beginning on Monday, June 24, Essen will feature a week-long menu honoring Over-the-Rhine immigrant communities including an African peanut stew, local beer infused brats with sauerkraut and a shepherds pie with 20% of sales going to the museum all week.

More fun activities include:

  • Raffle Baskets

  • Sidewalk Chalk & Bubbles

  • Touch-A-Truck with Engine Company 5

  • Sneak peek into the Over-the-Rhine Museum's Future Home

  • First Look into Schwartz’s Point Jazz and Acoustic Club

  • Activities with The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

  • Share Your Own Over-The-RhineStories

  • “The Stories of Over-the-Rhine” exhibition

  • Resources for families, children and more from the Cincinnati Public Library

  • Giveaways

  • Free Snacks!

The Over-the-Rhine Museum inspires understanding and respect for the people who have created and lived in Cincinnati’s historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood by working with visitors and community members to uncover, present, and preserve their stories in an immersive experience.