Horcruxes & Hunchbacks

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COVINGTON, Ky. - Question: How many words are in the seventh book of the Harry Potter series?
 
Answer: 198,227.
 
Well, that’s what wiki says - and if turns out to be one of the questions in Friday night’s Harry Potter trivia contest at Keystone Bar & Grill, well ... you owe us a sandwich. Or a beer.
 
That’s one event going on in Covington this weekend (tho truth be told, it seems kind of a light schedule to us. Must be cold, dark January season.)
 
The next day and right next door, there’s the weekly Farmer Market. And if you planned to check out Quasimodo and friends at The Carnegie, this weekend is your last chance.
 
And, as usual, plenty of live music:
 
Now or never at The Carnegie
Want to see “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” at The Carnegie?
 
You need to go this weekend. The four showings from Friday through Sunday evening are the last before the production ends.
 
Tickets and info, HERE.
 
Farmers Market is back
Yes, it’s winter. But this is Covington, and the Farmers Market here is year-round.
 
Typical wares include cool weather produce, eggs, market meats, hand-crafted goods, bread and pastries, cold-pressed juices, sugar scrubs, CSA signup opportunities, and much more.
 
Check it all out - plus your Covington Farmers Market swag - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Smoke Justis. Info, HERE.
 
Expecto Patronum & all that
So you think you know all about Harry, Hermione and friends?
 
Test your knowledge at Harry Potter Trivia night Friday at Keystone Bar & Grill. It starts at 9 p.m. and is sponsored by “Trivia with a Twist.”
 
Info, HERE.
 
Food, while learning
Like good food? Fascinating architecture? Local history, as told with photos and entertaining stories? All in the morning?
 
Get all three at two different events this weekend, each lasting about three hours.
 
Riverside Food Tours offers the MainStrasse Village Food and Culture tour at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (tickets and info, HERE) and the Madison Avenue Food and Culture tour at 10 a.m. Sunday (tickets and info, HERE).
 
Tax prep help - English or Español
Need help with your taxes? (Filling them out, not paying them.)
 
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will take place at The Center for Great Neighborhoods starting Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 
For details and what to bring: HERE.
 
Miscellaneous
And then there’s ... the start of the three-part Shamanic Journey Series at Rooted Yoga on Sunday evening, HERE ... Peridoni at Octave on Saturday, HERE ... the Village Pub Family Potluck at Mainstrasse Village Pub, on Sunday, HERE ... Floyd and the Walkmen at Molly Malone’s on Saturday, HERE ... Chris Lee Acoustic at The Globe on Saturday, HERE ... “You Can Yoga” at Rooted Yoga on Sunday morning, HERE ... FREEquency Fridays at Octave on Friday, HERE.
 
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