Jake Speed, de-stressing & NYE

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COVINGTON, Ky. - We’re going to bend our rules and talk not only about the weekend in #LoveTheCov but also mention next Wednesday because ... well ... for obvious reasons.
 
But lest you rush forward to the New Year, you should realize that there are indeed interesting things to do this weekend, including some events designed to help you relax after a stressful holiday.
 
Jake Speed & ‘locomotive lore’
The holiday train display is still featured at Behringer-Crawford Museum, and Friday morning the museum will feature “Jake Speed Sings Train Songs” - a one-hour, live folk music show featuring songs about trains, railroad legends and locomotive lore.
 
Speed of course is a local legend (he’s a five-time winner of Cincinnati’s Best Folk/Americana Musician), and he plays guitar, harmonica, washboard and kazoo while singing and telling stories. This is kid friendly, but it’s Jake Speed, so adults will like it too.
 
Info, HERE.
 
De-stress remedies
Help recover from Christmas with a little yoga all three days: 
  • Kids’ Snowball Yoga on Friday morning at Warrior Spirit Wellness, HERE
  • Cocoa and PJs Happy Hour on Friday evening at Sage Yoga, HERE
  • Warrior Yoga geared toward first responders and veterans (though all are welcome) at the Kenton County Public Library this Saturday, HERE
  • Restorative Yoga + Reiki at Sage Yoga Company this Sunday, HERE.
 
PTSD healing share
To continue the healing theme, if you’ve survived or are struggling to survive major illness, the pressures of being a caretaker, military service, stalking, sexual assault, domestic violence, violent crime and the like, this event is be for you:
 
A free healing share for PTSD & Trauma Survivors (Female) at Trinity Episcopal Church, hosted by The Lotus Sanctuary, will take place Friday evening.
 
It features Thai Yoga Massage, sound healing, massage, Reiki, Craniosacral Alignment and other forms of energy work.
 
Info, HERE.
 
Cake for breakfast
Did you know that donuts actually fall into the category of yeast-raised cakes (similar to Danish and coffee cakes)?
 
Braxton is partnering with Holtman’s Donut Shop on Friday morning to offer some of those rich little rings. Come enjoy locally roasted Starter Coffee by the Coffee Emporium and more.
 
Info, HERE.
 
NYE in LovetheCov
Pretty much every bar and restaurant in Covington is having a New Year’s Eve celebration on Tuesday. The two biggest appear to be: 
  • Hotel Covington (what’s the point of having a fancy hotel if you don’t brag about it?) is hosting its “Roaring Twenties New Year’s Eve Party.” Tickets and info, HERE
  • Braxton Brewing Company, HERE.  
Miscellaneous
And then there’s ... The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show on Saturday, HERE ... music at Smoke Justis: Leroy Ellington on Friday, HERE and the Ben Levin Trio on Saturday, HERE ... Brian Sauer and the Amazing Waste w/ Jimmy Ruehlman, playing at Wunderbar on Saturday, HERE ... Floyd and the Walkmen playing at Molly Malone’s on Saturday, HERE ... and music at Lisse: G Burton on Friday, HERE ... and Jon Aiken on Saturday, HERE.
 
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