It’s gloomy outside, but there are many things happening in Butler County to raise your spirits.  Check out an event and make your plans to have a great experience in Butler County.

First Friday in Middletown
WHEN: February 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WHERE: Triple Moon Coffee Company, 1100 Central Ave Middletown, OH 45044
Let’s spread some love this February First Friday during Live, Love, Middletown! Meet up with us in the front room of Triple Moon Coffee Company, located at 1100 Central Ave, during First Friday to help us HEART BOMB downtown Middletown! We are going to show our downtown buildings just how much we LOVE them by making them an extra special Valentine.

Robert Post: Post Comedy Theatre
WHEN: February 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
WHERE: Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Dr Fairfield, OH 45014
COST:  $7 – $10
The Fairfield Community Arts Center presents a hilarious, poignant, and physically dazzling one-man variety show that serves up a delightful entertainment feast. Post serves as his own witty master of ceremonies as his meticulously crafted sketches fill the stage with bumblers, dreamers, and cartoonish heroes of every stripe. You’ll roar with laughter and smile in amazement. “Post merits a place on anybody’s all-star team of the goofily gifted.” — The New York Times. All ages. Tickets $7-10

Know Your Neighbor
WHEN: February 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
WHERE: Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati, 8092 Plantation Dr West Chester Township, OH
Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati is located in West Chester. They have been around for over 20 years, doing charity, & making our community strong. They have a lovely event once a month: Meet Your Neighbor. A large group presentation about their faith, similarities with Christians & Jews, a tour of the Mosque (wear long pants, women bring a scarf), then yummy food & a chance to speak in small groups and ask questions. It’s a fun free family friendly event! RSVP to attend info@cincinnatiislamiccenter.org

Winter Farmers Market
WHEN: February 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
WHERE:  Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Dr Fairfield, OH 45014
Still hoping to find your favorite coffees, breads, meats, produce and treats during the winter months? The Village Green Farmers Market, presented by the City of Fairfield and Fairfield Parks and Recreation, is moving next door for the winter. Starting November 9, stop by the Fairfield Community Arts Center veranda on the second Wednesday each month from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., November through April.

Butler Tech School of the Arts Community Show
WHEN: February 9, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
WHERE: Butler Tech School of the Arts, 228 Court St Hamilton, OH 45011
Butler Tech School of the Arts will open its doors to the public for a FREE community sampler show on Thursday, Feb. 9. The events will showcase the “Best of the School of the Arts,” with performances including dance, theatrical performance and music. Guests can also enjoy a gallery of works in various media by the school’s visual artists.

Hidden in Plain Sight
WHEN: February 21, 23, 27, 2017 @ 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm
WHERE: Fairfield High School, 8800 Holden Blvd Fairfield, OH 45014
The Fairfield Drug Prevention Coalition presents ‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ – a drop-in interactive display helping parents identify potential risky behavior.

Coffee with a Cop
WHEN: February 16, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
WHERE:  Target Cafe at Voice of America, 7644 Voice of America Centre Dr, West Chester
Come join your neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation on February 16th, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Target 7466 VOA Centre Dr. in West Chester. We will be located near the cafe. No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know your local Police Officers.

West Chester Winter Market
WHEN: February 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
WHERE: Muhlhauser Barn, 8558 Beckett Rd, West Chester Township, OH 45069
The summer market season for 2016 is done and we are moving into the Muhlhauser Barn on Beckett Road for the Winter season.  The Winter market hours are 2-4 pm on the first and third Saturdays beginning November 19th and ending on March 18th.  See the calendar page for the exact dates. Interested in being a vendor?  Go to the Contact Us page and send us a note.  We will get back to you to discuss your business.

Tomorrow’s Artist Today
WHEN: February 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
WHERE: Middletown Arts Center, 130 N Verity Pkwy Middletown, OH 45042
The Middletown Arts Center believes in fostering artistic passion in the community. Tomorrow’s Artist Today brings together the best up and coming artists our community has to offer. The exhibit showcases work submitted from any area students ages 13-18. Exhibition will be open to the public February 25th through March 23rd. Opening Reception Sat. February 25th 2:00-4:00 pm.