Outdoor weekend lets residents sample programs

September 15th, 2016    Author: Administrator    Filed Under: Community

What: Area’s largest outdoor events sampler returns to the Tri-state Sept. 24 & 25. Green Umbrella is excited to present the 13th Annual Great Outdoor Weekend on Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25. This outdoor events sampler will give Greater Cincinnati residents the opportunity to sample the best outdoor recreation and nature awareness programs available in the region. Participants can enjoy over 100 free events at 40 different locations throughout the area over two days. This perennial favorite is expected to draw 10,000 visitors this year.

Some of this year’s activities include:

· Learning to kayak, canoe or fish
· Exploring the tree canopy on an exhilarating zip line plunge
· Relaxing with yoga in the park
· Hiking up a mountain
· Collecting and discovering the critters that live in our region’s waterways

All of these activities plus many more are available to adults and children alike, free of charge, during Great Outdoor Weekend, one of the largest events of its kind in the country.

When: Sept. 24-25, 2016; all day

Where: Over 40 locations throughout the Greater Cincinnati region

To view more information on specific events held by participating organizations, go to: www.GreatOutdoorWeekend.org.

Great Outdoor Weekend is presented by Green Umbrella and MeetMeOutdoors.com, the Tri-State’s year-round guide to the outdoors. Sponsors for this event include The Cincinnati Wild Flower Preservation Society, Cohen Recycling, Great Parks of Hamilton County and The Nature Conservancy Ohio Chapter.

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