Chip + Dip Night at Condado Tacos @ Condado Tacos
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chip + Dip Night at Condado Tacos @ Condado Tacos

Donate and receive a complementary dip of your choice.  In addition to collecting donations, a portion of proceeds from every MadTree draft purchased during the event will benefit Freestore Foodbank.


*$5 minimum donation

Ohio National Financial Services’ annual Victorian Holiday Village
Dec 6 – Dec 13 all-day
Ohio National Financial Services’ annual Victorian Holiday Village

Since 2002, more than 57,700 guests have visited the Village and enjoyed complimentary cocoa and cookies, photos with St. Nick (one per family, please) and more. The Village is open:

  • Friday, Dec. 6, 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 7, 5-8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 12, 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 13, 6-8:30 p.m.

Visitors will take a delightful stroll among enchanting miniature Victorian houses decorated with holiday scenes and thousands of lights at Ohio National’s headquarters at the intersection of I-71 and Pfeiffer Rd.

While the event is free, all guests are asked to bring a nonperishable food item (no glass containers, please) to donate to the Freestore Foodbank. Since 2002, Ohio National associates and Village guests have donated more than 33,000 pounds of food to the Freestore Foodbank. In addition, Ohio National will make its 18th consecutive monetary donation to the Freestore Foodbank to mark the opening of the Victorian Holiday Village.

A Charlie Brown Christmas @ Taft Theater
Dec 7 – Dec 15 all-day
A Charlie Brown Christmas @ Taft Theater

See a show… Feed a child!

$5 of every ticket for Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” benefits The Freestore Foodbank!


A Charlie Brown Christmas

Length: 60 minutes

Public Performances: December 7-8, 13-15

Ages 4+

Back by popular demand, bring your family and celebrate the season with our live rendition of your favorite holiday TV special! Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holidays get you down. Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang are here to remind us about what’s most important during the Yuletide season. 2019 marks the 54th anniversary of the animated TV special, A Charlie Brown Christmas. Produced by Lee Mendelson and directed by Bill Melendez, the CBS program debuted on December 9, 1965.


Get an Ultimate Car Wash at Mike’s Car Wash and support Freestore Foodbank!
Dec 7 all-day
Get an Ultimate Car Wash at Mike's Car Wash and support Freestore Foodbank!

For every Ultimate Car Wash purchased on Saturday, December 7 at Mike’s Car Wash, $1 will be donated to Freestore Foodbank!   See list of participating locations below!

Beechmont Ave: 507 Ohio Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45255

Fields Ertel: 4898 Fields Ertel Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249

Kemper Rd: 1170 Kemper Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246

Fairfield: 4025 Acme Dr, Fairfield, OH 45014

Colerain: 9046 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45251

Cincinnati-Dayton Rd: 8281 Highland Pointe, West Chester, OH 45069

Florence: 8036 Burlington Pike, Florence, KY 41042

Glenway Ave: 6289 Glenway Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45211

West Chester: 8651 N Pavilion Dr, West Chester, OH 45069

Eastgate: 814 Eastgate North Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45245

Oakley: 4605 Marburg Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45209

Milford: 5800 Montclair Blvd, Milford, OH 45150

Meals 4 Monologues
Dec 9 @ 7:11 pm – Dec 11 @ 8:11 pm
Meals 4 Monologues

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati will host its 8th annual Meals 4 Monologues open audition on December 9, 10, & 11, from 10:00 am-4:30 pm. Actors from throughout the Midwest are invited, on behalf of the Casting Society of America (CSA), for an open general audition call to perform for D. Lynn Meyers, C.S.A. in exchange for a suggested donation of AT LEAST THREE non-perishable food items to benefit Cincinnati’s Freestore Foodbank.

This call is open to all interested without regard for previous experience, with a strong emphasis on diversity and inclusion. Our facility is fully ADA compliant; please note any assistance needed when signing up.

The event, which is part of a nationwide Casting Society of America effort to support local food banks while auditioning local talent, will be held at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202) on December 9, 10, & 11, from 10:00 am-6:00 pm. This is a casting call to all Equity union and non-union actors for future theatre, film, TV, and/or commercial projects cast by D. Lynn Meyers, CSA.

Actors must bring:

• AT LEAST 3 non-perishable food (pasta, canned goods, etc…) or toiletry items (soap, toothpaste, etc…)
• A short, prepared monologue and song (must be performed a cappella) OR two prepared monologues.

Time slots are 3 MINUTES maximum, first-come, first-serve basis; BY APPOINTMENT ONLY; and must be scheduled online.