We’re keeping a running list of fun Reds and baseball related happenings around Cincinnati this spring. Make sure to check back for updates, and follow us on Twitter (@OMGreds). If you run across something we should add, or are promoting your own event, give us a shout.
Big Red Machine Exhibit Preview Night
Reds Hall of Fame & Museum // Friday, 03/30/12 – 5:00pm
The Reds Hall of Fame & Museum is holding a special event on Friday, March 30 that will offer a sneak-peek of the Hall of Fame’s signature exhibit for 2012, The Big Red Machine, Presented by Dinsmore & Shohl.
Tickets for this special evening are $20 for members and $30 for the general public. To purchase tickets and to RSVP, please contact Colin Ethier at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 513-765-7921.
Big Red Machine Exhibit opens
Reds Hall of Fame & Museum // Saturday, 03/31/12 – 10:00am
We’re excited to see the new Reds HOF exhibit featuring the Big Red Machine. A bit of info from the HOF:
In 2012, the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum highlights the greatest era in Reds history with “The Big Red Machine,” a new exhibit that brings the exploits of the Machine to life like never before. Featuring rare artifacts, compelling stories, striking visuals and much more, the exhibit is an unforgettable experience for fans of all ages. The exhibit will run throughout the baseball season.
Reds Spring Showcase
GABP // Tuesday, 04/03/2012 – 7:00pm – Gates open at 5:00pm
Seriously, this should be pretty fun. A nice little treat before Opening Day at a bargin price. We’ll be there. You?
Player on the Futures roster will be signing autographs in the Fan Zone from 6-6:30.
Opening Day Eve Kick-Off Party
Green Diamond Gallery // Wednesday, 04/04/12 – 6:00 to ??
The Green Diamond Gallery is hosting an Opening Day Eve party with Reds pitchers Mike Leake and Bronson Arroyo. Sounds like an entertaining night. Rarely open to the public, this is your chance to get see one of the single greatest collections of memorabilia on display anywhere. Oh, and the food is pretty good at these things too!
93rd Annual Findlay Market Parade
OTR & Downtown // Thursday 04/05/12 1:00pm
The biggest day of the baseball season in Cincinnati is upon us again. Former Red Aaron Boone will be anchoring the parade as this year’s Grand Marshal. Let’s hope for some great weather for the parade AND the game.
Chris Heisey, Bill Bray & Nick Masset Autograph Session
Middletown Kroger // Friday, 04/06/2012 – 11:00am – 12:00pm
Reds Passport is required – $25. Two autographs per person. Call store for specific details – (513) 423-5161.
Joe Morgan/Pete Rose Autograph Session
Joe Morgan Honda // Friday, 04/06/2012 – 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Morgan and Rose will have a special picture of the two of them to sign and pass out. No other autographs or signing of any memorabilia will be permitted.
There will be a Joe Morgan Limited Edition Honda Accord to be introduced and for sale starting at this event. There will also be a drawing held for a Joe Morgan Swing Trainer.
Cozart/Bailey Autograph Session
Sports Gallery // Friday, 04/06/2012 – 5:30 to 7:30pm
Sports Gallery in West Chester is starting up their signings again, kicking off the season with Zack Cozart and Homer Bailey.
Prices: $20 each for your item. Get both autographs together for $35.
Eric Davis Meet & Greet
Meijer – Harrison Ave. // Saturday, 04/07/2012 – 11:00am to 2:00pm
Reds Hall of Famer Eric Davis will be doing a cooking demo and meeting and greet at the Harrison Ave. location with Meijer Healthy Living Advisor, Janine Faber.
Rules from Meijer: The first 150 people in line will receive a priority wristband that will ensure an autograph. Wristbands will be handed out starting at 10am. Two autographs per person. No posted photos. Player and time subject to change.
Cesar Geronimo Night at Tap House Grill
Tap House Grill, Kenwood // Thursday, 04/12/2011 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join Reds Hall of Famer, Cesar Geronimo, as he meets fans on Thursday, April 12 from 6-8 p.m. at the Tap House Grill in Montgomery. Tickets for members are $30 and $35 for non-members. Space is limited so reserve your seat today by calling 513-765-7921.
Cesar Geronimo Autograph Session
Sports Gallery // Friday, 04/13/2011 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ceasar Geronimo returns to Sports Gallery in West Chester. Great chance to meet a member of the Reds Hall of Fame and cog in the Big Red Machine.
Prices: $35 for any item, $45 for any item mail order plus shipping back.
Pete Rose Autograph Session
Sports Gallery // Saturday, 04/28/2012 – 1:00 to 3:00pm
Pete is stopping by Sports Gallery again this year.
Prices: $55 for your mini-helmet, baseball, or any flat item. $75 for your bat, jersey, equipment, or seatbacks. Each ticket includes a FREE “Hit King” inscription. Any other inscription is $15.
Spring Moeller Card Show
Moeller High School // April 27 – 29
An OMGreds favorite, the Moe Show is back again this spring. Autograph guest have been announced and Reds Hall of Famer, and OMGreds favorite, Pedro Borbon will be this year’s baseball guest. Former UC Bearcat QB Tony Pike is also a guest and a Cincinnati Royals Reunion will also be appearing.
Mat Latos Autograph Session
Sports Gallery // Thursday, 05/10/2012 – 6:30 to 8:00pm
$30 for any item
Johnny Cueto Autograph Session
Sports Gallery // Saturday, 05/12/2012 – 12:30 to 2:30pm
$35 for any item