Only lawn tickets are still available for the Sacred Love World Tour with Annie Lennox, 7 p.m. today, Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. $34.50. 562-4949.
Art and music festival
More than 55 art and craft exhibitors, children's art activities, local entertainment and music, noon-7 p.m. today, Newport on the Levee. Special performance by Jumbo White Bread at 5:30 p.m. Free. (859) 292-3666.
Ohio Challenge hot air balloon festival
Regional pilots compete for national ranking, noon-7 p.m. today, Smith Park, Tytus Avenue, Middletown. 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. flight times, weather permitting. Arts and crafts, food vendors, music, carnival rides, demonstrations, Indian drum and dance, sky divers, plane rides, balloon discovery center and more. Free. $5 parking. 571-2290.
Lite Brite indie pop and film fest
Independent film and music festival. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. today, Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. $10. (859) 431-2201.
48 hours out
Disturbed, 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. With Damage Plan. $25. 281-8400.
72 hours out
Q102 Bud Party at Sawyer Point, 5:30-10 p.m. Wednesday, Sawyer Point, Pete Rose Way, downtown. Featured band Snow Shoe Crabs. Free. 699-5102.
Chick Ludwig discusses and signs Legends, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road, Norwood. Appearances by former Bengals players Dave Lapham, Louis Breeden, Isaac Curtis, John Stofa and David Fulcher. Free. 396-8960.
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