Hangar WayModel airplanes
If you or your kids are into model and toy airplanes, check out the selection atThe Flight Depot in the lobby of Lunken Airport. A shop that’s all about pilots and flying, The Flight Depot carries anything from airliner gifts to those balsa wood airplanes we all constructed as kids. Hungry? Right across the lobby is Sky Galley restaurant, famous in these parts for, appropriately enough, its wings.262 Wilmer Ave., California. (513) 321-6777 or www.theflightdepot.com.

Light showBrighten Up
The largest holiday light show organized by a private homeowner lights up the day after Thanksgiving. FarmersBob and Janet Niederman — who bought the locally famous Rudd family light display a few years back and added it to their own existing lights —string a million-plus bulbs on their 11-acre spread. The display is wheelchair accessible.4972 LeSourdsville-West Chester Road, Liberty Township. 5:30 to 10 p.m. nightly, Nov. 28-Dec. 31. Free. (513) 887-0725.

Are You Game?
One of the hottest majors at the University of Cincinnati’sClermont College campus, we hear, is “Simulation and Game Development.” Think about it. While computer simulation goes back to the Manhattan Project in World War II (scientists modeled the nuclear detonation process), it’s a hot field in just about every industry today: health care, education, research and, natch, entertainment. If you’re thinking about dipping your toes into the arenas of gameplay designer, pipeline architect, character artist, 3-D graphic animator, web engineer or pixel designer, you might try auditing a course out here.4200 Clermont College Drive, Batavia. Costs and class hours vary. (513) 732-5300 or www.ucclermont.edu.