Happy Weekend! Have you been to the Ohio State Fair yet? It’s over on Sunday, so hurry up if you want to check it out. Dark Woods Theatre has sold out their Evil Dead shows – the last chance for you to see that is August 18th. Now let’s see what is happening.
Tonight you can get your outdoor live music fix at the Heritage Concert Series, or with The Andy Shaw Band & Lydia Loveless at Downtown Live. ProMusica has a free outdoor concert at the Franklin Park Conservatory. The Actors’ Theatre opens The Servant of Two Masters in Schiller Park, shows are through Sunday. Tonight there is a Public Meeting about the parking meters on High Street. See Toy Story 3 at Fryer Flicks on the Hill. Get your political memorabilia checked out tonight through Saturday.
The Dublin Irish Festival kicks off their 25th year and goes through Sunday. Go find all ten of the mini-murals now adorning The Short North. CATCO’s presentation of Avenue Q kicked off last night. Rhythm on the River presents Transit Arts Artists On The Move. Shots in the Dark Independent Theatre is performing “Lunch Lady: Tater Tots of Love” Friday through Sunday. Cinema Classics kicks off at the Gateway Film Center with Dr. Strangelove. The Drexel Summer Kids Festival continues Friday and Saturday with Make Believe. The Young Writers Short Play Festival continues Friday and Saturday at MadLab Theatre. Canal Winchester’s Blues and Ribs Fest is Friday and Saturday. Dive in Movies at Zoombezi Bay is playing Zookeeper. Upper Arlington’s Movies in the Park is playing The Swiss Family Robinson. The Short North Stage has cabaret Friday night.
It’s National Mead Day! Enjoy special events at Brothers’ Drake. The Columbus Jazz Orchestra has a free concert at Columbus Commons on Saturday. Make sure to see Ginnie Baer’s Farewell Show at the Sean Christopher Gallery. Enjoy Gallery Hop! Short North Stage has belly dancers. Celebrate the end of construction at The Hudson Street Market Neighborhood Bash. Go see the Best of ShadowboxLive if you haven’t yet. Lobster Days have started at Hills Market. Love dogs? Go to a fundraiser for Paws Across America to help them build a new dog shelter and park. Have you signed up to go behind the stage at the Ohio Theatre? Heatwave Dance Party is back at Ace of Cups. Waterfire has Grassinine and Anna & the Consequences. The African American Cultural Arts Festival is Saturday. Gahanna is playing Cool Runnings outside on Saturday night.
Do some shopping at the Summer Flea. The Goodale Park Music Series continues with The Spikedrivers. Have you checked out Scioto Downs? See Back to the Garden at Shadowbox Live. Artisan Sunday returns at The North Market.
Enjoy your weekend!