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Columbus Mega Weekend – Fall 2012 – Vol. 8

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Mega Weekend – Fall 2012 – Vol. 8
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Happy Halloween Weekend! I hope you enjoy today’s wonderfully amazing weather! Make sure to get outside and soak it in. Do you have your halloween costumes ready? Anyone watching the World Series? This is the final weekend to go apple picking at Lynd’s Fruit Farm. A collection of Bicentennial Photographs are being composed into a book that you can get at a special price if you order before Oct 31st.

Thursday

Trauma kicks off their two day party tonight. The Jazz Arts Group kicks off the 2012-13 Swingin’ with the CJO season with “Come Together: From Gershwin to the Beatles,” tonight through Sunday. Brezel pretzels has a happy hour at Gordon Biersch tonight. Go Backstage at the Lincoln Theatre. There are an assortment of Halloween Parties at Columbus Recreation and Park Centers tonight and Friday night. Raconteur Theatre has performances of Conk and Bone through Sunday. Go Rock the Vote! Learn more about Marvelous Menagerie, the Roman mosaic exhibit at the CMA during Expert View. Gallery Players has November tonight, Saturday and Sunday.

Friday

It’s the final Pearl Market of the season Friday. Meet Candace Black, the artist who created Buckle in Lynn Alley. New store AESTHETIC opens in the Short North Friday. Boo at the Zoo is happening Friday through Sunday. German Village has Ghost Tours Friday and Saturday. Check out the haunted Granville Inn. Frtiz the Nite Owl is back at Studio 35 with a creepy movie, Trick ‘r Treat. GROOVE is back at Exile. Tree Bar has a Halloweekend Benefit Friday and Saturday nights. Por Vida V is taking place at Junctionview Studios Friday through Sunday. Go to a Zombie Prom. MadLab has another special performance of FFN Must Die. They’ve also got The OGP Halloween Show: The Cellar and Other Places You Shouldn’t Go, Friday and Saturday nights. The OSU School of Music’s Annual Halloween Concert, HalleBOOia is Friday night. BalletMet opens Dracula Friday. Gallery 831 is hosting an art auction for Camp Sunrise. Yelawolf is at Skully’s. Full Moon continues at ShadowBox Live. The Creative Control Fest is happening Friday and Saturday. Anna and the Annadroids are back with performances of Joy Toy at The Green Room Friday night. Short North Stage will also be opening their new Stage Left Lounge for spiked hot cider and a full bar during the shows!

Photo of Highball Halloween 2011 by Alison Horn - www.alisonhorn.com

Saturday

400 West Rich kicks off their Winter Farmers Market on Saturday. HighBall Halloween events start at 5pm. The Arena Grand has the official after party. Stop by Food Truck Fright Night at Park St Cantina. They’re also having a Halloween Party. The Battelle Darby Creek Nature Center is having an open house on Saturday. It’s the final weekend for CATCO’s Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. Columbus Commons is showing How to Train Your Dragon. Go to the Southwood Fall Festival. Tales from the Crypt sold out, did you get tickets? Make Pinhole Phantoms at the CMA. Body Worlds and the Brain is now on display at COSI. Have you gotten a copy of Giants Beware? Save the Short Bus at That Food Pod Saturday night.

Sunday

The Franklin Park Conservatory has a Halloween Party for children, free with admission. Support the Drexel Theatre at a Gala on Sunday. The North Market has a Halloween Party too, as well as the final Artisan Sunday of the season. The Crew has their Fan Appreciation Game on Sunday. Ace of Cups has a Karaoke Costume Party Sunday night. Go to a free performance of Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time on Sunday at the Columbus Museum of Art. The last Healthy Hike is at Highbanks. Remember Walking Dead fans, you can see it on the big screen at Gateway Film Center. Catch Chicago at ShadowBox Live.

And if you are looking for things happening on Halloween, here you go.

Enjoy your weekend!

Photo of Highball Halloween 2011 by Alison Horn – www.alisonhorn.com.

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