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Columbus Mega Winter Weekend 2013 – Vol. 3

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Mega Winter Weekend 2013 – Vol. 3
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Happy Weekend! Christmas is almost here, are you ready? Our Last Minute shopping guide comes out tomorrow, make sure to take a look! We’ve got a contest going on for We Will Rock You’s opening night performance, get entered to win! Have you gone to look at Christmas Lights? There are a lot of wonderfully decorated places in Grandview/Upper Arlington. Old Man Winter arrives for real this weekend.

Thursday
Tonight, come out to Strongwater for Columbus Underground’s Holiday party, we will have lots of specials and please bring a toy for Holiday Wish! Broadway’s Flashdance the Musical continues through Sunday. Balletmet’s The Nutcracker has performances through Dec 24th. It’s the final weekend for Short North Stage’s Songs of the Season. It’s the last week for CATCO’s A Christmas Carol. Party with Yay Bikes at Hal & Al’s. Go on a horse drawn carriage ride at Easton. The Columbus Civic Theater continues performances of A Christmas Carol. Enjoy The Madmen Jazz at Refectory. The Crest hosts a fundraiser for Derek Lory. Wine on High throws a Bubbly Bash!

Amazing light display in Upper Arlington!

Friday
Make sure you don’t miss 15 & Killin’ It at Wild Goose Creative with Justin Golak and friends. Damn Girl! throws a party to benefit Derek Lory, at Circus. WCOL’s Winter Wonder Jam is at the Bluestone. MadLab has performances of Wall, Friday and Saturday. SegAway Holiday Lights Tours continue. Enjoy live music at the Magpie Consort’s concert. See ‘What the Christmas Tree Really Saw‘ at illio. CAPA presents Sister’s Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold. Brothers Drake has live music. It’s the last day for Jeff Stahler’s cartoons exhibit at German Village Society. Gremlins begins showings at the Gateway Film Center. Holiday Hoopla continues at Shadowbox Live, we are hearing the remaining shows are close to all sold out! Kifle has a shoe drive at Seventh Son. BOOB Thirty returns to Ace of Cups. Enjoy the Winter Solstice beer party at St James Tavern.

Saturday
SWANK returns to the Garden Theater with a special holiday theme. It’s Kids Day at The Crest, decorate flower pots and make glass photo magnets. The Near East Side cleanups continue. What the Christmas Tree Really Saw moves to Stonewall for another performance. Jim Brickman brings The Magic of Christmas to the Southern Theater. See A Short History of Decay at Wood. Metal. Art. Gallery. Columbus Blue Jackets battle the Philadelphia Flyers. There’s a Winter Solstice Celebration at Summit on 16th United Methodist Church. Wildlights continues at the Zoo. See a holiday LEGO train exhibit at the Center for Architecture & Design, then head over to the Main Library for more model trains, then over to the Ohio Historical Center for even more! Druid Cloak plays at LeBoom at Skully’s. The Columbus Winter Farmers’ Market returns to Charity Newsies and they will have lots of holiday specials.

Sunday
It’s the last day for the Ohio Craft Museum gift exhibit. The Ohio Statehouse is open for tours. Shop Keen’s Furniture Loft for last minute gifts during their special sale. Enjoy choral music at Christmas with Capriccio with special guest Calvin Griffin. See Scrooge at Shadowbox Live.

Enjoy your weekend!

Please note: While every effort is made to include every wonderful weekend event, this list is not all-inclusive of what is happening in Columbus this weekend. If you have something great you’d like to share, please do so in the comments. Thanks!

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