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Mega Spring Weekend 2014 – Vol. 7

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Spring Weekend 2014 – Vol. 7
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May Day May Day! Happy Weekend this beautiful start to May. Don’t forget our special offer for Gallery of Echoes, save $5 to any show with code EXPCOL5. There are a couple more tours of available office spaces Downtown, get RSVP’d. Sign up for contests. Our list of festivals for 2014 is live, fill up your calendar!

Thursday
Shadowbox Live and the Columbus Museum of Art have partnered to bring you a show like no other – the Gallery of Echoes, where paintings come alive all weekend. COSI’s After Dark, a program just for adults, is tonight. Discuss science and Super Heroes at the Gateway Film Center. Head to the Zoo for Taste of Powell. Ye Olde Mill opens in Utica to celebrate Velvet Ice Cream’s 100th Anniversary. Tigertree hosts a Shoe Shine Class. The Columbus Childrens’ Theatre presents Hansel & Gretel. Hear Ashley Judd at the Women’s Fund Keyholder event. EVO Theatre continues their Festival of Plays. Impressive Impressions opens at the Riffe. The Volstead Comedy Showcase continues at Sidebar. The Phoenix Rising Printmaking Collaborative opens a show in German Village. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf continues at the Columbus Civic Theatre. BalletMet’s New Directions/New Works continues with performances through the weekend.

Friday
YMCA celebrates 90 years of impact. The Franklin Park Conservatory has their popular Hat Day. Bad Movie Nite is back at Studio 35. Make reservations for a First Friday special menu at the Refectory. CATCO is Kids presents Dorothy & the Wizard of OZ through Sunday. Glass Axis hosts their Spring Sale. Scioto Metro Parks presents Oh Bats! Enjoy the Symphony during the Concerto Festival. Sarah Colonna is a the Funny Bone. Lindsay Gallery presents Bill Miller: Work in Vintage Linoleum. Celebrate you mom during Mark It for Mamas at Igloo Letterpress. Nina West’s Excellent Adventure begins at Axis.

Saturday
Hamilton Parker shows you how to pretty your patio with a DIY class about pavers. EcoChic Craftacular is back at Whetstone Park. More Farmers’ Markets open Saturday. Show the world what it’s like to live in Columbus by sharing photos on social media with #lifeincbus. Gallery Hop through the Short North. Pop into Rivet for amazing carvings of Crayola crayons in Wax Nostalgic. The North Market’s Drive-ins begin with Toy Story. It’s National Rebuilding Day, go help a community. The JCC Gallery Players open Other Desert Cities. The Capital City Half Marathon will be in Downtown. Do a Wilderness class with Dirtlab Bushcraft. The Pinchflat bicycle poster show returns to Wild Goose Creative. SOBO Style celebrates their anniversary. The Ohio Women’s Bicycling Summit is at Strongwater. Go dance at Heatwave at Ace of Cups. The Drexel is showing the Kentucky Derby live with special drinks and fun. Get a personalized leather tag at Celebrate Local. Green on the Green is in Worthington. Help build a playground. Short North Stage presents Off the Wall Dance. The Central Ohio Folk Music Festival is happening. Studio 35 has the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Detail 1443 is hosting an open house and you can get yourself a cut Columbus map for 25% off!

Sunday
Shop at Spring Flea in the Seventh Son parking lot. The Short North Gala honors those throughout the neighborhood, go celebrate. The Best of 2014 opens at the Ohio Designer Craftsmen. The first Powell Street Market of the season opens. The Columbus Museum of Art hosts a Family Day for Columbus City Schools. Circus puts on a brunch with a drag show. Enroll for Dewey’s Pizza School. Keep watching your favorite tv shows on the big screen!

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. And, please take a look through our newly launched Event Calendar to find even more! Thanks!

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6 Responses to Mega Spring Weekend 2014 – Vol. 7

  1. Anne Evans
    Anne Evans May 1, 2014 2:36 pm at 2:36 pm

    Nina West’s Excellent Adventure is at Axis. Corrected the info!

  2. ntn
    ntn May 1, 2014 2:50 pm at 2:50 pm

    National Homebrew Day’s Big Brew will be at CBC on Saturday morning

    http://www.sodz.org/2014/04/23/aha-big-brew-2014/

  3. drawrobot
    drawrobot May 2, 2014 10:44 am at 10:44 am

    Saturday is Free Comic Book Day with comic shops around town giving out free comics. Every shop’s planned something a little different but fun. There’s six shops in the Columbus area participating.

    http://www.freecomicbookday.com/StoreLocator

  4. John McCollum May 5, 2014 10:08 am at 10:08 am

    What’s up with the Guernica image? I got pretty excited, but couldn’t find anything about Picasso or Guernica in the post.

  5. Anne Evans
    Anne Evans May 5, 2014 4:12 pm at 4:12 pm

    It was part of Gallery of Echoes, the collaboration that Shadowbox Live and the Museum of Art did over the weekend.

    Sorry for the vagueness!

    • John McCollum May 5, 2014 7:24 pm at 7:24 pm

      Got it! Thanks.

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