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Mega Spring Weekend 2014 – Vol. 8

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Spring Weekend 2014 – Vol. 8
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Happy Weekend! Aren’t you glad it’s here?! Mark up your calendars with movies to watch outdoors! Get signed up for the final tour of available office space Downtown. We’ve added ticket giveaways for The Ohio Machine’s opening game, COSI’s After Dark, bands, and more! Have you taken a ride on COTA’s CBUS Downtown Circulator?

Thursday
Tonight, check out Available Light Theatre’s next show, The Cockfight Play. Pecha Kucha is at High Line Car House. Russell Peters has comedy shows at the Funny Bone and will be there through Sunday. The Wexner Center shows, The New Black. MadLab Theatre brings back Theatre Roulette. The Ringling Bros Barnum and Bailey Circus has set up at the Schottenstein Center. Have you tried the new Freshbox Cafe Downtown? Shadowbox Live’s Bigger Than Jesus returns to the stage and there’s karaoke in the Backstage Bistro. Enjoy indie rock at Woodlands Tavern. SNAP presents The Facade. Tracy Morgan is back in town. The JCC Gallery Players presents Other Desert Cities. It’s the final weekend to see Hansel & Gretel. Southside STAY has their quarterly meeting. Chadwick Arboretum at OSU has their annual Spring Plant Sale through Saturday. Take a look at the Ohio Art League Spring Exhibition at the Main Library. Kingmakers has their first Happy Hour. Cheer on The Clippers.

Friday
CCAD’s Fashion Show displays the best from all of the graduating seniors. Enjoy $1 burgers at Whole Foods Market in Dublin. Simply Living has a social night at the Near East Side Co-op. Imagine Columbus presents Rent at Wall Street. German Village hosts Jazz & Juleps. ProMusica presents their annual Soiree Concert. The Clippers are back with another game. Take in the CSO’s performance of Carmen by watching a simulcast at Columbus Commons. Head to the Gateway Film Center for another installment of Science of Superheroes. Shadowbox Live continues Out of Control. Nina West’s Excellent Adventure continues at Axis. Katzinger’s Little Delicatessen has opened in the North Market.

Saturday
Volunteer in Weinland Park during Roots & Roofs. Clintonville and Merion Village host a neighborhood yard sales. The Crew is up against Vancouver Whitecaps. Go on the Year of Yay bike ride. Zauber Brewing hosts Maifest. The Ohioana Book Festival returns for another year. Ohio Roller Girls battle Atlanta RollerGirls in a double header.  Dance at Squared’s Second Saturday at Victory’s Live. It’s Herb Day in Gahanna. There’s a Columbus Adventure Expo happening at Columbus Commons. Swing through the Moonlight Market. Kolache Republic will be doing a pop-up restaurant inside of Cafe Brioso. Alexander Simai has a trunk show. There’s a Speakeasy Event at Ohio Village. Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Kafe Kerouac with comedy, music, poetry, and friends. Dr. Bob Tesla presents a late night double feature of Midnight Monster Movies at the Gateway Film Center. Urban Arts Space hosts Art Explorations for kids. Rockmill Brewery hosts a beer release and the red barn opening party. There’s another Columbus Sandlot Baseball game. Craft a succlent garden at Paper Source. The Pizzuti Collection hosts a Family Day. Celebrate a year of community and food at the Near East Side Co-op Market. The Room is back at the Drexel. ProMusica and WOSU team up to offer a Youth and Family Day at the WOSU space @COSI. There’s a shopping event to benefit Independence High School (which was on the list of closures for Columbus City Schools and was allowed to remain open). Check out Putt for Hope. WNCI presents Spring Beats at the LC. Head to German Village for the Garten Markt. Learn best practices for professional artists with the OAL series. Do a ZipLine under the light of a full moon! The Clippers continue at Huntington Park. Fritz the Nite Owl returns to Studio 35 with The Lost Boys. Make sure to check out the Dragon Boat Races at Scioto Audubon!

Sunday
Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there! Studio 35 has a beer tasting and a movie, featuring Tommy Boy. Shadowbox Live has another showing of Bigger Than Jesus. Take in a comedy show and OH! Burgers. The Gateway Film Center has a beer tasting and a movie, showing Road House. See your tv shows on the big screen. Enjoy a free concert by organist Gail Archer.

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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One Response to Mega Spring Weekend 2014 – Vol. 8

  1. AlissaInPink May 9, 2014 9:36 am at 9:36 am

    Sunday, the Asian Festival team is hosting their 4th annual Dragon Boat race at Scioto Audubon Park (400 W. Whitter) from 8am to 4pm. http://asian-festival.org/dragonboat/

    Normally the race is on Memorial Day (after the festival ends), but this year they moved it up a couple of weeks. Hope to see you there :)

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