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Mega Summer Weekend 2014 – Vol. 11

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Summer Weekend 2014 – Vol. 11The Dublin Irish Festival begins Friday August 1 and goes through Sunday August 3. Photo courtesy Dublin Irish Festival.
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Happy Weekend everyone! Do you like burgers? Get tickets for CU’s Best Bites: Burgers and try a bunch in the beautiful setting of the High Line Car House, tickets are going fast! The Backpack School Supply Drive continues, thank you for all the donations already!  Contests are going for the Ohio Roller Girls, Summerfest, CATCO’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Murder Ballad, so get entered to win. Brew Ha Ha continues tonight, special deal for you to save $5 for the upcoming Brew Ha Ha with code CUBrew!

Thursday
Enjoy the Brew Ha Ha comedy finals at Shadowbox Live. The Ohio State Fair continues through Sunday. Actors’ Theater opens The Merry Wives of Windsor. Downtown Live presents The Spikedivers with Brass & Grass. Geek out at the Gateway Film Center during Geek Sneaks, previewing before Guardians of the Galaxy. CAPA’s Summer Movie Series plays Dial M for Murder. CATCO’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels continues. Have you stopped in The Market in Italian Village? Available Light Theatre begins Cymbeline. See the art work of Ciatisa Walker. Roy Davis plays at Kafe Kerouac. The Heritage Concert Series continues. If you love mid-century modern style, you won’t want to miss this sale. Iggy Azalea plays at the LC. Do Good and Have Fun at 400 West Rich. The Clippers go up against the Louisville Bats.

Friday
Are you going to Fête en Blanc? Canal Winchester’s Blues and RibFest begins. Rhythm on the River continues with MojoFlo. It’s the last weekend for Evil Dead the Musical out in the woods. St James Tavern celebrates International Beer Day. Bad Movie Nite Film Festival takes over Studio 35 with Game Over. See the Honda Indy 500. Wholly Craft opens their Supply Closet. Team Chipmunk, Sweet Simpliciteas, and Seven Studios host a Girls’ Night Out special event. Oddfellows Bar in the Short North has opened. CS Gallery has work chosen by guest curators GCAC on display. Stop by Sharon Weiss Gallery for paintings by Linda Langhorst. Sky High opens at the Riffe Gallery. Up for some Burlesque Bingo? The Dublin Irish Festival kicks off.

Saturday
Help bring Stone Brewing here with #TapAStone day, happening all over Columbus. Shop those Farmers’ Markets! Lobster Days continue at Hills Market Worthington. Summer Movies continues with The Band Wagon. It’s National Mead Day. Learn code at WordCamp. Batman (1989) plays outdoors at Ten Pin Alley. Studio 35 has the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Go on a 5K to raise money for Baby Will SIDS. Mozart’s turns one and celebrates with a big party. Endgame continues. It’s Gallery Hop! Rivet hosts an opening reception for the art of Dino Nemec. It’s Super Hero Day at Easton. Shop the CBUS Antique & Vintage Flea or the Made Local Marketplace. There’s a Big Wheel Rally at Selby Stadium. The Kitchen hosts New To You. Celebrate with FamJam, a free party for families at Columbus Commons. Kifle celebrates their anniversary. Check out the Rockpocalypse at the Drexel. The Cultural Arts Center shows work by Lynda McClanahan. Have you had the Hot Chicken yet? Stop by Ace of Cups and dance at Heatwave. Final weekend for BIA Parade of Homes. Best of Shadowbox Live continues.

Sunday
It’s the last day for the Calvin & Hobbes exhibit. Reefer Madness continues at Shadowbox Live. Get tickets to the Columbus Invitational Arts Competition. Gateway Film Center continues cinema classics with The Godfather Part 2. Goodale Park Music Series continues with The Apes. Shop the Columbus Summer Flea.

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 Event Calendar to find even more! Thanks!

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One Response to Mega Summer Weekend 2014 – Vol. 11

  1. jennyw
    jennyw July 31, 2014 8:43 pm at 8:43 pm

    In addition to Sunday, August 3 being the final day of the Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes) and Richard Thompson (Cul de Sac) exhibitions at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, as noted in your list here, it’s also the final day at the Wexner Center for the Arts for Modern Cartoonist: The Art of Daniel Clowes, Eye of the Cartoonist: Daniel Clowes’s Selections from Comics History, and Comic Future. Admission to the exhibitions is free on Sunday; we will also have a free, docent-led tour of the exhibitions at 1 p.m. Sunday.

    More info: http://wexarts.org/exhibitions/
    614-292-3535
    info@wexarts.org

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