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Mega Weekend – Huge Weekend for Food and Festivals

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Weekend – Huge Weekend for Food and FestivalsBacon Fest is coming to Columbus Commons on Friday! Photo courtesy Prime Social Group.
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Hope you have fun plans ahead of you for the weekend. Here’s what’s going on in Columbus. Get your tickets for Ohiolina. Win tickets to Sublime with Rome and the Steve Miller Band. Get your tickets to Aspire and celebrate social enterprises in Columbus.

Thursday
Tonight is the final Ladies 80’s at Skully’s. The Glass Menagerie opens at Short North Stage. The Creative Control Fest begins. Columbus Open Studio and Stage hosts a special preview at the Carnegie Gallery. Learn to make creative lettering. Comedy Death Spot is now at the Tree Bar. Thurber House hosts author Sally Fingerett. Doc Week ends today. Enjoy a Jamaican Dinner Party at The Kitchen. Goddesses for Good asks you to help raise money for Dress for Success. Gramercy Books hosts Young Adult Author Night. Check out the Columbus Science Pub. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are playing Nationwide Arena tonight. See what’s new in home design at the BIA Parade of Homes. Go on a tour of the city.

Friday
Check out the Ohio Bacon Fest at Columbus Commons. The Hot Times Community Festival starts in Olde Towne East. Gallery 831 presents a show of manipulated photos. Check out Yacht Rock party Sailin’ at Little Rock. Enjoy an evening of Color Theory Sit and Stitch at Yarn It. The Rocking Dead continues at Shadowbox Live. Do little things mean a lot in cities? Dreams Drowned in Glass opens at Glass Axis. BLK PWR Mixtape opens at Blockfort. Head to The Vanderelli Room for Story time, a sequential narrative exhibition: Jen Wrubleski. Then skip over to Rehab for Truck Driver, Sugar Ghost, and artwork by Ben Lamb. Opera Project Columbus presents Giacomo Puccini’s Suor Angelica. Take in some improv. Shop the Pearl Market. Columbus Historical Society opens in their new space. Enjoy the 23rd Annual Columbus Egyptian Festival. Green Lawn Abbey invites you to Movies Under the Stars with Theater of Blood. Or you could watch Moana at Polaris. The Fall Home Show begins and Guy Fieri will be there on Saturday.

Saturday
Shop the Moonlight Market. Stop in Rivet for their latest show, Sweet Toofs. Head to La Chaveta Lounge for SMOKE: a Cigar Social. Travel to Marysville for Festifair. Urban Arts Space has another free Art Explorations for kids. Alternative Fashion Mob invites you to Runway Takeaway: Cocktail Party & Silent Auction. Learn how to safely ride the Greenway Trails. Yay Bikes has another Year of Yay Bike Ride. Hear from Palestinian American Sabry Wazwaz. Listen to guitar music. Dance at Tilt Shift featuring Twoven (Detroit). MadLab hosts another It’s All Been Done Radio Hour. Check out the Columbus Caribbean Festival. Hills Market Downtown hosts a Drag Brunch: Pancakes with Panzie. Enjoy PBJ & Jazz at the Topiary Park. OSU takes on Oklahoma, if you’re not going to the game, head to the Gateway for their TailGateway party.

Sunday
Share your thoughts about public art along High Street during a charrette. Sherrie Gallery presents Flora and Friends, art by Barb Vogel. Don’t miss experiencing Red Horizon at the Columbus Museum of Art. Are you doing Goat Yoga? There’s another Fresh Air at happening at the Franklin Park Amphitheater. Find new foods at the Turkish Food Festival. Stop by the Merion Village Festival or the Great Westerville Food Truck Fest. Watch Point Break & enjoy a Columbus Brewing Company Beer Tasting at Grandview Theater or Studio 35. The Harrison West Jazz Stage series begins with Safety Squad. Columbus Blue Jackets have their 5th Line Fest. Young the Giant with special guest Cold War Kids plays Express Live! Hilliard hosts a pooch plunge. The Columbus Toy and Collectible Show is at the fairgrounds. Shop the Peddler’s Picnic at North Market. Columbus Crew SC takes on Sporting Kansas City. Watch Rick and Morty during a Viewing Party.

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