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Columbus Mega Summer Weekend 2013 – Vol. 4

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Mega Summer Weekend 2013 – Vol. 4
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Happy Weekend! It looks like we’ll have a mild and beautiful weekend. Perfect for all of your outdoor activities! Has anyone been to fly a kite in awhile? Get signed up to play sand volleyball in the Discovery District. Enter to win $45 of Romantic Cards! Tonight, we hope to see you at The Daily Growler Happy Hour! Half off Ohio pints and complimentary Panzera’s Pizza.


Wicked flies into the Ohio Theatre. The Easton Farmer’s Market begins. Short North Stage opens Hedwig and the Angry Inch, shows are through Saturday. It’s the last weekend for Available Light Theatre’s Jane Eyre. Circus hosts Alternative Fashion Night. Upper Arlington’s Music in the Parks begins with Grassahol. Visit the Edible Thursdays Farmers’ Market at Charity Newsies. Viva Vagina continues at Shadowbox Live. The Main Library hosts the Urban Scrawl Road Show. Actors’ Theatre continues in Schiller Park. Go on a picnic. Downtown Live at Columbus Commons features Evan Oberla Project and The Steepwater Band. Pints and Pies also continues with music by Ruvane and brews from Z Beers.

JJ Parkey (center) as Hedwig with members of her band, The Angry Inch (left to right) Alex Fiete, Derrick Walters, Dane Terry, Ruthie Stephens, and Britta in Short North Stage’s production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, previewing Thursday and continuing Friday and Saturday. Photo by Heather Wack.


Park Street Festival begins and goes through Saturday. Spend your weekend at the Columbus Arts Festival. Visit the Big Local Art Tent. See The Master on 70mm film at the Wexner Center. It’s the last weekend to see Taboo at Shadowbox Live. Summer Fridays at the Statehouse continue with One Way Gospel Singers. Dance at Backtrax at Exile. See a Robot Art Show at gallery 831. Get Right celebrates their 6 year anniversary at Long Street Live. Try Whole Foods Market in Dublin’s Top Ten Wines for Summer. See tuck & roll, new work by Amy Leibrand at NX Gallery. Granville’s Wine Affair and Art Festival are Friday and Saturday. Are you going to Jay & Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie at Studio 35?


CML’s Summer Reading Program kicks off. Go to the Topiary Park for PBJ and Jazz and the Dan White Sextet. Do Sunrise Yoga at the Scioto Audubon MetroPark. Enjoy $5 Pancakes at the Hills Downtown. The Long Street 10k is Saturday. Head to Columbus Commons for the Soul Food Festival Featuring Gladys Knight. The Moonlight Market returns to Gay Street. Gahanna’s outdoor movie is Peter Pan. Snowville Creamery has their annual Open House. 400 Summer Market returns. The design:ROLLS neighborhood bike tour is the Eastside. OEFFA’s Farm Tours begin. Squared is back at Victory’s Live with the Future is Now. There’s a cleanup in Goodale Park. Whole Foods Market in Dublin hosts Ohio farmers and will have kid activities. The Alternative Fashion Week finale is Saturday at the FDA Warehouse. Blow Fly is back at Double Happiness. Find some treasures at Olde Towne East’s Community Yard Sale. The Columbus Furniture Revival’s launch party is Saturday. Clintonville’s outdoor movie is Madagascar 3. See Jumanji at the Gateway Film Center. Opera Columbus and NY Gilbert + Sullivan Players perform H.M.S. Pinafore at the Southern Theatre. The Westgate Home Tour is Saturday. Mythbusters opens at COSI. Sip Summer Wines at Whole Foods in Upper Arlington. Dance at KoolAid Version 3, the Sunset Party. Are you doing the Color Mania Run? Watch Transit Arts respond to the ‘Columbus Never Came…’ public art. The Hills Market Downtown is hosting a Luau with The Grass Skirt.


Tracy Morgan is doing standup at the Capitol Theatre. Bexley is hosting their neighborhood House and Garden Tour. The Jack Roth Rock ‘n Run returns. Artisan Sunday is at the North Market. COSI hosts a Social Swap for Teens. Columbus’ first SOUP dinner takes place Sunday. The Garden Theater hosts Bizarre Bazaar. The Rocky Horror Show continues at Shadowbox Live. Get your proposals in for CCAD’s Mix 2013 Celebration of Comics. Sundays at the Scioto concerts start in Dublin.

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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