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Mega Spring Weekend 2014 – Vol. 6

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Spring Weekend 2014 – Vol. 6Child actors (from left to right) Emma Fullen, Emily Richards, Krystyn Norris and Angele Joy Baldasare star in Catco is Kids’ upcoming production of Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz April 25-May 4. The show is produced in association with Columbus Recreation and Parks. Photo by Joe Bishara
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Are you ready to enjoy the weekend? Contests are still going on for The Wanted, The 1975, and Bombay Bicycle Club, plus win tickets to The Quiet Ones. Sign up for the next tour of available Downtown office spaces.

Alternative Fashion Week continues. It’s the closing weekend for Short North Stage’s presentation of The Who’s Tommy. Menopause the Musical is at the Southern Theatre. Weight of the Sky has an opening reception at the Angela Meleca Gallery. Columbus Children’s Theatre opens Hansel and Gretel. Shadowbox Live has Bigger Than Jesus. EVO Theatre presents their Festival of Plays. Go on the S.S. VaudVillities. Columbus Civic Theatre opens Who’s Afraid of Virgina Woolf. Go to the Volstead Comedy Showcase. Do some karaoke at the Backstage Bistro. Hubbard Grille hosts a special dinner with Watershed cocktails. The Clippers take on the Gwinnett Braves.

NORML Comedy has comedian Justin Golak’s last show. Enjoy A Taste of Mt. Vernon. A Taste of Westerville is going on too. Traxler Tees hosts an open house. Patty Larkin is playing at the Lincoln Theatre. BalletMet presents New Directions/New Works through Sunday. CATCO is Kids presents Dorothy & The Wizard of OZ. COSI has a Family Fun Day. Participate in Shoot the Hills (photography). The Clippers have another game against Gwinnett Braves. Check out what’s new at Imagine 400. Groove is back at Exile. See Out of Control at Shadowbox Live. There’s a Chicago tribute band at the Hollywood Casino. Hammond Harkins Galleries presents new works by artist Mariana Smith. The Smile Lines Project is at the Roscoe Room. Dave Coulier (Joey from Full House) will be at the Funny Bone through Sunday.

Jazz Arts Group presents the New Orleans funk of New Basics Brass Band and The Relentless Mules. It’s the Alternative Fashion Week Finale show. Aziz Ansari is in town to make you laugh! It’s Duckling Day at the Whetstone Library. The Crew takes on the New York Red Bulls. There’s an Earth Day celebration at Columbus Commons. Frank Fetch Park is hosting a clean up. Meetup for some Sandlot Baseball. Team Chipmunk CLOTH has their Grand Opening. Enjoy some vintage baseball with the Muffins at the Ohio History Center. YMCA presents Healthy Kid Day. The Ohio SHORTS film screenings begin for the adult entries. Gateway Film Center presents Sleeping Beauty for Stage and Screen. University Hospital East hosts a community day. The 400 Winter Market returns. ROY G BIV hosts an artist talk. See sheep getting sheared at Slate Run. There’s an EWaste drive happening at Huntington Park. Check out the Calvin and Hobbes exhibit. Attend a fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House. HOOT returns to Gateway Film Center. BassJam returns to Skully’s. Support Easter Seals at Romancing the Grape. Help build a playground. The Indigo Girls are with the Columbus Symphony at the Ohio Theatre. The Drexel shows Neil Breen’s Fateful Findings. Good Luck to the Columbus Blue Jackets!

The Kitchen hosts a food swap. Head to Alana’s for a special popup restaurant featuring The Coop. Attend the Spring Columbus SOUP event. Too Many Cooks invites Donte Allen from The Table. ProMusica hosts a free concert at the Main Library. Sign up to play Volleyball Downtown. Eat at Schmeckfest. Raise money for autism at an event in Dublin. Modern Vamp Clothing hosts a fashion show. It’s the last day to see Blended Universe at the Gallery in the Hood. There’s another showing of Bigger Than Jesus at Shadowbox Live. Apply for TEDx. Brothers Drake hosts Wafflepalooza. Gateway Film Center has some of your favorite tv shows on the big screen. Worthington Inn has a new brunch menu. Studio 35’s beer tasting and a movie features Major League.

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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The biggest brunch festival in Columbus returns! Join us on Friday, April 20th for the ALL THINGS BRUNCH Festival and taste your way through the best sweet and savory brunch menus that Columbus has to offer! Limited tickets are available and are likely to sell out in advance: