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Mega Summer Weekend 2014 – Vol. 9

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Summer Weekend 2014 – Vol. 9The Jazz & Ribs Festival moves to the Scioto Mile, Friday through Sunday. Photo by Briana Gunter.
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Have you been enjoying this beautiful weather? It’s the best! Hopefully it stretches into the weekend. More stops have been announced for the Urban Living Tour so don’t forget to get registered! We’ve added a bunch more contests, including Summerfest, Ohio Roller Girls bouts, tickets to CATCO’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, plus you can still win a strip of 10 tickets to CAPA’s Summer Movie Series, tickets to Ohio Machine, and more!

Tonight, take in some comedy and great storytelling at The Four Horsewomen of the Apocalypse at Wild Goose Creative. Sherrie Gallerie is hosting a special event with Middle West Spirits. The Actors Theatre continues the Barber of Seville in Schiller Park. The Wex Drive-In features Rear Window. The Downtown Live concert series continues with the Floorwalkers, or head to Mayme Moore Park for the Heritage Concert Series. Summer Movies Series features Girl Shy. Forms of Human Expression is at the Ohio Craft Museum. Wine on High has an event featuring Summertime Wines. The Clippers have games against Indianapolis Indians this weekend. Hairspray continues at the Park Street Theatre.

Please join us for a special event at CS Gallery where we’ve brought together artists from past Best of CU polls for a special show. Columbus Commons has Popcorn Pops, then will be showing The Lego Movie after. The Jazz & Ribs Festival begins and lasts through Sunday. Celebrate Tigertree’s new mobile shop with special events at Seventh Son. Fright Club returns to the Drexel with Tucker & Dale vs. Evil. Bexley’s Main Event shows E.T. MadLab continues the Young Writers Short Play Festival. Go on the Consignment Crawl, which starts Friday. Jazzoo gets wild at the Columbus Zoo with your favorite jazz music on a beautiful setting by the river. Enjoy a Taste of Worthington. Best of Shadowbox continues at Shadowbox Live. Damn Girl is at Strongwater, go dance! The Drexel Summer Kids Series features The Black Stallion. Nikos Fyoder Rutkowski has a show opening at Wood.Metal.Art. Gallery. It’s Boob Thirty at Ace of Cups. Short North Stage’s resident dance company has performances. Evil Dead the Musical continues in the woods! Whole Foods Upper Arlington hosts City Folk’s Farm Shop with chickens for Kids Camp. Band of Horses plays the LC. Screen on the Green kicks off in Goodale Park with Beetlejuice.

Wake up for the Barista Jam at Cafe Brioso. Wholly Craft has their Grand Opening in their new space. Shop your Farmers Markets! It’s Kids Day at The Crest. The Hills Market Worthington begins their Lobster Days. Worthington has their Treasures on the Green. Head to Columbus Commons for Picnic with the Pops, featuring The Manhattan Transfer. It’s the final day for the Franklin County Fair. The Lincoln Theatre movie series double feature is Dr. Doolittle and The Sound of Music. Columbus Historical Society takes you on a history tour of Columbus by bus. CAPA’s Summer Movie Series has Cartoon Capers in the morning and then A Star is Born. The German Village Art Crawl is back, turning garages into galleries. Go on a walking tour through Hungarian Village. Too Darn Loud returns to Little Rock Bar with sweet 80’s music. The BIA Parade of Homes begins. Are you doing the Color Run? The Crew takes on Montreal Impact. See live Hip-Hop Art. Zauber Brewing hosts the Dog Days of Summer. The Ohio Machine debuts special all black uniforms for their game against the Charlotte Hounds. LeBoom returns to Skully’s for you to dance all night. Do yoga along the Olentangy River. Short North Stage hosts Out of the Bag. Fritz the Nite Owl presents Aliens at Studio 35.

Neutral Milk Hotel performs at the LC Outdoor Pavilion as part of the [email protected] Market Flea returns to North Market. Shop the Made Local Marketplace. Attend a Rally with Israel. Columbus SOUP moves to the CCAD Mind Market. Louder Than Love is at Shadowbox Live. The Olde Towne East Music series features The Salty Caramels. Bexley hosts Japanese Culture Day. Studio 35 has a beer tasting featuring Dumb & Dumber. Westerflora Garden Tour returns to Westerville.

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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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: