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Mega Weekend – An Outdoor Weekend with Art, Music, and More!

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Weekend – An Outdoor Weekend with Art, Music, and More!There are lots of fun events happening outdoors this weekend! Photo by Leah Kelley from Pexels.
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Here’s a rundown of fun things to do this weekend. Have you ordered your CU 20th anniversary ice cream with Charlotte + Olivia’s? It’s called Sparkling Platinum Dust and you’ll love it! The French Dispatch, the newest Wes Anderson movie comes out this fall and has a fun promo where you could win a magazine. Enjoy your weekend!

Music & Nightlife & Comedy

Dublin Irish Days are here!
The Heritage Music Festival returns Thursday with Thumpdaddy.
Tickets are available for Thursday night’s comedy show, Friend/Off.
Learn about some Weird Science with Rob Pyatt.
Small Black Tour comes to Ace of Cups.
The What? Music and Arts Festival is this weekend.
The Navigators play a free concert at Columbus Commons on Friday night.
Double Happiness has a hiphop and r&b party called Orange Soda.
Poindexter Village hosts a Drum Circle on Saturday.

Fun Things to Buy and Eat

Land Grant has a shopping popup event on Friday.
Jeni’s launches Golden Nectar.
Shop some deals at the Wexner Center Store sale.
Find out how to harvest herbs and what to do with them.
Prologue Bookshop and Bookspace have book sales.
Lobster rolls have returned to Hills Market Downtown! (preorder, call to check Saturday availability).
Shop the Love Local Market at Trove.
Columbus Brewing Company starts Brewery Tours.

Enjoy Exploring Art

You’ll want to be sure to catch Stephen King’s Carrie at the Garden Theatre.
Eurydice continues at Schiller Park Amphitheater.
BAM Thursdays continue at the Columbus Museum of Art.
Tonight there is a mural dedication for Pursuing Good Together in the Hilltop. Everything Counts opens at Blockfort.
This week’s CAPA Summer Movies features Pinocchio and more.
Watch Remember the Titans downtown outside.
There is a special dedication for The Makers Monument during Saturday’s Gallery Hop. Live mural project Summer Spray also kicks off in the Short North on Saturday on Goodale behind Hyde Park.
The Women and Girls’ Fest starts Saturday at MPACC.

What else can you do this weekend?

Speak Easy returns with a live show.
Columbus Clippers take on Omaha Storm Chasers all weekend with fireworks on Saturday. Columbus Crew takes on Atlanta.
Congrats to everyone raising funds for the Pelotonia Ride.
Enjoy a Rise & Grind workout!
It’s tax-free weekend for clothes and back to school stuff!

Thanks for reading and enjoy your weekend!

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