Mega Weekend – Exciting Concerts, Great Food, and The Winter BeerFest!

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Mega Weekend – Exciting Concerts, Great Food, and The Winter BeerFest!
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Feeling lucky? Columbus Underground’s MegaWeekend is chock full of great weekend plans, and we’ve got tickets for a few lucky winners as well.

Enter to win tickets to: Umphrey’s Mcgee, McGuffey Lane & Friends, The Becca Stevens Band, Noel Gallagher, Kelsea Ballerini, Lotus, In This Moment.

Don’t miss out! Make sure to get your tickets to the Sweet Treats Festival!

The Trip presents the Orpheus and Eurydice myth at Strongwater.

The Trip presents the Orpheus and Eurydice myth at Strongwater.



This is the last weekend to visit the Columbus Museum of Art’s exhibition Beyond Impressionism. Don’t miss it! Looking for more art? Check out I Felt, You Paint, Orchids Utopia at the Franklin Park Conservatory, learn to sew with Intro to Machine Sewing, or make your own jewelry at The Smithery. Grove City rejoice, it’s time for Piada’s Grand Opening! Looking for a great Pre-K program? Check out the South Side Pre-K Options & Parent-Teacher Panel. Find great deals at the official Short North Winter Sale. Cheer on the Columbus Blue Jackets vs. the Dallas Stars, or experience the raw emotion of Orpheus & Euridice. Close out the night with Rebelution at Express Live! or Sticky Fingers: 70s Rock & Roll Record Party at Ace of Cups.

Columbus Winter Beerfest returns to the Convention Center, Friday and Saturday!



Dreaming of warmer destinations? Check out the Great Vacations Travel Expo Jan. 19 – 21. Hammond Harkins Gallery invites guests to enjoy the opening of Story Books & Other Narratives: Aminah Robinson & Faith Ringgold. Be part of welcoming new neighbors to Columbus with the Department of Neighborhoods and Global Conversations at Refuge. Stop by The Ohio State University Faculty Club for an exhibition of mixed media artwork by artist Catherine Bell Smith: Resolution. The Columbus Symphony Orchestra returns to The Ohio Theatre this weekend with the Russian Winter Festival. Every weekend should include Pancakes and Booze; don’t miss this unique art show at Strongwater Food and Spirits. While you’re in Franklinton, don’t miss the rescheduled opening of The Amazing Cat Show III. Then, be sure to check out the Columbus Winter BeerFest, and Epic at Shadowbox Live. The Art at Audubon: National Audubon Photography Award Winners Traveling Exhibit opens today. Josh Blue performs at the Funny Bone. Looking for a one-of-a-kind sports memorabilia gift? Check out the 5th Annual MidWest Sports Spectacular. Available Light continues Revolt. Bourbon lovers unite at The Kitchen’s Bourbon Lovers Dinner Party. Don’t miss Andrew Schneider’s Dazzling Youarenowhere at the Wex. Ladies, get in formation; female dj’s take over The Summit for The Future is Friday. Plus, Damn, girl! returns to Skully’s. Studio 35 hosts Attack of The Killer Donuts, and every ticket purchased includes one free donut from Tupelo Donuts!

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra takes the stage with maestro David Danzmayr and guest violinist Vadim Gluzman this weekend.



Speak up for women’s rights at the Women’s March Ohio Power to the Polls 2018. Have you checked out Camelot Cellar’s Brunch? Get some fresh air at the Winter Hike #4 at Scioto Audubon or the 53rd Annual Hocking Hills Winter Hike at Old Man’s Cave, and then reward yourself for braving the cold with the Comfort Food Cruise. Shop the Scott Antique Market. Or find out what’s going on in Logan, Ohio at the Third Annual Frozen Logan Festival. Fake opens at the Angela Meleca Gallery. Expand your business know-how with the Creative Education Conference, or learn how to expand your coffee know-how at Ritual: Which Brewer Works Best for Me at Home? with Mission Coffee. ProMusica Chamber Orchestra welcomes esteemed violinist Vadim Gluzman for Northern Lights January 20 and 21. Meet up with the Columbus Curling Club and Learn to Curl. Learn to craft herbal teas at Herbal Tea Blending 101. Finally, dance the night away at Mall Bangs Over The Top ’80s Dance Party, and Dahlia presents Hook N Sling Live.

Yes you can ride your bike in the winter! Photo courtesy Yay Bikes.



Columbus understands how to brunch properly; start early. Head to Beer School at Lineage Brewing before you check out live music by Ryan Smith at The Crest on Indianola in Clintonville. Next, learn the rules of winter biking at How We Roll with Yay Bikes! in Goodale Park, and while you’re in the Short North, visit Sherrie Gallerie for Tim Harding’s “Shining Seas,” collection. Looking for a gift… or a complimentary mimosa? Don’t miss Urban Emporium’s 3rd Anniversary Party. Winter Hike #5 is at Inniswood. Red Herring Productions will showcase eight original, short plays in Volume Control at the Franklinton Playhouse in honor of International Women’s Voices Day. Sunday at Central presents Ultimate Piano Trios. Franklin Park Conservatory welcomes all phytomaniacs (and other, less obsessive plant-lovers), for Orchids: Utopia. Get moving with Front Street Funk at Shadowbox Live, or chill out at Studio 35 for the 20th Anniversary of Half Baked.

Orchestras, orchids, a beer festival, and more; Columbus has a lot going on this weekend. There’s always more in the Events Calendar! If you have something you want to highlight, post it in the comments!

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