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Mega Weekend Fall 2016 – Vol. 5

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Weekend Fall 2016 – Vol. 5Revel in the streets during HighBall Halloween on Friday and Saturday. Photo by Matt Ellis.
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It may be a little rainy and chilly but don’t let that stop your weekend fun! Today is the last day to enter to win tickets to Haunted Fest Day 1 or Day 2.  We’ve also got tickets to Promowest shows Metro Station, Good Charlotte, James Vincent McMorrow, and Chase Rice. Get your tickets to HighBall Halloween! The Circleville Pumpkin Show has started!

Thursday
The 5th Annual Columbus Improv Festival is going through the 24th. The Nightmares Film Festival begins at the Gateway Film Center. It’s the last chance to see the Utopia Banished show at Angela Meleca Gallery. Hitchcocktober continues. Bodega welcomes Platform Brewing and guest brewer Dan Reeve with his Session IPA Hop Torrent for a release party. Discuss issues young black artists face during a conversation at the Lincoln Theatre. The Women’s Fund is hosting a discussion at the Wexner Center. Join WOSU for Politics and a Pint at Seventh Son. Meet author Laura Schroff. Pets without Parents has a fundraiser at Mozart’s. Aunt Flow launches with a party. Actual Brewing hosts Gurlz Just Wanna Have FUNdamental Rights dance party. The Columbus Zoo hosts an adults only Mystery Dinner. Go on a Boos and Beers Tour. See designer Chip Kidd at the Beeler Gallery. Carve pumpkins with the Daily Growler in Upper Arlington. Broken Whispers continues at Shadowbox Live. JAG invites you to New Orleans on Parade at the Southern Theatre. Enjoy Sleepy Hollow: A Musical Tale at the Children’s Theatre. Freq is going on at Bossy Grrls Pinup Joint.

Friday
It’s day one of HighBall Halloween. BalletMet presents three iconic ballets at the Ohio Theatre. The Urban Arts Space has a fantastic exhibition of faculty work going on, Wish You Were Here. Go on a Haunted Tour of the Statehouse. Do all your 80s themed crafting at the Stranger Things Pinterest Party at Wholly Craft. There’s a Barn Hop Tour happening in Granville. Women are invited to a quiet retreat at Circle P Ranch. Fear Fest continues. The Blue Jackets take on Chicago. Experience The Shadow Zone. It’s Howl O Queen III at King Avenue 5. See the new entrance to the Franklin Park Conservatory when you go check out Origami in the Garden. Actual Wolves brings the spooky comedy to Zeno’s. Head to Columbus Brewing Company Restaurant for Taps of Terror. Only a few showings remain of MadLab’s intense Until He Wasn’t. OSU Theatre presents a nicely done production of Romeo and Juliet. Thankskilling the Musical is at the Garden Theatre. Dance at Damn Girl at Skully’s. Mummula has an album release show with Collective Depression and Blueliner at Tree Bar. Enjoy Boo at the Zoo all weekend. The Harry Potter Film Festival begins at Grandview Theatre & Drafthouse.

Saturday
There are still some Farmers’ Markets to shop. Bake Me Happy celebrates nostalgic treats. Alison Rose has their 4th Annual Monster Mash, happening at Wholly Craft! It’s the last day of the Circleville Pumpkin Show. Short North Parents host a meetup in Goodale Park. Killer Craft Show takes place at Three Sheets Brewery District. Enjoy the Gahanna Creepside Festival. Learn Ohio State’s Ghost Stories. CYP Club has a Brewery District Bar Crawl. Tell Councilmember Stinziano your concerns. Midwest Craft Con hosts a crafty meetup at Wholly Craft. Opera on Edge has an abridged performance at the Backstage Bistro. The Kitchen hosts a dinner party with Fall Beers. All Hallow’s Eve returns to Ohio Village. There’s a Zombies Nerf Attack happening at Whetstone Park. Land Grant celebrates their second anniversary. Singer/songwriter Colbie Caillat performs Downtown. Enjoy the fashion show at HighBall Halloween. The Ganther’s Place neighborhood hosts Bark in the Park.

Sunday
Race for the Puck in Dodge Park. Do the Pumpkin Pedeler Bicycle Poker Run. Learn to make pizza at Dewey’s Pizza School. Highline Coffee Co celebrates their 1st anniversary. Shop the Peddler’s Picnic at North Market. Attend the Halloween Three Queen Drag Brunch. Half Price Books Lane Avenue hosts the House of Toast Poets. Little Shop of Horrors continues at Shadowbox Live. Grandview Theatre & Drafthouse hosts a beer tasting and a movie featuring Shaun of the Dead. Your chances to go on the Taco Truck Tour are almost over for the season. Temples play A&R Music Bar. Heels of Horror IX continues at Axis. STS9 plays Express Live! The new season of The Walking Dead premiers.

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