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Mega Weekend – Happy Thanksgiving & Top Things to Do This Weekend

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Weekend – Happy Thanksgiving & Top Things to Do This WeekendOptOutside this weekend and go exploring!
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Happy Thanksgiving! We’ve got a fun list of things to do in Columbus this weekend. Here are some restaurants open today if you are looking for a meal you don’t have to make. Take a moment to practice gratitude – our friends at Pursuit have made it easy with a fun fill-in letter on their website. Try it out!

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Win tickets to : Dragon Lights, The Christmas Schooner, The Struts, and Manchester Orchestra. Take a look at some top picks for the weekend and find links to daily lists below.


See Wildlights (closed Thanksgiving Day)
-Enjoy Conservatory Aglow (closed Thanksgiving Day)
Dragon Lights opens Friday
-The lights are shining at Columbus Commons
-Worthington lights its tree
-Go to The Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill


Holiday Hoopla 2018 continues at ShadowboxLive
-Catch up on this weekend’s movies
-Ghibli at GFC starts with Princess Mononoke
Fritz The Nite Owl presents DAWN OF THE DEAD on Black Friday
Godfrey is at Funny Bone
Cratchit opens Sunday at ShadowboxLive


-Rapturous La Cage Aux Folles continues
-Spend the weekend at the Ohio History Center for Air & Space
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
Prologue Bookshopopens
-Go on a Franklinton Walking Tour with Jim Sweeney
-Monty Python’s SPAMALOT is at the Palace
-Wholly Craft has a book themed shopping day
-The Pizzuti Collection has a Free Family Day on Sunday


Drop your kids at Worthington Pools for Parents’ Day Out on Friday
-Shop Gifts of the Craftsmen
-Go to Vintage Pickin’ Paradise
-Yarn It has Black Friday Sit and Stitch
-Shop Small Business Saturday
Short North has special shopping events
-Celebrate Christmas at Lynd’s Market
Maker Market at Easton Town Center
-Preview Clintonville Outfitters + RIDEhome’s shop


#OptOutside for Black Friday and go to a park
Papadosio plays the Newport
-Are you doing the Columbus Hungry Turkey?
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Toronto Maple Leafs
Trek Brewing Company opens in Newark
-Dance at Mall Bangs 80s party
-Little Rock has Funk Yeah! with DJ Scotty Boombox
BlackOps is at AWOL Bar
-The Daily Growler invites you to a beer & donut pairing
-Go on the Haunted Winery Tour at Via Vecchia (last time…ever)
Michigan vs. Ohio State and The TailGateway
-Stop by Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Wendy’s College Tailgate Tour
Give Two on Giving Tuesday with Better Together

There’s always more in the Events Calendar! Here’s a list of events for Thursday, for Friday, for Saturday, and for Sunday. If you have something you want to highlight, post it in the comments!

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