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Mega Weekend – Lazarus Santa, Lights, Winterfest, It’s Lit, Actually, Shopping & More!

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Weekend – Lazarus Santa, Lights, Winterfest, It’s Lit, Actually, Shopping & More!Visit the Lazarus Santa on Saturday! Photo by Anne Evans.
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Welcome to the weekend! Ready for the holidays? Looking for fun holiday events you can do with your family and friends? We’ve been sharing our favorite Local Gift Ideas! See you on Sunday at Brewed! Party for NYE with us at Hadley’s or at Balboa & Grandview Cafe! Below are some top picks for the weekend and find links to daily lists. 


-Dublin lights their tree, as does Clintonville
-The Ohio Statehouse lights their tree and has a holiday festival
-Make & Take a Holiday Item at Think Like an Artist
-Explore Conservatory Aglow
-Go to Free Festive Fridays at Columbus Commons
The Gateway celebrates the holidays on Friday with It’s Lit Actually
-Check out the Orange Line Holiday Train Exhibit
-Go on a UA Holiday Tour of Homes
-Enjoy the Lazarus Santa


-The Drexel has a COCOA BAR & PJ PARTY! with The Polar Express
-The Children’s Theater presents Rapunzel
-Go Home for the Holidays with the beautiful sounds of jazz
Lipstick by Lane Stanley opens at Madlab
-Watch A Christmas Story for free
-The Symphony brings you Holiday Pops
-The Wexner Center has a weekend of fun family activities with Zoom: Family Film Festival 2019
Lindsay Gallery celebrates 20 years
-934 Gallery has a show of Edible art


-Shop the Holiday Hop in the Short North
-Explore the 12 Elves of Dublin
-Shop Winterfair
-3060 Artworks hosts a Holiday Artisan Market
-Wild Cat Gift & Party hosts Midnight Madness Extravaganza!
-Get amazing holiday presents at CCAD Art Fair & Marketplace
-Shop Craftin’ Outlaws at Columbus Museum of Art
-Find Cool Things at Little Flea in Old North (Holiday Pop-Up)
-Go Shop Bexley Holiday Hop
-Shop Not Your Mama’s Craft Market at Village Lights
-Shop German Village Makers Market
-Go to Village Lights


-Check out The Yardley Apartments
-Shave off your NovemBEARD
-Shop Winterfair
Belly Burger opens Downtown
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New York Rangers
-Hear music in a mansion
-The Vanderelli Room brings in Unsolicited Advice
-Have a roaring fun time at What the Fuzz
WinterFest returns to Bicentennial Park
Zaftig Brewery Has Opened
-Ohio Village turns into Dickens of a Christmas
-Check out Last Podcast on the Left
Watershed Distillery Nocino Fest

Mega Weekend gives you a great list of events this weekend in Columbus, so you can be in the know! Looking for more things to do? Here’s a list of events for Thursday, for Friday, for Saturday, and Sunday. 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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