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Mega Weekend – Pumpkins, Scares, the Marathon, and More!

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Weekend  – Pumpkins, Scares, the Marathon, and More!Go find a pumpkin this weekend!
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How’s your weekend looking? We’ve got some great future plans for you, take a look at the beer and donut pairings that are going to be featured at the Donut and Beer Party at Combustion Brewery and Taproom (you’ll also score a free growler with the purchase of a growler fill-up). We announced an Urban Living Tour at Bridge Park! And you can join us in November for delicious Comfort Foods event at COSI – find your new go-to dish for when it gets chilly outside! Contests are open for free registrations to the Donut Run, win tickets to Ben Folds, and Ministry + Death Grips. Make sure to get your tickets to HighBall Halloween. The Big Give has a new record of giving at over $18m!

You need to see Available Light’s season opener Bootleg Radio. Vintage Market Days begin at the Franklin County Fairgrounds. The Fall Big Book Sale begins at Main Library. Are you seeing Junie B. Jones the Musical? COSI’s After Dark focuses on House of Horrors. Art exhibition New School 3 opens at Blockfort. Go on Boos and Brews, a Haunted History Walking Tour of Columbus (with beer and spirits). Circle of Blood continues at Shadowbox Live, CU readers can save $10 on tickets with code UNDERGROUND. The CJO opens their season with a 45th Anniversary Extravaganza show at the Southern Theatre. Will you witness (or participate?!) in The Fiery Punishment Contest at Mikey’s Late Night Slice on 4th Street? Red Herring Theater presents Waiting for Godot at the Franklinton Playhouse.

Friday the 13th!! Have you watched It yet? And Then They Fell continues at MadLab. Go on Tom and Doreen’s Friday the 13th Magic Lantern Tour. School of Rock the Musical is in town for the weekend. Support the Saint Mary School in German Village during their Spaghetti Dinner. See artist Tiffany Christopher’s new work at her show Cuentos (Stories) at 400 West Rich. More Franklinton Friday events are happening too, such as an open house at Chromedge, and the 400 Market. The Red October art exhibition showcases love for horror. Blue Jackets take on the NY Rangers. Help kick cancer at a comedy fundraiser. The Rocking Dead continues at Shadowbox Live. Hashtag Comedy presents I Am Boosh 2017. Were you fast enough to score tickets to Nina West’s Heels of Horror X? Kaskade plays a show at Dahlia. JANTSEN & OF THE TREES plays at Red Club. Justin Martin will perform at TRISM. Grandview Theater and Drafthouse presents Terror From The ’80s #2: Halloween Party.

Shock Around the Clock 24-hour horror festival invades the Drexel. German Village hosts Monster Bash. Enjoy the Ohio Sauerkraut Festival. King Avenue 5 will host Howl O Queen IV: New Moon Rising. Stop by Hills Market Downtown for Drag Brunch: Pancakes with Panzie. Wholly Craft turns 12 and is having a party! Play with bunnies at the Midwest Bunfest. Do the Walk For Freedom. Learn to meditate. Year of Yay takes you on a bike ride focused on FIRST DATES. Southwest Public Libraries hosts a Pete the Cat Party. Head to Newark for the 1st Annual Jail House Rock Beerfest. Ryan Smith will perform at the Moonlight Market on Gay Street. Attend the Fashion Week Columbus 2017 Finale Runway Show. There’s a Roaring 20s Party Celebrating 25 Years of Young Leadership Group. Dance at Tilt Shift featuring Jason Allen. Terror From The ’80s #2: Halloween Party moves to Studio 35 for another show. The Jesse Owens Jog is Saturday.

Good luck to everyone doing the Columbus Marathon! Get pumpkins, fun drinks and beer, and support two local schools at Seventh Son’s 3rd Annual Wilderman Release and Harvest Festival. Learn to cook vegetarian Indian food. Go to Combustion Brewery for Bend, Brew & BOOOOO – Yoga, Beer and Costumes. Four String Brewing Co has Killer Yoga + Killer Beer. Are you a first time home buyer? Opera on Edge presents Uncle John at Backstage Bistro. The Bobby Floyd Showcase features Spectrum: Capitol University Faculty Ensemble, at notes.

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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