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Mega Weekend – Top Things to Do This Weekend

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Weekend – Top Things to Do This WeekendConservatory Aglow shines bright at the Franklin Park Conservatory. Photo by Anne Evans.
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Still rolling through that holiday cheer! Have a great long weekend. Here’s a rundown of things for you to do to make the most of your weekend. Tickets are nearly sold out for the Big Bacon Bash. Are you checking out the holiday shopping guide? Have you been reading the Best of 2018? Don’t forget to make those New Year’s plans!

Win tickets to: Dr. Dog, and Greensky Bluegrass, and a special Thursday-only Holiday Gift contest! Take a look at some top picks for the weekend and find links to daily lists below.


fun things to do on christmas-See The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical
-Watch The Nutcracker
-Go to Festive Fridays at Columbus Commons
-Enjoy Conservatory Aglow
-Finish the Short North Arts District Holiday Trail
-See Holiday Hoopla
-Enjoy Dragon Lights


comedy shows in columbusJon Reep is at the FunnyBone
Genevieve plays The Basement
-Go to Third Thursday Movie Night: Early Cinema
-Ghibli at GFC shows Castle In the Sky & Spirited Away
-Check out Merry Travmas
Nina West returns to GFC
A Nightmare Before Xmas featuring BOBAFLEX at Alrosa Villa

amazing gingerbread house ideas.

The gingerbread competition at Franklin Park Conservatory never disappoints. Here’s a look into the detail of the first place winner in the adult category. ‘Lagniappe’ by Sue, Kali, Gena, and Selena Grant of Columbus, showcases the spirit of the holiday season. Photo by Anne Evans.


comedy in grandviewMamma Mia continues its delightful show
-Madlab has Love Letters by A. R. Gurney
LOL Comedy Showcase 2 & Christmas Hangout
-Attend Jim Brickman’s “A Joyful Christmas”
-Go to The 2nd Annual Girl Fox Christmas Jamboree


fun music downtownMake the holidays special for kids
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New Jersey Devils
Taste some beers at Hills Downtown
-Go to BrewDog Franklinton Night of Darkness
-Shop WitchLab Grand Opening Celebration
Sketchy XXX-Mas continues
-Enjoy Christmas at Copious with The SOULutions Band
Christmas Vacation Holiday Party
-Watch Cratchit
Get tickets to New Year’s Eve

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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