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Mega Weekend – An End of Summer Arts Edition!

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Mega Weekend – An End of Summer Arts Edition!The two day arts festival Urban Scrawl returns, Saturday and Sunday. Don't miss it! (Photo courtesy of Urban Scrawl.)
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There’s always something great happening in Columbus, and we’re excited to list a few highlights every week. Check out some of the event categories happening this weekend, and be sure to check the event calendar for an in-depth look at events happening on specific days (links below!).

Tickets are available for the The Coffee ColLab on August 24.

Don’t forget to enter to win tickets to the An Unpredictable Evening with Todd Rundgren, Buddy Guy, or The Decemberists!

Music and Arts Festivals and More:

Don’t miss the Heritage Music Festival in the King Arts District, this weekend! (Photo courtesy of event listing.)

20th Annual Heritage Concert Series

Beer Garden Music Series

Urban Scrawl Returns to Franklinton 

Breakaway Music Festival

Block Party Art Bazaar

Food and Drink Events:

Don’t miss this weekend’s coffee connoisseur learning event with Crimson Cup and Columbus Coffee Fest!

3rd Annual Columbus VegFest

Columbus Summer Wine Festival

Coffee ColLab Event

Speaking of coffee, have you heard the latest news about Downtown’s MoJoe Lounge?

Film and Theatre:

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Nikki Davis, with (from left to right) Sean Taylor, Camille Capers, Zak Bainazarov, Olivia Billings, and Julie Locker in Actors’ Theatre of Columbus Production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. (Photo by Jerri Shafer.)

Actors’ Theatre presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Columbus Black International Film Festival

Red Herring’s Production of Equus at Franklinton Playhouse

Looking for film suggestions for this weekend’s blockbusters?

More Great Events:

Streetlight Guild presents an encore performance of “The New Black Eastside Songbook,” a six-song suite conceptualized by Columbus writer Scott Woods, featuring new music composed by Counterfeit Madison, Paisha Thomas, Krate Digga, The Ogun Meji Duo (Mark Lomax and Eddie Bayard), and Jordan Sandidge. (Photo courtesy of event listing.)

New Black Eastside Songbook

8th Annual AHA Cricket Tournament by Cardinal Health

2nd Annual Street Cat Zine Fest

Tattoo and Bike Contest

WCBE’s Cruise the Fort Car Show


Looking for more events for the weekend? Check out the links below for each day!


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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