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Mega Weekend – Wildlights, Cratchit, Holiday Santa Parade, and More

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Weekend – Wildlights, Cratchit, Holiday Santa Parade, and MoreWildlights begins at the Columbus Zoo on Friday, November 15, 2019. Photo by Grahm S. Jones.
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Welcome to the weekend! We’ve got a list of fun things to do for your weekend. Check out our contest page to win tickets to Second City. Below are some top picks for the weekend and find links to daily lists.


-Check out some Neon Signs
-The Columbus Funk ‘n Beer Festival is at the Bluestone
Wildlights begins at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Antiques on High turns one
Law Bird has opened
ROOH in the Short North
-Studio 35 has a beer tasting and shows Roadhouse
Cratchit begins at Shadowbox Live
-Ace of Cups has a 40th Anniversary Albums Tribute Show


-CATCO’s Home is worth a view
-Griffen Gallery has a special showing of Emerson C. Burkhart’s artwork
-The Jazz Arts Group presents One Night Only!
-Disney’s Frozen Jr. is performed by the Children’s Theatre
-Experience Chopin’s Piano Concerto


Nifty Genius is at the Samson Speakeasy
-Friday is Dad Day at R Bar
-Shop Gifts of the Craftsmen
-Shop a Holiday Craft Bazaar
-Get a Taste of Fitness
-Shop the German Village Makers Market
-Do Taproom Yoga
-Check out new clothing line Olly Awake
-Shop Franklin Park Conservatory’s Retired Plant Sale
-Get supplies for Sew to Speak’s Annual Holiday Contest


Politics and a Pint is back at Seventh Son
-Check out the grand opening of Ghostwriter Public House
Girls on the Run is happening Sat in downtown
-Take yourself on a Mindfulness Retreat
-Check out Cranksgiving Columbus
-Watch OSU V RUTGERS on the Big Screen at Studio 35
-Santa has a Holiday Parade at Polaris on Sunday
Hot Chocolate 5K is on Sunday

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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