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Mega Weekend – Winter Solstice, Hip Hop Nutcracker, Winnie The Pooh, Sgt. Peppercorn’s Marathon and More

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Weekend – Winter Solstice, Hip Hop Nutcracker, Winnie The Pooh, Sgt. Peppercorn’s Marathon and MoreFind some holiday lights this weekend! Photo of Columbus Commons.
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Enjoy your weekend! Here’s some things to do this weekend if you are looking for events and holiday lights. Find cool Local Gift Ideas to gift your family and friends. Here’s where to eat on Christmas Eve and Day. Don’t sleep on those NYE plans! Celebrate at Hadley’s or at Balboa & Grandview Cafe! Gift tickets to this year’s Big Bacon Bash, coming up on Jan 17! Tune in to All Sides on 89.7 on Friday at 11am to hear Anne Evans chat with Clare Roth about the weekend and end of year things to do! Below are some top picks for the weekend and find links to daily lists. 


-Shop Holiday Maker’s Market at East Public
-See the Huntington Holiday Train Display
-Make sure to see Conservatory Aglow
-Go to the final Free Festive Fridays at Columbus Commons
-See Holiday Ice Sculptures in Uptown Westerville
-Ganthers Place Lights Luminaries
-Black Nativity: Celebrate the King
-BalletMet shows The Nutcracker
The Hip Hop Nutcracker returns
-Get a photo with Krampus


-Find out what happens when comedians take a Sober October
-See Rapunzel
-One night show: Player’s Nightmare (Before Christmas)
-See A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
-Columbus Dance Theatre’s celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Matchgirl
Sgt. Peppercorn’s Marathon 10 is back with Beatles tunes
-Catco Is Kids A Winnie The Pooh Christmas Tail
-Then go to the Wrap Party at Little Rock
-Catch Cratchit this weekend at Shadowbox Live
Somali Culture Festival


Holiday Pop Up Shop at Florin Coffee
-Shop Gifts of the Craftsmen
-Gift a painting by Emerson C. Burkhart
-Visit the Macaron Bar
Buy old street signs from Canal Winchester
-Shop the Made in CBus Trail
Night of Darkness
-Quiet time for Solstice Eve
-Go on a Winter Solstice Bike Ride
-Walk at Inniswood Metro Gardens
-Go on a Solstice Walk at Sharon Woods


-Tonight! Democratic Debate Watch Party
Daily Growler in UA turns 7
-The Kitchen has a tapas party featuring A Christmas Story
-Make a Winter Bird Feeder
-The Refectory has us California Dreamin’
-Make a Gingerbread House at The Kitchen
-Don’t miss seeing Wildlights
-The Vanderelli Room hosts holiday burlesque show Tease the Season
-Experience COSI’s Unseen Oceans
-Have fun if you are going to watch Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker!

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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