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MegaWeekend – 58 Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Columbus

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill MegaWeekend – 58 Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Columbus
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Spice up your life this weekend; there’s plenty to do! We’ve compiled nearly 80 events and activities for the whole family. Plus, you can still win tickets to Noel Gallagher, Kelsea Ballerini, Lotus, and In This Moment!

Available Light Theatre presents: Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.


Available Light Theatre continues their production of the hit show Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. COTA will host a Public Meeting for Service Change. Don’t miss Urban Arts Space: Arts Scholars. Grab a coffee and check out a local artist’s work at Highline Coffee: Brittni Hall Abstracts. The Riffe Gallery hosts Quilt National 2017. Looking for thrills? Gateway Film Center: Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein. Franklin Park Conservatory continues the gorgeous exhibit  Orchids: Utopia. Stop by OSU’s Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum: Looking Backward, Looking Forward exhibition. Italian Village residents can get involved at the Italian Village Complete Streets Implementing Committee. Head to Olde Towne East for Camelot Cellars: Winter Wine Tasting. Test your balance and flexibility while enjoying the Columbus Museum of Art: [email protected] Throw some clay at the Dublin Community Rec Center: Pottery Open Studio. Park Street Theatre welcomes audiences of all ages to Little Red Riding Hood. Share some one-liners about your dog, or your neighbor’s, at BARK Cbus: Open Bark Night. Paint your heart out at Big Room Bar: Brush and Beverage Night. Show what you know at World of Beer, Gateway: Trivia Night. Need a laugh after a long week? Don’t miss Columbus Funny Bone: Comedian Bryan Callen. Shadowbox Live presents The Becca Stevens Band, and the Lincoln Theatre welcomes Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan.

A scene from Shadowbox Live's Epic. Photo courtesy Shadowbox Live.

A scene from Shadowbox Live’s Epic. Photo courtesy Shadowbox Live.


Did you know Ten Pin Alley Re-opened for Bowling? COSI welcomes families for the continued Family Classic Movies series this weekend, and the Columbus Cultural Arts Center welcomes guests for Weekly Art Talks. The Columbus Museum of Art has Botanical Wonders Quilts on exhibit this weekend. Dublin Avondale invites crafters to create their own Valentine’s Day Ribbon Wreath. Planning a wedding? Don’t miss the Franklin Park Conservatory: Wedding Showcase. Roy G Biv Gallery opens ImageOHIO 2018. Prepare to be wowed by Shadowbox Live: EPIC. Take a break and enjoy Comedian Brian Regan Live. Don’t miss Available Light Theatre’s production of How We Got On. Headed to the Short North? Check out Two Truths: ASTR0N0T LA Hip Hop Artist. Northland Performing Arts Center presents Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Got an ax to grind? Head over to Columbus Axe Throwing.  Hopkins Hall Gallery presents Fabio’s Second Wig. Get your goth on at Ruby Tuesdays CHURCH Dance Party. Columbus Makes Art presents Artist Grant Gilsdorf’s VLNS NVR DIE, and Two Dollar Radio Headquarters invites guests to dance until closing time for DJ Nite.

Wonderball CMA

The Columbus Museum of Art hosts Wonderball 2018 this weekend. (Photo courtesy of CMA)


Wolf’s Ridge Taproom Bottle Release will feature six special bottle-releases including the award-winning Terre du Sauvage Green. Love soccer? Das Kaffeehaus von Frau Burkhart hosts SaveTheCrew Pfannkuchen Breakfast. Meet the newest councilmember at the City Council Meet and Greet with Emmanuel Remy. Ohio Herb Education Center hosts the Intro to Medicinal Herbs. The Pizzuti Collection continues both Lines/Edges and Pair exhibitions this weekend, and the Columbus Cultural Arts Center welcomes patrons to I Felt, You Paint. Weather got you down? Franklin Park Conservatory continues Orchids: Utopia. COSI welcomes audiences of all ages for Family Classic Movies: Snow White and The Seven Dwarves. Bake Me Happy takes a trip down a sugary memory lane with Nostalgic Treat Saturday. It’s back! Shake off the winter at the Columbus Museum of Art’s Wonderball! Polar Hikes continues at Scioto Park, and the 45th Annual Winter Hike Series invites outdoorsy types to Clear Creek. Make something new at UA Creative Studios: Wet Plate Collodion Intro Workshop. Spice up your life!Grandview Theatre and Draft House brings back the 90s for the Spice World 20th Anniversary Viewing Party. Stretch and strengthen at Wagnall’s Memorial Library: Essential Yoga Workshop. Cat’s out of the bag, and the show continues at 400 West Rich: The Amazing Cat Show III. Don’t miss a celebration of Amadeus’s birthday at Mozart’s Piano Cafe: Mozart Festival and Open House. Root down and grow at ILLIO Studio: Herbal Energetics & Philosophy Pt.1. Take to the air with Infinity Aerial: Handstands Workshop. James Dean works his magic at this week’s Studio 35: Saturday Cinema Classics: Rebel Without A Cause. It’s a party! Sideswipe Brewing celebrates their Four-year Anniversary Celebration. Where can you get a mean Manhattan in Columbus? Check out the Columbus Craft Cocktail Tours: Downtown. Promowest Productions presents Zachariah’s Red Eye Reunion. Brother’s Drake Meadery shakes it up with The Castros Single Release. Celebrate life at Helling Yeah! III A Celebration of the Life and Music of Brett Helling. Dance it out at Ace of Cups for Good.Luck.Have.Fun. Electronic Dance Party. Copious celebrates the O-Gee 9 Year Anniversary this weekend, and Two Truths turns up the beat with Hypnotize with J Swifa. Return to Hogwarts with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in concert!

Vue Columbus hosts A Taste of Fitness


King Ave 5 welcomes you to the Three Queen Drag Brunch Third Anniversary. Get a taste of what fitness and yoga studios in Columbus have to offer at the Vue Columbus: A Taste of Fitness. Say yes to the dress at the LUXEredux Bridal: Annual Blowout Sale! Make something to treasure at The Smithery: Textured Sterling Silver Ring Workshop, or learn the history of women’s fashion at the Ohio Craft Museum’s Corsetry: Wearable Art. Ready to declutter your life? Don’t miss Grandview Theatre and Drafthouse’s special showing of Minimalism: A Film about the Important Things. Let your hair down at Shadowbox Live’s Front Street Funk, or learn about the history and art of Columbus’s largest cemetery at Greenlawn Cemetary’s Winter Walking Tour. Tie your bib and dig in with the Hickory + Oak Supper Club hosted by Ray Ray’s Hog Pit and Land Grant Brewing Co. The Columbus Metropolitan Library presents the Carnegie Author Series. Promowest Productions invites the audience to get down with Ruth B at The Basement, and Columbus Funny Bone welcomes Comedian Aaron Kleiber.

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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