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CU's Mega Weekend - Front Street Funk, Tulips, Bacon, Bourbon, and More!

April 21st, 2016 2:12 PM by

Mega Weekend!

The weekend is here! What do you have planned? We are giving away tickets to The Women's Fund Annual Keyholder event featuring Vanessa Williams! Win tickets to Promowest show Dawes. Get your ticket for the Urban Living Tour. Take our Demographics Survey.


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Front Street Funk opens at Shadowbox Live. Interested in joining some area sports leagues? Donate items to help veterans. It's Earth & Arbor Day at Chadwick Arboretum. The Worthington Inn is collecting lightly used kitchen items to support Local Matters. Go see thousands of tulips at the Franklin Park Conservatory. MoJoe Lounge hosts the first Ohio tapping of SON OF A BAPTIST COFFEE STOUT. Enjoy Food For All Columbus at Gordon Biersch. There's a city council hearing focused on Kiva Columbus happening at Hot Chicken Takeover. Learn how to swing a golf club with the CYP Club at The Golf Depot. Columbus City Schools Community Meetings continue about the future of the Independence and Walnut Ridge High School pathways. Kvelertak plays A&R Music Bar. Northwest Library hosts a coloring event for teens and adults. STUMP is hosting a terrarium workshop. Snoopy continues at Park Street Theatre. Don't miss The Book of Mormon, in town all weekend! Song of the Stars, a dance performance about the life of stars takes place at the Capitol Theatre. Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk ice cream and Lemon & Blueberries Buttermilk Frozen Yogurt return to Jeni's scoop shops in Columbus. CATCO continues Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. The Colin Lazarski Quartet plays at Notes. It's your last chance to enjoy Till Dynamic Fare. Columbus Clippers play Toledo Thursday and Friday nights.


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Little Rock Bar hosts Bacon & Bourbon: a Grand Opening Event for their new kitchen STEAM. The new Glenwood Community Center opens with a grand celebration. See Too Late in 35mm at the Gateway Film Center or check out the Miles Davis biopic. See MEAT Sink at the Mint Gallery. Recycle e-waste. Help out at an Earth Day event at the Italian Village Farm. CCAD welcomes their new president Melanie Corn with a Cornival. Make a personalized sterling silver ring necklace with The Smithery. Creed from The Office will be at Park Street Saloon on Friday. Ponyo is the Ghibli Studio movie playing at the GFC. Hear Mozart & Schubert during Festival II at the Ohio Theatre. The Comedy Get Down is happening at Nationwide Arena. Dance at goth party Church at Ruby Tuesdays. Scandalous continues at Shadowbox Live. Restart returns to Avalon.


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The Ohioana Book Festival returns with their annual free and fun event. The Birds in the Hills Festival begins. Hoof Hearted hosts Swine and Dine. Huntington Park is collecting e-waste. Clean up the Oak Street Community Garden. OSU's Museum of Biological Diversity hosts their annual open house. Check out a Flea Market fundraiser at The Graham School. Elizabeth's Records has record deals for $1. Kids can cook at Hills Market Downtown. Studio 35 hosts a fundraiser, showing The Princess Bride. Go on a tour of Columbus Chicken Coops. Faith Mission Client Services Center hosts an open house and give event. Go to the Buckeye Bacon Bash. City Year Columbus hosts their Red Jacket Ball. 20s party Swank is at Short North Stage. Sean Carney's Blues for a Cure is at Park Street Saloon. Columbus Crew SC takes on the Houston Dynamo. Strongwater hosts DC vs Marvel: a Battle of Burlesque Proportions. Jazz Arts Group celebrates 25 years of the CJO with The Aaron Diehl Trio. The Mess Around returns to Little Rock Bar. Terry Davidson and the Gears play at Notes. Enjoy LASER BEAM: 80s Synth Worship Dance Party at Ace of Cups. Clippers take on Gwinnett.


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Craftin' Outlaws - Spring Fling returns to High Line Car House. Blooms & Butterflies continue at Franklin Park Conservatory. The Roosevelt Cafe hosts an Artisan PopUp shopping event. The Crest in Clintonville hosts their annual Earth Day event. Learn about pinhole cameras at the OAL X Space. There's a poetry reading with Maggie Smith & Marcus Jackson at the Bexley Public Library. Head to Seventh Son for book and prints show Salami Dreamin'. Enjoy Schoolhouse Rock Live at Shadowbox Live. Go on a Spring Walk at Green Lawn Cemetery. Pianist Angelin Chang has a free solo recital at the Columbus Museum of Art. The Walrus hosts an Aveda Catwalk for Water show. Hear The Mowgli's at The Basement. Families can go to the Clippers game for $15! Don't miss the Game of Thrones season premiere!



Check out the Events Calendar for more! Events listed in the Mega Weekend are curated from our events calendar. If you have an event you would like to have considered, please go to the events calendar on Columbus Underground and submit it! Enjoy your weekend!


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