Emily’s Picks

Your stop for Emily’s favorite upcoming event this weekend in Columbus!

Friday, March 4

Perkins Observatory – See the sky!
$7.00/adults, $5.00/children and seniors

BalletMet Open Rehearsal
BalletMet Performance Space, 322 Mt. Vernon Ave., Columbus, 43215
Friday 5-6 p.m.
Free!

Saturday, March 5

Charlotte’s Web
Phoenix Children’s Theater
$10.00/child, $20.00/adult

Arnold Sports Festival 2011 – Get your fitness on!
Various Downtown locations, Columbus, OH 43215 Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St.; Nationwide Arena, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd.; The LC Pavilion, 405 Neil Ave.; and Veterans Memorial, 300 W. Broad St.

Sunday, March 6

Ohio State University Men’s Basketball vs. Wisconsin
Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center
(If you can get the tickets!!!)

Central Ohio Home & Garden Show – Last day!
Get a $2 off coupon!
Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, 43211
Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Adults $10. Children 12 and under free. Parking $5.

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Emily’s Picks – Weekend Events

January 29, 2011

HOOT Family Film Series
Gateway Film Center, 1554 N. High St., Columbus, 43201
Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
HOOT is a monthly festival of films, music and activities designed for Central Ohio families and children. On the final Saturday of each month, families are invited to enjoy stimulating games, story readings, and music from around the world. The Shazzbots, a popular local kids band, will provide music between short films.
Cost: Free with a suggested donation of a canned good

January 30, 2011

Art Challenges
Columbus Museum of Art
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Visit the Art Challenges station in the galleries to participate in fun, competitive games that highlight a CMA artwork or collection. Compete with friends and family members or challenge the scores posted by other visitors. All are welcome to participate and prizes are part of the fun.
Cost: FREE on Sundays for all!

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Looking for something to do this weekend? Dreaming of warm, sunny weather? Why not head on over to the AAA Great Vacations Expo? Groupon is offering a 2-for-1 deal on tickets, making it a cheap, cheap date!

 

AAA Great Vacations Expo

Franklin County Veterans Memorial

January 21-23, 2011

I know we are looking forward to meeting Kai-Lan, and of course will register for the vacations. I could use one!

 

See ya there!

October Events

October seems to be full of things to do! Here is a list of my top picks for the month.

All American Quarter Horse Congress
Date: October 1-24, 2010
Location: Ohio Expo Center

Taste of Grandview
Date:
October 4, 2010
Sunday 2-7PM
Location: McKinley Field, 1661 Goodale Blvd., Columbus Ohio 43212

Columbus Italian Festival
Date: October 8, 9, and 10, 2010
Friday – 5PM – 11PM; Saturday – Noon – 11PM; Sunday – Noon – 6PM
Location: Saint John the Baptist Italian Catholic Church, in Italian Village

Culture Fest
Culture Festival will be a day of celebrating the different cultures found right here in Columbus and Central Ohio. You can expect to see and hear performers from around the world that live in our great city. Authentic merchandise and food will be available from every corner of the world, along with many educational activities for the whole family to participate in and enjoy. There will be a children’s area full of fun and learning.
Date: October 9, 2010 from Noon to 6PM
Location: Huntington Park, Arena District, 330 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, 43215
Admission: Adults $5. Seniors over 60 and children 12 and under free.

An Evening with Matt Groening
Date: October 16, 2010, 7 PM
Location: The Wexner Center, Ohio State

Circleville Pumpkin Show
Dates: October 20 through October 23, 2010

And finally…Trick-Or-Treat! Check out the date and time in your city by visiting here.

See ya there!

Emily