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The 15 Most Kid-Friendly Places in Central Ohio
Cool places to take kids in Columbus, Ohio including low-cost and no-cost activities.
Ohio State Fair Discount Tickets, Discount Days
Get the biggest bang for your fair buck. Check out Ohio State money saving tips, tricks and coupons on everything from fudge to caricature portraits. Also find out more about discount days and where to buy discount fair tickets and all day ride passes.
General Ohio State Fair Information
The Ohio State Fair is 12 days of fun. Get the complete listing of dates, times, discount days, parking information, fair coupons and more.
Free Back to School Supplies in Central Ohio
School supplies aren't cheap and the costs keep rising. Central Ohio families who need a little extra help are getting it with back-to-school rallies and free supply drives. Check our listing of events.
Best Columbus Area Water Parks to Escape To
When temperatures get hot the city goes on the hunt for a little relief and that means heading to any one of the four of waterparks in the Columbus Ohio area. Check out our list!
5 Free Things to Do in Columbus
Columbus Ohio is a city alive with activity for all of its residents. Some of the best places in Columbus are free including gallery hops, parks, libraries, factory tours and more. Don't miss out of all the great things to do in C-bus!
Barnett Recreation Center Sprayground...
Free and open to the public, Barnett Recreation Center's Sprayground Playground features brightly colored dumping buckets, spinning and spraying water toys and plenty of room to play on the non-slip surface.
The 7 Most Romantic Places in Columbus
Columbus is a great place to live and part of the reason is because there are so many romantic spots around the city. What better way to live than with the love of another? And what better way to woo another than to take an outdoorsy route? Show off your OSU engagement tradition knowledge with the Long Walk or take a stroll underneath the stars at one of parks on our list.
Central Ohio Splashparks
Columbus may be land-locked, but that doesn't mean water isn't plentiful. When Columbus families look to cool off they head to local splashparks that are long on fun and short on cost. Check out our full listing!
Columbus Museum of Art - Kid Activities
Kid hands-on activities at the Columbus Museum of Art.
Columbus Commons Review
A full review of Columbus Commons.
Free Concerts
Free Concerts in Columbus Ohio and Central Ohio
Ohio State Fair Events + Activities
The Ohio State Fair has so much to do, it is best to plan ahead so you don't miss a thing. Some of the attractions and events include, Texas on Tour, LEGO Ninjago Spinjitzu Masters Tour, Snakes Alive
CAPA Summer Movie Series
The full 2012 CAPA Summer Movie Series featuring movies of every genre: musical Yankee Doodle Dandy, classic Saturday Morning cartoons, chick flick film Sixteen Candles and classic films The The French Connection, War of the Worlds and Guys and Dolls.
Central Ohio Summer Festivals
Summer festivals are a Columbus, Ohio staple. Here we celebrate diverse cultures - Hispanic, African American, Serbian, Asian, etc.; diverse music - Jazz, blues, alternative; and diverse foods - ribs, strawberries, tomatoes and anything that can be put on a stick or fried.
The Mall at Tuttle Crossing Kids Play Area -...
This free, indoor, space-themed playplace at Tuttle Mall in Columbus Ohio is perfect for children under 42 inches tall. Kids will love climbing on and through planets, sliding down a comet's tail and sitting in a U.S. space shuttle. Free Wi-Fi for parents and coffee shop nearby.
Labor Day Events and Activities In Columbus Ohio
This weekend is the Greek Festival, Rhythm on the River with Ballet Met, Short North Gallery Hop or the Labor Day Arts Festival. Spend the last weekend of summer knee-deep in Columbus fun!
5 Best Spots for Art Classes in Columbus
Columbus is the epicenter for great leaders in the arts. With dozens of galleries and hundreds of exhibitions yearly, Columbusites care about having a strong arts presence in the community. Often those centers for the arts offer classes to the public. You may never become Monet, but you can reach their height of your own artistic potential!
Manatees
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Discover the Best Steakhouses in Columbus
Steak is serious business in Columbus, but discovering the truly great steakhouses can take time and money. Try the six steakhouses listed below.
Resale Row -- 6 Thrift Stores in Columbus
"Resale Row" on west 5th Avenue has some of the best thrift stores in Columbus. There's furniture, wedding
Columbus Parks
Columbus is a green city in more ways than one. We have plenty of public green spaces -- Metro Parks, community parks and nearby state parks. They're filled with trails, ponds, activities, and oodles of wildlife. You set the pace and choose the actvities, so a day at one of these Columbus parks is as relaxed or envigorating as you want it to be. To make the experience even better -- most park activities are free.
Short North – Long on Interest and...
Neighborhood entertainment and demographic information for the Short North District in Columbus Ohio.
Unique Columbus Museums and Galleries
Columbus is not only a hot spot for sports and gourmet cuisine, it also has a thriving arts scene. Sure everyone knows about the Columbus Museum of Art, but there are other museums that are not as well known. Let's explore them!
New Star of the Zoo
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5 Things You Must Do at the Ohio State Fair
There are some tried and true traditions that must be upheld when attending the Ohio State Fair. These 5 Must-Do's are essential to any fair visit.
Free Music at The Ohio State Fair
There is music for everyone at The Ohio State Fair. While the headliner concerts get all of the attention, there are daily free concerts including Jackson Delaney, Gas Pump Jockies, Ivory West and Silver Creek. Check our listing for times and locations.
Ohio State Fair Concerts
Ohio State Fair concert information for 2011 season. Victoria Justice, Isley Brothers, The Band Perry, Boston, Casting Crowns, Chicago and the Doobie Brothers, Cab Calloway Orchestra
October Fall Festivals
Are your ready for more fall festival fun? October brings via Columbus, which focuses on art and innovation in Columbus and Mamapalooza - fun for the whole family. Celebrate Italian Heritage with the Columbus Italian Festival, focus on tunes and flicks at the Ohio Film and Music Festival, stir it up at the Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival, make hay or salad at the Cabbage and Greens Festival and chunk some punkin' at the Circleville Pumpkin Festival.
6 Great Columbus-Area Holiday Light Displays
Holiday lights are a great (and cheap) activity for Columbus area residents. Be sure to check out these top displays and don't forget the cocoa!
Cheapest Ohio State Fair Day for Kids
There is one day during the Ohio State Fair that every parent looks forward to - the deep discount day when kids 12 and under get in free. This same day when you buy one ride wristband you get the second rider free.
Easton’s Eats and Treats
Review of the top 5 restaurants at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio.
North Market Review
North Market is chocked full of food and fun. Located in the Short North District it has 35 different vendors all gathered in one very cool place to shop, eat and explore Columbus' culinary side.
10 Things to Do in August
August starts the downhill slide toward Autumn. Parents look to back-to-school sales and kids begin to look at that summer reading list a little closer. Before this summer is recorded in scrapbooks there are a few really cool things you must do before the month ends.
December Arts Events in Columbus Part 3
Nothing says holiday cheer like the arts! Music, exhibitions and more brings the sights and sounds of the season to Central Ohio. Don't miss part 1 and 3 of our listing.
Fall Festivals in Columbus Ohio - September
In September the fair and festival season in Columbus Ohio shifts into high gear with fall fun. There is something for everyone this month with Oktoberfest, the Labor Day Festival, the India Festival, tech focused viaColumbus, down home Country Living Fair, animal friendly Jack Hanna Fall Festival, soul stirring GospelFest and more.
Top 20 Holiday Events in Columbus
There are too many Columbus Holiday activities to list them all, but here are my picks for 2012's best events. Holiday tree lighting, free events, chorus engagements craft bazaars, Kwanzaa events and more.
2013 Ohio State Fair Attractions
For the price of admission, Ohio State fairgoers have their pick of free events and activities within the fairgrounds. Most events are great for the young and young at heart including the model train exhibit, interactive science booths and monster mural. This year there are two new daily events: camel rides and sea lion show!
Apple Picking in Columbus Ohio Area
There is nothing more satisfying than reaching up to pick a fresh apple from a tree on a crisp fall day. Apple picking is a timeless tradition and the Columbus Ohio area has a variety of farms where visitors can tour the farm, pick produce and learn more about how the popular fruit is grown.
Three Sunny Day Deeds to Do in Columbus
Outdoor activities for beautiful sunny days in Columbus.
September Events and Activities in Columbus, Ohio
September brings remembering the tragedy of September 11th through several memorials, the New Albany Classic and Grand Prix, food truck tours, Home School Days, Katy Perry, Diana Ross and PB and Jazz. Variety is not only the spice of life, it is something the Greater Columbus area does well and reflects the interests and diversity of its residents.
Westerville School Calendar
The 12th largest school district in Ohio - Westerville City Schools complete school calendar including early release and grade card distribution dates.
Free February Kid and Family Events in Columbus
Don't let cabin fever get your family in a funk. These events and activities are free, fun and all in February!
Labor Day Weekend in Columbus
Columbus Labor Day Weekend is packed with festivals, horse shows, sports (including cricket matches), art shows and more.
Kid and Family Halloween Events in Columbus Ohio
Halloween celebration lasts all month long in Columbus with pumpkin patches, haunted houses and ghost ships and trick or treating alternatives. Don't miss the Fall Harvest Jamboree, Boo and the Zoo, 19th Century Halloween celebration at Ohio Village and Halloween-themed Kids Cooking at the Franklin Park Conservatory.
Holidays at the Franklin Park Conservatory
Spend the holidays at the Franklin Park Conservatory with gingerbread contests, the artistry of Chuck Jones and
Dingo Pup
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Moose Calf
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Rhinos Kulinda and Klyde
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Sing, Dance, Play - Events for Families in...
The start of school doesn't mean the end of fun. September in Columbus is always a great month to enjoy both outdoor and indoor events geared toward families with kids of all ages. Sing, Dance and Play Columbus!
2013 Ohio State Fair Special Attractions
For the price of admission, Ohio State fairgoers have their pick of free events and activities within the fairgrounds. Check out these limited time only events and mark your calendars!
Ohio Statehouse Tours
Tours of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus Ohio
Odd and graceful -- flamingo
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Cool Places to Go in Columbus Year Round
It's no secret that Columbus' weather is fickle, flaky and down right funky sometimes. You could have rain, sleet, snow, sun and wind all in the same week or the same day! On those days when you and the meteorologist aren't quite sure what is going on outside, these cool spots are fun year-round.
Haunted Houses in Columbus Ohio
Take your Halloween haunting on the road and visit some of the most popular haunted houses in the Columbus area. Watch history and ghostly legends collide during the Statehouse tours, take the kids on a spooky pirate ship downtown at the Santa Maria or try not to faint during a Haunted Hoochie visit. Find a spooky spot near you!
Adult Halloween Events in Columbus
Do the Time Warp again with the Shadowbox Live's Rocky Horror Picture Show. This is just one of the many Halloween events Columbus has to offer those looking for a mature night of haunting. Check out the intellectual - yet still spooky - side of paranormal events at X-Fest. There are seminars on everything from aliens and ghosts to exercising demons. Haunting tales, 5k runs and romantic Halloween canoeing round out the area's Halloween offerings.
Leopard
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Beer Events in Columbus 2014
Columbus Ohio loves its beer and this year there are all sorts of events dedicated to beer whether craft, homebrew and more!
Kid and Family Events for April
As Spring begins, family and kid activities take flight. Here's a good collection of pay and free activities for kids and families around Columbus this month.
Weedy Sea Dragon
Weedy Sea Dragon at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Columbus, Ohio, Central Ohio
Shopping Events in Columbus for 2014
Columbus is a shopping draw for people outside of Central Ohio and it's not just for the well known shopping malls and high end retail shops. There are many popular shopping events throughout the year for every shopper's interest.
Columbus Symphony Picnic with the Pops
The 2011 Picnic with the Pops schedule with the Columbus Symphony.
July 4th: Columbus Ohio Area Community Events
There are so many activities and events scheduled for the Fourth of July! Free concerts of every genre of music, including the Central Ohio Symphony and Columbus Symphony Orchestra. Nostalgia reigns at Ohio Historical Village with pie eating contests in the recreated 19th Century Village. Don't forget all of the parades including the wacky Doo Dah parade in the Short North. Fireworks accompany many of the events in the evening. Be sure to check out our separate listing.
Columbus Has Car Shows, Cruisins' and a Whole...
Things to Do During Columbus Car Shows
7 Quirky Events for September
There are traditional fall events in Columbus - tailgating, festivals, farmer's markets, etc., but there is also a wide variety of events that are a bit more...unusual. Try something different with theses events.
12 Must Do Events This Year
Columbus plays host to a variety of experiences this and every year. Choosing one from each month was hard, but this round up show the diverse opportunities for fun, entertainment and more in our great city.
Cafe Brioso Restaurant Review
Cafe Brioso has a coffee savvy staff, great location and superstar coffee. If you're looking for a place to hangout and have a fine cup of joe or discuss fair trade coffee and other political quandries, head down to Gay Street in downtown Columbus and hit up Cafe Brioso.
Breastfeeding Help in Central Ohio
Breastfeeding is a great opportunity to bond with your baby while giving them their first foods. Studies have shown that breastfeeding gives babies the best start off in life. How parents nourish their child in those first months is a very personal decision and must be something that works with their family dynamic. For mothers who chose to breastfeed, it can be difficult road without encouragement and support.
Opa! Short North's Happy Greek
A full review of Columbus Ohio's The Happy Greek Restaurant located in the Short North neighborhood.
Ohio State Fair Rides and Free Music
The Ohio State Fair is jam-packed withe events and activities from sun up to sun down. Of course, the main attractions continue to be the rides and music. Check out my list of both!
6 Things to Do in October
Don't miss this month's line up of 'must do' events!
Short North Gallery Hop
The monthly Short North Gallery Hop is one of the most popular events in Columbus. Free music, late night access to the Short North Galleries and restaurant specials make it an event not to be missed.
Festival Latino in Columbus
Spice up your weekend with Latin-American music, food, dance, crafts and more at the Festical Latino, August 15-16, in Genoa Park, on the downtown Columbus riverfront.
2013 Ohio State Fair Concerts and Event Series
The Ohio State Fair is known for a few great things: butter sculptures, fried foods, big crowds and great music. Take a look at the big names hitting our state for the Ohio State Fair Concert and Event Series.
Columbus Foodie Events for November
Columbus is becoming the home of the diverse palate. Foodies from around the world recognize Columbus' artisan foods, alcohols and events. We're more than fried Kool-Aid, though we have that too.
Family Fun
6 family-friendly activities, including theater, sports, history, science, movies and music.
Worthington Ohio Walking Tour
A Walking Tour of Downtown Old Worthington, Ohio in Central Ohio
Cool Arts Events for 2014
Columbus has a thriving arts scene and the best thing about it is residents can participate too! Check out these hands on events and activities.
St. Patrick's Day Events and Activities
Fire up the music and dash yourself with green, it's time for St. Patty's Day events and activities!
Columbus Foodie Events for December
Columbus is becoming the home of the diverse palate. Foodies from around the world recognize Columbus' artisan foods, alcohols and events. This holiday season, check out what Columbus has to offer - I bet you'll be surprised!
Eat Your Way Through Columbus
Columbus is all about food. Well, it's all about football, then food depending on who you ask. The thing that surprises most people? The fabulous variety and depth of culinary delights the city offers. Check out my roundup of May foodie events.
things to do in columbus, culinary, food in...
Trick or Treat, it's time to eat! There are a ton of great foodie events this month and many are Halloween themed. Adult treats like Monster Tea and Dinner Theater are wonderful ways to combine your love of food and your love of zombies and ghouls.
Valentine Day Events in Columbus
Stumped for things to do this Valentine's Day? Check out our listing of cool events and activities around the city including wine events, funny improv comedy and a class on how to make handmade chocolates.
Columbus Ohio Earth Day Activities and Events
Earth Day activities for Central Ohio, including Columbus Ohio.
Columbus and Central Ohio Fourth of July...
In Columbus Ohio, we celebrate the Fourth of July for days on end. Kicking off July 3rd with Red, White and Boom - the Midwest's Largest Fireworks Display - and filling in the weekend with local festivals, family-friendly events, free concerts and local fireworks display for the cities that make up Central Ohio. This jam-packed weekend can only be described and fun and exciting! The best thing is many of the Fourth of July events are FREE!
Valentine's Day Events in Columbus
There are great events this year to celebrate your love including romantic dinner opportunities, crafting for two and even a zombie event! No matter your interests, there is something in Columbus for you the whole week of love!
TAT Ristoranted di Famiglia Review
TAT Ristoranted di Famiglia, located at the corner of Livingston Avenue and James Road, is a restaurant unlike any other in its immediate vicinity. This long time family - owned restaurant, nestled on the city's east side, boasts homemade Italian comfort food - something no other restaurant in the neighborhood does and does so well.
Columbus Ohio 10th Anniversary of 9/11...
Around the world people are taking a moment to acknowledge the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. In Columbus Ohio there are memorial concerts - Gospel Fest at Genoa Park , Kevin McGuire at the Columbus Museum of Art and Mozarts Requiem at Broad Street Presbyterian Church. There are also several volunteer and in-service opportunities as well as a couple of 9/11 memorials in the area.
10 Things for Teens at The Ohio State Fair
The Ohio State Fair has a host of activities and events designed especially for teens. Check out our round up.
Free June Events and Activities for Columbus...
Royal Shakespearean Company stops in for a Columbus visit and it's free! Also free the month of June - movies, concerts, yoga, baseball games and more!
Columbus Zoo Animals
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School's Out! June Event + Activities for Kids
School's out, but no need to worry about what to do. It's Columbus and there is plenty of things on tap this month including festivals, Disney's Brave event at Easton, Scioto Mile programs and more.
Columbus Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Events...
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continues to be a pivotal figure on national and world stage. Each year Americans celebrate his life and legacy through community events aimed at keeping alive King's message of equality, justice and care for all mankind. Columbus offers a variety of events including a march from City Hall to Veterans Hall, MLK Breakfast and community-wide service projects.
December Holiday Events Calendar
Deck the halls and jump in the car! These holiday activities are events you will not want to miss!
Free Holiday Events December 1 - 7
Having fun this December doesn't have to max out your bank account. There are plenty of free activities for Central Ohio residents including Messiah 101, craftshows and the Grand Illumination.
Costumes in Columbus
Getting Ready for Halloween is Half the Fun! And local shops are ready to fulfill your Halloween fantasies! Don't forget area thrift stores as well, we've got tips for thrift shopping and where you can get costume rentals as well as vintage clothing.
Holiday Movie Festivals for December!
Holiday movies on the big screen! Check out your favorites and experience some new ones including Elf, White Christmas, Meet Me in St. Louis, Gremlins, Home Alone and the Muppet Christmas Carol. With low-cost (or free admission) you can't beat this holiday experience.
April Events and Activities
Things to do in April in Columbus Ohio.
Ohio Travel: What's Going On in Columbus in May...
A listing for May events in Columbus Ohio.
Beat Cabin Fever in Columbus for \$10 or less
The long gray Ohio winters can drive people crazy. I've gathered a few events and activities that will get residents out of the house for 10 bucks or less.
Central Ohio Farmer's Markets
If you're a foodie, you don't just like to eat good food, you like to make it yourself. Columbus area's farmer's markets are a great place to start. One on every side of town makes it easier to connect with the folks who make your food.
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
Hometown favorite Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is long on flavor and craftmanship. Check out our review and learn more about the Jeni's Ice Creams app.
Black Creek Bistro
The Black Creek Bistro’s quirky, creative combinations of fresh-off-the-farm ingredients quickly earned it a place on the “Top Columbus Restaurants” lists. And the food and service just keep getting better. The best time to enjoy Black Creek Bistro if you’re on a budget? Monday-Fridays, 4-7 p.m.
5 Things to Do at the Asian Festival
Having fun in Columbus doesn't have to cost a lot of money. The Asian Festival serves up fun and excitement for little to no cost.
More Valentine Event in Columbus
Don't wait until the last minute to plan a romantic evening for your beloved. Sure many of the arguments against the commercial holiday are valid, but February 14th is not the day to make the case. Take a look at my list of events and follow the three P's: pick, plan and prepare!
March Events in Columbus Ohio
We've culled the big events you want to attend this month in Columbus. Queer Yoga, Baby Bonanza and Kid's Expo, Rhythmic Uprising are some of the signature events to look for this month.
5 Family Things to Do in April
Things for families to do in Columbus in April. Don't let spring break get you stumped. Make your staycation in Columbus grand!
Celebrate Black History Month in Columbus
Celebrate Black History Month in Columbus with the variety of events and activities.
February Craft Activities
Check out these great Columbus craft activities and events for February.
Bexley Academic Calendar
Bexley City Schools are some of the highest ranked schools in the state. Located in the city within the city of Columbus Bexley Schools have a student teacher ratio of 16:1 with the average graduation rate of 99.5 percent.
Family Friendly March Events
Every spring Columbus families look for ways to get out into the city. This March there are awesome events for everyone including cooking classes for kids, butterfly tending and awesome theater shows!
July 4th: Red, White and Boom Schedule and Times
Red, White and Boom is the largest fireworks display in the Midwest. What people don't know is leading up to the Fourth of July festivities are events for the entire community. Food, games, live music, annual parade, taste of Boom, WNCI
Thurman Cafe Review
This famous little German Village restaurant is a hot spot for a big reason. Psst, it's a sandwich.
Columbus Metro Parks Tram Ride Schedule
Did you know that the Columbus-area Metro Parks offer tram tours and program? Some programs are ride/hike/wade-in-the-creek programs, and some give you a chance to just sit back in your seat and enjoy nature. Here's the Fall 2009 schedule.
Public Columbus-Area Golf Courses
Columbus is rich in history, community, buckeyes, food and golf courses. No matter where you are in the city, you are never too far away for green grass, sand traps and 18 holes. Here's a nice round up of some of the more popular courses.
Halloween Horror Movie Hook-Up Part 1
Part one of the Halloween Horror Movie Hook-Up list comes from Gateway Film Center. A dizzying array of camp, spook and gore is lined up for Central Ohio residents the entire month of October. See your favorite, classic scary movie again on the big screen!
5 Things to Do in Columbus in April
You may not have time to do all the cool things Columbus has to offer, but you have time to do five! Check out these five picks for April.
African-American Heritage Festival
African American Heritage Festival details and events.
Columbus Historical Society - More Than Dust in...
The Ohio Historical Society sounds like a fuddy-duddy place where field trip fun goes to die. In fact, the exact opposite is true. The center, founded in 1990 by a group of passionate Ohio historians, provides tons of free public programs, off-site exhibits, print materials, and more.
Moshi Restaurant Review
Over the years, Columbus, Ohio has continued to grow in reputation as a can't miss food destination. When looking for good sushi, Columbus, again, doesn't disappoint. When dealing with the craving only a sushi afficianado can truly understand, Moshi Sushi Bar is just what the doctor ordered.
Employment Centers in Columbus
Columbus is incredibly resilient when it comes to economic shake-ups. If they happen to reach the city, it bounces back fairly quickly. Whether you are entering the workforce for the first time or interested in new opportunities, this list will help you find the services you need.
King-Lincoln Entertainment District – A...
Mixed-used building on East side of Columbus Ohio with urban green space and retail space.
Free 2013 June Events
Summertime is the right time - to save! Check out these free events in Columbus this month.
Short North Galleries Part 2
Columbus is rich in the arts, no where is that more apparent than in the Short North District, a neighborhood known for its eclectic and electric vibe. This is part two of two articles looking at the galleries of the area.
Columbus Bike Trails
Biking is a popular mode of transportation and recreation for Columbusites. Whether riding for charity through the annual Peletonia event or just getting to work, Columbus has fast become one of the most bike friendly cities in the United States. You can even find Mayor Michael B. Coleman taking to the streets on his two wheels.
Your Giant List of Egg Hunts and Other Easter...
A complete listing of Easter Egg hunts and activities for Central Ohio.
Best Mother's Day Ideas for Columbus
Stumped on what to do for the most important woman in your life? I've got a good list of Mother's Day activities and events that should help you out. A note of caution, don't wait until the last minute or you'll find yourself scrapping together a gift from the nearby gas station.
Pattycake Bakery Review
This vegan bakery has the chocolate chip cookies just like mom use to make - without the animal products. Committed to good food and low impact living, Pattycake Bakery is a Columbus gem.
Lectures & Workshops in Columbus for February
Columbus is a center for learning! Check out these great lectures for the month of February
Theater in Columbus March - December
More theater events in Columbus March - December!
Free October Art Events
When it comes to art, people tend to think it's best served with moola and lots of it. This month there are fantastic exhibits to expand your mind without blowing up your wallet.
Kid + Family Activities at the Arnold Sports...
The Arnold Sports Festival is a big event in Columbus drawing sports enthusiasts from around the world. While most people only know it for the super muscles on display or the billions of vitamin supplement bags attendees lung through the downtown area, the event has several fun family and kid appropriate events.
Tyler's Pizzeria Review
Fresh. Locally sourced. Homemade. Real food. Tyler’s Pizzeria and Bakery, located at 7516 East Main Street in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, is a haven for all who wish for a taste of what’s missing in the diets of many people. Actual food.
Highball Masquerade on High
Highball Masquerade on High is one of the most popular Halloween events in Columbus. Now in its sixth year, the event acts as a major fundraiser for the Short North Arts District, a showcase of local talent and a bang up party. Activities include professional and children's costume contests, giant runway show, huge tailgate party and kids' day with bounce houses, face painting, Trick or Treat stations and more.
Short North Places to Stay
The Short North District, a neighborhood known for its eclectic and electric vibe has enough attractions you may just want to stay the weekend in its friendly and fun neighborhoods. Here are a few places to stay.
Ohio Farmer's Markets - Just Outside of Columbus
Outside of Columbus farmer's markets are plentiful. You never know what you're going to find at the market and it's a great place to experiment and get to know your food - and farmer - better.
Sporting Events in May
It's hard to believe, but there are other sports teams around Columbus, outside of the Buckeyes. We have top notch competitors in baseball, hockey and roller derby. It's time to get on these sidelines and root for all things Columbus!
CATCO <i>Is</i> Live Theatre in Columbus
Want to be entertained, inspired, provoked? Check out CATCO's 26th season of live theatre filled with drama, suspense and comedy.
Singing and Dancing in February
Kick up your heels this month and sing your heart out. Here is my top picks for hot shows this month.
Phoenix Theatre for Children in Columbus
The Phoenix Theatre – Columbus’ award-winning live theater for children has been entertaining families and classrooms since 1993. Here's the 2009-2010 season line-up.
Super Cool Events in April for Kids
Each month, I comb through organization's calendars, sort through press releases and keep my ear to the ground for interesting events for Columbusites. I have to say that this month has some awesome events that I have to put on my calendar. The events this month range in price, venue and focus and there is something for every kid. The trick? Finding time to fit in all the fun!
Culinary Tours and Events for January
Chilly weather means comfort food and if there is one thing Columbus is good at, it's good food. Expand your experience and palate this month with these fabulous foodie events.
This Year in Musical Theatre January - March
There are fantastic musical theater events all year long, here are the ones that will carry you through the winter months.
August Films at the Gateway Film Center
For a film lover, nothing is more frustrating than to see the previews for great films only to hear the words "opening in select theaters..." and knowing those theaters are no where near Columbus. The Gateway Film Center is trying to change that all with its focus on bring talked about films whether foreign, indie or other to the center of the city. Check out what they have to offer this August.
Great Places to Find Santa in Columbus
Kids know they can find Santa in two places this time of year - at the North Pole and at the mall. Sometimes, the mall is just not a great place to get to know the big guy. If you're angling for something big - peace on Earth, a puppy or a new whiz bang, you may need to hit Santa outside the normal environments. Check out my list of places Santa will be around town.
Black History Events and Activities
Black History Month is celebrated throughout Columbus with a variety of events and activities for everyone. Check out my list of events that are both fun and educational for the whole family.
8 Healthy Events in Columbus
Turning over a new leaf or continuing a healthy lifestyle? Check out these events to keep you going all year long.
2014 Events with an African American Focus
Jazz, Rhythm and Blues and more are on tap for many 2014 events with an African American focus. Check out the diversity of the city!
Greek Festival
Discover more about the Greek culture through food, song and desserts!

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