Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:18:43 +0000
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZHoliday 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!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThere 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZHaving 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZCool places to take kids in Columbus, Ohio including low-cost and no-cost activities.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZKids 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZColumbus 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZMake New Year's Eve fun for the whole family this year. There are several events around Columbus designed for families, including First Night Columbus.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZSpend the holidays at the Franklin Park Conservatory with gingerbread contests, the artistry of Chuck Jones and
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZKid hands-on activities at the Columbus Museum of Art.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZColumbus 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!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZColumbus 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!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZFree Concerts in Columbus Ohio and Central Ohio
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZDeck the halls and jump in the car! These holiday activities are events you will not want to miss!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZSteak is serious business in Columbus, but discovering the truly great steakhouses can take time and money. Try the six steakhouses listed below.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZColumbus 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZHalloween celebrations last all month long in Columbus. Explore fun family-friendly Halloween events in the Columbus area and have a spooktacular time.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZColumbus has a thriving arts scene and the best thing about it is residents can participate too! Check out these hands on events and activities.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZHoliday 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThis 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZDr. 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZColumbus 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThere 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!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThe Columbus, Ohio area is filled with fun family activities on the Fourth of July. Discover parades, family activities and more to do on Indepence Day.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZIt's time to rock and roll, dance and sing for this holiday season. In part 2 of the holiday arts listing we have comedy with Vaud-Vilities and crooning from the Irish Tenors.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZSeptember 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThe start of school doesn't mean the end of fun. And after spending all that dough on school supplies, families could use some good ol' fashioned, free fun. Check out this month's picks for must-do events!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZAre 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZSchool 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZApple picking is a timeless tradition and the Columbus, Ohio area has a variety of farms where visitors can spend an autumn day in the orchards.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZNothing 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThe 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThe 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZColumbus 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!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZStumped 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43Z"Resale Row" on west 5th Avenue has some of the best thrift stores in Columbus. There's furniture, wedding
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZColumbus Zoo Manatees Columbus Ohio Central Ohio photographs pictures. Page 8.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThe Ohio State Fair is 12 days of fun. Explore the things you need to know including dates, attractions, and tips for enjoying your day at the fair.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZColumbus 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThere 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZA full review of Columbus Ohio's The Happy Greek Restaurant located in the Short North neighborhood.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZJazz, Rhythm and Blues and more are on tap for many 2014 events with an African American focus. Check out the diversity of the city!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZGetting 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZCelebrate Black History Month in Columbus with the variety of events and activities.
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2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThe 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!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZColumbus Ohio loves its beer and this year there are all sorts of events dedicated to beer whether craft, homebrew and more!
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2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThis 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!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZEvery 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!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZChilly 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZDo 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZYou 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZDon't let cabin fever drive you mad, check out some of the fantastic arts offerings throughout Columbus this month. January is a great time to explore area museums and more!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZMixed-used building on East side of Columbus Ohio with urban green space and retail space.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThis 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZRed, 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
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZCheck out these great Columbus craft activities and events for February.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZColumbus is a center for learning! Check out these great lectures for the month of February
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThere are fantastic musical theater events all year long, here are the ones that will carry you through the winter months.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZMore theater events in Columbus March - December!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThings for families to do in Columbus in April. Don't let spring break get you stumped. Make your staycation in Columbus grand!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZA Walking Tour of Downtown Old Worthington, Ohio in Central Ohio
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThe Arnold Sports Festival is a huge event in the sporting world. Athletes from around the world come to Columbus to compete in a variety of sports including weight lifting, fitness, martial arts, gymnastics and more! Check out my full review of the event.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZIt'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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZDust off the carving tools and get your costume ready! It's time for pumpkin patches and trick or treating! Beggar's Night falls on Halloween this year which makes it easier to remember, but school teachers may not have an easy go of it on November 1st.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZIn 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!
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZFour coffee vendors in Columbus and Central Ohio roast their own coffee beans.
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2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThe 2011 Picnic with the Pops schedule with the Columbus Symphony.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZA listing for May events in Columbus Ohio.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZWeedy Sea Dragon at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Columbus, Ohio, Central Ohio
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZThe 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZA complete listing of Easter Egg hunts and activities for Central Ohio.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZIf you like food, you'll love this month's look at different ways to get involved with your food. From hands-on activities to eye opening films, this month is a wonderful time for any foodie.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZA Review of The Twisted Vine -- Wine and Cigars in Columbus
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZTAT 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZGet 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.
2017-01-18T11:18:43ZPublic school funding in Ohio has been unconstitutional for over 10 years, current efforts to reform may be stalled by newly elected Ohio Governor Kasich.