Things to do in Columbus This Weekend (Jan 5-7)
Hello friends! I’m back after a little holiday break with your list of events happening in Columbus this weekend. It promises to stay chilly this weekend, so if you head out, be sure to bundle up. But whether you brave the elements or decide to stay home by the fire, I hope you have a great weekend!
Phantom of the Opera
Open through 1/14
Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera has come to Columbus as part of their brand new North American Tour. This production, which retains the beloved story and thrilling score, boasts exciting new special effects, scenic and lighting designs, staging and choreography and has been hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before.”
Ohio RV and Boat Show
Friday – Sunday
The Ohio RV and Boat Show is the largest, and longest running show of its kind, now in its 38th year. In addition to the Boat and RV dealers, you will find a slew of vendors selling related products like camping gear, equipment and even vacation rentals and camp sites.
Worthington Indoor Farmers Market
Saturday 9 am
Oh, you thought farmers market season was over? Check out this year-round tradition in the heart of Worthington, now open inside The Shops at Worthington Place.
Exploring Your Inner Beekeeper
Saturday 10 am
Are you interested in beekeeping but don’t know where to start or what to expect? Join professional beekeeper Dave Noble as he guides you through the time commitment and costs of keeping bees. This class is designed to examine the motivations and expectations when considering keeping bees so that you can decide if beekeeping is right for you.
Short North Gallery Hop
Saturday 4 pm
The first Saturday of the month is always Gallery Hop in the Short North. It promises to be a cold evening, but you’re still sure to find lots of folks touring the vast amount of galleries, shops, restaurants & more.
Columbus Craft Cocktail Tour
Saturday 4 pm
The Columbus Craft Cocktail Tour will take you to the center of Columbus’ booming cocktail culture as we visit some of the best bars in the city. Along the way, we’ll meet some of the city’s most talented mixologists, sample their delicious creations and learn tips from the pros so you can recreate your favorites at home. This weekend’s stops include Paulie Gee’s, The Bottle Shop, and Middle West Distillery.
Learn to Curl
Sunday 9 am
Interested in checking out one of the best Winter Olympic sports? The Columbus Curling Club offers an opportunity for people of all ages to Learn to Curl. During these two hour sessions, instructors will teach you the basics and then have you throwing stones in a game. Afterwards, enjoy socializing in their cozy warm room.
Yumbambé Latin Jazz
Sunday 12:30 pm for brunch; Band starts at 2 pm
Yumbambé is Latin jazz, bringing together the lush sound of jazz harmony with the vibrant rhythms of Afro-Cuban drumming. Vocals along with an eclectic mix of authentic percussion instruments make Yumbambé a unique and exciting group. The band includes some of Columbus’ most prominent Jazz musicians, who have performed with many jazz and Latin greats.
Blue Jackets vs Florida Panthers
Sunday 5:00 pm
The Blue Jackets are coming off of a loss in Colorado on Thursday but will be on home ice Sunday. Head out to Nationwide Arena to cheer the Jackets on to a home victory.