Navigator Weekender: The 15 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including Rock on the Range, Food Festivals, And Metallica

This weekend has plenty to brag about. Legendary comedic titans Steve Martin and Martin Short make their way to the capital city and superstar rock band Metallica even stop by. Here are the 15 best things to get into over the weekend.

Weather

75 and cloudy. A 20% chance of rainfall.
Sunset: 8:44 p.m.

Rock on the Range

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What: Rock on the Range brings it back to Columbus, featuring dozens of nationally famous rock bands.
When: May 19-21 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: MAPFRE Stadium, One Black & Gold Blvd, Columbus, OH 43211
Rock on the Range

Food Truck Friday

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What: With 20 different food truck options, live music, and beer provided by World of Beer, you’re gonna find something you really like at this festival.
When: May 19 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Easton Town Center, 160 Easton Town Ctr, Columbus, Ohio 43219
Food Truck Friday

Book Discussion- “The Terrorist’s Son”

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What: Hosted by the Columbus School for Girls I.D.E.A. committee (Inclusion. Diversity. Equity. Advocacy.), this meet-up is aimed at discussing the author’s work over a light lunch.
When:  May 19 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: Columbus School for Girls, 65 South Drexel Ave, Bexley, Ohio 43209
Book Discussion- “The Terrorist’s Son”

War Paint at the Newport Music Hall

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What: This L.A. based rock band will be hitting the stage at the Newport, pumping out all the moody indie rock tunes for the Central Ohio area.
When: May 19 7 p.m.-11:30 p.m..
Where: Newport Music Hall, 1722 N High St, Columbus, Ohio 43201
Warpaint at the Newport Music Hall 

Grrrls Rock Columbus Benefit Show

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What: A show and fundraiser featuring multiple artists. Part of the proceeds go to funding Grrrls Rock Columbus, a music and creative summer camp aimed at empowering girls, trans, and gender variant youth.
When: May 19 8 p.m.
Where: Ace of Cups, 2619 N High St, Columbus, Ohio 43202
Grrrls Rock Columbus Benefit Show

Weather

High 87. Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of rain.
Sunset: 8:45 p.m.

Wavves at A & R Bar

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What: Wavves will be bringing their energetic noise pop sound to A & R Bar.
When: May 20 8 p.m.-11 p.m.
Where: A & R Bar, 391 Neil Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Wavves at A & R Bar

Superheroes Vs. Villains Bar Crawl

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What: Dress up as your favorite superhero or supervillain and enjoy awesome drink specials at each stop of the bar crawl. Prizes will be given out to the best costume at the after party.
When: May 20 12 p.m.- 7 p.m.
Where: Starts at Brothers, 477 Park St, Columbus, OH 43215
Superheroes and Villains Pub Crawl

Strictly Kids Business

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What: A breakdance competition for kids ages 12 to 17. Prizes will be given to first and second place winners.
When: May 20 1 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Where: Flavor’d Flo Studio, 379 E. Barthman ave, Columbus, Ohio 43207
Strictly Kids Business

Art for Franklinton

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What: This art sale fundraiser will go on to benefit the George Bellows Grant Program which promotes art in the Franklinton area. The event will be hosted by former mayor, Michael Coleman.
When: May 20 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Where: Columbus Idea Foundry, 421 W State St, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Art for Franklinton

Six One Pour

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What: Food, live music, and 60 different breweries to provide local craft beers.
When: May 20 4 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Where: Huntington Park, 330 Huntington Park Ln, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Six One Pour

Weather

High of 79. 90% chance of raining and lightning.
Sunset: 8:46 p.m.

Steve Martin and Martin Short

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What: Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short reunite on stage for a night of humor and laughs.
When: May 21 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: The Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Steve Martin and Martin Short

Food Trucks in the Park

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What: A food truck festival hosted by Sacred Space Church. The church will be matching 50% of all food sales, donating them to Asia’s Hope, an organization that works to find families for orphaned Cambodian, Thai, and Indian children.
When: May 21 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Selby Park, 355 S Selby Blvd, Worthington, Ohio 43085
Food Trucks in the Park

Sweet Sunday

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What: A food festival showcasing sweet eats from restaurants around the Easton area.
When: May 21 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Easton Town Center, 160 Easton Town Ctr, Columbus, Ohio 43219
Sweet Sunday

Columbus Homeless Outreach

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What: Fleur’s Dream, a program dedicated to bettering the lives of the less fortunate, will be donating food and hygiene products to the homeless. Volunteers and donations are greatly appreciated.
When: May 21 12 p.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Downtown Columbus
Columbus Homeless Outreach

Metallica

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What: Legendary rock supergroup Metallica will be set to play at MAPFRE stadium.
When: May 21 8 p.m.-11 p.m.
Where: Mapfre Stadium, 1 Black And Gold Blvd, Columbus, Ohio 43211
Metallica

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