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Navigator Weekender: The 13 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including OSU Football, Greek Festival, And Smash Mouth

Who has two thumbs and is totally ready for a three day weekend? This girl. If you don’t have the pleasure of having Monday off, I want you to know that I’ll be thinking of you.

For those of us who have an extra day to ourselves, we can utilize it by doing one of the many awesome things happening around Columbus this weekend!


Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Rhythm on the River

When: 8/30 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Bicentennial Park

47th Annual Greek Festival

When: 8/30-9/2
Where: Annunciation Greak Orthodox Cathedral (Goodale Blvd. at High St.)

Axis Presents Aquaria and Nina West

When: 8/30 at 9 p.m.
Where: Axis

Actors’ Theatre presents Dangerous Liaisons

When: 8/30 at 8 p.m.
Where: Schiller Park


Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

The Grandview Hop

When: 8/31 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Grandview Avenue between 1st and 5th Avenues

Columbus Crew SC vs. Chicago Fire

When: 8/31 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: MAPFRE Stadium

Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival

When: 8/31-9/2
Where: Dowtown Canal Winchester

OSU vs. Florida Atlantic

When: 8/31 at 12 p.m.
Where: Ohio Stadium

Bike the Cbus

When: 8/31 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Grange Insurance Audubon Center


A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

Ohio Cup Vintage Base Ball Festival

When: 8/31-9/1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Ohio village

Free Shadowbox Live Performance – Front Street Funk

When: 9/1 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Columbus Commons

Smash Mouth

When: 9/1 from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Obetz Zucchini Festival at Fortress Obetz

Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival

When: 9/2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Northam Road Park

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