Navigator Weekender: The 18 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including The Nutcracker, Ugly Sweater Showdown, And Tosca

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Hey party people! Welcome to the weekend.

Columbus is fully decked out for Christmas and I’m so here for it. I’m definitely going for a holiday lights drive this weekend.

Where will your weekend take you?

🩰 DANCE: BalletMet’s The Nutcracker

When: All Weekend
Where: Ohio Theatre

🎭 THEATRE: Holiday Hoopla

When: Friday & Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Shadowbox Live

🍺 BARS: Taft’s Brewing Ugly Sweater Showdown

When: Friday, 12/17 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Taft’s Brewpourium

🎵 CONCERTS: Muscadine Bloodline

When: Friday, 12/17 at 7 p.m.
Where: The Bluestone

🎙️ THEATRE: Not So Silent Night

When: Saturday & Sunday
Where: Shadowbox Live

💡 HOLIDAY: Conservatory Aglow

When: Saturday & Sunday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Franklin Park Conservatory

🌟 FAMILY: A Victorian Christmas

When: All Weekend
Where: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio

🩰 DANCE: Columbus Dance Theater ‘Wonderment’

When: Saturday, 12/18 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Where: Riffe Davidson Theater

🎻 CONCERTS: Santa & the Symphony

When: Saturday, 12/18 at 4 p.m.
Where: McCoy Center

🦁 HOLIDAY: Wildlights At The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

When: All Weekend
Where: The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

🎙️ OPERA: Tosca

When: Saturday at 7:30 & Sunday at 2 p.m.
Where: Southern Theatre

🎻 CONCERTS: New Albany Symphony Holiday Spectacular

When: Sunday at 3 p.m.
Where: McCoy Center

SHOPPING: Merriment Market hosted by Matchmakers Studio + Shop

When: Saturday & Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Land-Grant Brewing Co.

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