Navigator Weekender: The 14 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including The Nutcracker, King & Country, And The Vegan Holiday Pop-Up Market

Hey Columbus! We hope you had a fabulous week. Now it’s time to unwind and enjoy the weekend. Here are the 14 best things to do this weekend.


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THEATRE: Mama Mia! 🎭🎤

When: 12/7 at 8 p.m.
Where: Short North Stage

DANCE: The Nutcracker 🎁💃

When: 12/7-12/23
Where: Ohio Theatre

CONCERTS: Messiah Side-by-side Sing Along 🎻🎤

When: 12/7 from 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Southern Theatre

CONCERTS: Minnesota 🎤

When: 12/7 at 8 p.m.
Where: Skully’s Music Diner


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SPORTS: Blue Jackets vs. Capitals 🏒

When: 12/8 at 7 p.m.
Where: Nationwide Arena

HOLIDAY: The Big 10TV Toy Drive 🎁🧸

When: 12/8 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Nationwide Arena

DANCE: Hip Hop Nutcracker 🎄💽

When: 12/8 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Palace Theatre

CONCERTS: For King & Country Christmas 🎤🎄

When: 12/8 at 7 p.m.
Where: The Schottenstein Center

CONCERTS: Four Seasons Recomposed 🎻

When: 12/8-12/9
Where: Worthington United Methodist Church


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HOLIDAY: Vegan Holiday Pop-Up Market 🎁🧁

When: 12/9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Ching Ter Maitreya Temple

CONCERTS: John Legend- A Legendary Christmas 🎤🎄

When: 12/9 at 8 p.m.
Where: Palace Theatre

HOLIDAY: Dickens of a Christmas🎄

When: 12/8-12/9
Where: Ohio Village

CONCERTS: An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas🎤🎄

When: 12/8 at 8 p.m. and 12/9 at 2 p.m.
Where: Lincoln Theatre

CONCERTS: CD102.5 Holiday Show 🎤🎄

When: 12/9 at 6 p.m.
Where: Express Live!

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