Navigator Weekender: The 17 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including Chihuly Festival, Mama Mia!, And MakerX

Welcome back to another Weekend Columbus!

Have your weekend schedule laid out yet? I hope not. Here are 17 things around town you have to check out.


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SPORTS: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Minnesota Wild 🏒

When: 2/28 at 7 p.m.
Where: Nationwide Arena

ARTS: Chihuly Festival: Bluebeard’s Castle 🎻

When: 2/28 & 2/29 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Ohio Theatre

ARTS: Psychedelic Starry Night 🖌️

When: 2/28 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Pinot’s Palette

ARTS: Chihuly: Celebrating Nature & Chihuly Nights 🍃

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, evening hours Friday & Saturday
Where: Franklin Park Conservatory

FAMILY: DC Super Heroes™: Discover Your Superpowers 🦸🏾‍♀️

When: 2/28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: COSI


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CHARITY: Indoor Cornhole Tournament for Peace for Paws 🐶

When: 2/29 at 5 p.m.
Where: Buffalo Wild Wings – Bethel

CULTURE: Raas in the 614 💃🏽

When: 2/29 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Jo Ann Davidson Theatre

FESTIVALS: Columbus Winter Wine Festival 🍷

When: 2/29 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Brewmaster’s Gate

EXPO: MakerX, The Columbus Maker Expo 🔨

When: 2/29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Ohio Expo Center

FAMILY: WOSU Family Day at COSI 📺

When: 2/29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: COSI

EDUCATIONAL: Night at the Museum 🦖

When: 2/29 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Ohio History Center


Partly cloudy with a high of 41F.

THEATRE: Mama Mia! 🎭

When: 2/28-3/1
Where: Palace Theatre

SPORTS: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Vancouver Canucks 🏒

When: 3/1 at 7 p.m.
Where: Nationwide Arena

COMMUNITY: Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion Community Open House 🎉

When: 3/1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 444 Butterfly Gardens Dr.

SPORTS: Columbus Crew SC vs. New York City FC

When: 3/1 from 12:30 p.m.
Where: MAPFRE Stadium

ARTS: Last day of Suspension: Balancing Art, Nature, And Culture 🎨

When: Open all day until 3/1
Where: Schiller Park

NATURE: Orchids at the Conservatory 🌱

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily until 3/8
Where: Franklin Park Conservatory

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