Navigator Weekender: The 13 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including Winter Beerfest, COSI Discovery Nights, And Wild Nights

Happy Weekend, Columbus. There’s a lot going on around town this weekend, so let’s dive right in.


Mostly cloudy with a high of 33F.

EXPO: Ohio Rv and Baot Show 🛥️

When: 1/17-1/19
Where: Ohio Expo Center

FESTIVAL: Columbus Winter Beerfest 🍺

When: 1/17 & 1/18
Where: Columbus Convention Center

CONCERT: G. Love & Special Sauce 🎤

When: 1/17 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: A&R Music Bar

BARS: Drunk PowerPoint 🍺

When: 1/17 at 8:30 p.m.
Where: Kafe Kerouac


Rain likely with a high of 46F.

SPORTS: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New Jersey Devils 🏒

When: 1/18 at 7 p.m.
Where: Nationwide Arena

CONCERTS: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 🎻

When: 1/18 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Where: Ohio Theatre

SCIENCE: COSI Disocvery Nights: Dangerous Science 🔬

When: 1/18 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: COSI

THEATRE: Cat and the Hat 🎭

When: 1/17-1/19
Where: Columbus Performing Arts Center

NATURE: Orchids 🌼

When: 1/17-1/19
Where: Franklin Park Conservatory

OUTDOORS: Winter Hike 🚶‍♀️

When: 1/18 at 10 a.m.
Where: Scioto Audubon Metro Park


High of 21F with clouds in the morning and sun in the afternoon.

BARS: In Science We Trust – Winter Science 🔬

When: 1/19 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: BrewDog Franklinton

THEATRE: Wild Nights 🎭

When: 1/17-1/19
Where: Shadowbox Live

ARTS: Object/Set: Gauri Gill’s Acts of Appearance 🎨

When: 1/17-1/19
Where: Columbus Museum of Art

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