Navigator Weekender: The 15 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including Martinis & Magic, March For Black Trans Women, And The Dessert Festival

How was your week, Columbus? I hope you’re ready for a great weekend.

There are quite a few different things happening this weekend so no matter what you’re feeling, I’m sure you’ll find something. Here are 15 of the best things going on.


Sunny with a high of 46F.

CONCERTS: Starset 🎤

When: 11/1 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Express Live!

PARTY: Martinis and Magic 🍸

When: 11/1 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Ohio Stadium

BARS: Friday Night Karaoke 🎤

When: 11/1 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: Toolbox Saloon

HOLIDAY: Trunk or Treat 🍬

When: 11/1 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Independant Motorsports

CONFERENCE: Ohio LinuxFest 💻

When: 11/1-11/2
Where: 1601 West Fifth Ave.


Mostly sunny with a high of 48F.

SHOPPING: Short North Gallery Hop 🛍️

When: 11/2 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: High St. Short North

SPORTS: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Calgary Flames 🏒

When: 11/2 at 7 p.m.
Where: Nationwide Arena

THEATRE: The Rocky Horror Show 🎭

When: 11/1-11/3
Where: Short North Stage

ACTIVISM: Columbus March for Black Trans Women ✊🏽

When: 11/2 at 5:30 a.m.
Where: North High St.


When: 11/2 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: PAST Foundation


Mostly cloudy with a high of 46F.

FOOD: Columbus Dessert Festival 🧁

When: 11/3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: The Grand Event Center at Grandview Yard

THEATRE: West Side Story 🎭

When: 11/1-11/3
Where: Short North Stage

CONCERTS: The Ohio State University marching band hometown concert 🎺

When: 11/3 at 3 p.m.
Where: Mershon Auditorium

ARTS: Artist Talk by Christopher Ries, glass sculptor 🎨

When: 11/3 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Columbus Museum of Art

SHOPPING: Olde Towne Market Pop Up 🛍️

When: 11/3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 700 Bryden Rd.

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