Navigator Weekender: The 15 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including Blue Jackets Opening Night, Fall Fest, And The Turkish Food Festival

It’s officially spooky season! I’m one of those people that categorizes an entire month based on the holiday that takes place. October first, therefore, is Halloween first.

I hope you had a great Halloween first and are enjoying your week. This weekend is packed with fun things to do around town!


Partly cloudy with a high of 68F.

COMEDY: Lewis Black 😂

When: 10/4 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Jo Ann Davidson Theatre

ARTS: Chihuly Nights at the Conservatory 🌱

When: 10/4 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Franklin Park Conservatory

FESTIVALS: Alum Creek State Park Fall Fest 🍂

When: 10/4 & 10/5
Where: Alum Creek State Park

SPORTS: Columbus Blue Jackets Opening Night vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 🏒

When: 10/4 at 7 p.m.
Where: Nationwide Arena

CONCERTS: Melvins 🎤

When: 10/4 at 7 p.m.
Where: A&R Music Bar


Partly cloudy with a high of 75F.

ARTS: Short North Gallery Hop 🛍️

When: 10/5 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: High St. Short North

SHOPPING: Merion Village Autumn Yard Sale 🛍️

When: 10/5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Merion Village

FESTIVALS: Turkish Food Festival 🍽️

When: 10/5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Bethel International United Methodist Church

SPORTS: OSU Buckeyes vs. Michigan State 🏈

When: 10/5 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Ohio Stadium

FESTIVALS: Soap Opera Festival with General Hospital 🎉

When: 10/5 at 5 p.m.
Where: Hollywood Casino Columbus Event Center


Showers likely with a high of 72F.

THEATRE: Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Live 🎭

When: 10/6 at 7 p.m.
Where: Davidson Theatre

RELAX: Candles & Yoga 🧘

When: 10/6 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: The Candle Lab, 459 N. High St.

COMMUNITY: Grandview Heights and Marble Cliff Tour of Homes 🏡

When: 10/6 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 1621 W. First Ave.

MUSIC: 30 Years Blue: Anniversary Celebration & Hall of Fame Induction 🎷

When: 10/6 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Lincoln Theatre

CONCERTS: Noah Gundersen 🎤

When: 10/6 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: A&R Music Bar

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