Navigator Weekender: The 14 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including Mac’n’Cheese Festival, 934 Fest, And The Italian Festival

It’s another weekend in our favorite city! You have made it through another week and now the only thing left to decide is how you’re going to spend this fabulous weekend. Here are the 14 best things happening in Columbus.


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SPORTS: Blue Jackets vs. Carolina Hurricanes 🏒

When: 10/5 at 7 p.m.
Where: Nationwide Arena

CONCERTS: Harlem Gospel Choir 🎤

When: 10/5 at 8 p.m.
Where: Lincoln Theatre

FESTIVALS: Mac’n’Cheese Festival

When: 10/5 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Easton Town Center

CONCERTS: Meg Myers 🎤

When: 10/5 at 8 p.m.
Where: Newport Music Hall

FAMILY: Big Bounce America

When: 10/5-10/7
Where: LVL Up Sports Paintball Park


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ARTS: Short North Gallery Hop 🖼️ 🛍️

When: 10/6 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: High St. Short North

THEATRE: Iron & Wine 🎭🎤

When: 10/6 at 8 p.m.
Where: Southern Theatre

SPORTS: Ohio State vs. Indiana 🏈

When: 10/6 at 4 p.m.
Where: Ohio Stadium

CONCERTS: Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears 🎤

When: 10/6 at 7 p.m.
Where: Newport Music Hall

AUTUMN: Ohio Grown Fall Expo 🍂🌾

When: 10/6 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 5705 Chantry Dr.

FESTIVALS: 934 Fest 🎨

When: 10/6 from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: 934 Cleveland Ave.


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CONCERTS: Beethoven 9 🎤

When: 10/7 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts

FESTIVALS: Columbus Italian Festival 🇮🇹🍝

When: 10/5-10/7
Where: 720 Hamlet St.

CONCERTS: Supersuckers 🎸

When: 10/7 at 6 p.m.
Where: A&R Music Bar

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