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Navigator Weekender : The 12 Best Things To Do This Weekend, Including Sporting Events, Heathers The Musical, And Easter Festivities

Watch out Columbus, we’re supposed to get a lot of thunderstorms this weekend. But they shouldn’t stop you from having fun! There’s a lot going on this weekend in the city. Especially when it comes to Columbus Sports. If you haven’t made it out to any Easter Festivities, there are plenty going on this weekend, too.

Weather

High of 73. Mostly cloudy. High chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.
Sunset: 8:09 p.m.

Columbus Clippers Opening Weekend

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What: Friday night of the Clippers’ Home Opening Weekend. Enjoy Sugardale hot dogs during the all weekend long Dime-A-Dog promotion.
When: April 14 at 6:35 p.m., April 15 at 6:35 p.m., and April 16 at 2:05 p.m.
Where: Huntington Park, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Columbus Clippers vs. Louisville Bats

WCBE Benefit Show at Scarlet and Grey

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What: Listen to music, eat food, and enjoy great drinks at this fundraiser for NRP and WCBE. Get in on the fun with a $10 presale donation, and it’s $15 at the door.
When: April 14 at 7 p.m.
Where: Scarlet & Grey cafe, 2203 N High St, Columbus, Ohio 43201
WCBE Benefit Show at Scarlet and Grey

Heathers: The Musical

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What: Go and see the Buckeyes Theatre Department take on the movie-turned-musical Heathers. Those going to see show of the cult classic movie must be 15 or older due to language and mature themes.
When: April 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Ohio State University Department of Theatre
1849 Cannon Dr, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Heathers: The Musical

Weather

High of 79. Thunderstorms throughout the day.
Sunset: 8:10 p.m.

Ohio State Buckeyes Spring Game

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What: The guest coaches are Hall of Fame Coach Lou Holtz, and Phil Knight, a co-founder of Nike. Boy, does it feel great to break out the scarlet and gray again! Which side are you on?
When: April 15 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Ohio Stadium, 411 Woody Hayes Dr, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Ohio State LiFE Sports Spring Game Presented By Nationwide

Columbus Crew SC vs. Toronto FC

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What: Break out your black and gold and go and cheer on Columbus as the Crew faces off against Toronto FC.
When: April 15 at 8 p.m.
Where: MAPFRE Stadium, 1 Black And Gold Blvd, Columbus, Ohio 43211
Columbus Crew SC vs. Toronto FC

Combustion Brewery and Taproom Grand Opening


What: Delicious, fresh craft beer from Combustion Brewery, food from Smitty’s Real Pit BBQ, and live music from the Shaw Brothers. There will be a raffle and chance to win big. For more information, click here.
When:  April 15, from 11 a.m. until midnight
Where: 80 W. Church St., Pickerington, Ohio 43147
Combustion Brewery and Taproom Grand Opening

Flowers and Fashion – A Spring Fashion Show

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What: Enjoy hors d’ oeuvres, premium cocktails, garden tours, pop-up shopping, auctions and a fashion show at this glamorous event.
When: April 15 at 7 p.m.
Where: Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 E Broad St, Columbus, Ohio 43203
Flowers and Fashion – A Spring Fashion Show

Community Touch-A-Truck

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What: Get out and check out awesome trucks. Honk the horn, sit in the seat, and snap a picture of your kids as they get a hands on expeirenc with some the the road’s biggest vheciles. And it’s free!
When: April 15 at 10 a.m.
Where: Charity Newsies, 4300 Indianola Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43214
Community Touch-A-Truck

Weather

High 72. Winds in the morning and more thunderstorms likely.
Sunset: 8:11 p.m.

Blue Jackets Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 Game 3

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What: The first home game in the series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Learn about the Plaza Party on Front Street by clicking here.
When: April 16, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Where: Nationwide Arena, 200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 Game 3

Easter Brunch

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What: Enjoy great food at Union Cafe’s award winning brunch buffet. Fill your belly with Bloody Marys, omeletts, and waffles. Yum!
When: April 16 at 10 a.m.
Where: Union Cafe, 782 N High St, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Easter Brunch

Spin Night Columbus

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What: $2 will get you into a crazy show of spinning lights, and who knows, maybe some fire!
When: April 16 at 8 p.m.
Where: Scarlet & Grey cafe, 2203 N High St, Columbus, Ohio 43201
Spin Night Columbus

Mingle With Our Mutts

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What: If you felt left out earlier this week on National Pet Day, maybe it’s time you got your own four legged friend. Visit with the pooches from Cause for Canines and see if there is one perfect for you.
When: April 16 at noon
Where: Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center, 4340 Tamarack Blvd, Columbus, Ohio 43229
Mingle With Our Mutts

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