Navigator Weekly Planner: The 13 Best Things To Do This Week Including Dispatch Home & Garden Show, Paczki Day, And MojoFlo

Welcome to Monday, Columbus. You made it back to another week of enjoying life in this great city.

Here are 13 fun things to check out around town this week.

Monday, February 24

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Ottawa Senators

Nationwide Arena | 7:30 p.m. | Start at $19
Watch the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Ottawa Senators this Monday at Nationwide Arena!

Chihuly: Celebrating Nature

Franklin Park Conservatory | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | $19
Nature and art come together at Chihuly: Celebrating Nature presented by Nationwide and the Davis Foundation at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Enjoy the beautiful wart that fills Franklin Park Conservatory. Franklin Park Conservatory is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and in the evenings Thursday through Saturday.

The Columbus Dispatch Home and Garden Show

Ohio Expo Center | 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. | $13
The annual Columbus Dispatch Home and Garden Show is back at the Ohio Expo Center until March 1st. Be sure to check out the collaboration with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on the backyard exhibits.

Tuesday, February 25

Paczki Day

Wolf’s Ridge Brewing | 3 p.m. | $3
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing is making Paczkis to celebrate Fat Tuesday! They’ll have strawberry orange cream Cheese Custard and apple.

Gaelic Storm

Newport Music Hall | 7 p.m. | $25
Celtic band Gaelic Storm takes the stage at Newport Music Hall this Tuesday. Tickets are $25 in advance and $27 day of the show.

Discussion Series: State of the Black Dad

Gateway Event Center | 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | Free
This is the first of a new series of community discussions around the “State of the Black Dad.” The first discussion of this series will be on the importance of the African American Dad in communities and the social determents that many of them are faced with.

Wednesday, February 26

Orchids at the Conservatory

Franklin Park Conservatory | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | $19
Franklin Park’s annual Orchids display is back and better than ever this year. The exhibit will be open until March.

Suspension: Balancing Art, Nature, and Culture

Schiller Park | All Day | Free
For over half a century the life-sized public sculptures by Polish artist Jerzy Jotka Kędziora have expressed his firm conviction that “Art must get out of museums and reach the people.” The Friends of Schiller Park, in association with the Art & Balance Foundation of Poland, are proud to present sculptures from artist Jerzy Jotka Kędziora.

Thursday, February 27

Legends From Liverpool

Shadowbox Live | 7:30 p.m. | $25
This show tells the stories of the men behind the music and how their personal journeys intersected to create one of the greatest bands of all time.

Paint Night: Monet’s Water Lilies

Pinot’s Palette Short North | 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | $29
Bring your friends and make lots of new ones at this wine and paint night at Pinot’s Palette Short North. You’ll be painting Monet’s Water Lillies.

Friday, February 28

The Glorious Sons

Newport Music Hall | 7 p.m. | $25
Des Rocs opens for The Glorious Sons this Friday at Newport Music Hall.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Minnesota Wild

Nationwide Arena | 7 p.m. | $41
Minnesota Wild comes to the ice at Nationwide Arena this Friday to take on our Columbus Blue Jackets.

MojoFlo at Natalie’s

Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza Grandview | 7:30 p.m. | $15
Columbus born MojoFlo performs this Friday at Natalie’s. Bring your friends for a night of good music, good eats, and good vibes.

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