Navigator Weekly Planner: The 15 Best Things To Do This Week Including Murder In The Cathedral, Wasted Screening, And Straight Up With Stassi Live

Welcome back, Columbus! Spring is approaching, I can feel it.

Here are 15 awesome things to check out around town this weekend!

Monday, March 2

ATC The Shakespeare Underground: Murder in the Cathedral

The Studio at the Kitchen | 7 p.m. | Donation
Doors open at 7 p.m. for Actor’s Theatre of Columbus’ production of Murder in the Cathedral as part of their Shakespeare Underground series.

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 8.

Film screening: Wasted!

Drexel Theatre | 7 p.m.| Free
Join members of Bexley’s Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee in a free screening of Wasted!, the story of food waste.

Tuesday, March 3

90’s Unplugged

Up Front at Shadowbox Live | 8 p.m. | $7
Born from an attempt to sync the first 3 episodes of Friends with Pearl Jam’s “Vitalogy”, ala “Dark Side of the Rainbow”, 90s Unplugged features songs from across the genres: from grunge to post-grunge.

Wednesday, March 4

BYOB Bring Your Own Baby to the Bar

Studio 35 Cinema & Drafthouse | 3:30 p.m. | Free
BYOB Bring your own baby nights are back at Studio 35!


A&R Music Bar | 7 p.m. | $20
Canadian rock quartet Sloan takes the stage this Wednesday at A&R Music Bar. Doors open at 7 p.m.

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.

Thursday, March 5

OSU Men’s Basketball vs. Illinois

The Schottenstein Center | 7 p.m. | Start at $10
See the OSU Men’s Basketball Team in action at the Schottenstein Center this Thursday.

Young Frankenstein

Short North Stage | 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. | $37
This musical adaptation of Mel Brooks’ classic movie comedy follows Frederick Frankenstein, grandson of the infamous inventor Doctor Frankenstein, on a visit to the family estate he’s inherited in Transylvania.

Arnold Classic Sports Festival

Nationwide Convention Center | 3/2-3/6 | Check website for details
The Arnold Classic is the world’s largest multi-sport festival and it takes place right here in Columbus every year.

An Evening With National Book Award Winner James McBride

The King Arts Complex | 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. | $20
Join James McBride for the launch of his highly anticipated novel, Deacon King Kong, his first since his 2015 National Book Award-winning The Good Lord Bird.

Straight Up with Stassi Live

Davidson Theatre | 8 p.m. | Start at $45
Join comedian Stassi and her special guests — Beau Clark and Taylor Strecker — as they talk pop culture, Reality TV, celeb gossip, relationships, and more.

Friday, March 6

Eliza: The Forever Tour

Palace Theatre | 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | Start at $37
Comedian Eliza Shlesinger is currently preparing for the release of her fifth series on Netflix in May as she tours around the world.

Full Steam Ahead with Mister C Passport to Learning series

Lincoln Theatre | 10 a.m. | $5
Students and teachers will be amazed with this fun and educational series as Mister C uses humor, media and the engineering design process to make the ordinary extraordinary!

The Brick Bar Pop Up

The Kitchen | 5 p.m. | $15
The Pop Up Brick Bar is coming to Columbus for just two days. The bar will feature sculptures made completely from building blocks as well as an abundance of blocks for people to shape into their own creations.

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