Navigator Weekly Planner: The 13 Best Things To Do This Week Including Taste of Bexley, Tegan & Sara, And Circleville Pumpkin Show

How’s your October starting off Columbus? I for one, am loving it. I look the best in fall clothes and I love all things pumpkin. I’m straight up thriving.

Ready for an exciting week? Here are the 13 best things coming up around town.

Monday, October 14

Movember North High Stick Event

North High Brewing | 5:30 p.m. | Free
North High Brewing has created North High Stick, a limited-release amber ale with a portion of proceeds benefitting the Movember Foundation. Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard, the bearded face of the club’s Movember campaign, will be a guest bartender for the night.

Taste of Bexley

St. Charles | 6 p.m. | $30
The Bexley Area Chamber of Commerce’s Taste of Bexley is going Tropical for the 11th annual Taste of Bexley! Enjoy the best items from over 30 local restaurants. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for children.

Karaoke Monday

Union Cafe | 10 p.m. | Free
Start your week off right with Karaoke Monday at Union Cafe. Jumbo drafts are $1 off and Pinnacle cocktails are $5.

Tuesday, October 15

Democratic Presidential Debate at Otterbein

Otterbein University | 8 p.m. | Free
The 4th Democratic Presidential Debate will be at Otterbein this Tuesday! Although seats in the debate are limited, there are tons of watch parties happening around town!

Taco Tuesday

Elevator Brewing Company | 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. | Free
Who doesn’t love Taco Tuesday? Chicos Taco Truck will be at Elevator Brewing Company passing out a free taco with every drink purchase.

Wednesday, October 16

National Fossil Day Event

The Orton Geological Museum | 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. | Free
Celebrate national fossil day with games, activities, and museum tours. The museum will also be hosting the grand opening of it’s new gift shop.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Dallas Stars

Nationwide Arena | 7 p.m. | Start at $34
Come watch the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Dallas Stars! Tickets start at $34.

Tegan & Sara

Lincoln Theatre | 8 p.m. | Starts at $60
Tegan & Sara are coming to Columbus! The Lincoln Theater will be packed this Wednesday to see the female duo take the stage.

Thursday, October 17

James B. Recchie Design Award Reception

Ohio Theatre Galbreath Pavilion | 5:30 to 8 p.m. | $60
The James B. Recchie Design Award honors excellence in urban design in Columbus. The top 5 finalists are the Columbus Metropolitan Library, the Michael B. Coleman Government Center, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, OSU Pomerene Hall, and The View on Grant.

Activists and Agitators

Greater Columbus Convention Center | 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | $60
YWCA Columbus presents Activists and Agitators, an evening with mental health and social justice activist, Achea Redd.

Pumpkin Nights at Franklin Park Conservatory

Franklin Park Conservatory | 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. | $22
Explore the children’s garden with pumpkin-lined pathways, Jack-o-lantern displays, pumpkin houses and giant gourds that have been professionally sculpted by Rock On Ice, the famous ice sculpting company. Pumpkin Nights take place Thursday through Sunday this week and next week. Franklin Park Conservatory members receive discounted Pumpkin Night tickets.

Friday, October 18

Circleville Pumpkin Show

Circleville | 10/16-10/19 | Free
Don’t miss the Circleville Pumpkin Show! Get in the fall spirit with all things pumpkin. You can see the largest pumpkin competition, the Miss Pumpkin pageant, and eat as many pumpkin things as you can possibly handle!

The Rocky Horror Show

Short North Stage | 8 p.m. | $35
The Short North Stage is putting on the Rocky Horror Show! Seeing the Rocky Horror Show is a classic spooky season activity.