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Believe it or not September is upon us.
Time passes strangely in 2020, and so, before we know it, pumpkin spice season will be upon us.
Of course, this time of year is usually packed with tailgate parties and football games, but due to COVID-19, we’ll be forced to make our own entertainment this year.
Enjoy the last days of summer by getting out of the house and checking out these socially distant activities happening around the city. Don’t forget to wear your mask and keep 6 feet of distance between yourself and others.
What: Take a professionally guided kayak paddle down the Scioto River from Scioto Audubon Metro Park to downtown Columbus, and then back again. This gentle section of the river is suitable for beginners and the tour guides will be highlighting historic downtown buildings, public art, and cultural points of interest. Tickets are $40.
When: Saturday, September 5 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Scioto River Boat Launch
What: Sit on the grass at Goodale Park and enjoy a screening of Edward Scissorhands. There will be food onsite from Ajumama and gourmet ice pops from J-Pops. There will also be free popcorn available while supplies last, courtesy of Studio 35 Cinema & Drafthouse and Fibonacci’s Pizzeria.
When: Friday, September 18 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Goodale Park
What: Columbus Yoga Festival has been hosting an outdoor yoga series all summer long, but it’s not too late to get in on the action. Tickets to the event are $10 and can be purchased online.
When: September 8th from 6pm-9pm
Where: Via Vecchia Winery
What: Every Tuesday, you can head out to Lynd Fruit Farm for a fun afternoon of apple picking. Not only will you have a blast, but you’ll get to eat some delicious, local fruit at the end of it.
When: Each Tuesday in September
Where: Lynd Fruit Farm
What: A second show of Hannibal Buress’ “Let’s See How This Goes” tour has been added at South Drive-In. Tickets are available now and masks are required for the event.
When: Saturday, September 26, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. shows
Where: South Drive-In
What: Head to North Market for their Night Market. This open-air market is held once a month and provides an opportunity for visitors to purchase directly from local vendors. Due to COVID-10, proper social distancing, sanitation, and safety will be observed by vendors and guests.
When: September 18, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: North Market
What: If you’d like to do some yoga while adorable goats hang out all around you, Harrison Farm is the place to be. Tickets for Goat Yoga are $20 and can be reserved by emailing [email protected] There are two dates in September with Goat Yoga sessions, but the spots will fill up quickly, so if you’re interested, book quickly!
When: September 12 and September 19
Where: Harrison Farm
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