Feb 24, 2022 - Things to Do

What to do in Columbus this weekend

A Monarch butterfly on a plant.
A Monarch butterfly at a show in southern Ohio. Photo: Mike Simons/Getty Images

ğŸŽŠ Celebrate Mardi Gras early at Glassquerade, a fundraiser party for Glass Axis with Creole food, drinks, games and a glass-smashing station.

  • Friday, 6:30-11pm, 610 W. Town St. $39, includes food and a handmade tumbler.

ğŸŽ¸ Rock out with Zoso, the Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience, at Newport Music Hall.

  • Friday, 7pm. $20.

ğŸŽ‰ Celebrate Black history at the African American Heritage Festival at Ohio State University.

  • Friday through March 5. Free!

🦋 Whisk away to a warm oasis at Blooms & Butterflies at Franklin Park Conservatory.

  • Saturday through May 30, 10am-5pm. $15-$22, kids under 2 free.

🔦 Explore the Ohio History Center after-hours during Night at the Museum and see if exhibits really do come to life.

  • Saturday and Sunday, 7-9pm. $7-11, kids under 3 free.

ğŸŽ» Listen to Urban Strings youth orchestra perform music by African American composers at Columbus Metropolitan Library branches.

  • Saturday (Reynoldsburg) and Sunday (main branch), 2pm. Free!
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