Things to Do
What to do this weekend
🚘 Shop for a new ride at the Columbus International Auto Show, back for the first time since 2019.
- Noon-9pm today, 10am-9pm Saturday and 10am-6pm Sunday at the Convention Center. $6-12. Kids under 10 free!
How to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Columbus
It's your lucky day! We've pulled together a list of the best local St. Patrick's Day events this weekend:
☘️ Watch the downtown parade organized by the Shamrock Club of Columbus.
What to do this weekend in Columbus
🎵 Head "back to the Honky Tonk" with country star Blake Shelton.
- 7pm tonight at Nationwide Arena. $29-249.
Wildlife center director Lolita Haverlock's perfect Columbus day
Lolita Haverlock is the executive director of the Ohio Wildlife Center, the state's largest wildlife hospital.
- The Powell nonprofit admits more than 7,500 animals annually, with a goal of rehabilitating and releasing as many as possible back into the wild.
We asked Lolita to describe her Best Day Ever in Columbus:
🎵 Music to start your day: '80s all day! Depending on the mood, everything from Whitney Houston to Bon Jovi, or Michael Jackson to LL Cool J.
- If it was acceptable, I would probably wear leg warmers to work.
🏋️ How to fake it at The Arnold
Get pumped — the nation's biggest and best sports festival is back this weekend.
- Never been but considering a visit to the Convention Center? Here's a guide to hide that you're an amateur.
What to do this weekend if you're not attending the Arnold
🏒 Cheer on the Blue Jackets against the Seattle Kraken on Family Night, with demonstrations by COSI on "the science of hockey."
- 7pm Friday at Nationwide Arena. Tickets as low as $28.
Women's History Month events in Columbus
Today kicks off Women's History Month, an opportunity to celebrate women's achievements and promote gender equality.
- Alissa is especially excited for this year's theme: "Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories," which recognizes journalists and storytellers across all types of media.
New mysterious comedy shows are a hit in Columbus
Here's a recommendation for readers looking to add some suspense to an otherwise normal night out.
What's happening: For nearly a year, national company Don't Tell Comedy has hosted stand-up shows throughout Columbus that keep the venue and comedians a mystery until the day of the event.
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