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Central Ohio's top 3 disc golf courses

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Disc golf, an outdoor sport with little barrier to entry and plenty of distance between players, has experienced a popularity surge during the pandemic.

  • Want to give it a try? Here are Central Ohio's top three courses, per discgolfscene.com's online reviews. All are free to play.

What to do in Columbus this weekend

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🔥 Get new ink at the Hell City Tattoo Festival at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, featuring seminars, live music, an art gallery and more.

  • 12-11pm Friday ($25), Saturday ($30), 12-8pm Sunday ($25). $75 weekend pass.

What to do in Columbus this weekend

C.J. Stroud throws a pass
C.J. Stroud throws a pass during the 2022 Rose Bowl Game. The quarterback will sign autographs and pose for photos at the Ohio Expo Center this weekend. Photo: Harry How/Getty Images

🏈 Snag autographs and meet Buckeye football stars at the GTSM Sports Memorabilia Show.

  • 5-9pm tonight, 9am-5pm Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday. Ohio Expo Center. Free tonight, $5 otherwise. Autographs, photos have additional costs.

Where to find the best trivia nights in Columbus

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Looking for a fun way to flex your mind muscles? Train your brain at a local trivia night.

🔍 We've found one for almost every day of the week:

What to do in Columbus this weekend

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ğŸŽ¶ Feel the force. Watch "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" on the big screen while the Columbus Symphony plays its iconic soundtrack live.

  • 8pm tonight, Ohio Theatre. $25-$88.

What to watch: Netflix's Abercrombie & Fitch doc

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Shoppers hold Abercrombie & Fitch's iconic bags displaying topless men in 2010. Photo: Brooks Canaday/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald via Getty Images

If you want to stay inside and binge shows this weekend, check out Netflix's "White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie and Fitch."

Quick take: The documentary highlights a history of discriminatory hiring practices and hypersexual marketing at the New Albany-based company during its surge of popularity in the '90s and early 2000s.

What to do in Columbus this weekend

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Comedian David Spade is coming to the Palace Theatre on Saturday. Photo: Rick Kern/Getty Images

💀 Browse the strange and unusual at the Oddities and Curiosities Expo, featuring taxidermy, horror decor and creepy collectibles.

  • 11am-3pm, Saturday. Free!. Ohio Expo Center.

🌳 Celebrate Arbor Day at Dawes Arboretum with kids' activities, live music, food trucks and free tree seedlings!

  • 11am-3pm Saturday. Free!

Trolley District's East Market opens this weekend

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The Oak Street side of East Market. Photo courtesy of Connect Real Estate

The Columbus area's newest food hall debuts Saturday, offering Creole cuisine, pizza, gourmet waffles and more inside the shell of a refurbished 1800s trolley barn.

What's happening: East Market, near Franklin Park, will offer a slate of family-friendly grand opening activities from 11am-11pm, including a magician, face painting, a visit from Columbus Zoo animals and a DJ.

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