What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, March 1-3, 2018

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Looking for things to do in Columbus, Ohio this weekend? Here are over 35 family-friendly events happening in Columbus, and Central Ohio this weekend!

Family Friendly Events in Columbus, Ohio This Weekend:

FRIDAY

10:00 AM – Pickerington Area Kids Clothing & Toy Pop Up Shop – shop a huge kids consignment sale featuring baby gear, clothes, maternity wear, toys, bikes and more! Free admission! Check the link for opportunities to shop early and the 50% off sale.

10:00 AM – Forest Fridays at Sunbury Urban Farm – Forest Fridays include a 30 minute nature activity and free play time in the woods. Geared towards ages 2-5 with parent supervision. $5 suggested donation.

10:00 AM – The LEGO® Movie™ DAYS at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – LEGOLAND Columbus is celebrating The LEGO Movie 2 with special building activities, character appearances, photo opps and more!

12:00 PM – The Rooms at Easton, presented by COSI at Easton Town Center – explore 5 rooms of fun featuring optical illusions and audience participation. This is a free exhibit that will be in the Station Building at Easton until May 19, 2019.

5:00 PM – First Friday in Delaware – This month’s theme is March for Art and includes art on display by students of Delaware City Schools. Participating downtown locations offer live music, artist demonstrations and more!

7:00 PM – Babe, The Sheep Pig at Columbus Performing Arts Center – CATCO for Kids presents Babe, The Sheep Pig, based on the movie Babe. Adult tickets are $15 and kids are $10.

7:00 PM – Pickerington Area Kids Clothing & Toy Pop Up Shop – shop a huge kids consignment sale featuring baby gear, clothes, maternity wear, toys, bikes and more! Free admission! Check the link for opportunities to shop early and the 50% off sale.

7:00 PM – Seussical the Musical at Olentangy Berlin High School Theatre – watch the OBHS Performing Arts Department in it’s first musical! Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children. Three performance times available this weekend!

SATURDAY

7:30 AM – Westerville Lions Club Pancake Breakfast! at American Legion Auxiliary Unit #171 – this all you can eat pancake breakfast supports people with visual impairments.

8:00 AM – Maple Sugar Pancake Breakfast at Stratford Ecological Center – celebrate Maple Syrup season with a breakfast of pancakes, sausage and local maple syrup and a hike to the sugar shack to learn about the sugaring process and visit the farm animals. Registration required.

9:00 AM – Arnold SportsWorld Kid & Teens EXPO at Ohio Expo Center & State Fair – this event featuring sporting events, activities and competitions for kids and teens! Lots of hands on activities for kids.

9:00 AM – 2019 Central Ohio STEM Expo at Whitehall – Yearling High School- this is a free event for kids Kindergarten through 8th grade to explore STEM activities!

10:00 AM – Storytime at Grange Insurance Audubon Center – enjoy a nature based story time for preschoolers!

10:00 AM – Avant Garde Art and Craft Show – this annual event features artist and vendors with handmade items. Kids 12 and under are free.

10:00 AM – Pickerington Area Kids Clothing & Toy Pop Up Shop – shop a huge kids consignment sale featuring baby gear, clothes, maternity wear, toys, bikes and more! Free admission! Check the link for opportunities to shop early and the 50% off sale.

10:00 AM – The LEGO® Movie™ DAYS at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – LEGOLAND Columbus is celebrating The LEGO Movie 2 with special building activities, character appearances, photo opps and more!

10:00 AM – Nature Playdates at Sunbury Urban Farm – Nature Playdates include a 30 minute nature activity and free play time in the woods. Geared towards ages 5-8 with parent supervision. $5 suggested donation.

10:45 AM – CCS K-12 Summer Opportunities & Engagement Fair at Columbus Metropolitan Library – Columbus City Schools families are invited to learn about summer opportunities including camp information, enrichment opportunities, internships and more. There will be hands on demonstrations, giveaways, community resources and supervised activities for students in grades K-3.

11:00 AM – Millennium Academy of Irish Dance at Franklin Park Conservatory – youth dancers will perform Irish Step Dancing arrangements! There is a performance at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM.

11:00 AM – Sensory Storytime at Pickerington Public Library – register in advance for the story time specifically for children with special needs focused on sensory activities in a sensory friendly environment.

12:00 PM – The Rooms at Easton, presented by COSI at Easton Town Center – explore 5 rooms of fun featuring optical illusions and audience participation. This is a free exhibit that will be in the Station Building at Easton until May 19, 2019.

1:00 PM – Family Fun Day at Eleven29 Events – parents can shop local vendors while kids participate in games, face painting, music and more! $5/child and adults are free.

1:00 PM – Babe, The Sheep Pig at Columbus Performing Arts Center – CATCO for Kids presents Babe, The Sheep Pig, based on the movie Babe. Adult tickets are $15 and kids are $10.

1:00 PM – Maple Time at Slate Run Metro Park and Living Historical Farm – sample maple syrup and learn about making maple syrup like they did in the 1880’s. There will be a hike to the sugar bush at 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM. 

2:00 PM – Millennium Academy of Irish Dance at Franklin Park Conservatory – youth dancers will perform Irish Step Dancing arrangements! There is a performance at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM.

2:30 PM – Babe, The Sheep Pig at Columbus Performing Arts Center – CATCO for Kids presents Babe, The Sheep Pig, based on the movie Babe. Adult tickets are $15 and kids are $10.

5:00 PM – CMA Comes Alive at Columbus Museum of Art – this event features activities for families to do together including a LEGO build, Transit Arts Dance Party, and a dinner buffet. Funds raised support free Sundays at CMA!

7:00 PM – Seussical the Musical at Olentangy Berlin High School Theatre – watch the OBHS Performing Arts Department in it’s first musical! Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children. Three performance times available this weekend!

SUNDAY

9:00 AM – Arnold SportsWorld Kid & Teens EXPO at Ohio Expo Center & State Fair – this event featuring sporting events, activities and competitions for kids and teens! Lots of hands on activities for kids.

10:00 AM – The LEGO® Movie™ DAYS at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – LEGOLAND Columbus is celebrating The LEGO Movie 2 with special building activities, character appearances, photo opps and more!

10:00 AM – Community Day at Franklin Park Conservatory – Franklin County and the City of Columbus residents can get in free to the Conservatory with a valid ID on the first Sunday of each month!

12:00 PM – The Rooms at Easton, presented by COSI at Easton Town Center – explore 5 rooms of fun featuring optical illusions and audience participation. This is a free exhibit that will be in the Station Building at Easton until May 19, 2019.

1:00 PM – Babe, The Sheep Pig at Columbus Performing Arts Center – CATCO for Kids presents Babe, The Sheep Pig, based on the movie Babe. Adult tickets are $15 and kids are $10.

1:00 PM – Maple Time at Slate Run Metro Park and Living Historical Farm – sample maple syrup and learn about making maple syrup like they did in the 1880’s. There will be a hike to the sugar bush at 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM. 

2:00 PM – Seussical the Musical at Olentangy Berlin High School Theatre – watch the OBHS Performing Arts Department in it’s first musical! Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children. Three performance times available this weekend!

2:30 PM – Babe, The Sheep Pig at Columbus Performing Arts Center – CATCO for Kids presents Babe, The Sheep Pig, based on the movie Babe. Adult tickets are $15 and kids are $10.

3:00 PM – Kindness Rocks at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – decorate rocks and hide them throughout the park for others to find and enjoy!

3:00 PM – Walk & Woof at Glacier Ridge Metro Park – take your dog on a 2.5 mile hike through the park!

4:30 PM – Families in the Kitchen at Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna – this is a family cooking class for all ages! $25/person.

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*Please be aware,  information is gathered from multiple community sources.  Times, dates and locations are subject to change. There may be a fee to participate in a featured activity.  Please call ahead or check links to confirm activities.  Enjoy what you do today!*


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