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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, April 16-18, 2021

Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these 13 family-friendly Columbus and Ohiobased events and activities!

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Please double check the link and/or call to make sure events are still happening! Lots of things are changing during this time and this information may change after it is published!

1. Drawing with Sheldon the Snail

Learn to draw with Sheldon the Snail and Miss Jean from Grandview Heights Public Library! This event will take place on Facebook Live on Friday at 10:30 AM.

2. Take & Make: Yarn Crafts with Southwest Public Libraries

Pick up a take-home yarn craft kit on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM while supplies last.

3. Saturday Art Brunch at 3060 Gallery

Stop by the corner of Broad and Westmoor on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM for live music, art and Comida El Catrin Food Truck. Clay Street Ceramics will have freebies, goodies and open studio hours!

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4. Pony Rides, Carriage Rides & Train rides at Kuhlweins

Pony, carriage and train rides will be available at Kuhlwein’s provided by Horse-N-Round Fun on Saturday from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. No reservations necessary. See link for pricing.

5. Poppy Fields Mosaic Event at Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio

Make a Poppy Fields mosaic project on Saturday at 2:00 PM. Register online.

6. Spring Krespie Treat! (DIY Basket Box) at Dublin Toy Emporium

Make a Krespie Kraft including your choice of frostings, sprinkles and more! Register for your time on Saturday afternoon.

7. Crafts for a Cause!Dublin Toy Emporium

Your kraft session at Kreation’s Play Kafé can be discounted or free if you donate 5-10 non perishable items in April and May.

8. Breakable Candy Kraft at Dublin Toy Emporium

Make a breakable candy with a surprise inside! $10/crafter. Register for a time slot on Saturday afternoon. 

9. S-Town Showdown! at Sweet and Sassy Columbus

This event on Sunday from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM includes an up-do, make up application, unicorn craft, dance party and more! Register in advance.

10. Sunlight Market in the Gay Street District

Shop the Gay Street District on Sunday from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at their monthly outdoor street festival including pop up vendors and more!

11. Gnome Garden Stake Clay Workshop at Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio

Workshops available at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM on Sunday to make you own gnome garden stakes from clay.

12. Kids Skate Free Sunday at United Skates of America

Kids ages 12 and under can skate for free on Sunday from 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM only with the coupon at the link above!

13. JuniorChefs Weekend Workshop 

Learn kitchen safety, flavor profiles and culinary techniques at this weekend workshop on Sunday from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For kids 6 and up. Register in advance. 

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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. Inclusion of an event on this list is not considered an endorsement. Please use your best judgement when attending public events and consult your doctor if you have questions regarding the safety level of a public event. Read my disclaimer here. Enjoy what you do today!*