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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, September 18-20, 2020

Looking for something to do this Weekend? Try out one of these 10 family-friendly Columbus and Ohiobased events and activities!

Check out this list of events for the upcoming weekend and if you need even more ideas for Fall make sure to check out:

1. Ohio Open Doors

From September 11-20, 2020 you can visit Ohio’s historic buildings and landmarks virtually. There will be special virtual events, virtual content to view at any time, and walking, hiking and driving tours!

2. Daniel Tiger’s Be My Neighbor Day

This is a free online event on Friday from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM featuring Daniel Tiger and other family-friendly virtual activities! You can also make a donation to the Moms2B to help provide baby items for local, new moms.

3. Free Dinner Skate at Skate Zone 71

On Friday from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Family Skate features admission, skate rental, 1 slice of cheese pizza and 1 small drink for $10.

4. North Market Night Market

The Night Market is an outdoor market taking place Friday from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, featuring locally grown and handmade products, live music and extended hours inside the market.

5. Screen on the Green: Edward Scissorhands at Goodale Park

Watch a free movie under the stars in Goodale Park. The field will be marked with socially distanced intervals for seating. Masks are required when not seated. Food will be available for purchase as well as free popcorn. The event starts at 6:30 PM on Friday.

6. Harvest Saturdays at Lawrence Orchards

Pick your own apples, enjoy the Story Stroll, food tucks and other orchard activities! Saturday from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

7. End Poverty+ Car Show at Quest Vineyard Church

This event will provide an opportunity to give back with a food drive, and proceeds from the raffles and tournaments will benefit local organizations working to lift people out of poverty. There will be a car show, sand volleyball tournament, corn hole challenge, and more! RSVP online. This event takes place on Saturday from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 

8. Pick Your Own Pumpkin at Young’s Jersey Dairy

Pick your own pumpkins every day from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM beginning this Saturday at 11:00! Take a wagon ride to the patch or buy one of the pre picked pumpkins near the Dairy Store. Also for sale: gourds, Indian Corn and small pumpkins for $3 or less! The cost of $6/pumpkin (or 3/$15) includes the hay ride.

9. Summer Fun Days at Marmon Valley Farm

On Saturday from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, admission for the day offers access to hay rides, mini golf, swimming, paddle boating, and pony rides! Trail rides are available at an additional cost. Visit animals and more! Tickets are available in advance and at the door.

10. German Village Makers Market

This outdoor market in German Village features artists, growers, bakers, food trucks, crafts and more! This event is free and dog and kid friendly! It takes place Sunday, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 

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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!*