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What to Do This Week: September 9-15

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What To Do This Week

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Reflective, relaxing, or raucous: Whatever you’re looking for this week, you’ll find it here in Downtown Columbus.


9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Wednesday, September 11 | 12:00 pm
National Veterans Memorial and Museum, 300 W Broad St

On this day of service and remembrance, join us in the solemn privilege of paying tribute to the victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks. Together, we’ll honor, remember, and reunite in memorializing those who were lost.


Slice of Columbus

Wednesday, September 11 | 5:00 pm
Columbus Commons, 160 S High St

Kitchen’s closed at your house tonight. Bring the family for slices of Columbus’ best pizza – and help advance pediatric research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Vote for your favorite pizza pies. Enjoy the eclectic sounds of Conspiracy. And let the kiddos putt and play ’til they’re pooped.


The Raconteurs

Friday, September 13 | 6:30 pm
EXPRESS LIVE! 405 Neil Ave

If band chemistry, energetic performances, and flawless vocals are your thing, this is your concert. The formidable rock supergroup featuring Jack White of The White Stripes, is back after a long absence. And fans everywhere say the long wait was worth the five-star show.


PBJ & Jazz

Saturday, September 14 | 12:00 pm
Topiary Park, 480 E Town St

It’s too early for pumpkin spice, but not too late for one last concert for the kids. Pack a picnic and a blanket, and enjoy family storytime at the Main Library starting at 11 a.m. Then, let the littles swing, sway, and experience jazz the way it’s meant to be: live.


Crafted Food, Beer & Music Festival 

Saturday, September 14 | 3:00 pm
Columbus Commons, 160 S High St

The food, the beer, the bands. It’s all local. It’s all in one place. Eat, drink, and have fun with a little help from 42+ craft brews, 8 restaurants serving farm-to-table fare, and 2 homegrown musical acts. Only this week in Downtown Columbus. 


Moonlight Market

Saturday, September 14 | 6:00 pm                                                                                                                
Gay Street District, 1 E Gay St

Pub crawl meets street fair at this monthly marketplace where tables, trucks, pop-up shops, and sidewalk musicians line both sides of the street. District restaurants and storefront retailers pull out all the stops, too, with specials just for Moonlight Market goers.


Columbus Caribbean Festival

Saturday, September 14 | 11:00 am
The Scioto Mile – John W Galbreath Bicentennial Park, 233 S Civic Center Dr

You in di lime today with this free, family-friendly celebration of Caribbean culture featuring the mouthwatering cuisine, mesmerizing music, and colorful costumes of the islands. Enjoy dozens of musical performances, activities for the kids, a Jerk Chicken contest, and lots more.


Vince Gill

Sunday, September 15 | 7:30 pm
Palace Theater, 34 W Broad St

It’s been almost 30 years since the release of his first #1 single, and singer-songwriter Vince Gill proves he’s still got it. With more GRAMMY Awards than any other male country music artist, Gill’s charm comes easily and naturally with instrumental prowess, vocal ability, and storytelling magic like no other.