What do you get when you mix amazing music with stellar performances and add a hearty dose of inspiration? This week in Downtown Columbus, of course.
Tuesday, October 8 | 6:30 pm
EXPRESS LIVE! 405 Neil Ave
More than 6.6 million people follow him on Facebook, so it’s no surprise that legions of fans say Zedd’s Orbit Tour with special guests Jax Jones and NOTD is one of the best shows of their lives. Lucky us. Columbus is #8 of 11 U.S. stops for this multi-platinum, GRAMMY®-winning artist.
Tuesday, October 8 | 6:00 pm
Palace Theater, 39 E State St
Singing, dancing, and life-size puppets? This action-packed adventure show has all that – and more. Kids will delight in joining Peppa and friends on a surprised-filled outdoor adventure. And, just think? You’ll get to hear the show tunes again and again, all the way home. Only this week in Downtown Columbus.
Thursday, October 10 | 10:30 am
Columbus Metropolitan Library - Main Branch, 96 S Grant Ave
Capture the kids’ imagination (and attention) with a classic re-telling of Geppetto’s beloved boy. Pre-K through 3rd grade school groups, especially, will be mesmerized by this live performance featuring giant puppets.
Thursday, October 10 | 6:30 pm
Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Make a date with someone you love (or just yourself). This enchanted evening starts with learning how to use a lathe machine tool, and ends with turning a square block of exotic hardwood into your very own magical wand.
Friday, October 11 | 8:00 am
Franklin University - Ross Auditorium, 301 E Rich St
Join other young professionals for this 9th annual conference that brings next-generation leaders together with superstar innovators. The all-day event includes panel discussions, networking, mentoring, and a unique presentation that showcases real-world leadership progression.
Fri-Sun, Oct 11-13 | Hours Vary
Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N High St
For the love of games and creative technology, gamers and techno-geeks cannot miss this weekend-long event. Featuring not-yet-released gaming projects and technologies, the expo includes sessions, showcases, raffles, tournaments, and more.
Friday, October 11 | 7:00 pm
Genoa Park, 303 W Broad St
Join BrewDog, local food trucks, and your friends for a season-ending send-off of this 21+ outdoor social cinema series. Eat, drink, groove, hang out, and enjoy the view until the show. The movie that’s been called “funny, scary, and thought provoking” starts at sundown.
Fri-Sat, Oct 11-12 | 7:30 pm
Ohio Theater, 39 E State St
Get your tickets to a distinctive double-score concert that puts the spotlight on African-American history and culture. The Columbus Symphony pays homage to love and freedom with deeply moving performances and unforgettable tunes.