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What To Do This Week: May 6-12

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What To Do This Week

COSI after dark Downtown Columbus Find your fun in Downtown Columbus. We’re open for business – and your entertainment– every day and night this week.


Free Fitness Classes

Tue-Wed, May 7-8 | Hours Vary
Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St.

Get your fit on for free. No excuses. From cardio to hip-hop, Zumba to yoga, there’s something for everyone – and every fitness level.

Insider tip: Pop by Pure Pressed after your workout and grab a juice boost.


Hello Dolly

Tue-Thu, May 7-9 | 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St.

A legendary cast. A musical-comedy delight. A must-see show. Tony Award®-winning leading lady Betty Buckley is bringing it to Downtown Columbus in this show-stopping, humor-filled revival of an American classic.

Insider Tip: Park like a pro in the Columbus Commons Underground Garage. Reserve in advance here.


Columbus Clippers

Tue-Sun, May 7-12 | Hours Vary
Huntington Park, 330 Huntington Park Ln.

One night spent watching minor league baseball’s Columbus Clippers is oh-so good. But six? Undeniably incredible and undoubtedly doable, thanks to a six-game run, including three against the Charlotte Knights, and three versus the Syracuse Mets.


COSI After Dark - Galaxy Far Far Away

Thursday, May 9 | 6:00 pm
COSI, 333 W. Broad St.

Go beyond the galaxy for an unforgettable evening. This epic, Star Wars-inspired event features an exploration of the cosmos, hands-on demonstrations, and all that COSI has to offer (without the kids). Come as a Jedi, a Wookie, or just as you are.

Insider tip: Head downtown early and swing through the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, right across the street. 


CCAD Fashion Show

Friday, May 10 | 8:00 pm
Columbus College of Art & Design, 60 Cleveland Ave.

See the future of fashion in our own hometown. The most fashionable fundraiser of the year features top looks from student designers on the precipice of glam and greatness. Plus, the evening’s proceeds go to a good cause: student scholarships.

Insider Tip: Grab some grab beforehand at Pat & Gracie's


Columbus Margarita Fest!

Saturday, May 11 | 12:00 pm
Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St.

Bring on the lime, it’s margarita time at the Commons. Featuring fun and funky margaritas, 15+ taco trucks, and live music, this outdoor party just might rival Cinco de Mayo for best night of fun in Downtown Columbus.


Mother’s Day Tea in the Topiary Gardens

Sat-Sun, May 11-12 | 11:00 am & 12:00 pm
Topiary Park, 480 E. Town St.

Make mom’s day memorable with a springtime performance in the park. Punctuated by tea and cookies, this annual event features modern dancers as they journey through the world’s only living landscape inspired by a famous work of art.

Insider tip: Get ready for summer reading at the Columbus Metropolitan Main Library - right next door.