Pick one or pick them all. No matter your mood or your fancy, this week, Downtown Columbus has it. Here are our top things to do this week.
Tuesday, April 16 | 5:00 pm
OSU Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St.
It’s been said that art lets you lose and find yourself at the same time, and this exhibit is proof positive. Give into wherever the art wants to take you in a very special exhibit presented by graduating art majors from The Ohio State University.
Wednesday, April 17 | 7:00 pm
Palace Theater, 34 W. Broad St.
If you’re into angelic vocals, fiddler fairy dust and epic stage productions, this is your night. Celtic Woman, the Grammy® nominated vocal ensemble from Ireland, are expected to live up to their reputation for deftly combining feet-stomping tracks, wistful moments and storied songs from the homeland for an evening you won’t soon forget.
Thursday, April 18 | 7:00 pm
A&R Music Bar, 391 Neil Ave.
Versatile and soulful, SoDown’s dance music is saturated with bass-centric sounds and signature saxophone that beckon all kinds of music lovers to feel the groove. Joining SoDown for this live concert event are special guests Cofresi and Homemade Spaceship.
Thursday, April 18 | 6:00 pm
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St.
On this night, it’s the Roaring Twenties where anything goes and the spirit of F. Scott Fitzgerald is alive and well. Enjoy dinner in the Schokko Café where each jazz-themed taste is, of course, the bee’s knees.
Saturday, April 20 | 11:00 am
Rockmill Tavern, 503 S. Front St.
The makings. The history. And, of course, the tastings. It’s all about the beer on this four-hour guided tour of Columbus’ oldest and newest local breweries. Meet the owners, the brewers and the experts at each of four stops. Then fill your brain and belly with the best that craft beer making has to offer.
Saturday, April 20 | 12:00 pm
Genoa Park, 303 W. Broad St.
Live music and food trucks. Eco-friendly artisans and family-friendly fun. This day-long event celebrates the digging, planting and beautifying efforts of all the volunteers who help make Columbus a little greener. Before you celebrate, do your part by volunteering to help clean up Confluence Park Riverbank and Bike Trail.
Wed-Sat, April 17-20 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
300 W. Broad St.
As the first and only museum in the country dedicated to the military veteran’s experience, this is the place that honors ordinary Americans and their extraordinary acts of service. Featuring stories, artifacts and imagery from all branches of service across all eras of conflict, expect a moving and powerful tribute.