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What to Do This Week: April 22-28

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What To Do This Week

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Maximum enjoyment. Minimum hassle. Fun is yours for the taking in Downtown Columbus this week.

Family Friday @ COSI

Friday, April 26 | 5:00 pm
COSI, 333 W. Broad St.

An entire evening of family fun – at a discount? That’s COSI, where the last Friday of the month means late-night hours, reduced admission prices, access to all the permanent exhibits, and plenty of hands-on activities and demonstrations.

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Chase Rice

Friday, April 26 | 7:00 pm
EXPRESS LIVE!, 405 Neil Ave.

Rock the house and sell out the venue. That’s how rising country music star Chase Rice rolls these days. So, grab your chance to hear the edgy, eclectic sound of one of Nashville’s most energetic singer-songwriters.

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Columbus Clippers

Tue-Sun, April 23-28 | 6:35 pm
Huntington Park, 330 Huntington Park Ln.

Six straight days of minor league baseball at one of the nation’s most magnificent ballparks? Only in Columbus. Every game this week brings new excitement – and a new theme (Thirsty Thursday, anyone?) – as the Clippers take on Norfolk for three, then Durham for three.

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Gospel & Soul Meet Rock & Roll

Thu-Sun, April 25-28 | Hours Vary
Southern Theater, 21 E. Main St.

What do you get when a Christian artist and a world-touring backup vocalist appear on stage together? This night. This performance. Experience the dynamic, soul-stirring sounds of Columbus native Quan Howell and singing sensation Shayna Steele as they join the Columbus Jazz Orchestra for a season-ending performance.

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13th Annual Ohioana Book Festival

Saturday, April 27 | 10:30 am
Columbus Metropolitan Library, 96 S. Grant Ave.

Good reads and good food trucks are just a small part of this annual gathering of readers and writers. The highlight, of course, is the chance to meet more than 150 authors, each with an Ohio connection. The day-long event features all genres of books, both for sale and for signing.  

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Capital City Half Marathon

Saturday, April 27 | 8:00 am
Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St.

Whether you participate or spectate, expect to have fun at one of the Midwest’s biggest races and after-parties. This 15th anniversary event features nearly 15,000 runners and walkers doing their thing amidst a backdrop of Columbus’ most spectacular districts and neighborhoods.

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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live: King for a Day!

Sunday, April 28 | 4:00 pm
Palace Theater, 34 W. Broad St.

Magic happens when children see their favorite animated characters live on stage – and  this performance is no exception. You and the kids can follow PBS’s Daniel Tiger and friends on a royal make-believe adventure filled with plenty of sing-a-longs, surprises, and tiger-tastic fun.

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Sunlight Market

Sunday, April 28 | 11:00 am
Gay Street District, 1 E. Gay St.

Shop and eat, or eat and shop? There is no wrong answer when it comes to Sunday browsing and brunch at Sunlight Market. Gay Street comes alive with special retail hours, mouthwatering menu items, artisan-style pop-up shops, and sublime sidewalk performances.

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