Search The Columbus Experience

Columbus Conversation

The latest blog posts, news and other interesting things about where to dine, play, shop and stay.

Want to be notified of updates to this page? Click here to subscribe via RSS or click here to subscribe by email .

  • Monarch Day XXVIIII at Blendon WoodsOn Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Blendon Woods will host the Annual Monarch Day.  The festival celebrates the 2,000 mile journey of the monarch butterfly and will feature live butterflies, displays, videos and more.  This event is free and open to all.Read More
  • 2014 Labor Day Ohio Hog Roast at Hill's MarketThe Hill’s Market will be holding their 7th Annual Ohio Hog Roast on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.Read More
  • Backstage at the Lincoln Theatre Schedule AnnouncedBackstage at the Lincoln - the Lincoln Theatre’s intimate, local concert series - has scheduled four concerts for fall 2014 including a wide range of local jazz talent kicking off on Sept. 10 with T. Wong.Read More
  • 2014 Grandview HopSpend the evening in Grandview on the last Saturday of each month through September from 5 – 9 p.m. to celebrate the best that Grandview has to offer.  The monthly Grandview Hop will feature food, drinks, shopping, music, art, and more along Grandview Avenue between 1st and 5th Avenues.Read More
  • The Actors Theatre Free Shakespeare Plays in Columbus CommonsThe Actors’ Theatre will perform The Hound of the Baskervilles at the Columbus Commons on Fridays through Sundays from Sept. 5 – 14. Plays are free, and donations are accepted.  Lawn chairs, picnics, and blankets are welcome.Read More
  • 2014 Upper Arlington Arts FestivalThe 48th Upper Arlington Arts Festival will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. This free festival features fine art and fine craft artists, music and dance, hands-on art activities for all ages, refreshments and more at Northam Park.Read More
  • 2014 Columbus Greek FestivalDon't miss the 41st Annual Columbus Greek Festival held Friday, Aug. 29 – Monday, Sept. 1. The festival highlights Greek culture and features cathedral tours, authentic food and drink, exhibits, shops, music, dancing, and more.Read More
  • Family Fun at Franklin Park ConservatoryDon’t miss these upcoming family fun days at Franklin Park Conservatory.Read More
  • 2014-2015 Columbus Jazz Orchestra ScheduleThe upcoming 2014 and 2015 Columbus Jazz Orchestra season has been officially announced, with the excitement beginning Sept. 19-20 at the Lincoln Theatre. Check out the full schedule.Read More
  • 2014 Rhythm on the River Music SeriesEnjoy summer evenings set to music under the stars at Bicentennial Park on the Scioto Mile for the last two performances of the Rhythm on the River series.  Concerts are free and begin at 7:30 or 8 p.m.  Food and beverage sales begin at 6:30 p.m.Read More