Top things to do in Columbus for June 7-9

Opening Doors: Calling Central Ohio Home, closing Friday, June 7

Friday is the final day for this group show by new Americans whose art explores concepts of identity. The exhibition at the Dublin Arts Council includes the project "From Baghdad to Dublin" by Iraqi-born photographer and videographer Bilal Alabbood, as well as works by Somali artist Faduma Hasan, whose photos explore the impact of the hijab as a visual identity marker. See it before it closes between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 7125 Riverside Drive.

Buckeye Country Superfest, Saturday, June 8

After a hiatus in 2018, the country music festival returns on Saturday to Ohio Stadium, with an impressive lineup of stars, including George Strait, Blake Shelton, Chris Janson, Midland and Raelynn. The performances run from 3-11 p.m. at Ohio Stadium, with a Fan Fest outside starting at 11:30 a.m. featuring a wide selection of drinks, plus food trucks. Tickets start at $85.

Westgate Home & Garden Tour, Saturday, June 8

The residents of the Westgate community will open their homes to the public for the ninth year. Located in the Hilltop neighborhood, this historic enclave was built on the site of a Civil War Union military training and Confederate prisoner-of-war camp. Tour attendees can expect to see homes and gardens with "affordable, doable design ideas and efficient, creative uses for the modest indoor and outdoor spaces found here," according to the website. The tour will run from 2 to 6 p.m. Tickets are $12, and a part of the proceeds will go to the Westgate Neighborhood Scholarship.   Midwest SummerFest, Saturday, June 8   Cleveland rappers Bone Thugs-n-Harmony—Krayzie, Layzie, Wish, Flesh and Columbus native Bizzy Bone—will headline the festival at Express Live's outdoor venue. More than two and a half decades after their breakout single, "Thuggish Ruggish Bone," and following countless iterations and permutations of the group. The original five are again performing together and will appear along with DMX, Mya and YoungBloodZ.


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