Editor's picks: 26 things to do this weekend in Columbus

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

'Tis the weekend to visit Franklinton. This weekend brings the burgeoning Franklinton Fridays, Festivus, the 400 Farmers Market all to the fledgling arts district/neighborhood. But there's plenty of other awesomeness going on this weekend, including concerts, craft shows,


Queen cover band Mr. Fahrenheit & the Loverboys at King Avenue Five

A local supergroup of sorts comes together to once again pay tribute, right down to the Freddy Mercury mustache, to the supreme Queen.

"The Babadook" at The Gateway Film Center

Franklinton Fridays at various Franklinton spots

Load up on local Christmas Ales

"Popeye" at The Wexner Center for the Arts


Waffles and Wax at Abnormal Allies

Exactly what it sounds like. Enjoy some free waffles while listening to vinyl in this hip screenprinting space in Olde Towne East.

"She Kills Monsters" at Riff Center, Studio Two

Coffee and breakfast at Fox in the Snow Cafe

Drink giant steins of beer at Hofbrauhaus

Year of Yay! December ride at Whole Foods Market Upper Arlington

Crafts Gone Wild Craft Fair at Wild Goose Creative

Festivus at 400 West Rich

400 Farmers Market at Strongwater Food and Spirits

Nix Comics Arcane Media Fair at Ace of Cups

King of the Comics: William Randolph Hearst and 100 Years of King Features at The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum

The Rock Potluck Turns 10 at Ace of Cups

Copywrite Outta Jail Show at Rehab Tavern

Blue Jackets vs. Penguins at Nationwide Arena

OSU Men's Basketball vs. Morehead State at Schottenstein Center


Warmth: Brunch + Bazaar at Ace of Cups

Enjoy a pop-up brunch of comfort food from Lara Yazvac Pipia, and then shop for last-minute holiday presents from local crafters.

Sip some Smith & Cross rum

Angela Perley & the Howlin' Moons Andyman-a-thon Big Room Show at CD102.5

HolidayVille at Alison Rose

The Kyle Sowashes, Baak Gwai, SPD GVNR, Husk at Spacebar

Too Many Cooks: It's a Marshmallow World at Wild Goose Creative

Bring Your Shorty to 16-Bit Day