Labor Day fun!

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

Just because Monday is a holiday does not mean that everything shuts down around here! You have a lot of options for family fun this Labor Day!

One big event is the Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival, going on from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Northam Park, 2070 Northam Road in Upper Arlington. Free admission, pet friendly, lots of vendors, lots of free entertainment and arts-oriented activities. For more info, go to

It's also the last day of the Greek Festival in the Arena District. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, go to

The Columbus Clippers have a 3 p.m. home game on Monday at Huntington Park against the Toledo Mud Hens. Tickets start at just $7. For more info, go to

And if you're looking for something free and outdoors, head to Prairie Oaks Metro Park for canoeing! Starting at 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, you can take one of the park's canoes out for a spin around the Darby Bend Lakes. Kids must be big enough to fit in a life jacket to ride. The park is located at 2755 Amity Road in Hilliard. For more info, go to