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School’s Out for the Summer!

I know the official start of summer isn’t until late June, but Memorial Day always feels like the true start the season for me. The kids are done with school (OMG, when did that happen?!), the weather’s warming up, everyone’s making summer Read More
Weekend Warriors

the Columbus Arts Festival & more

It’s finally time for the Columbus Arts Festival. As an employee of the Greater Columbus Arts Council I will be at the Festival site all day every day (and then some) June 7-9. So, half of this post will be me sharing some highlights of Read More
Weekend Warriors

Nine events that are free this weekend

Last weekend I embarked on something called the i75 Yarn Crawl, which is a four-state, self-guided tour of yarn shops and fiber studios. I drove up to Michigan (windows down, music up) and was financially irresponsible (knitters will Read More
Weekend Warriors

School’s Back In, But Summer’s Not Over

This week our two boys head back to school. Which means technically summer is starting to wind down, but when the official start of fall is more than a month away, and the weather being so lovely, I say summer’s still on. Searching the Read More
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Alexandra Fresch, glass artist

I’ve always had of love of theater and costuming, watching these extravagant combinations portray a story. Being influenced by the Victorian era and fashion, especially the extravagant accessories that are now only seen in period piece Read More
Weekend Warriors

Events to celebrate summer (while we can)

It’s Labor Day weekend, which means fall in all its glory is around the corner. If we are very lucky we are about to embark on weeks of cooler, but still warm, temperatures that will have me and mine squeezing every last bit of fun out of Read More
Weekend Warriors

Visit Artist Studios, Get Inspired at Festivals and More Weekend Arts Fun

I’m always amazed at how many different things happen around Columbus every weekend. Just when I feel like we’ve had a big weekend – BAM! – the next weekend comes along complete with festivals and concerts and new exhibitions. I searched Read More
Weekend Warriors

Ready to go out and play with these seven events

By the time Friday rolls around I will be on my 12th straight day of work. Granted last weekend was fun “work,” but I am looking forward to a weekend where I have free time to play. I am planning a quick trip to Yellow Springs to check out Read More
Weekend Warriors

8 New Arts Events + 6 Ending This Week

I spent this past weekend on a Cub Scout campout with my oldest. It was wonderful to be immersed in nature with this beautiful autumn weather, although once the sun went down it was a cool 36 degrees out. I’m excited for more adventures Read More
Weekend Warriors

Murder, music and film coming at you this weekend

There I was, on a sunny afternoon, perusing the columbusmakesart.com events section for weekend plans, when I saw it: OSU’s theater department’s production of Bonnets: How Ladies of Good Breeding Are Induced to Murder. Oh, OSU, you had me Read More

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