This week we have a few ways you can get out of the house, enjoy the outdoors, and get you back to enjoying the outside world. There are also some events specially designed to observe COVID-19 guidelines.
Enjoy your weekend, Columbus!
Aug. 14, The Sons of Gladys Elvis Tribute Show—Two days shy of the 43rd anniversary of Elvis Presley’s passing, there will be an outdoor, socially-distant memorial concert held in his honor at Natalie’s Grandview Outdoor Pavilion. Tickets can be purchased in advance.
Aug. 15, North Market Farmers’ Market—One of the oldest and largest farmers’ markets in Central Ohio takes place Saturdays through October from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This website lists some of the vendors who will be in attendance.
Aug. 15, Saturday Art Brunch—Visit 3060 Artworks for what they promise will be “great food, fresh air and friendship”. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. they’ll be hosting HOLY CREPES! food as well as musical guest TJ George.
Aug. 20, Columbus Crew vs. Chicago Fire—We don’t know if fans will be allowed to attend the first Crew’s first match following the MLS is Back Tournament in person, but there have been drive-in watch parties at Gahanna’s Headley Park for previous contests this year. Those wanting to watch the game should check back here for final information on their viewing options.
Aug. 20, Franklin Park Conservatory Vulnerable Population Hours—For those needing to take special precautions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens opens at 9 a.m. on Thursdays for guests with high-risk considerations, such as seniors or people with compromised immune systems. General admission visitors can enter starting at 10 a.m. Tickets should be reserved prior to a visit and can be purchased online.