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614 Events: Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2020

614 Events: Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2020

Lori Schmidt

This week we have both ways of consuming calories and burning them off to add to your calendar. 

Enjoy your weekend, Columbus!

Aug. 28, Fitness Yoga on the Square—Fitness enthusiasts can enjoy socially distanced, outdoor yoga at Easton Town Center at 8:30 a.m. 

Aug. 28-29, Columbus Black International Film Festival—There will be a mix of in-person and virtual events this year for the Columbus Black International Film Festival. It’s the fourth year of the event, but the first that will feature table reads of notable scripts. For more on the local artists who will be part of the festivities click here

Aug. 28-30, OhioHealth Capital City Virtual Half & Quarter Marathon—Although runners will not be together this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the race is anything but virtual. Participants will be completing their run, submitting their time, and even taking finish line selfies they can all share. It’s not too late to register.

Aug. 29, 100 Years of Ohio Women’s Activism—a free, virtual panel discussion on the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment moderated by Ohio University History Dept. Chair Dr. Katherine Jellison. To find out about the other panelists and register for the event, click here.

Photo Courtesy of the Ohio History Connection

Aug. 30, Fair Food Tribute—With fairs stripped down to livestock exhibitions, The Whitney wanted to create a way for you to get your fair food fix. They’ll be serving from their pickup window from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Aug. 30 Devoted Columbus Wedding Resale Market—Join Devoted Columbus at the Makoy Center Aug. 30, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., to shop from past couples for some amazing deals on new and gently used wedding decor, dresses, accessories, jewelry, favors, candles, chargers, centerpieces, signs, wedding gifts, easels, champagne glasses, card boxes, cake cutters, and more. This is a cash only event. Check back frequently for closings or shift to online. For more information visit their Facebook page.

Sept. 1, Chamber Music Concert at Ohio Village—Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic to enjoy a socially distant concert at Ohio Village starting at 5:30 p.m. The ProMusica brass quintet will play followed by violinist Vadim Gluzman leading the performances of a stringed quartet. They will be showcasing such favorites as Orange Blossom Special, Brahms’ Hungarian Dances, and Ashokan Farewell. $11 tickets must be purchased in advance

Every Tuesday and Friday (Sept. 1 & 4), Pearl Market—The Pearl Market is a farmer’s market full of fresh foods and open through Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 31 E. Gay St Columbus, OH 43215. Check out the website for in-person COVID-19 guidelines or to order online at

Starting Sept. 2 Natalie’s Music Hall and Kitchen LIVE Music Performances—Throughout the month of September, check Natalie’s in Grandview for live music, socially distanced, of course. The Drowsy Lads and Kinfolk are just two of the bands scheduled to perform. Visit their website for information and to buy a table at

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