There are a lot of fun events and activities happening the first weekend of November 2017 around the Columbus area. Here are some of our favorites:
Dining in the Dark – on November 4 from 6 to 9 PM, you'll experience dining event, unlike anything you've ever experienced before.This culinary adventure requires you to use every other sense but your eyes to enjoy dinner. This one of a kind sensory dinner is completely in the dark, not one shred of light and you are served by a sight-impaired waitstaff and that knows the place way better than you. If you're a foodie or just up for a unique adventure, try Dining in the Dark.
Extra Life Marathon - Like to play games and help kids at the same time? Sign up for Extra Life, a 24-hour gaming marathon to benefit Children's hospitals around the country. On Nov 4 from 11am - 11am THE NEXT DAY, play video games, get sponsors and raise awareness and money for our local Children's hospital.
Harvest Blooms – on November 4 from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM at the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, you can enjoy beautiful fall landscaping, vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows of the season to form unique designs and landscape attractions. There will be over 2000 pumpkins and other seasonal plantings throughout the outdoor Gardens. This is definitely something to see. The event will go through November 12 featuring hundreds of locally crafted, handblown artisan glass pumpkins, autumn items, and a variety of arts and crafts.
Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Run - November 5 you can join the movement that's taking over the racing world - the Hot Chocolate Run. The 15K starts at 7:30am as does the 5K. We are starting in the Arena District, McFerson Commons Park (Arch Park). Come run, get some hot chocolate and other goodies.
COSI! Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails - The famous blue engine is making it's way to COSI (Center of Science and Industry) in Columbus. November 4 through Jan 7, Kids and adults can explore the island of Sodor, climb into Thomas' cab and suit up to be an engineer or conductor. The cost is $15-$20.
Have a wonderful November and get out there to enjoy some of our fun events happening around Columbus this year.