Things To Do in Columbus, Ohio - January 2014

Looking for something to do in Columbus, Ohio?

Check out the upcoming events for January...

OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. PURDUE

When: Thursday January 2, 2014, 7:00pm
Where: Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center, 555 Borror Dr. Columbus, 43210
What: Come cheer on the Ohio State Buckeyes women's basketball team. 614-292-2624, 800-GO-BUCKS www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com

OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. NEBRASKA

When: Saturday January 4, 2014, 12:00pm 
Where: Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center, 555 Borror Dr. Columbus, 43210
Hours: Come cheer on the Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team. 614-292-2624, 800-GO-BUCKS www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com

DICKENS VICTORIAN VILLAGE

When: Monday – Sunday through January 4, 2014, 8:00am-9:00pm
Where: Historic Downtown Cambridge, Wheeling Ave. Cambridge, 43725
What: Take a trip back in time and experience old-world England as historic downtown Cambridge, Ohio, is charmingly transformed into a Dickens Victorian Village. Visitors are invited to stroll amidst 60 vignettes of 180 lifelike figures representing classic scenes from Victorian society. Families, couples, and groups alike can enjoy this innovative public art exhibition - an experience that will engage the senses as you explore the charming streetscape, striking historic architecture, and eclectic shops and eateries of Cambridge. 800-933-5480 www.cambridgeoh.org

CURIOUS GEORGE: LET'S GET CURIOUS!

When:  September 21, 2013 - January 5, 2014 (Wednesday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm, Sunday 12:00-6:00pm)
Where: COSI, 333 W. Broad St. Columbus, 43215
What: Curious George: Let's Get Curious! is an immersive environment that will spark your child's innate curiosity about the world. Explore familiar buildings and locales from the Curious George book series and television show on PBS KIDS. Curious George: Let's Get Curious! is suitable for all ages, and is especially recommended for children ages three to seven years of age. General admission: Adults $16.95. Seniors $15.95. Children 2-12 $11.95. 614-228-2674, 888-819-2674 www.cosi.org

WILDLIGHTS AT THE COLUMBUS ZOO AND AQUARIUM

What: November 22, 2013 - January 5, 2014 (Sunday-Thursday 5-9pm, Friday-Saturday 5-10pm)
Where: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, 4850 W. Powell Rd. Powell, 43065
What: Turn up the wattage on your holiday season with Wildlights at the Zoo. We've decked the halls, trees, bushes, everything but the animals with eco-friendly LED lights to bring you the brightest Wildlights display ever! Adults $14.99, seniors $10.99, children 2-9 $9.99, children under 2 free. 614-645-3550, 800-666-5397 www.columbuszoo.org

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS HOCKEY VS. CAROLINA HURRICANES

When: Friday January 10, 2014, 7:00pm
Where: Nationwide Arena, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd. Columbus, 43215
What: Cheer on Ohio's National Hockey League team. 800-NHL-COLS www.BlueJackets.com

PBJ & JAZZ CONCERT SERIES: SEAN CARNEY & THE SEAN CARNEY BAND

When: Saturday January 11, 2014, 10:00am and 11:30am
Where: Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long St. Columbus, 43203
What: PBJ & Jazz concerts are 1-hour long interactive concerts designed to introduce jazz and American music to young children and their families. Featuring some of Columbus' finest musicians and ensembles, PBJ & Jazz concerts are hosted by former Columbus Music Hall owner and retired music educator Rebecca Ogden and are a great introduction to live music for the youngest audience member. Admission is $5. 614-294-5200 www.jazzartsgroup.org/

BROADWAY IN COLUMBUS: WE WILL ROCK YOU

When: January 7-12, 2014 (Tuesday-Friday 8:00-10:00pm, Saturday 2:00-4:00pm, and 8:00-10:00pm, Sunday 1:00-3:00pm and 6:30-8:30pm)
Where: The Palace Theatre, 34 W. Broad St. Columbus, 43215
What: From London's West End, the worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton comes to Columbus for a limited engagement! WE WILL ROCK YOU features the greatest hits of the legendary British rock group, Queen. Now in its 11th year in London and seen by a staggering 15 million people worldwide, this hilarious, multi-award-winning and record-breaking phenomenon boasts a fantastic score of killer Queen tunes that you just can't resist singing along to, such as "Another One Bites the Dust," "Crazy Little Thing Called Love," "We Are the Champions," "Bohemian Rhapsody," and of course, "We Will Rock You." 800-745-3000, 614-469-0939 www.broadwayincolumbus.com

LUKE BRYAN

When: Thursday January 16, 2014, 7:30pm 
Where: Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center, 555 Borror Dr. Columbus, 43210
What: ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan will kick-off his “That’s My Kind of Night Tour” on January 16, 2014 at the Schottenstein Center with special guests Lee Brice and Cole Swindell. Admission is $26.75-$56.75. 800-745-3000 www.schottensteincenter.com

RESTAURANT WEEK COLUMBUS

When: Monday-Saturday January 20-25, 2014 
Where: Throughout Columbus
What: Enjoy the best restaurants the city has to offer, at irresistible price points. From $15 to $35 per person, these unique three-course menus at popular eateries are sure to tempt your taste buds. Reservations are highly recommended, as many restaurants book up quickly. Cost is $15-$35. www.eat614.com

COLUMBUS CHILDREN'S THEATRE: THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA

When: January 9-26, 2014 (Thursday-Friday 7:30-8:30pm, Saturday-Sunday 1:00-2:00pm, 3:00-4:00pm, and 5:00-6:00pm)
Where: Columbus Children's Theatre, 512 Park St. Columbus, 43215
What: Once upon a time there was a Prince who wanted to marry a princess, but there was always something wrong with each princess he met, and his mother, the Queen, could not be certain they were real princesses. One stormy evening a young woman drenched with rain seeks shelter in the Prince's castle. She claims to be a princess, so the Queen decides to test their unexpected guest by placing a pea in the bed she is offered for the night. Join Columbus Children's Theatre's Professional Touring Company in this humorous retelling of the popular fairytale featuring audience participation. Admission is $11-$21 614-224-6672 www.colschildrenstheatre.org

WRITERS' GROUP

When: January 27, 2014, 7:00-9:00pm
Where: Wild Goose Creative, 2491 Summit St. Columbus, 43202
What: The writer's group is a place for writers from beginner to experienced to share their works and receive feedback from others. Bring your most recent work, either complete or in-progress, and talk about where it has been, is, and where it could be. This work can be poetry, prose, or whatever other style of writing you prefer. We normally keep the work short, like a piece that can be shared in 5 to 10 minutes time. If you cannot bring any current work, please bring a short sample of another author's work that inspires you. 614-859-9453 www.wildgoosecreative.com

CUBAN FOREVER

When: Fridays and Saturdays in January 2014, 10:00am-5:00pm
Where: Pizzuti Collection, 632 N. Park St. Columbus, 43215
What: Cuban Forever is one of three opening exhibits at the Pizzuti Collection. The Pizzuti Collection presents temporary exhibitions of contemporary art from the collection of Ron and Ann Pizzuti, along with a number of programs and events including lectures, artist talks and educational projects. Admission is $10; free students and children 5 and under. 614-280-4004 www.pizzuticollection.com

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Comment balloon 2 commentsRoberta Kayne • December 23 2013 01:42PM

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cool items to pass along to folks this season! thanks for sharing with us!

Posted by Mark Loewenberg, KW 561-214-0370 (KW of the Palm Beaches) over 4 years ago
Thanks Mark. Columbus has a lot going on.
Posted by Roberta Kayne, CRS, ABR, SFR, RRS, Realtor, Re/Max Affiliates (Dublin & Central Ohio Homes) over 4 years ago

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