COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — From “Black Panther” live in concert with the Columbus Symphony and Shania Twain’s “Queen of Me” tour at the Schottenstein Center to Halloween celebrations, here are things to see and do this weekend in central Ohio.
Palace Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday
- An interactive stage show based on a classic game show is coming to Columbus this fall. Contestants will have the opportunity to play and possibly win money, appliances, vacations or even a brand-new car by participating in the popular games from the show including “Cliffhangers” and “The Big Wheel.”
Ohio Theatre at 8 p.m. on Friday
- The Columbus Symphony is presenting Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” in concert, featuring a screening of the complete film with the musical score performed live to the film.
Palace Theatre at 7 p.m. on Friday
- Joe Gatto is a comedian best known from the hit TV shows “Impractical Jokers” and “The Misery Index.”
Schottenstein Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday
- The five-time Grammy Award winner is performing in Columbus at the Schottenstein Center.
Short North Arts District on Saturday
- Known as the nation’s “most elaborate Halloween party,” HighBall features live performances, a costume fashion show, cocktails and more.
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
- This family-friendly Halloween event at the Columbus Zoo features trick-or-treating, live entertainment, pumpkin carving and more.
Ohio Village from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday
- Join the Ohio Village for an evening of 1890s family fun, including pumpkin carving, crafts, games, a 19th-century masquerade and more.
Nationwide Arena at 7 p.m. on Saturday
- The Columbus Blue Jackets face the New York Islanders.
Palace Theatre at 7 p.m. on Sunday
- Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac, returns to the stage celebrating the very best of Fleetwood Mac.
Franklin Park Conservatory through Sunday
- The conservatory’s grounds are illuminated with hundreds of pumpkins carved by staff, volunteers and members.
Zoombezi Bay, beginning Friday through Sunday
- Guests will explore a fiendish world of four haunted houses, two scare zones, six amusement rides, and other sinister surprises. Zombiezi Bay will be held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night in October.
Warren County, two miles west of I-71 at 10542 State Route 73, 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
- Returning for a 34th season, this year’s eight-weekend festival features more than 150 shows daily, dozens of savory offerings, shops offering homemade crafts, and several special events.
Freeman’s Farm, through Oct. 31
- Families can enjoy hayrides, campfires, a petting zoo, kettle corn, scarecrow making, apple butter and more.
- This fall is packed with central Ohio’s favorite events, including Boo at the Zoo and HighBall Halloween, along with numerous star-studded shows in the city’s biggest venues.
- Farms and orchards in central Ohio are open and offering a rich variety of produce — not just apples, but cherries, pears, peaches, and plums — as well as hayrides, corn mazes, petting zoos and more.
- Pumpkin patches are open as the autumn air settles in central Ohio, welcoming guests for picking, hayrides, corn mazes, petting zoos and more.
For more events, view NBC4’s community calendar.