COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — From fall sports to local festivals, there’s no shortage of things to do this weekend in central Ohio.
Southern Soul Music Festival: Sept. 16
The festival features Tucka, Sir Charles Jones, Pokey Bear, Nellie “Tiger” Travis, and Big Robb.
Palace Theatre – 34 W. Broad St. Tickets. 8 p.m.
BalletMet at the Ohio Theatre: Sept. 16 – 18
Join BalletMet for four performances across the weekend.
Ohio Theatre – 39 E. State St. Tickets. Times vary.
Hispanic Heritage Month Parade: Sept. 17
Columbus is celebrating the start of Hispanic Heritage Month with an inaugural parade.
Rich St. and Civic Center Dr. 11 a.m.
Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Toledo Rockets: Sept. 17
The Ohio State Buckeyes will face off against the Toledo Rockets.
Ohio Stadium. Follow NBC4 Sports for updates. 7 p.m.
Columbus Crew vs. Portland Timbers: Sept. 18
The Columbus Crew will face off against the Portland Timbers at Lower.com Field.
Lower.com Field – 96 Columbus Crew Way. Tickets. 1 p.m.
Fall Avant-Garde Art and Craft Show: Sept. 18
Artists and crafters sell original handmade items, with a full concessions stand.
Makoy Event Center – 5462 Center St. Details. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Columbus Clippers vs. Omaha Storm Chasers: Through Sept. 18
The Columbus Clippers face off against the Omaha Storm Chasers in a six-game series.
Huntington Park – 330 Huntington Park Ln. Tickets. Times vary.
Ohio Renaissance Festival: Sept. 3 – Oct. 30
This 16th century village comes to life with live entertainment, food, shops, and more.
Renaissance Park – 10542 OH-73. Details. 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., weekends.
Freeman’s Farm Fall Festival: Sept. 17 – Oct. 29
Families can enjoy hayrides, campfires, a petting zoo, kettle corn, scarecrow making, apple butter, and more.
Freeman’s Farm – 6142 Lewis Center Rd. Details. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekends.
Young’s Jersey Dairy Fall Farm Pumpkin Festival: Sept. 17 – Oct. 30
Pick-your-own pumpkin patch, corn maze, wagon rides, pumpkin treats, and other fall favorites.
Young’s Jersey Dairy – 6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd. Details. Times vary.
Farms and orchards open for fall in central Ohio
Fall is almost here and central Ohio orchards are welcoming guests for fruit picking, hayrides, corn mazes, and much more. View the full list here.
Fall festivals and events in central Ohio
Central Ohio is gearing up for seasonal festivals, Halloween events, and more. View the full list here.
For more events, view NBC4’s community calendar.