COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – From Picnic with the Pops to the Westerville Music & Arts Festival and Summer Jam West, there’s no shortage of things to do this weekend in central Ohio.
Franklinton Fridays: July 8
On the second Friday of each month, the Franklin Arts District welcomes guests to a family-friendly event featuring live performances, local artists and businesses.
Franklinton Arts District – 400 W. Rich St. Details. 6 p.m.
Black Joe Lewis and The Honeybears: July 8
Join Black Joe Lewis and The Honeybears as part of Rhythm on the River, a free six-part concert and performing arts series.
Bicentennial Park – 233 Civic Center Dr. Details. 6:30 p.m.
“Star Wars: A New Hope” and “What’s Up, Doc?” – CAPA Summer Movie Series: July 8-10
The 53rd CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in the U.S., will show “Star Wars: A New Hope” and “What’s Up, Doc?” this weekend.
Ohio Theatre – 39 E. State St. Tickets. Times vary.
The Blitz 30th Anniversary Concert Series: July 9
This concert’s lineup includes Starset, RED, Divide The Fall, and ONI.
Kemba Live! – 405 Neil Ave. Tickets. 6 p.m.
Summer Jam West: July 9
Celebrating the Hilltop community, Summer Jam West is a community-driven, local arts and music festival.
Westgate Park – 455 S. Westgate Ave. Details. 11 a.m.
Picnic with the Pops: A Tribute to the Music of Fleetwood Mac: July 9
Join the Columbus Symphony for “Landslide – A Tribute to the Music of Fleetwood Mac.”
Columbus Commons – 160 S. High St. Tickets. 8 p.m.
Westerville Music & Arts Festival: July 9-10
This festival includes 130 artists, 30 live entertainers, food vendors, and a silent auction.
Heritage Park and Everal Barn – 60 N. Cleveland Ave. Details. Times vary.
Columbus Clippers vs. Nashville: Through July 10
The Columbus Clippers face off against the Nashville Sounds in a five-game series.
Huntington Park – 330 Huntington Park Ln. Tickets. Times vary.
Topiary Takeover at Franklin Park Conservatory: Through Sept. 11
Twenty-five topiaries made of living plants have taken over the gardens this summer.
Franklin Park Conservatory – 1777 E. Broad St. Details. Times vary.
Central Ohio Farmers Markets: Through summer
Central Ohio is home to an abundance of farmers’ markets offering fresh, locally grown produce, held every weekend during the summer months. Find your local market here.
For more events, view NBC4’s community calendar.