Things to do this weekend in the Columbus area
Recognized theatrical achievements
Take the opportunity to see what Central Ohio High School’s drama programs have been up to this year at the CAPA Marquee Awards Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. on June 2. high schools. The opening and closing numbers will feature students from all 16 schools, and the event will feature musical numbers from five musicals nominated as the best of the year, as well as performances by top actor and actress nominees. Tickets cost $ 10. For more information call 614-469-1045 or visit capamarqueeawards.com.
BAM Thursdays kick off
Join your friends from 5 pm to 9 pm on Thursdays in the garden area of the Columbus Museum of Art for an irresistible combination of “bar, art and music”. Tonight’s event (May 27) will be DJing by Sammy Macchiato, the host of a weekly reggae radio program. Events are free and reservations are not required, although anyone wishing to visit the museum will need to book a timed ticket through the museum’s website. For more information call 614-221-6801 or visit www.columbusmuseum.org
Make some noise for the sequel to ‘Quiet Place’
In a sign that cinema could return to normal, “A Quiet Place Part II” is finally hitting theaters. The sequel to the 2018 hit horror film was originally slated for release in March 2020. For obvious reasons, that did not happen and subsequent release dates were also missed. On Thursday, the film – starring Emily Blunt and Cillian Murphy as inhabitants of a future world that must remain super quiet to avoid the super-hearing monsters – will arrive in theaters across the region, including Easton. 30, Lennox 24 and just reopened. Drexel Theater and Gateway Film Center. For times, tickets, and security protocols, check movie theater websites.
Painting with animals
Does your dog or cat have artistic potential? Find out in “Petcasso,” a virtual program at 10:30 am on June 5, when art students from CCAD educate some of the future adoptees at the Columbus Humane Society while you and your pet follow them home. The price of admission includes canvas, paint, and other supplies, and you are encouraged to stock up on peanut butter or wet food to encourage your pet to participate. The cost of the program is $ 40, with the proceeds being split equally between CCAD and the Columbus Humane Society. For more information call 614-777-7387 or visit www.columbushumane.org.
Root for the local team
Get out in the fresh air this weekend and watch the Columbus Clippers take on the sounds of Nashville. Matches will begin at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 2:05 p.m. Sunday at Huntington Park in the Arena District. Tickets, sold in “capsules” of two or four, start at $ 7, with special rates on select seats for children and seniors. Sunday “Family Day” offers even lower rates for families. For more information call 614-462-2757 or visit clippersbaseball.com.