Things to Do in Ohio This Week

Check out an annual festival in Columbus, explore an art exhibit in Canton and taste local dishes in Toledo. 

Watch an Epic Showcase of Strength in Columbus: Spend a weekend in Columbus during the Arnold Sports Festival. Between Feb. 29 and March 3, a diverse lineup of events returns to the Greater Columbus Convention Center, including the Arnold Strongman Classic and multiple IFBB Pro League contests.  

Celebrate the Buckeye State in Chillicothe: Revisit Ohio history in our first capital during the Statehood Day Celebration. On March 2, enjoy tours of historic sites as well as special historic exhibitions all kicking off at the Ross County Historical Society.

Explore a Cloth Circus in Canton: Check out the last week of “Without a Net” at the Canton Museum of Art, where the work of Susan Else comes to life. Running through March 3, Else’s work brings together light, sound and motion in a quilted circus-themed display.

See History Come to Life in Xenia: Step into the 19th century at the Greene County Expo Center Assembly Hall during the Old Town Trade Faire. On March 2 and 3, see living history displays from costumed actors and learn about how those who came before us lived.

Eat up in Toledo: Experience the best of the Glass City’s local dining scene during Restaurant Week Toledo. Throughout the week of Feb. 26-March 3, more than 45 restaurants will serve dishes from a specially curated menu.

Peruse Ohio-Made Art in Granville: Step into the grandeur of this historic mansion during the 20th Annual Bryn Du Art Show. The juried exhibition of art is on display March 1 through 23 and celebrates decades of local artistic talent.

Sip and Sway During a Weekend in Warren: Treat your someone special to a weekend of luxury at The Grand Resort during the Jazz and Wine Fest March 1 through 3. Jazz musicians such as the David Kana Jazz Trio play through the weekend and guests can also attend the jazz brunch, wine class and cocktail reception.

Watch Talented Youth Take the Stage in Zanesville: Enjoy the musical stylings of the Junior Music Club as they take the stage at Elson Hall at Ohio University Zanesville. The music recital on March 3 is comprised of both instrumental and vocal performances from the city’s most musically talented kids.

Bring the Little Ones to a Performance in Tiffin: Take a family outing to Tiffin’s Ritz Theatre for one of two performances of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show” on Feb. 27. The show tells the beloved Eric Carle story of a caterpillar as he journeys through metamorphosis to become a butterfly.

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