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Welcome to November, CBUS. There’s plenty to be thankful for this month, including these 20+ local events.
Wednesday, Nov. 1-Sunday, Nov. 5
- Ms. Doubtfire | Wednesday, Nov. 1-Sunday, Nov. 5 | Times vary | Ohio Theatre | $39-$115 | Watch this acclaimed show reenacting the film that starred Robin Williams.
- CBJ vs. Tampa Bay Lightning | Thursday, Nov. 2 | 7 p.m. | Nationwide Arena | $40-$295 | The Blue Jackets host one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference.
- Hasan Minhaj | Friday, Nov. 3 | 7 p.m. | Palace Theatre | $53-$128 | Laugh along with this comedian known for his witty observations on current events.
- Taste of the Market Gala | Friday, Nov. 3 | 7-10 p.m. | North Market Bridge Park | $125-$250 | Enjoy a three-course meal prepared by chefs and vendors of the North Market.
- Chris Distefano | Saturday, Nov. 4 | 7 p.m. | Speaker Jo Ann Davidson Theatre | $39-$49 | This stand-up comedian continues to boom with his popular podcasts and comedy specials.
Monday, Nov. 6-Sunday, Nov. 12
- Science Trivia with COSI | Wednesday, Nov. 8 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Land-Grant Brewing Co. | Free | Flex your knowledge on science and win free passes to COSI After Dark.
- Henry Winkler | Wednesday, Nov. 8 | 7-8 p.m. | Mershon Auditorium | $75 | The Emmy Award-winning actor, comedian, and writer will be in conversation with Connie Schultz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.
- OSU Men’s Basketball vs. No. 12 Texas A&M | Friday, Nov. 10 | 7 p.m. | Schottenstein Center | $16-$61 | Bring the energy as the Buckeyes look to defeat one of the top teams in the country.
- WWE Smackdown | Friday, Nov. 10 | 7:45 p.m. | Nationwide Arena | $29-$129 | Rey Mysterio and other wrestling superstars will be in the ring for this electrifying night.
- OSU Football vs. Michigan State | Saturday, Nov. 11 | Ohio Stadium | $89-$230 | Cheer on the Buckeyes as they face the struggling Spartans.
Monday, Nov. 13-Sunday, Nov. 19
- OSU Women’s Basketball vs. Boston College | Thursday, Nov. 16 | 7 p.m. | Schottenstein Center | Cheer on the Buckeyes as they enter the season as one of the best teams in the NCAA.
- Wildlights | Friday, Nov. 17-Sunday, Jan. 7 | Times vary | Columbus Zoo and Aquarium | $16-$30 | This annual tradition brings millions of LED lights and displays to the zoo.
- OSU Football vs. Minnesota | Saturday, Nov. 18 | 12 p.m. | Ohio Stadium | $69-$177 | Watch the Buckeyes + celebrate Senior Day at the last home game of the season.
- “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles” Beer Tasting | Saturday, Nov. 18 | 1-5 p.m. | Grandview Theater & Drafthouse | $40 | Sip craft beers while you watch this classic film starring John Candy and Steve Martin.
- Holiday Lights Season Opener | Saturday, Nov. 18 | 5-9 p.m. | Columbus Commons | Free | Bring the family and watch this downtown greenspace light up for the holidays.
- Not Your Mama’s Holiday Craft Market | Sunday, Nov. 19 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | The Exchange at Bridge Park | $5 | Shop local vendors offering handmade goods, home decor, and trendy accessories.
Monday, Nov. 20-Sunday, Nov. 26
- CBJ vs. Chicago Blackhawks | Wednesday, Nov. 22 | 7 p.m. | Nationwide Arena | $70-$365 | Spend an evening with the Blue Jackets on the eve of Thanksgiving.
- The Prince Experience | Friday. Nov. 24 | 9 p.m. | The Bluestone | $18 | Jam out to all of the best hits by Prince at this tribute show.
- Felted Bunting | Sunday, Nov. 26 | 4-7 p.m. | Paper Moon Art Sudio | $85 | Instructors will guide you through the process, providing all the materials and tools.
Monday, Nov. 27-Thursday, Nov. 30
- CBJ vs. Boston Bruins | Monday, Nov. 27 | 7 p.m. | Nationwide Arena | $40-$290 | The Blue Jackets will battle against one of the best teams in the NHL.
- Ornament Cake Pops | Tuesday, Nov. 28 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Our CupCakery | $59 | A local baker will teach you how to make 10 cake pops.
- OSU Men’s Basketball vs. Central Michigan | Wednesday, Nov. 29 | 7 p.m. | Schottenstein Center | $7-$28 | Root for OSU as they round out the month against the Chippewas.
- Cake Decorating 101 | Thursday, Nov. 30 | 5-8 p.m. | Mitchell Hall | $89 | Learn the basics to cake decorating at this expert-led class.