Things To Do In Central Ohio – November 2019

November brings good reads, Thanksgiving with family and friends, the start of holiday shopping, and a battle with that team up north!

Ohio State v. Michigan Blood Battle
When: now – November 27
Where: American Red Cross
For more than 30 years, students and fans of The Ohio State University and the University of Michigan have taken their battle off the field to help save lives through their annual Blood Battle. Who will bring in the most blood donations this year? Michigan won the Blood Battle last year – come on Buckeye Nation, let’s win the Blood Battle this year!!

Fall Book Sale
When: November 7-10
Where: Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main Street, Bexley
Thousands of gently used books, movies, and music at low-low prices!

March Through Time
When: November 9, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Ohio Historical Society, 800 E. 17th Avenue, Columbus
Explore Ohio’s military history and learn how uniforms, weapons, and gear have evolved over centuries. Enjoy military-themed board games, firing demonstrations, and more.

Handprint Ornaments
When: November 13 and 18
Where: U Paint Pottery Studio, Polaris Towne Center, 1205 Polaris Parkway, Columbus
Make a clay impression of your child’s handprint that will be turned into an ornament for $15.00. Great gift for the holidays!

Ohio Made Holiday Market
When: November 15-16
Where: Hollywood Casino, 200 Georgesville Road, Columbus
Shop for that special person on your list…from home décor and specialty clothing to one-of-a-kind gifts. This incredible show features a diverse group of Ohio Made products.

Holiday Open House
When: November 20, from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: Columbus Metropolitan Library, 96 S. Grant Avenue, Columbus
The official launch of the Huntington Holiday Train! Crafts, live music, and refreshments too!

Model Railroad Days
When: November 20-24
Where: COSI, 333 West Broad Street, Columbus
Check out the amazing displays of model railroads. Something for every model railroad enthusiast. All aboard! Free with COSI admission or membership.

Mo Rocca: Special Event
When: November 23 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Thurber House
Mo Rocca, CBS Sunday Morning correspondent and author of the book Mobituaries, will share his fascination with reading obituaries and learning about the remarkable lives of world leaders, innovators, and artists. Book signing too!

Dragon Lights Columbus
When: November 23, 2019 – January 6, 2020
Where: Natural Resources Park in the Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Avenue, Columbus
Brand new light sculptures, exciting performances, food and beverages, and fun!

Powell Turkey Trot
When: November 28 at 8:00 a.m.
Where: Village Green Pavilion
Come and celebrate family, friends & fitness and indulge in the beauty of Historic Downtown Powell, while completing the 4-mile tree lined course. The Thanksgiving festivities will begin at Village Green Pavilion with opportunities to support A Kid Again, the Olentangy Elementary School’s art program, and a local book drive.

Note: The information here was correct at time of publishing, but weather and other issues can impact even the best laid plans. Call the venue directly or visit the links provided for up-to-date information before you make your plans!

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