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Top 5 Things ToDo in Columbus, Georgia This Weekend

Columbus, Georgia was just named among the top 20 destinations in the South in Southern Living's 2019 South's Best Vote. With an overflowing calendar of cultural events happening every week this Fall, we're proud to continue publishing The Sunday Best and share our new weekly roundup for locals and visitors alike.

Here are our Top 5 Things ToDo in Columbus, Georgia for the weekend of September 20-23, 2019.

Simply click on each image below for more detailed event information.


HEIST at the Columbus Museum

This SOLD OUT event transports Columbus Museum visitors directly into the heart of an art heist. Historically, only 2% of heists are solved. Can our local audience solve the mystery and return the work of art to the Museum?


CHICAGO opens at Springer Opera House this weekend.


September 20, 21* at 7:30 p.m.

September 22 at 2:30 p.m.

* Join us for Columbusite Night at CHICAGO !

Experience live theatre in community with others.

Meet us in the lobby at 7:15 for a quick meet & greet before we take our seats, and then join us afterward at a local restaurant to discuss the show.

Simply use the code 'Columbusite' for 25% off Saturday evening's performance.

Discount good for the September 21 performance only, and can be used by phone, online, or in person. Orchestra seating is nearly sold out, so call ahead to make reservations ASAP.


Jazz at the Bo

Featuring Jazz and comedians Jerry Farber and James Etchison from Springer Theatre.

September 21

8 p.m.

Bo Bartlett Center

Admission is free.


Columbus Chefs Collaboration Dinner

Six local chefs collaborate at The Bibb Mill for a delicious collaborative dinner benefiting Giving Kitchen.

Giving Kitchen (GK) is a nonprofit organization that provides emergency assistance to food service workers through financial support and a network of community resources in order to create a community where crisis is met with compassion and care, and anyone can be a hero. Since its inception, GK has helped over 2,800 food service workers in Georgia. GK’s shift starts when theirs can’t.

Pick up a shift by coming to the Columbus Chefs Collaboration presented by WC Bradley Co. to support food service workers in Columbus and beyond.

Sunday, September 22

5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

The Bibb Mill

Featured Chefs:

Heather Harrell of 11th and Bay Southern Table Jeffrey Bowman on behalf of Mark Jones from Smoke Bourbon and BBQ Jeff Brammer of Valley Hospitality Rocco Caggiano from The Country Club of Columbus Trevor Morris of Trevioli Italian Kitchen Morten Wulff of Morten’s at Old Town



This annual event celebrates latino culture in the Chattahoochee Valley. Enjoy a wide variety of food, cultural dances, exhibits, vendors, a kids zone, and live music all day long.

September 21

Columbus Civic Center

Free admission!



SUP Paddleboard Yoga on Lake Oliver

Paddleboard with SUP Yoga this Sunday, September 22nd at 6 p.m. at Lake Oliver.

All experience levels welcome.

Contact the instructor via Facebook or Instagram to reserve a spot.

UPTOWN'S Friday Night Concert Series

September 20 - The Breakdowns, Tom Petty Tribute Band

1000 Block of Broadway


Sherlock's Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Sherlock's Mystery Dinner Theatre opens its 12th season in the Chattahoochee Valley with a brand new show!  Join us as we honor the short but illustrious career of young Johnny Hahafmen with a lifetime achievement award. Experience modern day hollywood with plenty of celebrities for to laugh along with! The evening begins at 7:00 p.m. sharp and no late seating until after the first act is completed. Features a 3-course meal and a cash bar.


There's so much more.

For more information and ideas on what to do in Columbus, Georgia visit the Community Calendar by clicking on the image below!


Connect with The Columbusite!

We're dedicated to finding the best in local arts and culture for locals and visitors in the Chattahoochee Valley and beyond.


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