This weekend in Columbus: July 14-16

Obetz Fortress is hosting this weekend's lacrosse event, Shootout for Soldiers. (WSYX/WTTE file photo)

Columbus Children's Choir, Commemorating Kodaly

When: Sunday, 3 p.m.

Where: Mees Hall, Capital University

What: The Columbus Children's Choir's New World Singers and Belgian pianist Gilbert DeGreeve will perform the music of Zoltan Kodaly and other Hungarian composers.

Cost: Free


A Symphonic Night of Hip-Hop Featuring Common

When: Saturday, 8 p.m.

Where: Columbus Commons

What: The rapper, actor and poet joins the Columbus Symphony to perform music from his album, Black America Again, as well as some of his biggest hits.

Cost: Tickets are sold out.


2017 Shootout For Soldiers

When: Saturday, 12:30 p.m. to Sunday, 1 p.m.

Where: Obetz Fortress

What: A 24-hour lacrosse event to benefit veterans will happen at the Ohio Machine's home stadium in Obetz. It will involve lacrosse, music and food. It will run along with an Ohio Machine


Dash for Donation

When: Saturday, 6:30 a.m.

Where: Genoa Park

What: Multiple races, including a 5k and a Kids and Mascots race, promoting the Ohio Donor Registry for human organ and tissue transplants.

Cost: Free, though donations are encouraged


The Amazing Dog Show

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Where: 400 West Rich

What: An evening of dog-themed art and activies, including a raffle. All proceeds go to help the dogs at Pet Promise.

Cost: Free


Shrek The Musical Jr.

When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Where: Park Street Theatre

What: The one-act musical tells the story of movie ogre Shrek on his quest to rescue a princess.

Cost: $16


Picktown Palooza

When: Saturday Noon-Midnight; Sunday Noon-6 p.m.

Where: Victory Park, Pickerington

What: A celebration of community offering food and entertainment. There will be rides, 15 food vendors, entertainment and a 5k.

Cost: $5 per day


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