Things to do this weekend: October 6-8


Fifth Anniversary Columbus Police Honor Guard Run

When: Saturday, 9 a.m.

Where: Genoa Park, Columbus

What: The Honor Guard Run is a fundraiser to help with costs from the Columbus Police Honor Guard, including funeral services for fallen officers.

Cost: Free to watch. To run, costs are $25 for Kids Fun Run, $45 for Honor Guard VIRTUAL Race and Honor Guard 5K. There is no registration the day of the race.


New York Islanders at Columbus Blue Jackets

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Where: Nationwide Arena, Columbus

What: The city's NHL team opens its season at home Friday as it hopes for a successful follow-up to its franchise-record point total from the 2016-17 season.

Cost: Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster and are available from $34 to $217.


All American Quarter Horse Congress

When: Through October 29

Where: Ohio Expo Center

What: The world's largest single-breed horse show, which includes more than 23,500 horse show entries and many special events.

Cost: Free. Special events have a cost of admission.


Archaeology Day

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Ohio History Center and Ohio Village.

What: A celebration of Ohio's archaeological sites. from the American Indian earthworks to Lake Erie shipwrecks.

Cost: Included with admission


Oakland Nursery Fall Festival

When: Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Oakland Nursery

What: Fall-themed activities for families, including a pumpkin weigh-off and all-you-can-carry pumpkins.

Cost: Free


Junie B. Jones The Musical

When: Thursday-Sunday through October 15. Recurring showtimes

Where: Columbus Children's Theatre

What: A musical presentation of four of the books of a children's book series on the adventures of first grade.

Cost: $13


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