Here are some weekend recommendations from reporters Alan Riquelmy and Sonya Sorich. Consult our To Do newsletter for more ideas.
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We are just about a week away from gaining an extra hour of daylight, which means you can start drinking that much sooner. Make sense? Doesn't have to with the onslaught of events happening this weekend:
Treasure Hunters Roadshow: Want to find out exactly how much grandmother's silver will fetch at auction? Then check at the traveling roadshow Friday and Saturday, 9-6 p.m. and 9-4 p.m., respectively, at the Hampton Inn, 5585 Whitesville Road.
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Poker at the Shanty Shack: Enjoy the feel of Vegas at the Shanty Shack, 4475 Warm Springs Road, at 4 p.m. Saturday. There's no cash prize, but getting to the final table qualifies you for the massive tournament later in the year in which there is a serious cash prize.
Ice skating: Don your effete San Francisco scarf and head down to the Columbus Civic Center at 2-3:30 p.m. or 4:30-6 p.m. Sunday for a little couple ice skating action. You kind of have to bring the part 2 of the couple, as the city isn't in that type of business. Yet. Also, bring $10 for the skates and skating fee.
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Just when you thought life couldn't get better than new ketchup packets, we're treated to another entertaining weekend in Columbus. Try these picks:
First Friday Block Party: One $10 cover gets you into the majority of Broadway bars Friday night.
"High School Musical" at the Springer: The show is performed 7:30 tonight-Saturday (March 4-5); also, 7:30 p.m. March 10-12, March 17-19 and 2:30 p.m. March 13 at Springer Opera House, 103 10th St. Tickets cost $10-$38. Information: 706-327-3688.
Rails to Trails Healthy Me Challenge on Saturday: Check-in for the event begins at 9:30 a.m. at the new park and ride across from Legacy Chevrolet on Manchester Expressway. The walk begins at 10 a.m. Participants can walk, jog or ride bikes. Dogs are also welcome, as long as they are leashed. Activities at Cooper Creek Park begin at 11 a.m. and will include a zumba class, football and soccer games and a raffle, as well as healthy food options.