This weekend in Columbus: June 16-18
Events happening this week in the Columbus metro area:
Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival
When: Friday through Sunday
Where: Gahanna's Creekside Park and Creekside District
What: A music festival featuring five stages and more than 90 hours of live music. The Creekside festival has food options, art and rides available.
Cost: $7 to $10
Columbus PRIDE Festival
Where: Downtown Columbus, Scioto Mile
What: A festival, including a parade, for the Columbus LGBT community. There sill be more than 180 vendors, three music stages and areas for people of all ages.
Cost: $5 donation
Grove City Town Center Wine and Arts Festival
When: Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Grove City Town Center
What: A celebration of wine that includes wineries from all over Ohio and ranges of food choices and art shopping opportunities.
Cost: variable. Starts at $20, increases as samples are purchased. Samples run one ticket each typically.
Gwinnett Braves at Columbus Clippers
When: 7:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:05 p.m. Sunday
Where: Huntington Park, downtown Columbus
What: Columbus' AAA baseball team playing a three-game series against the AAA affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Cost: variable. Reserved seating and standing room tickets available at Clippers website and Huntington Park box office.
When: Saturday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 1011 Ryder Avenue, Grandview Heights
What: A celebration of local craft brewers, distilleries and Ohio wines.
Tour de Grandview Cycling Classic
When: Friday, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Grandview Ave.; Grandview Heights
What: An international field of professional cyclists will race through the streets of Grandview. Races include professional men and women and categories that run through Juniors.
Columbus Symphony: A Symphonic Tribute to the Music of Prince
When: Saturday, Gates open at 6 p.m.
Where: Columbus Commons
What: A celebration of Prince's music, featuring former members of Prince's New Power Generation joining the Columbus Symphony to play some of the music icon's greatest hits.
Cost: General admission lawn tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children aged 3-14. Children under 2 are free. Tickets can be purchased at the gate on the day of the show or in advance by phone at 614.469.0939, online at www.PicnicWithThePops.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or in person at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.). Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and/or chairs for lawn seating; Tables of 8 or 10 are available for purchase, ranging from $304-$830 per table. Catering for the table is available at the discretion of the purchaser. For more information or to purchase a table, call 614.469.0939; Single table seats are also available and can be purchased in any quantity. Prices range from $40-$85 per seat, and catering is not available. Single table seats can be purchased by phone at 614.469.0939, online at www.ticketmaster.com, or in person at the CAPA Ticket Center.