Events

Spirits of Olde: A Halloween Soiree

Thursday, October 30, 5:30–10pm
Stroll the eerie halls of the Conservatory after dark, or have a close encounter with dangerous and unusual members of the botanical world with Scary Plants. Entertainment, music, full bar offerings, hand-crafted cocktails, small plates and appetizers complete the festive evening. Costumes optional.

Entertainment by DJs Charles Erickson and Donnie Mossman, and The Amazing Giants. 

Partners: Bacardi, USA;  We are Glitterati

$15, includes one drink ticket. Additional beverages and food available for purchase.

Live Fire Sunday

November 2, 1–4pm
Check out live-fire cooking and sample food hot off the flames at this casual cooking demonstration on the ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus. Demonstrations feature various cooking techniques using the brick oven, Aztec grill, Big Green Egg or the campfire pit each month.

Demonstrations are free with admission. Samples are $2.

Mid-American Orchid Congress

Friday, November 7–Sunday, November 9
The Central Ohio Orchid Society presents orchid lectures, an orchid show and sale, with 54 orchid societies from 16 states in attendance. For more information, visit the COOS website.

Eclipse Quartet

Free with admission
Performance in the Grand Atrium.
Wednesday, November 19, 7pm

The Goodwill Hand Bell Choir

Sunday, November 30, 2pm
Performance in the Grand Atrium. 
Free with admission

Retired Plant Sale

Saturday, November 22, 9am–4pm
Browse a wide variety of tropical plants previously displayed in the Conservatory’s collections and exhibitions, including potted plants ranging 4–14” and unusual succulent species propagated from the Desert biome. Pottery in various sizes and bonsai planters are also available.
Prices $3–$40

Capital University Philomel

Sunday, November 23, 2pm
Performance in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission

The Four Winds & Company

Wednesday, November 26, 7pm
Performance in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission

The Seasons Sax Quartet

Friday, November 28, 7pm
Performance in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission.

Silver and Spruce

Saturday, November 29, 7pm
The guitar and flute duo perform in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission

The Salty Caramels

Sunday, November 30, 7pm
Performance in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission

Candlelight Dinners

Wednesdays, December 3, 10 or 17, 6–8pm
Enjoy an exceptional holiday meal in the warm John F. Wolfe Palm House. A perfect night out for couples, colleagues, friends or family. Reservations are required and open November 3. 
$50 members; $55 non-members; $19.95 children ages 4–10. Free for children under 3. 

Opera Columbus

Wednesday, December 3, 7pm
Performance in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission

Hilliard Davidson Madrigal Singers

Saturday, December 6, 2pm
The high school choir performs in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission

The Music Men of London

Wednesday, December 10, 7pm
Enjoy a performance by this barbershop quartet from London, Ohio.
Free with admission

The Signs of Christmas

Sunday, December 13, 2pm
Enjoy a festive concert by The "Signs" of Christmas, an American Sign Language choir. 
Free with admission

Pickerington North HS Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, December 14, 2pm
Enjoy a holiday performance in the Grand Atrium. 
Free with admission

The Columbus Chorus of Sweet Adelines

Wednesday, December 17, 7pm
The all-female choir performs in a cappella barbershop style.
Free with admission

A Baroque Quartet

Saturday, December 20, 2pm
Performance in the Grand Atrium. 
Free with admission

The Grove City Chamber Singers

Friday, December 19, 7pm
Enjoy a holiday performance in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission

The Magpie Consort

Saturday, December 20, 7pm 
The mixed ensemble of 20 singers performs selection from their diverse, primarily a cappella, repertoire.
Free with admission

The Columbus Gay Men's Chorus

Sunday, December 21, 7pm
Enjoy a holiday performance in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission

The Ladies of Longford

Monday, December 22, 7pm
This quintet entertains with a unique blend of traditional and contemporary Celtic music.
Free with admission

Voice Quad

Tuesday, December 23, 7pm
Victorian carolers perform in the Grand Atrium. 
Free with admission

Yuletide Brass

Friday, December 26, 7pm
Performance in the Grand Atrium
Free with admission

The Jingles

Saturday, December 27, 7pm
Performance in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission

Arnett Howard Duo

Sunday, December 28, 7pm
Performance in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission

Chaz Mechenbeir and Bob Piascik

Monday, December 29, 7pm
The guitar and vocal duo perform in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission

A.W. Duo

Tuesday, December 30, 7pm
Performance in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission

In Full Swing

Wednesday, December 31, 7–9pm
The 16-piece big band In Full Swing helps kick off New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Free with admission

Pianist Erik Augis & Vocalist Lisa Clark

Thursday, January 1, 7pm
Performance in the Grand Atrium.
Free with admission

The Randy's

Friday, January 2, 7pm
Five-piece band The Randy's performs 50s and 60s-style rock, pop, country, and soul.
Free with admission