Friday Freebies: Art, wine tasting, records and more

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — What could make your weekend better? How about a bunch of free and discounted stuff? Check out what you can do in Central Ohio this weekend without breaking the bank.


Franklinton Friday

Head over to Franklinton this Friday and check out The Artist Wrestling League, local food trucks, the 400 Market and so much more! Plus, the STEAM Factory will be screening “The Day After Tomorrow” and “Mystery Science Theater 3000.”

5 after 5 Wine Tasting

You know you need to go to the grocery store anyway, so why not enjoy some wine on your trip? Head to Whole Foods in Easton, Dublin or Polaris and start your weekend off right. You’ll get five wines for only $5! Please, taste responsibly.


Zero Landfill Public Sample Pickup

Ever wanted to get a whole lot of great stuff you can repurpose for free? Check out ZeroLandfill! ZeroLandfill helps reduce pressure on local landfills by diverting specification samples back to the community. You can find books, flooring samples, brick and stone samples, office supplies and so much more!

Columbus Record Store Crawl

Are you an audiophile who believes that vinyl just sounds better? If so, you won’t want to miss the Columbus Record Store Crawl. Eight independent record stores will be participating, and all of them will be offering a 20% discount on used vinyl!


Like baking? Like art? Check out BREAD!, a festival of arts and community in Historic Dublin. You’ll see traditional song, dance and musical performances from all over the world and take part in hands-on art activities!

Are You Afraid of the Art?

Head over to Open Door Art Studio & Gallery for a special Halloween-themed exhibition! With works featuring the most popular monsters of all time (Dracula, Godzilla, Frankenstein’s Monster and more), you’ll definitely be in the Halloween spirit!


Free Sundays at Columbus Museum of Art

Get your culture on at the Columbus Museum of Art on Sunday! General admission is free all day, thanks to the PNC Foundation. Explore the Walter Wing, check out the Wonder Room and take in all the museum has to offer!

Ladies’ Night at Vertical Adventures

Ladies, it’s time to get your rock climbing on! Whether you’re looking for woman climbing buddies or just wanting to try out the sport, you can conquer the rock wall for free this Sunday. There will also be a potluck and space to hang out on the patio! provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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