Things To Do In Upper Arlington

10 or 20 Yoga, Tai Chi, Cardio, or Meditation Classes at Shift (Up to 72% Off)

Shift

Grandview Heights

Focus on breath and body during gentle yoga, tai chi, and meditation classes held in a studio with heated floors

$98 $29

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One, Two, or Four Groupons, Each Good for One Movie Ticket at Studio Movie Grill (Up to 46% Off)

Studio Movie Grill

Columbus, Arena Grand

A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

$10.25 $5.49

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$10 for Two Admissions to the Columbus International Auto Show on March 19–22 ($20 Value)

Columbus International Auto Show

Greater Columbus Convention Center

Guests sneak a peak at new models and futuristic concept cars from both domestic and imported brands

$20 $10

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$35 for a BYOB Canvas-Painting Class for Two at Aprons-n-Easels ($70 Value)

Aprons -N- Easels

Hillard

Instructors provide step-by-step guidance and all necessary art materials as pairs create paintings, sip, and snack

$70 $35

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Film-Event Admission for Two or Four at Sistah Sinema (50% Off)

Sistah Sinema

Columbus

Monthly event showcases films by queer women of color and leads into a safe group discussion of the film and subject

$10 $5

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5 or 10 Fitness Classes at Hot Box Fitness (Up to 68% Off)

Hot Box Fitness

Village at Worthington

Instructors lead heated circuit-training classes designed to increase circulation while students build strength and stamina

$50 $16

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10 or 20 Fitness Classes, or One-Month Gym Pass with Personal Training at Ignite Health & Fitness (Up to 61% Off)

Ignite Health & Fitness

Columbus

Get in shape with access to top-notch fitness equipment and group classes such as Zumba, Cycle Express, and Piloxing

$50 $25

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six to The Kelton House Museum & Garden (Up to 50% Off)

The Kelton House Museum & Garden

Downtown Columbus

Beautifully restored house and garden present a glimpse of Victorian life through the lens of a family that lived it

$12 $7

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Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Dublin

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

$60 $29

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Bowling Night for Two or Four with Pizza at HP Bowling Center (Up to 58% Off)

HPL Bowling Center

North Linden

Folks bowl two games while enjoying pizza and soda

$39.25 $17

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Six Training Sessions from Trina Hostetler Personal Trainer (50% Off)

Trina Hostetler Personal Trainer

Golfview Woods

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$125 $63

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8 or 16 Boot Camp 1 Classes at Get Fitt 41 (Up to 73% Off)

Get Fitt 41

Eastland

Experienced instructors motivate groups through results-driven boot camp workouts; social, welcoming environment

$100 $28

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4, 8, or 12 One-Hour Introductory Lessons at Royal Arts Fencing Academy (68% Off)

Royal Arts Fencing Academy

East Broad

Fencing fundamentals taught in four group classes help students progress to intermediate instruction

$75 $24

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5, 10, or 20 Ballroom-Dance or Salsa Classes for an Individual or a Couple at Columbus Dance Centre (Up to 81% Off)

Columbus Dance Centre

Gahanna

During group classes, instructors use a 6,000 sq. ft. studio to teach popular ballroom and Latin dance moves to students of all levels

$60 $19

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Eight-Week Dynamic Boys and Girls Active Movement Classes for One or Two at Gym Skills (Up to 60% Off)

Gym Skills

Columbus

Fun and physical activities like obstacle courses, resistance training, and jump ropes help kids aged 5–18 get active and feel confident

$96 $42

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Indoor Rock Climbing for Two or Four, or One Month of Unlimited Climbing at Kinetic Climbing & Fitness (56% Off)

Kinetic Climbing & Fitness

Columbus

Shoe rental and chalk is included, so climbers of all experience levels can scramble up and down the gym’s walls

$36 $19

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Two Yoga Classes at Yoga Happiness (65% Off)

Yoga Happiness

Columbus

A yoga teacher comes to you for a private in-home one-on-one yoga lesson. Sessions are tailored to you.

$120 $42

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$69 for an All-Inclusive Concealed-Carry Course Package at Ohio Concealed Carry Institute ($150 Value)

Ohio Concealed Carry Institute

Dayton

All-inclusive package includes lunch and dinner, range fees, targets, safety gear, rental handgun, ammunition, handbooks, and instruction

$150 $69

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$15 for a Distillery Tour and T-Shirt for One at Watershed Distillery ($30 Value)

Watershed Distillery

Tri-Village

Watch distillers handcraft microbatches of gin, vodka, and bourbon with an optional sampling of the spirits at the tasting room

$30 $15

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The trainers at Fitness Edge simplify physical wellness by assembling all the building blocks for healthy living in one place. In addition to meal planning and personal training, their iSweat program – formerly known as Adventure Boot Camp – devotes a solid 20 days to completely reinventing bodies. With sessions held five days a week, the regimen builds strength and endurance through a series of circuit training workout. The dynamic group classes wrap up with a final weigh-in, test of athletic ability, and pat on the back for anyone with enough breath left to whistle the national anthem. Trainers also help out existing athletes with sports training designed to improve play at game-time while simultaneously warding off injuries.

1850 Hastings Ln
Columbus,
OH
US

Grandview Theatre brings the magic of the old-time movie experience to modern cinema. Since 1926, this single-screen theater has shown the biggest films of the day. In addition to showing blockbusters, the theater carries concessions from numerous local businesses, including Cowtown Pizza's entire line of pies and Elevator Brewing Company's complete line of bottled beers. And, on the weekends, Patisserie Lallier sweetens the theater?s treat selection with freshly baked pastries.

1247 Grandview Ave
Grandview Heights,
OH
US

The hale and hearty team of instructors at Eco Expedition Educators boast an array of titles and certifications, including wilderness EMT, combat veteran, firefighter, master scuba diver trainer, sail boat captain, and U.S. Coast Guard medic—and there are only four of them on staff.

When participants take classes at Eco Expedition Educators, they gain an in-depth understanding of how to get themselves out of Mother Nature's toughest scrapes. Each guided expedition introduces novices to sticky situations they might encounter when outdoors, then equips them with the knowledge needed to escape unscathed or at least survive long enough to whittle a cellphone out of tree bark.

4933 Muleady Court
Upper Arlington,
OH
US

Pins have been toppling at Sequoia Pro Bowl since 1963, but in 2014, the Columbus hot spot has added a new dimension to the bowling game. Its cutting-edge BES X scoring system transforms simple matches into highly interactive experiences filled with fun cartoons and arcade games. Linked to a 42-inch, flat-screen television installed at each lane, the system is capable of tracking statistics such as ball speed and converted splits for more serious competitors. However, casual visitors can use the system's photo capabilities to snap selfie shots that come to life as on-screen animations as they bowl. The BES X technology also has the capability to transform a match into a five-frame, arcade-style experience by loading one of the available games, including Monster Factory, Battle on the Lanes, and Bowling Hood. With its social media connections, the system even allows visitors to check in on Facebook and send text messages directly to the screens of friends at nearby lanes.

Refueling between frames is possible thanks to Sequoia's hearty menu of filling pub-style fare. Guests can also visit the 7-10 Club Sports Bar, packed with ping-pong, cornhole,and karaoke singers reciting the Bowling National Anthem. Or patrons can try their hand at ticketed arcade games that can be turned in for prizes. During the summer months, an outdoor sports bar and 5 sand volleyball courts provide a new arena for friendly competition.

5501 Sandalwood Blvd
Columbus,
OH
US

The headquarters of the nonprofit Ohio Historical Society, the Ohio Historical Center abounds with exhibits and activities that showcase the state's diverse social, natural, and archeological history. Built in 1970, the museum's towering Brutalist edifice is a piece of history itself, lauded as "bold" and "imaginative” by the American Institute of Architects. Inside, a 15,000-square-foot gallery explores pivotal moments in the Buckeye State’s past, examining everything from Ohio’s role in the Civil War to Boomer Esiason’s stint as Secretary of State. A natural-history exhibit regales guests with interactive displays of animals, plants, and geography. In addition to its permanent exhibits, the center hosts an ever-changing selection of featured exhibits and special events.

Outside the museum sits Ohio Village, a re-creation of a Civil War–era town. Costumed villagers bustle about the square, performing chores and activities of the era, such as churning butter and checking wooden PalmPilots. The town's 15 buildings showcase the height of 19th-century architecture and include a Gothic-revival church, a large town hall, and an open market. The village is also the home of the renowned Ohio Village Muffins, who regularly compete in games of baseball played by 19th-century rules.

800 E 17th Ave
Columbus,
OH
US

The ample hands-on experience that Aveda Institute's students receive in cosmetology, hair styling, and skincare is only one part of their extensive training. Even as these burgeoning professionals master more advanced techniques, their instructors work to impart a sense of social and environmental responsibility. These are the tenets of founder and environmentalist Horst M. Rechelbacher, whose vision of living in sync with nature led to Aveda's botanically based products for hair and skin.

At the institute, students cull knowledge from industry experts through extensive practical training under the supervision of mentors. Stylists learn how to cut hair and soothe stress with complimentary mini facials, makeup touchups, and horn sharpening. Future aestheticians restore balance to faces and bodies with relaxing skincare treatments.

To connect with both the local and global community, students also apply their efforts toward charity events such as Earth Month. This campaign helps raise funds for the Sierra Club, who in turn uses the donations to help protect sources of clean water worldwide. The Institute is also hosting an upcoming fashion benefit show on April 23, with procedes going to the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Columbus.

1618 Neil Avenue
Columbus,
OH
US