Things To Do Near New Albany, Ohio – March 2013

Are you looking for something to do in New Albany, Ohio? Check out the upcoming events for this month…

New Albany, Ohio was founded in 1837 and is centrally located, only 4 minutes from I-270, 10 minutes from Columbus Airport, and 15 minutes from downtown. New Albany is characterized by “thoughtful, innovative planning and attention to detail in all aspects of daily living”. If you’re a current resident of New Albany, thinking about moving to the area, or even just interested in visiting, you’re in for a real treat!

The architecture of New Albany, Ohio is timeless, the school system is nationally ranked, includes a performing arts center and offers tons of activities for visitors and residents, including a 27-hole Jack Nicklaus championship golf course, a country club, trails for walking or biking, parks, a variety of restaurants and shops.

Upcoming Events:

March 8th: NPR’s From the Top with host Christopher O’Riley
Time: 8PM – 10PM
Place: Jeanne B McCoy Community Center For The Arts
Price: $25-$35
What: From the Top with host Christopher O’Riley, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on NPR, features the amazing performances and captivating personal stories of extraordinary young classical musicians from across the country. What began as a radio experiment in 2000 quickly became one of the fastest growing and most popular weekly classical music programs on public radio. Broadcast on over 200 stations nationwide to an audience of nearly than 700,000 listeners each week, From the Top has been described by the Boston Globe as, “an entertaining, accessible and inspirational mix of outstanding musical performances, informal interviews, skits and games; the show is a celebration of extraordinary musicians who happen to be teenagers leading fairly normal lives.”

March 17th: St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Time: Parade Begins at 11:30 AM
Place: Throughout Downtown Columbus [Nationwide Blvd & John H McConnel Blvd]
Price: Free
What: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Columbus with this fun, annual parade. The parade will step off at 11:30 a.m. at Nationwide Blvd. and John H. McConnel Blvd. and proceed east on Nationwide Blvd. to High St., south on High St. to Broad St., west on Broad St. to Veterans Memorial for the Shamrock Club’s Annual Irish Family Reunion.

For more information click here.

March 29th: CAPA: Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour
Time: 8 PM
Place: Lincoln Theater [768 E Long St, Columbus, OH 43203]
Price: $35 – $45
What: The Monterey Jazz Festival, the longest continuously-running jazz festival in the world, has presented nearly every major jazz star – from Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong to Esperanza Spalding and Trombone Shorty – since it was founded in 1958. World-renowned for its artistic excellence, sophisticated informality, and long-standing mission to create and support year-round jazz education and performance programs in local, regional, national, and international venues, the Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 55th Anniversary Celebration continues this commitment in 2013 with its third North American tour. Featuring leading critically acclaimed, GRAMMY-winning jazz artists, the all-star band consists of bassist and musical director Christian McBride, vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater, saxophonist Chris Potter, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, pianist Benny Green, and drummer Lewis Nash. Embracing the past, present, and future of jazz, Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 55th Anniversary Celebration will perform an assortment of classic jazz repertoire and original compositions by band members.

For more information click here.

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