Conservatory Aglow family entertainment offers fun for kids of all ages. Bring your loved ones to see a magic show, hear a festive concert, learn about the wonders of winter, meet Santa and his reindeer and so much more! Crafts and performances are included with admission unless otherwise noted. View the full schedule of holiday family entertainment below.
The Goodwill Handbell Choir Performance
Saturday, November 17, 2pm
Columbus School for Girls Gracenotes Choir Performance
Sunday, November 18, 2pm
Sweet Turkeys Craft
Wednesday, November 21, 11am–2pm
Make a turkey-shaped cookie for a sweet treat.
$4 per cookie.
Create a Gingerbread House
Friday, November 23, 11am–4pm
Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage to The Wells Barn for some gingerbread fun! Create a mini house with graham crackers, frosting and candy. $6 per house.
Registration is closed for this event.
Joanie Calem presents Family Fall Fun Songs and Stories
Saturday, November 24, 11am
Singer and storyteller Joanie Calem presents songs and stories to celebrate the changing seasons.
Columbus Cello School Performance
Sunday, November 25, 2pm
Columbus Kinderchor Performance
Saturday, December 1, 2pm
Bishop Watterson High School Choir Performance
Sunday, December 2, 2pm
Columbus Children’s Pinta Choir Performance
Saturday, December 8, 2pm
The Columbus Zoo Visit
Sunday, December 9, 2pm
Cookies with Santa
Saturday, December 15 & Sunday, December 16, 11am–2pm
Decorate a holiday sugar cookie with frosting and sprinkles. Santa and two of his live reindeer make a special appearance. $2 per cookie.
Registration is closed for this event. Reservations cannot be made over the phone.
Hilliard Davidson Madrigal Singers
Saturday, December 15, 2pm
Olentangy Orange High School Above the Noise Choir
Sunday, December 16, 2pm
Drew Murray Magic
Saturday, December 22, 11am & 2pm
Magician Drew Murray presents an interactive magic show featuring music, comedy and new illusions.
Ohio Wildlife Center presents Wildlife in Winter
Sunday, December 23, 11am
Meet some of Ohio Wildlife Center’s animal ambassadors and learn how these native animals adapt to life during the winter.
Ohio Nature Education presents Birds of Prey
Wednesday, December 26, 11am & 2pm
Meet ambassador birds from Ohio Nature Education and learn about Owls, Hawks and other birds of prey.
Eric “The Fish” Patton presents Multicultural Drumming
Thursday, December 27, 11am & 2pm
Learn about styles of drumming in Japan, Brazil and the Caribbean. Join in an interactive group performance to try the instruments for yourself!
Erica Carlson presents The “Balloon Mystery” Magic Show
Friday, December 28, 11am & 2pm
Pop! Boom! Bang! Where did all our balloons go? Put on your detective hats and grab your magnifying classes as you search for “Sedgie the Hedgie” during this comedy magic show.
Crystal Clear Science presents The Science of Snow and Ice
Saturday, December 29, 11am & 2pm
Join Crystal Clear for this exciting interactive presentation of live experiments that explain the science behind winter weather.
Framily Brand presents Music from They Might be Giants
Sunday, December 30, 11am & 2pm
Featuring music from the They Might Be Giants catalog of kid’s albums, along with other childhood classics, this show will be fun for the whole framily!