Thursday, Dec. 28
Citywide Kwanzaa Celebration, 6 p.m. at King Arts Complex, 867 Mt. Vernon Ave. The annual celebration continues with a variety of activities and vendors, as well as a vendor marketplace. Admission is free.
North High’s Five-Year Anniversary Party, 4 p.m. at North High Brewing,1288 N. High St. The brewery celebrates its fifth birthday with new beer releases, food and live music. Admission is free.
Friday, Dec. 29
Cotton Bowl Watch Party, 7 p.m. at Bar 145, 955 W. 5th Ave. Watch the Buckeyes take on USC with food and drink specials, followed by a live DJ after the game.
Saturday, Dec. 30
Trans-Siberian Orchestra, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Nationwide Arena, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd. Tickets start at $59 plus fees via Ticketmaster. The New York City rock band continues its annual Christmas-themed tour with its Ghosts of Christmas Eve storyline.
Hebdo, 9 p.m. at Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit St. The adventure-folk artist will perform tracks off its latest album “Keep ‘Em Tgthr.” Tickets are $8 via Ticketweb.
Sunday, Dec. 31
Clutch, 8 p.m. at Express Live, 405 Neil Ave. The Maryland rock group will end 2017 in Columbus on its “Psychic Warfare” world tour. Tickets are $29.50 plus fees via Ticketmaster.
New Year’s Eve Spectacular, 8 p.m. at Dahlia Bar and Lounge, 147 Vine St. Celebrate New Year’s with music by Corrupt and Brob, as well as a champagne toast, party favors and balloon drop. Tickets are $10 online or at the door.