Events Calendar

Sam's Fans organizes great events to raise funds for music and art therapy. Hope you can come have fun with us! You can join us in our biggest fundraiser of the year, A THREAD of Hope, and enjoy fashion, music, food, drinks, and much more! Or perhaps you are more interested in physical activity, in which case we recommend you to join us for our annual Sam's Fans 5k. You will be able to find more information on the upcoming events this year below. Hope you can join us!


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#GivingTuesday Party with Sam’s Fans

When: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Where: TBD

Drinks and Dinner to Celebrate and Support Sam’s Fans

When: Thursday, November 21, 2019 | 06:00 pm
Where: Tarpon Lodge

Please join our hosts Joe Feidner and Glenn Green for drinks and dinner to celebrate and support Sam’s Fans! Please RSVP below:

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Wine and Write (Hand Lettering Wine Bags and Wine Tasting) Workshop

When: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 | 06:30 pm
Where: Naterdoodle Studio – 3515 N High St. Columbus, OH 43214

Each participant’s experience includes:

One (1) wine tasting experience with The Winemaker’s Shop, including education from wine experts
Three (3) samples of different Columbus made wines
Three (3) canvas wine bags
Two (2) fabric markers to keep and access to multiple colors for accents
Designs for your wine bags created by lettering artist Natalie Keller Pariano of NatterDoodle (6+ to choose from!)
One (1) NatterDoodle-designed coloring page
All supplies needed to transfer a design to wine bags
A thank you gift from Natalie (a $16.99 value!)
Two hours of instruction,…

A THREAD of Hope 2019

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 07:00 pm
Where: The Exchange at Bridge Park

Sam’s Fans 5k 2019

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019 | 08:00 am
Where: Wolfe Park

Sam’s Fans 5K was one of the very first things we did in memory of Samantha McCarthy. It continues to be one of our most favorite events….

ACH 2019

When: Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Where: Considine Center Akron Children’s Hospital

Join hosts Susan and Paul Popovich as we introduce you to Sam’s Fans. A registered 501(c)3, Sam’s Fans is dedicated to supporting and enhancing music and art therapy programs for seriously ill children and their families….

Ice Cream with Sam’s Fans 2019

When: Sunday, March 3, 2019 | 11:00 am – 01:00 pm
Where: Amelita Mirolo Barn – Upper Arlington

Come join us for an ice cream party to celebrate Sam’s birthday month! Ticket price includes free ice cream provided by Velvet Ice Cream,…

Heart Art

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 | 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Where: Picassos Art Studio

An Evening with Mat Kearney

When: Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 07:30 pm
Where: Via Vecchia

Mat Kearney and Tyler Burkum are coming to Columbus to perform an acoustic show to benefit Sam’s Fans!
Our Sam’s Fans probably remember when we appeared on the Today Show last summer!…

Ice Cream with Sam’s Fans and The Shazzbots 2018

When: Sunday, March 25, 2018 | 12:00 pm – 02:00 pm
Where: Amelita Mirolo Barn

Come join us for a ice cream party to celebrate Sam’s birthday month! Ticket price includes free ice cream provided by Velvet Ice Cream,…