UPDATE: Columbus Recreation and Parks Department Announces Reopening of Golden Hobby Gift Shop June 1
COLUMBUS – Columbus Recreation and Parks
Department will reopen the Golden Hobby Gift Shop on Tuesday, June 1 at its new
location in the Columbus Performing Arts Center (CPAC), located at 549 Franklin
Ave. The shop will operate Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sunday, 1-4
The June 1 date is an update from the
planned May 18 opening, and was selected to align with the start of summer
Golden Hobby Gift Shop is a senior arts
and consignment shop that offers an array of handmade goods for sale, including
quilts, ceramics, woodcrafts, paintings and more, all made by Columbus-area
seniors. Staffed by Columbus Recreation and Parks Department employees and a
group of dedicated senior volunteers, the shop also offers a variety of art-
and craft-making classes, ranging in skill level from beginner to advanced.
“The Golden Hobby Gift Shop
has been a special place for seniors in our community and for visitors to our
city for 50 years,” said Paul Rakosky, interim director of Columbus Recreation
and Parks Department. “We are excited to reopen this unique shop and look
forward to welcoming consigners and shoppers back.
For more information about
Golden Hobby Gift Shop, visit columbus.gov/goldenhobbygiftshop.