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The festival you should definitely drive to Columbus for

Foodies: put this on your calendar now.

You can enjoy multitudes of cheesy goodness while helping to fight cancer at the same time at the inaugural Mac & Cheese Festival in Columbus on October 14, 2016.

The festival’s organizers promise an array of mac and cheese samples from some of the best restaurants in the area that put the powdered cheese packet variety to shame.

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Proceeds from the event will go towards cancer research in adolescents and young adults at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute.

Ticket prices have not yet been announced. Free parking will be available.

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