ACTIVITIES IN THE COLUMBIA AREA Mar 7 2018 – Mar 27 2018

    Wednesday March 7, 2018 through Tuesday March 27, 2018

     

    Sundays –  Sensory Sunday at the EdVenture Children’s Museum.  On Sundays one hour before opening, the museum will be open for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and sensory processing difference’s to tour the museum and enjoy interactive, hands on activities.  For more information call (803) 400-1156 or visit http://www.edventure.org/events/sensory-sunday/?for=04-17-2016.

    Second Sundays –  Stroll on Arsenal Hill at the Arsenal Hill Park Center on Lincoln Street with the tour beginning at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church on Calhoun Street.  Learn the significance of this neighborhood with its eclectic mix of architecture where the elites use to live during the war and African Americans lived through the 19th and 20th Centuries.  For more information call (803) 252-1770 or visit http://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/second-sunday-stroll-arsenal-hill.

    Tuesdays –  Toddler Tuesdays at the EdVenture Children’s Museum.   Bring your toddler for seasonal art activities, music, and our sand tray exploration in the Early Learning Classroom.    For more information call (803) 779-3100 or visit http://www.edventure.org/calendar/calendar.aspx.

    Tuesdays –  Second Shift Twosdays at the South Carolina State Museum.  The museum has extended hours with special after hours pricing.   For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/events/second-shift-twosdays/.

    First & Third Wednesdays –  Kids Cook at the EdVenture Children’s Museum.  Children 6 – 10 years old will have a unique experience taking participants on an exciting journey of culinary arts partaking in food preparation and meal creation, while learning about nutrition. For more information call (803) 400-1156 or visit http://www.edventure.org/events/kids-cook-first-third-wednesdays/?for=04-20-2016.

    Thursdays –  City Roots Farmers Market at the City Roots Farm.  Here’s your chance to search for fresh local produce, fresh eggs, meats, cheese, and more, plus local music and food truck vendors!  For more information call (803) 254-2302 or visit http://www.cityroots.org/.

    First Thursdays –  First Thursdays on Main Street at the 1200-1700 block of Main Street in downtown Columbia.  The event lasts from 6 pm to 10 pm and is a collaboration of a number of vendors in the area.  For more information call (803) 988-1065 or visit http://firstthursdaysonmain.com/.

    Third Thursdays – Vista Nights offered by the Congaree Visit Guild in the Vista area of downtown Columbia.  This event is a collaboration of vendors offering extended hours and events such as wine and beer tastings, art classes, and more.  For more information call (803) 269-5946 or visit http://www.vistacolumbia.com/vistanights.aspx.

    Thursday Nights –  Young Adult Shag Dance at Bill’s Music Stop on Meeting Street.  Come early and learn how to shag and then dance the night away.  For more information call (803) 796-6477 or visit http://www.billsmusicshop.com/calendar.html#.

    Fridays – Bluegrass and Acoustic Open Stage and Jam at Bill’s Music Shop and Pickin’ Parlor on Meeting Street.  Come out and participate or sit back and enjoy the music.  For more information call (803) 796-6477 or visit http://www.billsmusicshop.com/.

    Fourth Fridays –  Friday Night Laser Lights at the South Carolina State Museum.  Through the months of June, July, and August, the Museum will present a laser light show in the Planetarium with each show providing a variety of music.  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/events/upcoming-events/.

    Saturdays – Nature Discovery Walk at the Congaree National Park.  Join a volunteer naturalist for a fun walk along the boardwalk while learning about the diversity of wildlife and plants in the Park.  For more information call (803) 776-4396 or visit https://www.nps.gov/cong/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?event=56C296E0-1DD8-B71C-07EB09DD87A17E5F.

    Saturdays –  State House Tours at the South Carolina State House on Gervais Street.  Come tour the most beautiful historic building in the area.  For more information call (803) 734-2430 or visit http://www.scstatehouse.gov/visit.php.

    Saturdays –  Classic Country Music Jamboree and Dancing at Bills Music Shop and Pickin’ Parlor on Meeting Street.  Come early and learn two step, country dancing, or couples dancing (no partner required) followed by live entertainment.  For more information call (803) 796-6477 or visit http://www.billsmusicshop.com/.

    Saturdays –  Soda City Market on Main Street in downtown Columbia.  Shop for local and regional foods, crafts, hot coffee, cold fresh lemonade, and even cooked food.  For more information visit http://sodacitysc.com/.

    Through February 22 – Seen and Not Heard Exhibit at the Tapp’s Art Center.  You’ll enjoy photograph and portraiture by a diverse group of women from across the Midlands.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit http://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/seen-and-heard-exhibit-opening-night/.

    Through February 24 –  Beginners Sewing Class with Diko at the Tapp’s Center for the Arts.  Each week of this class will teach you something different, with you taking home something you created each week.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit http://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/beginners-sewing-class-with-diko/.

    Through February 24 –  “Bye-Bye Birdie” at On Stage Performance Center.  This musical production based on the book by Michael Stewart, is set in 1958 and was inspired by Elvis Pressley’s draft into the Army.  For more information call (803) 351-6751 or visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/south-carolina/regional/BYE-BYE-BIRDIE–YPEWEST-COLUMBIA.

    Through February 25 – “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.” at the Village Square Theatre.  Take an adventure with Alice in this fun production being put on by some of our best local child/adolescent actors and actresses!  For more information call (803) 359-1436 or visit http://www.villagesquaretheatre.com/season.html.

    Through March 9 – Yoga Flow with Alexandra Fleury at the Tapp’s Center for the Arts.  Start your new year by building strength and learning to connect the mind, body, and breathe with this challenging class.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/yoga-flow-with-alexandra-fleury-the-m-a-c/.

    Through March 17 –  Yoga for Beginners at the Tapp’s Art Center.  Learn the basics of yoga with simple postures and focusing on the breath.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/yoga-for-beginners-with-heather-parsons-the-m-a-c/.

    Through March 18 –  “A Game’s Afoot” at the Town Theatre.  It’s 1936 and Broadway star, William Gillette, who played the leading role in Sherlock Holmes, invites the cast to his castle for a weekend, but when one of the guests is stabbed, Gillette takes on the role of his character in this fun and exciting show!  For more information call (803) 799-2510 or visit http://towntheatre.com/towns-99th-season/.

    Through March 20 – Immersion into Sun Style Tai Chi Chaun at the Tapp’s Center for the Arts.  This is a 12 week immersion workshop broken up into two six week sessions is taught by certified instructors to teach you the art and health benefits of Tai Chi.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit http://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/immersion-into-sun-style-tai-chi-chuan-pt-2-the-m-a-c/.

    Through March 27 –  Richland School District I K-12 Art Show at the Tapp’s Art Center.  Be sure to stop by and see some of the most amazing talent of the children and adolescents from our area!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/richland-district-school-district-1-k-12-art-show/.

    Through April 28 –  “Jack and the Giant” at the Columbia Marionette Theater.  Meet a giant who is teased by his brothers because he isn’t mean and nasty, but is sweet and caring.  For more information call (803) 252-7366 or visit https://cmtpuppet.org/shows/jack-and-the-giants/.

    Through May 6 –  “Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy Reframed and Exhibited” at the Richland County Main Library.  This is a multi-media exhibit that is dedicated to African American philanthropy.  For more information call (803) 799-9084 or visit https://tsopcola.org/.

    March 7 – 10 –  “Black Kasper” at the Comedy House.  Always giving you a great show, so don’t miss out on this chance to see this hilarious comedian!  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    March 8 –  “The Neighborhood Barbershop Live” at the Township Auditorium.  A frustrated son finally is given the keys to the business, but quickly finds himself derailed leading him to an ending where he may have to choose between the love of his father or the love of his life.  For more information call (803) 576-2350 or visit http://www.thetownship.org/events/.

    March 8 – 9 –  Classical Ballet Outreach: “Alladin” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  The Outreach program is intended to introduce Ballet to those who otherwise wouldn’t have the chance, so bring your students or you children out to enjoy this full production classic that they are sure to enjoy.  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=453.

    March 8 – 29 –  Life Drawing at the Columbia Art Center.  This class is intended to teach or improve skills in basic line drawing and teach techniques that will enhance your drawings.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.net/depts/parks-recreation/Life%20Drawing%20March%202018.pdf.

    March 9 –  90’s Hip Hop Dance Party with Pret at the Tapp’s Center for the Arts.  Put on your favorite 90’s outfit and enjoy dancing to some of your favorite 90’s tunes while doing some of those hip hop moves!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/90s-hip-hop-dance-party-with-pret-the-m-a-c/.

    March 9 –  “Don Quixote” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  This performance by the Columbia Classical Ballet will take you on a journey to La Mancha where this chivalrous character decides he wants to be one of those characters in a book who defends the helpless and destroys the wicked. For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=452.

    March 9 –  Kemopalooza at the Music Farm.  Come out and enjoy a night of fun, food, a silent auction, and music with proceeds to benefit Camp Kemo for kids battling cancer or a blood disorder.  For more information call (803) 434-7275 or visit http://events.palmettohealthfoundation.org/site/Calendar?id=100421&view=Detail#.WoeFnqjwayJ.

    March 9 –  Kick-Off to St. Pat’s at the fountain in Five Points.  Come out and get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with Irish-themed music, dancing, and more, with the little ones having the chance to help turn the fountain green, and you and the kids can participate in a scavenger hunt through Five Points!  For more information call (803) 748-7373 or visit http://stpatscolumbia.com/experience.php.

    March 9 –  “Charlie Wilson” at the Colonial Life Arena.  Enjoy an evening of wonderful music by this talented singer, songwriter, musician, and producer, and former lead singer for The Gap.  For more information call (803) 576-9200 or visit https://www.coloniallifearena.com/events/detail/charlie-wilson.

    March 9 – 11 –  Carolina Classic Home and Garden Show at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.  If you are thinking of making changes to your home or garden this year, this is the place to go to meet with vendors and get ideas.  For more information visit http://www.biaofcentralsc.com/index/featured-news-and-events/2018-carolina-classic-home-and-garden-show.html.

    March 10 –  Grow Your Own Mushrooms at the Riverfront Park South at the Red Schoolhouse.  Learn the art of growing your own shitake mushrooms!  For more information call (803) 545-3100 or visit https://www.columbiasc.gov/parks-recreation/programs-activities/outdoor.

     

    March 10 –  Pallet Gardening at Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Learn how to use pallets in your garden and prepare a pallet for use in your own garden.  For more information call (803) 779-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/education/garden-programs.

    March 10 –  Weatherfest at the Edventure Children’s Museum.  Public and local meteorologists as well as emergency officials for a severe weather and emergency preparedness event and to help residents to learn about the local organizations that come together with all being available to speak with visitors, do demonstrations, and present educational materials for both adults and children.  For more information call (803) 779-3100 or visit http://www.edventure.org/events/weatherfest-2018/?for=03-10-2018.

    March 10 –  Basic Landscape Design Workshop at Wingard’s Market.  Learn the basics of how to create a landscape you will enjoy.  For more information call (803) 359-9091 or visit https://wingardsmarket.com/product/basic-landscape-design-workshop/.

    March 10 –  Sewing Basics at the Columbia Art Center.  Bring a machine, a pattern, supplies, and proper tools and receive assistance in working on your project.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.net/depts/parks-recreation/March%202018%20Workshops.pdf.

    March 10 –  A Village and Then Some – African Fest & Storytelling at the Tapp’s Art Center.  You’ll enjoy a cultural evening filled with stories, amazing foods, dancing, and more!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/a-to-zed-presents-a-village-and-then-some-african-fest-storytelling/.

    March 10 –  Healthy Backs with Alexandra Fleury at the M.A.C. of the Tapp’s Art Center.  This is a Pilate’s based workshop that will teach you ways to properly care for your back and how to make it stronger.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/healthy-backs-with-alexandra-fleury-the-m-a-c/.

    March 10 –  Macramé Wall Hanging at the M.A.C. of the Tapp’s Art Center.  Learn how to make a macramé wall hanging and make one to take home with you!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit http://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/macrame-wall-hanging-class-the-m-a-c/.

    March 10 –  Romantic Chopin at the Koger Center for the Arts.  Enjoy an evening of beautiful music by the South Carolina Philharmonic.  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=467.

    March 10 –  Native American Lifeways at the 12,000 Year History Park in Cayce.  Learn about the Native Americans that lived in the area at this informative and interesting walk.  For more information call (850) 322-5636 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/159213994734146/.

    March 10 –  Nature Talk and Demonstration at the 12,000 Year History Park in Cayce.  Learn about the plants and animals of the Park and learn how the terrain and soil impact what lives and grows in each area.  For more information call (850) 322-5636 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/159213994734146/.

    March 10 –  Saluda Showdown Trout Tournament at Saluda Shoals Park.  Calling all fishermen and fisherwomen, no matter your skill level or what you enjoy fishing for, come on out and enjoy a day filled with fun competition!  For more information call (803) 772-3336 or visit http://www.icrc.net/saluda-showdown-trout-tournament-2018-03-10.

    March 10 –  “The BreakWomb” at the Harbison Theatre.  With over two million followers on youtube, these three mothers will make you think twice about how you respond to your kids, so enjoy a “Mom’s Night Out” with these funny ladies!  For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit https://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/breakwomb.

    March 10 –  “Romantic Chopin” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  Enjoy an evening with the South Carolina Philharmonic.  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=467.

    March 10 –  “Cole Swindell” at the Colonial Life Arena.  Fill your evening with some great country music, with guest artists Chris Janson and Lauren Alaina. For more information call (803) 576-9200 or visit https://www.coloniallifearena.com/events/detail/cole-swindell.

    March 10 –  Palate Party at Hay Hill Market on Bluff Road.  This upscale casual fundraiser to benefit Epworth Children’s Home will give you a chance to enjoy foods and the wines you can pair them with live music, dancing, an open bar, and some great silent auction items to bid on.  For more information visit http://friendsofepworth.org/palateparty/.

    March 10 –  Low Country Craft Beer Jamboree at City Roots Farm.  You’ll enjoy a day filled with live entertainment on two stages, a wide variety of craft beers as well as local cuisine, and children’s rides so enjoy a day of outdoor fun.  For more information visit https://www.lococraftbeerjam.com/.

    March 10 – 11 –  “Numbtongue”, “The Lovely Few”, “Tom Angst”, & “Wilder Maker” at The Space Hall of the Tapp’s Art Center.  You’ll enjoy an evening of folk-rock and experimental Indie music to pass the night away!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/numbtongue-the-lovely-few-tom-angst-wilder-maker-space-hall/.

    March 10 & 24 –  Mosaic Tile Art at the Edisto Discovery Park.  This 2-day workshop will teach you how to use colored ceramic tiles to create a 12” x 12” piece of art.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.net/depts/parks-recreation/March%202018%20Workshops.pdf.

    March 11 –  Second Sunday Stroll: Jewish Sites Downtown starting at Michael’s on Main in downtown Columbia.  Learn about the Jewish heritage and how the Jewish merchants impacted the development of downtown Columbia.  For more information call (803) 252-1770 ext. 23 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/second-sunday-stroll-main-steet.

    March 11 –  “Nene Leakes” at the Comedy House.  Enjoy an evening of fun and laughter with this “Real Housewives of Atlanta.”  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    March 11 –  “Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic” at the Colonial Life Arena.  You and the kids will enjoy a show filled with many of your favorite Disney characters while taking a journey through enchanted lands that will create some unforgettable moments!  For more information call (803) 576-9200 or visit https://www.coloniallifearena.com/events/detail/disney-live-mickey-and-minnies-doorway-to-magic.

    March 11 –  The Dog and Pony Show at the South Carolina State Farmers Market.  This fun family friendly event will allow you to bring your dog who can be entered in a pageant if you dress him or her up to win prizes, and enjoy live music, fun kid’s activities, with food and merchandise vendors also available with proceeds to benefit Patter Pets animal rescue.  For more information call (803) 319-1502 or visit https://www.patterpets.org/events.html.

    March 12 –  Robert Mills House Volunteer Training at the Robert Mills House.  Help others learn about this historical home and lead tours telling visitors about the home.  For more information call (803) 252-1770 ext. 24 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/robert-mills-house-volunteer-training.

    March 12 –  Harvest Dinner at City Roots.  Come out and enjoy a fabulous chef prepared four course meal using seasonal ingredients from local farmers and artisans, with a cocktail and wine parings included.  For more information call (803) 254-2302 or visit http://www.cityroots.org/events-calendar/2017/3/13/march-harvest-dinner.

    March 13 –  Songversation Presents: Singer/Songwriter “Chris Cobbs” at the Tapps Art Center.  This artist has enjoy a life of music for 40 years and although he hasn’t been produced, has spent the last 5 years working on writing his own songs which are thoughtful and talk about the ups and downs of life with a hope of having his music published this year so come out and support this talented artist.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/songversation-presents-singer-songwriter-chris-cobbs/.

    March 13 –  “John Kadlecik Band” at the Music Farm.  This former lead guitarist for The Grateful Dead and his band will give you an unforgettable evening of music.  For more information visit http://musicfarm.com/event/john-kadlecik-band/.

    March 13 –  “Selena”  at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This film that made Jennifer Lopez into a star tells the story of the Tejano music superstar, Selena Quintanilla Perez.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/selena/.

    March 14 –  Rustic Hypertufa at Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Make a hypertufa trough to plant herbs, succulents, and other plants and see how to use them in the garden. For more information call (803) 799-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/education/garden-programs

    March 14 –  “The Other Side of Hope” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  You’ll experience an unlikely friendship between a salesman from Finland and a group of Syrian refugees that will show you through humor “how remarkable a relationship between strangers can be.”  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/the-other-side-of-hope/.

    March 14 – 18 –  “Doo Doo Brown” at the Comedy House.  Here is a chance to enjoy an evening of laughter and fun with this comedian known as “The King of Underground Comedy”.  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    March 15 –  Renovation Rodeo at a location to be determined closer to the date.  Historic Columbia’s Palladium Society provides a yearly tour of an old home that has been renovated and yet maintains its historical roots, with this year’s home being a 1960’s ranch home.  For more information call (803) 252-7742 ext. 15 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/the-palladium-society-s-renovation-rodeo-2.

    March 16 –  Chase Loveless Memorial Golf Tournament at the Linrick Golf Course.  Enjoy a day of golfing followed by a social and dinner followed by the handing out of awards.  For more information call (803) 772-1228 or visit http://www.icrc.net/chase-loveless-memorial-golf-tournament-2018-03-16.

    March 16 –  Underwear Comedy Party in the Skyline Room of the Tapp’s Art Center.  Needless to say, this is one show you won’t want to miss!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/soda-city-stand-up-presents-underwear-comedy-at-tapps/.

    March 16 –  A Grand Affair at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.  This “speakeasy” affair is a cocktail and costume attired event that will include entertainment by Grammy nominated artist Jamie O’Neal, with all proceeds to benefit Harvest Hope Food Bank.  For more information call (803) 254-4432 ext. 1145 or visit http://www.harvesthope.org/calendar/grand-affair.

    March 16 –  Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt & Carnival at the Gibson Road Soccer Complex in Lexington.  Kids ages 1 to 10 get to hunt for plastic candy filled Easter eggs, and the carnival consisting of carnival rides, inflatables, games, popcorn, and more so bring the kids out for an evening of fun!  For more information visit http://www.lcrac.com/Default.aspx?tabid=369222.

    March 16 – 17 –  “Boeing, Boeing” at Workshop Theatre.  Meet Bernard, the American businessman who is juggling a relationship with three airline stewardesses and does well with managing to not have them run into one another, but then his school pal Robert arrives and things start to get a little interesting, and very comical so don’t miss the chance to be highly entertained!  For more information call (803) 799-4876 or visit http://www.workshoptheatre.com/shows.html.

    March 16 – 18 –  “The Lion King, Jr.” at the Irmo High School Center for the Arts.  The ICRC Children’s Theatre has created another fun and entertaining production, so come out and support the kids and all the hard work to create this great show!  For more information call (803) 772-1228 or visit http://www.icrc.net/the-lion-king-jr-icrc-childrens-theatre-2018-03-16.

    March 17 –  St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at the EdVenture Children’s Museum.  Bring the kids and escape for the day to Tir Na Nag (the Irish “Land of Youth”) where the fae people and leprechauns live and enjoy wondering through the fairy realm where kids can experience interactive games with fairies, learn Irish fairy traditions, and set leprechaun traps!  For more information call (803) 799-3100 or visit http://www.edventure.org/events/st-patricks-celebration-days/?for=03-17-2018.

     

    March 17 –  The Cinderella Project at Brookland Baptist Church.  Here is a chance for those young ladies who aren’t able to afford a dress for their special dance to choose one and the accessories to match so that she can have that special evening to remember. For more information send an email to marshallminton@gmail.com or visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/attend-a-boutique.

    March 17 –  St. Patrick’s Day in Five Points on Harden Street in Five Points.  This favorite event will once again start with a parade, a road race (15k, 10k, 5k & 1 mile), carnival rides, six stages of music, lots of vendors, and of course local restaurants, so put on your favorite green attire and come out for an incredible day of fun!  For more information visit http://stpatscolumbia.com/.

    March 17 –  Spring Fling at Wingard’s Market.  Come out and see all of the blooming plants, new items for purchase, purchase fresh early season fruits and vegetables, and even come early and enjoy breakfast! For more information call (803) 359-9091 or visit https://wingardsmarket.com/spring-fling/.

    March 17 & April 7 –  Glazing: Dipping, Pouring, and More at the Columbia Art Center.  Learn the art of glazing and explore decorating possibilities.  For more information call (803) 545=3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.net/depts/parks-recreation/March%202018%20Workshops.pdf.

    March 20 –  Gardening for Wildlife at Wingard’s Market.  Learn about the South Carolina Wildlife Federation’s Garden for Wildlife Program on how you can restore habitats and improve wildlife populations on your property.  For more information call (803) 359-9091 or visit https://wingardsmarket.com/product/gardening-for-wildlife-workshop/.

    March 20 –  “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” at the Harbison Theatre.  Presented live from the National Theatre in London, this is the story of two minor characters from Shakespears’ “Hamlet” who are lost and confused and will keep you laughing!  For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit https://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/ntl-screen-rosencrantz-guildenstern-are-dead.

    March 20 –  “Celtic Women: Homecoming Tour” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  These four incredibly talented musicians will blow you away with not only their talent, but also their beauty!  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=522.

    March 20 –  “Saturday Church” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This musical is about a young man who is searching for his identity and questioning his sexuality in New York with an introduction by Audria Byrd and Nathaniel Simmons-Thorne prior to the show.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/saturday-church/.

    March 20 – 21 –  Banff Mountain Film Festival at the Music Farm.  Travel to places you’ve never been, see things you’ve never seen, experience things you’ve never done, so plan on attending one of these evenings!  For more information visit https://musicfarm.com/event/banff-mountain-film-festival-day-2/.

    March 21 –  “Get Out” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  To celebrate End Racism Day, this film produced by the first African American filmmaker is being shown about a young Black man who visits his white girlfriends’ parents in upstate New York and the disturbing discoveries that follow.   For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/get-out/.

    March 22 – 25 –  Tartan Day South at a variety of locations around the area.  The festivities begin with a kick-off party at the British Bulldog Pub where Syr will play, followed by a concert at the Icehouse Amphitheater on the 23rd by Celtic Commotion, then the full festivities at the Columbia Speedway with dancing, Highland games, music, and much more ending the day with Drumsmoke in the evening, followed on the 25th by “Kirkin of the Tartans on the River” at the Riverwalk Amphitheater Park in West Columbia.  For more information visit http://tartandaysouth.com/.

    March 23 –  Basketball Night at Seven Oaks Park.  Kids in grades 6th through 8th can enjoy a couple of hours of fun on the basketball court!  For more information call (803) 772-3336 or visit http://www.icrc.net/basketball-night-2018-03-23.

    March 23 –  Columbia Ballet Outreach: “Cinderella” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  Bring your students out for a chance to learn about ballet and the stories this form of dance can tell.  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://columbiacityballet.com/outreach/.

    March 23 –  Winter Jam at the Colonial Life Arena.  The artists for this years Jam will be Skillet, Kari Jobe, Building 429, KB, Jordan Feliz, & New Song, with comedian John Crist and speaker Nick Hall, and a pre-jam party of up and coming new Christian artists! For more information call (803) 576-9053 or visit https://www.coloniallifearena.com/events/detail/winter-jam.

    March 23 – 25 –  “Pirate’s of Penzance” at the Columbia’s Children’s Theatre.  The teenagers have done it again, so come out and support them in this fun and highly entertaining production!  For more information call (803) 691-4548 or visit http://www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com/season-at-a-glance/.

    March 23 – 25 –  Palmetto Sportsman’s Classic at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.  This annual fun event isn’t just for sportsmen and women, and is a good chance to expose those who aren’t to fun activities such as fishing, with the chance for kids to actually catch and release fish, view largemouth bass aquariums filled with fish, view a raptor show, meet with a variety of vendors, eat unique foods, and Saturday will give kids the chance to participated in the Youth Bass Fishing Tournament to see who can make the big catch so be sure to stop by and see what it’s all about! For more information call (803) 734-4008 or visit http://www.psclassic.com/.

    March 23 – 25 –  “Donnell Rawlings” at the Comedy House.  If you need a good laugh, come out and enjoy this funny and entertaining comedian who’s been dubbed “an overnight success.”  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    March 23 – April 14 –  “Fun Home” at Trustus Theatre.  This musical production was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in drama, telling the story of a women who tells her story after her father dies and the challenges she faced with her parents as she was growing up.  For more information call (803) 254-9732 ext. 1 or visit http://trustus.org/event/fun-home/.

    March 24 –  Bird Walk at Saluda Shoals Park.  Enjoy a walk in this beautiful park searching for local birds, migratory birds, and discussing birding habitats with Wingard’s Market wildlife specialist Zach Steinhauser.  For more information call (803) 359-9091 or visit https://wingardsmarket.com/product/saluda-shoals-bird-walk-copy/.

    March 24 –  Limited Space Vegetable Gardening at Wingard’s Market.  Create a small garden that will produce a larger amount of vegetables than you think you can in a small space. For more information call (803) 359-9091 or visit https://wingardsmarket.com/product/limited-space-vegetable-gardening-workshop-2/.

    March 24 –  “Cleopatra” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  The Columbia City Ballet will take you on a journey to Egypt and Rome telling the tale of this historically iconic Queen.  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=428.

    March 24 –  “Patti Labelle” at the Township Auditorium.  This iconic artist will fill your evening with a variety of music such as rhythm and blues, to the spiritual sonnets so don’t miss the chance to see this extremely talented artist .  For more information call (803) 576-2350 or visit http://www.thetownship.org/events/.

    March 24 –  Easter Egg Hunt in the Gardens at the Seibels House and Garden.  Kids will have the chance to hunt for filled Easter eggs, meet the Easter Bunny, and dye eggs using natural colors, and families will have the chance to play outdoor games, so bring the kids out and enjoy a morning of family fun!  For more information call (803) 252-1770 ext. 23 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/family-friendly-easter-egg-hunt.

    March 24 – Garden Symposium at the Robert Mills Carriage House.  You’ll have a chance to attend workshops that tell about the establishment of historical gardens around the State and meet with vendors and purchase plants propagated from Historic Columbia properties and participate in a seed swap.  For more information call (803) 252-1770 ext. https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/2018-gardening-symposium.

    March 24 –  Hot Flash 5K  starting on Clovis Parkway in Cayce.  This walk run event on the Timmerman Trail is offered by the Women’s Club of Cayce and celebrates the challenges of life with food and beverages provided and generous gifts and awards being given.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/384763685307894/.

    March 24 –  Civil War Battle of Congaree Creek Walk at the 12,000 Year History Park in Cayce.  Hear the stories of the Burning of Columbia during the Civil War.  For more information call (850) 322-5636 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/159213994734146/.

    March 24 –  First Fort Congaree at the 12,000 Year History Park in Cayce.  Take a journey back in time to 1718 to 1722 learning about the frontier fort and trading post that once existed in the area.  For more information call (850) 322-5636 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/159213994734146/.

    March 25 –  “Persona” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  In celebration of the centennial anniversary of filmmaker Ingmar Bergman is being shown this film unlike any of his others about “the melding identified of a psychiatric patient and her seemingly supportive nurse.”  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/persona/.

    March 25 –  Shoot and Shuck at the Palmetto Outdoor Shooting Facility in Swansea.  Sponsored by the Congaree Land Trust, enjoy clay shooting, oysters, and beverages all to benefit this great cause. For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/congaree-land-trust-shoot-n-shuck-tickets-42748321380.

    March 27 –  Toddler Egg Hunt at Crooked Creek Park.  Little ones from birth to age 4 can come out and search for eggs filled with healthy age-appropriate treats so bring a basket and the little ones out for an evening of fun!  For more information call (803) 345-6181 or visit http://www.icrc.net/toddler-egg-hunt-2018-03-27.

     

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