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

    Wednesday February 7, 2018 through Tuesday February 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 10 –  “The Crucible” at Longstreet Theatre.  This production presents the horror of the Salem witchcraft trials in the 1600’s so don’t miss the intensity of this performance that will display some of the tremendous talent at the University of South Carolina!  For more information call (803) 777-2551 or visit http://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/theatre_and_dance/theatre/productions/main_stage/the_crucible/index.php.

    Through February 11 –  “Bye-Bye Birdie – Young Performers Edition” at On-Stage Productions in Lexington.  This musical taken from the adult version based on the book by Michael Stewart was inspired by Elvis Pressley and his draft into the Army, so come out and support out and support some of our talented young performers as they put on their version of this classic musical.  For more information call (803) 351-6751 or visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=76914.

    Through February 22 – Seen and Not Heard Exhibit at the Tapps 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 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 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/.

    February 7 – 11 –  “Bruh Man” at the Comedy House.  This actor and comedian from Texas will give you a fun show filled with fun and laughter!  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/bruh-man/.

    February 8 –  Daddy and Daughter Date Night at Crooked Creek Park in Chapin.  This is a fun night for young ladies to spend time with their father or grandfather for a candlelight dinner and loads of fun dancing with a memory photo and goodie bag to take home!  For more information call (803) 345-6181 or visit http://www.icrc.net/daddy-daughter-date-night-2018-02-08.

    February 9 –  Mother and Son Valentine’s Dance at Polo Road Park.  This is a chance for sons and their mothers or grandmother to dress up for a night of having fun dancing and creating memories that will last a lifetime!  For more information visit http://richlandcountyrecreation.com/mother-son-valentines-day-dance/.

    February 9 –  Off the Wall and Onto the Stage: “Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green” at the Township Auditorium.  This program is presented by the Columbia City Ballet who will create a dancing masterpiece of Jonathan Green’s artwork.  For more information call (803) 576-2350 or visit http://www.thetownship.org/.

    February 9 – 10 –  Night at the Museum at the South Carolina State Museum.  This overnight event for kids and their parents will give you a chance to solve the mystery of the missing Purloined Pendant as well as having fun and creating memories to take home with you!    For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/events/night-sc-state-museum/.

    February 9 – 11 –  Orchids at Riverbanks  at Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Who doesn’t like orchids, so come out and enjoy viewing orchids from around the world, and take the opportunity to learn how to grow your own!  For more information call (803) 834-3347 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/media-center/releases-2016/0202.

     

     

    February 9 – 11 –  Columbia Boat Show at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.  Springs is coming up, so head out and see if you can’t find that boat that will make  your warm seasons more fun and entertaining!  For more information visit http://www.columbiaboatshow.com/.

    February 9 – 16 –  Sweetheart Dinner Cruise at the Spirit of Lake Murray in Leesville.  On Friday night through Valentine’s Day you’ll have the chance to celebrate this intimate holiday with that special someone on the beautiful Lake while enjoy a fabulous dinner and jazz music to entertain you.  For more information call (803) 730-3044 or visit https://www-150g.bookeo.com/bookeo/b_spiritoflakemurray_start.html?ctlsrc=1516575413225&src=01d.

    February 9 – 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.

    February 10 –  Beginning Pyrography at the Art Center on Taylor Street.  Learn the basic art of wood burning, how to transfer images to wood, and use different strokes for shading.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit http://www.columbiasc.gov/depts/parks-recreation/february_2018_workshops_p1.pdf.

    February 10 –  Learn to Grow Your Own Mushrooms at the Red Schoolhouse at Riverfront Park South.  At this event you’ll obtain an introduction to the art of growing shitake mushrooms!  For more information call (803) 545-3100 or visit http://www.columbiasc.gov/parks-recreation/programs-activities/outdoor.

    February 10 –  “The Firebird, 1919” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  Presented by the Palmetto Concert Band, you’ll enjoy this wonderful piece by Stravinsky, as well as a few other pieces of his workFor more information call (803) 777-5112 or visit https://palmettoconcertband.com/.

    February 10 –  Attracting Cavity Nesters Workshop at Wingard’s Market.  Learn how to attract some of the 85 varieties of cavity nesting birds to your home in this educational workshop!  For more information call (803) 359-9091 or visit https://wingardsmarket.com/product/bluebird-workshop/.

    February 10 –  Mardi Gras Columbia at City Roots Farm.  If you can’t get to New Orleans, here is a chance for you to celebrate right here in Columbia starting the day with a 5K, followed by a parade, and then the festival begins which will include five stages of live music to provide something for everyone, so prepare your costume and come out for a day guaranteed to be fun!  For more information visit http://www.mardigrascolumbia.com/the-festival/.

    February 10 –  “Murders and Mysteries” Downtown Walking Tour at 116 East Main Street in Lexington.  Learn a bit about Lexington’s history as well as some of the spooky and even gruesome historical tales.  For more information visit http://www.lex-co.sc.gov/departments/DeptIQ/museum/Pages/CalendarofEvents.aspx.

    February 10 –  Battle for the Blue at the Ice House Amphitheater.  This battle of the bands is to raise funds to help purchase bullet proof vests for local police officers and their K-9’s, so come out and enjoy a fun day of great music, BBQ plates, bounce houses for the kids, a 50/50 drawing and a silent auction all while supporting a great cause.  For more information call (803) 358-7275 or visit http://www.icehouseamphitheater.com/events/.

    February 10 –  “Bring It On” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This fan favorite production tells the story of how an affluent white cheerleading squad takes all of their routines from a most Black squad and their rivalry to the cheerleading nationals. For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/bring-it-on/.

    February 10 –  Hoop Dance Skill Builder with Lori Jacobson at the Tapps Art Center.  Here is the chance for beginners to learn the art of using a prop to create more flow in your dance!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/hoop-dance-skill-builder-with-lori-jacobsen-the-m-a-c/.

    February 10 –  Improvisational Dance for Kids at the Tapps Art Center.  Kids 8 to 12 years old will have the chance to learn how to express themselves through their own form of dance and will get to collaborate with other kids to create a short dance at this extremely fun class for kids!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/improvisational-dance-for-kids-the-m-a-c/.

    February 10 –  “Eddie Bush and Endorphin Machine – A Virtuoso Tribute to the Music of Prince” at the Music Farm.  Spend your evening paying homage to this great musician and his music!  For more information visit https://www.musicfarm.com/event/1609960-eddie-bush-endorphin-machine-columbia/.

    February 10 –  Valentine Cinema: “Sabrina” at the Harbison Theatre.  This holiday tradition will present this classic movie that includes Humphrey Bogart, William Holden, and Audrey Hepburn, with dessert, champagne, and dancing in the lobby before the movie.  For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit https://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/valentines-cinema-sabrina.

    February 11 –  Lexington Chili Cook-Off at the Icehouse Amphitheater.  Nothing beats the winter cold like a good hot bowl of chili, some come out and see which one is your favorite . . . or better yet, make your own and see if you can’t create the best tasting chili in the “house”.  For more information call (803) 358-7275 or visit http://www.goblowfishbaseball.com/community/chili-cookoff-2/.

    February 12 –  Valentine’s Day Paper Art Class at the Columbia Art Center.  Create a beautiful Valentine’s Day card for someone special in your life.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit http://www.columbiasc.gov/depts/parks-recreation/february_2018_workshops_p2.pdf.

    February 12 –  Harvest Dinner at City Roots.  Come out and enjoy a four-course feast created by a great chef and using seasonal ingredients from local farmers and artisans with a cocktail prepared by Bourbon and wine pairings by Advintage.  For more information call (803) 254-2302 or visit http://www.cityroots.org/events-calendar/2017/2/6/february-harvest-dinner.

    February 12 –  “Bless Their Little Hearts” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  Telling the story of a Los Angeles family challenged with unemployment and economic struggles and their every-day life that will not only break your heart, but touch it as well!  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/bless-their-little-hearts-when-it-rains/.

    February 13 –  Couples Cooking Class at the Food Academy.  Come find out firsthand how fun and romantic cooking with that special someone can be!  For more information visit https://squareup.com/store/thefoodacademyllc/item/couple-s-cooking-class.

    February 13 –  Ask a Ranger Series at the Red Schoolhouse at Riverfront Park South.  Learn the history of the park and have the chance to ask the Ranger questions.  For more information call (803) 545-3100 or visit http://www.columbiasc.gov/parks-recreation/programs-activities/outdoor.

    February 13 –  “On the Beach at Night Alone” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This film written by Hang Sang-soo tells the story of a girl who seeks solitude after her break up from an affair with a tremendous performance by actress Kim Min-Hee.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/on-the-beach-at-night-alone/.

    February 13 – March 20 – Immersion into Sun Style Tai Chi Chaun at the Tapps 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/.

    February 14 –  Amore Under the Stars at the South Carolina State Museum.  This romantic evening will include viewing the stars in the observatory, a special planetarium show, delectable desserts, a champagne bar, a romantic tour through the galleries, dance demonstrations, Tango and shag lessons, and more!  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/amore/.

     

    February 14 –  Champagne, Chocolate, & Fun at Dave and Buster’s at Columbiana Center.  Celebrate with your special Valentine some good food and great fun!  For more information visit https://ticketbud.com/events/355a5ea4-02ae-11e8-9302-5f59a1db82b1.

    February 14 –  “Cabaret” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  Broadway has come to town just in time for Valentine’s Day so grab your significant other, or just bring a friend, and enjoy an evening of fantastic music and dancing!  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=505.

    February 14 – 18 –  “Tyler Craig” at the Comedy House.  You are sure to have a fun evening filled with laughter with this comedian.  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

     

    February 15 –  Owl Prowl at Wingard’s Market.  Enjoy an evening tour in search of these beautiful creatures, as well as other creatures of the night.  For more information call (803) 359-9091 or visit https://wingardsmarket.com/product/owl-prowl/.

     

    February 16 –  AstroKids Space Party at the South Carolina State Museum.  Only for AstroKids members (so sign up now) and enjoy a new planetarium show, viewing the stars from the observatory, hovercraft fun, rocket launching, ice cream and other snacks, and more!  For more information call (803) 799-3100 or visit http://scmuseum.org/calendar/astrokids-space-party/.

     

    February 16 –  Pickle Ball Tournament at Seven Oaks Park.  Come on out and play or just come watch the tournament!  For more information call (803) 772-3336 or visit http://www.icrc.net/pickleball-tournament-2018-03-16.

     

    February 16 –  Improv Movement and Composition: Inside-Out/Ouside-In at the Tapps Art Center.  Be inspired by external sources to create internal feelings through improvisational movement.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit http://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/improv-movement-and-composition-inside-out-outside-in-the-m-a-c/.

     

    February 16 –  Soda City Stand-Up presents: Comedy at Tapp’s 3 Year Anniversary at the Tapp’s Art Center.  Enjoy an evening of BBQ and laughter, with the headliner being Mo Alexander.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/soda-city-stand-up-presents-comedy-at-tapps-3-year-anniversary/.

    February 16 –  Soda City Rock Show at the Music Farm.  Bands at this rockin’ event will include The Haves, Decadence, Stardog, and Beyond the Face so come out and support some of our own local rock and rollFor more information visit https://www.musicfarm.com/event/1607954-soda-city-rock-show-columbia/.

    February 16 – 17 –  “Love is Love is Love Cabaret” at the Trustus Theatre.  This show is perfect for Valentine’s Day as it showcases all of the different types of love from around the world.  For more information call (803) 254-9732 or visit http://trustus.org/event/love-is-love-cabaret/.

    February 17 –  EdLympics at the EdVenture Children’s Museum.  Prepare for the Olympics by training yourself at each station.  For more information call (803) 799-3100 or visit http://www.edventure.org/events/edlympics-2018/?for=02-17-2018.

    February 17 –  Celebrating Lexington County’s Swiss and German Heritage at the Lexington Municipal Complex.  Enjoy an evening of good food, drinks, and dancing!  For more information visit http://www.lexingtonsc.org/community-event/celebrating-lexington-county-s-swiss-german-heritage-1.

    February 17 –  Backyard Fruit Growing Workshop at Wingard’s Market.  Learn the art of growing fruit trees!  For more information call (803) 359-9091 or visit https://wingardsmarket.com/product/backyard-fruit-growing-workshop/.

    February 17 –  World Beer Festival at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.  With over 250 different beers, you are certain to find one or two that suits your pallet.  For more information visit http://allaboutbeer.com/gather-for-beer/world-beer-festival/columbia-sc/.

    February 17 –  Quilted Tote Bag at the Columbia Art Center.  Here is a chance to make that bag you’ve been wanting, but you’ll need to bring the supplies for the class.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit http://www.columbiasc.gov/depts/parks-recreation/february_2018_workshops_p2.pdf.

    February 17 –  Intermediate Pyrography at the Columbia Art Center.  This class is an extension of the initial class and will provide more advanced information to enhance your skills.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit http://www.columbiasc.gov/depts/parks-recreation/february_2018_workshops_p2.pdf.

    February 17 –  Winter is for the Birds at the Canal Head gates at Riverfront Park North on River Drive.  Bring your binoculars and your field guides and lets find out what types of birds are prevalent along the River.  For more information call (803) 545-3100 or visit http://www.columbiasc.gov/parks-recreation/programs-activities/outdoor.

    February 17 –  Make-Up for Stage and Drama at the Tapps Art Center.  Bring your make-up products and get help on how to apply it better!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/makeup-for-stage-and-drama-the-m-a-c/.

    February 17 –  “Misery if Optional – Recollections of Recovery” at the Harbison Theatre.  This traveling production gives you a peek into the lives of addicts and their journey to recovery helping to shed the light on this disease that impacts over 23 million Americans!  For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit https://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/misery-optional-recollections-recovery.

    February 17 –  “Cosmic Charlie: High Energy Grateful Dead Tribute Band” at the Music Farm.  Take a journey down memory lane with this Grateful Dead tribute!  For more information visit https://www.musicfarm.com/event/1631527-cosmic-charlie-high-energy-columbia/.

    February 17 –  “Rocket Man: A Tribute to Elton John” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  Come out and enjoy an evening with Tokyo Joe singing your favorite Elton John songs benefiting two of our local Children’s Shelters! For more information call (803)777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=534.

    February 17 –  Conference on South Carolina Archaeology at Gambrell Hall on the University of South Carolina campus.  Celebrating 50 years of the South Carolina Archaeology Society, enjoy a day of history about the organization and hear keynote speakers Rita and Dan Elliot of the Georgia Society of Archaeology. For more information https://www.facebook.com/events/214514045786369/?active_tab=about.

    February 17 –  Shiver Family & Friends Round-Up Reunion and Cultural Event at the Congaree National Forest.  This event is open to family and friends of the Shivers, and anyone interested in learning about the “Shiver’s of Bellaire” Plantation in Eastover, their history, and a presentation by the Ranger on the African American Experience in the Lower Richland County Area.  For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shiver-family-friends-round-up-reunion-cultural-event-tickets-38229554627?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-ter.

    February 17 – 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.

    February 18 –  Smoke and Beer Festival at City Roots.  Select your favorite chef made dish that includes or is paired with a craft beer, with additional food and local beer available.  For more information call (803) 254-2302 or visit http://www.cityroots.org/events-calendar/2017/2/11/smoke-and-beer-festival.

    February 18 –  Sunshine for Maxcy at the Music Farm.  For more information visit https://www.musicfarm.com/event/1628827-sunshine-for-maxcy-columbia/.

    February 18 – 20 –  M.F.A. Actors Solo Shows at the Center for Performance Experiment on Devine Street.  The students wrote, directed, and performed these productions so come out and support them and their work as you might see them on television one day.  For more information visit http://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/theatre_and_dance/theatre/productions/center_for_performance_experiment/mfa_actor_solo_shows/index.php.

    February 19 –  Presidents Day at the EdVenture Children’s Museum.  Bring the kids out to learn about past presidents and what they did for our Country.  For more information call (803) 799-3100 or visit http://www.edventure.org/events/presidents-day/?for=02-19-2018.

    February 19 –  “I Am Somebody” with “Brick by Brick” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  The first is a documentary that talks of inequality and the second about gentrification.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/i-am-somebody-brick-by-brick/.

    February 19 –  President’s Day Tour of the Woodrow Wilson Family Home at the Woodrow Wilson Family Home on Hampton Street.  Take a tour of the home of the only president from South Carolina!  For more information call (803) 252-1770 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/presidents-day-presidential-tour.

    February 20 –  Ask a Ranger Series at the Red Schoolhouse at Riverfront Park South.  Learn the history of the park and have the chance to ask the Ranger questions.  For more information call (803) 545-3100 or visit http://www.columbiasc.gov/parks-recreation/programs-activities/outdoor.

    February 20 –  Songversation presents Singer/Songwriter Don Laurin at the Tapps Art Center.  This native of Tampa has played in the area on numerous occasions and enjoys a variety of music types.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/songversation-presents-singer-songwriter-don-laurin/.

    February 20 –  “BPM (Beats Per Minute)” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  The grand prize winner at the Cannes Film Festival is about the members of ACT UP in Paris in the 1990’s who worked to “combat injustice and ignorance”.  For more information call (803) 2254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/bpm-beats-per-minute/.

    February 21 –  HeadKrack Live Comedy Mixtape Tour at the Comedy House.  This fun show will be a blend of hip hop and comedy for a great evening of laughter!  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    February 23 –  Friday Night Laser Lights at the South Carolina State Museum.  Back by popular demand, enjoy three different laser light shows each night!  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/events/friday-night-laser-lights/.

    February 23 – 24 –  Jess Hilarious at the Comedy House.  Enjoy an evening out with some fun and laughter!  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    February 24 –  Starting Seeds Indoors Workshop at Wingard’s Market.  Learn the art of starting your spring vegetables and flowers inside early so they’ll be producing for you much sooner!  For more information call (803) 359-9091 or visit https://wingardsmarket.com/product/starting-seeds-indoors-workshop/.

    February 24 –  Indoor Yard Sale at Crooked Creek Park in Chapin.  If you’ve got things to get rid of, sign up to be a vendor, or just come out and see what type of great bargains you can find!  For more information call (803) 345-6181 or visit http://www.icrc.net/indoor-yard-sale-2018-02-24.

    February 24 –  One City, Two Canals, & Three Rivers at the Red Schoolhouse at Riverfront Park South.  Learn from a Ranger how the local waterways were used in the past, about the evaluation of the Canal after the 2015 flood, and about pending construction on the Three Rivers Greenway along the Lower Saluda River.  For more information call (803) 545-3100 or visit http://www.columbiasc.gov/parks-recreation/programs-activities/outdoor.

    February 24 –  “Monterey Pop” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  Identified as one of the best rock documentaries of the 1960’s, musicians include Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, & The Who. For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/monterey-pop/.

    February 24 –  Palladium Society’s Chili Cook-Off at the Music Farm.  Moved to a new venue, enjoy live entertainment, some of the best chili around, cold beer and other beverages, all to benefit this group that supports preservation and education of Historic Columbia.  For more information call (803) 252-7742 ext. 15 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/chili.

    February 24 –  South Carolina Rivalry Run at Senate and Assembly Streets.  This race created in memory of Coach Curtis Frye to help raise awareness of the seriousness of diabetes and provide scholarships and the chance to go to camp for kids suffering with diabetes. For more information visit http://scrivalryrun.com/.

    February 24 – 25 –  Artistic Furniture Make-Over at the Columbia Art Center.  Learn the art of decorative painting and embellishment and how to prep the furniture before you apply any paint.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit http://www.columbiasc.gov/depts/parks-recreation/february_2018_workshops_p2.pdf.

    February 24 – March 17 –  Yoga for Beginners at the Tapps 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/.

    February 25 –  Black History Month Celebration at the EdVenture Children’s Museum.  Learn about some of histories black inventors and what they invented, do some African dancing, and taste some cultural foods.  For more information call (803) 799-3100 or visit http://www.edventure.org/events/black-history-month-celebration/?for=02-25-2018.

    February 25 –  Shuckin’ on the Shoals at Saluda Shoals Park.  Come on out and enjoy tasty oysters, hot chili, beer and wine, and more!  For more information call (803) 731-5208 or visit http://www.icrc.net/shuckin-on-the-shoals-2018-02-25.

    February 26 –  “Flag Wars” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This insightful and thoughtful film looks at a study of white, gay and lesbians who move into a predominantly African American neighborhood in Columbus Ohio.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/flag-wars/.

    February 27 –  Ask a Ranger Series at the Red Schoolhouse at Riverfront Park South.  Learn the history of the park and have the chance to ask the Ranger questions.  For more information call (803) 545-3100 or visit http://www.columbiasc.gov/parks-recreation/programs-activities/outdoor.

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