Activities in the Columbia Area – February 20, 2019 – March 12, 2019

     

    ACTIVITIES IN THE COLUMBIA AREA

    Wednesday February 20, 2019 through Tuesday March 12, 2019

     

    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 23 –  2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films at the Nickelodeon Theater.  Here is a chance for you to see the short films that have been nominated for an Oscar this year that include animation, live action, and documentary!  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/2019-oscar-nominated-short-films/.

    Through February 24 –  Disney’s “Alladin, Jr.” at the Village Square Theatre.  Based on the animated film, you will most certainly enjoy this show some of our local youth have worked hard to create for you!  For more information call (803) 359-1436 or visit http://www.villagesquaretheatre.com/tickets.html.

    Through March 1 –  Cinderella Project Donations at a variety of locations around Columbia.  If you have a gently used evening gown or two, dress shoes, and some pretty jewelry you’d be willing to donate, here is a chance to help a girl in need put a Prom outfit together that will make her feel like a princess . . . or Cinderella!  For more information visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com.

    Through March 1 –  “The Crystal Cave” works by Thomas the Younger at the Tapp’s Art Center.  This is a semi-autobiographical exhibit about this artists journey to learning his craft, as well as his activism, and how his life’s journey became the crystal cave used by Merlin in the book by Mary Stewart, with an opening reception on the evening of the 7th.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/the-crystal-cave-works-by-thomas-the-younger/.

    Through March 1 –  “The Beautiful Lie – An Installation by 6ixx and Sunday Morning” at the Tapp’s Art Center.  This collaborative works by these two artists is intended to create a discussion about socially accepted norms and truths.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/the-beautiful-lie-an-installation-by-6ixx-and-sunday-morning/.

    Through April 27 –  “The Frog Princess” at the Columbia Marionette Theater.  This production based on a Russian fairy tale is filled with music, adventure, suspense, romance, and humor, so bring the kids out for a show that even you will enjoy!  For more information call (803) 252-7366 or visit https://cmtpuppet.org/shows/the-frog-princess/.

    Through June 1 –  Painting Class with Abstract Alexandra at the Tapp’s Art Center.  Each Saturday there will be two different classes: a Happy Fun Time class and a Therapeutic Painting Class so enjoy some fun or overcome some struggles with one of these great classes!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/happy-fun-time-painting-class-every-saturday-2/.

    Through September 30 – 100th Anniversary of WWI Exhibit at the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum.  This exhibit will give you some details of information and items from both sides of the lines from items collected locally, donated, and loaned.  For more information call (803) 737-8095 or visit https://www.experiencecolumbiasc.com/event/100th-anniversary-of-wwi-exhibit/56508/.

    February 20 –  Table for Six: Meet the Midlands Representatives at Za’s on Devine.  Here is a chance for you to meet with six of the Midlands area representatives over dinner for a relaxed evening of friendly conversation to learn more about each of them and have the chance to make you voice heard.   For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/table-for-six-meet-the-midlands-representatives-tickets-56010988374.

    February 20 –  Lippan Painting at the Columbia Art Center.  You’ll learn this traditional mural craft used by the people of Kutch India that was used to help bring joy and beauty to their generally harsh lives.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.gov/depts/parks-recreation/February%202019%20Workshop%20pg2.pdf.

    February 20 –  “The People Under the Stairs” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This is the tale of how a young boy breaks into the home of his parents “greedy and uncaring landlord” only to discover they have children locked in the basement and his discovery of their daughter who has been spared. For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/the-people-under-the-stairs/.

    February 20 –  Wild Out Improv at the Comedy House.  If you think you’re a comic, you may want to sign up for this show, or just come out and see some of the areas up and coming comedians!  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    February 21 –  Columbia’s Got Talent at the Comedy House.  If you think you’ve got a talent that could win the nights competition give them a call or if just want to enjoy seeing what talent is in the area, come on out and enjoy the show!  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    February 21 –  “Nickelus F Live with Mike Millions, Ran Bruce, and Chadd Downing” at the Tapp’s Art Center.  Spend an evening enjoy R&B and rap music and entertainment!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit http://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/nickelus-f-live-w-mike-millions-ran-bruce-and-chadd-downing/.

    February 21 –  “Three Dog Night” at the Township Auditorium.  You will certainly take a walk down memory lane with this iconic group with songs like Joy to the World, Shambala, and Pieces of April.  For more information call (803) 576-2350 or visit http://www.thetownship.org/events/.

    February 21 –  USC Symphony Orchestra presents Mozart: Symphony No. 40 at the Koger Center.  You’ll enjoy a wonderful evening of beautiful chamber music with the talented artists of the USC Symphony!  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=608.

    February 21 – March 2 –  “The Wolves” at Longstreet Theatre.  This story which was a 2017 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for drama tells a “brutally honest portrait of adolescent life on a high school girls’ soccer team”.  For more information call (803) 777-6350 or visit https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/theatre_and_dance/theatre/productions/main_stage/wolves.php.

    February 22 –  “They Shall Not Grow Old” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  Academy Award winner Peter Jackson will take you back to the first World War using archival footage that he has used modern technology to restore and is set to give you a day to day look at the life of a soldier during the war, but because of the fantastic restoration, you’ll think these events just occured! For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/they-shall-not-grow-old/.

    February 22 –  “Fleetwood Mac” at the Colonial Life Arena.  You’ll spend an evening filled with great music by this classic rock band that will certainly take you on a walk down memory lane with songs that will include Go Your Own Way and Gold Dust Woman.  For more information call (803) 576-9200 or visit https://www.coloniallifearena.com/events/detail/fleetwood-mac.

    February 22 –  “The Isley Brothers” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  This will be one great show you won’t want to miss!  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=686.

    February 22 – 24 –  “The Vagina Monologues” at the Tapp’s Art Center.  For both women and men alike, come out and enjoy what is a fun yet touching show with proceeds to benefit Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/the-vagina-monologues-2019/.

    February 22 – 24 –  “The Cunning Little Vixen” by Janacek at Drayton Hall.  The USC School of Music has prepared this wonderful Opera that will certainly amaze you!  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/music/ensembles/opera_at_usc/index.php.

    February 22 – 24 –  “Corey Holcomb” at the Comedy House.  Enjoy an evening filled with laughter with this talented comedian!   For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    February 22 – March 2 –  “Cost of Living” at the Trustus Theatre.  Having won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for drama, you’ll not want to miss this powerful show!  For more information call (803) 254-9732 or visit https://trustus.org/event/cost-of-living/.

    February 23 –  Indoor Yard Sale at Crooked Creek Park in Chapin.  Here is a chance for you to clean out the stuff you’ve collected or come out and see what those who have are offering at a bargain price!  For more information call (803) 345-6181 or visit https://www.icrc.net/event/indoor-yard-sale-0.

    February 23 –  Superhero Saturday at the South Carolina State Museum.  Put on your favorite superhero costume and come see the new Hall of Hero’s exhibit at the Museum.  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/events/upcoming-events/.

    February 23 –  Adult Garden Workshop: Succulent Containers at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  In this workshop you’ll have a chance to create your own centerpiece using a variety of succulent plants and learning other creative ways to use these plants!  For more information call (803) 779-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    February 23 –  Dragon Sculpture Workshop at the Columbia Art Center.  Here is a chance for you to tap into your imagination and create from clay the “dragon of your dreams”.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.gov/depts/parks-recreation/February%202019%20Workshop%20pg2.pdf.

    February 23 –  Family Astronomy Workshop at the South Carolina State Museum.  Here is a chance to either learn how to use the telescope you have to navigate the night sky or learn how to use one and get expert advice on purchasing one! For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/explore/observatory/family-astronomy-workshops/.

    February 23 –  Shuckin’ on the Shoals Festival at Saluda Shoals Park.  This day long event will include a 5K walk/run, a 5K two man relay, a 1 mile family fun walk, and an evening oyster roast that will include plenty of roasted oysters, live music, food trucks, craft beer, raffles and prize drawings.  For more information call (803) 772-1228 or visit https://www.icrc.net/event/shuckin%E2%80%99-shoals-festival-%E2%80%93-shuckin%E2%80%99-runnin%E2%80%99.

    February 23 –  “Stress Fractures with fk mt., Shin Guard, and Lipids” at the Space Hall of the Tapp’s Art Center.  Spend an evening enjoying grunge music by these talented groups!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/stress-fractures-w-fk-mt-shin-guard-and-lipids-at-space-hall/.

    February 23 –  “Mountain View” at the Haynes Auditorium in Leesville.  Enjoy an evening filled with bluegrass music by these talented musicians, and if you’d like, come early to join in the jam session.  For more information visit http://www.haynesbluegrass.com/.

    February 23 –  “Masterclass with Momix” at the Columbia City Jazz Conservatory in Lexington.  Taught by Jennifer Chicheportiche dancers will have approximately 90 minutes of time to spend with this talented dancer who will introduce them to Momix inspired work.  For more information call (803) 252-0252 or visit https://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/master-class-momix.

    February 23 –  “Viva Momix” at the Harbison Theatre.  If you’ve never seen them before, you will be in for a treat as this show is filled with incredible physical artistry!  For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit https://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/viva-momix.

    February 23 –  WWE Live Road to Wrestlemania at the Colonial Life Arena.  For the wrestling fans out there, you’ll enjoy a show that will include AJ Styles, The Miz, Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Jeff Hardy, Shinsuke Nakamura, and many more!  For more information call (803) 576-9200 or visit https://www.coloniallifearena.com/events/detail/wwe-live-wrestlemania.

    February 24 –  Red Carpet Awards Party at the Nickelodeon Theater.  Spend an evening enjoying the Academy Awards filled with glamour, spirits, and loads of hilarious commentary with awards being given to the best dressed guests and those who predict the winners, with proceeds from the event to benefit the Nickelodeon and the Indie Grits Lab.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/events/redcarpet/.

    February 24 –  “Rock of Ages” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  Spend an evening enjoying music from the 80’s in an incredible show in this production by Broadway in Columbia.  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=603.

    February 26 –  Taste on the River at Stone River in West Columbia.  This event will give you the chance to sample foods from a variety of restaurants in the area with tickets including 2 drinks and a cash bar available.  For more information call (803) 791-1880 ext. 616 or visit http://www.lexingtonsc.org/community-event/taste-on-the-river-1.

    February 27 –  “Afrofuturist Shorts” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This is a series of short films put together to reflect the many facets of blackness through the lens of several Black filmmakers.  For more information call (803) 794-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/afrofuturist-shorts/.

    February 27 –  Frauds and Scams at the Busby Street Community Center.  This workshop will help seniors learn to identify scams, how to avoid being a victim, and how to protect themselves from frauds and scams. For more information call (803) 545-3100 or visit https://www.columbiasc.gov/parks-recreation/programs/senior/events.

    February 27 – March 3 –  “Doo Doo Brown” at the Comedy House.  A regular to the area, you will surely enjoy an evening of laughter with this talented comedian.  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    February 28 –  “Daddy’s Beemer, Ol’ Sport, Shormey, & Daddy Lion” at the Space Hall of the Tapp’s Art Center.  Spend an evening enjoying a variety of music from slack rock to lo-fi disco with these talented artists!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit http://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/daddys-beemer-ol-sport-shormey-daddy-lion-the-space-hall/.

    March 1 –  Tyke Hike: Bird Watching at Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Bring your little ones out and introduce them to the wonderful world of bird watching!  For more information call (803) 779-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    March 1 –  Adult Garden Workshop: Camping Hacks at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Come sit around the campfire and learn some easy ways to cook while camping to include using a Dutch oven and how to create a cardboard box oven.  For more information call (803) 779-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar

    March 1 –  “Snow White” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  You’ll enjoy a beautiful performance by the Columbia Classical Ballet.  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=626.

    March 1 –  “Flaut Haus: Music for Flute & Electronics” at the Tapp’s Art Center.  Featured guest artist will be USC Alumni, Sarah Robinson in this years Alumni recital.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/flaut-haus-music-for-flute-electronics/.

    March 1 –  “Everybody Knows” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This is the story of Laura who takes her children to the village where she was raised to attend her sister’s wedding when a crisis unfolds and exposes the families past in this psychological thriller.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/everybody-knows/.

    March 1 – 3 –  Craftsmen’s Spring Classic Art & Craft Festival at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.  Who doesn’t love attending these shows and seeing the magnificent works of so many talented artisans, so make your plans now to attend!  For more information call (336) 282-5550 or visit http://gilmoreshows.com/craftsmens_classics_columbia_spring.shtml.

    March 1 – 3 –  “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at the Harbison Theatre.  The children of the ICRC kids have been working hard and are prepared to give you a fun and entertaining performance!  For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit https://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/icrc-presents-beauty-and-beast-jr.

    March 1 – 10 –  “Getting Sara Married” at the American Legion Post 193 in Chapin.  This romantic comedy tells the story of a middle aged single lawyer whose Aunt decides she needs a husband so bops them on the head and drops them off at her nieces’ apartment.  For more information call (803) 240-8544 or visit http://www.chapintheatre.org/2019/getting-sara-married.html#cast.

    March 1 – 17 –  “Newsies” at the Town Theatre.  This performance based on the 1899 Newsboy Strike, this Disney musical is filled with energy filled dancing and singing that will make this a great show to see!  For more information call (803) 799-2510 or visit https://towntheatre.com/newsies/.

    March 2 –  “My Husbands Woman – Original Stage Play” at the Skyline Room.  Noted as a production “every couple should see”, you’ll clearly have an enjoyable, yet enlightening evening of entertainment!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/my-husbands-woman-original-stage-play/.

    March 2 –  Mardi Gras Columbia at City Roots Farm.  This family friendly event will include a parade, music from more than 20 bands, food, drinks, and a whole lot of fun!  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1084028421776604/.

    March 2 –  Mardi Gras Jazzathon at Seven Oaks Park.  Come out and enjoy some Jazzercise with some of Columbia’s best instructors with proceeds from this event to benefit Meals on Wheels.  For more information call (803) 772-3336 or visit https://www.icrc.net/event/mardi-gras-jazzathon.

    March 2 –  Backyard Saturday: Totally Terrific Tree Day at Saluda Shoals Park.  Through nature play, families will have a chance to learn about nature through activities and exploration in this wonderful park!  For more information call (803) 772-1228 or visit https://www.icrc.net/event/backyard-saturday-totally-terrific-tree-day.

    March 2 –  Cinderella Project at Brookland Baptist Church in West Columbia.  From 8 to 11 am local high school girls needing assistance with prom attire can come out and choose a gown, a pair of shoes, and/or accessories to help make her special night one to remember.  For more information visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/attend-a-boutique.

    March 2 –  Beginning Glaze Application at the Columbia Art Center.  This workshop focused on cone 5 glazes using a variety of application techniques.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.gov/depts/parks-recreation/March%202019%20Workshops%20Web%20Sheet.pdf.

    March 2 –  Community Flea Market in the Solomon Center at Fort Jackson.  Enjoy your Saturday searching for one of those one of a kind items!  For more information call (803) 751-4056 or visit https://jackson.armymwr.com/calendar/event/community-flea-market/2937497/36274.

    March 2 –  ColaJazz Festival with “Scotty Barnhart” at the Senate.  Also included in the lineup is Flat Out Strangers, Dante Lewis, & Liz Rosa so come out for a great evening of jazz music with these talented artists!  For more information call (803) 252-9352 or visit https://colajazz.com/festival2019/.

    March 2 –  “Aag Ki Ratt: Night of Fire” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  This Bollywood-fusion dance competition hosted by USC brings in teams from all over the country in celebration of South Asian dance and culture, so make plans now to attend, as it is sure to be one spectacular, high energy evening!  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=688.

    March 2 –  Run Hard Marathon at the South Carolina State House.  Included in this event if a full marathon, a half-marathon, a marathon relay, and a 5K run/walk, so come enjoy the fun and competition! For more information send an email to stacy@runhard.org or visit https://runhardcolumbiamarathon.com/.

    March 2 –  South Carolina Rivalry Run at the University of South Carolina Track and Field.  Come out and enjoy this fun 5K rivalry run with strollers welcome, so come out and help raise points for your favorite team with proceeds to help raise funds and awareness to help prevent Diabetes.  For more information send an email to jaime@eggplantevents.com or visit https://scrivalryrun.com/.

    March 2 – 10 –  “Peter Pan and Wendy – A Musical” at the Columbia’s Childrens Theatre.  Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic book, you are sure to enjoy this fun show put on by the children!  For more information call (803) 691-4548 or visit http://www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com/season-at-a-glance/.

    March 3 –  “Bricked” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This is the story of a young man, Trevor, who suffers from bipolar disorder and is taken into the home of his doctor to undergo therapy and uncovers a 20 year old secret that could help him conquer his disorder to allow it to destroy him.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/bricked/.

    March 3 –  Kick-Off to St. Pats in Five Points at the Fountain in Five Points.  It’s almost that time of year again so come out and enjoy an afternoon of live music and entertainment, complimentary t-shirts and green popcorn for the kids, face painting, balloon art, as well as food and beverages and don’t forget that this is the day you can help turn the fountain green!   For more information visit http://stpatscolumbia.com/experience.php.

    March 4 – 5 –  “Something Rotten” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  The setting is 1595 and is the story of two brothers desperate to create a hit play and based on a vision by a soothsayer, set out to create the very first musical!  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=601.

    March 5 –  Arts Showcase at the Icehouse Amphitheater.  Lexington School District One will showcase some of their most talented students for Arts and School Math Month.  For more information call (803) 358-7275 or visit http://www.icehouseamphitheater.com/events/.

    March 5 –  Assistive Technology Expo at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.  This Expo with those struggling with disabilities in mind will show you some of the latest innovations and services available that could help make you or a loved one’s life more comfortable with a variety of workshops also provided. For more information call (803) 935-5263 or visit https://scatp.med.sc.edu/expo/.

    March 5 –  “Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy Blache” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This is the story of a forgotten woman who was the first woman filmmaker and the first female director of a narrative film back in 1896 Paris and her rise to fame.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/be-natural-the-untold-story-of-alice-guy-blache/.

    March 5, 12, & 26 –  Plaster Press and Spring Molds at the Columbia Art Center.  This is a 3 day workshop that will teach you how to create a variety of surfaces on a slab built form made of plaster that will include mixing and pouring the plaster, then carving it.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.gov/depts/parks-recreation/March%202019%20Workshops%20Web%20Sheet.pdf.

    March 7 –  Worlds of Creativity: How Islam Influences Art at the Columbia Art Center.  Learn about the rich history of art in Islamic societies, with Muslim artists, interactive arts and crafts, painting, and more!  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.gov/calendar/3599.

    March 7 –  Women2Women National Conversation Tour at the Capital City Club.  Celebrating 100 years of the women’s suffrage movement, this event will include a panel of successful women who will be holding an open panel discussion to help women voice their concerns and be inspired by those who have battled the odds and come out on top with the event including a VIP wine reception following the discussion!   For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women2women-columbia-sc-tickets-54547865133.

    March 7 –  “Katharine & Catherine: Sisters Wee Bit Irish” at the Harbison Theatre.  This is the story of two sisters growing up Irish in the 50’s and 60’s and will include Irish music, dancing, and storytelling.  For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit https://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/katharine-catherine-sisters-wee-bit-irish.

    March 7 –  “Pink: Beautiful Trauma World Tour” at the Colonial Life Arena.  This will certainly be one unforgettable night of music by this fabulous artist!  For more information call (803) 576-9200 or visit https://www.coloniallifearena.com/events/detail/pnk.

    March 7 –  “Descendents” at The Senate.  Enjoy an evening of pop music by these talented musicians!  For more information call (803) 252-9352 or visit https://www.ticketweb.com/event/descendents-the-senate-tickets/8506115?pl=tinroofAEG.

    March 7 – 8 –  “Stages” at the Lab Theatre.  Written by award winning performer David Lee Nelson, this story comes from his journal writings filled with humor about his time in chemotherapy battling colon cancer and will surely be heartwarming, funny, and inspiring while educating you about the Colon Cancer.  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/theatre_and_dance/theatre/productions/lab_theatre/stages.php.

    March 8 –  “Funny As Ish Comedy Tour” at the Colonial Life Arena.  Mike Epps is coming to town to give you an evening filled with laughter and is bringing along talented guests Sommore, Earthquake, Lavell Crawford and DC Young Fly so you won’t want to miss the chance to see this show! For more information call (803) 576-9200 or visit https://www.coloniallifearena.com/events/detail/funny-as-ish-comedy-tour.

    March 8 –  “Dryrot, Infant Island, Stress Fractures, and more” in the Space Hall of the Tapp’s Art Center.  This will be an evening filled with punk music, so come out and enjoy!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/dryrot-infant-island-stress-fractures-and-more-the-space-hall/.

    March 8 –  “Traitors, TLTSOL, VCTMS, Agony, & Decent” at the Tapp’s Art Center.  Serious grunge/rock will fill the SODA Live this night!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/traitors-tltsol-vctms-agony-descent-the-soda-live/.

    March 8 –  “Arctic” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This is the story of a man who survived an Arctic airplane crash and his decision to stay in his make-shift camp or venture out into the unknown in search of help.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/arctic/.

    March 8 – 10 –  “John Witherspoon” at the Comedy House.  You will certainly enjoy an evening of fun and laughter with this fun and very talented comedian!  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    March 8 – 17 –  “5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche” at the Reformation Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.  Back by popular demand, this performance will keep you laughing from beginning to end, and beyond!  For more information call (803) 254-9732 or visit https://trustus.org/event/5-lesbians-eating-a-quiche/.

    March 9 –  Bagels with the Beasts at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens.  This event for families and children ages 3 to 10 will allow the kids to eat with the zoo kids with an assortment of bagels and spreads.  For more information call (803) 779-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    March 9 –  The Birds and the Bees in Your Backyard at Hyatt Park.  This is a free workshop that will teach you how to use native plants to attract bees, birds, and even butterflies to your yard.  For more information visit https://www.columbiasc.gov/calendar/3590.

    March 9 –  Art Day at the South Carolina State Museum.  Here is a chance to see behind the scenes art with interactive opportunities available.  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/events/upcoming-events/.

    March 9 –  CMA Gala at the Columbia Museum of Art.  This fund raising event will include live music, characters from the era, good food and beverages, and of course, art!  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/cma-gala-0.

    March 9 –  Itajime Shibori and Indigo at the Columbia Art Center.  This is an 8th century Japanese art form that is a resist dyeing technique and will use non-fermented indigo dye.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.gov/depts/parks-recreation/March%202019%20Workshops%20Web%20Sheet.pdf.

    March 9 –  Indoor Yard Sale at Seven Oaks Park.  Here is a chance for you to clean out your closets or your garage or just come out and see what special things you can find to purchase . . . or both! For more information call (803) 772-3336 or visit https://www.icrc.net/event/indoor-yard-sale-1.

    March 9 –  “NeedToBreath: Acoustic Live Tour” at the Township Auditorium.  This talented Christian group will give you an inspirational evening of great music!  For more information call (803) 576-2350 or visit http://www.thetownship.org/events/.

    March 9 –  Healthy Kids Fun Fair at Spirit Communication Park.  This free event for kids and their families will help them to learn about the benefits of healthy eating, exercise, and living a healthy lifestyle, with entertainment, screenings, mascots, demonstrations, and more!  For more information visit https://www.jlcolumbia.org/community/healthy-kids-fun-fair/.

    March 9 –  Palate Party at Hay Hill Market.  This Friends of Epworth event will include wonderful foods and wine pairings, live music, dancing, and an open bar, with all proceeds to benefit the children at Epworth’s Children’s Home.  For more information visit http://friendsofepworth.org/palateparty/.

    March 9 –  LoCo Craft Beer Jam at City Roots Farm.  You’ll enjoy a day filled with a large variety of beer, food, live music on several stages, and vendors so don’t miss out on this fun event!  For more information visit https://www.lococraftbeerjam.com/.

    March 9 –  “Cash Unchained: The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute” at The Senate.  You’ll take a historical journey of country music with this great tribute band!  For more information call (803) 252-9392 or visit https://www.thesenatecolumbia.com/calendar/cash-unchained.

    March 9 & 30 –  She Festival at the Tapp’s Art Center.  This event will showcase women in art whether professional, amateur, or emerging artists ages 13 years or older in the visual arts, poetry, dance, singing, and more so make plans to enter even if it’s just a logo for the event Logo Contest or maybe enter the “Who’s Your Hero” contest!   For more information call (803) 816-0496 or visit http://www.shefestival.org/2019-events.html.

    March 10 –  Second Sunday Stroll: Melrose Heights at 1500 Fairview Drive.  Take a tour through this beautiful neighborhood recently listed on the National Historic Register of Historic Places.  For more information call (803) 252-1770 ext. 23 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/2019/2019-03/second-sunday-stroll-melrose-heights.

    March 10 –  “Weezer” & “Pixies” at the Colonial Life Arena.  You’ll enjoy an evening of rock with these two very talented groups!  For more information call (803) 576-9200 or visit https://www.coloniallifearena.com/events/detail/weezer-pixies.

    March 12 –  Unique and Special Needs Night at the South Carolina State Museum.  This special event is just for those struggling with unique and special needs, so come out and enjoy an evening with those needs in mind as you and your family enjoy the Museum and the Observatory!  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/calendar/unique-and-special-needs-night-pete-the-cat/.

     

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