ACTIVITIES IN THE COLUMBIA AREA for 10/5 – 10/25/2016

     

     

    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.

    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 –  State House Tours.  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 October 8 –  “A Mid Summers Night Dream” at the Drayton Hall Theatre.  Four young lovers and a group of roaming actors wander through an enchanted forest and come upon a band of powerful fairies with a wicked sense of humor in this entertaining and thoughtful Shakespearian play.  For more information call (803) 777-2551 or visit http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/thea/midsummer-nights-dream-drayton-hall-theatre.

    Through October 9 –   “Big The Musical” at On Stage Productions on Cherokee Lane in West Columbia.  This 1987 motion picture with Tom Hanks has come to the stage and will be a fun presentation for the entire family.  For more information call (803) 351-6751 or visit http://www.onstagesc.com/Shows.html.

    Through October 15 –  “Legends of Ancient Greece” at the Columbia Marionette Theatre.  Pan, the protector of the forest, will tell the most famous stories from Greek Mythology in this fun and entertaining event for the whole family.  For more information call (803) 252-7366 or visit http://cmtpuppet.org/shows/legends-of-ancient-greece/.

    Through October 23 –  “J Henry Fair Photographs the Carolina Coast” at the Columbia Museum of Art.  See the Carolina coast like you’ve never seen it before.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/exhibitions/eyes-edge.

    Through October 31 –  Hall of Horrors: Xperiment 13 on Walter Price Street in Cayce.  It’s back again and scarier than ever!  For more information call (803) 814-5858 or visit http://www.hallofhorrors.com/home.

    Through November 4 –  Museum of Oz at the South Carolina State Museum.  Follow the yellow brick road through the Museum to Munchkinland and more.  You can also visit the 4D theater and experience the show as never before! For more information call (803) 898-4948 or visit http://scmuseum.org/museum-of-oz/.

    Through December 17 – Looking Back/Looking Ahead: Columbia’s Sesquicentennial Time Capsule at the McKissick Museum.  See items that were placed in the time capsule 150 years ago.  For more information visit http://www.artsandsciences.sc.edu/mckissickmuseum/looking-backlooking-ahead-columbias-sesquicentennial-time-capsule.

    Through December 30 –  “Answering the Call: American Victory Posters From the First World War at the Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum.  This exhibit is to commemorate the centennial anniversary of World War I that revisits the war time culture with posters, as there was no quality of contemporary advertising. For more information call (803) 737-8095 or visit https://crr.sc.gov/exhibits?i=95.

    Through March 4, 2017 –  Sensory Sunday at the EdVenture Children’s Museum.  One the first Sunday of each month, children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and sensory processing differences will have the opportunity to enjoy the museum in a safe and accepting environment and enjoy interactive, hands on activities.  For more information call (803) 400-1156 or visit http://www.edventure.org/events/sensory-sunday/?for=07-03-2016.

    October 5 –  “Luke Bryan” at the Culler Farm at 1215 Valley Ridge Road in Gaston.  He’s back for another great concert!  For more information visit http://www.lukebryan.com/farm-tour.html.

    October 6 –  City Brings a Brand New Ballgame to Sustainability at Spirit Communications Park.  Learn about topics such as sustainability, recycling, homeownership, landscaping, and home maintenance.  For more information call (803) 534-2722 or visit http://www.columbiasc.net/calendar/2136.

    October 6 –  Loading Dock Live: “Terence Young and Finesse” at the Loading Dock at the Township Auditorium.  End your work day with some fun and enjoyable entertainment and fellowship.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/709638562523621.

    October 6 –  “Lettuce” at the Music Farm.  Enjoy an evening of funk!  For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1229031-lettuce-columbia/.

    October 6 – 8  –  “Romeo and Juliet” at the Environmental Center at Saluda Shoals Park.  This Columbia Theater performance will be a chance to introduce children to Shakespeare.  For more information call (803) 731-5208 or visit http://www.icrc.net/romeo-and-juliet-columbia-childrens-theatre-performances-2016-10-06.

    October 7 –  “Dangerous Men” at the Nickelodeon Theatre.  A woman’s fiancé is killed and she is almost sexually assaulted, so she sets out to kill all dangerous men who would harm women.  For more information call (803) 254-3433 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/dangerous-men/.

    October 7 –  “Drivin’ N’ Cryin’” at the Music Farm.  This band has been producing songs since the ‘80’s covering a variety of different sounds, so you will enjoy an evening of old and new from this famous band!  For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1243351-drivin-n-cryin-columbia/.

    October 7 –  Heroes in Blue Inaugural Knights of Honor Gala at the Rockbridge Club.  This medieval themed celebration is in honor of law enforcement and citizen heroes across the Midlands who will be knighted for their compassionate, self-less acts of service.   For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/please-join-heroes-in-blue-for-a-knight-of-honor-gala-tickets-26914622360.

    October 7 – 9 –  Midlands Plant & Flower Festival at the South Carolina State Farmers Market.  Come out for this fun event and purchase those winter greens, perennials, trees, and fall favors!  For more information or visit www.agriculture.sc.gov.

    October 7 – 13 – “The Birth of a Nation” at the Nickelodeon Theatre.  Set in the antebellum South, a literate slave and preacher accepts his financially strained owners request to preach to unruly slaves and orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.  For more information call (803) 254-3433 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/the-birth-of-a-nation/.

    October 7 – November 5 –  “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Trustus Theatre.  It’s back so prepare to do the “Time Warp Again” with this fun & interactive theatrical presentation.  For more information call (803) 254-9732 ext. 1 or visit https://trustus.org/event/the-rocky-horror-show/.

    October 8 –  Midlands Kids Festival at the Jamil Temple.  Kids will enjoy inflatables, face painting, balloon art, toddler and big kids zones, and so much more! For more information call (813) 463-2712 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3rd-annual-midlands-kids-festival-tickets-25469225138.

    October 8 –  International Observe the Moon Night at the South Carolina State Museum.  Take a look at the moon with others from all over the world.  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/events/international-observe-moon-night-state-museum/.

    October 8 –  Columbia Bombshells Women’s Rugby Game at North Springs Park.  Come out and support our local women’s rugby team!  For more information call (803) 521-9171 or visit http://bombshellsrugby.wixsite.com/columbiawomensrugby/schedule.

    October 8 –  Mayors Walk Against Domestic Violence with the location to be determined.  In honor of survivors, fighters, and the taken, providing awareness of the problem and letting those in need know that there is help and hope in the Midlands.  For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mayors-walk-against-domestic-violence-registration-27013440929?aff=ebapi.

    October 8 –  Guided Walking Tour: Battle of Congaree Creek at the Cayce Tennis Center on Fort Congaree Trail in Cayce.  Learn about the 1865 battle and hear stories from soldiers and civilians alike of the Burning of Columbia.  For more information call (803) 765-2200 or visit http://guidedwalkingtoursoncongareecreek.eventbrite.com/.

    October 8 –  Guided Walking Tour: Colonial Fort Congaree at the Cayce Tennis Center on Fort Congaree Trail in Cayce.  Hear the story of the 1718 to 1722 frontier fort and trading post and the multi-ethnic groups that came together at Congaree Creek.  For more information call (803) 765-2200 or visit http://guidedwalkingtoursoncongareecreek.eventbrite.com/.

    October 8 –  Call for Artists – Art Along the Trail at Riverfront Park North.  Artists will showcase their works along the trail and provide interaction with viewers, with children and adults alike having the chance to create their own natural work of art.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.net/calendar/2145.

    October 8 –  “A Night to Imagine/John Lennon Birthday FT: Abbey Road Live! : Beatles Tribute at the Music Farm.  Fill your evening with this John Lennon and Beatles Tribute!  For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1281177-night-imagine-john-lennon-columbia/.

    October 8 – 12 –  “Grounded” at the Longstreet Theatre.  See George Bryant’s “gripping drama about drone warfare.”  For more information call (803) 777-93553 or visit http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/thea/grounded-longstreet-theatre.

    October 8 – 23 –  Subversive Arts Festival Extravaganza at the Tapps Art Center.  Experience poetry, music, dance, visual art, and resistance.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit http://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/the-subversive-art-festival-extravaganza-s-a-f-e/.

    October 9 –  Bags, Brews, and BBQ’s at the River Rat Brewery.  This event to benefit the United Way will include a BBQ lunch, a cornhole competition, a raffle, and activities for the whole family!   For more information call (803) 254-5800 or visit http://www.bagsbrewsbbq.com/.

    October 9 –  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.  This event will take place on the 2nd Sunday of each month.  For more information call (803) 252-1770 or visit http://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/second-sunday-stroll-arsenal-hill.

    October 9 –  “Stolen Hearts with Chris Compton” at the Riverwalk Amphitheatre.  Bring a chair and a blanket and enjoy an afternoon under the sun with some enjoyable entertainment.   For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/829626597138833.

    October 10 –  “Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story” at the Nickelodeon Theatre.  Learn the story of this blues playing rogue turned GOP Chairman making him a “political rock star”.  For more information call (803) 254-3433 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/boogie-man-the-lee-atwater-story/.

    October 11 –  “Gayle Tzemach Lemmon” at the Harbison Theatre.  This entrepreneur will fill you with an evening of story, inspiration, and hope for the future through women.  For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit http://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/gayle-tzemach-lemmon.

    October 11 –  “Lucero” at the Music Farm.  Enjoy an evening of entertainment with this great acoustic guitar playing band.  For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1255387-lucero-columbia/.

    October 12 –  “Depapod” at the Music Farm.  This band provides entertaining psychedelic funk for an evening of fun music.  For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1270779-dopapod-pigeons-playing-ping-columbia/.

    October 12 – 13 –  Pure Puerto Rican Paso Fino Federation of American Classic Celebration Horse Show at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.  This show will include in addition to the amazing Paso Fino’s other classes, to include the beautiful Andalusians, as well as a local celebrity class.   For more information call (803) 442-1817 or visit http://www.pprpffa.org/index.html.

    October 12 – 23 –  South Carolina State Fair at the State Fairgrounds.  Our wonderful State fair is back again and this year is filled with rides, agriculture shows, exhibits, games, a BMX stunt show, acrobats, sand sculptures, and live entertainment by Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dustin Lynch, Alabama, For King and Country, Aloe Blacc, and Kirk Franklin and so much more!  For more information visit https://www.scstatefair.org/.

    October 14 –  “Love Jones: The Musical” at The Township Auditorium.  This is a stage adaptation of one of the greatest urban films of all time!  For more information call (803) 576-2350 or visit http://www.thetownship.org/events/.

    October 14 –  “Swan Lake” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  This favorite ballet is considered one of the most beautiful ballets of all time.  For more information call (803) 777-5112 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=275.

    October 14 – 15 –  Gilbert House of Terror at 739 Harley Taylor Road in Gilbert.  This traditional outdoor haunt will provide you with 13 terror filled scenes, and lots of fun!  For more information call (803) 892-5396 or visit http://www.gilberthouseofterror.com/.

    October 14 – 16 –  Oktoberfest at the Incarnation Lutheran Church on Devine Street at Sims Avenue.  You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy live entertainment, good German food, and beer, and the kids will have lots of fun activities to participate in. For more information visit http://www.oktoberfestcolumbia.com/.

    October 14 – 20 –  “Do Not Resist” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  Beginning on the streets of Ferguson, MO, the author offers a stunning look at the current state of policing in America and provides a glimpse into the future.  For more information call (803) 254-3433 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/do-not-resist/.

    October 15 –  Indoor Yard Sale at Crooked Creek Park in Chapin.  Participate as a vendor, or just come on out and browse.  For more information call (803) 345-6181 or visit http://www.icrc.net/indoor-yard-sale-2016-10-15.

    October 15 –  Treats and Treasures Rummage and Bake Sale at the Virginia Wingard Memorial United Methodist Church.  Come out and buy some tasty treats or search for that item you’ve been looking for.  For more information call (803) 772-0794.

    October 15 –  Wet Felting Workshop at the Edisto Discovery Park on Wiley Street.  Learn the art of creating functional and decorative items from wetted wool.  For more information call (803) 545-3093.

    October 15 –  Ultimate Challenge Mud Run at the Leatherneck on Valley Ridge Road in Gaston.  Get your team together and see if you can win this challenging course and bring the kids to participate in the Devil Pup, or just come out and be a spectator!  For more information call (803) 447-0541 or visit http://www.ultimatechallengemudrun.org/.

    October 15 –  Walk to End Alzheimer’s at the Spirit Communications Park.  The event is to raise awareness of this devastating disease and to raise money for the families who care for these individuals through support and resources, as well as money to work toward finding a cure for this terrible disease that impacts the entire family!  For more information call (803) 509-7352 or visit http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2016/SC-SouthCarolina?fr_id=9289&pg=entry.

    October 15 –  Ray Tanner Home Run at Founders Park on Williams Street across from the Stadium.  This race to help disadvantaged children and families in the area will include a 12K, a 5K, a 1 mile and kid’s fun run.  For more information visit http://www.raytannerhomerun.org/home/.

    October 15 –  “Oktoberfest by the South Carolina Philharmonic” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  Enjoy an evening of German/Lutheran themed music! For more information call (803) 777-5112 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=252.

    October 15 –  Furr Ball at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.  This fun black tie event will include a cocktail reception, a silent and live auction, dinner, raffles, and more all to benefit Pawmetto Lifeline.  !  For more information call (803) 465-9174 or visit http://www.pawmettolifeline.org/events/calendar/2016/10/15/furball2016/.

    October 16 –  “Reggie Sullivan Band with Eric Brettoncourt” at the Riverwalk Amphitheater.  Enjoy a fall day on the river with enjoyable entertainment.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1752012885055885.

    October 16 –  Dollar Sunday at the Robert Mills House and Gardens at the Robert Mills House on Blanding Street.  Residents of Lexington and Richland Counties are given the opportunity to tour the house and gardens for just $1.00!  For more information call (803) 252-1770 or visit http://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/dollar-sunday-RMH.

    October 16 –  “Jason Isbell” at the Township Auditorium.  This singer/songwriter and guitarist began his career in a rock and roll band, but has since gone solo and his acoustic performance has been seen on shows such as Austin City Limits.   For more information call (803) 576-2350 or visit http://www.thetownship.org/events/.

    October 16 –  “Romantic Refrains” at the Harbison Theatre.  The South Carolina Philharmonic will honor you with passion and heartbreak with their favorite film and Broadway romances.  For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit http://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/romantic-refrains.

    October 16 – 17 –  Golf Tournament and Silent Auction Party at the Windermere Club in Blythewood.  Sunday evening enjoy live entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction, with the tournament taking place on Monday with all proceeds to benefit the Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter for abused and neglected kids.  For more information call (803) 786-6819 or visit http://palmettoplaceshelter.org/golf2016/.

    October 17 –  “The War Room” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This is a documentary of the 1992 presidential campaign for Bill Clinton and the organization who ran it.  For more information call (803) 254-3433 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/the-war-room/.

    October 18 –  South East Park Wildlife Walk at the South East Park on Hazelwood Road.  This 62 acre woodland park will provide the perfect backdrop to searching for a variety of animals including resident red foxes, deer, and the animals that thrive in the pond.  For more information call (803) 545-3100 or visit http://www.columbiasc.net/calendar/2187.

    October 18 –  “Jane Eyre” at the Harbison Theatre.  In this on-screen production you will learn about one women’s fight for freedom fulfillment from her beginnings as a destitute orphan who faces life’s obstacles head-on, facing poverty, injustice and bitter betrayal which lead her to follow her own heart.  For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit http://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/jane-eyre.

    October 18 –  “Big Gigantic” at the Music Farm.  You’ll enjoy a variety of music from this group from electronic and dance to hip hop and soul. For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1288867-big-gigantic-columbia/.

    October 20 –  “The Land” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This is a story of four teenagers who devote their summer to leaving Cleveland, OH in pursuit of a dream life of professional skateboarding.  For more information call (803) 254-3433 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/the-land/.

    October 20 –  Bluegrass, Bidding, and BBQ at the Robert Mills House.  This event will provide you with live music by “The Mustache Brothers”, terrific silent auction items including trips to historic destinations around the southeast, and great BBQ and other delicious food. For more information call (803) 252-1770 or visit http://www.historiccolumbia.org/bbq.

    October 21 –  Halloween at the Park at Crooked Creek Park in Chapin.  Kids will enjoy trick or treating on the trail through the park, as well as carnival games, a costume contest, a scream contest, and after all of this, end the evening with the movie, “It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.”  For more information call (803) 345-6181 or visit http://www.icrc.net/halloween-at-the-park-2016-10-21.

    October 21 – 23, 28 – 31 –  Gilbert House of Terror at 739 Harley Taylor Road in Gilbert.  This traditional outdoor haunt will provide you with 13 terror filled scenes, and lots of fun!  For more information call (803) 892-5396 or visit http://www.gilberthouseofterror.com/.

    October 21 – 27 –  “Denial” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  An acclaimed writer and historian battles to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when she is sued for libel by a renowned denier.  For more information call (803) 254-3433 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/denial/.

    October 21 – 30 –  Boo at the Zoo at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Kids will enjoy trick-or-treating, a Moonlight magic show, Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, a Spooky Safari, a marshmallow roast and more!  For more information call (803) 779-8717 or visit http://www.riverbanks.org/events/boo-at-the-zoo.shtml.

    October 22 –  Stage Make-Up at the Village Square Theater.  Learn the basics of stage make-up application to include standard, old age, and fantasy, and then practice on other participants.  For ages 12 years old and up.  For more information call (803) 359-1436 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1381221815227725.

    October 22 –  Lake Carolina Wine and Food Festival at the Lake House at Lake Carolina.  Enjoy wine sampling, craft beer tasting, delicious food, cooking demonstrations by local chefs, and live entertainment.  For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lake-carolina-wine-food-festival-tickets-27578583285?aff=ebapi.

    October 22 –  Guided Walking Tour: Civil War Battle of Congaree Creek at the Cayce Tennis Center on Fort Congaree Trail in Cayce.  This tour about the 1865 battle will include military and civilian accounts of what happened during the burning of Columbia.  For more information call (803) 765-2200 or visit http://guidedwalkingtoursoncongareecreek.eventbrite.com/.

    October 22 –  Walk for Life and Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon at Spirit Communications Park.  Enjoy a 3.1 mile walk or a 10K or 5K run to raise awareness for breast cancer!  For more information call (803) 434-2898 or visit http://events.palmettohealthfoundation.org/site/TR/Events/General?pg=entry&fr_id=1090.

    October 22 –  “Southern Bass Reunion: Homecoming Edition with 69 Boyz and Friends” at the Music Farm.  Enjoy an evening of rap/hip hop with this fantastic group!  For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1291811-hot-1039-939-southern-bass-columbia/.

    October 22 –  Guided Walking Tour: Native American Lifeways at the Cayce Tennis Center on Fort Congaree Trail in Cayce.  This tour will provide you with interesting insights on the lifeways and strategic roles the Native Americans played in the economy and welfare of the Colony and later periods.  For more information call (803) 765-2200 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/guided-walking-tours-12000-year-history-park-on-congaree-creek-tickets-26554118082.

    October 23 –  Out of the Darkness Community Walk at Boyd Plaza on Main Street to the State House.  The walk is a walk in remembrance of those who have committed suicide, and to create awareness about suicide prevention, with the event ending back at the Boyd Plaza for refreshments, music, activities, and a dove release.   For more information call (803) 640-7211 or visit http://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.event&eventID=3914.

    October 23 –  Buddy Walk at Saluda Shoals Park.  In honor of National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, Family Connections is putting on this event in honor of and to raise awareness for those with Down syndrome, with the event including lots of fun entertainment and food.  For more information call (803) 451-6189 or visit http://www.familyconnectionsc.org/event/buddy-walk-columbia/?rq=buddy%20walk.

    October 25 –  Bat Walk at Riverfront Park.  In honor of National Bat Week, take a walk and learn about these amazing and secretive animals, and learn about the importance of bat conservation.  For more information call (803) 545-3100 or visit http://www.columbiasc.net/calendar/2189.

    October 25 –  “Lecrae: The Destination Tour” at the Music Farm.  His recent album just released made it to the top of the charts in both Gospel and Billboard charts, so you don’t want to miss this great rapper!  For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1316069-lecrae-destination-tour-columbia/.

     

     

     

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