ACTIVITIES IN THE COLUMBIA AREA for 3/22 – 4/11/2017

     

     

    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.  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 April 1 –  “Grey Gardens, The Musical” at the Trustus Theatre.  Based on the hit documentary of the same name in 1975, this hilarious and heartbreaking musical presents the dysfunctional relationship between the eccentric Bouvier aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. For more information call (803) 254-9732 ext. 1 or visit https://trustus.org/event/grounded/.

    Through April 2 –  “Guys and Dolls” at the Village Square Theater.  This musical comedy, having won numerous awards the year of its inception in 1950, will take you to New York City where you will encounter romance, suspense, and downright fun!  For more information call (803) 359-1436 or visit http://villagesquaretheatre.com/season.html.

    Through April 8 –  “Holocaust Remembered” at the McKissick Museum.  This exhibition of 24 panels traces the history of World War II and the Nazi’s intended extermination of the Jews with special focus on South Carolinians who played a significant role in liberating the concentration camps and some of the families who immigrated to South Carolina.  For more information call (803) 777-7251 or visit http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/mckissickmuseum/holocaust-remembered.

    Through April 9 –  “South Carolina and the Great War” at the South Carolina State Museum.  Learn what life was like in South Carolina during World War I.  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/explore/exhibits/changing-exhibits/south-carolina-great-war/.

    Through April 30 –  “The Way We Worked” at the Blythewood Historical Society in Blythewood.  This Smithsonian traveling exhibit has come to the area and will showcase how works became a central element in our culture. For more information call (803) 348-6945 or visit https://museumonmainstreet.org/content/way-we-worked.

    Through May 6 –  “Black Medicine/White Bodies: An Investigation of Yellow Fever Epidemics in Charleston 1854-1871” at the McKissick Museum.  This exhibition focuses on the role of the African American healers of the Lowcountry.  For more information call (803) 777-7251 or visit http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/mckissickmuseum/black-medicinewhite-bodies-investigation-yellow-fever-epidemics-charleston-1854-1871.

    salvador-dalis-fantstical-fairy-talesThrough May 21 –  “Salvador Dali’s Fantastical Fairy Tales” at the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll have the chance to see 36 beautiful prints from the Dali Museum including illustrations of his works from Alice in Wonderland, Doon Quixote, and tales of Hans Christian Andersen.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/exhibitions/salvador-dal%C3%AD%E2%80%99s-fantastical-fairy-tales.

    Through June 11 –  “Enduring Spirit: The Art of Tyrone Jeter” at the Columbia Museum of Art.  This African-American artist from Columbia has debuted his new series of charcoal and pastel drawings.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/exhibitions/enduring-spirit.

    Through September 4 –  “Savage Ancient Seas” at the South Carolina State Museum.  Go back to 80 million years ago when dinosaurs roamed the earth and learn about those prehistoric animals that lived in the seas.  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/ancientseas/.

    March 22 –  South Carolina Assistive Technology Expo at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.  Here is the chance to see the latest new assistive technology and listen to great speakers, to include adaptive sports, voice controlled assistive technology, and a discussion on assistance dogs just to name a few. For more information call (803) 935-5263 or visit http://scatp.med.sc.edu/expo/expo17.html.

    March 22 – 23 – Broadway in Columbia: “Saturday Night Fever” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  This spectacular new production will take you back to the story in the 1977 movie, filling your night with some of the old songs, as well as some new songs.  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=238.

    March 23 –  Columbia’s Got Talent at the Comedy House.  If you think you have what it takes, then enter and see where it takes you!  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit http://comedyhouse.us/columbias-got-talent/.

    March 24 –  Knight’s of Columbus Fish Fry at Marian Hall on Marion Street.  Eat a great fish meal and support the work this great organization does.  For more information visit http://eventful.com/columbia/events/knights-columbus-fish-fry-/E0-001-100741056-9@2017031017.

    March 24 –  Columbia Choral Society at Washington United Methodist Church.  If you’ve never heard this wonderful choir before, be sure to come out and enjoy their performance!  For more information call (803) 933-9060 or visit https://www.facebook.com/columbiachoralsociety.

    March 24 –  “What’s Going On”  at the Harbison Theater.  This performance was created by an inspiration of Marvin Gayes 1971 song and uses jazz, modern, and West African dance. For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit http://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/whats-going.

    March 24 –  “Earth, Wind and Fire” at the Township Auditorium.  They’re back and sure to provide you with another great performance!  For more information call (803) 576-2350 or visit http://www.thetownship.org/events/.

    March 24 – 25 –  “Earthquake” at the Comedy House.  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit http://comedyhouse.us/earthquake/.

    March 24 – 26 –  Palmetto Sportsman’s Classic at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.  Here’s another of Columbia’s favorite annual events, with a visit this year by Jimmy Houston, one of America’s favorite fisherman, Joey Mines, an Extreme Raptor Show, Keith Johnson and his Bass Tub with lots of  tips on fishing, as well as numerous vendors, activities for kids, such as a chance to fish, and much more!  For more information call (803) 734-4008 or visit http://www.psclassic.com/.

    March 24 – April 2 –  “Barefoot in the Park” at the Workshop Theater.  This romantic comedy is the story of a newlywed couple who are mismatched and work to adjust to their new life together.  For more information call (803) 799-4876 or visit http://www.workshoptheatre.com/home.html.

    March 25 –  Healing Art Workshop for Military at the Big Red Barn Retreat in Blythewood.  Veterans and their family members can attend free art classes.  For more information call (803) 397-1573 or visit http://www.thebigredbarnretreat.org/.

    March 25 –  Corn Bread Jubilee and Celebration of Breads, Corndog Day at Suber Marshall United Methodist Church.  Learn about the history of corn, it’s role in WWI, exhibits, cornbread to sample, gumbo and more.  For more information call (803) 586-2670.

    March 25 –  “Tupac” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  Learn about one of the most “beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip hop M.C.’s of all time.”  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/tupac-resurrection/.

    March 25 –  Climb the Clay 8K Trail Run at Saluda Shoals Park.  Take a nice run along the beautiful trails of this fabulous park.  For more information call (803) 731-5208 or visit http://www.icrc.net/climb-the-clay-8k.

    March 25 –  Columbia Model Train Show at the National Guard Armory.  If you love model trains, and who doesn’t, come on out and enjoy the trains set up and purchase new items for your own set, or even buy a new set.  For more information visit http://www.southcarolinatradeshows.com/model-train-shows.html.

    March 25 –  Garden Workshop – Hardy Tropical Plants in Your Yard at the Seibel’s House.  Learn about a variety of hardy tropical plants that you can place in your own landscape.  For more information call (803) 252-1770 or visit http://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/garden-workshop.

    March 25 –  Crochet Basics at Edisto Discovery Park.  If you’ve ever wanted to learn to crochet, this is the workshop to get you started.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.net/depts/parks-recreation/march_2017_workshops.pdf.

    March 25 –  Native American Lifeways at the 12,000 Year Historical Park in Cayce.  Learn about the Native Americans who use to live here and the part they played in the economy of the Carolina colony and later years.  For more information call (803) 765-2200 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/guided-historical-walking-tours-12000-year-history-park-on-congaree-creek-tickets-31617416544.

    March 25 –  Quarry Crusher Run at the Vulcan Materials Quarry on Rosewood Drive.  This run will take you to 475 feet below sea level with the opportunity to run 3.7 miles or 7.4 miles, with proceeds the benefit the Olympia Community Educational Foundation.  For more information email Jamie Lomas at jaime@quarrycrusherrun.com or visit http://quarrycrusherrun.com/columbia/.

    March 25 –  Cream of the Crop Beer Festival at City Roots.  You’ll find a nice selection of craft brews only found in the Carolinas to sample and foods from local vendors for those with an appetite.  For more information call (803) 254-2302 or visit http://www.cityroots.org/events-calendar/2016/12/13/3rd-annual-cream-of-the-crop-beer-festival.

    March 25 –  Sound and Vision at the Nickelodeon Theater.  At this event you’ll see both repertory and contemporary music docs, with local bands performing before each film.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/series/sound-vision/.

    March 25 –  Wine Down Benefit at the Tapps Art Center.  This fundraiser to benefit Beginnings who support children with hearing loss, will provide you with the chance to enjoy a variety of wines and beers, bid on great silent auction items, savor tasty hors d’oeuvres, a photo booth, and live entertainment!  For more information call (803) 216-1171 or visit http://scbegin.org/winedown/.

    March 26 – “JoJo – Mad Love Tour” at the Music Farm.  This is this singer/songwriters presentation of her new debut album.  For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1391905-jojo-mad-love-tour-columbia/.

    March 26 –  Disney Trivia Night at the Workshop Theater.  Teams of up to 4 people can compete for the top prizes, so if you know your Disney trivia, come on out and enjoy the fun!  For more information call (803) 799-4876 or visit http://www.workshoptheatre.com/home.html.

    March 26 –  Royal Shakespeare Company Presents: “The Tempest” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This presentation will use todays advanced technology in a “bold reimagining of Shakespeare’s magical play, creating an unforgettable theatrical experience.”  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/royal-shakespeare-company-presents-the-tempest/.

    broadway-in-columbia-stompMarch 28 –  Broadway in Columbia: “Stomp” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  This unique production is a show filled with invigorating dance, music, and theatrics that will be an unforgettable experience for all ages!  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=242.

    March 29 – April 2 –  Tartan Day South Highlands Game and Celtic Festival with the primary games being the Historic Columbia Speedway in Cayce, but other events around the Columbia area.  The five days will be filled with a fashion show, a Celtic themed movie, a Quidditch tournament, great music, dancing, birds of prey, Highland games, a 5K, and so much more you won’t want to miss out on all the fun!   For more information visit http://tartandaysouth.com/.

    March 30 –  A Taste of Lake Murray at the Doubletree by Hilton on Bush River Road.  You’ll enjoy fabulous food and beverages, all while being entertained by Tokyo Joe and Going Commando.  For more information (803) 791-5940 or visit https://www.lakemurraycountry.com/things-to-do/events/a-taste-of-lake-murray-2017.

    March 31 –  Springfest 2K17 at the Township Auditorium.  Presented by 103.9, you’ll have the chance to hear Migos, Jacquees, & YFN Lucci. For more information call (803) 576-2350 or visit http://www.thetownship.org/events/.

    March 31 –  Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt & Carnival in the Park at the Gibson Road Soccer Complex in Lexington.  Bring the family out for fun and food, with kids being divided by age group to go on an Easter egg hunt!  For more information call (803) 359-4048 or visit http://www.lcrac.com/Default.aspx?tabid=369222.

    March 31 –  “Rumours: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute” at the Music Farm.  For all of you Fleetwood Mac fans, you won’t want to miss this show!  For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1423689-rumours-fleetwood-mac-columbia/.

    March 31 – April 1 – Night at the Museum at the South Carolina State Museum. Families and groups will have a chance to spend a night among the exhibits and artifacts of the Museum and learn from real astronomers about the constellations and , planets, and more!  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/events/night-sc-state-museum/.

    March 31 – April 1 –  Total Solar Eclipse Conference and Workshop on Friday at the South Carolina State Museum and Saturday at Amoco Hall on the University of South Carolina campus.  This event, being put on by the American Astronomical Society, will offer workshops and discuss the exciting Solar Eclipse that will occur from South Carolina to Oregon on August 21, passing directly over the Columbia area.  For more information call (803) 956-6314 or visit https://aas.org/education/outreach/eclipse-2017.

    April 1 –  “A Night in Wonderland” at the Columbia Museum of Art.  This whimsical black tie affair is to celebrate and support the arts showcasing the major spring exhibition, Salvador Dali’s Fantastical Fairy Tales, “with enchanted cuisine, décor, and entertainment”.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/cma-gala-night-wonderland.

    April 1 –  Carolina Chrome Magazine Bike Rally & Swap Meet at the Icehouse Amphitheater in Lexington.  Attendees will enjoy food trucks, beverages, vendors, bike contests, live music, and more with all proceeds to benefit the Special Olympics!  For more information call (803) 358-7275 or visit http://www.icehouseamphitheater.com/events/.

    April 1 –  AAG KI RATT: Night of Fire at the Koger Center for the Arts.  Presented by the Indian Cultural Exchange at the University of South Carolina and is one of the largest fusion dance competitions in the Southeast and will feature dance teams from all around the country. For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=384.

    April 1 –  Birdell’s Market at Celebration’s Skating Rink in Leesville.  Enjoy food, crafts, artists, games, and more!  For more information call (803) 600-4212 or visit http://rhemaproductions.us/events.html.

    April 1 –  River Rocks Music Festival at 545 Williams Street in Columbia.  This event established to raise funds for Congaree Riverkeepers will include Zach Deputy, Dangermuffin, Josh Roberts & the Hinges, The Affectionates, and Prettier Than Matt, as well as kids activities, environmental education opportunities, food and beverages.   For more information visit http://riverrocksfestival.com/.

    April 1 –  Mustang and Ford Show at Jim Hudson Ford in Lexington.  Enter your car or come out and view some of the nicest Mustangs and Fords in existence today!  For more information call (803) 518-2290 or visit http://www.centralscmustangclub.org/2017mustangfordshow.htm.

    April 1 –  Midlands Strides for Autism at Saluda Shoals Park.  You’ll enjoy music, cosplay superheros, a cardio jam, a Chill Zone, the Saluda Shoals, train, and more, all while learning about and benefiting those with Autism.  For more information call (803) 750-6988 or visit http://scautism.org/strides/.

    April 1 –  Civil War Battle of Congaree Creek at the 12,000 Year History Park in Cayce.  This 2 mile walking tour will give you some insight into the events that led up to and encountered during the Burning of Columbia.  For more information call (803) 765-2200 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/guided-historical-walking-tours-12000-year-history-park-on-congaree-creek-tickets-31617416544.

    April 1 –  Colonial Fort Congaree at the 12,000 Year History Park in Cayce.  This tour will focus on the 1718 to 1722 frontier fort and trading post and multi-ethnic groups that traveled through the area.  For more information call (803) 765-2200 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/guided-historical-walking-tours-12000-year-history-park-on-congaree-creek-tickets-31617416544.

    April 1 –  April Monthly Gospel Singing at the Midlands Gospel Singing Center in Gilbert.  Enjoy music by the Children of the Promise and the Pine Ridge Boys.  For more information call (803) 719-1289 or visit https://www.midgsc.com/.

    April 1 –  “Nephew Tommy: Southern Fried Comedy Tour” at the Township Auditorium.  Also included will be Billy Sorrells, Keir Spates Jr., Marcus Wiley, Ali Siddiq, & Se7ven The Poet.   For more information call (803) 576-2350 or visit http://www.thetownship.org/events/.

    April 1 – 2 –  Columbia International Festival at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.  Here is your chance to taste foods from all around the world, see cultural dances, view an amazing International parade, view and/or purchase handmade items made by other cultures, and learn about the variety of cultures that exist right here in South Carolina.  For more information call (803) 799-3452 or visit http://cifonline.org/.

    April 1 – 3 –  Columbia Open Studios at the 701 Center for Contemporary Art and other galleries in Richland and Lexington Counties.  Enjoy a free tour of art galleries and get the chance to speak with the artists themselves, with close to 50 galleries to choose from!  For more information call (803) 779-4571 or visit https://www.columbiaopenstudios.org/.

    April 2 –  “Daring Escapades” at the Harbison Theater.  The South Carolina Philharmonic presents a show filled with thrilling music from some of America’s favorite action packed classics.  For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit http://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/daring-escapades.

    April 3 –  James Beard Foundation and Benefit Auction at City Roots.  This Farm to Table event will host a 5-course meal will feature foods created by a number of great chefs from around the area.  For more information call (803) 254-2302 or visit http://www.cityroots.org/events-calendar/.

    April 4 –  “1984” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This film is adapted from George Orwell’s book of the same title written in 1949.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/1984/.

    April 4 –  Read-In at the State House.  This is the State’s premier children’s reading event with children and adults from all over the State coming to the capital city to celebrate the gift of reading!  For more information call (803) 960-4999 or visit http://read-in-sc.org/.

    April 5 – 23 –  “James and the Giant Peach” at the Columbia Children’s Theater.  This story about a boy who meets new friends in a giant peach, goes on a wonderful adventure filled journey.  For more information call (803) 691-4548 or visit http://www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com/season-at-a-glance/.

    April 6 –  Holiday Creations – Spring Edition at the EdVenture Children’s Museum.  This program is for adults who want to learn how to make creative holiday creations.  For more information call (803) 799-3100 or visit http://www.edventure.org/events/holiday-creations-spring-edition/?for=04-06-2017.

    April 7 –  “Road House” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This is the story of a tough bouncer hired to tame a dirty bar, starting Patrick Swayze.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit http://nickelodeon.org/films/road-house/.

    April 7 –  “Lela James” and “Daley” at the Music Farm.  Here is a chance to hear two amazing artists in one night!  For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1448053-leela-james-daley-columbia/.

    April 7 – 8 –  “Emanuel” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  Presented by the Columbia City Ballet, this is a spiritual ballet of “transcendence, hope, harmony, love and forgiveness to create unity and peace.”  For more information call (803) 777-5200 or visit http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=274.

    April 8 –  History Day at the South Carolina State Museum.  This is a day for commemorating World War I with featured talks, presentations, music, and more.  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/events/.

    April 8 –  Cayce Festival of the Arts at Guignard Brickworks on Knox Abbot Drive in Cayce.  This show will include crafters, artisans, authors and writers from South Carolina and the southeast.  For more information visit http://www.caycefestivalofthearts.com/p/about.html.

    April 8 –  Fire Truck Pull for Curing Kids Cancer at the Columbia Fire Department and Museum on Laurel Street.  Teams of 10 individuals will see how far they can pull a fire truck so come out and support a great cause.  For more information call (803) 238-1920 or visit http://curingkidscancer.org/event-columbia-fire-truck-pull.aspx.

    April 8 –  Bark in the Park Walk for the Animals at Finlay Park.  This will be a 1.5 mile walk with proceeds to benefit Pawmetto Lifeline, with a show by K-9’s in flight, prizes for special contests, and refreshments.  For more information (803) 465-9174 or visit http://support.pawmettolifeline.org/site/TR?fr_id=1380&pg=entry.

    April 8 –  Palmetto Half Marathon at the Village at Sandhill.  This event will include a half-marathon, a youth half-marathon, a 5K run/walk, and a kids fun run.  For more information visit http://palmettohalfmarathon.com/.

    April 8 –  Native American Lifeways at the 12,000 Year History Park in Cayce.  Learn about the Native Americans that use to live in the area and how they benefited the economy and welfare of the area during the time they were here.  For more information call (803) 765-2200 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/guided-historical-walking-tours-12000-year-history-park-on-congaree-creek-tickets-31617416544.

    April 8 –  Civil War Battle of Congaree Creek at 12,000 Year History Park in Cayce.  You’ll learn about the 1865 battle of Congaree Creek with stories passed down from soldier and civilians that lived during the encounter.  For more information call (803) 765-2200 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/guided-historical-walking-tours-12000-year-history-park-on-congaree-creek-tickets-31617416544.

    April 10 – 14 –  Camp EdVenture Spring Break at the EdVenture Children’s Museum.  There will be a variety of camps offered for kids ages 4 to 12 to help keep your kids busy, happy, and learning while you are at work.  For more information call (803) 779-3100 or visit http://www.edventure.org/events/camp-edventure-spring-break/?for=04-10-2017.

    April 10 – 14 –  Spring Break Camps at the South Carolina State Museum.  There will be camps for kids ages 6 to 13 with each day focusing on a different subject matter from history to art.  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/education/spring-break-camps/.

     

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