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    Activities in the Midlands Area – October 30, 2019 – November 19, 2019

    ACTIVITIES IN THE MIDLANDS AREA

    Wednesday October 30, 2019 through Tuesday November 19, 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/.

    Tuesdays through November 26 –  Sandhills Farmers Market at the Clemson University Sandhill Research and Education Center.  This wonderful market will offer you the opportunity to get fresh produce, freshly baked products, meat, fresh fish, eggs, butter, milk, cheese, honey, plants, and more!  For more information visit https://www.clemson.edu/cafls/research/sandhill/programs/farmers_market.html.

    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#.

    Thursdays thru January 2, 2020 –  After School Art at the Columbia Art Center.  Sign up for your child ages 5 to 11 for 6 weeks of creative fun where they will learn to draw, work with multiple mediums, and have a great deal of fun testing out their creativity!  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.gov/depts/parks-recreation/After%20School%20Art%202019.pdf.

    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/.

    First Fridays through May 2020 – Adult Basketball Night at Crooked Creek Park.  If you enjoy basketball, here is a chance to enjoy some end of week fun playing with your friends!  For more information call (803) 345-6181 or visit https://www.icrc.net/event/adult-basketball-night-0.

    Fridays and Saturdays –  “The Story of Olympia Mill Village Life in the 1920’s” at the Olympia Mill village Museum.  Here is a chance to learn the history of the Olympia Mills creation and the village life that surrounded it.  For more information visit www.olympiagrandymillvillagemuseum.com.

    Saturdays –  Play on the Plaza at the Boyd Plaza of the Columbia Museum of Art.  Come out and spend some time tapping in to your creative side with free design challenges where you can use already prepared lesson plans or use your own imagination to tap in to your own engineering ingenuity.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/play-plaza-0.

    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/.

    Second Saturdays –  Stop-In Studios at the Columbia Museum of Art.  Here is a chance for the whole family to try out their creativity based on what they see in the Museum!  For more information call (803) 254-5008 or visit https://www.onecolumbiasc.com/categories/kids-families/.

    Saturdays Through December 28 –  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 30 –  Boo at the Zoo at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  One of the area’s favorite Halloween attractions, you’ll enjoy fun displays, trick-or-treating throughout the zoo, marshmallow roasting, a foam zone, a freaky dance party, a haunted carousel, and more!  For more information call (803) 779-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/events/boo-at-the-zoo.

    Through October 31 –  Gilbert House of Terror at 739 Harley Taylor Road in Gilbert.  This spooky event that’s been around for 19 years is a non-profit event that benefits Palmetto Therapeutic Riding Program, Lexington County Youth Arbitration Program, First Calvary Food Pantry and Gilbert Boy Scout Troop 60 so come enjoy a scary good time! For more information call (803) 892-5396 or visit http://www.gilberthouseofterror.com/.

    Through October 31 –  Stutman Hollow at 220 Stutman Road in Leesville.  There is a new woodlands haunt in town and it’s just down the road from the Gilbert House of Terror, so make plans to visit them both on the same night for a double dose of fright!  For more information send an email to info@StutmanHollow.com or visit https://www.stutmanhollow.com/.

    Through October 31 –  The Shephards Center Adventures in Learning Fall Session Seniors Activities at Lexington United Methodist Church.  Lifelong learning benefits you intellectually, spiritually, socially and physically, so come out and meet new people and engage in fun and interesting discussions while gaining new interests and skills and learning how to handle the change all while having fun.  For more information visit https://www.sclex.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=963296&module_id=127359.

    Through October 31 –  Scarecrows in the Garden Exhibit at the Robert Mills House and Gardens.  The scarecrows are out so be sure to stop by and take a tour of the gardens to enjoy the wonderful creations made by families, businesses, organizations, and even classrooms.  For more information call (803) 252-1770 ext. 23 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/2019/2019-10/scarecrows-garden-exhibit-opens.

    Through October 31 –  Dinosaurs Around the World: The Great Outdoors at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Take a prehistoric safari and learn about the variety of dinosaurs that use to walk the earth.  For more information call (803) 779-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/dinosaurs/.

    Through November 2 –  Terror Falls Haunted Farm at 370 Mack Street in Gaston.  This new venue with four creepy haunts is prepared to give you the scare of your life with a general store to purchase a snack and a fire pit to enjoy after your fright!  For more information call (803) 781-2867 or visit https://www.terrorfalls.com/.

    Through November 2 –  Dark Castle Haunted Attractions at 2076 Highway Church Road in Elgin.  This creepy attraction includes a haunted trail, a zombie zone, and an escape room.   For more information call (803) 309-5586 or visit http://darkcastlesc.com/.

    Through November 2 –  Deceased Farm at Clinton Sease Farm at 382 Old Farm Road in Lexington.  One of the longest running haunts in the area, it includes 6 buildings filled with terror, 3 outdoor creepy zones, and 2 acres of haunting corn fields. For more information visit http://www.deceasedfarm.com/.

    Through November 3 –  “The Mousetrap” at the Village Square Theatre.  When a group of strangers become stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm with a murderer with two people already murdered when a policeman on skis appears and works to solve the mystery. For more information call (803) 359-1436 or visit http://villagesquaretheatre.com/season.html.

    Through November 3 –  Museum of Oz at the South Carolina State Museum.  Bring the children out for a trip to Oz with a 4-D experience, Oz themed events, and a magical maze following the Yellow Brick Road.  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/museum-of-oz/.

    Through November 6 –  Quilting for the Holidays at the Columbia Art Center.  In this 6 week course you’ll have a chance to create a holiday wall hanging or Christmas Tree skirt, but you’ll need to have your own sewing machine and be confident in your sewing skills and how to use a rotary cutter and a mat.  For more information call (803) 545-3093 or visit https://www.columbiasc.gov/depts/parks-recreation/October%202019%20Web%20Sheet%201.pdf.

    November 8 – 16 –  “Margorie Prime” at the Trustus Theatre.  This is the story of an 85 year old with fading memories whose new programed companion feeds her the story of her life to give us an idea of what technology can do for us when our memories begin to decline.  For more information call (803) 254-9732 or visit https://trustus.org/event/marjorie-prime/.

    Through November 9 –  “Robin Hood” at the Columbia Marionette Theatre.  Bring the kids out for a trip to Sherwood Forest in this great puppet show about the amazing Robbin Hood!  For more information call (803) 252-7366 or visit https://cmtpuppet.org/shows/robin-hood/.

    Through November 9 –  “Much Ado About Nothing” at the Longstreet Theatre.  This Shakespeare comedy is a “battle of the sexes” is filled with “adventure, romance, and unwavering wit” so make your plans now to see this great production!  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/theatre_and_dance/theatre/about/theatre_news/2019/muchado.php.

    Through November 10 –  “Into the Woods” at the Town Theatre.  This fun story pulls in characters from other tales, all who present their wish for a “happily ever after” ending, but learn that sometimes what you wish for can come with disastrous results.  For more information call (803) 799-2510 or visit https://towntheatre.com/into-the-woods/.

    Through November 10 –  Clinton Sease Corn Maze at the Clinton Sease Farm.  It’s back so bring the kids out for a fun trip through the maze, enjoy the playground, and even take a hayride!  For more information visit http://www.clintonseasefarm.com/.

    Through November 23 –  Meeting Street Artisan Market on Meeting Street in the Interactive Art Park.  Enjoy a morning out with art and craft vendors, food and product, and a chance to walk through the Park.  For more information visit https://westcolumbiasc.gov/meeting-street-artisan-market/.

    Through November 29 –  Dirty Dance Floor: A Solo Show by Andy White at the Tapp’s Art Center.  You will most certainly enjoy the work of this talented metalwork artist who creates animals out of scrap metal. For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit http://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/dirt-dance-floor-a-solo-show-by-andy-white/.

    Through December 5 –  State Street Art Crawl on State Street in West Columbia.  This little strip of buildings across from the River are filled with great art, good food, and wonderful shops so stop by and enjoy a walk along State Street.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2591491917570348/.

    Through December 27 –  Thank You! Love, McKissick at the McKissick Museum at USC.  Here is a chance to see some of the newly acquired items that showcase what goes on in the collections department, with new additions of art, silver, quilts, minerals, pottery, political memorability, and items related to the University’s history acquired through gifts, bequests, transfers or purchases.   For more information call (803) 777-7251.

    Through December 31, 2020  –  Free First Thursdays at the Columbia Museum of Art.  Here is a chance to enjoy the Museum for free on the first Thursday of every month.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/visit/about-cma.

    Through March 14, 2020 –  Reflections of the River at the South Carolina State Museum.  Through a variety of art you’ll learn about the rivers of the State and the impact they’ve had on South Carolina culture, industry, and landscape.  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/explore/exhibits/changing-exhibits/reflections-on-the-river/.

    October 30 –  “B. Simone” at the Comedy House.  Take a mid-week break to enjoy some fun and laughter with this entertaining comedian!  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    October 30 –  “Suspiria” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This 1977 Agento horror classic tells the story of an aspiring dancer who is a Mennonite who finds out the hidden dark and horrifying secrets of the dance company she is involved with. For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit https://nickelodeon.org/films/suspiria/.

    October 30 –  “The Maine” at The Senate.  You’ll enjoy a mid-week break with this fun and talented pop Rock band!  For more information call (803) 252-9392 or visit https://www.thesenatecolumbia.com/calendar/the-maine.

    October 31 –  Fun for Kids Halloween at the Skyline Club.  Just for the kids, there will be bounce houses, face painting and free giveaways!  For more information call (803) 995-5220 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/389837618617899/.

    October 31 –  Halloween Hoopla at the EdVenture Children’s Museum.  Kids will enjoy a fun and entertaining evening of spooky fun!  For more information visit https://edventure.org/columbia/calendar?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjajU0Yu65AIVF6SzCh32hwB3EAAYASAAEgLQVvD_BwE#utm_source=sem&utm_medium=sem&utm_campaign=sem.

    October 31 –  Trick or Treat with Town at the Town Theatre.  Enjoy a viewing of Into the Wood, but wear your favorite costume with bonus points if you dress up like one of the characters, and enjoy a chance to win one of the cash prizes, with beer and wine available for purchase at this showing.  For more information call (803) 799-2510 or visit http://towntheatre.com/special-events/.

    October 31 –  Spooktacular Halloween Party at the Dutch Square Mall.  Here is a chance for you to take your kids out trick or treating in a safe and fun environment!  For more information visit https://www.carolinapanorama.com/lifestyles/entertainment/city-of-columbia-s-spooktacular-halloween-party/article_b42cf32c-e042-11e9-a865-abf0247054ac.html.

    October 31 –  “The Blair Witch Project” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  In its 20th year of production, here is a chance to see the story of three film students in search of documentary footage of the Blair Witch in this perfect for Halloween production!  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit https://nickelodeon.org/films/the-blair-witch-project/.

    October 31 –  “Tucker Beathard” at The Senate.  This young upcoming talented country artist will certainly provide you with an evening of great music!  For more information call (803) 252-9392 or visit https://www.thesenatecolumbia.com/calendar/tucker-beathard.

    November 1 –  Homeschool Friday: Main Street Walking  Tour at the Washington Monument on the SC Statehouse Grounds.  Since the 1800’s, Main Street has been known as the main thoroughfare in Columbia, helping students to learn about the history of Columbia and the businesses that sustained the area throughout history to date.  For more information call (803) 252-1770 ext. 26 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/2019/2019-11/homeschool-friday-main-street-walking-tour.

    November 1 –  “Charles Page Trio” at Chayz Lounge.  You’ll enjoy an evening of soulful sounds with songs from greats including Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind & Fire, & Herbie Hancock.  For more information call (803) 563-8375 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-of-soul-jazz-with-the-charles-page-trio-tickets-77952410759.

    November 1 –  Knee-High Naturalists: Sea Turtles at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  You little ones ages 2 to 5 and their adult companion will learn about the life of sea turtles, how old they really are, and their life in the sea and the short time they spend on land.  For more information call (803) 779-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 1 –  Bubble Q at City Roots.  Come out for a barbecue and champagne party with barbecue cooked by several different chefs and paired with over 30 different champagnes from around the world, with champagne tasting and live music.  For more information call (803) 553-2726 or visit http://www.f2tproductions.com/new-events/2019/11/1/bubble-q.

    November 1 –  2019 Trustus Living Legend at City Art in the Vista.  If you are a Trustus Theatre fan, come on our and honor Trustus co-founder Kay Thigpen.  For more information call (803) 254-9732 or visit https://trustus.org/event/2019-trustus-living-legend/.

    November 1 –  “Hippocampus” at The Senate.  An indie rock band from Minnesota, you’ll sure to enjoy these talented musicians!   For more information call (803) 252-9392 or visit https://www.thesenatecolumbia.com/calendar/hippo-campus.

    November 1 – 2 –  USC Dance Company Fall Concert at the Koger Center for the Arts.  Come out and see what the Dance Company has in store for you that showcases their amazing talent!  For more information visit https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/theatre_and_dance/calendar/dance/index.php?trumbaEmbed=view%253devent%2526eventid%253d364533587#/?i=1.

    November 1 – 3 –  “Susannah” at Drayton Hall Theatre.  South Carolinas Carlisle Floyd created this Opera about the Biblical story of Susannah and the Elders and has been dubbed a classic since its premier in 1957.  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/music/about/news/2019/susannah_2019.php.

    November 1 – 3 –  Home and Garden Show at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.  If you are looking to make some changes to your home and/or garden this fall, this is the place to go to meet with a variety of vendors and professionals to get advice or obtain their assistance with your project.  For more information visit https://columbiahomeandgardenshow.com/.

    November 1 – 3 –  “Shawty – What My Name Is?” at the Comedy House.  Back again to provide you with more laughter so make your plans now to see him!  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    November 1 – 10 –  “The Realistic Joneses” at the Cottingham Theater of Columbia College.  Presented by the Workshop Theatre, you’ll meet two couples, both with the last name of Jones and who have almost identical houses, who find themselves intertwined by fantasy and reality.   For more information call (803) 799-6551 or visit https://www.workshoptheatre.com/realistic-joneses.html.

    November 2 –  Play on the Plaza with Palmetto Luna for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on the Boyd Plaza of the Columbia Museum of Art.  Celebrating this Mexican tradition, there will be live music, traditional Mexican folk dances, arts and crafts, a Skeleton’s Promenade, and other cultural activities, as well as the chance to play and create with the big blue blocks!  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/play-plaza-palmetto-luna-dia-de-los-muertos-day-dead.

    November 2 –  Gallery Tour: Van Gogh and His Inspirations at the Columbia Museum of Art.  In this tour you’ll learn about the artists that inspired Van Gogh and how their influence shaped his own signature style.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/gallery-tour-van-gogh-and-his-inspirations-3.

    November 2 –  Focal Points: Calling all Saints at the Columbia Museum of Art.  In honor of All Saints Day you’ll enjoy a tour that focuses on religious figures in the Museum’s collection.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/focal-points-calling-all-saints.

    November 2 –  Bat’s: Nature’s Pest Control at Wingard’s Market.  At this time of years, bats are portrayed as scary creatures, but they really are good for us all as they eliminate many nighttime insects, including mosquitoes, so come learn why they are important, how to attract them, and why their populations are in danger!  For more information call (803) 359-9091 or visit https://wingardsmarket.com/product/bats-natures-pest-control-workshop-nov-2/.

    November 2 –  Breathe Easier with Indoor Plants at Wingard’s Market.  Brighten up your indoor environment with beautiful plants, learn how they are beneficial to indoor air quality, and learn how to properly care for them.  For more information call (803) 359-9091 or visit https://wingardsmarket.com/product/breathe-easier-with-indoor-plants/.

    November 2 –  Pumpkin Smash at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.  Here is a chance to see some of the animals interact with pumpkins, including mammals, reptiles, birds, and even fish with smashing taking place at various places around the Park.  For more information call (803) 779-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 2 –  Food Truck Jamboree at the Jamil Temple.   Spend a Saturday enjoying tasty food from a variety of food truck vendors, beer, live entertainment, and kid’s activities.  For more information call (803) 772-0737 or visit http://www.jamilshriners.com/.

    November 2 –  Lexington Munching on Main parking at Private Property Courtyard.  Two Gals and a Fork Food Tours will take you on a tastings tour of 5 local bars and restaurants that will fill you with delicious food and also provide with a history of the downtown Lexington area.  For more information visit http://www.twogalsfoodtours.com/lexington-tours.html.

    November 2 –  Lang Owen Album Release – Birthday Bash at the Tapp’s Art Center.  Celebrate this amazing artists 60th birthday and his newly released CD with the chance to hear him perform it live!  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit http://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/lang-owen-album-release-birthday-bash/.

    November 2 –  “Beth Inabinett” at Chayz Lounge.  You’ll spend your evening enjoying soul and jazz with this talented performer!  For more information call (803) 563-8375 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beth-inabinett-presents-an-evening-of-jazz-soul-smooth-grooves-tickets-75776855615.

    November 2 –  “Of Montreal” at The Senate.  This indie pop rock band from Athens is prepared to show you this unique talent.  For more information call (803) 252-9392 or visit https://www.thesenatecolumbia.com/calendar/of-montreal.

    November 2 –  “Gospel Truth Trio” and “Harper Brothers” at the Midland Gospel Singing Center in Gilbert.  Spend your evening enjoying beautiful gospel music by these wonderful groups.  For more information call (803) 719-1289 or visit https://midgsc.com/concerts.

    November 2 –  Kids Hiking 101 at Sesquicentennial State Park.  This program for those 7 years and older will help attendees learn how to prepare for a hike, what to bring and “how to leave no trace” in the outdoors followed by a hike through the park.  For more information call (803) 788-2706 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004953.

    November 2 – 3 –  Home and Garden Show at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.  If you are looking to make modifications to your home or garden, you will want to be sure to visit this show that will provide you with a wealth of experts who can provide guidance and assistance in making your plans come to fruition.  For more information call (877)730-7469 or visit https://columbiahomeandgardenshow.com/.

    November 2 – 3-  Repticon at the Jamil Shrine Temple.  You may or not be in the market for a new pet, but either way, it’s fun to see the various critters for sale and you will surely have a chance to break your fear of snakes, as most of them aren’t harmful, so stop in after your visit to the Food Truck Jamboree.  For more information visit https://repticon.com/south-carolina/columbia/.

    November 3 –  “Dante Lewis & Company” at Chayz Lounge.  Spend an evening enjoying contemporary /urban jazz and some of your favorite R&B tunes performed by this talented saxophonist and his group!  For more information call (803) 563-8375 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/experience-smooth-jazz-sunday-with-dante-lewis-company-tickets-77011015019.

    November 3 –  Lexington County Veterans Day Parade in downtown Lexington.  Come out and honor our local National Guard and other military service men and women as well as our veterans!  For more information call (803) 785-1454 or visit http://www.lexingtonsc.org/community-event/lexington-county-veterans-day-parade.

    November 3 –  Sunday Shorts: Student Film Competition Showcase at the Nickelodeon Theater.  You’ll enjoy films produced by middle, high, and college students based on the theme of Lovingkindness as defined as “loving your neighbor as yourself”.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit https://nickelodeon.org/films/2018-student-short-film-competition-showcase/.

    November 3 –  Poetry Summit with Nickole Brown, Jessica Jacobs, and Ashley M. Jones at the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll enjoy a series of workshops in which each poet will help to broaden the relationship attendees can have with visual art, followed by readings by each poet and a reception that will include book signings. For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/poetry-summit-nickole-brown-jessica-jacobs-and-ashley-m-jones.

    November 3 –  Poetry Readings by Nickole Brown, Jessica Jacobs, and Ashley M. Jones on the Boyd Plaza of the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll enjoy readings by each of the award winning and national acclaimed poets which will be followed by a reception and book signing. For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/poetry-reading-boyd-plaza-nickole-brown-jessica-jacobs-and-ashley-m-jones.

    November 3 –  Behind the Collection at the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll learn the story behind the art, about the lives that shaped the artists view, what led the Museum to acquire it, and what it takes to preserve the works long term. For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/gallery-tour-behind-collection-17.

    November 3 –  Palladium Fall Tour – Columbia Modern at a to be determined location in Columbia.  Celebrate the areas mid-modern architecture with a chance to tour several private residents with an after party at the Hunter Gatherer Brewery at the Hangar.  For more information call (803) 252-7742 ext. 12 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/2019/2019-11/palladium-fall-tour-columbia-modern.

    November 3 –  “Fiddler: Miracle of Miracles” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This is the story behind the story of the creation of the film, Fiddler on the Roof.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit https://nickelodeon.org/films/fiddler-miracle-of-miracles/.

    November 3 –  “John Crist” at Township Auditorium. When you are looking for some good clean laughter, this Christian Comedian will certainly tickle your funny bone!  For more information call (803) 576-2350 or visit http://www.thetownship.org/events/.

    November 4 –  USC Percussion Ensemble Concert at the School of Music 206 Recital Hall.  You’ll enjoy an evening filled with a variety of music created for percussion instruments with guest artist Amy Barston, cellist, and composter Adam Silverman.  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/calendar/music/index.php#/?i=1.

    November 4 –  An Evening with the Curator at the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll get an exclusive after-hours tour of the Van Gogh and His Inspirations exhibit and gain invaluable insight in to who designed the exhibit. For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/evening-curator-0.

    November 4 –  “Superman: The Movie” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This free showing is for all of your Superman fans out there so make your plans now to attend!  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit https://nickelodeon.org/films/superman-the-movie-1978/.

    November 5 –  Heritage Christian and Attorney General Alan Wilson present Internet Awareness and Social Media Safety at Heritage Christian Academy.  This event just for parents will help them be more aware of the many risks their children face through access to the internet and how to create safeguards that will help to keep them safer.  For more information visit http://www.lexingtonsc.org/community-event/heritage-christian-and-attorney-general-alan-wilson-present-internet-awareness-and-social-media-safe.

    November 5 –  USC’s Swing Shift Big Band Performance at the School of Music 206 Recital Hall.  Enjoy an evening of big band swing with the schools talented musical artists!  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/calendar/music/index.php#/?i=1.

    November 5 –  “Cayla Fralick”, “Foxy Dads”, “Paisley + Birdwalkers”, & “Winnebago Vacation” in the Space Hall at Tapp’s Art Center.  You’ll enjoy a great show filled with Indie, goth pop, & alternative music by these talented groups.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/cayla-fralick-foxy-dads-paisleybirdwalkers-w-v/.

    November 5 –  Van Gogh to the Movies: Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams at the Columbia Museum of Art.  This film based on the filmmaker’s dreams consists of eight vignettes with one being a tribute to Van Gogh.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/van-gogh-movies-akira-kurosawas-dreams.

    November 5 –  “The Reports on Sarah and Saleem” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This is the story of a married Pakistani male and a married Israeli female who are caught in the wrong place and time, and stand to suffer the consequences.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit https://nickelodeon.org/films/the-reports-of-sarah-and-saleem/.

    November 5 – December 10 – Art Class: 2D Portfolio Building for Teens at the Columbia Museum of Art.  This once a week class will teach students ages 13 to 18 how to create a 2D portfolio.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/art-class-2d-portfolio-building-teens.

    November 6 –  Gladys’ Gang Toddler Edition: Weather or Not at the Columbia Museum of Art.  This month the 2 – 3 year old toddlers will look at Van Gogh’s work and look for key environmental elements and then create their own outdoor scenes.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/gladys-gang-toddler-edition-weather-or-not.

    November 6 –  Van Gogh and His Inspirations at the Columbia Museum of Art.  Learn about how this amazing artist became the artist we know today.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/gallery-tour-van-gogh-and-his-inspirations-16.

    November 7 –  The Move Around Series at the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll learn how dance and movement has inspired art in the Museum and enjoy dance by I Am Art as they dance their vision on the Plaza.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/move-around-series.

    November 7 –  Van Gogh and His Inspirations at the Columbia Museum of Art.  Learn about how this amazing artist became the artist we know today.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/gallery-tour-van-gogh-and-his-inspirations-21.

    November 7 –  Meet the Artists of En Plein Air: Scenes of South Carolina at the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll have a chance to meet the artists with works on display in this exhibit.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/meet-artists-en-plein-air-scenes-south-carolina.

    November 7 – 10 –  Lexington Holiday Open House Tour at a variety of locations around Lexington.  Here is a chance to shop with local vendors after hours to get a head start on your holiday shopping with one lucky attendee to win a special grand prize.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/LexingtonsHolidayOpenHouse/.

    November 8 –  Painting in the Style of Van Gogh at City Art.  If you have always wanted to learn how to paint like Van Gogh, here is your chance!  For more information call (803) 245-6313 or visit http://www.cityartonline.com/art-classes.

    November 8 –  Nature Art: Painting Leaves at Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Your little ones ages 2 to 5 years old and their adult companion will enjoy learning about the changing color of the leaves and use natures colors to create a work of art.  For more information call (803) 779-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 8 –  “Toy Story 4” at the Icehouse Amphitheater.  Bring the kids out for a fun night out under the stars to enjoy a fun and entertaining movie!  For more information call (803) 358-7275 or visit http://icehouseamphitheater.com/events/.

    November 8 –  Alegria Bellydancing Fundraising Show at the Tapp’s Art Center.  The Center is about to close and this is the last chance to try to keep it open, so come out for this fantastic show of talented dancers to help raise the money to keep the Tapp’s Art Center active in Columbia.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/alegria-bellydance-fundraising-show/.

    November 8 –  “5th & York” at Chayz Lounge.  You are sure to enjoy the wonderful smooth jazz and R&B by this amazing group which will include tunes by artists including Anita Baker, Sade, & Michael McDonald.  For more information call (803) 563-8375 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-york-presents-the-urban-jazz-experience-tickets-77238156405.

    November 8 –  “Abbey Road Live!” at The Senate.  For those who love the Beatles you will certainly enjoy this show filled with all of your favorite songs by this incredible group of talented artists!  For more information call (803) 252-9392 or visit https://www.thesenatecolumbia.com/calendar/abbey-road-live!-beatles-tribute.

    November 8 –  “Kalen Allen” at the Harbison Theater.  Followed by many on social media for his comedic food tasting, and as seen on Ellen DeGeneres, you are sure to enjoy the laughter provided by this amazingly talented comedian!  For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit https://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/kalen-allen.

    November 8 –  “Miranda Lambert: Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour” at the Colonial Life Arena.  Spend an evening enjoying great country music by this amazing country artist!  For more information call (803) 576-9200 or visit https://www.coloniallifearena.com/events/detail/miranda-lambert.

    November 8 – 10 –  Magic Treehouse: Dinosaurs Before Dark at the Columbia Children’s Theatre.  This musical adaptation of Mary Pope Osborne’s award winning adventure book, children will go on an adventure from Jack and Annie’s treehouse back in time to the age of the dinosaurs.  For more information call (803) 691-4548 or visit https://www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com/magic-treehouse-dinosaurs-before-dark.

    November 8 – 10 –  “Rodney Perry” at the Comedy House.  Take a break from the stressors of life with a little laughter with this talented comedian.  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    November 8 – 16 –  “Marjorie Prime” at the Trustus Theatre.  This Pulitzer Prize winning story is about 85 year old Marjorie whose memory is fading who is given a handsome companion who is programed to feed the story of her life back to her in this wonderful production that will have you considering what memories do we keep and what role can technology play in helping us to keep our memories. For more information call (803) 254-9732 or visit https://trustus.org/event/marjorie-prime/.

    November 9 –  Play on the Plaza on the Boyd Plaza of the Columbia Museum of Art.  Bring the kids out for a chance to use their creativity with the big blue blocks and be sure to stop by the Studios for everyone to create an inspirational piece of art.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/play-plaza-22.

    November 9 –  Van Gogh and His Inspirations at the Columbia Museum of Art.  Learn about how this amazing artist became the artist we know today.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/gallery-tour-van-gogh-and-his-inspirations-4.

    November 9 –  Vin as in Vincent: A Tour and Tasting with the Alliance Francaise at the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll tour the Van Gogh exhibit followed by wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres paired with the works of art.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/vin-vincent-tour-tasting-alliance-francaise.

    November 9 –  Fall Festival and History Day at the SC State Museum.  Celebrate falls with delicious BBQ, local craft beer, and live music, as well as enjoying activities and programs that will focus on South Carolina history that will include hands on crafts, waltz lessons, and more.  For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/calendar/fall-festival/.

    November 9 –  Lexington Middle School Christmas Craft Show & Holiday Bazaar at Lexington Middle School.  Here is a chance to get an early start on your holiday shopping with the event including over 100 crafters and vendors, and including a silent auction with proceeds benefiting Harvest Hope Food Bank.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/702-n-lake-dr-lexington-sc-29072-2708-united-states/2019-christmas-craft-show-and-holiday-bazaar/2850344351647732/.

    November 9 –  Murders and Mysteries Tour at the Icehouse Amphitheater.  You’ll have a chance to learn about the historical murders, mysteries, duels, and lynching’s that occurred along Main Street in Lexington throughout history.  For more information call (803) 359-8369 or visit http://lexingtoncountymuseum.org/events/.

    November 9 –  “Paul Dozier Live” at Chayz Lounge.  You’ll enjoy an evening of soulful classics and smooth jazz by this talented musician that will include music by artists Marvin Gaye, The Isley Brothers, & Janet Jackson just to name a few.  For more information call (803) 563-8375 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/paul-dozier-live-an-evening-of-smooth-jazz-tickets-68059105617.

    November 9 –  “Mason Ramsey” at The Senate.  This tremendous 12 year old artist performing a concert for all ages will provide you an evening you won’t want to miss!  For more information call (803) 252-9392 or visit https://www.thesenatecolumbia.com/calendar/mason-ramsey.

    November 9 – 10 –  Gun and Knife Show at the Jamil Temple.  Just in time for the holidays, this is a great time to search for that perfect gift for the boys and men in your life!  For more information visit http://www.jamilshriners.com/.

    November 9 & 10 –  Auditions for Disney’s “Newsies” at the Village Square Theatre.  If you are interested in being a part of this production, come out for an audition.  For more information call (803) 359-1436 or visit http://www.villagesquaretheatre.com/auditions.html.

    November 10 –  Cornerstones of the Collection at the Columbia Museum of Art.  Here is a chance for you to learn about key works in the Museum’s collection.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/gallery-tour-cornerstones-collection-17.

    November 10 –  Getting to Know Van Gogh with Stephanie Viani Hromadka at the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll have a chance to view the works of this famous artist from the perspective of a neuroscientist.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/getting-know-van-gogh-stephanie-viani-hromadka.

    November 10 –  Sesqui Artisans Market at Sesquicentennial State Park.  You’ll enjoy the opportunity to enjoy shopping for special holiday gifts in a beautiful setting with art, food, and music so make your plans now to attend!  For more information call (803) 378-8270 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004964.

    November 10 –  Second Sunday Stroll: Melrose Heights meeting at Melrose Park on Fairview Drive.  This is a guided walking tour taking you through this recently listed neighborhood on the National Register of Historic Register of Historic Places.  For more information call (803) 252-1770 ext. 23 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/2019/2019-11/second-sunday-stroll-melrose-heights.

    November 10 –  USC’s Men and Women’s Choral Concert at the Union United Methodist Church.  Spend an afternoon enjoying a free concert filled with amazing music by these wonderfully talented vocalists!  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/calendar/music/index.php#/?i=2.

    November 10 –  “The Mystery of Picasso” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  The famous French director, Henri-Georges Clouzot, joined up with Pablo Picasso, to create a film that tells the story of how artists are inspired to create their works.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit https://nickelodeon.org/films/the-mystery-of-picasso-2/.

    November 11 –  “The Art of the American War Memorial” at the Columbia Museum of Art auditorium.  This is the story of the Monument to the Palmetto Regiment on the SC State House grounds.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/2019/2019-11/art-american-war-memorial.

    November 11 –  Veterans Day at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  On this day all active and retired veterans will be admitted to the Zoo for free!  For more information call (803) 779-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 11 –  Zoo Homeschool: Coastal Carolina at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Kid’s ages 5 to 12 will enjoy learn more about marine environments and how the decisions we make daily impact our marine environments.  For more information call (803) 799-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 11 –  Little Learners Homeschool: Sea Turtles at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Children ages 2 to 5 and their adult companions will learn about the “mysterious lives of sea turtles”.  For more information call (803) 799-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 11 –  Knee High Naturalists: Sea Turtles at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Children ages 2 to 5 will learn about the “mysterious lives of sea turtles”.  For more information call (803) 799-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 11 –  Garden Homeschool: Practical Gardening at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Children ages 7 to 13 years old will learn how to use small spaces to create a vegetable garden while getting hands-on experience transplanting plants from the greenhouse to the ground.  For more information call (803) 799-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 11 –  November Harvest Dinner at City Roots.  This dinner, featuring “The Mayor of Chicago”, Hipolito Sanchez and Blair Machado, will include a family style, four course meal featuring seasonal ingredients from local farmers and artisans, with a welcome cocktail and wine pairings.   For more information call (803) 553-2726 or visit  http://www.f2tproductions.com/new-events/2018/7/30/november-harvest-dinner.

    November 11 – 14 –  “ReformED” at Longstreet Theatre.  Based on interviews and surveys of current teachers, this production provide a portrait of the modern teacher experience as presented by educators from around the United States with the storyline being for anyone interested in seeing our educational system reformed.  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/theatre_and_dance/theatre/about/theatre_news/2019/reformed.php.

    November 12 –  Focal Point: Art ‘Stache at the Columbia Museum of Art.  In this tour you’ll take a look at how facial hair impacted art throughout the ages.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/focal-points-art-stache-0.

    November 12 –  Chamber Music on Main at the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll enjoy a fun evening of Chamber music that includes artistic director and pianist Andrew Armstrong, with violinist Tessa Lark and Phillip Myers on the French horn.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/cma-chamber-music-main-1.

    November 12 –  Accessibility Night: Llama, Llama at the SC State Museum.  This event just for those with unique and special needs will allow them to enjoy the Museum with their needs in mind, with a visit from Llama Llama and a story-time read-a-long of the book “Llama Llama Gives Thanks” and a hands on activity to create Turkey Hats and a special Planetarium Show.   For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://scmuseum.org/calendar/accessibility-night-llama-llama/.

    November 12 –  USC’s University Band Concert at the Koger Center for the Arts.  You are certainly in for a treat if you attend this concert filled with incredibly talented musicians!  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/calendar/music/index.php#/?i=2.

    November 12 –  “Where’s My Roy Cohn?” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This is the story of the controversial and inspirational lawyer and political power broker and his 28 year career which included molding the career of a Queens real estate developed by the name of Donald Trump and shows us “how America’s current divisions are rooted in dark areas of our past” through the influence of this ruthless and powerful man.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit https://nickelodeon.org/films/wheres-my-roy-cohn/.

    November 13 –  “Yardie” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This story is centered around a young Jamaican named D who, having never fully recovered from the death of his older brother, grows up under the wing of Kingston Don and King Fox, who send him to London where he reconnects with his childhood sweetheart and his child that leads him to contemplate abandoning his life of crime, until he finds the man who killed his brother and sets out on quest for revenge.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit https://nickelodeon.org/films/yardie/.

    November 14 –  Senior Thanksgiving Luncheon at Crooked Creek Park.  Here is a chance to enjoy a wonderful feast and all you are asked to do is bring either a dessert or fresh fruit, and register to attend, so make your plans now to attend this fun seniors event!  For more information call (803) 345-6181 or visit https://www.icrc.net/event/senior-thanksgiving-luncheon-0.

    November 14 –  Under the Dome: Behind-the-Scenes-Tour at the McKissick Museum.  Here is a chance to join the Museum Curator for a tour of some of the 98% of the items not on display in the Museum.  For more information call (803) 777-7251 or visit https://www.experiencecolumbiasc.com/event/under-the-dome%3a-mckissick-museum%e2%80%99s-behind-the-scenes-tours/59758/.

    November 14 –  USC’s Symphonic Winds Concert at the Koger Center for the Arts.  You’ll enjoy an evening of free dance music taking you through a variety of “traditions, continents, and folklore” so don’t miss the chance to experience this wonderful event!  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/calendar/music/index.php#/?i=2.

    November 14 –  “The Matrix” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  What if you were to learn that life is just an illusion . . . take a journey to the underworld with computer hacker, Neo, who finds out his dream is not just a dream after all.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit https://nickelodeon.org/films/the-matrix/.

    November 14 –  “Carl Payne Big Band” at Chayz Lounge.  You are sure to enjoy this evening that will be filled with big band swing era music, as well as a little contemporary jazz and soul performed by an incredible group of talented artists and vocalists.   For more information call (803) 563-8375 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-of-jazzy-grooves-with-the-carl-payne-big-band-tickets-76826669637.

    November 14 –  “Chris Lane” at The Senate.  Spend an evening enjoying country music by this wonderfully talented country artist!  For more information call (803) 252-9392 or visit https://www.thesenatecolumbia.com/calendar/chris-lane.

    November 15 –  Knee High Naturalists: Turkey Tales at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Children and their adult companions will learn about the life of turkeys.  For more information call (803) 779-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 15 –  Arts & Draughts at the Columbia Museum of Art.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/arts-draughts-1.

    November 15 –  “Southern Exposure” at the USC School of Music 206 Recital Hall.  Claire Chase, founder of the International Contemporary Ensemble and creator of this show will astound you with her amazing use of the flute that will take you on a journey that will include Marcos Balter’s work Pan.  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/calendar/music/index.php#/?i=2.

    November 15 –  “Moving Body Dance Company: This Place of Ours” at the Tapp’s Art Center.  Enjoy an evening of great dance by these talented performers in their last performance at the Tapp’s.  For more information call (803) 988-0013 or visit https://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/this-place-of-ours/.

    November 15 –  “The Jamie Wright Band” at Chayz Lounge.  This talented artist and her band will serenade you with music by some of the greats including Nathalie Cole, Roberta Flack, & Chaka Khan.  For more information call (803) 563-8375 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-night-of-soulful-grooves-with-the-jamie-wright-band-tickets-68070216851.

    November 15 –  “Turnover” and “Men I Trust” at The Senate.  Enjoy an evening of Indie Rock music by these talented groups!  For more information call (803) 252-9392 or visit https://www.thesenatecolumbia.com/calendar/turnover-men-i-trust.

    November 15 –  “Thelma Houston” at  the Harbison Theatre.  In this salute to Aretha Franklin, you’ll enjoy an evening filled with the sounds of Motown by this talented artist!  For more information call (803) 407-5011 or visit https://www.harbisontheatre.org/tickets-productions/thelma-houston.

    November 15 –  “Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Rock Tribute Show” at the Koger Center for the Arts.  For the heavy metal rock lovers out there, you won’t want to miss this great tribute show with Battery and Nightrain!  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=810.

    November 15 – 17 –  Carolina Craftsmen’s Classic at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.  One of the areas favorite events for holiday shopping, you won’t want to miss this chance to see some of the most incredibly talented artisans and their works that can offer you a one of a kind gift for that special someone.  For more information visit https://gilmoreshows.com/craftsmens_classics_columbia_christmas.shtml.

    November 15 – 17 –  MFA Solo Shows at the Center for Performance Experience at the University of South Carolina.  The 2nd year activing students have written and directed a solo play which they will perform for you.  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/theatre_and_dance/theatre/productions/center_for_performance_experiment/index.php.

    November 15 – 17 –  “Karious Miller” at the Comedy House.  You are sure to enjoy some laughter with this talented comedian!  For more information call (803) 798-9898 or visit https://comedyhouse.us/comedy-calendar/.

    November 16 –  Play on the Plaza on the Boyd Plaza of the Columbia Museum of Art.  Bring the entire family out for fun using your creativity using the big blue blocks!  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/play-plaza-23.

    November 16 –  Van Gogh and His Inspirations at the Columbia Museum of Art.  Learn about how this amazing artist became the artist we know today.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/gallery-tour-van-gogh-and-his-inspirations-5.

    November 16 –  Focal Points: East Meets West at the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll explore how Van Gogh’s work was inspired by Japanese art.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/focal-points-east-meets-west.

    November 16 –  Columbia One Walk at Segra Park.  Come out and join in this walk to help raise funds to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes, a life altering autoimmune disease that impacts adults and children alike.  For more information visit https://www2.jdrf.org/site/TR?fr_id=7859&pg=entry.

    November 16 –  SC State House Monuments Tour meeting at the North Steps of the SC Statehouse.  Here is a chance for you to learn about each of the monuments that adorn the Statehouse and to consider what changes you feel should be made in the future.  For more information call (803) 252-1770 ext. 23 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/2019/2019-11/south-carolina-state-house-monuments-tour.

    November 16 –  SC Oyster Festival at the Robert Mills and Hampton-Preston Mansions.  PEARLZ Oyster Bar will be providing you with loads of oysters with other food vendors available for those who don’t eat oysters, and beer vendors on site, with proceeds to benefit PAALS and Gods Storehouse.  For more information call (803) 252-7742 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/2019/2019-11/south-carolina-oyster-festival.

    November 16 –  Adult Garden Workshop: Cast Iron Cooking at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Learn some tips and tricks for using cast iron to cook in the outdoors.  For more information call (803) 799-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 16 –  Fall Tennis and BBQ at the Saluda Shoals Park Tennis Courts.  This event will kick off the level based Round Robbins with Chris Gardiner that will include a BBQ lunch.  For more information call (803) 772-1228 or visit https://www.icrc.net/event/fall-tennis-and-bbq.

    November 16 –  New York International Film Festival: Kids Flicks Two at the Nickelodeon Theater.  This series of short films will have something to offer kids of every age so plan to come out and enjoy a few with your kids.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit https://nickelodeon.org/films/new-york-international-childrens-film-festival-kids-flicks-two/.

    November 16 –  Chayz Jazzy Birthday Soiree with “Reggie Grave & Jazz Theory Band” at Chayz Lounge.  Come help Chaye Alexander celebrate her birthday with some wonderful soulful jazz music from the 70’s, 80’s, & 90’s.  For more information call (803) 563-8375 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chaye-alexander-presents-a-jazzy-birthday-soiree-tickets-71019552393.

    November 16 –  “Enrage Against the Machine: A Tribute to A Rage Against the Machine” at The Senate.  You’ll enjoy an evening of heavy metal rap rock with this talented tribute band!  For more information call (803) 252-9392 or visit https://www.thesenatecolumbia.com/calendar/enrage-against-the-machine.

    November 16 –  Southern Soul Fest at the Township Auditorium.  You’ll enjoy an evening filled with soul music by wonderful artists including Pokey Bear, Calvin Richardson, & Sir Charles Jones!  For more information call (803) 576-2350 or visit http://thetownship.org/events/.

    November 16 –  “Reimagining Vivaldi: Four Seasons” by the South Carolina Philharmonic at the Koger Center for the Arts.  Prior to the concert you can enjoy a pre-concert lecture by Morihiko followed by a wonderful concert by this tremendous group of musicians!  For more information call (803) 777-7500 or visit http://kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=823.

    November 16 – 27, December 2 – 6, 9 – 13 –  “Heroes of Ancient Greece” at the Columbia Marionette Theatre.  Children will be entertained as they learn three famous stories from Greek Mythology.  For more information call (803) 252-7366 or visit https://cmtpuppet.org/shows/heroes-of-ancient-greece/.

    November 17 –  Gallery Tour: Carolina in the Collection at the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll learn about the works of art in the Museum created by South Carolinians and view works that once adorned homes in South Carolina.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/gallery-tour-carolina-collection-15.

    November 17 –  Dollar Sunday: Mann-Simons Site Tour at the Mann-Simons home on Richland Street.  Here is a chance to tour this historic site for only $1.00 and learn the significance of this site in Columbia.  For more information call (803) 252-1770 ext. 23 or visit https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/2019/2019-11/dollar-sunday-mann-simons-site.

    November 17 –  Freeman Sundays @ 3: Schumann and Frank at the USC School of Music 206 Recital Hall.  In these concerts, the school’s faculty perform for you an incredible variety of talented performances you will certainly enjoy!  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/calendar/music/index.php#/?i=2.

    November 17 –  “Finesse Band” at Chayz Lounge.  Come out and enjoy an evening filled with old and new R&B by this talented group of musicians.  For more information call (803) 563-8375 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/smooth-rb-grooves-with-finesse-band-tickets-77769164665?aff=ebdssbeac.

    November 17 –  “Matt and Kim” at The Senate.  You’ll enjoy an evening of electronic dance punk music with this fun entertainers!   For more information call (803) 252-9392 or visit https://www.thesenatecolumbia.com/calendar/matt-and-kim.

    November 18 –  Zoo Homeschool: Coastal Carolina at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Kid’s ages 5 to 12 will enjoy learn more about marine environments and how the decisions we make daily impact our marine environments.  For more information call (803) 799-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 18 –  Little Learners Homeschool: Sea Turtles at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Children ages 2 to 5 and their adult companions will learn about the “mysterious lives of sea turtles”.  For more information call (803) 799-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 18 –  Knee High Naturalists: Sea Turtles at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Children ages 2 to 5 will learn about the “mysterious lives of sea turtles”.  For more information call (803) 799-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 18 –  Garden Homeschool: Practical Gardening at the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.  Children ages 7 to 13 years old will learn how to use small spaces to create a vegetable garden while getting hands-on experience transplanting plants from the greenhouse to the ground.  For more information call (803) 799-8717 or visit https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar.

    November 18 –  An Evening with the Curator at the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll enjoy an after hours tour of the Van Gogh and His Inspirations collection and gain insights into the Curators design of the collection.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/evening-curator-1.

    November 18 –  “Loud Luxury” at The Senate.  This music duo from Ontario will have you dancing the night away with their incredible music!  For more information call (803) 252-9392 or visit https://www.thesenatecolumbia.com/calendar/loud-luxury.

    November 19 –  Focal Points: A Seat at the Artists Table at the Columbia Museum of Art.  Take a tour with docent Sally Buckler as she takes a look at how food and wine have been depicted in art throughout the ages.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/focal-points-seat-artists-table.

    November 19 –  Boyd Plaza Sonatas with the South Carolina Philharmonic on the Boyd Plaza of the Columbia Museum of Art.  You’ll enjoy entertainment by the percussion ensemble with small plates of barbecue for sale and wine and beer for sale.  For more information call (803) 799-2810 or visit https://www.columbiamuseum.org/events/boyd-plaza-sonatas-south-carolina-philharmonic-2.

    November 20 –  Farm to Trunk at City Roots.  Here is a chance to put a dent in your holiday shopping list by sampling 20 different wines and filling your trunk with all of those on your holiday shopping list you need to buy for, with appetizers provided.  For more information call (803) 553-2726 or visit http://www.f2tproductions.com/new-events/2019/11/1/farm-to-trunk.

    November 20 –  Carolina Alive Jazz Vocal Ensemble Performance at the USC School of Music 206 Recital Hall.  You’ll enjoy an a capella performance that will include keyboards, combo, and big band.  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/calendar/music/index.php#/?i=2.

    November 20 –  “Dawnland” at the Nickelodeon Theater.  As recent as the 1970’s, one in four Native American children were living in non-Native foster care, adoptive homes, and boarding schools where they experienced horrible emotional and physical abuse at the hands of adults trying to erase their cultural identify, but now they get to tell their story.  For more information call (803) 254-8234 or visit https://nickelodeon.org/films/dawnland/.

    November 20 – 23 –  “I and You” at the Lab Theater of the University of South Carolina.  This is the story of a bitter homebound student with a serious illness who is linked with a popular athlete who are forced to work together on a last minute class project in a production that will have you thinking about the ending long after you leave.  For more information visit https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/theatre_and_dance/theatre/productions/lab_theatre/index.php.

     

     

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