Annual Carolina-Clemson rivalry festivities set

Several events are set leading up to the Nov. 26 Palmetto Bowl between the University of South Carolina and Clemson.

Non-perishable food and monetary donations are being collected by both schools through Nov. 21. The donations will benefit Harvest Hope and Golden Harvest food banks, serving local families including those affected by Hurricane Matthew. More information about where and how to participate can be found here.

carolina-clemson-blood-battleThe 32nd annual Carolina-Clemson Blood Battle runs from Monday through Nov. 18. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community can donate blood to save a life and help Carolina win the battle for the ninth consecutive year. Columbia donors can also designate their donation to go toward Clemson’s tally. The first 50 donors of each day will receive a $10 gift card. More information about locations to donate or volunteer can be found here.

This year’s Tiger Burn will be Nov. 21 at the Greene Street intramural fields and is free and open to the public. The event features a 30-foot tall tiger built this year by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers at USC. Gates open at 6 p.m., the show starts at 6:30 p.m., and the burn starts at 7 p.m. More information here.

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