Our Advertisers

To make it easier for you- and send thanks to them- we’ve provided a simple directory of the wonderful advertisers on Cola Daily and 94.3 FM The Dude – all three working together as the media center for your community.

You can click on their names to go to their websites, too!

1801 Grille – Food, Restaurant
321 Auto Sales – Auto Sales, Used
529 Future Scholars – College Savings Plan

All American Heating and Air – Heating, Air Conditioning
Alodia’s Cucina Italiana
– Food, Restaurant
Ameris Bank – Financial institution

Backyard Cafe West Columbia – Food, Restaurant
Barron’s Outfitters – Retail, outdoor
Bart Fireside – Home Improvement, Outdoor entertainment
Bill’s Music Shop & Pickin’ Parlor – Music Store, Instruments
Bistro on the Boulevard – Food, Restaurant
Black Water Marine – Boating
Bouknight Pumps – Water Treatment
Building Industry Association of Central SC
Burgin Roofing – Roof Replacement, Repairs

Carts Plus – Golf Carts
Caughman’s Meat’n Place
Central Glass of SC – Glass Replacement
Central Heating & Air – Heating/Air Conditioning -Heating, Air Conditioning
CertaPro Painting – Home Improvement
Certified SC Grown – Agriculture, Special Events
Charmingly Southern Vintage Rentals – Event Rentals
Clayton Homes – Real Estate
Clean Sweep Chimney Sweep – Cleaning; chimney services
Coldwell Banker – Real Estate, Broker
Columbia Fireflies– Sporting Event
Columbia Police Department – Law Enforcement
Cool Care Heating & Air – Heating, Air Conditioning
Crossfit Optimize – Gym, Fitness, Health

Davis Orthodontics– Dentist, Orthodontist
Deserved Comfort Housekeeping – Cleaning; Home & Office
Devine Street Association – Merchants Association, Special Events
Doc’s Furniture – Retail; furniture, appliances
Dust to Dust Cemetery – Burial Services

Essex Homes – Real Estate
Exceed Real Estate School – Real Estate, Education

First Response – Disaster restoration, remediation
Five Points Association – Merchants Association, Special Events

Galeana Kia – New & Used Auto Sales
Gardener’s Outpost – Garden Center, Nursery
Gentle Dentistry of Lexington – Dental services
Glowout Salon – Salon, Stylist, Tanning
Great Southern Homes – Real Estate
Greater Cayce West Columbia Chamber – Merchants Association, Special Events

Herndon Chevrolet – Automotive sales; new & used

Icehouse Amphitheater – Special Events
Inn at USC (Wydham) – Lodging, Hospitality
Insurance Management Group – Insurance Services

Jim Hudson Auto Group – New & Used Auto Sales
JT’s Auto Group – Automotive sales; new & used

Kennel Care – Pet Boarding, Grooming
Kiawah Island Golf Resort – Golf resort, Spa, Recreation
Kiki’s Chicken & Waffles – Restaurant

Larry Lucas Agency – State Farm agency
Lexington Automotive – Automotive sales; used
Lexington Discount Homes – Mobile Homes
Lexington Guns & Shooting Range – Guns; shooting range
Lexington Medical Center – Medical, Hospital
Liberty Tax Service – Tax preparation
Little Pigs BBQ – Food, Restaurant
Lizards Thicket – Food, Restaurant
Love Plumbing, Air & Electrical – Heating, Air Conditioning, Electrical

McDaniels Auto Group – Car Dealer
McDonnell & Associates – Law Firm
Meetze Plumbing – Plumbing
Mercer House Estate Winery – Winery
Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative – Utility
Mid State Roofing – Construction; roofing
Midlands Media Group – Media, Broadcasting
Minnie’s Auto Repair – Auto Repair
Mo’s House of Pizza – Food, Restaurant
Modern Exterminating – Pest Control
Mungo Homes – Real Estate

National Safety Council – Not for Profit
Northside Christian Academy – K-12 education

Old Mill Brew Pub – Food, Restaurant
On Call Plumbing, Heating & Air – Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing

Palmetto State Armory – Retail; Gun Shop & Shooting Range
Panera Bread – Food, Restaurant
Pawmetto Lifeline – Animal Rescue, Adoption
Phillips Market Center – Event Space
Pitt Stop – Gas Station

Rhoten’s Country Store– Retail
Richland County– County
Ricky’s Auto & Tire Center – Automotive repair
Rita’s Italian Ice – Restaurant
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden – Zoo
Roper Staffing – Employment Services; Staffing
Rosewood Market & Deli – Grocery, Specialty Foods
Royal Automotive Techs – Automotive Repair

SC Department of Motor Vehicles – State Dept.; Licenses, Registrations
SC Education Lottery – State Dept.; Gambling, Educational Scholarships
SC State Museum 
SC Philharmonic-Performing Arts
STS Auto Sales and Repair
– Automotive 
Salty’s Board Shop – Retail, Shopping
Save a Lot – Grocery Store
Schlotzsky’s – Restaurant
Scott’s Furniture – Furniture, Mattresses
Scottie’s Cafe & Grill – Food, Restaurant
Security Federal Bank – Banking
Schroeder’s Towing – Towing Services
Sink Law Firm – Law Firm
Sinus Center of South Carolina – Medical
SleepMed, Inc. – Medical/Research
Soda City Gymnastics 
South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & War Museum-Museum
South Carolina Department of Agriculture– Special Events
Spa 131– Spa
Spirit Communications – Telecommunications
Stanick Sheet Metal & Roofing – Construction; Roofing
Stone River – Event Space
Sumter Opera House – Entertainment

The Casual Pint – Food, Restaurant
The Melting Pot – Restaurant
The Muffler Shop – Auto Parts, Repair
Tombo Grill – Restaurant
Tony’s Pizzalicious– Restaurant
Top Dogs – Restaurant 
Township Auditorium
– Venue
Trustus Theater– Theaters, Plays, Musicals
Tupelo Grove Events– Florist

Vacuum Center – Home Improvement
Vista Guild – Special Events
Vista Smiles – Dental services

WACH-TV – Television Station
Walton’s Automotive – Automotive repairs
Whitehall TV – Television Repair, Sales
Wilson Auto Sales – Automobile Sales, New & Used
Wingate by Wyndham: Lexington – Hotel
Wingard’s Market – Retail,  Garden Center, Gifts, Produce
Windermere Club-Golf Course
WKTC-TV – Television Station

YMCA of Columbia-Wellness Club

Zesto’s of West Columbia – Food, restaurant

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Clinton-Sease Farm Corn Maze @ Clinton-Sease Farm
Sep 21 – Nov 11 all-day

Corn Maze & Playground Hours:

Fridays: 6PM – 11PM

Saturdays: 10 AM – 11PM

Sundays: 2PM – 7PM

Bring your own flashlight

Clinton-Sease Farm Corn Maze @ Clinton-Sease Farm
Oct 1 – Nov 21 all-day

Corn Maze & Playground Hours:

Fridays: 6PM – 11PM

Saturdays: 10 AM – 11PM

Sundays: 2PM – 7PM

Bring your own flashlight

Scarecrows in the Garden @ Robert Mills House & Gardens
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm

Scarecrows will take over the gardens of the Robert Mills House! This free exhibit will feature handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, business, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows.

We are now accepting scarecrow registrations to place a scarecrow on the grounds. In addition to being available for public viewing during the month of October, hundreds of families will see the scarecrows at Trunk or Treat on Oct. 26. This exhibit runs throughout the month of October. Mark your calendars and take a stroll through the garden before it’s too late!

FOLKFabulous at the SC State Fair 2018 @ Rosewoods Building, SC State Fair
Oct 10 – Oct 21 all-day

FOLKFabulous@theFair returns for its second year at the South Carolina State Fair with a calendar chockfull of musical performances, artist demonstrations, and hands-on activities. This year’s activities celebrate South Carolina’s vibrant pottery traditions, drawing on two exhibitions on display at McKissick Museum: “Swag & Tassel: The Innovative Stoneware of Thomas Chandler” and “Place It/Face It: Pottery by Eugene.” FOLKFabulous@theFair is located in the Rosewoods Building, adjacent to the Home Arts area. All activities are free and included with State Fair Admission. Daily activities include McKissick’s exhibition, “Pottery in South Carolina,” a Pottery Boneyard provided by the Newberry Arts Center and SC Clay Conference, and our oral history project, “Share Your Fair Story”. Stop by and share your favorite memory of your family’s quilts, canned or baked goods, or other State Fair traditions as we prepare to celebrate the SC State Fair’s 150th anniversary in 2019. Be sure to check our Facebook or Website for the daily schedule.

Visit https://www.scstatefair.org/attractions/crafts-art for the FolkFabulous schedule

South Carolina State Fair @ South Carolina State Fair
Oct 10 – Oct 21 all-day
Celebrate Restaurant Week at Midwood Smokehouse @ Midwood Smokehouse
Oct 12 – Oct 21 all-day

Restaurant Week is finally here and we’re inviting you to dine with us at Midwood Smokehouse!

We have a three course meal for $25 with your choice of slow smoked brisket, pork, bacon wrapped jalopenos, and more! End the night with our homemade Banana Pudding or Apple Cobbler.

South Carolina State Fair @ South Carolina State Fair
Oct 15 – Oct 26 all-day
Museum of Oz @ South Carolina State Museum
Oct 20 all-day
Museum of Oz @ South Carolina State Museum | Columbia | South Carolina | United States

Get ready for a month-long Halloween adventure as the South Carolina State Museum becomes the Museum of Oz!

Travel to Oz with daily showings of, The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™, enjoy special OZ themed events all month long and adventure through the “Magical Maze of Oz” as you follow the Yellow Brick Road from a Kansas farm all the way to the Emerald City.

Activities are included with museum general admission. Planetarium and 4-D shows require an additional charge.

10th Annual Long’s Bar Stool Classic @ Five Points
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the 10th Annual Long’s Bar Stool Classic – an 8 hole putt-putt bar crawl through all of your favorite Five Points bars and restaurants! Proceeds to benefit The Babcock Center Foundation.

The 10th Annual Bar Stool Classic wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of our community partners: Longs Drugs- Lexington, Michelob ULTRA, Free Times, Checker Yellow Cab, City of Columbia Government, the Five Points Association, The Babcock Center Foundation, and Experience Columbia SC.

2018 Fur Ball Moonlight Gala @ Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm
2018 Fur Ball Moonlight Gala @ Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center | Columbia | South Carolina | United States

Pawmetto Lifeline requests your support for the 12th Annual Fur Ball Moonlight Gala scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Drawing approximately 1,000 of South Carolina’s most devoted animal lovers, the event features a cocktail reception, live and silent auction, dinner, raffles and more!