Arts & Entertainment

“Richland Renaissance” – a massive project is unveiled Tuesday by Richland County Council

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New restaurant coming to Columbia’s Cottontown, redeveloped property available

Rendering provided by Cason Development Group. Cason Development Group has acquired 2202 Sumter Street in Columbia’s Cottontown Commercial District. The building is the former Columbia offices of Loomis Armored US. Also in the cluster are three buildings, at Sumter and Jefferson streets, that housed Dave’s Transmission.  The Dave’s Transmission site includes 2150, 2146 and 2144 Sumter Street. Cason also acquired a nearby…

Carolina Panthers owner says he’ll sell team, after NFL misconduct investigation announced

Carolina Panthers founder and owner Jerry Richardson said Sunday, he will sell the team. Richardson’s announcement came a few hours after the NFL announced the investigation of the claims of workplace misconduct made against Richardson. “I believe it is time to turn the franchise over to new ownership,” Richardson wrote. “We will not begin the sale process, nor will we…

S.C. State Museum’s Jingle Days begin Saturday

South Carolina State Museum-ColaDaily photo The holidays are in full swing at the South Carolina State Museum. Jingle Days is a two weeks celebration packed with holiday fun for the whole family. From Holidays around the World and an exclusive Nutcraker performance and meet and greet to a Kid’s Holiday Spa Workshop, guests of all ages will experience the joy…

Purple Martin Grille and Cellar – New fine dining restaurant opens in Chapin

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Riverbanks zoo’s “Lights Before Christmas” a must-do holiday tradition – with photo gallery

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Historic Columbia’s Annual Candlelight Tours, Carriage Rides, Friday

Historic Columbia photos Experience the holidays in the Robert Mills Historic District at Historic Columbia’s annual Candlelight Tours & Carriage Rides on Friday (Dec. 15.) Get into the holiday spirit and explore the decorated halls and candlelit grounds of the historic Robert Mills House and the Hampton-Preston Mansion, visit with Santa, enjoy holiday music, check off your holiday shopping list…

Columbia City Park Rangers host lantern parade, history walks

On the Columbia Canal- ColaDaily photo. The City of Columbia’s Parks Rangers will host a variety of activities to encourage the public to explore the outdoors and celebrate the first day of winter during the month of December. Both youth and adults can participate in the following free activities sponsored by the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department: Schedule Canal History…

Cayce-West Columbia Holiday Parade of Lights in photos

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Reminder: Cayce – West Columbia Holiday Parade of Lights is 5:30 p.m., Saturday

The Greater Cayce – West Columbia Holiday Parade of Lights is Saturday at 5:30 p.m. And remember, the parade begins in Cayce, not West Columbia, like before. This year, the route will begin in front of the Cayce Municipal Complex at 1800 12th Street. According to Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Director of Operations Cory Harrison, the lights parade…

The Eagles to play Columbia in April

The Eagles have added Columbia to their list of 2018 tour dates. “An Evening with the Eagles” tour stops in Columbia on April 16. It will beat Colonial Life Arena. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 15 at 10 AM through ticketmaster.com, LiveNation.com, the Lexington Medical Center Box Office inside Colonial Life Arena or at 1-800-745-3000. American Express® Card Members will have the opportunity…

“Jesus is His Name,” Christmas play, begins Friday, in South Congaree

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon, Fisher and US Rep. Joe Wilson. By Karamie Sullivan “This Man Called Jesus,” ran for 25 years every December in the Midlands area. The last “This Man Called Jesus” play was presented  in 2012. Since it is no longer presented,  some of the play’s fans have been disheartened.  That is why a new version of the…

Artists, food vendors celebrate Sustainable Midlands Holiday

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Town of Lexington to close roads Sunday for Christmas parade

Lexington  Police Chief Terrence Green would like to notify the Town of Lexington community of preferred parking areas, road closures, and detours that will be in effect during the Town of Lexington Christmas Parade on Sunday. The annual parade will use the route of Haywood Avenue to West Main Street to North Lake Drive to West Butler Street. Roadways on…

Saturday’s Carolina Carillon Holiday Parade in pictures

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“A Starry Night” to kick off the season in 5 Points

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“Christmas in Cayce” kicks off Thursday night with tree lighting

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The signs of West Columbia’s Riverwalk reveal local history

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Reminder: Cayce’s Annual Tree Lighting is at 6 p.m., Thursday

Cayce’s 40th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony is at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30. It’s at the Municipal Complex, 1800 12th Street, Cayce. WLTX will televise the tree lighting live. This event is sponsored by The Woman’s Club of Cayce and includes greetings from city officials, holiday thoughts, musical selections, and a visit from Santa. Proceeds from the sale of…

Columbia’s Annual Carolina Carillon Holiday Parade is Saturday

Photos by Taylor Ann Fiber from 2016 parade. The 64th Annual Carolina Carillon Holiday Parade is scheduled for Saturday (Dec. 2.) The parade features entries from “A Superhero’s Holiday” from all across the state of South Carolina! The parade will begin at 9:45 a.m. at Gervais and Bull Streets and proceed west on Gervais. It will pass in front of…

Holiday season is official with State House tree lighting

The holiday season officially began in South Carolina Monday night with the 51st annual Governor’s Carolighting at the State House in Columbia. Gov. Henry McMaster and his wife, Peggy, made a formal entrance to the sound of trumpets at the event, walking down the State House steps through pillars colored in red and green with lights. A crowd of hundreds…

Town of Lexington holding Snowball Festival events, Christmas Parade this coming weekend

Click to enlaege The Snowball Festival, concert, carnival and tree lighting, is hosted by Town of Lexington, and the Lexington County Recreation and Aging Commission The Concert, Carnival and Tree Lighting will take place Friday (Dec. 1) from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Lexington Square Park. The Tree Lighting is at 8 p.m. Movies in the Park are scheduled for Saturday…

Holiday shopping is huge for small, local businesses

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EdVenture offering $99 memberships from Friday until Monday

From Black Friday (Nov. 24-through- Cyber Monday (Nov. 27) EdVenture Children’s Museum is offering memberships for just $99. The discounted price includes for a year to all 3 EdVenture locations. Gift memberships are available. Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Cayce, Columbia, Lexington, Lexington County, Richland County, West Columbia