Arts & Entertainment

Columbia Museum of Art unveiling new rentable venue, gallery space, Thursday

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West Columbia offers Mother’s Day dining options

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Neurological disease fundraiser to be held at Swamp Cabbage Brewery

Swamp Cabbage Brewery in Columbia is hosting a fundraiser that’s the first of its kind. Hops for Hope is scheduled for May 19 from 4 to 9 p.m. And all proceeds from the event will go to the Charcot Marie Tooth Association. The association exists to help people with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. According to the CMTA’s Columbia branch leader Zack Boyd,…

Halloween MAYhem, Leukemia, Lymphoma Society fundraiser, is Friday at EdVenture

Halloween MAYhem is scheduled for 7 p.m. until midnight, Friday, at the EdVenture Childrens Museum. It’s a fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and features the naming of the Man and Woman of the Year. It’s also an adult costume event (but dress up is not required.) Kevin Varandore of Crescent Construction is an organizer. He describes Halloween MAYhem as…

Drivin’ N Cryin’ featured at Vista After Five final event, Thursday

The Vista Guild will be closing out its Vista After Five spring series Thursday afternoon at 5:30 p.m.  The band Drivin’ N Cryin’ will be performing around 6 p.m., and will play for about two hours.   Vista Guild Executive Director Meredith Atkinson said they want to end it with a big finish.  “We always like to end our series with a big bang,” she said.   She…

Kids Day Superhero Challenge is Saturday at Finlay Park

Calling all superheroes! Put your superpowers to the test with a variety of games and activities to challenge your mental and physical strengths at the Kids Day Superhero Challenge on Saturday, May 5 at Finlay Park. This free, fun and interactive event will feature a Tiny Titans Fun Zone, Superhero Training Camp (climbing wall, an obstacle course, relay races, tug-of-war, etc.) &…

Happy Hour event at Riverfront Park showcases rare spider lily and beer

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Midlands Gives is going on until midnight – link to give included

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Access to beautiful Saluda River to increase soon, with new pathway

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Wienermobile in town for Saturday’s Lower Richland Sweet Potato Festival

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Fleetwood Mac coming to Columbia in 2019

Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning band Fleetwood Mac announced today a North American tour which includes a stop at Colonial Life Arena on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will feature the newly announced line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn. Tickets for the tour will…

Tickets on sale Friday for 2 Hootie and the Blowfish Charleston reunion shows

S.C. Arts Award winners, with former Gov. Nikki Haley. Hootie and the Blowfish announced a July 21, reunion show in Atlanta earlier this month. The band has added two  reunion concert dates and the shows are in South Carolina. Hootie and the Blowfish will play the annual Homegrown Concert at Volvo Car Stadium on Daniel Island in Charleston, Aug. 10…

Kinetic Derby Day is Saturday in West Columbia – excitement building

Kinetic Derby Day float in Baltimore. West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day will commence on State Street in West Columbia, Saturday. As the day gets closer, the anticipation is mounting. Kinetic Derby Day is free and includes a kinetic sculpture parade, soapbox car racing for adults and children, art, food, and family fun. “West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day will be a…

Artista Vista, celebration of art, begins Thursday

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Poke Bros set to open in Vista, offers unique sushi dish

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Lexington Police holding Special Olympics fundraiser at 2 Chick-fil-A restaurants, Wednesday, Thursday

The Lexington Police Department will begin fundraising efforts to benefit Special Olympics athletics with two days of “Cops on the Coop” events at both Chick-fil-A restaurant locations in the Town of Lexington on Wednesday and Thursday. Lexington Police Department officers, with help from Volunteers In Police Services (V.I.P.S.) members, will be at Chick-fil-A Lexington located at 5560 Sunset Blvd. in…

Kids Day Superhero Challenge is free, and at Finlay Park, May 5

Calling all superheroes. Put your superpowers to the test with a variety of games and activities to challenge your mental and physical strengths at the Kids Day Superhero Challenge on Saturday, May 5 at Finlay Park. It’s a  Columbia Parks and Recreation Department event. This free, fun and interactive event will feature a Tiny Titans Fun Zone, Superhero Training Camp…

Heart and Sole Run is Saturday, to create female heart disease awareness

Women from all around will come to Columbia’s Finlay Park Saturday to participate in Lexington Medical Center’s 17th Heart and Sole Run. According to Race Director Jeanne Moffett, the purpose of the race is to create awareness about heart disease in women, which is the number one killer of women today. Moffett said this is the type of race any…

First Rhythm on the River concert of 2018 played Saturday

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Columbia International Festival going on Saturday, Sunday – Photo gallery

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Cayce’s Soiree on State – Photo gallery

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