Apr 19 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 pm
The Congaree Vista Guild is hosting Vista After Five, a free concert series in partnership with Tin Roof and The Senate. Shows will be outdoors at Tin Roof and The Senate at 1022 Senate Street. Vista After Five is free admission, and a bar will be available for attendees age 21 and up. The party begins at 5:30 p.m. and...
The Great Gatsby @ Trustus Theatre
Apr 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Adapted for the stage by Simon Levy Directed by Chad Henderson APRIL 5 – 27, 2019 Trustus is going back to the Jazz Age as F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel “The Great Gatsby” comes to life on the Main Stage. Nick Carraway, a newcomer to Long Island, moves into a cottage next to the brilliant mansion of self-made millionaire Jay...
Apr 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
8:00 pm
In today’s world of manufactured music, Tokyo Joe stands out from the crowd. Though most of the music is of the rock genre, lead vocalist and founder Greg Bickley credit musicians like Billy Joel and Elton John as early influences. Indeed, that inspiration is evident in Bickley’s sultry vocals each time he picks up the mic. Also the band’s songwriter,...
Open Streets Columbia @ Soda City Market
Apr 20 all-day
12:00 am
(BPAC) is excited to host our third Open Streets Columbia on Main Street. This event will extend the Soda City footprint for a celebration of sustainable transportation, physical fitness and wellness, civic pride, and living streets – just in time for Earth Day, too! Join us and see how we transform our city blocks into a car-free space to enjoy...
Apr 20 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
8:30 am
Calling the Southeast’s mightiest superheroes! Join us on April 20, 2019, for Jacoby’s Shield Second Annual Superhero 5K Run/Walk & Family Stroll. Jacoby’s Shield is a volunteer non-profit healing organization for bereaved parents and siblings. Jacoby’s Shield accomplishes its healing mission through hosting Camp SHIELD family bereavement retreats. Camp SHIELD combines traditional fun camp activities with grief education and emotional...
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am
The City of Columbia Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) is excited to host our third Open Streets Columbia on Main Street. This event will extend the Soda City footprint for a celebration of sustainable transportation, physical fitness and wellness, civic pride, and living streets – just in time for Earth Day, too! Join us and see how we transform...
Peep-A-Palooza @ Irmo Church of God
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am
10:00 am
Come join us for our annual Peep-A-Palooza! This free, family event is one that you don’t want to miss!! There are games and competitions, we are sure you have never seen before! We have Peep Races, Peep Eating, Peep Big Wheel Race, and more!! After all the games, we have our Easter Egg Hunt for everyone, even the adults!!
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Easter Egg Hunt - Old Lexington Baptist Church @ Old Lexington Baptist Church
11:00 am
Join us for an Easter celebration! Kids, bring your own basket for our Easter Egg Hunt with prizes and other fun. Lunch and Easter Bunny photos 12-1:00pm
Apr 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
McKissick Museum is proud to announce that it will be hosting an exciting event, Thomas Chandler – A Panel Discussion, on Saturday, April 20th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Join us as this panel explores a range of topics including recent archaeological research, clay analysis, and the impact of Chandler on the Edgefield pottery story. This event will be sure to...
Apr 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
April 20th – 3:00 to 5:00pm – McKissick Museum – Free & Open to the Public McKissick Museum hosts a panel of scholars, collectors, and museum professionals for an afternoon of presentations and lively discussion. A range of topics will be explored, including recent archaeological research, clay analysis, and the impact of Chandler on the Edgefield pottery story.
Rhythm on the River @ West Columbia Riverwalk Park & Amphitheater
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rhythm on the River @ West Columbia Riverwalk Park & Amphitheater
6:00 pm
Bring a blanket, chair or take a seat at the amphitheater. Enjoy music with friends and family at the Wyman “Mac” Rish Riverwalk and Amphitheater in West Columbia. Relax and enjoy the view of the Congaree River or take a walk along the beautiful winding trail while listening to the concert! All concerts are free and are great outings for...
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
8:00 pm
Get on your feet and move to your favorite country hits with the Yarborough Brothers Band! This event is FREE to the public.
Naranon Meeting @ Anglican Cathedral Church of the Epiphany
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
The Nar-Anon Family Groups is primarily for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction problem of someone very near to you. We have traveled that unhappy road too, and found the answer with serenity and peace of mind. When you come into the family group, you are no longer alone, but among true friends...
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Women in Columbia have always played an integral role in the city’s commercial and cultural heritage but finding them in the historical record can be difficult. Join Katharine Allen, Research and Archives Manager, as she shares research tips and techniques. Allen invites participants to share a Columbian they’d like to see featured in this special workshop.
The Great Gatsby @ Trustus Theatre
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm – Apr 25 @ 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
Adapted for the stage by Simon Levy Directed by Chad Henderson APRIL 5 – 27, 2019 Trustus is going back to the Jazz Age as F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel “The Great Gatsby” comes to life on the Main Stage. Nick Carraway, a newcomer to Long Island, moves into a cottage next to the brilliant mansion of self-made millionaire Jay...
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am
10:00 am
Join conductor Cormac Cannon and the USC Symphonic Winds for a fast-paced, exciting concert that gets your students involved, moving and having fun! We’ll teach them about the alphabet, the instruments, and about how composers and performers create music! Designed for kindergarten-2nd grade, the concert lasts for one hour. Bus parking is available.
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina is asking people to take a step toward better health by stepping out during National Walk@Lunch Day. A community walk is planned for Thursday, April 25, at the State House in Columbia from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. A YETI cooler and tumblers, as well as Apple AirPod earphones, will be given away to randomly...
Physics & Astronomy Public Lecture: “Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes at the Edge of Time” @ W.W. Hootie Johnson Performance Hall (Darla Moore School of Business, Room #101)
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Dr. Megan Donahue is the current President of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). She studies clusters of galaxies. Cluster evolution tells us about the matter density of the universe because the formation of galaxy clusters is governed by gravitational physics. She also studies the metallicity, distribution, and physics of intergalactic gas. Her work includes models and observational tests of cooling...
RMHC Gala- A Night at the Museum @ South Carolina State Museum
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
7:00 pm
Come join the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Columbia, SC for an elegant night. The funds raised will allow RMHC to continue providing families with the comforts of home during their child’s medical treatment. This evening will include cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a silent & live auction, entertainment, and the chance to make an impact on a family in need.
Rhythm on the River @ West Columbia Riverwalk Park & Amphitheater
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rhythm on the River @ West Columbia Riverwalk Park & Amphitheater
6:00 pm
Bring a blanket, chair or take a seat at the amphitheater. Enjoy music with friends and family at the Wyman “Mac” Rish Riverwalk and Amphitheater in West Columbia. Relax and enjoy the view of the Congaree River or take a walk along the beautiful winding trail while listening to the concert! All concerts are free and are great outings for...
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 12:00 am
7:00 pm
Willstock originated a few years ago as an event for friends and fellow musicians to support Will Salley, local musician, with medical expenses incurred due to a long-term illness. Willstock 2 soon followed. With the event’s resounding success, organizers decided to continue the event in Will’s honor. Willstock 3 will feature local bands gathering to celebrate and benefit fellow musician,...
Dixie Swim Club @ Firehouse Theatre
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm – May 5 @ 5:00 pm
8:00 pm
Written by Jones, Hope, Wooten, directed by Ripley Thames and starring Tiffany Dinsmore, Cathy Carter Scott, Zsuzsa Manna, Meesh Hayes and Dinah Grayson. A hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever. Price: $15 advanced tickets, $18 at the door Show Dates/Times Friday, April 26, 2019 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday, April 27, 2019 8:00 pm – 10:00...
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
8:00 pm
Famed blue collar country crooner J Edwards will be returning to Columbia on Friday, April 26th. Please join us for an intimate Songs and Stories show at The Venue on Main in downtown Columbia. This event is free to the public!
Apr 27 all-day
12:00 am
Join us for the best outdoor charity event in Columbia! Special Olympics South Carolina and the Columbia Rotary Club have teamed up to host the Inaugural Columbia Bocce Bash, Saturday, April 27, 2019. There are just a few more team and court sponsorships available to be sure to get yours today! Who: Anyone can play bocce and join the fun....
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am
Tourists and locals agree: one of the best aspects of life in Columbia, South Carolina is our year-round Saturday Soda City Market. Join us on Main Street for an expanded Soda City Market and taste authentic international delights from appetizers to entrees to pastries. Step into this microcosm of Columbia’s thriving diversity with more than 10 local Columbia food vendors;...
Soda City Spring Yard Sale @ Soda City Market
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am
“The best way to find out what we really need is to get rid of what we don’t.” – Marie Kondo Nothing haunts you like the things you didn’t buy (or sell) at a yard sale, especially when it’s the Soda City Spring Yard Sale. Spring has sprung and the cleaning must be done. Make your “keep” and “sell” piles...
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
21st Annual Columbia Comic & Toy Con on Saturday April 27th, 2019. It will be held again in the big auditorium at Jamil Temple with plenty of room to move about. This show is going to be awesome with over 90 vendor tables to be reserved. There will be an excellent mix of both old and new comic collectibles and...
Kid’s Day of Lexington @ Virginia Hylton Park
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Kid's Day of Lexington @ Virginia Hylton Park
10:00 am
KID’S DAY OF LEXINGTON……is solely intended for the education of families on issues of health, safety and environmental awareness. The beneficiaries of this event are the Nancy K. Perry Children’s Shelter and the Dickerson Center for Children. The mission of KID’S DAY OF LEXINGTON is to “create a better community by educating and caring for the people of the midlands...
Apr 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
3:30 pm
Renting? Thinking of purchasing a home? Thinking you can’t purchase a home? THIS IS FOR YOU. Come join us for an informative seminar where you will learn about the home buying process. Get all your questions answered and leave empowered , ready to take your next step into home ownership.
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
4:00 pm
The Columbia House Music Project is partnering with The Venue on Main to provide soulful house music in the center of the city. Join us for this FREE live music event featuring DJ Police, Katt in the Hat, and SC’s own DJ Kelly Kel. All styles of music are embraced- bring your dancing shoes!