Sep 14 – Sep 30 all-day
12:00 am
Town Theatre opens its centennial season with the classic production West Side Story – one of the most powerful love stories of all time. Beautiful melodies like “Tonight,” “Maria” and “Somewhere” are juxtaposed with fierce and fiery dancing in “America” and The Dance at the Gym. Town’s production coincides with the 100th birthday of Jerome Robbins, director/choreographer of the original...
Sep 20 – Sep 21 all-day
12:00 am
World Hematology 2018 to be held at Oslo, Norway amid September 20-21, 2018. This International Blood Disorders Conference will unite world-class Hematology specialists, hematologists, hematologist-oncologist, professors and researchers to talk about strategies for Hematology. Hematology Congress welcomes you to attend the 15th World Hematology Congress is intended to give diverse and current training that will keep medicinal experts abreast of...
Clinton-Sease Farm Corn Maze @ Clinton-Sease Farm
Sep 21 – Nov 11 all-day
12:00 am
Corn Maze & Playground Hours: Fridays: 6PM – 11PM Saturdays: 10 AM – 11PM Sundays: 2PM – 7PM Bring your own flashlight
The Red Jacket Classic @ The Members Club at Woodcreek
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
9:00 am
The tournament will provide participants the opportunity to play a friendly round of golf at one of Columbia’s premiere courses, The Members Club at Woodcreek, while enjoying delicious food and beverages throughout the day, an awesome gift package for each player and the chance to win a variety of exciting prizes!
Igniting Innovation Gala @ Southern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
The keynote speaker is a businessman investor, international motivational speaker, author, and philanthropist: Christopher Gardner will preside as our keynote speaker. Mr. Gardner’s life story was portrayed by actor Will Smith’s in the movie ”Pursuit of Happyness”. Meeting and hearing Christopher Gardner share his story of overcoming the setback of homelessness to become a lucrative businessman will benefit all who...
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Deceased Farm begins with a unique, mind-warping trip through a 3D nightmare. While wearing your glasses, you will be surrounded with astonishingly detailed artwork, ghastly monsters with their toys, and 3D effects sure to have you questioning your sanity.  You will then be transported to a dark and desolate farm, inhabited by unspeakable creatures hoping to make you this year’s...
Lonestar @ Newberry Opera House
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm
Lonestar @ Newberry Opera House | Newberry | South Carolina | United States
8:00 pm
With 9 No. 1 hits, Lonestar has proven to be a favorite for country and pop fans alike. One of those No. 1 hits was “Amazed,” which topped not only the top of the country charts but also hit No 1 on the Billboard Hot 1, becoming the first country song to do so since “Islands in the Stream” in...
Glass Half Full Fest @ City Roots Farm
Sep 22 all-day
12:00 am
Join us for the Inagural Glass Half Full Fest at City Roots Farm. It is an all day celebration of craft brews, southern cuisine, as well as eclectic live entertainment featuring National, Regional, and local acts. High-Entertainment is teaming up with Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands to raise money and awareness for its service.
Art Walk of Lexington @ Icehouse Amphitheater Lexington, SC
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Art Walk of Lexington @ Icehouse Amphitheater Lexington, SC  | Lexington | South Carolina | United States
10:00 am
GRC is excited to bring the Art Walk of Lexington to beautiful downtown Lexington, SC. The event is scheduled for September 22, 2018 at the Icehouse Amphitheater from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Art Walk will feature 32 local artisans from Lexington, Columbia and surrounding communities showcasing and selling their creations to the public. Additionally, as a cultural event,...
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am
10:00 am
Come explore living history with us! In just one square mile, there is proof of 12,000 years of habitation in this beautiful, unique setting with both cultural and natural resources. National Park trained volunteers point out areas of significance along the trail at the 12,000 Year History Park and tell stories about the Battle of Congaree Creek, Fort Congaree and...
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
11:00 am
Join Historic Columbia at Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22. Now in its 40th year, this FREE outdoor festival brings musician, artisans, dancers and storytellers together to celebrate South Carolina’s black history and culture on the grounds of the Mann-Simons Site, located at 1403 Richland Street in downtown. Jubilee is a celebration...
Book Release @ Tapp's Arts Center
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Al Black, Southern Poet and Author, will be releasing his second book of poetry on Saturday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Tapp’s Art Center, 1644 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Black’s new book of poetry, Man With Two Shadows, is published by Muddy Ford Press and is dedicated to his father, Chester Earl Black (1923 – 2017). Al Black...
Naranon Meeting @ Angelican Church of the Epiphany
Sep 24 @ 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...
Naranon Meeting @ Anglican Cathedral Church of the Epiphany
Sep 24 @ 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...
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm
12:00 pm
The beginning of Fall brings cooler temperatures (hopefully), pumpkin flavored everything, and your favorite naturalist-in-residence. Rudy Mancke is back for the third part of his lunchtime lecture series to teach us about the natural world during this transformative season. Join us, Tuesday, September 25th right in front of McKissick Museum on the Historic Horseshoe (weather permitting) from 12pm to 1pm....
Beginner Ballroom Dance class @ Elite Ballroom Academy
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Beginner Ballroom Dance class @ Elite Ballroom Academy | Columbia | South Carolina | United States
8:00 pm
Group classes. Always beginner level. No experience or partner required. Dance rotates each month so you can learn a wide variety of dances.
Buchheit Lecture: Pete Souza @ W. W. Hootie Johnson Performance Hall, Darla Moore School of Business
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Award-winning photographer and chief White House photographer for President Obama, Pete Souza, will be this year’s Buchheit lecturer. Souza will showcase his iconic photographs, giving us a behind-the-scenes account of his experience photographing two presidents (Obama and Reagan) and major world events.
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
The Solemn Note Dylan Critchfield “Beauty is unpredictable. Whether in the geometry of interlocking shapes of light and shadow or the subtle relation of two strange and unknowable colors, beauty is always there if you are open to it. ‘The more delicate the thing is in nature the more one must look for the solemn note. Color in nature is...
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
6:00 pm
The Robert Burns Society of the Midlands and Tartan Day South celebrate HALF WAY TO TARTAN DAY! Join us for an indoor picnic starting at 6 pm. We will have tribute to the Haggis, Wee Highland Dancing, Pipes and Drumming. Scotland’s Tannahill Weavers will bring their stirring and mystical sound of the best traditional tunes of the Highlands and Lowlands....
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
6:30 pm
Join McKissick Museum on Thursday, September 27th for a wonderful evening of music, food, and dancing as we celebrate our year of pottery themed exhibitions. Beginning at 6:30 pm at McKissick Museum, guests will be immersed in the craftsmanship of 2 phenomenal exhibitions: “Place It/Face It: Pottery by Eugene” and “Swag & Tassel: The Innovative Stoneware of Thomas Chandler”. At...
Sep 27 @ 9:00 pm – 11:59 pm
9:00 pm
Bandleader Mark Rapp will be performing live Jazz music at Pearlz Upstairz on Thursday, Aug. 30. from 9 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. His band consists of  guitarist Amos Hoffman, Dustin Retzlaff on bass and Brendan Bull on drums.
Rhythm on the River: Going Commando @ West Columbia Riverwalk and Amphitheater
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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...
The Irmo Okra Strut @ Irmo Community Park
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Irmo Okra Strut @ Irmo Community Park | Irmo | South Carolina | United States
6:00 pm
Okra Strut Festival is a two day event featuring a Friday evening street dance with a live band, a Saturday morning parade (the largest in the entire state of South Carolina!), plus arts and crafts, rides and amusements, live bands and entertainment on Saturday as well as lots of festival food. Money raised by the festival is put back into...
Knight of Honor @ 701 Whaley
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm
6:30 pm
Lords and ladies will take a step back in time at this one-of-a-kind event. Guests will be transported to a renaissance village. Medieval-fare will delight as guests travel to various artisans and entertainers. Libations will be generously poured throughout the evening. Once the clock strikes 9 o’clock in the evening, guests will be invited into the Grand Hall for a...
Bacon and Brews FEST @ Columbia Motor Speedway
Sep 29 all-day
12:00 am
The Bacon and Brews FEST will take place from noon to 6pm at the Historic Columbia Motor Speedway on Saturday September 29th, 2018. Enjoy a full day of great music, the chance to sample numerous craft brews and taste the best Bacon inspired dishes around. Go to www.bestbaconfest.com for ticket information. In partnership with non profit SERTOMA whose missions it...
Faith, Activity, and Nutrition (FAN) Training @ LRADAC Training and Education Center
Sep 29 all-day
12:00 am
Registration is open for the 2018 Faith, Activity, and Nutrition (FAN) training offered through the USC Prevention Research Center. The FAN program helps churches create a healthy church environment that supports physical activity and healthy eating. A one-day in-person FAN training is being offered on Saturday, September 29, 2018 to churches in South Carolina and surrounding areas. If you have...
Rosewood Art and Music Festival @ Rockaway Athletic Club
Sep 29 all-day
12:00 am
Columbia, SC — Columbia’s micro urban festival, Rosewood Art & Music Festival is a nonprofit, one-day, free admission, outdoor festival. On Saturday September 29th 2018, thousands of visitors will descend into the Rosewood Neighborhood to enjoy a day filled with visual arts and multiple stages of live music and entertainment. Sit and listen, grab your dance shoes or simply enjoy...
Firefest 2018 @ Camden City Arena
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Firefest 2018 @ Camden City Arena | Camden | South Carolina | United States
9:00 am
It’s time again to prepare for the annual FireFest.  The event is FREE and celebrates the upcoming Fire Prevention Week in October. This family oriented event will be on Saturday, September 29th. As always, the goal is to promote awareness about fire and life safety practices in a fun setting with real firefighters. The day kicks off at 9:00 am...
The Irmo Okra Strut @ Irmo Community Park
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Irmo Okra Strut @ Irmo Community Park | Irmo | South Carolina | United States
6:00 pm
Okra Strut Festival is a two day event featuring a Friday evening street dance with a live band, a Saturday morning parade (the largest in the entire state of South Carolina!), plus arts and crafts, rides and amusements, live bands and entertainment on Saturday as well as lots of festival food. Money raised by the festival is put back into...
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
David Maslanka – A Child’s Garden of Dreams Igor Stravinsky – Symphonies of Wind Instruments Alan Vizzutti – Three World Winds Join Dr. Scott Weiss and the USC Wind Ensemble for a captivating first concert of the 2018-2019 season! The University of South Carolina welcomes guest artist Rex Richardson to the Koger Center. A virtuosic trumpet player in both the...