Jul 22 – Aug 22 all-day
12:00 am
McKissick’s abstract art from the 1960s and 1970s makes an appearance in our third floor lobby. Expect to see bold colors and geometric shapes on display.
Aug 22 all-day
12:00 am
What makes our four day International Film Festival unique is that we not only highlight underrepresented groups, but we also promote equality and those who sacrifice for Freedom! With live screenings, social network events, seminars, and live entertainment, you don’t want to miss this festival!
Colt Ford @ The Senate
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm
Colt Ford @ The Senate
7:00 pm
“You can kill the lights and the amplifiers/But dreams don’t care if you’re tired,” “No Rest” With his sixth studio album, the aptly named Love Hope Faith, his follow-up to 2014’s Thanks for Listening, Colt Ford continues to live out his boyhood dream – the one where you “wake up on a mission/to buy that beat-up Gibson,” as he sings...
Dave Koz & Friends Summer Tour @ Koger Center for the Arts
Aug 23 all-day
12:00 am
In a career that spans more than three decades, saxophonist Dave Koz has racked up an astoundingly impressive array of honors and achievements: nine GRAMMY nominations, nine No. 1 albums on Billboardís Current Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, numerous world tours, playing for multiple presidents, a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and more. Now, Dave Koz has released one...
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
They’re BACK! Inspired by their own fandom, this talented band set out to create the most authentic Journey experience anyone has ever witnessed and spent countless hours discussing the look, sound, production, and FEEL needed for this tribute to deliver a live experience that would resonate on the highest level with the most avid Journey fan. Resurrection has become one...
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm – Aug 24 @ 2:00 am
8:00 pm
1626 on Main would like to WELCOME home all returning students and new students to the venue for a Back to School Bash! All ages welcome! *We will be checking ID’s at the door and providing wristbands for 21+ LIVE MUSIC provided by: NICK, DUPLEX, UNDERWATER YHETI, HOODINI CREW JAM SESH, COLE SMOAK, WRITERSBLOCK, NOMADIK369, QID, and NIQUE THE GEEK...
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm – Aug 24 @ 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
By Stephen Brown Directed by TBA AUGUST 23-31, 2019 Megan hates country music singer Rick Montgomery, so she and her best friend Kimmy have decided that tonight’s concert will be his last. As they run from the cops, songs will be sung, people will be shot, and fourteen-year-olds will discover the actual difficulty in exacting revenge. ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT: Stephen...
Aug 24 all-day
Alan Jackson - Honky Tonk Highway Tour @ Spectrum Center
12:00 am
During an era of tremendous musical change, Jackson built his reputation by being a steadfast standard-bearer for traditional country music. While others stoked debates about what does or does not constitute country music, Jackson provided the measuring stick. No one ever questioned the music Jackson created. His songs are, and always have been, the very definition of country music. Ready...
Bike Rally/Show @ VFW Post #8738
Aug 24 all-day
12:00 am
Motorcycle Rally and Show for Build the Memorial Walk Fundraiser. Kids bicycle Decorating Contest. Flag Retirement and BBQ and fun.
Midlands SC Muscle & Classic Car Group (August 2019 Cruise In) @ Midlands SC Muscle & Classic Car Group August 2019 Cruise In
Aug 24 all-day
12:00 am
Note: Please note the date of this car show has been changed to August 24th Link below states August 31st, however the correct date is August 24th Date: August 24th, 2019 Time: Noon to 2PM Location: Little Mountain Antiques This group is for individuals and families that own or love classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, & muscle cars. There are no...
Jailbreak Escape Urban Challenge Run @ Lexington County Sheriff's Department
Aug 24 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
8:00 am
The Jailbreak Escape Urban Challenge Run is a 3.1 mile run with obstacles and crossfit-style exercises designed to challenge participants of all ages and fitness levels. Participants with race in two person teams.
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
10:00 am
In light of the terrible active shooter tragedies in Texas and Ohio, SKS is offering a FREE active shooter seminar to the community! Use discount code FRIEND when you register. We are limiting this to just 30 guests, so please don’t sign up unless you are serious about attending. You must register with the link provided below in order to...
Freeway Music Festival @ The Senate/ Tin Roof Columnbia
Aug 24 @ 11:30 am
Freeway Music Festival @ The Senate/ Tin Roof Columnbia
11:30 am
The 6th Annual Freeway Music Festival returns to Columbia’s Live Music Block at Tin Roof & The Senate on Saturday, August 24th. The Freeway Music Festival exists to unite our music community and celebrate local and regional talent. We are partnering with Free Times, Scene SC, and WXRY to curate the latest up-and-coming local/regional talent. We will have two stages...
Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm
Roots & Boots & Balloons @ Yonder Field
3:00 pm
Roots & Boots & Balloons will be showcasing local music as well as having tethered balloon rides in the evening. There will also be food trucks and games to play! Kids 12 & under get in free. Parking is $10, cash only. This will be a fun outdoor event for the whole family! All proceeds from the tethered balloon rides...
Aug 24 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
1626 is proudly teaming up with On Stage Productions for a Cabaret NIght! Join us for “A Night Under the Stars” on August 24th, 8-10 p.m.” Music from Television, Movies and Broadway ” starring Katrina Blanding. Accompanied by pianist: John Norris Come and enjoy the Cabaret!! This is a free event that is kid friendly. Full food and bar service...
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
By Stephen Brown Directed by TBA AUGUST 23-31, 2019 Megan hates country music singer Rick Montgomery, so she and her best friend Kimmy have decided that tonight’s concert will be his last. As they run from the cops, songs will be sung, people will be shot, and fourteen-year-olds will discover the actual difficulty in exacting revenge. ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT: Stephen...
Naranon Meeting @ Anglican Cathedral Church of the Epiphany
Aug 26 @ 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...
Fall Open House @ McKissick Musuem
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
5:30 pm
Find out what’s new at McKissick Museum! From exciting exhibitions to massive digitization initiatives, McKissick continues to tell the story of Southern life, on and off campus. Take a behind-the-scenes look at our collections spaces and talk with curators one-on-one about upcoming programs. There will even be a special tour for faculty and staff interested in utilizing collections in the...
Research Roundtable @ Seibels House
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Learn more about Historic Columbia’s research initiatives at the monthly Research Roundtable programs. August’s Research Roundtable will take attendees back 140 years into Reconstruction-era Columbia as captured through the camera lens of William Augustus Reckling. Thanks to a thoughtful donor, recently acquired Reckling stereoscope slides have allowed Historic Columbia to better interpret the capital city’s post-bellum character! Participants are welcome...
Aug 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
Join Columbia Water for trivia and games at Curiosity Coffee Bar. Bring your friends for the chance to win free swag and giveaways.
Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm – Aug 29 @ 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
By Stephen Brown Directed by TBA AUGUST 23-31, 2019 Megan hates country music singer Rick Montgomery, so she and her best friend Kimmy have decided that tonight’s concert will be his last. As they run from the cops, songs will be sung, people will be shot, and fourteen-year-olds will discover the actual difficulty in exacting revenge. ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT: Stephen...
2020 Census Hiring Event! @ Southeast Library
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
Hiring event with application assistance!
7:00 pm
Come wine, dine & unwind after 5 to the sounds of jazzy soul with Reggie Graves & Jazz Theory. Influenced by music from the 70s, 80s & 90s, this band has the tunes to take you on the best musical journey… From the smooth sounds of George Benson and Al Jarreau, to the classic songs of Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye,...
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm
Around the World in 80 Minutes @ The Hall
7:00 pm
Join Ensemble Eclectica for an unforgettable evening that will take you on an artistic and creative journey.  Around the World in 80 Minutes will feature original compositions and arrangements by international and local talent, dancers from ballet to belly dance, and theatrical interludes – all enhanced with international food samplings and wine! Set in the Hall at Senates End, Columbia,...
2020 Census Hiring Event! @ St. Andrews Library
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
2020 Census Hiring Event with application assistance!
The Cadillac Three @ The Senate Columbia
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm
The Cadillac Three @ The Senate Columbia
6:30 pm
The Cadillac Three comes to The Senate Columbia on Friday, August 30th! https://www.ticketweb.com/event/the-cadillac-three-the-senate-tickets/9713575?pl=tinroofAEG
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2019 Midlands SC Muscle & Classic Car Group Cruise-In @ Little Mountain Antiques
12:00 pm
If you have an interest in classic or muscle cars, this group is for you! Mostly based in Lexington and Newberry counties, this group has monthly meetings to socialize and showcase their cool cars. Join the facebook group for more information!
6th Annual Cupcakes & Cocktails Evening Social @ Columbia Metropolitian Convention Center
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
7:00 pm
6th Annual Cupcakes and Cocktails Evening Social featuring Cupcake Battle 2019. With whimsical displays and more than 3000 cupcakes in one room, it is the summers sweetest event. The only event in the metro of its kind! Get your VIP tickets today!
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Art and fashion combine: ecoFAB Trash Couture is a live interactive Trashion show where artists create incredible works from post consumer goods on route to the land fill. ecoFAB is the precursor of Re-Current – a collective multidisciplinary show exhibited in the display windows at Tapp’s Arts Center for two months, following the interactive show!! Doors open at 7pm show...
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
1626 on Main is proud to present Mike Stone Ent. Showcase. Mike Stone, which was a season 6 finalist on America’s Got Talent has hand picked each artist and arranged each performance. With his master scouting skills, he’s become on of the best in the industry at building talent. This is truly an event you don’t wanna miss. Come and...