Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

CMA Jazz on Main: An Evening with Saxophonist Nelson Rangell

Friday, March 25 Happy Hour 7:00 p.m. | Concert 7:30 p.m. Premier Table Seating from $200 Individual Tickets from $28 Student Tickets for $5 CMA Jazz on Main is excited for a return performance by jazz saxophonist and flutist Nelson Rangell. Rangell is one of the most exciting and diverse performers in the genre, equally…
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Five Points Foundation Wraps Up 34th Annual St. Pat’s in Five Points

Columbia, S.C. (March 21, 2016) – On Saturday, March 19, 2016, Five Points welcomed just under 44,000 people to their perennial St. Pat’s in Five Points celebration.  An event breakdown is below: Get to the Green 10K, 5K and 1-mile Family Fun Run had 2,407 participants.  The race started at Maxcy Gregg Park and ended on Devine…
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State Barbecue Champion Named at Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival

[caption id="attachment_2001" align="alignleft" width="400"] Creek Mill BBQ of North, SC took home the Grand Champion title from the 2016 Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival.[/caption] COLUMBIA– The 5th annual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival named a new State Barbecue Champion on Saturday, March 19. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) hosted this competition…
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Runaway Runway Fundraiser Sparks Creative Recycling

(Columbia, SC) — The Columbia Design League will present the annual Runaway Runway design competition and recycled fashion show on Saturday, April 2 at the Columbia Museum of Art at 1515 Main Street. Doors open at 7:00 pm and the show begins at 8:00 pm. The design competition, a fundraiser for the Columbia Design League, spotlights designers who re-fashion trash into ultra-creative wearables. The designs are presented…
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Celebrate Native American History at the State Museum

The South Carolina State Museum will celebrate Native American culture during its annual History Day, April 2, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Guests will enjoy live music, hands-on activities and watch master craftspeople demonstrate their traditional Native American material live. Experts will also discuss important archeological sites in South Carolina, Native American traditions and…
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Have a Hippity Hoppity Time at EdVenture’s Spring Carnival

COLUMBIA, S.C.– March 10, 2016 – EdVenture Children’s Museum is hosting a Spring Carnival on Saturday, March 26 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and will be open for eggs-tra special surprises on Sunday, March 27 from noon – 5 p.m. The carnival is free with museum membership or admission and will include a museum-wide…
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April Events at Historic Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 8, 2016)—Historic Columbia presents an exciting array of events this April, including the annual Garden Symposium, a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Wavering Place Plantation, and the first major public symposium on Reconstruction as part of the 150th commemoration of the era. The full April calendar is below.   TOURS Historic House Museum Tours Tuesday…
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