Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Shag Festival Sept. 10 on Main Street in Columbia

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin, in partnership with the Capital City Shag Club, is hosting Shaggin’ on Main, a celebration of the South Carolina state dance and Shag music 2-10 p.m. Sept. 10 on Main St. Columbia residents are invited to enjoy a night of free shag and line dance lessons with live DJs, an amateur…
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Mayor Benjamin to host town hall Wednesday for SC State Museum exhibit

COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 2, 2016) – Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will host a town hall meeting Wednesday, Sept. 7 at the South Carolina State Museum. “The RACE: Are We So Different? exhibit does an incredible job of presenting information that both alters how we think about race and encourages us to be more understanding and…
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Upcoming Events at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

Animal Enrichment Day September 17, 2016 Watch wildlife in action during Riverbanks' annual Animal Enrichment Day. This fall favorite will take place from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, September 17. Guests will have an opportunity to see our animals sniff, stomp, pounce and play with tempting treats designed to exercise their minds and bodies and…
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Coca Cola offers Darlington NASCAR fans pace car rides, tickets and more

DARLINGTON, S.C., Aug. 29, 2016 -- Fans attending the Labor Day weekend races at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, S.C., will have the opportunity to access pre-race pace car rides, VIP experiences, Coke beverage vouchers as well as race tickets. These new all-mobile offerings are made possible by a partnership with Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE)…
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Historic Columbia Announces September Events

COLUMBIA, S.C., Monday, Aug. 27, 2016 — September is full of exciting events at Historic Columbia – from the 38th annual Jubilee: Festival of Black History and Culture and the reopening of the Mann-Simons Site to Moonlight Cemetery Tours and a Historic Happy Hour Tour in Five Points. The September calendar of events is below.…
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More than 1,000 Attend Local Classic Car and Art Shows

(COLUMBIA, SC—August 29, 2016) -- More than 1,000 people gathered at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church’s fifth annual free classic car and art show on August 13, 2016, marveling at the sight of more than 300 classic cars dating 1930 from 1989. Inside, guests viewed works from more than 30 local artists in a wide range…
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Trustus Theatre opens new season Sept. 9

COLUMBIA, S.C—A hilarious rendition of the personal lives of famous politicians, Tail! Spin!, written by Mario Correa and directed by Jason Stokes comes to the Cohn Side Door Stage as the 32nd Season opener from September 9-17. Politics are dirty - but politicians are dirtier. Audiences will experience some much-needed laughter this election season as…
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Columbia Art Center to Offer Camp for Children in December

Let your child explore the world of pottery and mixed media in a fun and interactive art camp during their winter break at the Columbia Art Center. The registration fee is $65 and includes all materials for participants to complete pottery and paper projects using mixed media. The 4-day camp is open to children ages…
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Chapin prepares to celebrate 37th Labor Day Festival & Parade

Chapin, SC (August 24, 2015) – The Town of Chapin is getting ready for its biggest party of the year and is looking forward to hosting Midlands residents and visitors from across the state for its 37th annual Labor Day Festival and Parade. The festival will feature many of the activities and events that families…
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Town of Irmo Announces Plans for the 2016 Okra Strut

August 24, 2016 – Irmo, S.C. – The 2016 Lexington Medical Center Irmo Okra Strut will be held Friday, September 23rd and Saturday, September 24th at the Irmo Community Park at 7507 Eastview Drive in Irmo, S.C. “We expect this year’s festival to be the biggest festival yet,” said Larry Slaughter, Chairman of the Okra…
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