Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

8th Annual Long’s Bar Stool Classic in Five Points

COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 18, 2016) - The Five Points Association and the Babcock Center Foundation will be hosting the 8th Annual Long’s Bar Stool Classic throughout Five Points bars and restaurants, starting at 5 p.m. on August 26th, 2016. The Long’s Bar Stool Classic is an 8 hole putt-putt bar crawl with proceeds benefiting the…
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Riverbanks’ Longnecks Inspire All-New Brew for Fundraiser

[Columbia, SC] – Join the herd for Riverbanks Zoo and Garden's annual suds sippin' safari and support wildlife conservation during Brew at the Zoo on Friday, August 5. The popular summer fundraiser, hosted by Riverbanks Society, will take place from 7:00pm to 9:30pm and will once again feature more than 100 varieties of beer to…
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Summer Beach Ball Dance with Heart ‘n Soul on Aug. 12

On Friday August 12, 2016 from 7-10:30 pm, the Lourie Center presents a Summer Dance Concert featuring R & B band Heart ‘n Soul.   This event is open to the public for adults of all ages.  Bring your friends, put on your dancing shoes and get ready to shag, swing and rock to the classic…
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Call for Entries for 2016 South Carolina State Fair Competitions

July 1, 2016 (Columbia, SC) – The South Carolina State Fair is excited to announce the official call for entry registrations for the 2016 Competitive Exhibits. A state fair wouldn't be complete without competition pies, quilts, paintings, giant pumpkins, and everyone’s favorite animals. Every year at the SC State Fair, the community's gardeners, bakers, farmers…
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Individual tickets on sale for Harbison Theatre at Midlands Tech’s 5th season

The comedians, the Tenors, and the cats are back, bolstered by fresh new faces and international treasures! Individual tickets are on sale for Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College’s mariachi jazz – feline video – improv comedy – world music – historical drama – contemporary dance-laced celebration of its fifth season! Audience members are invited…
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Crafty Feast accepting vendor applications for craft fair in December

June 27, 2016 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Crafty Feast – the largest juried indie craft fair in the Midlands region of South Carolina – is accepting vendor applications from now until July 31, 2016 at http://craftyfeast.com for its annual show, to be held on Sunday, December 11, 2016 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the…
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Friday Night Laser Lights at state museum starts June 24

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 14, 2016 –The South Carolina State Museum announces an exciting new laser event this summer starting Friday, June 24. Friday Night Laser Lights will run every fourth Friday though the month of August in the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Planetarium. Guests will enjoy a stunning display of lasers choreographed to a…
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Free Guided Wildlife Walks Offered at Riverfront Park

Get an insider’s look at the diverse wildlife living in Riverfront Park during a free guided walks in June hosted by the City of Columbia Parks & Recreation Department. Participants will tour areas of Riverfront Park with the City’s park rangers to learn about the animals such as birds, turtles, bugs and more who call…
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Lourie Center presents the Beach Ball Aug. 12

On Friday August 12, 2016 from 7-10:30 pm, the Lourie Center presents the Beach Ball, a summer dance featuring live music with the Heart ‘n Soul band.   This event is open to the public for adults of all ages.  Bring your friends, put on your dancing shoes and get ready to shag, swing and rock…
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Columbia Museum of Art Offers New Lectus Gallery Stools

Since 2013, the Columbia Museum of Art has made great strides in its Creative Age initiative. A critical goal of this program is to build greater accessibility to enhance the visitor experience, and with the inclusion of our new Lectus gallery stools from Sweden, we can achieve this objective. These stools offer a convenient addition…
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