Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

State Barbecue Champion Named at the Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival

[caption id="attachment_8587" align="alignleft" width="1200"] Killer B’s BBQ of Evans, GA took home the Grand Champion title from the 2017 Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival.[/caption] COLUMBIA– The 6th annual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival named a new State Barbecue Champion on Saturday, March 25. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture hosted this competition at…
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International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach Builds Momentum

$15 million facility attracts top-flight chef, boasts 100 percent placement rate (MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) March 20, 2017 -- When Horry Georgetown Technical College opened its $15 million International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach (ICI) last fall, its leadership hoped to change the food business and how it operates along the Carolina coast with a world-class…
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ABC Columbia Golf Outing – April 13, 2017

BC Carolinas Columbia Council Presents: The Capital Classic Golf Outing Held at Timberlake Country Club 222 Timberlake Drive Chapin, SC 29036 (803)345-9909 Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:00 Check-in 1:00 Shotgun Start (Must register by April 6) $440 Per ABC Member Team $540 Per Non-Member Team Includes: Golf w/mulligan, Box Lunch, BBQ Dinner and unlimited Beverages…
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City of Columbia Open Streets Event

The City of Columbia Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) invites the you to attend the City’s first Open Streets Event, Sunday, April 2nd, from 1-4pm along Devine Street.  Open Streets initiatives temporarily close streets to automobile traffic, so that people may use them for walking, bicycling, dancing, playing, and socializing. This event will feature…
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Wine tasting at Riverbanks Botanical Garden April 28

[Columbia, SC] – Tickets are now on sale for Riverbanks' popular spring fundraiser. Wine Tasting at Riverbanks Botanical Garden will take place on Friday, April 28, from 7:00pm-9:30pm. Hosted by Riverbanks Society, the palate-pleasing experience also is made possible by First Citizens Bank and Colonial Life. Guests can choose to sample from more than 100…
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St. Pat’s in Five Points lineup announcement party Jan. 31

COLUMBIA, SC – On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017, the St. Pat’s in Five Points Planning Committee invites the community to Delaney’s Music Pub for the reveal of this year’s music line-up, festival highlights, and changes. Featuring true Irish-themed entertainment to include the Rince N’ah Eireann dancers, bagpipers, and the Ancient Order of the Hibernians, the…
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Upcoming events at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

Free Fridays Only in January and February Residents of Richland and Lexington counties will receive free admission to the park every Friday during the months of January and February. Guests will be asked to provide a valid driver's license, property tax statement or vehicle registration as proof of residency. Call 803.779.8717 for additional information. Boy…
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