Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

Historic Hoppy Hour Joins Suds Week, Explores History of Beer in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 1, 2016)—Historic Columbia hosts this month’s Historic Hoppy Hour in solidarity with Soda City Suds Week at the Hampton-Preston Mansion (1615 Blanding) on Friday, March 18, at 5:30 p.m. Prepare for the spring beer festivals by knocking a few back during Hoppy Hour as we explore the history of beer in Columbia. View…
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Terra Welcomes James Alford as General Manager

Columbia, S.C. (February 8, 2016) -- Terra, which specializes in Chef Mike Davis’s seasonal preparation of Southern dishes using local products whenever possible at 100 State Street in West Columbia, announces that James Alford has joined the restaurant’s staff as general manager.  “We’re excited to welcome James to the restaurant,” said Chef Mike Davis, owner…
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March Harvest Dinner scheduled for March 14 at City Roots

Join us for our March Harvest Dinner at City Roots Farm. Executive Chef Travis Rayle from Rosso Trattoria and Executive Chef Frank Bradley from Bourbon along with Chef Sarah Simmons from Rise, City Grit and Birds and Bubbles, will prepare a family style four course farm to table dinner. Advintage will be featuring wine pairings…
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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden to Host Job Fair on Saturday

[Columbia, SC] – Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is seeking qualified candidates for a number of seasonal positions in the Zoo's food and retail division. Riverbanks will host a job fair for interested individuals on Saturday, February 20. It takes a strong, dedicated and talented team to operate one of America's best zoos. Candidates must be…
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Historical tour of Congaree Creek battlefield Monday

Celebrate Presidents Day with a Historical Lantern Tour of the Battlefield at Congaree Creek. On Monday, February 15 at 6 p.m., guides in period attire will bring you back in time to see and hear what people experienced the day of the battle. The tour will be about 90 minutes. Sponsored by the 12,000 Year…
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Five Points continues centennial celebrations into 2016

[caption id="attachment_1029" align="alignleft" width="300"] Shooting "Travels with Darley" in Five Points, Columbia, SC[/caption] Feb. 2, 2016 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Five Points’ 100th birthday initiatives have been so fruitful, and growth in the dining and retail sectors has been so notable, that the shopping and dining district – Columbia’s original village neighborhood – will continue Centennial…
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Orchids on the Riverbanks Set to Blossom Valentine’s Weekend

[Columbia, SC] – Enjoy the spectacular sights and sweet scents of Orchids on the Riverbanks during the weekend-long festival set to begin on Friday, February 12. Riverbanks has once again partnered with the South Carolina Orchid Society and Ikebana International Chapter 182 for the annual show that will feature hundreds of varieties of orchids from…
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February Events at Historic Columbia put spotlight on Mann-Simons Site

[caption id="attachment_685" align="alignleft" width="300"] Columbia, South Carolina's Mann-Simons Site has meant many things to many people for more than 170 years. Located on the northeast corner of Richland and Marion streets within the heart of downtown, this property was home, work place, spiritual center and a source of pride for members of the same African…
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