Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

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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Village Idiot Pizza to host Grand Opening Party in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C., Tuesday January 19, 2016 – Village Idiot Pizza and Pub is celebrating the opening of its third Columbia location by hosting a day-long grand opening celebration full of activities and specials for people of all ages. On Saturday January 30, the new location at Olympia at the Mills will entertain guests and offer…
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Call for Cooks for The Palladium Society Chili Cook-Off

COLUMBIA, S.C. (January 15, 2016)—Test your chili-cooking prowess against the Midlands' best at The Palladium Society Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, Feb. 27, at Music Farm Columbia. The Palladium Society is looking for the best chili cooks in the region to participate in the 18th annual Chili Cook-Off. The deadline to enter is 5:00pm on Feb. 8. The $25 entry…
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Rochelle Hicklin

Rochelle Hicklin, director of sales at The Inn at USC Wyndham Garden, has been awarded the 2014 Global Sales Leader of the Year Award for Upscale Properties by Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. Hicklin has been an employee at The Inn at USC Wyndham Garden since 2010. She is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University with…
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