Many of my friends started listening to Christmas music on November 1. The stores were decked to the halls by the end of October, and fall decor was on discount. But before everyone dives too deeply into Christmas cheer, I think it’s important to acknowledge the holiday that is actually happening this month: Thanksgiving. While […]
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FREE event! Live music, FREE food, games, inflatables, first responders, community partners, candy, face painting, and more!
Join Historic Columbia’s The Palladium Society (TPS) at the 14th annual Bluegrass, Bidding & BBQ fundraiser presented by Jaguar Land Rover Columbia. This annual celebration of live music, delicious barbecue, specialty drinks and an assortment of silent auction items will be held from 7-10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19 on the grounds of the Robert Mills House & Gardens, located at 1616 Blanding Street in downtown Columbia.
This year’s silent auction will feature a variety of items, including destination packages to historic cities across the Southeast, experiential packages to explore local cultural sites, behind-the-scenes tours of Columbia’s hot spots, gift cards to restaurants, boutiques, gyms and much more.
Along with top notch bluegrass music, we’ll have delicious barbecue and other food from local caterers. Guests can enjoy an open bar, as well as a specialty cocktails. Food and beverages are included with ticket purchase.
Ticket prices are $25 for TPS members, $35 for Historic Columbia members and $45 for the general public. Tickets are $50 at the door. All proceeds will support Historic Columbia.
I’m a glutton for research. So when my husband got the job out near the Congaree Swamp and that agent started driving me around the Midlands, I freaked out at the number of options. I’d lived in the state my entire life, but had never really discovered Columbia. What if I didn’t choose the most […]
We all know that life with a toddler is just one big party… right? Okay, maybe not, but we should still commemorate the experience with a killer soundtrack. So cue the dream sequence sound effect and let’s imagine what these hit 90’s songs would be like if they had been written by toddlers: 1. “Unbreak My Heart” Unbreak […]
Friday, November 20 Lights Before Christmas Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit […]
Friday, November 13 The Phantom Tollbooth Join our actors in grades 1-6 for Milo’s adventures in the Land of Wisdom where he’s forced to think about many new things. Milo learns of the argument between King Azaz and his brother, the Mathemagician whose disagreement over words and numbers has led to the banishment of Princesses Sweet Rhyme and […]
Friday, June 19 Hands on Art Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a mess! Ages 3-5. Time: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Location: Richland Library, Northeast Branch, 7490 Parklane Road, Columbia 29223 Lights, Cameras, Action Take a break from the summer heat with a cool movie. Atlantis: Milo’s Return is rated G. Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: […]
Friday, January 30 Free Fridays at the Zoo for Residents of Richland and Lexington Counties Richland and Lexington county residents are invited to enjoy Free Fridays at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden-only in January and February. The promotion will run Fridays through February 28. Free Fridays applies to Richland and Lexington county residents only; guests must present […]
Friday, November 14 Japanese Storytime: A Celebration of Children Celebrate Japan’s traditional Shichi-go-san children’s festival with books, songs, and artifacts. Time: 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Location: Richland Library Wheatley, 931 Woodrow St., Columbia 29205 Hands on Art Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a mess! Time: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Location: Richland Library Northeast, […]
** October has lots of Halloween activities for the kids. Find a complete list here.** Friday, October 31 Family Hallowingding Come in your favorite cosplay or costume throughout the day and receive a special treat. Enjoy a self-serve photo wall, games, and crafts in the children’s area. Open to children of all ages. Time: 9 […]
** October has lots of Halloween activities for the kids. Find a complete list here.** Friday, October 24 Hands on Art Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a mess! Ages 3-5. Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Location: Richland Library Northeast, Northeast Meeting Room, 7490 Parklane Road, Columbia 29223 Spooky Science! Enjoy creepy […]