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    • Oktoberfest at River Rat

    • September Harvest Dinner

      Columbia's 31st Annual Greek Festival

    • Henri Matisse: Jazz & Poetry on Paper

    • Cobblestone Park 10th Annual Kenny Wolfe Foundation Golf Tournament

    • The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    • Flying Saucer’s 14th Anniversary Bash

    • Cobblestone Park Annual Africa University Golf Tournament

    • Eton, Scabal & Magnani Trunk Show at BP Skinner Clothiers

    • Aiden Fabrics Grand Opening Celebration

      Great American Whiskey Fair

    • Knight of Honor Gala

    • Soda City Kids - Children's Consignment Sale

      Soda City Oktoberfest

      Rosewood Arts Festval

    • H. Freeman Trunk Show at BP Skinner Clothiers

    • A Custom Experience with BP Skinner & Marcus Lattimore

    • First Thursdays on Main

    • Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

    • Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

      Bierkeller Oktoberfest at Senate's End

      Preservation Workshop | Do’s and Don’ts of Historic Home Renovation

    • Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

      Write It! Direct It! Produce It! Workshop

    • Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

    • Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

      Historic USC Horseshoe Walking Tour

    • Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

    • Auntie Em's Fall Harvest Festival

      Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

      Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

      Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Bazaar

      Newberry Harvest Festival

      Pure Barre Pop Up: Celebrating Five Years in Five Points

      Jam Room Music Festival

      Palmetto Health Walk for Life & Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon

    • Oxxford Clothes Trunk Show at BP Skinner

    • 2nd Act Film Festival

      Bluegrass, Bidding & BBQ | The Palladium Society's 14th Annual Silent Auction

    • Boo at the Zoo

    • Oktoberfest

      Fur Ball Moonlight Gala

      30th Annual Chili Cook-Off

    • Italian and Spanish Extravaganza

      JDRF One Walk

    • Hallo-week at Flying Saucer

    • Luciano Barbera & Zanella Trunk Show at BP Skinner Clothiers

    • Peru...Gourmet Night

      Artist Reception - Jay Bender's BIG Art (and small stuff too!)

      Growl at the Moon

      USC Fall Literary Festival: Terrance Hayes

    • Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

      Trunk or Treat

      Dracula: Ballet with a Bite

      Evil Dead - The Musical

    • Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    • Brookland Brunch

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

      Brookland Brunch

    • Halloween Hoopla at EdVenture

      Halloween in Oz

      USC Fall Literary Festival: Richard Michelson

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    • Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    • 2017 Bernardin Annual Lecture: "Immigration Ethics in a New Era"

      Tis the Season on Carlisle Street

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

      First Thursdays on Main

    • Happy Hour on Main Street

      City of West Columbia's Fall Back Fest 2017

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    • Reviving Historic Plaster and Masonry

      Garden Tour for Gardeners

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    • Brookland Brunch

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

      Brookland Brunch

    • Halloween Hoopla at EdVenture

      Halloween in Oz

      USC Fall Literary Festival: Richard Michelson

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    • Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    • 2017 Bernardin Annual Lecture: "Immigration Ethics in a New Era"

      Tis the Season on Carlisle Street

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

      First Thursdays on Main

    • Happy Hour on Main Street

      City of West Columbia's Fall Back Fest 2017

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    • Reviving Historic Plaster and Masonry

      Garden Tour for Gardeners

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    • Cobblestone Park Hosts U.S. Kids Foundation Championship Tournament

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

      Brookland Brunch

    • Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    • Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

      2017 Global Vision Award Gala

    • Devine Night Out

      Secrets in Plain Sight

      USC Fall Literary Festival: Lydia Millet

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

      Historic USC Horseshoe Walking Tour

    • Veterans Day Leadership Panel

      Evil Dead, The Musical

      Columbia Choral Society Fall Concert: Darkness and Light

    • The Polar Express 4D Experience

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

      Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    • Second Sunday Stroll: Old Shandon

      Fall Celebration with Congaree Land Trust

      Darkness and Light

      Brookland Brunch

    • Historic Holiday Tours

      50th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

    • Buying a Telescope Workshop

      Santa Signing Day at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills

      Lights Before Christmas

    • Dollar Sunday | Mann-Simons Site

      Brookland Brunch

    • Brookland Brunch

    • Holiday Diamond Event at Sylvan’s Jewelers

      A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

      A Starry Night

    • Cobblestone Parks Hosts 4th Annual Holiday Craft Show

      A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    • Brookland Brunch

    • Holiday Diamond Event at Sylvan’s Jewelers

      A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

      A Starry Night

    • Cobblestone Parks Hosts 4th Annual Holiday Craft Show

      A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    • A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

      Brookland Brunch

    • Behind-the-Scenes Tour | Hollywood Rose Hill Bungalow

    • A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    • A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

      First Thursday on Main Street

    • A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    • Crafty Feast

      A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

      Crafty Feast

      Brookland Brunch

    • A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    • A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

      Historic USC Horseshoe Walking Tour

    • Candlelight Tours & Carriage Rides

      A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    • A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    • Brookland Brunch

    • Brookland Brunch

    • Famously Hot New Year

      Brookland Brunch

    • Famously Hot New Year

      Brookland Brunch

    • Brookland Brunch

    • Brookland Brunch

    • 2018 Midlands Heart Ball

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    • JDRF 2018 Hope Gala: Field of Dreams

      2018 Midlands Heart Walk

    • Brookland Brunch

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    • 2018 Midlands Go Red For Women Luncheon

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    Oktoberfest at River Rat

    Join River Rat for their annual Colatown Oktoberfest on September 9 from 1pm – 10pm! There will be flagships, seasonal, and German guest taps at each beer station and German styled food prepared by Chef Rob ranging from Bratwurst & Knackwurst to Bavarian Pretzel Sticks.

    Time: 1:00 pm -10:00 pm

    Location: River Rat Brewery

    More Information: www.facebook.com/events/111186876206257/

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    Columbia’s 31st Annual Greek Festival

    Enjoy a taste of Greece from its food to its culture at the 31st Annual Greek Festival held at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in downtown Columbia.

     

    *Start and end times vary by day. Go to website for more information*

     

     

    Time: 10:00 am

    Location: Columbia's Greek Festival - 1931 Sumter Street Columbia, SC 29201

    More Information: http://columbiasgreekfestival.com

    September Harvest Dinner

    Monday, September 18, 2017
    6:30pm 9:30pm
    City Roots (map)

    Join us at City Roots for the September Bayou Barn-Burner Harvest Dinner! The September Harvest Dinner features Chefs Kristian Niemi from F2T and Bourbon, Frank Bradley from Bourbon, and Jason Bruner Executive Chef from 1801 Grille.

    With harvest dinner guest chef and New Orleans native, Chef Jason Bruner, the culinary team for F2T has put together a sizzling menu from New Orleans’ Cajun-Creole culinary traditions using locally-farmed ingredients and sustainable meats and seafood!

    September Bayou Barn-Burner Harvest Dinner Menu:

    Reception Cocktail:
    Helluva Hurricane, Irma!

    A Hurricane-style cocktail featuring Crouch Distilling’s SC Rum and Young Bourbon Whiskey, fresh juices and pomegranate

    First Course:
    Wood-Grilled Redfish Courtboullion with fire-grilled Redfish Fillet, SC Shrimp and Blue Crab, Tomato-Herb Broth, Grilled Bread

    Second Course:
    Salad of City Roots Arugula, Grilled Figs, Trail Ridge Feta Cheese, Pickled Red Onion, Spiced Sunflower Seeds, Lavender-Honey Vinaigrette

    Main Course:
    Wood-Roasted, Boudin-Stuffed Manchester Farms Quail with Bourbon-Sorghum Glaze, “Dirty Chicken” Carolina Gold Rice with Wil-Moore Farms Chicken Liver and Crispy Skin, Sweet Corn Macque Choux, “Leather Britches” Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

    Dessert:
    Fire-Charred SC Peach-Pecan Bread Pudding with Sticky Brown Butter-Bourbon Glaze and Whipped Cream

    Tickets are $75. Gratuity not included. Harvest Dinners are rain or shine!

    Time: 6:30 pm -9:30 pm

    Location: City Roots Farm

    More Information: f2tproductions.com

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    Henri Matisse: Jazz & Poetry on Paper

    See 81 works in a sweeping exhibition that celebrates four of Henri Matisse’s books, including his most famous, the colorful Jazz portfolio from 1947.

     

    *Hours vary by day. Check online for more information.*

    Time: 11:00 am

    Location: Columbia Museum of Art

    More Information: www.columbiamuseum.org/exhibitions/henri-matisse

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    Cobblestone Park 10th Annual Kenny Wolfe Foundation Golf Tournament

    Cobblestone Park Golf Club will host the 10th annual Kenny Wolfe Foundation Golf Tournament on Monday, September 18, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The tournament will offer an array of exciting prizes including a $10,000 hole-in-one opportunity, a chance to win a set of golf clubs from Callaway Irons, a $500 Visa gift card, and a 50’’ smart TV! Registration for this event is $100. Proceeds from the tournament will go to the foundation’s continued efforts to educate teens on the dangers of distracting driving, as well as provide funeral expenses and memorials for families who have lost a teenager in a vehicle collision. The tournament is open to professionals and amateurs, so be sure to register online today.

    Time: 9:00 am -2:00 am

    Location: Cobblestone Park Golf Club

    More Information: https://www.kennywolfefoundation.com/events/2017-golf-tournament

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    The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    Based on the Victor Hugo novel and with songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score.

     

    *Tickets and times vary by day. Check website for ticket info and showtimes!*

    *The run ends on October 8.*

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Town Theatre

    More Information: www.towntheatre.com

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    Flying Saucer’s 14th Anniversary Bash

    Join Flying Saucer to celebrate 14 years of craft beer all day beginning at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 23, with a prom throwback party! Come dressed in your best 80s and 90s prom attire for the chance to win prizes and get your tab covered! They will be tapping 14 rare brews including Westbrook Mexican Cake and Evil Twin/Westbrook Mexican Biscotti Cake Break. Live 80s and 90s music from Radio Source begins at 9 p.m.

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    Cobblestone Park Annual Africa University Golf Tournament

    Cobblestone Park Golf Club will host the annual Africa University Golf Tournament on Monday, September 25, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The tournament will offer an array of exciting door prizes, longest drive and closest-to-the-pin contests, and an award ceremony dinner following the tournament. The cost to participate is $100 per player for the competition with cart, greens fees, food and beverages included. Proceeds will go towards funding student scholarships to the Africa University in Zimbabwe. This 4-person captain’s choice tournament is open to amateurs and professionals aged 14 years and up. To pre-register please call Ronald Friday at 803-210-6103. The tournament is limited to 35 teams, so be sure to register today.

    Time: 11:00 am -5:00 am

    Location: Cobblestone Park Golf Club

    More Information: http://www.cobblestoneparkgolfclub.com/

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    Eton, Scabal & Magnani Trunk Show at BP Skinner Clothiers

    Join us on Wednesday, September 27, as we welcome Eton, Scabal, and Magnanni to our store for a trunk show. We’ll have extended hours from 9am – 6pm. Call 803-661-7665 to schedule your appointment or feel free to stop by!

    Time: 9:00 am -6:00 pm

    Location: BP Skinner Clothiers

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    Great American Whiskey Fair

    Sample a variety of whiskeys while you talk to and learn from distillery owners, master distillers, and brand ambassadors from around the world. Hosted yay Bourbon Columbia.

    Time: 5:30 pm -9:00 pm

    Location: 701 Whaley

    More Information: www.experiencewhiskey.com/#experience

    Aiden Fabrics Grand Opening Celebration

    Join Aiden Fabrics as they celebrate the Grand Opening of their store in Columbia! A local food truck will be onsite serving up samples and for the kids in attendance, there will be a kid’s craft table and face painting.

     

    Time: 5:30 pm -7:30 pm

    Location: 1000 Fontaine Rd Columbia, SC 29223

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    Knight of Honor Gala

    Celebrate the special heroes in our community, both outstanding officers and outstanding citizens, with a night of medieval themed fun. Guest Speaker: Coach Frank Martin of USC Men’s Basketball Team.

    Time: 6:00 pm -10:00 pm

    Location: Forest Lake Country Club

    More Information: www.universe.com/events/knight-of-honor-a-heroes-in-blue-gala-tickets-H3TJ60

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    Rosewood Arts Festval

    The 7th Annual Rosewood Arts Festival is an outdoor festival in the Rosewood Neighborhood that includes live entertainment, visual arts, poets, music, and more, to celebrate southern arts and culture. Admission is free.

    Time: 10:00 am -10:00 pm

    Location: Rockaways - Columbia, SC

    More Information: www.rosewoodfestival.com

    Soda City Oktoberfest

    Double the bierzelts, double the bier, double the prost because we’re giving you double the biergartens. This year, post-up on Main St. and Hampton St. OR Main St. and Washington St.

    Buy a token, get a brew. See our vendors, old and new.

    Supplied by River Rat Brewery:
    Kolsch (American Kolsch Story)
    Helles Bock
    Oktoberfest
    Honey Biscuit Ale

    Bands:
    Soda City Brass Band

    Time: 9:00 am -3:00 pm

    Location: Soda City Market

    Soda City Kids – Children’s Consignment Sale

    Soda City Kids is hosting its inaugural high end children’s consignment sale. Featuring gently worn clothes for boys and girls of all ages, kids gear, and gently used toys from approximately 50 consignors.

    Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm

    Location: Sherwood Forest ARP Church - 4325 Wilmot Ave Columbia, South Carolina, SC 29205-2864

    More Information: https://www.facebook.com/sodacitykids/

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    H. Freeman Trunk Show at BP Skinner Clothiers

    Join us on Monday, October 2, as we welcome H. Freeman to our store for a trunk show. We’ll have extended hours from 9am – 6pm. Call 803-661-7665 to schedule your appointment or feel free to stop by!

    Time: 9:00 am -6:00 pm

    Location: BP Skinner Clothiers

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    A Custom Experience with BP Skinner & Marcus Lattimore

    Enjoy a Custom Experience with BP Skinner and Marcus Lattimore this October! We are offering one hour consultations with Menswear Specialists Brent and Tom where you will be fitted for a custom suit while visiting with former USC & NFL player Marcus Lattimore.

    Consultations are available on Wednesday, September 20 from 10am – 2pm and on Wednesday, October 4 from 10am – 2pm.

    Each consultation is $1,250 and includes:
    1 hour private consultation
    Custom Tailored Suit ($1,250 goes towards your purchase & if you don’t wear suits, we can custom tailr shirts, pants, etc for you)
    Visit & professional photo with Marcus
    Gourmet tailgating bites & sips

    *While we love children, we kindly ask that your Custom Experience be adults only to ensure that you’re able to maximize your private consultation time.*

    Please call us today at 803-661-7665 to schedule your appointment! Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to design your custom suit with our expertise and Marcus Lattimore’s advice.

    Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm

    Location: BP Skinner Clothiers

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    First Thursdays on Main

    On the first Thursday of each month, visit Main Street in downtown Columbia for extended store hours, a variety of specials, and live music with your Soda City neighbors.

    Events are at varied times in the evening. Find out more on the website.

    Time: 5:30 pm

    Location: Main Street Columbia

    More Information: www.firstthursdayonmain.com

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    Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

    THE RICHARD AND DEBBIE COHN SIDE DOOR THEATRE

    By Robert Schenkkan
    Directed by Jim O’Connor

    The newest play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge). It’s the very near future, and the Trump administration has carried out its campaign promise to round up and detain millions of immigrants. Now, a writer interviews the supervisor of a private prison as he awaits sentencing for carrying out the federal policy that has escalated into the unimaginable. This riveting, harrowing and illuminating drama delivers a powerful warning and puts a human face on the inhuman, revealing how when personal accountability is denied, what seems inconceivable becomes inevitable.

    General Public Tickets on sale now.

    Friday October 6 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 7 – 8:00pm
    Sunday October 8 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday October 11 – 7:30pm (With Spanish supertitles)
    Thursday October 12 – 7:30pm
    Friday October 13 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 14 – 2:00pm (With Spanish Supertitles) (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    We will have performances with Spanish supertitles on Wednesday October 11 at 7:30pm and Saturday October 14 at 2:00pm.

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

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    Preservation Workshop | Do’s and Don’ts of Historic Home Renovation

    Historic Columbia’s 2017 Preservation Workshop series, presented by Crawlspace Medic, returns in October.

    Historic Columbia and the Committee for the Restoration and Beautification of Randolph Cemetery (CRBRC) will host a Preservation Workshop at the Seibels House to explore the ins and outs of renovating and maintaining a historic house. The workshop, led by Sean Stucker, director of facilities for Historic Columbia, and Staci Richey, owner of Access Preservation (which specializes in window restoration) and board member of the CRBRC, will lead attendees through a presentation and discussion that offers tips for success and that examines how to plan, to outline, and to manage a home rehab project. Participants will go on to explore work done over the centuries at the Seibels House and will have the chance to check out ongoing and recent renovations at several neighboring properties. The Seibels House is located at 1601 Richland Street. Light refreshments are included, and tickets for the workshop are $5 for members and $10 for non-members. To purchase tickets, email reservations@historiccolumbia.org or call (803) 252-1770 x 23.

    Bierkeller Oktoberfest at Senate’s End

    Grab your lederhosen and dust off your steins, Bierkeller Oktoberfest is here! With the arrival of cooler weather we are hosting our 2nd ever Oktoberfest Celebration. This one-day event takes place at a NEW venue, Senate’s End, located at 300 Senate Street downtown along the banks of the Congaree River.

    This year we are pouring four beers: Batch 4 of our delicate Kölumbianer Kölsch, our smokey Rauchbier, the popular Kellerbier, and the brand new Festbier. Join us under the shade of the trees lining the river as we celebrate the arrival of autumn and dance to German music by the band Die Lustigen Musikanten.

    This event is FREE to attend! Food will be provided by Senate’s End and our friends at The Wurst Wagen. We will also be selling soda and fresh baked pretzels, and maybe a few other surprises. Beer is purchased using our regular wooden token system and cash and cards are accepted. Children and leashed dogs are welcome!

    Time: 12:00 pm -7:00 pm

    Location: Senate's End

    Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

    THE RICHARD AND DEBBIE COHN SIDE DOOR THEATRE

    By Robert Schenkkan
    Directed by Jim O’Connor

    The newest play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge). It’s the very near future, and the Trump administration has carried out its campaign promise to round up and detain millions of immigrants. Now, a writer interviews the supervisor of a private prison as he awaits sentencing for carrying out the federal policy that has escalated into the unimaginable. This riveting, harrowing and illuminating drama delivers a powerful warning and puts a human face on the inhuman, revealing how when personal accountability is denied, what seems inconceivable becomes inevitable.

    General Public Tickets on sale now.

    Friday October 6 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 7 – 8:00pm
    Sunday October 8 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday October 11 – 7:30pm (With Spanish supertitles)
    Thursday October 12 – 7:30pm
    Friday October 13 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 14 – 2:00pm (With Spanish Supertitles) (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    We will have performances with Spanish supertitles on Wednesday October 11 at 7:30pm and Saturday October 14 at 2:00pm.

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Oct

    8

    Write It! Direct It! Produce It! Workshop

    Learn how to…

    – format, write the perfect story and get your message across effectively.

    – use the secrets to directing and casting to make sure your cast and script come alive on the stage.

    – handle the business of producing a show from budgeting to marketing to promoting.

    With special guest, Sulondia “Sue Ham” Hammond!!

    Three (3) workshops… Three (3) hours. One (1) experience!

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    The class size is small so everyone can get the most out of the class. A confidentiality agreement will be signed and enforced so that all information shared by instructors and participants are protected.

    Workshop will be facilitated by national award winning playwright, director and producer, Tangie Brickhouse-Beaty. (Awards including 2015 Best Black Female in the Arts – Dramatist, Screenwriter, Playwright Award from Black Women in Jazz and the Arts, Best Director Award at the National Kingdomwwod Christian Film Festival and SC Black Pages Top 40 Under 40 in the state of South Carolina. WOW Productions was also nominated for the Free Times Best of Columbia 2017 as best local theatre and best local theatre production for Confessions of a Good Man.)

    Register online at http://www.wowproduction.org/workshop-registration

    Time: 2:00 pm -6:00 pm

    Location: WOW Performing Arts Center

    More Information: http://www.wowproduction.org/acting-workshops

    Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

    THE RICHARD AND DEBBIE COHN SIDE DOOR THEATRE

    By Robert Schenkkan
    Directed by Jim O’Connor

    The newest play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge). It’s the very near future, and the Trump administration has carried out its campaign promise to round up and detain millions of immigrants. Now, a writer interviews the supervisor of a private prison as he awaits sentencing for carrying out the federal policy that has escalated into the unimaginable. This riveting, harrowing and illuminating drama delivers a powerful warning and puts a human face on the inhuman, revealing how when personal accountability is denied, what seems inconceivable becomes inevitable.

    General Public Tickets on sale now.

    Friday October 6 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 7 – 8:00pm
    Sunday October 8 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday October 11 – 7:30pm (With Spanish supertitles)
    Thursday October 12 – 7:30pm
    Friday October 13 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 14 – 2:00pm (With Spanish Supertitles) (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    We will have performances with Spanish supertitles on Wednesday October 11 at 7:30pm and Saturday October 14 at 2:00pm.

    Time: 3:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

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    Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

    THE RICHARD AND DEBBIE COHN SIDE DOOR THEATRE

    By Robert Schenkkan
    Directed by Jim O’Connor

    The newest play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge). It’s the very near future, and the Trump administration has carried out its campaign promise to round up and detain millions of immigrants. Now, a writer interviews the supervisor of a private prison as he awaits sentencing for carrying out the federal policy that has escalated into the unimaginable. This riveting, harrowing and illuminating drama delivers a powerful warning and puts a human face on the inhuman, revealing how when personal accountability is denied, what seems inconceivable becomes inevitable.

    General Public Tickets on sale now.

    Friday October 6 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 7 – 8:00pm
    Sunday October 8 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday October 11 – 7:30pm (With Spanish supertitles)
    Thursday October 12 – 7:30pm
    Friday October 13 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 14 – 2:00pm (With Spanish Supertitles) (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    We will have performances with Spanish supertitles on Wednesday October 11 at 7:30pm and Saturday October 14 at 2:00pm.

    Time: 7:30 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Oct

    12

    Historic USC Horseshoe Walking Tour

    The Great Biscuit Rebellion. The 1902 Carolina Clemson Riot. The Gamecock 505. These stories and more are part of the USC Historic Horseshoe Tour offered by the South Caroliniana Library. University Archivist Elizabeth Cassidy West leads the monthly tours around the historic horseshoe, sharing tales of events and student life that occurred there. Noon-1 p.m, starting at the South Caroliniana Library at 910 Sumter St. Free and open to the public. For more information: 803-777-5158 or uscarchives@sc.edu.

    Time: 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

    Location: South Caroliniana Library

    More Information: http://library.sc.edu/p/Collections/SCL

    Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

    THE RICHARD AND DEBBIE COHN SIDE DOOR THEATRE

    By Robert Schenkkan
    Directed by Jim O’Connor

    The newest play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge). It’s the very near future, and the Trump administration has carried out its campaign promise to round up and detain millions of immigrants. Now, a writer interviews the supervisor of a private prison as he awaits sentencing for carrying out the federal policy that has escalated into the unimaginable. This riveting, harrowing and illuminating drama delivers a powerful warning and puts a human face on the inhuman, revealing how when personal accountability is denied, what seems inconceivable becomes inevitable.

    General Public Tickets on sale now.

    Friday October 6 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 7 – 8:00pm
    Sunday October 8 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday October 11 – 7:30pm (With Spanish supertitles)
    Thursday October 12 – 7:30pm
    Friday October 13 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 14 – 2:00pm (With Spanish Supertitles) (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    We will have performances with Spanish supertitles on Wednesday October 11 at 7:30pm and Saturday October 14 at 2:00pm.

    Time: 7:30 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

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    13

    Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

    THE RICHARD AND DEBBIE COHN SIDE DOOR THEATRE

    By Robert Schenkkan
    Directed by Jim O’Connor

    The newest play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge). It’s the very near future, and the Trump administration has carried out its campaign promise to round up and detain millions of immigrants. Now, a writer interviews the supervisor of a private prison as he awaits sentencing for carrying out the federal policy that has escalated into the unimaginable. This riveting, harrowing and illuminating drama delivers a powerful warning and puts a human face on the inhuman, revealing how when personal accountability is denied, what seems inconceivable becomes inevitable.

    General Public Tickets on sale now.

    Friday October 6 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 7 – 8:00pm
    Sunday October 8 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday October 11 – 7:30pm (With Spanish supertitles)
    Thursday October 12 – 7:30pm
    Friday October 13 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 14 – 2:00pm (With Spanish Supertitles) (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    We will have performances with Spanish supertitles on Wednesday October 11 at 7:30pm and Saturday October 14 at 2:00pm.

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

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    14

    Palmetto Health Walk for Life & Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon

    Join your neighbors in walking to fight breast cancer in our community. More details online!

    Time: 6:00 am

    Location: Spirit Communications Park

    More Information: events.palmettohealthfoundation.org/

    Jam Room Music Festival

    The Jam Room Music Festival is a free music festival on Main and Hampton Streets that feature a lineup of eclectic bands on two stages.

    Time: 12:00 pm -10:00 pm

    Location: Main and Hampton Streets

    More Information: www.jamroommusicfestival.com

    Pure Barre Pop Up: Celebrating Five Years in Five Points

    Pure Barre is thrilled to celebrate five years of business in Five Points, and is especially excited to celebrate in the heart of Columbia’s original village neighborhood with a FREE community pop up class! Join Pure Barre at the Five Points fountain for a fun-filled, fall Saturday morning with a warm up by Fit Columbia and vendors including Copper Penny and Southern Squeezed, and get ready to sweat! Bring your yoga mat and the rest will be provided. This event is open to the public.

    Newberry Harvest Festival

    On Saturday, October 14th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Newberry, SC, Enoree River Winery will host their 6th annual wine festival featuring 5 South Carolina wineries, 2 live bands, 2 food trucks and more.

    For the first time in South Carolina, five local wineries will come together in the lush vineyard– located 30 minutes northwest of Columbia– for an afternoon of wine tasting and entertainment, as the musical favorites, The Time Pirates, and festival newcomers, Passing Worth, take the stage.

    Joining host Enoree River Winery are returning guests, Proverbs 31 Winery, CityScape Winery and Mercer House Estate Winery, along with Old Rock Quarry Winery, which opened in Enoree, SC in late August 2017. Cranberry Wine will also be making its debut for the season with glasses and bottles available for purchase at the event. Early Bird Adult Admission can be purchased online at a $5 discount, now through September 30th, and will include entry into the event, a tasting of 10 handcrafted wines and a souvenir wine glass.

    While sipping on refreshing wines, guests can relax on blankets and chairs overlooking the vineyard, enjoy local food by food trucks–The Disco Pig and Doza Rizen on Wheels–or browse fine arts & handcrafted items by area vendors.

    Ticket sales are limited to the first 300 purchased and are now available online. Early bird adult tickets are $25 each (including the $5 discount) through September 30. Starting October 1, adult admission will be $30 per ticket. This is a family-friendly event with more ticket options online. Parking is free, but limited. Carpooling is recommended. Outside coolers, personal cups, alcohol, beverages and food are strictly prohibited. No dogs are allowed at this event. Soft drinks & water will be available for purchase. All attendees over 21 must present a picture id and wear the wristband provided. Guests under 21 are $10 each, and kids under 5 get in free. To purchase tickets, visit https://www.enoreeriverwinery.com/shop-online-1. For more information, visit the Events on their website or call them at 803-276-2855.

    For guests who cannot make it to the Newberry Harvest Festival, Enoree River Winery will continue the wine celebration with a Fall Pack the Porch wine & music series on the first and last two Sundays in October. Dates include October 1st, 8th, 22nd and 29th. Visit their website for more details.

    Nestled in the heart of Newberry County, Enoree River Winery is a family-owned and operated vineyard and winery. The 8 acre vineyard was originally planted in 2006 by owners, Richard and Laura LaBarre and other family members. The winery offers guests muscadine, fruit and Vinifera wines for tastings and purchase. Coming in late 2017 will be the winery’s first harvest and wine from of Black Spanish Grapes. The vineyard and tasting room also host weddings, private parties and more special occasions.

    Time: 11:00 am -5:00 pm

    Location: Enoree River Winery

    More Information: https://www.enoreeriverwinery.com/shop-online-1

    Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Bazaar

    Celebrate the 69th Annual Trinity Bazaar! Fellowship + Hospitality + Service
    The 69th Annual Trinity Bazaar will take place Saturday,October 14, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 1100 Sumter Street. Come enjoy a day of shopping, spending time with family and friends all while benefiting several Midlands non-profits with every dollar you spend.

    Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm

    Location: 1100 Sumter Street

    More Information: http://bit.ly/bazaarfb

    Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

    THE RICHARD AND DEBBIE COHN SIDE DOOR THEATRE

    By Robert Schenkkan
    Directed by Jim O’Connor

    The newest play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge). It’s the very near future, and the Trump administration has carried out its campaign promise to round up and detain millions of immigrants. Now, a writer interviews the supervisor of a private prison as he awaits sentencing for carrying out the federal policy that has escalated into the unimaginable. This riveting, harrowing and illuminating drama delivers a powerful warning and puts a human face on the inhuman, revealing how when personal accountability is denied, what seems inconceivable becomes inevitable.

    General Public Tickets on sale now.

    Friday October 6 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 7 – 8:00pm
    Sunday October 8 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday October 11 – 7:30pm (With Spanish supertitles)
    Thursday October 12 – 7:30pm
    Friday October 13 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 14 – 2:00pm (With Spanish Supertitles) (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    We will have performances with Spanish supertitles on Wednesday October 11 at 7:30pm and Saturday October 14 at 2:00pm.

    Time: 2:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Building the Wall at Trustus Theatre

    THE RICHARD AND DEBBIE COHN SIDE DOOR THEATRE

    By Robert Schenkkan
    Directed by Jim O’Connor

    The newest play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge). It’s the very near future, and the Trump administration has carried out its campaign promise to round up and detain millions of immigrants. Now, a writer interviews the supervisor of a private prison as he awaits sentencing for carrying out the federal policy that has escalated into the unimaginable. This riveting, harrowing and illuminating drama delivers a powerful warning and puts a human face on the inhuman, revealing how when personal accountability is denied, what seems inconceivable becomes inevitable.

    General Public Tickets on sale now.

    Friday October 6 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 7 – 8:00pm
    Sunday October 8 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday October 11 – 7:30pm (With Spanish supertitles)
    Thursday October 12 – 7:30pm
    Friday October 13 – 8:00pm
    Saturday October 14 – 2:00pm (With Spanish Supertitles) (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    We will have performances with Spanish supertitles on Wednesday October 11 at 7:30pm and Saturday October 14 at 2:00pm.

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Auntie Em’s Fall Harvest Festival

    Celebrate the beginning of fall with Auntie Em, Dorothy and friends at the South Carolina State Museum, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The festival presents a mixture of opportunities for guests to enjoy South Carolina barbeque and food, craft beer, live bluegrass music, artist demonstrations, kid friendly Wizard of Oz activities and more outside and inside the museum.

    The festival will feature a variety of barbeque made by award-winning South Carolina pit masters cooked on-site at the event including mustard-based sauce by Jim Hayes of West Columbia, light tomato sauce by Buddy Rogers of Marion, and vinegar and pepper sauce by David Elliott of Hemingway. In addition, chicken bog, delicious sides and local craft beer will be available for guests.

    Returning this year, the Sunny Plain Antique Power association will have a tractor parade at 11 a.m. in the museum parking lot. There will also be live music from a variety of bluegrass bands, including Steam Drill, Pinehill Ramblers, Flatland Express, West End String Band, Blackwater and Willie Wells and the Blue Ridge Mountain Grass. At 11:15 a.m., the Capital City Cloggers will showcase their talents during a live performance.
    A number of accomplished artists and craftspeople from across the state will be demonstrating and discussing their techniques, including folk artist Herman Thompson, blacksmith Heyward Haltiwanger, woodcarver Joda Snipes, painter Rick Wells, sweetgrass basket maker Sarah Edwards-Hammond, acrylic memory painter Geraldine Smith, decoy artist Tom Boozer, luthier/guitar maker Jack Bouknight and more.

    Guests can head inside the Museum of Oz for a chance to meet Wizard of Oz characters, hands-on activities, face painting by Abigail McNeely and see The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™ and Skies over Oz. The museum will also conduct a “Bed Turning,” presenting quilts as they were meant to be seen. JoAnn Zeise, State Museum curator of history, will showcase quilts from the State Museum’s collection, revealing their history, pattern, significance and backing.

    Auntie Em’s Fall Harvest Festival will take place in front of the museum, as well in the lobby and in areas throughout the museum. Guests are welcome to bring their own chair or blanket to enjoy some of the bands playing outside.

    All Auntie Em’s Fall Harvest Festival activities are included with museum general admission or membership, except for food, beverages, planetarium/4D shows and art purchases. Visit scmuseum.org for more information about the event.

    Time: 10:00 am -4:00 pm

    Location: South Carolina State Museum

    More Information: http://scmuseum.org/museum-of-oz/auntie-ems-fall-harvest-festival/

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    Oxxford Clothes Trunk Show at BP Skinner

    Join us on Tuesday, October 17, as we welcome Oxxford Clothes to our store for a trunk show. We’ll have extended hours from 9am – 6pm. Call 803-661-7665 to schedule your appointment or feel free to stop by!

    Time: 9:00 am -6:00 pm

    Location: BP Skinner Clothiers

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    18

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    19

    Bluegrass, Bidding & BBQ | The Palladium Society’s 14th Annual Silent Auction

    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.

    Time: 7:00 pm -10:00 pm

    Location: Robert Mills House & Gardens

    More Information: http://www.historiccolumbia.org/bbq

    2nd Act Film Festival

    In its fourth year of production, The Jasper Project’s 2nd Act Film Festival, under the direction of Emmy-nominated filmmaker and Jasper Magazine film editor Wade Sellers, returns for its fourth year of offering opportunities to write, produce, film, and present new works in independent film arts to South Carolina filmmakers.

    A one-of-a-kind event, ten artists were chosen from among dozens who applied during summer 2017. As in the previous three years, the filmmakers, selected by a panel of experts, were given the first and third acts of a screenplay and asked to write the second act and create the film in its entirety. Films are to be 6 minutes or less, including credits. Screenplays will be published and registered with the Library of Congress.

    The films will be shown at the 2nd Act Film Festival on Thursday, October 19th at 7 pm at 701 Whaley in Columbia, SC. Tickets are $10 – $75 and available at www.secondactfilmfestival.com.

    The 2017 slate of 2nd Act Filmmakers includes Smith Austin, Justin Brown, Chad Henderson, Carl Heyward, Cory John, Mario Johnson, Rachel Napolitano, Ethan Ravens, and Gail Shields.

     

    Time: 7:00 pm

    Location: 701 Whaley

    Oct

    20

    Boo at the Zoo

    Kids 12 and under are invited to put on their Halloween costume and visit Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the family-friendly spooktacular fest, including a trick-or-treat trail and a Mummy’s Eeky Freaky Dance Party.

    Time: 6:00 pm -9:00 pm

    Location: Riverbanks Zoo

    More Information: www.riverbanks.org/events/boo-at-the-zoo.shtml

    Oct

    21

    30th Annual Chili Cook-Off

    The weather cools down, the chili warms up and friends mingle over tasty seasonal brews and local tunes. The 30th Annual Chili Cook-Off in Five Points will be here before you know it, so mark your calendars today! With over 30 chilis to sample, tasty local and seasonal brews, a food truck rodeo, children’s carnival (with a bounce house, mega slide, face painting and more!), and of course, LIVE music, you won’t want to miss this FREE family and pet friendly event!

    Time: 12:00 pm -6:00 pm

    Location: Greene Street, Five Points

    More Information: www.fivepointscolumbia.com

    Fur Ball Moonlight Gala

    Pawmetto Lifeline requests your support for the 11th Annual Fur Ball scheduled for Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Drawing approximately 1,000 of South Carolina’s most devoted animal lovers, the event features a cocktail reception, live and silent auction, dinner, raffles, and more!

    Time: 7:00 pm

    Location: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

    More Information: http://www.pawmettolifeline.org/events/calendar/2017/10/21/furball2017/

    Oktoberfest

    Mark your calendars for our Reformation Celebration! Please join us for Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 21 from 12-4 pm to help us celebrate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s Reformation! We will have brats, hot dogs, pretzels, and ice cream floats for sale, as well as homemade German cookies and a Biergarten with a variety of German beers (21+ years of age required). For entertainment, there will be a live German Band and a fun children’s area with a bouncy house, face painting, German games, and crafts! Don’t miss the raffle to win a $50 gift certificate for dinner at Gasthaus zur Elli in Prosperity!
    All sales are cash only and proceeds will benefit the Bethel Building Fund.
    Come spend a great October afternoon with us!

    Time: 12:00 pm -4:00 am

    Location: 2081 Dutch Fork Rd, White Rock, SC

    More Information: www.bethelwhiterock.com

    Oct

    22

    JDRF One Walk

    JDRF Palmetto Chapter invites you to our JDRF One Walk on October 22 at 2:30PM. Check-in begins at 1. Food and drinks provided by Lowes Food.

    When you participate in a JDRF One Walk, the money you raise supports life–changing breakthroughs that give hope to everyone impacted by this disease. And, you’ll have a great time doing it! That’s because you’ll walk with a committed community that is passionate about doing whatever it takes to help turn Type One into Type None.

    Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults suddenly. It has nothing to do with diet or lifestyle—and it’s serious and stressful to manage. There is nothing you can do to prevent T1D and there is currently no cure. But there is something you can do to help. Please register to walk with us, join a team, or make a donation today. We can’t do it without you.

    Time: 2:30 pm -4:00 pm

    Location: River Bluff High School, 320 Corley Mill Rd, Lexington, SC 29072

    More Information: http://www2.jdrf.org/site/TR/Walk/PalmettoChapter4596?pg=entry&fr_id=7015

    Italian and Spanish Extravaganza

    Palmetto Chamber Orchestra opens its third season with “Italian and Spanish Extravaganza,” featuring music of Vivaldi, Ravanello, Rossini and Granados. Joining Palmetto Chamber Orchestra a Flamenco Duo, featuring Margarita Gomez and Osvaldo de Diego, ready to wow our audience to make the entire artistic experience to become the highlight of the evening! Join us on October 22, 7 pm at the Jewish Community center. Tickets a the door-cash or check.

    Time: 7:00 pm -9:00 pm

    Location: Katie and Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center

    More Information: https://www.facebook.com/1496731377317776/photos/gm.144732529465199/1932691107055132/?type=3&theater

    Oct

    23

    Hallo-week at Flying Saucer

    Join Flying Saucer for a host of Halloween-themed events all week!
    – Monday, Oct. 23: Hocus Pocus on the big screen, Hocus Pocus-themed drink specials and costume contest beginning at 7 p.m.
    – Tuesday, Oct. 24: Harry Potter trivia at 7 and 9 p.m.
    – Wednesday, Oct. 25: 2nd Annual Basic Flight Night with pumpkin brews and pumpkin painting at 7 p.m. on the patio.
    – Friday, Oct. 27: Mystic Circus carnival freak show-themed event with live music, fall beer flights, costume contest, fortune teller and more beginning at 8 p.m.

    Time: 11:00 am -12:00 am

    Location: 931 Senate St, Columbia, SC 29201

    More Information: http://www.beerknurd.com/locations/columbia-flying-saucer

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    Luciano Barbera & Zanella Trunk Show at BP Skinner Clothiers

    Join us on Wednesday, October 25, as we welcome Luciano Barbera and Zanella to our store for a trunk show. We’ll have extended hours from 9am – 6pm. Call 803-661-7665 to schedule your appointment or feel free to stop by!

    Time: 9:00 am -6:00 pm

    Location: BP Skinner Clothiers

    Oct

    26

    Peru…Gourmet Night

    Unique experience of a Peruvian cuisine – 5 course or 3 meal course, live music and Peruvian dance demonstration. Tickets in our Facebook page.

    Time: 6:00 pm -8:30 pm

    Location: Crepes and Croissants

    More Information: kkgourmetsweets Facebook page

    USC Fall Literary Festival: Terrance Hayes

    The University of South Carolina’s Fall Literary Festival, now in its 18th season, brings three major authors to campus over the course of a few weeks every year. This fall authors Terrance Hayes (Oct. 26), Richard Michelson (Oct. 31.), and Lydia Millet (Nov. 9) visit campus.

    Terrance Hayes, a native of Columbia, will read Thursday, October 26. The author of five books of poetry, Hayes is one of the most original and compelling voices in American poetry today. His work explores identity, race, experience, and spirituality. Lighthead, his fourth collection, was described as a “dazzling mixture of wisdom and lyric innovation” in its National Book Award in Poetry 2010 citation. His Wind in a Box won a Pushcart Prize; Hip Logic was a winner of the National Poetry Series; and Muscular Music, won both the Whiting Writers Award and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award.

    Hayes is the recipient of many other honors and awards, including a 2014 MacArthur Foundation Genius Award, eight Best American Poetry selections, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. His poems have appeared in numerous literary journals and magazines, including The New Yorker, The American Poetry Review, The Kenyon Review, Harvard Review, and Poetry. In 2017, he was named the new poetry editor at The New York Times Magazine. He is a professor and co-director of the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics at the University of Pittsburgh.

    All readings are free, begin at 6 p.m. and are held in the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library, which is entered through Thomas Cooper Library.

    The festival is co-hosted by University Libraries and the Department of English, and sponsored by a generous anonymous donor, allowing each program to be free and open to the public.

    Time: 6:00 pm -8:00 pm

    Location: Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library

    More Information: http://bit.ly/flf17

    Growl at the Moon

    State Museum will welcome guests to “Growl at the Moon” Thursday, Oct. 26, from 7 – 10 p.m. The event will feature the Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience, a laser light show set to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, a fortuneteller, music, delicious food and craft beer. Guests can head up to the Boeing Observatory for some spooky night sky observing and take home their very own custom beer growlers.

    New this year, Sub-Zero Science Bites. Guests will experience frosty treats like flavored popcorn, cereal puffs and cheese balls, prepared with liquid nitrogen. Spooky museum ghost tours will be given throughout the night, where guests will hear legends, folk tales and chilling ghost stories from Columbia and frightening experiences in our own haunted museum.

    The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience comes alive as never before in the amazing 16 minute 4-D experience playing in the Rev. Dr. Solomon Jackson Jr. 4-D theater throughout the evening. With digital 3-D and state-of-the-art special effects including wind, lightning and many more surprises, this beloved classic becomes a modern 4-D adventure as the infamous tornado carries guests to the magical Land of Oz.

    The BlueCross Blue Shield of South Carolina Planetarium will be open with a special captivating laser light show choreographed to Pink Floyd’s full Dark Side of the Moon album and the Boeing Observatory will also be open for night sky observing. Please note: Observing can be done only if the sky is clear and may be canceled if the weather does not permit.

    Guests will have a full night of fun dancing to Dj Tru Entertainment, glimpse into the future with fortunetelling in Professor Marvel’s Fortune Telling Room, a full interactive bling bar for guests to make their own digital LED bling for their hair, necklaces and rings.

    Costumes are highly encouraged. Tickets includes food from Doc’s Barbeque, South Carolina craft beer, wine and drinks, admission to planetarium and 4-D shows and a personal souvenir beer growler to take home. Growl at the Moon tickets are $35 for general public and $28 for members in advance and $40 at the door. This event is 21 years of age or up. Tickets can be purchased online at scmuseum.org.

    Time: 7:00 pm -10:00 pm

    Location: South Carolina State Museum

    More Information: http://scmuseum.org/events/growl-at-the-moon/

    Artist Reception – Jay Bender’s BIG Art (and small stuff too!)

    OTM Gallery Artist Reception
    Jay Bender’s BIG Art (and small stuff too!)

    Jay Bender is a lawyer, a professor and an artist. The rhetoric and images of his powerful contemporary artwork are based not only on his personal experiences but also on his dedication to years practicing law and educating students.

    Time: 5:00 pm -8:00 pm

    Location: OTM Gallery, 3142 Carlisle Street, Columbia, SC 29205

    More Information: https://www.facebook.com/100004195950347/posts/863116837171507/

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    27

    Evil Dead – The Musical

    This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films – The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness, and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time.

    *Times and prices change by show. Check out more info online*

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    More Information: www.trustus.org

    Dracula: Ballet with a Bite

    This Halloween ‘must see’ ballet is back at the Koger Center again this October. Come see Count Dracula continue his seductive reign of terror with his Brides of Darkness in Translyvania, performed on stage by the Columbia City Ballet.

    Time: 7:00 pm

    Location: Kroger Center for the Arts

    More Information: www.columbiacityballet.com/production/dracula/

    Trunk or Treat

    Put on your costume and join Historic Columbia as we bring the fun of Halloween to the Robert Mills House during Trunk or Treat! Children will enjoy trick-or-treating with a twist in a safe and fun environment. Community members and organizations will display decorated trunks filled with candy in the parking lot of the Robert Mills House. Awards and prizes for best costumes, best decorated trunk, and scarecrows will be given at 6:45 pm.

    Historic Columbia is accepting registrations for businesses, organizations and families to place a decorated vehicle at the event. This is a great opportunity for businesses and organizations to promote their mission, give away branded merchandise, and hand out candy to hundreds of children at a free community event.

    Vehicle owners must register via email by Monday, October 23. For more information, visit historiccolumbia.org.

    Trunk or Treat is FREE & open to the public.

    Time: 5:30 pm -7:00 pm

    Location: Robert Mills House Parking Lot

    More Information: http://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/trunk-or-treat

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE
    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

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    28

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

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    29

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 3:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Brookland Brunch

    You can brunch with us. Grab your crew or your boo because y’all know what to do.

    Soda City and West Columbia’s new Brookland development have partnered to bring you our city’s first and only riverside brunch, every Sunday from 10AM-2PM at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater.

    Start Sunday funday with a Congaree Coffee or Meeting Street Mimosa. This is the place where brunching meets bathing suits. River rentals will be on-site for some post-feast floating (or kayaking/canoeing).

    Vendors and entertainment to be announced closer to date.

    Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm

    Location: West Columbia Riverwalk

    Brookland Brunch

    You can brunch with us. Grab your crew or your boo because y’all know what to do.

    Soda City and West Columbia’s new Brookland development have partnered to bring you our city’s first and only riverside brunch, every Sunday from 10AM-2PM at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater.

    Start Sunday funday with a Congaree Coffee or Meeting Street Mimosa. This is the place where brunching meets bathing suits. River rentals will be on-site for some post-feast floating (or kayaking/canoeing).

    Vendors and entertainment to be announced closer to date.

    Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm

    Location: West Columbia Riverwalk

    Oct

    30

    Oct

    31

    Halloween in Oz

    Families get in your best costumes and join us at the museum for a safe family friendly Halloween party. Enjoy Halloween games, activities, a trick-or-treat scavenger hunt, ghost tours, children’s costume contest and The Wizard of Oz 4D Experience™.

    Time: 5:00 pm

    Location: South Carolina State Museum

    More Information: http://scmuseum.org/museum-of-oz/

    Halloween Hoopla at EdVenture

    EdVenture Children’s Museum invites all families to attend a night of Halloween fun at the museum’s Halloween Hoopla celebration on October 31, from 4-8 p.m. This family-friendly Halloween spectacular is open to the public and is free for children 12 years and younger. Admission for 13 years and older is $5. Surprises await trick or treaters behind more than 15 doors at EdVenture! Halloween Happening features pumpkin smashing, spooky science experiments and of course scary amounts of candy. Attendees are invited to be in their best Halloween attire and even EDDIE®, the world’s largest child, will be showing off his black Halloween mask!

    Time: 4:00 pm -8:00 pm

    Location: 211 Gervais Street

    More Information: http://edventure.org/events/halloween-hoopla-4-8pm/?for=10-31-2017

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 7:30 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    USC Fall Literary Festival: Richard Michelson

    The University of South Carolina’s Fall Literary Festival, now in its 18th season, brings three major authors to campus over the course of a few weeks every year. This fall authors Terrance Hayes (Oct. 26), Richard Michelson (Oct. 31.), and Lydia Millet (Nov. 9) visit campus.

    Michelson will read Tuesday, October 31. A multi-faceted author of books for children, teens, and adults, Michelson is the only writer ever awarded both the Sydney Taylor Gold and Silver Medals in a single year (2009) from the Association of Jewish Librarians. His books for children include As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel’s Amazing March toward Freedom, and A is for Abraham: A Jewish Family Alphabet. His most recent children’s publications include The Language of Angels: A Story About the Reinvention of Hebrew (2017) and Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy (2016). Both have won Junior Library Guild Gold Medals.

    Michelson’s poetry for adults explores the boundaries between the personal and the political, and the connections between history and memory. Those collections include More Money than God, Battles & Lullabies, and Tap Dancing for Relatives.

    Michelson is also widely recognized as a captivating presenter and storyteller. He has traveled the world talking to children and teachers about his love of poetry and social justice. He is the owner of R. Michelson Galleries, the largest commercial art gallery in Western Massachusetts, and the host of Northampton Poetry Radio.

    All readings begin at 6 p.m. and are held in the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library, which is entered through Thomas Cooper Library.

    The festival is co-hosted by University Libraries and the Department of English, and sponsored by a generous anonymous donor, allowing each program to be free and open to the public.

    Time: 6:00 pm -8:00 pm

    Location: Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library

    More Information: http://bit.ly/flf17

    Nov

    1

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 7:30 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Nov

    2

    Tis the Season on Carlisle Street

    TIS THE SEASON ON CARLISLE STREET
    The Studios and Galleries invite you to celebrate the season and take a stroll down Carlisle Street.
    Holiday gifts to include-
    Original Paintings, Ceramics, Jewelry, Accessories, Clothing, and Furniture.

    Hosted by:
    OTM Gallery
    Studio Carlisle
    Viridian Gallery and Studio
    The Collective
    Kemp Interiors

    Contact Julia Moore or Julie Coffey
    803-719-1713
    juliaseabrookmoore@gmail.com

    2017 Bernardin Annual Lecture: “Immigration Ethics in a New Era”

    Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Lectures in Moral, Ethical, and Religious Studies

    Guest Speaker: Kristin Heyer, Boston College

    “Immigration Ethics in a New Era:Embracing Cardinal Bernardin’s challenge to be Prophetic and Public”

    Kristin Heyer is professor of theological ethics at Boston College and author of “Kinship Across Borders: A Christian Ethic of Immigration” (Georgetown University Press, 2012). She also is author of “Prophetic and Public: The Social Witness of U.S. Catholicism” (Georgetown University Press, 2006) and is co-editor of “Conscience and Catholicism: Rights, Responsibilities and Institutional Responses,” “Catholics and Politics: The Dynamic Tension between Faith and Power,” and “Public Theology and the Global Common Good.”

    She received her B.A. from Brown University and her Ph.D. in theological ethics from Boston College in 2003. Her research focuses on the ethics of immigration, Catholic political engagement, moral agency and Christian social ethics. She also serves as an editor for Georgetown University Press’ Moral Traditions Series and on the board of Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church. She worked at Loyola Marymount University from 2003-2009 and at Santa Clara University from 2009-2015.

    The 2017 Bernardin Lecture is sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy, Walker Institute, Women & Gender Studies.

    Time: 6:00 pm -7:00 pm

    Location: University of South Carolina Capstone House

    More Information: http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/relg/bernardin-lecturer-dr-kristin-heyer-boston-college

    First Thursdays on Main

    On the first Thursday of each month, visit Main Street in downtown Columbia for extended store hours, a variety of specials, and live music with your Soda City neighbors.

    Events are at varied times in the evening. Find out more on the website.

    Time: 5:30 pm

    Location: Main Street Columbia

    More Information: www.firstthursdayonmain.com

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 7:30 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Nov

    3

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    City of West Columbia’s Fall Back Fest 2017

    Save the date for the City of West Columbia’ Fall Back Fest 2017!

    Music: After 10
    Food and Drinks: Pawleys Front Porch, State Street Pub, Cafe Strudel, @116 Espresso and Wine Bar, and Terra

    Live Mural Art: Alicia Leeke, American Contemporary Painter, Official Site, Lucas Sams, Kara Gunter, Anthony Brown, Michael Dantzler, Karl L. Larsen, Michael Cassidy, and Michael Krajewski

    Time: 6:00 pm -9:00 pm

    Location: 100-200 State Street, West Columbia, SC 29169

    More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1569051596450447

    Happy Hour on Main Street

    Columbia’s Main Street boasts architectural styles spanning three centuries that speak to the tastes, interests, and aspirations of persons living and working in South Carolina’s second state capital. This guided tour offers insight into the history of Columbia focusing on the progress seen through the life of its Main Street and downtown corridor. Participants will stop at local historic sites and receive two free beverages and appetizers along the way.

    Happy Hour is $20 for HC members and $25 for non-members. All tours meet on the Gervais St. side of the State House near the Washington statue.

    Time: 5:30 pm -7:00 pm

    Location: SC State House

    More Information: http://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/happy-hour-on-main-street

    Nov

    4

    Reviving Historic Plaster and Masonry

    Historic Columbia’s 2017 Preservation Workshop series, presented by Crawlspace Medic, concludes in November with an exploration of plaster and masonry. Lauren Dillon of Master of Plaster and Kirk Dillon of Dillion Construction Services will lead participants in a discussion and a demonstration of historic plaster, and attendees will learn about historically appropriate tools, materials, and application processes in this hands on workshop showcasing interior plaster restoration.

    Time: 10:00 am -12:00 pm

    Location: 1624 Main St.

    More Information: http://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/reviving-historic-plaster-and-masonry

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Garden Tour for Gardeners

    Come join Historic Columbia’s garden staff, Keith Mearns and Evan Clements, as they lead plant specific tours of the famed Hampton-Preston Gardens. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore the botanical diversity planted during the antebellum garden restoration initiated in 2012 and preview the 2.5 acre Phase II improvements to be completed in spring of 2018. From Auracaria angustifolia to Zamia pumila HC’s staff will leave no leaf unturned!

    Tours will be offered at 10 and 11:30 a.m. Select plants highlighted on the tour will be available for purchase! For more information, visit historiccolumbia.org, call (803) 252-1770 x 23, or email reservations@historiccolumbia.org.

    Time: 10:00 am -11:30 am

    Location: Hampton-Preston Gardens

    More Information: http://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/garden-tour-for-gardeners

    Nov

    5

    Cobblestone Park Hosts U.S. Kids Foundation Championship Tournament

    Cobblestone Park will host the U.S. Kids Foundation Championship Tournament on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 12:00 P.M.– 5:30 P.M. U.S. Kids is a non-profit organization committed to growing the game of golf by introducing children, ages 5 to 14 years old, to the game in a fun, friendly and competitive environment. Players in the league compete all season to earn enough points to place in their age group. This championship tournament is worth double the points for children in the league. The Championship Tournament is also open for registration to all interested children aged 5 to 14 years old. In each age group, winners will be crowned for both the Cobblestone tournament, and the league players with the most points accumulated in the season. Following the Championship at Cobblestone Park, players with the most points for the season will go on to represent The Midlands at the U.S. Kids Tour World Championship in Pinehurst, North Carolina. To register your child to play, visit the U.S Kids Golf Foundation’s website. Registration to play is $37.00 for 9-holes or $47.00 for 18-holes. This tournament is open to the public and free to attend, so bring the family and cheer on some of region’s talented young players.

    Time: 12:00 pm -5:30 pm

    Location: Cobblestone Park Golf Club

    More Information: http://www.cobblestoneparkgolfclub.com/events/

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 3:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Brookland Brunch

    You can brunch with us. Grab your crew or your boo because y’all know what to do.

    Soda City and West Columbia’s new Brookland development have partnered to bring you our city’s first and only riverside brunch, every Sunday from 10AM-2PM at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater.

    Start Sunday funday with a Congaree Coffee or Meeting Street Mimosa. This is the place where brunching meets bathing suits. River rentals will be on-site for some post-feast floating (or kayaking/canoeing).

    Vendors and entertainment to be announced closer to date.

    Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm

    Location: West Columbia Riverwalk

    Nov

    6

    Nov

    7

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 7:30 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Nov

    8

    2017 Global Vision Award Gala

    The Columbia World Affairs Council will present Joseph Patrick Riley Jr., the former Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, with the 2017 Global Vision Award.

    Mayor Riley will be honored at a black-tie gala at the Columbia Marriott on Wednesday, November 8. The reception will begin at 6:30PM and the dinner will begin at 7:45PM.

    This is the 24th year the Columbia World Affairs Council has presented the award to a leader whose contributions have made a significant impact on South Carolina to help project the state globally.

    Time: 6:30 pm -9:30 pm

    Location: Columbia Marriott

    More Information: http://www.columbiaworldaffairs.org/global-vision-award.html

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 7:30 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Nov

    9

    Secrets in Plain Sight

    Michelle had it all, Sonya lost it all, and Diane wants it all. Although they have been friends for years they soon find out that they are more connected than they once realized. The secrets they have kept and the lies they have told threaten their relationships, marriages and livelihoods! When their sordid pasts catch up to their fragile futures, will they be able to withstand the fury behind their Secrets in Plain Sight?

    5 DYNAMIC Performances… You do not want to miss!
    Tickets available now at www.wowproduction.org.

    Location: WOW Performing Arts Center

    More Information: www.wowproduction.org

    Devine Night Out

    Grab a friend – book the sitter – for the BEST holiday shopping event in Columbia! Visit Devine Street for an evening filled with socializing, merriment and shopping! Afterwards, join everyone at Henry’s Restaurant and Bar for a fantastic, FREE After Party featuring live music, food and drinks!

    Here is a list of FABULOUS specials the stores and businesses on Devine Street will be running for this night only. What a GREAT way to start off your holidays! Here is a sampling of the businesses that will be open for this event!

    Anytime Fitness

    Best Mattress

    Bohemian Home

    Burger Tavern 77

    Craft and Draft

    Crescent Olive

    Devine Eyes

    Grow Financial

    Henry’s Restaurant & Bar

    Home Advantage Realty

    Il Giorgione

    Incarnation Lutheran Church

    Just the Thing

    Mainstream Boutique

    Pink Sorbet

    Pout

    Salty’s Board Shop

    Strictly Running

    Tallulah

    Unforgettable Fine Jewelry

    Urban Cookhouse

    Wayne Powers Apothecary & Salon

    Westend Interiors

     

    Time: 5:00 pm -8:00 pm

    Location: Devine Street

    Historic USC Horseshoe Walking Tour

    The Great Biscuit Rebellion. The 1902 Carolina Clemson Riot. The Gamecock 505. These stories and more are part of the USC Historic Horseshoe Tour offered by the South Caroliniana Library. University Archivist Elizabeth Cassidy West leads the monthly tours around the historic horseshoe, sharing tales of events and student life that occurred there.
    Noon-1 p.m, starting at the South Caroliniana Library at 910 Sumter St. Free and open to the public. For more information: 803-777-5158 or uscarchives@sc.edu.

    Time: 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

    Location: South Caroliniana Library

    More Information: http://library.sc.edu/p/Collections/SCL

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 7:30 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    USC Fall Literary Festival: Lydia Millet

    The University of South Carolina’s Fall Literary Festival, now in its 18th season, brings three major authors to campus over the course of a few weeks every year. This fall authors Terrance Hayes (Oct. 26), Richard Michelson (Oct. 31.), and Lydia Millet (Nov. 9) visit campus.

    Millet will read Thursday, November 9. A prolific novelist with a master’s degree in environmental policy, Millet is known for her dark sense of humor, her political bent, and her observations of modern climate and technological challenges. Her work ranges from the philosophical to the satirical, on subjects that include the discovery of mermaids in a coral reef, atom bomb inventors who time travel, and the crisis of climate change. Her first short story collection, Love in Infant Monkeys, centers on the interactions between celebrities and animals. It was one of three finalists for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize.

    Millet’s 11 novels include Magnificence, How the Dead Dream, and Mermaids in Paradise. Her third, My Happy Life, won the 2003 PEN Center USA Award for Fiction. Her latest is Sweet Lamb of Heaven (2016), a thriller that is equal parts political and metaphysical. She has also written novels for middle readers in the 8- to 12-year-old age group.

    In 2012, Millet won a Guggenheim Fellowship in support of her fiction writing. She works as a writer and editor at the Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit in Tucson, Arizona, devoted to protecting endangered species.

    All readings begin at 6 p.m. and are held in the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library, which is entered through Thomas Cooper Library.

    The festival is co-hosted by University Libraries and the Department of English, and sponsored by a generous anonymous donor, allowing each program to be free and open to the public.

    Time: 6:00 pm -8:00 pm

    Location: Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library

    More Information: http://bit.ly/flf17

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    Veterans Day Leadership Panel

    Join the University of South Carolina at the inaugural Veterans Day Leadership Panel, which will highlight and discuss civilian leadership among military veterans at 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 10 in Hootie Johnson Hall at the Darla Moore School of Business. Panelists include, among others, Deloitte Vice Chairman Roger Nanney, Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford, Major General Clayton Hutmacher and Fluor CEO David Seaton. The event, which is free and open to the public, will conclude with light hors d’oeuvres and an opportunity to mingle with all of the members of the panel, as well as a book signing of Lead Yourself First, by Michael Erwin.

    The panel is sponsored by the My Carolina Veterans Alumni Council, the Student Veterans Association and the university’s ROTC program. Register and see more information at bit.ly/uscleadershippanel.

    Time: 3:30 pm -6:30 pm

    Location: Hootie Johnson Performance Hall

    More Information: bit.ly/uscleadershippanel

    Columbia Choral Society Fall Concert: Darkness and Light

    A choral collaboration with singers from Chapin and Richland Northeast High School, featuring works by twentieth century composers such as Morten Lauridsen, David Child, Eric Whitacre, and Moses Hogan.

    Time: 7:30 am

    Location: Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church

    More Information: https://www.columbiachoralsociety.org/concerts/

    Evil Dead, The Musical

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

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    The Polar Express 4D Experience

    You’re invited on an extraordinary 4-D adventure this holiday season on THE POLAR EXPRESS! When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. Run time: 15 mins.

    Time: 10:00 am

    Location: South Carolina State Museum

    More Information: scmuseum.org

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 2:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Evil Dead, The Musical at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt, Music by George Reinblatt, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, and Frank Cipolla
    Directed by Chad Henderson
    Music Direction by Randy Moore

    Audiences went crazy over the Trustus production in 2014, and have been asking for it every since. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons” and “What the F**k was That?” has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood.

    General Public Tickets on sale: September 27th at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: September 20th

    Friday, October 27 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, October 28 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, October 29 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 1 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 2 – 7:30 pm
    Friday, November 3- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 4- 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 5 – 3:00pm
    Tuesday, November 7- 7:30pm
    Wednesday, November 8- 7:30pm
    Thursday, November 9- 7:30pm
    Friday, November 10- 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 11–2:00pm (Matinee) and 8:00pm

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

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    Second Sunday Stroll: Old Shandon

    Join Historic Columbia for a guided walking tour of the Old Shandon neighborhood presented by Seed Architecture. With lots laid out in 1893, Old Shandon is accepted as Columbia’s first planned suburb. Named for Reverend Peter J. Shand, a former rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, Shandon was incorporated as its own town in 1904 and annexed in 1913. An extension of Columbia’s streetcar line into the suburb prompted growth to the south and east over the next few decades. Today’s “Old Shandon” neighborhood includes the blocks bounded by Maple, Devine, and Heidt streets, Millwood Avenue, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Park.

    Second Sunday Strolls provide a guided tour for many of the neighborhoods featured in Historic Columbia’s Retrace: Connecting Communities Through History brochures. Tours are 30 – 60 minutes in length. Tickets are free for HC members, $8 for adult non-members, and $5 for youth non-members. For more information, visit historiccolumbia.org, email reservations@historiccolumbia.org or call 803.252.1770 x 23.

    Time: 2:00 pm -3:00 pm

    Location: Richland Library's Wheatley Branch

    More Information: http://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/second-sunday-stroll-old-shandon

    Darkness and Light

    Our fall concert, Darkness and Light, is a choral collaboration with singers from Chapin and Richland Northeast High Schools. The program will feature works by twentieth century composers such a Morten Lauridsen, David Childs, Eric Whitacre, and Moses Hogan.

    Time: 4:00 pm

    Location: Centennial Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church

    More Information: https://www.columbiachoralsociety.org/concerts/

    Fall Celebration with Congaree Land Trust

    Join us for Congaree Land Trust’s Fall Celebration at Bramblewood!

    This event allows friends of the Land Trust to experience first-hand what it feels like to protect and enjoy a signature landscape of central South Carolina. Over 200 guests will be able to enjoy live music, outdoor activities and a BBQ lunch while appreciating the great outdoors with friends and family!

    12:00 – Registration Opens (sign-up for activities as you arrive)
    12:30 – 1:30 – Edible Plant Walk with Matt Kip
    12:30 – 1:30 – Nature hike with CLT Land Protection Director, Mary Crockett
    1:00 – Bluegrass by Palmetto Blue
    1:30 – 2:30 – BBQ lunch by Mote Backyard Catering
    2:30 – 3:30 – Nature Hike with Naturalist John Cely
    2:30 – 3:30 – Edible Plant Walk with Matt Kip
    3:00 – 4:00 – Photography Hike with Jane Salley, Don & Jo Wuori

    *Other activities include: scavenger hunt, relay races, cornhole, inflatable archery range, outdoor activities and crafts, sack race, selfie booth, hay rides, bee keepers and more!*

    (Hikes are first come first serve. This year, if you would like to participate in one of our hikes above you will need to register at the event. We are not able to save spots ahead of time. We will have tables set-up for registration, arrive on time to save your spot!)

    Ticket pricing: Member: $30

    Non-member: $45

    Kids 13-18: $10

    Kids 12 and under FREE 

    Time: 12:00 pm -4:00 pm

    Location: Bramblewood - 1131 Ehrenclou Drive Camden, SC 29020

    Brookland Brunch

    You can brunch with us. Grab your crew or your boo because y’all know what to do.

    Soda City and West Columbia’s new Brookland development have partnered to bring you our city’s first and only riverside brunch, every Sunday from 10AM-2PM at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater.

    Start Sunday funday with a Congaree Coffee or Meeting Street Mimosa. This is the place where brunching meets bathing suits. River rentals will be on-site for some post-feast floating (or kayaking/canoeing).

    Vendors and entertainment to be announced closer to date.

    Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm

    Location: West Columbia Riverwalk

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    Historic Holiday Tours

    The holiday season is here and Historic Columbia is pulling out all the stops! Visit us through Dec. 31, to see a variety of holiday decorations and traditions in the Robert Mills House and Hampton-Preston Mansion. Guides will provide stories of holidays past in Columbia and discuss how families decorated and entertained during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

    Historic Holiday Tours are free for HC members, $5 for youth and $8 for adults, and tours run through Dec. 31 with special events and programs happening along the way. Events aren’t the only way to celebrate with HC this season. Give a one-of-a-kind present and support Historic Columbia by shopping at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills.

    Visit historiccolumbia.org for tour dates and times. For more information, call 803.252.1770 x 23 or email reservations@historiccolumbia.org.

    Time: 10:00 am

    Location: The Gift Shop at Robert Mills

    More Information: http://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/historic-holiday-tours-beginning

    50th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

    Jewelry, beads, loose stones, fossils, minerals, gold, silver, & tools for sale
    Geodes sold & cut
    Club member’s rock collections on exhibit & lapidary demonstrations.
    Lots of fun for the whole family.
    South Carolina amethyst on display.
    Sponsored by The Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

    $5.00 for adults, Sixteen & under free.
    All military & their dependents free.
    Fri Nov. 17, 10:00 – 6:00;
    Sat. Nov. 18, 10:00 – 6:00;
    Sun. Nov.19, 11:00 – 5:00
    803-736-9317

    Time: 10:00 am -5:00 pm

    Location: Jamil Temple 206 Jamil Rd. Columbia, SC 29210

    More Information: www.cgms.rocks

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    18

    Santa Signing Day at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills

    To kick-off the holiday season, Historic Columbia will host their annual Santa Signing from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 at The Gift Shop at the Robert Mills House. This free, family-friendly event is the perfect opportunity to get into the holiday spirit, visit with Santa, enjoy holiday activities and begin checking off your shopping list! In addition, guests will have the opportunity to tour the historic basement at that Robert Mills House and see the elves hard at work, gingerbread cookies and goodies baked by Mrs. Claus, and wrapped gifts and hanging stocking by the fireplace. Guests will receive 30% off their entire Gift Shop purchase (some exclusions apply) and light refreshments.

    Santa Signing will take place at the Gift Shop at the Robert Mills House, located at 1616 Blanding Street. Registration for this free event is strongly encouraged. To register, please contact reservations@historiccolumbia.org or call 803.252.1770 x 23. Visit historiccolumbia.org to learn more.

    Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm

    Location: The Gift Shop at Robert Mills

    More Information: http://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/santa-signing

    Buying a Telescope Workshop

    Buying a Telescope Workshop, Sat. Nov. 18

    This workshop is perfect for anyone looking to purchase a telescope in time for holidays or as a birthday gift. During the workshop, guests will learn how to purchase a quality beginner’s telescope that will show children the wonders of space, from the moon to Saturn’s rings, all without breaking the bank. Guests will also learn what to look for and what to avoid when purchasing telescopes. Children attending the workshop will learn the basics of how telescopes work by assembling a hands-on mini-scope kit that they can take home. Guests will wrap up the evening with some night-time observing in the Boeing Observatory (weather permitting).

    “If you’re looking at purchasing a telescope for a present this holiday season, you’ll definitely want to attend these workshops,” said Matthew Whitehouse, State Museum observatory manager. “This is the perfect opportunity for families to get professional advice and hands-on experience on purchasing the perfect telescope and how to use it.”

    Children must be accompanied by an adult for each workshop, but parents and chaperones do not need to purchase tickets to the workshop if they are not receiving a take-home item. Tickets for each workshop are $20 for general public, $15 for museum members and $5 for Astrokids members. Space is limited. Tickets can be purchased online at scmuseum.org.

    Time: 5:00 am -8:00 am

    Location: South Carolina State Museum

    More Information: scmuseum.org

    Lights Before Christmas

    Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition. Explore Riverbanks Zoo illuminated by nearly one million twinkling lights and more than 350 handcrafted images. Take your photo with Santa, roast marshmallows at the Jingle Bell Bonfire, and be sure to wear your hat—it snows nightly at Riverbanks Zoo during the Lights Before Christmas.

     

    *Closed on November 23, and December 24 & 25*

    Time: 5:00 pm -9:00 pm

    Location: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

    More Information: www.riverbanks.org/events/lights-before-christmas.shtml

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    Dollar Sunday | Mann-Simons Site

    Every third Sunday of the month, residents of Richland and Lexington counties are invited to tour of one of Historic Columbia’s house museums for just $1 on Dollar Sunday! On Sunday, November 19, visit the exhibits at the Mann-Simons Site, the home to the same African-American family for nearly 130 years. The house will be open for guests to tour at their own pace, and guides will be available to answer any questions. Tickets can be purchased at the Mann-Simons Site, located at 1403 Richland Street. General admission prices apply for any house tours after the first.

    Time: 1:00 pm -4:00 pm

    Location: 1403 Richland St.

    More Information: http://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/dollar-sunday-Mann-Simons-Site-2

    Brookland Brunch

    You can brunch with us. Grab your crew or your boo because y’all know what to do.

    Soda City and West Columbia’s new Brookland development have partnered to bring you our city’s first and only riverside brunch, every Sunday from 10AM-2PM at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater.

    Start Sunday funday with a Congaree Coffee or Meeting Street Mimosa. This is the place where brunching meets bathing suits. River rentals will be on-site for some post-feast floating (or kayaking/canoeing).

    Vendors and entertainment to be announced closer to date.

    Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm

    Location: West Columbia Riverwalk

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    Brookland Brunch

    You can brunch with us. Grab your crew or your boo because y’all know what to do.

    Soda City and West Columbia’s new Brookland development have partnered to bring you our city’s first and only riverside brunch, every Sunday from 10AM-2PM at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater.

    Start Sunday funday with a Congaree Coffee or Meeting Street Mimosa. This is the place where brunching meets bathing suits. River rentals will be on-site for some post-feast floating (or kayaking/canoeing).

    Vendors and entertainment to be announced closer to date.

    Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm

    Location: West Columbia Riverwalk

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    Holiday Diamond Event at Sylvan’s Jewelers

    Holiday Diamond Event at Sylvan’s Jewelers
    Friday, December 1 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Join Sylvan’s Jewelers for a look at the exquisite diamond jewelry designs introduced for Holiday 2017. Shop special trunk collections from Memoire, Precision Set and Christopher Designs for an engagement ring, or diamonds and diamond jewelry that speak to your personal sense of style. Look for marquise, oval and pear diamonds in unconventional east-to-west, halo and solitaire styles; more rose gold and mixed metal settings; intricately detailed bands that look amazing from every angle; and shapely new solitaires. Upgrade or restyle your current diamond or diamond jewelry. The trunks include loose diamonds in assorted shapes and sizes—including fancy cuts and natural color—and an enhanced selection of 18-karat white, rose and yellow gold and platinum mountings. Diamond experts and representatives from many of the featured collections will be on hand to assist with selections. Gift with purchase, see store for details, special financing available.

    For more information call 803.779.2250 or email dwilcox@sylvans.com

    Time: 10:00 am -5:30 pm

    Location: Sylvan's Jewelers 1500 Main Street, Columbia SC

    More Information: http://www.sylvans.com

    A Starry Night

    Join us in Five Points as we celebrate the season with our annual holiday event, A Starry Night. The whole family can enjoy a night full of holiday cheer! What’s happening in the neighborhood during A Starry Night:
    Visits with Santa!
    Make your own snowflakes & cards for Santa
    Complimentary hot chocolate
    Complimentary hot cider
    FREE face painting
    DJ spinning holiday tunes
    Roaming choral holiday performances
    Chance to stroll through all of your favorite Five Points stores, while enjoying sales and specials

    From shoes and clothing to home goods and wine, Five Points has everything you could possibly want this holiday season. Don’t forget to #shoplocal, #shopsmall, and #shop5points!

    Time: 4:00 pm -8:00 pm

    Location: Five Points

    More Information: www.fivepointscolumbia.com

    A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    An Original Comedy by The Mothers
    Directed by Abigail McNeely

    Trustus Theatre’s resident sketch comedy and improv troupe is creating an original piece that just might become a holiday staple here in Columbia! The Richland Fashion Mall lies dormant during another holiday season that should be bustling with shoppers and children jumping on Santa’s lap. This year is particularly hard, and the owner of the resident Christmas store is going to need a real miracle to keep her livelihood. Throw in visits from the owners of the glass figurine store next door (featuring Trustus Company member Gerald Floyd), uppity employees from the popular big-chain book store down the way, and hijinks involving many other wild and lovable mallrats – let’s just say it’s beginning to look a lot like one crazy Christmas. CAUTION: This show includes music, warm, fuzzy feelings, and big laughs!

    General Public Tickets on sale: November 1st at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: October 25

    Friday, December 1 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 2 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 3 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 6 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 7 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 8 – 8:00 pm
    Saturday, December 9 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 10- 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 13 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 14 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 15 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 16 – 8:00pm

    A Talk-Back with cast and panelists will follow the performance on December 10th.

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

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    Cobblestone Parks Hosts 4th Annual Holiday Craft Show

    Cobblestone Park Golf Club will be hosting their 4th Annual Holiday Craft Show on Saturday, December 2 from 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. at the Amenities Center. They will have over 35 excellent crafters and vendors participating in this year’s event. This event is open to the public and admission is free for shoppers. Start putting together those lists and plan to shop ’til you drop! Some of the items included in the event will be: handmade ties and purses, fine art by local artists, jewelry, skincare, handmade soaps, wreaths, wooden creations, cosmetics, homemade treats and more! If you have any questions, please contact Ashley Michie at amichie@cobblestonesc.com.

    Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm

    Location: Cobblestone Park Golf Club 1298 University Parkway Blythewood, SC 29016

    More Information: http://www.cobblestoneparkgolfclub.com/events/

    A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    An Original Comedy by The Mothers
    Directed by Abigail McNeely

    Trustus Theatre’s resident sketch comedy and improv troupe is creating an original piece that just might become a holiday staple here in Columbia! The Richland Fashion Mall lies dormant during another holiday season that should be bustling with shoppers and children jumping on Santa’s lap. This year is particularly hard, and the owner of the resident Christmas store is going to need a real miracle to keep her livelihood. Throw in visits from the owners of the glass figurine store next door (featuring Trustus Company member Gerald Floyd), uppity employees from the popular big-chain book store down the way, and hijinks involving many other wild and lovable mallrats – let’s just say it’s beginning to look a lot like one crazy Christmas. CAUTION: This show includes music, warm, fuzzy feelings, and big laughs!

    General Public Tickets on sale: November 1st at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: October 25

    Friday, December 1 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 2 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 3 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 6 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 7 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 8 – 8:00 pm
    Saturday, December 9 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 10- 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 13 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 14 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 15 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 16 – 8:00pm

    A Talk-Back with cast and panelists will follow the performance on December 10th.

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

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    A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    An Original Comedy by The Mothers
    Directed by Abigail McNeely

    Trustus Theatre’s resident sketch comedy and improv troupe is creating an original piece that just might become a holiday staple here in Columbia! The Richland Fashion Mall lies dormant during another holiday season that should be bustling with shoppers and children jumping on Santa’s lap. This year is particularly hard, and the owner of the resident Christmas store is going to need a real miracle to keep her livelihood. Throw in visits from the owners of the glass figurine store next door (featuring Trustus Company member Gerald Floyd), uppity employees from the popular big-chain book store down the way, and hijinks involving many other wild and lovable mallrats – let’s just say it’s beginning to look a lot like one crazy Christmas. CAUTION: This show includes music, warm, fuzzy feelings, and big laughs!

    General Public Tickets on sale: November 1st at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: October 25

    Friday, December 1 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 2 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 3 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 6 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 7 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 8 – 8:00 pm
    Saturday, December 9 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 10- 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 13 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 14 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 15 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 16 – 8:00pm

    A Talk-Back with cast and panelists will follow the performance on December 10th.

    Time: 3:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Brookland Brunch

    You can brunch with us. Grab your crew or your boo because y’all know what to do.

    Soda City and West Columbia’s new Brookland development have partnered to bring you our city’s first and only riverside brunch, every Sunday from 10AM-2PM at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater.

    Start Sunday funday with a Congaree Coffee or Meeting Street Mimosa. This is the place where brunching meets bathing suits. River rentals will be on-site for some post-feast floating (or kayaking/canoeing).

    Vendors and entertainment to be announced closer to date.

    Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm

    Location: West Columbia Riverwalk

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    Behind-the-Scenes Tour | Hollywood Rose Hill Bungalow

    Join Historic Columbia and the new owners of a recently rehabilitated, circa-1915 bungalow as they share their story of a four-year long search for their perfect home. Go behind-the-scenes and hear the lessons of preservation and rehabilitation learned during one of the capital city’s most detailed oriented bungalow transformations.

    Tickets are $20 for HC members and $25 for non-members. For more information, call 803.252.7742 x 15 or email lmojkowski@historiccolumbia.org.

    Time: 6:00 pm -7:30 pm

    Location: Hollywood Rose Hill (address given to registrants before event)

    More Information: http://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/behind-the-scenes-tour-hollywood-rose-hill-bungalow

    Dec

    6

    A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    An Original Comedy by The Mothers
    Directed by Abigail McNeely

    Trustus Theatre’s resident sketch comedy and improv troupe is creating an original piece that just might become a holiday staple here in Columbia! The Richland Fashion Mall lies dormant during another holiday season that should be bustling with shoppers and children jumping on Santa’s lap. This year is particularly hard, and the owner of the resident Christmas store is going to need a real miracle to keep her livelihood. Throw in visits from the owners of the glass figurine store next door (featuring Trustus Company member Gerald Floyd), uppity employees from the popular big-chain book store down the way, and hijinks involving many other wild and lovable mallrats – let’s just say it’s beginning to look a lot like one crazy Christmas. CAUTION: This show includes music, warm, fuzzy feelings, and big laughs!

    General Public Tickets on sale: November 1st at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: October 25

    Friday, December 1 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 2 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 3 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 6 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 7 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 8 – 8:00 pm
    Saturday, December 9 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 10- 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 13 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 14 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 15 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 16 – 8:00pm

    A Talk-Back with cast and panelists will follow the performance on December 10th.

    Time: 7:30 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Dec

    7

    First Thursday on Main Street

    On the first Thursday of each month, visit Main Street in downtown Columbia for extended store hours, a variety of specials, and live music with your Soda City neighbors.

    Time: 5:00 pm -10:00 pm

    Location: Main Street, Columbia

    More Information: www.firstthursdayonmain.com

    A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    An Original Comedy by The Mothers
    Directed by Abigail McNeely

    Trustus Theatre’s resident sketch comedy and improv troupe is creating an original piece that just might become a holiday staple here in Columbia! The Richland Fashion Mall lies dormant during another holiday season that should be bustling with shoppers and children jumping on Santa’s lap. This year is particularly hard, and the owner of the resident Christmas store is going to need a real miracle to keep her livelihood. Throw in visits from the owners of the glass figurine store next door (featuring Trustus Company member Gerald Floyd), uppity employees from the popular big-chain book store down the way, and hijinks involving many other wild and lovable mallrats – let’s just say it’s beginning to look a lot like one crazy Christmas. CAUTION: This show includes music, warm, fuzzy feelings, and big laughs!

    General Public Tickets on sale: November 1st at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: October 25

    Friday, December 1 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 2 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 3 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 6 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 7 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 8 – 8:00 pm
    Saturday, December 9 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 10- 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 13 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 14 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 15 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 16 – 8:00pm

    A Talk-Back with cast and panelists will follow the performance on December 10th.

    Time: 7:30 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Dec

    8

    A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    An Original Comedy by The Mothers
    Directed by Abigail McNeely

    Trustus Theatre’s resident sketch comedy and improv troupe is creating an original piece that just might become a holiday staple here in Columbia! The Richland Fashion Mall lies dormant during another holiday season that should be bustling with shoppers and children jumping on Santa’s lap. This year is particularly hard, and the owner of the resident Christmas store is going to need a real miracle to keep her livelihood. Throw in visits from the owners of the glass figurine store next door (featuring Trustus Company member Gerald Floyd), uppity employees from the popular big-chain book store down the way, and hijinks involving many other wild and lovable mallrats – let’s just say it’s beginning to look a lot like one crazy Christmas. CAUTION: This show includes music, warm, fuzzy feelings, and big laughs!

    General Public Tickets on sale: November 1st at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: October 25

    Friday, December 1 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 2 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 3 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 6 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 7 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 8 – 8:00 pm
    Saturday, December 9 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 10- 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 13 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 14 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 15 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 16 – 8:00pm

    A Talk-Back with cast and panelists will follow the performance on December 10th.

    Time: 8:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Dec

    9

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    10

    Crafty Feast

    Crafty Feast – Columbia, S.C.’s one-stop indie shopping market – is back on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Stroll the market-style setup to find unique handmade and repurposed gifts from a juried selection of nearly 100 Southeastern artisans and makers. Enjoy snacks and sip on local craft beer, wine and mimosas. Admission is $3; free for kids 10 and younger. Preview vendors online at http://www.craftyfeast.com.

    Time: 12:00 pm -6:00 pm

    Location: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

    More Information: www.craftyfeast.com

    Crafty Feast

    Crafty Feast is an indie craft fair that features nearly 100 makers from across the southeast who specialize in experimental, non-traditional, and unique handmade or repurposed crafts.

    Time: 12:00 pm -6:00 pm

    Location: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

    More Information: www.craftyfeast.com

    A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    An Original Comedy by The Mothers
    Directed by Abigail McNeely

    Trustus Theatre’s resident sketch comedy and improv troupe is creating an original piece that just might become a holiday staple here in Columbia! The Richland Fashion Mall lies dormant during another holiday season that should be bustling with shoppers and children jumping on Santa’s lap. This year is particularly hard, and the owner of the resident Christmas store is going to need a real miracle to keep her livelihood. Throw in visits from the owners of the glass figurine store next door (featuring Trustus Company member Gerald Floyd), uppity employees from the popular big-chain book store down the way, and hijinks involving many other wild and lovable mallrats – let’s just say it’s beginning to look a lot like one crazy Christmas. CAUTION: This show includes music, warm, fuzzy feelings, and big laughs!

    General Public Tickets on sale: November 1st at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: October 25

    Friday, December 1 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 2 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 3 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 6 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 7 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 8 – 8:00 pm
    Saturday, December 9 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 10- 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 13 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 14 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 15 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 16 – 8:00pm

    A Talk-Back with cast and panelists will follow the performance on December 10th.

    Time: 3:00 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Brookland Brunch

    You can brunch with us. Grab your crew or your boo because y’all know what to do.

    Soda City and West Columbia’s new Brookland development have partnered to bring you our city’s first and only riverside brunch, every Sunday from 10AM-2PM at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater.

    Start Sunday funday with a Congaree Coffee or Meeting Street Mimosa. This is the place where brunching meets bathing suits. River rentals will be on-site for some post-feast floating (or kayaking/canoeing).

    Vendors and entertainment to be announced closer to date.

    Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm

    Location: West Columbia Riverwalk

    Dec

    11

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    Dec

    13

    A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall at Trustus Theatre

    THIGPEN MAIN STAGE

    An Original Comedy by The Mothers
    Directed by Abigail McNeely

    Trustus Theatre’s resident sketch comedy and improv troupe is creating an original piece that just might become a holiday staple here in Columbia! The Richland Fashion Mall lies dormant during another holiday season that should be bustling with shoppers and children jumping on Santa’s lap. This year is particularly hard, and the owner of the resident Christmas store is going to need a real miracle to keep her livelihood. Throw in visits from the owners of the glass figurine store next door (featuring Trustus Company member Gerald Floyd), uppity employees from the popular big-chain book store down the way, and hijinks involving many other wild and lovable mallrats – let’s just say it’s beginning to look a lot like one crazy Christmas. CAUTION: This show includes music, warm, fuzzy feelings, and big laughs!

    General Public Tickets on sale: November 1st at 12am
    Flex Pass and Donor Tickets on sale: October 25

    Friday, December 1 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 2 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 3 – 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 6 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 7 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 8 – 8:00 pm
    Saturday, December 9 – 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 10- 3:00pm
    Wednesday, December 13 – 7:30pm
    Thursday, December 14 – 7:30pm
    Friday, December 15 – 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 16 – 8:00pm

    A Talk-Back with cast and panelists will follow the performance on December 10th.

    Time: 7:30 pm

    Location: Trustus Theatre

    Dec

    14

    Historic USC Horseshoe Walking Tour

    The Great Biscuit Rebellion. The 1902 Carolina Clemson Riot. The Gamecock 505. These stories and more are part of the USC Historic Horseshoe Tour offered by the South Caroliniana Library. University Archivist Elizabeth Cassidy West leads the monthly tours around the historic horseshoe, sharing tales of events and student life that occurred there.
    Noon-1 p.m, starting at the South Caroliniana Library at 910 Sumter St. Free and open to the public. For more information: 803-777-5158 or uscarchives@sc.edu.

    Time: 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

    Location: South Caroliniana Library

    More Information: http://library.sc.edu/p/Collections/SCL