The Lexington Medical Center’s Irmo Okra Strut Festival has been an annual event for 47 of the last 48 years. It has only been interrupted by the Coronavirus pandemic last year. What started as a way for the Lake Murray-Irmo Woman’s Club to raise money for a new library, hasContinue Reading

Are you looking for a safe environment to listen to some good music, do a little dancing and eating? Join the Ballentine Community Center senior group on September 28 from 11 am – 2 pm for the End of Summer Day Party. The free event will be held at theContinue Reading

The South Carolina Philharmonic presents Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” Symphony Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 7:30 PM at the Koger Center for the Arts. This first concert of 2021/2022 Masterworks Series features Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel’s Overture in C Major, Andrea Gabrieli and Mark Scatterday’s Aria Della Battaglia, Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins inContinue Reading

Flight Adventure Park, an indoor, aviation-themed adventure park, is partnering with the South Carolina Cancer Alliance for a month-long fundraiser in support of childhood cancer awareness and research efforts. SC Cancer Alliance is a nonprofit dedicated to helping South Carolinians and their families affected by cancer. Representatives from SC CancerContinue Reading

Therapalooza: The Greatest Show in Soda City benefiting The Therapy Place, Inc. will be held September 23 at the Central Energy Building from 6 – 10 pm. There will be heavy hors d’oeuvres, beverages, live and silent auctions, entertainment from the Reggie Sullivan Band, and circus acts will add toContinue Reading

All South Federal Credit Union’s 24th annual Soldiers and Vets Charity Golf Tournament will be held October 21 at Golden Hills Golf & Country Club in Lexington. Since 1996, the tournament has raised more than $307,000 for organizations serving the military in the Midlands. The proceeds from the tournament benefitContinue Reading

Keep the Midlands Beautiful (KMB) will host a Lakeside Litter Sweep on Lake Murray September 18 from 9 am to noon KMB is seeking volunteers to clean up islands, shorelines, boat ramps, and natural areas around the lake. Volunteers are invited to end the summer with a splash by makingContinue Reading

The Mast Store will celebrate Friends Day this Saturday, September 11, by choosing a nonprofit partner. This year, Mast will support the Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF). On Friends Day, Mast will give 10 percent of the day’s sales to PCF. Guests may also “round-up” their purchases between September 10 –Continue Reading

The 9/11 Remembrance Foundation of South Carolina will pay tribute to South Carolina First Responders and Military Service Members during the “20th Anniversary 9/11 Morning of Remembrance” program to be held at the 9/11 Remembrance Memorial located at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. As we recognize the 20th Anniversary ofContinue Reading