A Community Art Project The Arts Sail into Chapin is a community art project collaboration between the Crooked Creek Art League (CCAL) and the Town of Chapin. The concept for the project is emblematic of the town itself, 13 free standing aluminum sailboats artistically painted and embellished by local artistsContinue Reading

A boating safety class will be held August 17 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at ECPI University, Suite 300, 250 Berryhill Road in Columbia. The course, About Boating Safely, taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, is certified by South Carolina DNR. Students who pass the course will beContinue Reading

The Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center will be hosting Dining on the Dam April 5 next year from 4 pm to 8 pm. At the inaugural dinner held this year, 1,300 guests from the Midlands community and beyond walked the Lake Murray Dam and enjoyed dishes that incorporated CertifiedContinue Reading

Since 1944, Smokey Bear has taught millions of Americans about their role in preventing wildfires. Come celebrate Smokey Bear as he turns 75 this Friday, August 9. See Smokey in person, enjoy refreshments and have your picture taken with him. The festivities will begin at the Francis Marion & SumterContinue Reading

The Irmo Tractor Supply Company store will host a backyard poultry event August 10, providing customers with the opportunity to learn how to care for and manage an at-home flock. “The popularity of raising backyard poultry continues to grow year after year,” said Clyde, manager of the Irmo Tractor SupplyContinue Reading

Lexington High School will host a Recycling Drop-off Event for county residents only August 10 from 9 am to 1 pm. County residents are encouraged to bring electronics, household hazardous waste, paper documents to be shred on-site, donations for male veterans and donations for Goodwill to Lexington High School’s TechnologyContinue Reading

Veterans Health Fair on August 29, 2019 at the Brookland Banquet & Conference Center Soldiers Empowerment Group Assisting Military Individuals is sponsoring a free, one day state-wide Veterans Health Fair at the Brookland Banquet & Conference Center located at 1066 Sunset Blvd in Columbia, SC. Booths will be open fromContinue Reading

Clothes, computers, and school supplies are among dozens of items that can be purchased free of Sales Tax during South Carolina’s annual Sales Tax Holiday August 2 – 4. During the Tax Free Weekend, shoppers can buy a variety of back-to-school essentials without paying the state’s 6 percent sales taxContinue Reading

The Dutch Fork High School Dazzlers will be hosting their annual Razzle Dazzle Dance Camp at Dutch Fork High School  July 22 – 25 from 9 am – noon each day. Participants will learn dances, create crafts, enjoy snack time, and participate in the Welcome to the Jungle theme. ForContinue Reading