This July the South Carolina State Museum invites guests to stay cool with a museum visit and enjoy special super dog-themed shows and events all month long. In addition to a planetarium experience, Dog Days at the museum will also feature a pet adoption fair and a service animal appreciationContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Museum recently completed upgrades to both its planetarium and 4D theater, adding cutting-edge video software and technology to make guests’ experiences even more immersive. Trips across the world and in outer space now look better than ever in both theaters with the addition of new state-of-the-artContinue Reading

Dominion Energy has opened its public parks on the Irmo and Lexington sides of the Lake Murray dam for the 2022 recreation season as of April 13.The beach and recreation area on the Lexington side will remain open for the season through Labor Day, September 5. “Many people look forwardContinue Reading

Congaree National Park has announced opportunities for the public to view the park’s fireflies from May 20-22 and May 27-29. In order to protect critical firefly habitat and provide optimum visitor experience, viewing will be limited to 120 vehicles per night. Tickets will be required to enter the park inContinue Reading

The Richland County Recreation Commission (RCRC) announces the Teen Nighthawk Program starting January 14 at the Denny Terrace Gym, located at6429 Bishop Avenue in Columbia. This outreach program includes workshops, basketball, games, team building activities, music, refreshments and more. Teen Nighthawk will take place second Fridays of the month fromContinue Reading

The Richland County Recreation Commission’s Board elected new officers during its meeting on November 1. New Chair, and outgoing Vice-Chair Donzetta Lindsay, was unanimously elected as the new Chair of the board and replacing outgoing Chair, Robert Lapin. Donzetta Lindsay retired from the Federal Government in 2012 with 40 yearsContinue Reading

The 152nd South Carolina State Fair returns October 13-24, with a full lineup of traditional favorites and a variety of new rides, foods, entertainment and the return of the CIRCUS at the Fair and the Celebration Super Wheel. The S.C. State Fair is committed to bringing a safe 12-day eventContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Museum is set to welcome the fall with new and returning shows, plus a newly opened exhibition. Guests are invited to travel to Mars, learn about Earth’s diverse habitats, race to escape Dracula in 4D, and explore how the museum builds and maintains its collection ofContinue Reading