Columbia is set to come alive with 12 days of pure excitement as the 154th South Carolina State Fair makes its return October 11 – 22. The event will offer fair classics and 13 new foods and drinks and two traveling exhibits. “From the blue-ribbon home-grown produce to the outstandingContinue Reading

Ahead of its 35th anniversary this November, the South Carolina State Museum has announced its first-ever podcast: Our State, Our Stories. The series first season, premiering weekly Tuesdays from October 10 – November 21, will highlight how a historic textile mill became South Carolina’s largest museum, explore the true storyContinue Reading

Fall for the Arts will offer music by the Robbie Cockrell Band while shopping with arts and crafts vendors. The free event, presented by Arts on the Ridge, will be held October 8 from 3 – 7 p.m. on Oak Street in Batesburg. It is an opportunity to support localContinue Reading

Halloween fun returns to the South Carolina State Museum this October with a lineup of shows and events. Guests are invited to enjoy a full month of activities, including Dark History Tours, 4D experiences, a special themed “Fright” Night Laser Lights event and more. “There’s something for everyone to enjoyContinue Reading

Classes on Kayaking, Fishing, Backpacking and more are on the agenda for the South Carolina Wildlife Federation’s Palmetto Outdoor Women’s Retreat (POWR) this fall. The event is part of a series which introduces women to the outdoors in a laid-back and relaxed environment with knowledgeable instructors, and then following upContinue Reading

Columbia officials announced the revitalization of Finlay Park at a groundbreaking ceremony on the central lawn of the park September 14. The $24,100,000 construction process is intended to restore Columbia’s crown jewel park. Mayor Daniel Rickenmann, Columbia City Manager Teresa Wilson, Columbia City Councilman Edward H. McDowell, Jr, representatives ofContinue Reading

WILD WEST VIOLIN CONCERTO ON OCT. 7th Violinist Holly Mulcahy and composer George S. Clinton come to Columbiafor the SC Premiere of The Rose of Sonora at Koger Center “Not only was [The Rose of Sonora] a story that captivates, it gave me what was missing fromjust about every WesternContinue Reading