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What's Hot This April
Posted on March 23, 2017 at 1:32PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Welcome to Columbia SC - The Real Southern Hot Spot! This month is packed with events showcasing our food, culture, scenery and more. Keep reading for a roundup of things to do below, ...
What's Hot This March
Posted on February 22, 2017 at 7:10AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Come out and enjoy the lovely spring weather this month! Read on for a roundup of things to do below and check out our calendar of events for everything else going on all month ...
Your Guide to All Things Green: St. Pat's in Five Points
Posted on February 10, 2017 at 12:25PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Blarney! On March 18th, Columbia, SC will become a sea of green for the 35th Annual St. Pat's in Five Points celebration. And you're in luck, because we have everything you need to know ...
Top 10 Tips for Total Solar Eclipse Weekend in Columbia, SC
Posted on January 31, 2017 at 11:56AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Be in the know and travel on the path to totality in the "Total Eclipse Capital of the East Coast," Columbia, SC. The entire region is hosting eclipse-related events throughout the long weekend ...

Civil Rights Movement 50th

Columbia SC 63

2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement in Columbia, SC

Throughout the year, Columbia SC 63 will join seven cities in the Southeast in commemorating the courage and sacrifice of the countless ordinary citizens who risked everything to march toward freedom and force the nation to live up to its democratic ideals. In partnership with Historic Columbia FoundationUniversity of South Carolina and City of Columbia, Columbia, SC will rediscover and remember the Civil Rights Movement with events, cultural programs and historical retrospectives throughout the entire year to recognize the individuals and iconic moments that moved our nation "Fifty Years Forward."

Our story mattersJoin us as we rediscover the past, uncover new stories, and come to a better understanding of this pivotal chapter in American history. 

Browse civil rights events and programs below. For a full list of civil rights events and information about the Columbia SC 63 project, visit columbiasc63.com.


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