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Things to Do in Columbia, SC: Mady's Trip to The New Kid-Friendly Hot Spot
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 9:00AM by Guest Blogger
By Mady Rodrigues-RabyTen-year old Mady lives in the Greater Toronto Area with her parents, two dogs and two cats. She loves to travel and is committed to helping nature and all its creatures. Her ...
What's Hot This Weekend: 5 Things to Do April 17 - 20
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 6:24AM by Amanda Wynn
Get in the swing of spring this weekend and participate in the many exciting happenings going on in Columbia, SC, including the Indie Grits Film Festival, Disney on Ice, breathtaking art ...
What's Hot This Weekend: 5 Things to Do April 11 - 13
Posted on April 11, 2014 at 11:09AM by Dayna Cantelmi
This weekend in Columbia, SC features a premier film festival, family fun, outdoor adventures, music and more. Check out five things to do this weekend below, and then browse ...
What’s Hot This Weekend: 5 Things to Do April 3 – 6
Posted on April 1, 2014 at 11:35AM by Amanda Wynn
The month of April brings with it beautiful weather and exciting events! Check out these five things to do in Columbia, SC this weekend, and be sure to browse our calendar of events for even ...
What's Hot This Weekend: 7 Things to Do March 27 - 30
Posted on March 27, 2014 at 11:17AM by Renée Williamson
This weekend in Columbia, SC features family fun, Southern traditions, college sports, Grammy-winning music and more. Check out seven things to do this weekend below, and then browse our ...
What's Hot This Weekend: 7 Things to Do March 20 - 23
Posted on March 20, 2014 at 12:17PM by Renée Williamson
This weekend we welcome spring to Columbia, SC. We've missed it, for sure. Enjoy a weekend in the Columbia region with lots of things to do, including spring festivals, shopping excursions and ...
Indie Grits Film Festival: 2014 Party and Food Guide
Posted on March 19, 2014 at 8:59AM by Dayna Cantelmi
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Indie Grits 2014: Complete Film Guide
Posted on March 19, 2014 at 5:43AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Back for its eighth year and taking place April 11 - 20, 2014, Indie Grits Film Festival is a one-stop-shop for the very best of the Southeast region's film, culinary, theatrical, art and music ...
What's Hot This Weekend: 5 Things to Do March 13 - 16
Posted on March 12, 2014 at 2:06PM by Mary Elkin
It's heating up in Columbia, SC with one of the city's largest festivals, St. Pat's in Five Points! While you're here for some surprisingly Irish fun, sample craft beers from our local breweries ...
What’s Hot This Weekend: 6 Things to Do March 7 - 9
Posted on March 6, 2014 at 11:08AM by Amanda Wynn
Stroll down Main Street, attend a craft show, run a marathon and more! Find below six things to do in Columbia this weekend, and be sure to browse our calendar of events for even more ...
What’s Hot This Weekend: 5 Things to Do February 27 – March 2
Posted on February 27, 2014 at 10:39AM by Amanda Wynn
From festivals and art performances to South Carolina State House tours and the happiest 5k on the planet, this weekend is full of things to do throughout the Columbia region:  ...
What’s Hot This Weekend: 5 Things to Do February 20 – 23
Posted on February 21, 2014 at 9:19AM by Renée Williamson
Whether you're in Columbia, SC for the weekend or a day, this weekend offers movies and music, food and shopping, events, dancing and more. Find below 5 things to do Friday through Sunday ...
What's Hot This Weekend: 6 Things to Do February 13 - 16
Posted on February 11, 2014 at 7:55AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Due to weather conditions, some events listed below may be canceled or locations may be closed temporarily. Be sure to check with the location about openings and closings, and only travel if you know ...
Valentine's Day 2014 in The New Romantic Hot Spot
Posted on February 8, 2014 at 3:43AM by Mary Elkin
Southern hospitality comes naturally in Columbia, SC. So when the ultimate day of love rolls around, you can be sure we'll help make your romantic evening or weekend unforgettable. From a quiet ...
What’s Hot This Weekend: 6 Things to Do February 6 - 9
Posted on February 5, 2014 at 8:00PM by Mary Elkin
From concerts to one-of-a-kind art exhibits, the Columbia region is absolutely packed with a wide range of things to do this weekend. Take a look at our six suggestions below, but also be ...
What's Hot This Week: 5 Things to Do January 31 - February 5
Posted on January 31, 2014 at 11:14AM by Renée Williamson
Whether you’re looking for events and things to do around the Columbia region, or plan on visiting one of Columbia, SC’s sports bars to watch “The Big Game,” this weekend and ...

Calendar of EventsColumbia, SC Events

Welcome to the Official Columbia Calendar of Events managed by the Columbia Regional Visitors Center. Events are searchable by date, keyword and category, with ongoing events listed on the lower portion of the page. If you would like your event to be considered for a listing on our calendar, please review our calendar criteria and submit the details of your event.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Calendar of Events

"Hamlet" presented by Theatre SC

April 18-26, 2014
Location: Theatre South Carolina
Times: Wed - Fri: 8pm | Saturdays: 7pm, Plus 1/2-price Late Night Show at 11pm on the second Saturday!
Hamlet by William Shakespeare Directed by Robert Richmond Drayton Hall Theatre Consumed with grief, Prince Hamlet determines to avenge his father’s apparent murder, with devastating ...More»

Bull Street: Forgotten Past and Uncertain Future

through May 31, 2014
Location: McKissick Museum
Times: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm; Saturday, 11am - 3 pm
In response to the imminent demolition of the South Carolina State Hospital, situated at the intersection of Bull and Elmwood Streets, this exhibition focuses on the architectural and social ...More»

Carolinas Campaign

through February 27, 2015
Location: Cotton Mill Exchange at the SC State Museum
Times: Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm; First Sunday 1 - 5 pm
Explore General William T. Sherman's Carolinas Campaign, the battles and destructive path of his Army, and the controversies surrounding the infamous Burning of Columbia. The exhibit will look at ...More»

CORrelate

April 23, 2014
Location: The Hall at Senate's End
Times: 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM
COR’s Annual Celebration April 23, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., The Hall at Senate’s End, 320 Senate Street cor·re·late verb - 1. have a mutual relationship or connection, ...More»

From Backrooms to Battlefields: The Buying and Selling of the Confederacy

through April 11, 2015
Location: Cotton Mill Exchange at the SC State Museum
Times: Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm; First Sunday 1 - 5 pm
Based on the discovery of rare Confederate purchasing receipts, this exhibit takes the visitor on a journey from the smoke-filled backroom deals of England, through the thrill and danger of ...More»

if Art Gallery presents KLAUS HARTMANN & REINER MAHRLEIN: Kaiserslautern Calling

through May 10, 2014
Location: if ART Gallery
Times: Monday - Friday 11 am - 7 pm; Saturday 11 am - 5 pm
 Artists' Reception: Fri., April 18, 6:00 - 9:00 pm Gallery Talk: Sat., April 19, 4:00 pm Exhibition through May 11, 2014 Continuing the exchange of artists between Columbia and its ...More»

Left Bank Big Band Concert

April 23, 2014
Location: USC School of Music
Times: 7:30 p.m.
High energy will be the order of the evening as the band plays big band music of saxophone great, Chris Potter, the music of Horace Silver as arranged by graduate student Wesley Day, and Percy ...More»

Make Your Move!

through May 25, 2014
Location: EdVenture Children's Museum
Times: From: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Make Your Move! explores the origins of the world’s best-loved games in an exhibit featuring oversized game pieces and play areas that give children a chance to explore the fun of strategic ...More»

McKissick Museum's "Indian Sculpture from the Shepps Collection"

through June 14, 2014
Location: McKissick Museum
Times: Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM; Saturday: 11 AM - 3 PM
The late Benjamin Shepps, and his wife Roslyn, collected Asian art for over fifty years. Their first love was Chinese ceramics, which they began collecting while living in China from 1945 to 1950. ...More»

McKissick Museum's “"Bull Street - Forgotten Past and Uncertain Future"

through May 31, 2014
Location: McKissick Museum
Times: Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM; Saturday: 11 AM - 3 PM
In response to the imminent demolition and redevelopment of the South Carolina State Hospital, situated at the intersection of Bull Street and Elmwood Avenue, this exhibition focuses on the ...More»

McKissick Museum's Diverse Voices: Discovering Community Through Traditional Arts

through July 25, 2014
Location: McKissick Museum
Times: Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM; Saturday: 11 AM - 3 PM
  Dedicated to the late George D. Terry, Diverse Voices explores deeply-rooted traditions that help create and maintain the cultural landscape of South Carolina and the surrounding ...More»

McKissick Museum's Photography Exhibit: "Photography of the Rural South"

through May 10, 2014
Location: McKissick Museum
Times: Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM; Saturday: 11 AM - 3 PM
The University of South Carolina's Institute for Southern Studies and the Department of Art offer a unique course that instructs students with no prior experience in the theory and practice of ...More»

Meiji Magic: Imperial Porcelain from Japan from the collection of Alex and Barbara Kasten

through May 18, 2014
Location: Columbia Museum of Art
Times: Tuesday - Friday 11 am - 5 pm; Saturday 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday Noon - 5 pm
After years of shogun rule, in 1868 Japan was once again ruled by an Emperor. He took the name Meiji which means "enlightened rule". This period is called the Meiji Restoration and ...More»

Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto

through May 28, 2014
Location: Columbia Museum of Art
Times: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not ...More»

South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball vs. USC Upstate Spartans

April 23, 2014
Location: Carolina Stadium
Times: Starting: 7:00 PM
Come out to Carolina Stadium and cheer on the South Carolina Gamecocks as they take on the USC Upstate Spartans! Visit our game day guide to learn how you can make the most out of ...More»

The Civil War in South Carolina: The War Enters the State’s Interior: Sherman’s March and the End

through April 1, 2015
Location: South Carolina State Museum
Times: Tuesday-Saturday 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday 1 - 5 pm
The fifth installment of the Museum's series of exhibits focusing on the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. More»

The Life and Art of Addie Sims: A Look into Her World

ongoing
Location: South Carolina State Museum
Times: Online access 24/7
The South Carolina State Museum will present a virtual exhibition, The Life and Art of Addie Sims: A Look into Her World, which will showcase the artwork by Addie Sims, a female artist who produced ...More»

Thursday, April 24, 2014

"Hamlet" presented by Theatre SC

April 18-26, 2014
Location: Theatre South Carolina
Times: Wed - Fri: 8pm | Saturdays: 7pm, Plus 1/2-price Late Night Show at 11pm on the second Saturday!
Hamlet by William Shakespeare Directed by Robert Richmond Drayton Hall Theatre Consumed with grief, Prince Hamlet determines to avenge his father’s apparent murder, with devastating ...More»

"The Taming of the Shrew" presented by USC Lab Theatre

April 24-27, 2014
Location: USC Lab Theatre
Times: 8pm
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare Directed by Marybeth Gorman This trimmed up, modern rendition of Shakespeare’s controversial comedy explores how far people will go to get ...More»

Artista Vista 2014

April 24-26, 2014
Location: Congaree Vista
Times: Thursday 5 - 9 pm; Friday and Saturday Regular Gallery Hours
Celebrate our 23rd Year! Join Columbia's oldest and most celebrated gallery crawl. This three day event offers something for everyone. Galleries will display variety of art mediums and some will ...More»
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