Historic Columbia Foundation has plenty of exciting events and tours coming up this spring. Here are some unique events to look forward to this month:

Juleps and Jazz: April 21

Historic Columbia Foundation presents "An Evening of Juleps and Jazz" on Thursday, April 21 from 5:30-8:30pm at the Robert Mills House Founder's Garden. Learn about Historic Columbia's upcoming programs, family events, and preservation activities and see how HCF is inspiring the future of Columbia. Members are encouraged to bring a bottle of wine and a couple of friends to experience all that Historic Columbia Foundation has to offer while live music will be provided by the Skipp Pearson Jazz Band.

Guest donations to benefit Historic Columbia are $35 per individual and $50 for a couple or family. A one-year membership and benefits are included with your donation. To qualify for the Palladium Society membership, an additional $15 is required for individuals and $25 for couples. Contact Brenna Cawthorn to RSVP at bcawthron@historiccolumbia.org. View additional information.

You could win a FREE ticket to Juleps and Jazz and a one year Historic Columbia Foundation membership by entering through their sweepstakes tab on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HistoricColumbia?sk=app_28134323652

Moonlight Cemetery Tours: Beginning April 14
Historic Columbia Foundation's first Moonlight Cemetery Tour of 2011 is just days away! Be sure to reserve your place early, as the tours fill quickly. Tour one of Columbia's oldest cemeteries and learn about the history of our city and some of its prominent citizens. Tours take place at 7 & 8 pm on April 14. Admission: $10, $5 for children; $5 for members and $3 for children of members. Reservations required.

New This Year: "Secrets from the Grave" Iconography Tour
Historic Columbia Foundation has introduced an iconography tour of Elmwood Cemetery. Discover the fascinating stories told through the iconography found on the markers and headstones. Tours take place at 7:30 and 8:30 pm on April 14. Admission: $10, $5 for children; $5 for members and $3 for children of members. Reservations required.