It's homecoming weekend at the University of South Carolina! While there are a ton of things to do this weekend specifically for Gamecock Alumni, students and fans, Columbia has plenty other events to enjoy during your stay. Here are a few famously hot highlights:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9
FALL CONCERT SERIES at the VILLAGE AT SANDHILL
Enjoy live music, shopping and dining at the Village at Sandhill's weekly outdoor concert series. This week's headliner is Too Much Sylvia, a top-40, classic rock/showband. Free admission.
7:00 pm 
HISTORIC COLUMBIA FOUNDATION'S 50TH BIRTHDAY BASH 
Come in your best 60's attire to celebrate the Historic Columbia Foundation's 50th Birthday at the Robert Mills House & Gardens. Read our blog for more information.
7:00 pm

PRETTY LIGHTS "ILLUMINATION TOUR" at the TOWNSHIP AUDITORIUM
The "Illumination Tour" featuring, Eliot Lipp and >WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at the WORKSHOP THEATRE 
An intense drama of the interactions between two couples, intoxicated after a night out at a party -- where all secrets are laid bare. Not recommended for 13 and under.
8:00 pm

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10


SODA CITY MARKET on MAIN STREET
Columbia and South Carolina's farmers and artisans take over Main Street for their weekly market. Free admission. 
8:00 am - noon

KOREAN FALL FESTIVAL 
The 7th annual Korean Fall Festival brings the sights and sounds of the far east to the Korean Community Presbyterian Church. Folk dancing, drumming, kite-making and a lineup of authentic Korean food. Free admission. 
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

USC GAMECOCKS V. ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS 
Join the Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium for the 2012 Homecoming game! Our gameday guide has all you need to know about tailgating, booking a hotel and shuttling to the stadium. Purchase tickets online.
Noon 

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at the WORKSHOP THEATRE 
8:00 pm

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11

ALL-AMERICAN CONCERT at HARBISON THEATRE
Celebrate Veteran's Day with an all-American concert by the Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra. Free admission.
3:30 pm

SECOND SUNDAY STROLL OF HISTORIC HEATHWOOD

Walk through the historic Heathwood neighborhood with the Historic Columbia Foundation on their monthly event. $6 adults, $3 youth. Call (803) 252-1770 (ext. 24) for reservations. 
2:00 pm 

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at the WORKSHOP THEATRE
3:00 pm

VETERAN'S DAY EVENTS:

VETERAN'S DAY at RIVERBANKS ZOO
Active duty and retired personnel will receive free admission to the zoo in honor of Veteran's Day. 
9:00am - 5:00pm

CONFLICT ZONE at the SC CONFEDERATE RELIC ROOM
Conflict Zone, a photography exhibit of pictures from the front lines of Iran and Afghanistan, opened this weekend. The foundation behind the exhibit, Independence Fund, serves soldiers and their families uponn their return home. The exhibit will run through the end of February. Tickets, $1 - $5.
10:00am - 5:00pm
34th ANNUAL VETERANS DAY PARADE
The City of Columbia hosts the 34th annual Veteran's Day Parade in downtown Columbia, SC. Veterans will fill Main Street, starting at the intersection of Sumter and Laurel and head towards the SC State House. 11:00 am

CHAPIN VETERANS DAY PARADE
The Chapin Veterans Day Parade kicks off at Boland's Hardward in Chapin and concludes with a celebration at Chapin Elementary School.
9:00 am - 11:00 am

FREE ADMISSION AT RIVERBANKS ZOO FOR MILITARY
The zoo will honor our nation's heroes by offering free admission to all military personnel who present their military ID on Monday, November 12 - the Federal Government's official observance of Veteran's Day. Adult family members who accompany these brave men and women to the Zoo on Monday are eligible to receive Riverbanks' military discount of $10.75 per person.

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