Enjoy this weekend's crisp fall weather with events across Columbia, SC. Start with our list of 5 things to do this weekend, then browse our calendar of events for even more details on what's happening throughout the Columbia region.
Get in the fall spirit
These films, shows and events will help you enjoy the fall or get in the spooky spirit.
P.O.V.Film Series Screens a Halloween Scream Double-Feature at Tapp's Arts Center Thursday 6:30 & 8:30 pm; Free Admission
Family Day: Scarecrows in the Garden at Robert Mills House & Gardens Saturday 12 – 2 pm; Free for HCF members, $6 for first child, $3 for each additional child
Enjoy a concert (or two)
From classical music to country tunes to Rooftop Rhythms, this weekend holds events for music lovers of all kinds.
Military Veterans' Benefit Concert with The Bellamy Brothers at Village at Sandhill Friday 7 pm; $25
Baker & Baker Presents: Art of Music: Carolina Cellobration at Columbia Museum of Art Saturday 3 pm; Free with membership or admission
Columbia Baroque Soloists Concert "COMPOSING WOMEN" at Columbia College Concert Hall Spears Fine Arts Center Saturday 7:30 pm; $15 in advance, $18 at the door
— Mary King (@MaryKingWISTV) October 8, 2013
Get the party started
Birthday party, town party, polka party - take your pick!
Blythefest at Trinity United Methodist Church Friday 5 – 9 pm Saturday 9 am – 3 pm; Free admission
25th Birthday Party at the SC State Museum Saturday 9 am – 5 pm
Oktoberfest Afloat the Southern Patriot in Irmo, SC Friday 7 – 9 pm; $45
Be our guest!
Coming to town for only show, the Broadway in Columbia musical “Beauty and the Beast” will be at the Koger Center for the Arts Sunday night.
Fill your weekend with hip hop + comics + culture
Calling all Comic-Con fans! Don’t miss Columbia’s own “Cola-Con,” the nation’s only hip-hop and comic book convention, for a unique alternative cultural experience.
Cola-Con: Hip-Hop, Comics and Alternative Culture at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Friday – Saturday 12 – 10 pm