Here's a look at what's lined up for this weekend, January 4 - 6, 2013:
Tours begin at 9:30 am
Polar Bear Plunge at Lake Carolina
Take the cold plunge into Lake Carolina and then enjoy refreshments and music after the big dip. $10 donation is encouraged.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Enjoy this off-the-trail walk at South Carolina's only national park. Led by one of the "founding fathers" of Congaree National Park, the Big Tree Walk is sure to be a treat. Dress for surprisingly cool weather and bring snacks and a drink. Free; call 803.776.4396 to register.
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Conflict Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Promotions presents what will be a knockdown battle for South Carolina's Bantamweight title. Tim "The Terror" Goodwin and Matt "The Spiderman" Tran will storm the cage this Saturday. Read Columbia Regional Sports Council's blog to find out more. Ticket prices | Orch - C and D: $40.50; FBAA and FBAJ: $40.50; FBAB and FBAI: $25.50.
WNOK Bridal Expo at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
It's a one-stop shop for brides-to-be planning their big day! Read more on Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center's blog. Admission is $8 for adults, children 12 and under free.
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm