Columbia is full to bursting with festivals, concerts, plays, new exhibits and more this weekend. Take advantage of the beautiful fall weather and jump right in to all that's happening around the city! Continue reading for our roundup below, then check out our calendar of events for all that's going on in Columbia, SC!

SAVE THE DATE! The State Museum's annual Fall Festival and Pickin' Party is Sat., Sept. 19 from 10am-5pm. Enjoy...

Posted by South Carolina State Museum on Thursday, September 3, 2015

The New Festival Hot Spot
Fall is on its way and that means the introduction and return of autumnal events and festivals! Spend Saturday with the family at the Fall Festival and Pickin' PartyFarmville or Jubilee: Festival of Heritage. Then, take your friends to River Rat Brewery for their inaugural Colatown Oktoberfest. Opa! Don't forget to snag a gyro and some handmade jewelry at the Greek Festival. Finally, be sure to peruse the beautiful bounty at the Midlands Fall Plant & Flower Festival.

Check out our daily guide below. For more things to do around Columbia, SC, visit our calendar of events!

FRIDAY, SEPT. 18:
Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk SC at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center 7 p.m.
Happy Hour History Tours at The Vista 5:30 - 7 p.m.; $20 - $25
CMA Jazz on Main: Trumpeter & Vocalist Joe Gransden: Songs of Sinatra and Friends at Columbia Museum of Art 7 p.m.; $5 - $300
"Future" in Concert at Township Auditorium 8 p.m.; $50 - $126
Friday Bluegrass & Acoustic Open Stage & Jam at Bill's Music Shop & Pickin' Parlor 6 p.m. - 12 a.m.; $5 donation

SATURDAY, SEPT. 19:
Soda City Market at Main Street 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Free admission
South Carolina State House Tours at South Carolina State House 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Free admission
Colatown Oktoberfest at River Rat Brewery 1 - 5 p.m.; $25 - $90
Fall Festival and Pickin' Party at South Carolina State Museum 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Free admission to outdoor activities
Farmville at EdVenture Children's Museum 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; $11.75
37th Annual Jubilee: Festival of Heritage at Mann-Simons Site all day; Free admission
Benedict College Tigers Football vs. Central State University at Charlie W. Johnson Stadium 6 p.m.; $15+
Midlands Walk to Defeat ALS at Riverfront Park 9 - 11:30 a.m.
"Bremen Town Musicians" at Columbia Marionette Theatre 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; $5.75
"Puss in Boots" at Columbia Marionette Theatre 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; $5.75
Columbia SC Model Train Show, Operating Layouts & Sale at National Guard Armory 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; $5
Columbia's Electric Tailgate Party at Whole Foods Market Columbia 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Free admission
Saturday Classic Country Music Jamboree & Dancing at Bill's Music Shop & Pickin' Parlor 7 - 10 p.m.; $5 donation

SUNDAY, SEPT. 20:
Dollar Sunday at Historic Columbia at The Gift Shop at Robert Mills 1 - 4 p.m.; $1
USC Cornelia Freeman Concert Series at USC School of Music 3 p.m.; $5 - $12

ALL WEEKEND:
29th Annual Columbia's Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sunday 12 - 8 p.m.; Free admission
6th Annual Midlands Fall Plant & Flower Festival at South Carolina State Farmers Market Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Free admission
"Marie Antoinette" at Trustus Theatre Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m.; $30
Chapin Theatre Company Presents The Classic Farce "Noises Off" at Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m.; $12 - $18
"Singin' in the Rain" at Town Theatre Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m., $15 - $25
Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type at Columbia Children's Theatre Saturday 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m.; $5 - $10
The Art of Joseph Norman at Columbia Museum of Art Friday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 12 - 5 p.m.; $12
Blooming Butterflies at EdVenture Children's Museum Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 12 - 5 p.m.; $11.75
The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD at EdVenture Children's Museum Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 12 - 5 p.m.; $11.75
Exhibition "Captured: The Photography of Seven" at Gallery West Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Free admission
From Landrum to Leeds: Common Ceramics in 19th-Century Columbia at Robert Mills House & Gardens Friday - Saturday 12 - 4 p.m.; $4 - $8
Prideful Possessions: A South Carolina Silver Sampler at Robert Mills House & Gardens Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.; $4 - $8
Paths of Destruction: Sherman's Final Campaign at South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.; $2 - $5
South Carolina State Museum has a variety of ongoing exhibits open Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday 12 - 5 p.m.; $5 - $7
• Threads: The Story in Our Clothes
• Time and Place: The Artwork of James Fowler Cooper
• Carolina Makers
• The Art and Life of Addie Sims: A Look Into Her World

For more things to do in Columbia, SC browse our calendar of events and listings of attractionsoutdoor things to dorestaurants and more. Book your hotel room and attractions tickets at reservations.columbiacvb.com.