Update: Water Recreation During South Carolina Home or Work Order

Updated 5/14/2020 by Amaya Thompson In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. McMaster issued a statewide Stay-At-Home or Work Order. The exception for outdoors recreation has enable Lake Murray residents to continue hunting, boating, fishing and further lake recreation. Though water use is permitted, it must be done within the safety parameters. Restrictions on public …

Famously Hot New Year

New Year’s Eve with Salt-N-Pepa This FREE New Years’s Eve Celebration features a full-length concert featuring Salt-N-Pepa as well as bands The High Divers and Cottontown Soul Society. Located in front of the State House, downtown Columbia, South Carolina. Attending the event? Post using hashtag: #FHNY

2019 in Review: 7 Great Things That Happened in Our Community

BY AMAYA THOMPSONDECEMBER 30, 2019 Leo’s Landing Inclusive Playground at Saluda Shoals ParkAugust 24, 2019 was a historic day for our community. The Saluda Shoals Park Inclusive Playground opened. The 2-acre play area was created with all families in our community in mind. It is designed to not only meet accessibility requirements, but also “follows …

Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo

November 23, 2019 – December 31, 2019; Nightly 5-9 PM Enjoy nearly one million twinkling lights, countless decorative images, Holly Jolly Christmas Parade, animated story tree, nightly visits with Santa (through December 23), warm memories and holiday cheer around the Jingle Bell Bonfire, and much more! Admission: $12 Adults and $10 Children ages 2–12. Children …

Soda City Market on Main in Columbia

Columbia’s weekly Main Street event inspired by traditional European street markets. Open every Saturday morning 9 a.m. –1 p.m., year-round, rain or shine! Main Street, Columbia 1500 Block of Main Street Columbia, SC

South Carolina State Fair

150th ANNIVERSARY! Celebrate with family and friends during the South Carolina State Fair. 150th Celebration Wheel FREE Circus Fun – Daily 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm, 7:30 pm Daily Live Music Friday, Oct 11 – Tokyo Joe, Tribute to Tom Petty FREE Pepsi Place 7:00 pm Saturday, Oct 12 – Sweet Potato Pie FREE Pepsi Place …

Irmo Okra Strut Festival

FREE – A southern favorite for 46 years. The Okra Strut is the perfect addition to your end of summer vacation. Saturday Headlining Act is Edwin McCain! Irmo Main stage Saturday September 28th