Open House :: The Village at Southlake Thursday February 16, 2017 2 - 4pm In the picturesque and inspiring community of The Village at Sout

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Open House :: The Village at Southlake

Thursday February 16, 2017 2 - 4pm

In the picturesque and inspiring community of The Village at Southlake, residents experience the ultimate in carefree upscale retirement living. Custom built cottages, beautiful garden homes and spacious apartments, as well as a myriad of amenities and services combine to create an atmosphere that encourages independent, enriched and active senior lifestyles. Here, within our village, Southlake residents find themselves among friends – people who share a zest for life and who truly appreciate and enjoy the culture, golf, shopping and fine dining available in this Lexington community. Whether it’s carefree fishing on Lake Murray or old movies and fresh popcorn in the community theatre, Southlake offers something for everyone.

Come visit us at our February Open House, and allow us the opportunity to show you some of the things our residents have come to love about The Village at Southlake! Please RSVP to 803-356-1158.


EQUUS Film Festival | Camden Tour Stop

Friday, February 17 - Saturday, February 18, 2017
The EQUUS Film Festival Winners Tour is returning to South Carolina, with award winners and special select films from the 2016 EQUUS Film Festival. Featuring two days of film screenings at Camden's vintage Little Theatre, as well as a Pop Up Filmmaker Salon for visiting filmmakers, artists and authors. The Li'l Herc Family Fest will provide free admission to children's films on Saturday, February 18. Tickets here.

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The Prisoner Wine Company Dinner | Ruth's Chris

Thursday February 23, 2017

Part of Ruth’s Chris' TasteMaker Dinner Series, The Prisoner Wine Company Dinner will feature as part of this special evening five wines – The Prisoner, Saldo, Cuttings, Thorn and Blindfold – alongside a beautiful multi-course menu inspired by the flavors of California wine country. Call 803.212.6666 to make your reservation! More here.


Pickin' with the Pros! | Bill's Music Shop & Pickin' Parlor

Friday February 24, 2017

Pickin' with the Pros will feature The Edgar Loudermilk Band and Jeff Autry! But that's not all -- they will stick around to JAM WITH YOU! Bring your instrument and learn from the best. It's always an exciting night and a lot of fun. Admission for Pickin' with the Pros is $10. More here.

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Xanthus Smith and Civil War Maritime Art | SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum

Friday Feb. 24 - Aug. 26, 2017

Throughout his military career, Xanthus Russell Smith was continually drawing and painting detailed works, and was later commissioned to paint ships of the fleet. After being relieved from duty, he would exhibit his popular paintings of federal vessels and the South Carolina coast. The SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum will exhibit his works from Feb. 24 to Aug. 26, 2017 in the Cistern Gallery. More here.


Shuckin' on the Shoals | Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission

Sunday February 26, 2017

Join the Saluda Shoals Foundation's annual fundraiser and enjoy the freshest steamed oysters, chili, chicken bog, beer and wine, raffles and drawings for prizes! The Saluda Shoals Foundation is a nonprofit organization which serves to support and protect Saluda Shoals Park. They are currently focused on raising funds to support the construction of Nature's Theater, an outdoor performance venue at the park. Call 213-2035 for tickets or go here.


Man Movies and Guy Time | Shandon UMC

Mondays or Wednesdays
The Popular Men’s Triple Feature Is Back! Guys will get together at Shandon UMC to watch three popular full-length feature films over 13 weeks, hang out, and then discuss Biblical and theological insights of these powerful movies.
Two Options: Mondays, 6:00-7:30 p.m. or Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Free childcare available Wednesdays with registration. No Cost.
For more info or to register, contact Josh McClendon at You can also register here.

This Week: Thu. Feb. 16-Wed. Feb. 22

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Oil Lamp Class | One Eared Cow Glass
The artists at One Eared Cow offer classes so that the general public can experience the exciting art of glassblowing. In the Oil Lamp class, students get to explore color and pattern techniques and shape options.


Friday, February 17, 2017

Jazz at Rose Hill | Rose Hill Estate
The Main House at Rose Hill will be hosting a night of dinner and jazz featuring Jimmy “Doc” Easton from 6:30 – 9:30 pm.

Friday Night Laser Lights | South Carolina State Museum
Friday Night Laser Lights will feature a stunning display of lasers choreographed to Dave Matthews Band, B52s and Pink Floyd.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Engineers Week Open House | USC College of Engineering and Computing
This free event for families is geared toward kindergarten through 12th grade students and will feature dozens of interactive exhibits that highlight academic programs and research.

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) | Charleston
This is the final day of The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition! Come see more than 500 artists, exhibitors and wildlife experts from around the world.

Monday, February 20, 2017

President’s Day Tours: Woodrow Wilson Family Home | Historic Columbia
Join Historic Columbia for tours of the Woodrow Wilson Family Home: A Museum of Reconstruction to see how his time in Columbia may have influenced his decisions as President.


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody | USC Symphony Orchestra
This concert presents music from Copland to Mozart to Rachmaninoff with special guest Joyce Yang, a Van Cliburn International Piano Competition silver medalist.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play | Longstreet Theatre
Anne Washburn’s ingenious dark comedy about a group of apocalypse survivors, gathered around a campfire to piece together an episode of The Simpsons from memory. Additional Dates: Feb. 23-24.

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Rosso Trattoria Italia
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - Local Artist and Songwriter Tim McLendon (7-10 PM)

Casual Pint
Friday, February 17, 2017 - Karaoke Night (9 PM)
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - Beermosas (11AM - 3PM)
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - Puzzles & Pints (3 - 4:30 PM)

Pearlz Upstairz Lounge
Located above Pearlz Oyster Bar in the Vista (Open Thurs. - Sat.)
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - Mark Rapp
Friday, February 17, 2017 - Soda City Brass Band
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - Black Cat Sunshine

Tombo Grille
Monday, February 20, 2017 - Slap Wore Out
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - Billy Sloan (7-10 PM)

Gervais & Vine Located in the Vista.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -Jim & Ivan
- EVERY WEEKDAY: Get Happy Hour from 4-7 PM:
$8 Wine Flights: Three 2 oz. glasses | $5 Margaritas: Bartender's Choice | $2 Domestics and $3 Craft Beers
- EVERY Wednesday: Wine Tastings
5:30 - 7:30 PM: Only $8 for a small cheese plate + 4 wines to try!

Bill's Music Shop & Pickin' Parlor
Only 1 minute away from the Gervais Street bridge on W. Columbia's Meeting Street
Friday, February 17, 2017 - Harmony Junction
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - Bob Strickland & Freestyle
First Thursday of the Month: Shag Dance 6:30-8:30pm. Adults $5
Second Thursday of the Month: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:30pm
Third Thursday of the Month: Line Dance 6-8:30pm
Fourth Thursday of the Month: Shag Dance 6:30-8:30pm. Adults $5
- EVERY Thursday Night - Young Adult Shag Night - 18 and up, ID Required; dance lesson 9-9:30pm, dance til 11:30pm. $3
- EVERY Friday Night: Bluegrass & acoustic open stage and jam!
Doors open at 6:00, Open Stage 7:30 - 8:15, Closing Band 8:15 - 9:00 & Jammin' until midnight
- EVERY Saturday Night: Dance Lessons (6 - 7 PM) + Band & Open Dance Floor (7 - 10 PM) Only $8/person.


Garden Brooke - New Homes in Irmo!

McGuinn Hybrid Homes is offering beautiful Move In Ready homes in Irmo. You will love the proximity of this community to Lake Murray, excellent restaurants, Saluda Shoals Park and more. Garden Brooke also offers energy efficiency floorplans, Energy Star appliances, natural gas heat and huge master suites! More here.

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