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Midlands Plant & Flower Festival | South Carolina State Farmers Market

Friday September 22 - Sunday September 24, 2017
From lawn and garden décor to seasonal plants and flowers, festival vendors are bound to have what you’re looking for! Clemson Extension’s Master Gardeners will be present throughout the event to answer all of your home lawn and garden questions. More here.


The Hunchback of Notre Dame | Town Theatre

Friday, September 22 - Sunday, October 8, 2017
Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature! Ticket holders for the 9/22 performance can stay after the show for Town's 99th season kick off celebration. Call 803-799-2510 for tickets, or go here.

Dine, Dance and Discovery Gala | Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage

Friday, September 22, 2017
This year's event will be held at Hilton Head Lakes Clubhouse in Hardeeville. The theme is the center’s current exhibit, Homegrown Heroes: The Lowcountry in World War II. Enjoy a cocktail hour, four-course dinner, drinks, silent auction, live music and keynote speaker on World War II history followed by a book signing. Guests encouraged to dress in World War II-era clothing. Tickets here.

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Riverbanks ZOOfari

Friday, September 22, 2017
Take an evening stroll through the Zoo, catch a glimpse of some wild creatures, delight in fabulous food and drinks, bid on auction items, enjoy live music and more at this event celebrating cocktails, cuisine and conservation! Tickets here.

Ridgeway Country Fair - Bluegrass, BBQ & Camping | Magnolia Farm Lodge

Friday, September 22 - Sunday, September 24, 2017
The First Annual Ridgeway Country Fair will be a weekend full of music, campfire picking, singing and dancing, yoga, arts and crafts, and BBQ on this working farm. Camping is included in the ticket price each day. More here.

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Midlands Farm Tour | Sustainable Midlands

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Midlands citizens are offered an exclusive behind the scenes look at the inner workings of up to ten sustainable farms in Richland and Lexington counties! Learn about interesting farming practices and meet local producers practicing farm stewardship and sustainability. Tickets here.


Splash and Dash Adventure Race | Saluda Shoals Park

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Teams of two or three competitors will run, bike, and paddle in this adventure race along the scenic trails of Saluda Shoals Park! The order, distance and route of the events are not revealed until the day of the race. All paddle equipment is provided. Please bring an off road bike and helmet. Register here.


Midlands Health & Wellness Expo | Jamil Temple in Columbia

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Absolute Total Care presents the Midlands Health & Wellness Expo - come out and see what your local health and wellness community has to offer! Dozens of vendors, free health screenings, massages, bounce houses, CPR training, car seat checks, fitness classes, Doc McStuffins meet & greets, kid activites and more. All are invited from children to seniors! Tickets are free; register here.

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National Alpaca Farm Days | Carolina Pride Pastures, Pomaria, SC

Saturday, September 23 - Sunday, September 24, 2017
During this weekend event you can experience alpacas up-close! Tour the farm, view live fiber demonstrations including knitting and fiber processing, learn about raising and breeding alpacas and shop for alpaca products! More here.

Hall of Horrors Haunted Attraction | CWC Jaycees

Sunday, September 24, 2017
Hosted by Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber, experience both the Origins Haunted Attraction & Mission:Survival Zombie Experience attraction for free! Enjoy the Hospitality Tent with hot chocolate, popcorn, yard games and scary movies, special guests, coupon from Brain Freeze and more! More here.

CMA Chamber Music on Main | Columbia Museum of Art

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Music plus art equals a magical experience with this critically acclaimed chamber concert series, featuring world-renowned artistic director Edward Arron. Popular musicians perform works by Beethoven, Françaix, Debussy, and Schumann. Happy hour at 6pm, concert begins 7pm. More here.


Live Music!

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Main Street Public House | Pearlz Upstairz Lounge | Tombo Grille


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Sumter Oktoberfest

Saturday, September 30, 2017
For the 8th year in a row, Downtown Sumter will transform into the feel of an old German town! Enjoy great German atmosphere, German beer, wine, delicious food like Bratwurst and Schnitzel, traditional German music, dancing and fun for all ages! Online tickets here, or call 803.436.2640.


The 2nd Annual Fall Ball | Colonial Life Arena

Saturday, September 30, 2017
This concert event will feature Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Tory Lanez, Cardi B and friends performing live! Also music by DJ Blord and DJ T.Raww, and hosted by Beasy Baybie. Doors open at 7pm. Get your tickets here.


James Gregory

Saturday, September 30, 2017
“See Lancaster Live” is bringing everyone’s favorite comedian, James Gregory, back to USC Lancaster’s Bundy Auditorium! “The funniest man in America” will bring his rib-tickling reflections of “life from the front porch” to the stage. Tickets here.


15th Annual SwampFest at The Congaree

Friday, October 6 - Saturday, October 7, 2017
This popular two-day fall event is a unique opportunity to celebrate the nature, the people, and the rich heritage of Lower Richland County! Highlights include the BBQ Blues & Jazz Concert on Oct. 6, with performance by Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Deniece Williams, R&B singer Carlos Santan and more. Enjoy live bands, vendors, hay rides, kid games, tours of the Park, and much more! The SwampFest is held in two locations. Tickets here.


Art Bark in the Park! | Morris Center For Lowcountry Heritage

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Join the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, the Jasper Animal Rescue Mission, and the Palmetto Veterinary Hospital for this free event! Featuring live music, an adopt a pet booth for on-site adoptions, animal face painting, refreshments, grooming vendors, paint the park day activities, dog treat vendors and more, all for a great cause! More here.


Marchesi Antinori Wine Dinner | Ruth’s Chris

Sunday, October 15, 2017
Part of Ruth’s Chris’ TasteMaker Dinner Series, the Marchesi Antinori Wine Dinner will feature an exceptional 5-course dinner at the Hilton Hotel in Columbia. This magnificent dinner features an Italian-inspired twist on a traditional steakhouse menu paired alongside five luxurious Antinori wines. Call 803.212.6666 for reservations, and find more info here.


Women's Night Out

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Presented by the Lexington Medical Center Foundation, this event will feature "Fighting Adversity with Faith, Hope, Courage -- And a Great Pair of Shoes", by Jina Moore, Ph.D., Cancer Survivor, Health & Wellness exhibits and opportunities to meet LMC physicians, Silent Auction, Dinner and Fashion Show. Benefits the Lexington Medical Center Foundation and the Crystal Smith Breast Cancer Fund. More here.

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