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Disney Pixar's “Finding Dory”

Thursday, July 19, 2018
The Town of Winnsboro and Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce's July Summer Movie is Disney Pixar's “Finding Dory”. It's the story of a friendly but forgetful Blue Tang fish, Dory, who begins a search for her long-lost parents, and learns a few things about the meaning of family along the way. Located at the parking lot adjacent to Gazebo Park in Downtown Winnsboro. Free. More here.


Beauty and the Beast | Town Theatre

July 19-29, 2018
Town Theatre invites you to enjoy this full-scale production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, returning to Town’s stage after almost a decade! The show is directed and choreographed by Shannon Scruggs, with music direction by Jeremy Hansard and assistance by Agnes Babb and Scott Vaughan. Costumes will be done by Jillian Carey with technical design by Danny Harrington. Tickets here.


Sightseeing & Sunday Brunch on Lake Murray

Sunday, July 29, 2018
Come sail aboard the Spirit of Lake Murray! Brunch cruises occur every other Sunday this Summer. Enjoy stunning views of beautiful Lake Murray in comfort - relax inside the climate controlled cabins or explore nature on one of the observation decks. Brunch menu includes Southern Shrimp & Grits, Breakfast Sausage Frittata and more. Book your cruise today! More here.


The Big Red Barn Retreat 2018 Summer Jam

Friday, July 13, 2018
Come help support local veterans at the Big Red Barn Retreat's 1st Annual Summer Jam! The event will be held at Doko Meadows Amphitheatre in Blythewood and will feature a live concert by Nashville recording artists, The Blue Pickups, with opener, U.S. Navy Veteran, Brooks Herring. Beer and soft drinks will be sold by the Big Red Barn Retreat, and there will be a variety of food vendors and family-friendly activities on-site. More here.

Reggaetronic Lake Murray Music Festival

Saturday, July 14, 2018
The Reggaetronic Lake Murray Music festival is a celebration of music and togetherness! Enjoy modern reggae, funk, rock, and electronic music, and fun in the sun during this unforgettable outdoor festival on beautiful Lake Murray. Live music will be performed by artists Passafire, Henry Fong, Sun Dried Vibes, Bois Obscur, Lefty at the Washout and Ben Fagan & The Holy City Hooligans. This event is accessible by boat only! More here.


Comedian Steve Hofstetter at Pearlz

Saturday, July 14, 2018
Steve Hofstetter is coming to Pearlz Oyster Bar in the Vista. Hofstetter is one of YouTube's most popular comics, with over 80 million views! He is also the host of Finding Babe Ruth on FS1, and has been featured on shows like The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, E! True Hollywood Story, Comics Unleashed, Comedy All-Stars, Quite Frankly, White Boyz in the Hood, Countdown, and more. Come see some great stand-up, featuring Steve's unfiltered observations about life! More here.


Summer Movies at Melvin Park

Saturday, July 14, 2018
Make your way out to Melvin Park for a free movie night! "The Greatest Showman" (rated PG) will begin at dark, and is free to the public. This musical stars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya, and is inspired by the creation of the Barnum & Bailey Circus and its star attractions. More here.

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Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton | Colonial Life Arena

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
See the Steve Miller Band perform with Peter Frampton at Colonial Life Arena! You don't want to miss these classic rock veterans perform the hits you know and love! Doors open at 6PM, event starts at 7PM. Get tickets here.

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Art for Sweethearts

Painting With A Twist (275 Harbison Blvd, Ste R) offers Couples’ Art classes, where you and your Boo can have a great time creating, as you discover your inner artists! On Friday, July 13, make a reservation to join them for a New Couples Art project from 7-9PM. An art instructor will guide you through the project step-by-step. See more at GreatDatesColumbia.com!

Summer Concert Series | The Dazz Band

Saturday, July 14, 2018
The City of Columbia Summer Concert Series is back! R&B/Funk artists The Dazz Band will heat up the Finlay Park stage from 7 - 10pm. Plus, you'll have the chance to participate in Karaoke Idol! Guests can register to sing beginning at 6pm on the day of the concert, and prizes will be awarded to the winner. More here.


Walk in the Woods at Sesqui

Saturday, July 14, 2018
Explore Sesquicentennial State Park's sandhills and learn about the Park's unique and delicate Carolina ecosystem. Participants will also find out what animals and plants call the park home while enjoying the sights and sounds of the forest. This program is designed for ages 5 and older. Adults must accompany children 15 and under. Pre-register here.

Storytime in the Gardens

Monday, July 16, 2018
Join Historic Columbia and Richland County Public Library for a special outdoor Storytime in the Gardens! Enjoy stories and songs in the gazebo at the Hampton-Preston Mansion’s Henry Michael Powell Memorial Children’s Garden. In addition, participate in old fashioned historic games in gardens. This event is free and open to children of all ages.
This event is free. No registration necessary. More here.


Pub Night & Purple Martins on Lake Murray

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Come sail with the Spirit of Lake Murray! This Purple Martin Sunset Dinner Cruise will feature a full pub-themed meal, on the way out to Bomb Island to hopefully witness one of Mother Nature’s unique phenomenons! The special menu includes Traditional Sausage Bangers, Corned Beef with Sauerkraut, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Sauteed Carrots, Onions & Cabbage and more. Book your cruise today! More here.

Showtime Carousel Performance | "RAPunzel"

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The Richland County Recreation Commission's enriching and popular summer performing arts series is back! "RAPunzel", by Porkchop Productions, is a 45-minute twist on the timeless tale, with an assortment of musical genres to keep the story rocking along! A bored princess, her overprotective mother, a rapping narrator, an awe-struck Prince, and endless “bad hair” days highlight this one-of-a-kind adaptation! More here.


Farmers in the Forest

Wednesday July 18, 2018
This Community Market in Forest Acres operates Every Wednesday afternoon in the Spring, Summer & Fall, and features fresh, local produce, flower stands, food carts, artisans, and more. Farmers in the Forest is held at Richland Mall, on the corner of Beltline and Forest Drive, from 2–6PM. More here.


Pearlz Upstairz Lounge | 7/12 - Mark Rapp, 7/13 - Soda City Brass Band
Tombo Grille | 7/16 - Flat Out Strangers, 7/18 - Billy Sloan
Liberty Tap Room on the Lake | 7/14 - Sara Potts, 7/15 - Jeff Lucero
Quaker Steak & Lube | 7/12 - Brent Lundy

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Cool Off and Bowl at "The Lube"!

Quaker Steak & Lube motor-themed restaurant includes everything you need for a great time, like premium eats, unique drinks, and plenty of fun and games! Challenge each other to a game of bowling, try out the latest arcade games and virtual sport simulators, or enjoy live entertainment during Happy Hour on the Patio! See the Bowling Alley Menu here. More about Quaker Steak & Lube here.

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Virtual Reality at Frankie's Fun Park

Stop by Frankie's and check out their newest attraction, the Hologate Virtual Reality Experience, where you can battle in a virtual world using a headset, vest and VR Blaster! Players are transported to new worlds through multiple modes that allow you to play several different games. Hologate’s intense graphics make every motion feel real. Work together as a team or compete head-to-head to win! More here.


Checker Yellow Cab Gift Cards

College students will be heading back to school before you know it! Before they go, give them the gift of safety and convenience with a Gift Card from Checker Yellow Cab! The pre-paid TaxiCard is perfect for students,
seniors, business travelers and people on the go. TaxiCard offers riders the benefits of a gift card with the convenience of a web-based interface, and there are no set-up fees and no hidden charges. TaxiCards are re-usable; to increase the balance just call Checker Yellow, or register your card online and add value at your convenience. More here.

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