Event Description: Chapin will hold its 38th Annual Labor Day Festival and Parade with live music on Beaufort Street stage featuring the Shelby Raye Band, classic car show, 5K, farmer’s market, parade, children’s carnival, book sale, AMROC model train exhibit, vendors and much more.
Event Description: Bargain hunting at its best! 85 miles of vendors will offer everything under the sun at rock-bottom prices, from sun up to sun down. Some locations will have many vendors at one site and some will be scattered along the route.
Event Description:Attend one of the best arts and crafts events in the Southeast! Featuring fine arts, glass works, wood, ceramics and fabric! Start on your fall and holiday shopping for everyone on your list! Food vendors and fresh-squeezed lemonade will also be available.
Event Description: Popular craft show and market will feature a "Taste and Shop" preview shopping event on Friday, and Saturday will include over 70 vendors selling food items, adult and children's clothing, wood works, home décor, outdoor items and other crafts. Free.
Event Description: Behind the scenes look at the inner workings of sustainable farms in Richland and Lexington counties. Participating farms include Carolina Bay, The Winery at Mercer House, Terra Kotta Farm and more. See farm practices such as aquaponics and rainwater harvesting!
Event Description: Now in its 39th year, this FREE outdoor festival brings artisans, dancers, musicians and storytellers together to celebrate South Carolina’s black history and culture on the grounds of the Mann-Simons Site in downtown Columbia.
Date: September 16
Time: Thurs. thru Sat: 10am to 10pm; Sunday: 12pm to 8pm
Phone: 803-252-1770 x 23
Name of Location: Mann-Simons Site Address: 1403 Richland Street
Event Description: Clean your house and bring all your collectibles and treasures to sell at the Indoor Yard Sale! Set up your table the Friday before, between 4-7PM. On Saturday, be there at 6:30AM sharp to welcome all buyers and get to wheelin’ and dealin’!
Date: September 16
Time: From 7-11AM
Name of Location: Seven Oaks Park Address: 200 Leisure Lane
Event Description: The opening concert of the 2017-2018 season showcases the versatility of the award-winning USC Wind Ensemble and its repertoire. The program pairs two masterpieces of the 19th century by Dvořák and Wagner with works by two of today’s leading composers, Cindy McTee and Kristin Kuster.
Date: September 17
Name of Location: Koger Center for the Arts Address: 1051 Greene Street
Event Description: Come and enjoy the annual Sweet Tea Festival with plenty of sweet tea and food. Take your time while walking through the many unique shops and boutiques. Enjoy the diverse musical talents they’ll have playing throughout historic downtown.
Event Description: This perennial event features vendors with everything you need to spruce up your yard for the fall, including lawn and garden decor, seasonal plants and flowers, and Master Gardeners will be there to answer questions. Date: September 22-24
Time: Friday & Saturday 8am-6pm; Sunday 10am-4pm
Name of Location: SC State Farmers Market Address: 3483 Charleston Hwy, West Columbia
Event Description: Absolute Total Care presents the Midlands Health & Wellness Expo. Your health matters! Come out and see what your local health and wellness community has to offer! This FREE event focuses on health and wellness education and offers dozens of vendors, health screenings, fitness assessments, fitness classes, demos, massages, self-defense classes, door prizes, and fun kids activity zones. All are invited from children to seniors!
Event Description: Take part in this exciting adventure race along the trails of Saluda Shoals Park! Teams will bike four miles, run two miles and paddle one mile in this high energy event. Bring an off road bike and helmet. Paddle equipment provided. Register at icrc.net
Event Description: Enjoy a night hike along some of Saluda’s incredible trails! On this guided tour, learn local history, unique park facts and more. Bring your flashlight and bug spray! Limited to the first 20 people. $5 per person.
Event Description: Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and drifting perilously apart. RABBIT HOLE charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places.
Date: September 29-30; Oct 1; Oct 5-8
Time: September 29-30 @ 8pm; Oct 1 @ 3pm (matinee); Oct 2-4 @ 8pm; Oct 5 @ 3pm (matinee)
Name of Location: Firehouse Theatre at American Legion Post 193
Event Description: The Palmetto Festival is family friendly outdoor event that will include food vendors, music and a Classic Car and Motorcycle Show with trophies awarded. There will also be a free display area for Classic Cars and Motorcycles. Our event will take place at the Historic Columbia Speedway in a carefree walk and browse style setting. Tents, lawn chairs, blankets, grills and RV's and campers are welcomed. Admission $10 adults, $5 ages 13-17, Free ages 12 and under. Children's Bounce House will be onsite. Collecting can goods and non-perishables for Harvest Hope Food Bank. Vendors are welcome to call or apply by calling 877-854-6788 or email RCEnterprisesSC@gmail.com Visit our website at SCFestEvents.com
Event Description: A Saluda Shoals Park tradition--Soggy Doggy Day is a special day where our canine friends can enjoy time on Saluda Splash after it closes for the season. Bring your canine friends out to this fenced in version of the Splash Pad.
Event Description: Enjoy the final Farmer’s Market of the season! Market hours will be 8:30-11am and will be located in the 100 block of Clark Street. Prepared food vendors, live music, activities for kids and great SC grown produce and agricultural products.
Event Description: Featuring top-quality bluegrass bands that performed at the first festival ten years ago! Includes square dancers, cloggers, food, free children’s area with bouncy houses, carnival and tractor rides. Sunday's Gospel Bluegrass Gathering will be filled with great food and Gospel music.
Event Description: Benefit Palmetto Health Breast Cancer and be part of the movement to beat breast cancer in our community! During the Walk for Life and the Famously Hot Pink Run, you and the rest of the community will celebrate breast cancer surviros and lift up those who are in the midst of being treated. Get ready to make a huge difference!
Event Description: Enjoy an evening of food, wine and fun! Venture through Italy via your palette with some of the Antinori family’s best Italian wines, paired with unforgettable dishes from the night’s special menu. Reservations required.
Event Description: The ninth annual Golfing with the Phil is right around the corner. Join the S.C. Phil at The Members Club at Woodcreek at noon to raise money for the S.C. Phil. Golf attire required.
Event Description: Experience soaring acrobats, trampoline superstars, mesmerizing hula-hoopers, and spell-binding jugglers – wrapped in humor and joy. Flip FabriQue brings a party like we’ve never seen to the stage of Harbison Theatre! No matter your age, this show will leave you on the edge of your seat, smiling from ear to ear. Admission: $22
Date: October 28
Time: 3:30 PM
Name of Location: Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College
Event Description: 5th Annual Food Drive that benefits the Help of Summerville and the Dorchester Senior Center Holiday Food Basket program. These organizations help those in our community, that are in need. Put smiles on their faces by making a donation.
Event Description: Dig for treasures, view a gigantic Orthoceras Fossil (between 300 and 400 million years old), purchase geodes from Mexico, and find collectible gems, minerals and fossils at the Jamil Temple. Beautiful jewelry and holiday gift ideas.
Event Description: Bring your chairs, blankets, oyster knives, and your appetite! Live music, oyster shooters, fried oysters, and oyster gumbo available for purchase. Food vendors, cold beer for sale. Steamed oysters for sale by the bucket, by PEARLZ Oyster Bar.
Date: November 19
Name of Location: Robert Mills Historic House and Gardens
Event Description: Don’t miss Hanging of the Greens-Dec 3, Love Feast-Dec 10, the Christmas Benefit Concert with Eddie Huss & Friends-Dec 17 and the inspiring Christmas Eve service with music, beautiful greenery and glowing candlelight on Dec 24.
Event Description: In front of Summerville Town Hall. Dignitaries and special guest performers will entertain us with traditional Christmas music. Brings thousands of people together to begin the holiday season with festive music and thousands of twinkling lights!
Event Description: Join us in Historic Camden, SC to take a self-paced tour through some of the city’s oldest homes and Historic sites decorated beautifully for the season. Purchase tickets at the museum the day of and/or pick up your Tour booklet.
Event Description: Free event that brings the community together to spread Christmas cheer. The parade is one of the largest in the state, featuring nearly 3,000 participants with a spectatorship of 25,000. The participants' floats are judged, based on originality, creativity, and overall effort.