September 2015 Events in Greater Columbia SC


Chapin Labor Day Festival



  • Event Description: Fun and festivities down in Chapin including a big parade, a 5K for Meals on Wheels, a children's carnival, live music, a cupcake eating contest, a classic car show, and more!
  • Date: Saturday-Monday September 5th - September 7th, 2015
  • Time:
    • Saturday: Crooked 5K Walk or Run at 8am in Crooked Creek Park
    • Sunday: Blues on Beaufort Street with Anthony Charles and the Blues Dolphins at 6:30pm
    • Monday: Parade down Chapin Road from the General Information Services parking lot to the Bi-Lo Shopping Center: 9:30am
  • Phone: (803) 345-6181
  • Name of Location: Chapin Road to Lexington Avenue
  • Address: Chapin Road, Chapin SC 29036
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Luck of the Draw Labor Day Party

  • Event Description: A pool & BBQ party with a raffle drawing. Relative to the amount of tickets sold, the grand prize winner can win up to $5,000.
  • Date: Monday September 7th, 2015
  • Time: 3pm-6pm
  • Phone: (803) 787-2023
  • Name of Location: Katie & Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center
  • Address: 306 Flora Drive, N.E. Columbia SC 29224
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SC Apple Festival



  • Event Description: In celebration of the apple harvest season, you will find many activities to do at this festival such as whitewater rafting, listening to live music, shopping for arts and crafts, browsing through antiques, and more.
  • Dates & Times
    • Tuesday September 8th, 2015 at 11am: Rotary Golf Tournament
    • Wednesday September 9th, 2015:
      • At 1pm: Chattooga River Float
      • At 7pm: Apple Grower's Celebration
    • Thursday September 10th, 2015:
      • At 11am: Apple Baking Context
      • At 6pm: Elvis Show & WAHPS Fish Fry
    • Friday September 11th, 2015:
      • At 11am-8pm: Arts & Crafts Show and Live Entertainment
      • At 11am-5pm: Quilt Show
      • At 1pm: Rotary Club Luncheon
      • At 4:30pm: Apple Festival Parade
      • At 8pm: 27th Annual Westminster IPRA Rodeo
    • Saturday September 12th, 2015:
      • At 7am: 33rd Annual Apple Festival 5K/Fun Run Race
      • At 10am-5pm: Arts & Crafts Show and Live Entertainment
      • At 10am-4pm: Quilt Show
      • At 10am: Classic Car Show
      • At 10am-1pm: Childrens Activities
      • At 8pm: 27th Annual Westminster IPRA Rodeo
      • Phone:
        • (864) 647-7223
        • (864) 647-6117
      • Name of Location: Westminster SC 29693

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      Moonlight Cemetery Tours

      • Event Description: Travel back through time over one-hundred and sixty years. This tour will bring to light many stories from the stone etchings on the headstones in the cemetery.
      • Date: Thursday September 10th, 2015
      • Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
      • Phone: (803) 252-1770 ext. 23
      • Name of Location: Elmwood Cemetery
      • Address: 501 Elmwood Avenue, Columbia SC 29201
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      The Case of the Motorcoach Murders Dinner Theatre

      • Event Description: A murder mystery dinner theatre show.
      • Date: Thursday September 10, 2015
      • Time: 6:30pm - 8pm
      • Phone: (803) 722-3336
      • Name of Location: Seven Oaks Park
      • Address: 200 Leisure Lane Columbia, SC 29210
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      Saluda Shoals Senior Picnic

      • Event Description: A luncheon at Saluda Shoals Park with hamburgers, hot dogs, and all kinds of sides. Guests are asked to bring one of their favorite desserts. Registration is due by September 1st
      • Date: Thursday September 10th, 2015
      • Time: 11am - 1pm
      • Phone: (803) 213-2008
      • Name of Location: Saluda Shoals Park
      • Address: 5605 Bush River Road Columbia, SC 29212
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      Singin' in the Rain

      • Event Description: A play about a movie studio's struggle to keep their silent stars' careers alive during the transition to sound film.
      • Dates and Times:
        • Thursday-Saturday September 17th-19th: 8pm
        • Sunday September 20th: 3pm
        • Thursday-Saturday September 24th-26th: 8pm
        • Sunday September 27th: 3pm
      • Phone: (803) 799-2510
      • Name of Location: Town Theatre
      • Address: 1012 Sumter Street Columbia, SC 29201
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      Aiken's Makin' Craft Show



      • Event Description: A weekend full of arts and crafts in Aiken, SC.
      • Date: Friday & Saturday September 11th & 12th, 2015
      • Time: 9am-5pm
      • Phone: (803) 641-1111
      • Name of Location: Historic Downtown Aiken
      • Address: Park Avenue SE Aiken, SC 29801
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      Lakeside in Lancaster



      • Event Description: Catch the band Lakeside performing in Lancaster in the Performing Arts Series.
      • Date: Friday September 11th, 2015
      • Time: 7:30pm
      • Phone: (803) 289-1486
      • Name of Location: The Bundy Auditorium
      • Address: 476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster SC 29720

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      Big Grab 43-Mile Yard Sale

      • Event Description: A large garage sale spanning over three locations: Blythewood, Ridgeway, and Winnsboro. You can become a vender or simply come out to check out what is up for sale.
      • Date: Friday September 11th, 2015
      • Time: 6:30am-8pm
      • Name of Location: Blythewood Visitors Center, Ridgeway Town Hall, or Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce
      • Address:
        • 152-B Blythewood Road Blythewood, SC 29016
        • 170 S Dogwood Drive Ridgeway, SC 29130
        • 120 N Congress Street Winnsboro, SC 29180
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      Noises Off

      • Event Description: A play within a play, this story consists of a director's struggle to turn a British play into an American play.
      • Date: Saturday September 11th-20th, 2015
      • Time:
        • Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm
        • Sundays at 3pm
      • Phone: (800) 838-3006
      • Name of Location: Chapin Theatre Company
      • Address: 721 Chapin Rd, Chapin, SC 29036
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      Martha's Market



      • Event Description: A large craft show with goods such as food, clothing, wood works, home decor, outdoor items and more.
      • Date: Saturday September 12th, 2015
      • Time: 9am-2pm
      • Phone: (803) 781-3013
      • Name of Location: United Methodist Church
      • Address: 7582 Woodrow St, Irmo, SC 29063

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      12-Cent Kids' Day EdVenture

      • Event Description: On the 12th day of every month, admission to EdVenture will be 12 cents. In addition to the admission, you will also receive 12 free Chick-Fil-A kids meal, since they are sponsoring the event.
      • Date: Saturday September 12th, 2015
      • Time: 9am-5pm
      • Phone: (803) 779-3100
      • Name of Location: Edventure Children’s Museum
      • Address: 211 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201
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      Splash and Dash

      • Event Description: A team race incorporating mountain biking, trail running, and canoing. Each team must complete each section of the race completely and together. Trophies will be awarded for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers.
      • Date: Saturday September 12th, 2015
      • Time: 8:30am
      • Phone: (803) 731-5208
      • Name of Location: Saluda Shoals Park
      • Address: 5605 Bush River Road Columbia, SC 29212
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      Garage Sale & Kids Mega Sale

      • Event Description: A gigantic garage sale with tons of vendors with all sorts of trinkets and treasures. Admission is free for buyers, and vendors must register no later than the Wednesday before the sale.
      • Date: Saturday, September 12th, 2015
      • Time: 11am
      • Name of Location: Seven Oaks Park
      • Address: 200 Leisure Lane, Columbia, SC 29210
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      The Greek Festival

      • Event Description: The Greek Festival will host live music, folk dance, and authentic Greek food & cuisine.
      • Date: Thursday-Sunday September 17th-20th, 2015
      • Time:
        • 10am-10pm Thursday-Saturday
        • 12pm-8pm Sunday
      • Phone: (803) 461-0248
      • Name of Location: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
      • Address: 1931 Sumter Street Columbia, SC 29201
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      Vista Nights Gallery Walk

      • Event Description: Every third Thursday of each month, over a dozen art galleries and retailers will stay open until later hours. Here you will find live music and street performers.
      • Date: Thursday September 17th, 2015
      • Time: 5:30pm-8pm
      • Name of Location: The Vista
      • Address: 701 Gervais Street, 150-118 Columbia, SC
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      Jazz on Main with Joe Gransden

      • Event Description: Enjoy a live jazz concert featuring Noel Freidline & Joe Gransden in Downtown Columbia. You can find the tickets on the museum's website.
      • Date: Friday September 18th, 2015
      • Time: 7pm
      • Phone: (803) 799-2810
      • Name of Location: The Columbia Museum of Art
      • Address: 1515 Main Street Columbia, SC 29201
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      Parents’ Night Out

      • Event Description: Need a date night, but have kids? Drop them off to engage in fun activities, dinner, and games while the two of you go to that new restaurant or movie.
      • Date: Friday September 18th, 2015
      • Time: 6pm-9:30pm
      • Phone: (803) 772-3336
      • Name of Location: Seven Oaks Park
      • Address: 200 Leisure Lane Columbia, SC 29210
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      Midlands Fall Plant & Flower Festival

      • Event Description: A large foliage sale including flowers, trees, fruits, vegetables, birdhouses and more. Vendors are welcome to register.
      • Date: Friday-Sunday September 18th-20th, 2015
      • Time: 8am-6pm
      • Phone: (803) 734-2210
      • Name of Location: South Carolina State Farmers Market
      • Address: 3483 Charleston Highway West Columbia, SC
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      FarmVille at EdVenture

      • Event Description: An event where kids will learn hands-on about the processes of daily life in a farming environment with farm animals and machinery. Other activities includes tractor races, animal masks, a petting zoo, face painting, folk dancing, a maze and more.
      • Date: Saturday September 19th, 2015
      • Time: 10am-3pm
      • Phone: (803) 400-1152
      • Name of Location: EdVenture
      • Address: 211 Gervais Street Columbia, SC 29201
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      The Hurricane Hike

      • Event Description: See what it is like to be in the State Guard with this 10K hike where participants will carry a 45-lb backpack, boots, trousers, and a hydration system.
      • Date: Saturday September 19th, 2015
      • Time: 7:15 am
      • Phone: (803) 799-4786
      • Name of Location: Cornwallis Historic Site
      • Address: 222 Broad Street Camden, SC 29020
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      Ridge Spring Harvest Festival

      • Event Description: The town of Ridge Spring is having a festival with a parade, arts and crafts, music, food, and much more.
      • Date: Saturday September 19th, 2015
      • Time: 9am
      • Phone: (803) 609-7152
      • Address: 401 East Main Street Ridge Spring, SC 29129
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      Columbia SC Model Train Show

      • Event Description: A showcase of model trains with free giveaways and a children's model-train ride.
      • Date: Saturday September 19th, 2015
      • Time: 10am-3pm
      • Phone: (706) 831-5663
      • Name of Location: National Guard Armory
      • Address: 1225 Bluff Road Columbia, SC 29201
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      Sofrito Soul

      • Event Description: A festival with music in a fusion of African and Latin rhythms including dance, food, and beverages. Other activities include a step show, children's activities, gospel music, and more.
      • Date: Saturday September 19th, 2015
      • Time: 11am-7pm
      • Phone: (803) 227-8984
      • Name of Location: Clemson Extension Sandhill
      • Address: 900 Clemson Rd, Columbia, SC 29229
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      Veterans Car & Bike Show

      • Event Description: A showcase of some of the most well-polished cars and bikes with first and second place prices for the best car and bike.
      • Date: Saturday September 19th, 2015
      • Time: 10am-2pm
      • Phone: (844) 297-1962
      • Name of Location: Pontiac Business Center
      • Address: 190 Pontiac Business Center Drive Elgin, SC 29045
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      BBQ Dinner Train

      • Event Description: Enjoy a leisurely train ride from Winnsboro and chow down on some exquisite BBQ.
      • Date: Saturday September 19th, 2015
      • Time: 6:30pm
      • Phone: (803) 635-9893
      • Name of Location: The Rockton, Rion, and Western Railroad.
      • Address: 110 Industrial Park Road, Winnsboro SC 29180
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      Zoo Animal Enrichment Day

      • Event Description: Enjoy a day at the zoo as the keepers enhance their animals' lives by engaging with their natural instincts. Watch the meerkats hunt live jumbo cockroaches, lions sniff and search for their meal, and tigers hunt papier-mache animals.
      • Date: Saturday September 19th, 2015
      • Time: 10am-4:30pm
      • Phone: (803) 779-8717
      • Name of Location: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
      • Address: 500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia SC 29210
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      Midlands Walk to Defeat ALS

      • Event Description: ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a fatal neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells responsible for controlling voluntary muscles. Join in this walk and help raise funds to bring this disease to an end.
      • Date: Saturday September 19th, 2015
      • Time: Check In: 9am | Walk Starts: 10am
      • Phone: (803) 851-3216
      • Name of Location: Riverfront Park
      • Address: Three Rivers Greenway, Columbia, SC 29210
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      USC Wind Ensemble Concert

      • Event Description: The Lumosity: Concerto for Wind Orchestra concert's grand opening by the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Joseph Schwantner.
      • Date: Monday September 21st, 2015
      • Time: 7:30pm
      • Phone: (803) 777-4278
      • Name of Location: Koger Center for the Arts
      • Address: 1501 Greene Street, Columbia SC 29201
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      Fashion for Compassion

      • Event Description: A fundraiser event with cocktails, hor d'oeuvres and a fashion show from the Lexington Interfaith Community.
      • Date: Monday September 24th, 2015
      • Time: 7pm
      • Phone: (803) 356-1158
      • Name of Location: The Village at South Lake
      • Address: 123 Gibson Rd Lexington, SC 29072
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      Rooftop Rhythms

      • Event Description: Catch some live tunes and jam out with your friends and family at this free music event.
      • Date: Monday September 24th, 2015
      • Time: 5:30pm-9pm
      • Phone: (803) 467-8199
      • Name of Location: Richland Mall Roof
      • Address: 3400 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC 29204
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      Girls Night Out: Holiday Parties

      • Event Description: This event will help take the stress out of planning a holiday party. Stop by and they will show you how to host with ease as well as try out product demos, holiday drinks, and hors d'ouevres.
      • Date: Thursday September 24th, 2015
      • Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
      • Phone: (803) 259-9091
      • Name of Location: Wingard's Nursery
      • Address: 1403 North Lake Drive Lexington, SC 29072
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      Equinox Jazz Orchestra

      • Event Description: If you are a fan of jazz, then this is the concert to attend.
      • Date: Thursday & Friday September 24th & 25th, 2015
      • Time: 7:30pm
      • Phone: (803) 643-4774
      • Name of Location: URS Center for the Performing Arts
      • Address: 126 Newberry Street SW Aiken, SC 29801
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      Riverbanks ZOOfari

      • Event Description: Enjoy live music, delectable and unique food, check out the animals, and bid on atypical items at this fundraiser.
      • Date: Friday September 25th, 2015
      • Time: 7pm
      • Phone: (803) 779-8717
      • Name of Location: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
      • Address: 500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia SC 29210
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      UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Finals

      • Event Description: The first World Cup to be held on the Unites States' east coast featuring the top BMX athletes from all over the world competing for a chance to be in the next 2016 Olympics.
      • Date: Friday & Saturday September 25th & 26th, 2015
      • Time: 3:30pm
      • Name of Location: The Novant Health BMX Supercross Track
      • Address: Riverwalk Parkway Rock Hill, SC 2973
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      Irmo Okra Strut

      • Event Description: The nation's original celebrations of Okra, this festival is a two-day event that includes dances, parades, arts, crafts, rides, a petting zoo, and plenty of great food.
      • Date: Friday & Saturday September 25 & 26, 2015
      • Time:
        • Friday: 6:30pm-10pm
        • Saturday: 10am-5pm
      • Phone: (803) 661-0443
      • Name of Location: The Community Park of Irmo
      • Address: 1249 Lexington Avenue Irmo, SC 29063
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      Lake Murray Stand Up Paddleboard Classic

      • Event Description: Get your paddle on at this paddleboard race.
      • Date: Friday-Sunday September 25th-27th, 2015
      • Phone: (416) 766-7223
      • Name of Location: Lake Murray County Visitors Center
      • Address: 2184 N Lake Dr, Columbia, SC 29212
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      2015 Heritage Jubilee Festival

      • Event Description: A day-long festival with a car, tractor, and motorcycle show, an oyster roast, live music, and more.
      • Date: Saturday September 26th, 2015
      • Time: 9am-5pm
      • Name of Location: Edgefield Town Square
      • Address: 400 Main Street Edgefield, SC 29824
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      Inman Harvest Day Festival

      • Event Description: A day full of activities and events in the Downtown Area of Inman such as arts and crafts shows, sidewalk sales, a 5K run, and more.
      • Date: Saturday September 26th, 2015
      • Time: 9am
      • Name of Location: Greater Inman Area Chamber of Commerce
      • Address: 4 Blackstock Road Inman, SC 29349
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      Using Creativity to Fight Cancer: Healing Icons

      • Event Description: A fundraiser for Healing Icons feautring art created by adult cancer survivors, door prizes, a raffle and more.
      • Date: Sunday September 27th, 2015
      • Time: 1pm-5pm
      • Name of Location: White Rose Artisans Boutique
      • Address: 831 Meeting Street West Columbia, SC 29169
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