Upcoming Events in Columbia, South Carolina

Upcoming Events in Columbia, SC
Columbia South Carolina Events - Events in Columbia, South Carolina include exciting festivals, concerts, museum displays, social gatherings, holiday festivities, and more. We want YOU to participate and share in the excitement! Take a glance at these upcoming events and start planning your trip to Columbia, South Carolina today! Enjoy comfortable Columbia accommodations and take part in all of the wonderful events that Columbia art galleries, performing arts centers, theaters, and other local businesses host throughout the year. 

Events coming to Columbia South Carolina - Whether you are searching for some exciting nightlife, delicious dining, family fun things to do, outdoor adventures, or indoor activities, Columbia is the place to be! Enjoy fantastic local events and activities all year long. 

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Featured Upcoming Columbia SC Event:

4th Annual Veterans Car & Bike Show
September 20, 2014 from 10AM - 4PM
Join us for a fun day designed for the whole family! Along with many types of cars and motorcycles on display, we will have a silent auction. Please support our homeless Veterans Program by becoming a sponsor, a participant, a vendor, donating a silent auction item, or attending the event. The entry fee for each car and bike will be $20 and includes one tee shirt. The entrance fee for attendees is $5 per person. Kids 10 & under are FREE.

Cola Zombie Bar Crawl
August 30, 2014
The Cayce-West Columbia Jaycees and Hall of Horrors present the Cola Zombie Bar Crawl on August 30, 2014. Zombies will take over The Vista for Columbia's Greatest UnDead Party! Crawl and search for brains at 5 different bars in The Vista from 5PM - 10PM. There will be a Themed Zombie Group Contest and an Individual Zombie contest. A ticket to the crawl benefits SQ Rescue of Columbia and Camp Hope. For each donation to SQ Rescue at check-in, you are entered to win great prizes! Click here for additional information.

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USC Gamecocks vs East Carolina
September 6, 2014 at 7PM
Cheer on the USC Gamecocks during the 2014 - 2015 Season! The University of South Carolina Gamecocks will challenge East Carolina at home in Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday, September 6, 2014. Dress in garnet and black and head to the South Carolina State Fairgrounds to tailgate before the game. Join Cocky in the stadium at game time to cheer for your favorite college football team. Call 803-777-4274803-777-4274 for ticket information.

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USC Gamecocks vs Georgia
September 13, 2014 at 3:30PM
Cheer on the USC Gamecocks during the 2014 - 2015 Season! The University of South Carolina Gamecocks will challenge the Georgia Bulldogs at home in Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Dress in garnet and black and head to the South Carolina State Fairgrounds to tailgate before the game. Join Cocky in the stadium at game time to cheer for your favorite college football team. Call 803-777-4274803-777-4274 for ticket information.

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Martha's Market
September 13, 2014 from 9AM - 2PM
The third Annual Martha's Market will feature over 50 vendors selling crafts, jewelry, art, homemade goods, soaps, boutique clothes, scarfs, Pawmetto Lifeline, Little Beans Photography with onsite sessions, etc. Join us at Union United Methodist Church in Irmo, SC for this free event. Free Kids Activities! Bring canned ravioli, individually packaged fruit cups or juice boxes and receive a FREE shopping bag! Breakfast and lunch can be purchased to benefit church missions. Visit www.facebook.com/marthasmarketuumcirmo for more information.

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27th Annual Midlands Area Senior Games
September 15 - 19, 2014
The 27th Annual Midlands Area Senior Games is a quality recreation experience for men and women athletes, ages 50 years and older, created to encourage a healthy lifestyle, to maintain and improve health, wellness and fitness. To provide competitive athletic and recreational experiences that focus attention on regular exercise and to provide social activities for 50+ adults across South Carolina. It is the vision to have every SC senior embrace the opportunity to create and maintain a physically, emotionally and spiritually healthy lifestyle. Events will be held at various sites, including LinRick Golf Course, Drew Wellness Center, Royal Z, Greenview Park, the Adult Activity Center, the Lourie Center at Maxcy Gregg Park and Meadowlake Park. The awards ceremony and luncheon will be held at the Lourie Center, 1650 Park Circle.

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Tunnel to Towers 5k in Columbia SC
September 19, 2014
The Tunnel to Towers Run & Walk Series was created to honor the heroic life and death of Stephen Siller, a New York City firefighter (FDNY) who lost his life on September 11, 2001, after strapping on his gear and running through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the Twin Towers. Honor all of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 and support our first responders and military who make extraordinary sacrifices in the line of duty!

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4th Annual Veterans Car & Bike Show
September 20, 2014 from 10AM - 4PM
Join us for a fun day designed for the whole family! Along with many types of cars and motorcycles on display, we will have a silent auction. Please support our homeless Veterans Program by becoming a sponsor, a participant, a vendor, donating a silent auction item, or attending the event. The entry fee for each car and bike will be $20 and includes one tee shirt. The entrance fee for attendees is $5 per person. Kids 10 & under are FREE.

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Riverbanks Zoofari
September 26, 2014 at 7PM
Visit Riverbanks Zoo on September 26, 2014 for the wildest fundraiser in town! The Riverbanks Zoofari is voted a favorite after hours event. Take an evening stroll through the zoo, catch a glimpse of some wild creatures, delight in savory cuisine and cool cocktails and bid on one of a kind silent and live auction items. Enjoy live entertainment, a behind the scenes tour and up close animal encounters. Call 803-779-8717803-779-8717 for more information.

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Marvel Universe Live! 
September 26 - 28, 2014
Marvel fans, assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE! is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level, with a mind-blowing show unlike anything you’ve seen before. Watch your favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man, The Avengers - Iron Man, Hulk, and more, and threatening villains come to life in an action-packed arena extravaganza, coming to cities around North America. You’ll definitely feel the energy with cutting-edge special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial stunts, martial arts, motorcycles and more. It’s being hailed as the most technically advanced live show ever. Join Marvel fans of all ages for this once-in-a-lifetime, monumental performance. The fate of the universe depends on it! Call 803.576.9200803.576.9200  for tickets.

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USC Gamecocks vs Missouri
September 27, 2014
Cheer on the USC Gamecocks during the 2014 - 2015 Season! The University of South Carolina Gamecocks will challenge Missouri at home in Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Dress in garnet and black and head to the South Carolina State Fairgrounds to tailgate before the game. Join Cocky in the stadium at game time to cheer for your favorite college football team. Call 803-777-4274 for ticket information.

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South Carolina State Fair
October 8 - 19, 2014
The SC State Fair features twelve days of live entertainment, thrilling rides and delicious fair food. Join us at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds October 8 – 19, 2014 to experience the excitement that keeps visitors coming back year after year. Check out some of the shows, games, live music and more that you can expect to experience at the South Carolina State Fair! Click here for additional information.

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USC Gamecocks vs Furman
October 18, 2014
Cheer on the USC Gamecocks during the 2014 - 2015 Season! The University of South Carolina Gamecocks will challenge Furman at home in Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday, October 18, 2014. Dress in garnet and black and head to the South Carolina State Fairgrounds to tailgate before the game. Join Cocky in the stadium at game time to cheer for your favorite college football team. Call 803-777-4274 for ticket information.

Walk For Life / Race For Life in Columbia SC
October 18, 2014 
Join Palmetto Health Foundation for the 2014 Walk for Life/Race for Life, presented by the South Carolina State Fair, on Saturday, Oct. 18. Visit WalkforLifeColumbia.org today to start a team or register as an individual to participate in the 5K walk, 5K race or 10K race. All proceeds stay in our community at Palmetto Health Breast Center. Join the conversation on social media by searching #WalkRaceForLife2014 on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

39th Craftsmen's Christmas Classic Art & Craft Festival
November 14 - 16, 2014
Features original designs & work from hundreds of talented artists & craftsmen from across the nation. Something for every style, taste & budget with thousands of choices from traditional to contemporary, functional to whimsical and decorative to fun & funky. Patrons visit with the actual artisans as they browse the booths to find those one-of-a-kind treasure only found at the Craftsmen's Classics.

CMA Chamber Music on Main
October 30, 2014 at 7PM
Music plus art equals a magical experience with this critically acclaimed chamber concert series featuring world-renowned artistic director Edward Arron and intimately set in the Museum's gorgeous DuBose Poston Reception Hall. $40 single concert tickets, $30 for members, $5 for students.


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