2011-10-28 / Events


Annual Trunk or Treat fun will be held at Ashland United Methodist Church, October 30, 4-6 p.m., 2600 Ashland Road. 798- 5350, ext. 14.

Party Animals Haunted Hotel, hosted by Animal Mission, will be held October 28, Clarion Town House Hotel, Gervais Street, 7:30 p.m. www.animalmission.org or 422-8713.

EdVenture will host its 2nd annual Beakers & Broomsticks celebration Saturday, October 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. www.edventure.org or 779-3100.

Halloween Night Costume Bash sponsored by 701 Center for Contemporary Art, will be held Monday, October 31, 7 p.m.-midnight, 701 Whaley Street. www.701cca.eventbrite.com.

Pizza Manwill host its first Halloween party October 29, 6-8 p.m., 341 S. Woodrow Street. Donations and canned goods will be taken for Harvest Hope Food Bank.


Pets Inc.’s Dog’Tober Festival will be held October 29, 10 a.m., Pets Inc adoption center 300 Orchard Drive, West Columbia, to raise funds for the adoption center and the work it does for animals in the community.

Animal Protection League of South Carolina’s annual benefit auction will be held Saturday, November 5, 6-10 p.m. Medallion Center, 7309 Garners Ferry Road. 603-5443 or www.aplsc.org.

Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS) is teaming up with the Heartworm Project to host Poochapalooza and raise funds to train assistance dogs for people with disabilities and provide medical intervention and find permanent homes for shelter dogs & cats, Saturday, October 29, Lake Carolina Dog Park beginning 8:30 a.m. www.poochapalooza.net or 429-6290.


City of Columbia Arts Center and Backman Gallery will feature “Nancy and Friends Art Show” reception Friday, November 4, 5-7 p.m., 1932 Calhoun Street. 545-3093.


The Spann Watson Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. will host an appreciation banquet for outstanding military women on Saturday, November 5, Fort Jackson Non-Commission Officer’s Club, 6 p.m. 783-0388 or rosebud142@gmail.com.


Wanted: 1,200 Black Women in Church Hats to be featured in a new book. Nominate a deserving female to be inducted into the National Hall of Fame for Black Women Who Wear Hats to Church to be held November 13. Nominations taken until October 28. 803-765-6050, 267-663-9003, 843-423-1684, or christophersoriginals@yahoo.com

Bookin’ It On Main: A Celebration of Black Writers will be held in and around the Columbia Museum of Art Saturday, November 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. www.bookinitonmain.eventbrite.com.


Bethlehem Lutheran Church will host its second annual Oktoberfest Celebration Saturday, October 29, 5-8:00 p.m. Craft fair will begin at 3 p.m., 10000 Broad River Road, Irmo. 781-399 or www.bethlehemirmo.org.

Our Lady of the Hills' Knights of Columbus Council 6892 will hold a community wide Operation H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Everyday) breakfast Saturday October 29, Fatz Cafe, 7420 Broad River Road, Irmo, 7:30-10:30 a.m. 960-8785.

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 900 Calhoun Street, will sponsor its 4th Annual Alternative Gift Fair Saturday, November 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 765-1519 or www.sainttimothyscolumbia.com.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 105 Main Street, Blythewood, will hold a special service to celebrate the Reformation October 29, 1:30 p.m. 446-1365.

Church Women United of Columbia will hold World Community Day program Friday November 4, Francis Burns UMC, 5616 Farrow Road, 11 a.m.-noon.


USC Dance Company will present Architects of Dance November 10-11, Koger Center for the Arts, 1051 Greene Street, 7:30 p.m. 777-5112, 251-2222 or www.cas.sc.edu/dance

The Contemporaries, a membership affiliate group of the Columbia Museum of Art will host its sixth annual Black and White Ball: The British are Coming Friday, October 28, 8 p.m.- midnight at the Museum. www.columbiacontemporaries.com

Richland County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will present its 2nd Annual High School Step Show October 29, W.J. Keenan High School, 6 p.m. Admission $8 adults, $5 students with canned goods or toys that will be donated to Harvest Hope and Toys for Tots. 786-7796.

Columbia Baroque Soloists will perform Forbidden Dance Friday, October 28, First Christian Church, 2062 N. Beltline Blvd., 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 30, Reformation Lutheran Church, 1118 Union Street, 4 p.m. 727-8555 or www.ColumbiaBaroque.com.

Greater Columbia Chapter of the U.S. Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association (USADance) will hold its twice-monthly dances Saturday, November 12, and Saturday, November 26, Hugh Dimmery Memorial Center (The Barn), 680 Cherokee Lane, West Columbia, 7:15-10:30 p.m. www.USADance.us


Historic Columbia Foundation will host a community celebration November 13, noon-4 p.m. in honor of its 50th Anniversary. An Afternoon of Food, Fashion and Fun will include debut of new exhibit at Robert Mills House, street fair along Blanding Street, tours of each of historic house museums, scavenger hunt, magician, cake walk, and old fashion games, demonstration artists, a magician and the Columbia Baroque Soloists, time capsule, and more. www.historiccolumbia.org.

Fall Festival Silent Auction with food provided by Parklane Catering will be held Friday, November 4, 6-10 p.m., Rehoboth UMC Christian Life Center, 6911 Two Notch Road. 788-2220.

Fall Festival Churchwide yard sale and Bake sale will be held at Rehoboth UMC, 6911 Two Notch Road, Saturday, November 5, 8 a.m.-noon. 788-2220.

USC will host its annual Fall Literary Festival November 3-17. Each event will begin at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public. library.sc.edu/fallfestival.html


Keepin’ It Real Ministries (a ministry for the homeless in Columbia) will host its 5th Annual Thanksgiving Bash Sunday, November 13, 3 p.m., Finlay Park. 406-0724, maybin123@yahoo.com, or visit Facebook at Keepin' It Real Ministries - Columbia SC.

Eastover Ruritan Semi Annual Oyster Roast and Shrimp Boil will be held November 5, 5-8 p.m. Hampton Building at the Fairground. Tickets are $25 each in advance and $30 at the door. 776-3811 or 353-2913.

Columbia Ducks Unlimited will hold its annual dinner and conservation banquet Thursday, November 3, 7 p.m., 701 Whaley Street. 422-5708 or ansel.bunch@cbresc.com


Remington College-Columbia Campus will hold a food drive to benefit local food banks and are offering a complimentary haircut, manicure or pedicure to anyone who brings in a can of food or other non-perishable food donation, Cuts for Cause, through November. The Salon at Remington, 607 Bush River Road, is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 am to 11 a.m. (appointments only). Appointments can be made by calling 214-9090; walk-ins are welcome during the week.


Richland County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host a Voter ID Registration Forum November 5, Fairfield Central High School, 10 a.m.-noon. 786-7796.


Columbia Museum of Art Contemporaries will host the 6th annual Black and White Ball: The British are Coming Friday, October 28. columbiamuseum.org or 343-2197.

Eau Claire Cooperative Health Centers will celebrate 30 years of providing health care service in the Midlands at a gala October 28, 6:30 p.m., 701 Whaley Street. 733-5969, ext. 4160 or ehundley@ecchc.org.

Palmetto Health Foundation’s Salute the Senses, to benefit Palmetto Health Hospice and Palliative Care and celebrate National Hospice Month, will be held Tuesday, November 1, 6- 8 p.m., Township Auditorium lobby. This event will offer a wellrounded cultural experience, from the sounds of beautiful music and the visual appeal of artwork to the aroma of bountiful wines and tantalizing culinary delights. palmettohealthfoundation.org or 296-2330.

Hammond School will host Rally for the Cure round robin, silent auction, and contests November 5, 327-6811 or www.rallyforthecure.com.

Palladium Society of Historic Columbia Foundation will hold its 8th annual Silent Auction November 10, 7-10 p.m., Robert Mills House & Garden, 1616 Blanding Street. www.historiccolumbia.org.


Midlands Job Fair, sponsored by Midlands Workforce Development Board, will be held Saturday, November 5, 10 a.m., Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Drive. www.midlandsonestop.org/workshops.


USC talk to explore a contemporary Antigone will be held Thursday, November 3, 5 p.m., School of Law auditorium. www.cas.sc.edu/phil/schoeman.php


Sandhill Farmers Market is open every Tuesday through November 22, 2-7 p.m., at the entrance to Clemson’s Sandhill Research and Education Center, 900 Clemson Road. 699-3190, 788-5700, or www.clemson.edu/sandhill.

Main Street United Methodist Church 1830 Main Street Trunk and Craft Sale will be held Saturday, November 5, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Vendors wanted. $10/spot until November 1. 779-0610 or www.mainstumc.com.


Columbia Baroque Soloists Concert “Forbidden Dance” will be held Friday, October 28, 7 p.m., First Christian Church, 2062 N. Beltline Blvd.; adn Sunday, October 30, 3:30 p.m., Reformation Lutheran Church, 1118 Union Street. 727-8555.

Palmetto Concert Band will hold its annual Fall Concert Sunday, November 13, 4 p.m., Koger Center for the Arts. Admission is free and open to the public. www.palmettoconcertband.org.

Dixieland Jazz Concert will be held 2:30-5 p.m. Sunday, November 6, Capital Senior Center, 1650 Park Circle, Maxcy Gregg Park, Columbia. 432-1504.

Mostly Mozart concert will be held at the Koger Center featuring South Carolina Philharmonic Saturday, November 5, 7:30 p.m. www.capitoltickets.com or 251-2222.

Eddie Huss, organist, will present a recital at the Shandon UMC Sanctuary, 3407 Devine Street, Sunday, November 6, 4:15 p.m. 256-8383.

Grace United Methodist Church, 410 Harbison Blvd. will host daily columnist/ humorist Jonathan Richard Cring and master musician Janet Clazzy Wednesday, November 2, 7 p.m. 732-1899.


Cardinal Newman School, 4701 Forest Drive, will hold open house Wednesday, November 9, 6-8 p.m. and Thursday, November 10, 8-10 a.m. 782-2814, ext. 11.


Lexington County’s 9th annual Veterans Parade will be held November 6, 3 p.m. in Lexington. All Veteran Service Organizations, Schools and the public are invited to participate and attend this event to honor our Veterans. There is no entry fee and a memorial ceremony will be held at the Veterans monument following the parade. 785-1454 or 785-8400.


Bearcats on the Prowl, a charity walk benefiting BCHS Education Foundation, will be held October 29, Brookland- Cayce High School, registration 8-9 a.m.; walk 9 a.m. www.brooklandcaycefoundation.com.

Captain’s choice golf tournament will be held at Fort Jackson Golf Club October 28, to raise funds for the Palmetto State Base Camp, and Camp Sertoma of South Carolina. The tournament is sponsored by the Richland Sertoma Club. Registration starts at 9 a.m. with shotgun start at 10 a.m. jkslks@sc.rr.com, or 419-8558.

Carolina Kick Off For A Cure to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and combine two of Gamecock Nation’s favorite pastimes: food and football, will be held November 5, The Zone in Williams Brice Stadium. 1-866-324-2242, rmacqueen@cff.org or www.carolinakickoff.com.

Alala Cancer Society will host “Kick Cancer Where It Hurts,” a charity kickball tournament, Saturday, November 5, 9 a.m., Earlewood Park. Registration is now open, 569-4373 or kim@alala.info.


No Impact Carolina Week will be held Sunday, November 6 through Saturday, November 12, 7 p.m., Green Quad’s Learning Center for Sustainable Futures. www.uscecoreps.webs.com or www.sc.edu/green.


Family Connection will host The Homecoming Preview Show Wednesday, November 2, 8 p.m., Midlands Technical Theatre, Harbison Campus, 7300 College Street, Irmo. www.chapintheatre.org.

No Impact USC Film Festival will be held Wednesday, November 2, 8 p.m., Russell House Theater. www.sc.edu/green.


“Lunch and Learns” are being held at the Capital Senior Center, 1650 Park Circle, second Thursday, 11:30 a.m. Upcoming programs include: November 10, Improve Your Memory in an Hour; December 8, Five Ways to Look and Feel Younger; January 12, The Health Benefits of Chocolate; February 9, Dementia, Depression and the Donut Hole; March 8, Getting the Most From Your Doctor Appointment; April 12, Balance and Safety at Home; May 10, Advance Directives; June 14, What is Good Food. 779-1971.

S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program will sponsor two free legal clinics in Columbia in November: November 3, real estate and foreclosure issues, 6:30-8 p.m., Richland County Public Library Northeast Branch, 7490 Parklane Road; November 10, bankruptcy law issues, 7-8 p.m., Richland County Public Library Southeast Branch, 7421 Garners Ferry Road. www.scbar.org/clinics or 799-6653, ext. 158.

Prominent, local artist Lee Swallie will teach abstract painting class, Capital Senior Center, 1650 Park Circle, Tuesdays, 10 a.m. beginning November 8 ending December 13. 779-1971.

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