2015-09-11 / Events



South Carolina Bird Dog Revival will be held Saturday, September 26, noon–6 p.m., Magnolia Plantation, 631 Longtown Road, Ridgeway, featuring the film Field Trial as well as a collection of over 100 vintage field trial photos on display with all tack and gear necessary to get involved in the sport. Professional handlers and dog trainers will be on hand to educate folks on training puppies all the way to grown shooting dogs. There will be Bluegrass music and BBQ.


Log Cabin Art Guild meeting will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, September 12, Spring Valley Presbyterian Church, 125 Sparkleberry Lane. Myrtle Robinson will demonstrate gel printing. mcneely2000@yahoo.com.

Gallery West will host an opening reception of Captured: The Photography of Seven Tuesday, September 15, 6–9 p.m., 118 State Street, West Columbia. 207-9265 or www.gallerywestcolumbia.com.


Spring Valley Presbyterian Church will hold a service of dedication and recital for a new organ recently installed in the church sanctuary September 27, 3 p.m., 125 Sparkleberry Lane. www.svpc.org or 227-9088.

Kingsmen Breakfast will be held Saturday, September 19, 8–10 a.m., Christian Life Church, 2700 Bush River Road. 238-7795.

Sandhills Community Church in NE Columbia will launch a second church campus in Forest Acres. Sandhills is known for its success in building a multi-racial church community, its emphasis in biblical integrity, and its contemporary worship style. The new campus will start weekly services Sunday, September 13, 10 a.m., Richland Fashion Mall in the Regal Cinemas movie theater, 3400 Forest Drive. sean@sandhillschurch.org.


Cleanup the Corridor Campaign continues to beautify Broad River Road 10–11:30 a.m., Saturday, September 12, meet and park at St. Andrews Library, 2916 Broad River Road or Boozer Shopping Center, 1571 Broad River Road. 576-1340 or GreenL@rcgov.us.


Elizabeth Smart luncheon, book signing, and panel discussion at the Children’s Trust Prevention Conference will be held Friday, September 18, 11:30–3:30 p.m, Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. childrensstrustofsc.wufoo.com


Lourie Center is offering an African Dance class Fridays 10–11 a.m., September 18–November 13, 1650 Park Circle. 779-1971 ext. 12 or www.louriecentersc.com.


Trenholm Park will host a Family Fun and Fitness event September 26, 10 a.m.–1p.m., 3900 Covenant Road. 787-0216.


Midlands Kids Festival will be held Saturday, September 26, 11 a.m.–4 p.m., Jamil Temple, 206 Jamil Road. 271-0393 or www.CarolinaFamilyExpos.com.

Crescent Hill Baptist Church Fall Festival and Bazaar will be held September 19, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., 2659 Two Notch Road.

The 37th Annual Jubilee: Festival of Heritage will take place on the grounds of Historic Columbia’s Mann-Simons Site & Outdoor Museum, 1403 Richland Street, Saturday, September 19, 11 a.m.–6 p.m. historiccolumbia.org or 252-1770 ext. 23.

2015 Christmas Craft Show and Holiday Bazaar with silent auction to benefit Harvest Hope Food Bank will be held Saturday November 7, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., 702 N. Lake Drive, Lexington. midlandcrafters.wix.com/christmas-craft-show.


Havana Nights, a gala to benefit Family Promise of the Midlands, will be held Friday, November 6, 7–10 p.m., 300 Senate Street. familypromisemidlands.org.

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for the Shepherd’s Center of Columbia will be held Saturday, September 26, 8–9:30 a.m., Applebee’s Restaurant on Devine Street, 4505 Devine Street. 779-4449 or www.facebook/shepherdcentercolumbia.


Lexington County Master Gardener Volunteers Annual Plant Sale will be held September 18–20, State Farmer’s Market.


Airport High School’s Eagle Club will recognize the 2015 inductees into the Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, October 9, 5:30 p.m., in the arena/commons area of Airport High School with the formal induction at 6:15 p.m. This year’s inductees include Phil Strickland, class of 1977; Scott Cloer, class of 1984; Dickie Furtick, class of 1969; and David Cook, class of 2005. 791-8619.


Pruitt Health Columbia and Pruitt Health Hospice will hold Healthy at 100 health fair Friday, September 11, 1–4 p.m., 2451 Forest Drive. 254-5960.

2015 Mayor’s Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast, with proceeds going to Palmetto Health Foundation for the Bosom Buddies Fund to assist women with post-mastectomy bras and other support materials, will be held Friday, October 16, 6–9 a.m., City Hall Parking Lot, 1737 Main Street. 545-4268.


Barton Swaim, author of The Speechwriter: A Brief Education in Politics, will speak at Richland Library Main Thursday, September 17, 6:30 p.m. 231-6388 or estoll@richlandlibrary.com.


First Market (First Nazareth Baptist Church Farmers Market) will be held Saturdays through November 21, 8:30 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. 254-6232.

Fourth Annual Martha’s Market will be held Saturday, September 12, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., Union United Methodist Church Family Ministry Center, 7582 Woodrow Street, Irmo. marthasmarketuumc@gmail.com.

Community Clothing Sale, sponsored by Go Forth Ministries of Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church, will be held Saturday, September 26, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., 3041 Leaphart Road, West Columbia. 661-6957.


Sinus Center of South Carolina will host an informational meeting Tuesday, September 15, 5:30–7 p.m., Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, Aspen Conference Room, 400 Palmetto Health Parkway. www.sinuscentersc.com or 451-0491.

AAF of the Midlands will host its September luncheon Wednesday, September 16, 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m., Stone River, 121 Alexander Road, West Columbia. aafmidlands.com.


Day of Remembrance for South Carolina Murder Victims will be held September 25, 5 p.m. on the steps of the State Capitol, followed by a silent march to Washington Street United Methodist Church, 1401 Washington Street, for a memorial service at 6 p.m. 238-0159.


Family movie night featuring Disney’s Big Hero 6will be held Friday, September 25, 6:30 p.m., Shandon Presbyterian Church, 607 Woodrow Street. 771-4408.


USC Symphony Orchestra 2015–2016 concerts will take place at the Koger Center for the Arts, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 15, Paremski Plays Tchaikovsky; Tuesday, October 20, John Williams Extravaganza!; Tuesday, November 17, Viva España!; Tuesday, February 23, 2016, All-Beethoven Concert; Tuesday, March 22, 2016, Poems And Songs with guest artist Janet Hopkins, mezzo-soprano; Monday, April 18, 2016, Segev Plays Elgar. 777-7500 or kogercenterforthearts.com.

Cleaves Memorial Musical Choir Anniversary program will be held Sunday, September 13, 2:30 p.m., 3407 Beaumont Avenue. 736-9884.

Carolina Jazz Society’s Dixieland Jazz Concert will be held Sunday, September 12, 2:30–5 p.m., Lourie Center, 1650 Park Circle, Maxcy Gregg Park. 432-1504 or sites.google.com/site/carolinajazzsociety.

Lourie Center will present Columbia’s own Capital City Big Band in concert Friday September 18, 7–10 p.m., 1650 Park Circle. 779-1971 or www.louriecentersc.com.

African Children’s Choir will perform Sunday, September 20, 11 a.m., Word of God Church and Ministries, 119 Diamond Lane. 799-3535 or www.africanchildrenschoir.com.

Pianist Matthew Ganong will have a recital Wednesday, September 16, 3 p.m., Keenan Event Center, Still Hopes Episcopal Retirement Community, One Still Hopes Drive, West Columbia. stillhopes.org.

The Fourth Wall, winner of 2014 SAVVY Chamber Music Competition, will be in Columbia for its 2015 residency at the School of Music September 9–12. A free public concert will take place Friday, September 11, 7:30 p.m., University of South Carolina School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly Street. thefourthwallensemble.com.

USC Wind Ensemble 2015-2016 Concert Season will include Talk by Joseph Schwantner, Monday, September 21, 2:30–4 p.m., USC School of Music, room 210; Luminosity: USC Wind Ensemble Concert, Monday, September 21, 7:30 p.m., Koger Center for the Arts; USC Wind Ensemble Concert, Sunday, October 18, 4 p.m., Koger Center for the Arts; USC Wind Ensemble Concert, Sunday, December 6, 4 p.m., Johnson Performance Hall (Darla Moore School of Business); USC Wind Ensemble Concert, Friday, February 12, 7:30 p.m., Koger Center for the Arts; USC Wind Ensemble Concert, Friday, March 18, 7:30 p.m., Johnson Performance Hall; USC Wind Ensemble Concert, Sunday, April 24, 4 p.m., Koger Center for the Arts. 777-1983 or www.sc.edu/music.

Rooftop Rhythms, hosted by the City of Forest Acres, will be held September 24 and October 29, 5:30–9 p.m., rooftop of Richland Mall, corner of Beltline Boulevard and Forest Drive (3400 Forest Drive). www.facebook.com/RooftopRhythms.

South Carolina State Museum will host its annual Fall Festival and Pickin’ Party Saturday, September 19, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., 301 Gervais Street. scmuseum.org.


Butterfly Count Program at Congaree National Park will be held Saturday, September 12, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., 100 National Park Road, Hopkins. 776-4396 or www.nps.gov/cong.


City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will hold a 30-day public comment period to review the draft of the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year. Citizens will have the opportunity to review and comment on the proposed draft by attending public hearings or submitting comments through September 21. Public Hearings will be held at 6 p.m., Tuesday, September 15, City Hall Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, 1737 Main Street. www.ColumbiaSC.net/communitydevelopment.


Descendants of Dr. Pierre Chastain will hold a family reunion October 16–17, Comfort Suites, 904 Murfreesboro Road, Lebanon, Tennessee. jdchastain@centurytel.net or 479-524-3461.

C. A. Johnson Class of 1966 50th Class Reunion Kick-off and Scholarship Fundraiser will host a pit-cooked bar-b-que meal October 3, 11a.m.–3 p.m., Meadowlake Community Park, 600 Beckman Road.cajohnsonhornets1966@gmail.com or 465-2302.


The James E. Clyburn Golf Center, a LPGA-USGA Girls Golf site, will host free golf clinics for girls ages five–18, 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. every other Saturday through October 1, 2091 Slighs Avenue. 255-8920 or www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/athletics/golf.

James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Foundation will host the 10 year anniversary Dr. James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Walk September 12, 9 a.m., William F. O’Neal Gymnasium, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 1300 Pine Street. 765-9916 or www.jamesrclarksicklecell.org.

Columbia Regional Sports Council and Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission will welcome US Quidditch, as well as participating teams and fans to US Quidditch Cup 9, April 16 – 17 Palmetto Health Fields at Saluda Shoals Park. www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNWDzuhF3gA

Palmetto Healthy Start will host its fourth annual Infant Mortality Awareness Walk: “Small Steps to a Healthy Start,” Saturday, September 12, 9–11 a.m., Finlay Park, 930 Laurel Street. 296-3780.

Registration for City Hoops, City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department’s instructional youth basketball program for boys and girls ages three through eight, will begin Tuesday, September 1. Registration ends Friday, October 23. City Hoops clinics will begin Saturday, November 14. Registration forms are available and can be submitted at any community recreation center or at the Parks and Recreation Administration Office, 1111 Parkside Drive. 545-3100.

S.C. Team Hope Walk for Huntington’s Disease will be held Saturday, October 24, 10 a.m.–12 p.m., Irmo Community Park, 7507 Eastview Drive, Irmo. www.hdsa.org/thwcolumbiasc or 983-2052.


GriefShare, a support group who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences, meets Wednesdays through November 11, 6:30–8:30 p.m., Christian Life Church, Conference Room 2700 Bush River Road. beanbou@gmail.com.


On Stage Productions will open its season with Little Shop of Horrors Friday, September 18, with performances continuing through September 27. Performances will be Fridays and Saturdays, with an additional performance Thursday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m. Matinees are at 2:30 p.m. on Sundays, and on Saturday, September 19 and 26, 680 Cherokee Lane, West Columbia. www.onstagesc.com or 351-6751.


Historic Columbia’s Second Sunday Strolls, will offer its newest neighborhood tour of University Hill Sunday, September 13, 2 p.m. Tour begins at the Inn at USC, 1619 Pendleton Street. historiccolumbia.org.


Lourie Center will offer an eight-week class on American Sign Language, Mondays September 14–November 2, 1–2 p.m., 1650 Park Circle. 779-1971 ext. 12 or www.louriecentersc.com.

Grant Writing & Research Workshop will be held September 28–29, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, 1331 Elmwood Avenue. www.fundingforgood.org.

Mountain Dulcimer Workshop, sponsored by the Dulcimores of Blythewood, will be presented Saturday, September 26, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Blythewood. www.dulcimores.com or 429-1319.

Wine and Unwind: Tom Poland, Southern Writer will be held Thursday, September 24, 6:30–8 p.m., Lourie Center, 1650 Park Circle. 779-1971 ext. 12 or www.louriecentersc.com.

Childcare Training Workshop with DSS credit hours will be held Saturday, September 19, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., Happily Parenting Headquarters, 1533 Daniel Road, West Columbia. swatts@happilyparenting.com.

Small Business Administration Seminar will be held Monday, September 14, 6–7:30 p.m., Central Baptist Church, 3625 Clement Road. 252-3742.

Lender Matchmaker: Access to Capital Symposium will be held Thursday, September 24, 8 a.m.–3 p.m., Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. 2015-south-carolina-lender-matchmaker.eventbrite.com.

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