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Events

Upcoming Events

Scroll our calendar to find the perfect events during your stay or plan your stay around one of our fantastic events. With substantial diversity and community pride, there’s an event every weekend; festivals every month. There’s something for everyone in the family… food festivals, arts and entertainment showcases, cultural, historical and contemporary events. Holiday happenings for every season including the July Celebration on Lake Murray a top 10 Southeast Event. With so many events to offer, you will probably have to extend your stay in Lake Murray Country.

Recurring Event Free First Thursday at CMA

Free First Thursday at CMA

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Looking for something to do in Lake Murray Country, enjoy free admission and extended hours at Columbia Museum of Art, located Downtown Columbia courtesy of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. Plus, head to the galleries at 6:30 p.m. to chat with our friendly docents about the art you see.    

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More Than Rhythm Listening Party at Columbia Museum of Art

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

As part of Free First Thursday at the CMA and in celebration of Black History Month, enjoy a funk and soul listening party with DJ Lady Marauder spinning vinyl records that were the backdrop and heartbeat of the Black Film Renaissance of the 1960s and ’70s. She will be joined by More Than Rhythm series […]

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More Than Rhythm: A Black Music Series Featuring The Mahoganëë Xperience at Columbia Museum of Art

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Mahoganëë is a South Carolina Lowcountry soul musician whose unique style, deemed “Funky Organik Soul,” is a blend of Southern soul, funk, jazz, blues, and hip-hop with African and Caribbean influences created by her husband, music producer André Amigér. After a conversation with series host Dr. Birgitta Johnson, Mahoganëë performs with a full band, including […]

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Matilda Jr. – The Musical at Village Square Theatre

Village Square Theatre 105 Caughman Road, Lexington

Providing over 60 years of family friendly entertainment, Village Square Theatre brings Broadway to your backyard in beautiful Downtown Lexington! Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She’s unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Matilda’s school life isn’t completely smooth sailing, however […]

$12 – $14.00
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Mat and Savanna Shaw at the Historic Newberry Opera House

Newberry Opera House 1201 McKibben Street, Newberry

Newberry is home to the historic Newberry Opera House, where performers from all over the world take center stage in Lake Murray Country! Mat and Savanna Shaw are a daddy-daughter duo from Utah that rose to prominence during the COVID-19 quarantine. Kelly Clarkson called them “incredibly gifted” and Good Morning America said, “This father-daughter duo’s […]

$35 – $50.00
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Recurring Event Soda City Market

Soda City Market

Main Street Columbia, SC 1300-1600 Main Street, Columbia

Soda City Market is Columbia’s weekly Main Street event inspired by traditional European street markets. In partnership with Founders Federal Credit Union, we’re open every Saturday morning 9 a.m. –1 p.m., year-round, rain or shine! Find everything you need to nourish your brain, body, and belly—helping establish our city as the real southern hotspot for locals […]

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Drink Small and SC Blues Day at the SC State Museum

SC State Museum 301 Gervais Street, Columbia

Spend a special day with ColaJazz Foundation and the State Museum celebrating South Carolina Blues music and honoring the 90th birthday of legendary South Carolina musician Drink Small! Guests will enjoy: Special mini-exhibition of Drink Small instruments and career memorabilia Kids craft activity Screening of the documentary, Maybe Next Week Sometime at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.* […]

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Columbia City Ballet present Romeo & Juliet

Koger Center for the Arts 1051 Greene Street, Columbia

Love is in the air for Columbia City Ballet at the Koger Center for the Arts! The dance between Starrett and Shakespeare will go on as Columbia City Ballet brings to life the worlds of togetherness, love, and dreams. During their performance season, audiences will be captivated with one of Shakespeare's classics, Romeo & Juliet. […]

$25 – $52.00
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Columbia City Ballet present Romeo & Juliet

Koger Center for the Arts 1051 Greene Street, Columbia

Love is in the air for Columbia City Ballet at the Koger Center for the Arts! The dance between Starrett and Shakespeare will go on as Columbia City Ballet brings to life the worlds of togetherness, love, and dreams. During their performance season, audiences will be captivated with one of Shakespeare's classics, Romeo & Juliet. […]

$25 – $52.00
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Matilda Jr. – The Musical at Village Square Theatre

Village Square Theatre 105 Caughman Road, Lexington

Providing over 60 years of family friendly entertainment, Village Square Theatre brings Broadway to your backyard in beautiful Downtown Lexington! Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She’s unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Matilda’s school life isn’t completely smooth sailing, however […]

$12 – $14.00
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Ronstadt Revue at the Historic Newberry Opera House

Newberry Opera House 1201 McKibben Street, Newberry

Newberry is home to the historic Newberry Opera House, where performers from all over the world take center stage in Lake Murray Country! Linda Ronstadt’s incredible musical legacy now lives on through the stunning talents of Gesenia and her Ronstadt Revue. Every Ronstadt Revue show, performed in painstaking detail in both English and Spanish, covers […]

$40 – $50.00
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Newberry Gospel Brunch at the Historic Newberry Opera House

Newberry Opera House 1201 McKibben Street, Newberry

Newberry is home to the historic Newberry Opera House, where performers from all over the world take center stage in Lake Murray Country! This will be an inspirational afternoon! Plan to attend the 2nd Annual Gospel Brunch feat. Newberry College Graduate Jeffrey Lampkin’s fantastic choir. Enjoy a full brunch, and beverages, and be fed –physically […]

$40.00
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