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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.

12,000 Year History Park – Colonial Forts Tour

12000 Year History Park 1120 Fort Congaree Trail, Cayce

Colonial Forts Tour In the deep woods of South Carolina, days from civilization, a little fort was built in 1718. Walk to the site of Fort Congaree and hear its intriguing stories as we delve into the struggles of the Deerskin Economy, then travel forward in time to Fort Congaree and Fort Granby. Meet in […]

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First Sunday – SC State Museum $1 Admission

SC State Museum 301 Gervais Street, Columbia

General admission is only $1 for guests on the first Sunday of every month!   First Sunday Ticket Pricing General admission to the South Carolina State Museum is only $1 for guests on First Sunday!* Included in general admission, guests can explore four floors of South Carolina art, cultural history, natural history and science/technology, including […]

$1.00
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Event Series University Hill Walking Tour

University Hill Walking Tour

The Graduate Hotel 1619 Pendleton Street, Columbia

Established between 1885 and 1950, the University Hill neighborhood features homes with a mix of architectural styles and designs from prominent regional and local architects. As one of the oldest residential communities in Columbia, this neighborhood has continued to be shaped and defined by urban renewal and the University of South Carolina’s eastward expansion. Bounded […]

$10.00
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Event Series Birdwatching in the Gardens

Birdwatching in the Gardens

The Hampton-Preston Mansion & Gardens 1615 Blanding Street, Columbia

Grab your binoculars to join Historic Columbia and local birder John Tjaarda for a free, guided bird walk around the Hampton-Preston Gardens to learn about the many local and migratory birds in Columbia. With the Hampton-Preston gardens playing host to over 100 bird species over the course of the year, participants will learn how to […]

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Renovation Rodeo | Wales Garden

Free | Palladium Members Join Palladium on Thursday, June 13, 2024, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. to view a newly renovated home located in Wales Garden near Five Points. Attendees of this Renovation Rodeo will have the unique chance to tour the home and learn about its history and renovation process. Light refreshments will be served. This is a private […]

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12,000 Year History Park – Colonial Forts Tour

12000 Year History Park 1120 Fort Congaree Trail, Cayce

Colonial Forts Tour In the deep woods of South Carolina, days from civilization, a little fort was built in 1718. Walk to the site of Fort Congaree and hear its intriguing stories as we delve into the struggles of the Deerskin Economy, then travel forward in time to Fort Congaree and Fort Granby. Meet in […]

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Free Sundays Presented by Richland County | Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens

The Hampton-Preston Mansion & Gardens 1615 Blanding Street, Columbia

The third Sunday of the month, residents of Richland and Lexington counties are invited to tour of one of Historic Columbia’s house museums for FREE thanks to Richland County, with support from HC Board Liaison, Councilwoman Gretchen Barron! This month, visit the Hampton-Preston Mansion. Wealthy Columbia merchant Ainsley Hall and his wife, Sarah, had this mansion built […]

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Historically Speaking Presentations with Lexington County Museum

Lexington County Main Library 5440 Augusta Road, Lexington

Come out to the Lexington Library to learn about the rich history of Lexington County. Each month, museum staff members will discuss a different aspect of Lexington County history. For more information, please call the museum at 803-359-8369 or email us at [email protected]

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Juneteenth Celebration in Irmo

Community Park of Irmo 7507 Eastview Drive, Irmo

Join the African American Historical Society of Irmo for their 4th Annual Juneteenth Celebration at the Irmo Community Park (7507 Eastview Drive). Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a national holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. It honors the day news of the Emancipation Proclamation finally reached […]

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12,000 Year History Park – Colonial Forts Tour

12000 Year History Park 1120 Fort Congaree Trail, Cayce

Colonial Forts Tour In the deep woods of South Carolina, days from civilization, a little fort was built in 1718. Walk to the site of Fort Congaree and hear its intriguing stories as we delve into the struggles of the Deerskin Economy, then travel forward in time to Fort Congaree and Fort Granby. Meet in […]

Free
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