Movies in the Garden – Field of Dreams

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

Historic Columbia is excited to bring you Movies in the Garden sponsored by The ART of Real Estate. Spring means the start of baseball, America’s favorite pastime. So come out an April evening to enjoy the modern classic Field of Dreams on the Historic Columbia grounds! Purchase your tickets for a socially distanced pod and then bring your crew […]

$5 – $10
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Historic Gardens Tour

The Historic Robert Mills House 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia

Explore the native and exotic with Historic Columbia's Director of Grounds, Keith Mearns, as he offers insight into the varied and beautiful gardens at the Robert Mills House and Hampton-Preston Site. Each encompassing a full city block, the development of the gardens at these sites is guided by collections policies formulated to maximize their interpretive […]

$10.00
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Historic Gardens Tour

The Historic Robert Mills House 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia

Explore the native and exotic with Historic Columbia's Director of Grounds, Keith Mearns, as he offers insight into the varied and beautiful gardens at the Robert Mills House and Hampton-Preston Site. Each encompassing a full city block, the development of the gardens at these sites is guided by collections policies formulated to maximize their interpretive […]

$10.00
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Storytime in the Garden

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

Enjoy stories, songs and activities with Richland Library and Historic Columbia staff in the Hampton-Preston Gardens. This event is free and open to children of all ages. Masks will be required for those ages 3 and over.

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Storytime in the Garden

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

Enjoy stories, songs and activities with Richland Library and Historic Columbia staff in the Hampton-Preston Gardens. This event is free and open to children of all ages. Masks will be required for those ages 3 and over.

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Wednesday Walk – State House Monuments

SC State House Grounds

Since Columbia’s 1786 founding, the grounds of the South Carolina State House have grown from a four-acre site bounded by Richardson (Main), Gervais, Assembly and Senate streets into a 22-acre complex featuring seven buildings and more than 30 monuments. South Carolinians have constructed, altered and reconsidered this space for more than 230 years — and […]

$5 – $10
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Family Day at Historic Columbia

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

Help us release thousands of ladybugs into the Hampton-Preston Gardens during Historic Columbia’s first ever ladybug release! Ladybugs help control other small, more harmful insects, like aphids, and are a great and environmentally friendly way to keep gardens healthy! The event will be held from 10:00am – 12:00pm, and the ladybug release will take place between 10:00-11:00am. […]

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Historic Gardens Tour

The Historic Robert Mills House 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia

Explore the native and exotic with Historic Columbia's Director of Grounds, Keith Mearns, as he offers insight into the varied and beautiful gardens at the Robert Mills House and Hampton-Preston Site. Each encompassing a full city block, the development of the gardens at these sites is guided by collections policies formulated to maximize their interpretive […]

$10.00
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Historic Happy Hour: Water Balloon Battle

The Historic Robert Mills House 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia

Join us for our sixth annual Historic Water Balloon Battle from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 13. Using water balloons, guests will break into teams to learn about military tactics through history and battle on the grounds of the Robert Mills House & Gardens. Before and during the battle, enjoy drinks and food from Doggy […]

$20.00
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