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Friday, November 13. Wine Tastings! At this Friday's tastings we will be pouring Southern Comfort, Tuaca, Chambord, and Korbel Champagne. We will be mixing up some great holiday drinks which makes this a tasting you do not want to miss! As always this tasting is free of charge. Cheers! Visit Sam's Fine Wine, Spirits and More for additional information.
Beginning Friday, November 13. Thunder Tower Deck the Halls Contest. Each Thunder Tower Department will decorate in the Christmas Spirit and we want you to be the Judge! Come put in your vote for the best Department decorations for a chance to WIN a Thunder Tower Shopping Spree! Contest runs through December 12. Visit Thunder Tower Harley-Davidson for more information.
Friday, November 13 & Tuesday, November 17. Game Night! Don't you wish you could test things out before you buy them? Well you can! Toys & Games offers you the opportunity to come in and test out the games! That way, you'll be sure to pick something out the whole family will love! Toys & Games is located at the Columbia Place Mall, across from the food court. Call 803-865-2232 for additional information.
Saturday, November 14. Crafting Holiday Cards with Cathy! Cathy McQueen is back for another innovative hands-on workshop, sharing tips and techniques for making cards that celebrate any occasion. Use the materials provided to make your own special card. Seating is limited so please call 772-6675 or stop by to register. St. Andrews Regional Branch. Visit the Richland County Public Library for more information.
Sunday, November 15. Roller Derby! Come see live roller derby brought back to the capital city! The Richland County Regulators Roller Derby team are hosting the Rogue Rollergirls from Fayetteville NC at the National Guard armory on November 15th! Doors open at 5, with tailgating beforehand! Great halftime show, good food and drink and awesome company! Partial proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Harvest Hope Food Bank. Tickets are $10 in advance and $13 at the door. Discounts given for canned food donations--$1 per can. Visit the Regulators for more information.
Sunday, November 15. 14th Annual Oyster Festival. The South Carolina Oyster Festival is Columbia's largest outdoor oyster roast with more than 5,000 pounds of fresh oysters served steamed and fried. The family-friendly event will feature lots of free children's activities along with inflatable amusement rides for a nominal fee, live music, tours, food and drinks. Experience a full day of activities on our historic grounds with oysters by the serving, a variety of foods, soft drinks, beer, and a special wine pavilion. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and strollers. And, don't forget to bring your oyster shuckers and gloves or purchase them at the festival. Tickets are available at the Robert Mills House Museum Shop, California Chicken Grill, Bawa Oyster Company, and online at www.etix.com. Visit the Historic Columbia Foundation for more information.
Sunday, November 15. Museum Shop Artisans' Fair and Sale. Looking for one-of-a-kind, thoughtful and budget-friendly gifts this holiday season? Get your holiday shopping done early at the Museum's annual Artisans' Fair & Sale from noon-3 pm, featuring local artisans and their wares. Handmade crafts including jewelry, ceramics, textiles, pine needle baskets, scarves, gourd birdhouses, ornaments and more! Complimentary gift-wrapping is available, and museum members receive an additional 5% off their regular Museum Shop discounts during the event. Visit the Columbia Museum of Art for more information.
Monday, November 16 & Wednesday, November 18. Live Music! Tsunami has two great shows lined up this week at their Harbison location. On Monday, Jay Edwards will be performing and on Wednesday, The Reason Your Listening will be taking the stage! Eat great food, listen to great live music and have a great time with friends! Visit Tsunami for more information.
Thursday, November 19. Vista Lights. A Christmas Open House in the Vista. Come and walk the streets without traffic, listen to great music, browse the shops and galleries, and sample the holiday fare at the Vista restaurants! Also, stop by the SC State Museum from 5-8 pm and get a sneak peek at the decorated trees, wreaths and hand-painted holiday ornaments. Vista Lights runs from 5-10 pm. Visit Vista Columbia or call 803-269-5946 for more information.
Thursday, November 19. Farmers Market. There's only two markets left before closing for the season so make sure to stop by from 3-7 p.m. in Town Center at Lake Carolina! You'll be sure to see crafts and other great gift items as the holidays draw near! To celebrate the close of this successful season, the "Horse Whisperer" Bruce Anderson and the folks at Folly Farms will be joining us! Bruce will be demonstrating his work while sharing with us the things he has done for law enforcement officers, educational groups, mental health groups and more. Folly Farms will be giving pony rides during our final market. Visit Lake Carolina for additional information.
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