South Carolinians (and everyone else!): We've started to see some warmer temperatures and sunny weekends, which is enough to make anyone want to get "out and about." Wondering what to do while you're out?
Ongoing: From Here to Timbuktu: A Journey through West Africa - SC State Museum - African Exhibit at the museum
Now-Feb 28: Dinosaurs: Mesozoic Monsters! - SC State Museum - Dinosaur exhibit at the museum
Now-Feb 28: Snowville! - Edventure - Winter playland inside the Southeast's Largest Children's Museum
Now-Mar 23: Forest Acres Winter 2010 Art Series - Columbia (Midtown at Forest Acres) - free arts entertainment beginning in January on Tuesday evenings at 7pm in the Midtown at Forest Acres.
Now-Mar 25: Shag Night at Jillian's - Great live music and shagging at Jillian's every Thursday from 6PM-9PM.
Now-May 1: "A Dinosaur's Tale" - Columbia Marionette Theatre
Feb 27: Lexington's Race Against Hunger - charitable event; run, walk, and fun run
Feb 27-28: South Carolina Book Festival - Columbia - speakers, exhibits, autograph sessions, workshops
Mar 5: Red, White & Black Tie Gala - Columbia - tickets are $100.00/person - American Red Cross of Central South Carolina benefit
Mar 6: Irish Ceili - Columbia - night of Irish music, dance and fun
Mar 6: March for Meals 5K Run at Riverbanks - Columbia - 3.2 or 1.5 mile - benefits Senior Resources
While you're enjoying all these activities, don't miss the awesome local parks, hiking trails, biking trails, and the zoo!