Posts from June 2013

This weekend, it's time to blaze nature trails, have fun on Lake Murray, enjoy summer food and kick off Fourth of July week a little early. Here are five 'famously hot' things to do in Columbia, SC this weekend:

Paddle on Lake Murray at sunset
Get Your Gear On guides take you on a trip around Lake

Big news at Riverbanks Zoo! There are three new additions to its animal collection's male western lowland gorilla and two Caribbean flamingo chicks.

Ajari
Ajari, 12, is the first gorilla to make his home at the Zoo since the arrival of Mike, 28, and Chaka, 21, in 2004. Ajari was born at San Diego Zoo
Summer officially starts Friday, beginning over 90 days of fun events, time spent out in the sun, vacations and more. To kick off the summer season, here are 8 'famously hot' things to do in Columbia, SC this weekend. For a full list of events, view our calendar of events.

Go to the theatre

It's a
Trying to plan something for Father's Day at the last minute? Whether you need a place to go or something to eat, here's how to celebrate the dad in your life (whatever his style) in Columbia, SC:


For the Outdoorsy Dad
Spirit of Lake Murray Father's Day Cruise
Sail the waters of Lake Murray while
There's a 'famously hot' weekend ahead -- and we don't just mean the weather in Columbia, SC. (Speaking of... looking for ways to stay cool?) The next four days are full of hot events, both indoors and out. Treat dad on Sunday with one of the many Things to Do for Father's Day in Columbia, SC. Enjoy


The 11th Annual Southeastern Piano Festival returns to Columbia, SC on June 9 - 15, 2013.

Hosted by the University of South Carolina's School of Music, the festival brings 20 young, talented pianists from across the globe for a week of concerts, intensive training and a competition for a final
South Carolina's shrimp and grits is in the running for America's best food!

Three weeks ago, CQ Roll Call began the search for the dish that would become the "Taste of America." Each state was paired with a signature dish and voters brought those 50 delicious dishes down to the "Elite 8." Now,