Author: Helen Dennis
July 4th in Columbia SC brings all the patriotic fun and celebration to visitors and locals alike. Whether it's hot dogs, music, or lake days you seek, there are plenty of things to do in Columbia SC on this patriotic holiday. Make your plans today, because this holiday will be gone in the flash of...
May has been recognized by the U.S. as Asian American Pacific Islander Month since 1992. In 2022, the City of Columbia also proclaimed May to be Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This is a chance to celebrate the history of the AAPI people and honor the culture and community that they...

Heather McMahan can...and she will

Thursday, February 17, 2022 7:00 PM by Helen Dennis

On February 19, the Koger Center for the Arts welcomes Heather McMahan to Columbia SC for the very first time. Her ironically named Farewell Tour has fans donning animal print (if you know, you know) and gearing up for a night of, as Heather calls it, "giggles and laughter and just being...

Happy Trails: 6 Trails to Explore in Columbia SC

Monday, January 31, 2022 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

We say it all the time, Columbia SC is where city meets nature. But for anyone who is new to town or at least new to exploring the great outdoors, it can be hard to know where to start. To help you out we’re sharing a list of trails throughout the Midlands that can help you start your outdoor...

Black History Month in Columbia SC

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

Black history flows through the streets of Columbia SC, touching our modern lives through art, politics, food and beyond. This February, we dive deeper into that heritage with Black History Month. Engage and Learn African American History Monument On the east side of the South Carolina State House...

Columbia SC Holiday Gift Guide

Monday, November 22, 2021 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

A quick look around Columbia and it’s clear that holiday shopping is in full swing. With many gifts just a “Add to Cart” button away, we’re on the hunt for something unexpected to place under the tree. Fortunately our local ambassadors were ready with their local gift recommendations. Merrell One of...