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Follow the rainbow to the 33rd Annual St. Pat's in Five Points on Saturday, March 14 from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Be Irish for the day at the Columbia region's biggest annual street festival and one of the largest St. Patrick's Day celebrations in the Southeast. You'll have a Gaelic good time running the

When the autumn air in Columbia, SC begins to smell like funnel cake and carnival lights can be seen from all directions, it can mean only one thing - the South Carolina State Fair is in full swing once again!

Needtobreathe performs at the 2013 South Carolina State Fair in Columbia, SC
Needtobreathe performs at the 2013 South Carolina State Fair

Celebrating its 145th year

As National Travel and Tourism Week continues today, we encourage you to celebrate the tourism industry, its dedicated workers and the impact travel has on our community. The travel effect proves the travel industry has a measurable and purposeful impact on our lives, businesses and the nation's


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


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,