Here's a look at what's lined up for this weekend, January 4 - 6, 2013:
FRIDAY, JANUARY 4
Tours begin at 9:30 am
Polar Bear Plunge at Lake Carolina
Take the cold plunge into Lake Carolina and then enjoy refreshments and music after the big dip. $10 donation is encouraged.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Enjoy this off-the-trail walk at South Carolina's only national park. Led by one of the "founding fathers" of Congaree National Park, the Big Tree Walk is sure to be a treat. Dress for surprisingly cool weather and bring snacks and a drink. Free; call 803.776.4396 to register.
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Conflict Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Promotions presents what will be a knockdown battle for South Carolina's Bantamweight title. Tim "The Terror" Goodwin and Matt "The Spiderman" Tran will storm the cage this Saturday. Ticket prices | Orch - C and D: $40.50; FBAA and FBAJ: $40.50; FBAB and FBAI: $25.50.
WNOK Bridal Expo at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
It's a one-stop shop for brides-to-be planning their big day! Read more on Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center's blog. Admission is $8 for adults, children 12 and under free.
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm