September is moving full steam ahead with a jam-packed schedule of events this weekend. Keep reading for our roundup below, then check out our calendar of events for everything that's happening in Columbia, SC!


Tickets for MAROON 5 with special guests TOVE LO are on sale now!, 1-800-745-3000 or the Lexington Medical Center Box Office inside Colonial Life Arena. Don't miss them on September 10!

Posted by Colonial Life Arena on Friday, June 3, 2016


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This Saturday is chock full of fun festivals! The Rosewood Art and Music Festival 2016Busa and Bagger Fest: Motorsports, Food and Music FestivalShaggin' on Main and SC Moon Fest are all going on around town.

Whether rocking out to Maroon 5 or Atlas Road Crew, get lost in the music this weekend!

Nature's calling and you should answer! Join in on the Big Tree Hike at Congaree National Park or get some fresh air perusing the vendors' offerings at Soda City Market.

For some alternative entertainment this weekend, get some friends together and go see the Women's Flat Track Roller Derby Playoffs or a production of "Tail! Spin!"

Finally, this weekend is your last chance to see RACE: Are We So Different?, so be sure to check it out before it's gone!

Check out our daily guide below. For more things to do around Columbia, SC, visit our calendar of events!


Posted by Columbia QuadSquad on Tuesday, August 2, 2016


Atlas Road Crew at Music Farm Columbia 9 p.m.; $12 - $15

Soda City Market at City Center/ Main Street 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Free admission
South Carolina State House Tours at South Carolina State House 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Free admission
The Rosewood Art and Music Festival 2016 at Rockaway Athletic Club 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Free admission
Farmville at EdVenture Children's Museum 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; $10.50 - $11.50
Busa and Bagger Fest: Motorsports, Food and Music Festival at Historic Columbia Speedway 12 - 10 p.m.; Free admission for kids 12 and under - $10
Tin Roof Six Year Anniversary Party at Tin Roof 12 p.m.
Big Tree Hike at Congaree National Park 1 - 4 p.m.; Free admission
Shaggin' on Main at Columbia Marriott Hotel 2 - 10 p.m.; Free admission
SC Moon Fest at West Columbia Riverwalk 5 - 9 p.m.; Free admission
Maroon 5 at Colonial Life Arena 7:30 p.m.; $30.50 - $126

Grandparent's Day at EdVenture Children's Museum 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Free admission for grandparents - $11.50 for children and adults
Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection at Columbia Museum of Art 2 p.m.; Free admission

Women's Flat Track Roller Derby Playoffs at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.; $15 - $65
"Tail! Spin!" at Trustus Theatre Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m.; $20 - $25
Blooming Butterflies at EdVenture Children's Museum Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 12 - 5 p.m.; $10.50 - $11.50
Historic Columbia Historic House Museum Tours at Historic Columbia Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Sunday 1 - 4 p.m.; $4 - $28
Columbia Museum of Art has a variety of ongoing exhibits open Friday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 12 - 5 p.m.; $12
• Eyes on the Edge: J. Henry Fair Photographs the Carolina Coast
• Spoken: Portraits in Black
• Big & Bold: Selections from the Collection
South Carolina State Museum has a variety of ongoing exhibits open Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; $6.95 - $8.95
• App4That: Interactive Exhibit on the Progression of Technology
• South Carolina and The Great War
• RACE: Are We So Different?
• Art: A Collection of Collections
McKissick Museum has a variety of ongoing exhibits open Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Free admission
• Looking Back/ Looking Ahead: Columbia's Sesquicentennial Time Capsule
• A Compass to Guide: South Carolina Cabinetmakers Today



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