Gear up for an action-packed weekend full of events, concerts, food and more! Continue reading for our roundup below, then look through our calendar of events for everything that's going on in Columbia, SC.
Face your fears and all the things that go bump in the night at Deceased Farm, Hall of Horrors Haunted Attraction, Terror Falls Haunted Farm and Disturbia Down South Haunted Attraction. For less frightening festivities, take the kids to Boo at the Zoo!
Football is back in Columbia this weekend, so get ready to cheer for your team at USC vs. UMass!
Finally, go for the rose gold! Raise funds for breast cancer awareness by participating in the Walk for Life and Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon, 5K and 10K.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22:
Walk for Life and Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon, 5K and 10K at Spirit Communications Park 7:15 - 10 a.m.; $35 - $85
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
EdVenture Fire Prevention Day at EdVenture Children's Museum 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.; $10.50 - $11.50/ Free admission for firefighters and up to four family members
Saturdays in Oz at South Carolina State Museum 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; $6.95 - $8.95
Fall into Fun Festival & Bazaar at Central Church of the Nazarene 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Free admission
"Legends of Ancient Greece" at Columbia Marionette Theatre 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; $5
USC vs. UMass at Williams-Brice Stadium 12 p.m.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23:
2nd Annual Gervais Street Bridge Dinner at Gervais Street Bridge 4 - 8 p.m.; $150
Kirk Franklin at SC State Fair at South Carolina State Fairgrounds 4 p.m.; Free with fair admission
Boo at the Zoo at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden Friday, Saturday and Sunday 6 - 9 p.m.; $8 - $10
South Carolina State Fair at South Carolina State Fairgrounds Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. - 12 a.m., Sunday 12 - 11 p.m.; $7 - $10 admission
Restaurant Week Columbia at various Columbia, SC restaurant locations recurring daily
"The Rocky Horror Show" at Trustus Theatre Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m.; $25 - $35
Deceased Farm at Clinton Sease Farm Friday, Saturday and Sunday 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.; $16 - $20
Hall of Horrors Haunted Attraction at 1153 Walter Price Street, Cayce SC Friday and Saturday 8 - 11 p.m.; $10 - $20
Terror Falls Haunted Farm at Terror Falls Haunted Farm Friday and Saturday 7:30 p.m.; $15 cash only
Disturbia Down South Haunted Attraction at 2601 Highway 6, Gaston SC Friday and Saturday Sunset - Midnight; $12
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
• Toulouse-Lautrec Works on Paper
• Eyes on the Edge: J. Henry Fair Photographs the Carolina Coast
• 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
• Museum of Oz
• App4That: Interactive Exhibit on the Progression of Technology
• South Carolina and the Great War
• 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