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Costume Designer Named Richland Library’s Artist-in-Residence

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 16, 2019Meet Maker & Costume Designer Margaret “Markie” GaddisColumbia, SC– A local artist, known for her true Renaissance personality, is sharing her talents with Richland Library and the community this fall. We’re excited to welcome Margaret “Markie” Gaddis as our next artist-in-residence, starting September 16. A South Carolina native, Markie is an artist, maker and costume designer. She has […]

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Take a Day Trip to Lancaster, SC!

Landsford Canal State ParkStart your day of exploration at the Landsford Canal State Park, just 25 minutes outside Lancaster and 65 miles from downtown Columbia. Stretched along the Catawba River on the South Carolina fall line, the park is home to the well-preserved remains of the canal system that made the river commercially navigable from 1820 to 1835.  A flat, easy to walk […]

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Discover Riverbanks Zoo

The Riverbanks Zoo has been one of Columbia’s most popular attractions since opening its gates in April of 1974. In the four decades since, the zoo has provided the Columbia populace a spectacular platform to connect with wildlife from all corners of the globe. This world-class zoo features more than 2,000 animals on display, representing […]

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Dance Dancing Grown Up Fun!

Friday Night Dance Party

Blue Moon Ballroom is full-service dance studio and event rental venue in West Columbia’s. They offer group and private classes in all the popular social dances a few of them are Waltz, Rumba, Salsa, American Tango, Mambo, Merengue and Carolina Shag. Come find your dance! Love to dance? Everyone’s welcome at the Blue Moon Ballroom each Friday […]

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Farmers Markets in the Greater Columbia SC Area

South Carolina State Farmers Market –  Consumers can shop year round for fresh produce, specialty products, and artisan items. The peak season for locally grown produce runs from April through early October. Vendors hours vary, but generally open at 8am – 4pm. Visit the outdoor sheds and speak to South Carolina farmers who produce our […]

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Antiques Grown Up Fun!

Antique Shopping in the Columbia SC Area

Enjoy poking around in antique malls for treasure? Want to furnish a home with mid-century modern? Love the Victorian – Downton Abbey style? Or maybe you collect coins, knick-knacks or souvenir post cards? The Greater Columbia area has a good selection of antique shops and antique malls to satisfy your antique-shopping desires! THE RED LION […]

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