January 2020 Events in Columbia SC and the Midlands

Date | Title

9 – 19 | Restaurant Week

Restaurants across the region offer discounted 3-course dinners and specials!

10 – 12 | Disney’s Frozen Jr.

A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. Presented by ICRC Children’s Theatre. Harbison Theatre.

11 – Alan Jackson

Country music sensation Alan Jackson comes to the Colonial Life Arena

11 – Friends & Foundation Winter Book Sale

Great deals on gently used books, CDs, DVDs and more. Held at the Richland Library Operations Center at 130 Lancewood Road.

11 – Richland Rumble \ Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

For all ages! Richland Library Main

11 – April 11 The Little Mermaid

The Columbia Marionette Theatre’s surprising new adaptation of the famous Hans Christian Anderson story combines a modern day setting with timeless underwater imagery.

13 – Ukulele Jam

Ukulele enthusiasts meet for a relaxed and fun jam session. Newbies and seasoned strummers welcome! Richland Library Main

14 & 17 – Artrageous

Show will be in Aiken on 14th and in Sumter on 17th – pulling art and music together in an incredible way – inspiring and incredible!

15 – Lippan Painting Workshop

Come learn this distinctive style of painting which originated in Kutch India as a traditional mural craft. Columbia Art Center (803) 545-3093

15 – Carolina Yards

Master Gardeners will take you through the 12 actions you can do to have your yard certified as a Carolina Yard. These practices address environmental issues in design, construction, implementation, and management of our yards. Richland Library Main

16 – (Fake) Ted Talks

The Mothers, Trustus Theatre’s resident sketch comedy troupe, will tackle the hard-hitting issues we all face today. Richland Library Main

17 – Ben Rosenblum Piano Jazz Trio Southern Tour

Performing live at the Lancaster Cultural Arts Center.

18 – Prohibition Era

Come to Congaree National Park as you are transported back to the Roaring 20’s to examine the roots, causes, enforcement, and the failures of the Prohibition Era. Interpretive talks are scheduled for 10am, 11am, 2pm and 3pm.

18 – Red Shoe Run

The run will take place at Hand Middle School and will offer both a 5K and a 10K route through the beautiful and historic Shandon neighborhood. Benefits Ronald McDonald House.

18 – Model Trains

Drop by from 1pm – 5pm and enjoy a model train exhibit. Sponsored by Midlands T-Trak. Irmo Branch Library

20-21 – Travis Tritt

Country music legend comes to the Newberry Opera House.

22 – Happy Feet

Free family movie at Richland Library NE.

26 – Great Amazing Race

Modeled after the TV show, teams of two people (any combo adults & kids) race around a 1.5 mile cross country course in competition with other similar age teams. Sesquicentennial State Park

29 – For the Love of Roses

Learn about roses, the meanings associated with colors, the types that do well in Midlands gardens. Irmo Branch Library

30 – Jason Aldean

Country music sensation Jason Aldean appears live at Colonial Life Arena

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