#COLAweekend: Feb. 16-18, 2018

COLAtoday weekend guide

#COLAweekend: Feb. 16-18, 2018

Another COLAweekend has arrived 🙌  – and with it comes Gamecock sporting events, concerts at Music Farm + more Mardi Gras (just pretend you’re still in NOLA with this all-day Vista bar crawl). And if you’re still on that V-Day kick, take your Valentine/Galentine to the 2nd Annual Smoke and Beer Festival. Whatever you decide to do, keep us in the loop by using the #COLAtoday hashtag.

Lauren

 

Friday | Feb. 16

MustDo: Craft & Drafting | 7-9 p.m. | Craft and Draft | 2706 Devine St. | free | with Columbia coloring pages by Shelby LeBlanc Art

WaterCooler: Gamecock Baseball season opener vs. Virginia Military Institute Keydets | 4 p.m. | Founders Park | 431 Williams St. | $8+ ⚾

Show:

Active:  Sweat & Sip: Torched Barre Class & Social | 6-9 p.m. | Bikram Yoga | 4715 Forest Dr. | $10 for members; $25 for non members

Cause: SWEAT After Dark | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Jamie Scott Fitness | 1125 Lady St. | $10 | benefiting Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital 🚲

Drink: Mardi Gras Bar Crawl | 6:45-10 p.m. | Liberty Tap Room Columbia | 828 Gervais St. | $7.99 to register 🍺

UofSC: Annual Alumni Reception at the SCEMA Conference | 5:30-7 p.m. | My Carolina Alumni Association | 900 Senate St. | free | first 400 attendees will receive a free drink 🐔

 

Saturday | Feb. 17

Drink: World Beer Festival | 12-4 + 6-10 p.m. | S.C. State Fairgrounds | 1200 Rosewood Dr. | $40 or $55 for VIP | #protip: Bring cash to buy a pretzel necklace from COR 🥨

Film: Films for One to Eight Projectors | 9:30-11:30 p.m. | Nickelodeon Theatre | $11  

Gala: Studio 54: The Contemporaries’ 2018 Ball | 7:30-11 p.m. | S.C. State Museum | $70-100 👠

Cause:

Show: Rocketman: A Tribute to Elton John | 7:30 p.m. | Koger Center | 1051 Greene St. | $29

Arts: Misery is Optional: Recollections of Recovery | 7:30 p.m. | Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College | 7300 College St., Irmo | $24

Show: Cosmic Charlie: High-Energy Grateful Dead Tribute Band | doors 8 p.m.; show 9 p.m. | Music Farm Columbia | 1022 Senate St. | $12-15 🎼

WaterCooler:

Workshop: Pixelated: Glass Mosaics 101 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Richland Library Main, Studio 220 | 1431 Assembly St. | free to register

Gala: 2018 Friends of the Lexington County Museum Gala | 6-10 p.m. |  Lexington County Museum | 111 Maiden Ln., Lexington | $60-65 | proceeds benefit the museum’s educational programs, repairs to the museum’s Lorick Cabin + and enhancement of other exhibits

UofSC: 44th Annual Conference on SC Archaeology | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | University of South Carolina Gambrell Hall, Room 153 | free for current ASSC members + $10 for non-members

 

Sunday | Feb. 18

Active: Women’s Self Defense Course | 1-4 p.m. | CrossFit Valor | 537 Clemson Rd. | free

ForKids: Kid’s Mindful Yoga (5-10) | 1-2 p.m. | Athleta Cross Hill | Cross Hill Market | free

Dish: Smoke and Beer Festival | 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. | City Roots | 1005 Airport Blvd. | $15 🍺

Volunteer: Devil’s Ditch Cleanup | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | 1341 S Ott Rd. | help clear the underbrush near the pedestrian bridge at S. Ott and Nephi; bring gloves, saws, axes + clippers 🍃

Listen: Guitar Gala Fundraiser | 6-8:30 p.m. | 300 Senate St. | 3537 Raven Hill Rd. | $52 | dinner + a show

WaterCooler:

Show:

Arts: Mad Platter hosted by Columbia Alumnae Chapter of ΔZ | 3-5 p.m. | Mad Platter | 3101 Millwood Ave. | rsvp 🎨

Historic: Dollar Sunday | 1-4 p.m. | Mann-Simons Site | 1403 Richland St. | $1 for Richland + Lexington County residents, with valid ID

 

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