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PlanAhead | May 2021

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Hey, Columbia. Are you ready to party? We hope so, because we have lots of festivals + events happening this month for you to add to your calendar. Start the month off with the return of the Crawfish Festival – and if crawfish aren’t for you, you’ll have your pick from any of these other May #MustDos.

View all May’s #MustDo events below.

Saturday, May 1 – Sunday, May 2 

Saturday, May 1

Dish

Rosewood Crawfish Festival | Sat., May 1 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | State Fairgrounds | $10 | Let the good times roll with 10,000 pounds of fresh crawfish, live music, arts, and more.

TheBuy 

Cola Women’s Market | Sat., May 1 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Loveland Coffee | $20 | A night of community, food, drinks, giveaways, and local women-owned businesses.

Arts

The aMAYzing Mural Contest | Sat., May 1 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Heroes & Dragons | Free | Local artists compete in a live mural painting demonstration to raise money for the Make-A-Wish foundation. 🎨

Drink

Bierkeller on Tour: West Columbia Riverwalk | Sat., May 1 | 12-7 p.m. | West Columbia River Walk | Price of purchase | Relax with a beer + a brat. 🌭

Beer Yoga | Columbia Craft | Sat., May 1 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Columbia Craft | $10 | Flow through beginner yoga with a cold beer in your hand. 🍻

Show

2021 COLAJAZZ FEST | Sat., May 1 | 6 p.m. | The Senate | $25+ | Four of Columbia’s best jazz artists take the stage. 🎷

Columbia Metro Bridal Expo 2021 | Sat., May 1 | 1-5 p.m. | Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center | $10+ | Plan the Columbia area wedding of your dreams. 💍

Fitness

Riverbanks Run | Sat., May 1 | 5 p.m. | Riverbanks Zoo and Garden | $35+ | Run a 5K around some of your favorite animal exhibits. 🦒

Dish

Pickin’ and Piggin’ BBQ Cook-off | Sat., May 1 | 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Saluda Shoals Park | $15 | Sample more than 20 of South Carolina’s best BBQ chefs’ creations. 🐖

FeaturedEvent

Derby by Design | Sat., May 1 | 5 – 8 pm | Boyd Plaza | $85 | Dress to impress in your derby best while sipping on juleps, nibbling derby fare, and watching the ponies live.

Sunday, May 2

Show

Brett Stafford Smith @ Steel Hands Brewing | Sun., May 2 | 1 p.m. | Steel Hands Brewery | Free | Enjoy country music on the lawn with a beer in your hand. 🍻

Sunday School With DJ Apollo | Sun., May 2 | 8 p.m. | Main Course | $ | A mix of upcoming and regional DJs for your listening pleasure. 🎧

Arts

Mad Hatter’s Art Party | Sun., May 2 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Robert Mills House and Gardens | Free | Alice & Wonderland themed outdoor art party with wine, snacks + a crazy hat competition. 👒

Monday, May 3 – Sunday May 9

Monday, May 3

Cause

Blood Drive | Mon., May 3 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Koger Center | Free | Participants will receive a $20 Amazon gift card and t-shirt. 💉

Dish

Hampton Street Vineyard Chef Collaboration Dinner Series: Chef Marco Gibson | Mon., May 3 | 6 p.m. | Hampton Street Vineyard | $65 | HSV’s Chef Christopher Holme and 

Chef Marco Gibson will be presenting a 5-course tasting menu with 8 beverage pairings. 🍷

Mobile Food Monday: Buds Mobile Cafe | Sun., May 3 | 5-8 p.m. | Curiosity Coffee Bar | Price of purchase | Buds Mobile Cafe brings a taste of the Mississippi Delta. 🦐 

Outdoors

Monday Night Out at Stone River | Mon., May 3 | 6 p.m. | Stone River | $45 | An evening of comedy + cocktails. 🍹

Tuesday, May 4

Talk

SCRA Webinar: Essential Business Administrative Services | Tues., May 4 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Online | Free, register here | Don’t let complex business decisions detour your focus. 💻

TryThis

Star Wars Trivia Night | Tues., May 4 | 7-9 p.m. | The Grand | Free | Show off your Star Wars knowledge at themed trivia.  

May the 4th be With You | Tues., May 4 | 6 p.m.-2 a.m. | Social Bar and Lounge | Free | Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character. 💫 

Arts

Paint and Pour | Tues., May 4 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | The Blended Bakery | $40 | Create a masterpiece and munch on hor’dourves. 🎨

WaterCooler

UofSC Baseball vs. North Florida | Tues., May 4 | 7 p.m. | Founders Park | $20+ | Take in a Gamecocks ball game.

FeaturedEvent

Midlands Gives Day | Tues., May 4 | 6 am-11:59 pm | Virtual | $10+ | Want to make a difference in your community? Check out the 8th annual Midlands Gives Day.

Wednesday, May 5

Dish

MAY CINCO DE MAYO HARVEST DINNER | Wed., May 5 | 6:30 p.m. | City Roots Farm | $85 | A family-style, 4-course fresh + local farm to table dinner. 🍽️

TryThis

Cinco de Mayo Latin Night | Wed., May 5 | 4 p.m.-12 a.m. | 1649 Main St. | Free | Join in on the fiesta. 💃

Show

Tokyo Joe Wednesday night residency at O’Hara’s | Wed., May 5 | 7-10 p.m. | O’Hara’s, 131 E. Main St., Lexington | Free | An evening of live music. 🎵 

Featured Event

2021 Musical Feast | Wed., May 5 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Virtual | $5+ | Do you miss concerts but love staying at home – what if you could have both?

Thursday, May 6

Cause

Taste of Lake Murray | Thur., May 6 | 6 p.m. | Doubletree by Hilton, 2100 Bush River Rd. | $100 | Dancing and dining are on the agenda at the annual event to support the Lake Murray July 4 firework show.  

Dish

Tequila Dinner | Thurs., May 6 | 6-9 p.m. | The Grand | $75 | A delicious 4-course meal tailored to the evenings’ tequila lineup. 🥃

Show

First Thursday – Dueling Pianos | Thurs., May 6 | 7-10 p.m. | Main Course | $10 | Sing along to all your favorite songs with Uptown Dueling Pianos. 🎹

The Tams | Thurs., May 6 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Icehouse Amphitheater | Free | Alcohol and food vendors will be available during this outdoor concert. 🎶

Arts

FREE FIRST THURSDAY AT THE CMA | Thurs., May 6 | 10 a.m.-8 p.m. | Columbia Museum of Art | Free, reservations recommended | Explore the local art museum’s latest exhibit. 🖼️

Learn

Floral Design Workshop | Thurs., May 6 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Close/Hipp Building, 1705 College St., Suite 591 | $60 | Learn the art of floral design. 🌺

Friday, May 7

ForKids

Playing with Fire | Fri., May 7 | 8:30 p.m. | Icehouse Amphitheater | Free | A family friendly movie enjoyed under the stars. 🎥

Theatre

Senior Prom Drive-In | Fri., May 7 | 7 p.m. | Saluda Shoals Park | $20+ | Nostalgic drive-in movie experience featuring music, raffles, trivia, and more. 🎟️

Outdoors

The High Tides! at Steel Hands Brewing | Fri., May 7 |  p.m. | Steel Hands | Free | A night of covers and jam style tunes. 🎶

Jazz Al Fresco | Fri., May 7 | 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Columbia Museum of Art | Free | The Pete Neighbour Quintet performs swing music. 🎷

Show

TREY LEWIS | Fri., May 7 | 8 p.m. | The Senate | $15+ | The musical stylings of singer songwriter, Trey Lewis. 🎸

A Night of Soulful Grooves with Deon Yates | Fri., May 7 | 8 p.m. | Chayz Lounge | $35 | Saxman Deon Yates takes the stage for a night of Jazz. 🎵

Arts

Art on State | Fri., May 7 | 5-10 p.m. | State Street, West Columbia | Free | Art crawl and live music down State Street. Food will be available for purchase. 🖼️

FeaturedEvent

Art on State | Fri., May 7 | 5 – 10 p.m. | 100-200 Blocks of State St. | Free | Enjoy live music, local food & beverages during this year’s Art on State.

Saturday, May 8

Show

Flying High Again and King Nothing | Sat., May 8 | 8 p.m. | The Senate | $15+ | Two killer tribute bands featuring the music of Ozzy Osbourne and Metallica. 🎵

Tyné Presents An Evening of Soulful Grooves | Sat., May 8 | 8-10 p.m. | Chayz Lounge | $25 | Spend the evening with jazz, Neo-Soul songstress, Tyné, backed by Rod Foster & Company. 🎷 

Radio Source at Market on Main | Sat., May 8 | 8-11:30 p.m. | Market on Main | Free | A high energy concert of 70s, 80s, 90s, + today’s hits. 🎶

Drink

Wine Walk | Sat., May 8 | 6-10 p.m. | Icehouse Amphitheater | $25+ | Tickets include music, wine, and a commemorative wine glass. 🍷

Dish

Mother’s Day Brunch & Spa | Sat., May 8 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | M Grille, 530 Lady St. | $50 | A Pre-Mother’s Day Brunch and pampering experience right in the Vista. 🍳

Mother’s Day — Paint Pancakes & Mimosas | Sat., May 8 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | 2405 Lincoln St. | $65 | A paint and sip event featuring a delicious brunch. 🎨

Fitness

Get in the Pink | Sat., May 8 | Times vary | Strictly Running | Prices vary | Get your steps in at this 10K, 5K, or youth fun run. 👟

Sunday, May 9

Show

Rhonda Funk Live Mother’s Day at Main Course | Sun., May 9 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Main Course | Price of purchase | Live music featuring a special brunch buffet + carving station for Mother’s Day. 🥞

WaterCooler

Gamecocks Baseball vs. Mississippi State | Sun., May 9 | 2 p.m. | Founders Park | $15+ | See the Gamecocks take on the Bulldogs at home.

History

Second Sunday Stroll – The Vista | Sun., May 9 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Columbia Visitors Center, 1120 Lincoln St. | $5+ | Learn the vast architectural history of the Vista. 🏢

TryThis

Mom’s Bowl Free for Mothers’ Day | Sun., May 9 | 5-8 p.m. | Century Lanes Bowling Center, 4464 Gregg St. | Free | Celebrate Mother’s Day with a round of bowling. 🎳 

Arts

MOTHER’S DAY FUN | Sun., May 9 | 5-7 p.m. | Painting with a Twist | $38 | Paint 2 canvases that when put together look like a heart. 🎨 

Monday, May 10 – Sunday, May 16

Monday, May 10

Show

CMA Chamber Music on Main | Mon., May 10 | 7-9 p.m. | Virtual | $35+ | The final concert of the 2020–2021 season of CMA Chamber Music on Main. 🎻

Dish

Mobile Food Monday: Lobster Dogs | Mon., May 10 | 5-8 p.m. | Curiosity Coffee Bar | Price of purchase | Munch on seafood for dinner. 🦞

Fitness

Pilates & Prosecco | Mon., May 10 | 6-8 p.m. | femme X COLUMBIA | $22 | Tickets include an outdoor mat-based pilates class and your first glass of prosecco. 🥂

Tuesday, May 11

Dish

The Aristocrat presents: Naughty Nacho Tuesday Night | Tues., May 11 | 4-9 p.m. | The Aristocrat | Price of purchase | Have yourself a good time with nachos, shots, and margaritas. 🍹

TryThis

Music Bingo Featuring DJ Payne | Tues., May 11 | 7 p.m. | Tin Roof | Free | Tunes and taco specials every Tuesday night. 🎵

Broadway Scores & Disney Music Bingo | Tues., May 11 | 7-10 p.m. | The Grand | Free | Costumes are encouraged, prizes awarded to bingo winners. 🎭 

Learn

Retirement Planning 101 Webinar | Tues., May 11 | 4-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free, Register here | Get yourself properly prepared for retirement.

WaterCooler

Columbia Fireflies vs. the Charleston RiverDogs | Tues., May 11 | 7:05 p.m. | Segra Park | $5+ | Enjoy $2 Tuesday specials on hot dogs, popcorn + fountain sodas. ✌️ 

Wednesday, May 12

Talk

Grow with Google: Connect with Customers and Manage Your Business Remotely | Wed., May 12 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual, Register here | Free | Learn how to grow your business during these uncertain times. 🤝

TryThis

Music Bingo at Columbia Craft | Wed., May 12 | 6:30 p.m. | Columbia Craft | Free | Win prizes just for listening to your favorite songs. 🎵

Show

That’s my Jam | Wed., May 12 | 8-10:30 p.m. | Main Course | $10 at the door | Hop on the mic or enjoy the show. 🎤 

Marcus Gullen | Wed., May 12 | 6-9 p.m. | Za’s On Devine | Free | Enjoy live music on the patio with pizza. 🍕

Thursday, May 13

Show

Mighty Kicks | Thurs., May 13 | 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. | Icehouse Amphitheater | Free | A live concert featuring Mighty Kicks, food and drinks will be available for purchase. 🎶

Lakeview Live at Tine Roof | Thurs., May 13 | 8 p.m. | Tin Roof | Free | The country tunes will transport you straight to Nashville. 

TryThis

Music Bingo at Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom | Thurs., May 13 | 7-9 p.m. | Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom | Free | An action packed evening of food, drinks, music + fun. 🎉

Friday, May 14

Show

Cosmic Charlie | Fri., May 14 | 7 p.m. | The Senate | $15+ | Deadheads unite for a Grateful Dead tribute concert. 🎸

Marqueal Jordan Presents An Evening of Sax & Soul | Fri., May 14 | 8 p.m. | Chayz Lounge | $35 | A smooth jazz and soul concert, doors open at 7 p.m. 🎷

Filmmaker Focus 2021 | Fri., May 14- Sun., May 16 | Times vary | The Nickelodeon | Free- $35 | Whether you’re a filmmaker or a film lover, you can participate in this Indie film festival. 🎬

Grad Fest | Fri., May 14 | 3-6:30 p.m. | Market on Main | $10 | Celebrate the UofSC graduating class with food, drinks, and live music. 

Saturday, May 15

Show

Cola Concerts: Mt. Joy | Sat., May 15 | 8 p.m. | Columbia Speedway | $38+ | The band that brought you hits like “Silver Lining” are coming to Columbia. 🎵

Radio Source @ Savage Craft Ale Works | Sat., May 15 | 7-11 p.m. | Savage Craft Ale Works | Free | Listen to live music while sippin’ on local brews. 🍻

Cause

Great American Cleanup | Sat., May 15 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | South Beltline Boulevard | Free | Join Gills Creek Watershed Association and help keep our city clean. 🚯

Richland Recycles Day Drop-off Event | Sat., May 15 | 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | State Fairgrounds | Free | Spring cleaning the sustainable way at this drive-thru event. ♻️

Network

BRUNCHWAY: A FASHIONABLE NETWORKING BRUNCH | Sat., May 15 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 1801 Grille | $25+ | Brunch, drinks, fashion, and networking with local female business leaders and young professionals. 

TryThis

Top Gun Brunch Trivia | Sat, May 15 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | The Grand | Free | If you feel the need, the need for speed, grab your aviators + bomber jacket and test your Top Gun knowledge. 

Stop, Drop & Shop | Sat., May 15 | 3-7 p.m. | Palmetto Experience | Free | Food, music, shopping, and door prizes at this small business market. 

Sunay, May 16

Show

Saliva Unplugged | Sun., May 16 | 7 p.m. | Main Course | $15+ | A high energy rock concert. 🤘

Outdoors

Yoga then Brunch | Sun., May 16 | 9-10 a.m. | Steel Hands Brewing | $15 | An outdoor yoga class followed by a delicious brunch and 15% off your first beer. 🥞

Learn

Virtual Lecture: Mathematics and the Art of M.C. Escher | Sun., May 16 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Livestream a discussion on Escher’s art. 

Monday, May 17 – Sunday, May 23

Monday, May 17

Dish

Mobile Food Monday: Gorilla Boost | Mon., May 17 | 5-8 p.m. | Curiosity Coffee Bar | Price of purchase | Supercharge your dinner plans with plant-based, superfood bowls and donuts. 

Tuesday, May 18

WaterCooler 

Gamecock Baseball vs. Application State | Tues., May 18 | 7 p.m. | Founders Park | $12+ | Take yourself to the ballpark and cheer on the Gamecocks as they play App State.  

TryThis

Music Bingo Featuring DJ Payne | Tues., May 18 | 7 p.m. | Tin Roof | Free | Tunes and taco specials every Tuesday night. 🎵

Learn 

Small Business Breakout and Northeast Connection | Tues., May 18 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free, register here | Make community connections and learn problem solving tips from the Columbia Chamber. 

Outdoors 

Botany Walk on the Historic Horseshoe | Tues., May 18 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | UofSC Herbarium | Free | Meet at the McKissick Museum for an educational tour. 

Wednesday, May 19

Show

Chamber Ensemble at Hunter-Gatherer Hangar | Wed., May 19 | 6 p.m. | Hunter-Gatherer Hangar | $15 | Enjoy the sounds of the Columbia Philharmonic with pizza. 🎻

Fitness

Beer Yoga | Wed., May 19 | 7-8 p.m. | Random Tap, 117 Spears Creek Church Rd. | $12 | Flow through yoga with a beer in your hand. 🍻 

Thursday, May 20

Dish

White Claw Dinner | Thurs., May 20 | 6-9 p.m. | The Grand | $45 | A 3-course dinner that pairs with 3 White Claw Hard Seltzers. 🍽️

Show

CORDOVAS + GREAT PEACOCK – SPRING TOUR | Thurs., May 20 | 8 p.m. | The Senate | $15+ | An evening of live music. 🎸

H3RO with PATx | Thurs., May 20 | 9 p.m. | The Main Course | $10+ | A unique spin on a hip-hop show. 🎧

The Aristocrat presents: Jack Brandfield Trio | Thurs., May 20 | 6-8 p.m. | The Aristocrat | Free | The sultry jazz sounds of Jack Brandfield Trio. 🎷

Outdoors

Chamber Ensemble with Historic Columbia | Thurs., May 20 | 6 p.m. | Hampton-Preston Gardens | $50+ | Bring your lawn chair for a concert of light classics. 🎻

Tokyo Joe | Thurs., May 20 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Icehouse Amphitheater | Free | A live outdoor concert. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. 🎶

Drink

Mixology Class | Thurs., May 20 | 6-8 p.m. | Main Course | $35 | Learn how to make 3 craft cocktails with mixologist Quinn Sellers. 🍹

Friday, May 21

Show

Jazz Al Fresco | Fri., May 21 | 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Columbia Museum of Art | Free | The Soda City Brass Band brings Nola to Cola for an outdoor concert. 🎷

Dish

The Big Nosh | Fri., May 21+Sun., May 23 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Tree of Life Congregation, 6719 N. Trenholm Rd. | Price of purchase | A constant-free Jewish Food festival. 🍽️

TryThis

55th Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show | Fri., May 21 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | State Fairgrounds | Free | Fill all of your home decor needs. 🏡

Saturday, May 22

TryThis

Carolina Cup | Sat., May 22 | 9 a.m. | Carolina Cup Racing Association, 200 Knights Hill Rd., Camden | $30+ | The best horse race east of Kentucky. 🏇

Drink

Bubbles & Brunch | Sat., May 22 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | The Dam House | Price of purchase | Food from Fleur de Licious paired with The Dam House drinks. 

Mix ‘n Mingle | Sat., May 22 | 4-6 p.m. | The Landing Event Center, 1832 Airport Blvd., Cayce | $10 | A fun mixology class with light refreshments. 🍸

Show

Molly Hatchet | Sat., May 22 | 8-11:30 p.m. | Skyline Club | $30+ | A high energy southern rock concert. 🎸

TheBuy

First Market of 2021 | Sat., May 22 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Icehouse Amphitheater | Price of purchase | Shop local produce, crafts, and food.  🛒

Magnolia Ridge Antique & Art Festival | Sat., May 22 | 10-4 p.m. | 2136 Mt. Calvary Rd., Ridge Spring | Price of purchase | Hunt for treasures from hundreds of vendors. 🛍️

FeaturedEvent

Greek to Go Drive Thru | Sat., May 22 | 10 a.m.-8 p.m. | 1900 Main Street | Free | Opa! Treat yourself to some authentic and delicious Greek food you’ve always enjoyed – in a drive thru.

Sunday, May 23

Show

Just Fine- The Mary J. Blige Tribute Band | Sun., May 23 | 7 p.m. | Main Course | $25+ | Your favorite hits from Mary J. Blige. 🎵

Dish

The Contemporaries present Picnic Pop Up | Sun., May 23 | 11a.m.-1 p.m. + 2-4 p.m. | Columbia Museum of Art | $140+ | Tickets include food and drink, a live painting exhibition, and entry to the museum’s galleries. 🧺

Drink

Unpack the Porch Wine, Music & Food Sundays | Sun., May 23 | 2-6 p.m. | Enoree River Winery, 1650 Dusty Rd., Newberry | Price of purchase | Live music + wine slushies every Sunday. 🍷

Theatre

The Palmetto Opera presents La Bohéme | Sun., May 23 | 4 p.m. | Koger Center | $35+ | A classic tale of tragic romance. 🎭

Active

OUTDOOR Yoga with Stacey | Sun., May 23 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Seibels House Gardens | $15 | Enjoy the outdoors while practicing yoga. 🧘 

Beer Garden Yoga | Sun., May 23 | 12-1 p.m. | Hazelwood Brewing | $12 | Bring your own mat for this outdoor fun and flowy vinyasa sesion that ends with a beer. 

Monday, May 24 – Monday, May 31

Monday, May 24

Dish

Mobile Food Monday: Island Noodles | Mon., May 24 | 5-8 p.m. | Curiosity Coffee Bar | Price of purchase | Relax with drink specials + award-winning, wok-fried soba noodles. 🍜 

Tuesday, May 25 

Talk

Military Outreach Group | Tues., May 25 | 2-3 p.m. | Virtual | Free, register here | Join the Columbia Chamber Partners in discussing military related issues and events in our community. 💻

TryThis

Trivia Night at the CMA | Tues., May 25 | 7-9 p.m. | Columbia Museum of Art | $32 | An outdoor trivia game for teams of 4 and 6. 🧠

History

Virtual Renovation Rodeo: Shandon | Tues., May 25 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | $5+ | Tour homes in Shandon that have been refurbished and renovated while staying true to the history of the house. 🏡

Wednesday, May 26

Show

Indigo Girls | Wed., May 26 | 7:30 p.m. | Columbia Speedway | $50+ | One of your favorite late-’80s female singer/songwriter duos comes to Columbia. 🎵

WaterCooler

Lexington County Blowfish Home Game | Wed., May 26 | 7:05 p.m. | Lexington County Baseball Stadium, 474 Ball Park Rd. | $75+ | Tickets sold in a 5 or 10 multi-game pack.

Thursday, May 27

Show

The Fortunate Sons – Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute Band | Thurs., May 27 | 7:30 p.m. | Main Course | $10 | A tribute band from Myrtle Beach. 🎶

Thursday Night Jazz with the Robert Gardiner Jazz Quartet | Thurs., May 27 | 7-10 p.m. | Savage Craft Ale Works | Free | Spend your Thursday night with a local brew and live jazz music. 🎷

Active

Tequila Sunrise Yoga | Thurs., May 27 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Stone River | $18 | This all-level, outdoor yoga class includes a tequila sunrise cocktail. 🍹

Friday, May 28

Show

Nick Hickman | Fri., May 28 | 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. | Main Course | $5 at the door | A live country music concert. 🤠

WaterCooler

Carolina Martial Arts Open | Fri., May 28-Sat., May 29 | Times vary | DoubleTree by Hilton, 2100 Bush River Rd. | $7+ | A martial arts competition you won’t want to miss.  

Saturday, May 29

TryThis

Pua Hanna Luau Party | Sat., May 29 | 5-9 p.m. | Main on the Course | $35 | Hawaiian-themed food, drinks, and live music. 🍍

Show

Dueling Pianos | Sat., May 29 | 7 p.m. | The Senate | $10 | Reservation fee can be used as a credit for drinks or food during the show. 🎹

The Revue at 1626 | Sat., May 29 | 6-11 p.m. | Main Course | Free | An evening of of Drag, Dancing, and Drinks. 🍹

Willie Walker & Conversation Piece Presents A Night of Jazzy Rhythms | Sat., May 29 | 8-10 p.m. | Chayz Lounge | $25 | An evening filled with your favorite smooth jazz, soul, and funk tunes. 🎷

Dustin Sims | Sat., May 29-Sun., May 30 | 7 p.m. + 9 p.m. | 2768 Decker Blvd. | $20 | A live comedy show to have you laughing all night long. 🤣 

Sunday, May 30

Show

Honey Hounds | Sun., May 30 | 5 p.m. | Market On Main | Free | Enjoy live music on the patio. 🎶

Monday, May 31

Dish

Mobile Food Memorial Monday: Chubby’s Burgers | Mon., May 31 | 5-8 p.m. | Curiosity Coffee Bar | Price of purchase | Get the cookout vibes without the hassle of grilling. 🍔

Fitness

Memorial Day Murph | Mon., May 31 | 7 a.m.-12 p.m. | 955 E Main St., Lexington | Free | A great workout followed by BBQ and beverages. 💪

Cause

Taps Across America in Lexington | Mon., May 31 | 3 p.m. | O’Hara’s Public House | Free | Listen to the brass band and honor fallen soldiers. 🇺🇲