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October PlanAhead: Your October Columbia events calendar

Happy fall, y’all. 🍁 We’re bringing you some of the top local events (both virtual and in-person) to help keep you connected.

Disclaimer: It is up to readers’ discretion to determine whether they feel comfortable participating in the following events based on COVID-19 protocols and precautions. If you have questions, please contact the event’s organizers directly.

Oct. 1-4

Thursday, October 1

Health

Wellness Coaching + Guided Meditation | 6-7:30 p.m. | 1501 Richland St. | $20 |  Join femme x COLUMBIA for this 90 minute session with stretching, moving + guided meditations. 🧘‍♀️

Drink

Hoppy Hour at Riverbanks Zoo | 6-9 p.m. | Riverbanks Zoo | $7 member, $10 non-member | Explore the zoo’s new outdoor happy hour, featuring a variety of drink + food options. 🍷

Oktoberfest | 5:30-10:30 p.m. | Main Course | Free | Treat yourself to $3 beers, speciality German foods + live music. 

Cause

Lexington Medical Center Foundation’s Women’s Night In | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Celebrate breast cancer survivors with a Silent Auction benefiting the Crystal Smith Breast Cancer Fund.

FeaturedEvent

United Way of the Midlands’ Fall for WIP | Thurs. Oct. 1 + Sat., Oct. 3 | 4:30 – 6 p.m. + 9 – 11 a.m. | Parking Lot at 1818 Blanding Street | Free | Join United Way of the Midlands for a drive-thru parade to kick-off the WIP year. Guests should register in advance. Donations are welcome and encouraged.

Friday, October 2

Cause

Heart ‘N Soul Virtual Concert | 7-8:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Tune in to Facebook Live for a performance of fan favorites from the 50’s + 60’s benefiting Hilkinski’s Hope. 

Drink

Steel Hands Oktoberfest | 12 p.m.- 11 p.m. | Steel Hands Brewing | Free | Celebrate the release of Steel Hands’ Octoberfest beer while listening to authentic German music + indulge in a delicious menu. 

Show

Soda City Brass Band | 7-10 p.m. | Market on Main | Free | Enjoy an outdoor dinner with music that brings the fun of New Orleans. 🎺

Saturday, October 3

Drink

OktoberFest | 5-8 p.m. | Segra Park | $40 advance, $50 DOE | Over 35 breweries with more than 75 beers, ciders + seltzers will be in attendance. 🍻

First Annual Brewery Scavenger Hunt | 2:30-8 p.m. | Multiple locations | $15 | Grab your Brew Passport + complete a task at five different stops to receive your stamps.

Dish

13th Annual Palmetto Peanut Boil Crawl | 1-5 p.m. | Multiple locations | $5/bag | With five different pickup locations, guests can pick up their boiled peanuts through curbside service. 🥜

ForKids

Family Day History Hunters | 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. | Robert Mills | $5+ | Learn what life was like in the 19th century through crafts, games + an interactive tour of Robert Mills. 

TheBuy

Ivy House Flea Market Flip | 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | Ivy House | Free | Shop Ivy House’s largest flea market sale from dozens of different vendors. Food vendors will also be present. 

ForKids

OZtober Pumpkin Planetarium Lighting | 5 p.m. | South Carolina State Museum | $8.95+ | Watch The Wizard of Oz in 4-D while celebrating the lighting of the museum’s 55 ft. Jack-O-Planetarium. 🎃

Sunday, October 4

Family

Hip Hop Family Day | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Watch legendary hip hop artist Rakim perform. Guests may purchase tickets for the in person event here. 🎤 

Arts

Melrose Art in the Yard | 3-7 p.m. | Melrose Heights St. | Free | Shop local artists while walking around the historic neighborhood with music + food for the whole family. 

Show

Love and Information | 3-5 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Watch as UofSC’s department of Theater + Dance opens its 2020 season with Caryl Churchill’s critically-acclaimed play

Oct. 5-11

Monday, October 5

Dish

October Harvest Dinner | 6:30 p.m. | 1005 Airport Blvd., Columbia | $75 Hosted by F2T Productions, come ready to feast on a four-course farm to table dinner with ingredients from local farmers + artisans. 🥕

Show

Chamber Music on Main | 5-7 p.m. | Virtual | $42 | In partnership with Columbia Museum of Art, enjoy the sounds of Chamber Music on Main’s season opening concert with principal clarinetist, Anthony McGill. 

TryThis

Comedy on Main  | 8-10 p.m. | 1626 Main | Free | Sign up for the event starting at 7pm the night of.

FeaturedEvent

Always United’s Tooth Fairy Drive | Thurs., Oct. 1-Wed., Oct. 21 | Virtual | Free | Join WellPartners and United Way of the Midlands as they collect dental hygiene kits for children and families in need. 

Tuesday, October 6

Network

Network With Moore | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Calling all Darla Moore Alumni: speak with fellow alumni in breakout groups + learn how to connect current students to internships.

Dish

Mary’s Arepas at WECO | 5-8 p.m. | WECO Bottle & Beirgarten | Free | Indulge in chicken + beef arepas on the porch paired with a cold brew. 🌶️

Wednesday, October 7

Cause

Mobile Blood Drive | 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. | Bull Street District | Free | Donors will receive a $20 VISA gift card + a screening for COVID 19 antibodies. Sign up for a specific time to donate.

Civic

On the Table Discussion | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Explore the topic of civic engagement with Richland County’s Government and Community Services Department. 💬

Learn

Mastering the Art of Aging Well | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | $30 | Discuss how to navigate one of the largest health issues facing older adults in the US, isolation + loneliness. 👩‍🦳

Thursday, October 8

Show

Blues Night | 8-10 p.m. | Main Course | Free | Eat, drink + relax with Grammy nominated artist Steve Ray as he entertains with the blues. 

TryThis

Halloween Trivia | 7-9 p.m. | The Grand | Free | Perfect for scary movie lovers + winner receives a gift card to the Grand on Main.

Network

Career…Encore! | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Voice questions and concerns while gaining resources to help you move forward in your career.  💼

Friday, October 9

TryThis

Historic Garden Tours | 10-11 a.m. | Robert Mills House and Gardens | $10, free for members | Take a tour of the historic gardens with Keith Mearns. 🌷

Show

Evening Arts: Latin Caravan | 7-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a musical tour of Latin America. 💃

Film

Movie Night | 7:30-10 p.m. | The Front coffee and Tap | Free | Bring your own blanket and chair for this outdoor Ghostbusters showing + Cromer’s popcorn will also be available. 🍿

Saturday, October 10

Show

Fest24: Homecoming | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A new take on Trustus Theatre’s 24- hour theater event, watch two brand new 15 minute plays live from your home.  

Dish

Grilled Cheese & Chili | 6-11 p.m. | District 1301 | $20+ | Indulge in gourmet grilled cheese + chili while listening to live artists.

Active

Mayors Walk Against Domestic Violence| 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Each person who registered will receive a kit to spread awareness about Domestic Violence Awareness Month. 🚶

Sunday, October 11

Parents

Abolitionist Teaching and the Future of Our Schools | 4-5:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | In partnership with the University of South Carolina and Richland School District Two, discuss anti-racism + freedom in education. 🍎

Oct. 12-18

Monday, October 12

Dish

Mobile Food Monday: War Mouth | Mon., Oct. 12 | 5-8 p.m. | Curiosity Coffee Bar | The War Mouth will be serving + there will be outdoor seating only with seating in the parking lot. Beer, wine and other beverages will be available for purchase. 🍴

Talk

Entrepreneur: Elaine Rumph and Designing Natural Products| 3-4 p.m. | Virtual | Free Local entrepreneur Elaine Rumph talks starting your own business + the process of developing natural products. 🧼

COVID 19 and College Admissions: What you need to know | 6-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Hear from Dr. Jim Overton of College Consultants of South Carolina as he discusses the application process, test scores + more. 🍎

Show

Open Mic Mania | 7-10 p.m. | Main Course | Free | Signups begin at 7 p.m. and the mic opens at 8 p.m. for the comedy take over. Comics are asked to keep it TV + family friendly. 🎙️

Tuesday, October 13

Play

City Chambers Golf Tournament | 7 a.m.-7 p.m. | Main Course | $200 | Grab three more players, choose a time slot and prepare to compete in a full-on simulator golf tournament. 🏌Talk 

Voting & Elected Offices Session | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join Columbia Urban League Young Professionals as Brenton Brown speaks on Facebook Live about Voting + Elected Offices. 🗳️

FeaturedEvent

YLS Round Table Community Conversation | Tues., Oct. 13 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join YLS as they discuss actions that young leaders and youth can take to create a future for our community that is inclusive of all.

Wednesday, October 14

Active

Babcock Center Foundation 32nd Annual Golf Classic | 3:30 p.m. | Cobblestone Park Golf Club | $20+ | Help support the Babcock Center in cultivating an inclusive community for adults with lifelong disabilities.

Show

Outdoor Chamber Concert | 6 p.m. | Hunter-Gatherer Hangar | $12.50 | Featuring musicians Mary Lee Taylor Kinosian, Damir Horvat, Audrey Harris + Dusan Vukajlovic. 🎟️

Learn

What’s it Worth? | 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Determine the value of your company and learn how to develop quantitative roadmaps that will guide you through these uncertain times. 📈

FeaturedEvent

UofSC’s Free, Virtual Fall Literary Festival | Wed., Oct. 14 | 7-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Great writers (poet Nikky Finney), readers, fans and friends will gather on three Wednesday nights this October for the Fall Literary Festival at the University of South Carolina. Pre-Registration is required. 📚

Thursday, October 15

Cause

I Believe Anita Hill” Celebration | 6-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Celebrate the 29th anniversary of Professor Hill’s historic Senate Judiciary Committee Hearings, bringing awareness to sexual harassment in the workplace, unequal pay + more. 🏛️

Dish

Tequila Dinner | 6:30 p.m. | The Grand | $75 | Enjoy a four course meal tailored to a Don Julio tequila lineup + dessert. 🥃

TryThis

Palladium’s 16th Annual Bluegrass, Bidding and BBQ | 5-6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Bidding will happen online and will feature local artisans + musicians. 🍖

Friday, October 16

Show

Fortune Feimster Stand-Up Show | 7:30 p.m. | Segra Park | $30+ | Get ready for a night full of laughter with Fortune Feimster, seen on Netflix + Hulu. 😄

Lewis Brice & John Wesley Satterfield | 7 p.m. | Steel Hands Brewing | Free | Jam with musicians Lewis Brice and John Wesley Statterfield while enjoying great beer. 🎸

Drink

Sycamore Tap Takeover | 6-9 p.m. | The Grand | Free | Hang out in the courtyard while enjoying four Sycamore beers on tap + the release of a new beer. 🍺

FeaturedEvent

NewSpring Church Women’s Conference | Fri., Oct. 16 | 6-10 p.m. | 657 Bush River Rd, Columbia | $75 | Conference is open to women of all ages and features speakers, Meredith Knox, Nona Jones and Tara-Leigh Cobble.

Saturday, October 17

Show

Fest24: Homecoming | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A new take on Trustus Theatre’s 24- hour theater event, watch two brand new 15 minute plays live from your home.🎭

Dinner & Tunes | 7-10:30 p.m. | Tin Roof  | Free | Louis St. James returns to the Tin Roof stage alongside a surprise guest. 🎶

Talk 

You can Bank On It | 10-11:30 a.m.| Virtual | Free | Hear from Columbia Urban League Young Professionals as they discuss internal values + goals, external influences + their relationship to financial decisions. 💸

Cause 

HUSH No More Domestic Violence Walk| 8 a.m.-11 p.m.| Virtual & 2712 Middleburg Dr. | Free | Help raise awareness virtually or in person with food, vendors + local organizations. 🚶

Sunday, October 18

Show

An American in Paris | 5:30 p.m. | Segra Park  | $12.50+ | Come early to enjoy tunes from ColaJazz Big Little Band then view the movie with food + drinks. 📽️

TryThis

Drive Thru Car-nival | 4-6 p.m. | 5503 Sunset Blvd, Lexington| Free | Enjoy driving through this trunk or treat event or sign up your trunk for a spot. 🍬

Zombie Night | 7-9 p.m. | Craft Axe Throwing | $30 | Tickets include two hours of craft throwing + prizes. 🧟

Oct. 19-25

Monday, October 19

Dish

Mobile Food Monday: Cubby’s Burgers | Mon., Oct. 19 | 5-8 p.m. | Curiosity Coffee Bar| Free | Grab a quick bite or hangout with a beer or wine while feasting on these delicious burgers. 🍔

Family

3rd Annual Family Fun Fall Festival | Mon., Oct. 19 | 6-9 p.m. | 129 Oak Dr., Lexington | $3+ | Bring the family for a night of fun featuring a costume contest, games + prizes. 🎃

Show

Open Mic Mania | Mon., Oct. 19 | 7-10 p.m. | Main Course | Free | Signups begin at 7 p.m. and the mic opens at 8 p.m. for the comedy take over. Comics are asked to keep it TV + family friendly. 🎙️

Tuesday, October 20

Family

Drive-through South Carolina State Fair | Tues., Oct. 20 – Wed., Oct. 21 | 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. | South Carolina State Fair Grounds | Free | For the first time ever, South Carolina will be bringing the joys of the State Fair to guests through their cars. Fair food available for purchase from Oct. 20-24 from a separate entrance. 🎡

Show

Supachai at Republic Biergarten | Tues., Oct. 20 | 7-10 p.m. | Republic Biergarten Kitchen | Free | Enjoy great music from lead singer Supachai in a socially distanced showcase. 🎤

Wednesday, October 21

Show

Outdoor Chamber Concert | Wed., Oct. 21 | 6 p.m. | Hunter-Gatherer Hangar | $12.50 | Featuring musicians Scott Herring, Bailey Seabury + Alissa Castro-Lawicki. 🎻

Talk

Stage Money & the Future of Theater| Wed., Oct. 21 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Hear from various professionals in the show business industry as they speak on the future of commercial + nonprofit theater. 💼

FeaturedEvent

TEDxUofSC 2020 | Wed., Oct. 21 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The University of South Carolina hosts its first virtual TEDxUofSC. Broadcast via Facebook Live, TEDxUofSC 2020 is free and open to anyone. The event features five speakers with ideas worth sharing. Registration is open now.

UofSC’s Free, Virtual Fall Literary Festival | Wed., Oct. 21 | 7-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Great writers (children’s book author and artist Kelly Starling Lyons), readers, fans and friends will gather on three Wednesday nights this October for the Fall Literary Festival at the University of South Carolina. Pre-Registration is required.

Always United’s Tooth Fairy Drive | Thurs., Oct. 1-Wed., Oct. 21 | Virtual | Free | Join WellPartners and United Way of the Midlands as they collect dental hygiene kits for children and families in need.

Thursday, October 22

Network

Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Midlands | Thurs., Oct. 22 | 12:30 p.m. | The Grand | Free | Join to hear Sergio Aparicio and Erin Curtis discuss entrepreneurship and innovation in the Midlands. 💼

Drink

Mixology Class | Thurs., Oct. 22 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Main Course | $25 | Master the art of mixology with mixologist Quinn Sellers, who will teach the class how to make three different martinis. 🍸 

Talk

Mama Can You Hear Me? A Cry From the African-American Soul | Thurs., Oct. 22 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Dr. Valinda Littlefield associate professor and Dorothy Roberts author of Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty will cover the topics of healthcare rights + racial injustice. 

Cause

Virtual Art Class | Thurs., Oct. 22 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual | $40+ | Help support Communities in Schools of the Midlands in this virtual fundraising event. Featuring artist James Busby. 🖌️

Friday, October 23

Cause

Auction for Action | Fri., Oct 23 – Sun., Oct 25 | All day | Virtual | Free | RSVP to participate in this multiple-day auction benefiting SASS GO or make a donation to the event here. 🛍️

Show

The Soundtrack at Steel Hands | Fri., Oct. 23 | 6-10 p.m. | Steel Hands Brewing | Free | They’re back and ready to rock all night long while you enjoy some local brews in Cayce. 🎸

ForKids

Halloween Creepy Crawlies | Fri., Oct. 23 | 4-5 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Grab the kiddos for this Halloween themed class hosted by the South Carolina WIldlife Federation. 🕷️

Boo at the Zoo  | Fri., Oct. 23 – Fri., Oct. 30 | 5-9 p.m. | Riverbanks Zoo and Garden | $13 | Get your costumes ready for trick-or-treating, moonlight magic, dance parties with Eeky Freaky DJ, a haunted carousel + marshmallow roasting. 👻

FeaturedEvent

Plogging with GCWA | Fri., Oct 23 – Sun., Nov. 1 | 7 a.m.-10 p.m. | Virtual | $20 | Participate in the virtual race from anywhere, the only requirement is that you pick up trash on your way. Learn more about the event and prizes here.

Saturday, October 24

Show

Fest24: Homecoming | Sat. Oct. 24 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A new take on Trustus Theatre’s 24- hour theater event, watch two brand new 15 minute plays live from your home.🎭

Edwin Hamilton at The Joint | Sat. Oct. 24 | 8-11 p.m. | The Joint at 1710 Main | Free | Listen to some cool jazz from Edwin Hamilton, a multi-instrumentalist + vocalist. 🎺

TryThis

PCW: The Next Dance | Sat. Oct. 24 | 5-8:30 p.m. | Seven Oaks Park | $10+ | Palmetto Championship Wrestling is hosting their first event back with Soda City champion, Fluffman. Seating is limited. 🥊

Cause

‘Subaru Loves Pets’ Adoption Event | Sat. Oct. 24 | 12-6 p.m. | Pawmetto Lifeline | Free | Join Subaru and Pawmetto Lifeline to meet furry friends eligible for a reduced adoption fee. 🐶

Sunday, October 25

Show

The Koger Center Live on Lincoln | Sun., Oct. 25 | 5-7 p.m. | 1200 Lincoln St. | $270 | Ticket includes a table for four, dinner from Blue Marlin and a unique performance experience benefiting Midlands arts + cultural organizations. 🍽️

Cause

2020 Car and Truck Show | Sun., Oct. 25 | 11 a.m-4 p.m. | Carolina Ale House- Harbison | Free | Food, drinks, cars + trucks all while benefiting Richland County Sheriff’s Foundation. 🏆

Active

Yoga and Pumpkin Spice Lattes | Sun., Oct. 25 | 9 a.m-12 p.m. | The Front Coffee and Tap | $15 | Start your Sunday morning with this hour long yoga class and a pumpkin spice latte afterwards. ☕

Oct. 26-31

 

Monday, October 26

Dish

Mobile Food Monday: Baodega | Mon., Oct. 26 |  5-8 p.m. | Curiosity Coffee Bar | Free | Chef Strickland will be bringing his Baodega to the parking lot with sake, beer , wine + other beverages. 🍴

Active

Yoga on the Deck | Mon., Oct. 26 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Rosewood Market and Deli | $10 | Take a lunch break with this relaxing yoga class for all levels of yogis. 🧘‍♀️

Show

Open Mic Mania | Mon., Oct. 26 | 7-10 p.m. | Main Course | Free | Signups begin at 7 p.m. and the mic opens at 8 p.m. for the comedy take over. Comics are asked to keep it TV + family friendly. 🎙️

Tuesday, October 27

Dish

Los Chicanos at WECO | Tues., Oct. 27 | 5-8 p.m. | WECO Bottle & Biergarten

 | Free | Celebrate another Taco Tuesday + beer. 🌮

October 2020 After Hours | Tues., Oct. 27 | 5-7 p.m. | Stars and Strikes Family Entertainment Center | Free | Try food + cocktails from the S&S event menu. 🍹

Health

Veterans Drive-thru Flu Shot Clinic | Tues., Oct. 27 | 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. | 6439 Garners Ferry Rd. | Free | Flu shots available for enrolled veteran patients; just head to parking lot #11. 💉

TryThis

Boxing Gloves & Business | Tues., Oct. 27 | 6 p.m. | The Warrior Warehouse | Free | A business event like no other, bring your boxing gloves, business cards + sample products. 🥊

Spookulele Ukulele Beginners Course | Tues., Oct. 27 | 6:30 p.m. | Virtual | $18 | Learn to play the ukulele while sipping on a drink and supporting music therapy. 

FeaturedEvent

Catherine Regehr & Lauren K Fine Jewelry Trunk Shows at Coplon’s | Tues., Oct. 2 -Wed., Oct. 28 | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Coplon’s, 4825 Forest Drive | Cost of purchase | Shop a selection of formal attire from Catherine Regehr + add a touch of sparkle with exquisite jewelry from designer Lauren K. 

Wednesday, October 28

TryThis

Awana Trunk or Treat  | Wed., Oct. 28 | 8 p.m. | Grace Baptist Church | Free | Stop by to trunk or treat and see all the costumes. 🍫

Trunk or Treat Fall Festival | Wed., Oct. 28 | 6:30 – 8 p.m. | ICON Church | Free | Wear your best costumes + come out ready to play spooky Halloween Music Bingo. 

Learn

Coupon Webinar | Wed., Oct. 28 | 1 p.m. + 7 p.m.| Virtual | Free | Two available sessions, learn how to save thousands of dollars by utilizing the Sunday newspaper. 📰

FeaturedEvent

UofSC’s Free, Virtual Fall Literary Festival | Wed., Oct. 28 | 7-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Great writers (short story writer George Singleton), readers, fans and friends will gather on three Wednesday nights this October for the Fall Literary Festival at the University of South Carolina. Pre-Registration is required.

Thursday, October 29

Film

Hocus Pocus Movie Night | Thurs., Oct. 29 | 5:30-8 p.m. | Segra Park | $10 | Enjoy this classic family friendly movie  on the big screen. 

ForPets

Yappy Hour Pet Costume Contest | Thurs., Oct. 29 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Jake’s on Devine | Free | Come watch as pups strut their Halloween best + private message Jake’s if interested in registering your pup for $10. 🐶

Cause

Final Victory Animal Rescue Open House | Thurs., Oct. 29 | 5-8 p.m. | Final Victory Animal Rescue | Free | Help celebrate the new 5,600 sq. ft location + learn how to volunteer, adopt and even how to foster. 🐕‍🦺

Show

Smooth Jazz Night | Thurs., Oct. 29 | 8-10 p.m. | 1626 on Main | Free | Eat, drink + enjoy the sounds of smooth jazz from David Glymph. 🎼

Friday, October 30

Show:

Halloween Swing | Fri., Oct. 30 | 7-10 p.m. | 1626 on Main  | $10 | Swing to the rhythms of smooth jazz alongside ColaJazz.🎶

On the Border | Fri., Oct. 30 | 5 p.m. | Segra Park | $125 | Come out and listen to the ultimate eagles tribute band with food + beverages. 

TryThis:

Growl at the Moon Laser Night  | Fri., Oct. 30 | 6:30-11 p.m. | South Carolina State Museum | $15 | Come dressed in costumes for this adult Halloween party featuring a laser show, food trucks + telescope viewings. 🌑

Rockin’ Halloween Drive-Thru Fall Festival | Fri., Oct. 30 | 9 a.m-1 p.m. | The Lourie Center | Free | Open to all seniors, guests will stay in their cars and enjoy music from J Rick Wrigley, costumed characters, festive decor, + receive a mega swag bag, with senior resources and information. 🍁

Film

Movies in the Garden: Hocus Pocus | Fri., Oct. 30 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Hampton- Preston Mansion and Gardens | $10 | Gather the family to watch this classic movie presented by Art  of Real Estate + food from Doggy Bagz. 🎃

Drive-in Movie | Fri., Oct. 30 | 7:30- 10 p.m. | The Luminal Theater | Free | First come first serve, watch the Last Dragon from the comfort of your car. 

Network

Activate: Halloween | Thurs., Oct. 29 | 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. | The Woody | Free | Learn more about the local nonprofit Columbia Opportunity Resource, with dancing, raffles + costumes. 

Saturday, October 31

TryThis:

“Mask”erade Ball | Sat., Oct. 31 | 6:30-10:30 p.m. | 1626 on Main  | $10 | A spooktacular night filled with dancing, food, drinks, photos + contests.  🧛

Trick or Treat  | Sat., Oct. 31 | 9 a.m- 2 p.m. | The Local Buzz Coffee | Free | Bring the kids, four legged too for a few treats from the coffee cafe community. 🍭

Halloweenfest | Sat., Oct. 31 | 3-9 p.m. | Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company | Free | For the fourth year in a row, compete in costume contests, pumpkin carving contests, scavenger hunts,  and of course, enjoy treats + great beer. 🎃

Outdoors

Halloween Block Party | Sat., Oct. 31 | 2-11 p.m. | Tin Roof | Free | Come out for live music on the porch, costume contests, drink specials + games. 🎃

Halloween at Soda City Market | Sat., Oct. 31 | 9 a.m.-1p.m.| Soda City Market | Free | Dress up in your best costumes and trick or treat around the market + meet the team of superheroes coming including Batman, Captain America + Supergirl. 🦸‍♀️

Cause

Biscuits and Bluegrass Brunch| Sat., Oct. 31 | 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Hunter-Gatherer’s Hangar | $30+ | A hybrid fundraiser benefiting Senior Resources. Grab your brunch box then tune into Facebook Live to listen to live bluegrass. 🥓

Active

Miracles in Motion 5K | Sat., Oct. 31 | All day | Virtual | $25 | A virtual 5K supporting the mission of The Therapy Place.