PlanAhead | January 2021

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Friday, January 1-Sunday, January 3

Friday, January 1

TryThis

โ—‹ Geneโ€™s Polar Bear Ride | Fri., Jan.1 | 10 a.m. | Thunder Tower Harley-Davidson, 190 Pontiac Business Center Dr. | Free, RSVP here | RSVP is encouraged to receive a custom facemask. ๐Ÿ

Dish

โ—‹ New Years Day Brunch and Live Music | Fri., Jan.1 | 10 a.m.-2p.m. | The Woody, 1649 Main St Suite 100 | Cost of purchase | Featuring live music with Brooks Herring. ๐Ÿณ

Cause

โ—‹ Pack a Book Bag for Alcorn Middle School Fri., Jan.1 | 9a.m.-4p.m. | Washington Street United Methodist Church | Check out the full list of items needed here. ๐ŸŽ’

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Showtime at 1626 | Fri., Jan. 1 | 8-10 p.m. | 1626 Main Street | $10 cover charge | Hosted by Boogie Brown and Mike Stone Entertainment, the audience dictates who they think the best entertainment is. โ“…

Saturday, January 2

WaterCooler

โ—‹ Gamecocks Menโ€™s Basketball | Sat., Jan. 2 | 1 p.m. | Colonial Life Arena | $12+ | The menโ€™s basketball team will face the Florida A&M Rattlers.

Sunday, January 3

Arts

โ—‹ Virtual Meet the Artist: Sara Schneckloth | Sun., Jan. 3 | 3:30 p.m. | Virtual
| Free | Tune into Facebook Live to meet artist Sara Schneckloth of Guignard Gallery exhibition Island Nations / Lands Divided.

Cause

โ—‹ Healthcare Worker and Teachers Night | Sun., Jan. 3 | 4-9 p.m. | 700 Gervais St., Ste B2 | The price of purchase | Teachers + healthcare workers will receive 10% off.

Monday, January 4-Sunday, January 10

Monday, January 4

Play

โ—‹ National Trivia Day | Mon., Jan. 4 | 6:30 p.m. | The Grand | Free | Join in the trivia fun on National Trivia Day. โ“

Biz

โ—‹ So Youโ€™re Ready to Launch Your Business | Mon., Jan. 4 | 12-12:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Take the guessing out of the next steps to launch your own business with this lunch and learn.

Tuesday, January 5

TryThis

โ—‹ Master of Accountancy | Tues., Jan. 5 | 3-4 p.m. | Virtual | Free, register here | Hosted by the Darla Moore School of Business.

ForKids

โ—‹ Kids Sports Camp | Tues., Jan. 5 | 9a.m-12p.m + 1p.m-4p.m | 1626 Main St. | $25+ per session | A weekday sports camp for kids; call 803.239.7865 to sign up.

Wednesday, January 6

Talk

โ—‹ Virtual Artist Talk: โ€œA World seeing more than, human cultureโ€ with Rina Banerjee | Wed., Jan. 6 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Visions from India artist Rina Banerjee speaks to the specificity of American identity + South Asian culture as it relates to her work.

Arts

โ—‹ Art Class: Oil Painting | Wed., Jan. 6 | 6-8 p.m. | Columbia Museum of Art | $112+ | All skill levels are welcome for this painting class for ages 15+. Limited spacing to allow for social distancing. ๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ

Thursday, January 7

Talk

โ—‹ The Color of Law: Session Two | Thurs., Jan. 7 | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Explore the concepts discussed in the book The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, alongside the City of Columbia. ๐Ÿ“š

Listen

โ—‹ Robert Gardiner Quartet | Thurs., Jan. 7 | 8-10 p.m. | Main Course | Listen to the finest in straight-ahead jazz followed by an old fashioned jazz jam session with guest musicians. ๐ŸŽท

Arts

โ—‹ Free First Thursday | Thurs., Jan. 7 | 10 a.m.-8 p.m. | Columbia Museum of Art | Free | Enjoy free admission + extended hours to explore the Visions from India: 21st-Century Art from the Pizzuti Collection and Islands Nations and Lands Divided one last time. ๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ

TryThis

โ—‹ Cuban Night | Thurs., Jan. 7 | 4 p.m. | The Grand | Free | Get ready to feel like youโ€™re in Havana while you snack on Cuban sandwiches, sip on Mojitos and dance. ๐Ÿน

Friday, January 8

Show

โ—‹ Mark Rapp at the Aristocrat | Fri., Jan. 8 | 8-11 p.m. | The Aristocrat | Free | Get ready for a night of Jazz with new food + cocktail menus. ๐ŸŽท

Dish

โ—‹ Cocktails and Cooking | Fri., Jan. 8 | 6 p.m. | The Grand | $35-60 | Get cooking with Chef Mike Ellis as he leads the group on how to make a lowcountry classic โ€“ Shrimp and Grits. ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿณ

Saturday, January 9

Show

โ—‹ Dueling Piano Show | Sat. Jan. 9 | 7 p.m. | The Senate | $10+ | The show is free, $10 is needed to reserve your table. Reservations arenโ€™t required but recommended to ensure you have a seat. ๐ŸŽน

โ—‹ Andrew Moseley | Sat., Jan. 9 | 7:30 p.m. | Tin Roof | Free | Kick off 2021 with live music at Tin Roof. ๐ŸŽธ

TryThis

โ—‹ 21st Annual Millrace Massacre and Iceman Championship | Sat. Jan. 9 | 12 p.m. | Saluda River | Free | First race for the day begins at noon and participants must have a plastic boat nine feet or under. ๐Ÿ›ถ

Active

โ—‹ Harbison 50K, 25K and Muddy Double | Sat. Jan. 9โ€“Sun., Jan. 10 | 7:30 a.m. | Harbison State Forest | $70+ | Sign up for the 50K on Saturday or the 25K on Sunday, or if youโ€™re feeling extra do both. ๐Ÿƒ

Monday, January 11-Sunday, January 17

Tuesday, January 12

TryThis

โ—‹ Virtual Trivia Night | Tues., Jan. 12 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Virtual | $4+ | Test your art smarts for general trivia on topics and themes emerging from the CMA collection. Prizes for the top three teams + the most creative team name and more. ๐ŸŽจ

Wednesday, January 13

Arts

โ—‹ Art Class: Oil Painting | Wed. Jan. 13, and 20 | 6-8 p.m. | Columbia Museum of Art | $112 | All skill levels are welcome for this painting class for ages 15+. Limited spacing to allow for social distancing. ๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Letโ€™s Talk: Influencer Marketing | Wed., Jan. 13 | Virtual | Dive headfirst into the world of influencer marketing and providing tips, tricks, and insights along the way. โ“…

Friday, January 15

Show

โ—‹ Preach Jacobs at Trustus Theater | Fri., Jan. 15 | 8 p.m. | Trustus Theater | Tix are not on sale until Jan. 5

โ—‹ 1626 Comedy Cave | Fri., Jan. 15 | 8 p.m. | The Main Course | $15 | Laugh the night away with headliner Timmy Tim. His show has been described as โ€œsomething for all age groups.โ€ ๐Ÿ˜น

โ—‹ Dinner & Tunes Featuring The Regulars | Fri., Jan. 15 | 7-11 p.m. | Tin Roof Columbia | Free | Enjoy dinner and music from these local artists. ๐ŸŽธ

Arts

โ—‹ Evening Arts: The Ben Rosenblum Jazz Trio | Fri., Jan. 15 | 7-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Richland Library for a Facebook Live event featuring the award-winning jazz musicians. ๐ŸŽถ

โ—‹ Mark Rapp TRIO at the Aristocrat | Fri., Jan. 15 | 8-11 p.m. | The Aristocrat | Free | Check out the new food and cocktail menus while enjoying the sounds of modern jazz. ๐ŸŽผ

Saturday, January 16

TryThis

โ—‹ FAAAC presents An MLK Celebration | Sat., Jan. 16 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Columbia Museum of Art | Free | Celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. as local storytellers share personal experiences and stories.

โ—‹ Mini Headshots Marathon | Sat., Jan. 16 | 2-5 p.m. | Free | New year, new headshot! Book a 10 min outdoor session with Carters Creative to put your best foot forward in 2021. ๐Ÿ“ธ

Show

โ—‹ Hide my Woody Drag Brunch | Sat., Jan. 16 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | The Woody | Free | Munch on brunch food + watch these fabulous drag queens do their thing. ๐Ÿ’ƒ

โ—‹ An Evening Of Songs with Chantae Cann | Sat., Jan. 16 | 8-10 p.m. | Chayz Lounge | Free | Sip a cocktail + listen to Chantae Cannโ€™s unique blend of jazz and soul music. Dressy or business dress code enforced. ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ

Dish

โ—‹ Country Shrimp Boil - Live Music | Sat., Jan. 16 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Second Wave Coffee and More | $12 | Gather โ€˜round the campfire for this outdoor dining + live music experience. Tickets are required. ๐Ÿค

Arts

โ—‹ Tchaikovskyโ€™s Serenade for Strings | Sat., Jan. 16 | 6-9 p.m. | Koger Center for the Arts | $15+ | Virtual + In-person | Enjoy the musical stylings of American composers Jessie Montgomery, George Walker + Reena Esmail. Masks are required for the in-person performance. ๐ŸŽป

Sunday, January 17

TryThis

โ—‹ 80s Night | Sun., Jan. 17 | 2-9 p.m. | Craft Axe Throwing | $20+ | Get groovy with Craft Axe for a night of fun costumes, prizes, and more! To attend the event, just book a lane for the 17th. ๐ŸŽฏ

Show

โ—‹Live Music Brunch Featuring Kate Vera | Sun., Jan. 17 | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Tin Roof Columbia | Free | Brunch on bottomless mimosas + jam with musician Kate Vera. ๐ŸŽค

โ—‹ Winter String Festival | Sun., Jan. 17 | 7 p.m. | The Main Course | $25+ | Sway to the music of some of the best jazz musicians from the southeast. ๐ŸŽท

Monday, January 18-Sunday, January 24

Monday, January 18

WaterCooler

โ—‹University of South Carolina Gamecocks Womenโ€™s Basketball vs. University of Arkansas Razorbacks Womens Basketball | Mon., Jan. 18 | 7 p.m. | Colonial Life Arena | $10+ | Cheer on the nationally ranked UofSC Womens Basketball Team to another victory. ๐Ÿ€

ForKids

โ—‹Kidsโ€™ Cooking Class | Mon., Jan. 18 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | The Food Academy, LLC | $75 | Your kids are preparing dinner tonight! Professional chefs teach participants to cook a 3 course meal. Social distancing is enforced. ๐Ÿด

โ—‹MLK Day Camp | Mon., Jan. 18 | 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. | 528 Columbia Ave, Lexington, SC | Let your kids spend the day in a safe and educational environment on their day off from school. To reserve your spot, call or text (803)359-3632.

Arts

โ—‹Four Decades of Patton Blackwell | Mon., Jan. 18 | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | City Art | Free | Come + enjoy Patton Blackwellโ€™s abstract landscape paintings. ๐ŸŽจ

TryThis

โ—‹Open Mic | Mon., Jan. 18 | 7 p.m. | The Joint at 1710 Main | Free | Take the stage and show your comedy skills. ๐Ÿ˜น

Tuesday, January 19

Talk

โ—‹Is Your Business Healthy? | Tues., Jan. 19 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn from local experts about meeting business needs. Register to attend this Zoom event, hosted by the Columbia Chamber. ๐Ÿ’ผ

โ—‹Your Confidence and Your Business | Tues., Jan. 19 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Hear speaker Jen Roberson discuss how to be more confident in business this year. Register to receive the meeting link.

TryThis

โ—‹Tuesday Kickball - Pickup Games | Tues., Jan. 19 | 7-9 p.m. | 815 B Ave, West Columbia, SC | Free | Whether you are a kickball pro or have never played before, youโ€™re invited to join the game. All equipment will be provided. ๐Ÿƒ

โ—‹ Women Owning Woodlands Workshop | Tues., Jan. 19 | 7-8:30 p.m. | $10-$50, register here. | A virtual workshop.

Health

โ—‹Zen Stretch with Debbie Gillikin | Tues., Jan. 19 | 2 p.m. | Fit Columbia | Free | Try out the new class being offered at Fit Columbia. ๐Ÿง˜

Outdoors

โ—‹Botany Walk on the Historic Horseshoe | Tues., Jan. 19 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | McKissick Museum | Free | Come and learn about the botanicals on campus with the University of South Carolina Herbarium. ๐ŸŒฟ

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Sip + Paint with Ija Monet | Tues., Jan. 19 | 6-9 p.m. | Main Course, 1626 Main Street | $30 | The Immersion SC artist will be leading the class with paint materials + 2 drinks from the specialty menu included. โ“…

Wednesday, January 20

Arts

โ—‹ Art Class: Oil Painting | Wed., Jan. 20 | 6-8 p.m. | Columbia Museum of Art | $112 | All skill levels are welcome for this painting class for ages 15+. Limited spacing to allow for social distancing.

TryThis

โ—‹ Music Bingo | Wed., Jan. 20 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Columbia Craft Brewing Company | Free | The long awaited return of Music Bingo is here. Plan to sit outdoors, indoor seating is very limited due to social distancing. ๐ŸŽต

Dish

โ—‹ Hott Mess Food Truck @ WECO | Wed., Jan. 20 | 5-8 p.m. | WECO Bottle & Biergarten | Dig into some comfort food this hump day. ๐Ÿ”

Show

โ—‹ Thatโ€™s my Jam | Wed., Jan. 20 | 8-11 p.m. | The Main Course | Free | DJ Boogie Brown will be providing a night of electrifying music. Evening special is 10 wings for $8. ๐ŸŽง

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Make-A-Wish Trailblaze Challenge Recruitment Meeting | Thurs., Jan. 21 - Sat., Jan. 23 | 6 p.m. on Thurs. + Fri., 10 a.m. on Sun. | Seven Oaks Park, 200 Leisure Ln. | Free | Interested in joining the 2021 Trailblaze Challenge to benefit MAW South Carolina? RSVP to the informational meeting to learn more. โ“…

Thursday, January 21

Dish

โ—‹ Bold Rock Dinner | Thurs. Jan. 21 | 6-9 p.m. | The Grand | $50 | Dine on a special four course, gluten-free meal, each course paired with a different cider. ๐ŸŽ

Arts

โ—‹ Wheel Throwing Classes - Walk-Ins Welcome | Thurs. Jan. 21 | 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. | The Pitter Platter | $25 | Learn how to throw a vase on the pottery wheel + take it home. Classes begin at the top of every hour and last for 1 hour.

Show

โ—‹ Robert Gardiner Quartet and Jam Session | Thurs. Jan. 21 | 8-10 p.m. | The Main Course | Free | Enjoy an evening of jazz by the Robert Gradiner Quartet and other local musicians. ๐ŸŽท

Friday, January 22

Show

โ—‹ Rian Adkinson | Fri., Jan. 22 | 8 p.m. | 1626 at Main Course | $7 | Doors open at 8 p.m. for this socially-distanced event with special guest local singer and songwriter Kaitlyn Redfern.๐ŸŽค

โ—‹ Bombshell Debuts at MOMS | Fri., Jan. 22 | 8-11 p.m. | Market on Main | Free | Join Bombshell for an evening of live music and good food. ๐ŸŽถ

โ—‹ Whiskey Mikes | Fri., Jan. 22 | 6-10 p.m. | Steel Hands Brewing | Free | Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for an evening of live music around the fire pit. ๐ŸŽธ

โ—‹ Groove Masters Band Presents An Evening of Soul Jazz | Fri., Jan. 22 | 8-10 p.m. | Chayz Lounge | Free | Enjoy the perfect blend of smooth jazz, soul + funk. ๐ŸŽท

Arts

โ—‹ Baker & Baker presents Duo Cortona | Fri., Jan. 22 | 7-8:30 p.m | Virtual | Free |

Tune in with CMA + Duo Cortona for a virtual performance, inspired by ancient Greek poet Sapphoโ€™s texts and the female experience and features the premiere of Asunder by UofSCโ€™s very own John Fitz Rogers.

Dish

โ—‹ Fusionโ€™s Thursday Night Live | Fri., Jan. 22 | 5-9 p.m. | Fusion Cocina Latina Restaurant & Bar | Celebrate the grand opening of our newest local Latin restaurant with good food and live music. ๐ŸŒฎ

TryThis

โ—‹ Hot Salsa Nights | Fri., Jan. 22 | 8-11 p.m. | Social Bar and Lounge | Free | Bring your dancing shoes + salsa the night away to live Latin music. ๐Ÿ’ƒ

Saturday, January 23

Drink

โ—‹ Virtual Cocktail Class | Sat., Jan. 23 | 8 p.m. | Virtual | $45 | Learn how to make three cocktails from Columbiaโ€™s beloved mixologist, Jake Smith. Email ordercolumbia@shopbottles.com to claim your spot! ๐Ÿธ

โ—‹ 3rd Annual Potter Pub Crawl | Sat., Jan. 23 | 4-10 p.m. | Accio, beer! Hop around the Soda City like itโ€™s Hogsmead, donโ€™t let the muggles get you down. โšก

Show

โ—‹ Kenny George Band | Sat., Jan. 23 | 1-4 p.m. | Steel Hands Brewing | Free | Spend your afternoon enjoying the fresh air + grooving to the music. ๐ŸŽค

โ—‹ Drive-in Movie Night - Disney Aladdin (2019) | Sat., Jan. 23 | 6-8:15 p.m. | Saluda Shoals Park | $15/car | Drive-in to this movie night for all ages. Food trucks and vendors will be available from 4-6 p.m. ๐ŸŽฅ

TryThis

โ—‹ Schitt$ Creek Brunch Trivia | Sat., Jan. 23 | 11 a.m. | The Grand | Ew, David. Donโ€™t miss this chance to show off your knowledge of all things Rosebud Motel and the Rose Family. ๐ŸŒน

โ—‹ Jan Street Side Showdown | Sat., Jan. 23 | 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Union County Dragway | $20+ | The fastest cars in the area battle it out for cash prizes and bragging rights. Come just to watch or join the race yourself. ๐ŸŽ๏ธ

Talk

โ—‹ The Color of Law: Session Three | Sat., Jan. 23 | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Explore the concepts discussed in the book The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, alongside the City of Columbia. ๐Ÿ“š

Health

โ—‹ Inspired Growth: A Sound Experience with Austin Shook | Sat., Jan. 23 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 554 Meeting St | $30 | Enter a peaceful state of mind as you take this sound journey. Masks will be worn during the class. ๐Ÿ‘‚

ForKids

โ—‹ Kids Cooking With Heart | Sat., Jan. 23 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Seven Oaks Park | $30 | Kids will learn about healthy cooking + nutrition while preparing a heart healthy meal. The class is open to children ages 8-15. ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ

Sunday, January 24

Drink

โ—‹ Sunday Funday | Sun., Jan. 24 | 4-7 p.m. | Tin Roof | Free | Grab a drink from the bar + enjoy some live music. ๐Ÿป

TryThis

โ—‹ 2021โ€™s First Skee-Ball Tournament | Sun., Jan. 24 | 3:30 p.m. | Transmission Arcade | Free | Show your skee-ball skills for a chance to win prizes. Skee-ball will be free all day to get in some extra practice. ๐Ÿฅ‡

Learn

โ—‹ Circuit workshop / layering | Sun., Jan. 24 | 1-1:45 p.m. | 6169 St Andrews Rd | $40 | If youโ€™ve mastered the Cricut basic you join this class to learn some new advanced skills. Call 803-708-2000 to register. โœ‚๏ธ

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Dinner by Design: Visions from an Indian Kitchen | Sun., Jan. 24 | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | $100 (21% off on Jan. 14 + Jan. 15) | Columbia Museum of Art and Hotel Trundle come together for a unique cyber cooking class led by Hotel Trundle owner, Rita Patel and her brother, actor, Manish Dayal. Catherine Walworth from CMA will join to discuss the current exhibit: Visions of India. โ“…

โ—‹ Steel Hands Sunday Brunch | Sun., Jan. 24 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Steel Hands Brewing | Cost of purchase | Sunday brunch is back starting this week. Enjoy crave-worthy brunch favorites paired with craft beer + live music outdoors in the beer garden. โ“…

Monday, January 25-Sunday, January 31

Monday, January 25

Arts

โ—‹ Amanda Smith: Restless Sleepers | Mon., Jan. 25 | 9-5 p.m. | McMaster Gallery | Free | The artist takes common comfort items and reworks them to symbolise aspects of uncertainty. ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ

TryThis

โ—‹ Trivia Night | Mon., Jan. 25 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Diabloโ€™s Southwest Grill of Lexington | Free | Form a team + test your smarts to win gift cards. ๐Ÿง 

Learn

โ—‹ Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop | Mon., Jan. 25 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | AR Workshop Lexington | $85 | Stay cozy this winter in a blanket made by you. Registration fee includes all necessary materials. ๐Ÿงถ

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ 7th Annual Midlands Regional Competitiveness Report Launch | Mon., Jan. 25 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | EngenuitySC releases the results of the seventh annual Midlands Regional Competitiveness Report. Join to learn more about how you can continue the work of becoming the Southeastโ€™s top choice community for companies and talented individuals. โ“…

Tuesday, January 26

TryThis

โ—‹ Research Roundtable | Modjeska Monteith Simkins House | Tues., Jan. 26 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | $5 | Join Historic Columbia for a virtual tour of four rooms in the Modjeska Monteith Simkins House. Zoom link will be sent after registration. ๐Ÿ 

Arts

โ—‹ Gnome Night! | Tues., Jan. 26 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Lexingtonโ€™s Paint & Pour | $25+ | Pick from several painting projects + have fun making some new art for your home. ๐ŸŽจ

Dish

โ—‹ Maryโ€™s Arepas @ WECO | Tues., Jan. 26 | 5-8 p.m. | WECO Bottle & Biergarten | Free | Chow down on some arepas on the patio.

Try This

โ—‹ Sip & Snip Night | Tues., Jan. 26 | 6:30 p.m. | Krafty Draft Brew Pub, LLC | $55 | Brighten up your space with a floral arrangement designed by you. Tickets include all necessary materials, two drinks + an appetizer. Call 803-567-2812 to reserve your spot. ๐Ÿ’

Health

โ—‹ Spring Into Health: Rural Healthcare | Tues., Jan. 26 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A UofSC School of Medicine professor discusses efforts to improve healthcare in rural areas of the state. Register to attend. ๐Ÿ’‰

TryThis

โ—‹ 90s Music Bingo | Tues., Jan. 26 | 7 p.m. | The Grand | Free | Iโ€™ll tell you what I want, what I really, really want it to win 90s music bingo. Prizes to the winners and 90โ€™s costumes are encouraged. ๐Ÿ’ฟ

Wednesday, January 27

WaterCooler

โ—‹ Gamecocks vs Kentucky | Wed. Jan. 27 | 7 p.m. | Colonial Life Arena | $15-25 | Watch the menโ€™s basketball team take on the Wildcats in the SEC opener. ๐Ÿ€

Talk

โ—‹ Branding, Business & Color Psychology | Wed., Jan. 27 | Learn what โ€œbrandingโ€ really means + how to enhance your business using color psychology. ๐ŸŒˆ

Health

โ—‹ Pilates with Jess | Wed., Jan. 27 | 9:30-10:15 a.m. | The Rooted Community | $10 | Head to the mat to work on your strength and flexibility. ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธ

Thursday, January 28

Show

โ—‹ Mark Rapp Trio at Ratio | Thurs., Jan. 28 | 6-9 p.m. | Ratio Restaurant | Free | Enjoy Peruvian style tapas while listening to jazz. ๐ŸŽท

Theatre

โ—‹ Sundance Film Festival: Columbia [Satellite Screen] | Thurs., Jan. 29 - Mon., Feb. 1 | 7-9 p.m. | Spotlight Cinemas Capital 8 | Free | Enjoy a selection of five 2021 Sundance films. Reserve your spot each movie individually. ๐ŸŽฌ

Talk

โ—‹ The Independent Filmmaking Scene in Columbia, SC | Thurs., Jan. 28 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | The GRAND | Free | Local filmmakers discuss their upcoming projects. ๐ŸŽฅ

Drink

โ—‹ Wine Down: Virtual Wine Tasting | Thurs., Jan. 28 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | $65+ | Calling all wine and cheese lovers. Spend your evening sampling three wines from the Gourmet Shop + dining on a cheese board from Southern Way Catering, all to support the United Way. ๐Ÿท

โ—‹ Mixology Class | Thurs., Jan. 28 | 6 p.m. | The Main Course | $25 | Learn how to make some of your favorite drinks with house mixologist, Quinn Sellers. ๐Ÿธ

Friday, January 29

Outdoors

โ—‹ Civil Remedy Live | Fri. Jan. 29 | 6-10 p.m. | Steel Hands Brewing | Free | Enjoy some live music on the lawn. ๐ŸŽธ

Show

โ—‹ The Comedy Cave | Fri. Jan. 29 | 8-10 p.m. | The Main Course | $25 | Laugh the night away to the comedy stylings of Jake Staley. ๐Ÿคฃ

โ—‹ USC Welcome Back Party | Fri. Jan. 29 | 7-11 p.m. | The Senate Columbia | Free | Student or not, this party is for everyone. ๐ŸŽ‰

Drink

โ—‹ January Wine Tasting | Fri., Jan. 29 | 6:30-8 p.m. The Blended Bakery | $40 | Enjoy an evening of fine dining with a four course meal + custom wine pairings. ๐Ÿท

Saturday, January 30

Show

โ—‹ The Magic of Houdini | Sat. Jan. 30 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Free | Celebrate Back History Month with the Richland Library featuring Houdini, the African-American magician, mentalist + escape artist. Register to receive the Zoom link. ๐Ÿ”ฎ

โ—‹ Brunch with Dave Love | Sat. Jan. 30 | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | The Woody on Main | Free | Add live music to your brunch menu this weekend. ๐ŸŽถ

โ—‹ Dueling Pianos Dinner Show | Sat. Jan. 30 | 7 p.m. | The Senate Columbia | Free | Spend your night singing along to energetic piano music. The show is free, but to guarantee your spot put down a $10 deposit in advance. ๐ŸŽน

ForKids

โ—‹ Powerful Women Summit- Columbia (Grades 6-12) | Sat. Jan. 30 | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. | 1107 Williams St | $15 | The Girl Scouts of SC are hosting a networking event for young women to learn from powerful business women in a range of professions. The event is open to everyone, you do not need to be a Girl Scout to register. ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ

โ—‹ Drive-in Movie: The Little Prince | Sat. Jan. 30 | 6-8 p.m. | 306 Flora Dr | $5 | Watch a movie with your family in the comfort of your car. Admission price includes one popcorn. ๐Ÿฟ

Drink

โ—‹ Savage Craft Ale Works Grand Opening | Sat. Jan. 30 | All day | Savage Craft | Free | Check out Columbiaโ€™s newest Brewery. ๐Ÿป

Arts

โ—‹ Art Class: Drawing 102 | Sat. Jan. 30 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Columbia Museum of Art | $48+ | Take your drawing to the next level in this one-day seminar for everyone ages 15 and up. โœ๏ธ

Try This

โ—‹ Capital City Clogging Classic | Sat. Jan. 30 | 8 a.m. | Jamil Temple | Free | Watch the best teams in the area clog it out. ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ

TheBuy

โ—‹ Pre-Valentines Pure Romance Bash | Sat. Jan. 30 | 7 p.m. | Litaโ€™s Gifts | Free | Turn shopping for a valentineโ€™s gift into a party with games, free food + free drinks. ๐Ÿ’Œ

โ—‹ Dupreโ€™s Mobile Market | Sat. Jan. 30 | 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. | 110 Millstone Ln | Free | Shop, dine + and have fun at this pop-up market in Lexington. ๐Ÿ›’

Dish

โ—‹ GRAND OPENING | Sat. Jan. 30 | 2-5 p.m. | NOISY WINGS on Farrow | Join Columbiaโ€™s newest wing restaurant for a ribbon cutting ceremony and day of family fun. ๐Ÿ—

Saturday, January 30

Show

โ—‹ Steel Hands Brewery Acoustic Show! | Sun. Jan. 31 | 2 p.m. | Steel Hands Brewing | Free | Head outside for a Sunday afternoon of easy listening. ๐ŸŽธ

WaterCooler

โ—‹ University of South Carolina Gamecocks Womenโ€™s Basketball vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Womens Basketball | Sun. Jan. 31 | 3 p.m. | Colonial Life Arena | $10+ | Cheer on the lady Gamecocks at home. ๐Ÿ€

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