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November 19, 2009

Lexington/Columbia, S.C. Things To Do November 20 – 26, 2009

Lexington/Columbia, S.C. Things To Do November 20 – 26, 2009 

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Top Things To Do in Columbia SC

November 20 – November 26, 2009
 

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Beginning Friday, November 20. Holiday House Tours. Experience classic holidays during our tours of our decorated house museums: the Robert Mills House, Mann-Simons cottage and Hampton-Preston Mansion. Guides will provide stories of holidays past in Columbia and discuss how families decorated and entertained during the 19th and early 20th century. View a variety of holiday decorations in each house and stunning details of our faux food on display. Visit the Historic Columbia Foundation for more information.

Friday, November 20-Sunday, November 22. Arts & Crafts Festival. The 34th Annual Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic features original designs & work from more than 300 talented artists & craftspeople from across North America. See the creative process in action as many demonstrate throughout the show. There is something for every style, taste & budget, with items from the most traditional to the most contemporary. Experience the Extraordinary as you visit and shop with your favorite artisans and meet those new to the show this year. Find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list as well as yourself. Visit Gilmore Shows for more information.

Columbia Children's Theatre presents Frosty! | November 27-December 6.

Holiday Lights on the River | The Midland's Largest Drive-Through Lights Show | November 25-December 31 at Saluda Shoals Park

Through Saturday, November 21. Palmetto Holiday Showcase. Decorated trees, wreaths and hand-painted ornaments by local artists will deck the halls of the SC State Museum for a silent auction for the AIDS Benefit Foundation of South Carolina. For more information on the showcase and the ticketed formal gala on Saturday evening, call 803-254-5223 or visit Palmetto Holiday Showcase.

Beginning Saturday, November 21. Lights Before Christmas. Lively hand-crafted light displays surround the Zoo along with nearly half a million brilliant lights on trees, shrubs and buildings. Over 350 light displays, designed to imitate everything from elephants splashing and siamangs swinging, make Lights Before Christmas truly unique. Visit Riverbanks Zoo for more information.

Beginning Saturday, November 21. “Snowville”. Experience the magic of winter–inside! EdVenture Children’s Museum proudly presents “Snowville,” an interactive exhibit that contains all the fun that snow has to offer without having to go outside! Learn about the fun of snow, the joys of ice skating, the excitement of sliding down snowy hills and the fun of throwing snowballs, as well as the science of snow, just how cold is snow, how are igloos made and what types of penguins live in the South Pole! FREE with museum admission. Visit EdVenture for more information.

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 For the First Time Ever in Columbia | Radio City Christmas Spectacular | The Rockettes | December 6th at 4 & 7 pm at the Colonial Life Arena.

Saturday, November 21. Snakes of South Carolina! Join us at Sesquicentennial State Park to find out more about the fascinating lives of snakes. Participants will uncover local myths associated with our slithering friends and discover what makes them so helpful to humans and the environment. We will learn some cool facts about these amazing reptiles and how to recognize the six venomous snakes in the Palmetto State. This program is designed for ages 5 and older and all children must be accompanied by an adult. 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Pre-registration is required. To register call (803)788-2706 or email sesqui@scprt.com.

Saturday, November 21. Colonial Cup. Spend a family day in Camden where you can enjoy the thrill of steeplechase and a host of activities to enchant children. Visit Carolina Cup for more information.

Five Points Festivue | December 4th & 5th!

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Beginning Sunday, November 22. “This Man Called Jesus”. “This Man Called Jesus” is a Christmas drama that draws thousands each year and it’s back for the 22nd year! This is a free, must-see holiday event presented by a costumed cast of over 405 with live animals, inspiring music, drama, awesome sound effects and lighting. The performance on November 22 is especially for the deaf, handicapped and special needs as ASL interpreters will be available for this performance. Performances take place on December 4-6, 11-13, and 18-20. Visit “This Man Called Jesus” for more information.

Sunday, November 22. Black & White Masquerade Ball. In our efforts to promote National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we will honor some of the Midlands’ Breast Cancer Survivors at the “BCA Black & White Masquerade Ball”. The ball will be held at the River Center, 5605 Bush River Road. Please join Deep Productions & Film in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, Celebrity Status Unlimited, New Miracles, and Southeastern School of the Arts (SESOA) in the celebration surviving life after cancer. Visit BCA Masquerade Ball for more information.

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Thursday, November 26. Turkey Day Run! Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands hosts this 5th annual 8K & 3K Turkey Day Run on Thanksgiving Day! Both races will support the 31 area Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands. Both races begin and end at the Colonial Life Arena at 801 Lincoln Street. The 8K course, which is USA Track & Field Certified, will take runners and walkers through downtown Columbia, across two bridges and through West Columbia and Cayce, where participants will enjoy views of the Columbia skyline. Pre-registered runners and walkers will receive an official race t-shirt, and 3K runners/walkers receive participation ribbons. 8K participants in various categories will receive awards and male and female overall winners will receive gift certificates. Visit the Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands for additional information.

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