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January 6, 2011

Lexington/Columbia, S.C. Things to do January 6 – 13, 2011

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Lexington/Columbia, S.C. Things to do January 6 – 13, 2011

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January 6 – 13, 2011

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First Friday: Village Artists

January 7, 2011.
26 local artists exhibit 250 pieces of unique art for sale. The First Friday series, held the first Friday of every month, highlights an artist or group of artists and light refreshments are served. This month, the gallery features the works of students from Richland Northeast High School. 6pm – 8:45 pm at the Village at Sandhill (next to Panera Bread). Visit
website for more info. The event is free and open to the public.

Arts & Draughts

Friday January 7, 2011
Arts & Draughts is a new series designed to be an interactive party on the first Friday of every month at the
Columbia Museum of Art. Enjoy a performance by Devil Music Ensemble, take a unique perspective tour of I Heard a Voice: The Art of Lesley Dill with artist Heidi Darr-Hope and indulge in a beer tasting from the Widmer Brothers Brewery Company. And while you’re here, create your own silent film in the photo booth with photographer Jonathan Goley, watch The Power Company’s performance of contemporary dance and see new video installations by VJ Patrick Nugent. Art, drink and be happy!

Youth America Grand Prix Dance Competition

January 7 – 9, 2011
University of South Carolina Department of Theatre and Dance will host some of the Southeast’s most graceful and talented ballet dancers for the Youth America Grand Prix ballet scholarship competition Jan. 7 – 9 at Drayton Hall theatre. For dance students ages 9 – 19, the YAGP awards more than $250,000 annually in scholarships to leading dance schools worldwide. Dancers in three divisions – pre-competition (ages 9 – 11), juniors (12 – 14) and seniors (15 – 19) – will compete for scholarship prizes. The competition includes both classical and contemporary ballet for both solos and ensembles. Tickets are $5 at the door. USC students will be admitted free with a valid student ID.

17th Annual Central Carolina Food and Wine Festival: Dinner at MoMo’s Bistro

Monday, January 10, 2011.
The purpose of the
Central Carolina Food and Wine Festival is to showcase local gourmet food purveyors and domestic and international wineries while raising money for a good cause. Proceeds from all events support efforts of Central Carolina Community Foundation to award grants to nonprofit organizations in the Midlands. In 16 years the event has raised over $735,000 in support of the Foundation’s mission. This month’s dinner features the culinary expertise of Executive Chef Andrew White, along with complementary wine paired with each course and a guest speaker provided by Southern Wine & Spirits of South Carolina Inc. Tickets are $100 per person.

Wine Tastings at Sam’s & Village Spirits

Friday, January 7, 2011
The selection of wines at
Sam’s Fine Wines, Beer, Spirits and More is truly incredible. Choosing the correct wine to pair with certain foods and occasions may seem daunting when you look at the inventory: come by any Friday evening and allow Sam’s trained and knowledgeable wine professionals guide you to great tasting wines. Free wine tastings at both locations from 4pm – 7pm. Sam’s is on Hwy 378 in Lexington; Village Spirits is in the Village at Sandhill.

Palmetto Portaits: The State Museum

Last Weekend: Show ends January 9, 2011
Palmetto Portraits: Images by Contemporary South Carolina Photographers holds up a mirror to let South Carolinians see their fellow Palmetto State residents in their everyday environments. The exhibit includes more than 275 photographs by 24 South Carolina photographers depicting South Carolinians at work and play. Vist

Horseback Riding at Saluda Shoals

Come out to
Saluda Shoals Park and enjoy a wonderful walking trail ride through the park. Learn how to horseback ride or simply improve your skills. No previous experience is required. Rides last an hour (including instruction, mounting & dismounting). No double riding is permitted. Riders are required to wear long pants, boots or sturdy lace-up shoes, and helmets which are provided. You may register either by using WebTrac or by calling the Environmental Education Center at 213-2053. Age: 6–adult Height and weight restrictions apply. Fees: $35R/$48NR

The St Andrews Womens Club Bridal Showcase

Sunday, January 9, 2011
St. Andrews Woman’s Club Bridal Showcase has provided “wedding bliss” for Midlands-area bridal service providers and community-service organizations for twenty-nine years! The Bridal showcase is a “Win-Win-Win” event! First, area brides and their families are able to comparison shop among many vendors during one afternoon, a huge advantage for wedding planning. Second, local bridal service providers have the opportunity for hands-on contact with nearly 600 brides in one afternoon. The St. Andrews Woman’s Club is able to support several local community service organizations with the proceeds from the event. The Bridal Showcase will feature 100+ booths by the premier providers of wedding services in the Midlands, fashion shows at 1:30 and 4:00 PM, and fantastic grand prizes. Held in the Cantey Building at the State Fairgrounds.

University of South Carolina Basketball

Saturday, January 8, 2011 (men’s) and Sunday, January 9, 2011 (women’s)
How long has it been since you whooped it up watching Gamecock basketball? Head down to the Colonial Life Arena for some true excitement!
For information on the men’s game (vs Vanderbilt), visit
website. For information on the women’s game (vs University of Florida), visit website.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Thursday January 6, 2011 – Saturday January 22, 2011
There’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres—and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, the stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil–loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband—the storms begin to brew. “Adultery, strippers, murderous ex-boyfriends, Costco and the Ice Capades. Undeniable fun.” —NY Post. “A bright new show!” —NY Times. “A show that actually lives up to the hype of its title.” —Village Voice. Join us for this hilarious new musical that will leave you rolling in the aisles this winter!
Trustus Theatre in the Vista. Shows are Thursdays – Sunday.

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