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June 9, 2011

Lexington/Columbia, S.C. Things to do June 10 – 16, 2011

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Lexington/Columbia, S.C. Things to do June 10 – 16, 2011

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June 10 – 16, 2011


HELD OVER!: HAIRSPRAY: Workshop Theatre

Tonight – Saturday June 11, 2011
Workshop Theatre’s HAIRSPRAY will be holding over for four additional performances –

Loveable plus-size heroine Tracy Turnblad has a passion for dancing and wins a spot on the local TV dance program, The Corny Collins Show. Overnight she finds herself transformed from outsider to teen celebrity. Can a larger-than-life adolescent manage to vanquish the program’s reigning princess, integrate the television show, and find true love (singing and dancing all the while, of course!) without mussing her hair? Find out! Workshop Theatre website.


The Princess & The Pea: Columbia Children’s Theatre

June 10, 2011 – July 28, 2011
Join CCT’s vagabond band of actors as they present the Hans Christian Andersen story like you’ve never seen before! Told in the commedia dell’arte style of last season’s wildly popular “Pinocchio,” Columbine, Arlequino, Punchin, Rosetta, and Pantalone are back with physical humor and witty banter that breathe new life and energy into this classic tale.Visit the
Columbia Children’s Theatre website for details.


Caption: South Carolinian Scott Bell standing in front of his tent. Like many other South Carolina soldiers who served in the Gulf War, Bell also fought overseas during the War on Terror.

Shield and Storm: South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum

Now thru Saturday June 25, 2011

Shield and Storm: 20th Anniversary of the Persian Gulf War

In the First Persian Gulf War (August 1990-February 1991), the United States, and 33 of its allies, coordinated to expel Iraqi forces from Kuwait. Although called “The Mother of All Battles” by Saddam Hussein, the Gulf War is remembered for how quickly the Iraqi forces collapsed in the face of superior American military technology. This exhibit examines multiple aspects of this conflict, particularly the involvement of South Carolinians. Visit the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum for details.

Teen Health Summit 2011: Dreher High School

Friday June 10, 2011

Help the young people in your life walk into the future better prepared to deal with all the stuff every teen faces.I’m Worth the Wait will be held Friday, June 10, 8 a.m.–3 p.m. at Dreher High School. A community program from Palmetto Health. Free registration by calling 296-2273. Watch the youtube video here.


Etsy Craft Party: Columbia Museum of Art

Friday June 10, 2011

The Columbia Museum of Art is hosting a Etsy global craft party in Columbia! Bring your favorite craft project and work on it with friends and neighbors right underneath the Chihuly. Noon – 4pm. Details at the Columbia Museum of Art website.

Pantasia Steel Band will perform!

Five Points Carnival of Savings: Five Points

Saturday June 11, 2011 11AM – 3PM

On Saturday June 11, 2011 from 11am – 3pm the Five Points Association is hosting a unique summer event for people of all ages to celebrate the daytime life of Five Points. Although designed specifically to attract families with children, the event is a glorified sidewalk sale that reaches out to all those who love shopping in Five Points. The intention is to provide free fun while helping to boost summer sales for the independent retail merchants. From enjoyable activities on the streets to carnival games inside merchants’ stores, the day will be full of summer joy. Five Points Association website.

Gun and Civil War Show: SC State Fairgrounds

Saturday June 11, 2011 – Sunday June 12, 2011

The Columbia Civil War Show and Sale is Mike Kent Shows’ newest event and their only summer show. This 200 table show is held in conjunction with our 400 table modern gun show in an adjacent building at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds, giving the public 2 great shows for one admission price! Whether your interest runs from antique weaponry and accouterments to the latest high tech gear for the gun enthusiast, this combination show has it all! Visit website for info.

Lake Murray History Cruise: Spirit of Lake Murray

Saturday June 11, 2011
Spend a relaxing Saturday afternoon out on sparkling Lake Murray, learn the history of the lake and its surroundings, and enjoy lunch! a 2.5 hour tour, lunch and lots of fun for just $35 adults and $19 for kids under 12.
More information.


Invent IT: EdVenture Children’s Museum

Saturday, June 11, 2011 – Friday, June 17, 2011

It’s time to put your imagination in motion! From building catapults to painting with light, put on your best thinking cap and head to EdVenture for a week of wild and wacky invention. EdVenture Children’s Museum info here.



Southeastern Piano Festival: USC School of Music Recital Hall

June 12, 2011 – June 18, 2011
Ever since its inception in summer of 2003 the Southeastern Piano Festival has become one of the major cultural events and a top destination for young piano talent in the United States and abroad. The festival is widely recognized for providing a rigorous training platform for aspiring young pianists and presenting outstanding piano concerts by celebrated and new artists.
The public is invited to the following piano events:



§ RISING STAR SHOWCASE: TUESDAY, JUNE 14 • 7:30 P.M. DMITRI LEVKOVICH, top prize winner of Cleveland, Gina Bachauer, Hilton Head, and China International Piano Competitions


§ ARTIST SHOWCASE: THURSDAY, JUNE 16 • 7:30 P.M. ANDERSON ROE PIANO DUO Visit the Southeastern Piano Festival website for more information.


The Chris Andrews Jazz Trio: Virtu Restaurant and Bar

Wednesdays at 7pm

This hugely talented jazz trio spends each Wednesday evening entertaining guests of Virtu Restaurant and Bar on Devine St. in Shandon. Spend an evening grooving to the sophisticated and soulful sounds of the Chris Andrews Jazz Trio while you treat yourself to the exceptional culinary offerings of Virtu… you’ll ooh and aah at the beautiful, creative dishes – and you’ll love the prices! On Wednesdays, enjoy $3 Smirnoff flavored martinis – peach, raspberry, vanilla sky, even cheesecake! Visit Virtu website for details.

Matt Marshak

Outdoor Concerts: Multiple Locations

Enjoy an outdoor concert this week at the following: On Friday, June 10, Music at Sandhill features the Beach/Party Band styles of The Fabulous Kays. While the live music gets underway at 7:00p.m. in Town Center Commons, rides, games, and activities for kids of all ages begin at 5:00p.m. The Summer Concert Series continues on Saturday, June 11 at Finlay Park, 930 Laurel Street in downtown Columbia featuring Sly Dog. Concert begins at 8 p.m. Also on Saturday, June 11 Rhythm on the River at the West Columbia Riverwalk, featuring Brian Conner & His Amazing Friends; On Sunday June 12, contemporary smooth jazz artist Matt Marshak entertains at Finlay Park from 5:30 – 9pm. Vista After Five on Thursday June 9 with the Legends of Beach – Free Shag Lessons with JoJo in the Groove Shack (Held in the parking lot behind 800 Gervais Street).


Upcoming Events, News and Special Offers!

Camp Invention is Here!


The Camp Invention program instills vital 21st century life skills such as problem-solving and teamwork through hands-on fun! A day at the Camp Invention program is packed with hands-on activities, brainstorming, experimentation, and unbelievable action! Three week-long camps will be held in June at 3 different Columbia-area locations. Visit the Camp Invention website for details.

Summer Camps: The Little Gym

Our Anytime, Summertime Camps offer hours of fun and activity. The specially developed camp curriculum is designed around themes such as “Fantasy Castle” or “Wild West” and combines physical fitness, gymnastics and play with arts and crafts and special events. Camps are for children ages 3-8 years old and are available Monday through Friday for 3 hours each day. Choose the days and weeks that fit your schedule or purchase a 5, 10 or 20 day flex pass and use them for when it works best for you! It’s the perfect break for kids – and parents – during the long summer months. Camps are available to both The Little Gym members and non-members. Two locations: Forest Acres and Lexington. More info at The Little Gym website.

Lake Murray Father’s Day Cruise: Spirit of Lake Murray

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Looking for a unique and unforgettable way to show Dad how much you care? Board the Spirit of Lake Murray for an extra-special celebration! A special menu featuring Dad’s favorites – Fried Chicken & Pulled BBQ Pork, Hash & Rice, Cheesy Mac & Cheese, Fresh Green Beans & Cole Slaw, Banana Pudding for Dessert! Plus – A Special Gift for Each Father! More information.

R. Kelly: Colonial Life Arena

Wednesday June 22, 2011
R. Kelly, the three-time Grammy winning king of R&B, makes music of epic proportions. After 18 years of stardom, the multi-instrumentalist, producer and vocalist continues to forge an artistic path that caters to fantasy and captures the hearts of adoring fans, which is in essence, how an artist sells over 34 million records.The charts are telling of the Chicago native’s storied success – six #1 albums, 11 #1 singles, and 12 consecutive platinum albums. His ability to compose classics and deliver electrifying live performances defines everything that is essential R. Kelly. It’s why he is the recipient of multiple Billboard, BMI and American Music Awards. Colonial Life Arena website for ticket info.

Keith Urban: Colonial Life Arena

Thursday June 23, 2011
Critics have called
Keith Urban’s shows “one of the best reasons in the world to attend a live concert.” They’ve said that fans would be “hard-pressed to find a better country – or rock – show anywhere.” Urban’s catalogue of hits; “Better Life,” “Somebody Like You,” “Days Go By,” “You’ll Think Of Me,” “Sweet Thing” and his latest, “Put You In A Song,” combined with an all new production will give his fans a unique concert experience that has earned Urban a reputation as one of music’s best live performers. Colonial Life Arena website.



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