TODAY
    Monday Sep 25 - Sep 29 @ 11:00 AM
LumberJill Costume Party
Twin Peaks Restaurants – Join us for LumberJill Week September 24th - 29th, which is our way of celebrating National Lumberjack Day - September 26th! It gets better! We will be serving $2.99 Jack Daniels, Jack Honey and Jack Brands during our costume party (while supplies last). You can't miss this!
 
TODAY
    Monday Sep 25 @ 6:30 PM
Let's Talk About Race
Richland Library – In an effort to peacefully address the topic of racism, which has gripped news headlines across the country, a facilitator-led conversation is planned to encourage members of the community to take part in this difficult and sometimes emotional dialogue. Join Richland Library from 6:30 - 8 p.m., Monday, September 25 at our Main location (1431 Assembly Street) for the third and final program in the Let's Talk Race Series.
 
TOMORROW
    Tuesday Sep 26 @ 10:30 AM
ArtBreak: Artistic Poetry Revealed with Dr. Jeff Persels
Columbia Museum of Art – University of South Carolina's Dr. Jeff Persels discusses the poetry in Henri Matisse: Jazz & Poetry on Paper. Persels’ research interests focus on early modern French prose and verse polemic. He teaches courses in early modern French literature and culture, French theatre, contemporary French culture and society, and European studies. From 2005 to 2013, he directed the undergraduate South Carolina European Studies Program for the Walker Institute of International and Area Studies. ArtBreak is a program that looks at art through a different lens. Each session features a speaker who gives insight into their worldview by sharing their interpretation of works of art at the CMA. Begin the morning at the museum at 10:30 a.m. with pastries and coffee sold at the Curiosity Coffee Bar pop-up café. Program starts at 11:00 a.m. Free with membership or admission.
 
TOMORROW
    Tuesday Sep 26 @ 5:00 PM
Columbia Museum of Art Annual Meeting
Columbia Museum of Art – The CMA hosts its annual meeting to review fiscal year 2017, present awards for service, and provide updates on the museum. Free. Meeting from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Reception at 6:00 p.m.
 
TOMORROW
    Tuesday Sep 26 @ 6:00 PM
CMA Chamber Music on Main
Columbia Museum of Art – Music plus art equals a magical experience with this critically acclaimed chamber concert series featuring world-renowned artistic director Edward Arron. The final concert season promises to continue the tradition of first-class chamber music played by remarkable talent. Andrew Armstrong on piano, Tessa Lark on violin, Danielle Farina on viola, and Edward Arron on cello perform works by Beethoven, Françaix, Debussy, and Schumann. Presented by U.S. Trust. Single Concert: $35 / $28 for members / $5 for students.
 
TOMORROW
    Tuesday Sep 26 @ 6:15 PM
Learn the Tarot: A One Year Journey through the Tarot
Belladonnasgifts – Join us every other Tuesday of EVERY month for a journey through every single card in the Tarot. We will study three cards per night, their meanings, and ways to use them in our every day lives. Cost is $10 per class and includes materials. Prepay by January 31st and save $50. See Jen to Register.
 
TOMORROW
    Tuesday Sep 26 @ 6:30 PM
Planning Commission Meeting
Town of Pine Ridge, South Carolina
 
TOMORROW
    Tuesday Sep 26 @ 6:30 PM
Kindness Rock Garden Project
Atlantic Institute Greenville – Have you heard of the Kindness Rock Project? This is an awesome project that we have decided to incorporate as a Family project at Atlantic Institute. Come ready to paint and inspire. We will be painting rocks and putting messages on them. If you have a favorite rock/rocks that you would like to add to the garden please bring with you. We will have some here as well. Please see the website for this wonderful project. Please RSVP Here so that we may have enought supplies: http://atlanticinstitutesc.org/index.php/kindness-rock-garden http://thekindnessrocksproject.com
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Sep 27 @ 12:00 PM
Career Fest and SET Fair
University of South Carolina Career Center – Career Fest and the Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) Fair are held concurrently and are open to University of South Carolina students and alumni to network with employers. Career Fest is for non-technical positions and SET is for technical positions. Employers will be hiring for internships, co-ops, and full-time jobs available. Visit your Handshake account to register and see the full list of employers. Career Fest: https://sc.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/1765/student_preview SET: https://sc.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/1766/student_preview
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Sep 27 @ 12:00 PM
Economic Reform & Stock Market Performance with Marshall Stocker
The Bastiat Society – Join the Bastiat Society of Columbia on September 27 at 12:00 PM for a talk from Marshall Stocker. Marshall L. Stocker is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management, global macro equity strategist and portfolio manager on Eaton Vance's global income team. He is responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction and risk management for equity assets managed by the global income team, including an equity fund investing in emerging and frontier markets. He focuses on global equity markets and political-economic policies affecting the equity asset class. He joined Eaton Vance in 2013. Marshall began his career in the investment management industry in 1999. Before joining Eaton Vance, he served as co-founder and managing member of Emergent Property Advisors, LLC. Previously, Marshall was a portfolio manager with Choate Investment Advisors and Sanderson & Stocker. Marshall earned a B.S. and an MBA from Cornell University, where he was a Park Leadership Fellow, and a Ph.D in economics at Universidad Francisco Marroquin. He is also a CFA charterholder and is conversant in German and Arabic. He is a benefactor of the Cato Institute, Foundation for Economic Education and the Atlas Network. Marshall's commentary has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Financial Times and The Washington Post. He has also been featured on Bloomberg Radio and Fox Business News.
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Sep 27 @ 4:00 PM
Octoberfest Beer Tasting
Zeddie's Party Shop & Bar
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Sep 27 @ 6:00 PM
Play with Your City: 20 Years of the Columbia Design League
Columbia Museum of Art – Join us in celebrating CDL’s twentieth anniversary at the first meeting of our new season. During “Play With Your City: Twenty Years of the Columbia Design League!” co-founders Adrienne Montare and Tom Savory will take you back through the years and share how and why the CDL became Columbia’s catalyst for design advocacy. The free program was originally presented at the 2017 national conference of the American Institute of Architects. Wednesday, September 27 Social hour, 6:00 p.m. Program, 7:00 p.m. FREE
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Sep 27 @ 7:30 PM
Your Chance To Die, Angels Among Ashes, Sleep Of Reason, Beyond the gallows
New Brookland Tavern – Your Chance To Die Angels Among Ashes Sleep Of Reason Beyond the gallows Cover $8 Doors at 7:30
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Sep 28 @ 6:30 PM
A Fine Affair - Blackjack & Bubbles
RMHC Columbia SC – The House always wins! Join Ronald McDonald House Charities Columbia, SC at the DoubleTree by Hilton for our largest annual fundraiser, A Fine Affair-Blackjack and Bubbles. Guests of this savory celebration will be invited to bet it all on love while enjoying casino favorites, a silent auction and food samplings from the area's top restaurants and caterers. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit our mission of keeping families close when they need it the most. Be sure to mark your calanders for September 28, 2017. You don't want to miss this celebration! Tickets can be easily purchased on Eventbrite! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-fine-affair-blackjack-and-bubbles-tickets-36697502217?aff=es2
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Sep 28 @ 7:00 PM
Bad Omens at New Brookland Tavern
New Brookland Tavern – Bad Omens at New Brookland Tavern w/: Stardog, Decadence, and We As A Species
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Sep 28 @ 7:00 PM
Bob's Burgers Beer Dinner
Flying Saucer Columbia – We'll be pairing 5 courses with 5 stella Brooklyn Brewery Beers. The first 4 courses will each pair a burger from the hit show, Bob's Burgers, plus a fifth course desert. Tickets are $40 for Beerknurds and $45 for non-members. There are only 40 total seats available, so get yours before they sell out!
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Sep 28 - Sep 29 @ 9:00 PM
Toyko Joe
Social Bar and Lounge – Social welcomes Toyko Joe For VIP Seating call 803-603-4313 https://www.facebook.com/tokyojoeband/
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Sep 29 @ 7:30 AM
Inaugural Columbia Furman Business Breakfast
Furman University Alumni – Network with Furman alumni at Columbia's inaugural Furman Business Breakfast featuring Jeff Ruble, Director of Richland County Economic Development. Mr. Ruble's presentation will be, "What You Don’t Know but Probably Should about the Future Growth of Columbia" at United Way of the Midlands. Breakfast is included with admission.
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Sep 29 @ 10:30 AM
Golf Ball Drop
RMHC Columbia SC – Come out and support the Ronald McDonald House Charities Columbia, SC at our Annual Golf Ball Drop! The golf ball that lands in or closest to the hole wins $1,000. 1 golf ball for $10 or 6 for $50 Attandance is not required to win. Purchase tickets at Eventbrite! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/golf-ball-drop-tickets-36723131876?aff=es2
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Sep 29 - Sep 30 @ 5:00 PM
BLS Homecoming 2017
Ben Lippen School – A simple lesson taken from a classic childhood tale reminds us that “it’s not where you go, it’s who you meet along the way.” Ben Lippen Alumni are invited to follow the yellow brick road back to their alma mater for Homecoming 2017 because there really is no place like home. _____________________________________________________________________ SCHEDULE (*= ticketed events) Friday, September 29, 2017 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Homecoming Carnival Join current families at Ben Lippen’s student-sponsored CARNIVAL! There will be games, prizes, and treats – fun for the whole family! 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Alumni Dinner* Alumni and their immediate families can enjoy a fried chicken feast in the cafeteria while catching up with classmates. 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Alumni Dessert Tailgate Party* Reconnect with many of your favorite teachers at the Alumni Dessert Tent just inside the Hathaway-Weeber Stadium. 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Varsity football game vs. LMA Cheer your Falcons on to victory! Game admission waived with registration. Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Breakfast & Tours* Classes are invited to reconvene at Ben Lippen for breakfast with the Headmaster and campus tours. Saturday afternoon and evening are reserved for individual class reunions.