Every September and October I have the same good intentions. The following conversation takes place in my head every year and goes a little bit like this... I say to myself, "Self? This is the year that we are going...
October is set aside to bring awareness to the roughly 25% of pregnancies that do not reach full-term, with October 15 specifically designated as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. We feel the loss of our babies, whether it’s marked on...
It’s that time of year again. Sweaters are (maybe, slowly) starting to make their way out of storage. Pumpkin spice everything can be found around every corner. The first leaves are beginning to turn beautiful shades of red and...
If you are looking for a guide to keep you and your family entertained, we have got you covered with Columbia events and happenings! October in Columbia in chock-full of seasonal fun – from family trick-or-treating to hayrides to pumpkin...
Do you ever feel stuck with what to do on the weekend, when you have a random day off or it’s just another day at home with the kids? I’ve lived here for eight years and my husband grew up...
It’s fall y’all which means … Halloween time! Check out the great events that the Columbia area has to offer below! From haunted houses to spooky story times, corn mazes and more – there’s something for everyone! Deceased Farms Dates: September...
Fall is my favorite time of year. I start planning out my fall activities weeks in advance. Let's not even get started on when I started decorating! I can't wait to go back to some of the Midlands most...
The temperature is starting to drop, which means fall is in the air and more outdoor activities for families to enjoy! Here is a list of fun, family fall activities in and around Columbia. Festivals and Fairs Chapin Labor Day Festival...
I have been apple picking one time during my 41 years on this planet and it was a LONG time ago. I remember it fondly - the smells, the crisp air, the beautiful photo opportunities, and of course, the...
It feels like every year the time between when we hang up our Halloween costumes and start holiday prep gets shorter and shorter. It's goodbye pumpkin spice and the crisp smell of fall leaves and hello to peppermint mocha and...
Hard to believe it’s already Halloween! An interesting fact about the holiday: the top six pumpkin-producing states are Illinois, California, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan. According to the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center, in 2011, those six states harvested...
Ah, October. Finally, the temperatures have dipped to make outdoor activities slightly more bearable than they were a month ago. In addition to milder days spent at the zoo, the park, and the Riverwalk, October also means fun seasonal...
Every October since 2009, I have taken part in activities for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Month, including lighting a candle on October 15 for my babies in Heaven. That first year, I was still reeling from the unexpected...
It's FALL Y'ALL! It's the most wonderful time of the year (in my opinion anyway). My love for autumn goes well beyond the #basic obsession with pumpkin spice lattes and fuzzy boots. I grew up in southern Florida where we only...
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Where to See Santa Around Columbia

No holiday season is complete without a visit to the man in red! Below is a list of places you’ll be able to find...

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