Spooky season is in full swing! The Halloween sections in stores are set up and stocked with candy and costumes. Cable networks and streaming services are bringing the best (and worst) of horror movies and television shows. But, if you're...
October in Columbia is full of fun – from pumpkin patches to hayrides, Halloween events, storytimes, art activities, outdoor events, and more! Get out your calendars and make a note of all there is to do. Don’t forget to check...
With fall just around the corner, I'm pulling out all my fleece sweatshirts and flannels. I already had my first pumpkin spice latte! Speaking of pumpkins, it's time for some family fun pumpkin patches. Here's a list of some...
As summer winds down and fall approaches, one favorite family activity is going to pick apples at an orchard.  Here are some things you may not know about apple orchards -  Did you know that most pick your own farms grow dwarf...
Step into a good book and enjoy another interactive experience in Richland County. Richland Library is launching a second StoryWalk® location at Caughman Road Park (2733 Trotter Road, Hopkins).   Families can start at the walking trail near the oak-lined tree entrance and travel around...
July is National Picnic Month. Storied to have been founded by the American Bakers Association in 1952, National Picnic Month invites us to enjoy the great outdoors, summer sunshine, and of course, picnics. In celebration of National Picnic Month, here...
Think back to the best ice cream you’ve ever had. Whether in a frozen tub, from a shop, or at a party. What made it so special? Was it the creaminess, the softness, the flavor, the toppings? Or was...
Summertime is upon us! Time to let littles relax and have fun…playing outdoors, staying up late, and reading! Reading? YES! Research shows that kids who do not read over the summer can suffer from “summer slide” or “brain drain.” Did you...
With summer in full swing, dreams of family adventures emerge. The choices for family getaways can sometimes seem overwhelming. Questions like "Will this be something that all ages will enjoy?" and "Will this break the bank?" often come to...
Summertime is now in full swing! Sunshine, swimming, and lazy afternoons outside fill up our days. However, summer also includes unpredictable thunderstorms and rain, sometimes forcing us to sit inside, wishing about the sunshine instead. When all of us...
Here we are again, with an Independence Day craft inspired by Pinterest! I have had this craft pinned on my boards for several years now. Repeatedly, like so many times before, I scan through my pins and think to myself,...
These are easy, fun, sticky, sweet, and totally festive for the 4th of July. Or any day for that matter! Like most kids, mine LOVE to help me in the kitchen and the beauty of these treats is that...
Personally, I think there's nothing better than fresh fruit and veggies straight off the farm. Since I am completely inept at growing my own produce, it's a relief to know there are farms locally that do all the hard...
34th Annual Carolina Celebration of Liberty Date: Sunday, June 27, 2021 Time: 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Location: First Baptist Church Columbia, 1306 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC 29201 Cost: Free but you need a ticket to enter Details: The Carolina Celebration of Liberty is the longest...
15,469FansLike
3,923FollowersFollow
765FollowersFollow
1,646FollowersFollow

In + Around Columbia

Weekend Events for Kids

4
** Events are subject to change. Be sure to click on the event link to verify date and time ** Please Note :: While we...