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Comprehensive Calendar of the Arts in Columbia
- Nov 16, 2014 • 382 Olde Farm Rd., Lexington, SC 29072
Eight-acre corn maze.
• 1431 Assembly St. 29201
Get ready for Halloween by making some scarily bad art. Screening of one of the worst movies ever made, Troll 2. Called “misguided”, “inept” and an “unintentional comedy”, Troll 2 even inspired a documentary: The Best Worst Movie.
• 2100 Bush River Road
With over 40 years of experience as a community leader, politician, minister, advocate and TV personality, the Rev. Al Sharpton is one of America’s most well known civil rights leaders.
• 1705 Hampton St., 29201
Bid on a variety of items at The Palladium Society's silent auction, including vacation packages and shopping deals. Live music by the Mustache Brothers, specialty drinks, and delicious food by Oak Table and Bourbon. Proceeds benefit Historic Columbia.
- Oct 30, 2014 • 500 Wildlife Pkwy, 29210
Annual Halloween spooktacular offers moonlight magic, a trick-or-treat trail, a spooky safari, a haunted carousel and more. Plus, candy.
- Nov 23, 2014 • Highway 73 at Poplar Tent Road, 28078
Escape your modern-day cares and stroll about a 22-acre storybook village populated with hundreds of pirates, nobles, merchants, peasants and knights.
Eleven stages packed with costumed performers offer a unique mix of continuous music, dance, comedy, and circus entertainments.
• 930 Laurel St. 29201
An evening of fun, terror, games and more. Held on Taylor Street beside Finlay Park, will feature a costume contest, jugglers, stilt walker, carnival games, food trucks, exhibitors, interactive inflatables, a pumpkin patch and more.
• 701 Whaley St. 29201
Mo' Betta Soul & Cola-Con present the Cola-Con Dance Party with DJ Pete Rock. It will be on the eve of Halloween so wear your costumes. It'll also be a fundraiser and silent auction for Cola-Con 2015.
- Oct 28, 2014 • 2768 Decker Blvd., Columbia, SC 29206
Can you sing, dance, tell jokes? Contestants compete for cash and prize.
• 1231 Shop Road
Enjoy an outdoor screening of DamNation, a documentary on the history of dams in America and growing movement to remove obsolete dams and restore rivers, followed by brief talks by Gerrit Jobsis of American Rivers on dam removal efforts in the Southeast and Congaree Riverkeeper Bill Stangler on hydropower relicensing and compliance. Bring chairs or a blanket.
- Nov 1, 2014 • 382 Olde Farm Rd., Lexington, SC 29072
Featuring two complete haunted houses, Deceased Farm is fast becoming one of the Midlands' premiere haunted attractions.
- Oct 26, 2014 • 135 Haynsworth St. 29150
Free arts and music performances, food vendors and more.
- Nov 1, 2014 • 2768 Decker Blvd., Columbia, SC 29206
Full contact hypnosis show.
- Nov 1, 2014 • 739 Harley Taylor Rd.
Gilbert House of Terror is a group of friends/family dedicated to volunteering time and talents to entertain and terrify the thrill seekers among us.
• 6612 Garners Ferry Rd.
Come follow the trail, see the Mad Scientist, Grave Digger and Scarecrow. Be sure to bring your trick or treat bags.
• 6612 Garners Ferry Rd., 29209
There will be pirates, scarecrows, ghosts, monsters (friendly), fairies, and more. Also a trail for trick or treating, Halloween movies, games and snacks.
• 301 Gervais St, 29214
Calling all werewolves ... beer-loving werewolves, that is. After-hours Halloween party featuring lunar observing, laser light shows, art, live music, food and custom growlers full of craft beer. Light show set to the music of Pink Floyd.
• 301 Gervais St., 29214
State Museum’s after hours Halloween party featuring an evening of lunar observing, laser light shows, art, live music, craft beer, food and custom growlers. Look at the moon from the museum’s new observatory. Laser light show set to the music of Pink Floyd in Laser Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon.
- Oct 24, 2014 • 1644 Main St, 29201
Artists' collective Happiness Bomb lights up Tapp's with an assortment of puppets, instruments, cartoons and interactive installations in their exhibit "Meat Me At Tapp's." Opening Oct. 2. Happiness Bomb Rummage Sale on Oct. 24.
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