The ladies of Girls’ Pint Out will be getting up to more goodness Wednesday night with Paints and Pints at Palmetto Paint and Pour in Irmo at 7 p.m. These painting-with-your-friends-while-drinking-wine studios seem to be popping up all over these days, so why shouldn’t beer get some of that love? To bring out their brewed muses, the Girls’ Pint Out ladies will be holding a bottle-share as they paint. Everyone simply brings a 22-ounce bottle of a beer they want to share and pays $25 for the painting supplies. Interested ladies had better act quickly, though, because as of press time, there were only a couple of tickets left. Plus, you know, it’s Wednesday. Check out palmettopaintandpour.com for more info.
A Party at EdVenture
This is the second week in a row I’ve talked about how EdVenture isn’t just a place for kids to have fun — but when they plan something this unabashedly awesome, I just have to shout about it. This Thursday, Feb. 20, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., EdVenture After Dark presents Glow. Adults can roam the museum getting glow-in-the-dark manicures and body paint, creating light graffiti, eating pizza, dancing (yes, probably with glow sticks, you EDM-loving so-and-so), enjoying beer and wine and playing FRICKIN LASER TAG. I don’t normally all-caps anything in this column because hey, it’s serious (drinking) journalism, but c’mon. This is basically what you would get if you asked Barney Stinson to plan an event at a children’s museum. Drinking and laser tag! Tickets are $20 at edventure.org and your first two drinks are free. Sounds like a pretty great deal and the start of a night that will be legend — wait for it — ary!
Brewvival Is In High Demand
Finally, congrats to everyone who got tickets to Brewvival this Saturday in Charleston. This year’s festival sold out of tickets in only 69 days, so all you lucky sons of guns will be enjoying what has become a terrific South Carolina brewery celebration with all hands on deck showing off the best they have to offer. With the caveat that I’ve had none of these beers, my picks to be first in line to try would be River Dog’s Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Barrel-Aged Quad, Quest’s Smoking Mirror Porter (with bacon and granny smith apples in cask), Holy Weed Imperial IPA (a collaboration between Holy City and Wicked Weed), Brewery 85’s Sour Session Batch (a first batch for the new brewery!) and Conquest’s Coffee Vanilla Brutus.
Back to School Tattoo Specials
Magnum Ink is offering 1/2 off all tattoos for students over 18 as well as 2 for $60 on letters or numbers for state employees. 1405 Rushmore Road, Suite B, right off of Broad River.
A two-day outdoor art and crafts show celebrating its 38th year. Being held on September 5 & 6, 2014, Click for details
Not Your Typical Greek Restaurant
Ariana’s in West Columbia serves up delicious all-natural, low carb dishes, as well as homemade bread and baklava. Come try the best salad dressing in town! Location info and hours here.
Music Break at Music Farm Columbia
Join COR for an evening of networking for music and business leaders on September 3rd, featuring performances by Josh Roberts and the Hinges, Death of Paris, Fat Rat Da Czar, and Lazy A and the Green Thang. Free admission for musicians and members! Register here.
Happy Hour and Sushi Specials All Week
Red Bowl in Lexington now has great early bird and late night sushi specials 7 days a week, as well as 99-cent kids meals on Saturdays! Click here for special information and hours.
Make Your Own Beer and Wine!
Come get started on your “liquid hobby” and help us celebrate our 46th year in the Columbia area. Bet Mar Liquid Hobby Shop: 736 St. Andrews Road.
SEARCH FREE TIMES
Pool Cleaning-Full and part time available. Must have a clean driving record, be organized and have a professional appearance. Starting Pay is $10.00 per hr, please call for an interview, please bring a copy of your Driving record and a list of all past employers with duration of employment listed as well as telephone numbers for references. Cal 803-865-1200
Company seeking carpenters, plumbers, masons work is year around with a 40 year old company. Starting pay is $10.00 but experienced individuals will be compensated accordingly. Must have a clean driving record and must bring a copy of your driving record to the interview. Please call 803-865-1200.
U.S. Security Associates
Now hiring immediately for armed and unarmed security officers. WE TRAIN YOU! Columbia & surrounding areas. ussecurityassociates.com
Real Estate Spotlight
Mungo Homes. Celebrating 60 years of our family building for your family. mungo.com