September 18, 2009 | Columbia Star, The (SC)Section: Events


Columbia Museum of Art will present The Dorothy and

Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty StatesOctober

23- January 17 at 1515 Main Street. 799-2810.

Village Artist will host a Beginners Watercolor Class beginning October 1, 10 am to 12:30 pm, at 631- 8 Promenade Place. 699-8886.

Village Artist will host a Landscape in Oil Class beginning September 29, 10 am to 12:30 pm, at 631- 8 Promenade Place. 699-8886.

Columbia Museum of Art will host Ansel Adams: Masterworks October 23- January 17 at 1515 Main Street. 799-2810.

Angel Fish Creations is now registering for a Drawing Basics Workshop to be held September 26 and 27, 1 pm- 4 pm, at 2701 A Rosewood Drive. 269-8730.

South Carolina Museum will present Pee Dee to Savannah: Art

and Material Culture from South Carolina’s Fall Line Region

September 26- March 22 at the museum in Columbia.

-AUCTION Blaney Elementary will hold its annual Fall Festival and Silent Auction October 11, 2 pm- 5 pm, at Blaney Elementary.


Zhaxi Zhuoma Rinpoche will speak on the book H.H. Dorje

Chang Buddha III Thursday, October 1, noon- 1:30 pm, boardroom, Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main Street, Columbia. 559-875-3515,

-CHURCH/CHARITY First Presbyterian Church will hold its weekly lunch and speaker series Wednesdays, 11:30 am- 12:50 pm, 1324 Marion St. Soup and salad $5; hot meal, $6. 799-9062.

Forest Acres Women to Women Bible Study will meet each Wednesday, September 9- November 18, 9:30 am, at Covenant Presbyterian Church. 782-9165.

Mayor Bob Coble will host his annual Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence October 10, 9 am, at Finlay Park. 545-3020.

Midlands Citizens for Life will host a benefit praise and worship concert October 2, 7 pm, in the Shortess Chapel at Columbia International University. 741-9077.

Project Unity and CityLight will sponsor a Candlelight Prayer Vigil September 24, 8 pm- 8:30 pm, in the parking lot of the old AMF Bowling lanes at 2601 Broad River Road. 661-0802.

Northminster Presbyterian Church will host several 40th Anniversary events October 18- October 25 at 6717 David St. 754-1812.

Stedfast Christian Center will host a free dinner September 26, 12 pm- 2 pm, at 5200 Fairfield Road. 786-9129.

United Nations International Day of Peace will be September 20, 3 pm- 6 pm, at Unitarian- Universalist Fellowship of Columbia 2701 Heyward St.

-DANCE The Greater Columbia Chapter of the U.S. Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association will hold its regular twice- monthly dances September 26, 7:30 pm- 10:30 pm, at the Hugh Dimmery Memorial Center (The Barn), 680 Cherokee Lane, West Columbia.

Capital Senior Center will host this year’s annual Fall Big Band Dance September 25, 7:30 pm- 11 pm, at 1650 Park Circle, Columbia, at Maxcy Gregg Park. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. 779-1971.


All For Liberty, the feature film about the Revolutionary War in South Carolina, will premiere in Columbia, September 26 at the South Carolina State Museum with proceeds to benefit the Sandlapper Society, 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm. 359-9954.

-FOOD The Sandhill Farmers Market is open every Tuesday through November 24, 2:30 pm, 900 Clemson Rd. 788-5700.

Lake Murray Association will host Appreciation BBQ Sunday October 11, 1 pm- 5 pm, at the Rusty Anchor/Lighthouse Marina, 1925 Johnson Marina Road.

-FUNDRAISER Riverbanks ZOOfari will be October 3, 7 pm, at Riverbanks Zoo. Tickets for the annual fundraising event will be $85 for non- members and $75 for members.

-KIDS The YMCA Trailblazers will host their Second Annual Father- Daughter Dance October 17 at Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church in Lexington. 397-7814.

-LUNCHEONS Richland County Family and Community Leaders will host a luncheon September 23, 9:30 am, at Sandhill Lake House. 788-1282.

-MUSIC Columbia Barbershop Harmonizers, a male chorus/ensemble, all types of music in the Barbershop Quartet style, is seeking male singers. Meets Mondays, 7 pm at Shandon United Methodist Church, 3407 Devine St. 798-1538.

Jazz at the Village Fall Concert Series will be held 2 pm- 4 pm Sundays, Village at Sandhill, Town Center Commons, with the following bands scheduled: September 20, Ross Holmes Band; September 27, The Swing Set Band; October 4, Clear Vision; October 11, New Century Salon Orchestra; October 18, Dick Goodwin Quintet; October 25, U.S.C. Carolina Alive Vocal Jazz Ensemble U.S.C. Saxophone Quartet. 419-0235 or

Alan Weinberg will present Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano

Concerto October 9, 7:30 pm, at 700 Woodrow St. 771-4408.

The Skipp Pearson Jazz Foundation and the Columbia Marriott present live jazz music Fridays, 9 pm- 12 am at 1200 Hampton Street, Columbia.

The City of Cayce and Love Chevrolet will present the Congaree Bluegrass Festival October 3, 11 am- 8 pm, at Granby Gardens Park. 796-9020.

-REUNION C.A. Johnson High School class of 1959 will hold its 50th year reunion November 27- 29. 754-3312.

The Richland Northeast High School Class of 1987 will hold its 22nd reunion December 26, 2009, at The Coop, located next to the Carolina Stadium on Key Street. Tickets are $70 per alumni and $30 per guest.

-SPORTS The Coosaw Pointe Business Association will host its 1st annual Golf Classic October 30, 8 am- 2 pm, at the Coosaw Creek Country Club. 843-767-9000.

-TRAINING/EDUCATION South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond will sponsor a Free Notary Public Seminar October 15 at 6:30 pm.

-VOLUNTEER Reliant Hospice is seeking volunteers to assist its network of caregivers.

The Salvation Army needs volunteers to staff tables at Stein Mart on 4840 Forest Drive and 934 North Lake Drive October 1- 3. 667-4943.

Nominations are being accepted for the 2009 National Philanthropy Day Awards. The nomination deadline is October 21. 733-5443.

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