-ART Columbia Museum of Art will present

The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel

Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States

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

Columbia Museum of Art will host

Ansel Adams: Masterworks October 23-January 17 at 1515 Main Street. 799-2810.

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.

-AUTOMOBILES Suddeth Automotive is offering Free Fall Car Care Inspections during the entire month of October, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, at 1410 North Millwood Avenue in downtown Columbia. 256-2110.

-AWARDS The Community Appreciation Celebration will be presented by Columbia City Councilman E.W. Cromartie, II. October 8, 6 pm-8 pm, at Columbia Convention Center. 545- 3200

-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 through 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.

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

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church will hold its second annual Alternative Gift Fair October 31, 9 am-3 pm, at 900 Calhoun St.

-DANCE The Greater Columbia Chapter of the U.S. Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association will hold their regular twice-monthly dances October 10 and 24, 7:30 pm-10:30 pm, at the Hugh Dimmery Memorial Center (The Barn), 680 Cherokee Lane. Admission is $5 for USADance members and $8 for non-members.

Contra Dance will be October 10, 7 pm-10:30 pm, at 1900 Lincoln St.

-ENTERTAINMENT The seventh annual Congaree Swamp Fest will be held October 2-3. 776-5729.

-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 an 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.

Chicken BBQ/Ladies Bake Sale at Annual Men’s Club fundraiser at Asbury United Methodist Church October 3, 12 pm-6 pm, at Leesburg Rd. & Asbury Lane. Tickets $8.00 Adult/$5.00 Child. 776-7237.

Temple Baptist Church will host Helping Hands Garage Sale October 10, 7 am-1 pm, at Temple Baptist Church. 776-3913.

Lake Carolina’s 7th Annual Fall Wine & Food Festival will be October 17, 4 pm- 8 pm, on Lake Carolina’s Village Green The Fall Wine & Food Festival benefits the Children’s Charities of the Midlands.

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

-MEETINGS The Richland Democratic Women will meet October 11, at 5:30 pm, at the Adult Activity Center, 7494 Parklane Road. Guests and visitors are welcome.

-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: 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.

USC School of Music will host a Graduate Vocal Ensemble Concert October 6, 5:30 pm, in the School of Music recital hall. 777-5369.

-RACES St. John Neumann’s “I love the 80s” 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run will be November 15, 1 pm, at Sesquicentennial State Park. Pre-register online at

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands

will host the fifth annual 8K & 3K

Turkey Day Run November 26, 9 am, at Colonial Life Arena. Pre-register online at

-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.

Keenan High School’s Homecoming Alumni Celebration ’09 will be October 16-17 at 2600 Barhamville Road. 714-2489.

-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, Coosaw, SC. 843-767-9000.

Ponderosa Country Club in Batesburg- Leesville will sponsor a charity golf tournament October 12 at 1 pm. 532-3472.

-THEATER Workshop Theatre has added four

performances to its run of “The

Producers” September 30-October 3, 8 am at 1136 Bull Street in Columbia.

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

Team Oana Investment Advisors will

host “The Year Ahead in the Markets”

October 28, 10:05 am, at 3401 Trenholm. 343-3343.

-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.

2009 National Philanthropy Day Awards is accepting nominations until the deadline on October 21. 733-5443.

October 2, 2009 | Columbia Star, The (SC)Section: Events

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