-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.

-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.

Ebenezer Lutheran Church will present Rev. Dr. John F. Hoffmeyer November 19 & 20 at 1301 Richland 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. www.contracola. com

-ENTERTAINMENT Trinity United Methodist Church will hold its annual Neighborhood Fall Festival October 17, 9 am-2 pm, at 1201 Mohawk Avenue. 794-2563.

-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 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. www.lakecarolina. com.

The Mid-State Board of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host Carolina Kickoff for a Cure November 7, two hours before kickoff of the USC vs. Arkansas game, at Carolina Park. Tickets are $55 each. 749-8960. Alala Cancer Society to host “Leaving Cancer at the Altar” October 17 and 18 at 915 Green St. 545-4380.

-HALLOWEEN Family Halloween Carnival will be October 23, 6 pm-8 pm, at North Springs Park located at 1320 Clemson Road. Cost is $1.00 for ages 11+ and free for parents and children under 2 years old. 736-6070.

Autumn Costume Festival will be held October 29, 6 pm-9 pm, at Hopkins Park located at 150 Hopkins Park Road. For ages 4-16 years old. 783-9374.

Terror in the Park will be held October 29-31, 7 pm-11 pm, at North Springs Park located at 1320 Clemson Road. For ages 11-adult. Cost is $8. 736-6070.

Halloween Carnival at Polo Road Park will be October 30, 6:15 pm-7:30 pm, located at 730 Polo Road. For ages 3-11 years old. 736- 1657.

-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 Thursdays, 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 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.

-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

National Lung Cancer Partnership will host the first annual Free to Breathe 5K Walk November 21, 9:30 am, at the West Columbia Riverwalk and Amphitheater.

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.

-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. The Fall Line Consortium will hold

Columbia Canal: Introduce Yourself to the

Fall LineOctober 25, 1 pm-5 pm, at the Riverfront Park. 545-3779.

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

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

October 9, 2009 | Columbia Star, The (SC)Section: Events

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