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Columbia, South Carolina

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  • Capital City Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board: Events
    • Tutankhamun - Return of the King
      SC State Museum 301 Gervais Street Columbia, SC 29201
      November 5, 2013 - May 15, 2014
      Now open at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia,Tutankhamun: Return of the King, is an exciting blockbuster exhibit exploring ancient Egyptian history. Experience the life and death of one of history's most legendary kings through 124 replicas of King Tut's sacred and personal possessions. Then follow the story of archaeologist Howard Carter, who discovered the nearly intact treasure filled tomb in 1922. Fascinating for the whole family, this exhibit will amaze and inspire the young and old. Presented by the South Carolina State Museum in association with the International Museum Institute of New York.  … more
    • Indie Grits Film Festival
      April 11, 2014 - April 20, 2014
      Indie Grits was born in 2007, charging blindly and passionately onto the scene, with a do-it-yourself attitude. Propelled by a far-flung artistic vision, festival organizers sought to break down the … more
    • J/24 Easter Regatta
      Lake Murray
      April 18, 2014 - April 20, 2014
      Top Ten Reasons to attend the J24 Easter Regatta hosted by Fleet 67 & Columbia Sailing Club: IT’S SOUTHERN FUN – Three days of racing, whiskey sour reception, shrimp boil, southern hospitality, BBQ and beer – plus warm air and water temps! VALUE – All the above for you and your whole crew plus launch and haul and much more; for the low all-inclusive entry fee of $305.00 or $275.00 for US Sailing Members. Register online now! and avoid the late fee… FREE STORAGE – Leave your boat here after Mid-winters and/or after the event. GREAT RACING – One Design J24s only! And new for 2012, PRO Richard “The Admiral” Dommel will provide e … more
    • R. Kelly
      Colonial Life Arena
      April 26, 2014 - April 26, 2014
      World famous singer/songwriter/record producer R. Kelly has announced that he will be bringing back his innovative and inspiring vocal talents to Global Spectrum managed Colonial Life Arena … more
    • The Ultimate Doo Wop Show
      The Township Auditorium
      May 3, 2014 - May 3, 2014
      Scheduled to appear: Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs, Jimmy Clanton, The Vogues feat. Bill Burkette, The Marcels, Barbara Harris (original lead singer of The Toys), The Cookies, Blue Suede Orchestra … more

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Crooked Creek Park

This is a nice trail, with shady and sunny areas. The pathway is paved and wide enough for two walkers. You may see birds and squirrels playing in the woods. You may want to bring your own water as...

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Columbia overview

Columbia is South Carolina's capital and home to the University of South Carolina. Along Columbia's wide avenues are historic sites ranging from an antebellum mansion to the former home of a slave who bought her freedom, plus museums, galleries, music venues, theaters and shops. Columbia's three rivers, lake, canal, national park and several city parks offer opportunities for recreation and relaxation. Among the kid-pleasing destinations are a zoo and the largest children's museum in the south.
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