This Week’s Fun! In The Midlands

Farm of the Week: Elf Leaf Farm

Elf Leaf Farm is located in Landrum, SC, a cute little town off I-26 near the NC border. A great day trip or a weekend getaway, Landrum is home to many boutique shops and restaurants and the Elf Leaf Farm, lavender growers. Two great events are happening in June at the Farm. Lavender You Pick dates are Wednesday – Sunday from June 7th – June 25th. Date Night on Friday June 9th features music by Pilgrims Bluegrass Band and each couple will receive a basket filled with a charcuterie box, a bottle of wine and a picnic blanket. More here.

Father’s Day Craft
Kid’s Nights at East Bay Deli!

Clemson Road – Tuesday, June 13, 5-7pm

West Columbia – Wednesday, June 14, 5-7pm 

It’s Dad’s turn! Bring the kiddos to make Daddy-O a gift he’ll love forever, a handmade picture frame complete with a new photo! It’s Father’s Day Craft Night at East Bay Deli – we’ll have all the supplies and an instant camera to print kid photos on the spot! Join us from 5-7pm on Tuesday, June 13 at our Clemson Road location in Columbia and Wednesday, June 14 on Sunset Court in West Columbia.

 *One free kids meal with purchase of an adult meal. Available for dine in or take out only.

Looking for a Home Builder?

Build On Your Land LLC offers the best price, the shortest build time and a great customer experience. Check them out on YouTube! These folks began their company in 2019 and have built over 200 homes in the Midlands. Now building from Kershaw County west to Augusta Georgia. Stop by one of their model homes in Columbia on Lake Murray Blvd. or in Aiken on East Pine Log Road. Details here.

Live in the Lobby Jazz: Jeremy Davenport

Tuesday May 30

Koger Center for the Arts, Columbia. Love Chet Baker? Harry Connick Jr.? New Orleans trumpeter and vocalist, Jeremy Davenport, is the epitome of the modern day crooner and swooner. Tickets here.

First Thursday

Thursday June 1

Location: Downtown Columbia. On the first Thursday of each month, businesses in downtown Columbia keep their doors open late, offering a mix of specials, events, entertainment, and more! From the 1200 block of Main St. all the way to the 1700 block with The Gallery at City Hall, you’ll find a thriving mix of art, music, food and drinks.

Much Ado About Nothing

Thursday June 1 – Saturday June 10

Location: Icehouse Amphitheater, Lexington. Join the South Carolina Shakespeare Company for exuberant excitement and hilarious action in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.Don’t be fooled by the title! A LOT happens in this play: many wonderful, happy, tragic, and funny “somethings” happen on the grounds of Leonato’s villa where Don Pedro and his comrades have returned from war. Each performance begins at 7:30pm. Bring a blanket and a picnic! More.

Newberry Shop and Dine

Friday June 2

Location: Two-block downtown area, Newberry. Head downtown, to beautiful Newberry from 4-8 P.M. for live music and a food truck for Shop and Dine Nights! Get some fresh air and join us! Cash bar provided by Newberry Opera House in Memorial Park! More here.

Ronstadt Revue

Friday June 2

Location: Newberry Opera House. Linda Ronstadt’s incredible musical legacy now lives on through the stunning talents of Gesenia and her Ronstadt Revue. Every Ronstadt Revue show, performed in painstaking detail in both English and Spanish, covers every musical genre of Ms. Ronstadt’s 40+ year career. Tickets here.

National Trails Day 2023

Saturday June 3

Location: Saluda Riverwalk, Columbia. From 9am – 11am. Hike It Baby is hosting this easy 3 mile hike. Details here.

Location: Congaree National Park, Eastover. From 9am – 11am. 52Hike is hosting this easy 2.3 mile hike on the boardwalk. Reserve your spot here.

Location: Bates Bridge Landing, Congaree River. From 9:30am – 11:30am. Friends of Congaree Swamp members will meet at Bates Bridge landing on US 601 to collect trash at the Congaree River boat ramp, parking lot and access road. Supplies provided.  RSVP required here.

Saluda Splash Renovation Celebration

Saturday June 3

Location: Saluda Shoals Park, Columbia. Come out for a day of splash pad fun! We’ll have food trucks offering tasty treats for purchase from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and the splash pad will be free admission all day. Backyard Saturday – The Wonder of Water will be held at the Splash Pad shelter form 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. as part of the celebration! $5/parking fee. Free Splash admission 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Details here.

2023 NazFest Car, Truck and Bike Show

Saturday June 3

Location: Pelion Church of the Nazarene.Come show off you car, truck or bike!! One of a Kind unique trophies for each class! Multiple Classes including but not limited to:
Antique Cars, Antique Trucks, Tractors, Street Rods, Muscle Cars, Modified Muscle, Motorcycles, Late Classic, Commercial Trucks, and more. Food and Door prizes! Info here.

Full Moon Hike

Saturday June 3

Location: Sesquicentennial State Park, Columbia. Experience the trails like never before – by the light of the full moon. During this guided 2-mile hike participants will look and listen to the forest at night. This program is designed for ages 10 and older. 9pm – 10:30pm.  Register here.

Kevin Hart

Tuesday June 6

Location: The Township, Columbia. Reality Check Tour. Tickets here.

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