Due to the approach of Hurricane Ian, some of these events may not happen as scheduled.
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Due to the approach of Hurricane Ian, some of these events may not happen as scheduled. Check lexingtonchronicle.com for updates.
“Farce of Nature” (play)
Join the Chapin Theatre Company at the Firehouse Theatre (102 Lexington Ave.) for the play “Farce of Nature.” Directed by Jamie Carr Harrington, it’s the story of a struggling family fishing lodge, the Reel’Em Inn, which “becomes the backdrop for a motley collection of flawed characters stirring up a hilarious comedic stew.” Show runs from Sept. 29 to Oct. 9. Tickets cost between $16 and $18. Visit chapintheatre.org for more information.
Band of Oz (concert)
The Town of Lexington’s free Lexington Live concert series continues this week with Band of Oz. The longstanding beach music band formed in 1967 and features a full horn section. The concert starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Icehouse Amphitheater (107 W Main St.). Find more info at icehouseamphitheater.com.
Clinton Sease Farm (382 Olde Farm Rd.) has a great spot to pick out your Fall pumpkins. Visit the pumpkin patch at the farm and find the pumpkin for jack-o-lanterns, pie or fall décor. The patch is open through Oct. 30 on Fridays (6-8 p.m.), Saturdays (10 a.m.-8 p.m.) and Sundays (2-7 p.m.). Tickets are available at the pumpkin patch entrance. Visit clintonseasefarm.com for more information.
Enjoy a one-of-a-kind Harvest Dinner at The Farm (1127 Corley Mill Rd.). This second annual event features a family-style meal served with wines (and beers) chosen to complement the dishes. This will be a German-styled four-course meal prepared by Chef Scott Hall. The dinner begins at 6 p.m., and admission is $97. Visit thefarm1780.com for more information. This event is postponed to Oct. 14
"Little Shop of Horrors" (musical)
Join On Stage Productions for a rendition of “Little Shop Of Horrors” at Alegria Dance Studio (1125 B Avenue in West Columbia): “Seymour Krelborn is a meek and dejected assistant at a floral shop who happens upon a strange plant, which he affectionately names ‘Audrey II’ after his crush at the shop. Little does he know that this strange and unusual plant will develop a soulful voice, and an unquenchable thirst for human blood.” The play runs Sept. 30-Oct. 8., and tickets cost between $16 and $20. Visit onstagesc.com for more information.
Gone Again (concert)
Join Gone Again at Bill’s Music Shop & Pickin’ Parlor (710 Meeting St. in West Columbia) for an evening of Americana and dance music from the ’50s to the ’80s. Showtime is 7 p.m., and admission is a $10 donation. Visit billsmusicshop.com for more information.
Leather Carving Class
Tandy Leather (823 State St. in West Columbia) hosts a basic leather carving class: “Learn the basics of carving and tooling in this monthly class. Learn how to use the swivel knife, and the basic stamps needed to get started in the art of permanently adding a design or a picture onto leather. Attendees will leave the class with their first carved piece. All materials and supplies needed to complete the class will be provided.” The class begins at 10 a.m. and is free to attend. Visit tandyleather.com to sign up.
Breads & Such Grand Opening
Breads & Such (1220 C Ave.) hosts its Grand Opening celebration. The menu includes breakfast biscuits, sandwiches, freshly made bread by the loaf, muffins, cakes and more. The Grand Opening kicks off at 10am and is free to attend. Visit breadsandsuch.com for more information.
Cayce Fall Fest
The City of Cayce celebrates the arrival of fall with its annual Fall Fest. Head over to Granby Gardens Park (1800 12th St.) for a diverse event featuring live music, food and drinks (including beer and wine), vendors, a free kids area and more. The Fall Fest runs from 2 to 6 p.m. and is free to attend. Visit facebook.com/cityofcayce for more information. This event is canceled.
Willie Walker & Conversation Piece
Head over to Chayz Lounge (607 Meeting St. in West Columbia) for “An Evening Of Jazzy Grooves” with Willie Walker & Conversation Piece. Expect to hear classics and hits by Kool & Gang, Gregory Porter, The Crusaders, Chuck Brown, Kem, Roy Hargrove, Kirk Whalum, Michael Franks, Wayman Tisdale and more. Showtime is 8 p.m., and tickets are $25. Dressy attire is required. Visit chayzlounge.com for more information.
Jazz on the River
Head over to the West Columbia Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater (109 Alexander Rd.) for an evening of music on the river. The Jazz on the River series features ColaJazz, and there will be food and drink available for purchase. Showtime is 6pm and the show is free to attend. Visit westcolumbiasc.gov for more information.
The Icehouse Amphitheater (107 W. Main St) hosts the classic beach music band The Tams. Expect to hear hits like “Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy”, “What Kind of Fool,” “I’ve Been Hurt” and “Untie Me.” Showtime is 6:30 p.m., and the show, part of the Lexington Live series, is free to attend. Visit icehouseamphitheater.com for more information.
The Malpass Brothers
The Malpass Brothers perform at the Newberry Opera House (1201 McKibben St.) on Sept. 30. Expect to hear classic country, traditional gospel, some comedy and some new tunes, as well. Showtime is 8 p.m., and tickets cost between $45 and $55. Visit newberryoperahouse.com for more information.
Webster Fall Festival
Webster University (100 Gateway Corporate Blvd. in Columbia) hosts a Fall Festival on Oct 1. There will be food trucks, games, giveaways, bounce houses, live music and more. The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is free to attend. Visit facebook.com/websteruniversitycolumbia for more information.
Downtown Newberry hosts Oktoberfest on Oct. 1. This free festival will feature live music, kids activities, fall food and drink and much more. The festival begins at 10 a.m. and runs until 6 p.m. Visit newberryoktoberfest.com for more information. This event is postponed to Oct. 15.
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