Stay Here, Play Here: Lexington County Events for the Week of June 16

Posted 6/16/22

Things to do in Lexington County.

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Stay Here, Play Here: Lexington County Events for the Week of June 16


Friday — June 17

“Encanto” (film)
Head over to Icehouse Amphitheater (107 W. Main St.) for a screening of the popular animated film “Encanto.” In the film, according to the event description, “the Madrigals are an extraordinary family who live in the hidden mountain of Colombia in a charmed place called Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift — every child except Mirabel. However, she soon may be the Madrigals last hope when she discovers the magic surrounding the Encanto is now in danger.” The movie starts at 8:30 p.m. and is free to attend. Visit for more information.

Daddy’s Beemer (concert)
The Charleston indie-pop band Daddy’s Beemer performs at New Brookland Tavern (122 State St. in West Columbia) with fellow indie acts Dinner Time, Quality Time, and Mildew. Showtime is 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance of the show and $15 at the door. Visit for more information.

Noel Lindler and the Bank Walkers (concert)
Local band Noel Lindler and the Bank Walkers performs at The Tipsy Toad Tavern (103 Beaufort St. in Chapin). The event starts at 9 p.m. and is free to attend. Find more info at

Erin Enderlin (concert)
Steel Hands Brewing (2350 Foreman St. in Cayce) continues their Nashville Nights concert series with a performance by singer-songwriter Erin Enderlin. The country performer starts at 6 p.m., and the evening is hosted by Michael Haney. The show is free to attend. Visit for more information.

Civil Remedy (concert)
Join the Lexington County Southern rock/country band Civil Remedy for a show at Savage Craft Ale Works (430 Center St. in West Columbia). Showtime is 7pm and the performance is free. Visit for more information.

Saturday — June 18

Mary Alice Monroe (author)
Friends of the Lexington Main Library present a Books and Bites event with Mary Alice Monroe, where attendees will get a chance to have copies of her new book, “The Islanders Search for Treasure,” signed and to “get the scoop on all the summer activities happening at [the] library.” The event goes from at the main branch of the Lexington County Library (5440 Augusta Rd.) and is free to attend. More info is available at

Elan Trotman (concert)
Join Chayz Lounge (607 Meeting St. in West Columbia) for a performance by saxophonist Elan Trotman called “A Saxophone Tribute To Marvin Gaye.” Expect to hear hits and classics like “Got To Give It Up,” “Inner City Blues,” “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing,” “I Want You,” “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” and much more. Showtime is 8pm and tickets are $38. Visit for more information.

Classic Country Music & Dancing
Head over to Bill’s Music Shop and Pickin’ Parlor (710 Meeting St. in West Columbia) for a family-friendly evening. From 6 to 7 p.m., you can dance to a DJ, and from 7 to 10 p.m., the popular live act Real Country will play. There is a $10 donation at the door for admission. Visit for more information.

Springdale Summerfest
Join the town of Springdale at Felton C. Benton Park (2915 Platt Springs Rd.) for the annual Springdale Summerfest celebration. There will be a golf cart parade, live music from Carter Lybrand, free food and a fireworks display to end the evening. The Springdale Summerfest begins at 7 p.m. and is free to attend. Visit for more information.

Matt Tucker (concert)
Join country singer-songwriter Matt Tucker at Skyline Club (100 Lee St. in West Columbia). Tucker will perform a mix of covers and original material. Showtime is 9 p.m. and the doors open at 6pm. Admission is $5. Visit for more information.

Market at Icehouse
Icehouse Amphitheater (107 W. Main St.) hosts the Market at Icehouse, also known as the Town of Lexington Farmers Market. The market is intended as a farmer/grower and local artisan market that promotes, supports and encourages local production. There will be live music and food trucks on site. The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is free to attend. Visit for more information.

Monday — June 20

Book Buzz
Join the Gaston branch library (214 S. Main St.) for their weekly Book Buzz club meeting. Read a variety of books and enjoy lively discussion in a friendly, casual atmosphere. The club begins at 5:30 p.m. and runs until 6:30 p.m. Visit for more information.

Across the County Line

Soda City Market
Head over to the Soda City Market on Main Street in Columbia on June 18. Check out the food, fashion, arts and crafts on display at this market, inspired by traditional European street markets. It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is free to attend. Visit for more information.

“A Week With My Father” (film)
The Newberry Opera House (1201 McKibben St.) hosts a free screening of a film called “A Week With My Father” on June 18. The film focuses on reuniting men and women and their fathers, answering old questions, and rekindling old bonds. Showtimes are 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and no tickets are required. Visit for more information.

Juneteenth at the Columbia Museum of Art
Celebrate Juneteenth on June 19 at the Columbia Museum of Art (1515 Main St.). Enjoy free admission all day. At 1 p.m., take a guided tour of Black art in the CMA Collection with Dr. Nancy Tolson, CMA commissioner, docent and the University of South Carolina’s assistant director of African American Studies. Self-guided tours available all day. All tours presented in partnership with the Friends of African American Art & Culture. Visit for more information.

Unpack the Porch
Enjoy a relaxing evening of food, music and wine and the Enoree River Winery (1650 Dusty Rd. in Newberry) on June 19. The Unpack the Porch event features a performance by Fayssoux McLean and Brandon Turner, the Roll-In Cuban food truck, wine by the glass and by the bottle, wine slushies, soda and water. Snacks are also available for purchase. Unpack the Porch runs from 2 to 6 p.m. and is free to attend. Visit for more information.

James Taylor (concert)
Colonial Life Arena (801 Lincoln St.) hosts James Taylor and his All-Star Band on June 21. Expect to hear hits like “Fire & Rain,” “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You),” “Shower the People” and many more, delivered by an expert group of musicians. Showtime is 8 p.m., and tickets cost between $58 and $118. Visit for more information.

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