Extend Your July Celebrations at First Thursday on Main!

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The Whig – Edmund’s Oast from Charleston beats the heat in the basement for July’s First Thursday! Enchantment Under The Sea (6.8% pineapple IPA w/lactose 12oz. $5.50) and
(Sour Blackberry Raspberry 6.5% American sour $5.50), and more! Scott Shor co-owner of Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co. will be there from 6-8pm.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1722189984494396/

Persona Pizzeria – New Deal! Enjoy 6 oven-fired wings and a draft beer for $11.  And enjoy a $5.99 one topping 10″ pizza. $3.00 draft beers.

Bourbon – Featuring $5 Seasonal Moscow Mules!

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Cantina 76 – Stop by for their First Thursday 1/2 off Original House Margarita.

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  • Blue Sky Gallery – Stop by the gallery and visit with Blue Sky!  See his most recent masterpieces.

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Miss Cocky – Marcus Gochett, a licensed massage therapist is offering a complimentary chair massage and Browtopia will be offering complimentary brow consultations.  Enjoy Bubbles, Vino, and a secret sale!

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Columbia Museum of Art – Enjoy a 6:00 p.m. gallery tour of Jane Peterson: At Home and Abroad and an Ecos gallery talk at 7:00 p.m.  Talk is free. Galleries are free with membership or admission. 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/events/213439752589331/

Random Records – Pop-up sidewalk record stand with vintage vinyl for sale!

  

Drake’s Duck-in – Open until 9 pm. Enjoy craft beer and wine on the patio!

Renaissance Foundation – Bethel AME Church (1528 Sumter Street) – The Renaissance Foundation is hosting an open house at the Historic Bethel Sanctuary. Take a tour of the sanctuary prior to its restoration, and enjoy music and food provided by a featured restaurant partner.

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Grapes & Gallery (1113 Taylor) –  Featuring “Realms” an exhibit by Ty Davis. (Photo- Tony Claremont Photography). Ty Davis is a multidisciplinary artist exhibiting skills in painting, drawing, and sculpture, as well as music and fashion.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1840432776015889/ 

The Nick – Happy hour discounts on craft beer and wine!

Good Life Café – Enjoy live music with Bellavida. Also featuring food and drink specials.  Music is from 7-10 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/390411144700050/

Michael’s Café – Enjoy live music!

The Grand – Enjoy a special 4th of July themed cocktail!

 

Lula Drake – Featuring live music with the Flat Out Strangers.

 

The City of Columbia Art Center (1227 Taylor Street) – Enjoy their next installment of World of Creativity series.  Take a tour through Kenya. Enjoy dancing, drumming, fashion, hand-made jewelry, art, and activities for everyone while you learn about this beautiful country and its people.

The Shoppes on Main – Enjoy sip n’ shopping with complimentary champagne.

Tapp’s Arts Center – Opening reception from 6 – 9 pm. Enjoy a market and showcase of the artists at Tapp’s.

Performing in the Tapp’s Arts Center Courtyard – Singer/songwriter Noah Ballou.

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The Gallery at City Hall – The Columbia Police Department in collaboration with Benson Artworks, LLC is pleased to uveil “A Look Behind The Badge”.  Enjoy a collection of arts and crafts created by sworn/non-sworn police department employees, retirees, and their family members. 5 – 7 pm.  Enjoy a meet and greet with the artists.

 

 

 

Enjoy Music on Main with WXRY 99.3 in June!

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The Whig – June Goes Gose! Enjoy over 10 varieties in varying degrees of sour/salty goodness.  https://www.facebook.com/events/356599734831045/

Persona Pizzeria – Enjoy $5.99 wood fired pizza and $3 beer specials! Open until 10 pm.

Bourbon – Featuring $5 Seasonal Moscow Mules!

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Cantina 76 – Stop by for their First Thursday 1/2 off Original House Margarita.

Arcade Mall

  • Pelliclaude– Enjoy an art showcase, store discounts, and refreshments! A group of local creatives will have their art on display and available for purchase.

  • Blue Sky Gallery – Stop by the gallery and visit with Blue Sky!  See his most recent masterpieces.

Richland Library –  PTSD Photography Exhibit – Join Richland Library for this very special photography exhibit, which was a collaborative effort between Jim Dukes, Director of Healing Art, and Wm.Jennings Bryan Dorm VAMC Veterans. Through sharing very personal photos accompanied with their own words, Veterans take us through an emotional and enlightening journey as to the challenges of living with PTSD.  5:30 – 7 pm.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1618087384911089/ 

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Columbia Museum of Art 

  • Gallery – Have a laugh with The Mothers sketch comedy troupe from Trustus Theatre at 6:30 pm. Enjoy an Ecos gallery tour at 6:30 pm. Galleries open until 8:00 pm. At 7:00 pm. enjoy a 15-minute playlet from the Ugly Art series.

  • Boyd Plaza – Check out the Main Stage with WXRY. Free concert by Jenny Besetzt, Patois Counselors, and Pie Face Girls.  Stone Brewing Pop-up beer garden with beers by Stone Brewing, Catawba Brewing, Bold Rock Hard Cider, and more.   Food by: The Wurst Wagen and Scoopy Doo Gelato Shop.  https://www.facebook.com/events/587847844901819/

 

Sunday & Co –  Enjoy live music with The Dubber! 7 – 9 pm.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1804358246292827/

Random Records – Pop-up sidewalk record stand with vintage vinyl for sale!

Anastasia & Friends Gallery – Opening reception of Seth Gadsden’s New Work.   Seth Gadsden is an artist, and current director of Indie Grits Labs in Columbia, SC. Focusing on public art, documentary filmmaking, and media installations, Seth has exhibited his personal work across the US and has completed murals and outdoor sculptures in places like Mexico, North Dakota, and Boston.  6 -9 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/221418481777278/ 

 Drake’s Duck-in – Open until 9 pm. Enjoy craft beer and wine on the patio!

 

Main Street Public House– Live jazz music featuring Mark Rapp (trumpet), Nick Brewer (keyboard), Abiud Flores (bass), and Chris Church (drums).

Renaissance Foundation – Bethel AME Church (1528 Sumter Street) – The Renaissance Foundation is hosting an open house at the Historic Bethel Sanctuary. Take a tour of the sanctuary prior to its restoration, and enjoy music and food provided by a featured restaurant partner.

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Grapes & Gallery (1113 Taylor) – Enjoy beautiful art by Elizabeth McCaw and Kara Mitton.  This display will be up for the entire month but stop by First Thursday on Main to view and purchase your favorites before they are gone! Live music with David Dorchéat. Bar & Gallery open 4 – 9:30 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/2101475273420903/

  

Mast General Store – Enjoy live music featuring River Baby Bathwater Revival 6 – 7:30 pm.

The Nick – Enjoy First Thursday discounted beer and wine!

Good Life Café – Enjoy live music performances from Sound Supply Co. and Paisley Marie, as well as a tap takeover with River Rat Brewery!  https://www.facebook.com/events/2044944585520522/

 

Lula Drake – Featuring live music with the Flat Out Strangers.

Michael’s Cafe’ & Catering – Enjoy live music! Happy hour from 4 – 7 pm.

The Grand – Enjoy featured specialty drinks from their Head Bartender, like his famous Sangria!

The Shoppes on Main – Sip n’ Shop! (Complimentary champagne while you shop…and there are new items on sale!)

 

The City of Columbia Art Center (1227 Taylor Street) – Enjoy their next installment of the World of Creativity series.  Celebrate India through Bollywood dancing, Indian classical dancing, henna tattoo, face painting, Indian food, jewelry, photo booth, Rangoli, Indian games, and more! Free Admission.  6 – 8 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1807082036265669/

Hotel Trundle (1224 Taylor Street) – Stop by their open house and enjoy live music, rooms open to view, and refreshments!

Tapp’s Arts Center –  Come back to Tapp’s  to revisit the spiritual mindscapes of Baba Seitu Amenwahsu!”  plus, “African Drumming Group, Spiritual Gumbo, will return for First Thursday on June 7! ”  Reception 6 – 9 pm.