Christmas is on its Way! Enjoy Lots of Holiday Fun at FTOM in December – Main Street ICE is Back on Boyd Plaza!

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The Whig –Tap takeover featuring Sixpoint Brewery from Brooklyn, NY.

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

Oak Table – Enjoy a three-course dinner curated by Chef Todd Woods for $35.

Uptown on Main – Pete the Cat is stopping by Uptown! Bring your entire family to meet Pete, choose your favorite new Pete the Cat books, and enjoy some holiday fun! 5:30 – 7pm.

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 –Stop by the historic Arcade Building for live music, food/drink, and a pop-up mini market/art show featuring local artists and some of their shop’s amazing makers. 6 – 9 pm.

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

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Boyd Plaza – Main Street ICE is back on Boyd Plaza! 4-9 pm.

Columbia Museum of Art –  Galleries are open until 8:00 p.m. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. get creative in the studios and make a faux fused-glass pendant or keychain using recycled CDs and polymer clay. Enjoy a 6:00 p.m. gallery tour of Henri Matisse: Jazz & Poetry on Paper. At 6:30 p.m. have a laugh with an improv show from The Mothers sketch comedy troupe of Trustus Theatre. Free with membership or admission.

Museum Shop – Enjoy 25% off every item in the shop from 5 – 8 pm.  It’s a perfect time to get some of your holiday shopping done!

Sunday & Co. –  They’re having a Christmas Pajama Party! Wear Christmas PJs and get a discount on something special at Sunday & Co. Sip on Mimosas and snack on Duck Donuts. Featuring ViniCola, Sommelier Erlinda Doherty pouring Champagne and Wine from Northern Italy.

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

Anastasia & Friends – Anastasia & Friends is hosting their second annual holiday sale where you can buy a lovely pieces of art at affordable prices and take them home that very same evening.  

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

Main Street Public House– Live jazz music with the Mark Rapp Group.

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Grapes & Gallery (1113 Taylor) – First Thursday means new art! This month Grapes & Gallery is featuring local artist, Matt Mattox. Enjoy $5 glasses of wine during happy hour from 4 – 7 pm and a flash performance by Larry Hembry and company from a segment of Ugly Arts at 8:30 pm. 

Masala on Main – Wine Down at Masala on Main!  Can’t seem to leave the office at the office? Wish you had just 5 minutes to switch gears? Join Masala on Main for a 5 minute relaxation! 6pm, 6:30 and 7pm!  You’ll unwind, relax and reset just in time to enjoy all the fun at FTOM!  Stick around for a glass of wine in their lounge!
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Mast General Store – Join the fun on First Thursday at Mast Store with a visit from Santa Cotton – be sure to bring your camera! 5 – 7:30 pm.

Michael’s Café & Catering – Enjoy live music with Flat Out Strangers and Happy Hour specials from 4 – 7 pm.

The City of Columbia Arts Center (1227 Taylor Street) –Stop by and enjoy their beautiful tree with hand- made ornaments, demonstrations, Christmas music with a DJ, refreshments, and of course the wonderful selection in their gallery!

Tapp’s Arts Center –  Time for Art will be on preview on including works from dozens of local artists!! Multiple works not up for auction will be for sale on First Thursday.  And as a special treat, be sure to stop by and see Cedric Umoja in action in the Tapp’s Courtyard, creating a custom photo backdrop for the event in his medium of expertise, spray paint!Beer and wine bar – Craft Beer of the month is Blue Blaze Brewing Co. of Charlotte, NC.