Holiday Week

1200 Block


The Whig – River Rat Takeover! Enjoy a cold River Rat Brewery pint before, during, or after the festivities! 5 pm – 1 am.


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 – Check out their Gambler’s Sale! 25% off selected merchandise through July 8th!

Bourbon – Featuring $5 Seasonal Moscow Mules!

1300 Block

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

Pelliclaude (Arcade Mall) –Enjoy cold drinks and hot crafts to start the Summer off with a bang!


Blue Sky Gallery (Arcade Mall) – Check out artist, Blue Sky’s new renovated gallery space!

1500 Block


Richland Library (1431 Assembly St.) – Enjoy the exhibition Constructed, featuring the work of artists whose public art has been incorporated into the different branch locations. Kirkland Smith will be in the gallery from 6-8pm with the everyday disposable assemblage materials she uses in her artwork. Visitors are invited to create an assemblage to take home. All materials provided.


Boyd Plaza – Live rock featuring the 121 Band!

Columbia Museum of Art – Enjoy ‘70s trivia! Test your knowledge of trivia about the era in five rounds: music, film, history, art, and literature. Main Street prizes will be awarded for top score, best outfit, and best team name. $12 per team (limit 6 people). Includes admission to the galleries. Cash bar. (7 – 8 pm).

CMA Museum Shop – Enjoy Christmas in July! All holiday merchandise is buy one, get one free. Galleries are open and free with membership or admission. Open until 8 pm.


Anastasia & Friends Gallery (Free Times) – Saint Anastasia: One Night Only in Columbia! Saint Anastasia is a densely stitched and hand beaded triptych depicting the beloved Anastasia Chernoff as a venerated Russian icon. Anastasia posed for the work more than a year ago. She suggested the phrases used in the side panels. Anastasia knew that the completed artwork would be headed to Birmingham, England’s Festival of Quilts in August 2017.

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


Drake’s Duck-in – Open until 9:00 pm. Enjoy craft beer and wine on the patio!


1600 Block


Mast General Store – Enjoy Brightly, Davis, Fowler Project, a local group of musicians formed out of open mic jams from the music stage at Foxfield Bar & Grill on Rosewood. This group jams a mix of Blues, Americana and Roots-based music featuring acoustic guitar, mandolin, keyboard, and sax.

Good Life Café – Join artist Dan Newbanks for his first solo exhibition! Featuring Dan’s best work in fine art photography over the years. Enjoy First Thursday dinner and drink specials!


Michael’s Café & Catering – Delicious First Thursday specials – Salmon Salad with Pico de Gallo, and Sangria! Enjoy art by multiple local artists, and live music with Flat Out Strangers.

Grapes & Gallery (1113 Taylor) – The Cellar at Grapes presents Dreams and Omens Opening, a series of oil painting by Chango Harry. Bar opens at 4 pm. Last call at 9 pm. $5 off bottles of wine from 4 – 7 pm.

Tapp’s Arts Center – Enjoy opening reception of Smaller Beckons, a group exhibition of works under 35 square inches. 6 – 10 pm.

Infinite Room – Boy harsher & Baggageklaims Cd Release show with Alarm Drum. 8 pm – Midnight.

1700 Block

Villa Tronco – Palmetto Opera singers. 6 -8:30 pm. Reservations are required. 803-256-7677.