The Whig – Celebrate the New Year with an excellent night of bar snacks paired with Westbrook Brewery’s finest beers! https://www.facebook.com/events/295920324337751/?notif_t=plan_user_invited¬if_id=1541187201367491
Bourbon – Featuring $5 Seasonal Moscow Mules!
Cantina 76 – Stop by for their First Thursday 1/2 off Original House Margarita.
- Blue Sky Gallery – Stop by the gallery and visit with Blue Sky! See his most recent masterpieces.
Columbia Museum of Art – Join the CMA for a fabulous evening filled with art! Enjoy a Focal Points: From Yesteryear to New Year tour with Executive Director Della Watkins at 6:00 p.m., laugh with The Mothers sketch comedy troupe of Trustus Theatre at 6:30 p.m., and take a gallery tour of Midcentury Masters: Jasper Johns’ Gifts to the CMA and Jackson Pollock: Mural at 7:00 p.m. Free admission ALL DAY courtesy of BlueCross BlueSheild of South Carolina. https://www.facebook.com/events/313983269456114/
- Museum Shop – Enjoy Free Wine (with ID). 6 – 8 pm.
Anastasia & Friends – Opening reception of Marks, a solo exhibition of art by Daniel Richardson. https://www.facebook.com/events/2148216241896202/
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) – Open house at the Historic Bethel Sanctuary. Take a tour of the sanctuary prior to its restoration.
Grapes & Gallery (1113 Taylor) – Featuring Adriana Vidal’s art show. Enjoy live music with David Dorche’at. $5 beer and wine specials. 4 – 9 pm.
Hotel Trundle – (1224 Taylor) – Enjoy Happy Hour specials on local craft beer and wine, live jazz music with the Mark Rapp Group, and food with special guest chefs brought to you by Jeannie Jackson. 6 – 9 pm.
Columbia Art Center (1227 Taylor Street) – It’s a Pottery Showcase! Try your hands on a wheel, experiment with hand building, enjoy a display of handmade pottery, or even take a beautiful piece of one-of-a-kind pottery home. Family friendly! 6 – 8 pm.
The Nick – Drop by the Nickelodeon for hand-selected wine and local craft beer. First Thursday discounts apply from 5 – 8 pm.
The Grand – Enjoy a special First Thursday Sangria!
The Venue on Main – Top Golf Suite – Live music!
Good Life Café – Enjoy live music with Bellavida for the first, First Thursday on Main for 2019! Tons of great music + build your own pizza, and buffalo cauliflower bites!
Lula Drake – Featuring live gypsy swing music with Les Flat Out Strangers.
Tapp’s Arts Center – Strengthening Practice: Together, We Create! (Call to Artists and Opening Reception) 6 – 9 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1962493390718354/