Kick off November at First Thursday on Main!

1200 Block

The Whig – Featuring Hazelwood Brewing. Doors open at 4 pm and Kitchen runs until 1am.

1300 Block

Cantina 76 – Featuring live music and their special First Thursday 1/2 off Original House Margarita.

Arcade Mall

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

1400 Block

Miss Cocky – Featuring new fall arrivals to take you into the winter!  Enjoy secret sales,  drinks, and light bites to eat!

1500 Block

Columbia Museum of Art –  Experience an evening filled with art! At 6:00 take a guided tour of Van Gogh and His Inspirations, then meet the artists featured in the Guignard Gallery exhibition En Plein Air: Scenes of South Carolina, which highlights the practice of creating outdoors. Laugh it up with improv from The Mothers of Trustus Theater at 6:30, and enjoy a 7:00 dance performance inspired by pieces in the CMA collection.
Free admission courtesy of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. Due to this exhibition’s popularity, there may be a wait to enter. Premier Programming Sponsor: First Citizens Bank.

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

Browtopia – Pop in for some organic 🍁Harvest “good-for-you-grooming!” Or do some FAB self-care shopping ! Open until 7 pm.

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

Something Special Florist – Stop by Something Special Florist for their Holiday Open House.  Peruse their new holiday decorations for your house and office. Check out the specials!

1600 Block

Columbia Art Center (1227 Taylor Street) –  Join Columbia Art Center for an inspiration of France. Enjoy delicious crapes by Crapes & Croissant while watching a performance of The Tortoise and the Hare by The Columbia Marionette Theater. Learn about important people in French history and more! 6 – 8 pm

Hotel Trundle – Celebrate the beginning of a new month with the November Edition of First Thursday on Main! Enjoy live music from the Mark Rapp Group, Stardust Fairy Hair by Sarah Dippity, and a cash bar of local beers and wine in the lobby.

Mast General Store –  Enjoy live music with The Runout. 6-7:30pm

The Shoppes on Main – Grab your friends and join The Shoppes on Main for their E Newton Trunk Show! Enjoy champagne, Hors d’ oeuvres, special promotions, and giveaways! You don’t want to miss it! 5:30 – 8 pm

1626 on Main – Enjoy Dueling Pianos! The Rock And Roll Piano Show is a mobile, high-energy, singalong show, with lots of audience interaction. This event is free to the public! 8 -11 pm. Featuring artist Greg Cloninger.


Good Life Café –  Enjoy amazing vegan entrees and a cool live DJ!

Revive Wellness Studio – Open house beginning at 6pm.  Featuring hors d’oeuvres and beverages as well as raffles and giveaways!

Lula Drake – Featuring live gypsy swing music with Les Flat Out Strangers.

Tapp’s Arts Center – Enjoy two exhibitions, a DJ, beer, wine, and information about Tapp’s new space! 6-9 pm.

The Gallery at City Hall“What is Art?” Exhibition Featuring original works of art by artists Keith Tolen, Jeremy Butler, Ty Davis, Sean Davis and Rodgers Boykin.  In this latest exhibition, these five local artists want to share how they would define art.  6 – 8 pm.

1700 Block

The Joint –  It’s Salsa Night! Salsa dance lessons begin at 7:30 pm, and the Salsa party will begin at 8:30 pm. Lessons are complimentary, and are offered by a classically trained professional instructor. Music to be provided by the hottest local Latin DJs and guest bands. Food and drink specials available all night!