The Whig – Free House Brewery takeover at The Whig! Featuring SC’s #1 best organic beer! https://www.facebook.com/events/2333708126847134/
Cantina 76 – Featuring live music and their special First Thursday 1/2 off Original House Margarita.
Pelliclaude – Make sure you stop by Pelliclaude during First Thursday! You will find a fresh line-up of amazing visual artists as well as a special edition of Blue Note Poetry & Open Mic.
Blue Sky Gallery – Stop by the gallery and visit with Blue Sky! See his most recent masterpieces.
Columbia Museum of Art – Come experience an evening filled with art! Enjoy an artists’ reception for Indie Grits Labs Lower Richland StoryLab: Places of Freedom at 6:00, take a guided tour of featured exhibitions at 6:00, have a laugh with improv group The Mothers of Trustus Theatre at 6:30, and join Columbia Design League founders Adrienne Montare and Tom Savory at 7:00 for a lecture on inflatable art and architecture. On Boyd Plaza, enjoy a pop-up beer and wine garden from The Whig with live music benefitting the Jam Room Music Festival, and stay for an 8:00 outdoor screening of Miss Hokusai. https://www.facebook.com/events/474651723364585/?notif_t=event_calendar_create¬if_id=1562605208179745
Museum Shop – Enjoy 20% off of every item in the shop all day! Register to have a chance at winning a $50 gift certificate. Entries will be taken from 5-8pm. The winner will be notified the next day via email.
Drake’s Duck-in – Open until 9 pm. Enjoy craft beer and wine on the patio!
Columbia Art Center (1227 Taylor Street) – Enjoy an evening of ballet performances, African dancing, drumming, and more while you learn about Artists for Africa! https://www.facebook.com/events/386621128873442/
Mast General Store – Mast is featuring live music with Wombat Junction from 6 – 7:30 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.
The Venue on Main – Celebrate National IPA Day with $4 local brewery draft IPA’s and live music with Ryan Trotti. Cool down on the patio with a nice cold beer! https://www.facebook.com/events/2349837585136949/
Good Life Café – Enjoy live music and amazing food!
Villa Tronco – Enjoy live performances from members of the Palmetto Opera. Featuring Fran Coleman, soprano; Elliott Brown, tenor; and Sharon Rattray, piano. Early reservations are recommended. 803-256-7677. Dinner reservations are for 6 pm and performance begins at 7 pm.
Gallery at City Hall – If you haven’t checked it out already, you should! Expressions of Creativity is now on view through September. See the latest exhibition at the City Hall Gallery located on 1737 Main Street. Admission is FREE. Reception with the artists is from 6 – 8 pm. https://www.facebook.com/firstthursdayonmain/