GRASS ROOTS YOGA: 8 a.m. today at Davis Field, USC (between the Russell House and the Thomas Cooper Library fountain). Free; bring a mat or towel. Rain date will be 8 a.m. Thursday. Sponsored by Sustainable Carolina. http://www.sc.edu/green
SHEPHERD’S CENTER OF ST. ANDREWS: Fall session of Adventures in Learning, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 13 at Ashland United Methodist Church, 2600 Ashland Road. Interfaith learning program for age 50 and older. Classes include Meet Your Legislators and Policy Makers, Christian Perspectives on Issues in the 2012 National Elections, Put Yourself in the Giving: Crafts for Holidays and Celebrations, A Festival of Poets, Golden Age of Radio, Becoming Tech Savvy, Playing Chimes in the Comfort Zone, Readers Circle, In the News, Classic Movies and Great Stars, art, tai chi, line dancing and creative writing. Three classes per day for the entire session, $25; catered lunch with entertainment, $6.50. (803) 731-9394; http://www.shepherdscenterofstandrews.org
WHISPERS BUTTERFLY RELEASE: 5:30 p.m. today at the State House. Participants will release butterflies in memory or honor of a relative or friend who has been affected by ovarian cancer or other female-related cancers. Sponsored by the Riverbanks Region Chapter of the S.C. Ovarian Cancer Foundation, proceeds will help further the group’s education efforts. (803) 926-3462; http://www.ovariancancermidlands.org
EARLY COLUMBIA LECTURE SERIES: “The 20th Century: Columbia Celebrates 200 Years,” 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 9. at the Seibels House, 1601 Richland St. Tonight’s class topic will be “Desegregation and Local Control.” $10, (space will be limited). (803) 252-1770; http://www.historiccolumbia.org
AMERICA’S BOATING COURSE: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 9 at Flotilla Island, Johnson Marina Road (off U.S. 76). $35; couples, $50; sponsored by the Lake Murray Power Squadron. (803) 572-1602
BEGINNER SQUARE DANCE LESSONS: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Yellow Rock Hall, 2211 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia. $5 per lesson; free to active duty military and guests. No new students after Oct. 2. (803) 791-9767
VIKING GOLF TOURNAMENT: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Woodcreek Farms, 310 Club Ridge Road, Elgin. Sponsored by the Spring Valley High Education Foundation, proceeds will benefit academic enrichment materials for classrooms, technology and the Free After School Tutoring Program. $85; two-member teams, $170 (includes cart, green fees, snacks, cookout, beverages and prizes). (803) 699-3500, ext. 69061; http://www.supportspringvalley.org
COPS ON TOP OF DOUGHNUT SHOPS: Noon Wednesday through midnight Friday at the following Krispy Kreme locations: 1200 Knox Abbott Drive, Cayce; 110 Clemson Road, 6614 Garners Ferry Road and 5594-A Sunset Blvd., Lexington. Fundraiser for Special Olympics South Carolina.
“THE MUSIC MAN”: 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sept. 30 at Town Theatre, 1012 Sumter St. $20; age 65 and older, active duty military and full-time college students, $17; age 17 and younger, $12. (803) 799-2510; http://www.towntheatre.com
FALL CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT: 9 a.m. Thursday at LinRick Golf Course, 356 Camp Ground Road. Four-player captain’s choice format, $50 per player (includes breakfast, lunch and awards banquet); hole-in-one contest for a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Sponsored by the Richland County Recreation Commission; proceeds will benefit the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, The Therapy Place and RCRC. (803) 754-6720, ext. 221; http://www.richlandcountyrecreation.com
AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSE: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Capital Senior Center, 1650 Park Circle (Maxcy Gregg Park). $14; AARP members, $12. Students who successfully complete the course may be eligible for an insurance discount. Call (803) 779-1971 to register.
FAMILY CARNIVAL NIGHT: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Capital City Club, 1201 Main St., 25th floor. All-inclusive admission for the first night of the annual ClubCorp Charity Classic is $25 for age 16 and older; ages 7-15, $15; ages 3-6, $10. Proceeds will benefit Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity. (803) 256-2000; http://www.goo.gl/fs54f
“NEXT TO NORMAL”: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at Trustus Theatre, 520 Lady St. Tickets are $27 for adults, $25 for military and seniors and $20 for students. (803) 254-9732; http://www.trustus.org
MIDLANDS FALL PLANT AND FLOWER FESTIVAL: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday at the State Farmers Market, 3483 Charleston Highway, West Columbia. Locally grown and seasonal produce as well as plants, flowers and lawn decorations for gardening enthusiasts. (803) 734-2210; http://www.agriculture.sc.gov
CREATING A SIMPLE EXCEL SPREADSHEET: 9 a.m.-noon Friday at Midlands Technical College Northeast Campus, 151 Powell Road; $59. (803) 732-0432 or http://www.mtctraining.com
CMC STEEL RHYTHM ON THE RIVER CONCERT SERIES: Trent Jeffcoat, 6-9 p.m. Friday at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater. Erin Thomas will open. Free. http://www.rhythmontheriversc.com
WINE & WALTZES: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday at the River Center, Saluda Shoals Park, 5605 Bush River Road. Food and wines, music by the Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra, silent auction; $50. Proceeds benefit the LMSO free concert program. (803) 400-3540; http://www.lmso.org
TASTES OF THE WORLD GALA: 7 p.m. Friday at the Capital City Club, 1201 Main St., 25th floor. ClubCorp Charity Classic with proceeds benefitting Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity. $50; couples, $90, includes food, beverages, live music and auction. (803) 256-2000; http://www.goo.gl/fs54f
RIVERBANKS ZOOFARI: 7 p.m. Friday at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, 500 Wildlife Parkway. Animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tour, ropes challenge course, refreshments, silent and live auctions with proceeds supporting ongoing conservation and education efforts at the zoo. Advance tickets are $60; Riverbanks members, $50; day of the event, $70. http://www.riverbanks.org
“MURDER AT THE HOWARD JOHNSON’S”: Newberry Community Players dinner theater comedy, Friday and Saturday at Steven W’s Downtown Bistro, 1100 Main St., Newberry. Cash bar opens at 7 p.m., meal begins at 7:30 p.m.; $40. Space is limited; tickets available at the Newberry Opera House box office, 1201 McKibben St.; (803) 276-6264 or http://www.newberryoperahouse.com
“GOODNIGHT MOON”: 7 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m., 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday at Columbia Children’s Theatre, Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Drive. Tickets are $8; available at http://www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com. (803) 691-4548
“FORBIDDEN BROADWAY”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday at Village Square Theatre, 105 Caughman Road, Lexington. $15-$19. (803) 359-1436; http://www.villagesquaretheatre.com
CANDLELIGHT PRAYER VIGIL: 9 p.m. Friday at 6012 N. Main St. Sponsored by Project Unity USA, the event is an opportunity to pray for a safer community. http://www.projectunityusa.org
LAST CALL SERIES AT TRUSTUS: “Plan 9 from Outer Space,” 11:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 520 Lady St. Doors open at 10:45 p.m. Tickets are $15, available at the door only. (803) 254-9732; http://www.trustus.org
RACE TO READ: 1-mile fun run and 5 mile road race, 8 a.m. Saturday at Doby’s Mill Elementary School, 1964 Fort Jackson Road, Lugoff. $15-$20. Sponsored by Kershaw Health, a portion of the proceeds will benefit early literacy efforts of the Kershaw County Public Library. Register at http://www.strictlyrunning.com
MIDLANDS FALL PLANT AND FLOWER FESTIVAL: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday at the State Farmers Market, 3483 Charleston Highway, West Columbia. Locally grown and seasonal produce as well as plants, flowers and lawn decorations for gardening enthusiasts. (803) 734-2210; http://www.agriculture.sc.gov
DEFENSIVE DRIVING: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday at Midlands Technical College Batesburg-Leesville Campus, 423 College St., Batesburg-Leesville; $69. Eight-hour course consists of lectures, films and classroom demonstrations; successful completion will remove four points on your S.C. driver’s license (except for DUI) and may reduce insurance costs. (803) 732-0432; http://www.mtctraining.com
DR. ANDREW SORENSEN 5K BOW TIE RUN/WALK: 9 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Sumter and College streets on the USC campus. Registration before Thursday will be $25; USC students, $10; $35 after. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia. Register at http://www.strictlyrunning.com
LINDA BIGGS 5K FOR IPF — A QUEST FOR A CURE: 9 a.m. Saturday on the Irmo side of the Lake Murray dam; registration begins at 8:30 a.m. $15; age 12 and younger, free. Proceeds benefit the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis. Register at http://www.cough-cough.org
ST. MARK BAPTIST CHURCH FALL BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at 2700 Chestnut St. Exhibits, health screenings, consumer workshops, voter registration, food vendors and more. Table rentals, $20. Call (803) 296-2273 to preregister for prostate cancer screening.
CAR AND BIKE SHOW: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (registration begins at 8 a.m.) Saturday at American Legion Post 6, 200 Pickens St. Live music, silent auction; entry fee $20. Admission, $5; age 10 and younger, free. Proceeds will benefit the Alston Wilkes Society Homeless Veterans Program. (803) 799-2490
HISTORIC COLUMBIA FOUNDATION BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOUR: Tour of the Department of Mental Health Bull Street Campus and South Carolina State Asylum Building, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. $30; HCF members, $25 (includes drinks and light refreshments. Reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org
FLAG DISPOSAL CEREMONY: 10 a.m. Saturday at American Legion Post 7, 211 American Legion Drive (off Harmon Street), Lexington. Free and open to the public; the post will also be holding a yard sale with crafts, baked goods and a hot dog lunch. (803) 359-1278
MOTORCYCLE CHARITY RIDE FOR THE HOMELESS: Saturday at Club Elements, 201 Columbia Mall Blvd. Gate opens at 9 a.m., registration, 9:30-10:30, kickstands up at 11 a.m. $15; two riders, $20; three riders, $25. Proceeds will benefit the Feed the Homeless Project. (803) 873-8725
“GOODNIGHT MOON”: 10:30 a.m., 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday at Columbia Children’s Theatre, Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Drive. Tickets are $8; available at http://www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com. (803) 691-4548
ITALIAN FESTIVAL AND BOCCE TOURNAMENT: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Main Street, downtown Columbia. Free admission; tickets will be sold for food and beverages. Sponsored by the Bella Italia Lodge 2808.
BREASTROKE FOR A CURE: Noon-2 p.m. Saturday at the Quail Hollow pool, 131 Blackhawk Trail. The Brookland-Cayce High swim team will swim laps to raise money for breast cancer awareness. $3 for 50 meters; $5 for 100 meters; proceeds will benefit the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Open to any swimmer/team with a donation.
FIDO DOG RESCUE SILENT AUCTION: 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday at the Old Mill, 711 E. Main St. Lexington. $10, includes food from Cafe Chartier, the Cotton Grill and Creekside Restaurant and music by Arnie Jones of the Black Bottom Biscuits. Proceeds will benefit Fido Dog Rescue. (803) 926-9154; email email@example.com
ANGELS ACROSS THE USA TOUR: 6 p.m. Saturday at Dekalb Baptist Church, 2034 Dekalb School Road, Camden. Sponsored by the Compassionate Friends Midlands Chapter and Agape Hospice, free event will feature musician and inspirational speaker Alan Pedersen. (803) 432-0740
DREHER HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1982: 30-year reunion, 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Jillian’s, 800 Gervais St. Free, sponsorships encouraged; cash bar. Other classes welcome. (803) 296-5384; email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
GOSPEL SING-OUT: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Bell Memorial Baptist Church, 7205 Farrow Road. A love offering will be accepted for the Palmetto Health Foundation Cancer Walk for Life.
SWEET PALMETTO BLUES: Drink Small and Ironing Board Sam, 7 p.m. Saturday at the Fine Arts Center of Forest Acres, Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Drive. $25; $30 at the door. Tickets available at Papa Jazz, 2014 Greene St.; http://www.brownpapertickets.com; (803) 394-4421
“MURDER AT THE HOWARD JOHNSON’S”: Newberry Community Players dinner theater comedy, Saturday at Steven W’s Downtown Bistro, 1100 Main St., Newberry. Cash bar opens at 7 p.m., meal begins at 7:30 p.m.; $40. Space is limited; tickets available at the Newberry Opera House box office, 1201 McKibben St.; (803) 276-6264 or http://www.newberryoperahouse.com
METRO MADNESS 2 BOXING COMPETITION: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Township Auditorium, 1703 Taylor St. $15; floor/ringside seats, $26. (803) 576-2350; http://www.ticketmaster.com
“ALL HANDS ON DECK!”: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College, 7300 College St., Irmo. Based on a Bob Hope USO tour, show will feature singers, dancers, comedians and a nine-piece orchestra. $22; http://www.harbisontheatre.org
“FORBIDDEN BROADWAY”: 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Village Square Theatre, 105 Caughman Road, Lexington. $15-$19. (803) 359-1436; http://www.villagesquaretheatre.com
LAST CALL SERIES AT TRUSTUS: “Plan 9 from Outer Space,” 11:15 p.m. Saturday at 520 Lady St. Doors open at 10:45 p.m. Tickets are $15, available at the door only. (803) 254-9732; http://www.trustus.org
MIDLANDS FALL PLANT AND FLOWER FESTIVAL: Noon-5 p.m. Sunday at the State Farmers Market, 3483 Charleston Highway, West Columbia. Locally grown and seasonal produce as well as plants, flowers and lawn decorations for gardening enthusiasts. (803) 734-2210; http://www.agriculture.sc.gov
“GOODNIGHT MOON”: 3 p.m. Sunday at Columbia Children’s Theatre, Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Drive. Tickets are $8; available at http://www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com. (803) 691-4548
“FORBIDDEN BROADWAY”: 3 p.m. Sunday at Village Square Theatre, 105 Caughman Road, Lexington. $15-$19. (803) 359-1436; http://www.villagesquaretheatre.com
PURPLELIGHT VIGIL FOR HOPE: Victims of pancreatic cancer will be honored 5-7 p.m. Sunday at S.C. Oncology Associates, 166 Stoneridge Drive. http://www.purplelight.org
RICHLAND 101: 6-8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at various locations in Richland County. Learn how your tax dollars are collected and spent from the funding of public education to public safety; free. (803) 576-2062; http://www.rcgov.us
GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA: 6-9 p.m. Monday and Oct. 3, Oct 8 at Midlands Technical College Northeast Campus, 151 Powell Road. Bring your camera for in-class shooting assignments and critiques; $89. (803) 732-0432; http://www.mtctraining.com
WOODROW WILSON FAMILY HOME HARD HAT TOURS: 11 a.m. the first Tuesday monthly at 1705 Hampton St.; $6. (803) 252-1770, ext. 24 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
EARLY COLUMBIA LECTURE SERIES: “The 20th Century: Columbia Celebrates 200 Years,” 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 9. at the Seibels House, 1601 Richland St. The Oct. 2 class topic will be “Schools, Hospitals and Public Services.” $10, (space will be limited). (803) 252-1770; http://www.historiccolumbia.org
FINANCIAL STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL RETIREMENT: 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 2-23, at Midlands Technical College Harbison Campus, 7300 College St., Irmo; and 5-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 3-24, at Midlands Technical College, Northeast Campus, 151 Powell Road. $79. (803) 732-0432; http://www.mtctraining.com
POETRY WORKSHOP FOR SENIORS: 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 3-31, at the Capital Senior Center, 1650 Park Circle (Maxcy Gregg Park). Bring a notebook and pencil. Classes are free for CSC members; $25 per year. (803) 779-1971; http://www.capitalseniorcenter.com
ART CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS: 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Adult Activities Center, 7494 Parklane Road. Age 21 and older. $30; includes all supplies needed for a completed painting. (803) 462-9995; http://www.firstclassart.webs.com
“ONCE IN AFGHANISTAN”: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Spears Center for the Arts, Columbia College, 1301 Columbia College Drive. Documentary featuring the stories of women Peace Corps volunteers who worked to vaccinate against smallpox prior to the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. A discussion will follow.
“THE MUSIC MAN”: 8 p.m. Oct. 3-5 at Town Theatre, 1012 Sumter St. $20; age 65 and older, active duty military and full-time college students, $17; age 17 and younger, $12. (803) 799-2510; http://www.towntheatre.com
MEET ME @ THE PLAZA ON MAIN: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. the first Thursday monthly through Nov. 1, Main and Hampton streets. Outdoor dining and jazz (weather permitting) at the Columbia Museum of Art’s Boyd Plaza. Presented by City Center Partnership.
PHOTOGRAPHY AT RIVERBANKS ZOO: 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 4-18, at Midlands Technical College Harbison Campus, 7300 College St., Irmo; $99. (803) 732-0432; http://mtctraining.com
CITIZEN SAFETY AWARENESS PROGRAM: 6-10 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Lexington County Law Enforcement Complex, 521 Gibson Road, Lexington. $25; includes chemical pepper aerosol spray. Limited to 40 participants age 16 and older, Lexington County residents will be given preference in enrolling in the program. (803) 785-2400.
SONGBIRD CAFE: 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at Leaside, 100 E. Exchange Place. Food, drink and entertainment by Jesse Lee, Tyler Mechem and Radney Foster. $100; proceeds will benefit Sistercare. (803) 926-0505; http://www.sistercare.com
A FINE AFFAIR — COLORED WITH CARE: Fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Columbia, 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Columbia Marriott, 1200 Hampton St. $75; couples, $125; includes entertainment, food and silent auction. (803) 254-0118
HAPPY HOUR HISTORY TOURS OF THE VISTA: 5:30 p.m. Fridays in October, meet next to Gervais & Vine, 620 Gervais St. Guided walking tours include cocktail and appetizer stops along the way. $25; Historic Columbia Foundation members, $20. Reservations encouraged. (803) 252-1770, ext. 24 or email email@example.com
CMC STEEL RHYTHM ON THE RIVER CONCERT SERIES: The Reggie Sullivan Band and Mike Willis, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 5 at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater. Erin Thomas will open. Free. http://www.rhythmontheriversc.com
EVENING OF BARBECUE, BLUES AND JAZZ: 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at the historic Harriet Barber House, 116 Barberville Loop and Lower Richland Boulevard, Hopkins. Advance tickets, $15; $20 day of the event. Part of the Congaree SwampFest celebration, proceeds will benefit the Southeast Rural Community Outreach (SERCO) educational component.
“FORBIDDEN BROADWAY”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5, 6 and 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at Village Square Theatre, 105 Caughman Road, Lexington. $15-$19. (803) 359-1436; http://www.villagesquaretheatre.com
COUNTRY STORE: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 6 at Fair Lawn UMC, 9203 Wilson Blvd. Arts and crafts, baked and canned goods, frozen casseroles, silent auction, flea market, children’s fingerprinting, K-9 unit and more. Flea market table rentals, $25. (803) 754-2070
WALK FOR LIFE/RACE FOR LIFE: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 6 at Finlay Park, 930 Laurel St. 5 and 10K races with proceeds benefiting the Palmetto Health Breast Center. (7803) 434-7275 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
BANK OF AMERICA’S "MUSEUMS ON US" WEEKEND: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6 and noon-5 p.m. Oct. 7 at EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais St. Bank of America cardholders enjoy free admission the first full weekend monthly. (803) 779-3100; http:///www.edventure.org
FALL ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 6 at Our Hands Together Artisan Market, 101-A Ballentine Park Road, Irmo. Free event will feature entertainment, local artisans and children’s activities. (803) 749-0011; http://www.ourhandstogether.com
SELF-DEFENSE CLASS: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at Polo Road Recreation Center, 730 Polo Road. Lt. Heidi Scott of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department will lead the class for women age 19 and older. Wear loose-fitting clothing and sneakers. Class size limited to 40 participants. Register by calling (803) 446-8605
CONGAREE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: 11 a.m.-6 pm. Oct. 6 at Granby Gardens Park, 1800 12th St. Extension, Cayce. Performances by IIIrd Tyme Out, the Blue Iguanas, the Carolina Rebels and Easy Pickin’s; food and craft vendors, children’s play area, exhibits and free tours of the Cayce Historical Museum. Lawn chairs welcome, no coolers or pets, please. (803) 550-9557
CONGAREE SWAMPFEST: 11 a.m. Oct. 6 at Congaree National Park, 100 National Park Road and Old Mount Moriah Church, 1000 Old Bluff Road. Tours, hayrides, entertainment, children’s activities, rides, food vendors and more, sponsored by the Southeast Rural Community Outreach and the Richland County Hospitality Tax Fund. Free admission and free shuttle buses from the festival site to the park. Schedule at http://www.congareeswampfest.com
GOSPEL CONCERT: 5 p.m. Oct. 6 at Jehovah Baptist Church, 1540 Frye Road. Featuring Women with a Vision, the Gospel Legends, the Rev. Matthew Mickens and the new Highway Travelers, Resurrection, Harmonettes & Co., Little Sonny & Peacemakerz; God’s Chosen Ones, Flossie Boyd Johnson & Favor. Doors open at 4 p.m. $12; ages 6-10, $6. (803) 240-9004
ART CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS: 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at Friarsgate Park, 1712 Chadford Road, Irmo. Age 10 and older. $30; includes all supplies needed for a completed painting. (803) 732-3220; http://www.firstclassart.webs.com
INFANT CPR CLASS: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at Palmetto Health Richland, 9 Medical Park Drive, Suite 130; $25. (803) 296-2273
COME SEE YOUR ARMY TOUR: 7:45 a.m. Oct. 11 at Fort Jackson. Six-hour tour will feature a basic combat training graduation, see soldiers training, learn to shoot the M16A2 simulator, eat in an Army dining facility and get answers to questions about basic combat training, Fort Jackson and the Army. Lunch cost is $4.55; advance reservations required by Monday. (803) 751-1474