Things to do June 21-27

June 20, 2013 

Friday, June 21

Who’s up for a movie in the park and camp-out? The Lexington County Recreation & Aging Commission and the town of Lexington are sponsoring just that at 7 p.m. tonight at the Gibson Road Soccer Complex, Hendrix and Chariot streets (under the water tower), Lexington. “Oz the Great and Powerful” will be screened at 9 p.m. Bring a picnic. Free; registration is required to camp out. (803) 359-9961, ext. 227; http://www.lcrac.com

City Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition of recent work by Columbia artist Claire Farrell through July 27. Farrell holds degrees from Duke University and the University of South Carolina and has studied printmaking at Santa Raparata Art School in Florence, Italy, and at Penland School of Art in North Carolina. The exhibit will include her traditional oil paintings and recent mixed media monotypes. The gallery is located at 1224 Lincoln St.; hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. (803) 252-3613; http://www.cityartonline .com

Saturday, June 22

The State Museum celebrates its upcoming 25th anniversary by bringing back its most successful exhibit. “Tutankhamun: Return of the King” opens Saturday at 301 Gervais St. The exhibit may be seen through March 23, 2014. Admission is $15; seniors 62 and older, $13; ages 3-12, $11 (includes regular admission to the museum). (803) 898-4921; http://www.sc museum.org

Monday, June 24

Come on out to Capital City Stadium, 301 S. Assembly St., for the Columbia Blowfish vs. Florence RedWolves game at 7:05 p.m. Monday. Game day tickets are $6; seniors, children 12 and younger, students and military with ID, $5. Plus, it’s Guaranteed Win Night — if the Fish snag a win, fans will get a ticket to the next home game. (803) 254-8234; http://www.blow fishbaseball.com

Tuesday, June 25

Toucan Tuesdays are back at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden; bring two cans of food for Harvest Hope Food Bank and get two tickets for the price of one. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, the zoo is located at 500 Wildlife Parkway. Regular ticket prices are $11.75; age 62 and older and military with ID, $10.75; ages 3-12, $9.25; age 2 and younger, free. (803) 779-8717; http://www.riverbanks.org

“Game to the Last: General Thomas ‘Gamecock’ Sumter Passes Over,” 7 p.m. Tuesday at the main branch of the Richland Library, 1431 Assembly St. Literary resident Howard Burnham presents a dramatic encounter with the last surviving Revolutionary War general and controversial South Carolina hero. (803) 799-9084; http://www. richlandlibrary.com

Thursday, June 27

The Sterling Chamber Players Mentoring Project concert begins at 8 p.m. Thursday at 300 Senate St. Casual dress, cabaret seating, cash bar opens at 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets are $12; $15 at the door; students, $5. (803) 252-2001; http://www.sterling chamberplayers.org

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