Early weekend picks

August 8, 2013 

Film Review Despicable Me

"Despicable Me" is the first ZOOmovie night at Riverbanks Zoo Friday.

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Thursday

Cemetery tours

Historic Columbia Foundation’s annual cemetery tours return Thursday. The Secrets from the Grave Iconography Tour at 7:30 p.m. focuses on symbols found on headstones and marker. The Moonlight Cemetery Tour is at 8 or 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission adults, $5 for general admission youth (17 and under), $5 for HCF member adults and $3 for HCF member youth. Details: www.HCFCemeteryTour.eventbrite.com.

Friday

ZOOmovie nights

Family movie nights return to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden beginning Friday and other Fridays in August. Gates open at 7:30 p.m.; movie begins at dusk. Bring a lawn chair to Palmetto Plaza. Details: riverbanks.org

Saturday

Southeastern Toy Soldier Show

See, buy or trade toy soldiers or other military miniatures from various periods of history. View living history demonstrations and the new diorama created by the S.C. Military Miniature Society. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the State Museum, 301 Gervais St. Free with museum general admission or membership. (803) 898-4921; www.scstatemuseum.org

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