Best bets this week: Egyptian beauty secrets and little black dresses

February 12, 2014 

>>> MUSEUMS

Get pampered like an Egyptian

NEFERTITI’S GOLDEN SPA: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday at the State Museum, 301 Gervais St. In celebration of the exhibition, “Tutankhamen: Return of the King,” it’s an afternoon of pampering for women of all ages. Guests will learn ancient Egyptian beauty secrets as well as a few modern day ones. A series of stations with attendants will show participants how to use and make some of the concoctions; upon entering, women will receive a goodie bag to collect their handmade beauty treatments as they proceed through the stations. Light refreshments will be served. Tickets are $12; $10 for museum members (includes general admission and admission to the King Tut exhibit). Space is limited, call (803) 898-4999 or go to scmuseum.org for reservations.

>>> FUNDRAISERS

Something for scholars

LITTLE BLACK DRESS WINE & CHEESE AFFAIR: 7-10 p.m. Saturday at the Batesburg-Leesville Leisure Center, 227 Highland Ave., Batesburg-Leesville. Sponsored by the Woman’s Society of Batesburg Leesville, the event will feature wine, beer, heavy hors d’oeuvres, music, dancing and a silent auction. Proceeds will help fund scholarships for local students. Tickets are $25 and a limited number are available. (803) 413-2437 or email loisblack@sc.rr.com

>>> CONCERTS

Strike up the band

PALMETTO CONCERT BAND: 8:45 p.m. Saturday at the Koger Center for the Arts, 1051 Greene St. The winter concert, held in conjunction with the University of South Carolina Band Clinic, will feature soloist Doug Graham on jazz clarinet and saxophone. Free and open to the public.

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