Go Columbia: On the horizon, March 17

March 16, 2014 

C. ALUKA BERRY/THE STATE

>>> CONTESTS

Clues about Colatown

GREAT COLUMBIA QUEST: Historic Columbia’s third annual citywide scavenger hunt, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Teams of two will meet at the Carriage House at Robert Mills and follow clues that test their knowledge of local art, architecture and history on their way to various historic sites and monuments downtown. Teams will have three hours to solve puzzles and complete challenges for points (you may travel on foot or bike). Prizes will be awarded for the first, second and third place teams as well as teams with the best name and best costume. Registration is $10 and includes a shirt and goody bag for each team member and admission to a finish line party with snacks, drinks and awards. (803) 252-1770, ext. 23; http://historiccolumbia.org

>>> FESTIVALS

That would be Go Camden

SPRING PLANT FESTIVAL: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Kershaw County Farmers Market, Church and Rutledge streets, Camden. Plants, handmade yard art, birdhouses, seed exchange and Master Gardeners will answer your questions. http://kcfarmersmarket.org

>>> GENEALOGY

Who are your people?

FAMILY HISTORY EVENT: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Richland Library, 1431 Assembly St. Clemson University Libraries and Richland Library have partnered to host a one-day family history themed event. Funded by a Knight Foundation grant, the session will focus on discovering ancestral roots, preserving the past and making new family memories. Things get going with a family story time, followed by a talk by local author Dinah Johnson, whose book “All Around Town” explores the photography of Richard Samuel Roberts. Lunch will be catered.Free, no registration necessary. (864) 656-0229 or email day6@clemson.edu

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