Go Columbia: On the horizon, April 26

April 26, 2014 

>>> FESTIVALS

It’s all there in Eau Claire

EAU CLAIRE FEST: 11 a.m. Saturday at North Main Street and Monticello Road. Free community festival will feature 5K fun run, Fonky Fest Parade, Senior Village, KidZone, Main Street Marketplace and five entertainment stages. Sponsored by the Eau Claire Community Council and the city of Columbia. http://eauclairefest.com

>>> CONCERTS

Black Panties tour

R. KELLY AND TAMAR BRAXTON: 8 p.m. Saturday at Colonial Life Arena, 801 Lincoln St. Tickets are $47.50-$112; available by calling (805) 4LM-CTIX

Music series wraps up

CMA CHAMBER MUSIC ON MAIN: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main St. Season finale will feature artistic director Edward Arron, cello; Jeewon Park, piano and Yosuke Kawasaki, violin; performing compositions by Bach, Shostakovich and Mendelssohn. Presented by U.S. Trust. $40; CMA members, $30; students, $5. Happy hour, 6 p.m., cash bar. columbiamuseum.org

>>> ACTIVITIES/WORKSHOPS

Recreation and education

THE LOURIE CENTER: It’s a celebration of Older Americans Month with an expanded schedule of recreational activities and educational workshops — most free and open to the public. Thursday’s 11:30 a.m. Lunchtime Lecture is “Differences Between Home Care & Home Health: Why You Can Use Both with Dana Griffin from National Healthcare Corp. Check out the Oriental Dancing and Movement class noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays, May 6-27; another Lunchtime Lecture, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 8, will feature Keith Barron of Barron Financial Group, discussing retirement pitfalls to avoid. The center is at 1650 Park Circle (Maxcy Gregg Park). (803) 779-1971; http://louriecentersc.com

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