>>> SPORTS FANS
Ready for some football?
CAROLINA PANTHERS ROAD SHOW: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday at Finlay Park, 930 Laurel St. Panthers’ linebacker Thomas Davis, defensive tackle Colin Cole and cornerback Josh Norman are scheduled to appear. Fans will also have the opportunity to meet the TopCats cheerleaders, the official mascot, Sir Purr and the Purrcussion drumline. The free event will include interactive games, the Play 60 Kids Combine, music, food, giveaways and more. The first 300 fans in line will have the opportunity to get autographs from the players. Sponsored by the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department.
4th FRIDAYS!: 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Main Street, downtown Sumter. Live music featuring Danny Woods and the Party Prophets. (803) 436-2640; http://downtownsumter.org
Set the WABAC machine
SUMMER MOVIE SERIES: “Mr. Peabody & Sherman,” 8:30 p.m. Friday at Riverfront Park, 312 Laurel St. Come early at 7 p.m. for face painting, games, surprises and fun for the whole family. Blankets, lawn chairs and coolers are welcome. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Columbia Parks and Recreation department. (803) 545-3100; http://columbiasc.net
>>> CHORAL PERFORMANCES
USC SUMMER CHORUS: Performance of Mozart’s “Requiem,” 7:30 p.m. Fridayin the School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly St. Free.