GoColumbia: Plan ahead for August events

08/03/2014 12:00 AM

08/02/2014 9:43 PM

Through Aug. 30: Hidden Treasures: Rediscovering McKissick Museum’s Natural History Collection, McKissick Museum, 816 Bull St., (803) 777-7251

Through Aug. 30: “Puss in Boots,” Columbia Marionette Theatre, www.cmtpuppet.org

Through Sept. 14: Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice, EdVenture, 211 Gervais St., www.edventure.org

Ongoing: Dinosaurs: A Bite out of Time, S.C. State Museum, 301 Gervais St., www.museum.state.sc.us

Through Sept. 14: Animal Instinct, Paintings by Shelley Reed, Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main St., columbiamuseum.org

Through Sept. 14: Cheer for the Home Team: Animal Mascots in the Collection, Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main St., columbiamuseum.org

Through Sept. 20: Taking Root: The Summer Brothers and the History of Pomaria Nursery, McKissick Museum North Gallery, 816 Bull St., (803) 777-7251

Aug. 7: First Thursday on Main, Main Street, downtown Columbia

Aug. 7-30: “Discovering Painting, “ Allan Anderson, City Art, www.cityartonline.com

Aug. 8-July 2015: Traditions, Change,and Celebration: Native Artists of the Southeast, McKissick Museum, artsandsciences.sc.edu/mckissickmuseum

Aug. 8: Countdown to Kindergarten, EdVenture Children’s Museum, www.edventure.org

Aug. 8-9 : Mission 2014 free medical and checkup event, State Fairgrounds

Aug. 14-17: FLW Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Murray, www.lakemurraycountry.com

Aug. 16: Grand opening of Windows to New Worlds expansion at the S.C. State Museum, www.scstatemuseum.org

Aug. 20-24: Trustus Theatre Premieres Festival, Trustus Theatre, www.trustus.org

Aug. 21: EdVenture After Dark, EdVenture Children’s Museum, www.edventure.org

Aug. 23: The Palmetto Sessions video shoot at UU Coffeehouse. www.uucoffeehouse.org

Aug. 23: FolkFabulous Festival, USC Horseshoe

Aug. 23: 36th annual Jubilee: Festival of Heritage, Mann-Simons Site, 1403 Richland St. www.historiccolumbia.org

Aug. 28: First Gamecocks home game vs. Texas A&M, Williams-Brice Stadium

Aug. 29: Kress Lecture Series: Rebekah Compton, Columbia Museum of Art, www.columbiamuseum.org

Aug. 29-31: Blaktastik Film Festival at Nickelodeon, nickelodeon.org/festivals/blaktastik-film-fest

Aug. 30: Casting Crowns, Township auditorium, www.township.org

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