Go Columbia: On the horizon, Aug. 27

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>>> MILESTONES

Celebrating the big one

CAYCE CENTENNIAL HISTORY DAY AND BIRTHDAY PARTY: Celebrate Cayce’s centennial, 2-5 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Cayce Historical Museum (City Hall Complex), 1800 12th St. The event will include a time capsule opening and burial of a new one, birthday cake, re-enactors, free museum tours, 1914 children’s games and more. (803) 739-5385

>>> FUNDRAISERS

Run for a good cause

WALK OR RUN A CROOKED 5K: 8 a.m. Saturday at Crooked Creek Park, 1098 Old Lexington Highway, Chapin. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. Registration for the 5K run (ages 6-adult) is $30; 5K walk, $20. Kids fun run (ages 1-12) begins at 8:45 a.m., free. Proceeds from the 5K run and walk will benefit ICRC’s Meals on Wheels program. (803) 772-3336; http://www.icrc.net/walk-or-run-a-crooked-5k

>>> FESTIVALS

Let the political season begin!

HOOKED ON CHAPIN LABOR DAY FESTIVAL: Monday’s Chapin Labor Day Festival is an unofficial kickoff of fall political campaigns, with local candidates turning out to shake a few hands. Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. . Festival will include a street fair at Beaufort and Clark streets, downtown Chapin; Newberry Car Buffs classic car show, 8:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mount Horeb Lutheran Church parking lot at Beaufort and East Boundary streets – prizes, oldies music, 50/50 drawing; children’s carnival on Clark Street, Chapin Library book sale, Chapin Town Hall, 157 NW Columbia Ave.; talent contest and more. http://chapinsc.com

>>> DIY

Right in fashion

STEAM PUNK JEWELRY WORKSHOP: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Columbia Parks and Recreation Art Center, 1928 Calhoun St. Participants will work with metal findings and gears to make wearable art. Bring a lunch. Registration is $60 (includes all materials) and must be received by Sept. 6. (803) 545-3093 or email bloliver@columbiasc.net

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