Unforgettable fried pies
BLYTHEWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Dedication ceremonies for two iconic structures will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at 100 McNulty St., Blythewood. Clara’s Sandwich Shop (known for its fried fruit pies) and Tom and Tallie Boney’s Dairy House have been relocated to the grounds of the Langford-Nord House for preservation. Music and an ice cream social will follow. Structures will be open noon-4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m.-noon on Saturdays.
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CITY OF COLUMBIA SPOOKTACULAR BLOCK PARTY: 7-10 p.m. Friday on Taylor street (next to Finlay Park). Costume contest, entertainment, interactive inflatables, carnival games, health and safety zone, face painting, marshmallow roasting, food trucks, pumpkin patch and more. Tunnel of Terror for age 12 and older, Lady Street gates open at 6:30 p.m., $3 per person. Admission to the party is free. Ticket prices for carnival games and inflatables will vary. Guests will receive $1 off the ticket price per person with the donation of three non-perishable food items for Harvest Hope Food Bank. (803) 545-3100
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“JACK AND THE GIANTS”: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday at the Columbia Marionette Theatre, 401 Laurel St. Giants are supposed to be big, mean, and nasty. They eat anyone who crosses their path. But Flinch isn’t like other giants. He’s constantly picked on by his bigger brothers for being sweet, caring and ... a vegetarian! When he sneaks away from his home, he befriends a poor young boy named Jack. Soon he’s found a new home, but his bigger brothers won’t let him go that easily. Tickets are $5.75. (803) 252-7366; http://cmtpuppet.org