Shop ’til you drop
LADIES’ NIGHT OUT: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main St. Kick off your holiday shopping with handmade gifts crafted by local artisans – Bohumila Augustinova, Cindy Saad and Kelly Wenner (jewelry); Clay Burnette (baskets and scarves), Alicia Leeke (scarves and stationery), Mary Ann Ehasz (mosaics) and Mary Catherine Kunze (purses). Music by DJ Alejandro, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, cash bar. You can have your gifts professionally wrapped for free while you check out the “Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera” exhibit. $10; members, free (join or renew your membership and get in free). Sponsored by Earth Fare. (803) 799-2810; http://columbiamuseum.org
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Going and staying green
GILBERT GREEN HOME WORKSHOP: 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Gilbert Elementary School cafeteria, 314 Main St., Gilbert. WLTX-19 meteorologist Jim Gandy will discuss climate change and how it will affect South Carolina. Other sessions will examine energy conservation, improving air quality in the home, recycling and home improvements that save energy. Children are welcome. (803) 343-1161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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The more the merrier
“CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN”: Lexington County Arts Association presentation, 7:30 p.m. Friday at Village Square Theatre, 105 Caughman Road, Lexington. Based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, detailing the amusing anecdotes found in large families. Tickets are $17; students and seniors, $15; available at http://villagesquaretheatre.com