Sighting historic sites
CIVIL WAR BUS TOUR: 2 p.m. Sunday at the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding St. Columbia’s antebellum and Reconstruction era structures offer testimony to this chapter in our nation’s history. Part of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the burning of Columbia. Stop off at the State House and count the iron stars marking where Union cannonballs hit the building. $12; youth, $6; age 5 and younger free; Historic Columbia members, $8 and $4. Seats are limited; (803) 252-1770, ext. 23; http://historiccolumbia.org
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Masterworks, part three
S.C. PHILHARMONIC: “Going for Baroque,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Koger Center for the Arts, 1051 Greene St. The third concert in the Masterworks series will feature music by Mozart, Arvo Part, Respghi, J.S. Bach and Handel. Tickets are $17-$47. http://scphilharmonic.com
Lecture and book talk
LAURIE NORTON MOFFATT: Noon Friday at the Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main St. The Columbia Museum of Art presents a lecture and book signing by Laurie Norton Moffatt, director of the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Moffatt is one of the nation's leading specialists on Norman Rockwell. Free with membership or admission. www.columbiamuseum.org