FRIDAY, JULY 1
OPEN STAGE & BLUEGRASS/ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION: 6 p.m. Friday at Bill’s Music Shop. Open stage and bluegrass/acoustic jam session every friday night. Doors open at 6 p.m. Open stage from 7:30-9:00 p.m. Jammin from 9 p.m.-midnight. 710 Meeting St. (803) 796-6477, www.billsmusicshop.com
GREEN DAY’S AMERICAN IDIOT: 8 p.m. Friday at Trustus Theatre. A critical smash on Broadway and in London, the two-time Tony Award® winning hit musical “American Idiot” tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Adult, $35; student, $25, military and seniors, $33 and groups of 10 or more, $30 per person. 520 Lady St. (803) 254-9732, https://trustus.org/event/green-days-american-idiot/
SUMMER MOVIES SERIES AT RIVERFRONT PARK: 7 p.m. Friday at Riverfront Park. The City of Columbia’s summer movies series presents “Minions”. Movies are free and open to the public. Pre-show activities begin at 7 p.m. Movies will begin at 8:30 p.m. Attendees can bring blankets, lawn chairs and coolers. No glass containers and alcoholic beverages allowed. Face Painting, prizes, surprises, free health screenings, free popcorn and drinks. 312 Laurel St. Parks and Recreation Department, (803) 545-3100, http://lex.lexingtonsc.org/events/details/summer-movies-series-at-riverfront-park-schedule-12626
SATURDAY, JULY 2
LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE PURSUIT OF ADOPTIONS: Columbia Animal Shelter is teaming up with Richland and Lexington counties to offer pet adoptions for $17.76. The adoption fee includes spaying or neutering, a microchip, feline leukemia/heartworm test, initial vaccines and deworming. Adoption fees will be waived for all active-duty or retired service members. (Limit is two free adoptions per household. Valid military ID required.) Saturday, July 2 at Columbia Animal Services, 127 Humane Lane, Columbia, and Lexington Animal Services, 321 Ball Park Road, Lexington. (803)776-7387 (Columbia), (803) 785-8149 (Lexington).
SUNDAY, JULY 3
DOO DOO BROWN: 7 p.m. Sunday, July 3 at Comedy House. Brown, best known for his role as one of P Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy in 2007, has appeared on BET’s “Comic View.” 2768 Decker Blvd. $18. www.comedyhouse.us
MONDAY- JULY 4
LEXINGTON COUNTY PEACH FESTIVAL: July 4 at Gilbert Community Park, Gilbert. A parade kicks off festivities at 9:30 a.m. Peach ice cream, pies and other products, along with a barbecue lunch, live entertainment, vendors and fireworks are among the day’s highlights. Details: www.lexingtoncountypeachfestival.com.