Dollar Sundays, Robert Mills House and Gardens: Take a tour of historic house museums 1-5 p.m. third Sunday of each month. Purchase tickets at the Museum Shop, 1616 Blanding St. (803) 252-1770, Ext. 24, or email http://firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breakfast with Santa: Saturday 8-11 a.m. at the Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding St. Enjoy a continental breakfast and afterwards view the decorated halls of the mansion, see a Victorian Christmas tree and meet Victorian Santa Claus. Reservations required, call (803) 252-1770
Historic Columbia holiday tours: Through Jan. 4 at the Historic Columbia homes (Robert Mills House, Hampton-Preston Mansion and the Mann-Simons Site). Guides will provide stories of holidays past in Columbia and discuss how families decorated and entertained during the 19th and early 20th centuries. $8; youth, $5; Historic Columbia members and age 5 and younger, free). The houses are open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays (last tour starts at 3 p.m.) and 1-5 p.m. Sundays (last tour starts at 4 p.m.). Closed Mondays and major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day). (803) 252-8842; http://historiccolumbia.org
S.C. Wildlife Federation: Registration is now open for the 2015 Midlands Master Naturalist course. The course consists of 12 classes, meeting generally from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. beginning March 20, 2015, meeting every Friday through June 5. The course is open to anyone ages 18 and up. For more information and to register, visit www.scwf.org
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USC A.C. Moore Herbarium: The A.C. Moore Herbarium at the University of South Carolina offers free plant identifications. Weeds, houseplants, blooming flowers, trees, shrubs and more. (803) 777-8196; email@example.com
Rosewood Market Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m. first and third Thursdays, 2803 Rosewood Drive. (803) 256-6410; rosewoodmarket.com
Soda City Market:9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday at the 1500 block of Main Street. www.sodacitysc.com