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
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