Looking for something fun to do today?
In a festive mood?
Today is anything but a sleepy Sunday, so you have your pick of unique events.
For ongoing events in the Midlands – and there are plenty of them! – check out Go Columbia, on Page A6 in today’s paper.
Nothing says Christmas like a gift from this high-end, indy craft fair that’s become a Columbia holiday favorite. Crafters from across the Southeast will be offering their wares. Enjoy DIY opportunities, DJ Dr. P, food, beer and wine.
George Frideric Handel’s masterpiece is performed by the Trinity Cathedral Choirs, accompanied by the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra playing period instruments.
Holiday Pops: Winter Wonder
The S.C. Philharmonic and musical director Morihiko Nakahara offer contemporary holiday fare and classic Christmas carols.
Costume Contest and Pet Parade
Get your doggy’s photo taken with Santa Paws and enter the canine holiday costume contest and parade. There also will be a silent auction, pet vendors, pet adoption agencies and children’s holiday activities.
Rice Music House Holiday Concert
A holiday concert performed by the staff of Rice Music House. Enjoy free coffee and fruit from Starbucks and Edible Arrangements. Note that you must reserve your seat in advance online.
Veterans Christmas Charity Ride
Help bring Christmas to hospitalized Veterans at Dorn VA Medical Center. There are drop-off locations around the greater Columbia area today only. And you can check out the mighty cycle “parade” along the route after 2 p.m. or at Dorn sometime after that.
Lexington County Museum Open House
Lexington County Museum hosts its Christmas Open House with live music and light refreshments, including hot apple cider and gingerbread.
Kirigami at the Columbia Museum of Art
Learn the art of kirigami and create wintery decorations for the whole family. This drop-in studio program is designed for families.