STATE MUSEUM GARAGE SALE: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at 301 Gervais St. (Special members-only preview sale from 8-9 a.m.) Variety of fun and unusual props and graphics from previous exhibits, framed panels from traveling exhibits, office supplies, furniture and more. At noon, purchase a black bag for $5 and fill it with anything left over from the sale. http://scmuseum.org
Fear of clowns
“STEPHEN KING’S ‘IT’”: 6:30-10 p.m. Thursday in the Skyline Room at Tapp’s Arts Center, Main and Blanding streets. In 1960, seven outcast kids known as “The Loser Club” fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown; 30 years later, they are called back to fight the same clown again. Part of the P.O.V. Film Series, the screening will be followed by a discussion. Couch seating is limited, so chairs, pillows and cushions are welcome; $5. (803) 988-0013; http://povcineclub.weebly.com
It’s that time of year
KICK-OR-TREAT FALL FESTIVAL: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Sandhills United Soccer Complex, 371 Lewis Rast Road, Swansea. Costume contest, prizes, trunk or treat, games, bake sale, chili and hot dog meals ($5 or receive $1 off with a canned food donation). Sponsored by the Sandhills United Soccer Club.
REPTICON: Reptile and exotic animal expo, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Jamil Temple, 206 Jamil Road. Breeders and vendors will offer animals, merchandise, supplies and more. There will also be seminars and raffles. Tickets are $10; ages 5-12, $5; younger than 5, free. VIP and advance tickets available at http://repticon.com/columbia