For God and country
REMEMBERING OUR FALLEN: Photo memorial exhibit, 11 a.m.-noon Saturday at the State House, Main and Gervais streets. The exhibit, made up of military and personal photos, honors the 88 South Carolina service members who have died during the war on terror. Doors open at 10 a.m., a short program will begin at 11 a.m. The exhibit will move to the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center where it will remain on display through Nov. 19.
Finally, it’s here...
HAUNTED BREW TOURS: 6-8 p.m. Friday at River Rat Brewery, 1231 Shop Road. Accepting donations of non-perishable food items for Harvest Hope Food Bank. They’ll be open at 4 p.m. with entertainment by Blackbeard’s Truck. They probably won’t throw you out if you wear a costume. http://riverratbrewery.com
A salute to the vets
LEXINGTON COUNTY VETERANS PARADE: 3 p.m. Sunday, beginning at Butler and Hagood streets, down Main Street, to South Lake Drive and ending at the County Administration Building, downtown Lexington. Grand Marshals will be the Military Order of World Wars, D-Day veterans and members of American Legion Post 7; a memorial service will follow at the Veterans Monument. (803) 785-1454.
ABCs and the 3 Rs
EARLY COLUMBIA LECTURE SERIES, PART 1: 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Robert Mills Carriage House, 1616 Blanding St. This week’s lecture is Columbia’s First Schools; $10. Registration is not required but space may be limited; reserve a spot at http://historiccolumbia.org or by calling (803) 252-1770, ext. 23.