Our picks for the weekend


Take a tour of Columbia's historic house museums through Jan. 3. Individual house tours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the top of every hour. Tickets cost $6 for adults and $3 for youth. (803) 252-1770, ext. 24, or


Watch the Sandlapper Singers concert, "American Graces," at 7:30 p.m. at Dreher High Auditorium. A reception will follow the show. Tickets are $5, $12 and $15. or (803) 381-5481


Have Breakfast with Santa 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Robert Mills House and Gardens. The cost is $3. For reservations, send an e-mail to or call (803) 252-1770.