The following will be closed in response to inclement weather due to Hurricane Matthew. Updated: 10/8/16, 4:10 p.m.
EVENTS, PARKS, ORGANIZATIONS
▪ These Five Points businesses are closed Saturday, Oct. 8, according to a Five Points Association news release: 2G’s Clothing; Baan Sawan; Bohemian; Bombshell Beauty Studio; Drip; El Burrito; Elite Framing; Papa Jazz; Petal; Revente; Sid & Nancy; Soda City Mattress; Steel Garden; The Gourmet Shop; Starbucks. These businesses have altered the operating hours for Sunday, Oct. 9: Bar None: open at 3 p.m.; Bohemian, 1 p.m.; Cycle Center, 1-5 p.m.; Drip, noon to 5 p.m.; Good for the Soles Shoes, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Groucho's Deli, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Harper's, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; High Life Smoke Shop, noon to 7 p.m.; Hi-Wa-Zee, 1-6 p.m.; Jake's, open at 11 a.m.; Loose Lucy's, 1-5 p.m.; Madvapes, noon to 5 p.m.
▪ Historic Columbia will close its house museums, including the Robert Mills House, Hampton-Preston Mansion, Mann-Simons Site and the Woodrow Wilson Family Home, on Saturday, Oct. 8. Once the storm has passed and safety permits, Historic Columbia’s museums will resume for normal business hours.
▪ The SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum will be closed Saturday, October 8.
▪ Soda City Market will move to the Cannon Garage on Taylor and Sumter on Saturday, October 8. Normal market hours, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
▪ The South Carolina State Museum will be closed Saturday, Oct. 8, due to inclement weather conditions from Hurricane Matthew. Follow @scstatemuseum on Twitter for updates.
▪ Tapp’s Arts Center will be closing Friday, October 7 at 3 p.m. and will remain closed through Saturday, October 8 due to Hurricane Matthew. Tapp’s will reopen to the public Tuesday, October 11 at 10 a.m.
▪ All Richland Library locations are closing at 3:30 p.m., Friday, October 7 and will remain closed Saturday, Oct. 8. Branches should reopen for regular hours Sunday, Oct. 9.
▪ The Pink & Purple Walk/Brunch scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8, has been postponed until 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.
▪ Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will be closed on Saturday, Oct. 8. The park will reopen at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9.
▪ Harvest Hope Food Bank’s dinner and dance with Heart ‘n Soul scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7 has been postponed.
▪ City of Columbia’s Strength in Unity gathering, originally set for Thursday, Oct. 6, has been postponed.
▪ The Art Along the Trail showcase scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 at Riverfront Park has been postponed.
▪ George Rogers Meet-n-Greet: Former USC football standout and Heisman Trophy winner George Rogers’ event has been postponed to Oct. 27 at Newk’s in the Vista.
▪ Nothing but Net charity basketball game featuring Richland 1 and Richland 2 employees, originally set for Thursday, Oct. 6, has been postponed. A new date has not yet been set.
▪ Congaree National Park will close at noon Friday. A reopening date has not been announced.
▪ A Night to Imagine, featuring Abbey Road Live!, originally set for Saturday, Oct. 8 at Music Farm, has been cancelled.
▪ Columbia Chamber will be closed Friday, Oct. 7.
▪ Newberry Harvest Festival, originally set for Saturday, Oct. 8, is postponed until Oct. 22.
▪ The Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence, originally set for Saturday, Oct. 8, has been postponed.
▪ The University of South Carolina main campus in Columbia will resume normal operations Sunday, Oct. 9. Classes will resume Monday, Oct. 10.
▪ USC’s equestrian and volleyball matches versus the University of Georgia, scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7, have been postponed.
▪ The University of South Carolina campuses in Walterboro and Allendale (Salkehatchie) will be closed Wednesday Oct. 5 through Saturday, Oct. 8. All classes are cancelled and all offices are closed. Normal schedule will resume Monday, Oct. 10.
▪ Claflin College will be close beginning Wednesday Oct. 5 and will resume a normal schedule on Monday, Oct. 10.
▪ Midlands Technical College, Wednesday through Sunday. Harbison Theatre also closed.
▪ City of Columbia garbage, trash and recycling operations will also operate on normal schedules this week.
▪ The City of Columbia is cancelling a conference on sustainability, recycling, home ownership, landscaping and maintenance that was to be held Thursday Oct. 6 at Spirit Communications Park. The conference was sponsored by the city’s office of sustainability and community development department.
▪ The City of West Columbia closed town offices Wednesday Oct. 5-Friday Oct. 7. The county plans to have its landfill open on Wednesday and to collect curbside garbage until further notice.
▪ A Central Midlands Council of Governments public input meeting on a future transportation center, originally set for Wednesday, Oct. 5, has been postponed.