Columbia and the Midlands of South Carolina is a great place to live! With more than 300 days of sunshine per year you can expect Columbia and the surrounding communities to offer an exciting variety of things to do and see. Below are links to some of our favorites.
www.towntheatre.com – The Town Theatre building was constructed in 1924. It is the oldest community theatre building in continuous use in the United States and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Town Theatre has one of the largest auditoriums of any Columbia theatre group. Shows have open auditions, with all community members being encouraged to attend. There is also ample opportunity for members of the community to get involved behind the scenes. The Columbia Stage Society offers opportunity and experience in theatre to its members, many of whom participate not only as actors but as costumers, set and backstage crew, as well as helping in the box office, or as ushers and house managers.
http://palmettobaseball.org – Palmetto Baseball League is one of the best run youth sports league around! Provides a great recreational experience for both players and families. “Growth and Development Through Sportsmanship since 1956.”
http://www.carolinachildrensgarden.org – Carolina Children’s Garden located in northeast Columbia on the Clemson University/Sandhill extension campus. The garden has twelve theme gardens where children explore, play, and learn in a natural environment of birds and butterflies along with storybook characters like Winnie the Pooh and Peter Rabbit.
http://www.icrc.net/saluda-shoals-park – Saluda Shoals Park is an environmentally sensitive riverfront park that invites visitors to experience the treasures of the Saluda River through exceptional educational, recreational and cultural opportunities. Located along the banks of the beautiful Saluda River.
http://www.coloniallifearena.com – The Colonial Life Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Columbia, South Carolina, primarily home to the University of South Carolina men’s and women’s basketball teams. Plenty on non-basketball events scheduled throughout the year>
http://www.gamecocksonline.com/facilities/carolina-stadium.html – Founders Park (Carolina Stadium) is the “crown jewel” among baseball stadiums across the country. The best collegiate only baseball park in the nation.