Tuesday, February 28, 2012

8th Annual Lake Carolina Oyster Roast

If you like oysters, barbeque, and live music, join us for the 8th Annual Oyster Roast coming up this Saturday, March 3, 2012. Lake Carolina will host this exciting event in support of Children's Charities of the Midlands. This year's roast will take place at the beautiful, newly constructed Lake House at Lake Carolina. Guests will enjoy an expansive lawn and patio area, beach access, and a gorgeous open air building. The panoramic view of the lake is stunning from both indoors and out! Take a glance at the event details below and get your tickets today!

Photo of Lake Carolina Oyster Roast in Columbia South Carolina8th Annual Oyster Roast
March 3, 2012 from 4PM - 7PM
Lake House at Lake Carolina
100 Lake Carolina Boulevard
Columbia, South Carolina


Lake Carolina invites you, your friends, and your family to join them for a spectacular evening of live music, delicious food, and incredible views! The Coconut Groove Band will be providing live musical entertainment while guests feast on fresh local oysters steamed to perfection, finger licking good southern barbeque, and refreshing beverages. Bring along a glove and shucking knife to dig into the oyster buckets. Extra knives and hand towels will be provided by Lake Carolina! Guests are encouraged to bring lounge chairs and blankets for relaxing in the sunshine. Outside coolers are also welcomed at this event.

The 8th Annual Oyster Roast will be held in support of Children's Charities of the Midlands. This organization is dedicated to promoting charitable endeavors that are committed to improving the health, welfare and education of South Carolina's youth. Join us for delicious food and great memories with friends and family to help support this wonderful cause!

Ticket Information:All You Can Eat Pass
$40 at the door | $35.00 in advance
Single Serving Ticket(One bucket of oysters OR one plate of barbeque + sides)
$20 at the door | $15 in advance
Children 12 and Under
(One small plate)
$5.00 at the door or in advance

Guests can purchase tickets in advance and find additional information on the Lake Carolina website. Guests are encouraged to follow along with their Facebook and Twitter communities for Event Promotions, Giveaways, and Highlights. We hope to see everyone at this spectacular Columbia event

Danielle Snyder
Columbia SC Events

Monday, February 13, 2012

2012 CAPS Soccer Clinic

Children's Chance is a nonprofit organization established in 1996 to assist children with cancer and their families in South Carolina with non medical needs. They are the only statewide organization that offers programs that focus completely on non medical assistance for the entire family during a child's cancer treatment and recovery, making them a unique organization. Coming up this February 2012, we have the opportunity to help out and support these families in need while participating in an exciting special event taking place right here in Columbia, South Carolina. Check out this wonderful opportunity to support this great cause and plan ahead to attend this spectacular event!

Photo of Children's Chance South Carolina Logo

CAPS Soccer Clinic
February 25, 2012
University of South Carolina
Outdoor Soccer Stadium
Stone Stadium at 1300 Whaley Street

CAPS Soccer Clinic is hosted by the YMCA Columbia United and the USC Men's Soccer Team and Coaches. This special soccer clinic is designed for both children and their parents! Participants have the chance to learn soccer from the University of South Carolina Varsity Team and Coaches. Proceeds from this event benefit Children's Chance. The cost is only $35.00 per child and additional siblings can participate for only $25.00 each.

This spectacular event is fun for the entire family and it benefits a really great cause. Visit the Children's Chance website for additional details about this February event and other fundraisers held throughout the year. There is a registration form available online. For additional information, you can call 803-254-5996.

Photo of Children's Chance Mascot Zig the Pig
Keep an eye out for Zig the Pig at this special event! Zig the Pig is the lovable Zebra striped Pig who serves as the ambassador for Children's Chance. Zig is an advocate for children with cancer and visits schools, businesses, and community events to raise awareness and funds to help his kids.

We hope that you will join us in Columbia for this special Children's Chance event. This event is coming up right around the corner on February 25, 2012, so mark your calendar today!

We hope to see you there!

Danielle Snyder
Columbia SC Events

Photo of Children's Chance Columbia South Carolina Event

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Columbia South Carolina Valentine's Day Celebrations

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and we want to help you plan the perfect celebration for you and your loved one! Take a glance at these special holiday events and romantic escapes and begin planning for Valentine's Day 2012!

Columbia South Carolina Valentine's Day Events:
Top of Carolina - An Extraordinary Dining Experience
Enjoy a Valentine's Day Meal at one of the most romantic places in Columbia:
February 10, 2012 - Cupid's BBQ Buffet from 11:30AM - 1:30PM
February 12, 2012 - Sweetheart Brunch from 10:30AM - 1:30PM
February 14, 2012 - Valentine's Day Dinner Buffet

18th Floor of Capstone House
900 Barnwell Street
Reservations Recommended
803-777-7919 / 803-777-0848

Valentine's Day Paddle

February 12, 2012 from 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Join Get Your Gear On for a romantic Valentine's Day Congaree River paddle. Bring someone special on the Congaree River and enjoy wonderful views and wildlife. Placid stretches of river alternate with scenic views of nature and town. Don't miss this unique and romantic venture. Call Get Your Gear On today for more information! 803-799-0999

Romantic Escapes Along the Southeast Coast:

Wilmington, North Carolina Romantic Getaway

The Holiday Inn Wilmington is offering a special Night to Remember romance package that includes a bottle of champagne, a box of chocolates, and breakfast for two! Tour this gorgeous city along the North Carolina Coast and enjoy comfortable hotel accommodations at one of Wilmington's finest hotels. Visit their website for additional information and call them today to book your romantic getaway package.

Charleston, South Carolina Romantic Getaway
Enjoy a weekend escape in Charleston, South Carolina. Tour this historic city in a horse-drawn carriage, enjoy incredible scenic views along the Carolina Coast, and dine at an intimate Charleston restaurant to celebrate Valentine's Day 2012.

Savannah, Georgia Romantic Getaway

Celebrate Valentine's Day 2012 with champagne, chocolates, and breakfast for two at the Best Western Savannah Gateway Hotel. Explore this historic, romantic city along the Georgia Coast and escape from reality to celebrate this special holiday with your loved one. Visit the Best Western Savannah Gateway hotel website for details on their Romantic Getaway Package and call today to make your reservation!

We hope that everyone has a wonderful time celebrating Valentine's Day this February 2012. Tell us how YOU will be spending this special holiday with your loved one! If you are attending a special Valentine's Day event in Columbia, South Carolina that is not listed on our website, please let us know so that we can share your event details!

Happy Valentine's Day!

Danielle Snyder
Columbia SC Events