Daytripper Club Announces Summer Outings

The Daytripper Club announced several Summer 2019 get-togethers and you’re invited! Looking forward to our daytrips to Camden (June) and Sumter (July)! Would you like to go? Please email kathy@gardenermedia.com if you’re interested. These are drive-yourself or carpool trips (no bus). Bring a friend! More here. Getting Acquainted We’re offering a few activities around Greater Columbia…

Day Trip to Lancaster

Start your day of exploration at the Landsford Canal State Park, just 25 minutes outside Lancaster and 65 miles from downtown Columbia. Stretched along the Catawba River on the South Carolina fall line, the park is home to the well-preserved remains of the canal system that made the river commercially navigable from 1820 to 1835.  A flat,…

Bestselling Author to Speak at Lourie Center’s Annual Meeting

The Lourie Center is hosting its Annual Member’s Meeting and Breakfast on Thursday June 27, 9-10:30 am.  They will announce new board members, enjoy a year-end report from their executive director Sandra Owensby and an exciting visit from keynote speaker Ronda Rich! Ronda Rich, best-selling author of the wildly successful What Southern Women Know (That…

Kosher Kafe :: June 17th

Just got a call from a gal in Mount Pleasant, inviting all seniors to the Center for Jewish Life’s Kosher Kafe! Come and enjoy a delicious New York deli-style lunch as you schmooze with new and old friends! Sing along to Jewish and Yiddish oldies with a live band!  Get a carpool together and ride…

Day Trips to the Upstate for Fresh Peaches and Berries

If you treasure the sensation of cool, sweet fruit with peach and strawberry or blueberry flavors in your mouth, consider taking a day trip to the Upstate within the next month. You’ll find a multitude of fruit farms and farm stands, offering beautiful and delicious fruits. If you’d like to download a brochure with the…

Murder Mystery Theatre!

Sans Comic   Join Plates & Plots to solve a murder at a comedy club. It’s Side Splitters Comedy Club’s opening night, but the back-stabbing headliner turns up with an actual knife in her back. Help the punster, the puppet act, and the anxious owner to solve the murder. Three course meal (BYOB) and a…

Harbour Watch :: Lake Living

Do you envision yourselves living in an active community where residents spend time together… playing bridge, bunco and tennis? Fishing, boating, fitness and gardening? Welcome to Harbour Watch! This neighborhood is built on the shores of sparkling Lake Murray in Lexington, South Carolina.  Moor your boat at the community marina or fish from the pier….

Help with Health Care Choices

Confused (again?) by the myriad of choices, or lack thereof, when enrollment time comes around each October? Stay with the same Medicare plan you’ve had, or turn to something new? Supplemental insurance? Drug plans? It can definitely add up to one fat headache. Insure SC can help. It’s an initiative of the Palmetto Project. It’s…

Centennial at Lake Carolina

Do you desire to live near your adult children and grandchildren in Northeast Columbia? Love where you live! We just discovered an exciting new community in Lake Carolina… Centennial. This gorgeous neighborhood of single family homes has been built by McGuinn Hybrid Homes in the heart of amenity-filled Lake Carolina.  These compact, well-appointed homes are…

Daytrip to Newberry

Town Green and Newberry Opera House (photo courtesy of City of Newberry) Newberry South Carolina is a short drive up I-26, and is surprisingly a great way to spend a day.  Surprisingly because it doesn’t get a lot of publicity, and yet has a lot to offer a couple or a group of friends looking…