Volunteers are Love in Motion

If you have extra time to give and are interested in assisting our area’s growing population of citizens over the age of 65, consider volunteering with Senior Resources. Senior Resources is a non-profit organization that provides support and services to thousands of seniors in the Midlands area. In 2017 they celebrated 50 years of empowering…

STAY in the Home You Love!

You want to stay in the home you love, but your home is full of limitations. Navigating certain areas has become more difficult due to physical issues. Warmer weather is here and you want to get out and enjoy your yard, porch, deck or pool. AccessNSM can help you make the modifications that will allow you…

Get to Know the Lake!

Interview with President + CEO of the Lake Murray Chamber of Commerce + lake enthusiast, Richard Peterson Most local residents know a little about Lake Murray – that it was created in 1930 to supply electrical power to the area by damming the Saluda River, that it’s beloved by the Purple Martins who nest there,…

Elisabeth Von Trapp

Elisabeth von Trapp, from the family whose story inspired the Sound of Music, will be performing a concert program at Shandon Presbyterian as part of the Arts at Shandon 17th annual series on Friday February 23 at 7:30 pm. This program is free admission and a free will offering will be taken.”Her voice is hauntingly clear and her lyrics…

Valentine’s Day Dance

On Friday February 9, 2018 from 7-10:30 pm, the Lourie Center presents a Valentine’s Dance Concert featuring R & B band Heart ‘n Soul.  This event is open to the public for adults of all ages. Bring your friends, put on yourdancing shoes and get ready to shag, swing and rock to the classic hits of…

8 Week Class :: Broadway Shows

Musical Theater is the greatest distinctly American contribution to the world of theater.  Arnold Bremen takes his class on an entertaining and historical 100-year tour of American Musical Theater with this eight-week series “Another Opening, Another Show: 100 Years of Broadway’s Greatest Musicals”.  From Cole Porter to Rogers and Hammerstein, Florenz Ziegfeld to George M….

Discover Romance in Columbia!

Try these ideas and go to GreatDatesColumbia.com! Ice skating Every year, the City of Columbia transforms Boyd Plaza into a winter wonderland with Main Street ICE! This annual tradition is a great way to have fun in the cold winter months! Opens Thanksgiving Day | 1515 Main Street (corner of Hampton & Main) SC Philharmonic…

Sweet Treats!

Christmas Yule Log Cake Ingredients Cake: 6 eggs 1 box devil’s food chocolate cake mix ½ cup water 2 tbsp vegetable oil powdered sugar baking spray with flour Filling: 1 container whipped vanilla frosting Frosting: 1 container chocolate frosting, plus powdered sugar for decorating Directions Heat oven to 375°. Line bottom only of 15x10x1-inch jelly…

Straight from the pages of Foodie News: Weekday Therapy

Liberty on the Lake Unseasonably warm temperatures (even for Columbia) had the Gardener Media team wanting to experience one last taste of summer for their Weekday Therapy outing. What could be more perfect than a shaded deck, sparkling water and cold drinks? The best place for that is Liberty on the Lake, where the saying goes, “The only…

Welcome to Pendleton, SC!

Take time this fall to visit Pendleton, a small town in northwestern Anderson County known for historic plantation homes and buildings, a busy entertainment district, agricultural museum, and outdoor scenery. The Village Green Pendleton’s Village Green is the downtown public square. It is surrounded by a business area full of shops and restaurants, and is…

Day Trippin’ to Conway, SC!

If your only experience with Conway is as a pass-through on your way to Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand, you’re missing out! Visitors to this historic river town enjoy learning its history and spending time surrounded by its natural beauty. The Waccamaw River, named for the ancient river-dwelling Waccamaw Indians, winds through Conway and…