Shaggin’ Thursdays at The Woody

Thursdays at The Woody in the Vista Join in the fun at Shaggin’ Thursdays at The Woody in the Vista! They rotate some of the best Shag DJ’s in the state to play all your favorite Shag tunes every Thursday night. So if you love to Shag or have ever wanted to learn, Thursdays at…

South Carolina’s Health Improving

BY ROBERT LONDON, guest columnist South Carolina received some good news lately. Children’s health is improving, and our state has yet again moved up in a national ranking of childhood well-being – hitting a new high. The 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book ranked South Carolina 38th for overall children’s well- being — the fifth consecutive year…

Stay Glassie!

Glassie Ladies in West Columbia is more than a showroom for glass art and purveyor of glass and glass supplies; it’s also a studio, where Stained Glass Artist Pat Formo Stone conducts her Stained, Mosaic and Fused Glass classes each week. Her manager, Jan Key, also teaches each class and is their resident Fused Glass expert! What’s…

Advertise on FunAfterFifty.net

Would you like to reach the active over 50 adult in the Greater Columbia South Carolina with your marketing message? We can help. To discuss your advertising goals and talk over what FunAfterFifty.net offers you, as well as Gardener Media’s other marketing options, please contact: Kathy Gardener, Publisher 803-798-6960 Ext. 13 office 803-466-8454 Mobile or…

In Your Garden: The Scoop on Bird Feeders

Bird feeders offer the best way to turn your own backyard into a mini oasis for the wild birds in your area. They’re usually filled with a variety of seeds to suit the different species of our feathered friends. The most popular types of seed include millet, safflower, sunflower, and thistle. Apart from satisfying the…

There’s Lots to Do at The SC State Farmer’s Market!

// Fresh Edibles // The South Carolina Department of Agriculture works hard to promote the business of feeding us. The agency aids farmers in many aspects of food production and marketing, and the State Farmers Market on US Highway 321 in West Columbia is a big marketing tool for South Carolina’s small farmer. Depending on…

Daytrippin’: Aiken, SC

Many people, when they think of Aiken, tend to think horse country. While it’s true that Aiken hosts world-class equestrian events and is home to several thoroughbred champions, there is much more to be discovered in this quaint southern city, named Best Southern Small Town in 2018 by Southern Living Magazine. Aiken Trolley Tours: Experience…

Live Life Without Limit

Has navigating certain areas of your home become difficult due to mobility issues? The folks at AccessNSM can help you make the modifications needed to allow you to enjoy your home in its entirety. AccessNSM is a division of National Seating & Mobility, and the fastest growing accessibility company in the nation. For 30 years,…

Super Cool: Adventures with Grandkids

Sweet Spots! Spoil them with a trip to these favorite local candy shops! The Peanut Man Candy & Nut Co. has three locations in Columbia – downtown in The Vista, Ballentine/Irmo, and Village at Sandhill (Fernandina Rd. coming soon), so wherever you and the grandkids happen to be, you can stop in for chocolate, popcorn,…