Stay Here, Play Here: Lexington County events for the week of April 6

Posted 4/5/23

Things to do in Lexingotn County

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Stay Here, Play Here: Lexington County events for the week of April 6


[Update: Several events on this week's calendar have been altered, canceled or postponed by anticipated  inclement weather. Please check that the events are still on before making plans to attend.]

Friday — April 7

Egg-cessible Egg Hunt
Saluda Shoals Park East (6071 St. Andrews Rd. in Columbia) hosts an Egg-cessible Egg Hunt. This Easter egg hunt is for people of all ages with mental and/or physical disabilities. Participants will need to bring their own basket to collect eggs. The hunt begins at 6 p.m. and is free to attend, though registration is required. Visit to register.

Spring Gallery Show
Rob Shaw Gallery (324 State St. in West Columbia) hosts a reception for its month-long show featuring works by Blue Sky, Rebecca Horne, Rob Shaw, George Stone, and Tianova. The event goes from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Visit for more info.

Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats (concert)
Funk-rock and jam-band Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats perform at Steel Hands Brewing (2350 Foreman St. in Cayce). Showtime is 6 p.m., and the band will play until 10 p.m. The show is free to attend. Visit for more information.

Nick Chandler & Delivered (concert)
Bill’s Music Shop & Pickin’ Parlor (710 Meeting St. in West Columbia) presents Nick Chandler & Delivered. Expect hard-driving traditional bluegrass from this western North Carolina group. Showtime is 8 p.m., and admission is a $15 donation. Visit for more information.

Sadie Bass (concert)
The Skyline Club (100 Lee St. in West Columbia) hosts a performance by Sadie Bass. The country singer was a contestant on NBC’s “The Voice.” Doors open at 6 p.m., showtime is 9 p.m. and admission is $7. Visit for more information.

Saturday — April 8

Children’s Easter Egg Hunt
Head over to Clinton Sease Farm (382 Olde Farm Rd.) for a children’s Easter egg hunt. Your ticket includes the egg hunt, a wagon ride, a cow train, bubble mania, playgrounds and obstacle courses, a photo op with the Easter bunny and more. The hunt begins at 9:30 a.m., and admission is $10-$15. Visit for more information.

Irmo Church of God hosts Peep-A-Palooza at Irmo Community Park (7507 Eastview Dr.). The event, which is free to attend, starts at 10 a.m. and promises fun, games prizes and a big egg hunt. In the event of rain, the event will move inside at the church (10215 Broad River Rd.). Find out more at

Civil Remedy (concert)
Lexington country-rock band Civil Remedy plays at Wings N’ Ale (154 Ellis Ave.). The band performs starting at 8 p.m., and the show is free to attend. Visit for more information.

Marcus Adams (concert)
Saxophonist Marcus Adams and Chayz Lounge (607 Meeting St. in West Columbia) present “A Night of Sax & Smooth Soul.” Expect to hear hits and classics by Al Green, Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Bill Withers and Earth, Wind & Fire, along with Adams’ own chart-topping originals. Showtime is 8 p.m., and tickets are $30. Dressy attire is required. Visit for more information.

Sunday — April 9

Easter at the Ballpark
The Lexington County Blowfish and Lexington Baptist Church team up once again for outdoor Easter at the Ballpark services at 9 and 11 a.m., with space for thousands. More information can be found at

Monday — April 10

Lexington Police Golf Tournament
Golden Hills Golf & Country Club (100 Scotland Dr.) hosts the annual Lexington Police Golf Tournament. Proceeds from the tournament will be given to the Lexington Police Department Foundation, which supports officers and community focused programs. A maximum of 25 four-player teams will be able to participate. Call Officer William Norris at (803) 359-6260 or email for more information.

Wednesday — April 12

Escuela Grind (concert)
Hardcore metal band Escuela Grind performs at New Brookland Tavern (122 State St. in West Columbia). The band delivers “politically charged lyrics inspired by modern anxieties, unrest, and the roots of hardcore.” It’s joined at this show by Bonginator, Bathe and Slugcrust. Showtime is 7 p.m., and tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Visit for more information.

Thursday — April 13

Midlands Plant and Flower Sale
Head over to the State Farmers Market (3483 Charleston Hwy.) for the Midlands Plant & Flower Sale. Shop for spring plants and flowers, gardening equipment, décor, seasonal produce and more. The sale runs from April 13 to 16 and is free to attend. Visit for more information.

Hijacked (concert)
The Lexington Live concert series rolls on at Icehouse Amphitheater (107 W. Main St.) with a performance by Hijacked, a high-energy ‘80s cover band that strives to recreate your favorite music from that time as accurately as possible. Showtime is 6:30 p.m., and the show is free to attend. Visit for more information.

Colton Beasley Duo (concert)
The Colton Beasley Duo performs at O’Hara’s Public House (131 E. Main St.). Beasley and company will play a wide variety of cover tunes and original music starting at 8 p.m. The show is free to attend. Visit for more information.

Across the County Line

Katt Williams (comedy)
R-rated standup comedian and actor Katt Williams visits the Colonial Life Arena (801 Lincoln St. in Columbia) on April as part of the 2023 & Me tour. Showtime is 8 p.m., and tickets cost between $62 and $253. Visit for more information.

2023 Spring Plant Sale
Looking to spruce up your garden for spring? Visit the lush gardens of the Hampton-Preston Mansion (1615 Blanding St. in Columbia) for the 2023 Spring Plant Sale on April 7: “One of two plant sales Historic Columbia holds every year; attendees will be able to purchase and learn about a wide array of plants propagated from the Living Collections across all of our historic sites. From herbaceous plants and woody perennials to evergreen plants, all of the selections that will be offered are integral to the stories we tell on our sites, and most are either rare or not offered elsewhere.” The sale will run from 3 to 6 p.m. and is free to attend. Visit for more information.

Family Flow Yoga
Head over to the Columbia Museum of Art (1515 Main St.) April 8 for Family Flow Yoga. This family-friendly yoga session is taught by Panna Chauhan of Buddha Belly Kids, a kid-friendly yoga organization that teaches mindfulness and foundational healthy yoga habits. Mats and props provided, but guests are welcome to bring their own. Appropriate for all skill levels, and for ages 5 and up. Family Flow Yoga runs from 9 to 10 a.m., and admission is $40 per family, $32 for members. Visit for more information.

Market at Richland Library
The Market at Richland Library (1431 Assembly St. in Columbia) returns on April 12. You’ll find farmers, bakers, artists, creators and local authors all in one place. Come shop to get fresh produce, meet your new favorite author or pick out an interesting piece of art. The market runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is free to attend. Visit for more information.

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