Things to do in Lexington County.
The Best Of Everything: A Tribute To Tom Petty (concert)
Members of veteran bands Tokyo Joe and The Root Doctors team up at Icehouse Amphitheater (107 W. Main St.) for The Best Of Everything: A Tribute To Tom Petty. Expect to hear hits and classics like “American Girl,” “Free Fallin,’” “Don’t Come Around Here No More” and many more. Showtime is 6 p.m., and tickets are $24. Visit icehouseamphitheater.com for more information.
Drive-In Movie Night
Saluda Shoals Park (5605 Bush River Rd. in Columbia) hosts a Drive-In Movie Night. Join the park for a screening of the massive hit movie “Top Gun: Maverick” and enjoy food from various food trucks on site. Movie time is 6:30 p.m., but the food trucks will begin serving at 5 p.m. Admission is $15 per car. Visit icrc.net for more information.
Maddie Rean (concert)
Local country singer plays local line dancing hub Skyline Club (100 Lee St. in West Columbia). Concert starts at 9 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.), and admission is $7. Find more info at facebook.com/skylineclub803.
Up-and-coming Clemson rock band DAZR performs at Savage Craft Ale Works (430 Center St. in West Columbia). Showtime is 7 p.m., and the show is free to attend. Visit facebook.com/savagecraftaleworks for more information.
Elan Trotman (concert)
Chayz Lounge (607 Meeting St. in West Columbia) and saxophonist and international recording artist Elan Trotman present “A Night Of Motown Classics.” Expect to hear hits and classics by Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, The Temptations and much more. Showtime is 8 p.m., and tickets are $40. Dressy attire is required. Visit chayzlounge.com for more information.
Strawberry Pick & Play
Bring the kids to Clinton Sease Farm (382 Olde Farm Rd.) for the Strawberry Pick & Play event. Your $12 admission includes a wagon ride to the strawberry patch to pick your own berries, a visit with the farm animals, playgrounds, an obstacle course, bubblemania, a jellybean maze, a strawberry activity pack and a strawberry coloring sheet. This event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visit clintonseasefarm.com for more information.
Market at Icehouse
The Town of Lexington’s Market at Icehouse returns for another year starting this week. The opening market for 2023 at the Icehouse Amphitheater (107 W Main St.) promises fresh produce, unique gifts, local vendors, food and live music. More info (including a vendor list) can be found at icehouseamphitheater.com/market. Market runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Brother Jim Hadley (concert)
Banjo-fiddle-mandolin-accordion-and-guitar-playing one-man band Brother Jim Hadley will perform (backed by drummer Ryan Shah on the tabla) will play blues, folk and Americana at Scratch N’ Spin (513 12th St. in West Columbia). The shop (open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.) will have a sale throughout the day. The performance starts at 12:30 p.m. Find more info at facebook.com/scratchnspinofficial.
Enjoy a fun night and help out some “rescued furbabies” at PETSinc’s 2023 Casino Night. The night at the Hilton Garden Inn (110 McSwain Dr. in West Columbia) kicks off at 6 p.m. with food, cocktails and music and continues at 7 p.m. with the opening of the casino tables. Everyone gets $25,000 in “fun bucks” to play, with chips being turned in at the end of the night for chances to win prizes. Tickets are $60 ($100 for two). Find more info at facebook.com/petsinc.
Neon Browne Band (concert)
Head over to the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheatre (109 Alexander Rd. in West Columbia) for another concert in the Rhythm on the River series. Enjoy live music from the Neon Browne Band starting at 6 p.m. and running until 9 p.m. This event is free to attend. Visit cwcchamber.com for more information.
Radio Source (concert)
Wings N’ Ale of Lexington (154 Ellis Ave.) hosts a performance by Columbia’s own party/variety band Radio Source. Enjoy an evening of hits from the ‘80s, ‘90s ‘00s and today starting at 7:45 p.m. This show is free to attend. Visit facebook.com/wingsandaleoflexington for more information.
Krafty Draft Brew Pub (269 Charter Oak Rd.) brings back its familiar festival, featuring 30 breweries and more than 60 draft options. There will also be live music from The Pszenny Project, smoking and relaxation courtesy of Tobacco in Tow Mobile Cigar Lounge, as well as a food truck and a silent auction. The event goes from noon to 4 p.m. and costs $50 to attend (which lets you try all the beers). $10 tickets are available for designated drivers. For more info, head to facebook.com/events/6264402180294128.
The Dales Biergarten Grand Opening
Elsewhere in the county, a new beer bar opens. The Springdale House and Gardens is becoming The Dales Biergarten and Bottle Shop (3150 Platt Springs Rd. in Springdale), and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. will celebrate its grand opening. Food will be provided by The Saucy Vet. Prettier Than Matt will perform from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Find more info at facebook.com/events/5870926149678593.
Civil Remedy (concert)
SC band Civil Remedy performs at Hazelwood Brewing Company (711 E. Main St.). The band will play a mix of Southern country-rock, ‘90s alternative and ‘70s funk starting at 3 p.m. and running until 6 p.m. This event is free to attend. Visit facebook.com/hazelwoodbeer for more information.
Angel Du$t (concert)
All-star alternative band Angel Du$t plays at New Brookland Tavern (122 State St. in West Columbia). The band, which features members of Turnstile and Trapped Under Ice, performs with Life’s Question, Jivebomb and Brass Tongue. Showtime is 7 p.m., and tickets are $15 in advance and $17 at the door. Visit newbrooklandtavern.com for more information.
The Lexington Live concert series continues at Icehouse Amphitheater (107 W. Main St.) with a performance by country band Whiskey Run. Showtime is 6:30 p.m., and the event is free to attend. Visit icehouseamphitheater.com for more information.
Alive After 5
Irmo Community Park (7507 Eastview Dr.) hosts the monthly Alive After 5 concert series at the Magnolia Shelter. This month, the musical guest is singer-songwriter Jeff Lucero, who will perform from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be food trucks and beverages on site. This event is free to attend. Visit townofirmosc.com for more information.
WWE Friday Night Smackdown
Your favorite wrestlers hit Colonial Life Arena (801 Lincoln St. in Columbia) on May 19 for WWE Friday Night Smackdown. WWE stars Roman Reigns, Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens, Rhea Ripley, Braun Strowman, The Usos and Matt Riddle are all scheduled to appear. Showtime is 6:45 p.m., and tickets cost between $23 and $113. Visit coloniallifearena.com for more information.
Kountry Wayne (comedy)
Stand-up comedian Kountry Wayne brings his Help Is on the Way comedy tour to Township Auditorium (1703 Taylor St. in Columbia) on May 19. Showtime is 8 p.m., and tickets cost between $37.50 and $77.50. Visit thetownship.org for more information.
The Tams (concert)
If you’re a beach music fan, you’ll want to head out to the Newberry Opera House (1201 McKibben St.) on May 19 for a show by The Tams. Expect to hear classic hits like “What Kind of Fool,” “Hey, Girl, Don’t Bother Me,” “I’ve Been Hurt” and “Untie Me.” Showtime is 8 p.m., and tickets are $45. Visit newberryoperahouse.com for more information.
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