Stay Here, Play Here: Things to do in Lexington County for the week of March 28

Posted 3/27/24

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Stay Here, Play Here: Things to do in Lexington County for the week of March 28


Friday – March 29

Children’s Easter Egg Hunt

Grab the kids and head over to Clinton Sease Farms (382 Olde Farm Rd.) for their Children’s Easter Egg Hunt. In addition to the hunt, your ticket includes a wagon ride, a cow train, BubbleMania, playgrounds and obstacle courses, photo ops with the Easter bunny, and more. This event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and admission is $10 for ages 4 to adult, and $15 for ages 2-3. Visit for more information. 

Zombo (concert)

Savage Craft Ale Works (430 Center St. in West Columbia) hosts a performance by the Aiken, SC rockers Zombo. Enjoy the band’s mix of classic ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s rock from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. This show is free to attend. Visit for more information. 

Jarred Armstrong (concert)

Chayz Lounge (607 Meeting St. in West Columbia) and singer/saxophonist Jarred Armstrong present “A Night of Sax. Soul & Rhythmic Grooves.” Armstrong plays his soul-jazz fusion on hits and classics by Kem, Brian McKnight, Maxwell, Bill Withers, the Gap Band and many more. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and showtime is 8 p.m. Admission is $32. Dressy attire is required. Visit for more information. 

Saturday – March 30

MTC Showoff 2024

The Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College (7300 College St.) takes a break from their performance schedule to pay tribute to their own talented folks. The MTC Showoff 2024 event features Midlands Technical College students, faculty, staff, and alumni as they compete for the title of “Biggest Showoff.” All final contestants will perform on stage and compete for the $1,000 first-place title. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $20. Visit for more information. 

The Boondock Boys (concert)

Bill’s Music Shop & Pickin’ Parlor (710 Meeting St. in West Columbia) typically features acoustic bluegrass or gospel in their weekend shows, but this time they’re doing something a little different. Southern rockers The Boondock Boys play starting at 8pm and running until 9 p.m. Admission is a $10 donation. Visit for more information. 

Riverwalk Rabbit Run

The Greater CWC Cares Foundation presents the inaugural Riverwalk Rabbit Run 5K. Meet up at Stone River (121 Alexander Rd. in West Columbia) and take a scenic journey along the Congaree River and through the avenues of Cayce-West Columbia and enjoy an Easter egg hunt with the kids after the run. Check in at Stone River begins at 9 a.m. Preregistration is required. Visit to register and get more information. 

Monday – April 1

Wine Tasting

The Riverbanks Zoo & Garden (500 Wildlife Pkwy.) hosts a wine tasting. Guests are in for an evening of elegance and exploration as they sample hand-selected wines and light bites. For those who prefer hops to grapes, an assortment of craft brews can be sampled in the Beer Garden. This event runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and tickets are $100 for the general public and $80 for zoo members. Visit for more information. 

Wednesday – April 3

Open Mic Benefit Show (concert)

Steel Hands Brewing puts on a show of local talent for a worthy cause with their Open Mic Night, benefitting LLS, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Steel Hands will donate $1 to the organization for every pint poured from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., singer Shiloh Woods performs a song she wrote specifically for the event, and Kendra Scott is on hand selling a special line of jewelry to benefit the LLS. This event is free to attend. Visit for more information. 

Thursday – April 4 

Prettier Than Matt (concert)

The Icehouse Live 2024 concert series at the Icehouse Amphitheater (107 W. Main St.) rolls on with a performance from Prettier Than Matt. The popular local pop-rock duo starts at 6:30 p.m., and the show, sponsored by the Lexington Medical Center, is free to attend. Visit for more information.

Amber & Otto (concert)

Wings N’ Ale of Lexington (154 Ellis Ave.) welcomes Amber and Otto. The acoustic duo will play a mix of hits and classics from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This show is free to attend. Visit for more information. 

Tartan Day Festival

The Historic Columbia Speedway (2001 Charleston Hwy. in Cayce) hosts the Tartan Day South Festival Highland Games & Celtic Festival from April 4th through April 7th. Tartan Day South pays tribute to Celtic culture and heritage within South Carolina’s Midlands area. It highlights the traditions of Ireland, Scotland, and England from the United Kingdom. The event aims to support the non-profit River Alliance, dedicated to both connecting people with the area’s rivers and safeguarding these vital waterways. The festival kicks off at 7 p.m. on Friday evening. Admission prices range between $10 and $25. Visit for more information. 

Across The County Line:

Garrison Keillor (concert)

Former NPR Prairie Home Companion host, raconteur, comedian and singer Garrison Keillor performs at the Newberry Opera House (1201 McKibben St.) on Friday, March 29th. His show, “Garrison Keillor Tonight,” is an evening of stand-up, storytelling, song and poetry. Showtime is 8 p.m. Visit for more information.

“We Them Ones” Comedy Tour

Colonial Life Arena (801 Lincoln St.) hosts a stop the uproarious “We Them Ones” comedy tour on Friday, March 29th. Get ready to laugh as host Mike Epps brings DC Young Fly, Chico Bean, Karlous Miller, Lil Duval, Mojo Brookzz and Money Bag Mafia to the Arena stage. Showtime is 8 p.m. and tickets cost between $69 and $126. Visit for more information. 

REO Speedwagon (concert)

The Township Auditorium (1703 Taylor St. in Columbia) welcomes multi-platinum selling classic rock band REO Speedwagon on Saturday, March 30th. After an opening set from Levon, REO will take the stage to play all their beloved hits, including all of their biggest album, 1980’s Hi Infidelity. Doors open at 6 p.m., showtime is 7 p.m. and tickets cost between $39.50 and $169. Visit for more information. 

Aiken County Farmer’s Market

Whether you need to pick up some fresh food or you simply like shopping local, the Aiken County Farmer’s Market (115 Williamsburg St.) is the perfect spot. Shop for locally produced fresh produce, baked goods, meat, honey, and dairy products, along with handmade crafts. The market runs from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 30th, and it’s free to attend. Visit for more information.

The Fallen Dreams (concert)

New Brookland Tavern (632 Harden St. in Columbia) hosts a performance by the Lansing, MI hard rockers For The Fallen Dreams on Thursday, April 4th. The band plays their punishing metalcore music starting at 6:30 p.m., including material from their most recent, self-titled album. Admission is $16. Visit for more information. 


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