Things to do in Lexington County
Hall of Horrors
In the mood for a bit of pre-Halloween fright? Head over to 1153 Walter Price Rd. in Cayce for the Hall of Horrors. Have some fun chills and scares from some of the best fright-night performers around, and contribute to a good cause as all proceeds from the Hall of Horrors go to local charities, notably the SC Jaycee Camp Hope, a camp experience designed for children and adults with learning disabilities and special needs. Open select dates through Oct. 31. Admission is $15. Visit hallofhorrors.org for more information.
Stutman Hollow Haunted Attraction
Among the many local places to look for scares in October is the Stutman Hollow Haunted Trail (213 Stutman Rd. in Leesville). “Nestled in the dark woods of Stutman Hollow is a fear of the unknown. A family moved out to Stutman Road where their son had always wanted to do a haunted trail. Little did he know that something was a little different about this special place that he chose to build his haunted trail.” Admission is $15. Open select dates through Oct. 28. Visit stutmanhollow.com for more information.
If you’re ready for Halloween thrills, then head to Clinton Sease Farm (382 Olde Farm Rd.) for the Deceased Farm haunted attraction. Take a self-guided spooky tour of 6 terrifying buildings, three outdoor zones and creepy corn fields. This event is for adults and for children over 12. General admission tickets are $25, but there is a fast-past option available for $40 and VIP admission is $65. Open select dates through Oct. 31. Visit deceasedfarm.com for more information.
Tokyo Joe (concert)
Veteran Columbia band Tokyo Joe and the Icehouse Amphitheater (107 W. Main St.) present their 3rd Annual Breast Cancer Research Fundraiser. Tokyo Joe plays with Prettier Than Matt and The Root Doctors, and the show is all for a good cause. Showtime is 6 p.m., and admission is $35. Visit icehouseamphitheater.com for more information.
Bring the kids to Clinton Sease Farm (382 Olde Farm Rd.) and have a fun afternoon in the pumpkin patch. Select the perfect pumpkin for jack-o-lanterns, pie or fall décor, and enjoy a lovely day outdoors on the farm. The pumpkin patch is open from 6 to 8 p.m., and admission is $3. Children 2 and under get in free. Visit clintonseasefarm.com for more information.
Phil Urban (concert)
The West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater (109 Alexander Rd.) concludes the fall edition of the Rhythm on the River concert series with a performance from Phil Urban. Urban will pay tribute to Elvis Presley and run through some classic hits by other artists starting at 6 p.m. The dance group Goins Dancing performs at intermission. This event is sponsored by the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber. The event is free to attend. Visit cwcchamber.com for more information.
Haunted History Tour
If you’re looking to learn a little something while enjoying some pre-Halloween chills, the Lexington County Museum (231 Fox St.) has the event for you. The museum’s 16th annual Haunted History Tour features ghoulish guides leading guests on a spooky tour of the museum property. Visitors will hear ghostly stories, including strange and unusual events in Lexington County’s history. You’ll also learn about strange remedies in the 19th century and meet memorable specters and ghosts along the way. The Haunted History Tour runs from 7 to 10 p.m., and admission costs between $3 and $6. Visit lexingtoncountymuseum.org for more information.
The South Congaree Arena (395 Oak St.) hosts a Halloween Spectacular. Dress yourselves and the kids up and head over for an evening of ghoulish thrills and yummy candy. This event is free to attend and runs from 6 to 9 p.m. Visit kiddingaroundgreenville.com/event/halloween-spooktacular for more information.
Join The FARM 1780 (1127 Corley Mill Rd.) as it presents the final night of its pumpkin patch. Bring the kids and enjoy some Halloween fun on the farm with an array of activities for the whole family. Your $10 parking fee includes all activities, and the pumpkin patch is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit thefarm1780.com for more information.
SC Jazz Masterworks Ensemble
If you’re a fan of legendary soul music artist Stevie Wonder, the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College (7300 College St. in Irmo) has the event for you — “Overjoyed: The Music of Stevie Wonder.” Join the SC Jazz Masterworks Ensemble for an evening of cherished classics like “I Just Called To Say I Love You,” “Superstition” “Living For The City” and many more. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., and admission is $25-$50. Visit harbisontheatre.org for more information.
The Icehouse Amphitheater (107 W. Main St.) presents a great opportunity for you and your four-legged friends to celebrate. The Woofstock event is pet-friendly, features live music from Killer Beez and food from Diablo’s Southwest Grill of Lexington, Cheese and Thank You, and Synchronicity Sweets, and proceeds go to the HSPCA. Woofstock kicks off at 1 p.m. and runs until 6 p.m. Admission costs between $15 and $20. Visit humanesc.org/Woofstock for more information.
Trunk or Treat
Irmo Community Park (7507 Eastview Dr.) rings in Halloween right a Trunk Or Treat event. Get the kids dressed up and bring them by for decorated car trunks full of treats and enter them into the costume contest. Trunk Or Treat runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and is free to attend. Visit facebook.com/thetownofIrmo for more information.
Craftsmen’s Classic Art & Craft Festival
The SC State Fairgrounds (1200 Rosewood Dr. in Columbia) presents their annual Craftsmen’s Classic Art & Craft Festival Oct. 27 (10 a.m.-8 p.m.), 28 (10 a.m.-6 p.m.) and 29 (11 a.m.-5 p.m.). Check out the work of numerous American artists and craftspeople, with demonstrations throughout the weekend. A range of styles and budgets are on display, from traditional to contemporary. The festival is free to attend. Visit gilmoreshows.com for more information.
Pumpkin Patch Farm Festival
Sylvan Farm & Market (182 Ridge Spring Hwy. in Saluda) hosts their Pumpkin Patch Farm Festival on Oct. 27. Take a hayride with the kids, let the tractor pull you around the farm and take home your very own perfect pumpkin. The festival runs from 4 to 8 p.m. and admission costs between $12 and $15. Visit sylvanfarm.org for more information.
Blythewood Fall Festival Rodeo
The Blythewood Fall Festival Rodeo kicks off Oct. 27 at 10344 Wilson Blvd. Current and past world champions compete alongside many other nationally ranked riders offering competitions across 8 rodeo events. There will also be between-rides arena entertainment and a wide selection of food and drinks available. The rodeo begins at 5 p.m., and admission costs between $10 and $16. Visit blythewoodrodeo.com for more information.
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