Photo by Josh Thompson
APRIL 20-23 IN DOWNTOWN COLUMBIA
Indie Grits, The Nickelodeon Theater’s premier arts festival, presents Visiones, a collection of Latino inspired art and culture. Gallery exhibits, film screenings, live music and food trucks will pepper downtown Columbia from April 20-23. Enjoy live music at the opening night block party and relax with a Sunday BBQ after the chaotic schedule of events. Ticket prices to shows and workshops vary, so visit www.indiegrits.com for more details.
GREATER COLUMBIA RECORD FAIR
APRIL 30 NOON–5 P.M. @ COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART
The 10th Annual Greater Columbia Record Fair is set for April 30 at the Columbia Museum of Art. Record vendors from across the East Coast will offer thousands of vinyls—new and old, classic and indie. There will be a pop-up beer garden, live music and an after party at The Whig. Admission is free and the event is from noon to 5 p.m.
MOONLIGHT CEMETERY/SECRETS FROM THE GRAVE TOURS
ALL SUMMER AT ELMWOOD CEMETERY
Join Historic Columbia in Elmwood Cemetery after-sundown and explore the creepy recesses and inhabitants of the cemetery. An earlier tour, Secrets From The Grave, begins before nightfall. Tours are held on the second Thursday of each month starting in April. Tickets are $8-12.
TOTAL ECLIPSE WEEKEND COLUMBIA
Columbia is gearing up for its front-row seat to a rare astronomical phenomenon. All weekend, events around town will focus on the upcoming eclipse and cater to the masses of spectators that will be in attendance. A series of “Eclipse Plays” from renowned South Carolinian playwrights sponsored by The Jasper Project will help fill the time you’re not staring up at the sky. Visit www.totaleclipsecolumbiasc.com for a complete list of events.