The Square Dance Saturday Night Club will be offering dance lessons starting May 27. Instructor Bill Salley will be teaching Contra, Line Dances, and Square Dance from 6 – 7:30 pm, on the second and fourth Saturday nights of each month starting May 27. Classes will meet at the PilgrimContinue Reading

The State Museum will be holding an accessibility morning this Saturday, May 13 from 9 – 11am. This program provides free access for families of children, teenagers, young adults and adults who would benefit from a quieter, sensory-friendly and disability-adapted experience at the museum. Guests who are neurodiverse, autistic, orContinue Reading

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has announced the next step in Phase One of the Zoo’s Bridge to the Wild development project. A new, larger habitat for Riverbanks’ Komodo dragons is on the horizon and expected to open in the spring of 2024. Thanks to a bequest by the late Mr.Continue Reading

The Richland County Conservation Commission recently collaborated with the Friends of Harbison State Forest and other agencies to help create an Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant trail and shelter. The Friends of Harbison State Forest hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting at the site for the new Eagle ADA PathwayContinue Reading

The SC Philharmonic held their inaugural Chamber Crawl 5k run/walk on Thursday, May 4 at Saluda Shoals. Starting at 4pm the park was full of avid runners and families out for the exercise and camaraderie. Food and beverages were provided for all that participated along with a concert featuring SCContinue Reading

From XVI World Bass Championship to Bassmaster Elite Series, and Major League Fishing’s Bass Pro Tour – Lake Murray is The Top Fishing Destination Photo Credit: Major League Fishing Columbia, S.C. – Over the last 6 months Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board (CCLMC) has hosted the biggest andContinue Reading

The flock at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has announced its first-ever hatchings of two rare blue-billed curassows. The milestone comes on the heels of Riverbanks receiving the Plume Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Avian Scientific Advisory Group. Riverbanks has long served as a leader in avicultureContinue Reading

By Linda L. Warren, FSO – Public Affairs, Flotilla 12-3 Lake Murray Every year we read or hear about a fisherman who has gone missing on Lake Murray, only to be found hours or days later, sometimes in good shape, sometimes not. A Float Plan is one of the bestContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Fair has announced its annual Spring Fair Food Drive-Through will return April 16 – 22. The week-long food event, featuring a wide variety of traditional fair food and drinks, will launch with a special Walk-In Kickoff Day April 15, and culminate with Movie Nights under theContinue Reading

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will turn 50 April 25, 2024, and is launching a year-long countdown in April amid more zoo baby announcements, news for conservation, and a request for Richland and Lexington County councils to approve a bond in support of Phase Two of its Bridge to the WildContinue Reading