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Dec 17 - Jun 04

Charleston

America’s First Museum: 250 Years of Collecting, Preserving and Educating, Part 1

Commemorating two and a half centuries since its founding and spanning nearly 4.6 billion years of history, we are pleased to present America’s First Museum: 250 Years of Collecting, Preserving, and Educating [1] in the Historic Textiles Gallery. This year-long exhibit will feature a wide array of...

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Dec 17

Riders in the Sky

What began as a celebration of classic Western Music and an evening of hilarity has become a career, and that career has become a legend, one which, 40 years on, shows no signs of stopping or even slowing down much. Award-winning harmonies, wacky Western wit, and high-yodeling adventures that is the...

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Dec 18

Columbia

Candlelight Carols

Please join us for CANDLELIGHT CAROLS: Sunday, December 18, 4:00 PM

Trinity Cathedral Choir

With favorite carols for all to sing

Free and open to all ages; a festive reception follows

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Dec 31 - Jan 01

Columbia

New Years Eve Party Thru The Decades

End 2022 in style at the Chayz Lounge 5th Annual New Year's Eve Party Thru The Decades event with live music by The TreKing Band.

This band will have you up & grooving to the hottest hits from the 70s, 80s & 90s til the drops. You’ll enjoy the songs of KC & The Sunshine Band, Gloria Gaynor...

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Jan 06

Charleston

Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History, or Jessie Peragine, Natural History Curatorial Assistant, on Fridays from 3:30 – 4:30 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab.

They will be on hand to share projects currently being worked on and to help identify your fossil finds.

FREE...

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Jan 12

Charleston

250th Anniversary Commemoration of America’s First Museum, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Anthea M. Hartig, director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

On January 12, 1773, members of the Charleston Library Society founded America’s first museum, which would evolve to become The Charleston Museum we know today.  Although established to examine the “natural history” of South Carolina, its focus soon took on a more cosmopolitan nature and its...

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Jan 13

Charleston

Nighttime at the Museum 21+

Celebrate The Charleston Museum’s 250th birthday with an evening of adventure at Nighttime at the Museum, the adult version.

Explore the galleries after-hours and discover the spicier side of the Museum’s collections. Curators and special guests will be stationed throughout the galleries...

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Jan 14

Charleston

The Charleston Museum Hosts its 250th Birthday Party January 14th

The Charleston Museum is celebrating a big birthday in January! Celebrate The Charleston Museum’s 250th birthday with historical fun for the whole family! Discover special displays and surprises as you explore the Museum with an exclusive birthday themed scavenger hunt, and enjoy Museum history...

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Jan 14

Charleston

The Charleston Museum’s 250th Birthday Party!

Celebrate The Charleston Museum’s 250th birthday with historical fun for the whole family!

In honor of this momentous anniversary, children 12 and under are FREE with a paid adult.

Discover special displays and surprises as you explore the Museum with an exclusive birthday themed scavenger...

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Jan 29

Columbia

Madama Butterfly

The Palmetto Opera presents the opera Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini.

On Sunday, January 29, 2023 at 3:00 pm, The Palmetto Opera brings their full-scale production of the grand opera Madama Butterfly to the Koger Center for the Arts featuring an international cast.

One of the best loved...