For current information on what's going on in Columbia, check out these resources:

Columbia's alternative weekly lists all current happenings, restaurants and bar/club info:

Online newsletter of top ten things to do each week, by neighborhood: Also includes restaurant links by type.

The State newspaper events calendar:

Find events at South Carolina's largest arena:

The smaller Koger Center features music, ballet, theatre and more:

The Township auditorium

Events at the University of South Carolina:

You'll find alternative films at the Nickelodeon Theatre:

For local theatre productions, visit 

  • Chapin Community Theatre
  • Columbia Children's Theatre
  • Columbia Marionette Theatre
  • Patchwork Playhouse
  • South Carolina Shakespeare Company
  • Town Theatre
  • Trustus Theatre
  • Village Square Theatre - Lexington County Arts Association
  • Workshop Theatre