things to do around Lexington South Carolina
Willie Nelson In Concert Tuesday, Nov 3 7:30p at Koger Center for the Arts, Columbia, SC If you have never seen Willie in concert this is the time. As a songwriter and a performer, Willie Nelson played a vital role in post-rock & roll country music. Although he didn't become a star until the mid-'70s, Nelson spent the '60s writing songs that became hits for stars like Ray Price ("Night Life"), Patsy Cline ("Crazy"), Faron Young ("Hello Walls"), and Billy Walker ("Funny How Time Slips Away") as well as releasing a series of records on Liberty and RCA that earned him a small, but devoted, cult following. During the early '70s, Willie aligned himself with Waylon Jennings and the burgeoning outlaw country movement that made him into a star in 1975.Now and forever.
Dinosaurs : Mesozoic Monsters Friday, Oct 30 10:00a to 5:00p at South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC. Triceratops, Stegosaurus, Allosaurus and other prehistoric monsters come roaring to life in this hands-on learning adventure. Featuring 12 robotic dinosaurs and a full-size T-rex skull, this exhibit explores how these awesome creatures lived and died. Activities include digging for “fossils,” “design a dino” and more.
Autum Splendor show Friday, Oct 30 10:00a to 9:00p at Village Artists, Columbia, SC. The Autumn Splendor show will feature fall themed art works through Nov 15 at Village Artists gallery.
Gore and Folklore tour Friday, Oct 30 7:00p to 8:30pm at SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, Columbia, SC . Come to the Sixth Annual Gore and Folklore Halloween tours for an evening of ghosts, legends and frights! Ghoulish guides will lead participants on a spooky journey with costumed interpretations of unusual and hair-raising tales associated with both the Civil War and World War I. Guests will hear ghostly stories of strange and unusual events, visit a haunted trench and meet many memorable specters along the way.
Spinners Resort Haunted Trail Friday, Oct 30 7:00p to Saturday, Oct 31 12:00a at Spinner's Resort Haunted Trail, Batesburg-Leesville, SC.A terror too big to hold indoors....Do you Dare?... Come walk (or run) the wooded trail with Director James Chapman, and cast from Lander College and LHS. Spinner's Sand Bar open for all performances; includes great food, full bar, coffee, hot chocolate and more. Outdoor footwear is advised. Attraction not recommended for children under 10. Spinners in Lexington.
Lake Murray Community Halloween Carnival Saturday, Oct 31 4:00p to 8:00p at Lake Murray Community Center, Lexington, SC Halloween Carnival- everyone is invited. pony ride, hay ride, chicken stew dinner & corn-dogs with french fries, sweet shop, country store, Bingo & games. Costume contest at 7pm. 1003 St Peter's Rd., Lexington, SC, 29072 (803) 356-4055
Trick Or Treat on Devine Street Downtown Columbia SC Saturday, Oct 31 12:00p to 3:00pat Devine Street, Columbia, SC . Bring your kids for tricking treating with local Devine Street merchants and bring the family for a ghoulish good time.
The BOO House and Corn Maze Harmon Tree Farm Lexington SC, Hay rides , corn maze and the boo house and more open to the public all weekend long. Shop Harmon's Christmas house. 3452 Augusta Highway, Lexington SC 803-359-4454