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Lights Before Christmas Where: Riverbanks Zoo &Garden When: Nov. 17 to Dec. 30; 5–9 p.m.
SC Oyster Festival Where: Robert Mills House and Gardens When: Sunday, Nov. 18; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission: $5 Website: SCOysterFest.com Oyster season is in full swing! In South Carolina, there’s only one way to celebrate: the 21st annual SCOyster Festival! Bring your appetite to enjoy oyster shooters, fried oysters, oyster gumbo, steamed oysters, and more! In addition to all the mouthwatering mollusks, there will be live music, arts and crafts, vendors, and
Sustainable Holiday Market Where: 701 Center for Contemporary Art When: Monday, Nov. 26; 4:30–8:30 p.m. Admission: $5 for adults, and free for children under 16 Website: SustainableMidlands.org/ holidaymarket Get ready for a different kind of holiday market. Sustainable Midlands presents a celebration of local artisans and unique creations. While you search for the perfect, one-of-a-kind gift, enjoy live music, great food from local chefs, and a seasonal drink at the wine bar. Start your holiday shopping by supporting the local artists who help make Columbia incredible.
Admission: $12 for adults, and $10 for kids Website: Riverbanks.org/events/lights- before-christmas.shtml Riverbanks Zoo & Garden lights up the night this holiday season. Stroll with your family through colorful paths lit with 1 million bright lights, enjoy animated displays, and sip hot chocolate. While most zoo residents will be sound asleep, you may still be able to spot some night owls and other nocturnal animals as you enjoy the light displays at Columbia’s longest-running holiday tradition. Keep in mind that this event will be closed for the holidays on Nov. 22 and Dec. 24–25.
fun games for the whole family. Don’t forget your oyster knives!
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