Quality Inn Harbison Area
499 Piney Grove Rd.
Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: (803) 798-0500
Fax: (803) 772-9556
South Carolina's longest running professional touring childrens' theater, The Patchwork Players is a nationally known children's theater company founded by Genie Eaker in 1980. Offering classic children's literature brought to the stage by Catherine Eaker, these productions feature live adult professional actors and child-sized puppets to delight your young audiences. Available to tour schools, pre-schools and kindergartens, arts centers, churches and libraries - no stage needed.
One of South Carolina's premiere children's theatre, this fun and entertaining puppet theater features puppets ranging from 12 inches to five feet appearing on the 30 foot stage. Performances are every Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., and the third Monday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
A must-visit space for live music in West Columbia, Conundrum Music Hall is a space that is simply dedicated to music. Located in downtown, this music venue features an intimate concert hall, with a capacity for 99 persons, and which is equipped with excellent sound and light systems. There's also a good selection of beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks, as well as snacks, so you need not leave this haven for music. see the website or call to know more.
This beautiful structure is a historic residential building located in downtown Columbia. It was built between 1890–1900 and has a mixture of architectural styles. The house belonged to Modjeska Monteith Simkins, who played a crucial role in the Civil Rights Movement. She stayed here from the 1930's untill her death. The house does not have any tours that could let you peep into the activists's life, but it available for visits and group meetings. A reservation has to be done prior to your visit.
Nestled in Congaree Vista, Trustus Theatre is an acclaimed theater. It features two intimate performance spaces - Thigpen Mainstage Theatre which can accommodate 134 people and Richard and Debbie Cohn Side Door Theatre which seats 50. They host engaging plays from Broadway and otherwise. Enjoy their acts on swivelling rocking chairs with popcorn and your favored drink.
House of Peace Synagogue is located at Columbia, South Carolina. It is a former synagogue of the Beth Shalom Congregation and the building was used for the Big Apple Club, which was an African-American night club. The building is a two-story, wooden building with a metal gabled roof. It was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on August 28, 1979.
Enjoy a wide range of music from this professional philharmonic company that features distinguished internally renowned and locally based soloists.
Township Auditorium is not only a place for concerts, plays, ballets, and other events, but also for business conventions and wedding receptions, which are hosted in the Green Room. Seating 3200 guests, the venue has played host to Willie Nelson, Steve Harvey and other world-famous performers. Cameras and laser pointers are prohibited inside, and smoking is strictly forbidden. Call for tickets or visit the website for updates.
Home of the Carolina Gamecocks, this football stadium is one of the top ten largest stadiums in the country and has a seating capacity of 82,500. Along with a variety of sporting events, this stadium is also used for large concerts and the filming of major motion pictures.
The Thomas Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home is located at Columbia, South Carolina. It was was of the childhood homes of Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States. This house was built in the year 1872 in the cottage style of architecture. The house has got completely in 2013 C.E and it got listed on the National Registrar of Historic Places on February 23, 1972.
Located on the premises of the University of South Carolina, the Colonial Life Arena is where the university's basketball games are held. It's also South Carolina's largest arena, attracting large-scale productions such as the Ringling Brothers Circus and the Lipizzaner Stallions. Check the website for upcoming events and tickets.
The largest arena in the state of South Carolina and the tenth largest on-campus basketball facility in the nation, the 18,000-seat Colonial Center is a state-of-the-art facility with 41 suites, four entertainment suites, the Frank McGuire Club, a full-service hospitality room, technologically advanced sound system, four-sided video scoreboard, and unique concession foods.