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328 W. Main St.
Lexington, SC 29072
Phone: (803) 359-3099
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Columbia Speedway is an erstwhile racetrack located in Cayce. The former NASCAR auto racing venue is now a setting for concerts and outdoor events.
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.
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.
"The Midlands professional theater", this nonprofit theater features an eclectic array of award-winning contemporary classic plays and musicals throughout the year in an intimate, comfortable atmosphere.
Enjoy a wide range of music from this professional philharmonic company that features distinguished internally renowned and locally based soloists.
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.
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.
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.
Owned and operated by the University of South Carolina, the Koger Center of the Arts hosts a wide variety of orchestra, philharmonic, and symphony concerts each year. Music, opera, dance, theater, and other performing arts are also held at the state-of-the-art facility.
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.
This multi-purpose arena seats 12,400 people and is a popular venue for hockey and basketball. It also conducts magic shows, circuses, dance shows and other entertainment. Particularly popular is the Chicago Symphony, and so are all collegiate events of the University of South Carolina. The Coliseum is also home to the USC Gamecocks and the frenzy of fans on game days is worth watching. Check the website for event updates.