3031 Paxville Highway
Manning, SC 29102
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The Fortune Theatre was designed by Ernest Schaufelberg in 1924 with a capacity of 440. It opened on November 8, 1924 with the play 'Sinners'. Note that this theatre does not has facilities for the disabled or the hard of hearing
Grab some friends or your significant other for a classic date night. Nothing beats seeing the latest blockbuster with a fresh bag of buttery popcorn at Regal Swamp Fox Cinemas in Florence.
Host various events throughout the year, the Florence Civic Center is always buzzing with activity. Boasting 50,000 square feet of entertainment space, the center has hosted concerts, cultural events and conferences.
This beautiful, modern theater was built in 2008 with over 10 million poured into it. Today, the theater serves as a centerpiece for the community. Shows are offered throughout the year. Check the website for current plays.
The Florence Symphony Orchestra serves the city of Florence with five concerts each season, allowing residents to enjoy some classical music and, on rare occasions, classical renditions of contemporary music.
A Trappist monastery located along the Cooper River in Berkeley Country northwest of Charleston, the property has a long history going back to 1681. This was the site of the historic Mepkin Plantation built by Henry Laurens in the 1760s. Publisher Henry Luce bought the property in 1936, then he and his wife, Claire, donated much of the land to Roman Catholic monks who established the Trappist Order here in 1949. Guided tours of the church, gardens and trails are offered daily. Extended stays with meals included are available as a spiritual retreat. There is a gift shop that sells home-grown white oyster mushrooms, locally made jams and honey along with artwork, books and crafts. Admission is free. -Natasha Lawrence
Hilton Field at Fort Jackson shot into fame for featuring one of the biggest artists of all times - Kid Rock. The venue specializes in concerts for the troops, but civilians are also welcome.
Florence Memorial Stadium remains a primary venue for a variety of games in the city. The park also serves as the city's popular cultural attraction and boasts of a spectator capacity of 7000.
Zoom Zoom Zoom! Feel your pulse rate rise as you watch ultra fast racing cars battle it out on the tracks of Darlington Raceway. Book your tickets in advance if you don't want to miss out on some energetic and high speed action as expert drivers put their lives at risk to be the first one to cross the finishing line. Come here to witness some of the most breathtaking car races and cheer your favorite racer. Tickets can be bought at the box office or via email and telephone. Visit the website for more information.
Gather up your family or head out with your gang for a movie at the Regal Azalea Square Stadium 16, a part of the reputed Regal Entertainment Group. With movies for all, this cinema lets you watch them in comfort. Wheelchair access and listening devices make a visit here even more convenient. Grab a hot tub of popcorn or a filling bite at the cafe, and watch the magic unfold on a screen before you. Call or check the website for schedules and other information.
Established in 1976, this group of thespians perform in a former movie theater built in 1935. Located across the street from Azalea Park, the 209-seat theater is named after one of its founders and is listed on the National Register of Historic Districts. Four productions from musicals to serious dramas are offered during the season from August to May, plus a few children's plays that are written and produced by the children's workshops. The ticket office is open Wednesday through Sat, 12p to 6p and one hour before performances. Season memberships are also available. Fancy dress affairs, Meet the Cast receptions, premiere parties and fundraising events are held here as well. Check the website for scheduled programs and performance times, as well as ticket prices vary from each show. - Natasha Lawrence
The Comedy House brings the laughter to Columbia. The variety of entertainers will put back the smile on your face. And if the hilarious guy on the stage looks familiar, it is because you probably have seen him on Comedy Central. The club brings some of the biggest names in comedy, like Chris Rock, Larry the Cable Guy, Steve Harvey, Jeff Foxworthy and many more.