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Weekly Top Ten: What's Happening in the Midlands

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Looking for something to do this weekend? We've got you covered with a great variety of offerings in this week's Top Ten Events in the Midlands!

From reggae to bluegrass and jazz to disco, there's plenty of music for all tastes this weekend - and so much more! Here are our picks for you over the weekend and the coming week.

Little Mountain Reunion
August 1 – 2, 2014
Reunion Park, Little Mountain, SC
Admission: Free

One of the Palmetto State's oldest and beloved folk festivals, the Little Mountain Reunion returns this year with fun for the whole family! Activities include the traditional parade, a 5K Thrill of the Hill Run in memory of Glenn Shealy, barbecue, rides, vendors, crafts, and live music from The Keith Dominick Band, Dixieland Crossroads, Anybody's Guess and more!

Irie Vibes Music Festival
August 1 – 3, 2014
Magnolia Farm Lodge, Ridgeway, SC
Tickets: $60 Weekend Pass, $20 Friday Only, $30 Saturday Only, $10 Sunday Only

The Second Annual Irie Vibes Music Festival features 25 amazing bands from the East Coast and Midwest over three days at Magnolia Farm Lodge in beautiful Ridgeway. In addition to the music, enjoy a 9-hole disc golf course, hula hooping clinics, poi, and food and merchandise vendors.

Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr.
August 1-10, 2014 (Various Times)
Columbia Children's Theatre, Columbia, SC
Tickets: $5-10

Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr., adapted from Disney's 2008 Broadway production.

Arts & Draughts
Friday, August 1, 2014 – 7-11 p.m.
Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
Tickets: $5-8

Art, drink, and be happy! Enjoy beer tastings, musical performances, DIY art projects, interactive art, scavenger hunts, unique perspective tours through the exhibition Animal Instinct and Cheer for the Home Team! and more.

Hot Summer's Night 5K Road Race & Youth Fun Run
Saturday, August 2, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. Youth Fun Run, 7 p.m. 5K
Shandon Neighborhood (starts behind Hand Middle School), Columbia, SC
Registration: Varies ($15-35)

Hot Summer's Night is a non-competitive youth fun run followed by a 5k road race. The course is a flat, fast course that runs through Shandon Neighborhood, both starting and finishing at Hand Middle School.

Saturday Night Soundtrack: Groovin' Performances from the Disco Era
Saturday, August 2, 2014 – 7 p.m.
Stevenson Auditorium, Orangeburg, SC
Admission: $10

The Downtown Orangeburg Revitalization Association is bringing disco for one night only this weekend. Saturday Night Soundtrack will feature a variety of local talent including Curtis Foskey, Will Frierson, Evan Graves, Daryl Cate, Chelsea Jayne Smith, Lia Holman, Rachel Fogle and more! Proceeds benefit DORA's continuing projects and operations.

City of Columbia National Night Out Kickoff + Summer Concert Series
Saturday, August 2, 2014 – 6-10 p.m.
Finlay Park, Columbia, SC
Admission: Free

This year's National Night Out kickoff event will feature a variety of public safety vehicles, live entertainment, "Catch the Criminal" scavenger hunt, a neighborhood display contest, inflatable rides, home security displays and tons of family fun. In conjunction with the Summer Concert Series, saxophonist Dante Lewis will take the stage at 8 p.m. and close out the night.

Balanced Brews Yoga Class
Sunday, August 3, 2014 – Noon – 1 p.m.
Conquest Brewing Company, Columbia, SC
Fee: $15

Balanced Brews – it's yoga for your mind, body & your taste buds. Bring a mat & 15 for an hour of Yoga with Jean, followed by a pint! Arrive a few minutes early and be prepared to enjoy this special Sunday yoga class.

Orangeburg Community Concert featuring Flatland Express
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 7 p.m.
Orangeburg County Fine Arts Center, Orangeburg, SC
Admission: Free (Donations Accepted)

Enjoy an evening of rousing Bluegrass and more with Flatland Express! From the flatlands of South Carolina, this five-member band delights their audiences with their captivating harmony and tantalizing instrumentation.

National Night Out
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Various Locations

Tuesday is National Night Out! Join your friends and neighbors for a going-away party for crime. Events are scheduled throughout the Midlands. Find an event in your area HERE.

Take some time out to enjoy all the Midlands has to offer in the coming days! Whatever you choose to do, enjoy your weekend!

See more community events and submit yours HERE: http://events.wistv.com.

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