Weekly Top Ten: What's Happening in the Midlands

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Looking for something to do? We've got you covered with a great variety of offerings in this week's Top Ten Events in the Midlands!

13th Annual Palmetto Capital City Classic
Saturday, August 30, 2014 -- Game Time 5 p.m.
Charlie W. Johnson Stadium, Columbia, SC

It's More Than A Game, It's An Experience! SC State University Bulldogs take on the Benedict College Tigers for the 13th Annual Palmetto Capital City Classic!  For the past 13 years, the Palmetto Capital City Classic (PCCC) has been the ultimate Historically Black College and University (HBCU) football experience. The Classic brings fans together from across the state of South Carolina and the Southeast for a fantastic weekend of fun and football. For additional information on related events, call PCCC HQ (803) 252-9200.

Eutawville 5K Family Fun Run/Walk and Music Festival
Saturday, August 30, 2014 -- Run/Walk: 7 a.m., Festival: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Eutawville Festival Grounds, Eutawville, SC
Run/Walk Registration: $35 or $105 for Team of Four
Festival Admission: FREE

One of the newest events in Orangeburg County and surrounding areas, the 5K Family Fun Run/Walk winds through scenic downtown Eutawville. After the race, enjoy local, regional and national recording artists and bands at the Music Festival!

16th Annual Labor Day Weekend Triple Feature Extravaganza
August 30-31, 2014 -- Gates Open 6:45, Movies Start at Dusk (about 8:15 p.m.)
The Monetta Drive-In (The Big Mo), Monetta, SC
Tickets: $8 Adults (12+), $4 Kids (4-11); Free for 3 & Under

Watch movies under the stars! Enjoy the drive-in movie experience with your choice of three double features for the price of one. Find featured movies and additional information HERE.

Cola Zombie Bar Crawl
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 5-10 p.m.
The Vista, Columbia, SC
Tickets: $20

The Cayce-West Columbia Jaycees and Hall of Horrors present the Cola Zombie Bar Crawl on Saturday, and the zombies will take over The Vista for Columbia's Greatest UnDead Party! Crawl and search for brains at 5 different bars in The Vista, and compete in the themed group zombie and individual zombie contests. Tickets include admittance to 5 bars, drink specials, a koozie, and a Hall of Horrors. Event benefits SQ Rescue and Camp Hope.

Congaree River Canoe Tour
Sunday, August 31, 2014 -- 11 a.m.
Get Your Gear On, Columbia, SC
Tickets: $40

Looking for a calm, relaxing float? This trip is for you! With just three shoals that rate in the class 1 category, most of the trip is moving flat water. On this trip you will get to experience the old Granby Dam and Lock. This trip is packed with plenty of history and nature.

City of Columbia Labor Day Weekend Concert
Sunday, August 31, 2014 -- 6-9 p.m.
Finlay Park, Columbia, SC
Admission: FREE

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, and ease into Labor Day with the smooth sounds of Terence Young in beautiful Finlay Park.

2nd Annual Workers' Comp. Labor Day Festival
Sunday, August, 31, 2014 -- 5-8 p.m.
Art Bar, Columbia, SC
Admission: $8 Cover

35th Annual Chapin Labor Day Festival & Parade
Monday, September 1, 2014 -- 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Beaufort Street, Chapin, SC
Admission: FREE

Celebrate the end of summer with Chapin's signature event, the Labor Day Festival & Parade. With community organizations, local businesses, area schools and elected officials, the annual parade is a display of patriotism and community pride. Visit historic Beaufort and Clark streets to enjoy items for sale by local craftspeople and vendors. There's an amusement area for children, an antique car show, book sale by Chapin Public Library, talent contest, food and refreshments - a day of fun and community!

Labor Day 5-Miler Walk/Run & Team Relay
Monday, September 1, 2014 -- 7:30 AM
Strictly Running, Columbia, SC
Registration: $40

Start your Labor Day with a little sweat at Strictly Running's annual 5-miler Run/Walk and Team Relay! See the course map HERE.

City of Columbia Labor Day Concert
Monday, September 1, 2014 -- 6-9 p.m.
Finlay Park, Columbia, SC
Admission: FREE

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, and wind down your Labor Day with the "feel good music" of The Coconut Groove Band.


Music Break! Do Business Like A Rock Star with COR
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 -- 5-9 p.m.
5 p.m. Music Workshop; 5:30-8 p.m. Networking & Entertainment; 8 p.m. After Party
Music Farm, Columbia, SC
Tickets: FREE for COR Members & Musicians; $20 for Non-COR Members; $10 After Party Only

Show your support for the Columbia music community while trading tips with local professionals who have made a business out of music or simply do business like rock stars. Learn how to book your band, promote your show and do business like a rock star from a panel of industry professionals at a free Musician Workshop. Then mix and mingle music and business professionals while you enjoy the music of FatRat Da Czar, Death of Paris, and Lazy A & The Green Thang. Hear from Trae Judy of Music Farm Productions, LLC on how the venue will evolve Columbia's music scene, and be one of the first to experience Music Farm Columbia! The evening wraps up with an after party featuring Josh Roberts & The Hinges.

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