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Weekly Top Ten: What's Happening in the Midlands

Weekly Top Ten: What's Happening in the Midlands


Music lovers, this weekend's for you! We've got lots of music and a few other jewels in this week's Top Ten Events in the Midlands. Check out our weekend picks below. What are you doing this weekend?

City of Columbia's Summer Movie Series
Friday, June 12, 2015: 7 p.m.
Riverfront Park, Columbia, SC
Admission: FREE

Enjoy face painting, games and more fun followed by Penguins of Madagascar under the stars with the family. Bring blankets, lawn chairs and coolers. No glass containers and alcoholic beverages allowed.

Columbia Jewelry Artists Show and Sale
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 2015: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
302 Artisans at Senate's End, Columbia, SC
Admission: Free

Several of Columbia's top jewelry artists are coming together for one day to show how diverse jewelry can be. There will be fused glass, metal work, upcycling, beading and polymer clay. Styles range from traditional to steampunk and everything in between.

Gallery Tour of From Marilyn to Mao: Andy Warhol's Famous Faces
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 2015: 1 p.m.
Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
Admission: Free with Membership or Museum Admission ($12)

A guided tour provides an overview of the thematically focused exhibition, From Marilyn to Mao: Andy Warhol's Famous Faces, featuring 46 of Warhol's famous portraits to explore pop art's tenet of the cult of celebrity, the idea that pop culture adores the famous simply because they are famous. (The exhibit runs from June 12 – September 13, 2015.)

Aiken Music Fest
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 2015: 4 – 11 p.m.
Highlands Events Center, Aiken, SC
Tickets: $20; Military $15; Children Free

Head on over to Aiken to enjoy music from local area artists plus a full selection of food, drinks and spirits, children's activities, a water slide, water cannon and much more! Featured bands include Mike Frost Band, Atomic Road, Palmetto Groove, Anybody's Guess, Celia Gary, Bogie, and Keith Petersen.

FunkFest Columbia
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 2015: 3 – 11 p.m.
Charlie W. Johnson Stadium (Benedict College), Columbia, SC
Tickets: $30 - 135

Funk Fest delivers an all-star lineup featuring Jodeci, BBD, BlackStreet (ft. Teddy Riley and Dave Hollister), Mint Condition, 2 Live Crew (ft. Uncle Luke, Brother Marquis and Fresh Kid Ice), Demetria McKinney and more.

Saturday, June 13, 2015, 2015: 4 p.m. on
Conundrum Music Hall, West Columbia, SC
Admission: $5

It's Conundrum's 4th birthday and they're throwing a party! Celebrate with them plus 15 bands, 3 comedians, 4 artisans and 2 food trucks!

Blondes vs. Brunettes Flag Football Game & Post-Game Party
Saturday, June 13, 2015
GAME: 5:30 p.m. at Hammond School Football Stadium, Columbia, SC
POST-GAME PARTY: Immediately following (around 7:30 p.m.) at Tin Roof, Columbia, SC
Admission: Game - $25 Donation; Post-Game Party - $15; Both - $35

Cheer on two teams of women - divided to reflect the age-old rivalry between blondes and brunettes - as they compete in a flag football game to help raise awareness and funds in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. Then, celebrate the victory at the post-game party featuring food & drink specials, plus live music by Tokyo Joe and the Blondes vs. Brunettes Awards Ceremony!

CMC Steel Rhythm on the River Concert Series
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 2015: 6 - 9 p.m.
West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater, West Columbia, SC
Admission: Free

Enjoy an evening on the river, listening local! The Listen Local Artist Showcase is a community of local musicians, fans and other supporters of local music dedicated to providing and enjoying great music!

Dining with Friend Dessert Finale
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 2015: 7 p.m. – Midnight
Koger Center for the Arts, Columbia, SC
Tickets: $25 Donation to AIDS Benefit Foundation of SC

Join hosts from all over the Midlands for a sweet evening to raise funds for the AIDS Benefit Foundation of SC. The gala event features a variety of gourmet desserts, an open bar, live entertainment with DJ DDL, and a silent auction where guests may bid on a wide range of other high-value items.

Southeastern Piano Festival Fireworks Opening Gala Concert
Sunday, June 14, 2015: 4 p.m.
Johnson Performance Hall, Darla Moore School of Business, Columbia, SC
Tickets: $20

This opening concert of the Southeastern Piano Festival features Marina Lomazov, Joseph Rackers, Phillip Bush, Charles Fugo and guests performing on Living Legends Steinway Concert Artist Pianos chosen for performance by some of the greatest names in music.

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