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Friday, June 29, 2012

"Museums on Us" Free Weekends

July 1, 2012

Location: EdVenture Children's Museum
Address: 211 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Venue: EdVenture Children's Museum
Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Sunday

“Museums on Us” is a Bank of America program that offers its card holders free admission to more than 70 museums nationwide.  EdVenture is the only museum in South Carolina chosen to participate in this program.

Abstract Art in South Carolina: 1949-2011

July 3, 2012
Location: SC State Museum
Address: 301 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Venue: South Carolina State Museum
Recurrence: Recurring daily

Fourth of July Congaree Paddle

July 4, 2012
Adress: 905 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Venue: River Runner Outdoor Center

Lake Murray Paddle - Guided Kayak or Canoe Trip

July 4, 2012
Location: Get Your Gear On
Address: 208 Candi Lane, Suite A, Columbia, SC 29210
Venue: Get Your Gear On
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Saturday

Weekdays 11 am (May - September) – weekend times are available, but by prior arrangement . Sunset trip and 5:30 pm (June & July), 4:30 pm (August & Sept). Prior experience not necessary. Swimming and paddling are outstanding with open water and secluded spots. Wildlife observed may include osprey, heron, water fowl, song birds, and aquatic life. We paddle near the shore so that wildlife, aquatic life, swimming, and sight seeing are the best.
We have three paddle trips down the Congaree river planned for the Fourth of July.  Trips begin at 9 am, 1 pm and 4 pm and each last two hours. Trip cost is $25 per person. Call or visit our calendar for more details. Registration required the Wednesday before the event. For Registration please call (803) 771-0353 or email us riverrunner@sc.rr.com

Thursday, June 7, 2012


Our Grand Opening will be held Thursday June 7th from 6 - 9 PM at our new location at 1546-C Main Street in Columbia. It will coincide with the First Thursdays On Main Event. We hope everyone will stop in and see our new location and join in the celebration!

As over the past 30 years, we will continue to serve the Columbia and surrounding area for all their floral needs! We may be downtown now, but with a phone call to us, your arrangement can still be delivered anywhere in the Columbia area.

For those not familiar with our shop, we are a full service florist offering fresh arrangements for your everyday needs, as well as custom quality silks! Our style is high design and custom made to your specifications. In addition to flowers, we offer a wide variety of unique vases, plants and plant baskets, as well as gift baskets and accessories for your home.

No matter what the occasion, call us to make your floral needs truly SOMETHING SPECIAL!

Special Florist
1546-C Main St Columbia, SC 29201