If you live in an apartment in West Columbia, SC there are some fun happenings around town; fom U-Pick farm to old time fairs and everything in between. See below for a few of the upcoming fun events coming up.
It’s strawberry season in South Carolina! Cottle Farms is the U-Pick farm closest to Columbia, located at 2533 Trotter Road in Hopkins. Find the farm nearest to you through the S.C. Department of Agriculture’s agritourism site: scfarmfun.com. Need recipes for fresh strawberries? See our story at thestate.com/living.
Wine, Women & Shoes, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, April 23, is a fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House hosted by Stone River, 121 Alexander Road, West Columbia. Sip some great wines while watching the latest in runway fashion ... and shoes! Tickets $75 or $150. VIP (special party, reserved seating and swag bag).
Sparkleberry Country Fair, this weekend, April 24-25, at 900 Clemson Road, will feature barbecue, chicken and waffles, burgers, nachos, wings, elephant ears and more. $5 per vehicle to enter the fair, food and crafts are extra. www.sparkleberrycountyfair.org
Greenbrier Farms’ Brick Oven Brunch on the Farm, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 25, rain or shine, featuring the farm’s organically grown produce and pasteurized meats prepared in brick ovens by Upcountry Provisions. Enjoy live music, brunch beverages and walking tours of the farm.
Dining with Dogs is back at Solstice Kitchen and Mr. Friendly’s! You order from the restaurant menu while your four-legged friend gets his/her own canine-friendly three-course meal supplied by Pupcakes. Reserve your spot and request one of these dates: at Mr. Friendly’s, 2001-A Greene St.: April 29 or May 28; at Solstice, 841-4 Sparkleberry Lane: April 30 or May 29.
More information on thestate.com