Events

Watch: Denim Day

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) — If you happen to see a lot of Richland County officials wearing their denim Wednesday, no it’s not dress down day. Instead, county officials are stepping into their jeans to raise awareness of rape and sexual assault. Click here to find out more about today’s show of solidarity.   Categories: Events, Local News, News Tags: Denim…

Operation Palmetto Employment Seeks to Educate on the Value of Military Hires

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Operation Palmetto Employment is looking to get some of our country’s bravest back in the job market. On Thursday, the statewide military employment initiative is inviting CEOs, business owners, recruiters and hiring managers to their 2016 OPE Midlands Summit, to learn more on the value of military hires. The event is takes place at Sysco of Columbia. An outdoor…

Watch: Walk a Mile in Their Shoes

Columbia,S.C. (WOLO) — Break out the stilettos and get ready to strut or stumble for a good cause. The annual walk a mile in their shoes event is back and organizers hope even bigger. Each year thousands of men, woman, and children put on their fancy shoes to take part in the event. The walk is a way to raise…

Watch: 21st Century Policing Summit

Richland County,S.C (WOLO) —   Richland County Sheriff’s Department is bridging the gap between the public and law enforcement this weekend and are inviting you to attend. The Summit comes on the heels of  President Barack Obama’s Task Force Recommendations on 21st century policing.  Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is ahead of the curve , as this is a plan…

Deadline to Apply for Fair Housing Events Approaches

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The Richland County Community Development Department wants residents to rally around as it prepares to mark National Fair Housing Month with a two-day event in April. The department, along with several community partners, will hold a fair housing conference at Edventure Museum with panel discussions and more. The day before the conference, a series of continuing legal…

Watch: Columbia Art Tour

Columbia,S.C., (WOLO) — Artists throughout the Midlands will be opening their doors, giving you a chance to open your eyes. Click here to see the full interview about this weekend’s upcoming 70 location art tour.   Categories: Events Tags: art

5th Annual Commissioner’s Cub BBQ Cook-Off & Festival

  COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – The 5th Annual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival, returns this Saturday, March 19 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the State Farmers Market in West Columbia. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Harvest Hope Food Bank. Sanctioned by the Southern BBQ Network, over 40 cook teams from across the Southeast will compete for…

“Hoop It Up” To Help Save a Life

The Red Cross is asking for you to roll up your sleeve and help save a life.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The Red Cross is asking for you to roll up your sleeve and help save a life. The 6th Annual Columbia Lifesavers “Hoop It Up” blood drive is Friday. You can stop by from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. More information: rdcrss.org/1TBDIR8 Categories: Charity Events, Events, Events Tags: ABC Columbia,…

Watch: Thursday Around Town Happenings

(WOLO) Columbia,S.C., — Headed to the Capital City and looking for something to do? Here are a few events that may help you give back and enjoy some entertainment at the same time. Check out the Thursday Around Town Happenings.   Categories: Events, Events, Local News Tags: homelessness, Morning Menu, talent show, tapps art center