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Calling all Detectives! Sherlock Holmes Exhibit debuts at SC State Museum

Crysty Vaughan takes a look at events and happenings in Local Living

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The South Carolina State Museum is unveiling the secrets of one of the most revolutionary fictional detectives in history this weekend. On Saturday, January 18 ‘The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes’ will  walk guests through the methods and inventions Holmes used to solved some of his era’s most mysterious crimes. Museum officials say ‘The International Exhibition of Sherlock…

Local Living: Famously Hot Headliner in Columbia and Pumpkin Planetarium

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Are you ready to ring in the new year? This week Famously Hot New Year announced that Salt-N-Pepa, legendary female rap act, will be the headliner for the free New Year’s Eve concert event. The High Divers and Cottontown Soul Society will be the openers on the ‘Famously Hot New Year’ stage. It all takes place December 31st…

Midlands Museums hosting events this weekend: check it out in ‘Local Living’

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–  It’s a busy weekend in the Midlands. Let’s take a look at Local Living with our Crysty Vaughan. Edventure Children’s Museum is kicking off national fire prevention week by hosting ‘Tame the Flame’. EdVenture Children’s Museum and Office of the State Fire Marshal welcomes you Saturday from 9 am – 3 pm. The event includes a Dalmatian…

Local expert speaks on South Carolina’s role in D-Day

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Today marks the 75th anniversary of the largest invasion by air, land, and sea in history, D-Day. On June 6, 1944, soldiers, planes, and ships from the US, Britain, and Canada stormed the Nazi-occupied French beaches of Normandy. ABC Columbia News spoke with an historian at the South Carolina State Museum, who says much of D-Day was…

SC State Museum offers free admission for 30th Anniversary celebration

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– You can join The South Carolina State Museum this weekend as it celebrates its 30th anniversary. The museum will offer free General Admission, Saturday Nov. 3 & Sunday Nov. 4. According to museum officials, the State Museum will offer free general admission to the public Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. and Sunday, Nov….

State Museum offering free admission to Children 12 and under through August 12

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–If you are looking to visit the South Carolina State Museum, there’s a deal for children under 12 right now, through August 12. The museum says it is providing free general admission to children 12 years old and younger starting Saturday, July 28 through Sunday, August 12. Museum officials say guests can explore the four floors of permanent…

‘Growl at the Moon’ at the State Museum

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia is about to get spookier! The South Carolina State Museum is hosting ‘Growl at the Moon’ from 7pm to 10pm Thursday. Guests can explore the museum with professional paranormal investigators, there will also be food and drinks, according to museum organizers. Museum officials say you’re encouraged to come in costume. Tickets are $35 for general public and $28…

Underwater Prehistoric Exhibit to Open at SC State Museum

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Get ready to go under the sea and back to Pre Historic times. The South Carolina State Museum is opening a new exhibit called  “Savage Ancient Seas and planetarium movie Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure” It will open to the public Saturday, February 4.  ABC Columbia News got a sneak peak inside the exhibit. According to Museum officials, Savage…