At the Joye Law Firm, we are proud of what we do and we are honored to be a part of our community. We established Joye in the Community to give back to our neighbors, support local education, help local charities, and improve the health and well-being of those around us. Joye Law Firm is proud to share this event information with you; however, our firm is not directly affiliated with these events or organizations. Please contact them directly for more information. Check out the local events going on in Columbia, SC in February 2017.

First Thursday On Main

On the first Thursday of each month, businesses in Downtown Columbia participate in the First Thursday on Main by keeping their doors open late, offering specials, events entertainment and more! City Center Partnership’s Yellow Shirts offer complimentary shuttle services along Main Street and to and from the Vista.

Event at a Glance:

Event: First Thursday on Main

Dates: February 2nd

Time: 6 pm – 10 pm

Location: City Center / Main Street

Learn more: Call 803-309-7758 for a free shuttle until 11 pm

Secret Keeper Girl ‘The Purple Party Tour’

At this event moms and tween daughters will learn how to think and act differently through worship, fun bible teaching and memorable stories.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Secret Keeper Girl ‘The Purple Party Tour’

Dates: February 3rd

Time: 6:30 – 9pm

Location:Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church, 5503 Sunset Blvd., Lexington, SC

Cost: $18 general admission, $15 each for groups of 10+

Learn more: Call 800-691-8312

Junior League of Columbia’s Clean Sweep

Clean Sweep is Columbia’s one-day rummage sale help in the Cantey Building at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds. This rummage sale features new and used items donated at affordable prices. Items include handbags, jewelry, books, music, games, children’s toys and clothing of all types and styles. This fundraiser raises the necessary funds to support the Junior League of Columbia’s mission and community projects.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Junior League of Columbia’s Clean Sweep Rummage Sale

Dates: February 4th

Time: Gates open at 7am, doors open at 8am


Cost: $3 a person, $5 parking per car

Learn more: Cash only sale

MGC Long Run 15K | 5K

McAngus Goudelock & Courie is proud to bring the MGC Long Run 15k|5k back to Columbia for the fourth year. The 2016 race benefitted the USO South Carolina and had over 850 runners and walkers and 125 volunteers. The USO lifts the spirits of America’s troops and their families The races will be followed by a family-friendly, fun party at the First Citizens Courtyard on the corner of Main and Lady.

Event at a Glance:

Event: MGC Long Run 15k | 5K

Dates: February 7th

Time: 15k start time 7:45 am, 5k start time 8:15 am, Kid fun run start time 8 am

Cost: Registration costs vary

Learn more: Register by January 6th for guaranteed shirt and shirt size. Awards and prize amounts vary.

Monster Jam

Come experience Carolina Crusher driven by Gary Porter, War Wizard driven by Shane Phreed, Stinger driven by Zane Rettew, Fullboar driven by Ed Eckert, and Master of Disaster driven by TBD. Ages 23 months and under are free, children 2 and older require a ticket. Ticket prices start at $18, prices can fluctuate based on factors, lock in your price & location today!

Event at a Glance:

Event: Monster Jam

Dates: February 10-11th

Time: 7 pm

Location: Colonial Life Arena

Cost: Starting at $18

Lexington’s Race Against Hunger

The 17th annual Lexington’s Race Against Hunger (LRAH) will take place February 25th, 2017. This race raises awareness levels of hunger both locally and worldwide, and distributes donations to various charities. Over the past 16 years LRAH has raised a total of $354,545.31 in donations. To encourage health and wellness at your workplace or organization, group discounts are offered. All groups of seven or more receive a $3 per person discount.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Lexington’s Race Against Hunger

Dates: February 25th

Time: 5K fitness run/walk at 8:15am, 10K run at 8:20am, 1 mile fun run at 8:25am

Location: Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church

Cost: $15-$40 depending on registration date and race

Learn more: For more information visit,

Luke Bryan and Brett Eldredge

Check out Luke Bryan with supporting act Brett Eldredge live in concert in Columbia, SC!

Event at a Glance:

Event: Luke Bryan and Brett Eldredge

Dates: February 23rd

Time: doors open 6 pm, show starts 7 pm

Location: Colonial Life Arena, 801 Lincoln Street

Cost: starting at $49.75

Learn more: For more information and tickets visit the website

About the Author

Mark Joye is the Head of the Litigation Department at the Joye Law Firm. A Board-Certified Trial Advocate with nearly 30 years of litigation experience, he currently serves on the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice and is a past president of the South Carolina Association for Justice. In a recent trial, Joye headed a trial team that secured $17 million for a family killed in a tractor-trailer accident.

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