COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Lexington is gearing up to draw big crowds this weekend for the annual Lexington Chili CookOff! It takes place this Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Icehouse Amphitheater on West Main Street. You can taste more than 25 chili teams serving their hottest specialties and vote for your favorite to win the “Top Chili Trophy”. Advanced tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. You can get tickets at goblowfishbaseball.com. Organizers say proceeds from the event will benefit local nonprofits.
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — For the 13th season of the Read with the Gamecocks program, South Carolina Athletics and EdVenture Children’s Museum will be hosting a book drive this weekend! It will be outside Colonial Life Arena before the men’s basketball game against LSU on Saturday. That game is at 3:30 p.m. They will also be accepting books ahead of the women’s basketball game against Tennessee on Sunday at 1 p.m. Fans are encouraged to bring in new or gently used books suitable for children in kindergarten to year 12 to donate to the Midlands community.
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — Southern hip-hop stars are coming to Colonial Life Arena for one night only this spring. On April 22, DaBaby from Charlotte and Blacc Zacc and Renni Rucci from Colombia join Kodak Black to headline Spring Jam 2022. Tickets are on sale now at ticketmaster.com.
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – Dinosaur Adventure roars in Colombia next weekend! At the State Fairgrounds on February 26 and 27, the family can travel back 65 million years to become an archaeologist and unearth ancient dinosaur fossils, mine rare gemstones and even ride a moving dinosaur! Tickets are on sale now for the two-day event, but they’re limited, so get yours before sales disappear!