Somehow we’ve already made it to November this year! With only a few weeks left in 2013, here are a few Columbia experiences to check off your list before you ring in the new year. Of course, if you wait a little longer, we won’t tell.
Spend a few hours in another world with the incredible films showing daily at opens in a new windowRagtag Cinema. With a calendar full of documentaries, acclaimed films from other countries and features made by locals, your Ragtag experience will be both relaxing and enlightening.
Whether you’re cold, thirsty or your hands are just freezing, take time to explore all of Columbia’s wonderful coffee shops. If you need something with a little more pick-me-up, we love the Rocket Fuel at opens in a new windowCoffee Zone.
Even if you say you don’t have an artistic bone in your body, try your hand at painting with an evening of art at the opens in a new windowCanvas on Broadway or opens in a new windowPaint the Town Columbia. Both spots have fun projects to sign up for, helpful instructors and a bar!
Columbia is home to more than 50 miles of opens in a new windowtrails! Whether you’re a hiker, biker or leisurely stroller, Columbia’s trails are a great escape from the holiday bustle.
Time to get some new black and gold gear for the winter season! opens in a new windowRally House, opens in a new windowTiger Spirit and opens in a new windowAlumni Hall are great one-stop shops for all your Tiger best. Of course, you’ll want to sport your new clothes at a Tiger sporting event, so make sure to get some opens in a new windowtickets too.
There’s no better way to end the year than to load up the car and visit Columbia’s opens in a new windowMagic Tree. This tradition started in the front yard of a south Columbia home and is now located in the Village of Cherry Hill, where thousands of people stand in awe at the over 40,000 lights on one tree.