Join us for our monthly Research Roundtable programs to learn more about Historic Columbia’s research initiatives.
Upcoming Adult Education Events
Saturday, January 19th
9 — 11 a.m.
1616 Blanding St., Columbia, SC 29201
Join horticulturists Keith Mearns and Evan Clements for Historic Columbia’s Winter Pruning Workshop! Utilizing the vast collection of trees and shrubs planted throughout the extensive gardens of our six properties, attendees will learn basics such as species-specific growth and form, what tools to use, and how to use them.
Tuesday, January 22nd
12 — 1 p.m.
1601 Richland Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Recently, one of Columbia’s most iconic structures – the Babcock Building on the grounds of the former South Carolina State Hospital Bull Street campus – was threatened by fire. Join Historic Columbia’s Director of Cultural Resources, John Sherrer, as he explores the history of this venerable building.
Wednesday, February 13th
6 — 9 p.m.
1332 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Historic Columbia will open the doors to Down Under from 6 – 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 as a part of Columbia Craft Beer Week! Experience a group of shops, bars and restaurants that operated between 1972 and 1974 just below the surface of the Arcade Mall on the 1300 block of Columbia's Main Street. While taking this exclusive tour, enjoy craft beer and wine, food tasting, live music and a local art display.
Saturday, March 9th
9 a.m. — 4 p.m.
1640 Freed Drive, Columbia, SC 29201
Join us as we explore the past, present and future of the former Department of Mental Health campus for an exclusive tour of the BullStreet District. Once a city within a city, Columbia's BullStreet offers an exciting blend of historic landmark buildings and modern amenities.