The Weekend Wink

The Weekend Wink: See and Be Seen! The Top Five Events you want to be at this Weekend


100 Men Who Cook for Kids – Friday, May 19, 2017  from 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM at EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais St, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. EdVenture introduces Columbia to 100 Men Who Cook for Kids, a celebration of the culinary creations by men throughout the Midlands. Elected officials, sports stars, public service professionals and prominent men from the community will gather at EdVenture to showcase their best recipes! Guests will experience gastronomical delight as they stroll through EdVenture sampling tasty innovations. Prizes will be awarded to the best cooks. All proceeds will benefit EdVenture’s Youth Development Programs for kids in 7th through 12th grade.

More information: Adults only. Must be 21+ to attend. Questions? Email


Richland’s International Flavors on Decker 2017 – Friday, May 20, 2017 from 10 AM – 6 PM at 2500 Decker Blvd, Columbia, SCNEW EVENT coming this May 20! This FREE, family-friendly event will feature international food; international exhibits; world bazaar and cultural performances. The community is invited to celebrate Richland County’s rich cultural diversity. Special thanks to our sponsor Richland County and our community partners: Richland County Sheriff’s Department, Richland School District Two, Korean Association of Greater Columbia, Gills Creek Watershed Association and Decker Boulevard Business Coalition.#RichlandCounty #Diversity #Community

Casting Call /Auditions in Columbia, SC – May 20 at 10 AM to May 21 at 9 PM at WOW (Walking On Water) Productions, 5816 Shakespeare Rd, Ste A, Columbia, South Carolina 29223. SEEKING AMAZING ACTORS… WOW Productions is now accepting audition submissions for MAIN CAST and Understudy Roles for its current production…EXPOSED… Secrets In Plain Sight. Auditions are Saturday, May 20th @10am – 2pm or Sunday, May 21st @4pm -8pm. Auditions are held in a drop in style so you will not have to be there for the entire duration of the casting call. Register online  at

5th Annual Freeway Music Festival – Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 12 PM – 11 PM at Music Farm Columbia, 1022 Senate St, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. Freeway Music & Music Farm Productions are proud to present the 5th Annual Freeway Music Festival on Saturday, May 20th at Music Farm Columbia & The Tin Roof. Joe Pug will headline the festival. Freeway Music Festival’s proceeds will go to Songs 4 Life Charity. The event will raise funds for the Food 4 Life Campaign: providing local in-need neighborhoods a sustainable supply of food. Tickets can be purchased at

Blythewood Butterfly Festival 2017 Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 9 AM – 3 PM at Doko Meadows Park, 171 Langford Rd, Blythewood, South Carolina 29016. The Butterfly Festival will offer a day of fun and celebration honoring nature’s most beautiful pollinator, the butterfly! A Festival highlight is a walk-in butterfly tent – “The Butterfly Experience”- filled with live native butterflies from 6 different species for visitors to feed and enjoy! Other butterfly and pollinator centered activities during the Festival include a Caterpillar Petting Zoo, the Storybook & Character Garden, music, crafts, food vendors, local artisans, face painting, conservation partners, guided hikes, and more! Festival admission is FREE. Entry to the live Butterfly Experience is $8 per person and children 2 and under are free.

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Sharon Sanders is a Digital Engagement Strategist and a Curator of information at The MinorityEye and the President of Clairvoyant, LLC which specializes in strategic communications and multimedia services. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Argosy University and she specializes in “Online Consumer Psychology.” Sharon provides companies with research and insight into the processes underlying consumer behavior in online environments…

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