The Weekend Wink

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

Friday – ​

Small Business Owner Meet & Greet – Friday, July 28, 2017 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM at 540 St. Andrews Rd. Columbia, SC 29210. If you are a small business owner looking to get your name out into the community, you don’t want to miss this event. We will have a meet & greet session with other business owners along with light refreshments and door prizes. Please bring literature about your business, samples(optional) and business cards for us to display. Registration is $50.00 and is non refundable. We will also be giving away a gas card to a lucky winner. To register your business for this event, call us at (803) 587-1893.


Love Beyond Bars Family Expo 2017 – Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201. A day of Love, Support, Family Fun and Real Second chances for those who have been impacted by incarceration. Join us for job fair, resume building, live entertainment, face painting, kids fun zone, guest speakers, workshops, vendors, music and so much more.


Midlands Women’s Fair – Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Jamil Temple, 206 Jamil Rd, Columbia, South Carolina. Join us for the Midlands Women’s Fair, presented by Absolute Total Care,​ on Saturday, July 29th from 10-3 pm at the Jamil Temple​ in Columbia, South Carolina​! Come out and get pampered! Register for your free tickets at

This FREE event offers dozens of vendors PLUS photo booth, massages, canvas painting classes, makeovers, facials, airbrush tattoos, shopping, self-defense classes, door prizes, & more. Shop the Lularoe Sale and watch a fashion show! All focused on YOU, the Midlands Woman.

Sounds of Mother Africa; Introducing Zimba (Lion Dance) – Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM at WOW (Walking On Water) Productions, 5816 Shakespeare Rd, Ste A, Columbia, South Carolina 29223. Renowned Master Drummer Sol Janha and friends bring the unique sounds of The Gambia and Senegal, West Africa to Columbia, South Carolina. This dynamic show will present sounds of the sabar drums and dance from the cultural and traditional arts of the Wolof Tribe. Introducing “Zimba” the Lion Dance by celebrated artist, Cheikh Ngom!  You don’t want to miss this energetic performance!  Doors will open 15 minutes before show times. Vending Opportunities are available! Tickets available NOW!

For more information & tickets contact Dr. Kim Janha at 803-553-7277 or email [email protected]


The O’Jays With Special Guest Stephanie Mills – Sunday, July 30,  2017 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at The Township Auditorium, 1703 Taylor St, Columbia, SC. The Summer Soul Festival Starring The O’Jays at Township Auditorium . Buy tickets for The O’Jays and Stephanie Mills’s upcoming concert at Township Auditorium in Columbia on 30 Jul 2017. Ticket information at

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Sharon Sanders

Sharon Sanders is Co-Founder, Co-owner of the The MinorityEye. She is also 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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