Bill and the Jungle Taming gang keep track of a variety of events in the Columbia area that are of potential interest to gardeners.
4.6 & 4.13
Soda City Farmer’s Market, Downtown Columbia, 9 AM to 1 PM, for more info: sodacitysc.com
4.18 to 4.21
Midlands Spring Plant & Flower Festival, State Farmer’s Market, near intersection of I77 & I26. This is the SC Dept of Agriculture’s introduction to Spring.
Sparkleberry Fair, N.E. Columbia across from the Village @ Sandhills Shopping Mall. This event attracts about 25000 people each year.
5.9 to 5.11
Columbia Plant & Flower Sale, near the intersection of Garner Ferry Hwy & Atlas Rd.
Forest Acres Festival, Athletic fields of AC Flora High School, between Forest Dr & Beltine Rd on Falcon Rd close to Richland Fashion Mall
8.7 to 8.9
Palmetto Health System Employee Discount Advantage Vendor Fair (open to employees only), Baptist & Richland Memorial Hospitals, downtown Columbia
9.27 to 9.29
Midlands Fall Plant Festival, State Farmer’s Market, near intersection of I77 & I26.