Columbia Marionette Theatre's The Frog Princess

Columbia Marionette Theatre's The Frog Princess

Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet

914 Pulaski St., 803-771-6303, carolinaballet.net. A civic company for pre-professional dancers. Carolina Ballet alumni can be found in top companies throughout the country. Typically includes school performances.


Columbia Children’s Theatre

3400 Forest Dr., 803-691-4548, (first level of Richland Mall), columbiachildrenstheatre.com

Sept. 15-23 — School House Rock Live! (Main Stage Season)

Oct. 19-21 — Xanadu Jr. (YouTheatre Production)

Nov. 9-11 — Annie Jr. (YouTheatre Production)

Dec. 1-9 — The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical (Main Stage Season)

Jan. 25-27 — Bat Boy the Musical (YouTheatre Production)

March 2-10 — Peter Pan and Wendy, a Musical (Main Stage Season)

March 29-31 — The Lion King Jr (YouTheatre Production)

April 20-28 — The 3 Little Pigs (Main Stage Season)

June 8-16 — The Commedia Pinocchio (Main Stage Season)


Columbia City Ballet

1545 Main St., 803-799-7605, columbiacityballet.com

Performances at the Koger Center.

Dec. 7 ­— Scrooge (9:30/11:15 a.m.)

March 29 ­— Ferdinand The Bull (9:30/11:15 a.m.)


Columbia Classical Ballet

3823 Heyward St., 803-252-9112, columbiaclassicalballet.com

Performances at the Koger Center.

Oct. 18-19 — La Corsaire (outreach school performances)

Nov. 29-30 — The Nutcracker (outreach school performances)

Feb. 28-March 1 — Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (outreach school performances)


Columbia Marionette Theatre

401 Laurel St., 803-252-7366, cmtpuppet.org

Aug. 18-Nov. 2 — Dino Tales

Dec. 1-8 — Heroes of Ancient Greece

Dec. 15-22 — Rudolph’s Winter Revue

Jan. 5-April 27 — The Frog Princess

May 4-Aug. 3 — Pinocchio


Colonial Life Arena

801 Lincoln St., coloniallifearena.com

Sept. 14-16 — PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue


Columbia Museum of Art

1515 Main St., 803-799-2810, columbiamuseum.org

From its regular Gladys Gang tours and workshops to its wide variety of summer camps, the Columbia Museum of Art offers many opportunities for children to engage with the arts.


EdVenture Children’s Museum

211 Gervais St., 803-779-3100, edventure.org

EdVenture is a not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to creating new generations of lifelong learners through museum experiences, afterschool programming and camps.

First Sunday of each month — Sensory Sunday

Oct. 6 — DICED

Oct. 31 — Halloween Hoopla

Nov. 4 — StoryBook Ball

Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve at Noon

May 19 — Mini Maker Faire

Sept. 10 — Farmville

Sept. 11 — Grandparent’s Day

Sept. 24 — EdCeptional Kid’s Mini-Conference


Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College

7300 College St., 803-407-5011, harbisontheatre.org

Sept. 30 — Columbia Children’s Theatre: School House Rock Live!

March 17 — Columbia Children’s Theatre: Peter Pan and Wendy

May 4 — Columbia Children’s Theatre: Shine


Historic Columbia

historiccolumbia.org

Oct. 1-31 — Scarecrows in the Gardens

Oct. 26 — Trunk or Treat

April 20 — Easter Egg Hunt in the Gardens

May 5 — Victorian Tea Party


Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra

803-400-3540, lmso.org

June 2 — Koncert for Kids (Cornerstone Presbyterian Church)


Newberry Opera House

1201 McKibben St., 803-276-6264, newberryoperahouse.com

Jan. 27 — Earth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

April 14 — The Rainbow Fish


On Stage Productions

680 Cherokee Lane, (West Columbia) 803-351-6751, onstagesc.com

February TBD — Heathers the Musical, High School Edition

Summer 2019 TBD — High School Musical Jr.


Richland Library

richlandlibrary.com

Oct. 31 — The Not-So-Spooky Halloween Stroll (Richland Library Main and downtown organizations and businesses)

April 17 — Charlotte Children’s Theatre presents Rapunzel (Richland Library Sandhills)


Sumter Opera House

21 N Main St. (Sumter), 803-246-2500

Oct. 3, 13 — Pete the Cat

Jan. 17 — Pirate School

March 4 — The Magic School Bus


Township Auditorium

1703 Taylor St., 803-576-2350, thetownship.org

Oct. 4 — Disney Junior Dance Party

Nov. 16 — Peppa Pig Live!

Dec. 16 — Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer


Village Square Theatre

105 Caughman Rd., (Lexington) 803-359-1436, villagesquaretheatre.com

Feb. 8-17 — Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.

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