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Fenton Glass To Be Collector’s Catch At Weekend Estate Sale

The auction house CoMo Estate Sales is hosting its first March sale of the season tomorrow and Saturday. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, join shoppers, bargain hunters and early morning risers alike in attending one of the season’s first estate sales located at 4304 Savannah Ct. […]

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COMO Axe Attack Hosting Glow Throw Night

Looking for an axe-iting event to start your weekend? COMO Axe Attack is hosting Glow Throw Night from 7-9 p.m. Friday. Join others in a glow-tastic evening with two hours of axe throwing for each participant, as well as prizes throughout the night. Eight tables are available for the event with two to five participants […]


2024 True/False Film Festival Featuring Over 60 Films This Weekend

True/False Film Fest begins another year! Films start at 4:15 p.m. today and continue, along with numerous other events, through Sunday night, ending with  Buskers Last Stand, at 9:30 p.m. According to the website, “True/False is an annual festival in Columbia, Missouri, USA, which strives to celebrate the best of international nonfiction. T/F brings together […]

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DogMaster Distillery Leaves With Leap Day Goodbye

Pour one out for DogMaster Distillery as they invite everyone to say goodbye and celebrate their accomplishments from 4-10 p.m. today. DogMaster quickly became known on the Columbia food and drink scene in 2013 for their craft cocktails, stemming from their original products of vodka and unaged whiskey. They announced the decision to close and […]

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Access Arts Adds New Fibers Courses This Spring

Spin and weave and get creative with Access Arts’ new fibers courses this spring! Three courses have been added and are available for registration with weaving instructors, Marina Cano and Emily Smith, and spinning instructor, Katie Dodig leading the courses. The beginning spinning class is 6-8 p.m. on Wednesdays starting on Feb. 28 through April […]


Two Workshops At Helmi’s Gardens Help Tend Indoor Plants

Kick off your weekend with two plant workshops at Helmi’s Gardens this Saturday! Houseplants 101 is the first workshop of the day at 10-11 a.m. and will cover how much water, light, soil and fertilizer can be beneficial to your plants, what happens if you get pests in them, along with what plants would work […]


The COMO Wedding Experience Creates A Close-To-Perfect Wedding

If you are looking to plan a wedding this year, then you’re in luck! The COMO Wedding Experience planned by Andrea Lyn Events will host more than 50 vendors and will have three main components, the Wedding Plaza, Wedding Stroll and Wedding LIVE!, all located in and around The Atrium on Tenth. Join the brides-to-be […]


Sabu’s Books Opens Its Doors This Saturday

Sabu’s Books, a new business on Columbia’s south side, is celebrating its grand opening at noon on Saturday. Coffee and light refreshments will be served throughout the weekend, with hours of operation being noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. All customers will receive 10% off their purchases each day, as well as […]

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Dirt Dames to Open 2024 Season with Sunday Ride

Dirt Dames, the local mountain biking club for women, kicks off with a group ride at 1 p.m. Sunday at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. Members and newcomers will ride in self-selected groups based on skill level and riding distance. All women, trans, femme and nonbinary individuals are invited to attend. A helmet is required. […]

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Subaru Hosts Second Chance Adoption Event

Are you looking for a four-legged, furry Valentine this year? Columbia Second Chance is bringing plenty of options to University Subaru from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The Subaru Adoption Event looks to help find homes for dogs and cats from Second Chance. You can also check out what Subaru could be you and […]


HuHot Mongolian Grill Will Reopen Monday

The beloved Columbia restaurant HuHot Mongolian Grill is reopening on Monday after closing for numerous remodels throughout the building. HuHot temporarily closed on Monday, Feb. 5, as they remodeled their restrooms and received new food bars and flooring surrounding the food bars and grill. They also cleaned and painted the entire restaurant. Their open hours […]

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Mid-MO Bike Events Expo Looks To Excite Cyclist For Spring

Gear up your bikes and head to Walt’s Bike Shop from 3-6 p.m. Saturday for the Mid-MO Bike Events Expo. Visit with friends, make new ones and meet 2024 cycling promotors. Promotors for 2024 cycling events will be letting visitors know about upcoming cycling rides, mountain bike rides and more. There will also be multiple […]


True/False Film Festival Announces 2024 Lineup

Thirty-one new feature films, 25 new shorts and three films playing in a retrospective program were announced yesterday on True/False Film Fest’s Facebook page. This year’s festival theme is The Human Paradox and films range from films like “As the Tide Comes In” about a Danish island struggling to survive due to climate change, to […]


Beloved Fluffybutt Cookies To Close Soon

In a social media post on Tuesday, Feb. 6, Fluffybutt Cookies announced its last day will be on Feb. 29. According to the post, the business plans on taking orders up to its last day. “It’s been a pleasure to make cookies for you the past 13 years. I guess 13 is Taylor Swift’s lucky […]

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The Quarry Closes Unexpectedly

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, The Quarry, a beloved bar in Columbia, permanently closed its doors. According to a post on their Facebook website, “Those of us at the Quarry want to thank all of our amazing customers over the years for your continued support. Unfortunately, we will be closing our doors effective immediately. Please continue […]

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Paint the Town Travels to Shakespeare’s Pizza – South

Pizza and painting combine brilliantly when Paint the Town visits Shakespeare’s Pizza – South at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. For $35 per painter, you receive all of the acrylic paints, a stretch canvas and step-by-step instructions for a winter highland cow creation. Reserve your seat by visiting Paint the Town’s website.


Wild & Scenic Film Festival Kicks Off Festival Season in Columbia

The Missouri Coalition for the Environment is hosting the Wild & Scenic Film Festival from 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday at The Blue Note. These short films explore matters regarding climate change, preserving natural spaces and protecting wildlife. The festival is a national event hosted by different organizations. According to MCE’s website, they are “Missouri’s independent, citizens’ […]

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CoMo Preservation Hosts Networking and Discussion Event Tonight

Do you love Columbia architecture and want to network with like-minded individuals? At 6 p.m. tonight, join CoMo Preservation at Shakespeare’s Pizza – South. Learn how to get involved in the group by attending events, raising awareness and more. All ideas are welcome as well, such as walking tour options, sponsorships, working with local businesses […]


Spend Your Friday Laughing At Pints & Punchlines

If you’re looking for an easy date night idea or to spend your Friday night laughing with friends, Pints & Punchlines is for you! This all ages event returns at 9 p.m. tomorrow at The Blue Note. Tickets are $5 for general admission and $10 for table seats. Doors open at 8 p.m. To purchase […]

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Puppies and Plants Come Together at Helmi’s Gardens

A collaboration with Second Chance and Helmi’s Gardens brings the event Second Chance and Serotonin at 11 a.m. Saturday. Get a serotonin boost and snuggle some pups at Helmi’s while also perusing the plants. Take home a pup, plant or both! For more information and directions, see their Facebook event page.