First Night Southern Lights
Southern Lights, a signature, long-term art installation by artist Chris Robinson, will span the Congaree River between the Blossom Street and Gervais Street bridges in Columbia. The Vista Guild will host First Night Southern Lights August 19 to celebrate the premier of the installation as part of the Total Solar Eclipse Weekend Celebrations. Festivities begin at Coble Plaza at 7:30 p.m. with Robinson and local leaders talking about the project. Free.