Things to do: Planting, cars, candles and 1950s throwbacks

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Tin Cottage, 1225 W. 7th St. just off the downtown Columbia square, will host a succulent workshop this weekend, where guests will create their own planting arrangements.
Tin Cottage, 1225 W. 7th St. just off the downtown Columbia square, will host a succulent workshop this weekend, where guests will create their own planting arrangements.

This weekend take part in a cool planting art project at Tin Cottage, while car enthusiasts can enjoy another Cars and Coffee, as well as other hands-on activities.

1. Tin Cottage Succulent Workshop

Tin Cottage invites planters to take part in a special workshop to create their own succulent arrangements in hand-painted terra cotta pots.

The Succulent Workshop event, which is  $89 to attend, will run from 2-4 p.m. in the shop's upstairs area.

In addition to making your own plant arrangement, guests will learn about how to properly care for succulents, how to mix soil and other planting tips.

Supplies provided will include a terra cotta pot, three succulents, a 13-piece succulent tool kit, soil for planting, sand and rocks, as well as paint and sealer.

2. Columbia Cars and Coffee, Muletown Flea Market

It's another third Saturday of the month, which means it's time to get up early and head downtown to look at classic cars and visit with fellow auto enthusiasts.

Columbia Cars and Coffee will once again take place at the public lot at the intersection of East 7th and Woodland Streets.

Columbia Cars and Coffee will start at 7 a.m. Saturday.

Also be sure to stop by the Columbia Arts District, where Glover's Secondhand, 1200 S. High St., will host its monthly Muletown Flea Market starting at 11 a.m.

3. Candle Workshop at Needle & Grain

Needle & Grain will host a special candle-making workshop starting at 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
Needle & Grain will host a special candle-making workshop starting at 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

Learn how to make your own candle as part of a new series being launched by Columbia's Needle & Grain.

Students will learn through guided instruction the process of melting, mixing and pouring their very own 12 oz. scented candle. Customizable labels will also be available.

Classes start at 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday and are $35 to attend. Students will also receive 10% off the entire store.

Needle & Grain is located at 510 N. Garden St.

4. Shake Rattle & Roll party at The Rebel

The Rebel Bar and Grill will take patrons back to the 50s and 60s this Saturday by hosting at "Shark Rattle and Roll" costume and dance party starting at 7:30 p.m.
The Rebel Bar and Grill will take patrons back to the 50s and 60s this Saturday by hosting at "Shark Rattle and Roll" costume and dance party starting at 7:30 p.m.

The Rebel Bar and Grill wants to take patrons back to the days of "Grease" and "American Graffiti" by hosting a special 50s and 60s-themed party.

Dress in your best attire from the era and dance the night away "sock hop" style. There will also be drink specials and opportunities to win door prizes.

The event is free to attend and starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Rebel Bar and Grill is located at 307 Riverside Drive.

5. Live entertainment

The Bird & The Bear will perform at Bad Idea Brewing, 307 W. 11th St. in the Columbia Arts Building, starting at 6 p.m. Friday.

The Sun Bodies will perform at Tuck's Place, 102 Depot St., starting at 8 p.m. Friday.

Rory Feek will host his monthly "Home Concert" at his Homestead Hall venue, 4544 Highway 431, starting at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $50 and available at www.RoryFeek.com.

The Escape Band will perform at Ember's Tavern & Grille, 2513 Hospitality Drive, starting at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Box of Rox will celebrate the band's 10th anniversary at Amber Falls Winery and Cellars, 794 Ridgetop Road, starting at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Bald Kernal will perform at Fozzy's Bar & Grill, 150 Stephen P. Yokich Parkway, starting at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Amber Falls will host another Music On The Ridge starting at 1 p.m. Sunday, featuring The Sins Country, as well as La Gringa food truck.

Jay Powell
Jay Powell

Jay Powell covers events and entertainment for The Daily Herald. Contact him at jpowell@c-dh.net or follow him on Twitter @JayPowellCDH.

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