Food, rides, competitions and music. What could make the South Carolina State Fair even better? Senior Day at the Fair, on Wednesday, Oct. 18. AARP South Carolina will host a pavilion that day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring entertainment, resources and a preview of a new website for the state Office on Aging.
The fair runs Oct. 11-22 at 1200 Rosewood Drive in Columbia. Admission is $10 a day, $7 for people 55 and older, free for active and retired military and their families, and free for kids up to age 5. Ride tickets cost extra.
The nonprofit fair supports scholarships for residents attending state colleges and universities.