Events in an around the Columbia area on Saturday:
9am-2pm Model Train show at the Westminster Presbyterian Church at 1715 Broad River Road in Columbia. A donation of $3 for adults, children get in free.
9am Punt, Pass and Kick competition sponsored by the National Football League at the football field at the Batesburg-Leesville Leisure Center, 227 Highland Avenue in Batesburg. Registration is at 8am and it is free for kids 6-15.
9am-5pm Irmo Okra Strut at the Irmo Town Park. Event is free and open to the public.
10am-4pm Alston Wilkes Society Car and Bike Show. Event is free and will be at the Richland County American legion Post 6 at 200 Pickens Street in Columbia.
11am-10pm Italian Fest is free to the public and will be held on Main Street in Columbia.
Noon-7pm Viva La Vista will take place in the Vista and will feature bands, beverages and food from teh Vista's most popular restaurants. Event is free, tokens will be sold to purchase food and beverages.
More than 100 musuems will waive addmission today on National Museum Day. You can go to free museum day.
7:30pm Palmetto Boxing Event. Cost is $16-$25 at the Township Auditorium, 1703 Taylor Street in Columbia.