We are getting so excited about the historic total eclipse coming to Columbia in just two weeks! Whether you’re a seasoned celestial aficionado, or a newbie to historic astronomical phenomenon, we’ve got all your eclipse viewing needs covered at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills!
Bluegrass, Bidding & BBQ will be here soon, and we’ve been hard at work finding exciting items, deals, tours, tickets and trips for The Palladium Society’s 11th annual silent auction! We’re particularly excited to have the first Behind-the-Glass tour of Hunter-Gatherer’s new brewery, complete with a private tasting, up for grabs during the event, keep reading for a small sampling of some of our auction items, and join us next Thursday to learn more about these and our other packages.
Explore the great outdoors without traveling far from home:
Columbia Famously Adventurous Package
Historic Fishing Adventure
Deer & Turkey Hunting on a 100-Acre Farm in Richland County
Get moving in the Soda City:
Get Fit! Package
Golf Day for You & a Buddy
Running into the Past with HC’s John Sherrer
Spend a night out on the town and explore the culture of Columbia::
SC Philharmonic Date Night
Nutcracker Ballet Basket
Ring in the New Year on Main Street
Sample some of the Soda City’s finest cuisine and learn to make your own tasty treats:
Raid My Pantry Private Cooking Event
Canning Dinner with Scott Hall & Mary Roe
Dine on Devine
Get out of town for a weekend and take a trip to:
Mount Pleasant, SC
Virginia Mountain Getaway
Gamecock football tickets, beer, parking: tailgate done.
USC Gameday Package
Get your tickets to Bluegrass, Bidding & BBQ and join us October 23 for your chance to win these and other exciting items and packages up for bid!
It’s time to place your orders with the Palmetto Garden Club for fresh and festive holiday greenery delivered directly from the mountains of North Carolina! Make decorating and gift-giving easy with a wide assortment of wreaths, garlands, table runners, flowers, pecans and garden tools, and support Historic Columbia’s garden restoration projects with your purchase.
All pre-paid orders must be received by Palmetto Garden Club by Thursday, October 30. Visit PalmettoGardenClub.org to download the order form and learn more, and please remember to make all checks out to Palmetto Garden Club. Orders must be picked up Thursday, December 4 between 10 am and 3 pm. Questions? Contact Caitlin O’Brien at 803.252.7742 x 15 or email@example.com.
Welcome spring into your home and garden with a visit to the Gift Shop at Robert Mills this weekend during our 2014 Gardening Symposium. The Gift Shop will open early this Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 am for your shopping convenience, and don’t forget to bring your symposium brochure to enjoy 25% off all merchandise (excluding consignment items). Be sure to check out what the vendors and garden professionals who will also be on site to see what they have on sale as well!
It’s no joke! During the entire month of April, the Gift Shop at Robert Mills is proud to give our members, docents, staff, volunteers and board members a special thank you offer of 30% off all merchandise throughout the shop (excluding consignment items). This is our way of saying thank you to each of you for dedicating your time, energy and passion to Historic Columbia!
Come by the Gift Shop during our normal business hours to see what’s new and save! For more information about the shop, please call 803.252.1770 x 25 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our gardens are blooming, and spring has officially sprung in Columbia! Come enjoy our gardens, and take home a piece of that spring season with our mini arbors. Great for decorating or as a gift, these arbors are available in a variety of styles in the Gift Shop at Robert Mills.
To celebrate the reopening of the Woodrow Wilson Family Home, the Gift Shop at Robert Mills is offering a number of related goodies, including a collection of books about Reconstruction, Woodrow Wilson and preservation, oversized $100,000 bill note pads, Woodrow Wilson candy bars and collectible postcards, framed images of the Woodrow Wilson Family Home and more!
Buy yourself a tasty, local treat at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills! Made in Columbia, these pecan candies come in different flavors, including Cinnamon, Honey-Glazed and Double-Dipped Chocolate.
If you’re not in the mood for sweets, join us this Saturday, March 1, for the Palladium Society’s 16th Annual Chili Cook-Off.The Gift Shop at Robert Mills will be on site with a special selection of goodies and gift ideas as you sample some of Columbia’s most creative chili recipes. Tickets include all you can eat and drink chili, wine and beer, as well as live music by The Items and are $15 for Palladium Society members, $25 for HC members, $30 for the general public and free for kids 12 and under. Get your tickets today to avoid the lines and enjoy your membership discount- all tickets will be $30 at the door!
Did you know that Francis Scott Key wrote “The Star Spangled Banner” 200 years ago? This decorative parchment featuring our national anthem is a great way to celebrate its bicentennial – and it looks great framed! While you’re here, check out the other historic documents we have in stock.