Fun things to do around Columbia

Free, fun events happen throughout the city during the summer and early fall.

World Harvest offers tastes from around the globe

The flavors of the world can easily be found in the aisles of this international grocery.

Wilson's Fitness Center

One of the fitness center's locations is changing and expanding its course offerings.

Empire Rolling Rink

Public skating and rentals are available at Empire Rolling Rink.

Dine on authentic Mexican food at El Taqueria el Rodeo

The restaurant is affordable for college students and those on a budget.

Mojo's is a place to cure the end-of-the-summer blues

Concert season lasts well past warm weather with Mojo's lineups.

Volunteers power Central Missouri Food Bank

The food bank relies on volunteers and donations to serve clients from 32 counties.

Valhalla's Gate

A tenth anniversary party is planned for Aug. 28. The gaming community is invited to attend.

Sam Brown Cosmetology Institute

Cosmetology center offers discounts on haircuts and spa services.

Country Club of Missouri

Many of the activities focus on family and community.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Repurposed appliances often find their way into construction projects.

St. Andrew's Lutheran Church

The church, which is more than 50 years old, is hoping to complete a $1.1 million building and renovation campaign.

Cooper's Landing

Cooper's Landing is a great place to spend a day or night on the Missouri River.

Vintage clothing

Learning to live on a budget doesn't mean you have to give up your fashionable style.

Columbia Transit routes

Columbia Transit routes have changed to include expanded service throughout the city.

Columbia Career Center

Les Bourgeois Vineyards

Les Bourgeois Vineyards will host its annual Crush Festival in mid-September to celebrate the grape harvest.

Shanthi Mandir Hindu temple offers place of personal worship

Many of the events are open to the community.

Columbia's Activity and Recreation Center

The ARC offers monthly memberships and passes for children.

Good food can be found without leaving campus

Skip a dorm meal occasionally to try one of these other venues.