About the Shopping Center
Kings Contrivance Village Center opened in 1986 and boasts a courtyard which is both picturesque and lively. From June through August, Thursdays, 6 - 8 pm concerts are held here. The supermarket is a 56,900 square-foot Harris Teeter store. Shops and services provide for the daily shopping needs of residents and of employees in the nearby business park. The center is Columbia's southernmost retail center and is located 1/2 mile south of Rt. 32 at Eden Brook Drive and Guilford Road.