Activities Outside of the Columbia Area – December 5, 2018 – December 25, 2018

    ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA

    Wednesday December 5, 2018 to December 25, 2018

     

     

    UPSTATE:

     

    Every Other Wednesday –  Music Sandwiched In at the Spartanburg County Public Library.  This is a free concert sponsored by the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra.  For more information call (864) 948-9020 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c/e113/.

     

    Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays –  Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site of South Carolina at the Hagood Mill State Historic Site in Pickens.  Come see these historical markings open to the public on these days.  For more information call (864) 898-2936.

     

    Third Thursdays – Art Walk in downtown Spartanburg.  Enjoy a self-guided tour of various galleries in downtown Spartanburg.  For more information call (864) 582-7616 or visit http://spartanburgartwalk.com/.

     

    Fridays –  Starry Nights at the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville.  Enjoy a planetarium show followed by a chance to view the night sky through a telescope in the Observatory if the weather permits.  For more information call (864) 355-8900 or visit https://ropermountain.org/main.asp?titleid=starrynightsnew.

     

    Fridays –  Bluegrass Jam Session at 5301 Dacusville Highway in Pumpkintown.  For more information call (864) 898-3815 or visit http://www.drbanjo.com/classes/2012-03-gilbert-nelson-pumpkintown.php.

     

    First Friday –  First Fridays at the Metropolitan Arts Council in Greenville.  Take a tour of the visual art galleries and venues in downtown Greenville with works to include jewelry, pottery, acrylics, watercolors, photography, and more.  For more information call (864) 467-3132 or visit http://www.firstfridaysgreenville.com/.

     

    Third Fridays – Contra Dancing at the First Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg.  Enjoy an evening of dancing and learning a variety of cultural dances.  For more information call (864) 308-1337 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Spartanburg-Contra-Dancers-493231910812229/.

     

    Second Saturdays –  House Concerts at the Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  This event known as Heartstrings, includes bluegrass, gospel, and traditional roots music. For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.

     

    Third Saturdays –  Milling, Music, and Memories at the Hagood Mills Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  This is a great day of fun making music, learning the art of blacksmithing, bowl digging, flint knapping, chair canning, moonshining, and much more!  For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.

     

    Sundays –  Say What Open Mic at Coffee Underground in Greenville.  Singers, poets, musicians, storytellers, comedians, and any others who wish to come out and share their talents are welcome!  For more information call (864) 298-0494 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/525128037629167/.

     

    Sundays –  Sundays Unplugged at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  Relax, unwind, and unplug while enjoying the galleries and live entertainment.  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/events.

     

    Saturdays and Sundays –  Historic Building Tours at Oconee Station State Historic Site in Walhalla.  You’ll get to see a 1792 stone block house which is all that remains of a military outpost that existed during conflicts between the white settlers and the Indians, and an 1805 brick house, home of the merchant who owned the outpost. For more information call (864) 638-0079 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/oconeestation/oconeestation-programs.aspx.

     

    Through December 8 –  Gingerbread Competition Entry Submission at Hickory Knob State Resort Park in McCormick.  Bring out your edible creation with categories including traditional, camper, and a SC Park scene or cabin, with prized to three different age group categories which will be awarded on the 15th.  For more information call (864) 391-2450 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004814.

     

    Through December 9 –  “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at the Gunter Theatre in Greenville.  No Christmas holiday is complete without this wonderful and entertaining holiday classic put on by the South Carolina Children’s Theatre.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/the-best-christmas-pageant-ever-1.

     

    Through December 9 –  “Seussified Christmas Carol” at the Clemson Little Theatre in Clemson.  This unimaginable tale, that might have been created by Dr. Seuss had he had the chance, will certainly entertain you like no play you’ve ever seen before!  For more information call (864) 646-8100 or visit http://www.clemsonlittletheatre.com/season.htm.

     

    Through December 15 –  “A Laura Ingles Wilder Christmas” at the Abbeville Opera House in Abbeville.  Spend some time taking a trip back to “Little House on the Prairie” with classic music which you are sure to enjoy as a family! For more information call (864) 366-2157 or visit http://www.theabbevilleoperahouse.com/Shows.

     

    Through December 16 –  “Forever Plaid Tidings” at the Pelzer Auditorium in Pelzer.  Having been brought back from Heaven after a heavenly call from Rosemary Clooney informs them they are needed to “put a little harmony in a discordant world” so you’ll certainly want to try to catch this wonderfully entertaining and inspirational show!  For more information call (864) 947-8000 or visit http://www.milltownplayers.org/.

     

    Through December 16 – “Elf The Musical, Jr.” at the Foothills Playhouse in Easley.  This production based on the holiday film will take you on the journey of Buddy the Elf as he tried to learn his true identity, so come out and support the children who have worked hard to put this on!  For more information call (864) 855-1817 or visit https://www.foothillsplayhouse.org/tickets.

     

    Through December 16 –  “Hamilton” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This amazing Broadway hit musical and Tony Award winning production has finally made its way to South Carolina, so you won’t want to miss the show!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://tickets.peacecenter.org/Hamilton/Online/.

     

    Through December 22 –  Christmas “Inn” Our Town in downtown Fountain Inn.  You’ll enjoy carriage rides, visits with Santa, live music, craft and food vendors, and more!  For more information call (864) 862-4675 or visit https://www.fountaininnevents.com/christmas-inn-our-town.

     

    Through December 22 –  “Dickens A Christmas Carol – The Musical” at The Logos Theatre in Taylors.  Everyone loves the great story of Ebenezer Scrooge, and this musical will surely be a wonderful addition to your holiday season!  For more information call (864) 268-9342 or visit https://thelogostheatre.com/dickens-christmas-carol-an-original-musical/?__hstc=2593583.a93d74497ea1f2ffa138e61a1175e634.1540148274449.1540148274449.1541354053528.2&__hssc=2593583.1.1541354053528&__hsfp=758881336.

     

    Through December 25 –  Anderson Christmas Lights at Whitehall Park in Anderson.  Get ready for the holidays with a fun trip through the lights by car, or hop on a wagon and take a ride, enjoy some entertainment, visit with Santa, and just enjoy some great family time!  For more information visit http://andersonchristmaslights.com/.

     

    Through December 31 –  Upstate Holiday Light Show at the Greenville Pickens Speedway in Easley.  The upstates most fabulous light show will also include a petting zoo, an ice rink and pony corral, and Santa land so come see this amazing show! For more information call (843) 295-5764 or visit http://www.upstatelights.com/.

     

    Through December 31 –  Christmas Park at Mineral Springs Park in Williamston.  You’ll enjoy a ride through the Park enjoying the hard work of locals and local businesses to create this beautiful holiday light show!  For more information visit http://springwaterfestival.com/?page_id=19.

     

    Through January 5 –  Holiday Lights Safari at Hollywild Animal Park in Wellford.  Not only will you enjoy lights, but you’ll also enjoy seeing the animals preserved by this non-profit organization, as well as visit with Santa, but for an additional fee, you can feed some of the animals.  For more information visit https://www.showclix.com/event/holiday-lights-safari-2018.

     

    Through January 6 –  Holiday Ice at Carolina Wren Park  in Anderson.  It’s that time of year again when you can put on some ice skates and enjoy some fun with friends and family!  For more information visit https://www.downtownanderson.com/parks.

     

    Through January 15, 2019 –  Skating on the Square on Marion Square in Spartanburg.  You’ll enjoy time skating in the outdoors to give you that holiday feel and create some great memories!  For more information call (864) 325-5361 or visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/skating-on-the-square.

     

    Through January 21, 2019 –  Ice on Main at the Village Green by City Hall in Greenville.  Bring the kids or the whole family out to enjoy beautiful downtown Greenville while enjoy a great time ice skating!  For more information visit http://www.iceonmain.com/.

     

    Through January 21, 2019 –  Skating on the Big Ice at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  Here is a chance to skate in the big arena, so bring the kids or the entire family out for a memory creating experience!  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/skating-on-the-big-ice-2.

     

    December 5 –  Peace Talks: Hamilton at the Huguenot Mill in Greenville.  Open only to ticket holders of the show, you’ll enjoy a chance to learn about the history, inspiration, and people that bring the story to life on the stage.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/peace-talk-hamilton.

     

    December 5 – 19 –  Writing Workshop with Vera Gomez at the Huguenot Mill Conference Room in Greenville.  Here is a chance for adults to learn the art of bringing your own story to life through poetry.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/writing-workshop-3.

     

    December 6 – 9 –  “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at the Greenwood Community Theatre in Greenwood. No Christmas is complete without seeing this show on television, but it’s a special treat to see it live!  For more information call (864) 388-7800 or visit http://www.emeraldtriangle.us/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/7772/131.

     

    December 6 – 15 –  “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some)” at the Chapman Cultural Theatre in Spartanburg.  In this production, three actors will take you on a journey through every Christmas story ever told, plus Christmas traditions around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to current pop culture, and many historical and modern holiday classics!  For more information call (864) 585-8278 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/every-christmas-story-ever-told-and-then-some-tickets-51295315670.

     

    December 6 – 22 –  “Laughing All The Way” at the Center Stage Theatre in Greenville.  Enjoy this Christmas variety show filled with hilarious Christmas sketches, wonderful dancing, and timeless classic and sacred holiday tunes that will certainly get you in the holiday spirit!  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/laughing-all-the-way/.

     

    December 6 – 22 –  Christmas “Inn” Our Town in downtown Fountain Inn.  Enjoy a visit to the holiday events that will include carriage rides, carolers, kids activities, crafts and vendors, food, and of course Santa!  For more information call (864) 724-8044 or visit https://www.fountaininnevents.com/christmas-inn-our-town.

     

    December 6 – 23 –  “Christmas On The Rocks” at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville.  Your favorite children from the holiday classics are now grown up and after getting a “little tipsy” share about their lives since we last saw them to include Charlie Brown, Tiny Tim, and Ralphie to name a few, so come out and enjoy what is sure to be a fun and entertaining show!  For more information call (864) 235-6948 or visit https://warehousetheatre.com/christmas-rocks-2/.

     

    December 7 –  “Trans Siberian Orchestra: Ghosts of Christmas Eve” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  This is certainly at the top of everyone’s favorite holiday shows, so make plans now to attend!  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/trans-siberian-orchestra-1.

     

    December 7 – 9 –  Living Christmas Story at Next School Eagle Ridge in Salem.  This free drive through event will be one of those events that provides you a connection to the true meaning of Christmas so you won’t want to miss it!  For more information visit https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0875/9166/files/Living_Christmas_Story_JPG.jpg?7418153147006836953.

     

    December 7 – 9 –  “The Nutcracker” at the Twichell Auditorium at Converse College in Spartanburg.  The Spartanburg Ballet will present you with an evening of wonderful holiday joy and entertainment!  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c/e2093/.

     

    December 7 – 16 –  “A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play” at the Electric City Playhouse in Anderson.  Spend an evening enjoying what has been dubbed as the closest thing to the classic rendition of the Dicken’s traditional tale done by Orson Wells and feel free to dress up in 1930’s attire just for the event.  For more information call (864) 224-4248 or visit https://ecplayhouse.com/tickets/.

     

    December 8 –  “Guy Penrod Christmas and More” at the Walhalla Performing Arts Center in Walhalla.  You will surely enjoy a show filled with inspiration by this tremendous artist performing holiday songs and more!  For more information call (864) 638-5277 or visit https://www.walhallapac.com/.

     

    December 8 –  “Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver” at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  Spend an evening enjoy this “mandolin virtuoso” who are 7 time winners of the International Bluegrass Music Association Vocal Group of the Year! For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c1/e2189/&DateOfEvent=12/08/2018.

     

    December 8 –  Big-Time Wrestling at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  You’ll have the chance to see legend, Mike Foley, as well as Mark Henry and Jack Swagger.  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit https://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/181/Big+Time+Wrestling.

     

    December 14 –  Holiday Grande at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  Presented by the Spartanburg Philharmonic, you’ll enjoy wonderful sounds of the holidays!  For more information call (864) 582-7616 or visit https://www.spartanburgphilharmonic.org/events/2018/12/14/holiday-grande.

     

    December 14 – 15 –  “The Littlest Christmas Angel” at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Greenville.  You’ll enjoy a show filled with joy as you experience the fun of the connection between childhood and Christmas.  For more information call (864) 235-2885 or visit https://scchildrenstheatre.org/shop/the-littlest-angel/.

     

    December 15 – 16 –  Winter Dance Performance at the Gunter Theatre in Greenville.  This will be a show filled with classical ballet, modern, and contemporary dance from some of the most talented students in the State so come out and enjoy their show!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/gov-school-2.

     

    December 15 – 18 –  “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at the Spartanburg Auditorium in Spartanburg.  This favorite holiday classic story that has Charlie Brown discouraged about the materialism of the season will help you to remember the real reason for the holiday season.  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit https://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/224/A+Charlie+Brown+Christmas.

     

    December 18 –  “A Christmas Carol ON AIR” at the Center Stage Theatre in Greenville.  Before television was a normal part of everyone’s home, the initial productions were done on the radio, so enjoy a walk down memory lane as you enjoy the show and recall Christmas’s from long ago.  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/christmas-carol-on-air/.

     

    December 18 –  “Christmas with the Chorale: Handel’s Messiah” at the McAlister Auditorium of Furman University in Greenville.  The Greenville Chorale will serenade you with this beautiful favorite and well known works by Handel.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/christmas-with-the-chorale-handels-messiah.

     

    December 20 –  “Bob Segar & The Silver Bullet Band” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  This rescheduled show from October has the performer ready to provide you with a night of his great rock and roll classics, and then some.  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/bob-seger-the-silver-bullet-band.

     

    December 20 –  “Classical – Mozart and Malbec” at Genevieve’s Theatre Lounge in Greenville.  This free music appreciation gathering hosted by the artist in residence, Igor Begelman, will include works by this two famous composers.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/classical-mozart-and-malbec.

     

    December 21 – 23 –  “The Nutcracker” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  If you have never seen this production by the International Ballet, you will certainly want to make the time to see it, as you will not be disappointed!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/ib-1.

     

     

     

    MIDLANDS:

     

    Second Mondays –  Family Climb Night at the Northside Recreation Center in Rock Hill.  Bring the family and challenge yourself by climbing the rock wall.  For more information call (803) 329-5633 or visit http://www.visitrockhillsc.com/events/northside-recreation-center-family-climb-nights-2015-12-14/.

     

    Thursday and Saturday –Test-n-Tune (or specialty races) at the Carolina Dragway in Aiken.  If you enjoy racing, whatever the vehicle type, or just enjoy watching these events, check out the schedule to see what races are scheduled.  For more information call (803) 471-2285 or visit http://www.carolinadragway.com/events-schedule/.

     

    First Friday and Saturday –  Savannah River Site Museum at the former Dibble Memorial Library on Laurens Street in Aiken.  The first phase of the museum is completed and open to the public so stop in for a look.  For more information call (803) 648-1437 or visit https://www.facebook.com/srs.heritage/.

     

    Fourth Saturdays –  Bluegrass Series at Haynes Auditorium in Batesburg-Leesville.  Add a little Bluegrass music to your month.  For more information call (803) 582-8479 or visit http://www.haynesbluegrass.com/.

     

    Fourth Saturdays –  Mountain Dulcimers of Aiken at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum in Aiken.  Join these musicians or just enjoy the music, but be sure to stop by and be entertained by these mountain instruments and those who enjoy playing them.  For more information call (803) 293-7846 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/the_mountain_dulcimers_of_aiken.

     

    Saturdays –  Hour Long Historic Train Ride at the South Carolina Railroad Museum in Winnsboro.  Ride an old passenger train from the dining car, a passenger car, or even the caboose. For more information call (803) 635-9893 or visit http://www.scrm.org/welcomepage.html.

    Saturdays weather permitting –  Aiken Trolley Tours at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum.  Explore Aiken’s charm, grace, and elegance with one of these two hour tours.  For more information call (803) 644-1907 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/aiken_historic_tour.

    Through December 10 –  “12 Days of Christmas” in downtown Camden.  The last days of the season will be filled with a tree lighting, shopping opportunities, a tour of homes, a parade, and more!  For more information call (803) 425-6631 or visit https://www.cityofcamden.org/events/downtown-camdens-12-days-christmas.

    Through December 13 –  “A Stranger for Christmas” at the Narroway Theater in Fort Mill.  You are certain to enjoy this enjoyable and even hilarious tale based on the classic book written by Carol Lynn Pearson of a little old lady taken in for the holidays.  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/weekday-shows/weekday-christmas-shows.

    Through December 22 – North Pole Nights in downtown Newberry.  Spend your Fridays through the holiday season with the sights and sounds of Christmas with music, man-made snow, Santa, stories with Mrs. Claus, and opportunities to compete your holiday shopping!  For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=north-pole-nights.

    Through December 22 –  “The Real Christmas Story” at the NarroWay Theatre in Fort Hill.  Nothing will give you the Christmas spirit quite like this historical presentation of the Christmas story and if you haven’t seen it, you will be in for a real treat!  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://www.narroway.net/dinner-shows/real-christmas-story.

    Through December 28 –  Vernon Grant: “A Christmas Wish” at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  Tour the galleries and see the wonderful work of this amazingly talented artist, creator of Special K’s Snap, Crackle, and Pop.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/2018-vernon-grant.

    Through December 28 –  Main Street Lights in downtown Newberry.  Take a drive not too far from Columbia and enjoy the lights, sounds, and shops of this wonderful town!  For more information call (803) 321-1015 or visit https://www.cityofnewberry.com/area-attractions/annual-events/main-street-lights.

    Through December 31 –  Fantasy of Lights at Swan Lake Iris Gardens in Sumter.  Come out and enjoy the wonderful lights on display at this amazing Gardens and see the floating Christmas Tree!  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit https://www.sumtersc.gov/event/fantasy-lights.

    Through January 1 –  Children’s Garden Christmas & Kids Walk at the Edisto Gardens in Orangeburg.  Bring the kids out for a drive through the Gardens and be sure to stop and take a walk along the kids walk.  For more information call (803) 533-6020 or visit http://www.orangeburg.sc.us/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=47&Itemid=109.

    Through January 21 –  Holiday Ice Rink on Saluda Street in Rock Hill.  Here is another chance to enjoy ice skating so bring the kids out for some family fun!  For more information visit https://www.onlyinoldtown.com/icerink.

    Through May 25, 2019 –  Guided Horseback Trail Ride at the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Spend a Saturday taking a trip through the Greenway on horseback led by one of the Greenways equestrian staff.  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/guided-horseback-trail-ride.

    December 6 –  “Christmas with the Letterman” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Spend an evening with these wonderfully talented artists singing many of your classic holiday favorites!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=christmas-with-the-lettermen.

    December 7 –  “Craig Morgan” at the Bundy Auditorium of USC Lancaster in Lancaster.  You are sure to enjoy a great show with this country music star with 25 billboard hits! For more information call (803) 289-1486 or visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=pas.

    December 7 –  “Jingle All The Way” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  You’ll enjoy an evening with this Rockettes inspired local group, Carolina Freestyle, as they present their holiday performance just for you!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=jingle-all-the-way.

    December 7 –  “Christmas in Dixie” at the Sylvia Theater in York.  This fund raising event includes local performers with coat donations accepted and proceeds benefiting local foster children.  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit https://sylviatheatre.com/.

    December 7 – 15 –  “Miracle on 34th Street”  at the Aiken Community Theatre in Aiken.  You will certainly enjoy this local performance of this classic holiday show!  For more information call (803) 648-1438 or visit https://aikencommunitytheatre.org/shows-1/2018/12/7/miracle-on-34th-street.

    December 7 – 16 –  “Annie” at the Rock Hill Theatre in Rock Hill.  You’ll want to bring out the entire family to enjoy this wonderful classic production!  For more information call (803) 376-7428 or visit http://www.rockhilltheatre.org/.

    December 8 –  Christmas Candlelight Tours at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Meet costumed interpreters who will tell you about Christmas’s of the 18th and 19th Centuries on this historic plantation with music, stories, camp fires, dancing, and demonstrations!  For more information call (803) 818-6767 or visit http://chmuseums.org/upcoming-events-hb/.

    December 8 –  “Classic Nashville Roadshow” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Join Jason Petty and his Classic Nashville Show to create an amazing country holiday show filled with songs and stories! For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=classic-nashville-roadshow.

    December 8 –  Christmas Tour of Home at a number of locations in Newberry.  This holiday favorite event will allow you to tour four elegant homes decorated for the holidays on this self-guided tour and a chance to enjoy a cheese and wine reception in the downtown area.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=christmas-tour-of-homes.

    December 8 –  “Kyle Dills Band Live” at the Sylvia Theater in York.  Spend an evening enjoying some local country music with these talented musicians!  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit https://sylviatheatre.com/.

    December 8 – 9 –  Christmas in Olde York Tour of Historic Homes at a variety of homes and site in York.  You’ll have a chance to tour some of the most wonderful historic homes, churches, and business decorated beautifully for the holiday season.  For more information call (803) 684-2590 or visit http://yorkvillehs.com/v2/events/christmas-in-olde-york-2018/.

    December 9 –  “Big Band: Wynton Marsalis” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Spend an evening with this acclaimed musician and composer and The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra for Big Band Holidays with what is sure to be an absolutely amazing holiday show!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=big-band-wynton-marsalis.

    December 9 –  Film Fest at the Sylvia Theater in York.  Spend the day viewing local, regional and even international short films.  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit https://sylviatheatre.com/.

    December 9 –  “The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  Spend an evening enjoying great entertainment with this fabulous artist with a touch of jazz, Motown, country, and more!  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit https://www.sumtersc.gov/event/fabulous-equinox-orchestra-holiday-concert.

    December 12 –  “Asleep at the Wheel” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  You’ll enjoy an evening of Texas-style holiday country music!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=asleep-at-the-wheel.

    December 12 –  “The Nativity Set” at the Narroway Theatre in Fort Mill.  You’ll enjoy a 50 minute show about how a life sized nativity set that was donated to the church 50 years ago in hopes of breathing new life into the church has made a vast difference.  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/weekday-shows/weekday-christmas-shows.

    December 12 – 13 –  “The Nutcracker” at the Martin Luther King Auditorium of the South Carolina State University in Orangeburg.  Presented by the Orangeburg Civic Ballet, here is yet another opportunity to enjoy this favorite holiday classic ballet!  For more information call (803) 533-0017 or visit https://www.orangeburgcivicballet.org/.

    December 13 –  “Michael W. Smith” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Spend an evening with this amazing Christian artist who will serenade you with his well knowns songs as well as many beautiful holiday tunes.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=michael-w-smith.

    December 13 –  “Chamber Community Concert – Decoda with Claire Bryant” at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County in Camden.  You’ll enjoy an evening filled with classical music!  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit https://www.fineartscenter.org/event-calendar/.

    December 14 –  “A Christmas Carol” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Enjoy this Broadway-style holiday classic that is sure to make your holiday a little brighter!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=a-christmas-carol.

    December 14 –  Tiny Tim’s Toy Shop at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Bring your kids 5 to 12 years old out for a fun experience creating ornaments and other projects while savoring tasty treats and beverages.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=tiny-tim-s-toy-shop.

    December 14 – 16 –  Christmas Drive Thru: True Meaning of Christmas at Heights Church in Beech Island.  This live nativity is free to view and will include hot chocolate, popcorn, and a movie while you wait.  For more information call (803) 593-3054 or visit http://www.heightsweb.org/th_event/christmas-drive-thru/.

    December 15 –  Falconry at the Adventure Center of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Master falconers Daren McGrew and Ted Bell will speak with the group about this ancient sport, the hard work and dedication involved in working with these amazing creature and you’ll have a chance to meet their raptors! For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/greenway-speaker-series-falconry.

    December 15 –  African Safari Day at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Take a non-traditional Safari by playing games, creating an African animal art, listening to a storyteller, and taking a tour down Elephant Hall.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2503/.

    December 15 –  “The Nutcracker” at the Wood Auditorium in Camden.  Presented by The Dance Place, you’ll enjoy this fun holiday presentation with local performers!  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit https://www.fineartscenter.org/event-calendar/.

    December 15 – 24 –  Elgin Lights at 2433 Charlie Horse Circle in Elgin.  This event that benefits Camp Chemo will be filled with lights, miniature trains, antique tractors and toys, and more!  For more information call (803) 408-0131 or visit http://www.elginlights.com/Elgin_Lights_Christmas_Tractors_and_Trains/Welcome.html.

    December 15 – 26 –  Christmas at Hopelands at Hopelands Gardens in Aiken.  Enjoy these beautiful gardens filled with lights and s’more kits, hot chocolate, and cider available, and visit some of the other venues in the area decorated for the holidays and including Santa to include the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame, The Rye Patch Stables, and the Doll House.  For more information call (803) 642-7631 or visit https://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/christmas_in_hopelands.

    December 16 –  Christmas Concert at the Camden High School in Camden.  This is the Camden Community Concert Band’s holiday performance so come out and enjoy the show!  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit https://www.fineartscenter.org/event-calendar/.

    December 19 –  Polar Express Wee Wednesday at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Bring out your little ones in their PJ’s and they’ll enjoy hearing the reading of this holiday story, learn about animals found in the north pole, participate in games, create a special craft, and enjoy a holiday sing-a-long in the planetarium.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2504/.

    December 19 –  Christmas Concert with “Charles Billingsley” at the Heights Church in Beech Island.  This program will be filled with Christian holiday music to inspire you for the week to come!  For more information call (803) 593-3054 or visit https://www.itickets.com/events/407969.html.

    December 20 –  “A Swingin’ Little Christmas” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Jane Lynch and her friends will bring you a fun holiday show filled with many of your holiday favorite songs!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=jane-lynch.

    December 21 –  “Rock Out With Edwin McCain” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Join South Carolinas favorite rock artist as he sings many of his classics as well as some of your holiday favorites.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=rock-out-with-edwin-mccain.

    December 21 –  “Beatlesque – A Beatles Tribute Band” at the Sylvia Theater in York.  If you are a Beatles fan, you’ll want to come out and enjoy singing to all of your favorite songs!  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit https://sylviatheatre.com/.

    December 22 –  “Carol of the King” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This is an Irish dance Christmas show created by the former lead dancer of Lord of the Dance that blends story with Irish music, dance, and song.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=carol-of-the-king.

     

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    Daily –  “Day in the Life of a Sailor” at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site in Charleston.  Board the 17th Century sailing ketch and learn about the trade and travel of that period.  For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003481.

     

    Daily –  History Tours at the Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon in Charleston.  Learn about the history of the Old Exchange, which presents an array of relics from the Civil and Revolutionary Wars, as well as a fun tour of the Provost Dungeon while hearing stories of pirates and patriots.  For more information call (888) 763-0448 or visit http://oldexchange.org/planavisit/.

     

    Mondays –  Coastal Kayaking at Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet.  Enjoy some salt water kayaking on the marsh of this beautiful State Park.  For more information call (843) 235-8755 or visit http://www.sout hcarolinaparks.com/products/10002638.

     

    Fourth Tuesdays –  Wash Day at the L. W. Paul Living History Farm in Conway.  It’s wash day, so learn how clothes were washed and even how soap was made from ingredients found around the farm.  For more information call (843) 365-3596 or visit http://www.horrycountymuseum.org/news/wash-day-at-the-l-w-paul-living-history-farm-10/.

     

    Tuesdays and Thursdays – Saturdays –  Bulls Island Ferry Service and Eco Tour, starting at Garris Landing in Awendaw.  Bulls Island is part of the Cape Romaine National Wildlife Refuge and can only be accessed by boat or by ferry.  For more information call (843) 881-4582 or visit http://www.bullsislandferry.com/.

     

    Tuesdays through Sundays –  Guided Tours at the McLeod Plantation Historic Site on James Island.  Enjoy a tour of the last of 17 antebellum plantations on James Island.   For more information call (843) 762-2172 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1447/McLeod-Plantation-Historic-Site.

     

    Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays –  Myrtle’s Market at Mr. Joe White Avenue at Oak Street in Myrtle Beach.  This local market is the place to get fresh produce for your vacation.  For more information call (843) 918-4906 or visit http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/market.html.

     

    Thursdays –  “The Civil War Era” at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island.  Learn a little about Hilton Head’s part in the history of the Civil War.  For more information call (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or visit http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/home/discover-and-learn/site-tours-programs/.

     

    Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays –  Charleston Night Market at Market Street in Charleston.  This evening event includes 120 artists and vendors all local selling locally made items, with live entertainment to serenade you along the way.  For more information call (843) 937-0920 or visit http://www.thecharlestoncitymarket.com/main/night-market-explore.

     

    Fridays –  Sunset Celebration at Shelter Cove Park on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy watching the sun set while you enjoy live entertainment on the lawn.  For more information call (843) 757-9889 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/sunset-celebration.

     

    Fridays thru Tuesdays –  Guided House Tours at Hampton Plantation  State Historic Site in McClellanville.  Learn about the prominent Colonial families that lived in the home and about the construction of the homes of that period.  For more information call (843) 546-9361 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002645.

     

    Third Saturdays –  Craft Show at the Bi-Lo Palmetto Pavilion in Mount Pleasant.  Event includes crafts by local artisans.  For more information call (843) 884-0163 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ECCG3rdSaturdays.

     

    Third Saturdays –  Cannon Firings at Charles Towne Landing in Charleston.  Come experience the firing of a 17th century cannon.  For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/files/State%20Parks%20Files/CTL/CTL_3Sat_Cannon.pdf.

     

    Saturdays –  Farmers Market at Marion Square in Charleston.  Start your day with a freshly made breakfast, a fresh cup of coffee, and purchase fresh produce, plants, and a variety of others items while enjoying time in this beautiful space.  For more information call (843) 724-7309 or visit http://www.charlestonfarmersmarket.com/.

     

    Saturdays –  Honey Horn Nature Walk at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy a tour of some of the natural areas, as well as the gardens, at this beautiful site.  For more information call (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or visit http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/event-registration/?ee=3398.

     

    Saturdays –  Snakes and Reptiles at Huntington Beach State Park  in Murrells Inlet.  Learn about these secretive animals while learning about their benefit in nature.  You’ll even get the chance to touch one of these fascinating creatures.  For more information call (843) 237-4440 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002642.

     

    Tuesday through Sunday –  Guided Tours of the McLeod Plantation Historic Site in Charleston.  This is a 60 acre plantation with one of the best intact examples of slaves’ quarters.  For more information call (843) 762-2172 or visit http://www.mcleodplantation.org/.

    Through December 8 –  Festival of Trees at Tabby Place in downtown Beaufort.  You’ll enjoy viewing over 60 trees decorated in a variety of styles and designs with proceeds from the event benefiting Friends of Carolina Hospice patients and their families with a Gala on the 6th that will include music, spirits and food from several great local restaurants.  For more information visit https://friendsofcarolinehospice.org/annual-festival-of-trees/.

    Through December 9 –  “The Great American Trailer Park Musical” at The Shed – Event Venue in Port Royal.  For more information visit https://www.coastalstageproductions.com/.

    Through December 16 –  “School of Rock – The Musical” at the James F. Dean Community Theatre in Summerville.  Presented by the Flowertown Players is prepared to show you just how wonderful rock and roll can be in this fun and energetic show!  For more information call (843) 875-9251 or visit https://www.flowertownplayers.org/copy-of-the-crucible.

    Through December 19 –  “A Christmas Carol” at the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston.  Enjoy a chance to see an amazing production of this holiday classic!  For more information call (843) 577-7183 or visit https://charlestonstage.com/shows-and-tickets/the-shows/58-a-christmas-carol.html.

    Through December 30 –  The Great Christmas Light Show at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex in North Myrtle Beach.  Travel 1.5 miles and enjoy over 2 million lights including 500 magical displays so don’t miss the chance to enjoy this fabulous display of lights, and be sure to stop at Santa’s Village to enjoy hot chocolate and s’mores, tube down the inflatable slide, ride on Santa’s Express train, and of course, meet with Santa! For more information visit http://parks.nmb.us/festivalsevents/special-events/the-great-christmas-light-show/.

    Through December 31 –  “Moonshine Country Christmas” at the 34 West Theatre in Charleston.  Enjoy a date night filled with romance and comedy so if you haven’t been to 34 West check it out as you won’t be disappointed!  For more information visit https://www.34west.org/tickets/moonshine-county-christmas.

    Through January 1 –  Harbour Town Lights at Harbour Town on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy the holiday lights while you enjoy live entertainment and other activities, and bring out a canned items or two or an unwrapped toy to place in the “Well” for a child or family in need. For more information call (843) 842-1979 or visit https://www.seapines.com/events/Harbour-Town-Lights/November-2018/%20rel=.

    Through January 1 – Holiday Festival of Lights at James Island Park in Charleston.  Take a tour through this Park to enjoy the incredible lights displayed, and be sure to stop for a visit with Santa, purchase a gift or two, roast some marshmallows and enjoy some hot chocolate!  For more information call (843) 406-6990 or visit https://www.holidayfestivaloflights.com/.

    Through January 31, 2019 –  Public Art Exhibition at the Coastal Carolina Museum of History at the Honey Horn on Hilton Head Island.  Come see 20 fantastic sculptures created by sculptors from around the world.  For more information call (843) 681-9100 or visit http://cf-lowcountry.org/About/CommunityLeadership/PublicArt/Exhibition.aspx.

    December 5 –  Annual King Street Antique Stroll at the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston.  Visits with some of Charleston’s finest antique dealers and learn about the items on display from local curators and experts, with wine and cheese being offered along the way.  For more information call (843) 722-2706 or visit http://www.gibbesmuseum.org/programs-events/annual-king-street-antique-stroll/89.

    December 6 –  Holiday Hoedown at Wannamaker Park in North Charleston.  Those with special needs and their families are invited out for a fun and unforgettable country style holiday event! For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/calendar.aspx?EID=10254.

    December 6 – 7 –  “The Nutcracker” at the Sottile Theatre in Charleston.  Here is yet another rendition of this amazing holiday classic presented by the Dance Conservatory of Charleston.  For more information call (843) 607-6063 or visit http://widget.ebsmartsite.com/components/event_detail.aspx?EventID=1098537&WebLink=C.150F3641&xml_path=https://us2.eventbooking.com/.

    December 6 – 22 –  Nights of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens in  Murrells Inlet.  This incredible holiday event will include more than 4500 hand lit candles and tons of lights that will absolutely mesmerize you, with holiday music to serenade you throughout your visit.  For more information call (843) 235-6000 or visit https://www.brookgreen.org/events/nights-thousand-candles-2018.

    December 7 –  “Christmas with Kem” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Enjoy some wonderful holiday music with this very talented singer!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/christmas-with-kem.

    December 7 –  Winter Wonderland Festival at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  Bring the kids out for a day filled with fun, to include hayrides, carnival games, a petting zoo, and of course, visits with Santa!  For more information call (843) 681-7273 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2018/11/19/holiday-lights-for-tis-the-season.

    December 7 – 9 –  Disney’s “101 Dalmations, Kids” at the Florence Little Theatre in Florence.  Kids in grades 2nd through 6th have been working hard to put on this show for you so be sure to bring the kids out and enjoy what is sure to be an entertaining show!  For more information call (843) 662-3731 or visit http://www.florencelittletheatre.org/shows.

    December 7 – 22 –  “The 1940’s Radio Hour” at the Footlight Theatre in Charleston.  This fun production will take you back in time with lots of fun and hilarity that you’ll enjoy long after leaving the show.  For more information call (843) 722-4487 or visit https://footlightplayers.net/events/1940sradiohour/.

    December 7 – 22 –  Candlelight Tours at the Nathaniel Russell House in Charleston. Tour this fabulous 19th Century home decorated for the holidays and enjoy a glass of wine!  For more information call (843) 724-8481 or visit www.christmasincharleston.org.

    December 7 – 22 –  Florence Festival of Lights at Hoffmeyer Place in Florence.  Take a ride through the more than 150 displays of lights, stop at Santa’s Village, and enjoy a hot beverage before you leave.  For more information visit https://florencefestival.eventscff.org/.

    December 7 – 23 –  Holiday Magic Show at the Threshold Repertory Theatre in Charleston.  Singing illusionist Russell Anderson who has performed in Las Vegas, will give you a holiday show unlike any you’ve ever seen before.  For more information call (843) 277-2172 or visit https://charleston.citymomsblog.com/event/holiday-magic-show-at-threshold-repertory-theatre/.

    December 8 –  Shuckin’ On The Cooper at the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  Here is a chance to enjoy eating tasty steamed oysters while enjoying the Holiday Boat Parade, as well as music by Joshua Jarman.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/3260/Shuckin-on-the-Cooper.

    December 8 –  “Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  This is a version of the Nutcracker that won’t be like any other you’ve ever seen, so don’t miss the chance to see this incredible show!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/moscow-ballets-great-russian-nutcracker-3.

    December 8 –  “Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Big Band Holidays” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  Enjoy this great show that will be filled with “soulful renditions” of your favorite holiday classics!  For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/jazz-lincoln-center-orchestra-wynton-marsalis-big-band-holidays/.

    December 8 –  Holiday Parade of Boats at the Charleston Maritime Center in Charleston.  Viewing the wonderfully decorated boats on the water under the stars is magical and great fun, so don’t miss the chance to experience this event!  For more information send an email to smorckel@gmail.com or visit http://www.charlestonparadeofboats.com/.

    December 8 –  Edisto Christmas Parade at The Pavilion at Edisto Beach.  Spend your weekend at the beach and enjoy the chance to see the holiday parade to boost your holiday spirit!  For more information call (843) 869-3867 or visit http://www.edistochamber.com/.

    December 8 –  Holiday Shopping Spectacular at the Peanut Warehouse in Conway.  You’ll enjoy visiting with over 30 crafters and artisans to work on completing your holiday shopping list.  For more information call (843) 222-8193 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/398631867241069/.

    December 8 –  Holiday Market and Craft Show at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market Pavilion in Mount Pleasant.  This fun event will include the normal farmers market fare of fresh produce, freshly baked items, hot foods, and other handmade edibles, but will also include a wonderful variety of crafters and artisans with all of the vendors providing you with a tremendous variety of items to choose from for your holiday festivities and gift giving with live entertainment and children’s activities included.  For more information send an email to farmersmarket@tompsc.com or visit https://experiencemountpleasant.com/events/holiday-farmers-market/.

    December 8 –  Reindeer Run in downtown Charleston.  This family oriented and pet friendly event will take you on a 5K run and/or walk through the lower end of downtown Charleston with proceeds to benefit the new addition to the MUSC Children’s Hospital and the Charitable Society of Charleston’s endowment.  For more information send an email to racedirector@reindeerrun.com or visit https://www.reindeerrun.org/.

    December 8 – 15 –  “Junie B. and Jingle Bells Batman Smells” at the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston.  This is the story about Junie B. and her excitement over the holidays, only to have it tainted by her school nemesis, who then becomes her “Secret Santa”, but will the holiday spirit of peace and goodwill interfere with her attempt at revenge?  For more information call (843) 577-5967 or visit https://charlestonstage.com/shows-and-tickets/the-shows/59-junie-b-in-jingle-bells-batman-smells.html.

    December 8 – 22 –  Mingle with Kringle at James Island County Park in Charleston.  Here is a chance to schedule your one on one visit with Santa for that personal individual or group photograph before the masses arrive to tour the Park.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/calendar.aspx?CID=97.

    December 8 – 23 –  “The Charleston Christmas Special” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Produced by Brad and Jennifer Moranz you’ll enjoy this holiday themed production filled with musical performances and comedy sketches.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1605372-charleston-christmas-special-charleston/.

    December 9 –  Chanukah in the Square at Marion Square in Charleston.  Known as the largest Jewish event in the State, so whether you are Jewish or not come on out, with local Holocaust survivors lighting the Menorah, traditional foods available, live music, and dancing so bring the kids out for an evening of fun and cultural education!  For more information call (843) 953-5682 or visit https://www.facebook.com/CITSCHS/.

    December 9 –  “Chris Tomlin Christmas: Christmas Songs of Worship” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  Enjoy an evening filled with beautiful holiday worship songs by this amazingly talented artist!  For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/chris-tomlin-christmas-songs-of-worship/.

    December 9 –  Christmas Lights Parade on Coleman Boulevard in Mount Pleasant.  You’ll enjoy the lighting of the tree, see over 100 holiday floats, bands, and more, followed by a fabulous fireworks display!  For more information call (843) 849-2778 or visit https://experiencemountpleasant.com/events/christmas-light-parade/.

    December 9 –  Christmas at the Sottile at the Sottile Theatre in Charleston.  The Charleston Men’s Chorus will serenade you with wonderful holiday classics as well as sacred holiday songs.  The Lowcountry Community Concert Band is prepared to present a wonderful show filled with many of your favorite holiday tunes!  For more information call (843) 790-3168 or visit https://charlestonmenschorus.org/performances/13-2/christmas-at-the-sottile-2/.

    December 11 –  “Swingin’ Christmas with Tony DeSare” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  This extremely talented vocalist and pianist is joining the Charleston Symphony Orchestra for what is sure to be one amazing holiday show!  For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/swingin-christmas-with-tony-desare/.

    December 11 –  “The Nutcracker”  at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence.  Presented by the Columbia City Ballet, spend an evening enjoying this favorite holiday classic!  For more information call (803) 799-7605.

    December 11 – 12 –  Rogers and Hammerstein’s: “The King and I” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Based on the Tony Award winning Broadway musical you will certainly enjoy this incredibly wonderful story!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/the-king-i.

    December 14 –  “Newsboys” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Spend an evening enjoying this tremendous Christian group that will provide you with inspirational music just in time for the Christmas season!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/newsboys-1.

    December 14 –  Seacoast Christmas Collective Live at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  You’ll enjoy an evening of Christmas music and worship featuring Robbie Madison and special guests, Kidscoast Worship. For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/seacoast-christmas-collective-live/.

    December 14 –  “The Nutcracker”  at the Center Theatre in Hartsville.  Presented by the Columbia City Ballet, you’ll enjoy an evening filled with beautiful dancing in this favorite holiday classic!  For more information call (843) 799-7605 or visit http://columbiacityballet.com/production/nutcracker/.

    December 14 – 16 –  “Grease: School Edition” at the Florence Little Theatre in Florence.  The kids have been working hard on this production so come out for what is sure to be a fun, toe tapping great show!  For more information call (843) 662-3731 or visit http://www.florencelittletheatre.org/shows.

    December 14 – 16 –  “The Nutcracker” at the Sottile Theatre in Charleston.  The College of Charleston is prepared again this year to provide you with an incredible holiday production of this holiday classic ballet!  For more information call (843) 805-5507 or visit http://widget.ebsmartsite.com/components/event_detail.aspx?EventID=917866&WebLink=C.150F3641&xml_path=https://us2.eventbooking.com/.

    December 14 – 30 –  The Sound of Christmas at the Circular Congregational Church in Charleston.  From the oldest active church in Charleston, founded in 1681, you’ll enjoy a variety of holiday hymns that span generations and cultures.  For more information call (843) 270-4903 or visit http://soundofcharleston.com/.

    December 15 –  “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree with Darci Lynne” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  This incredible singer/ventriloquist that won America’s Got Talent will most certainly provide you with a show you won’t soon forget!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/rocking-around-the-christmas-tree-with-darci-lynne.

    December 15 –  Teddy Tea with Santa at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  This event with author Kim Poovey will allow children to bring their favorite stuffed animal, enjoy tea or hot chocolate and cookies and visit with Santa.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    December 15 –  Marsh Walk and Santa Crawl at the Murrels Inlet Marshwalk in Murrells Inlet.  Spend your evening with some holiday fun and enjoy specialty drinks, dinner specials, and a festive attire contest with prizes, so bring the family out for a chance to create some holiday memories! For more information call (843) 497-3450 or visit http://marshwalk.com/calendar/santa-crawl/.

    December 15 –  Christmas with The Embers the Marlboro Civic Center in Bennettsville.  Enjoy some of the new and old holiday tunes with this legendary beech music group!  For more information call (843) 535-8184 or visit https://z-m-www.facebook.com/events/258596928339856/.

    December 16 –  “The Beach Boys: Reason for the Season Tour” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with the Beach Boys!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/the-beach-boys-reason-for-the-season-christmas-tour.

    December 17 –  The Charleston School of the Arts Symphony and Singers Present Holiday Spectacular at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.   This award winning group is prepared to provide a holiday show that your entire family will enjoy!  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/the-charleston-school-of-the-arts-symphony-and-singers-present-holiday-spectacular/.

    December 19 –  “Rudolph the Reindeer: The Musical” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Bring the kids out for what is sure to be a fun and enjoyable live production of this holiday classic show!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/rudolph-the-red-nosed-reindeer-the-musical.

    December 19 –  Modern Day Slavery: A Look at Human Trafficking at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Modern slavery exists in the form of human trafficking and this is a chance for you to learn just how extensive it is in SC and how at risk you and your children may be!  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    December 20 – 23 –  “Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heros!”  at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  This performance just for the Marvel fans is one they won’t want to miss!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/marvel-universe-live-age-of-heroes.

    December 21 –  “Celtic Thunder X” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  These tremendously talented artists are prepared to give you a show that you won’t soon forget!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/celtic-thunder-x.

    December 21 –  “Vienna Boys Choir” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  This group noted as one of the finest vocal ensembles in the world is one you won’t want to miss this holiday season! For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/vienna-boys-choir/.

    December 21 – 22 –  “Ballet Evolution: Snow Queen” at the Sottile Theatre at the College of Charleston in Charleston.  Be sure you don’t miss this new holiday classic show choreographed by the 2017 South Carolina Arts Commission fellowship winner, Jonathan Tabbert. For more information call (843) 805-5507 or visit http://widget.ebsmartsite.com/components/event_detail.aspx?EventID=916621&WebLink=C.150F3641&xml_path=https://us2.eventbooking.com/.

    December 22 –  “Twas the Night Before Christmas” at the Sottile Theatre at the College of Charleston in Charleston.  Children and adults alike will enjoy classical holiday music, as well as the performers from the Actors Theatre of South Carolina retell favorite holiday classic stories.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit http://widget.ebsmartsite.com/components/event_detail.aspx?EventID=1095552&WebLink=C.150F3641&xml_path=https://us2.eventbooking.com/.

    December 22 –  “The Wanderland Tour: Lindsey Sterling” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  If you haven’t had the good fortune to see this incredible talented musician and dancer, you won’t want to miss her show!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/lindsey-stirling-the-wanderland-tour.

    December 22 –  Holiday Pops at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  Presented by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, you’ll enjoy a show filled with beautiful chamber holiday music.  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/holiday-pops/.

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