Holiday Events

Holiday Events throughout Columbia, Lexington and the Midlands of South Carolina. Let’s spread some holiday cheer! Snow White | Nov 4, 11, 18, 20, 25 Runs through November 25th, 2017 at the Columbia Marionette Theater. Join seven lovable Dwarfs as they retell this classic tale with a few new surprises. Website here. The Polar Express…

Holiday Markets

29th Annual Chapin Holiday Open House | Nov 2 – 5 Chapin area merchants are decking their stores for the holidays in preparation for their 29th Annual Holiday Open House, which runs November 2 – 5, 2017, and they want holiday shoppers to come check out their great merchandise. Fourteen businesses have signed up to participate in…

Christ Centered Christmas

The Living Christmas Story | Dec 1 – 3 The tradition continues as Union United Methodist Church presents the 24th annual The Living Christmas Story drive-through nativity Friday through Sunday, December 1-3, from 6:30pm to 9pm each night. The Living Christmas Story will offer a dramatic sight and sound re-creation of Bethlehem and other Biblical scenes…

Christmas Lights

Charleston’s Holiday Festival of Lights | Nov 10 – Jan 1 Featuring over 700 displays and 2 million lights, the Holiday Festival of Lights is a cherished holiday tradition for many families throughout Charleston and beyond. From November 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018 James Island County Park comes alive with illumination, and is a…

Holiday Workshops

Seasonal Craft | Wednesdays Crafts will take place every Wednesday at 3:15pm, check with Crooked Creek Park at 803-345-6181 for schedule of projects. Space is limited, so sign up early! Craft supplies and a snack are provided. Children should bring an adult and wear clothes that can get messy. Ages 3-9. $5. Call 345-6181 to reserve; seats fill up…

Holiday Dining

Note: Please call each restaurant to verify information below before you head there. Twisted Spur Brewing 803.764.0203 | 705 Gervais Street Twisted Spur Brewing is a West Coast style brewpub that focuses on fresh unique food options and house made beers. They have recently updated all of their menus; brunch, lunch, and dinner! They now have…

Santa’s Stops

Elf Village | Nov 18 Saturday: 9am – 2pm Join Central Carolina Performing Arts at Hollow Creek Tree Farm in Gilbert as they usher in the Christmas season with an early visit from Santa and his elves! Come join them as they build a snowman with Princess Anna, sip hot cocoa and decorate cookies with Mrs….

Holiday Party Planning

Crêpes and Croissants   1465 Sumter St A crêpe is a type of very thin, cooked pancake of French origin. Laurent, owner of Crêpes & Croissants, is a Master Crêpe Maker and wants to cater your next event and amaze your guests with unlimited crêpes for everybody! Partygoers will love the delicious crêpes, and you will…

Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

Price’s Christmas Tree Farm Price’s is busy getting ready for the 2017 Christmas season! They offer a variety of trees every year and will be open beginning Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 9AM. They bring in freshly cut Fraser Firs weekly from the mountains of Virginia and NC and keep them in fresh water to…

Holiday Music

Koger Center: The Sound of Music | Nov 21 & 22 The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss”and the title song. The Sound of Music features…

Delicious Dishes!

Christmas Yule Log Cake Your family will love this chocolate cake roll filled with vanilla frosting for a sweet treat after a big holiday meal! Decorate with faux holly, ornaments, sprinkles or silver dragees. Time: 2 hours Servings: 10-12 Ingredients: Cake: 6 eggs 1 box devil’s food chocolate cake mix ½ cup water 2 tbsp…

Elf on the Shelf

Ho ho ho! Santa has sent one of his elves to see how your little ones are behaving this holiday season. And that swift little elf is always getting into trouble and hiding in cool places! (That elf must be pretty clever!) Below are FIVE cool, creative ideas for your mischievous elf: Hide your elf…

Making it Sparkle

Holiday Decorating Tips from Decorating Den To give your home some definite pizzazz this holiday season, think about building around a theme that shows off a personal interest of yours or your family’s. “Consider your hobbies or your collections and turn those into a holiday theme you can design around”, advises Gigi Willetts of Decorating Den…

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