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December 17, 2009

Lexington/Columbia, S.C. Things To Do December 18 – 24, 2009

Lexington/Columbia, S.C. Things To Do
December 18 – 24, 2009

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December 18 – December 24, 2009


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Friday, December 18. Sandlapper Singers. Get ready to enjoy the beauty of more than 100 voices from Satchel Ford Elementary School, Crayton Middle School and the Falcon Singers from A.C. Flora High School singing your favorite Christmas songs joined by the Sandlapper Singers instrumental ensemble as we celebrate the many things for which we are thankful. Reception follows. Purchase tickets online or call 803-381-5481. Concert will be held at Dreher High School Auditorium, 3319 Millwood Ave, Columbia, SC 29205.

Friday, December 18. Open Stage & Jam Session at Bill’s! Come to Bill’s for some true Bluegrass music sure to get your feet tapping and hands clapping! Open Stage is from 7:30-9 and the Jam Session is from 9-midnight. Bill’s Music Shop & Pickin’ Parlor is located at 710 Meeting Street in West Columbia. Call 803-796-6477 for more information.

Holiday Lights on the River | The Midland's Largest Drive-Through Lights Show | November 25-December 31 at Saluda Shoals Park

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Friday, December 18-Sunday, December 20. Nutcracker. Columbia City Ballet’s holiday family tradition, Nutcracker, dazzles South Carolina audiences each season. Collecting the talents of more than 200 local children and 40 professional dancers, this award-winning Nutcracker has been proclaimed by The State newspaper “as close to perfect as you can get.” Experience it for yourself! Visit the Columbia City Ballet for show times.

Friday, December 18-Sunday, December 20. Carolina Christmas Celebration. Want to get into the real spirit of Christmas? Come to Spring Valley Baptist Church’s annual Carolina Christmas Celebration. The Celebration’s theme is “Peace – The Greatest Story Ever Told,” and the entertainment will include dance, comedy, drama, video, a 100-voice choir, a full orchestra, soloists and even falling snow! Tickets for the Carolina Christmas Celebration are free but required for seating. Cost is free. Spring Valley Baptist Church is located at 91 Polo Road. For more information call 803-736-0624 or visit Spring Valley Baptist Church.

Saturday, December 19. Holiday Storytime! Celebrate a variety of winter holidays with stories, songs and crafts! Please call 736-6575 to register. 11 am. Northeast Regional branch of the Richland County Public Library.

Saturday, December 19. 2 Events in 1 Day! Historic Columbia Foundation is featuring two Victorian-era holiday events for families this Saturday! Breakfast with Santa (8:30-10:30 a.m.) and Family Day: HO, HO, HO Holiday! (10am-12pm). Breakfast with Santa offers a continental breakfast with a Victorian-era Santa Claus. Families can have pictures taken with Santa or bring their own cameras for the photo opportunity. After breakfast, everyone is invited to stay for a horse-drawn carriage ride. During Family Day: HO, HO, HO Holiday, families can enjoy the decorated historic houses and children can shop for items on the “Elf Shelves” then secretly wrap in Santa’s workshop. There will be many other activities for the whole family to enjoy so visit the Historic Columbia Foundation for more information on Breakfast with Santa and Family Day: HO, HO, HO Holiday! Reservations are required. For reservations call 803.252.1770, ext. 24 or email reservations@historiccolumbia.org.

Trustus Theatre | Celebrating 25 Fabulous Years!

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Monday, December 21. Holiday Snowfest. Enjoy playing in the snow, ice skating, inflatables, warm cookies & hot chocolate! What better way to get in the Holiday Spirit. The cost is $10/child, parents are free. 10-11:30am, 10 & under. Visit Plex for additional information.

Monday, December 21. Welcome the Coming Light! Make time during the hectic holiday season to experience our annual tradition marking the shortest day of the year with a fire, warm drinks and tales of times past. Come prepared to toss mementos of last year’s unpleasantness into the flames, and resolve to enter the coming year renewed in spirit. From this day forward until June, the sun sets just a little later. Cheer it along in good company. Riverfront Park Amphitheater (use the Laurel Street park entrance at Huger Street) 3-7 pm.

Wednesday, December 23. Dinosaur Day at Winter Fest! It’ll be a dino-mite day at the State Museum. Come out to Winter Fest and make some dinosaur crafts, visit the winter starlabs and catch the movie “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs”. Wrap up your visit with a chat with Santa from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit the SC State Museum.

Wednesday, December 23. Soulful Holiday Concert! After the Holiday shopping is done and you need a place to unwind, head to Rust in the Vista for some smooth jazz and drink specials on martinis and wine. This special concert will feature jazz guitarist, Terence Young who will take the stage at 8 pm. The cost is $10. For tickets and additional information, call 803-730-5544.

Lights, Pictures and Fun! Looking for a place to get some pictures with Santa, see some Holiday Lights or have a little outdoor fun? Check out our Fun for Families page with answers to all of these questions!

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