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CALENDAR, Dec. 11:+: Holiday events fill December calendar

CALENDAR, Dec. 11:+: Holiday events fill December calendar

A Charleston Celtic Christmas: 7 p.m., Dec. 11, Circular Congregational Church, Meeting Street, Charleston.  Na Fidléirí and the Taylor Festival Choir will perform a program that continues to present a mixture of traditional holiday carols, instrumental jigs with a Celtic flavor and spiritual choral and instrumental segments. 

Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings:  Shows are through Dec. 17, Cabaret Theatre, Duvall Center, 2816 Azalea Drive, North Charleston.  Midtown Productions will offer the local premier of this musical comedy of doo=wop songs of the 50s and 60s.

A Christmas Carol.: Runs through Dec. 20, Dock Street Theatre, Charleston.    The holiday classic returns again as Charleston Stage’s musical adaption features Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future.

Holiday Festival of Lights: Runs through Dec. 31, James Island County Park.  There’s fun every night through the end of the month for anyone who wants to see more than 2 million holiday lights in this annual spectacular event. 

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CALENDAR, Dec 4:+:  From holiday shows to holiday light — and more

CALENDAR, Dec 4:+:  From holiday shows to holiday light — and more

Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings:  Shows are through Dec. 17, Cabaret Theatre, Duvall Center, 2816 Azalea Drive, North Charleston.  Midtown Productions will offer the local premier of this musical comedy of doo=wop songs of the 50s and 60s featuring veterans Ryan Ahlert and Brandon Joyner.  For tickets, times and more, go to: Midtown Productions.

A Christmas Carol.: Runs through Dec. 20, Dock Street Theatre, Charleston.    The holiday classic returns again as Charleston Stage’s musical adaption features Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, will put you in the Christmas spirit with four spectacular new musical production numbers. For tickets and more information, go to CharlestonStage.com.

Holiday Festival of Lights: Runs through Dec. 31, James Island County Park.  There’s fun every night through the end of the month for anyone who wants to see more than 2 million holiday lights in this annual spectacular event.

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CALENDAR, Nov. 27+:  Magnolia to feature lots of holiday events

CALENDAR, Nov. 27+:  Magnolia to feature lots of holiday events

Staff reports  |  Magnolia Plantation and Gardens’ annual holiday children’s village is part of a month of yuletide events at the attraction.  The village will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily with several special events from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., including:

Dec. 2: “Santa Paws” featuring pet adoptions with Lowcountry Lab Rescue, Sinbad Sadie Second Chance Rescue, Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary, Pet Helpers, Greyhound Pets of America – Charleston, holiday crafts and a pet costume contest at 1 p.m.

Dec. 3: “Sleigh Bells” ring with pony rides, photos with Santa in his sleigh, holiday crafts and activities.

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CALENDAR, Nov. 20+:  Holiday events starting to fill the calendar

Staff reports  |  Circular Congregational Church on Meeting Street will host two holiday concerts in December that blend classical and folk music.  A  Candlelight Christmas Mass  will be performed by the Taylor Festival Choir at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 10, while A Charleston Celtic Christmas will be offered the following day at 7 p.m. Also on the calendar:

Ink Meets Paper, a pop-up market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 25, 4411 Spruill Ave., North Charleston.

That Holiday Book Sale: Opens at 9 a.m. on Dec. 1 and 2, Mount Pleasant Regional Library, 1133 Mathis Ferry Road, Mount Pleasant. 

Candlelight vigil:  6:30 p.m., Dec. 1, Unitarian Church of Charleston, 4 Archdale St., Charleston. 

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CALENDAR, Nov. 13+:  Johns Island holiday bazaar coming Dec. 2

CALENDAR, Nov. 13+:  Johns Island holiday bazaar coming Dec. 2

Staff reports  |  The fourth annual Homegrown Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 2 will feature more than 100 vendors and farmers – and it’s just in time for you to do your holiday shopping from local vendors.

The event will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Johns Island County Park, 2662 Mullet Hall Road, on Johns Island.   The bazaar will also serve as the farmers market for that day and is brought to you by the Johns Island Farmers Market and Sea Islands Chamber of Commerce. 

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CALENDAR, Nov. 6+:   Time to head to polls, see the lights, more

CALENDAR, Nov. 6+:   Time to head to polls, see the lights, more

Election Day:  7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Head to the polls in Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Isle of Palms and other communities to cast your ballot in local elections.  In Charleston, we encourage you to vote YES for a $20 million affordable housing referendum. 

Holiday Festival of Lights:  Nov. 10 through Jan. 1.  Experience more than 2 million twinkling lights every evening at the 28th edition of the great, annual festival.  More: HolidayFestivalofLights.com

Hort Harvest:  9 a.m. to 4:30p.m., Nov. 11, Magnolia Gardens and Plantation, Charleston.  The attraction and Charleston Horticulture Society will present eight nationally-known gardening experts during this design, garden and grow event.  Admission to the plant sale and produce sale is free.  Garden admission is required for presentations and demonstrations. 

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CALENDAR, Oct. 30+:   From a Harvest Festival to a health expo and more

CALENDAR, Oct. 30+:   From a Harvest Festival to a health expo and more

Harvest Festival:  11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 4, Johns Island County Park.  A  foot-stompin’ showcase of Charleston’s bluegrass talent, this year’s lineup will feature local performers Blue Plantation, YeeHaw Junction, Southern Flavor Bluegrass, Marshgrass Mamas and Boss Hawg. Plenty of food will be available for purchase.  There will be hay rides, a stick pony corral, pumpkin decorating, penny diving and more.   Tickets are $8 per person; kids under 13 are free.  More:  CharlestonCountyParks.com

Take a walk on the Wild Side:  5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Nov. 4, Hobcaw Barony, Georgetown, S.C.  The S.C. Environmental Law Project will hold its 8th Annual Wild Side with special guest, naturalist Rudy Mancke, scheduled to be the featured speaker.  Great event with boat tours, food, drinks, live music and more.  For ticket prices and more information on the nonprofit benefit, click here.

Health Day Conference and Expo:  8:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., Nov. 4, International Longshoremen’s Association, Morrison Dr., Charleston.  The Healthy Lifestyle Network, Inc, will present a keynote by Dr. Souzan Abdel Samie, an internationally-trained specialist in family medicine, during a presentation on the impact of diabetes and high blood pressure on the heart.  There will be other talks on living with diabetes, exercise and diet as well as blood pressure checks, screenings and more.  Register online here: http://hlndiabetesconference2017.eventbrite.com

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CALENDAR, Oct. 23+:   Verse, festivals, more

CALENDAR, Oct. 23+:   Verse, festivals, more

Free Verse Festival: Charleston’s first poetry extravaganza will continue to run with lots of cool events through the end of the month. View events online at FreeVerseFestival.com.

Harvest Festival:  11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 4, Johns Island County Park.  A  foot-stompin’ showcase of Charleston’s bluegrass talent, this year’s lineup will feature local performers Blue Plantation, YeeHaw Junction, Southern Flavor Bluegrass, Marshgrass Mamas and Boss Hawg. Plenty of food will be available for purchase.  There will be hay rides, a stick pony corral, pumpkin decorating, penny diving and more.   Tickets are $8 per person; kids under 13 are free.  More:  CharlestonCountyParks.com

Take a walk on the Wild Side:  5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Nov. 4, Hobcaw Barony, Georgetown, S.C.  The S.C. Environmental Law Project will hold its 8th Annual Wild Side with special guest, naturalist Rudy Mancke, scheduled to be the featured speaker.  Great event with boat tours, food, drinks, live music and more.  For ticket prices and more information on the nonprofit benefit, click here.

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CALENDAR, Oct. 16+:   Verse, drama and music — all this week!

CALENDAR, Oct. 16+:   Verse, drama and music — all this week!

Free Verse Festival:  Charleston’s first poetry extravaganza will continue to run with lots of cool events through the end of the month.  View events online at FreeVerseFestival.com.

To Kill a Mockingbird:  Various times, Oct. 18 to Nov. 5, Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., Charleston.  Charleston Stage will perform a stage version of the literary classic by Harper Lee over two weeks in what is set to be an exciting performance.  Nineteen cast members perform in the show, which offers tickets from $31 to $64 for adults.  Purchase tickets here.

Colour of Music Festival:  Oct. 18-22, Charleston.  The fifth annual festival will offer an array of classical music to showcase the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers.  More.

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CALENDAR, Oct. 9+:  THAT Big Book Sale, festivals, more

CALENDAR, Oct. 9+:  THAT Big Book Sale, festivals, more

Staff reports  |  Looking for the perfect holiday present?  You can find an outstanding array of 60,000 books, CDs, DVDs and other materials at the Charleston Friends of the Library’s biggest event of the year, THAT Big Book Sale.

Held Oct. 13 to Oct. 15 at the Omar Shrine Auditorium, 176 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant, the event has something for everyone.  Proceeds help the Friends fund thousands of programs put on throughout the Charleston County Public Library’s network of libraries.

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