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CALENDAR, Dec 18:+:  More than holiday events now on calendar

CALENDAR, Dec 18:+:  More than holiday events now on calendar

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

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.  Learn more. 

(NEW) New Year’s Eve:  There are lots of parties around town where you can ring in the new year.  A sampling:
* Yorktown Countdown
* Mansion Ball at The Restoration
* New Year’s Eve – Hollywood Style with the Joe Clarke Quartet
* New Year’s Eve dinner cruise
More: Search Charleston CVB

by · 12/18/2017 · Comments are Disabled · calendar
Image via Harper’s Weekly, 1865.

HISTORY: Emancipation Day celebrations

S.C. Encyclopedia | The tradition of marking the end of slavery with Emancipation Day celebrations began in South Carolina on January 1, 1863—the day the Emancipation Proclamation of President Abraham Lincoln declared three million slaves in the Confederate states to be “thenceforward, and forever free.” Since then, African Americans in South Carolina have gathered annually on New Year’s Day to commemorate the “Day of Jubilee” with food, song, dance, and prayer.

by · 01/04/2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features, S.C. Encyclopedia