Here are a few enlightening holiday events coming up in the Charleston area:
- Mt. Pleasant Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting: On Sunday, Dec. 9 at 5:30 PM, gather at Moultrie Middle School in Mt. Pleasant for the tree lighting and a fireworks display. Then stay for the parade down Coleman Blvd.
- Grand Illumination: From 6-8 PM on Thursday, Dec. 13 and also Friday, Dec. 14, you can step back in time to a Christmas of 1782. Wander through candlelit and torchlit gardens and hear costumed interpreters tell stories of the holiday season when the British evacuated Charleston at the end of the Revolutionary War. Afterward, enjoy a fire and a Southern buffet dinner in the Pavilion. Located in West Ashley at Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. $45/adults, $20/children, $35/foundation volunteers.
- Breakfast with the Grinch: On Saturday, Dec. 15, at 8:30 AM enjoy breakfast while watching How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Children can also get their pictures taken with the Grinch and Santa Claus (bring your own camera). Register by Dec. 12. Located at St. Andrews Parks and Playground in West Ashley, 195 Playground Road
Have a wonderful week preparing for your family’s holiday celebrations!