Denton, through Dec. 23, Dec. 26-27, Jan. 1. Country Christmas Train at Denton Farm Park. Details: www.dentonfarmpark.com.
Raleigh, Dec. 31. First Night Raleigh. Details: www.firstnightraleigh.com.
Mount Olive, Dec. 31. 17th annual Mount Olive New Year’s Eve Pickle Drop. Details: www.mtolivepickles.com.
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Kernersville, through Dec. 24, Dec. 26-30, Jan. 2. Christmas at Korner’s Folly. Details: www.kornersfolly.org.
Pilot Mountain, through Jan. 2. Pilot Mountain Christmas Lights. Details: www.pilotmountainchristmas.com.
Blowing Rock, through Jan. 31. Festival of Lights at Chetola Resort. Details: www.chetola.com.
Sumter, through Dec. 31. Fantasy of Lights at Swan Lake Iris Gardens. Details: www.sumtersc.gov/fantasy-of-lights.aspx.
Columbia, Dec. 31-Jan. 1. Famously Hot New Year. Details: www.famouslyhotnewyear.com.
Winnsboro, Jan. 1. First Day Hike at Lake Wateree State Park. Details: www.southcarolinaparks.com (type “First Day” in search window).
Cleveland, Jan. 1. First Day Hike at Wildcat Wayside Trail. www.southcarolinaparks.com (type “First Day” in search window).
Lancaster, Jan. 1. First Day Hike at Andrew Jackson State Park. www.southcarolinaparks.com (type “First Day” in search window).