Festivals, Events & More

FESTIVALS Through Dec. 21

North Carolina

Lake Junaluska, Dec. 13-14. Appalachian Christmas. Details:

Burlington, Dec. 22. Christmas in the Park. Details:

South Carolina

Aiken, Dec. 12. Night of 1,000 Lights. Details:

Edisto Island, Dec. 14. Christmas parade. Details:

Gaffney, Dec. 14. Christmas parade. Details:

Murrells Inlet, Dec. 12-14, 19-21. Night of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens. Details:

Columbia DEC. 21-JAN. 4

Winter Fest at S.C. State Museum

The S.C. State Museum will celebrate the season with two weeks of activities and public programs. Activities planned for Winter Fest will include daily movie screenings, Snow Day crafts and snacks, musical performances, Star Lab planetarium shows, seasonal and nature crafts and more. Different activities take place each day; check the website for daily details. With a few exceptions, Winter Fest activities are included with museum admission: $7; $6 for 62 and older; $5 for ages 3-12. (Note: Museum is closed Dec. 24-25). Details:

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