Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Christmas 1860: Charleston’s last Victorian Christmas before the Civil War

In 1860, Christmastime in Charleston was an exciting time for the people of the city. While men talked about the decision by South Carolina to secede from the United States, women and children were eagerly anticipating a splendid Christmas Day. Christmas 1860 — an annual production of the Middleton Place Foundation — brings the antebellum…
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Mixson Mingle Jingle set for Dec. 13 in North Charleston

Mixson will host its annual Mingle Jingle Sunday, December 13 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. The afternoon includes complimentary photo opportunities with Santa, live carolers, s’mores, a market of local goods, entertainment for children, as well as beer tastings for adults. Come celebrate the holidays with us! Mixson Barn at 4400 Marblehead Lane, N. Charleston,…
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New holiday classic “The Little Match Girl” ballet hits the stage

Guests are invited to attend Ballet Evolution’s holiday classic "The Little Match Girl,” complete with a live, on stage chamber orchestra. The “Little Match Girl” is the story of a poor child's hopes and dreams as she endeavors to sell her bundle of matches on a cold, snowy New Year's Eve. Hungry and unable to…
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Pure Theatre’s Holiday Shorts are coming this month

Pure Theatre's Holiday Shorts are coming this month at 47 King St. in Charleston. Because Santa is Real: Because you are never too old to believe in Santa. Marley and Me: They might have saved Ebenezer Scrooge's life, but Marley and Ghost of  Christmas Past, Present, and Future also forgot to move out. Dreams of…
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