This show will present a collection of images that define place, and show photos that exemplify the glory of space, depict special landscapes, real or imaginary, interior or exterior. What does it mean to be “from here”? What makes you feel like you belong?
Give Me Shelter Color 5K, a “fun” run in which participants are doused from head to toe in color, is a charity fundraiser event filled with fun and excitement where people of all ages and physical abilities have a blast while raising money to support Callen-Lacey Center for Children, the only emergency shelter in Berkeley County serving youth who have been abused or neglected. After finishing the run, participants will gather for a Color 5K Finale “Color Explosion” at the finish line.
The Mt. Pleasant Holiday Farmers Market and Craft Show will feature goods from the usual farmers market, like fresh produce, baked goods, homemade preserves, and handcrafted gifts by local artisans. Guests can also check out Christmas ornaments, glasswork, and original art from potters, artists, photographers, and more. Enjoy kids' face painting, a visit with Santa Claus, a jump castle, and more.
Celebrate the sights and sounds of the holidays with an all new production of the Charlotte Ballet Nutcracker from Artistic Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux. Bonnefoux has collaborated with a world-renowned design team to re-imagine treasured family favorite Nutcracker. Continue the holiday tradition and join the Charlotte Ballet, the Charleston Symphony Orchestra and over 100 dancers at Nutcracker.
More than 100 brilliantly lit floats will march down Coleman Boulevard as the Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade sets sail to the delight of thousands of residents and visitors. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with the lighting of the Town of Mount Pleasant Christmas Tree and fireworks display at Moultrie Middle School, immediately followed by the parade. The parade starts at the intersection of Coleman Boulevard and Pelzer Drive, crosses over Shem Creek, proceeds up Coleman Boulevard and concludes at Sea Island Shopping Center around 8 p.m.
Edmund's Oast hosts a holiday shopping event featuring goods from J. Stark, FK Vintage, Alison Brynn Ross, Naked Eyes, McCarus Beverage Co., and more. You can also peruse Edmund's holiday gift packs, which feature four medium-large format beers for $35 each. John Shields will perform live music and you can enjoy extended happy hour specials.
Mary and Rob Taylor lead Na Fidleiri, the Taylor Festival Choir, and legendary Irish guitarist/singer/songwriter John Doyle in the ever-popular Charleston Celtic Christmas musical celebration. New this year, the Early Music duo Bedlam present their unique brand of Elizabethan era Christmas revelry. Buy your tickets early.
Films on the Field will offer 4 nights of holiday classics. Blankets, lawn chairs and dogs on a leash are permitted. There will be collection bins for new and gently used soccer gear, to benefit The Pitch: Haiti. Nov. 19 - Shrek the Halls and Home Alone Dec. 3 - Merry Madagascar and Elf Dec. 10 - Ice Age and The Polar Express Dec. 17 - The Grinch Who Stole Christmas (1996) and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas (2000)