Columbia 4 Kids Guide for Families
December
 
December 4, 2002   Family Information for the Greater Columbia Area!
Featured Story

Christmas Happenings

Celebrating the Essentials of Christmas
When children think of Christmas they probably think about Santa Claus, reindeer and lots of presents! In the midst of celebrating the holiday spirit, let's help our children remember the true reason for the season. Here are a few local events that Columbia4Kids.com recommends:
A Christmas Carol
Come see this Christmas tradition come to life as a musical performance in the historic Newberry Opera House. For more information, please visit the website at http://www.newberryoperahouse.com or by calling 803-276-6264. Christmas Concert Lexington Village Square Theater Cost: $5.00 on December 5 at 7pm.
The Singing Christmas Tree Dec. 11-15 Presented by Shandon Baptist Church, the Singing Christmas Tree is a holiday tradition. The gospel music is sung by a 140-member choir who act as ornaments in a 35-foot Christmas tree. Dance, lighting, and special effects add to the excitement of this holiday classic. Tickets are $7.00.
The Arts At Shandon Concert Series
Dec. 22 at 4pm. Come to a Christmas concert. "Renaissance Christmas," 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22 at Shandon Presbyterian Church, 607 Woodrow St. Concert will features the Chancel Choir and the Shandon Players. Call (803) 771-4408 for more information.
 
Featured Activity

Harmon's Tree Farm

A special thanks to Harmon's Tree Farm in Lexington who allowed us to come out and take Christmas pictures for a November feature in Columbia Metropolitan Magazine in the heat of August!

Harmon's is a must-add to your holiday traditions. Plan now to take an afternoon with the kids and go out to Harmon's to ride the hayride and cut your own tree! The kids will enjoy the playground and parents can do some shopping at the fabulous Christmas House. Go once and you'll want to go every season!
 
Featured Business

Smokey's Toys

If you are looking for quality handmade wooden toys, then give Smokey's Toys in Cayce, SC a call! Smokey's has cars, trucks, tractors, airplanes and all types of vehicles handcarved from wood. They even have rubber band cannons and tanks!Call Smokey's Toys at (803) 794-9128 for more information.

Holiday Lights
Add your house, a neighbor's house, or your whole street to C4K's Holiday Lights Listings! We know you are already planning a fabulous display for this year so invite your fellow C4K browsers to come enjoy all your hard work!

You can even add a picture for a virtual drive-by.


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Happy Holidays!

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Kwanza or Hanukkah, we wish you and your family a safe and wonderful holiday season.


 
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