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Christmas Events in Columbia, SC
The Holiday season is upon us and as December 1 rolls up, I already feel like I'm behind! So much to do, so many places to go- I don't want to miss a thing.
We've got a great list of fun stuff to do with your kids this season, but we need your help! We want the most comprehensive list of family fun in Columbia that we can pull together, so if you know of an event that's not on our Columbia Events Calendar, please submit it!
We are happy to list any family happening that is open to the public. Church and school events and bazaars, special sales at area stores, open houses, holiday concerts and any other event that you may know of or be participating in may be listed in our events section.Win a Columbia4Kids T-shirt!
Anyone who enters a new event between now and Dec. 16 will be entered into a drawing for an authentic Columbia4kids.com T-shirt! (I know, I know, you can't stand the excitement!) These are adult sizes and we will be mailing out 5 to lucky winners on Dec 18. Please be sure to check that we don't already have your event listed before creating a new listing and your email address must be valid so that we can get in touch with you.
Let the rest of the town know what you have going on! -Scottie Claiborne, Columbia4Kids Editor.>Back to Top of Page
Should you let your kids see The Goblet of Fire or is it too scary? How does it measure up to the book, or the past movies? Read our review.>Back to Top of Page
Can you imagine how many shaped candles and baskets of cookies a teacher must get each Christmas? While they are all appreciated, why not show your child's teacher your appreciation in a new way this year! We have some fun, low-cost ideas for showing teachers how much they mean to us.
See all the Teacher Gift Ideas.>Back to Top of Page
Imagine That has compiled a great list of books to help toddlers develop their learning skills. These are concept books, teaching things like shapes, colors, and numbers. A great list for anyone who has a toddler to buy for this year! Check it out.Back to Top of Page
Full Review of Frosty Returns
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Do you love shopping but hate wrapping, packing, and shipping those gifts? Are you looking for unique gift items to send to loved ones this year? Box & Bow on Forest Drive has the answer to your problems! They offer unique gifts in their store, plus wrapping and shipping services for any gift.Back to Top of Page
Holiday EventsCayce Tree Lighting Ceremony
Come out and watch the big tree light up for the first time of the season! Weds, Dec. 1.
Oh Holy Night at the Chapin Community Theater
Head over to Chapin for the live, musical nativity performance. Dec. 2-4
Main Street Market for the Holidays!
Get in the holiday spirit by shopping the open air market in front of the Columbia Museum of Art. Dec. 2.
Ride the Train with Santa Claus
Head out to the South Carolina Railroad Museum for the last train ride of the season, and meet Santa Claus as well! Dec. 3.
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Black Friday Shopping Experience
The CityWords Blog entry this week goes shopping on the biggest shopping day of the year.>Back to Top of Page
What's going on at the forum? Come see for yourself!
Black Friday Shopping Stories
Who's Got the Best Santa to Visit?
Teaching Your Child to Raed
Don't Miss the Christmas Parades!
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Turkey day is over, the big shopping rush is done, and I'm surrounded by stacks of boxes of Christmas decorations! How did I get this many??
I still have to decide how much effort I'm going to put into the lights this year. I know one thing- I won't be getting as elaborate as this music and motion display! Now, that's dedication to holiday spirit.Holiday Light Displays
In our next issue, we'll be highlighting some of the best home lighting displays in Columbia! Are you or one of your neighbors totally nuts, um... I mean, into outdoor lighting and displays for Christmas? Submit their listing (with a picture, preferably) to our Columbia Holiday Lights Directory! It's sorted by zip code so you can easily find the best displays in your area.
Thanks for being a part of the C4K community. We love the feedback we get from our members so if you have a comment or suggestion, feel free to email us!
See ya next time! -Scottie>Back to Top of Page
Help Us Keep Columbia4Kids up to date! Please email us with corrections or add missing events to the Event Calendar. We make every effort to keep the information on this site up to date and accurate, but you should always call to confirm information found on Columbia4kids.com.