>>> ’TIS THE SEASON
Saluda Shoals shines
HOLIDAY LIGHTS ON THE RIVER: Wednesday through Dec. 31 at Saluda Shoals Park, 5605 Bush River Road. Midlands’ largest drive-through light show features the Dazzling Dancing Forest, animated scenes, Wetland Wonderland Walking Trail, Winter Wonder Ride downhill tubing, Santa’s Claus’et Gift Shop and more. Holiday Lights will be open 6-10 p.m. every night until Dec. 31. Admission is $15 per car, $25 per 15-passenger van and $40 per bus. Winter Wonder Ride ($2 per slide with admission or $10 for an all-you-can-slide pass) and the Gift Shop will be open 6-10 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays except Thanksgiving and Christmas. (803) 772-3903; http://icrc.net
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JAMIL CRAFT SHOW AND SALE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 29 and 1-5 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Jamil Shrine auditorium, 206 Jamil Road. More than 100 crafters, free parking, tickets are $1; age 12 and younger, free. Each admission ticket will be entered into a door prize drawing.
SUSTAINABLE HOLIDAY CELEBRATION: 4:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at 701 Whaley. Unique artisan gifts in all price ranges, free food tastings by Whole Foods, Rosewood Market, Spotted Salamander, Oak Table and Tazza Kitchen. Cash bar by The Whig. $5 donation at the door supports programs that educate, advocate and celebrate balanced solutions for the community. (803) 381-8747; http://sustainablemidlands.org
SPRINGDALE CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY: 6 p.m. Dec. 1 at 3022 Platt Springs Road. Performance by the Springdale Elementary School Choir, hot cocoa and treats; free. Bring your own seating.