>>> HOLIDAY SHOPPING
Helping the Junior League
JUNIOR LEAGUE HOLIDAY MARKET: Dec. 4-7 in the Cantey Building at the State Fairgrounds, Assembly Street and Rosewood Drive. General admission of $8 per person is good for entry to all four days of the market during regular hours. Children 12 and younger are admitted free. Hours are 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. PJs with Santa is slated for 5-8 p.m. Friday and will feature games, activities, crafts, movies and storytelling; $8 per child/adult (12 months and younger, free). Parking, $2.
>>> ON STAGE
Never miss a local story.
We can only hope
“WHITE CHRISTMAS”: 8 p.m. Thursday at Town Theatre, 1012 Sumter St. Adaptation of the classic film with songs by Irving Berlin. $25; age 65 and older, active military, college students, $20; age 17 and younger, $15. (803) 799-2510; http://towntheatre.com
Fun for families
HISTORIC HOLIDAYS FAMILY DAY: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Robert Mills House, 1616 Blanding St. Learn about the history of several holiday traditions while enjoying holiday crafts and activities as a family. Free for adults and Historic Columbia members, $6 for nonmember youth. http://historiccolumbia.org
>>> AT THE FARMERS MARKET
Shop fresh and local
COUNTRY CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the State Farmers Market, 3483 Charleston Highway, West Columbia. Find the perfect tree in the South Certified Shed, shop for holiday decor and gifts in the Market Pavilion or specialty food items in Five Rivers Market. There will be an antique tractor parade at 2 p.m. with Santa bringing up the rear. Free. (803) 734-2210