Pick your own events from our calendar of Local Holiday Events on thestate.com/holidays.
Thursday - Dec. 10
Columbia Christmas Pageant, today through Sunday, First Baptist Church. (803) 217-3250
Palmetto Mastersingers, 7:30 p.m., Koger Center.
Friday - Dec. 11
Happy Holidays, The Happiest Holiday Chorus Line of Broadway, Newberry Opera House. (803) 276-6264
"The Nutcracker," Columbia City Ballet, Friday through Sunday and Dec. 18-20, Koger Center. (803) 251-2222
Lights of Lugoff Christmas Parade, Lugoff.
Saturday - Dec. 12
Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra and the Dutch Fork Choral Society, "Messiah," 7:30 p.m., McGregor Presbyterian Church in Irmo. (803) 345-3460; http://www.lmso.org or http://www.dutchforkchoralsociety.com
208th Charlotte Army Band, Newberry Opera House. (803) 276-6264
Kershaw County Christmas Parade, downtown Camden. (803) 432-2525
Candlelight Tour of Homes, Camden Archives. (803) 408-2843
Holiday Backstage Diaries
Upload behind-the-scenes photos and videos from your holiday play, production or event for our new feature, Holiday Backstage Diaries (http://www.thestate.com/backstagediaries).
We will feature selected photos in The State throughout the season.