Main Street Beaufort, USA, presents the 29th Annual A Night on the Town on Friday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. The evening includes the City of Beaufort’s Tree Lighting Ceremony, entertainment by the Parris Island Marine Corps Band, and a rumored visit from Santa. The traditional Beaufort Christmas Parade will be Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m., through downtown.
Join Main Street Beaufort, USA, and the Beaufort Sail and Power Squadron on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 5:30 p.m. for the Light Up the Night boat parade on the Beaufort River. Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park provides the best view. The first boats will start arriving at the seawall at the park by 5:30 p.m. Hot chocolate available courtesy of The Greenery.
FESTIVAL OF TREES
Join friends and neighbors at the 27th Annual Festival of Trees benefiting Friends of Caroline Hospice from Thursday, December 4 through Saturday, December 6 at The Shed in Port Royal. Festivities begin with an Opening Reception Gala on the night of December 4 at 6 p.m. at The Shed. Get in the holiday spirit and participate in the fun. On Friday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 6, there will be trees, festival shoppes, book signings, yoga and much more. Don’t forget a picture with Santa Claus. For a full listing of weekend events, visit www.friendsofcarolinehospice.org.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Don’t miss “A Christmas Carol,” an original adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic, on stage at ARTworks this weekend December 4, 5, and 6 at 7:30 p.m. Live pre-show entertainment begins a half-hour before every performance, and the show is best enjoyed with free homemade goodies, before the giddy trip through Dickens’ masterful tale of miserable miserliness made good. For tickets, call 843-379-2787 or order online at www.beaufortcountyarts.com. ARTworks is located at 2127 Boundary Street in Beaufort, next to OMNI in Beaufort Town Center.