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Archive: Dec 2015

Christmas Craft Ideas from Marion Square

Bottle-Bells for Christmas by Amy Tankersley You’ve got your “Nature Lovers”, your “Environmentalists”, your “Recycle Freaks”, and your “Arts-n-Crafts Geeks”, (each in varying degrees).  I am all of those, especially Arts-n-Crafts, which, in my opinion, is a REASON TO LIVE.  And when Christmas rolls around, my pulse quickens and my scalp tingles, as I break…

A History of Christmas in Charleston

Charleston’s Christmas Past by Amy Tankersley Every Christmas season, we all do our usual holiday routine: shopping for gifts, wrapping gifts, planning the big dinner, putting up the tree, sending out cards, the list goes on. Christmas might end up being exactly the same from year to year, if it wasn’t for one important variable-…

Christmas in Charleston – Events and Plantations

DSC_1311   If my other two lists of events and things to do in Charleston for Christmas were not enough, here are more! Dickens Dinner at Circa 1886 149 Wentworth St. 843-853-7828 circa1886.com “Travel back in time as storyteller Tim Lowry takes guests to Victorian England for a lively…

Christmas in Charleston – Free Events

DSC_1289by Amy Tankersley In Charles Dickens’ 1843 classic tale, “A Christmas Carol”, Ebenezer Scrooge was visited by 3 spirits: The Ghost of Christmas Past The Ghost of Christmas Present The Ghost of Christmas Future Well, I’m going to write about “A Charleston Christmas” in reverse order: Charleston…

How to Prepare for Your Trip to Charleston – Doing Your Homework

“Winter Weather- Charleston Style” by Amy Tankersley Charleston’s mild climate is classified as a “subtropical” zone, which means in between “tropical” and “temperate”. But I suppose people will go on websites and see photos of “palm trees”. They’ll think “subtropical” means “tropical” and come here dressed for a Hawaiian winter. All winter, I will see…