around the South:
Web Travel Guides
more information on events in the Carolinas, visit:
the same publishers
The Best of the Holiday
Around The South
& A Lowcountry Christmas
baskets make the Lowcountry's finest gifts,
but they don't come cheap.
South Carolina celebrates in fine style throughout December
each year. Highlights include:
Holiday Festival of Lights on James Island (mid Nov.-early
- oyster roasts
- a parade of decorated
- a progressive
dinner at historic inns
- tours of historic
plantations decked in holiday finery
- ice skating in
tours that take you to the city's historic taverns and specialty
- Victorian teas.
Charleston decorations combine greens with white camellia blossoms and
white berries or beads for a classic look.
help you plan your holidays, Charleston's top chefs share their favorite
holiday recipes. Don't miss "The Grits that Stole Christmas"
from the famous Charleston
has a notable floral tradition. It is the
birthplace of the Poinsettia, first cultivated in 1832 by
a Charleston native who found the plant growing wild in Mexico. Charleston
is also the home of Magnolia
Plantation and Gardens, where one of the world's most spectacular
displays of camellias is at its height every December.
more information and a complete list of events, visit www.christmasincharleston.com
or call 800.774.0006.
in Square Dancing Today, 2003
Photo credits: Photos courtesy
of The Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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