Holiday Season Events Take Over Florence County!

It’s Christmas time, in the city…of Florence!
In fact the holiday season is upon us everywhere with the passing of Thanksgiving, so almost overnight the twinkling of multicolored lights and seasonal decorations are increasingly seen from homes and businesses everywhere. That tells you Christmas is around the corner, and with it the area is dialing up holiday activities. Once again we’re running down a list we’ve compiled to make it easier to find stuff to do before the season is gone!
NOTE: Check back, because we will update this blog if we see new events posted!

Dec. 1-Dec. 26

Lights4Paws
6pm-9pm 3251 Mears Drive near Forest Lake
A spectacular quarter mile trail of thousands of lights, merry music and festive decorations, all to benefit the animals of the Florence Area Humane Society. See Santa, sip hot chocolate, munch cookies and warm up with a fire (also dog treats for the canine friends-dogs on leashes please). Donations are gratefully accepted.
NOTE: Dec. 14 has special 1-4pm photo op with Santa and Ms. Claus, and ornament making for kids.

Dec. 6-30

4th Annual Holiday Music and Light Show at Downtown Florence
5-10pm every night
Christmas is done BRIGHT in Downtown Florence with our FREE nightly music and light show in the 100 block of S. Dargan Street. Walk through and enjoy the sights and sounds of the holidays as the lights dance!

Dec. 24

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
5-5:30pm Southside Baptist Church
Join them for their annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service!

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
5-6:30pm Trinity Evangelical Presbyterian Church

Christmas Eve Service
5:30pm Ebenezer Baptist Church

Christmas Eve Service
4:15pm and 10:30pm St. Luke Lutheran Church

Dec. 25

2019 Christmas Celebration by The Manna House: Feeding the Hungry Because We Care
Breakfast 8:30am-9:30am, Lunch 11am-noon
The Manna House looks forward to serving the Florence Community this holiday season! As a reminder, donations of canned goods and non-perishable foods are accepted Monday-Friday 9am-12:30pm. Happy Holidays from our family to yours!

Christmas Day Buffet at Victors
11am-3pm
Bring your family and friends to Victors this year to celebrate Christmas and take the stress off of yourself!
Adults: $29.99/person; Children 10 & under: $12.95/person
Reservations required.

Dec. 30

Florence County Museum Winter Workshops
Looking to keep your child active during winter break? Winter Workshops are exciting programs for children ages 5 to 10 at the Florence County Museum.
These one-day theme based hands-on workshops will be full of art projects and activities. To register for either of our 2019 Winter Workshops, please visit their website at flocomuseum.org/winter. Space is limited to 15 students so sign up today!
Dec. 23
Winter Wonderland
9am-4pm
Create winter themed artworks to celebrate the season!
Registration Fee: $40, or $75 for both workshops
Dec. 30
Terrific Textiles
9am-4pm
Experiment with textile art including indigo dyeing, t-shirt printing and weaving!
Registration Fee: $40, or $75 for both workshops

Registration info for both: http://bit.ly/2svr6XE