Designer Holiday Showcase: A 250th Celebration!

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 12:01am

This special holiday tour at the Kaminski House will feature the work of some of the area’s best home décor specialists and interior designers as they decorate the rooms of the museum in holiday splendor. Be sure to also check out the special events that will be a part of this showcase, like a family night and a candlelight tour.

Kaminski House Museum, 1003 Front St. Thursday, tours at 11 a.m. 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. $12. (843) 546-7706,

Betsy Havens: Congregate

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Georgetown resident Betsy Havens grew up in Savannah and began her study and love of art at the Telfair Museum of Art at age 12. Congregate speaks to the common thread in Havens’ work—the human figure. The artist’s love for the human figure has led her to paint street scenes, markets, cafes, fishermen, dancers, mythical and historic figures and portraiture while being able to capture the individuality of the human spirit among large assemblies of people.

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum. 3100 S. Ocean Blvd. Thursday, 10 a.m.4 p.m. Free. (843) 238-2510,

James Calk: Rhythm and Hues

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Georgetown-based artist James Calk has received numerous awards and his work has been exhibited widely and collected by many. His large-scale abstract landscapes in oil are composed of vibrant bursts of color juxtaposed with less saturated hues, creating sweeping vistas that beckon for viewers to explore them. Rhythm and Hues will feature an assortment of abstract landscapes, still lifes and semi-abstracted paintings from his tonalist period. 

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum. 3100 S. Ocean Blvd. Thursday, 10 a.m.4 p.m. Free. (843) 238-2510,

Festival of Trees

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Head to the Museum of Coastal Carolina for some festive fun. Artificial trees provided by the museum will be sponsored and decorated by ten local organizations. The trees will be placed in a silent auction, and the winners will get to bring them home. Visitors may also vote for their favorite tree.

Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. 2nd St. Thursday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Free with museum admission price ($9.50 for adults; $7.50 for children). (910) 579-1016,

Bordering on Abstraction

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

This exhibition will feature 11 works of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. Varying in sizes and media, the pieces will border the line between abstraction and representational or figurative art. Ranging from collage and painting to ceramics and even paintings on bone, Bordering on Abstraction will demonstrate a fine line—that between what the eye can make out as something identifiable and that which it cannot.

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum. 3100 S. Ocean Blvd. Thursday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free. (843) 238-2510,

Collection Connections: A Visual Exploration of Southern Heritage

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

This exhibit will feature approximately 40 works from the Museum’s permanent collections, including antique maps, historical prints, works on paper, fabric quilts and photographs. The Southern-history themed pieces of art utilize the visual arts in teaching and exploring the history and culture of South Carolina and the entire region. The exhibit is designed for both school students and adults alike.

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum. 3100 S. Ocean Blvd. Thursday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free. (843) 238-2510,

A Sunset River Holiday

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Get into the spirit of the season with A Sunset River Holiday. This annual presentation will feature rustic holiday decor, Christmas ornaments, holiday-themed pottery and more. There will also be cards and a variety of other great gifts. Come find the perfect unique piece for that hard-to-shop-for someone on your Christmas list.

Sunset River Marketplace, 10283 Beach Drive SW. Thursday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Free. (910) 575-5999,

Good Friends Luncheon

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Each December the Good Friends of Georgetown County meet for a delicious lunch to raise funds for the good work they do in the community. Enjoy a great meal at the DeBordieu Clubhouse to help benefit the work of the non-profit. Good Friends of Georgetown County is a group of women of different ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds committed to helping the disadvantaged in the area.

DeBordieu Clubhouse, 908 Bonnyneck Drive. Thursday, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. $50. (843) 222-6871,

The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 12:00pm

This special show at Ingram Planetarium is about courage, renewal and generosity as it explores the concept that winter is a time for Earth to rest and wait for spring to bring new growth. The Longest Night tells the story of a young girl, who is born into a family of nomadic storytellers, as she embarks on a simple quest. 

Ingram Planetarium, 4625 High Market St. Thursday, noon. Visit website for prices. (910) 575-0033,

The Christmas Show of the South

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 1:00pm

The beloved Moses Braxton will again be making an appearance at the Carolina Opry’s special Christmas show. This year’s holiday performance will feature stunning changes blended with tradition for a family experience you’ll want to make memories with each and every season. Enjoy music, comedy and dance as you get into the joyful spirit of Christmas.

The Carolina Opry, 8901 N. Kings Highway. Thursday, 1 p.m. $59.15–$81.70. (843) 913-4000,