If you live in an apartment in Ridgeland, SC, there are plenty of holiday event around town this December. The 23rd Annual Edisto Christmas parade takes place on December 14, 2013. The theme for this year's parade will be "Edisto Holiday Cheer."
In addition to the parade, below are some other holiday events happening around the Ridgeland Area.
- The Uncalled For Trio "Ugly Sweater" Christmas Tour: 7:30 p.m., The Shed.
- "The Sounds of Christmas" by the Hilton Head Choral Society: 8 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. The 100-member ensemble and 30-piece orchestra will perform traditional carols and seasonal favorites.
- "Masterpiece Masquerade" holiday show opening reception: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Beaufort Art Association,
- Bluffton Historical Preservation Society's annual Old World Christmas Gala: 6-10 p.m., Colcock-Teel House, Old Town Bluffton.
- Dance Boosters of Bluffton breakfast with Santa: Benefits Bluffton Dance Company. 8:30 a.m., Bluffton School of Dance, Sheridan Park, Bluffton.
- Wreaths Across America by U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club Beaufort: Noon, Beaufort National Cemetery.
- National Wreaths Across America ceremony: noon, Six Oaks Cemetery, Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island.
- Heartful of Toys, hosted by The Dry Dock: Benefits the Deep Well Project. 3 p.m., The Dry Dock
- Port Royal Golf Cart Christmas Parade: 5:15 p.m., beginning at the Cypress Wetlands and ending at Live Oaks Park.
- A Child's Christmas in Wales performed by Peter Townes: 7:30 p.m., ARTworks
- "Nightmare Before Christmas" dance performance: 6 p.m., The Larew Centre, 12/14-15
- Morning Song Music's "The Angels Sang" Christmas Tour, featuring Steve Darmody, Jennifer LaMountain, Rudy Micelli and Angela Bryant-Brown: 7 p.m., University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts
- Christmas Tree Lighting, presented by the City of Hardeeville Parks and Recreation
- Living Nativity and Christmas Concert: noon-5 p.m. Living Nativity; 6 p.m. concert, Resurrection Church
- Nightmare Before Christmas dance performance: 6 p.m., The Larew Centre, 206 Carteret St., Beaufort. Tickets: $20. Details: www.dancelowcountrysopa.com
- "Away from the Manger" and "Sleepover at the Stable" Christmas events: 6 p.m., Riverview Baptist Church, 2209 Boundary St., Beaufort. Details: 843-252-6364
- Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular!: 7:30 p.m., University of South Carolina at Beaufort Center for the Arts
- Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular!: 7:30 p.m., University of South Carolina at Beaufort Center for the Arts, 12/19-22
- Charles Street Gallery Christmas party: 5:30 to 9 p.m., 914 Charles St.
- Outdoor Movie, "Polar Express": 7 p.m., Liberty Oak Tree, Harbour Town. Free.
- The "Winter Solstice" Sunset Party: Benefits CODA. 2-6 p.m., Bluffton Oyster Factory Park
- "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" reading by Santa: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., The Sandbox, 18 Pope Ave. Hilton Head Island.
- Gregg Russell Christmas Concert: 7:30-9 p.m.
- " 'Twas the Night Before Christmas" reading by Santa: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., The Sandbox, 18 Pope Ave. Hilton Head Island.
- Christmas Eve Under the Stars: 6:30 p.m., Buckwalter Place, Bluffton.
- Helena House Christmas Eve Service: 7 p.m., Helena House
- Christmas Eve Services and Live Nativity: Services at 5 p.m., 8 p.m. and 11 p.m.; Live nativity from 4-8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church
- St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church Traditional Service: 9:30 p.m., St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church
- Jazz "Yule" Love concert: 5 p.m., Westin Golf Club, Westin Savannah Harbor, Hutchinson Island. Tickets:
- 13th annual Polar Bear Swim: 10 a.m., Harbour Town Pool, Hilton Head Island. Free.
- Rockin' Lock-in for children 7-13: 5 p.m. Dec. 31-8 a.m. Jan. 1, YMCA of Beaufort County, Beaufort.
- New Year's Eve Celebration: 7 p.m. and midnight, Harbour Town Lighthouse, Hilton Head Island.