Lights of the South is open 6-10 p.m. through Dec. 30 (closed Christmas Day). See 5 million lights, hay rides, walking trails, food, drinks, Santa Claus, maze; 633 Louisville Road, Grovetown; $8.95 adults, $5.
Abilene Baptist Church is presenting its 35th annual singing Christmas tree this weekend.
The annual holiday kicks off the Christmas season for many families, said Abilene Minister of Music Tommy Sunderland.
With a knit cap pulled tight over his head and a steamy cup of hot chocolate between his hands, 6-year-old Preston Hill patiently waited for the start of the North Augusta Evening Lions Club Christmas Parade on Sunday.
Brad Wilson has enjoyed participating in the North Augusta Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony for the past three years.
"The event is so festive," said the 13-year-old. "It's fun because you know everybody.