Cayce, SC (Paul Kirby) The City of Cayce is once again going all out so that the people of the Midlands can enjoy a great Christmas season. This year, they’ve pulled out all the stops to ensure that this season is even merrier and brighter in the city on the river than it ever has been before.
This is a list of the events that they are planning that includes their dates, times, and locations:
40th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
Thursday, November 30, 6 PM
Sponsored by The Woman’s Club of Cayce
Proceeds from the sale of lights are given to God’s Helping Hands. The Woman’s Club also sponsors the “Cayce Cares” food drive and asks that you bring canned goods and non-perishables for God’s Helping Hands. The event will include a community reception and is free to the public.
Cayce Neighborhood Tree Lighting
Cayce’s neighborhoods have joined together to provide a little Christmas spirit of their own. Each participating neighborhood will line its streets with lighted trees giving you a ride through a fantasy “winter wonderland.” For more information on this program, call 730.5487.
The Cayce Avenues Association is taking orders for their annual Christmas Tree Lighting fundraiser
Trees can be pre-ordered by residents of the Cayce and West Columbia Avenues until Saturday, November 18. The tree cost this year is $22, and tree distribution will begin Thanksgiving afternoon, November 23, and ends Saturday morning, November 25. More details are available at cayceavenuesassociation.com.
Carols Along the Riverwalk Cayce Riverwalk Park
Friday, December 1, 6:30 PM – 8 PM
N Avenue Entrance, Riverwalk Pavilion. Parking at Brookland-Cayce High School, free trolley rides to the Riverwalk. The sounds of Christmas abound at the Cayce Riverwalk Park where several area church choirs and local musicians will be located throughout the first half mile of the park. Visitors can wander from group to group enjoying holiday musical selections. The Riverwalk will be lighted with luminaries and refreshments will be served free of charge.
War Between the States Lantern Tours
Saturday, December 2, 6 PM – 9 PM
As darkness falls, scenes from the great American war come to life. History and comedy make this event a memorable and popular activity. Presented by the 20th SC Volunteer Infantry. For more information, call the Cayce Historical Museum at 739.5385.
Christmas Traditions at Cayce Historical Museum’s Annual Holiday Open House
Saturday, December 2, 6 PM
The sights, sounds and tastes of Christmas abound at the Museum’s 28th annual Christmas Traditions Holiday Open House. Each room of the Museum will be decorated with trees and crafts from the 18th Century to present. The Open House will also feature live entertainment, docents dressed in period attire, and light refreshments.