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November 2013 - Lake Wylie Activities and Events
11/22 - "Holiday Lights " begin, nightly through the end of December at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. An outdoor display with more than 600,000 lights, carriage rides, carols, baked treats and more.
11/28 Thursday - 4th Annual Running of the Turkeys in Downtown York. 5 K Fun Run. Work off that Thanksgiving dinner before you even eat it!
11/30 Saturday - Winter Wonderland Craft Fair at the Ann Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill. Check website link for details.
11/29 Saturday 5-7pm - Official Christmas tree lighting in downtown Clover!
11/30 Saturday - Movies in the park after dark! Bring your Thanksgiving guests to watch "The Polar Express" at 6:00pm at 501 Memorial Drive in Clover. Pre-show activities, roasting marshmallows begin at 5pm. Bring chairs and blankets!
December 2013 - Lake Wylie Activities and Events
12/1-12/31 - "Holiday Lights " at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. An outdoor display with more than 600,000 lights, carriage rides, carols, baked treats and more.
12/1 Sunday 1-2:15pm - "Holiday Tea" at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. Celebrate the traditional English way with tea in the garden.
12/1 Sunday 3pm - Clover Christmas Parade. Kick off the Christmas season in style with an old fashion home town parade!
12/4 Wednesday 5pm - Belmont's Christmas tree Lighting Ceremony, City Hall in Belmont. Kick off your holiday season!
12/5 Thursday 6pm - 9pm - Belmont's Christmas Parade, Downtown Belmont.
12/5 Thursday am - Fort Mill Christmas tree lighting, lining up on Leroy Street and continuing to the Union Cemetery.
12/4 Wednesday 4:30pm - York Christmas parade, beginning on South Congress St. Proceeds from the parade go to PATH, a nonprofit agency assisting those in need in York.
Thursday 12/5-Sunday 12/8 - "Christmasville" in downtown Rock Hill! A charming holiday village and outdoor walking festival in Rock Hill's historic Old Town. Events include the Reindeer Romp 5K, Journey to Bethlehem outdoor pageant, a Festival of Trees Cocktail Crawl, and much more!
12/4 Wednesday 5-8pm - Christmas in Downtown York.
12/5 Thursday 6:30pm - Lake Wylie Chamber's Annual Holiday Gala held at the River Hills Country Club. Reservations required!
12/6 Friday 6:30pm - Rock Hill Christmas parade, themed "Light Up The Night." Showcasing lighted floats, the parade route starts on Oakland Avenue at Winthrop University and travels downtown.
12/7 Saturday 11am - Fort Mill Christmas parade, lining up on Leroy Street and continuing to the Union Cemetery.
12/7 Saturday 3:30pm - "Santa's Workshop" at the Daniel Stowe Botanical GardenSongs, stories, photos and crafts with Santa.
12/7 Saturday 6pm - Tega Cay Christmas Tree lighting, Philip T. Glennon Community Center in Tega Cay. Santa will be there!
12/7 & 14 - Christmas Candlelight Tours at Historic Brattonsville McConnells.
12/12, 12/14, 12/15 - Holiday concert by the SC state championship choir, the Clover High Choraliers. Performances at 8pm on Thursday and Saturday, and Sunday matinee at 3pm. Presenting The Polar Express.
12/13 Friday - Belmont's Christmas Village, Downtown Belmont.
12/13-22 - The holiday tradition! North Carolina Dance Theatre presents "The Nutcracker", Belk Theater.
12/14 Saturday 6:30pm - Annual Lights on the Lake holiday Lake Wylie Boat parade. Boats will meet at T-Bones on the Lake to line up, and the route spans both sides of the Buster Boyd Bridge. Best viewing is from the deck at T-Bones and the boat landing.
12/14 - Christmas Candlelight Tours at Historic Brattonsville McConnells.
12/14-15 - Annual Pilgrimage of Christmas in Olde York, presented by the Yorkville Historical Society. Seven historic homes and buildings will be decorated and on display, with carriage rides and music.
12/31 Tuesday 8pm-1am - Dance the night away to live music, and then enjoy the after midnight breakfast buffet. Purchase tickets in advance at T-Bones on the Lake.
12/31 Tuesday 7pm-1am - Looking for a fun New Year's event? Tega Cay's New Year Gala at the Glennon Community Center, with an elegant dinner buffet and champagne. Proceeds benefit the Lion's Club.
Month of January 2012 - Lake Wylie Activities and Events
Saturdays, ongoing - 10am -4pm, "Living History". Historic Brattonsville: witness life in the Carolina Backcountry during 18th and 19th centuries. Activities and demonstrations vary weekly.
Every Sunday - Free admission to the Museum of York County.
1/1 Wednesday noon - The annual New Year's Day Barefoot Challenge! Lake Wylie's own Carolina Show Ski Team travels to Lake Norman to compete in this bone chilling competition. Come and watch!
1/2 Thursday - Allison Creek Bluegrass, first and third Thursday of each month, corner of Hands Mill Road and Allison Creek Road. Different bands are featured each night, along with open jam sessions. Food is available beginning 6:30pm.
1/9 Thursday 8pm - Clover School District Auditorium Performing Arts Series features Dallas Brass, for a toe tapping good time.
1/11 Saturday - 10am -4pm, "Hog Butchering Day". Historic Brattonsville: witness the process of butchering meat and learn how the early settlers preserved and smoked it. Now that's something you won't see in New York City!
1/16 Thursday - Allison Creek Bluegrass, first and third Thursday of each month, corner of Hands Mill Road and Allison Creek Road. Different bands are featured each night, along with open jam sessions. Carolina Bluegrass Association recognition evening; begins at 5pm.
1/28 Tuesday 7pm - Clover School District Auditorium Performing Arts Series features the California Dreamin', beach music that will warm your heart and soul!