13 of the best winter events in Augusta's River Region that you won't want to miss in December. Check out our Christmas page for holiday events and family fun!


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Seeds : This annual exhibit at the Westobou Gallery showcases the work of selected local artists for $300 or less. Check out the exhibition celebration on Friday, December 2.

Lights of the South : Take a hayride or stroll through more than 5 million lights, let the kids play at the Candyland playground or find your way through the Christmas Tree Maze.

Holidays in Old Hollywood : Drawing on his time playing in the Legendary Pickfair Mansion and her time performing events at the Historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, pianist John Vaughn and vocalist Brooke Lundy have teamed up to fill the Willcox with the sounds of standards, swinging holiday favorites and sing alongs every Sunday in December.

The Brick Pond Market : The first and third Sundays of each month, head to the Brick Pond in North Augusta and shop from a variety of local goods.

December 2

First Friday : Hop on the free trolley at 600 Broad and stop at local galleries and shops that are open late. Grab dinner or drinks and stay out downtown for live music later in the evening.

December 3

Mr. Fezziwig's Christmas Ball : Go back in time to the romantic Regency period, to the days when Ebenezer Scrooge was a young man working for jolly old Mr. Fezziwig. The ball will take place in the beautifully decorated Rotunda of the Augusta Museum of History and includes sumptuous sweets, libations, music, dancing and performances by the Augusta Players' production of A Christmas Carol, the Musical.

Rocking the Stocking : Head downtown for a night of classic tunes by an all-star Augusta band at Sky City.

December 6

Tuesday's Music Live : The University of Georgia Accidentals, the internationally recognized all male a cappella group, gives two performances at Saint Paul's for their annual December concert.

December 8

Night of 1000 Lights : Experience luminaries lining the streets of downtown Aiken, as shops stay open late and offer holiday treats, drinks and music for a festive evening out.

December 9

Art Now! Artist Talk : Cheryl Goldsleger, accomplished artist and Augusta University’s William S. Morris Eminent Scholar in Art, discusses her current exhibition at the Morris Museum of Art.

December 10

The Comedy Get Down : Cedric ‘The Entertainer,’ Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy have been breaking ground in the comedy business and bringing laughs for decades. See five members of comedy royalty come together for the comedy event of the year.

December 11

Edgefield Tour of Churches : The Edgefield Historical Society hosts a walking tour of historic churches beginning at St. Mary's Catholic Church and ending with holiday goodies at Magnolia Dale.

December 16

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage : Famously crowned as "The New Queen of Bluegrass" by the Wall Street Journal, Vincent's music blends contemporary touches with authentic bluegrass and a flawless band. See the most awarded Bluegrass group in history perform live on the historic Imperial Theatre stage.


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