Fall Family Events in Summerville & Charleston, SC for October & December 2014

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Some new fun family events for October, December, Halloween and Christmas in Summerville, SC  have arrived.  Even though it is still hot out there, cool(er) weather will come, at least in the evenings! That makes it feel more like fall as well as doing some of these fun fall activities around Summerville!

2014 Scarecrows on the Square

When: October 18-31

Where: Hutchinson Square in Downtown Summerville, SC

About: Every year the Summerville Junior Service League hosts this wonderful event for the town of Summerville. Local businesses, schools and groups decorate scarecrows and post them around our very own Hutchinson Square.  You can walk around and enjoy them for the last two weeks in October.  This is a lot of fun for kids and adults alike.

Scarecrows on the Square in Summerville, SC

Harvest Moon Festival

When: October 25, 2014

Where: Hutchinson Square in Downtown Summerville, 6pm ends at 9pm

About: On October 25th, there will be a Ghost Walk and Hayrides at the Harvest Moon Festival!  Feel free to wear your favorite costume and come out and celebrate with the town. The Summerville Junior Service League works with Summerville DREAM to bring this great event to the town.

Here’s the breakdown:

  •  Ghostwalk tour and access to all carnival games. $4 in advance, or $6 on day of the event
  • Kids under 3 are FREE
  • Tickets for Ghostwalk can be purchased at: Guerin’s Pharmacy Summerville Dance Academy Dorchester Jewelers Bottles ‘n Brushes Perfectly Franks Prima Dance & Formal Boutique
  • Harvest Moon Hayride $3 (provided by SummervilleDREAM) Tickets only sold at event (no presales).

Harvest Dance by The Summerville Orchestra Friends

Sunday, October 12, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Summerville Country Club
400 Country Club Blvd, Summerville
Delicious food and desserts, music by a DJ and a cash bar.
Dance demonstration and a silent auction
Call the Summerville Country Club Pro Shop, (843) 873-2210 X1 for tickets.  $35 per person in advance or $40 at the door. Call Robert or Grace Strobel, (843) 821-6852, for more info or tickets. All proceeds benefit the
Summerville Community Orchestra.

Annual Fire Prevention Parade and Display

 Parade starts in Oakbrook and will end at Lowe’s of Summerville on North Main Street.  Jump castles, hot dogs, vendors, and TONS OF FIRE TRUCKS for the kids (and adults) to sit in and look at! Hope to see you all there.

Annual Autumn Tea Room To Benefit Missions

Monday, September 29 – Friday, October 10, 2014 (except Sunday), 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Bethany United Methodist Church

118 W 3rd South Street, Summerville

Gift Shop * Fresh Market * Silent Auction Gift Certificates * Reservations * Deliveries

Visit here to see this year’s menu, place take-out orders, make lunch reservationsand a list of organizations this ministry supports.

A Christmas Carol Walking Tour with Tim Lowry

When: December 18, 2014

Where: Historic Downtown Summerville

About: Local storyteller, Tim Lowry, recounts the time-honored Christmas tradition of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, as he guides you on a walking tour of Historic Downtown Summerville. To purchase tickets for this year’s event on December 18th at 5:30 pm or 7:00 pm, call 843.821.7260. Tickets are $10.00 per person; limited tickets will be available closer to the event.

Arts & Crafts Market

When: Saturday, December 6, 2014

Where: Hutchinson Square & Short Central

About: “Summerville DREAM brings back the popular Holiday Arts and Craft Market on Saturday, December 6, 2014. Hutchinson Square and Short Central will be open to artists, artisans and crafters who are interested in having a booth to show their wares for the holidays.

The Arts and Craft Market will run from 10am – 4pm with set-up beginning at 9:00 am. Similar to the Art Walk that occurs on Third Thursdays during the spring and summer months, the Holiday Arts and Crafts market is be a big draw and adds another feature to the spirit of Downtown Summerville. Along with outside vendors out boutiques and specialty shops will be open to help supply your every holiday wish list need.”

Christmas Tree Lighting

When: Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Where: Hutchinson Square, Downtown Summerville

About: The annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Hutchinson Square will be on Tuesday, December 2nd at 6:30 pm. Join the Mayor of the Town of Summerville as he lights up Town Square in Historic Downtown Summerville. Prior to the lighting, musical entertainment by the Summerville High School band and choir will begin at 6:00 pm. This event is hosted by the Flowertown Garden Club.


Summerville Christmas Parade

When: December 14, 2014

Where: Downtown Summerville

About: Sponsored by Summerville DREAM, the Annual Christmas Parade is a free, public event that brings the community together to spread Christmas cheer. Traditionally, the parade is one of the largest in the state, and has featured nearly 3,000 participants with an overwhleming spectatorship of 25,000. The Parade sports an annual theme, in which the paricipants’ floats are judged, based on originality, creativity, and overall effort. Community members are encouraged to promote their organization, school or business to help celebrate the holiday. Spread Christmas cheer by dressing in holiday costume, handing out candy, etc. — only participants in the holiday spirit will be allowed to take part in the procession.This years theme is Candy Canes and Christmas Carols. Summerville DREAM is already in the midst of DREAMing of, and planning for, the December 14, 2014 Annual Summerville Christmas Parade!


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