•Senior Citizens Christmas Party
, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 1, hosted by Tega Cay Lions Club at Grace Presbyterian Church on S.C. 160 West in Fort Mill. Seniors are welcomed from across York County. The Copy Cats perform a live stage show with singing and dancing. Refreshments, Bingo, and a visit from Santa round out the afternoon. Each Senior leaves with a goody bag filled with cakes, fruit and more. For more information call Janet Pritchard at 803-431-6120.
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•‘Tis the season to help the pets
, by shopping at the Humane Society Christmas store, at 2000 S.C. 160 W., Suite 112, beside the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill, 1 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, until Dec. 27. Volunteers and items to sell always welcome. Call 803-517-2091.
•Christian Karaoke Night
, 7 p.m. Nov. 28 at Fort Mill Community Bible Church, 125 E Elliott St., behind the Fort Mill Post Office. Free refreshments will be provided. Bring your favorite Christian CDs and be prepared for a night of fun. All are welcome. For more information, call 803-389-5970.
•Senior Citizen’s Christmas Party
, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 1, hosted by Tega Cay Lions Club at Grace Presbyterian Church on S.C. 160West in Fort Mill. Seniors are welcomed from across York County. The Copy Cats perform a live stage show with singing and dancing. Refreshments, Bingo, and a visit from Santa round out the afternoon. Each Senior leaves with a goody bag filled with cakes, fruit and more. For more information call Janet Pritchard at 803-431-6120.
•Paws In The Panhandle December to Remember
, sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 6 at PAWSitively Thirfty, 429 Marvin Road and PAWS Place, 10681 Barberville Rd., Indian Land. Most items 50 percent off, including Christmas decorations.
, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 6 and 6-8 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Beatties Ford Regional Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte. Free and open to the public. Registration is requested atpmlibrary.org
•The annual town of Fort Mill Christmas tree lighting
, will be held in Confederate Park on Main Street at 7 p.m. Dec. 4. Enjoy caroling, treats and photos with Santa. Fort Mill’s annual parade, which begin on Tom Hall Street and works its way down Main to North White Street, begins at 11 a.m. Dec. 6. Individuals, organizations and businesses are all invited to join in with a float. The cost is $45 until Nov. 17 and $55 after. Applications and more information are available at Town Hall or by going tofortmillsc.org
•Tega Cay’s annual Christmas tree lighting
, will be held 6 p.m. Dec. 6 inside the Glennon Center. Caroling, music, cookies and other refreshments.
•A cookie walk and gift basket auction
, will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 6 at Riverview Presbyterian Church, corner of Sutton and Harris roads, Fort Mill. Pack a box with homemade cookies for $6 and bid on baskets with gift themes. Proceeds go to the Fort Mill Care Center and the church playground project. For more information, call Linda Ferrel at 803-802-0048.
•Breakfast with Santa
, 8:30-10 a.m. and 10-11:30 a.m. Dec. 13 in the Fort Mill High School annex (Use the entrance for Riverview Elementary (from Harris Street) and park anywhere near the high school. Come into the high school through the double glass doors facing Harris Street. Look “for Breakfast with Santa" signs on the doors.). $8 for adults and $5 for children. To reserve tickets, email (firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Van Wyck Community Development Club Christmas Parade, and Candy Toss, noon Dec. 13 in front of the Van Wyck Christmas Post Office at the corner of Old Hickory and Steele Hill Roads. The parade will be part of the club’s Red Rose Holiday Tour and will include a visit from Santa. For information about entering a float, email Ollie Bass at email@example.com.
• Annual Van Wyck Lighting the Way 4:30 p.m. Dec. 14 on the Corner of Steele Hill Road and Old Hickory Road.
•Christmas Candlelight Tours
present the way Christmas was celebrated on the Brattonsville Plantation during the American Revolutionary War and the Civil War will be 3-9 p.m. Dec. 6 and 13 at the site, 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells. Five scripted scenarios will bring to life the holiday traditions of the Bratton family and the enslaved African-Americans. Admission is $10 for adults; $8, seniors; $5, ages 4-17 and free age 3 and younger and Culture & Heritage Museum members.
•$1 dance lessons
, the Lake Wylie Shag Club offers shag lessons and line dance lessons 6 p.m. every Tuesday at the Fort Mill Moose Lodge, 1676 Harris Road, Fort Mill for only $1. Line dance lessons begin at 6 p.m. and shag lessons begin at 7:30 with an open dance floor at 8 p.m. The event features a DJ and snack bar.
•Rent a kayak,
at the Anne Springs Close Greenway to take out on 28-acre Lake Haigler. $7 for a one-person kayak, or $10 for a tandem kayak for 30 minutes. To make a reservation, call 803-548-7252.
•Bingo, hot food
, at Fort Mill American Legion Post 43. Call 803-547-2414.
•Fort Mill VFW Monthly Breakfast
, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Sunday of each month Sunday in the VFW Hall, 1442 Harris Road, Fort Mill. Coffee, scrambled eggs, grits, sausage, bacon, hash browns, biscuits, fruit and hot cakes for $6. Open to the public and family-friendly.
•Preschool Story Time and activities
, for 3- to 5-year-olds and their caregivers will be held 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Del Webb Library in Indian Land. No registration required.
•Book Clubs for Adults
, at the Fort Mill Library. Join other book lovers for a monthly discussion of some great books. Choose the group that best meets your schedule and interests. Call 803-547-4114 to register.
•The Ballroom Dance Club
, meets monthly at the Fort Mill Golf Club. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
, at Complete Wellness Chiropractic, 6:45 p.m. Thursdays at the Complete Wellness Chiropractic Office as part of the Charlotte Yoga Club. Cost is $5 for club members and $7 for nonmembers. Call 704-899-5000.
•Preschool story time
, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Fort Mill Public Library. Story time and activities for 3- to 5-year-olds and their caregivers.