Sunday, Dec. 15 Scrooge’s Christmas Tea

What: There will be a live performance of “A Christmas Carol” during a holiday tea, followed by a boat ride through the swamp.

When: 4-8 p.m. Dec. 15

Where: Cypress Gardens, 3030 Cypress Gardens Road, Moncks Corner

Price: $35

More Info: 553-0515 or www.cypressgardens.info/events.asp

Holiday Brass

What: The Charleston Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet and Percussion Ensemble will perform holiday music.

When: 4 p.m. Dec. 15

Where: First Scots Presbyterian Church, 53 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20 adults, $10 students

More Info: 723-7528 or www.charlestonsymphony.com

Tuesday, Dec. 17 ‘Nutcracker’

What: Columbia City Ballet will present this holiday classic.

When: 7 p.m. Dec. 17

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15-45

More Info: 799-7605 or www.columbiacityballet.com/special-events-tours

‘Messiah’

What: Charleston Symphony Orchestra Ensembles will perform Handel’s “Messiah.”

When: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17

Where: Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 120 Broad St., downtown Charleston

Price: $30 adults, $10 students

More Info: 723-7528 or www.charlestonsymphony.com

Thursday, Dec. 19 Dickens Walking Tour

What: Storyteller Tim Lowry will perform “A Christmas Carol” during a walking tour of Summerville’s historic district.

When: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 19

Where: Hutchinson Square, 150 S. Main St., Summerville

Price: $10

More Info: 821-7260 or www.storytellertimlowry.com

Friday, Dec. 20 ‘A Christmas Carol’

What: Tim Lowry will present a one-man performance of the classic Dickens tale.

When: 3 p.m. Dec. 20

Where: Timrod Library, 217 Central Ave., Summerville

Price: $15

More Info: 324-1366 or www.storytellertimlowry.com

‘Messiah’

What: Charleston Symphony Orchestra Ensembles will perform Handel’s “Messiah.”

When: 7 p.m. Dec. 20

Where: St. Theresa the Little Flower Catholic Church, 11001 Dorchester Road, Summerville

Price: $20 adults, $10 students

More Info: 723-7528 or www.charlestonsymphony.com

Saturday, Dec. 21 ‘Night Before Christmas’

What: Chamber Music Charleston will perform holiday music to accompany classic Christmas stories.

When: 1 p.m. Dec. 21

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10 adults, $5 kids ages 4-16, free for kids under 4

More Info: 763-4941 or www.chambermusiccharleston.org

‘Victory Christmas’

What: This multimedia musical show will recreate the first Christmas after the end of World War II.

When: 7 p.m. Dec. 21

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10-20

More Info: 763-4941 or www.chambermusiccharleston.org

Thursday, Dec. 26 ‘Russian Nutcracker’

What: The Moscow Ballet performs the classic Christmas ballet.

When: 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 26

Where: North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: $29-89

More Info: 202-2787 or www.northcharlestoncoliseumPAC.com

Tuesday, Dec. 31 New Year’s Eve Dinner

What: Circa 1886 will serve a special six-course dinner with a glass of champagne.

When: 6 p.m. Dec. 31

Where: Circa 1886, 149 Wentworth St., downtown Charleston

Price: $125

More Info: 853-7828 or www.circa1886.com

New Year’s Ball

What: There will be live music, an open bar, food, photo booths and more at this year-end event.

When: 9 p.m. Dec. 31

Where: Omar Shrine Temple, 176 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: $95

More Info: www.charlestonnewyearsball.splashthat.com