Today

Candy Cane Collage

What: From pipe cleaners to card stock and everything in between, create candy cane art using all sizes and colors of candy canes. Recommended for creative minds of all ages. Other programs available.

When: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 26.

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St.

Price: Free with museum admission ($7) or CML membership.

More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org.

Festival of Lights

What: Light up your holidays with more than 2 million gleaming lights.

When: Opens daily at 5:30 p.m. through Jan. 1.

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive.

Price: $12.

More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com.

Tuesday

'Santa Buddies'

What: Take a fantastic journey with your beloved Buddy friends to the magical world of the North Pole in this twist on a classic Christmas favorite. Rated G; 88 Minutes.

When: 6 p.m. Dec. 27.

Where: Otranto Road Regional Branch Library, 2261 Otranto Road.

Price: Free.

More Info: 572-4094.

Wednesday

Christmas Break

What: Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center will show "Baby Bears" movie, and participants will make Mama Bear's track on Dec. 28. Movie suitable for all ages. Sewee will host a Junior Ranger Program on Dec. 29. On Dec. 30, children will use either a magnifying glass or microscope, depending on their age, to examine nature. Call to register for any of these events.

When: 10 a.m. Dec. 28-30.

Where: Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center, 5821 U.S. Highway 17.

Price: Free.

More Info: 928-3368 or www.fws.gov/seweecenter.

'The Magic Flute'

What: The Charleston County Public Library will view a special holiday treat from the Metropolitan Opera House. Auditorium will open at 12:30 p.m.

When: 2 p.m. Dec. 28.

Where: Main Library, 68 Calhoun St.

Price: Free.

More Info: 805-6930 or www.ccpl.org.

Thursday

Movie Night

What: Grab a chair and a warm blanket to see one of your favorite holiday flicks shown on an inflatable screen at Winter Wonderland in the Holiday Festival of Lights. Playing "Shrek The Halls."

When: Show times are 6, 7, 8 and 9 p.m. on the Main Stage.

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive.

Price: Free with Holiday Festival of Lights admission.

More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com.

Friday

'If You Give a Moose a Muffin'

What: Join for milk and muffins and this fantasy tale by Laura Numeroff. Recommended for all ages.

When: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 30.

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St.

Price: Free with museum admission ($7) or CML membership.

More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org.

Saturday

Winter Carnival

What: Kids will have the chance to enjoy amusement rides and inflatable jump castles. Be sure to experience the nightly attractions at the Holiday Festival of Lights, including the carousel, the portable climbing wall, children's activities and more. Fireworks show at 9 p.m.

When: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 31.

Where: James Island County Park.

Price: $10 wristbands for sale at Winter Carnival for unlimited rides on most attractions (does not include train).

More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com.

Noon Year's Eve

What: With a glitzy, glittery ball drop, confetti, sparkly art projects and fun, families will enjoy New Year's festivities before bedtime.

When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 31.

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St.

Price: Free with museum admission ($7) or CML membership.

More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org.

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