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Drayton Hall, a plantation house museum on the Ashley River, will host a talk on Dec. 14 by Trish Smith about the home's hand-carved mahogany ornamentation.


Curator Gallery Talk

What: Trish Smith, curator of historical architectural resources with Drayton Hall, will discuss the hand-carved mahogany ornamentation found within the main house. 

When: 12:30 p.m. Dec. 14

Where: Drayton Hall, 3380 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: Included with general admission/membership

More Info: 843-769-2600, draytonhall.org

Trunk Show

What: Debbie Gates of Purly Gates Jewelry will set up shop with her hand-cut gemstones paired with intricate silver work.

When: 5-8 p.m. Dec. 14

Where: Grand Bohemian Gallery, 55 Wentworth St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 843-722-5711, facebook.com/bohemiancharleston


Wreath Class

What: Wreath-making class to create a holiday wreath from natural materials found around the park. Attendees will go on a short nature walk to gather and discuss the items to be used in this wreath.

When: 10 a.m. Dec. 15

Where: Old Santee Canal Park, 900 Stony Landing Rd, Moncks Corner

Price: $20

More Info: 843-899-5200, oldsanteecanalpark.org

Wreath Making

What: A drop-in DIY and hands-on wreath-making workshop with Noah of The Bearded Florist.

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 15

Where: Haegur, 1102 King St., downtown Charleston

More Info: haegur.com

Photo Exhibit

What: Opening of an exhibition featuring photographer Joyce Weir in a collection of works entitled “Casting Shadows & Reflectography.” This series is abstract, with color photographs printed on tin panels, and there is an interplay between hand-wrought iron and the shadows created.

When: 1-4 p.m. Dec. 15

Where: Art Mecca, 427 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 843-577-0603, artmeccaofcharleston.com

Plastic Bag 'Yarn'

What: A plastic “yarn” crochet class to create a tote bag with instructor Tamara of Knit Oasis. Attendees are asking to bring as many plastic grocery store bags as they can, a good pair of scissors and a size 6 mm crochet hook.

When: 1-5 p.m. Dec. 15

Where: Redux Contemporary Art Center, 1056 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $65-$80

More Info: 843-722-0697, reduxstudios.org


‘Coastal Colors’

What: Last week to catch 2017 Saul Alexander artist Lisa Van Raalte’s expressive abstract paintings inspired by the colors of the Carolina coast.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 17-22

Where: Sherry Browne & Studio Open, 103 West Erie Ave., Folly Beach

Price: Free

More Info: 843-588-2225, bit.ly/2B3ivvR