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EDITOR'S NOTE: Many events have been canceled or postponed as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. It is best to call ahead — or check with organizer's website — to verify the status of any local event.

Wednesday, Dec. 2

JASON DECHRISTOFARO’S JAZZ NIGHT CONCERT, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 822 Locust St., Hendersonville. Jason DeChristofaro’s Jazz Night is held every Wednesday.

HIGH LONESOME DREAMERS CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. The band High Lonesome Strangers will perform Americana and country music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 

SHAG DANCE, 7-10 p.m., The Brass Monkey Bar & Grill, 723 Congaree Road, Greenville, S.C. A shag dance, hosted by the Carolina Shag Club, will be held every Wednesday, featuring a DJ spinning Carolina beach music hits.

SILENT CINEMA, 7:30 p.m., Rabbit Rabbit, 75 Coxe Avenue, downtown Asheville. The new outdoor entertainment venue will screen the comedy classic “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.”

CONCERT ON THE PATIO, 8 p.m., patio, Grey Eagle Music Hall & Pub, 185 Clingman Avenue, Asheville. The band Maggie Rose will perform. Doors will be open at 7 p.m. To reserve tickets, call 232-5800 or visit www.thegreyeagle.com.

SALSA (DANCE) SECRETS CLASS, 8-11 p.m., Shaking D’z, 100 McMillan Drive, Spartanburg, S.C. Salsa Secrets, held on the first Wednesday every month, will be presented by Spartanburg Salsa and Foreverland Dance.



Thursday, Dec. 3

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, 6 p.m., Mauldin Outdoor Amphitheater (behind the Mauldin Cultural Center), 101 E. Butler Rd., Mauldin, S.C. Mauldin will hold its annual Christmas tree-lighting. “Come ring in the holiday season as we light our community Christmas tree,” an event promotion stated. “Indulge in hot cocoa and cookies and enjoy music and holiday cheer with your community as we count down to the moment Santa lights the tree.” Attendees are urged to bring stadium chairs for the ceremony. Admission is free.

THE LAST FULL MEASURE CONCERT, 6 p.m., Oklawaha Brewing Co., 147 1st Ave E., Hendersonville. The Last Full Measure band will perform Americana and blues music.

TIM EASTON CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Tim Easton will perform solo acoustic, Americana and folk music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 

CONCERT, 8 p.m., Grey Eagle Music Hall & Pub, 185 Clingman Avenue, Asheville. The show will feature Blake Christiana and Rick Bugel of Yarn, with Mike Sivilli of Dangermuffin. Doors will be open at 7 p.m. To reserve tickets, call 232-5800 or visit www.thegreyeagle.com.

GATLIN BROTHERS CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Gatlin Brothers will perform in concert. For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.

COMEDY OPEN MIC, 9 p.m., Ben’s Tune Up, 195 Hilliard Ave, downtownAsheville. A comedy open mic show will feature Baby George.




Friday, Dec. 4

JACOB JOHNSON CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Jacob Johnson will perform acoustic, Americana and jazz music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 

INVOKE CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. Invoke, a multi-string quartet, will perform in concert. For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.




Saturday, Dec. 5

CHRISTMAS PARADE, 2 p.m., from Mauldin High School to the Mauldin Cultural Center, Mauldin, S.C. Regarding the annual parade, an event promotion stated, “Celebrate the best time of the year with the entire community... This year’s parade is better than ever! With floats from churches, businesses, scout troops, organizations and many more, the parade is a great way to see your community celebrate Christmas. Music by the Mauldin High School Marching Band will lead the one and only Santa down the parade route!”

UNSPOKEN TRADITION CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Unspoken Tradition will perform acoustic, Americana and bluegrass music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 

BALLROOM DANCE, 7-11 p.m., Landmark Dance Hall, 156 Landmark Dr., Taylors, S.C. A ballroom dance will be held every first Saturday. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The featured entertainer will be Natalie Foreverland. Live music and a DJ will perform songs to which one could dance a range of styles — two-step, East Coast swing, waltz, shag, line dance, cha cha and rumba. A door prize and 50-50 drawing will be offered. Covered dishes/desserts will be welcome.

CONCERT ON THE PATIO, 9 p.m., patio, Grey Eagle Music Hall & Pub, 185 Clingman Avenue, Asheville. Ward Davis will perform. Doors will be open at 8 p.m. To reserve tickets, call 232-5800 or visit www.thegreyeagle.com.




Sunday, Dec. 6

BALLROOM DANCE, 5-8 p.m., Spinning Jenny, 107 Cannon St., Greer, S.C. A ballroom dance, held the first Sunday of every month, will be held. Admission is $10.

PRETTY LITTLE GOAT CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Pretty Little Goat, billled as a “grassroots” music band, will perform. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 





Monday, Dec. 7

SHRIMP AND SHAG DANCE CLASS, 7-9 p.m., Plate 108, 108 E. Poinsett St., Greer, S.C. A shag dance class is held on the first Monday of every month. Shrimp also will be featured for those wanting to eat — before or after — dance lessons.




Wednesday, Dec. 9

CONCERT ON THE PATIO, 8 p.m., patio, Grey Eagle Music Hall & Pub, 185 Clingman Avenue, Asheville. Andy Shauf will perform. Doors will be open at 7 p.m. To reserve tickets, call 232-5800 or visit www.thegreyeagle.com.




Thursday, Dec. 10

CHRISTMAS WITH THE CURRYS CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Christmas with the Currys will perform acoustic, Americana, folk and rock music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 




Friday, Dec. 11

DARREN NICHOLSON BAND CONCERT, 7 p.m., The Main Stage, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. The Darren Nicholson Band will perform acoustic, Americana and bluegrass music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 

BALLROOM DANCE, 7-11 p.m., Landmark Dance Hall, 156 Landmark Dr., Taylors, S.C. A ballroom dance, held every second Friday of the month, will take place. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The featured entertainer will be Natalie Foreverland. Live music and a DJ will perform songs to which one could dance a range of styles — two-step, East Coast swing, waltz, shag, line dance, cha cha and rumba. A door prize and 50-50 drawing will be offered. Covered dishes/desserts will be welcome.

FAMILY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR SHOW, 8 p.m., Mauldin Cultural Center, 101 East Butler Road, Mauldin, S.C. The annual “Family Christmas Spectacular” show will be held Dec. 11-20. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Fridays, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Regarding the show, an event promotion stated, “Christmastime is here, so join us for a night of your favorite holiday hits! Performed live by local vocalists at the Mauldin Cultural Center, this musical revue is sure to get you in the holiday spirit by bringing Christmas cheer to you and to yours!” For tickets, which are $15, visit mauldinculturalcenter.org or call the box office at (864) 335-4862.




Saturday, Dec. 12

DRIVE-THROUGH COOKIE SALE, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Mills River Presbyterian Church, Schoolhouse Road, Mills River. The church will hold a drive-through cookie sale. Buyers may pre-order boxes of cookies, or make selections on the day of the sale. Cookies are $8 per box, while homemade Chex mix is $4 per package. For advance orders, call Jackie Auten at 891-5354, or visit  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .





Sunday, Dec. 13

NUTCRACKER BALLET, 4 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Nutcracker Ballet, presented by Dance Alive, will be performed. An event promotion noted, “‘The Nutcracker’ production, presented by Dance Alive, features beautifully choreographed dancing, impressive sets and spectacular costumes. This family classic Christmas has become a Newberry holiday tradition.” For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.






Monday, Dec. 14

NUTCRACKER BALLET ABBREVIATED, 11 a.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Nutcracker Ballet Abbreviated, presented by Dance Alive, will be performed. The abbreviated version of the famous ballet lasts less than an hour — and is especially aimed at young children to introduce them to the delights of ballet.  For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.





Saturday, Dec. 19

CHRISTMAS AT THE SILENT MOVIES, 7 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. “Christmas at the Silent Movies” will be performed. An event promotion noted, “‘Christmas at the Silent Movies’ features the holiday-themed silent films of the early 1900s: Buster Keaton in ‘The Frozen North’ (1922), Laurel & Hardy in ‘Big Business’ (1929) and the first-ever film adaptations of ‘A Christmas Carol’ (1910) and ‘The Night Before Christmas’ (1905), all accompanied live with their original orchestral scores. The scores will be performed by the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra, which is “the premier American ragtime ensemble” as hailed by The Washington Post. For tickets, which are $50, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.





Sunday, Dec. 20

A CARPENTERS’ CHRISTMAS, 7 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. “A Carpenters’ Christmas” will be performed. An event promotion stated, “Composed of a world-class group of musicians, ‘A Carpenters Christmas’ performs some of the Carpenters’ top hits and popular holiday songs in a concert experience that recreates the best of The Carpenters. Don’t miss the chance to hear songs such as ‘Close To You,’ ‘We’ve Only Just Begun,’ and — of course — ‘Merry Christmas, Darling!’” For tickets, which are $55, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.





Thursday, Jan. 14

KEB’ MO’ CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. Keb’ Mo’ will perform in concert. Regarding the show, an event promotion stated, “Singer-songwriter and five-time Grammy Award-winning artist Keb’ Mo’ draws upon his bottomless roots-music expertise to make deeply expressive, highly personal music that combines blues, jazz, gospel and country.” For tickets, which are $150, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.





Friday, Jan. 15

JOHN DENVER TRIBUTE CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. A John Denver tribute concert will be performed. Regarding the show, an event promotion stated, “Known for his unique mix of folk and country, John Denver was considered the ‘Golden Boy of Folk Music,’ for his laid-back, down-to-earth and easy-going music made in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Ted Vigil, a John Denver tribute artist, strives to bring the best replication of a John Denver concert to the stage. Performing the most famous songs and albums of John Denver’s legendary career, this tribute band will bring you renditions of ‘Back Home Again,’ ‘Take Me Home, Country Roads,’ ‘Sunshine On My Shoulders,’ ‘Rocky Mountain High’ and much more....” For tickets, which are $45, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.



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