Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens to host December Nights and Holiday Lights — Nov. 27 through Dec. 24, the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm, 2 Canebrake Road, Savannah, will celebrate this festive time of year with December Nights and Holiday Lights from 6-9 Wednesday through Sunday nights through Dec. 13. From Dec. 16-24, the shows are 6-9 nightly. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children age 12 and younger, and children age 2 and younger are free. For more information, go to www.coastalgeorgiabg.org/holidaylights.html, or call 912-921-5460 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nutcracker presented by South Carolina Ballet Company — Dancing toys, mischievous mice, and waltzing flowers dance to Tchaikovsky’s magical score when the South Carolina Ballet brings “The Nutcracker” to the Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah. Treat your family to Savannah’s favorite holiday tradition for one night only, at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 28. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to savannahcivic.com.
Christmas in the Park — Come help super Santa get the holiday season started off right in and around Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville, at Commerce Street and M.L. King Jr. Drive. The ninth annual Christmas in the Park features a petting zoo, Santa, train rides, cookie decorating, make-and-take ornaments, and more. It culminates with the lighting of the community Christmas tree at 7 p.m. and the singing of “Silent Night.” Event is free and open to the public. For more information call 912-368-4445 or go to www.libertycounty.org.
December Business after Hours — The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce’s December Business After Hours will be hosted by Richmond Hill Reflections, 11246 Ford Ave., as it celebrates its 10th anniversary, from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call the Chamber at 912-756-3444.
“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”
~ Arnold Schwarzenegger