Sunday, November 23, 2008

Dickens of a Christmas - Dec. 2, 2008

Planned for December 2, 2008 in downtown Spartanburg, The 15th annual Dickens of a Christmas is a holiday event that brings the
Victorian Spirit of Charles Dickens's time to the community.

Dramatic performers, musicians, working artists and community organizations immerse festival-goers in a swirling array of sights, sounds and activities typical of the Victorian era. These include living window displays depicting scenes of the holiday season and from Dickens's "A Christmas Carol," street entertainers, strolling carolers, hand bell choirs, marching suffragettes, chestnut roasters and other Victorian inspired activities.

"Dickens" begins at 6 pm with a Dickens Parade; featuring Victorian costumed characters, singers, musicians and anyone who wants to join in. Denny’s annual tree lighting ceremony takes place at 7:30 pm in Denny’s Plaza. This event is free and family friendly. For more information contact 864.582.2776 or visit The Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg.

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