Week­end hol­i­day events in York, Ch­ester and Lan­caster coun­ties COM­MU­NITY THEATRE

The Herald (Rock Hill) - - Local & State - BY BAR­BARA BARKLEY [email protected]­al­don­line.com


Key­stone Sub­stance ● Abuse Ser­vices Hol­i­day Open House will be 4-6 p.m. Dec. 6 at Key­stone Youth Cen­ter, 1668 Her­long County, Rock Hill. De­tails: 803-324-1800.

Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity ● of York County will host a hol­i­day drop-in, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Em­mett Scott Cen­ter, 810 Craw­ford Road, Rock Hill. The event cel­e­brates those who help build homes, com­mu­nity and hope. Food and drinks pro­vided by Habi­tat board mem­bers, staff and vol­un­teers. De­tails: [email protected]­coun­ty­habi­tat.org.


St. John’s United Methodist Church pre­sents Jour­ney to Beth­le­hem, a walk-through in­ter­ac­tive pageant of the Christ­mas story, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 7-8 at the church on South Oak­land Av­enue, Rock Hill. Fol­low the Holy Fam­ily along­side more than 500 cast and crew. Free.


Fort Mill Dance Team’s an­nual Break­fast with Santa is 8:30 and 10 a.m. Dec. 8 in the R Wing Com­mons at Fort Mill High School. There will be food, crafts, sto­ries, photos with Santa and a hol­i­day mar­ket. Tick­ets: $12 adults; $8 chil­dren. Tick­ets at Break­fast with Santa — Fort Mill High School.


The an­nual Cookie Walk at Wood­land United Methodist Church will be 9 a.m. un­til sold out Dec. 8 at the church, 801 N. Cherry Road Rock Hill. Boxes to fill with cook­ies are $ 7. Other baked goods and cook­books will be on sale. Pro­ceeds to mis­sions.


The York County Li­brary’s an­nual Food for Fines pro­gram runs through Dec. 31. Pa­trons with over­due fines get $1 off for each non­per­ish­able food item do­nated. It’s for over­due fines only; not lost or dam­aged ma­te­ri­als. Food goes to lo­cal pantries. Items must be un­opened, in orig­i­nal pack­ag­ing and with cur­rent ex­pi­ra­tion. Items needed in­clude canned fruit, soup, veg­eta­bles, tuna, chicken, pasta rice, mashed pota­toes, boxes of mac­a­roni and cheese, ce­real and baby food. No bot­tled water, ra­men noo­dles, house­hold items or toi­letries. All li­braries will ac­cept do­na­tions.


Hol­i­day tra­di­tions from the 18th and 19th cen­turies come to life 3-9 p.m. Dec. 8 at Can­dle­light Christ­mas Tours at His­toric Brat­tons- ville in McCon­nells. Visitors can dance along with his­tor­i­cally-dressed in­ter­preters to fid­dle mu­sic of the era, watch his­tor­i­cal cook­ing over open hearths and try candle dip­ping and other hands-on ac­tiv­i­ties. There will be Christ­mas sto­ries in the barn­yard and a camp­fire. Con­ces­sions avail­able. Brat­tonsville will be closed those days un­til 3 p.m. Brat­tonsville Road will be closed 2:30-9:30 p.m. Fol­low de­tour signs. Ad­mis­sion: adults $10; se­niors $8; ages 4-17 $6.


Yorkville His­tor­i­cal Society an­nual hol­i­day tour of homes and sites in the his­toric dis­trict of York is 3-7 p.m. Dec. 8-9. The tour fea­tures: 110 E. Lib­erty St., 16 W. Lib­erty St., 9 Kings Moun­tain St., 229 Kings Moun­tain St., A.R.P. Church, 70 N. Congress St., and Down­town Mu­sic at 71 N. Congress St. There will be a bonus open house at 219 E. Lib­erty St. (no ticket re­quired). Tick­ets are $10 in ad­vance on­line; $15 for ages 13 and older, and $10, ages 4-10, the dates of the tour. Tick­ets can be pur­chased at YorkvilleHS.com or dur­ing the tour at Greater York Cham­ber of Com­merce, 23 E. Lib­erty St.

Rock Hill Com­mu­nity Theatre pre­sents the Tony Award-win­ning mu­si­cal “An­nie” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8 and 13-15 and 3 p.m. mati­nees Dec. 8-9 and 16 at the theater, 546 Cherry Road. The pro­duc­tion, di­rected by Susan L.D. Smith, fea­tures a mul­ti­age cast and a live Sandy. Tick­ets are $15 adults, $12 se­niors and $2 mati­nee dis­count; avail­able at Rock­hillthe­atre.org.


“Hol­i­day Jazz in a Sa­cred Space” with the David Pankey Trio and guest sax­o­phon­ist Galvin Crisp Jr., 6 p.m. Dec. 15 at Allison Creek Pres­by­te­rian Church, 5780 Allison Creek Road, York. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Crisp has per­formed with in­ter­na­tion­ally known vo­cal­ists Gla­dys Knight and Smokey Robin­son, jazz pi­anist Les McCann and sax­o­phon­ist Bran­ford Marsalis. Do­na­tion: $12 adults, $5 teens, free for ages 12 and younger. Do­na­tions help main­tain church prop­er­ties. On sale will be angels, tree or­na­ments, candle hold­ers and other items made of re­claimed wood from the church. De­tails: 803-3661302 or 803-487-0617. Send news and photos (JPEGs) to com­mu­ni­[email protected] her­al­don­line.com or 132 W. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730. Dead­line for Thurs­day column is 5 p.m. Mon­day. Dead­line for Sun­day column is 5 p.m. Wed­nes­day.

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