*’Twas the first of December, when all through Mauldin. The season was changing, and Christmas was callin’.
The City was decorated, glistening with might. 
Knowing the holidays would soon bring delight.*

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Christmas is our favorite time of year! It’s when we find ourselves surrounded by giving, warmth, love, and happiness.
Join us as we celebrate this holiday season, right here in Mauldin!


When & Where

November 30 – December 11, 2018 | Hours Vary
Mauldin Cultural Center
101 East Butler Road
Mauldin, SC 29662


Schedule

*Please revisit often, as the schedule is subject to change.*

Pictures at Santa’s Workshop

5-7 p.m.  |  FREE admission; photos available for purchase from Pro Shots Studios

Santa has an outpost at our little cabin at the Cultural Center. Come visit his workshop to see elves making toys and have your picture taken with Santa. Free gift for kids, while supplies last!

Presented by: Mauldin Cultural Center

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Christmas Tree Lighting

Mauldin Outdoor Amphitheater
101 E. Butler Road, Mauldin

6 p.m.  |  FREE

Come ring in the holiday season as we light our community Christmas tree! Indulge in hot cocoa and cookies as our guest emcee, Jennifer Martin – WSPA-TV & WYCW-TV leads us through musical arrangements by Mauldin High Singers, The Shining Stars, Bethel Elementary and Upstate Men’s Choir. Last, but not least, we’ll count down to the moment Santa lights the tree.

This event will take place in the Mauldin Outdoor Amphitheater (behind the Cultural Center), parking located at the Mauldin Sports Center and the Mauldin Cultural Center. Please bring a stadium chair for the ceremony. | Download Flyer

Presented by: Mauldin Chamber of Commerce

Sponsored by: Cristina Ortiz, State Farm

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Breakfast with Santa

Mauldin Cultural Center
101 E. Butler Road, Mauldin

9 – 11:30 a.m.  |  SOLD OUT

Mrs. Claus always makes the best breakfast for Santa, and this year, he wants to share it with you! Join us at the Mauldin Cultural Center to dine with Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick. At this year’s Breakfast with Santa, guests can take pictures with Santa and enjoy story time as we read “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

Presented by: Mauldin Chamber of Commerce

Sponsored by: Laurens Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Cristina Ortiz, State Farm

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Christmas Parade

Mauldin Cultural Center
101 E. Butler Road, Mauldin

2 p.m.  |  FREE

Celebrate the best time of the year with the entire community! Beginning at Mauldin High School and ending at the Cultural Center, this year’s Christmas 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!

Register your group or organization to be a part of the parade by contacting the Mauldin Chamber of Commerce at 864.297.1323 or info@mauldinchamber.org.

*Note: East Butler Road from Mauldin High School to Murray Drive will be closed beginning around 1:30 p.m. until the parade ends.*

Presented by: Mauldin Chamber of Commerce

 

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Holiday Double Feature

5 p.m.  |  FREE

Put on your jammies, grab some blankets and pillows and head to the Cultural Center auditorium for a double feature! We’ll kick things off with our first short movie, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, where a grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville. We’ll follow it up with a showing of Disney’s The Santa Clause, a film where a man inadvertently becomes the new Santa Claus.

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas is 26 minutes and rated G. Disney’s The Santa Claus is 97 minutes and rated PG.

Presented by: Mauldin Cultural Center

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Holiday Carving Class

6-8 p.m.  |  SOLD OUT

It’s time to get crafty again! In this workshop, kids of all ages (and their guardians) will learn woodcarving techniques and tricks from the Piedmont Wood Carvers. Attendees will then get to try their hand at carving, by making a work of art from a bar of soap (youth under 12) or wood (13+). All materials included. Limited space available!

REGISTRATION:
Heyward Davis | EMAIL | 864.640.7896 | 864.288.3652

Presented by: Piedmont Wood Carvers Club

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Business After Hours: One Year Celebration

Comfort Storage
930 E. Butler Road, Mauldin

5:30-7:30 p.m. | FREE (RSVP required)

The Greater Mauldin Chamber of Commerce invites you to a business after hours to celebrate Comfort Storage’s one year anniversary! Stop by Comfort Storage and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine, door prizes, and good company. Guests are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy to donate for Toys for Tots.

Presented by: Mauldin Chamber of Commerce | Download the Flier

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Ring the Bells by Greenville Concert Band

Mauldin Cultural Center
101 E. Butler Road, Mauldin

7 p.m.  |  FREE

Directed by Dr. Dan Turner, the Greenville Concert Band will perform festive, seasonal favorites for the Christmas holidays. This concert is free and open to the public.

Presented by: Mauldin Cultural Center and Greenville Concert Band

 

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Holiday Market

Mauldin Cultural Center
101 E. Butler Road, Mauldin

5-8 p.m.  |  FREE

‘Tis the season for shopping! So why not shop locally? The inaugural Mauldin Holiday Market brings together quality local vendors offering up holiday gifts, arts, crafts, and edible goods.

Interested in becoming a vendor? Read our guidelines to see if you qualify and apply today! DO NOT apply if you are a distributor/reseller (i.e. LulaRoe, Jamberry, Usborne Books, Premier Designs, Thirty-One, Scentsy, Paparazzi, etc.)

Presented by: Mauldin Cultural Center

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Pictures at Santa’s Workshop

5-8 p.m.  |  FREE admission; photos available for purchase from Pro Shots Studios

Santa has an outpost at our little cabin at the Cultural Center. Come visit his workshop to see elves making toys and have your picture taken with Santa. Free gift for kids, while supplies last!

Presented by: Mauldin Cultural Center

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Mauldin’s Holiday Market

Mauldin Cultural Center
101 E. Butler Road, Mauldin

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  |  FREE

‘Tis the season for shopping! So why not shop locally? The inaugural Mauldin Holiday Market brings together quality local vendors offering up holiday gifts, arts, crafts, and edible goods.

Interested in becoming a vendor? Read our guidelines to see if you qualify and apply today! DO NOT apply if you are a distributor/reseller (i.e. LulaRoe, Jamberry, Usborne Books, Premier Designs, Thirty-One, Scentsy, Paparazzi, etc.)

Presented by: Mauldin Cultural Center

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Pictures at Santa’s Workshop

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  |  FREE admission; photos available for purchase from Pro Shots Studios

Santa has an outpost at our little cabin at the Cultural Center. Come visit his workshop to see elves making toys and have your picture taken with Santa. Free gift for kids, while supplies last!

Presented by: Mauldin Cultural Center

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Holiday Double Feature

5 p.m.  |  FREE

Put on your jammies, grab some blankets and pillows and head to the Cultural Center auditorium for a double feature! We’ll kick things off with our first short movie, Disney’s Prep & Landing, in which one of Santa’s elves gets a new rookie partner and has to relearn the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa’s Prep and Landing elite unit. We’ll follow it up with a showing of the Arthur Christmas, in which Santa’s clumsy son Arthur sets out on a mission with St. Nick’s father to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours.

Disney’s Prep & Landing is 22 minutes and rated G. Arthur Christmas is 97 minutes and rated PG.

Presented by: Mauldin Cultural Center

 

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Painting & Cocoa Night

Mauldin Cultural Center
101 E. Butler Road, Mauldin

6-8 p.m.  |  SOLD OUT

Who doesn’t love a good hot cocoa bar and painting? In this class, The Art Haven instructors will walk you through each step of painting a beautiful winter Cardinal. Stick to the guides or make it your own! Perfect for 5-year-olds to adults of any skill level!

Supplies are included. Painting will be acrylic on 11 x 14 canvas.

Presented by: The Art Haven

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Partners

The Mauldin Cultural Center and the Greater Mauldin Chamber of Commerce would like to thank each of our 2018 partners for their participation and donations. If you’re interested in participating in the 2018 12 Days of Christmas, please contact us at events@mauldinculturalcenter.org.

All Occasion Celebrations | The Art Haven | Bethel Elementary | Cindy’s Sharp Tones | Cristina Ortiz, State Farm | Doug and Cindy Overfield | Greenville Concert Band | Mauldin High Singers | Piedmont Wood Carvers Club | Pro Shots Studios | Santa | Upstate Men’s Choir