Christmas on the River -
Christmas on the River is scheduled for Sunday, December 8, 2-6 p.m. and will feature several homes in the exclusive Congaree Park located adjacent to the West Columbia Riverwalk. In addition, some Bridgepoint Condos, including all 4 penthouses, will be on the Christmas decoration tour as well. This tour of beautifully decorated homes is sponsored by the West Columbia Beautification Foundation and all proceeds benefit beautification projects of the foundation throughout the West Columbia area. The evening will conclude with reception at Stone River featuring Heart N' Soul along with heady Hors d' oeuvres and cash bar. Tickets for this event are $25 (includes the reception). Reserve your tickets now by calling Justin Black at the West Columbia City Hall, 791-1880, extension 610.

West Metro Chamber of Commerce Parade -
Mark your calendars now for the West Metro Chamber of Commerce Parade scheduled for Sunday, December 8 at 6 p.m., this is the only night time parade in the Columbia metro area. The parade will begin at Meeting Street and 12th Street and proceed along 12th Street to the Cayce City Hall. So pack up the kids in warm clothing, get your lawn chairs and hot coffee and enjoy the midlands most popular Christmas parade.