ARCHIVE December, 2012

The Lights Before Christmas

November 29, 2010

On Friday, November 19, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will open its gates for the 23rd annual Lights Before Christmas, an event that has become a holiday tradition for many Midlands families.

Carillon Carolers

November 24, 2010

Long a Midlands holiday tradition, the Carillon Carolers have been bringing smiles to the faces of their listeners and creating musical Christmas memories since 1988. Performing four singers at a time as an SATB quartet, soprano Dana Fore, manager/alto Rosanne McDowell, tenor Chan Shealy, bass Hal McIntosh, and other members of the group dress in […]

Planting Points: The Living Wreath

November 22, 2010

By William Thrift  |  Photography by Lisa Willson Masterful Demonstration by Rebekah Cline It wasn’t easy trying to imagine a crisp winter day when Rebekah Cline of Rebekah’s Garden demonstrated the art of planting a wreath. On a typical September Saturday in Columbia, the air was still, the humidity was up, and the temperature hovered […]

Winter 2010

November 18, 2010

Cover Story The Living Wreath Rebekah Cline guides us through designing and assembling a living wreath. Cover Photography by John Wrightenberry Features Lake Murray:  Harnessing Power The Lorick House provides visitors to the Lake Murray area with a welcome that has an historic flair. The Other Side of the Windows Use your outdoor living area […]