This year marks the centennial of historic Reynolda House in Winston Salem, built for R. J. Reynolds. Costumed actors playing the role of a Reynolda butler, governess, schoolteacher, and holiday partygoer will guide visitors through all four floors of the 64-room mansion. Visitors will experience Christmas as the Reynolds family did that first year in
Southern Events & Happenings
StyleBlueprint finds fun things to do in the South each month. No matter if you live in Virginia or Louisiana or somewhere in-between, you will find events perfect for a road trip or to embrace in your own backyard!
Get out and experience the magic of the season, whether it’s in your own town or another Southern city. Here are some of our top picks for December events around the South.
The 18th Annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival returns for another expansive 23 days featuring an international collection of 70+ narrative and documentary films that you won’t see anywhere else. Year after year, AJFF prides itself on finding a host of films representing more than two dozen countries. View diverse films – covering everything from human
The Adventure Science Center isn’t just for kids! In fact, for one night this month, it is only for adults. The Annual Science of Beer event offers tastings of more than 80 local and international craft beers and beer-science demonstrations and activities. Tickets are $60 for not-yet-members and includes access to all exhibits and activities, unlimited tastings
Once again, Grammy-winning husband-and-wife team, Amy Grant and Vince Gill, will celebrate Christmas at the Ryman in Nashville. For eight nights in December, they will sing classic tunes and seasonal hymns at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Get your tickets now and celebrate the season at this annual holiday show. This is a holiday event that you will not want to
One of Birmingham’s longest running most beloved Christmas traditions is back! The Christmas movie series will return to the Alabama Theatre this December 8 through the 22. Enjoy classics like “It’s a Wonderful Life,” “Home Alone” and “Miracle on 34th Street” plus SO many more this holiday season. This event is ideal for those craving
Gather with friends and family for this Nashville tradition that dates back to 1927. This year country group Adairs Run will be performing, along with plenty of other amazing talented artists. The parade will begin at 9 a.m., but be sure to arrive early at 8:30 a.m. at the corner of North 1st Ave and
Makes plans to experience the 62-year tradition of an extraordinary holiday light display in McAdenville, NC that earned the small mill town the nickname of Christmas Town USA. The town lights up Monday through Friday, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. mcadenville-christmastown.com
Drive a little way out of Atlanta to Lake Lanier, and you’ll get to share magical moments of light, water and fun at Magical Nights of Lights. Drive through a twinkling wonderland, take a trip to Santa’s Holiday Village and pick up a few gifts along the way. In December, guests can see a live
If you have plans to check out Christmas at Biltmore, add to your Asheville itinerary a stop at the North Carolina Arboretum to check out Winter Lights. Open nightly from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., the outdoor holiday light display is breathtaking and bright! Bundle up and get ready to walk through a magical display. Make
All aboard for a fun family event in Chattanooga! The North Pole Limited train rides take passengers on a fun adventure to the North Pole, if only an imaginary one. Guests can enjoy seasonal stories, songs and some refreshments as they ride the rails and look at the seasonal light displays. Santa even makes an
Imagine walking into the perfect boutique with enough items for everyone on your gift list, but not cluttered in the least. You pick up a pair of earrings, try the lotion for men, smell the candles, sip complimentary wine from the awesome Spanish, stemless wine glasses … you pick up the softest blanket ever to