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FEATURE PHOTO: Free popcorn for the holidays

Dakota Crowder, an early childhood education senior, and Annie Crowder, a fashion merchandising and design freshman, pass out free popcorn in front Plush Boutique at downtown Charleston square during the Christmas in the Heart of Charleston Saturday night.

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor

December 9, 2019

Dakota Crowder, an early childhood education senior, and Annie Crowder, a fashion merchandising and design freshman, pass out free popcorn in front Plush Boutique at downtown Charleston square during the Christmas in the Heart of Charleston Saturday night. 

Christmas starts in the Heart of Charleston

Members of the Charleston High School Choir Maxinum Forte sing for the audience at Christmas in the Heart of Charelston Saturday night.

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

December 3, 2017

The Charleston community came together to celebrate the holiday season at Christmas in the Heart of Charleston Saturday night. Charleston residents gathered in the square downtown to participate in Christmas activities including a parade and a tour of the Charleston Courthouse. Children could also...

Charleston to catch Christmas spirit

Kennedy Nolen, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2016

­ Charleston will be making spirits bright from 4:45 to 6 p.m. Saturday with the annual “Christmas in the Heart of Charleston” celebration on the square. Free food, music and visits with Santa Claus and a reindeer from Southern Illinois will be open to the public. Some stores on the square...

CAT to perform ‘The Blue Bird’ in live radio broadcast

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

November 30, 2016

  The Charleston Alley Theatre will be performing their production of Maurice Maeterlinck’s play “The Blue Bird” 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the theater. “The Blue Bird” is a Christmas fairy tale regarding two children who learn about the meaning of happiness. The...

Children’s crafts to precede Christmas festival

Mallory Kutnick, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2015

The Charleston Carnegie Library will host a children’s crafts activity Saturday from 10:30-4 p.m. in the KidSpace Atrium, culminating in Charleston’s traditional Christmas celebration at 4:30 p.m. Joan Spencer, the information desk clerk, plans and prepares the crafts event, entitled the Make...

Charleston Alley Theatre to have comedian show

Staff Report

December 1, 2015

The Charleston Alley Theatre will present five adult comedy Christmas Shorts by Matt Hoverman, which will be performed in conjunction with Christmas in the Heart of Charleston. The performances will be Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. at 718 Monroe Ave. All information...

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