Downtown Christmas Market

Enjoy the sounds of the season and a select shopping opportunity at the Downtown Christmas Market on Saturday, Dec. 12. The Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association (DDRA) will hold the Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Trinity United Methodist Church, 126 Pearl St. Admission and parking are free. Musicians and performances will go on throughout the day on the hall’s stage. The lineup includes John Pickett, Tyler James Cook, Dizzy Dancin Dance Studio, Rusty Henderson, Mayo High School for Math, Science & Technology Phoenix Phame and Concert Choir, Frederick Ingram, Sandy Banks, and Dawn Larsen & The Vicious Hillbillies. All will be family-friendly or holiday tunes. Vendors will feature lots of hand crafted items, soaps, jewelry, and artwork as well as homemade jams, jellies, and breads. A few retail vendors will have unique candles, cookware, cosmetics, and home decor. Other items include quilts, wreaths, aprons, cards, food, and more. While you shop, there will be free face painting for the kids and a coloring table to occupy the little ones.