Tag Archives: Fantasy of Lights

Sumter Entertainment: Effortless Family Fun in Central South Carolina!

“10 cents?” asked my eleven-year-old in utter disbelief. It’s always hard explaining to our kids how much things used to cost back in the “good old days,” but for some reason, they had an especially difficult time digesting the fact … Continue reading

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I Triple-DAY Dare You!

It’s been a long time since we’ve had a pop quiz here, so get ready!  Today’s consists of just one question, so I expect everyone to do well:  “Who was Jean Shepherd?” I can almost hear phones beeping and the … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2013!

The Fantasy of Lights display is nearly completed, the Visitors Center tree has been decorated, and members of our staff will soon begin motoring toward their holiday destinations, whether across town or across state lines.  As we prepare to enter … Continue reading

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Always in Season!

Does time go by faster as one gets older, or does life just get more interesting with the accumulation of years and wisdom? Either way, it’s hard to believe that January is almost gone! It’s likely that you don’t think … Continue reading

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So Long, 2012…

For additional information on area holiday schedules, please see: The City of Sumter Sumter County Palmetto Tennis Center Sumter County Museum Sumter County Gallery of Art Swan Lake Visitors Center Government offices will also be closed on New Year’s Day, … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

As the 2012 Poinsettia Festival winds down, with families and friends making final preparations for another season of joy, Sumter has enjoyed some quality entertainment and lovely attractions.  But remember that Christmas is not over yet—please check our Calendar of … Continue reading

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Uniquely Sumter…Because It’s Not Quite the Last Minute Yet!

There are so many things that make this time of year different than any other.  Just about all of them are wonderful—lights, festivities, delicious treats, good music and good cheer…  And then there is the greeting that I receive when … Continue reading

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