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Grand Illumination



  1. Grand Illumination Event December 14 7:00-7:30 p.m.
    $59.00

    Join trained actors in period costume as they take you back to the Christmas of 1782. This lively event celebrates the return of Arthur Middleton from Philadelphia, the end of the Revolutionary War in the South and the departure from Charleston of the British troops. Guests will feast on early American cuisine and specialty cocktails from the colonial period in a graceful pavilion tent following the presentation. Torchlit gardens, warm fires, dramatic scenes and presentations, and traditional buffet will make Grand Illumination a memorable part of your holiday season. Scroll down for more details, frequently asked questions and ticketing information.

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  2. Grand Illumination Event December 14 7:30-8:00 p.m.
    $59.00

    Join trained actors in period costume as they take you back to the Christmas of 1782. This lively event celebrates the return of Arthur Middleton from Philadelphia, the end of the Revolutionary War in the South and the departure from Charleston of the British troops. Guests will feast on early American cuisine and specialty cocktails from the colonial period in a graceful pavilion tent following the presentation. Torchlit gardens, warm fires, dramatic scenes and presentations, and traditional buffet will make Grand Illumination a memorable part of your holiday season. Scroll down for more details, frequently asked questions and ticketing information.

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