A lantern blows in the wind on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, at Veterans United Drive

A lantern blows in the wind on Tuesday at Veterans United Drive in Columbia. The Holiday Nights drive-through event will officially open to the public at 7 p.m. Dec. 7.

The holiday season is quickly approaching as the month of December starts this week. Columbia residents are preparing for various holiday gatherings and events, and there is an abundance of options on the calendar.

Cherry Hill tree lighting

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