'Sip, Shop & Be Merry' this December 17 at Freshfields Village

Freshfields Village is offering some seasonal cheer at “Sip, Shop & Be Merry” on Saturday, December 17, and, of course, a chance to work on your holiday gift list.

Beginning at 3 p.m., stores will serve up a variety of discounts and special offers, along with refreshments, snacks, gift-wrapping and other benefits designed to make the yuletide bright. At dusk, guests are invited to head to the Village Green for a Holiday Happy Hour and outdoor movie screening of “Christmas Vacation.”

The center is at the crossroads of Kiawah, Seabrook, and Johns Island.

Scheduled events and happenings:

3 p.m. – close- Freshfields Village shopping event with in-store specials, refreshments and activities, including:

  • Coastal Footwear, Coastal Palms Island Apparel and SeaCoast Sports and Outfitters - Get10 to 15 percent off all merchandise plus free gift-wrap and shipping on all gifts. From 3-8 p.m., enjoy a holiday wine tasting at Coastal Footwear, champagne tasting at Coastal Palms Island Apparel and beer tasting and SeaCoast Sports and Outfitters.
  • Indigo Books - Former Post & Courier columnist,Ken Burger, will sign his latest book from 3 until 5 p.m. “Baptized in Sweet Tea” is a collection of essays on being a Southerner and growing up in South Carolina.
  • Islands Mercantile - Enjoyafternoonrefreshments while kids take part in a coloring contest.
  • Isola and The Resort Shop - Each store will offer afternoon refreshments, sales and door prizes.
  • Java Java - Stop by between 3 and 5 p.m. for complimentary snacks.
  • Leggiadro - View the latest collection and enjoy champagne and strawberries.
  • Photographics - View new works from featured artists, as well as a selection of smaller paintings perfect for gift giving. Guests may also sample wine and cheese beginning at 3 p.m.
  • The Spot - Get a free pashmina scarf with any purchase of $30 or more between 3 and 5:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m. -Holiday Happy Hour on the Village Green with hot chocolate, eggnog, apple cider, wine and beer available for purchase from Java Java.

6 p.m. Outdoor movie screening of the holiday classic, “Christmas Vacation.” King Street Grille will be serving food during the movie, and beverages will be available for purchase from Java Java. Children are welcome, but viewer discretion is advised as the film is rated PG-13.               

Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. Contact Freshfields Village at 843-768-6491 for more information or questions.