Holiday Open House -
Chapin and Ballentine area businesses will celebrate the 25th Holiday Open House November 14 - 17 with shopping specials, extended hours, door prizes an photos with Santa planned. Brochures are available at participating businesses and the Chamber. One of the new features this year is photo sessions with Santa Claus on Sunday afternoon, November 17 from 1-3 p.m. at the Chapin Chamber of Commerce. 302 Columbia Ave. Rob & Jon Photography will sell photo packages. Call the chamber at 345-1100 for reservations.

We Care Food Drive -
The Annual Business Cares for WE Care Food Drive is November 18-23, ending in a "Fill the Trailer" contest at Bi-Lo and Food Lion shopping centers on Saturday, November 23 from 9 a.m. - noon. Businesses will collect food and monetary donations for We Care throughout the week of Novemer 28. On Saturday, November 23, two teams, led by Wilson Financial Group and the Chapin Small Business Networking Group, will work to fill two trailers parked in front of each grocery store with food donations for We Care.The team with the most donations, as weighed by We Care, gets bragging rights. The losing team will donate 10 hours of volunteer time to We Care. It's a light-hearted, fun way to help a great cause. Visit the Chamber's Facebook page fo more details on participating food donation locations. Or call the Chamber at 345-1100.

Mama Won't Fly -
Don't miss Chapin Theatre's Mama Won't Fly for its return engagement at The Old Chapin Firehouse,102 Lexington Ave. Shows will be November 22 - 23 at 8 p.m. and November 24 at 3 p.m. Visit for information and tickets.