Progressive dinners (meals with each course in a different location) serve up the very best of a Southern Christmas: food, fellowship, and miles of decorations. Reserve a spot at one of these favorites from around the South.
Cape Charles, Virginia. Guides guests to Victorian homes via a luminary-lit path. December 6, $40; northamptoncountychamber.com
Charleston, South Carolina. Transports attendees to three historic hotels via horse-drawn carriage (including the John Rutledge House Inn, shown above). November 29-December 23, $95; circa1886.com
Jonesborough, Tennessee. Spotlights five historic venues, usually closed to the public, in the state’s oldest town. December 7, $79; heritageall.org
Murfreesboro, North Carolina. Entertains with live classical music between the 13 stops. December 5-6, $30; murfreesboronc.org