Juneteenth Now a Holiday in Michigan, Thanks to Gov. Whitmer
Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan has officially signed legislation designating June 19th, known as Juneteenth, as a state holiday. This historic move highlights the significance of Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States and celebrates Black history and culture. The day is now set to be a symbol of freedom and equality across Michigan.
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off holiday concert series this weekend
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO), the region’s premier and Grammy-nominated orchestra, kicks off a festive holiday concert series with "Holiday Spectacular" on Saturday, December 2nd at 7:30 pm at the Orpheum Theater in New Orleans.
State agency offering chance to win tickets to Nutcracker ballet in Charleston
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Want to win two tickets to see the Nutcracker ballet live at the Clay Center on Saturday, Dec. 9?. The West Virginia Lottery has you covered. "Remember your favorite Nutcracker toy or character? Now’s your chance to tell us about it," lottery officials wrote in a post on their official Facebook page.
City officials: Holiday happenings draw record crowds in Charleston
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Black Friday weekend saw record numbers of visitors to Charleston, officials with the city said earlier this week. “I am not sure anyone could have predicted the number of people who visited our city this past weekend,” Charleston Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin said Monday.
One of the oldest Big Christmas Light Displays in Oklahoma
Rhema Christmas Lights are still shining bright for over 30 years. They started in 1982. It’s free to see and so much fun! It’s a holiday tradition.
Christmas at Route 66 Historical Village
Route 66 Historical Village is all lit up and ready to see. It’s a Free Tulsa attraction that you don’t want to miss.
Oklahoma Christmas Castle
Visit the Castle of Muskogee this holiday season for one of a kind Christmas fun! It’s fun for the whole family and not far from Tulsa.
Best Ice Skating in Oklahoma
Downtown Tulsa has the best ice skating in Oklahoma. You can find it at Arvest Winterfest near the BOK Center.
Tulsa Christmas Parade
Mark you calendar for the Tulsa Christmas Parade! It’s coming up a week from this Saturday at 11.
Visit the Holiday zip line this season
The Tulsa Holiday Zip Line at Post Oak Canopy Tours is one of our families favorite Christmas activities.
Nutcracker in New Orleans: Magical Christmas Ballet
Nutcracker Magical Christmas Ballet is coming to New Orleans this holiday season to the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on Saturday, December 30th. The beloved family tradition is back: NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet! Gather your loved ones for the warm-glow-nostalgia of America's favorite Christmas celebration. Experience the extraordinary international cast and Ukrainian Principal Artists performing at the peak of classical European Ballet. Be transported by the magic of jaw-dropping acrobatics, larger than life puppets and stunning hand-crafted sets and costumes. Don't miss this chance to experience the wonder of NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet. Tickets are on sale now at https://www.ticketmaster.com/nutcracker-magical-christmas-ballet-new-orleans-louisiana-12-30-2023/event/1B005E8E8578230B.
Douglas and Coffee County Embrace the Spirit of the Season with December Holiday Events
As December approaches, Douglas and Coffee County are gearing up for a festive season with a lineup of exciting holiday events. Every Friday in December (1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd), downtown shops will extend their hours until 8:00 p.m., offering a delightful opportunity for late-night Christmas shopping.
You're Invited To An Afternoon Of Wine, Beer, & Uniques Gifts
(KINGSTON, MA) As November ends and the winter holidays draw closer, the crunch time for buying presents for your friends and loved ones grows ever tighter. But, this season, your holiday shopping does not need to be stressful.
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Kindling Hope: The Timeless Tradition of Advent Wreaths
In the midst of winter's chill, as the days grow shorter and the nights longer, a symbolic beacon of light emerges to guide us through the season of anticipation—the Advent wreath. Rooted in centuries of tradition, the Advent wreath with its flickering candles has become an iconic emblem of the weeks leading up to Christmas. Join us on a journey as we unravel the history, significance, and contemporary resonance of this cherished symbol, exploring how Advent wreaths have kindled hope and illuminated the path to Christmas for generations.
Advent: A Season of Anticipation, Hope, and Celebration
As the winter chill settles in and daylight wanes, Christians around the world enter the season of Advent, a period of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ at Christmas. This four-week observance, deeply rooted in Christian tradition, serves as a time for reflection, spiritual renewal, and joyful anticipation. The celebration of Advent has evolved over centuries, encompassing diverse customs and rituals that vary among Christian denominations and cultures.
Downtown Bristol's Holiday Cheer
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Downtown Bristol transforms into a picturesque scene straight out of a holiday card as the winter chill ushers in the holiday season. This year, the historic State Street, straddling the Tennessee-Virginia border, is alive with a festive spirit that blends tradition with modern-day commerce, drawing locals and visitors alike to experience its unique charm.
Watch as I make double-decker Holiday sliders
One more treat for the holiday leftovers. Double-decker, Holiday sliders. Turkey, ham, sausage stuffing, cranberry sauce, cranberry and jalepeno spread and love.
Just outside of Tulsa you will find a Christmas Castle
The Castle of Muskogee is a great place to go over the holidays. They have a free drive thru Christmas light display and many other attractions available as well. It’s located just outside of Tulsa in Muskogee. It’s worth the drive.