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The middle of winter has long been a time of celebration around the world. Centuries before the arrival of Jesus, early Europeans celebrated light and birth in the darkest days of winter. more
The Christmas truce took place on December 25th, 1914. At certain points along the line in France and Flanders, British and German soldiers met between their trenches, shaking hands, sharing stories, and posing for photographs. more
Everything that's open on Christmas Day - from restaurants to movies, and department stores... all in one place. Plus the first look at after-Christmas sales starting on December 26th. more
Elisabeth Basford’s recent biography of Mary (the first for a century) has cast new light on this reticent, shy but dedicated young woman. Basford rebranded her as the “first modern princess”. more
Translated into at least 300 languages, and arranged in dozens of different musical styles, from heavy metal to gospel, “Silent Night” has become a perennial part of the Christmas soundscape. more
It is a visual language with which we are almost all familiar. It’s cold and snowing outside, but inside, next to a crackling fire, it’s warm and cozy. The tree is a deep green, festooned … more
behind the beautiful, blood-red bracts of the poinsettia, there’s a story rife with geopolitics, patent wars, a dethroned monopoly, and complex supply chains. more
ICON Park is proud to host the Apopka Police Department’s annual Shop With a Cop program as well as donate $500 to this great cause. more
Santa Claus had undergone many makeovers in the Western imagination by the time readers were introduced to “‘Twas the Night before Christmas.” more
More than 109 million people — an almost 34% increase from 2020 — will travel 50 miles or more as they hit the road, board airplanes, or take other transportation out of town between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2.  more
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