Winter Solstice Events & Traditions
Question and Answer
Does your family celebrate the Winter Solstice? How do you mark the shortest day of the year?
- Alisa Blanchard writes: “We’re watching the lunar eclipse and having friends over for a lighting of the candles and ringing of the bells. I can’t wait!”
- Leslie Lynn Lucio writes: “Hoping for us to make it out to the solstice celebration at Arcadia…”
- Susan Loring-Wells writes: “Celebrate Winter Solstice with a walk down through woods with friends to a cave for song and intentions of what we wish to bring from the darkness into the light.”
- Share your family tradition or a community event HERE.
Community Winter Solstice events happening on Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
5:30-8:30pm in Easthampton: Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary will be celebrating the Winter Solstice with a community social, music, hot drinks and bonfire. 584-3009 (FREE)
6:30-8pm in Westfield: Snowfire at Amelia Park (21 South Broad St.) 562-2277 (FREE)
7pm in Ashfield: Winter Solstice Celebration on the town common. Bring your stories, songs, poems and share at the community-led event about a bonfire on the longest night of the year. 628-4503 (FREE)