Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
Cold Moon | NATL - Moon Phases- The December Full Moon. So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because the nights have become long. Also known as the the Long Nights Moon.
Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
Winter | NATL - Seasonal- Dec 21 - Mar 20. In the Northern Hemisphere winter begins today with the winter solstice, at 5:44am EST.
Saturday, December 24th, 2016
Christmas Eve | NATL - Seasonal- Christmas Eve, which is the day before Christmas Day, is celebrated in many countries worldwide. It is a Christian observance that falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Eve is celebrated with large family meals featuring traditional dishes. Presents are exchanged and opened, many homes have their Christmas trees lit up, mistletoes hung, and other decorations, such as holly and ivy, at this time of the year.
Sunday, December 25th, 2016
Chanukah | NATL - Religious- Chanukah, the Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the festival of lights, is an eight day festival beginning on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev.
The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a unique candelabrum, the nine-branched menorah, one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night.
Christmas | NATL - Religious- Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.
Customs include gift giving, completing an Advent calendar or Advent wreath, Christmas music and caroling, exchanging Christmas cards, attending church services, a special meal, and spending time with family and friends.
Monday, December 26th, 2016
Boxing Day | NATL - Seasonal- Boxing Day is December 26, the day after Christmas, and is celebrated in Great Britain and in most areas settled by the English (the U.S. is the major exception), including Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Some historians say the holiday developed because servants were required to work on Christmas Day, but took the following day off. As servants prepared to leave to visit their families, their employers would present them with gift boxes.
Thursday, December 29th, 2016
New Moon | NATL - Moon Phases- Moon enters New Moon phase at 1:53AM, EDT.
Saturday, December 31st, 2016
New Years Eve | NATL - Seasonal- The last evening of the Gregorian calendar year, traditionally a night for merrymaking to welcome in the new year.
Sunday, January 1st, 2017
Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert | 2:30pm - | Arts and Entertainment, new year, concert, dance, classical, music, event, ballet- Celebrate and welcome 2017 with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, at Lincoln Center. A stunning new program featuring Strauss waltzes and sweeping melodies from Die Fledermaus and Merry Widow will be performed by the Strauss Symphony of Canada. Enjoy a star-studded cast of acclaimed European -singers, and ballet as well as beautifully costumed ballroom dancers that will wa-ltz you through romantic vignettes. Fall in love with the Blue Danube Waltz all over again and clap until the last note of the Radetzky March. Let Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert whisk you away to a place of nostalgia and pleasure. Concert takes place on Sunday, January 1 at 2:30 p.m. at Lincoln Center. Tickets start at $55 and are available online at click for details or by calling (212) 721.6500.
Lincoln Center, David Geffen Hall
10 Lincoln Center Plz New York NY 10023Carolyn Jacobs 212.721.6500 email@example.com
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