Ideas for Celebrating the Winter Solstice
December 21st is
Winter Solstice — the first day of winter
and the shortest day of the year. Celebrated by
cultures across the globe for more than 6,000
years, it signifies the return of light and with
Some ideas for
Throw a Solstice
Party. This can be as simple as meeting
around a bonfire the night of, or as one friend
does, include food, drinks, poetry and musings
from the past year. For some ideas please see:
to Have a Solstice Celebration by Kristy Lund.
House Family Winter Solstice On
the winter solstice, we mark the longest night
of the year and celebrate the rebirth of the sun.
This is cave time — time to forge deeper
connections to nature and family, time to feed
the spirit and nurture the soul. Please join us
at the StarHouse for a cozy, family friendly,
and low key celebration. We will have crafts,
snacks, hot cider, and stories. All ages and all
kinds of families are welcome to join our circle
as we honor this seasonal deepening and welcome
winter.Open to the public, suggested donation
$30 per family, $15 per adult, $5 per kid.
of Boulder Spiritual Center is hosting a Winter
Solstice Celebration!!! Come celebrate the
Winter Solstice at Unity of Boulder and experience
the ritual of drumming, dancing and singing during
this special ceremony. We will have chanting,
singing and drumming with Norma Groverland. Bring
a frame drum if you would like and a snack to
share after the event. 5pm at Boulder Unity 2855
Folsom St, Boulder.
Get out and learn
something new. Sign up for a Winter
Winter, Adventure with REI at Echo Lake. Description:
Discover the joy of winter and the freedom of
snowshoeing! On this field outing, you'll learn
snowshoeing techniques, ascending and descending
hills, snow hazard awareness, and winter preparedness.
Snowshoes, snowshoe poles and professional instruction
on proper use of equipment, to make every trip
a success included.
Other ideas or
events we haven't listed? Please let
us know at firstname.lastname@example.org