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The Winter Solstice in Legend and Song

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The Winter Solstice in Legend and Song

Time: December 21, 2013 from 8pm to 10pm
Location: Loring-Greenough House
Street: 12 South Street
City/Town: Jamaica Plain
Website or Map:…
Phone: 617-522-4335
Event Type: holiday event, storytelling, music, solstice celebration
Organized By: Diane Edgecomb
Latest Activity: Nov 20, 2013

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Event Description

Celebrate the Winter Solstice with classic evergreen myths, haunting legends of light and entertaining tales accompanied by traditional songs and original music. Join master storyteller Diane Edgecomb, along with Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan, as they offer a fascinating look at the stories behind our holiday traditions. Featured stories include the beautiful Scandinavian “Legend of the Mistletoe,” humorous English Wassail traditions, and the poignant Greek legend “The Coming of the Days of Peace.” Lovely instrumental melodies, evoking the warmth of the season, round out the event. Traditional refreshments, including a Wassail Bowle, will be served.

Tickets are $25 (includes traditional refreshments)

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