#Holiday Season

New Roads kicks off Christmas season with holiday concert

NEW ROADS, La. (BRPROUD) — New Roads has added a pleasant musical twist to a tradition that was temporarily forsaken due to COVID restrictions. The city has returned to its pre-coronavirus custom of celebrating the holiday season as a united community, but this year they’ve done so with an added bonus: a Christmas concert.
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Lewiston Christmas Lights Parade in photos

Despite bitter cold temperatures, myriad residents and visitors lined Center Street Sunday evening to watch the second annual Lewiston Christmas Lights Parade. The roughly 60-minute event featured colorful floats, dancers, first responders and local leaders doing their part to make the season, well, brighter. Prior to the Lewiston Christmas Walks...
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The HDSID Happy Holiday Market is Back in Jersey City

Whether you’re finishing up your shopping, or just getting started, the holiday season is full of magical moments — from tree lightings to local giveaways — Hoboken + Jersey City have it all. For those looking to shop small with local artisans and vendors, the HDSID Holiday Market is here just in time. Beginning Saturday, December 10th, the market will be open 12PM to 6PM and continues on December 11th, 17th, and 18th — giving everyone a chance to shop small and local at this unique event. Keep reading to learn more about the upcoming HDSID Happy Holiday Market + Winter Wonderland happening in Jersey City.
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Snow-tally Cute Santa Dessert Board

This Santa Dessert Board is perfect for your holiday party! It includes a variety of festive desserts, including a Santa cheeseball that will wow your friends and family! You can never go wrong with a board filled with sweet treats for holiday parties, gift-wrapping parties, or even to enjoy while watching your favorite Christmas movies this holiday season!

The Holiday Origins Of Chestnuts

In the 18th and 19th centuries in America, chestnuts were prominently used in holiday foods and cooking due to the ubiquity of the American chestnut tree itself, particularly on the East Coast, per USA Today. And while there once were nearly 4 billion chestnut trees in America, they fell victim to a lethal fungus known as the chestnut blight in the early 1900s, which resulted in a decline in the tree in the U.S. (via The American Chestnut Foundation).

Republic Amazon employees working extra hard this holiday season

REPUBLIC, Mo.- Amazon workers said they usually get asked by others how many “peaks” they have been through. It refers to the busy peak season surrounding holiday sales. At the Amazon fulfillment center in Republic, Site Leader Andrew Lee said he’s currently in his sixth peak. “I feel like every year it gets a little […]

Boyce community rings in holiday season with annual Christmas parade

Alvaton, Ky. (WBKO) - The Boyce Community Christmas Parade, an annual tradition for the past 13 years. “There was a young lady by the name of Sandra Hughes that started this 13 years ago, and we just sort of laughed at her in the beginning,” said Mary Jo Hawks, the parade chairman. “She said it will succeed, and this is the 13th year. Sandra is gone now, but we will carry it on from now on in her name.”

Pop-up Crisis Takes Over Old Police Station on Savile Row for a Cause

LONDON — More than 100 fashion brands — including Bianca Saunders, Jimmy Choo, Wales Bonner and Burberry — are participating in a fundraising pop-up event on Savile Row for Crisis, a charity for people without homes in the U.K. Running from Monday to Dec. 14 at the old West End Central police station on the British tailor-crammed street, the event has been organized by fashion editor Tom Stubbs and Anda Rowland, director at Anderson & Sheppard and chair of the Savile Row Bespoke Association.More from WWDSolid Homme Launches in the U.S.American Psycho The Musical Debuts on BroadwayA Look at Miami's Pelican...

New initiative to help keep litter off of the roads this holiday season

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Local groups are asking people to give reusable water bottles and other recyclable gifts this year for Christmas. ‘Keep Tiger Town Beautiful’ is one of the many groups partnering up with the Louisiana stormwater coalition on a new initiative. “We pick up hundreds of...

Bright Nights lights up another holiday season

This three mile drive-through, with 675 thousand LED lights, is a local favorite. Come rain snow or sleet people gather from near and far to partake in the holiday merriment together and start the season right.

Tips for Suncoast Style Holiday Decorations This Year

While many of us love this time of year, it can be challenging to get in the spirit of the holiday season when you live in snow-free, more temperate climates. We have compiled a list of amazing ways to change your home decor and get in the spirit without hiring a snow truck or importing cheer from up north. Grab some standard string lights and your DIY items, and get started transforming into a paradise for Christmas.

Wisconsinites celebrate holiday season at 98th Capitol Christmas Pageant

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas inside the state Capitol. Sunday, The Kiwanis Club of Madison held its 98th Christmas pageant. Classic Christmas tunes and community members came together to start holiday celebrations. Lights were dimmed while the crowd enjoyed performances from high...

Lincoln Track Club hosts Holiday Run

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -One after the other, dogs and their owners came bounding, trotting and walking to the finish line at Pioneers Park. Sunday was the 22nd annual Holiday Run, put on by the Lincoln Track Club. Runners and walkers sported holiday attire on the one mile and 5k courses....

Colorado’s Brand New Bridge of Lights Will Elevate the Holidays

A brand new drive-through experience coming to Colorado is bound to elevate anyone's holiday season. America's highest suspension bridge spans the Royal Gorge, connecting two twoers, nearly one thousand feet above the Arkansas River. Beginning in mid-November, the Royal Gorge Bridge will be transforming into a drive-through holiday lights display.

Family Support Network launches holiday fundraiser

The Family Support Network of Eastern North Carolina has launched its largest fundraiser ever. Family Support Network launches holiday fundraiser. The Family Support Network of Eastern North Carolina has launched its largest fundraiser ever. Runners participate in 18th annual ‘Reindeer Dash …. Many people lined up along East First...

North Carolina Christmas Vacation: The Most Festive Destinations

Whether you’re looking to skip town on the actual big day, or simply hoping to embrace the season in a new place for a weekender or day trip, traveling around the holidays is surprisingly fun, and quite easy if you keep it simple by choosing destinations for a North Carolina Christmas vacation within driving distance.