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    The Winter Solstice in Legend and Song

    Presented by at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

    December 18, 2010


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    The  Winter Solstice in Legend and Song

    Celebrate the Winter Solstice with classic evergreen lore, haunting legends of light and entertaining tales surrounded by traditional and original music and song. Featured stories include the beautiful “Legend of the Mistletoe” from Scandinavia, humorous English Wassail traditions, and the poignant Greek legend “The Halcyon Days of Peace.” Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by Celtic harper Margot...

    Celebrate the Winter Solstice with classic evergreen lore, haunting legends of light and entertaining tales surrounded by traditional and original music and song. Featured stories include the beautiful “Legend of the Mistletoe” from Scandinavia, humorous English Wassail traditions, and the poignant Greek legend “The Halcyon Days of Peace.” Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan offers a fascinating look at the stories behind our holiday traditions. Songs evocative of the season and lovely instrumental melodies round out the event. “Edgecomb is a virtuoso of the spoken word.” Publisher’s Weekly


    Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

    125 Arborway
    Boston, MA 02130

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    Admission Info:

    $20


    General Day and Time Info:

    7:30 pm


    Phone: 1-617-384-5277.


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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