The Winter Solstice in Legend and Song
Presented by Living Myth Events at Loring-Greenough House
December 22, 2012
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. Traditional refreshments, including a Wassail Bowle, songs evocative of the season and lovely instrumental melodies round out the event.