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Be sure to give each other the best gift ever, spending family time together sharing old stories and creating new memories during the holidays. 

From all of us to all of you, our sincerest wishes for a very Merry Holiday, no matter which one you celebrate!  Eventcrazy.com

Reenactment of Washington Crossing the Delaware

Dec 25, 2014

Washington Crossing Historic Park Washington Crossing, PA 18977

Since 1954, George Washington leads a parade of soldiers before boarding a Durham boat replica and crossing the Delaware River.

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Kwanzaa Heritage Festival

Dec 27, 2014

Leimert Park Village Los Angeles, CA 90008

Come out and celebrate!! The Kwanzaa Heritage Festival and Block Parade. You will enjoy a unique African American Cultural event that is great fun for the entire family. “It’s Kwanzaa Time” Bring the family and join the community Block Parade. You will love this day long celebration. Noon time Candle Lighting Ceremony, live music, community dancing, authentic crafts, continuous drum circle, exotic foods, special children’s village and health screening.Be a part of this warm and enjoyable celebration.
2,000 Attendees

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Christmas Eve Luminary Display

Dec 24, 2014

Downtown Buchanan Buchanan, VA 24066

Buchanan has become known as the “Town that glows with love at Christmas.” Celebrating the Town’s history of Buchanan’s downtown streets are lined each Christmas Eve with hundreds of luminaries to herald the arrival of Christmas. Dozens of volunteers recreate this spectacular display by lining Main Street with luminaries made from milk jugs collected by area residents and youth. Enjoy this spectacular display as volunteers line the streets at 3PM and light luminaries at 6PM.

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Shipshewana Ice Festival

Dec 27, 2014 – Dec 28, 2014

Downtown Shipshewana Shipshewana, IN 46565

Ice Sculptures throughout Town Stores throughout Shipshewana will host ice carvers. Come to town and watch carvers shave, drill, and saw ice to form beautiful sculptures out of blocks of ice. Something for the entire family to watch

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The Klezmatics: Happy Joyous Hanukkah!

Dec 22, 2014

Walt Disney Concert Hall Los Angeles, CA 90012

Don’t miss the fun as the Grammy®- winning Klezmatics kick up their heels with a unique mixture of traditional klezmer music with Eastern European, Latin, Celtic, Afro-Caribbean, and folk-flavored music. L’chaim!

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Live Nativity

Dec 22, 2014 – Dec 23, 2014

West Court Street Church of God Flint, MI 48503

Since 1949. Our Live Nativity Pageant complete with live animals will be portrayed from 7pm to 9pm. The first presentation beginning at 7pm and repeating every 15-20 minutes until the finale at 9pm. Presented in our Beecher Road Parking Lot. Parking available in the West Court Parking Lot.
500 Attendees

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L.A. County Holiday Celebration

Dec 24, 2014

Dorothy Chandler Pavillion Los Angeles, CA 90057

Since 1959. Bring the whole family to L.A.’s biggest, Emmy-nominated holiday show at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. More than 20 choirs, music ensembles and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of L.A. celebrate the season during this free three-hour extravaganza. Even the parking underneath the Music Center is free. And, for the first time, this beloved program will be broadcast on PBS SoCaL, the PBS station for Greater Los Angeles. New to the show this year are the all female, Latin Grammy-nominated music group Trio Ellas; Verizon Wireless How Sweet the Sound regional finalist Greater LA Cathedral Choir; Western Standard Time, a 20-piece Jamaican jazz big band, performing holiday classics with a ska twist; and Latin/jazz fusion ensemble Buyepongo, presenting cumbia infused holiday music. Dance highlights include Los Angeles Ballet, performing the “Arabian dance” from The Nutcracker; JazzAntiqua Dance and Music Ensemble, returning with a new piece inspired by Hebrew and Arabic melodies; and Ha?lau Keali`i O Na?lanis, who perform traditional Hawaiian dance to Grammy Award®-winner Daniel Ho’s “Soon It Will Be Christmas.” Spreading holiday cheer are choral groups Palmdale High School Choral Union; Salvation Army Tabernacle Children’s Chorus; Young Angels Choir, performing a traditional Korean folk song; and more. Watch it live on PBS SoCaL and pbssocal.org from 3-6 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. – midnight. See it free at The Music Center, 3-6 p.m. Stream it live at www.kcet.org.
1,000 Attendees

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Holiday Lights Extravaganza

Dec 26, 2014 – Dec 27, 2014

Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources Smackover, AR 71762

The Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources Oil Field Park comes to life each Friday and Saturday night from 6-8 p.m. Each lighted scene represents the sights and sounds of the winter holiday season. Visit the Ice Castle and jam with Santa’s band, then warm up with a cup of hot cocoa in the museum gift shop.

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Olbrich’s Holiday Concerts

Dec 28, 2014

Olbrich Botanical Gardens Madison, WI 53704

Enjoy festive holiday music with a concert in Olbrich’s Evjue Commons.


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Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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