Olivia is Connecticut's resident expert on evergreens. Days before Christmas she gets a plea for help from Jack, a Christmas tree farmer in need of her skills to figure out what mystery illness is causing their trees to die out and ruining their business, which has been his family's legacy for 100 years. After calling off her Christmas wedding six months earlier, Olivia isn't eager to head home for the holidays so she agrees to make a detour and stop at Jack's farm in Avon to examine the trees. Unable to immediately discover the cause, Olivia is determined to get to the root of the problem and extends her stay to run advanced tests. With time to kill while she waits for test results for the trees, Olivia joins Jack and his friends at the holiday festivities around town and finds their traditions a welcome change to the reserved holidays she grew up with. As they spend more time together, they begin to fall for each other and Jack helps Olivia reconnect to Christmas, her parents and herself. In the end, her tenacity pays off and Olivia not only devises a way to preserve Jack's trees but she discovers the shocking truth about why his firs were fizzling — much to the dismay of Dwayne, a rival local tree farmer
The group behind the wave of houses decorated to look like floats will continue the tradition in 2022 while the mayor weighs whether to allow parades during the upcoming Carnival season.
Episode 23: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada talk about how to reduce the conflict and celebrate the traditions of these three holidays.
This anthology takes different aspects of Halloween traditions and explores the things that scare us.
As everyone knows by now, there’s no Michael Myers in this installment of the series. But there are possessed masks. A stolen Stonehenge monolith.
Taylor Swift has stated that she won’t be submitting her revamped sophomore album ‘Fearless’ for Grammys consideration this year, as the recor…
Big Red Machine have released their Taylor Swift collaboration 'Renegade' from their upcoming second studio album.
New Orleans bars will be shut down, even for takeout, during next week's Mardi Gras weekend in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Watch how this clever Zoom meeting costume came together.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its first guidance for the holidays, including Halloween, amid the raging coronavirus pandemic in a new posting on its website Monday night.
Swifties were not ready for Taylor Swift's 'Folklore' album.
The world has less than one day to prepare for "Folklore," Swift's eighth studio album.
Chang’s university is a movable school. This novel is — listen to this — about a group from a Chinese university escaping the Japanese invasion of 1937. A group of classmates has been entrusted with the safekeeping of a priceless treasure, a 500-year-old collection of myths and folklore known as the Library of Legends. OK, it’s not in a school, but it’s about a school — and about learning how the bonds of knowledge, and our responsibilities to our classmates and to history, can send us on a life-changing journey.
Two important factors influence the shape of a snowflake. One is the ambient temperature, and the other is humidity.
The Annual Whitefish Winter Carnival kicks off with the coronation of a king and queen, followed by a Penguin Plunge (a hole is cut into Whitefish Lake and participants take a dip to raise funds for charity). Visitors are welcomed by mountain men, penguins and Viking divas, otherwise known as the costume-clad volunteers who share stories and point the curious toward the old-fashioned Main Street parade, an ice sculpting contest, a kids' carnival, a pie social and a pancake breakfast. You can also expect a torchlight ski parade, ski-joring, cross-country ski races and a figure skating demonstration. The festivities are open to the public and most are free. Feb. 7-9, 2020. Contact: www.whitefishwintercarnival.com
Considered one of the oldest winter festivals in the U.S., this family-friendly event includes polar plunges, day and evening parades, ice-horse-racing, bob-sledding and ice carving, as well as a liberal serving of lore. It's said that a New York reporter once referred to St. Paul as "another Siberia, unfit for human habitation" in winter. In response, the Chamber of Commerce set out to prove there was good fun to be had during the frosty days of winter and the Carnival was born. That was in 1885. This year, the youngest generation and their families can join in the Carnival's Moon Glow Pedestrian Parade by wearing costumes and decorating strollers, wagons or other non-motorized transportation for the chance to win prizes. Jan. 23 - Feb. 2, 2020. Contact www.wintercarnival.com
Halloween costumes are traditionally scary, so hip hop icon Snoop Dogg made sure fans were truly terrified by wearing a Joker mask.
If you eagerly await binge watches of new Stranger Things seasons and already have your Eleven costume planned for Halloween, this enormous inflatable Demogorgon is the ultimate decoration for your front yard.
New Orleans is famous for its Mardi Gras celebration. The live music, parades, alcohol and beads fill the streets for weeks. The average attendance is…
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