Winter Solstice photography workshop at FDR site on Dec. 21 – Kingston Daily Freeman

Winter Solstice photography workshop at FDR site on Dec. 21
Kingston Daily Freeman
DETAILS: The National Park Service invites the public to participate in a special opportunity, to photograph the Shawangunk and Catskill mountains in the best possible light — the Winter Solstice. Join Hudson Valley landscape photographer Greg Miller

Mark winter solstice with James Turrell’s Skyspace art – Tampabay.com (blog)


Tampabay.com (blog)

Mark winter solstice with James Turrell's Skyspace art
Tampabay.com (blog)
The observation of the winter solstice (Dec. 21) is an ancient tradition that recognizes the period when sun appears at noon at its lowest altitude above the horizon — in other words, the shortest day and longest night of the year. The John and Mable

New dawn for ancient monument: Stonehenge visitor center opens – CNN International


CNN International

New dawn for ancient monument: Stonehenge visitor center opens
CNN International
The center officially opens on December 18, three days before the winter solstice, when druids, pagans and revelers gather to watch the sun rise in perfect alignment with the stones — a celestial event that both explains their purpose and deepens
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Pre-winter storm coats Northeast, as South braces for possible twisters – Al Jazeera America


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Pre-winter storm coats Northeast, as South braces for possible twisters
Al Jazeera America
Roads will be wet and slick, so travelers are urged to slow down and expect delays given roads will be cold enough for some snow to stick and create icy spots. The winter solstice officially begins Saturday and 44 percent of the country is already
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Celebrate the winter solstice Octopus style with The Hot Toddies at Chabot … – The Bay Bridged

Celebrate the winter solstice Octopus style with The Hot Toddies at Chabot
The Bay Bridged
For 2013, this is the last chance to party with The Octopus Literary Salon! On Saturday, December 21, The Octopus teams up with Chabot Space & Science Center for the ultimate winter solstice celebration. The Bay Area has limited options for good family

Winter solstice coming to Silver Lake Nature Center – Bucks County Courier Times

Winter solstice coming to Silver Lake Nature Center
Bucks County Courier Times
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP — The Silver Lake Nature Center will host its Winter Solstice Event from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at 1306 Bath Road in Bristol Township. The event will include a performance by Gloria Galante of the West Chester University Harp 

Winter solstice campfire at John Muir site brings warmth to longest night of … – Contra Costa Times

Winter solstice campfire at John Muir site brings warmth to longest night of
Contra Costa Times
The idea first flickered in the mind of a local park ranger — host a campfire on the winter solstice. In the spirit of the season when people get together, Jim MacDonald is offering an inclusive hearth. The public is invited to bring warm blankets and