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Ardantane Yule Celebration

December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrating the Winter Solstice

Merrymakers will gather at Ardantane on Friday, December 21, to celebrate the old Celtic/Norse holiday of Yule, or the Winter Solstice. The public is invited, and we will begin gathering at 6:00 pm; the program will start at 6:30.
Yule, meaning “wheel,” is the old festival celebrating the shortest day and longest night of the year, the time when the Wheel of the Year begins turning toward spring and the warm season. Similar festivals were commemorated by the Romans and other ancient civilizations to mark the “rebirth” of the sun.
Many old customs are still in use today: the decorated tree, the Yule log, the wassail cup, gift-giving, and kissing under the mistletoe are part of the pre-Christian traditions.
The program will be suitable for adults and children. There is no charge for this event, although donations are always appreciated, for maintenance and improvement of the facilities. Those who have questions or need directions to Ardantane (about 6 miles south of Jemez Springs) are invited to call Amber at (505) 469-7777.

Details

Date:
December 20
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.ardantane.org/event/yule-ritual/

Organizer

Ardantane
Phone:
(505) 469-7777
Website:
https://www.ardantane.org

Venue

Ardantane
Jemez Springs, NM United States + Google Map