WINTER SOLSTICE On Thursday, December 21 from 3:30 to 5 PM, all are invited to a celebration of the Winter Solstice. The event will be held at The Botanical Gardens at Asheville in Sunshine Meadow and will feature participatory music and dance, poetry, prayers and shared silence. Festive seasonal costumes, drums and rattles are encouraged! Also, wear warm clothing.
Music and dance and hot drinks at 3:30 PM Ritual begins at 4 PM. Ritual ends at 5 PM on this shortest day of the year The event is produced by Earth Celebrations, which for 2 years has been independently holding public gatherings at BGA on the Equinoxes and Solstices.
The intent of these seasonal celebrations is to inform our knowledge of who we are, where we are and what is our part in the great web of life. These are co-created events that charge no fees and occur "rain or shine." Donations are received on behalf of the Botanical Gardens at Asheville.
For Earth Celebrations contact: Cathy Holt, 252-3054; Mary Stair 254-0943. No RSVP necessary _