Christmas Festivities

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“Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house

Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,

In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;”

  Clement Clarke Moore

 

Merry Christmas/Hanukkah Dodson dolphins! There are many activities to do this Christmas season, so here are some of the best Christmas ideas to do! 

 

All about Christmas 

Christmas is the most favored national holiday in the United States, placed before Thanksgiving. It is celebrated on the 25th of December. Christmas is celebrated to remember the birth of Jesus Christ, who Christians believe is the Son of God. The name ‘Christmas’ comes from the Mass of Christ (or Jesus). … So we get the name Christ-mas, shortened to Christmas. Christmas is now celebrated by people around the world, whether they are Christians or not.

                                                    

 

Best places to spend Christmas

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, so why not spend Christmas in one of the most wonderful spots in the world?

 

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Jackson Hole, Wyoming offers a perfect skiing trip at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The resort is family-friendly and has other activities for guests to enjoy other than skiing. The resort also offers many lodges to choose from such as Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa and Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole. (travelandleisure.com)

 

New York, New York

New York is definitely beautiful during the Christmas season, with lights everywhere, stores decorated, snow falling, who wouldn’t love this beautiful setting? New York’s Holiday decorations are above and beyond with a tree that is put up for the city and enjoying the decorations as you shop for Christmas gifts. New York also has a tradition of hosting the “Christmas Spectacular” Starring the Radio City Rockettes and holiday markets!(travelandleisure.com)

 

Beaver Creek, Colorado

Beaver Creek, Colorado truly turns into a winter wonderland during the holiday season, which makes it a great opportunity to go on the sleds. Beaver Creek, Colorado most popular resorts for vacations are The Osprey at Beaver Creek, A RockResort, and  The Pines Lodge, A RockResort.(travelandleisure.com)

 

Top Christmas movies:

The best Christmas tradition by far is snuggling up on the couch watching classic Christmas movies with your loved ones. Everyone has their favorite Christmas movie, and if you need help deciding which one to watch, here are 5 of the most popular Christmas movies.

 

The Grinch

A grumpy Grinch (Benedict Cumberbatch) plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville. A grumpy Grinch (Benedict Cumberbatch) plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville. A grumpy Grinch (Benedict Cumberbatch) plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.

 

    A Charlie Brown Christmas

A Charlie Brown Christmas is a 1965 animated television special. It is the first TV special based on the comic strip Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz. Produced by Lee Mendelson and directed by Bill Melendez, the program made its debut on CBS on December 9, 1965.

 

Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a 1964 Christmas stop motion animated television special produced by Videocraft International, Ltd. and currently distributed by NBC Universal Syndication Studios. 

 

Home Alone

Home Alone is a series of American Christmas family comedy films originally created by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus, Raja Gosnell, Rod Daniel, Peter Hewitt, and Dan Mazer.

 

Christmas Activities:

The winter season holds many activities for people to do, and if you have trouble finding something to do this Christmas season then here are some ideas for you!

– Ice Skating 

gingerbread house building 

-cookie baking

-Christmas movie marathon 

-Take a holiday card photo 

-Write letters to Santa 

-Plan a family photoshoot 

-Send soldiers holiday cards

 

Now that the article is over, we hope we have inspired some festive Christmas ideas for you to do this season! 

Merry Christmas/Happy Hanukkah!