Winter Solstice Celebration 2018 planned at Geauga Park District

What: Winter Solstice Celebration 2018

Where: The West Woods, 9465 Kinsman Road

When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 21

Why you should go: It is the longest night of the year, why not make the most out of it during this annual celebration? First enjoy some cookies and hot cider indoors while listening to festive music performed by the Pilgrim Brass Choir. There will also be free solstice-themed craft offered for children to try. Later on make your way outdoors, stroll the self-guided Solstice Traditions Trail, a candlelit route through the forest, then warm up by a bonfire and stop by the stage area to watch costumed interpreters perform interactive skits highlighting solstice traditions of past civilizations like those of the Druids and the origins of mistletoe. Make sure to dress warmly for the December weather. 

How much: Registration is not required for this free event.

How to get more information: More information is available on the event Facebook page or the Geauga Park District’s websiteAlso feel free to call 440-286-9516 with questions.

Kailee Leonard likes to spend winter days wrapped in a blanket while watching the snow fall. Follow her on Instagram @kaileeinmae. Image credit: Metro Creative Connection. 

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