Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Candlelight Vigil, Wassail Weekend, Around the World in 80 Days and more!

The weekend began on a somber note Thursday evening with a Candlelight Vigil sponsored by GunSenseVT remembering the victims of the Sandy Hook Tragedy.
Images are posted HERE.


Woodstock Vermont hosted its 30th Annual Wassail Weekend with events packed into every day Friday the 13th through Sunday the 15th!

Friday kicked off the Wassail Weekend and I visited the North Pole! The Woodstock Little Theatre was transformed into Santa's village by the Woodstock Recreation Center. Lots of activities for kids, even a chance to visit with the Jolly Old Elf himself.
Images are posted HERE.

Next up was a trip "Around the World in 80 Days" The Yoh players performed the Mark Brown interpretation of the Jules Verne's classic adventure.
Images are posted HERE.

Saturday December 14th was jam packed with events happening all day and night around Woodstock Vermont.

The 29th Annual Wassail Equestrian Parade 
hosted by High Horses Therapeutic Riding.
This year featured over 30 riders/horses.
Images posted HERE.

Following the Parade 
The Lighting of the Yule Log and Carol Singing was held on the Green.
A proclamation was read by the Town Crier and Bonfire Bob got a roaring fire going to warm up the crowd. Images are posted HERE.

Traditional English Afternoon Tea 
Co-hosted by Pentangle Arts and St. James Church
at the St. James Church.
A chance for folks to warm up and enjoy afternoon tea. Volunteers donated the use of their bone china and silver teas services to the event. Images are posted HERE.

The Ten is an A Capella group from New York.
Two performances to standing room only audiences filled the Church with sounds of voices and hands clapping. Images are posted HERE.

As darkness fell the Green was all a glow with 400 luminaries 
sponsored by the Woodstock Rotary Club

Images are posted HERE.

Another crazy weekend for Photos By Nanci.