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The Holly and the Ivy: Why We Do What We Do at Christmas

Presented by Akron-Summit County Public Library, Northwest Akron Branch at Akron-Summit County Public Library, Northwest Akron Branch, Akron OH

Dec 14 2022
The Holly and the Ivy: Why We Do What We Do at Christmas

Come to the library to learn more about Christmas traditions. Why is greenery brought into homes? Why are presents exchanged? How did Santa Claus get started?
Register online, in person, or by phone at 330.836.1081.

Part talk, part performance!

This hour-long presentation by Sara Showman of Largely Literary Theater Company, L.L.C. explores the holiday’s history, folk tales, and the stories behind Christmas traditions.

Why is greenery brought into homes?

Why are presents exchanged?

How did Santa Claus get started?

What is the story of the poinsettia?

And what do animals have to do with Christmas?

These stories and more, plus favorite Christmas songs.

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