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Beaver Creek Storytellers: Old Christmas Celebration at the Bristol Public Library

December 31, 2012

The Beaver Creek Storytellers invite the public to a celebration of Old Christmas, Sunday, January 6, 2012, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Bristol Public Library, Bristol, VA. "Old Christmas" is January, 6, the last day of the Twelve Days of Christmas. It is Christmas on the Julian calendar used in England at the time settlers first came to the Appalachian Mountains. Mountain people visited neighbors for music and merrymaking during the long celebration from December 25 to January 6. Admission is free, but please consider a donation of $5.00 or bring 5 nonperishable food items to be donated to the local food pantry. Check our web page at http://bristolstorytellers.weebly.com for information on Old Christmas, January 6th.