PRICE: Free, but registration required
TIME: 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm
After a hiatus during the pandemic, The Umbrella Arts & Environment Program and Trustees of Reservations have partnered once again to bring the traditional Musketaquid Winter Solstice celebration back to historic Concord!
With some COVID modifications, the ceremony is held on Saturday, December 21 from 6–7:30 p.m. outdoors on the side lawn at The Old Manse (269 Monument Street, Concord, MA) to celebrate the longest night of the year and welcome the return of the light! Due to COVID, the ceremony foregoes s'mores and singing this year in favor of festive highlights, including a bonfire, drumming performance by the Drum Nomads and a solstice ceremony at 6:30 p.m.
This event is free but registration is required due to limited capacity. For attendees who have pre-registered, parking is available at The Old Manse and the Old North Bridge/Robbins House lot. However, parking is very limited! Please carpool or walk if at all possible.
In case of inclement weather, please check The Umbrella’s website and social media for updates.
Register at https://TheUmbrellaArts.org/Solstice
ABOUT THE UMBRELLA ARTS & ENVIRONMENT
A vibrant program of The Umbrella Arts Center at 40 Stow Street, Concord, Arts & Environment promotes a discovery of the arts, a passion for place and nature, and environmental responsibility through an integrated program of community events including its signature Musketaquid Earth Day, Solstice Celebrations, adult and children's classes and workshops and public art installations.