‘Tis the season to ease off the throttle and make memories with loved ones…and so we shall.
To all who celebrate the holiday, we wish you a Merry Christmas!
And we leave you with some goodies–all obtained locally, of course– to stuff your electronic stocking.
A MERRY TUBA CHRISTMAS
They came from far and wide, rehearsed for a few minutes at Morristown High, and then premiered Merry Tuba Christmas on the Morristown Green. Here is a sampling, with Doug Rutan of the MHS faculty on the conductor’s podium:
THE CHRISTMAS SINGERS
For 25 years, this annual show has delighted listeners at the Morristown United Methodist Church with its blend of traditional carols and light-hearted holiday fare. This video mixes both. Featuring June Van Thoen, Wayne Walters, Patricia Ruggles and Darren O’Neill:
CAROLING WITH THE CROWD
After The Thirteen choir sang an eclectic program spanning a millennium of Christmas music, members mingled with the audience at the Presbyterian Church in Morristown for an informal round of carols. The audience was in fine voice:
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Enjoy this delightful reading of the classic Charles Dickens story by the Rev. John Hartnett, recorded at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Morristown.
SANTA ARRIVES ON THE MORRISTOWN GREEN
While his elves were finishing up their work at the North Pole, Santa set up shop on the Morristown Green for four weekends. Seems like only yesterday we were saying hello to him:
THE SCOOP ON SANTA
In an exclusive interview with Santa last year, our MG Kids correspondent grilled Mr. Claus about the elves’ job security, global warming at the North Pole, and a host of other pressing Yuletide issues. If you missed this one, you will want to take a look:
HOLIDAY SOUNDS FROM THE NEWARK BOYS CHOIR
The Newark Boys Choir spread good cheer at the Morristown Medical Center. Here is one of their selections: