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Home for The Holidays

Home For The Holidays

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HOLIDAY SONG: Auld Lang Syne

HOLIDAY SONG: Auld Lang Syne

They might not realize it, but New Year’s Eve celebrants honor a world-renowned Scottish poet and lyricist each time they sing along to “Auld Lang Syne” as the clock strikes 12 midnight on New Year’s Eve.
How to Throw a New Year’s Eve Party Your Guests Won’t Forget

How to Throw a New Year’s Eve Party Your Guests Won’t Forget

Instead of spending a fortune on NYE event tickets, why not opt to stay in and host the celebration yourself? Here are a few tips for hosting an epic New Year’s Eve bash to remember.
What to do with your holiday waste in Okotoks

What to do with your holiday waste in Okotoks

There are plenty of options when it comes to disposing your Christmas tree, all of that torn up wrapping and random boxes that find their way into your home during the holiday season.
Movies that are perfect for families this holiday season

Movies that are perfect for families this holiday season

Various traditions take center stage during the holiday season. One of those traditions may be sitting down and enjoying any of a number of timeless Christmas movies or even newer holiday films that are quickly becoming favorites.
How to make Christmas Eve special for kids

How to make Christmas Eve special for kids

Christmas Eve is viewed differently by different people, even those who live under the same Santa-ready roof. Adults may see Christmas Eve as crunch time when they must prepare food for the next day or set up presents for their children to open in the morning.
HOLIDAY SONG: O Come, All Ye Faithful

HOLIDAY SONG: O Come, All Ye Faithful

“O Come, All Ye Faithful” is an English-language translation of “Adeste Fideles.” While the lyrics to the song have been attributed to various authors, the text is most often credited to an 18th century English hymnist named John Francis Wade.
New meaning for Diamond Valley Christmas song

New meaning for Diamond Valley Christmas song

The song "Diamond Valley Christmas" was written over 20 years ago. Now, Brent McAthey hopes it has a unifying message for the two towns as they merge on Jan. 1.
Bake up a sweet holiday treat

Bake up a sweet holiday treat

Entertaining is a big part of the holiday season. Calendars are packed this time of year with gatherings with friends, family, and professional colleagues.
Okotokians deck the halls for Christmas Light Contest

Okotokians deck the halls for Christmas Light Contest

A map of houses participating in the light tour is available on the Town website.
Baby It's Cold Outside sees need double in 2022

Baby It's Cold Outside sees need double in 2022

More than 80 Foothills families will see food and gift deliveries in time for the holidays.