The holiday season is here! Although celebrations may look and feel different this year, we are excited to spread some holiday cheer inspired by our clients‘ innovative work. In this blog, we’ve compiled recommendations from our clients to help their communities enjoy the holidays. You’ll find socially-distanced museum exhibitions, virtual entertainment, and holiday safety tips. Enjoy!

Goodman Theatre

Throughout the month of December, Goodman Theatre is offering its beloved adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic holiday story A Christmas Carol as an online experience. Anyone can enjoy an audio streaming version for free, bringing the sounds and spirit of the season to their home.

Goodman Theatre's promotional poster for Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol An Audio Play
Source: Goodman Theatre

American Academy of Pediatrics

To help families celebrate the holidays safely this year, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a couple of helpful tips to keep your family healthy during COVID-19. While gathering in small groups and connecting remotely are recommended, it’s still important to find creative ways to maintain the joy and excitement of the holiday season with your family. Whether you’re staying home, inviting guests to your place, or traveling to visit family and friends, the AAP has provided easy steps to follow for any situation.   

Father and son laughing and hugging while making memories during the holiday season

Cincinnati Playhouse

Cincinnati Playhouse will be telling Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol on the radio for an extraordinary audio performance. One performer, Bruce Cromer, will guide listeners through the timeless tale by performing every single role. The special production will air on a local Cincinnati radio station, WVXU-FM, on December 23 at 8pm and December 24 at 7pm.

Image of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Story presented by Cincinnati Playhouse
Source: Cincinnati Playhouse

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

This time of year can cause a spike in emergency room visits for accidents related to holiday decorating, carrying luggage, and winter sports. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons shared measures people can take to prevent bone, joint, and muscle-related injuries during the holidays. No matter what you’re doing this season, give this list a glance to stay safe and healthy this season.

Couple decorating their Christmas tree with lights, ribbon and ornaments

Houston Ballet

The Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market is an annual shopping event filled with holiday treasures. Due to COVID-19, this year has been different with the market being held virtually but the spirit of giving carries on. With hundreds of merchants participating and thousands of customers shopping online, the market has been able to continue fulfilling its purpose of raising funds for the Houston Ballet, its Academy, and scholarship programs.

Assortment of nutcrackers to promote Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market

Midland Center for the Arts

Midland Center for the Arts is celebrating the winter season with three different events. From talented singers performing holiday classics at their Cabaret Under the Lights and Holiday Pops to their family-friendly Winter Festival that mixes together art, science, and history, patrons have a variety of holiday events to choose from. For more details on each event, including how to buy tickets, visit their website.

Promotional poster for Midland Center for the Arts Cabaret Under the Lights featuring festive holiday decorations in the background
Source: Midland Center for the Arts

American Museum of Natural History

An annual tradition bringing joy to New York for more than 40 years is the Origami Holiday Tree at the American Museum of Natural History. This year, the tree features colorful origami cranes which represent peace and good wishes to the city as it continues to battle against COVID-19. Patrons are invited to see the vibrant display at the museum and tickets can be purchased via their website.

The Origami Christmas Tree display featuring colorful cranes at the American Museum of Natural History
Source: American Museum of Natural History

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