Includes a special gift: 12 holiday postcards to share this holiday season with fun illustrations by Nancy Howell from ‘Tis the Season for ‘Ukulele. No one will be turned away due to economic hardship. Please send a message if you are interested in a scholarship! LET US KNOW if you want to participate in SECRET SANTA in the comments at checkout!
ONLINE FESTIVAL December 18th and 19th
‘Tis the Season for ‘Ukulele Holiday Event: 30 days of Joy!
Daily digital gifts to your email from December 1 - January 6 AND Two days of LIVE events Friday evening, December 18th and ALL DAY Saturday December 19th
Can’t make the live dates but really want to participate? Wish you could be two places at once? Sign up and receive recorded classes and concerts!
6 Workshops with James Hill and Anne Janelle, Sarah Maisel and Craig Chee, Eduardo Garcia, Daniel Ward and Heidi Swedberg
2 BASICS beginners classes with Tara Maysey
Concerts with each of the instructors throughout the day
SING/STRUM alongs- Instructors will be leading songs and sharing a little of their family’s traditions.
DIGITAL ADVENT CALENDAR- Videos, Mini-lessons, family recipes, songs- a daily surprise treat hidden behind a little door. To get you in the spirit and keep you going, December 1 thru January 6th- 36 little jewels for you to keep!
SECRET SANTA- everyone interested in participating will be assigned a person to MAIL someone a PHYSICAL gift- can be anything from a card with a song or poem to an inexpensive present. Make it yourself, order from Amazon… revel in the joy of giving!
FULL SCHEDULE COMING SOON!
Besides the concerts, play alongs and workshops we will be enjoying some old-fashioned FUN.
FRIDAY December 18th: DREIDEL PARTY Make up rhymes and spin the dreidel on the last day of Haunnukkah.
COOKIE PARTY let’s talk treats! Bring your favorites and we will compare, share recipes and take a little sweetness of the season together
SATURDAY December 19th: HUMOROUS WORST HOLIDAY EVER STORIES -everyone is encouraged to send in a short story/description of their funny WORST HOLIDAY story (the turkey dropped, barfing babies, the house flooded, the nest of insects that came with the tree hatched…) Funniest stories will be read aloud with musical accompaniment. Deadline for submission December 16th.
UGLY HOLIDAY SWEATER SHOW and TELL
FAVORITE ORNAMENT SHOW and TELL
GHERKIN MANIA! A faux tradition- the glass pickle ornament. Nobody knows how this started. In celebration of the absurdity of 2020 we will be hiding pickles - how many can you find? Call them out in the chat when you see them!
DECEMBER 1-January 6th
Digital advent calendar and 12 days of christmas
For 30 days you will receive a treat in your email. The "family" is creating videos, compiling recipes, writing stories, sharing DIY holiday crafts to share with you, with a focus traditions from many lands and faiths. One little treat to look forward to every day!
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19th 9 am - 9pm PST
A full day of fun in several zoom rooms. All workshops and concerts recorded so you can join the fun even if you are unavailable on the day!
9 am Gathering, orientation, Invocation concurrent with UGLY SWEATER PARTY
10-12 WORKSHOPS for all levels of players concurrent with favorite ornament show and tell
12-1 CONCERT and Strum/sing along with James Hill and Anne Janelle
1:30-3:30 WORKSHOPS for all levels of player concurrent with WORST HOLIDAY EVER stories
4-5 CONCERT and Strum/sing along with Eduardo Garcia
5-7pm WORKSHOPS for all levels of player concurrent with SECRET SANTA REVEAL
7-9 CONCERT and Strum/sing along with Sarah Maisel, Craig Chee, Daniel Ward and Heidi Swedberg
SCHEDULE coming soon
Help support incredible musicians by going above and beyond. As a token of our thanks we will mail you: ‘Tis the Season for ‘Ukulele (book) 10 Thank You Postcards 12 Holiday Postcards ...and a few little surprises! LET US KNOW if you want to participate in SECRET SANTA in the comments at check out!