Archive - Dec 24, 2008

8th Olde World Bardic Festival at Estrella War

Genevieve reports that Their Excellencies Otto and Lisabetta of Atenveldt Do Hereby Formally Challenge The Known World To A Contest Extraordinaire: the 8th Olde World Bardic Festival at the 2009 Estrella War.

Jay O'Dell looks at the origins of Christmas traditions

Former history teacher Jay O'Dell looks at the origins of some of our favorite Christmas traditions in an article for the Huntington, West Virginia Herald-Dispatch.

Re-created Israeli village teaches history to children

In the village of Kfar halfway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, children learn about Israel of 2,000 years ago and the Hanukkah story with the help of historic re-enactors. The village also features activities for kids such as harvesting olives and making oil.