Northern Lights & Christmas Classics

Starting at 8pm, it’s "Northern Lights" – Cheryl Willoughby’s annual singing, dancing celebration of the winter solstice. At 9pm Joe Goetz’s "Christmas Classics" visits several Scandinavian countries for a quiet, snow-covered hour of choral music.

Solstice Celebrations

VPR’s Robert Resnik (1PM) and VPR Classical’s Cheryl Willoughby (9pm) share music to reflect on the past year and light the way to the next one.  At 10pm, the Paul Winter Solstice Celebration from New York City.

Thanksgiving with Vermont Public Radio

VPR celebrates Thanksgiving with programs that help you prepare dinner, relax with traditional music, and reflect on the meaning of the holiday.  And by the way – VPR is grateful to our listeners for your support throughout the year!

Backstory with the American History Guys

In the early days of our nation, July Fourth wasn’t an official holiday at all.  So how did the Fourth become the holiest day on our secular calendar?   Listen to our special presentation of "Backstory with the American History Guys".  Learn the story of how  Independence Day came to be what it is today.

2008 Thanksgiving Programming on VPR and VPR Classical

Help is on the way for Thanksgiving! Lynne Rosetto-Kasper, award-winning host of "The Splendid Table", will be joined by a number of special guests as she takes your calls and answers questions America is asking on the biggest cooking day of the year.  Listen at 11am on Thanksgiving Day