Heston Family Christmas Traditions

Time Table

Friday after Thanksgiving

  • start decorating for Christmas
  • Everyone adds one special ornament to the tree
  • Watch Birds
  • Advent Wreath & Songs
  • Advent Calendar
  • Gifts
Advent Week 1

  • Send out Christmas Cards. Include a picture & story
  • Get Santa costume ready

Advent Week 2

  • Dec 06 - St. Nicholas Day: small gift giving & celebration of St. Nicholas - the protector of children
  • Rotary Christmas Party

Advent Week 3

  • Elks Christmas Party
  • Family day at the movies in theaters

Advent Week 4

  • Christmas Eve
    • Bake cookies for Santa
    • Sing Christmas Carols
    • Church
    • Open gifts to each other
    • Italian Dinner: pizza, sparkling cider
  • Christmas Day
    • Open gifts from Santa
    • Family Outing
    • Family Movie at home