Christmas

Local News
1:32 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

A host of holiday weekend events

Holiday tree at Fountain Square
Credit Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Many people have a four day weekend, and there is no shortage of holiday-themed activities to choose from.

There are free Thanksgiving dinners on Thursday.  Give Back Cincinnati's Fall Feast is expected to serve 3,500 people at the Duke Energy Convention Center, from 11 am until 2 pm.  Another 2,500 meals will delivered off-site.  The Cincinnati Recreation Commission is hosting its 22nd annual Thanksgiving meal at the Evanston Rec Center, at 3204 Woodburn, from 11 am to 3 pm.   

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Focus on Technology
1:00 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Are you an extreme Christmas decorator?

Carson Williams' house in 2004 decorated with 16,000 lights. Eventually his Youtube video went viral and ended up in a Miller Lite commercial.

Greater Cincinnati got its first taste of "extreme Christmas decorators" in 2004 when Carson Williams synced his 16,000 lights to music in Mason.

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An Annual Tradition
12:00 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Around Cincinnati Christmas Special

John Morris Russell, conductor of the Cincinnati Pops, reads "Twas the Night before Christmas"

For the 9th Annual Around Cincinnati Christmas Special, Lee Hay has assembled a wonderful collection of local musicians, actors, authors and more to celebrate the words, music and spirit of the season. Airing Sunday, December 22 from 7:00-9:00pm, here's what you'll hear as you prepare for Christmas week. Enjoy, and Merry Christmas!

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Loren Long
12:00 am
Fri December 13, 2013

"An Otis Christmas" from Cincinnati author/illustrator

Cincinnati’s Loren Long, acclaimed author and illustrator, came by our studio to talk with Barbara Gray about An Otis Christmas, the latest installment of his Otis series of children’s books.

Focus on Technology
1:00 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

From fit bands to Googling gloves: cool tech gifts

Credit Consumer Electronics Association

Want to wrap your Christmas gift and New Year's resolution into one? Try a device that keeps track of your every waking (and sleeping) moment. The Fitbit Force and its competing brands, count your steps, distance, calories burned, stairs climbed, and active minutes. It also monitors how long and how well you sleep and syncs it with your computer and smartphone.

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