Long, long ago the world didn t have any snow and winter was a time of wind, darkness and cold. One day an unlikely group of rebels with a heartfelt cause to transform the season marched to the Ministry of Winter to demand change and persuade the all-powerful, icy hearted Winter to use his magic and bestow a great gift upon the world. It s a gift that makes the season full of wonder and joy, it is The Gift of Winter.
Inspired by the famous 1897 editorial that has become a holiday staple, Yes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus tells the story of young Virginia O'Hanlan (Katharine Isabelle, Ginger Snaps) who, at the urging of her father (Richard Thomas, The Waltons), writes a letter to New York newspaper The Sun asking for the truth about the existence of Santa Claus.
During the Great Depression, the Kamp family struggles to get by after Mrs. Kamp passes away. The children expect another Christmas without presents until their father brings home one dollar for them to spend on gifts.
What began in 1981 as a benefit for the New York Choral Society has now become a decades-long holiday music tradition. Join Peter, Paul and Mary in their spectacular live concert PBS special, with symphony orchestra and a 200-voice chorus.