Virtual Yule Log Ceremony

December 12, 2020
7pm - 8pm
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  • Open to the public
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A decorated Wren Portico, festive cressets (wood-burning torches), and logs burning in the fireplace of Wren's Great Hall. These are hallmarks of the annual Yule Log ceremony. This year, students, alumni, families, and friends of William & Mary are invited to view the virtual ceremony from the comfort of their homes. Viewers will be treated to festive music and singing, student reflections on themes of hope and joy, the reading of special poems and stories, and virtual tossing of ceremonial sprigs of holly into the Yule log fire for good luck.

Viewers will have an opportunity to whip up some special W&M recipes at home and to post their own messages of gratitude on a special Yule Log website in the days preceding the event!

Check back for more info in early December.