Festivities!

Special thanks to all the guests we met across many different states at our Christmas concerts this season. You made this Christmas a truly memorable culmination to our year of music! Here's a few highlights in pictures. 

 
A lovely Advent Christmas Tea. Special thanks to Brittany Hosford for the pictures of this event!

A lovely Advent Christmas Tea. Special thanks to Brittany Hosford for the pictures of this event!

 
 
We never tire of the thrill of making music live!

We never tire of the thrill of making music live!

Christmas reds and snowy whites

Christmas reds and snowy whites

"Oh holy night, the stars are brightly shining, it is the night of our dear Savior's birth."

"Oh holy night, the stars are brightly shining, it is the night of our dear Savior's birth."

Come sleet, ice, or snow, the show must go on! 

Come sleet, ice, or snow, the show must go on! 

One church in South Dakota put on a sweet live nativity to entertain the guests before our concert. The camels really got into charachter!

One church in South Dakota put on a sweet live nativity to entertain the guests before our concert. The camels really got into charachter!

Upon completion of our Christmas concerts, we had the wonderful joy of visiting family in several states, including touring Garden of the Gods! One morning my uncle, along with a few other early birds, traveled to an outlook to beat the sunrise so Laura could capture this photograph! 

Upon completion of our Christmas concerts, we had the wonderful joy of visiting family in several states, including touring Garden of the Gods! One morning my uncle, along with a few other early birds, traveled to an outlook to beat the sunrise so Laura could capture this photograph! 

Seth "rising" to the challenge. (He made it all the way to the top of the balanced rock.)

Seth "rising" to the challenge. (He made it all the way to the top of the balanced rock.)

How many cousins can you fit in the hollow? 

How many cousins can you fit in the hollow? 

The gloves came off for the cousin's crossbow competition!

The gloves came off for the cousin's crossbow competition!

It takes a lot of BBQ Meatballs to keep the crew fed...

It takes a lot of BBQ Meatballs to keep the crew fed...

Heading for a girl cousins round of frisbee golf - the trees escaped remarkably unscathed this year! 

Heading for a girl cousins round of frisbee golf - the trees escaped remarkably unscathed this year! 

Karen and Silas enjoying "Chimes" - a musical based on a Charles Dickens play performed by our local Christian theater. 

Karen and Silas enjoying "Chimes" - a musical based on a Charles Dickens play performed by our local Christian theater. 

And that's all for now folks, stay tuned for an update on our coming music mission trip to Guatemala!