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January 6, 2014 / Featured

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Audrey Turner, Inspiration Chairman of the Julian Woman’s Club, shared this in December: Silent Night, the most recognizable Christmas Carol world wide, was written in 1818 to fill a need for a small Church in Oberdorf, Austria. Joseph Mohr wrote the words and Franz Gruber, the music. Mohr was a curate at St. Nicholas church when he discovered the organ was badly damaged and would not be a...

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December 14, 2013 / Just A Thought...

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No matter where you are it is pretty impossible to not be affected by the holiday season. So, amid all the hustle and bustle, it might be nice to have a few hints on how to survive and, who knows, even enjoy the next few days! Here are 25 suggestions to get you started: 1. Don’t wait for someone else to wish you a happy holiday, make the first move! 2. Allow yourself to stop counting c...

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November 26, 2013 / Julian Entertainment

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Join Master of ceremonies, Michael Hart, introducing this year’s participants in Julian’s Country Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration! •1. 1:00PM: Ramona High School Jazz Band, with Austin Tinkess, Andrew Pradels, and Chandler Makenzie on alto sax; Taylor Jones, trombone; Tommy Ferguson, trumpet, Kenny Kubiak, drums; Gina Gruniesen, bass guitar; Ryan Lancione, guitar. •2. 1:...

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November 26, 2013 / Featured

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Christmas comes to Julian every year in an old-fashioned way that will make you picture sleigh rides, chestnuts roasting on open fires, and Jack Frost painting the whole town white. That may be a bit of a dream. But due to its Cuyamaca Mountains location, the holiday time in Julian gets closer to that dream than most spots in Southern California. You’ll feel a nip in the air, sniff wood fires...

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December 21, 2011 / Arts & Entertainment

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What are the top 10 Christmas songs, EVER! Ask 100 people and you will get 100 answers. Of course, some songs will probably show up on virtually everybody’s list…songs with lyrics like “…it’s Christmas time in the city”, “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire”, “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas”, and “…sleep in heavenly peace”. Songs that bring back great memories, son...

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December 15, 2011 / Just A Thought...

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For several years, I experienced Christmas through my windshield. This special day had been filled with all the "get-heres and get theres" that can become the definition of Christmas if we are not careful. I had to wake up at six in the morning, drag my boyfriend out of bed, rush around like a crazy person to get dressed and be out the door by seven. Then it's get in the car and start driving so...

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