Celebrate the holidays with these great programs. Check back in as more programs get added to the schedule.
In the Spotlight
Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the whole gang as they learn the true meaning of Christmas! Can’t you already hear the theme music?
Don’t miss it:
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Sunday, Dec. 19 • 7:30/6:30 pm on KET and KETKIDS
20 Years of Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir
Kelli O’Hara and Richard Thomas join The Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, and Bells at Temple Square for a night of celebration.
Call the Midwife: Holiday Special 2021
Christmas 1966 promises to be a memorable one as Nonnatus House is filled with expectant moms and Lucille and Cyril prepare for their wedding.
Christmas at Belmont
Join country and gospel singer Josh Turner who teams up with Belmont University students and the Nashville Children’s Choir for this annual holiday concert.
Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas with Vanessa Williams
Enjoy an evening celebrating Ella Fitzgerald’s iconic album of holiday classics presented by the American Pops Orchestra with host and vocalist Vanessa Williams.
The Holidays at Murray State
The Murray State University Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra, and featured soloists highlight this annual sojourn in sight and sound through MSU and the Purchase area of western Kentucky.
Kentucky Life: A Kentucky Christmas
Enjoy the a capella singing of the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers; learn about songwriter Haven Gillespie, a Covington native, who co-wrote one of the best-selling Christmas songs of all time and more.
Lucy Worsley’s 12 Days of Tudor Christmas
Royal historian Lucy Worsley discovers that much of what we enjoy in contemporary Christmas has surprising Tudor origins, rooted in devotion and charity.
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
This film is a re-imagination of the classic Nutcracker story, narrated by Alan Cumming and featuring the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
A St. Thomas Christmas: Bloom Eternal
This special celebrates the Christmas season, drawing from both familiar traditional carols and innovative contemporary selections.
Kwanzaa and more
Craft in America: Celebration
Discover the role craft plays in our winter holiday traditions. Featuring lion dancers and float builders for a Chinese New Year Parade, holiday ceramics, Kwanzaa celebrations, and Christmas-card making.
Craft in America: Malik Seneferu Dresses Kwanzaa Table
Artist Malik Seneferu dresses a table for Kwanzaa, teaching us the meaning and intention behind the placement of objects.
Craft in America: Annette Brown on Dolls Made for Kwanzaa
Dollmaker and soft sculptor Annette F. Brown talks about doll making, a tradition in her family for 30 years, and celebrating Kwanzaa through handmade gifts and family history.
Winter: Season of Darkness and Light
Through music and stories, artists from across the country explain the traditions associated with Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, and the European/Appalachian mummer’s play.
Great Performances: From Vienna – New Year’s Celebration 2022
Ring in the New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic playing everyone’s favorite Strauss Family waltzes. Hosted by Hugh Bonneville of Masterpiece’s “Downton Abbey.”