Celebrating the world through their festivals is a great way to experience a country and its people. This episode begins in Venice, California at the annual holiday boat parade — a funky and funny celebration along the Venice Canals, which highlights the offbeat, colorful spirit of this Southern California beach community.
This special captures the contagious spirit of the city as it transports viewers into the holiday season with music, food and a uniquely New Orleans style of hospitality during Christmastime.
Christmas Masterclass I Sat., Dec. 23, 7:00 pm In the countdown to Christmas, Paul Hollywood bakes St. Lucia buns and mincemeat and marzipan couronne. Mary Berry tackles French galette, Genoa cake, and white chocolate and ginger cheesecake. Paul’s showstopper kranskake is a spectacular tower of delicate rings. Christmas Masterclass II Sat.
This unique musical event marks the first time Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol has been adapted for a live orchestral concert with choir and soloists and performed for audiences in a concert setting.