MORRISTOWN, NJ - The winter solstice is occurring December 21. The winter solstice is not the whole day and fluctuates depending on where you live. For us, in the United States, the winter solstice will occur at 5:44 am  EST, according to TimeandDate.  The winter solstice marks the onset of winter with the shortest day and the longest night of the year. 

There are a few ways to celebrate this year's winter solstice around town.

Grow it Green Morristown is inviting residents to the 7th Annual Winter Solstice Celebration from 6 - 7:30pm at the Early Street Community Garden. At this free event, attendees can let go of the past year's challenges, try some yoga movements and set goals for 2017.

B.Jones Organic Spa is inviting residents to gather for a sacred, deep, fun Shamanic Experience which will "awaken deep parts of us individually and collectively and heals all". Shamanism is a direct knowlege and Shaman Janet Straightarrow will assist and lead guest on a journey of discovery. From 7pm - 9pm, guests will chant, drum and honor the alignment of the heavens and earth. Call b.jones to reserve a spot