Invite Vegas PBS Over for the Holidays

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Invite Vegas PBS Over for the Holidays
Holiday programming scheduled through December

(Las Vegas) –  As family and friends gather around to celebrate the holidays, Vegas PBS offers a variety of special programming to create even more lasting memories. This season, Vegas PBS explores various religious traditions; pays homage to the men and women of our military; reveals the culinary secrets behind sweet and savory treats; celebrates holiday cheer with festive music and performances; and rings in the new year with a night of American classics.


America’s Home Cooking: Holiday Side Dishes
Saturday, November 26 at 11:30 a.m.

Host Chris Fennimore welcomes home cooks who prepare a favorite side dish recipe.

Hugs and Knishes: A Celebration of Our Jewish Food and Traditions
Tuesday, November 29 at 10 p.m.

A diverse range of Jewish families celebrate the importance of food as a cultural connection to the past and a hope to maintain tradition in the future.

Christmastime in New Orleans
Saturday, December 3 at 12:30 p.m.

A festival holiday special showcases the music, sights and famed cuisine of New Orleans.

Lidia Celebrates America: Holiday for Heroes
Friday, December 16 at 10 p.m.

Host Lidia Bastianich honors the lives and holiday traditions of America’s veterans.

Christmas in Alsace with Chef Hubert Keller (a two-part series)
Saturdays, December 17 and 24 at 2:30 p.m.

Chef Keller attends the 600-year old Christmas festival in his hometown of Ribeauville in Alsace.

Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Laura Osnes and Martin Jarvis
Monday, December 19 at 9 p.m.

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir is joined by Broadway star Laura Osnes and British actor Martin Jarvis.
Repeats Sunday, December 25 at 2:30 p.m.

Lawrence Welk Show: Christmas
Sunday, December 24 at 6 p.m.

Norma, Randy and Mark Zimmer are the guests in this Christmas special.

Keeping Up Appearances Christmas Special 1991
Saturday, December 24 at 7 p.m.

Hyacinth has decided that Richard should help distribute gifts to the old people at the Church Hall.

Rick Steves’ European Christmas
Sunday, December 25 at 11:30 a.m.

Rick Steves visits Christmas markets, hear local choirs and share holiday traditions.

Christmas in Norway with the St. Olaf Choir
Sunday, December 25 at 12:30 p.m.

The program showcases the rich choral music traditions of two countries, presenting traditional Christmas hymns and carols in both Norwegian and English.

Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Santino Fontana and the Sesame Street Muppets
Sunday, December 25 at 1:30 p.m.

The world famous choir is joined by singing star Santino Fontana and the Sesame Street
Muppets for a concert that includes inspiring arrangements.

Happy Holidays with the Boston Pops
Sunday, December 25 at 3:30 p.m.

The Boston Pops Orchestra and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus perform in a concert of beloved holiday classics.

The Three Tenors Christmas
Sunday, December 25 at 4:30 p.m.

Luciano Pavarotti, Jose Carreras and Placido Domingo sing traditional and classical Christmas songs.

Jordan Smith ‘Tis the Season
Sunday, December 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Jordan Smith, season nine winner of NBC’s “The Voice,” performs a selection of holiday songs.

Call the Midwife Holiday Special
Sunday, December 25 at 7:30 p.m.

This year’s holiday special will see the midwifes transported to the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

Live From Lincoln Center: New York Philharmonic New Year’s Eve
Saturday, December 31 at 8 p.m.

Ring in the new year with a night of American classics, including beloved works by Rodgers & Hammerstein, featuring Joyce DiDonato with the New York Philharmonic.

Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas
Thursday, November 24 at 4 p.m.

The Wild Kratts travel around the globe to return baby animal friends to their homes for the holidays.
Repeats on Monday, December 5 at 7 a.m.; Friday, December 23 at 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.; Sunday, December 25 at 8 a.m.

PEG + CAT + HOLIDAYS (One-hour special with three stories)
Tuesday, December 13 at 11:30 a.m.
The Hanukkah Problem

Albert Einstein invites Peg and Cat over to celebrate Hanukkah and they help him to overcome an obstacle to have a peaceful holiday.

The Christmas Problem
When Santa Claus is in trouble, Peg and Cat have to help him make, wrap and deliver presents for all the
children of the world.

The Penguin Problem
Peg and Cat coach a team of skiing penguins who could have shot at Olympic gold.
Repeats on Friday, December 23 at 11:30 a.m.

Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
Friday, December 16 at 8: 30 a.m.

George and The Man with the Yellow Hat try to find perfect Christmas gifts for each other.
Repeats Friday, December 16 at 2:30 p.m.; Sunday, December 18 at 8 a.m.; Friday, December 23 at 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.; and Sunday, December 25 at 7 a.m.

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas
Friday, December 23 at 6 a.m.

The Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally help a lost reindeer find his way home in time for Christmas.
Repeats on Friday, December 23 at 3:30 p.m.

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