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Holidays at Lyndhurst, Tarrytown. Photo by Clifford Pickett

 

Is there any month better than December? Sure, July boasts perfect pool weather and October offers fabulous fall foliage, but December has the holidays. Here’s your guide to making the most of them, with performances and parties, lights and latkes, and everything else you’ll need to make the season exceptionally merry and bright.

By Samantha Garbarini

 

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