The longest night of the year. In Beaverton MI we will enjoy the longest night and the shortest day as we are preparing for the holiday festivities.
the 2015 Winter Solstice will begin at 4:48 a.m. UTC on Dec. 22.
You can calculate the turning point in your time zone by clicking the link on their site.
The winter solstice itself lasts only a moment in time.
This is the beginning of the "return of the sun" .
According to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_solstice
it is " an astronomical phenomenon " . You can go to their site to learn more about the
In some regions celebrations take place. You can read about them online.
You can make the most of each day as they will continue to get longer until the summer solstice takes place in June of 2016.