Why do we have a Christmas “Eve”?

I was wondering the other day why we have a “Christmas Eve”? Then, only a few days later, it’s another “eve” to celebrate a new year. There are 11 federal holidays, so why do only 2 get eves? If I had to guess, I’d say Christmas gets an “eve” because there’s just too much excitementContinue reading “Why do we have a Christmas “Eve”?”