Open Date:

Fri, Dec 08, 2017

Close Date:

Sun, Dec 17, 2017

 
Description:

The Living Nativity is an indoor, heated walk through event complete with farm animals and costumed characters inside a gambrel roof barn at Shepherd’s Cross, an authentic working farm, just north of Claremore OK on Scenic Route 66. • Come to the farm and enjoy the peace of a few hours spent in the country, contemplating that original Christmas when the Christ Child was born in a stable. • Open the barn door and step back in time - spinning, weaving and wool working demonstrations throughout the day. • Complimentary apple cider and cookies. • Enjoy a Shepherd Christmas children’s audio-visual program. • This year the Living Nativity will feature A Dramatic Story or Christmas Musicians each hour : o Elisabeth – the story of Christ’s birth from the perspective of Elisabeth (John the Baptist’s mother) – written and told by Betty Howard o The Inn Keeper’s Wife - the story of Christ’s birth from the perspective of the Innkeeper’s Wife’s – written and told by Frankie Campbell. o Menagerie at the Manger - the story of Christmas from the animals at the manger – written and told by Linda Allen o Christmas Ventriloquist – Joyce Shaffer o Christmas Musicians include either a violinist, flutist, guitarist • Shepherd’s Shop will be open, featuring a host of Made in Oklahoma crafts and gifts from over 50 artisans – lovely unique Christmas gifts o Animal Welfare Approved, farm fresh grass fed, free range, natural lamb meat is available. o 100% natural wool yarns and fibers are available; processed at our own mini-wool mill. Shepherd’s Cross is an “eco-friendly” wool mill. o A Fair Trade Shop that sells hand made products from missions, and returns 100% of the proceeds to those missions, is a part of Shepherd’s Shop, representing several nations. o This is walnut and pecan harvest season on the farm. Farm fresh black walnuts and native pecans will be available at down home country prices; pick your own or enjoy pre-picked or pre-cracked nuts; Amish Made fudge and Pecan treats available • Enjoy watching the sheep resting in the pastures, as they did that first Christmas night. • The event is available free of charge. Donations are accepted, and are tax deductible. Suggested donation is $3.00 per person. • Journey with the Shepherds – Hayride in the pasture - as they journeyed to see the Christ on that first hallowed night. Hayrides availab

Location:

16792 East 450 Road

Claremore, OK

74017
Additional Features:
Crafts, Entertainment Children's, Entertainment Free, Food
Hours:
10am-8:30pm - Check Website for schedule
Admission:
Free
Attendance:
6,000
Phone Number:
(918) 342-5911
This info may change due to circumstances,
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