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Thu, Dec 07, 2017

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Pecan - Walnut Festival & Living Nativity Heart of the Shepherd @ Shepherd’s Cross December 7, 8 & 9 & 14, 15 & 16 2017 Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10:00 am – 8:00 p.m. • 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. • Christmas light display – white light – peaceful & reflective • Open the barn door and step back in time - spinning, weaving and wool working demonstrations throughout the day. • Complimentary apple cider & cookies. • Enjoy a Shepherd Christmas children’s audio-visual program. • This year the Living Nativity will feature Christmas Musicians or a Dramatic Story each hour : o Christmas Musicians include either a violinist, flutist, guitarist, gospel musicians, quartets, cellists ? The Living Nativity is rich with old time gospel music o The Inn Keeper’s Wife - the story of Christ’s birth from the perspective of the Innkeeper’s Wife’s – written & told by Frankie Campbell o Menagerie at the Manger - the story of Christmas from the animals at the manger – written & told by Linda Allen o Musicians needed. Go to the Living Nativity page to find information about volunteering • Picture in the manger – with family & friends – start a new tradition • Shepherd’s Shop will be open, featuring a host of Made in Oklahoma crafts & 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 & pecan harvest season on the farm. Farm fresh black walnuts & native pecans will be available at down home country prices; or enjoy pre-picked or buy whole and we will crack for. o Amish Made fudge & nutty treats available o Watch as your pecans are cracked in the silo • Enjoy watching the sheep resting in the pastures, as they did that first Christmas night.


16792 East 450 Road

Claremore, OK

10:00am-8:00pm Daily
Phone Number:
(918) 342-5911
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