|December 8 - 10 & 15 - 17, 2016
(Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
2nd & 3rd Weekends of December
10:00 A.M. - 8:30 P.M.
Enter into the peace of a certain cool winter's night when while there were Shepherds watching their flock by night"
Jesus came. The sheep flock at Shepherd's Cross will be lying near by in the fields.
Open the door, and step back in time to that first Holy Christmas.
This event is held in a heated Amish barn & silo, at an authentic working farm.
Live character portrayals include Mary, Joseph, the shepherds, the wise men and angels.
The stable will be filled with live animals, and there is opportunity to interact with them.
Animals include: sheep, goats, donkeys, fowl, alpaca. cattle and horses.
Winter is Pecan & Walnut harvest season. Farm fresh pecans, cracking & nutty treats.
Drop in any time - Activities recur throughout the day (groups larger than 20 asked to pre-schedule).
A Unique Country - Crafty Shopping Experience
Tired of fighting the crowds? Looking for a gift that has extra special meaning? Shepherd's Shop hosts a variety of hand
crafted gifts including yarn, Amish jams & jellies, farm fresh honey, festive Christmas gifts, hand crafted items from local
artisans as well as from Christian Missions across the world. The shop is an arts and crafts fair all on its own! Spectacular
local artisans offer unique, hand made gifts for all ages, and hand made products from many nations.
(100% of the proceeds from sales of mission items are returned to those missions & indigenous peoples)
Volunteer - as a family or individual - to fill character portrayals, or as a fiber artist or
dramatic story teller. Life changing, memorable experience for the entire family.
Simply contact us, and we will work with your schedule.
DRAMATIC STORY TELLERS & MUSICIANS
One Story is told OR enjoy A Special Christmas Music Performance every hour throughout the nativity
10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30
the story of Christ's birth from Elizabeth's (the mother of John the Baptist) perspective
Written & performed by Betty Howard
2. THE INN KEEPER'S WIFE
the story of Christ's birth from the Inn Keeper's wife's perspective
Written & performed by Frankie Campbell
3. MENAGERIE AT THE MANGER
the story of the barn animals at Christ's birth
Written & told by Linda Allen
4. MUSICIANS INCLUDE EITHER: Flute, violin, guitar, quartet, choirs
FARM FRESH BEEF & SHEEP MEAT
Produced at Shepherd's Cross; USDA packaged and certified; 100 % Natural Festive for your Holiday Meals
Costumed Bible characters - over 100 during the course of the six days
The Living Nativity is not a performance.
It is intended for a peaceful reflection upon themeaning of Christmas.
Living Nativity - Sneak Mini Preview!
Downtown Claremore at Dickens on the Boulevard Weekend Preceeding Thanksgiving
on the Boulevard the weekend (Friday & Saturday evenings) preceding Thanksgiving. Come on out & see us!
|16792 East 450 Road, Claremore, OK 74017-0935
2.5 miles North of Claremore on East Hwy 66 & then 2.5 miles East on 450 Rd
Living Nativity Hours
& Saturday - above dates
8:30 - 8:30
Shop open for the Living Nativity
Nativity available 10 am - 8:30 pm
Closed Some Holiday Weekends
Call or email for further details
|There is no fee
for the Living
$5.00 per person
|Capture the Rapture of Christmas
|Groups larger than 20 please pre-schedule
Christmas Bundle Choices for groups or drop by visitors:
#1 - Includes All Free Activities - on a donation basis (suggested donation $5 per person)
#2 - Journey with the Shepherds - $7 per person - Includes all donation based activities
plus a wagon ride (one free leader for every 10 paid participants).
#3 - Christmas Journey & Ornament - $9 per person - Includes all donation based
activities plus a wagon ride and an opportunity to make a DIY Christmas Ornament to take
home. (one free leader for every 10 paid participants).
#4 - Christmas Journey & Wreath - $20 per person - Includes all donation based activities
plus a wagon ride and an opportunity to make a DIY Christmas Wreath to take home.
(one free leader for every 10 paid participants).
100% of Proceeds go directly to Missions - local, national & international
Buses & Schools Welcome
|Volunteer for the Living Nativity & Receive a Free Christmas
Wagon Ride & Ornament for each participant; plus one wreath per group
|Giving to the Living Christmas Tree
This is Heart of the Shepherd's version of The Angel Tree. These gifts help indigenous people
locally and around the world. Give at Christmas or any time throughout the year.
Touch the Great Shepherd's Heart this Christmas Give a gift that keeps on living for generations
Click Here for details on Giving to Living
The Living Nativity
Pecan & Black Walnut Festival
Experience a Shepherd's Christmas on The Farm
"While they were there (in Bethlehem), the time came for the
baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son.
She wrapped Him in clothes and placed Him in a manger
because there was no room for them in the inn"