|December 13 - 15 & 20 - 22, 2018
(Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
2nd & 3rd Weekends of December
10:00 A.M. - 8:30 P.M.
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 sheep farm.
Live character portrayals include Mary, Joseph, shepherds, wise men and angels.
The stable is filled with live animals, and there is opportunity to interact with them.
Animals include: sheep, goats, donkeys, fowl, alpaca, cattle and horses.
The flocks of sheep lie all around the festive barn at the Living Nativity.
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 please 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)
MUSICIANS & DRAMATIC STORY TELLERS
Enjoy A Special Christmas Music Performance or a Christmas Story, throughout the nativity
10:15, 10:45, 11:15, 11:45, 12:15, 12:45, 1:15, 1:45, 2:15, 2:45, 3:15, 3:45, 4:15, 4:45, 5:15, 5:45, 6:15, 6:45, 7:15, 7:45
MUSICIANS or STORIES MAY INCLUDE:
The Living Nativity is a Gospel Music Event
Gospel Musicians, Harps, Flute, violin, guitar, quartet, choirs, cello
The Inn Keeper's Wife
the story of Christ's birth from the Inn Keeper's wife's perspective
Written & performed by Frankie Campbell
Menagarie at the Manger
the story of the barn animals at Christ's birth
Written & told by Linda Allen
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!
& Saturday - above dates
10:00 - 8:30
Farm Gift Shop Hours
Tuesday through Saturday
8:30 - 5:30
Closed Christmas week,
New Year's week &
|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 - $6.50 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
Volunteer Opportunities include:
Simply contact us, and we will work with your schedule.
|Giving to the Living Christmas Tree
This is Heart of the Shepherd's version of The Angel Tree. These gifts help indigenous people
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 Tree
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"
16792 East 450 Road,
Claremore, OK 74017-0935
Hwy 66 & then 2.5 miles East on Akin Road
(EW 45 Road or EW 450 Road)
Contact us by e-mail: SheepFarm@ShepherdsCross.com
(copy & paste address; this is not a link)