Christmas Village comes alive this weekend



Mary and Joseph make their way to Bethlehem during a scene portrayed at the Christmas Village last year. It will be presented this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds.

Mary and Joseph make their way to Bethlehem during a scene portrayed at the Christmas Village last year. It will be presented this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds.

Christmas Village Ministry invites the public to the 2012 presentation of the Christmas Village located at the Strawberry Festival Grounds in Poteet. Come experience the transformed festival grounds into the Holy Land during the time of Jesus. This year’s presentation of Christmas Village will be on Friday, Saturday and Sunday December 7th, 8th, and 9th . Doors open at 5:30 pm with the tours leaving every 8 to 10 minutes beginning at 6:00 pm and it will take approximately 45 minutes to make the tour once started. If there is a wait period to get the tour under way there will be some enjoyable very good local entertainment and of course refreshments on hand.

Christmas Village has over 200 participants portraying the people of this most important time of Christianity. Actors for Christmas Village come from all parts of Atascosa County and surrounding areas, with many of our area churches participating. It is not too late to be an actor, come any night up to Thursday at 7:00pm, come to the Rotary building at the Strawberry Festival Grounds and we will get the right part for you.

Last year over 1,200 people toured the village and we are expecting another successful turnout this year. Start your Christmas season with a visit to the Christmas Village and make it a part of your Christmas Season.


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