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Creche exhibit in Kentwood

Jaykob Oickle, 5, and his cousin Kairi Helset, 6, check out the display of almost 200 creches on exhibit at The Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints in Kentwood on Monday evening.



Jaykob Oickle, 5, and his cousin Kairi Helset, 6, check out the display of almost 200 creches on exhibit at The Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints in Kentwood on Monday evening.

The seventh annual exhibit of creches from the private collections of members of the church is open to the public for three days this week. Tuesday, Dec. 4 and Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and also a viewing from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Along with the exhibit there is also live entertainment and refreshments.

The church will also hold its annual outdoor nativity pageant later this month. On December 17, 18 and 19 a live cast including animals will play out the birth of Christ story.

Three shows each night begin at 7 p.m. 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. each night.