The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presented a live nativity pageant in north Red Deer on Wednesday. The event, a Christmas tradition for many central Albertans, included the use of live animals, a stable, costumed actors and an outdoor manger. The 20-minute-long pageant depicted the story of the birth of Christ as told in the Book of Luke with music, narration and acting. The event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presented a live nativity pageant in north Red Deer on Wednesday. The event, a Christmas tradition for many central Albertans, included the use of live animals, a stable, costumed actors and an outdoor manger. The 20-minute-long pageant depicted the story of the birth of Christ as told in the Book of Luke with music, narration and acting. The event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Photos: Outdoor live nativity pageant goes ahead

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presented a live nativity pageant in north Red Deer on Wednesday despite cold temperatures.

The event, a Christmas tradition for many central Albertans, included the use of live animals, a stable, costumed actors and an outdoor manger.

The 20-minute-long pageant told the story of the birth of Christ as told in the Book of Luke with music, narration and acting.

The event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year.

 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presented a live nativity pageant in north Red Deer on Wednesday. The 20-minute-long pageant depicted the story of the birth of Christ as told in the Book of Luke with music, narration and acting. The event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presented a live nativity pageant in north Red Deer on Wednesday. The 20-minute-long pageant depicted the story of the birth of Christ as told in the Book of Luke with music, narration and acting. The event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)