D.C. temple visitors center looking for nativity scenes

Published: Thursday, Aug. 16 2012 5:00 a.m. MDT

34th Annual Festival of Lights at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors' Center

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KENSINGTON, Md. — The Washington, D.C., Temple Visitors' Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is taking requests from those who wish to have their nativity scenes displayed in the center's 35th Annual International Creche Exhibit that opens Friday, Nov. 23.

The exhibit is part of the LDS Church's annual Festival of Lights, a D.C.-area Christmas tradition that draws tens of thousands of people to the temple grounds and the visitors center.

The exhibit of cr?hes traditionally features a variety of sets, from rough-hewn pieces to finely crafted nativity scenes from countries all over the world.

Those interested in having nativity scenes displayed at the visitors center are asked to submit a description of the pieces, including country of origin, to Julia Marcois at jmarcois@gmail.com.

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