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

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.

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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