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Live nativity pageant set in Reynolds, N.D.

Live Nativity pageant If, for you and your family, Christmas is all about Mary, Joseph and the birth of the Christ child, you may want to venture to a barn northwest of Reynolds, N.D., to see a live nativity pageant, complete with costumed figure...

Live Nativity pageant

If, for you and your family, Christmas is all about Mary, Joseph and the birth of the Christ child, you may want to venture to a barn northwest of Reynolds, N.D., to see a live nativity pageant, complete with costumed figures and animals such as cows, horses, goats and sheep.   

Tonight is your last chance to see the pageant sponsored by Holmes United Methodist Church. The program begins at 7 p.m.

Led by the Angel Choir, you can join in singing Christmas music. Sleigh rides are offered before and after the pageant.

“It’s incredibly special,” said the Rev. Sheri Fadley, the church’s pastor. “Some families travel long distances every year to see it -- it’s an active drama.”

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The barn is 9 miles west and 2 miles north of Reynolds; the address is 221 22nd St. N.E., Reynolds. The barn is not heated, so guests are asked to dress appropriately.

Info: (701) 847-2720.

Kittson County Skies The River Walk Arts Gallery presents the exhibit “Kittson County Skies,” by photographer Megan Sugden, through Dec. 31. The gallery is located near the north entrance of the Riverwalk Centre mall in downtown East Grand Forks.

Sugden captures the beauty and unique rural landscapes of northwest Minnesota, enhanced by the northern lights and starry skies. A sampling can be viewed, or prints purchased, online at www.kittsoncountyskies.com .  

A professional photographer, Sugden has owned her business, Megan Sugden Photography, based in Hallock, Minn., for more than 10 years. She specializes in portraits and wedding photography.   

The River Walk Arts Gallery is open from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and from 2 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Info: www.riverwalkartists.weebly.com .       

Veterans for art Artwork by area veterans is on display in the East Grand Forks Campbell Library through Dec. 31.  

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About 40 pieces are exhibited, including photographs; watercolor, oil and acrylic paintings;  sculptures; framed poems, and a quilt.  

This exhibit, one of five exhibits hosted annually by the library, is the first one dedicated to veterans’ artwork, said Andrea Scherer, program coordinator.

Kimberly Forness Wilson, a local artist, organized the show.   

Library hours are from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. It will be closed tomorrow, Sunday and Dec. 30-31.

The library is at 422 Fourth St. N.W.  

Info: (218) 773-9121 or email ascherer@egflibrary.org .

Pamela Knudson is a features and arts/entertainment writer for the Grand Forks Herald.

She has worked for the Herald since 2011 and has covered a wide variety of topics, including the latest performances in the region and health topics.

Pamela can be reached at pknudson@gfherald.com or (701) 780-1107.
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