Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Holiday Roundup

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Holiday Roundup

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The pace of holiday events is quickening as the end-of-December holidays approach. Here are some upcoming events:

"Bethlehem," said to be the area's largest Nativity scene with 200 figures telling the Christmas story in 18 "Light and Sound" scenes; display opens Friday at Concordia Historical Institute on grounds of Concordia Seminary, 801 DeMun Avenue, Clayton. Hours (through Jan. 9) are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Large groups may call 721-5934, Ext. 320, for a reservation.

"Holiday Lights," with Christmas scenes and figures on display from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday and Dec. 16-23 and 25-30; one mile north of I-270 on Highway 159 behind Four Flags Motors in Edwardsville-Glen Carbon area. Coloring contest for children and free candy. Donation: $5 a vehicle.

Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis; 8 a.m. Saturday, starting at St. Louis Centre downtown. Entry fee. Information: 991-9333.

Breakfast with Santa at the St. Louis Zoo. Saturday and Sunday. Seatings at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Admission $8.

The Zoo's Living World will play host to the annual Holiday Zoobilation; noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; music, storytelling, crafts. Free. Information: 768-5411.

Pet Photo Session with Santa: You and your pet can be photographed with Santa on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Missouri Humane Society, 1210 Macklind Avenue. Photo 5 by 7 inches, $10. Appointments: 647-8800.

Annual Christmas concert by St. Louis University Mastersingers; 2 p.m. Sunday, Museum of Western Jesuit Missions, 700 Howdershell Road, St. Louis County. Information: 837-3525.

Nunc Angelorum: A Candlelight Festival of Lessons and Carols; 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Grace United Methodist Church, Skinker and Waterman boulevards. Processional, three children's choirs, a handbell choir and Grace Chancel Choir.

Holiday Book Fair; 1-4 p. …

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