Holiday Activities & Events In Ulster County NY - The Living Nativity In Kingston
For a unique holiday activity in a historic setting, come view the Living Nativity at the Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY. A live reenactment of the Christmas story featuring animals and local parishioners, the Living Nativity is an enchanting way to experience the story of Christmas. For two nights the Old Dutch Church will be putting on multiple free performances that are welcome to everyone! So come on down and check out Kingston NY's Living Nativity!
Spend a starry winter's night in Historic Uptown Kingston NY and immerse yourself in the history as you stroll down the old city blocks of the former New York State capital. The Living Nativity taking place in such a classic setting will make you feel as though you stepped back in time! Built in 1660 by Dutch colonialists, the Old Dutch Church is sometimes called the, "Cathedral of Kingston" due to its grand scale and appearance. Sited in the center of Uptown Kingston, the Living Nativity will be held in the ancient churchyard of the Old Dutch Church.
History buffs will be in their glory in Historic Uptown Kingston NY! Before most of it was burned down by British forces in the Revolutionary War, Kingston was the State Capital of New York. Many of the old stone structures that survived those fires still remain uptown, such as the Old Dutch Church or the Senate House State Historic Site a few blocks away. These days, Uptown Kingston is always bustling - home to some great restaurants and shops, even hosting a farmers market during the summer! Real estate in Kingston NY is pedestrian friendly with quaint residential neighborhoods. Kingston is one of the few places in Ulster County NY where you don't need a car to get by! - The Living Nativity - December 20th & 21st, 2012 - 3 shows per night @ 6:30pm, 7pm, and 7:30pm - The Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall St. Kingston NY 12401 - www.olddutchchurch.org
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