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December 19, 2014

Category: GeneralChristmas Town: Lights! Nativity! Drama! at the Creation Museum

Catch a glimpse of the amazing events that surrounded the wonder of our Savior’s birth when you visit the Creation Museum during our annual Christmas program, “Christmas Town.”

Featuring a free live nativity and dazzling lights, Christmas Town is becoming an annual tradition for families all across the region.

Live Nativity
Enjoy a realistic recreation of the events surrounding the night of our Savior’s birth.

Garden of Lights
Walk through the museum gardens as you view the most spectacular display in the tri-state area.

The Magi (Live drama)The Magi Live Drama
Discover who the wise men were, and find out how and why they followed the star.

Zip Lines*
Zip over our three-acre lake surrounded by the beautiful brilliance of the Garden of Lights! Only $29 per person.

Terrace Market Place and Pavilion *
Warm up with local fare from Amaizing Grace Kettle Corn, Fawn Candy, Itty Biddy’s Bakery, The Reservation Restaurant, and Noah’s Café.

Christmas with Ken and Buddy
New this year is a wonderful Christmas presentation featuring Ken Ham and Buddy Davis. This special time starts with music performed by both Buddy and Ken and ends with a moving talk by Ken Ham, “Who Was the Babe in the Manger?” This event is free, and takes place from 4:00–5:15 p.m. in Legacy Hall on December 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27. No museum admission is required. Note: Ken Ham will not be present on December 6.

The Last Adam
Come in from the cold and learn about the Christ of Christmas in the Special Effects Theater. No museum admission is required.

The Christmas Star Planetarium—The Christmas Star*
Learn about the mysterious "star in the east" that heralded the birth of Jesus (in our Planetarium).

Turkey DinnerTurkey Lunch or Dinner*
Enjoy a turkey meal (with beverage) in Noah's Café for only $6.99. (Other meal options are available.)

Museum Exhibits*
One-day museum admission only $5 after 5 PM on Christmas Town nights. Last entry is at 8 PM.

Dragon Hall Bookstore
Browse through a wide range of gifts, toys, and books in this richly-themed medieval environment.

* Christmas Town events are free unless marked by an asterisk.

Christmas Town: Lights! Nativity! Drama! at the Creation Museum

Category: GeneralSpecial Olympics Holiday Dinner Dance: Volunteers Needed!

We need volunteers to help with set up, serving food and drinks, and clean up. Most of all, we need people who are not afraid to mix, mingle, dance, and have a good time with our volunteers.

If you are interested, please sign up using the Volunteer Information Center or send an e-mail to

Dana Davidson
Volunteer Coordinator
Special Olympics of Greater Dayton
Cell - 937.572.2873

"Let me win but if I cannot win let me be brave in the attempt." ~ The Special Olympics Oath