The Ark Encounter and Creation Museum are quickly turning into a winter wonderland. No, it’s not snowing yet. But our grounds crews have been hard at work for several months now, carefully setting up the hundreds of thousands of lights that will transform both attractions into a spectacular Christmas display the day after Thanksgiving (November 25, 2022). You won’t want to miss it!
I’m always amazed by the work our grounds crews do to prepare for our Christmas outreaches. They don’t just string up some lights or drape them over some trees. There’s an incredible amount of design work that goes into setting everything up just right for these programs. And the results are phenomenal!
Don’t miss our two Christmas events, ChristmasTown at the Creation Museum (featuring a garden of lights, live nativity, and more) and ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter (with a sea of lights, the Ark illuminated in rainbow lights, a traditional Christmas carol sing-along, carousel rides, and much more). Both events are free (you just pay for parking—check dates and times on each website). They are sure to become your next family tradition, as they have for thousands of other families in our Tristate area and far beyond.
ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter begins November 25 and runs select days through December 30, but on one special evening—December 10—ChristmasTime guests will get an extra treat, a performance of God’s Bible College’s Christmas Program, The Wonder and the Miracle.
The GBS website describes this musical drama this way:
The Wonder and the Miracle is a personal invitation to encounter the incarnate Christ! The Christmas story is the story of a miracle – the God of the universe coming to be one of us, coming to save and transform us. It’s a story we’re all familiar with – but what if we weren’t?
In The Wonder and the Miracle we meet a young woman named Alice. She’s studying philosophy at an American university in the 1890s – a time when rational optimism was running high – and her research only leads her to have more questions than answers. We follow her as she encounters the Christmas story in a unique way, discovering that the beauty of the Incarnation is not just a miracle for the whole world, but that it is a miracle that is offered – to her, to you, and to me.
Find all the details for this special event on our website.
It’s a great way for them to hear the gospel and start conversations with them about the real meaning of Christmas.
We encourage you to bring friends and family (especially those who are unsaved) to the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter this Christmas. It’s a great way for them to hear the gospel and start conversations with them about the real meaning of Christmas.
Then you can follow up on these conversations with our Christ-centered Christmas cards. Not only are these cards, designed by AiG artists, beautiful, but each contains a Scripture verse and a simple gospel explanation.
You can find these cards (currently on sale) and ideas for Christ-centered Christmas gifts at AnswersBookstore.com.
Thanks for stopping by and thanks for praying,
This item was written with the assistance of AiG’s research team.