As dawn breaks, casting its warm glow upon Hodgeville, a dedicated group of volunteers eagerly gathers at the community center. Their shared enthusiasm reaches a crescendo as they make final adjustments, preparing to unveil an extraordinary event – the 13th annual Night Jesus was Born.

Presented artistically, the exhibition serves as a vibrant tapestry of cultural celebration, as it showcases a diverse array of Nativity scenes inspired by traditions from around the globe. A total of fifteen contributors have poured their passion into this year’s display, resulting in a collection of over 1,100 Nativity scenes.

The meticulous curation of unique designs and illustrations ensures that no two displays are alike, each one standing as a crafted work of art. These scenes come to life through various mediums such as wood, glass, and ceramics, reflecting the depth of creativity and devotion embedded in every piece. Visitors to this enchanting exhibition are invited to embark on a journey through the rich tapestry of the holiday season, appreciating the various ways in which the story of Jesus’s birth is interpreted and celebrated.

Watch the mini documentary to learn more.