Participants in costume at a previous walk. Submitted photo

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will present the 41st Annual “Walk to Bethlehem” on Sunday, December 12. Join friends and neighbors caroling through the snowy streets followed by a family-oriented Christmas presentation of music and drama highlighting the talent of local young people. The event ends with a traditional nativity pageant where a local family with a newborn will portray the holy family.

The “Walk” will begin at the Rangeley Inn at 5:30 p.m., with the reading of Caesar Augustus’ decree that all people must return to the city of their birth. The community is invited join in as costumed nativity figures lead the procession of carolers through the town.

Instead of distributing printed Carol Books, all of the song lyrics will be available online at Participants can print it out in advance or use their phone/device during the walk. The Walkers reach the Church of the Good Shepherd at approximately 6 p.m., where the holiday program takes place.

At the conclusion of the event, everyone is invited to share in the holiday spirit at the reception held downstairs in the Undercroft. Current COVID protocols will be recommended for attendees.

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