King Herod, played by Jeff Hunter, relaxes in his palace.
King Herod, played by Jeff Hunter, sends the captain of his guard, Matt Moore, to find out about the birth of the Messiah. He is escorted by Roman guards Tommy Moore (left) and Patrick Hall.
Women at the well (clockwise from front left): Ruthie Thorne, Catie Moore, Stephanie Martin and Maggie Kleb.
Two beggar women, Jan Bissell (left) and Nancy Pagnano, seek alms from visitors to Bethlehem.
Wool-carder Susan Loving shows a visitor how the tools of her trade are used.
Blaine Hall (left) and Will Hunter explain the game of dreidel to a visitor.
Tim Mooney, as Rabbi Shamuel from the Bethlehem Hebrew school, explains the meaning of Hanukkah to visitors.