Roman soldiers guard the gate where this tour, which calls to mind the first Christmas, begins. Stops include an inn, potter’s and carpenter’s shops, a bakery, and a live nativity with real sheep, goats, chickens and a camel. A performance of holiday music follows.
DETAILS >> 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Love of Christ Lutheran Church, 1525 N. Power Road, Mesa. Free, but donations are appreciated. (480) 981-6199 or www.loveofchristchurch.net.