There are many images of Christmas, but the Star of Bethlehem and the manger are the true images of the season. Nichols United Methodist Church is hosting a three day celebration of the Advent season.

There will be more thab 75 varied mangers, works of art, live music, and readings, all tied into the theme of the coming of Christ. The Festival of the Nativity will be held on Friday, Dec, 5, from 6-9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, from 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 7, from 11:30  a.m.-3 p.m.

Nichols United Methodist Church is located at 35 Shelton Road in Trumbull, at the Nichols Green. For more information, call 203-954-9691.