Nov. 20, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The life-size nativity display is a holiday hallmark for West Bend. Originally brought to the community by brothers Tom and Bob Rolfs, the pieces, handmade in Germany, were originally placed in front of the tower of the Amity building on Main Street.
The nativity later moved to the front of the Amity Outlet on Highway 33 and in 2007 it was donated to the Downtown West Bend Association. From 2007 until 2014 the nativity was set up in front of Westbury Bank on S. Main Street and over the last two years it spent time the front yard of Bits ‘n’ Pieces Floral on S. Main Street.
This year the Downtown West Bend Association rented Old Settler’s Park for the season and set up the nativity along with a forest of decorative trees.
A big thanks to local donors for helping make the display possible including West Bend Elevator, Meadowbrook Pumpkin Farm and Stein’s Garden & Home.
A look behind the scenes on Tuesday.