Christmas with the Nelsons tells the story of three family Christmases in the lives of America’s First Family of Entertainment, the Nelsons! Fresh off securing two Top 10 Billboard Christmas singles in the last two years, Matthew and Gunnar bring their award winning talent to the stage. This heart-warming multi-media live concert stars the third generation of No. 1 Nelson family hitmakers, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson. A genuine blend of Everly Brothers-style harmonies and Smothers Brothers-style comedy, multi-platinum recording artists Matthew and Gunnar have been thrilling sellout audiences worldwide for the past decade and they’ve got a new gift for you to open. From the “Holly Jolly” 50s to the 70s when “Santa Claus Came to Town” to “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”, this is the Christmas show all ages of girls and boys have been waiting for. The entire Nelson family invites you to celebrate, Christmas with the Nelsons! | Carlson Center, Dec. 23 at 7PM. General Admission seating
In 2005, the newly formed Delta Christian Drama Association announced its first Christmas show. Here is an excerpt from that press release:
“Delta Christian Drama Association (DCDA) was humbled by the overwhelming community support received in March during their Easter presentation, ‘Perhaps for a Good Man’.
“DCDA is now happy to announce another stage play for Christmas 2005 entitled ‘From Realms of Glory’. In this poignant comedy, a little girl’s Christmas wish for a happy family is granted in an unexpected way.”
This season, 12 years later, DCDA has dusted off the vintage script and reworked it to add a supernatural component reminiscent of Frank Peretti, or C.S. Lewis’ “Screwtape Letters”.
As the Elson Family unity creaks and strains under the weight of their collective bickering narcissism, it looks like the only thing anyone will be getting from Santa this year is divorce papers and lumps of coal. Is little Tammy’s innocent and pure faith enough to stave off family disaster?
Whether you like humor, action, peril, romance, suspense, special effects or themes weighty enough to compel you to re-evaluate the meaning of Christmas and your own relationship with God and family, this show will not disappoint. Don’t miss this contemporary, gritty Christmas thriller.
“Realms of Glory” will involve stage combat and the depiction of anthropomorphized spiritual entities. While the production team has attempted to do so tastefully, such elements may be troubling to certain individuals. Parents are advised to use discretion.
Inquiries: (907)987-2233 or (907)987-2234.
Show Dates: December 2, 3, 9, and 10 at 6:00 pm
Location: Living Waters Assembly of God.
Note: Living Waters Assembly of God is located beside Interior Hardware and across the Richardson Highway from IGA in downtown Delta Junction, Alaska.
Gardening at the Sullivan Roadhouse Museum ended with a whirlwind of activity as volunteers directed Delta Elementary students from Mr. Hanson’s class in cleaning out the gardens. It always amazes how so much can be accomplished with many hands and a little supervision. We don’t have the names of all the students and parents who participated; however, we do appreciate all of your efforts. Thank YOU!
Thank you “Constant Gardeners” – these are the volunteers who show up regularly, in addition to the gardens, they act as museum hosts, house keepers, help with functions, and perform an assortment of tasks: Carol Dufendach, Mike Farrar, LouAnn Fett, and Christine Lemly. Our newest volunteers: Don Waldo, Julia Phelan and her children: Christopher, Megan, and Renee joined the group most Tuesdays for time at the Sullivan. Thanks to our occasional gardeners: Adeline Blum, Honor Fraley, Alison Heyman, and John Sloan. We receive endless compliments on the gardens; every effort is sincerely appreciated.
Additional thanks to Mike Farrar and Don Waldo, they mow and trim the roadhouse, farmer’s market lawns and adjoining areas throughout the summer. In addition, Mike maintains the Visitor Center grounds (after hours). He and Kassie (Farrar) with help from Adeline made progress in cleaning up the brushy areas at the V.C. – watching the transformation during the spring was inspiring – thank you for making the triangle a little less wild.
Thank you Roadhouse Hosts/Hostesses Katie Behrens, Flower Cole, Cheryl Cooper, Wayne Crowson, Bruce Grossmann, LouAnn Fett, Tina Kezer, Christine Lemley, John Lewis, Mary Lou Longwell, Christie Mason, Tracey Porecca, Sandi Schultz and Nancy Williams. These characters entertain travelers with the history of the Roadhouse in addition to life in Alaska. They also keep the Roadhouse ship-shape and assist with the garden and roadhouse events. Special thanks to Nancy Williams for organizing the volunteers and keeping the museum open daily from May through early September.
Thank you Terri Crowson and Barb Mcclean for all your energies with the tea; you put on a marvelous day in our town.
Thank you Jeff Durham for creating “eye-catching” signs that lured a record number of visitors to the museum.
Civilization is relatively new to Alaska; we truly are the last Frontier. Visitors are genuinely fascinated by its history and the imagined hardships, along with the adventures that these pioneers endured. It is a pleasure to be at the roadhouse, witnessing the appreciation that folks feel as they learn about the lives of Ma and Pa Sullivan.
We hope that everyone who has lent a hand in maintaining or attending events at this Alaska treasure are filled with a sense of satisfaction and ownership, for without them it would not shine as bright.
Speaking of shining bright – the elves have exchanged garden gloves for hats and mittens in preparation for Christmas at the roadhouse. Anyone wanting to lend a hand please contact email@example.com and we will keep you posted to work days.