New England holiday events
18th-Century Neapolitan Crèche, through Jan. 9, Bethlehem, 203-266-7727, www.abbeyofreginalaudis.com. Housed in a barn at the Abbey of Regina Laudis, the recently restored Neapolitan crèche contains 68 figures 14 to 16 inches high dressed in their original costumes. Daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. (The crèche reopens for the rest of the year on Easter Sunday.)
Sixth annual Christmas Crèche Exhibit, through Feb. 13, New Haven, 203-865-0400, kofcmuseum.org. More than 100 crèches (or nativities) from 22 Asian countries on display. Free.