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December is here and that means a month jam-packed with holiday classics. The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is collaborating with local performing arts organizations in celebration of the holidays with events throughout the region. Kicking off the series of performances is the Sierra Nevada Ballet with “A Peanutcracker – The Story in a Nutshell” at the Carson City Community Center Saturday, Dec. 5. Tickets are available online at LakeTahoeShakespeare.com/holiday or by calling 800-74-SHOWS (800-747-4697). Pricing for tickets varies depending on the performance but starts from $10 to $25 for general admission.
December performances include:
- The Sierra Nevada Ballet, “A Peanut Cracker – The Story in a Nutshell”: Carson City Community Center, Dec. 5 at 2:30 and 7 p.m.
- Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus of Sierra College, “Classically Christmas”: Alpine Ballroom, Resort at Squaw Creek, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 13 at 4 p.m.
- Nevada Shakespeare Company, “A Christmas Carol”: Laxalt Theatre, Reno, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m.; Frank Sinatra Showroom, Cal Neva Resort and Spa, Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 20 at 2 p.m.; and Grand Sierra Ballroom, Resort at Squaw Creek, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Reno Baroque Ensemble – “Handel’s Messiah”: Lakeside Ballroom, Hyatt Regency at Lake Tahoe, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m.; Nightingale Hall, University of Nevada, Dec. 20 at 4 p.m.