Presented by Bach Tots.
Nutcracker (in a Nutshell) takes children through the classic ballet The Nutcracker in just 30 minutes. Set to Tchaikovsky’s music, The Nutcracker Prince, Rat King, Snow Queen, Sugar Plum and all her friends make an appearance. Make Christmas crafts before the show. Waltz of the flowers interactive character dance and creativity workshop follow the performance.
Best suited for children aged zero to six and their grown-ups, but all welcome.
Dec. 6 and 7 at Cardel Theatre, 180 Quarry Park Blvd. S.E., 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.; Dec. 8, 10:30 a.m., and Dec. 9, 2:30 p.m., at Evergreen Community Spaces, 2, 1709 8th Ave. N.E.; Dec. 14-16 at Rocky Ridge YMCA, 11300 Rocky Ridge Rd. N.W. 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.