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We are well into the holiday season now. And there are plenty of Things 2 Do to celebrate it. From sporting an Ugly Christmas Sweater to dressing up fancy and watching the Nutcracker on a number of stages to the Sparks Hometowne Christmas Tree to shopping for a little History for the Holidays….. Enjoy!

 

 

Saturday 12/8

 

 

Nevada Historical Society:

History for the Holidays. This is the 6th year for the event at the Nevada Historical Society. There will be leather workers, authors artists and more to show their wares and to show off their art. Most of it is either about Nevada or made here. And the holiday sale Saturday gets you 20% of unique items for the holidays. 

WWW.NEVADACULTURE.ORG

 

Santa at the Garden Shop Nursery 11-2 pm

The Garden Shop Nursery at McCarran and Mayberry is hosting its holiday open house with local artists and entrepreneurs and Santa will be on hand for the kids too!

www.gardenshopnursery.com

 

Sierra Arts Masterworks Chorale and Children's Community Choir

They'll be at Legends and they are excited to perform 5-6:30 PM.

Amanda@theabbiagency.com

 

Nutcracker AVA Ballet and Reno Philharmonic 8 PM at the Pioneer

The stage at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts will be alive with a sugar plum fairy and dancing mice as A.V.A. Ballet Theatre presents its 17th annual Nutcracker Ballet on December 7, 8, 9, 2012. A.V.A. Ballet Theatre's artistic director Alexander Van Alstyne has choreographed an exciting rendition of the popular holiday ballet and the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky's moving score. Laura Jackson will conduct the orchestra.

Principal dancers from professional ballet companies such as Ballet West, Houston Ballet and the Diablo Ballet will perform the leading roles alongside a large cast of local talent.

Nutcracker performances will be held Friday December 7th at 8pm, December 8th at 2pm and 8pm and Sunday December 9th at 2pm at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Reno.

www.pioneercenter.com

 

Waste not Want Not Recycle Re no Crafts Fair 11am -9 PM   7300 s. Virginia ( Old Butcher Boy)

Come enjoy a day of fun while supporting an empowering cause! Featuring a fashion show and high tea with area consignment shops; a holiday craft fair, art show and gift wrapping, live entertainment, dinner and pictures with Santa, this promises to be a great day! The Empowerment Center believes that every single person that walks through our doors is redeemable. Residents are provided an opportunity to reinvent themselves; to become the men and women they were meant to be and to "recycle" their lives. The Empowerment Center and local business come together in support of the concept of redemption and recycling in all areas of our community.
Please contact us @775-843-5441 for ticket prices and more information about our fabulous event or to learn how you can get involved

www.empowermentcenternv.com

 

Sparks Hometowne Christmas Parade  1-3 PM

The celebrating starts at 1 in Sparks on Saturday. The fun will be led by the Coca Cola Polar Bear and the Marine Corps Toys for Tots. Santa will be on hand for pictures from 3-4 PM at the Boys and Girls Club.

www.cityofsparks.us/christmasparade

 

Peninsula Ballet 7-11  GSR:

The holidays wouldn't be complete without the retelling of one of the season's most beloved tales. Experience the season's joy as the professional Peninsula Ballet guides you on a journey through a world full of beauty and magic, of dancing snowflakes and sugar plums, and a war betwixt rat and a charming heroic prince.

Inspired by a young girl's dream, Nutcracker is everyone's favorite family friendly ballet directed by internationally renowned Bruce Steivel, newly appointed Artistic Director of Peninsula Ballet Theatre.

Following the exquisite, sparkling finale audience members are invited on-stage to meet the dancers. You will applaud every breathtaking moment as you enjoy the magic that only Nutcracker brings.

www.grandsierraresort.com…

 

Sunday 12/9

 

AVA Ballet and Reno Phil Pioneer 2 pm:

The holidays wouldn't be complete without the retelling of one of the season's most beloved tales. Experience the seasons joy as the professional Peninsula Ballet guides you on a journey through a world full of beauty and magic, of dancing snow flakes and sugar plums, and a war betwixt rat and a charming heroic prince.

Inspired by a young girl's dream, Nutcracker is everyone's favorite family friendly ballet directed by internationally renowned Bruce Steivel, newly appointed Artistic Director of Peninsula Ballet Theatre.

Following the exquisite, sparkling finale audience members are invited on-stage to meet the dancers. You will applaud every breathtaking moment as you enjoy the magic that only Nutcracker brings.

www.pioneercenter.com

Inaugural ‘A Small Town Christmas' in Dayton

5-7pm at Our Park

The event will include a tree lighting, carols, entertainment and of course, Santa!

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