Check out some of these performances and activities that are sure you to put you and your family in the holiday spirit.
Presented by Stained Glass Theatre. Thursdays & Fridays at 7:30 p.m. Saturday matinee at 2:00 p.m.
830 East High Street, Jefferson City. Contact: (573) 634-5313.
The Coterie Theatre, located in Crown Center in Kansas City, MO, will re-stage its popular musical production of the television classic. Nov. 8-Dec. 31. All the classic characters join Rudolph to celebrate everyone’s unique gifts, a great message during the holidays and every day of the year.
Steps Dance Studio will be hosting their 16th season of ‘The Nutcracker’ at School of the Osage, Cummings Auditorium, in Osage Beach, Missouri. Two days only, Saturday, Nov. 26 at 6pm and Sunday Nov. 27 at 2pm.
Contact 573-348-9175 for tickets.
This family-friendly event runs every weekend from Nov. 26 – Dec. 25 at Old Kinderhook in Osage Beach. Stop by the Christmas Village Welcome Center, located between the Pro Shop and the Hotel, to review a schedule of all the activities, including many free ones such as a photo with Santa, movies in the hotel, Gingerbread house making and live entertainment by figure skaters. The ice skating rink will be open to the public at a cost of $10 a session
($3 skate rental per person) and guests can skate with Santa and Elves for no extra cost.
Take a Carriage Ride through the hills wrapped in a blanket every week on Friday and Saturday. Cost is $15 per person.
There’s “Breakfast with Santa” on Sundays in The Trophy Room restaurant. Order off the menu and Santa will be visiting tables and kids can snap a selfie with Santa.All activities are open to the public and anyone can participate. Make a weekend out of it and check out the special Christmas Village Hotel Package available by calling The Lodge, 573-317-4314.
Check out the “Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker” at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, 527 North Grand Blvd., on
Nov. 30, 2016.
The holiday season in Kansas City begins with the traditional Plaza Lights Lighting Ceremony, held the day before Thanksgiving in the Country Club Plaza entertainment district. The lights continue to illuminate 15 city blocks daily, from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m., through Jan. 17, 2017. In addition, shops in the district are offering extended hours during the holidays.
Celebrate an Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City from Nov. 7–Dec. 30. The festival includes 5 million lights, 1,000 decorated Christmas trees, two live shows and a parade.