'Tis the season: Local holiday events for everyone

By Sarah Sanders Petersen

For the Deseret News

Published: Thursday, Nov. 29 2012 7:30 p.m. MST

Location: LDS Conference Center Theater, Salt Lake

Dates: Nov. 30-Dec. 29, 7:30 p.m., matinee 2 p.m.

Cost: Tickets can be purchased online, but are currently sold out.

Ballet West's The Nutcracker: Ballet West will bring in the holiday with its 57th edition of the beloved production.

Location: 50 W. 200 South #200, Salt Lake

Dates: Nov. 30-Dec. 29, 7 p.m., matinee 2 p.m.

Cost: For tickets please visit the online website.

“The Christmas Box” musical: The Empress Theatre is set to premiere Richard Paul Evans' beloved story, "The Christmas Box."

Location: 9104 W. 2700 South, Magna

Dates: Nov. 30-Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $10-$12

Draper Historic Theater's "A Christmas Carol": The classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to life on stage.

Location: 12366 S. 900 East, Draper

Dates: Nov. 30-Dec. 15 (select dates), 7 p.m.

Cost: $9-$12

Heritage Theater's "A Christmas Carol": In its 42nd season, the Heritage Theater will perform Madison Square Garden's "A Christmas Carol."

Location: 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry

Dates: Nov. 30-Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m., matinee 2 p.m.

Cost: Reservations can be made by calling 435-723-8392.

Pioneer Theatre's "A Christmas Carol”: The classic holiday tale will be told in a musical format this year.

Location: 300 S. 1400 East, Salt Lake City

Dates: Nov. 30-Dec. 15 (check online for show times)

Cost: Tickets bought in advance run from $38-$59 and $5 in addition if bought the day of the show. Kids in K-12 grades are half price on Mondays and Tuesdays.

“Christmas Around the World”: The BYU folk dance department will be performing "Christmas Around the World" with move than 200 dancers in bright, colorful costumes.

Location: Marriott Center, Provo

Dates: Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $10-$20

The Salt Lake Children's Choir: The traditional Christmas concert in the Cathedral of the Madeleine will include familiar and lesser-known Christmas carols.

Location: Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake

Dates: Dec. 2, 8 p.m.

Cost: Free

“The First Christmas”: SCERA Theatre presents the world premiere "The First Christmas," based on the Liken film.

Location: 745 S. State Street, Orem

Dates: Nov. 30-Dec. 22 (select dates and times)

Cost: $10-$12.

Dickens Christmas Festival: Enjoy not only a show, but also experience 19th-century London.

Location: Dixie Convention Center, 1835 Convention Center Dr., St. George

Dates: Nov. 30-Dec. 1 (check website for times)

Cost: $6 adults, $4 children and seniors

Dickens Christmas Festival: The show is also playing in Salt Lake. Experience 19th Century London.

Location: Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 W., Salt Lake

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