Tickets go on sale Monday for Ballet West's "Nutcracker," scheduled for 20 performances in the Capitol Theatre Dec. 13-29. Prices range from $7-$30.

This year Ballet West is offering a special Daddy-Daughter Night at "The Nutcracker," with a catered buffet in the Capitol Theatre beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tickets at $40 each also include orchestra seats, and an onstage reception following the performance. Proceeds will benefit the Ballet West for Children touring program. For reservations, call 524-8305.For children on your Christmas list, Ballet West also suggests tickets to a Sugar Plum party, on stage following selected performances of "The Nutcracker," where those attending can meet the dancers and enjoy refreshments. These tickets are $7, or $6 for Ballet West subscribers, with the money raised going to the Ballet Guild's scholarship fund for the Ballet West Conservatory.