5 Favorite Things: December 7 - 13th

There is so much to this week whether you are looking for something ringing with holiday spirit or not!

American Repertory Ballet’s Nutcracker

Friday, December 7th - 7 pm & Saturday, December 8th - 2 & 7 pm


American Repertory Ballet brings the beloved classic Nutcracker to the stage at SOPAC, with Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, thrilling choreography and a cast of more than 100.

ARB’s professional company will be joined by select students from Princeton Ballet School to tell the story of a young girl named Clara and how a mysterious gift from her Uncle Drosselmeyer brings about enchanted dreams and fantastical scenes.




Dragons Love Tacos

Saturday, December 8th - 10 am

Sunday, December 9th - Autism Friendly Performance

Papermill Playhouse

Kids will love this collection of stories including based on popular books including Dragons Love Tacos, Interrupting Chicken, The Dot, Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride, and Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa School Day.



Paw Patrol Live: Race to the Rescue

Saturday, December 8th & 9th


Nick Jr.'s popular animated series comes to life on stage in an action-packed adventure. When Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found on the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race with Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger, it's PAW Patrol to the rescue!

Ryder summons Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Rocky, Zuma and Everest to rescue Mayor Goodway and to run the race in her place. Using their unique skills and teamwork, the pups show that no job is too big, no pup is too small, and share lessons for all ages about citizenship, social skills and problem-solving as they make several heroic rescues on their race to the finish line.

$23 - $79



61st Annual Model Railroad Show

Saturday, December 8th & Sunday, December 9th

All aboard at this annual event which features 1,200 square foot HO layout features steam and diesel locomotives, Thomas and Friends, a Santa Claus Express, numerous freight and passenger trains, rural and urban scenes, and working signals.

Refreshments will be available. 



Nugget & Fang

Saturday, December 8th - 11 am & 1:30 pm

Join us for a new musical from ArtsPower.

Two unlikely pals, Nugget, a minnow, and Fang, a shark discover true friendship and the power of individuality.  This show is appropriate for children ages 3-9.

Since 1985, ArtsPower has created and premiered 30 new musicals and dramas that are now part of the repertoire of quality, American theatre for children and their families.