Weekend: Two Ballets, Waverly Snow Day and MSV Winterfest Parade

Lindsey Chester edits the CaryCitizen Calendar of Events.

Cary, NC – Hard to believe, but it’s the last weekend before Christmas. The Calendar features visions of sugarplums as well as other enticements on this penultimate holiday weekend.

Friday, December 14

Visions of Sugar Plums
Cary Ballet Conservatory
Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary NC

Cary Ballet Company & The 3D Project present “Visions of Sugarplums”, their holiday dance showcase. Celebrate the season and enjoy Peter Tchaikovsky’s kaleidoscope of music, featuring highlights from the full-length Nutcracker ballet. This classic tradition has grown to include soldiers, mice and the magical growing tree! There are also fabulous holiday jazz pieces presented by The 3D Project that will have you clamoring for more. For more, (919)481-6509 or www.caryballet.com. $15 Orch; $12 Loge. Friday-Sunday, Dec 14-16.

Winter Music – The Sequel
Cary Town Band
7:30 PM at the Cary Senior Center in Bond Park, off High House Rd.

Enjoy the old familiar carols you’ve sung for years in this fourth annual Cary Town Band holiday musical celebration. Perhaps you’ll sing along. Popular songs about winter and snow, Christmas, Hanukkah, and other holidays of the season. And Sleigh Bells will be jingling. Concert is FREE.

Saturday, December 15

2nd Annual Morrisville Winterfest Parade
11 AM at Morrisville Town Hall

Join friends and neighbors for good old fashioned fun at the 2nd Annual Morrisville Winterfest Parade. The Grand Marshal is NC Secretary of State Elaine Marshall with special guest Miss North Carolina, Arlie Honeycutt. Food, vendors and entertainment until 4 PM in the Morrisville Chamber parking lot. More info: www.morrisvillewinterfestparade.com.

Snow Day!
Waverly Place in the Promenade area
corner of Tryon and Kildare Farm
12pm- 4pm

Enjoy tons of snow, sledding, s’mores and sing- a-longs. Free and open to the public.

Holiday Suite
presented by International Ballet Academy
Cary Academy, 1500 North Harrison Avenue, Cary NC

International Ballet Academy’s Company (IBA) dancers perform excerpts from that perrenial Holiday favorite, the Nutcracker. These pre-professionals will dazzle with their skills in this abbreviated version of the all-time classic. Showtimes: Saturday, 2pm and 7pm. Tickets available from IBA at 201 Davis Grove Circle , Cary, NC 27519. Call to reserve: (919) 303-7200.

Visions of Sugar Plums
Cary Ballet Conservatory
Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary NC

Sunday December 16

Little Windows Concert
Presented by Friends of Page-Walker
Page-Walker Arts and History Museum, 119 Ambassador Loop

Little Windows is a music duo comprised of Julee Glaub and Mark Weems. They specialize in traditional Irish and Appalachian mu- sic. Mark and Julee tour nationally and abroad with a focus on the art of the pure voice with tight harmonies in traditional songs. Instrumentation includes guitar, fiddle, banjo, flute, piano and bodhrán. Tickets $15 per performance. Order tickets online at etix.com or in person at the Cary Arts Center box office or by calling 1-800-514-3849. For more visit or call (919) 460-4963.

Visions of Sugar Plums
Cary Ballet Conservatory
Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary NC

More Info

More info on these and other fine events can be found on the Calendar.