Get into the holiday spirit with a few different adaptations of the Classic Nutcracker, a couple right here in Rochester, and another in the cities. Here's all the info:

In Rochester:

The Rochester Dance Company presents the 17th season of The Nutcracker featuring nearly 60 youth dancers between the ages and 6 and 18.

When: December 8th and 9th

Where: Mayo Civic Center Presentation Hall

Cost: $18 - $22

Get tickets at the box office or online by clicking here.

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Ballet Blake's 3rd Annual youth performance of The Nutcracker

When: December 1st

Where: Mayo Civic Center Presentation Hall

Cost: $20

Click here to get tickets. 

In Saint Paul:

More than 130 dancers from Ballet Minnesota will take the stage for the 31st annual "The Classic Nutcracker."

When: December 14 – 16th

Where: The O’Shaughnessy Auditorium at St. Catherine University.

Cost: $21 to $46 with discounts available for students, seniors and groups

For show times, more info, and/or to purchase tickets follow this link.