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Holiday Fantasy in Lights
Drive-through display with animated light sculptures, dusk to dawn, 11/14-1/1, Olin-Turville Park. Donations appreciated upon exit. 608-255-2989
Olin Park
1156 Olin-Turville Court, Madison

Mother-Daughter Book Club
Grades 3-5
Fitchburg Library
5530 Lacy Rd., Fitchburg

Dance Party
Ages 1-5
Fitchburg Library
5530 Lacy Rd., Fitchburg

Preschool Storytime
Ages 3-5, 9:30 or 10:30 am Wednesdays, 9/17-12/17. 608-224-7100
Pinney Library
204 Cottage Grove Rd., Madison

Miniature Igloos

Madison Children's Museum
100 N. Hamilton St., Madison

Dance Wisconsin's "Nutcracker Ballet"
2 & 7:30 pm on 12/20 and 2 pm, 12/21, UW Memorial Union-Shannon Hall. $34-$22 (students $17-$11). 608-265-2787
UW Memorial Union-Shannon Hall (Wisconsin Union Theater)
800 Langdon St., Madison

Madison Ballet's "The Nutcracker"
Annual production, 2 & 7:30 pm on 12/13 & 20, 2 pm on 12/14, 21 & 26-27 and 1 pm, 12/24, Overture Hall-Overture Center. $65-$14. 608-258-4141. This year marks Madison Ballet's 10th anniversary performance of the beloved Christmas tale of a young girl and her companion, a wooden nutcracker. The ballet's lush choreography is by W. Earle Smith, set to Tchaikovsky's classic score.
Overture Center-Overture Hall
201 State St., Madison

Winter Nature & Art
All ages project, 10 am Wednesdays, through 12/17, Madison Children's Museum. Free with $8 admission. 608-256-6445
Madison Children's Museum
100 N. Hamilton St., Madison

Children's Theater of Madison's "A Christmas Carol"
Everyone's favorite (?) curmudgeon, Scrooge, returns, 12/12-23, Overture Center-Capitol Theater, at 2:30 & 7 pm Saturdays and 2:30 pm Sundays, plus 7 pm on 12/12 and 2:30 pm, 12/22-23. $49-$25. 608-258-4141. It isn't the holiday season without the Children's Theater of Madison production of A Christmas Carol. This year the show is getting a makeover, as American Players Theatre veteran and longtime Scrooge actor James Ridge moves to the director's chair, and Ridge's APT colleague John Pribyl takes on the role of Ebenezer.
Overture Center-Capitol Theater
201 State St., Madison

Olbrich's Holiday Express
Annual flower & model train show, 10 am-4 pm, 12/6-31 (closed at 2 pm 12/24 & all day 12/25), Olbrich Gardens. $5 ($3 ages 3-12). 608-246-4550
Olbrich Gardens
3330 Atwood Ave., Madison

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