Happy Holidays! Here is a list of holiday performances around the Triangle guaranteed to get you in the spirit and make the most of this most wonderful time of the year. If I forgot your favorite, be sure to share it with everyone here. I'll be adding to the list as dates get finalized so bookmark this page and be sure to check back often. For more holiday activities, check out the this guide to tree lightings, parades and community events in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill.Holiday Pops with the Broadway Tenors November 26-27
The Broadway Tenors team up with the North Carolina Symphony and the Concert Singers of Cary for heart-warming renditions of your festive wintertime favorites. Meymandi Concert Hall. No pricing information available at this time. Holiday Pops tickets available through Ticketmaster. Raleigh.A Christmas Carol December 3-5
Theatre In The Park’s original musical comedy adaptation of A Christmas Carol, based on the book by Charles Dickens and adapted for the stage by Ira David Wood III, has been cited as ’one of the most successful shows in North Carolina theatre history” and voted one of ’the top 20 events in the Southeast” by the Southeast Tourism Society. Tickets start at $25. A Christmas Carol tickets available Durham Performing Arts Center. Durham.The Carolina Ballet Presents the Nutcracker December 4-5
Carolina Performing Arts is hosting this holiday tradition for three performances. Featuring toy soldiers, dancing snowflakes, an army of mice and the Sugar Plum Fairy, the original work was Tchaikovsky’s third and last major ballet. Tickets $30-$85. Tickets for children 12 and under, half price. Carolina Ballet Nutcracker tickets are available through Carolina Performing Arts. Chapel Hill.Celtic Christmas December 5 Tir Na nOg's annual Celtic Christmas celebration includes live Celtic music, vendors with Celtic gift ideas and lots of great food and drink specials. Music starts at 4 p.m. Trans-Siberian Orchestra December 5
The popular holiday orchestra will be at the RBC Center with two performances at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets run $25-$59. Trans-Siberian Orchestra tickets available through Ticketmaster.. Raleigh.NC Symphony's Holiday Pops for Kids December 11
The NC Symphony presents a one-hour joy ride of live music. Get ready for the winter break as you clap along to seasonal favorites and a few festive surprises. Memorial Hall on the UNC Campus. General admission $26.50. Holiday Pops tickets for kids are available through Ticketmaster. Chapel Hill.Disney's Toy Story 3 On Ice December 8-12
Based on this summers hit sequal in the Toy Story series, Disney on Ice presents highligts from the film as well as memorable moments from Toy Story and Toy Story 2. Tickets start at $16. About.com insider tip: It looks like the $16 are reduced to $12 if you go on Wednesday, which is opening night. Disney Toy Story 3 On Ice tickets available through Ticketmaster. Raleigh.The Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker December 22
Moscow Ballet’s ’Great Russian Nutcracker” features over forty superbly trained Russian dancers, gorgeously designed original costumes and breathtaking sets. Tickets start at $29.50. Nutcracker tickets available through Durham Performing Arts Center. Durham.