‘Nutcracker’ tickets go on sale this weekend

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Tickets go on sale at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, for Placer Theatre Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” a lively and colorful rendition of the holiday favorite that has become an annual tradition for many loyal patrons in the greater Sacramento and Placer areas for more than a decade.

Join Clara as she steps from a festive party into a magical dream where soldiers and mice battle. Clara and her beloved Nutcracker Prince ravel through a kingdom of snow and ice to the palace of the Sugar Plum Fairy, where a dazzling array of entertainers from around the world gather to give her an evening full of fantasy and fun.

Through the Holiday Magic program, ticket purchasers can sponsor a child or senior in need with a donation of any amount ($15 purchases a ticket) during checkout. Gifts can also be donated at www.placertheatrebal or 630-7820, or send checks directly to PTB. Gifts should be earmarked to Placer Theatre Ballet Holiday Magic and mailed to P.O. Box 6723, Auburn, CA 95604.



“The Nutcracker”

When: 2 p.m. Dec. 1; noon and 4 p.m. Dec. 2; 1 and 5 p.m. Dec. 8; noon and 4 p.m. Dec. 9

Where: Placer High School Theater, 275 Orange St., Auburn

Cost: $16 adults, $13 child, premium $20

Tickets: or 630-7820