The Nutcracker is a Classic Family Day of Ballet & Buffet Delights

The Niswonger Performing Arts Center and The Lima News, present The Nutcracker Ballet, a family holiday classic that will usher in the Christmas season with awe, smiles, laughter and sheer entertainment. Christmas is a treasured time at the Niswonger as families throughout the region steal away from the hustle and bustle and relax together for memory making entertainment from the Niswonger stage of inspiration. The Christmas Season begins with the classic family favorite, The Nutcracker, performed by The Ballet Theatre of Toledo on December 6th with two performances at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. This lavish and spectacular ballet choreographed by Nigel Burgoine is legend and will keep you on the edge of your seat. Guest dancers from the acclaimed studio of Kim Hohman’s Danceworks will add regional flavor. There are also a few other unexpected delights that will make this family performance far from ordinary. Delight the family with a night of seasonal artistry filled with “Sugar Plum Fairies” and oh-so-sweet memories. Tickets range from $15 to $35.

This holi-date is made tastefully delicious with a dining experience at Willow Bend Country Club. Two dining times are offered to accommodate both the daytime and evening performance. A “Sugar Plum Fairy Luncheon” will be served at noon and the “Nutcracker Dinner Soiree” will begin at 5:00 PM. The Buffet style meal will include three choices of meat with complimentary sides, salad bar and a dessert bar complete with a Chocolate Fountain. Buffet prices for adults are $19.99 and $12.99 for children 12 and under. Dining reservations can be made through the Niswonger Box Office 419-238-6722 or directly through Willow Bend Country Club at 419-238-0111. Seating is limited and will be on a first come first serve priority.

A special thanks to event sponsors including presenter, The Lima News, and media sponsor T102 WIMT, Mix 103.3 and 1150 WIMA of Clear Channel. Season Sponsors are Statewide Ford Lincoln and Van Wert Federal Savings Bank.

Tickets release on Wednesday, September 4 at Noon and are available online 24/7 at or through the Box Office, 419-238-6722 (NPAC), Mon.-Fri. from Noon – 4:00 PM.

The Niswonger Performing Arts Center is located at 10700 SR 118, Van Wert, OH.

POSTED: 09/04/14 at 7:14 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment