Holiday events: Onstage

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Columbia County Ballet's annual production of The Nutcracker returns Friday, Nov. 30, with Gabriel Hughes as the Nutcracker Prince, Amanda Millar as Clara, and Isaiah Hughes as Jack in the Box. The ballet begins at 7 p.m. at Imperial Theatre. Tickets are $15-$29 from imperialtheatre.com. Call (706) 860-1852 or see columbiacountyballet.com for more information.
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AIKEN COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, Saturday, Dec. 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 1, 2, Aiken Community Playhouse, 126 Newberry St. SW; (803) 648-1438, aikencommunityplayhouse.com

David Bellmer and his son, Shaun Bellmer, reprise their roles in the upcoming The Augusta Players production of "A Christmas Carol."  MICHAEL HOLAHAN/FILE
MICHAEL HOLAHAN/FILE
David Bellmer and his son, Shaun Bellmer, reprise their roles in the upcoming The Augusta Players production of "A Christmas Carol."

AUGUSTA WEST DANCE GUILD: IT’S THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: 9:30, 11:30 a.m. Thursday-Friday, Nov. 29, 30; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; $12; (706) 860-0998

COLUMBIA COUNTY BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER: 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad St.; $15-$29 from imperialtheatre.com; information, (706) 860-1852, columbiacountyballet.com

AIKEN CIVIC BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER: 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7 and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 8-9, Etherredge Center at USC Aiken; $20 adults, $15 seniors and children; Etherredge Center box office (803) 641-3305; information, (803) 648-5771 or aikencivicballet.com

THE AUGUSTA PLAYERS: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE MUSICAL: 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad St.; $17-$43; (706) 826-4707, augustaplayers.org

BROADWAY IN AUGUSTA: CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; international cast; rediscover the magic of the season; $45, $50, $55; BroadwayInAugustaGA.com

MISCONCEPTION: THE LOST GOSPEL OF CHRISTMAS: Original musical comedy by Mark Swanson 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 13-15, Le Chat Nor, 304 Eighth St.; $30; (706) 722-3322, lcnaugusta.com

CUTNO DANCE CENTER: HOLIDAY CHEER: NUTCRACKER IN THE CITY: Noon Saturday, Dec. 15, Augusta Preparatory Day School Hull Fine Arts Center, 285 Flowing Wells Road; $15 advance, $18 at door; (706) 364-3442, cutnodance.com

ELI’S BETHLEHEM INN: ALL SHOWS SOLD OUT – Musical dinner theater by ENOPION Theatre Company; (706) 771-7777, www.enopion.com

CHRISTMAS BELLES: 8 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 14-15; 3 p.m. Dec. 9, 16, William Miller Bouknight Theatre, 405 Main St., Edgefield, S.C.; Edgefield County Theatre Co.; (803) 637-3833, edgefieldcountytheatrecompany.com


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