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HOLIDAY EVENTS AT DISCOVERY CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
The DISCOVERY Children's Museum is getting into the holiday spirit with a full calendar of celebrations. This weekend, you can check out the Nutcracker Extravaganza and the Elf Adventure.
DISCOVERY is welcoming the Nevada Ballet Theatre for a series of special Nutcracker performances and appearances, including interactive Nutcracker scenes and a large nutcracker on display through Sunday, Dec. 3.
The Nutcracker and Clara will make an appearance on Tuesday, Nov. 21 between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. On Friday, Nov. 24, character appearances will take place at 11:30 a.m., 12:20 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
Nutcracker performances by Nevada Ballet Theatre’s Academy students will take place at 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. In between performances, dance lessons will be offered at 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m., and 3:15 p.m.
Nutcracker ornament decorating workshops will take place daily through Dec. 3. The cost is $6 for general admission and $3 for museum members to participate.
On Sunday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. until noon, DISCOVERY will hold its Elf Adventure for families to get ready for the holiday season. Kids can take an "Elfie Selfie" with a DISCOVERY Elf, enjoy a chocolate milk bar and holiday treats station, a special reading of "The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition," and elfin' scavenger hunt, and a create-your-own elf hat and elf ornament art project.
Elf Adventure general admission tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for children. Adult museum member tickets are $15 for and $10 for member children. The admission includes early entry to the museum and, of course, guests can stay and play all day, enjoying DISCOVERY after the elf adventure concludes. Tickets are available online.
For more information, visit the DISCOVERY Children's Museum website.
MIX 94.1 PRESENTS NOT SO SILENT NIGHT WITH KELLY CLARKSON
Mix94.1 presents Mercedes in the Morning’s Not So Silent Night will feature Kelly Clarkson and special guests All Time Low and Secondhand Serenade.
The annual concert returns to The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on Dec. 3 at 7 p.m.
Tickets start at $35.80 and are available online and at the Hard Rock Hotel box office.
For more information, visit the Mix94.1 website.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE OF LIGHTS AT THE LAKE MEAD MARINA
The annual Christmas Parade of Lights is returning to the Lake Mead Marina.
You can view the parade on Boulder Beach at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2.
Grab a blanket and some hot chocolate and enjoy the free show.
For more information, visit the event page on Facebook.