Holiday events Dec. 10
Christmas Tree Fantasy offered
Carson Plaza retirement community invites the public to its Christmas Tree Fantasy, a holiday celebration, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at 2120 E. Long St.
Local vendors will showcase decorative trees and guests are invited to enjoy complimentary refreshments, holiday music and a visit from Santa between
11 a.m. and noon.
For more information, call Carson Plaza at 775-883-1221.
Santa Day at the children’s museum
The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada hosts its annual “Santa Day at the Museum” from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.
Families can enjoy hot chocolate, candy canes and crafts while letting the kids get acquainted with the new exhibits and layout at the museum.
Admission is free to museum members or $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $3 for kids. For more information, call 884-2226.
Holiday Harmonies concert Saturday
Holiday Harmonies, a concert of Christmas music presented by the Chorus of Comstock, a four-part a cappella barbershop-style chorus, will be at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at Capital Christian Center, 1600 Snyder Ave.
Cost for the 2 p.m. matinee is $10 and the 7 p.m. show is $12. For tickets call Chuck Harris 265-4818 or Mike Murphy 782-1991.
Symphony giving holiday concert
The Carson City Symphony, conducted by David Bugli, presents the 27th annual Holiday Treat concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, at the Bob Boldrick Theater in the Carson City Community Center.
The Symphony will be joined by the Carson Chamber Singers, directed by Judy Monson. Pre-concert entertainment by the symphony’s Strings in the Schools youth ensemble begins at 3 p.m. in the lobby. The groups will join together for the Holiday Treat tradition, “A Christmas Singalong,” for orchestra, chorus, and the audience.
Tickets for the concert are $15 general, $12 for seniors, students, and Symphony Association members, and free for children age 16 and younger. Tickets are available in advance at Play Your Own Music in the Carson Mall, online at CCSymphony.com, or at the door. For more information, call the Symphony at 775-883-4154, or go to CCSymphony.com.
Hear jazz and poetry for the holidays
The Mile High Jazz Band and vocalist Sheryl Adams will be joined by Rita Geil and other award-winning poets for an evening of big-band jazz and poetry 8-10 p.m. Tuesday at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson Street. The theme of the evening, “Stocking Up,” relates to the holidays and to life.
Poets/readers include Rita Geil, Terri Breeden, Krista Lukas, Susan Sara Priest, Tracy McQuay, and Lee Warner.
General admission is $5 at the door, and free for ages 18 and younger. Swing dance instruction is offered from 6-7:15 p.m. for $5 additional.
For more information, call 775-883-4154, or visit MileHighJazz.com.
‘Alice in Wonderland, Jr.’ continues
Wild Horse Children’s Theater production of Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.,” continues at 7 p.m. today, Saturday and Dec. 17; and 4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Dec. 18 at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St.
The play features a cast of 82 young actors and includes elements of both the familiar Disney animated film as well as the more modern off-kilter movie by Tim Burton.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students and $ 5 ages 4-12. Children 3 and younger are free if they sit on a parent’s lap. Tickets can be purchased on line at http://www.wildhorsetheater.com or call the Wild Horse office at 775-887-0438.