Carson City Events for December 2013
Dec. 1, 2013 (Sun)SANTA TRAIN! NEVADA STATE RAILROAD MUSEUM 2180 S. CARSON STREET
Come Take a Ride with Santa. 10:00-4:00 All SEATS ONLY $3.00
Dec. 5 - 8, 2013 (Thu - Sun)POLAR EXPRESS - V&T TRAIN
Take this very magical ride on the V&T. Train depart from the Eastgate Depot (Hwy 50 East) . Hot chocolate, cookies and a reading of the Polar Express by the elfs enroute to the North Pole. Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elfs will greet you at the North Pole and Santa will ride back with you handing everyone the special sleigh bells. Train departures are at 5pm, 6:30 and 8pm. Reservations a must. For tickets go on line to vtrailway.com or call 877 724 5007
Dec. 6 - 7, 2013 (Fri - Sat)FOOD FOR THOUGHT LADIES NIGHT OUT
Ladies treat yourself to a unique shopping extravaganza while you enjoy tasty tapas and wine from 4pm-8pm at the NorthTown Plaza, Suite 119 (behind Starbuck’s and Brugos). Only $15 and all proceeds benefit Food For Thought! Food For Thought provides hungry children in our community with nutritious bags of food for the weekends, visit nvfoodforthought.org for more information. For tickets call 885-7770.
Dec. 6 - 7, 2013 (Fri - Sat)PEANUTCRACKER BALLET
The Sierra Nevada Ballet will present the popular “PEANUTCRACKER – The Story in A Nut Shell” on December 6 and 7 in Carson City. Based on Lev Ivanov‘s original ballet “The Nutcracker”, PEANUTCRACKER is a shorter, 45-minute narrated version that is “designed for families with younger children to introduce them to the wonderful world of ballet,” noted Rosine Bena, Artistic Director of the Sierra Nevada Ballet. Bena wrote and choreographed this traditional holiday show. This year’s performances will feature Dustin James from the Dance Theatre of Harlem and Chloe Felesina from Ballet X. In addition, over 50 local children will perform live on stage for this ‘must-not-miss’ holiday event.
Carson City Public Show – with Special Appearance by Santa - December 7th. In traditional fashion, PEANUTCRACKER – The Story in Nut Shell will open its public performance at the Carson City Community Center this year on Saturday, December 7th. The shows are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.. Santa will make a special appearance before each show and will be on-site for photos until the start of each performance. Pre-show entertainment starts 45 minutes before each event with Show Youth Theater Carson City Show Stoppers presenting classic Christmas songs before the 2:00 p.m event and Show Strings In School, lead by Sue Jesch, presenting holiday music prior to the 7:00 p.m. performance. Ticket prices start at $6 for youth (15 and under); all other tickets are $11 and can be reserved by calling Gina Nelson at 775-220-4452 or emailing email@example.com. Tickets are also on sale on-site before each show.
Students throughout Northern Nevada area can enjoy this special holiday event on December 6 at the Carson City Community Center. Two performances are available at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. For ticket information and school reservations, contact company coordinator Elizabeth Cuff at 775-997- 4252 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact Sierra Nevada Ballet, at 775-737-9101. For press inquires, contact Lee Weber Koch with Weber & Associates at 775- 832-6547.
Dec. 7, 2013 (Sat)CARSON CITY WINE WALK
Stroll around beautiful downtown Carson City and enjoy wine tasting with a commemorative wine glass and hors d'oeuvres for $10. Visit art galleries, gift shops, casinos and restaurants. Purchase your glass at the Nugget, Cactus Jacks, Horseshoe Club or Bella Fiore. Turn in your map at the Carson Nugget for prizes at 5pm. The walk is from 1 - 5pm. For more information go to ccdowntown.com
Dec. 12 - 15, 2013 (Thu - Sun)POLAR EXPRESS - V&T TRAIN
Take this very magical ride on the V&T railroad. Train departs from the Eastgate Depot (Hwy 50 East). Hot chocolate, cookies and a reading of the North Pole story by the elfs enroute to the North Pole. Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elfs greet you at the North Pole. Santa will ride back with you handing everyone their special Polar Express sleigh bell. Train departures are at 5pm, 6:30pm and 8pm. Reservations a must. For tickets to on line to vtrailway.com or call 877 724 5007
Dec. 14 - 15, 2013 (Sat - Sun)SANTA TRAIN! NEVADA STATE RAILROAD MUSEUM 2180 S. CARSON STREET
Come Ride the Train with Santa. 10:00-4:00 ALL SEATS ONLY $3.00
Dec. 15, 2013 (Sun)30TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY TREAT CONCERT
It's a Holiday Treat for all - seasonal and holiday music in many styles. The Carson City Symphony presents this concert at 4:00pm at the Bob Boldrick Theater in the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William. For more information call 775-883-4154.
Dec. 19 - 22, 2013 (Thu - Sun)POLAR EXPRESS - V&T TRAIN
Take this very magical ride on the V&T railroad. Train departs from the Eastgate Depot (Hwy 50 East). Hot chocolate, cookies and a reading of the Polar Express story by the elfs enroute to the North Pole. Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elfs will greet you upon arrival. Santa will ride back with you handing out your very own silver sleigh bell. Train departures are 5pm, 6:30pm and 8pm. Reservations a must. For tickets go on line to vtrailway.com or call 877 724-5007
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Steam engines, Wild West history, amazing scenery... Historic Route trains roll again for the 2013 season, May 25th through October 20th, 2013. There will be two lines to ride! Click below for previews.
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