Roswell Cultural Arts Center Announces 2018 Holiday Season Celebration

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Roswell Cultural Arts Center Announces 2018 Holiday Season CelebrationThe Roswell Cultural Arts Center is proud to announce a special series of programs for the holiday season. The Cultural Arts Center will offer a variety of events for audience members of all ages to celebrate the season with a LIVE! In Roswell concert, annual Winter Puppet Series, a Roswell Youth Theatre musical, The Nutcracker, art exhibits, and a special co-production with the acclaimed Atlanta Vocal Project.

Atlanta Vocal Project presents Welcome to the Holidays!

Friday, November 30, 2018 at 8 p.m.

Award-winning a cappella vocal ensembles Atlanta Vocal Project and Song of Atlanta share their passion for harmony and the holiday season in this special performance. Both groups will sing a variety of seasonal songs, including fun favorites and traditional sacred music. This Holiday concert kicks off the holiday season in a family-friendly performance spectacular!

Atlanta Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker

December 7 at 7:30 p.m., December 8 at 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., and December 9 at 2 p.m.

With lavish costumes, life-size dolls, stirring choreography and Tchaikovsky's timeless score, Atlanta Dance Theatre's performance of The Nutcracker will enchant the whole family. This holiday ballet tells the story of a young girl named Clara who receives a magical nutcracker doll one Christmas Eve and sets out in her dreams that night on a wondrous journey to the Land of the Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets. The Roswell Cultural Arts Center is the perfect place to experience this much-beloved ballet that always dazzles with its battling mice, dancing snowflakes, waltzing flowers and the delightful Sugar Plum Fairy.

Roswell Youth Theatre presents A Charlie Brown Christmas

December 14 at 7 p.m., December 15 at 7 p.m., and December 16 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

'Tis the season to celebrate with everyone's favorite Peanuts pals as they dig past the commercialized gimmicks of presents and decorations to rediscover the true meaning of Christmas. Roswell Youth Theatre presents a live action re-telling of the classic Peanuts cartoon!

Roswell Winter Puppet Series:

All Hands Productions presents Santa's Missing Mail

December 13 at 10 a.m., December 14 at 10 a.m., and December 15 at 10 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

David Stephens's All Hands Productions returns to the stage this holiday season with an encore presentation of Santa's Missing Mail! When two evil bad guys decide to stop Christmas by stealing Santa's mail, there's only one superhero who can help!

Lee Bryan, "That Puppet Guy," presents Trouble in Toyland

December 20 at 10 a.m., December 21 at 10 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. and December 22 at 10 a.m.

Oh no! It's Christmas Eve - but the toys aren't finished, the elves are on strike, Santa has lost his laugh, and Rudolph has a runny nose! Will we have to cancel Christmas? Of course not! This show brings hilarious holiday hijinks to the stage that is fun for the whole family.

Santa will be in the lobby following all Winter Puppet Series performances, and tickets are only $5 for everyone ages 2 and up! Seating is assigned, and advance ticket purchases are recommended.

LIVE! In Roswell presents Classic Nashville Christmas

December 22, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.

It's the most wonderful time of the music style! Jason Petty and Katie Deal bring you the greatest collection of country Christmas songs and the stories behind them. With hits like Dolly's "Hard Candy Christmas," bluegrass favorites, and holiday gospel traditions, this show honors artists such as Grandpa Jones, Alan Jackson, Brenda Lee, Elvis Presley, Kenny Rogers, and many more. Celebrate the season with this family-friendly show that is sure to be a rollickin' good time!

Artist Spotlight presents Jane Hasseler: People on Canton

Exhibit on view November & December at Roswell Cultural Arts Center Lobby.

Artist reception and sale December 2, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

This free exhibit includes art inspired by life on Roswell's historic Canton Street. Ms. Haessler's work, in various mediums, showcases the people and places that make Roswell special.

The Roswell Cultural Arts Center is located at 950 Forrest Street in Roswell, Georgia 30075, (770) 594-6232.

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