Tree lighting at Rockville
Federal Realty Trust will host the ceremonial holiday tree lighting event. NBC4's Melissa Mollet will lead the ceremony, which includes live performances from Dawn Crafton Dance Connection and Adventure Theatre Musical Center Student Ensembles, ice skating performances, horse and carriage rides, and plenty of chances to take photos with Santa. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Dec. 5. at Rockville Town Square. More details are available at www.rockvilletownsquare.com. Event is weather permitting; for live updates check Facebook and Twitter.
Join Clara on her magical journey in the Rockville Civic Ballet's production of the holiday classic, “The Nutcracker.” F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr. (inside the Rockville Civic Center). Shows are Saturdays, Dec. 7 and 14, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, Dec. 8 and Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $17, $13 for children (12 and younger) and seniors (60 and older). For more information, call 240-314-8690.
Enjoy holiday music from the Rockville Concert Band on Sunday, Dec. 22, at 7:30 p.m. The band will play seasonal music at the 'Holiday Traditions' concert. F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr. (inside the Rockville Civic Center). No tickets are required for this concert but a $5 suggested donation is appreciated. For more information, call 240-314-8681.
Rockville Chorus performs
Stick around after the Rockville Concert Band show Dec. 22 for the Rockville Chorus performance at 7:30 p.m. The chorus will present “Classic Songs for a Winter's Night” to get you and the whole family into the holiday spirit. F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr. (inside the Rockville Civic Center). This concert is free and donations are accepted. For more information, call 240-314-8682.