From silly to sacred there are numerous ways to ring in the holiday season at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center. The celebrations begin on Dec. 2 with the arts council’s annual Christmas on the Plaza event in conjunction with the Yadkinville Christmas Parade. Live music will be performed in arts council’s Center Bistro from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. HeadStart will be on hand with activities for children.
The holiday festivities continue that evening at 5:30 p.m. with dinner and a show in the tasting room of Allison Oaks across from the arts center. There are still tickets remaining for the production of “Santaland Diaries” based on the one-man show created by author David Sedaris and performed by Luke Miller, but seats are limited. Tickets are $20 and include dinner from The Center Bistro.
The Yadkin Cultural Arts Center alsowill stage a production of “It’s a Wonderful Life” with performances Dec. 7, 8, 9 at 7:30 p.m. A very limited number of tickets are left for the shows on Dec. 9 and 10. Tickets are $20 adults, $12 for children 12 and younger.
On Dec. 16, the arts council will have a free showing of the classic holiday movie, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” at 1 p.m. The movie is free and advance reservations are not required.
The Yadkin Community Choir will hold its annual free performance of selections from Handel’s “Messiah” on Dec. 17 at 3 p.m.
For more information or tickets to events at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center, visit www.yadkinarts.org or call 336-679-2941.
Kitsey Burns Harrison may be reached at 336-679-2341 or on Twitter and Instagam @RippleReporterK.