VALLEY PRESS STAFF REPORT
Antelope Valley Ballet’s 20th anniversary season at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 West Lancaster Blvd., begins with a celebration of their 20th production of “The Nutcracker” at 2 and 7 p.m., Dec. 8; and 2 p.m., Dec. 9.
The best known and most beloved of all AV Ballet productions, this Christmas tradition has been seen by tens of thousands of people. The story follows Clara’s holiday journey with her Nutcracker through a battle filled with rats, a magical snowstorm and her visit to an enchanted confection-created castle has become a mainstay in the community. Tickets are $25 for the balcony and $30 for the orchestra. For details call 661-723-5950.