Holiday-themed events and plays

Posted by Samantha Haas on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 2:42pm.

As the weather continues to get colder, we're reminded that the holiday season is upon us. From getting photos with Santa to watching Christmas classics on the stage, the Madison area has plenty to offer in December.

Get Festive with Agora
When: 4-8 p.m. Thursday, December 7
Where: Fitchburg Center, 5500 E. Cheryl Pkwy., Fitchburg
What: Carriage rides, caroling, Santa, photo booth, shopping, luminaries
Cost: Free

Good Day Market Holiday Edition
When: 4:30-9 p.m. December 8 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. December 9
Where: Madison Masonic Center, 301 Wisconsin Ave., Madison
What: Shop, explore, and savor Midwest goods from over 40 vendors
Cost: Free

Jingle Bell Run/Walk
When: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 9
Where: Verona Area High School, 300 Richard St., Verona
What: Wear a costume and tie jingle bells to shoelaces for 5K, 10K, or 1-mile run/walk
Cost: $40 (all fees, fundraising efforts go to the Arthritis Foundation)

Jingle & ROCK
When: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, December 9
Where: Cave of the Mounds, 2975 Cave of the Mounds Road, Blue Mounds
What: Cave tour for kids and families with holiday music, crafts, and photos with Santa
Cost: $17.95 or $9.95 for kids 4-12 or free for kids 3 and under

Pictures with Santa and Holiday Crafting
When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., December 9 and 16
Where: DreamBank, 1 N. Pinckney St., Madison
What: Hot cocoa, crafts, photos with Santa (until 1 p.m.)
Cost: Free

"A Christmas Carol"
When: Showtimes vary December 9-23
Where: Overture Center Capitol Theater, 201 State St., Madison
What: Children's Theater of Madison performance
Cost: $28-$58

"The Nutcracker"
When: Showtimes vary December 9-26
Where: Overture Center Overture Hall, 201 State St., Madison
What: Madison Ballet performance with live music
Cost: $15-$65

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