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It's not too late to get tickets for the family-friendly Nutcracker ballet. This is by no means an all-inclusive list, so feel free to add your favorites by commenting below.
Here are a few places to start.
San Francisco Ballet - many shows throughout December. Six family shows where kids can get photos with dancers, and free snacks at intermission. Call for tickets: (415) 865-2000
Oakland Ballet Company - Shows December 24-27. Call (510) 452-9288 for tickets
San Jose Ballet - Shows December 10-27. Call (408) 288 2800.
City Ballet School - Four shows - December 12-13. Get tickets at the ballet school, or Fort Mason Box Office or call (415) 345-7575.
Ballet America in Redwood City - one day only, December 5.
Peninsula Ballet Theater - December 12, 13, 19 & 20. At the San Mateo Performing Arts Center. Greet the dancers after every performance. Call 800-595-4849 or check website for tickets. Order in November for 10% discount.
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker - November 28 at the Flint Center in Cupertino. For discounts, click here.
Dance-along Nutcracker - December 12-13 at Yerba Buena Center. Not traditional. You can dance - any style. Band is fun and does Nutcracker highights music, plus other tunes as well. Tickets are $25 (more for gala night).