Lincoln's performing arts scene is ready to get you into the holiday spirit with a variety of theater, music, dance and other kinds of entertainment.

Following is a list of those events, with dates and times subject to change.

CONCERTS

“Messiah” community sing-along, Abendmusik -- 4 p.m. Nov. 26, First-Plymouth Church, 20th and D streets. Tickets: Free.

“Deck the Halls,” Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra -- 2 and 6 p.m. Dec. 3, Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. Tickets: $35, $15; $10 for college students; $5 for ages 17 and younger; lincolnsymphony.org or 402-476-2211

“Welcome All Wonders,” UNL Glenn Korff School of Music -- 3 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, Newman Center, 320 N. 16th St. Tickets: Free.

“Sounds of the Season,” Nebraska Brass -- 3 p.m. Dec. 3, First United Methodist Church, 2723 N. 50th St. Tickets: $15, $12 for seniors; free admission for students and children; 402-477-7899.

Tommy Emmanuel: Classics & Christmas Tour -- 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Rococo Theatre, 140 N. 13th St. Tickets: $35; rococotheatre.com.

NWU Women’s Choir/Men’s Glee/Touch of Class -- 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, O’Donnell Auditorium, 50th Street and Huntington Avenue. Tickets: Free

Lorie Line: King of Kings -- 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Rococo Theatre, 140 N. 13th St. Tickets: $56.50; rococotheatre.com.

Straight No Chaser Christmas -- 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. Tickets: $70, $65, $60, $45; student tickets are half price; liedcenter.org or 402-472-4747.

Lincoln Choral Artists -- 7 p.m. Dec. 7, First United Methodist Church, 2723 N. 50th St. Tickets: $20, $10 for ages 12-18; free admission for ages 11 and young.

NWU 48th Street Cabaret -- 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-9, 2 p.m. Dec. 10; Studio Theatre, 2710 N. 48th St. Tickets: $6; theater.nebrwesleyan.edu; 402-465-2384.

“Savior of the Nations, Come,” Abendmusik -- 3 p.m. Dec. 10, 7 p.m. Dec. 17; First-Plymouth Church, 20th and D streets. Tickets: Free.

Christmas with the Continentals -- 3 p.m. Dec. 10, Trinity United Methodist Church, 7130 Kentwell Lane. Tickets: $15; free admission for ages 18 and younger; lincolncontinentals.org.

Lincoln Community Concert Band -- 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11, Kimball Recital Hall, 11th and R streets. Tickets: Free.

Lakeshore Dolls (Nebraska Repertory Theatre) -- 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-16, 2 p.m. Dec. 17; Studio Theatre, 12th and R streets. Tickets: $30, $15 for students and OLLI members; liedcenter.org or 402-472-4747.

“Winter Reflections,” Lincoln Boys Choir -- 5 p.m. Dec. 17, Saint Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 M St. Tickets: $15, $12 for ages 6-18; free admission for ages 5 and younger; lincolnboyschoir.org.

Happy Holidays with Hannah Huston -- 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21, Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. Tickets: $50, $36, $26, $18; student tickets half price; liedcenter.org or 402-472-4747.

30th Keelan Family & Friends Christmas Concert -- 7:15 p.m. Dec. 22, Christ United Methodist Church, 4530 A St. Tickets: $15 at the door.

“Last Blast!”, Abendmusik -- 8 p.m. Dec. 31, First-Plymouth Church, 20th and D streets. Tickets: $20, $15 for seniors, $10 for students; abendmusik.org or 402-476-9933.

THEATER

“A Christmas Carol” -- 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 7-9; 2 p.m. Dec. 3 and 10; McDonald Theatre, 51st Street and Huntington Avenue. NWU Theatre’s tradition continues with miserly Scrooge, a trio of frightening and enlightening ghosts and a whole lot of good cheer in the Charles Dickens’s classic. Tickets: $10, $7.50 for students/seniors; theater.nebrwesleyan.edu; 402-465-2384.

“A Christmas Story” -- 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 7-9; 2 p.m. Dec. 3 and 10; Stage Theater, 225 Locust St., Hickman. The stage adaptation of humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Tickets: $16.83, $14.01 for students; thestagetheater.com or 402-512-1808.

“The Forgotten Carols” -- 7 p.m. Dec. 2, 7-9, 15-16; 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 10 and 17, Lofte Community Theatre, 15841 Manley Road, Manley. A straight-laced nurse is assigned to care for an elderly patient who believes he’s been alive for 2,000 years and has actually met people from the Christmas story that have been “forgotten.” Tickets: $19; lofte.org or 402-234-2553.

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Musical” -- 7 p.m. Dec. 5, Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. Come see all of your favorite characters from the TV special, including Santa and Mrs. Claus, the Abominable Snow Monster, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life onstage. Tickets: $55, $45, $35, $25; student ticket are half price; liedcenter.org or 402-472-4747.

“Bell, Book and Candle” -- 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-9, 2 p.m. Dec. 10, Johnny Carson Theater, 11th and Q streets. During the holiday season, a modern-day witch enchants her neighbor, but ends up falling in love with him and jeopardizing her powers. Tickets: $16, $12 for students and seniors; liedcenter.org or 402-472-4747.

“In-laws, Outlaws and Other People (That Should Be Shot)” -- 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 15-16; 2 p.m. Dec. 10 and 17; Community Players Theatre, 412 Ella St., Beatrice. Dim-witted burglars crash the Douglas family holiday dinner, only to find themselves in more trouble than they were before in this slapstick comedy that celebrates the meaning of Christmas. Tickets: $18, $12 for students; beatricecommunityplayers.com or 402-228-1801.

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” -- 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 15-16; 2 p.m. Dec. 10 and 17; Lincoln Community Playhouse, 2500 S. 56th St. Described as “the most inventively awful kids in history,” the Herdman children land lead roles in the pageant much to the chagrin of everyone who knows these wildlings. Tickets: $15; lincolnplayhouse.com or 402-489-7529.

MOVIE

“The Man Who Invented Christmas” -- Opened Nov. 22, Grand. Directed by Bharat Nalluri, the film shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure up unforgettable characters and a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season.

EVENTS

Lincoln Late Night Live: The New Holiday Episodes -- 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-9; TADA Theatre, 701 P St. Tickets: $20; tadaproductions.info or 402-438-8232

NWU Elizabethan Feast -- 6 p.m. Dec. 9, Smith-Curtis Building/Great Hall, 50th Street and St. Paul Avenue. Tickets: $17; 402-465-2269.

“The Nutcracker,” Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company -- 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 16, 2 p.m. Dec. 17; Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. Tickets: $49, $36, $29; students, $36, $29, $19; liedcenter.org or 402-472-4747.

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