Friends of Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company hosted the fourth annual Sugar Plum Fairy Tea at the Lincoln Country Club Dec. 7.
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This event, one of a handful that takes place before Lincoln Midwest Ballet’s presentation of “The Nutcracker,” has become a favorite of many young dancers and dancers to be. Attendees were treated to a Christmas sing-along and a ballet lesson from the Sugar Plum Fairy, Emily Maldavs. Emily later performed an excerpt from the holiday classic.
Emma Luci, who performed the role of Clara this year, and Grace Herron, who performed several roles, also attended in costume, and youngsters were able to have their pictures taken with the dancers.
After shopping at the Sugar Plum Fairy Boutique and enjoying a tea party luncheon, guests young and old were excited for the main event, LMBC’s 35th anniversary presentation of “The Nutcracker,” on Dec. 14 and 15 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.