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December Event Tickets to Purchase Tickets in Advance

Dancenter North – The Magic of the Nutcracker
Genesee Theatre
Saturday, December 8th
1:00pm & 5:00pm
Ticket prices vary. Purchase via Ticketmaster or Genesee Theatre box office. More information can be found on their website.
Libertyville High School
Saturday and Sunday, December 15th and 16th
Ticket prices vary. Purchase in person or over the phone via the Dancenter North office during regular hours.
Saturday, December 15th
“Clara’s Dream” (60 minute abbreviated performance)
 Ticket prices vary and include an option “Clara’s Special Party” which is an onstage meet & greet experience with performers and includes photo opportunities and goody bags. Party tickets are limited and must be purchased in addition to a performance ticket. Each party ticket admits one child and up to two chaperones).

A Magical Cirque Christmas
Sunday, December 9th
Genesee Theatre
Ticket prices vary and are available on their website.

Celebrate the holiday season with the world’s greatest variety show! Featuring the best performers from across the globe, A Magical Cirque Christmas will dazzle audiences of all ages.

Experience stunning costume changes, angelic voices singing your favorite Christmas carols and acrobatic feats you just have to see to believe.

It’s a holiday treat the whole family will enjoy!

New Year’s Eve Family Party
Vernon Hills Park District
Sullivan Community Center
December 31st 4:00 – 6:30pm

Looking for a great place to usher in 2019?

Do you want to have the kids home and in bed by midnight?

Come to Times Square in Vernon Hills (also known as the Sullivan Community Center) and celebrate New Year’s Eve, family-style!

We’ll have a DJ spinning your favorite tunes of 2018. The gym will be open for play too.

We’ll finish the party with our very own countdown at 6 pm.  Food will be available for purchase.

This event will sell out, so be sure to buy your tickets early.

Fee: $5, 2 years and younger are free.

Water Wonderland Pool Party
Vernon Hills Park District
December 21st 6:00 – 8:00pm
Lakeview Fitness Center

The weather outside is frightful, but the water inside will be delightful!

Come to Lakeview Fitness for an exclusive open swim with a winter theme.

Santa will even stop by to get his feet wet!

Fee: $3 Pre-registration, $5 Day of Event, 2 years and younger are free.

Breakfast ‘N’ Story with Santa
Mundelein Park District
Dunbar Recreation Center
December 15th 9:00 – 11:00am

Children will have an opportunity to share their holiday lists and enjoy Santa reading, “The Night Before Christmas”.

Breakfast will be served, followed by activities, crafts and holiday fun!

Breakfast will be served to everyone.

Cost for Adults: $15 per person/resident, $20 per person/nonresident

Cost for Children(Ages 12 and under): $10 per person/resident, $15 per person/nonresident

Breakfast with Santa
Lamb’s Farm
December 8,9,15,16 at 9:00am, 10:30am, and 12:00pm

Kids can enjoy a delicious brunch and visit with Santa.

They can choose a holiday gift, make a picture frame, decorate a gingerbread man, make sand art ornaments and more.

Brunch: $17.95, $7.95 for children 23 months and younger
(includes activities)

Please call the Magnolia Cafe & Bakery to set up your reservations at

Crawford House at Butler Lake
December 15th, 8:30 – 9:30am & 10:45 – 11:45am
Breakfast and pictures with Santa. Register in advance. $10 per person $2 children 2 and under.

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