What's Happening- "Let it Snow!" A Christmas Celebration
By Jordan Onwiler
LetIt Snow!- A Christmas Celebration presented by Crane River Theater is music, dance, movies and storytelling all wrapped up into a holiday event for thewhole family. The show will be presented at the Merryman Performing Arts Center Saturday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.Admission is $10 for Adults and $5 for kids ten and under. Tickets and more information are available at theKearney Hub, Merryman Performing Arts Center, online at www.CraneRiverTheater.orgor by calling 308.627.5796.The show will be also be shown at the Tassel Performing Arts Center in Holdrege Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m.Admission is $10. Ticketsand information are available at The Tassel Performing Arts Center, online at www.TheTassel.orgor by calling 308.995.2717.Crane River Theater is thrilled to present a holiday celebrationfor the community of Kearney and surrounding areas. Let ItSnow! will feature performances from local musicians and groups, as well asselect artists from across the country. More than one hundred performers from allages will take the stage at the Merryman Performing Arts Center in Kearney onDecember 8 for a matinee and evening performance. Classic Christmas moments will jump from themovie screen and into the voices of those performing. White Christmas from Holiday Inn, Santa Clause is Coming to Town from Elf, and Where Are You Christmas from How the Grinch Stole Christmas are justa few of the moments that will be shared with audiences. Mary Henning, a well-known artist andstoryteller will narrate the production, while six premier groups and sevenoutstanding soloists will perform musical selections. Among the groups performing in Kearney are theOK Sisters, Patent Pending Barbershop Quartet, Grace Notes, Highfalutin FluteEnsemble, 4 for 1, Danse Noel and the Kearney High School Chorale. Among the groups performing in Holdrege arethe OK Sisters, The Spencer Hanson Group, Gold Dust, Lead Me Home, HoldregeHigh Concert Choir and a newly formed Holdrege Children's Choir. This will mark the first time that all ofthese groups have performed together, and Crane River Theater is honored toshare the stage with them. Santa Clausewill even be making a special appearance before each of the performances, sokids are encouraged to come early so they can share their Christmas wishes withhim. It will truly be a celebration forthe whole family.
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