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Holiday Plays and Shows

Holiday Plays and Shows

Posted on 12/08/2023 by Emily Titsworth

The holiday season is a magical time of year. Families celebrate, towns are decorated in twinkling lights. Why not add to the magic by enjoying a holiday performance? Here’s a list of some family-friendly holiday shows to attend.


The Looking Glass Playhouse is a Lebanon staple. This year, they are showing a production of the famous “A Christmas Carol.” The show runs from December 7 -10, and tickets are $5. Visit their website for more information.

In Belleville, the historic Lincoln Theatre is hosting their Christmas Pops Holiday Spectacular featuring the Philharmonic Chorale and Orchestra. This event is being held Sunday, December 10th from 1 – 3 p.m. Visit their website for ticket information.

If you live in our Central or Eastern region, you have double the opportunity to watch a holiday classic: The Polar Express. Put on your pajamas and get ready to drink lots of hot chocolate. The Salem Community Theatre and Cultural Center is showing the film on December 8th and 9th. The Factory Theatre at Greenville University’s event will be the following weekend on December 15th.

The History Museum of Monroe County in Waterloo is hosting their final event of the season “Thunder and Lightning Cloggers” on Sunday, December 10th from 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. If you’re looking to learn more about the history of the region, this event is the perfect opportunity to get into the holiday spirit along with learn about the settlement of the west, agriculture, and more.

The Nostalgia Theatre in Flora is one production you won’t want to miss! “A Children’s Christmas Play” will be held on Dec. 9th at 7 p.m. and the 10th at 5 p.m. Tickets are availble to purchase at the door for $10/adults and $5/kids. Visit their Facebook page for more information!



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