Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 10:01 am
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- Friday, Dec. 11 through Sunday, Dec. 13 Grand Geneva Ski Resort opening weekend ski promotion. Delayed one week, due to lack of snow, The Grand Geneva will offer fans of its Facebook page free lift tickets this weekend. Become a fan of the Grand Geneva on Facebook and receive a voucher to ski for free if you have your own equipment. www.facebook.com/grandgeneva
- Friday, Dec. 11 through Sunday, Dec. 27 The Milwaukee Ballet presents the Nutcracker. Artistic director for the Milwaukee Ballet, Michael Pink will bring toys to life on stage at the Marcus Center for Performing Arts Friday Dec. 11 through Sunday, Dec. 27 in the Nutcracker. Pink’s production of the traditional performance includes over 150 children from the Milwaukee Ballet School, young singers from the Milwaukee Children’s Choir and live accompaniment by the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra. It also features 132 costumes and over 300 costume fittings. Tickets to the performance range from $18-68. To order or for additional information, call (414) 902-2103 or visit www.milwaukeeballet.org.
- Thursday, Dec. 10 through Sunday, Dec. 13 The Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival will run $1 Jingle Bus Rides Thursdays through Sundays now until Jan. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. Tour downtown’s lights through the ease and comfort of the Jingle Bus. At just $1 per person, this 40-minute tour acquaints riders with key downtown landmarks and all the festive park scenes. Plus, discounted parking is available in The Shops of Grand Avenue parking structure for $2 with your Jingle Bus voucher. For more info, call 414.220.4700 or visit www.milwaukeeholidaylights.com.
- Saturday, Dec. 12 Cocoa with the Clauses presented by Madison Medical Affiliates from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m in Milwaukee’s Cathedral Square Park. Grab your camera and round up the kids for a free photo opportunity with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Free hot cocoa and cookies will be served throughout the afternoon, plus kids receive a parting bag filled with goodies while supplies last. As an added bonus, Flannery’s, Louise’s and Mi-key’s have assembled kid-friendly menus at budget-friendly prices just for the occasion. For more info, call 414.220.4700 or visit www.milwaukeeholidaylights.com.
- Saturday, Dec. 12 Brandon Jennings and the Milwaukee Bucks take on the Portland Trail Blazers at the Bradley Center. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.