9 Friday

A Christmas Carol at the Rep:

Charles Dickens’ classic tale comes to live onstage. Runs through December 24.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 E. Wells St. Milwaukee

7 p.m., $12.50-$55, 414-224-9490, milwaukeerep.com

The Comedy of Errors: The First Stage Young Company, the award-winning training program for advanced high school actors, presents this comedy about the most outrageous family reunion ever.

Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St., Milwaukee.

7 p.m., $14/ticket

414-267-2931. firststage.org/comedy

Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer: The Musical:  The beloved TV classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” soars off the screen and returns to First Stage this holiday season.

Todd Wehr Theater, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee

7 p.m. $12.00-$37.50, firststage.org

10 Saturday

Breakfast & Lunch with Santa at the Zoo: Bring the kids, grandkids, nieces and nephews. Dine with Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves. Participate in holiday music sing-alongs. A special gift for each child!

Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. milwaukeezoo.org

Breakfast with Santa at the Pfister: A Pfister tradition that creates lifelong memories, share a jolly breakfast with Santa and his elves in the festively decorated ballroom.

The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee.

9:30 to 11:30 a.m., $45/Adults, $20/Children ages 3-10, Free/Children 2 and under


Breakfast with Santa at Watt’s: Come dressed up in your holiday attire, and bring the children to tell Santa their heart’s desire. A scrumptious breakfast with a fabulous surprise gift for every child. Reservations are required.

Watts Tea Shop, 761 N. Jefferson St., Milwaukee

9 a.m., $25/person

414-290-5700, wattsteashop.com

A Christmas Carol at the Rep: See December 9 listing.

Christmas Train: Enjoy a 30-minute train ride from the East Troy Depot to Santa’s workshop at the Elegant Farmer.

East Troy Electric Railroad, 2002 Church St., East Troy

9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m, and 2 p.m.

$15/adult, $17.50/child age 0 to 11, $10/member

262-642-3263, easttroyrr.org

The Comedy of Errors: 3:30, 7 p.m.

See December 9 listing for more details.

Make Your Own Gingerbread House: Listen to the story of the gingerbread man and create your own miniature gingerbread house. Bring your family, your imagination and creativity. Registration required.

Zablocki Library, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee.

2:00 p.m., mpl.org

Mrs. Claus and the Littlest Reindeer: Head out to the Apple Holler to enjoy this North Pole-themed show, which will include a visit from Santa himself. After the show, kids will get the chance to ride the Candy Cane Express train, visit with live reindeer, enjoy cookies and do a holiday craft.

Apple Holler, 5006 S. Sylvania Ave., Sturtevant.

Showings start at 10 a.m.

Visit appleholler.com for ticket information.

The Nutcracker: The magic, mayhem and music of Milwaukee’s most popular holiday tradition continues to delight and inspire new generations of dance lovers. With a cast of more than 200 dancers and students from the Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy, “The Nutcracker” fills hearts with festive spirit and memories that last a lifetime.

Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee

1:30, 7:30 p.m.

Call 414-902-2103 or 414-273-7206 for tickets or visit ticketmaster.com

An Old World Christmas: Join us for a daylong, 19th-century celebration of Christmas tales and holiday customs, featuring Old World storytelling, live performances by holiday characters, free horse-drawn bobsled rides, caroling and hymn singing, food sampling, and many, many more holiday activities.

Old World Wisconsin, W372 S9727 Hwy 67, Eagle

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., $10/Adult, $7/Child age 5-17, Free/Child 4 and under


Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer: The Musical: 1, 3:30, 7 p.m.

See December 9 listing for details.

11 Sunday

Breakfast & Lunch with Santa at the Zoo: See December 10 listing.

A Christmas Carol at the Rep: See December 9 listing.

Christmas Train: See December 10 listing.

The Comedy of Errors: 3:30 p.m.

See December 9 listing for details.

MOTOR Bar & Restaurant Breakfast with Santa: Bring the kids into the restaurant at the Harley-Davidson Museum for breakfast, cookie decorating, and pictures with Santa on top of a Harley!

MOTOR Bar & Restaurant, 401 W. Canal St., Milwaukee.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations are required, and tickets are $14.95 per child.

(414)287-2778. MOTORRestaurant.com

Mrs. Claus and the Littlest Reindeer: See December 10 listing.

The Nutcracker: 1:30, 6:00 p.m.

See December 10 listing for details.

An Old World Christmas: See December 10 listing.

Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer: The Musical: 1, 3:30 p.m.

See December 9 listing for more details.

A Very Merry Milwaukee: Join us for a family favorite at the Milwaukee County Historical Society. All are welcome for a chance to see Santa and his friend, Billie the Brownie. Get your picture taken with Santa, see the Historical Center decorated for the season, and enjoy our "Milwaukee Holiday Treasures and Traditions" exhibit.

Milwaukee County Historical Society, 910 N. Old World 3rd St., Milwaukee.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission, $7 for Pictures with Santa


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