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Festive fun for this Christmas weekend includes holiday lights, displays and theater!

23 Friday

A Christmas Carol at the Rep: Charles Dickens' classic tale comes to life onstage. Runs through December 24.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 E. Wells St., Milwaukee

$12.50-$55

414-224-9490 milwaukeerep.com

Holiday Lights Displays: Get festive during your Christmas weekend by checking out one of the holiday lights displays all around Southeast Wisconsin.

8 Top 2016 Holiday Lights Displays

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 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

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

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

3:30, 7 p.m. $12-$37.50

firststage.org

Up North Holiday: The BMO Harris annual holiday display includes 150 life-sized Steiff animals displayed in the bank's lobby, where they are ice-fishing, playing hockey, figure skating, cross-country skiing and having a snowball fight.

BMO Harris Bank Lobby, 770 N. Water St., Milwaukee

9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

24 Saturday

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 23 listing.

Holiday Lights Displays: See December 23 listing.

The Nutcracker: 1:30 p.m.

See December 23 listing for details.

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

See December 23 listing for more details.

Up North Holiday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

See December 23 listing for details.

25 Sunday

Christmas Celebration Brunch: A Pfister Christmas begins with a complimentary toast, followed by a spectacular buffet.

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

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $60/adults, $20/children ages 3-10, free/children 2 and under

thepfisterhotel.com

Free Zoo Admission: Milwaukee Country residents receive free admission on Christmas Day.

Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee

9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

milwaukeezoo.org

Holiday Lights Displays: See December 23 listing.

Up North Holiday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

See December 23 listing for details.

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