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It's all about Scrooge in this hilarious and heartwarming reconstruction of the classic Christmas ghost tale. Spirited jokes and holiday music chronicle a journey from self-hatred to love as Scrooge faces his past, present and future and learns the wealth of family. Performances run Oct. 31-Dec. 29.
Where: eta Creative Arts Foundation
Ages: Elementary, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Cost: Call for cost
The Nutcracker opens Nov. 8 and runs through Dec. 28. Performances are most Tuesdays through Saturdays at 10 a.m., with certain performances at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire
Ages: Preschool, Elementary, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Grab friends and join the Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties for its annual Holiday Lights trolley ride. Travel through Wheaton and the surrounding area onboard a fun trolley ride. Sing carols, look at lights and hang out with friends. Funds raised from this event go toward early childhood literacy and school readiness programs. Register online at http://jlkd.info/calendar/
Where: Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties
When: 7:45-8:30 p.m.
Ages: Parents Only, Adults
A skating rink near Bloomingdales opens Nov. 20 (weather permitting). There will be special performances on Sundays and Tuesdays, along with live DJs on Saturday evenings.
Where: Westfield Old Orchard
When: 4-8 p.m. Monday-Friday; noon-8 p.m. Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
Ages: Preschool, Elementary, Tweens, Teens, Parents Only, Family/All Ages, Adults
Cost: $1, $3 skate rental