This Week in Allen      
               December 11-18        
Allen's Community Theatre presents
Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol
Plays until December 16
Thur @ 7:30pm; Fri & Sat @ 8:00pm; and Sun@ 3:00pm
TIckets $17-$22
Jacob Marley is dead. And, in order to change his eternal fate, he unwittingly accepts an impossible assignment from the Record Keeper - redeem the worst of the worst, Ebenezer Scrooge. Don't miss this very untraditional take on A Christmas Carol. 

Allen Public Library presents
Holiday with HarpEssence
Friday, December 14 @ 7:30 pm
@ Allen Public Library
Free Event
Acclaimed harpist Linda Mudd along with special guest artists will present an intimate, warm and joyful celebration of a traditional Christmas music. Beautiful runs, soaring glissandos, and delicate fingering surround the audience with the gorgeous sounds of four concert grand harps.  

Allen Civic Ballet presents
The Nutcracker
Saturday, Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm, and Sunday, Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm
@ Allen High School Performing Arts Center
Tickets $15-$30
Follow Clara as she saves her beloved Nutcracker Prince from the evil Mouse Queen and embarks on a journey through the Land of Snow to the Palace of the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Kingdom of the Sweets. Live musical accompaniment by the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra.  

Allen Philharmonic presents
Merry Tubachristmas
Sunday, December 16 @ 2:30 pm
@ Watters Creek in Allen
Registration fee to perform $10; Free event to watch
2018 is the 45th anniversary for Tubachristmas which is presented annually in over 150 cities throughout the world.Persons of all ages who play the tuba, sousaphone, euphonium, or baritone horn, are cordially invited to perform in this concert. Registration is 12:00 -1:00 pm, followed by a music rehearsal from 1:00-1:45 pm. Check-in at Blue House Too, located at 934 Watters Creek Blvd.   

Allen Heritage Guild presents 
Christmas on the Prairie
Sunday, December 16 @ 2:00 - 4:00 pm
@ Allen Heritage Village, 450 E. St. Mary
Free Admission
The Allen Heritage Guild invites residents to step back in time in Allen Heritage Village's historic buildings decorated in their historic time periods. There will be music, refreshments and children's activities.  

Allen Public Library presents
Allen Community Band Christmas Concert
Sunday, December 16 @ 3:00 pm
@ Allen Public Library
Free Event
If Santa is Up on the Housetop, can he really Rock the House? Find out as the Allen Community Jazz Band kicks off the concert with swing arrangements of holiday music.  

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